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    Mumbai: Three held for duping a finance company of Rs 7.06 cr

    Mumbai: Three persons have been arrested by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Mumbai police for cheating M/s Fortune Integrated Asset Finance Limited, a non-banking finance company, on Tuesday. The company was cheated to the tune of Rs 7.06 crore for procuring car loans.

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    Ganpati Visarjan: Highest noise levels recorded at Worli Naka

    Mumbai: The noise levels observed on the fifth day of Ganpati Visarjan on Monday were beyond the permissible noise levels, with the highest noise level observed at Worli Naka at 112.6 decibels (db). Sumaira Abdulali, convenor of Awaaz Foundation, which recorded the noise level readings on Monday said, “There were no DJs. In fact the ‘traditional instruments’ such as drums and banjos amplified with loudspeakers created the highest noise levels.” Meanwhile, the

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    Mumbai: Road rage kills one in Chembur, two arrested

    Mumbai: Nehru Nagar Police have arrested two history-sheeters on Monday night for the murder of a 43-year-old man in a road rage incident at Chembur. The incident occurred on September 10. The deceased used to work at a plastic manufacturing company. He was allegedly assaulted by the accused for asking them why they were riding on the wrong side of the road.

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    Andheri Bridge Collapse: Gokhale Bridge likely to be demolished in two phases

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is mulling a two-phased demolition of Andheri’s Gokhale Bridge, a section of which had collapsed on July 3, killing two people. Civic officials said they could not afford to shut down the crucial east-west connector bridge altogether.

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    15th finance commission: Political parties meet, put forth suggestions

    Mumbai: The Congress party, at its meeting with the finance commission on Tuesday, demanded the implementation of the National Agriculture Development Scheme to control the incidence of suicide by farmers. The party also demanded a change in criteria for allocation of funds to states. However, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has demanded a change in the existing Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime in its memorandum submitted to the commission.

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    2019 Lok Sabha, Assembly polls: After CM, another minister claims Sena alliance with BJP

    Mumbai: After Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ statement about the need for an alliance with the Shiv Sena, another senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister, who is close to Union minister Nitin Gadkari, claimed his party would ally with the Sena on its own terms in the Lok Sabha. He, however, further claimed there would be no alliance between the two parties in the state assembly poll.

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    Sohrabuddin encounter case: Govt challenged discharge of only few, not Shah, HC told

    Mumbai: The Bombay Lawyers’ Association on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led governments of being ‘discriminative’ while challenging the discharge of accused in the staged encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh. The association told the Bombay High Court that the government has preferred to challenge the discharge of only few accused but has been dragging its feet on questioning the clean chit given to BJP chief Amit Shah.

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    Ulhasnagar property forgery case: SC extends anticipatory bail for the last time

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended the anticipatory bail for another four weeks for the last time in a property forgery case of Ulhasnagar. The Bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, Navin Sinha and K M Joseph asked Anita Atmaram Pednekar to secure regular bail within this period while disposing of her petition.

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    Mumbai: Acid attack victims invoke Ganesha to spread awareness on skin donation

    Mumbai: There is heightened awareness about organ donation — organs like the eyes, heart, kidneys, liver — but the largest organ in the human body — the skin — is overlooked when it comes to donation. In order to spread awareness on the importance of skin donation, two acid attack victims, Sneha and Sia, have come forward to use Ganeshotsav as the means to create awareness.

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    Mumbai: Cops attacked during Ganpati Visarjan

    Mumbai: Sahar police have registered an FIR against 15 persons for allegedly attacking police officials on duty on Monday while they were in a procession of Ganpati visarjan. Five police personnel sustained injuries during the attack and were treated at a local medical centre. The police are yet to make arrest and are probing the case.

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    Mumbai: Clash breaks out between police, Lalbaugcha Raja volunteers

    Mumbai: A clash broke out between Mumbai police and volunteers at the venue of the famous Lalbaugcha Raja on Tuesday afternoon. A heated argument and scuffle ensued between police, including a senior rank official and mandal volunteers on Tuesday afternoon over the order of the queue for darshan. The line for a quick darshan was not moving ahead.