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  • Bhopal: Drug peddler held, drugs worth Rs. 40 K recovered

    Bhopal: Crime branch police nabbed a drug peddler from the TT Nagar area and recovered 5 kg of Cannabis worth Rs 40,000 from his possession on Thursday. Police said that the miscreant identified as Heeralal Patil son of Ramdas, a native Barla, was detained near Sai Dham hotel in TT Nagar before he could deliver the consignment of drugs.

  • Bhopal: Will not let social media to be used as tool during farmers’ strike, says police

    Bhopal: Police is going to suspend the mobile and internet services if attempts were made to use social media as a tool to instigate farmers during their agitation. The first day of the agitation passed off peacefully, however, administration in Ratlam had some nervous moments after an old video was circulated.

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    Mumbai: SRA biometric survey of slums in Bandra, Ghatkopar and Colaba is in process

    Mumbai: The Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) has begun a door-to-door biometric survey of slum pockets located around Airports Authority of India (Bandra), Indian Institute of Technology (near Ghatkopar) and Tata Memorial Centre (Colaba), to clear encroachments on central government lands.

  • Bhopal: Your presence will impact voters in Nimar, says Kamal Nath to Rahul Gandhi

    Bhopal: Congress is banking big on OBC votes to dislodge BJP in the state. Congress state chief Kamal Nath has written to party national president Rahul Gandhi inviting him to a programme organised to pay homage to former deputy Chief Minister Subhash Yadav on his death anniversary.

  • Bhopal: Roza iftar menu likely to undergo change due to Farmers’ stir

    Bhopal: Nationwide farmers’ strike may leave its impact on the menu of mass Iftar ‘Saath-Saath Roza Iftar’ being organised at Iqbal Maidan in the city during Ramadan daily. The 10-day agitation, which began from Friday 1, has hit the supply of essentials including vegetables, fruits, milk and other farm produce.

  • Abu Salem extortion case: Quantum of punishment likely today

    New Delhi: The Patiala House Court will on Saturday hear the arguments to decide the quantum of punishment to gangster Abu Salem in an extortion case. On May 30, the Delhi Court had deferred the hearing of gangster Abu Salem’s extortion case till June 2. Salem was convicted for demanding Rs 5 crore from a Delhi-based businessman Ashok Gupta in 2002 in lieu of providing security to the latter also known as

  • Thane: More than 1.62 lakh people living in dangerous buildings

    Thane: The ‘pre-monsoon survey’ by Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) shows more than 1.62 lakh people are still residing in ‘dangerous buildings.’ The civic commissioner has issued orders asking to demolish the 77 extremely dangerous buildings within one week.

  • Bhopal: Corporator, residents sit on dharna over inadequate water supply

    Bhopal: Miffed over inadequate water supply at her ward, Municipal corporator Manphool Singh Meena and a number of residents staged a protest in front of zone office here on Friday. Ward number 83, corporator staging dharna in front of zone office number 18 said that her ward was facing acute water shortage and despite many complaints the authorities failed to ensure required supply in the area.

  • Bhopal: Light showers bring respite from hot humid climate

    Bhopal: Hot and humid weather prevailed across the state capital on Friday causing inconvenience to the public, however, light showers brought the much required relief in the evening. At 46.8 degree Celsius, Sheopurkalan was the hottest place in the state, followed by Gwalior where the mercury touched 45.4 degree Celsius.

  • No reason for anyone to object to RSS principles: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu

    New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday recalled his association with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and said that the organisation is all about self-discipline, self-respect, self-defence, self- reliance, social reform, social consciousness, social movement and selfless service.

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    Maharashtra: MSRTC staff should accept revised pay structure by June 7 or quit, says Minister

    Mumbai: Maharashtra state transport minister Diwakar Raote during a press conference held on Friday said the employees of MSRTC should accept the revised pay structure by June 7 or can feel free to quit the job and join back on contract basis for five years. The wage revision structures were announced by the transport minister on the 70th anniversary of the transport utility. Employees had not received a wage revision in two

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    MHADA to redevelop 122 BDD chawls in Worli

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) on Thursday allotted the tender to the Tata-led consortium for redevelopment of the Bombay Development Directorate (BDD) chawl.

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    BMC is well prepared for monsoon, assures Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar

    Mumbai: Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar felt at home as he entered The Free Press House on Friday evening. With the setting sun as the backdrop, the First Citizen of Mumbai spoke at length with inhouse mediapersons, sharing anecdotes about the Shiv Sena party and recounted his halcyon days. He was visiting to participate in a dialogue, ‘Navshakti Samwad’.

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    Ghatkopar: Humiliated husband kills woman, attempts suicide

    Mumbai: A 45-year-old man has been booked by the Pant Nagar police at Ghatkopar for murdering his 40-year-old wife on Thursday. The accused murdered his wife after a fight broke out between them as she had insulted him in front of their relatives for not earning enough. After killing his wife, the man attempted to kill himself.

  • Fuel price hike may cost Mumbai BEST buses Rs 26 crore

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) undertaking might have to bear additional expenses of up to Rs 26 crore by the end of the year if fuel prices remain at current levels. BEST committee members have asked the administration to write a letter to the state government to reduce its fuel burden.

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    Five men arrested for conning Malad woman of Rs 5 lakh

    Mumbai: Five men have been arrested for conning a businessman’s wife of Rs 5 lakh in Malad (E) on the pretext of helping her exchange higher denomination currency notes for small change. In the process, the woman, Ayesha Khan, cleared out her savings bank account of Rs 2 lakh and borrowed Rs 3 lakh from her friend to raise of Rs 5 lakh.