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  • Veteran TV actor Mohan Bhandari passes away

    Mumbai : Noted television actor Mohan Bhandari, known for playing a progressive father in “Saat Phere – Saloni Ka Safar”, died here on Friday evening after a long battle with brain tumour. Mohan, who was in his early 60s, breathed his last at his residence here. He is survived by his two sons and wife. TV producer Manish Goswami, who worked with the veteran actor on shows like “Parampara”, “Karz”, “Kitty Party”,

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    Special team formed to keep a tab on pickpockets during Ganesh immersion

    Mumbai :  As the railway stations are expected to swell with devotees coming down in huge number for the immersion of the most iconic Ganesh mandal of the city, Lalbaugcha Raja, Railway Protection Force (RPF) have geared up and will be on a look for trouble makers or pickpockets.  A special team formed of six constables each which will be deployed at stations looking out for miscreants.

  • Car lift collapse leaves one dead, four injured

    Mumbai : One person died and four were injured when a car lift in a parking lot of a high-rise, collapsed to the base. The incident occurred at around 10.30 pm on Thursday night in Ganesh Krupa building in Girgaum area of the city. “The lift was resting on the fifth floor when it crashed to the floor,” said an officer at VP Road police station.

  • Construction worker killed in freak crane accident

    Mumbai : In an unfortunate accident, a daily wage labourer working in a high rise at Antop Hill area, died after getting stuck in a crane. The incident occurred early morning on Thursday at the under construction Dosti Amrut building. Mahendrasingh Rawat, 25, was working on the top floors of the 41-storeyed building when he got stuck in the construction crane. He was doing some lifting work in the crane when a sudden

  • RPF to man Rly gates to avoid delays

    Mumbai : In a move to facilitate easy movement of traffic on the eve of Ganesh immersion, Railway Protection Force (RPF) on the Western Railway (WR) will be deploying additional men at the level crossing gates for regulating road traffic and facilitating smooth movement of trains.

  • Vasai police books Ganesh fest organisers

    Vasai : Members of a Ganesh festival organising committee in Vasai were booked by Manikpur Police on Friday for staging an alleged vulgar dance show in their pandal, which resembled an ambience of a dance bar. Along with the committee members, two female performers with their crew members and four others who had been part of the cheering crowd and also danced with the girls, also have been booked.

  • Casual attitude of BMC babus deprive students of scholarship?

    Mumbai  : Following the alleged nonchalant attitude of the BMC’s education department, scores of children studying in civic-run schools are deprived of the various scholarships programmes run by the state government.

  • Lack of manpower hits state education department

    Mumbai : Office of the Deputy Director (Mumbai region) and two districts level education offices are headless besides several other posts remain vacant, education activists, a sign, they claim, of government’s apathy towards education in the state, particularly in Mumbai division.

  • Govt takes steps to boost morale of farmers

    Mumbai  : The state and central government have launched initiatives to boost the morale of sugar producing farmers and also the owners of sugar factories.

  • Red-tapism delays passenger water transport project

    Mumbai : Bureaucratic delays have put the passenger water transport project in shallow waters. The Maharashtra Maritime Board (MMB), the implementing agency for the project, and CIDCO are ready with the bid documents, but have not yet invited bids for the civil construction of the project. The bids are going to be jointly invited by MMB, Mumbai Port Trust and CIDCO.

  • TV channel cameraman assaulted, robbed

    BHOPAL : Three unidentified bike-borne youths waylaid, assaulted and robbed a cameraman working for a private news channel while he was returning home by his car in front of the Sahyadri Parisar on Bhadbhada Road on Thursday night. The youth were said to be inebriated condition and claimed to be policemen.

  • Homeless will get 600 sq ft plots: CM

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, addressing a seminar organised at BJP Office on the occasion of birth anniversary of Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya, here on Friday, said that the government would provide plots of 600 square feet area to the homeless in the state.

  • WhasApp group booked for spreading bomb rumour

    BHOPAL : The Bairagarh police have registered a case against the WhatsApp group Admin and members who forwarded and circulated a message regarding the information of Bomb in the area on Friday morning. SP Arvind Saxena said that he has instructed the Bairagarh police to register a case under various sections of IPC and IT act against the group admin and members of the WhatsApp groups who circulated the rumour regarding the

  • Brother killed while trying to save sister from her hubby

    BHOPAL: The 45-year-old brother of a woman lost his life when he tried to intervene in a dispute between his sister and her husband at Shabri Nagar within the limits of Kamla Nagar police station on Friday night around 9 pm. The enraged husband killed his brother-in-law with a single blow of a dagger on his neck. According to police the deceased was identified as Angoor, 45, son of Parmanand, resident of

  • Iran holds anti-Saudi protest over deaths

    Tehran:  Iranian authorities organised a demonstration against Saudi Arabia’s management of the annual haj as it mourned 131 nationals among 717 pilgrims killed in a crush outside Mecca. Iranian leaders have been deeply critical of the Saudi authorities over what they charge were flawed safety measures that led to yesterday’s tragedy.  “Saudi Arabia is incapable of organising the pilgrimage,” said Ayatollah Mohammad Emami Kashani, leading the main weekly Muslim prayers in Tehran.

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