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  • For a paw-friendly summer

    The scorching heat takes a toll not only on humans but on animals as well. If you own a dog or you can care for a street dog, save them from the heat by keeping them hydrated and don’t serve them day old food in the summer season, suggest experts. Rashi Narang, Founder at Heads Up For Tails, and Akshay Kanitkar, Director – Operations at PetSutra, have listed ways for you to

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  • Supermom Mary Kom claims gold

    Gold Coast : The legend of M C Mary Kom grew bigger as she became the first Indian woman boxer to claim a Commonwealth Games gold and was joined by Gaurav Solanki (52kg) and Vikas Krishan (75kg) in the top-finishers’ group for India’s best ever haul at the mega-event here.

  • City turns blue on Ambedkar Jayanti

    People pay rich tribute to Father of Constitution by installing his statue and organising public feast, cultural programmes and numerous events across the city

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    After Pawar, Cong leaders to now visit Nanar and meet the locals

    Mumbai : Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) has decided to visit Nanar, the site of mega petrochemical refinery project next week on April 20 to meet local residence agitating against the proposed project.

  • Collect data of old prisoners & decide on their ‘early’ release: HC tells govt

    The HC issued directions to the state goverment to enable the implementing of its decade-old notification pertaining to the early release of old prisoners. The HC accordingly asked the Director General of Prisons to personally look into the issue and ensure that the notification was implemented.

  • Vinesh, Sumit claim gold; bronze for Sakshi

    Gold Coast : There was no stopping the gold rush in wrestling as two more were added to the tally by Vinesh Phogat (50kg) and Sumit (125kg) but Olympic bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik (62kg) had to be content with a third place finish in the Commonwealth Games. Adding another bronze to the count was Somveer, in the 86kg category.

  • Dairies within city cause nuisance of stray animals

    Bhopal : City dwellers are grappling with the hassles created by stray animals from an estimated  700 dairies under operation within the limits of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC).

  • Lawyer fighting for Kathua victim ‘attacked by goons’ 

    Jammu : A lawyer fighting for the Kathua rape and murder victim on Saturday alleged that he had been attacked by goons in Udhampur town. Talib Hussain, a local lawyer has been in the forefront of seeking justice for the victim for the last two months. Hussain also opposed vehemently the demand of Jammu lawyers for transfer of the investigations in this case to the CBI. Police said that they have taken

  • Eye donation dips by 40 pc in city

    According to National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB), by 2020, the number of individuals with unilateral corneal blindness in India is expected to increase to 10.6 million. To treat them, 2,00,000 corneas in a year will be required, but only 45,000 are collected. Of the 45 million blind people across the world, 15 million live in India. The downside is that 75 per cent of these cases are of avoidable blindness, but due

  • City remains ill-equipped to fight fire in high-rises, mega malls

    BHOPAL : While national Fire Service Day (April 14) was observed in state on Saturday, no one seemed to care that the state Capital Bhopal was yet to have facilities and equipment to fight fire in large malls and high-rise buildings, especially the ones beyond seven storeys.

  • Neeraj Chopra claims historic javelin gold

    Gold Coast : Neeraj Chopra on Saturday became the first Indian javelin thrower to claim a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, pulling off a season’s best effort of 86.47m in the final here.

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    Nanar project: Mumbai investors threaten suicide

    Mumbai : In an absolutely new twist to the protests regarding the Rs 3 lakh crores worth mega petrochemical project at Nanar, it has now come to light that a few rich investors from Mumbai are pressurising the Maharashtra government to go ahead with the project else they will end their lives, since they purchased lands here for profit.