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    Maharashtra ranks 13th in ease-of-doing business; see the entire list

    Mumbai: The Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)  have alleged that poor coordination between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena, coupled with corruption, has led to Maharashtra’s slide in the ease-of-doing business rankings. Targeting the Devendra Fadnavis-led government, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Ashok Chavan asked in Marathi, “Kuthe neun thewala Maharashtra majha (where  have they taken my Maharashtra)?”

  • Indore: Police share tips on cyber crime with BSF officials

    Indore: A workshop on cyber crime was organised by by police department at Subsidiary Training Centre auditorium in BSF campus on Wednesday. At least 205 employees and officials attended the workshop. Additional Director General of police (ADG) Varun Kapoor addressed the participants about cyber crimes and explained the safe use to prevent cyber crimes.

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    Kalwa police arrests gang for gold loan fraud of Rs 13.45 lakh

    Thane: Kalwa Police arrested a gang of four men on Tuesday, for defrauding finance companies, credit societies and the public, obtaining loans by mortgaging fake gold in various parts of Maharashtra.

  • India vs England 1st ODI at Nottingham: FPJ’s dream XI prediction for Team India and England

    After beating host England in the three-match T20I series, Team India is on a high and now eyeing another dominant performance. As the World Cup is scheduled next year in England, the ODI series will give Kohli and Co an opportunity to get drift about the conditions. The series will also enable the management to try mix-match combinations, keeping the World Cup in mind. For the Indian side, all the players are

  • Japan Floods: Death toll in rain disaster rises to 199, says Government

    Tokyo: The toll in record rains that have devastated parts of Japan today rose to 199, with dozens still missing, a top government spokesman said. Yoshihide Suga said search operations were continuing after the worst weather-related disaster in Japan in over three decades.

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    Mira-Bhayandar water scheme: Shiv Sena gifts BJP mayor empty pots

    Bhayandar: A day after Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaik raised the banner of dissent at the monsoon session in Nagpur against the BJP-led governance by terming the much hyped ‘Surya Water Scheme’ as a poll gimmick, corporators of the party in the Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) registered their protest  on Wednesday by gifting Mayor Dimple Mehta (BJP) empty earthen pots and mocked the administration by cutting a cake to mark the failure

  • Mumbai: 32-year-old screenplay writer allegedly commits suicide in Andheri

    Mumbai: A 32-year-old screenplay writer allegedly committed suicide here on Wednesday, police said. Ravi Shankar Alok, a resident of Seven Bungalows area in Andheri (W), ended his life by jumping off from the roof of the building where he lived at around 2 PM today, a police official said.

  • Children refusing to take care of aged parents will be publicly shamed

    Mumbai: The Social Justice and Special Assistance department has directed the Home department to prepare a list of defaulting children who refuse to take care of their aged parents. The department has directed to give wide publicity to such errant children.

  • Wimbledon 2018: Rafael Nadal to face Novak Djokovic for an epic semi-final clash after defeating Juan Martin Del Potro

    London: World number one Rafael Nadal has set-up a mouth-watering Wimbledon semi-final against old rival Novak Djokovic after battling back to beat Juan Martin del Potro in a Centre Court thriller. The two-time Wimbledon champion will face Djokovic, a three-time winner at the All England Club, for a place in Sunday’s final. Djokovic leads their epic head-to-head rivalry 26-25.

  • Bhopal: Kamal Nath holds Congress working committee’s first meet

    Bhopal: ‘I will follow the Congress policy and programme and will bear my responsibility like Congress had done in the pre-independence era. I hereby take an oath to free the state from fear, extortion, anarchy and mafias’- members of the state working committee of Congress took this oath in Bhopal on Wednesday.

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    Mumbai: Haffkine Institute welcomes 36 baby Russell’s vipers

    Mumbai: A Russell’s viper (Daboia), in captivity for the last two months for observation, gave birth to 36 babies in a single litter last week at the Haffkine Institute for Training, Research and Testing, Parel. Senior doctors from the institute said these babies would be kept at the institute until they would be fit for release in the forest along with the mother.

  • Bhopal: Dipping ground water level causing falling of trees

    Bhopal: According to data provided by the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC), over 200 trees have fallen in the last twenty days. On Tuesday, a 50-year-old tree in Chandbad area fell down due to the blow of winds which clearly indicates there is something the concerned ones should take notice of.

  • Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh to get 20 elephants from Rajasthan and Andaman

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh would be getting 20 elephants from Rajasthan and Andaman. The state requires about 25 tuskers to patrol its forest. Earlier Karnataka government had agreed to provide 30 elephants to MP but denied later. These tuskers would be sent to Kanha National Park first for training purpose. The Rajasthan government has agreed to give 15 elephants while 5 would be given by the Andaman govt.

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    Not educating girls globally costs USD 15-30 trillion, says World Bank

    Washington: Not educating girls or creating barriers in their school education globally costs between USD 15 to USD 30 trillion, the World Bank said today. Less than two thirds of girls in low-income countries complete primary school and only one in three girls completes lower secondary school, the bank said.

  • Bhopal: Safety of Bodhi tree makes policemen’s life difficult

    Bhopal: Former Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa had planted sapling of a Bodhi tree on September 21, 2012 on the land given for Sanchi University.  Even after 6 years, construction of varsity building is far from over but a posse of cops has been looking after the tree round the clock.

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    Sheena Bora Murder Case: Witness says, I saw Indrani near the spot where victim’s dead body was later found

    Mumbai: A witness in the Sheena Bora murder case on Wednesday told the trial court here that he had seen prime accused Indrani Mukerjea and two others near the spot where the remains of the victim’s burnt body were later found. “I came to know that she (Sheena) was murdered and her body was burnt at Gagode Khind (in neighbouring Raiagad district) through TV news (in August 2015), said Sandeep Patil, the

  • Bhopal: Litigation policy takes a backseat as government focuses on election

    Bhopal: Even after four months of its approval by the state cabinet there has been no further development on the Madhya Pradesh State Litigation Management Policy 2018. The policy prescribes for the formation of empowered committee besides other bodies at various levels but not a single order has been issued by the state government related to it till date.