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    Maharashtra: 5 including 3 kids dead as truck rams auto-rickshaw

    Nagpur: Five persons including three children were killed and six others were injured in a collision between an auto-rickshaw and a truck near Nagpur in Maharashtra Thursday. The accident took place near Warora village on Kalmeshwar-Nagpur road around 3.30 PM, said a police official. Three families from Tajbagh area in Nagpur city were on their way to Dhapewada to visit a shrine on the occasion of Mohharam, said inspector Chandrashekhar Bahadure.

  • Mumbai: Jet Airways pax demands Rs 30 lakh compensation, 100 upgrades

    Mumbai: One of the five Jet Airways passengers who was sent to a city hospital for treatment, has demanded Rs 30 lakh in compensation, besides 100 upgrade vouchers, alleging lack of proper care by the airline, sources in the airline have said. The passenger has also allegedly threatened to “share” the video of the flight, whose cockpit crew “forgot” to turn on a switch that controls cabin air pressure early Thursday, resulting

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    Woman and grandson killed in hit-and-run accident in Pune

    Pune: An elderly woman and her grandson were killed and one person was injured Wednesday night after a speeding SUV dashed into them, police said. The driver of the speeding vehicle fled the scene abandoning his car after the incident, which took place in Chandannagar area here at around 7:30pm, and efforts were on to nab him, an official said Thursday.

  • Can have alliance with Congress, not NCP: Prakash Ambedkar

    Mumbai: Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar said on Thursday that he is open to alliance with the Congress but not with the NCP, claiming that the Sharad Pawar-led party is not “secular”. Ambedkar announced earlier this week that his party, Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh, would join hands with Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM in the coming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections.

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    Mumbai: Man arrested for allegedly molesting Manipur student on local train

    Mumbai: A 26-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly molesting a student from Manipur while she was travelling in a local train in Mumbai, a police official said Thursday. The accused, Ayaz Sattar Qureshi, a resident of Mankhurd suburb here, was nabbed from the Kurla railway station on Wednesday, he said.

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    Maharashtra Crime: 30-year-old married woman raped in Thane; two arrested

    Thane: Two persons were arrested for allegedly raping a 30-year-old married woman here in Maharashtra, police said Thursday. One of the accused, Rajesh Mhaskar (30), called the woman, who works as a labourer, out of her house at Khoni village in Bhiwandi area in the wee hours of Tuesday and allegedly raped her, an official at Nizampura police station said.

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    Mumbai: Several areas of Juhu, Andheri, Santacruz, Bandra face complete water cut on September 25

    Mumbaikars brace yourself for water cuts, as a major part of western suburbs will be facing water woes on September 25. The western suburbs will have to face complete water cut from the morning of September 25 till 10 am the next day. According to Hindustan Times, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will cut the water supply as the hydraulic department works on connecting a water pipeline running from Powai to Veravali

  • Mumbai FYJC Admissions: Third FCFS round from September 24 to 28

    Good news for students who still haven’t secured admissions in FYJC. The state education department has announced the third first-come, first served (FCFS) round. As per the schedule the third FCFS round will be held between September 24 and 28. And all the students (without seats, cancelled admissions, ATKT students, fresh applicants) can apply for the round.

  • Man arrested for raping 14-year-old daughter in Thane

    Thane: A 40-year-old man was arrested Thursday here in Maharashtra for allegedly raping his teenaged daughter, a police official said. The accused and his wife separated seven years back. Since then, the 14-year-old girl was living with her father in the Kasarvadavli area of Thane city, he said.

  • Mumbai: IAA launches ‘The Gutenberg Galaxy’, a collector’s item on print

    Mumbai: The India Chapter of the International Advertising Association (IAA) launched its collector’s item on the print titled ‘The Gutenberg Galaxy’ on 19th September, Mumbai, powered by The Free Press Journal. Abhishek Karnani, Director, Free Press Journal Group, said, “‘The Gutenberg Galaxy’ is a celebration of print consists of 24 case studies and 14 thought-provoking articles. Print compels you to read, think and then reflect”.