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    Mumbai Kamala Mills Fire: Fresh arrest made in the case

    Mumbai: The NM Joshi Marg police arrested one more person in the Kamala Mills fire incident on Wednesday night. Sayyed alias Shehzad Mumtaz Ali (22), who was serving hookah at Mojo’s Bistro, was arrested on Wednesday from his residence at Mansarovar near Navi Mumbai.

  • 15 dead in South Korea hospital blaze: Authorities

    Seoul: At least 15 people were killed in a blaze at a hospital in South Korea today, authorities said, with 11 more critically injured. Video footage and pictures showed a helicopter flying above the building in Miryang, engulfed by heavy grey smoke and surrounded by multiple fire trucks. The national fire agency told AFP that 15 people had been confirmed dead, 11 were in critical condition, and 40 more were injured.

  • Mumbai: Illegal shops razed at Minara Masjid after fire brigade can’t reach spot

    Mumbai: The Nagpada ward of the BMC on Thursday demolished 25 to 30 illegal shops at Minara Masjid. This action has come after a small fire erupted in Minara Mansion building opposite masjid on Wednesday early morning 6 am, the fire brigade team was unable to reach the fire incident place due to a number of shops over there.

  • Mumbai: MHADA, state govt, PWD among BMC’s water bill defaulters

    Mumbai: Despite the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) Hydraulic Department’s sending several notices about pending water bills, Rs 350 crore is yet to be collected. The Maharashtra Housing and Development Authority (MHADA), state government and other government offices are among the top water bill defaulters.

  • Mumbai: State government comes up with comprehensive helipad policy for VVIPs

    Mumbai: After repeated near mishaps involving the Chief Minister’s helicopters, the state has come up with a comprehensive helipad policy. The policy lays down strict guidelines for helipads, their location and other gradients to be followed. A senior official from the state’s aviation department said the district administration has been told to locate and finalise sites for helipads in all 358 tehsils across the state, so that they can be developed in future.

  • Maharashtra government is snooping on me, alleges Congress’ Vikhe-Patil

    Mumbai: Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, the Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Maharashtra assembly, on Thursday claimed that police was keeping a watch on his official residence. Taking strong objection to the presence of two Special Branch (SB) officials at his residence in south Mumbai during a press conference, Vikhe-Patil took a dig at Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis who holds portfolio of Home department.

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    Autonomous colleges can’t fix their own fess, rules Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: In a significant ruling, the Bombay High Court on Thursday made it mandatory for “autonomous” colleges to be under the purview of the Fees Regulatory Authority. The HC held these unaided colleges offering professional courses can determine their fees but it can be finalised only after the Authority approves it.

  • I Am a Superman

    He was strong headed, he believed that he could do as he wished just by the power of his will. He believed in making things happen, the world labelled him as a “doer”, his personality towered above all, he had charisma, and through this power he believed he could alter the natural course of things. He believed in designing things, not to be part of the design. He was a creator, he

  • Bumrah keeps India in the hunt with maiden five-wicket haul

    Johannesburg : Indian bowlers continued their stellar show as Jasprit Bumrah restricted South Africa’s lead to a bare minimum with his maiden five-wicket haul, keeping the visitors in the contest after an engaging second day’s play in the third and final cricket Test.

  • Cilic powers past Edmund into final

    Melbourne : Marin Cilic dominated British hope Kyle Edmund in straight sets to become the first Croatian to reach the final of the Australian Open, here on Thursday.

  • Dhoni, Advani win Padma Bhushan awards

    NEW DELHI : Former India cricket captain Mahendra Singh and multiple world champion cueist Pankaj Advani were on Thursday conferred with the country’s third-highest civilian award, Padma Bhushan.

  • Pakistan finally overcome Blacks Caps with T20 win

    Auckland : Pakistan crushed New Zealand by 48 runs in the second T20 in Auckland on Thursday to notch their first victory of the tour over the Black Caps.

  • GST collections rise 7.3 pc in December

    New Delhi : After falling for two consecutive months, revenue collections under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) picked up and touched Rs 86,703 crore in December 2017 compared to Rs 80,808 crore in November 2017.

  • SC to hear contempt plea against Karni Sena & four BJP-ruled States

    New Delhi : Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie has attracted two more petitions in the Supreme Court that will be heard on Monday. This time the petition is not for a review of the Apex Court’s order quashing the ban imposed by some states. It is instead a contempt plea against Karni Sena for the violence it has unleashed and against the state governments of Gujarat, Rajasthan and Haryana for not reining in