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    Nanar refinery protest: MNS men ransack company’s office in South Mumbai

    Mumbai: Just one day after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) supremo Raj Thackeray opposed the upcoming Nanar refinery project in the Konkan region, supporters of his party on Monday allegedly vandalised the office of the associated company in south Mumbai.

  • Syria air strikes morally and legally right, Theresa May tells Parliament

    London: British Prime Minister Theresa May today made a statement in Parliament to justify her decision to join US-led air strikes alongside France against Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles over the weekend and declared that it had been a “morally and legally right” move.

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    UK, US governments warns Russia of ‘malicious cyber activity’

    London: Britain and the United States today released a rare joint statement warning of “malicious cyber activity” carried out by the Russian state. The technical alert was issued by the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security.

  • Kerala doctors end strike, out-patient time extended

    Thiruvananthapuram: Government doctors in Kerala, who were on an indefinite strike since the past four days, withdrew there stir on Tuesday night after discussions with state Health Minister K K Shylaja.

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    Mumbai: 112 officials not qualified enough to take care of over 25 lakh trees, fear tree activists

    Mumbai: Tree activists and environmentalists from the city have alleged that the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) does not have enough qualified tree officers in its garden department to protect green cover of the city. This comes after the BMC submitted a list of 112 qualified staff to the Supreme Court (SC) in its garden department who look after tree-related matters in Mumbai and assist the Municipal Commissioner.

  • Syrian air defences respond to missile attack on two airbases

    Damascus: Syrian air defences responded to a missile strike, believed to be carried out by Israel, that targeted two airbases in Syria after midnight on Tuesday, according to the War Media, the media wing of the Syrian army.

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    Mumbai: 23 International BMC schools set to start from June 15

    Mumbai: Around 23 international Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) schools will be started by civic education department by June 15. These schools will provide free education from Class 1 to 10 and will focus on mother tongue languages like Marathi, Hindi or Urdu along with English.

  • Daily Horoscope for Tuesday, April 17, 2018

    Want to know what’s in store today for you? Read our Daily Horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan, and find out what your Sun Sign says about the day that will be.

  • Mumbai: Patients served with Worm-laced poha at MBMC hospital

    Bhayandar: In a shocking incident, patients admitted to the maternity ward of Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) run-Bharat Ratna Indira Gandhi Hospital in Mira Road, were allegedly served with Worm-laced poha as breakfast on Monday morning.

  • Bhayandar: MBMC moots Indore pattern to initiate efficient waste management

    Bhayandar: While some corporators are cooling off at hill stations under the garb of study tours, office-bearers in the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) including the mayor, deputy mayor, standing committee chairman, opposition leader, house leader, and group leaders of political parties wants the civic administration to emulate the Indore pattern to initiate an efficient waste management plan ensuring scientific disposal of  garbage generated in the twin-city.

  • Maharashtra: State to get first ‘fossil park’ in Gadchiroli district

    Mumbai: First of its kind of tourism destination in the country, state’s naxal-infested Gadchiroli district is set to get first fossil park. At present the project is at nascent stage as Maharashtra’s Directorate of Archaeology and Museums is gathering information and data from the concerned departments like Geological Survey of India (GSI).

  • Commonwealth Games 2018: A gold shower in Australia

    India has done well at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast, Australia, coming third behind Australia and England, winning 66 medals. The biggest surprise was the rise in the number of golds from 15 at the last games in Glasgow to 26 at Gold Coast. Wrestling, weightlifting, shooting, boxing, badminton and table-tennis saw Indians emerge as champions. Table-tennis proved a veritable goldmine with India winning medals in all seven

  • Pakistan judiciary: At beck and call of Army

    If anyone thought that the judiciary in Pakistan was independent, he should think again. It is a handmaiden of the deep State, that is, of the Rawalpindi-based cabal of generals who virtually command it to do its bidding. Some years ago, after Pervez Musharrf was virtually forced out of the President’s office by Pakistan’s Supreme Court, people had begun to accord it respect for being bold and free. But it is not.

  • Star’s big bet on cricket defies financial logic

    Six months ago, Star India bagged the consolidated media rights bid for IPL at a humongous price of Rs 16,347.5 crore (US $2.55 billion) for a period of five years. On April 5, Star India once again made an aggressive bid to acquire BCCI media rights for a period of five years at a whopping price of Rs 6,138.1 crore (US $944 million). On both occasions, Sony was the closest and equally

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    Bombay High Court refuses to hand over girl child’s custody to Pakistani mother

    Mumbai: Observing that the principle of ‘comity of courts’ cannot be given importance in deciding the custody of a minor, the Bombay High Court recently resolved a custody battle between an Indian father and a Pakistani mother. The HC, while considering the ‘love and affection’ the daughter is receiving from her Indian father, refused to hand over her interim custody to the Pakistani mother.