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    Now, MBMC poll aspirants can get ‘no due’ certificate easily MBMC poll aspirants easier

    Bhayandar: In a much-needed relief for aspiring candidates who intend to contest the upcoming civic elections, they will not have to run from pillar-to-post to procure “no dues” certificates, as the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has decided to set up a single window dispensing system to issue the much-needed document.

  • Bhopal: Swine flu checkup hits hurdle in govt hospitals

    Bhopal: Patients are having a tough time getting a swine flu check-up done in the state-run hospitals of the city. Reportedly the hospitals have started refusing the samples of B category patients owing to a large number of samples being received on a daily basis.

  • Mumbai: Talent outreach programme for medical students by Metropolis Healthcare

    Mumbai: With a view to empower medical students with scholarship, mentorship and world-class laboratory ecosystem, Medengage programme has been launched by Metropolis Healthcare, which is a global chain of pathology labs and diagnostic centres. This medical talent outreach initiative will help nurture upcoming medical talent across India.

  • Bhopal: Want loan waiver or remunerative prices?

    Bhopal: Shaken by the violent and aggressive farmers’ protest in the state last month, the state government has embarked upon a massive damage-control exercise.  On Friday, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan interacted with farmers at a marathon session lasting over three hours. The venue was State Institute for Agriculture Extension and Training (SIAET), at Barkhedi Kalan on Bhadbhadha Road. Four farmers from each district had been summoned for the meet and the objective

  • Mumbai: Sanitary pad vending machines in MBMC schools

    Bhayandar: To ensure hygienic practices and bring little more comfort for teenage girl students, as well as to prevent infections, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) will soon install sanitary napkin dispensing machines in all its schools which is likely to bring down absenteeism during menstrual periods.

  • Bhopal: Cong leaders get head tonsured to oppose GST

    Sehore: There is considerable resentment among people, particularly traders, against the GST implemented by the Centre from July 1. To protest against the move, the Congress leaders of the district got their head tonsured. Saeed Lal Mansuri, a local Congress leader, speaking at a gathering at the Congress office at bus stand on Friday leveled serious allegations at the BJP governments in the centre and the state. He said GST was hurtful

  • Mumbai: Contractor held for offering Rs 25 lakh bribe to BJP MLA

    Bhayandar: The director of a Delhi-based contractual bus operation’s company landed in the custody of the Anti Corruption Bureau ( ACB) on Friday for offering a bribe of Rs25 lakh to BJP legislator Narendra Mehta who is also a corporator in the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC).

  • Bhopal: Forget action, cop shoots video of man being thrashed

    Bhopal: In what could be termed as brazen neglect of duty, a cop was seen filming a man being brutally thrashed by two unidentified man, the video of which went viral on Whatsapp on Friday. The incident is claimed to have happened in MP Nagar zone-1 area here.

  • BJP warns Lalu Yadav against making false allegations over CBI raid

    Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday warned Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav against making false allegations on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah for the raids conducted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at 12 locations across Patna, Delhi, Gurgaon in connection with a case linked to a hotel maintenance contract awarded by him when he was the Railway Minister in 2006.

  • Bhopal: Burglars’ gang busted, 4 held

    Bhopal: City crime branch of police on Friday busted a gang of burglars and arrested four men who have confessed to committing at least 11 burglaries in locked houses in different localities of the city. The police also recovered valuables including three cars, gas cylinders, electronic items and others worth Rs 14 lakh.

  • Pune: Engineering student fails, kills himself

    Pune: A first-year engineering student from a well-known engineering college in Pune committed suicide as he failed in all subjects in his first year on Friday morning.

  • Bhopal: Ulema board demands action against Guna ADM for embarrassing Islam

    Bhopal: All-India Ulema Board will hand over memorandum to the governor and the chief minister against Niyaz Ahmad Khan, ADM in Guna district, for causing ‘embarrassment to Islam by using offensive content’ in his novel ‘Talaq Talaq Talaq’.

  • Centre lauds BMC for ridding Mumbai of open defecation

    Mumbai: Though the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) time and again has been slammed by citizens and political leaders for not providing good toilet facilities in the city and for non-maintenance of existing toilets, the civic body has been applauded by the Central government. Recently, the officers of the Centre visited the city and conducted a survey of 22 locations and ranked Mumbai under the open defecation free city.

  • Bhopal: 21 get medical assistance from CM

    Hoshangabad: An aid of Rs 8.60 lakh has been sanctioned from the CM’s discretionary fund for treatment of 21 persons. The amount has been made available to the hospitals concerned. Rs 10,000 has been sanctioned for Suresh Vishwakarma of Kacchi Barkhedi, Rs 50,000 for Puniyabai of Sangakheda, Rs 40,000 for Nitin Vyas of Matapura, Shobhapur, Rs 1 lakh for Radheshyam Keer of Kotra, Rs 1 lakh for Mardan Singh of Punaura, Rs

  • Russia didn’t meddle in US election, Putin tells Trump

    Hamburg, Russian President Vladimir Putin told his US counterpart Donald Trump that Moscow did not meddle in the US presidential election and Trump accepted it, claimed Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. After the two leaders emerged from a meeting in Hamburg on Friday, on the sidelines of G20 summit, that lasted over two hours — at one point, First Lady Melania Trump entered the room to hurry them along — US Secretary of State

  • Bhopal: Sarang conducts surprise visit to ISBT

    Bhopal: Cooperatives minister Vishwas Sarang, on Friday, paid a surprise visit to interstate bus terminal (ISBT). He asked officials to ensure better arrangements for passengers.

  • Bhopal: GRP bust train robbers’ gang, arrest five

    Government Railway Police (GRP) on Friday claimed to have busted a gang of inter-state robbers by arresting five accused of committing robberies on trains running in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Delhi, West Bengal, Odisha and Uttarakhand. The police recovered valuables including jewellery and cash worth about Rs 22 lakh from them.

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    Dhananjay Munde seeks joint probe into sugar factory crop loan scam

    Mumbai: Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde on Friday demanded an ED and a CBI probe into an alleged crop loan scam in the sugar factory of Gangakhed in Parbhani district. “Ratnakar Gatte’s sugar factory in Gangakhed, with the connivance of some banks, has duped farmers to the tune of more than Rs 650 crore. This whole scam should be investigated by the ED and the CBI,” Munde told