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  • Mumbai, Central Railway, Where Is My Train, CR commuters, Western Railway, local trains

    Mumbai: CR commuters will soon be able to keep track of trains

    Mumbai: In order to provide smooth travelling to the commuters on the central line, soon the Central Railway is developing a mobile application ‘Where is My Train’ on which passengers can track timings of local trains along with estimated time of arrival. A senior railway official said the process of tender application will be done…

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  • mumbai, maharashtra state, maharashtra, human rights, human rights panel, MSHRC, Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission

    Maharashtra state human rights panel clears only 50,000 since 2007, 1 lakh cases still pending

    Mumbai: The number of pending cases with the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) are mounting. Since 2007, a total of 1,17,094 cases are pending with the commission. Shockingly, the MSHRC seems to be working at a snail’s pace as the commission has managed to dispose of a mere of 53,137 cases since 2007. Recently,…

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  • mumbai, central railway, CR, motormen, loco pilots, ALPs, Assistant Loco Pilots, LPs, Loco Pilots, counselling session

    Mumbai: Central Railway plans to organise counselling session for motormen, loco pilots

    Mumbai: In order to teach motormen, Loco Pilots (LPs) and Assistant Loco Pilots (ALPs) on how to remain calm while driving local trains, the Central Railways (CR) has planned a counselling session, which is part of a special drive. This move comes after several instances of motormen jumping red signals stating that they were distracted…

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  • mumbai, hafkine, tb, tb treatment, Biotechnology Department

    Mumbai: Haffkine working on tech to diagnose TB within 1 hour

    Mumbai: As per the ongoing research by the Haffkine Institute, Parel, which is one of the oldest biomedical research institutes in the country, soon Tuberculosis will be diagnosed within an hour. A senior official said that for the first time the Biotechnology Department of the government has tied with them for the research and a…

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    Mumbai: All major railway stations to get bottle crushing machines soon

    Mumbai: In a move to implement the plastic ban on the suburban railway stations, both Central and Western Railways will be installing bottle crushing machines. A senior railway official said that they are exploring all the possibilities of implementing a buyback policy for plastic bottles along with bottle crushing machines at major stations. The Central…

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  • Mumbai: Bitten by stray dog, 9-year-old boy succumbs to rabies

    Mumbai: A nine-year-old boy, who was bitten by a stray dog, died on Monday afternoon at BYL Nair Hospital, having contracted rabies. A senior doctor said the boy, Sujit Wadia, was diagnosed with rabies encephalitis, which caused his death within 24 hours of admission on Monday. Family members said that he had been bitten by an…

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  • FDA seizes fake L’Oreal cosmetic products which were sold online

    Mumbai: In yet another instance, the Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cracked down a case of manufacturing and selling of spurious cosmetics of reputed brands where more than eight lakh rupees of fake L’Oreal cosmetics products have been seized. The officials said they have started prosecution against three people and one firm involved in…

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  • Mumbai, health, nosebleeds, nosebleed cases, summer, medical, epistaxis,

    Mumbai: As temperature soars, there’s a surge in number of nosebleed cases

    Mumbai: Nose bleeding, medically known as ‘epistaxis’, is one of the most common problems and for someone who experiences it frequently in summer it can be very irritating. The mere sight of blood dripping down your nose can be quite intimidating. Nosebleeds are caused by a small blood vessel rupturing. A nosebleed can be anterior…

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  • mumbai, railways, Western Railways, Central Railways, CR,WR, Corporate Social Responsibility , CSR, amenities

    Mumbai: Railways approach corporates to improve amenities

    Mumbai: In a bid to improve the experience of passengers at all the suburban railway stations, the Central Railway (CR) and Western Railway (WR) called a meeting of corporate houses on May 10 to know their willingness to use Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds to improve passenger amenities. A senior railway official said the Railway…

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  • Himanshu Roy, Mumbai, Himanshu Roy's medical report, Himanshu Roy suicide, Himanshu Roy death cause, Himashu Roy death, Cancer,

    Himanshu Roy’s medical report: Cancer had spread to his brain

    Mumbai: Himanshu Roy, the Additional Commissioner of Police committed suicide by shooting himself at his residence around 1.40 pm on Friday. The doctors confirm he was brought to Bombay Hospital where he was declared dead and later the body was sent to the GT hospital for the post-mortem. “A group of forensic experts from the…

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