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    Mumbai: BMC appeals government to revoke decision of shutting 231 schools

    Mumbai: In an attempt to save the education of over 40,000 students, the civic education department has appealed to the state to revoke its decision of shutting 231 schools. These schools have been declared unauthorised by the state but the civic education committee has requested to grant these schools some time to fulfill their pending procedures.

  • American Jazz singer Ann Hampton Callaway to perform for first time in India

    Mumbai: Music lovers are in for a thrill as American jazz singer and songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway will be performing on Thursday at 7 pm at GR Raheja Auditorium, Balgandharva Rangamandir, Bandra (West). Callaway aims to initiate some collaborations between India and America as she intents to encourage the youth to try new and different styles of music.

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    Bombay High Court: Discrepancies in sexual offence victim’s testimony do not mean she is lying

    Mumbai: The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court recently held that a witness, especially a rape or sexual abuse victim is not a ‘tape-recorder’ to depose in verbatim of her original statements. The HC said that some sort of discrepancies are bound to appear in a rape victim’s testimony because she suffers from mental stress.

  • Mumbai: Miscreants find new way to loot, woman arrested

    Mumbai: The robbery bid of a gang of four, including a woman, was foiled outside Grant Road station on Wednesday afternoon after two passers-by timely informed Mumbai police who nabbed the lady while her three male accomplices managed to give them a slip.

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    Bhima-Koregaon Violence: Prakash Ambedkar accuses government of having forced raids to destroy proof

    Mumbai: Prakash Ambedkar, president of Bharip Bahujan Mahasangh alleged Pune police confiscated electronic gadgets from the residence of activists to destroy evidence gathered by them which can prove the link between Sambhaji Bhide and the caste-riot at Bhima Koregaon. He also claimed that he had submitted evidence of Raosaheb Patil who had appealed people to kill Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Girish Bapat, guardian minister of Pune. Pune police on Tuesday conducted

  • Maharashtra: Nagpur jail inmates can now swipe debit cards at canteen

    Mumbai: Nagpur Central Jail is the first prison in Maharashtra where the convicted inmates have now been swiping their debit cards to purchase essential items like toiletries, stationeries, clothes, fruits, bakery items prepared by prisoners, tetra pack drinks having ISI mark etc from the jail canteen.

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    Mumbai: Business Incubation Center proposal is ‘not taken’ in Standing Committee

    Mumbai: The proposal of Business Incubation Center, which the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) was all set to launch with the help of IIT Bombay’s Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, was not taken by the chairman after it was presented in the Standing Committee on Wednesday.

  • Mumbai: MHADA lottery for this year to be delayed by two months

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) lottery for this year is set to be delayed by two months as the verification of flats are yet to be completed and clearances from the Real Estate Regulatory Authority are pending. The authority has not yet to receive the occupational certificates (OC) from the civic body.

  • 1993 Mumbai bomb blast convict Tahir Merchant dies in Yerawada jail

    Mumbai: Tahir Merchant alias Tahir Takla, one of the convicts in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case who was sentenced to death, died at a hospital in Pune early on Wednesday, a police official said.Tahir Merchant alias Tahir Takla, one of the convicts in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case who was sentenced to death, died at a hospital in Pune early on Wednesday, a police official said.Merchant, who was admitted to the Sassoon

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    Mumbai: Shielding perpetrators by government is inexcusable, says Shashi Tharoor

    Mumbai: The recent incidents of rapes of two minor girls and the delay shown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the problem has not gone down well with the Congress party. Dr Shashi Tharoor the Congress Member of Parliament (MP) while addressing the members of All India Professionals Congress (AIPC) said the government shielding the perpetrators is inexcusable.