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    Mumbai: From today, BMC to offer alternatives for 3 days

    Mumbai: With the countdown to ban on single-use plastic imposed by the BMC just a day away, the civic body is set to organise an exhibition from June 22 – 24 at National Sports Club of India (NSCI) in Worli to help citizens with the alternatives to plastic and its recycling options. “There will be 60 stalls of vendors promoting bio-degradable products and 50 stalls from the women self-help groups in the

  • Ujjain: BJP to reach out to people through ‘Jan Ashirwad Yatra’

    Ujjain: In an attempt to reach out to people of the State and Ujjain division, the Bharatiya Janata Party will organise a ‘Jan Ashirwad Yatra’ on July 14. A divisional meeting of members, workers and leaders of the BJP was hence organised on Thursday, for preparations of the upcoming yatra.

  • Ujjain: Temple land occupied by mafias demarcated

    Ujjain: A 17.81 hectare land of Tilbhandeshwar Mahadev temple situated in Bagoda, Tarana was has been allegedly occupied by some land mafias. The temple priest and Panch Dashnam Juna Akhada Mahant Prakashanand Bharti gave an application for demarcation of this land to the court as well as the collector’s office.

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    Mumbai: Download this app for any queries on plastic ban, panel rejects BMC demand

    Mumbai: Citizens are already having to grapple with numerous mobile application and are also coming to terms with the plastic ban. Well, there is now one more application that they have to deal with. With an aim to answering queries related to the plastic ban, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has now launched an app ‘Plastic Bandi’. This app is available in Android and will be launched on iOS.

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    IIMC entrance examination 2018 result declared; check result at

    The Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) has declared the results of the entrance examinations on Thursday (June 21). The candidates who appeared for the examination can check the results on the IIMC’s official website, The examination was conducted on May 26 and 27.

  • Mumbai: Convention held in reply to AIIB’s failure to hear people’s voice

    Mumbai: Ahead of the third annual meeting of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a group of people gathered in Mumbai, to show resentment against the authorities for not including the voices of the people in the meeting. This three-day (from June 21-23, 2018) convention in response to AIIB meeting commenced on Thursday.

  • Thane call centre scam: Mastermind’s sister surrenders

    Mumbai: Reema Thakkar, 30, sister of Sagar Thakkar alias Shaggy the mastermind of Rs 300 crore Thane call centre scam, surrendered before the Thane crime branch on Thursday.

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    Bombay High Court asks ‘lethargic’ govt: How will you enforce laws to avert hooch tragedies?

    Mumbai: Expressing dissatisfaction over the ‘lethargic’ approach of the Maharashtra government in implementing laws for averting hooch tragedies, the Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the state to file a detailed affidavit. The HC wants to know how the government proposes to implement the laws pertaining to the regulation of sale and purchase of methanol – a toxic alcohol, which is harmful for human consumption.

  • Lack of funds leaves Mumbai BEST’s Twitter handle deactivated

    Mumbai: Not a single tweet has been posted by the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST)’s Twitter handle, since its activation in the year 2010. A senior official said because of the undertaking’s ‘financial crisis’, it is unable to appoint a team that will  handle its Twitter account and reply to public complaints and queries.

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    Maratha Morcha: Organisers promise it won’t be silent this time

    Mumbai: The Maratha Kranti Morcha (MKM) has said it will begin the second phase of its agitation from early July in Pune, later extending it to the state, as the state government has not fulfilled its demands. Apart from seeking reservation in jobs, amendment to The Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, MKM will raise the issue of the death of a 28-year-old Maratha man, Rahul Phatangade, during the

  • England beat Australia by 6 wickets, lead ODI series 4-0   

    Chester-Le-Street: England beat Australia by six wickets to win the fourth one-day international at Chester-le-Street as they went 4-0 up in the series with one to play. England, set a ground record 311 to win, finished on 314 for four after Jason Roy top-scored with 101 and fellow opener Jonny Bairstow made 79 yesterday.

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    Met official: Artificial rain experiment in Solapur in a fortnight

    Mumbai: Artificial rain experiment will be conducted in Maharashtra’s arid Solapur district in the next two weeks under a Ministry of Earth Sciences project, an IITM official said today. A special aeroplane will seed dark clouds with sodium chloride or calcium chloride as part of the experiment.

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    Mumbai FYJC admissions for Bifocal courses: 7,000 students allotted seats

    Mumbai: Around 7,000 students have been allotted seats for Bifocal or vocational courses in First Year Junior College (FYJC) admissions. The first merit list for admissions to Bifocal courses was declared on Thursday. Over 14,000 students applied for admissions to Bifocal courses in Science and Commerce stream this year. Out of this, 7,000 students have been allotted seats in various junior colleges of the city in the first merit list. In total,

  • After only 0.40 rise in mobile ticketing sales, Central Railway promotes UTS app among commuters

    Mumbai: To increase ticket sales and provide hassle-free ticketing services, the Central Railway has been promoting its mobile app, Unreserved Ticketing Service (UTS), urging commuters to download and book tickets through the app. The move came after mobile ticketing had contributed a mere 0.10 to 0.40 per cent to the total sale of local train tickets until early this month.

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    Delhi: 4-year-old girl old raped by 2 men, both accused nabbed

    New Delhi: A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two men in the Najafgarh area of Dwarka, the police said on Thursday. The police were informed yesterday that when the girl was playing outside her shanty, two men, allegedly in inebriated condition, took her with them, they added.

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    Mumbaikars brace yourself as only 50 days of water stock left

    Mumbai: Citizens can heave a sigh of relief despite the delayed monsoon, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has not yet announced a water cut. The city has only 50 days’ worth of water stock. As of June 18, the seven lakes that provide water to Mumbai only had 14.87 per cent of water left. Mumbai gets water from Vihar, Tulsi, Bhatsa, Middle Vaitarna, Upper Vaitarna, Tansa and Modak Sagar.