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    Ganeshutsav band: Bombay High Court seeks govt stand on use of sound system

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed the state government to clarify its stand whether sound systems can be allowed during the forthcoming Ganesh festival. The HC has also sought to know from the govt if the Supreme Court has imposed any restriction on the use of particular noisy instruments. A division bench of Justices Shantanu Kemkar and Sarang Kotwal was hearing a petition filed by the Professional Audio and Lighting

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    TB awareness: Doctors, chemists use Ganeshutsav as tool

    Mumbai: As the devoted throng Ganesh pandals for darshan in Ghatkopar and Kurla, doctors and pharmacists have decided to utilise this ‘divine’ opportunity to create awareness on tuberculosis (TB). In 2017-18 alone, TB cases in the city rose by 33%.

  • Ujjain: 300 eco friendly clay idols will be displayed during Ganeshutsav

    Ujjain: This year, eco friendly clay idols of lord Ganesh will be displayed at around 300 public stalls during the Ganeshutsav, which begins from August 25. Lokmanya Tilak Ganeshutsav Samiti will make these idols which will be distributed in the city. Convener Anil Jain Kaluheda informed that this step was taken to extend the message of environment conservation. “Also worship of clay idols hold significance as per the Vedas. We