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    Mumbai: BMC’s bid to remove illegal toxic chimneys in Zaveri Bazaar fails

    Mumbai: The Bhuleshwar civic ward of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has outsourced the work to remove illegal toxic chimneys standing tall at dangerous spots in Zaveri Bazaar. However, even after hiring workers the illegal chimneys continue to exist.

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    Mumbai: 24-year-old woman molested during IPL match in Wankhede stadium, accused arrested

    Mumbai: A 24-year-old woman was allegedly molested during a star-studded IPL 2018 match between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils at Wankhede stadium on Saturday evening. Confirming the incident, the Zonal Deputy Commissioner of Police Manoj Kumar said the man had touched her inappropriately while she was watching the match with her friends.

  • Unnao, Kathua and Surat rape cases: Anand Mahindra offers to be the executioner

    MUMBAI: Industrialists seldom speak up on mundane matters of social consciousness.  Anand Mahindra, too, is known to keep his calm reserve on the social media. But the body of a 9-year-old – bearing 80 wounds – who was raped and murdered in Gujarat, constrained him to cast aside his calm demeanour and comment on Twitter: ‘‘The job of executioner is not an aspirational job. But for the execution of brutal rapists &

  • Pan-India protests, celebs join janata

    Mumbai : Hundreds of Mumbaikars turned up at Carter Road on Sunday to demand justice in the Kathua and Unnao rape cases. This was part of the impromptu pan-India protests with citizens rubbing shoulders with film celebs – Twinkle Khanna, Kalki Koechlin, Kiran Rao, Rajkumar Rao Aditi Rao and Vishal Dadlani. The rally was also attended by prominent citizens like Shyama Kulkarni of AGNI & Dr Zeenat Shaukat Ali. Also in attendance were

  • After Pawar, Cong leaders to now visit Nanar and meet the locals

    Mumbai : Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) has decided to visit Nanar, the site of mega petrochemical refinery project next week on April 20 to meet local residence agitating against the proposed project.

  • Collect data of old prisoners & decide on their ‘early’ release: HC tells govt

    The HC issued directions to the state goverment to enable the implementing of its decade-old notification pertaining to the early release of old prisoners. The HC accordingly asked the Director General of Prisons to personally look into the issue and ensure that the notification was implemented.

  • Eye donation dips by 40 pc in city

    According to National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB), by 2020, the number of individuals with unilateral corneal blindness in India is expected to increase to 10.6 million. To treat them, 2,00,000 corneas in a year will be required, but only 45,000 are collected. Of the 45 million blind people across the world, 15 million live in India. The downside is that 75 per cent of these cases are of avoidable blindness, but due

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    Nanar project: Mumbai investors threaten suicide

    Mumbai : In an absolutely new twist to the protests regarding the Rs 3 lakh crores worth mega petrochemical project at Nanar, it has now come to light that a few rich investors from Mumbai are pressurising the Maharashtra government to go ahead with the project else they will end their lives, since they purchased lands here for profit.

  • AYUSH begins documentation of Ayurveda practitioners

    Mumbai : The ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy abbreviated as AYUSH began to documentation of Ayurvedic medicinal – an ancient indigenous Indian system of medicine from Vaidya (Ayurvedic practitioners). At present more than 200 Vaidyas from Kerala have recorded their knowledge with the union ministry.

  • Woman police aspirant dies during practice run

    Mumbai : A 20-year-old woman preparing for police recruitment, died of a cardiac arrest during a practice run in Sangli in Western Maharashtra, police said on Saturday. The incident occurred at Balvant College in Vita in Sangli district on Friday evening, they said. “The victim, Komal Dattatray Pawar, collapsed while running on the ground and died on the spot,” a police official said. Her relative Satish Pawar (50), who was with her during