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    Welch mantra

    JACK WELCH, CEO of General Electric, while moving around the company discovered that people were operating with walls separating them.

  • Maharashtra, Lok sabha polls, MLC polls, Shiv sena, BJP, Tit for tat fight, Shrinivas Vanga, Chintaram Vanga,

    Shiv Sena to get a tit-for-tat from BJP if their workers continue to provoke

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena will get a tit-for-tat if their workers continue to provoke, the BJP has said. “The BJP had remained calm for past few days even after repetitive provocations from the Shiv Sena workers. If anyone is taking it otherwise, they should understand it clearly that the BJP is strong enough to give a fitting reply,” state BJP secretary MLC Sujit singh Thakur said in a statement released here

  • Maha Legislative Council: Special session to elect Chairman on July 8

    Mumbai: The state cabinet has decided to convene a special sitting of state Legislative Council on July 8 in a bid to elect its Chairman. The Cabinet made a formal recommendation to the governor. The decision was taken at the cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Former chairman Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar will take oath as chairman of the state legislative council on July 8 during special session of the House, an official from the Chief

  • Mumbai’s Trust members accuse Ambedkar bros of Gundagiri

    Mumbai: The demolition of the historic Ambedkar Bhavan has led to a controversy as the former IAS officer and State Information Commisisoner Ratnakar Gaikwad and an Advisor to the People’s Improvement Trust (PIT) has alleged that the Ambedkar brothers are known for their ‘Gundagiri’.

  • Mum Crime Branch send Gangster Kumar Pillai in custody till July 7

    Mumbai: The Special Team of Mumbai Crime Branch has successfully extradited one of the most educated fugitive gangsters, Kumar Pillai, from Singapore late night on Monday and subsequently he was produced before MCOCA Court that has sent him to police custody till July 7.

  • Singapore jails website owner for sedition

    Singapore: A 27-year-old owner of a website that fanned anti-foreigner sentiments, including against Indians, was today jailed in Singapore for eight months after he pleaded guilty to sedition.

  • Israel to shut Al-Aqsa mosque site to Jewish visitors

    Jerusalem: Israeli police on Tuesday said east Jerusalem’s flashpoint, the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, will be closed to Jewish visitors until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

  • SBI to divest non-core assets to rake in Rs 3k cr

    New Delhi: Faced with rising bad assets, banking major SBI will divest non-core investments of around Rs 3,000 crore to shore up its capital. Despite the challenges that SBI faced last fiscal, the bank, however, is well capitalised to “absorb future shocks” and maintain future growth trajectory, according to the state-run lender’s Annual Report for 2015-16.

  • Nine more judges suspended; Telangana-Centre row escalates

    Hyderabad : Nine more lower court judges were on Tuesday suspended by the High Court on disciplinary grounds as the agitation against provisional allocation of judges between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana intensified with 200 judicial officers in Telangana going on mass leave for 15 days.

  • Price of pulses may drop if monsoon lasts longer

    New Delhi : With pulses inflation high at 34 per cent, a better monsoon would reduce price pressure in lentils and in turn food inflation, a latest report has said.