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  • Man throws chilli powder in eyes of 16-year-old girl 

    Thane: An unidentified man allegedly threw chilli powder in the eyes of a 16-year-old girl at Charai in Naupada area in the city, police said today. The incident took place around 8.30 pm yesterday, when the victim was returning home after attending a dance practice session, police spokesperson Sukhada Narkar said.

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    Six-year-old boy mauled to death by stray dogs

    Muzaffarnagar: A six-year-old boy was killed by a pack of stray dogs at Kutesra village in the district last evening, police said. The deceased Akram has gone to fields where the dogs attacked him, said an official of the Charthawal Police Station. Some women working in the fields tried to save him but in vain and he died on the spot, the police said.

  • Mumbai: Actor Mahesh Manjrekar likely to join Congress in first week of May

    Congress party across the country is facing a tough time to come in power. After losing power in almost around 20 states, Congress is trying to rope in popular faces from the entertainment industry. One of such face is Mahesh Manjrekar, the popular actor, director, television anchor and leader is expected to join Congress.

  • Drug racket: Court orders attachment of properties of actor Mamta Kulkarni

    Thane: A special NDPS court here has ordered attachment of properties of former Bollywood actor Mamta Kulkarni, who is one of the key accused in the multi-crore drug racket case unearthed by the Thane Police in 2016. Special NDPS court judge, H M Patwardhan, last week ordered the attachment of three plush flats owned by Kulkarni in various areas of Mumbai, after she failed to appear before the court in connection with

  • Actor Udita Goswami questioned for an hour by Thane police in CDR case

    Thane: The Crime Branch of Thane police on Wednesday recorded the statement of Bollywood actor Udita Goswami in the Call Detail Record (CDR) case. Senior Police Inspector Nitin Thakre recorded Goswami’s statement for over one hour, said Thane police PRO Sukhada Narkar.

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    Mumbai: Bariatric surgery fellowship soon to introduced in educational institute

    Mumbai: In a first of its kind initiative undertaken by the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), soon a course of bariatric surgery will be introduced in the syllabus from the next academic year. This move has been initiated since Mumbai has become a medical hub for bariatric surgery.

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    Bombay High Court to Maharashtra government: Would MMRCL be subjected to penal action?

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the Maharashtra government to clarify if it would initiate action against the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) for violating the Noise Pollution Rules, 2000. The HC has asked the government to spell out its decision on an affidavit.

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    Mumbai University assures students, result mess will not be repeated

    Mumbai: Students appearing for summer semester examinations of Mumbai University (MU) need not worry about any result delay. The university officials assured they have rectified the online assessment system and there will be no errors in evaluation of answer scripts or declaration of results this time.