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    Need to amend recently enacted RERA Act

    The recently enacted Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, RERA for short, has brought in certain regulations that appears troublesome at the present but will lead to the expansion of the housing sector in the long run. It has been made mandatory that houses will be sold on the basis of carpet area. Builders often “load” the carpet area with non-existent common area. One builder of Ghaziabad has charged the flat owners for about

  • 60 licensed porters stage silent strike at Mumbai Central

    Mumbai: At least sixty licensed porters went on a one-day silent strike and staged a demonstration at Mumbai Central station on Friday. The porters were demanding that they be included in the group D category of railways. The group D category of staffers includes cleaners, gangmen and trackman staffers of railways.

  • Trump’s attack on Pak and its aftermath

    President Trump’s strong words against Pakistan while announcing his new Pak-Afghanistan policy late last month have drawn opposite reactions in both countries. In Afghanistan, the relief that no immediate US disengagement was contemplated was further enhanced by the sense of being vindicated that the source of their problems had been so bluntly identified. In Pakistan, the predictability of the response was denial and a sense of being victimised and was matched by deep dismay

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    Mumbai: Charkop police arrest Bhojpuri actor Manoj Pandey for raping a 27-year-old singer

    Mumbai: The Charkop police have arrested Bhojpuri film star Manoj Pandey for raping a 27-year-old singer cum actor on the pretext of marrying her. The senior inspector of Charkop police station Pramod Dhaware said that he was arrested on Thursday night from Kalyan where he was shooting for his film. The rape survivor was in a relationship with the actor since 2013.

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    Take steps to prevent delay in future, Bombay High Court tells Mumbai University

    Mumbai: Observing that imparting training to teachers before introducing a new technology is necessary, the Bombay High Court on Friday directed the Mumbai University to file a detailed affidavit. The HC has asked the varsity that declared all the results after three months’ delay, to spell the steps it propose to undertake to ensure that such a situation is not repeated again in future.

  • Riz Sunny feels Bollywood angle gets more eyeballs in Canada

    Mumbai: Riz Sunny uses his YouTube channel titled My Bollywood Body to promote healthy living in the West. He says the mention of Bollywood helps him attract Asians settled on the foreign shores. My Bollywood Body is an online fitness platform based in Canada. Started in 2016, the channel has over eight lakh subscribers, and hosts various fat loss programs like 100-day fat loss workout and a beginner’s body building program for

  • Bhopal: Celebrations at cost of other’s inconvenience, not ok

    Bhopal: The city is all decked up to celebrate Navratri festival and welcoming the Goddess Durga, pandals of all sizes big and small have come up in every nook and corner of the city. These marquees are suitably decked up to surprise and amaze the visitors, there are some pandals which are causing a lot of inconvenience to people and have deranged the traffic.

  • Bhopal: HC saves the day for MP candidates; only 48 from other states get admissions

    Bhopal: But for a writ petition filed by an activist in the High Court against the Medical Education Department, around half of the MBBS seats in the state would have gone to students not domiciled in the state. Due to HC intervention, only 48  non-domiciles have managed to enter the medical colleges in the state.

  • Perforce, Government may rewind oil price hike

    New Delhi: Just two days after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley firmly ruled out rollback of petrol and diesel prices as money is needed for infrastructure projects, a senior BJP general secretary on Friday hinted that the government may constitute a Group of Ministers to take “appropriate decision” in consultation with all stakeholders to mitigate the situation. It is understood that the government has received adverse feedback on the impact of the oil price rise

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    We are not responsible for Dr Deepak Amarapurkar’s death: BMC

    Mumbai: The 36-pages probe report prepared by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials regarding the death of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar after falling into an open manhole on August 29, justifies that civic officials were not responsible but local residents of the vicinity opened the manhole illegally which let the unfortunate incident occur.

  • Bhopal: Rain refuses to abate, warning issued

    Bhopal: Refusing to abate, torrential rain continued to lash various parts of the state for the third consecutive day on Friday. Monsoon is vigorously active in Bhopal and Gwalior divisions while in Sagar, Ujjain, Indore and Jabalpur divisions, it is though active but have relented a bit.
    Heavy downpour was also witnessed in other parts of state including Ishagarh which recorded 26cm rain, while Chanderi recorded 20 cm while Mugawali recorded 19cm rainfall

  • Kashmir is a bilateral issue: China

    Beijing: China said on Friday that the Kashmir issue should be resolved bilaterally by India and Pakistan, while dismissing calls by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation or OIC for the implementation of the UN resolution on the dispute.

  • Mumbai: Sheena Bora’s exhumation video missing from court records

    Mumbai: A Compact Disc (CD) containing the video footage of exhumation of Sheena Bora’s body is said to have gone missing from the court records. This is a critical piece of evidence of the site where Sheena’s body was burnt and the remains disposed of. If the CD is not found it may dilute the case of the prosecution.

  • Maharashtra: Pune-based journalist quizzed over anti-Modi posts

    Mumbai: A Pune-based journalist, who wrote numerous ‘anti-establishment’ posts on his social media profiles, was recently summoned by the Mumbai police. The journalist was, however, called up for interrogation in a fake profile case of an officer on special duty (OSD) to the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

  • Bhopal: Shivraj Singh Chouhan for international status to Bhopal, Indore airports

    Bhopal: Batting for international status for Bhopal and Indore airports, the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said he would soon hold meeting with Central government and take up the matter with the authorities. International flights from Bhopal to places like Dubai and Singapore could be started as Rajabhoj Airport has all the facilities at par with international standards, said Chouhan.

  • Dotard Vs. Madman: War of words between Trump and Kim Jong-Un

    Seoul: US President Donald Trump is “mentally deranged” and will “pay dearly” for his threat to destroy North Korea, Kim Jong-Un said on Friday, as his foreign minister hinted the regime may explode a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean.

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    Mumbai University working hard to clear 9000 results held in reserve

    Mumbai: Around 9,000 results are held in reserve (RR) even after the Mumbai University (MU) has declared all the results of 477 examinations. Though students are relieved that their results have been declared finally some students are still waiting for clearance. These withheld results are being declared on the website every day to reduce the apprehension of students.

  • Bhopal: Centre finds fault with state’s onion purchase policy

    Bhopal: The Central Government has reached to the conclusion that the state government had bungled while purchasing onions from the farmers at the rate of Rs 8 per kg. Not only was the price too high, but the quantity was also too much. According to the Centre, the state should have purchased onions at the rate of Rs 5.86 per kg and it would take factor in this price while calculating the