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    Bombay High Court to Maharashtra government: Implement rules for school buses

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government to implement the rules pertaining to school buses in letter and spirit. The high court, while asking the government to submit a compliance report before it, also suggested it should launch awareness campaigns in each district to ensure that the rules, as laid down, are complied with.

  • SC to hear plea of Trimbakeshwar temple management 

    At present, the temple trust has four members from general public, two ex-officio members nominated by the District Judge and Chief Executive Officer of Municipal Corporation and three from Tungars, Purohits and Pujaris

  • IPL betting case: Thane police are on the lookout for 2 bookies

    Mumbai: The Thane police are on the lookout for Suresh Nagri alias Junior Kolkata and his brother Sunil alias Appu Kolkata, suspected bookies in the Indian Premiere League (IPL) betting scam. Junior Kolkata and Appu Kolkata are wanted since they were running the betting business along with the arrested accused bookie Sonu Yogendra Jalan alias Sonu Malad alias Sonu Batla (41). Junior Kolkata, Appu Kolkata and Jalan

  • Former Saurashtra cricketer Mulubha Jadeja dies 

    Rajkot: Former Saurashtra batsman Mulubha Jadeja died at his residence here today following age-related complications, family sources said. He was 88. Mulubha, a right-handed batsman, represented Saurashtra and Railways between 1945 and 1964.

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    Mumbai: Create conducive work environment for child actors, demands expert panel

    Mumbai: In a first-of-its-kind dialogue on how child artists are rarely looked upon as labourers in the film industry, a panel discussion hosted by child rights organisations threw light on how there is a need to create a conducive environment during the shoots for the child actors on Tuesday.

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    Former Bombay HC judge Abhay Thipsay joins Congress

    Mumbai: Former Judge of the Bombay and Allahabad High Courts, Justice Abhay Mahadeo Thipsay on Tuesday joined the Congress, a party spokesperson said. Thipsay was welcomed to the party fold by Congress President Rahul Gandhi in the presence of several leaders including Rajya Sabha MP Kumar Ketkar.

  • FIFA Word Cup 2018: Video replay to make debut in Russia

    Moscow: Football is practically the last major sport to start using video replay technology to help referees ensure they made the right calls on the pitch, and on March 3 FIFA took the decision to employ Video Assistant Referees (VAR) at the game’s biggest tournament this summer: the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

  • Mud-laced residual fuel hits MBMC’s waste processing garbage disposal woes

    Bhayandar: Garbage disposal woes seem to be unending for the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC). Unable to find takers for the mud-laced, Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF), operations at the solid waste processing unit in Uttan has come to a grinding halt for the past more than 10 days.

  • Suresh Dhas bags Beed local authorities seat for the BJP

    Mumbai: Former Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader imported by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Suresh Dhas helped the BJP wrest the Osmanabad-Latur-Beed local authorities constituency from the NCP.

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    MMRCL approaches Bombay High Court for permission to work at night in SoBo area

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) on Tuesday approached the Bombay High Court seeking permission to work during the night hours at Cuffe Parade area in South Mumbai. This comes after the Tree Committee, comprising of two-sitting judges of the HC, refused to grant such a relief to MMRCL.

  • Saweety Boora strikes gold at Russian boxing tournament  

    New Delhi: Saweety Boora was the lone Indian boxer to clinch a gold, while two others signed off with silver medals in the Umakhanov Memorial Tournament in Kaspiysk, Russia today. Saweety, who is also a former world championships silver-medallist, prevailed over home favourite Anna Anfinogenova in a unanimous verdict to finish on top in the middleweight (75kg) category.

  • GST refund drive extended till June 16

    New Delhi: The special fortnight-long drive to process pending Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds has been extended by two more days till June 16. The government launched the second “Special Drive Refund Fortnight” from May 31 to June 14. During the first Refund Fortnight from March 15 to 29, an amount of Rs 5350 crore was sanctioned.

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    BMC to Bombay High Court: Allowed trimming of trees only after considering public’s ‘safety’

    Mumbai: In a bid to justify its ‘directive’ asking private entities to ‘trim’ trees before the onset of monsoon, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday said it considered ‘public safety’ before allowing chopping of trees. The civic body further went on to claim it has only allowed trimming of dead or dangerous trees, as they pose a serious threat to citizens as well as the lives of the trees.

  • Medical interns go on indefinite strike across Maharashtra

    Mumbai (Maharashtra): Medical interns from all over Maharashtra have gone on an indefinite strike, demanding an increase in the stipend. Medical interns in the state get Rs 6,000 per month as the stipend, which they say is not at par with other states, where interns get nearly Rs 15,000 to 20,000.

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    I don’t want to limit myself as an actor, says Kriti Sanon

    Kriti Sanon who has a mixed line-up of films in her kitty. After being part of an action-romance, a mainstream entertainer, and a rom-com, Kriti will be seen in a new avatar in the period drama. The actress has been trying her hands on different genres and is leaving no stone unturned to get into the skin of her character.