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    Mumbai: BMC takes action against illegal under-construction land mafia’s hotel at Sahar Road, Andheri

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) which several times has received the flak for turning a blind eye against the illegal structures, is in news this time for its timely action. The Andheri K east civic ward officials due to their alertness and regular round-ups in their ward found a hotel was being constructed illegally by the land mafias in the broad daylight at Sahar road of Andheri, near Mumbai airport.

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    Bombay High Court: No encroachments can be allowed on beach fronts

    Mumbai: Observing that citizens cannot be “inconvenienced” during their visit to city’s beaches, the Bombay High Court recently said no encroachments can be allowed on the beach fronts. The HC accordingly directed demolition of nearly five unauthorised structures, constructed by purported fishermen at Girgaum Chowpatty.

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    9 killed, 16 injured as fire breaks out in Taiwan hospital

    Taipei: Nine people were killed and 16 injured as fire engulfed a hospital in Taiwan’s New Taipei City on Monday, officials said. The incident took place on the seventh floor of the Weifu hospital, in Xinzhuang district, where over 200 firemen evacuated dozens of patients, but at least nine of them were dead before reaching other hospitals, Efe reported.

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    Mumbai: Shortage of HIV medicines at JJ Hospital, complain patients

    Mumbai: Acute shortage of third line antiviral medicines at the HIV centre of the Sir Jamshedji Jeejeebhoy Hospital has led to a worrying situation for the patients who are undergoing treatment for HIV at the hospital. However, the officials from the Mumbai District Aids Control Society (MDACS) confirmed there had been a shortage but claimed it has been resolved.

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    Daily Horoscope for Monday, August 13, 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.

  • When MPs behave well

    When they are good, they are very, very good. Well, that is actually true of our MPs who, it seems, behaved so well in the just-concluded monsoon session that this turned out to be the most productive  since 2000. Given the wash-out of entire sessions in the last two decades, the frequent adjournments and walk-outs, the slogan-shouting in the well of the House, the raucous display of placards, etc, the orderly conduct

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    Why VS Naipaul never wrote an autobiography

    VS Naipaul produced masterpieces in both fiction and nonfiction but never attempted his autobiography saying it can distort facts. The Nobel Prize and the Booker winner’s oeuvre included over 30 works including the famous “A House for Mr Biswas” (published in 1961). His family said on Saturday that he has died at the age of 85.

  • NPA: Missing sense of urgency

    The largest public sector bank and the largest private sector bank have announced losses for the first quarter (Q1) of the financial year 2018-19. The results have shocked many, particularly in the case of the State Bank of India, where the Q1 (April-June 2018) loss stood at Rs4,876 crore, the third straight quarterly loss. ICICI Bank, where the CEO has gone on leave pending an inquiry into allegations of conflict of interest

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    Monsoon session: Modi emerges stronger

    After defeating the united Opposition sponsored ‘no confidence motion’ on the floor of the Lok Sabha with more than comfortable margin, now the Bharatiya Janata Party led NDA managed to win the post of Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha and proved that its sway continues in both Houses of the Parliament. This has come as a much-needed confidence in the BJP camp with the big 2019 election just eight months away. Prime

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    Do Women FAKE ORGASMS? ‘Lust Stories’ star Kiara Advani answers this ultimate question!

    A few weeks ago, the anthology of four stories combined together that shed light on modern relationships from the viewpoint of the Indian woman released on the streaming giant Netflix. Titled Lust Stories, the film soon became popular, and it was none other than Kiara Advani who had stolen the limelight. Well, recently Bollywood Hungama caught up with Kiara who made some

  • Mumbai: 38-year-old female driver rams into biker, flees away from accident spot

    Mumbai: A speeding 38-year-old female driver allegedly rammed into a biker, Pawan Tendulkar, late on Saturday, and sent him hurtling in the air before he landed with a thud 150 metres away. In a state of panic, she fled from the accident spot and was traced with the help of CCTV footage; she was finally nabbed from her residence.

  • Election Commission makes changes to prevent VVPAT failure

    New Delhi: A small hood on top of the contrast sensor and a paper roll that does not absorb humidity are some of the ingenious measures adopted to prevent failure of paper trail machines in extreme conditions, Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat has said.

  • Bihar: Mystery surrounds death of 2 inmates at Patna shelter home

    Patna: Two women inmates of a State-run shelter home died in mysterious circumstances, days after a man was arrested for reportedly asking the inmates of the home to escape by luring them with gifts. The inmates, aged 17 and 21 years, were staying at Aasra Shelter Home in Nepali Nagar locality of the city.

  • Hundreds turn out to support and counter pro-Khalistan rally in UK

    London: Hundreds of people turned out at Trafalgar Square in UK in support of a pro-Khalistan rally as well as to counter the event with an Independence Day celebration. The “We stand with India” and “Love my India” events were organised by Indian diaspora groups as a reaction to the pro-Khalistan “London Declaration for a Referendum 2020”.

  • Air India grounds 19 planes for lack of spares, leading to flight cancellations, alleges pilots’ body

    Mumbai: Debt-laden Air India has grounded as many as 19 aircraft, including nine Airbus A321, due to want of spares, resulting in a significant loss of revenue to the carrier besides flight cancellations, one of its pilots’ body has alleged. Besides, there are also aircraft fleet swaps which result in last minute change of inventory, the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) said in a letter to Air India chairman and managing director