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    Mumbai Plastic Waste Drive: BMC collects 120 tonnes of plastic across the city

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has collected 120 tonnes of plastic across the city since April. The move was following the state government’s decision to ban non-recyclable and single-use plastic, which will be enforced from June 23 across the state.  Thus far, it has collected 120 tonnes of plastic waste across the city’s 24 administrative wards. The civic body had placed plastic collection bins at 25 locations and had also launched

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    Bombay High Court slams Parsi trusts for failure to highlight threat to shrines due to Metro 3 work

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday pulled up two Parsi trusts for their failure to highlight the “threat” to their temples situated in South Mumbai. The five trustees, who had approached the court, claimed that ongoing drilling work for the Metro III corridor poses a threat to their temples, which are heritage structures. They had also claimed that drilling alignment work can

  • Mumbai businessman missing in Mozambique, kidnapping suspected

    Mumbai: A Mumbai-based businessman has been missing in Mozambique ever since he went there months back and efforts are underway to find his whereabouts, a senior police official said here today, amid reports that he may have been kidnapped.

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    Lalu Prasad Yadav admitted to Mumbai hospital

    Mumbai: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was today admitted to the city-based Asian Heart Institute. Prasad (69), who had undergone a bypass surgery a few years ago, had sought an appointment with renowned heart surgeon Ramakant Panda at the institute, sources close to his family had said earlier.

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    HC summons municipal commissioner over non-compliance of order

     Mumbai:  Irked by non-compliance of court orders by municipal authorities, the Bombay High Court has directed Mumbai civic chief Ajoy Mehta to appear before it tomorrow. The order was passed by vacation judge Justice S J Kathawala yesterday while hearing a petition filed by tenants of Bhatia Building, a century-old structure in south Mumbai, against four landlords.

  • Aurangabad riots: CM Devendra Fadnavis assures strict action against culprits

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said strict action will be taken against the guilty in the Aurangabad riots and that an Additional Director General (ADG)-level rank officer will probe the incident.A delegation of legislators from the Congress, the Samajwadi Party and the MIM met Fadnavis last night to hand over the “proofs” of the alleged involvement of Shiv Sena workers and police personnel in the Aurangabad riots.

  • Fuel price hike may lead to increase in air fares: Experts

    Mumbai: The nearly 30 per cent increase in aviation turbine fuel (ATF) over the last one year could compel domestic airlines to go for a upward fare revision to offset the increased cost of operations, according to experts.