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    7 things that make Powai’s PBWA durga puja so special

    Durga puja is not just a festival; it is an emotion for the Powai Bengali Welfare Association (PBWA). It is said that durga puja marks the victory of good over evil and is the perfect time to let the bad things slide. And this true meaning is perfectly mastered by the PBWA. Currently in its 11th year, the PBWA is celebrating the fest in true spirit from creating the largest pandal to organizing a

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    US senators urge Pak to cooperate in Uri terror attack probe

    Washington DC : Condemning the recent terrorist attack at the army base near Uri in Jammu and Kashmir in which 19 soldiers were killed, US Senators Mark Warner and John Cornyn, co-chairs of the Senate India Caucus have called on Pakistan to cooperate fully and transparently in the investigation and prosecute any individuals within its territory that participate in the probe.

  • Curfew imposed in parts of Srinagar

    Srinagar, Curfew was today imposed in parts of Srinagar in view of the separatists call for occupying the Lal Chowk city centre here and apprehensions of violence after the Friday congregational prayers.

  • File complaints if denied flat for being non-vegetarian, says MCGM

    Mumbai: The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) on Thursday took a stand to stay away from the controversy of vegetarians versus non-vegetarians and has asked the Mumbaikars to directly go and complaint in the concerned police station against the developers denying them to give flats.

  • Mumbai: No water for ‘L’ ward till Oct 4

    Mumbai: The residents of L ward will not receive water for 48 hours from October 4 to 5 as the MCGM will be carrying out the work of replacement of 300 mm water pipeline dia sluice valve on cro-ss connection between Kurla (West) and Kurla (West) near Blue Star Company at  Sakina-ka Junction in L Ward.

  • Coastal amusement park to come up in Sindhudurg

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government has initiated procedure to purchase 400 acre land in Sindhudurg for the ambitious ‘Sea World’ or coastal amusement park. The project, which is on the lines of the US-based chain of water-themed amusement parks, is expected to cost Rs 6,500 crore.

  • Mumbai: Even cops were in tears on knowing this mother’s woes

    Mumbai: In a heart-numbing incident, Mumbai police have arrested accused son, his wife and daughter for brutally assaulting his ageing and ailing mother who is over 80-year-old. The son, Surendra Vaidya (47), had been assaulting his own mother for the last three years over property issue. And the brutal torture was video-graphed by Surendra’s wife Babita and 18-year-old daughter.

  • Communication between India-Pak important to reduce tensions: US

    Washington : Asserting that Washington is following the situation closely over the surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army on terrorist launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC), US State Department spokesperson, John Kirby said that his country understands that Indian and Pakistani militaries have been in communication and believe that continued communication is obviously important to reduce tensions.

  • Mumbai: Kidney transplants come to standstill

    Mumbai: Live kidney transplants in the city have virtually come to a standstill in the city with doctors refusing to be part of this process till the state administration comes out with the guidelines that keep them away from the verification process.

  • Mumbai: 30 illegal shanties razed in Byculla

    Mumbai: After receiving numerous complaints of illegal shanties that have come up in Byculla, the civic authorities on Thursday demolished 30 such illegal shanties that were occupied by temporary laborers.

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  • ‘Gandhi peace exam’ for jail inmates on Oct 2

    Mumbai: Invoking the spirit M K Gandhi’s belief that change begins at heart, a city-based organisation has organised a ‘Gandhi Peace Exam’ in jails across Maharashtra on October 2, the birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation.