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    Maharashtra government to start Rs 5084 crore power distribution scheme for farmers

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government on Tuesday approved a scheme to provide electricity connection through a High Voltage Distribution System (HVDS) to farmers for their agriculture pumps. The decision was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Power Minister Chandrashekhhar Bawankule told reporters.

  • Daily Horoscope for Wednesday, April 18, 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.

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    Bombay High Court: High fees do not make a school a good one

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court recently held that a school does not become a ‘good’ school only because of its ‘high’ fees or expenses. The HC further said that no parent can insist on admitting their children into a school which involves high expenses.

  • Maharashtra: Prisons to have modified toilets, bath and visitors’ rooms

    Mumbai: The prisons department of Maharashtra has recently started intercommunication facility at visitor’s room where the relatives can now talk to their imprisoned members on phone sans any hassle. Earlier they had to speak louder to communicate as the visitors’ room is generally packed with the relatives and family members of inmates.

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    RTE admissions: Parents, schools and Maharashtra government start playing blame game

    Mumbai: Private unaided schools have been informed by the education department to award ongoing admissions through Right to Education (RTE), but schools claimed they have not been paid the pending reimbursement amount. The state education department claimed there will be legal procedures if schools deny RTE admissions to any student.

  • Mecca Masjid blast case: Trial period alone serves as punishment?

    The acquittal of all the five accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case by the NIA special court in Hyderabad on Monday is bound to prove controversial. The judge Ravinder Reddy noted — not unlike the special CBI judge in the 2-G scam case —that “the prosecution could not prove the case because no evidence was presented to prove the conspiracy” behind the blasts which killed nine persons and injured 58

  • Syria air strikes bring bonanza to select companies

    Since President Trump announced that he intended to bomb Syria, the stock values of some of the country’s top weapons manufacturers have soared, adding a collective $10 billion in market capitalization values over the course of just one week. With Trump delivering on his promise this weekend, the rally on Wall Street continues.

  • Playing politics over atrocities

    With atrocities against the Dalits unabating, there are indications they are gearing up for the crucial battle at the hustings aimed at rattling the BJP in next year’s general elections. Far fetched as it might seem at this juncture, it has the portends of pushing the ruling NDA at the Centre on its backfoot.


    IPL 2018: 5 takeaways from Mumbai Indians’ comprehensive win over Royal Challengers Bangalore

    Defending champions Mumbai Indians finally opened their account in IPL 2018 and defeated Royals Challengers Bangalore by 46 runs at Wankhede, Mumbai. It was not a smooth sailing for Mumbai as the margin suggests and Mumbai had to really work hard for the win against Virat Kohli led side. In this match, Mumbai played fearless and bold cricket led by their captain Rohit Sharma and proved their mettle as a champion side.

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    Veere Di Wedding: Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor shot with HOT Brazilian male models for ‘Tareefan’

    Veere Di Wedding’s Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor are making headlines for their upcoming movie, personal life and more. Amidst wedding rumours of Sonam Kapoor, here is nugget of news to get you all intrigued about the movie. So, we told you how Farah Khan choreographed a promotional song called ‘Tareefan’ in the movie. Here is

  • Getting rational about animals

    The Government has moved to undo the harm the ban on the sale of cattle in animal fairs and otherwise did on the economic life of the farming community in general and the meat exporters in particular. The rules framed last year under the Prevention of Criminality to Animals Act were such that these virtually led to a ban in trade in bulls, buffaloes, camels, etc.

  • Surge of negativity across India

    There is a surge in negativity in the country today and it is not all on account of the misdeeds of politicians though that forms a generous part. But, the more we shift all blame on the politicians, the more we as citizens abdicate responsibility for setting things right. Apathy has touched endemic proportions.

  • Former US first lady Barbara Bush passes away at 92

    Washington: Former US first lady Barbara Bush died today at the age of 92, triggering an outpouring of praise for the matriarch of a Republican family once at the apex of American politics.

  • Maharashtra Police swoops down on Dalit activists, supporters, to unravel alleged links with Maoists

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Police carried out multi-city raids on Tuesday against prominent Dalit activists and supporters — a belated fallout of the January 1 caste riots in Koregaon-Bhima region. The raids, which started around 5 a.m., were carried out by several teams of the Pune police at the homes and offices of various Dalit activists in Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur, in an attempt to unravel their alleged links with Maoists in these urban

  • IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 46 runs

    Mumbai: Skipper Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 92-run innings went in vain as Royal Challengers Bangalore lost by 46 runs to Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Tuesday. This is the first win for Mumbai in this edition of the cash-rich league.