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  • Mumbai: Will Metro work violate citizens’ right to life, Bombay HC wants government to clarify

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday said the residents of South Mumbai will have to ‘suffer’ for 18 months continuously, if the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) is allowed to work day and night (24×7) for its Metro III line. The court has accordingly asked the government to spell out if its work during the night will violate the fundamental right to life (right to

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    Mumbai: FDA’s new website to resolve consumer, vendor issues, food and drug alerts 24×7

    Mumbai: The Food And Drug Administration, Maharashtra, has planned to reach the consumers and solve their problems by launching their new official website, on which consumers and vendors alike can now file complaints and obtain knowledge on food fortification, get information about drug and food recalls and alerts. In a one-of-its-kind initiative, the FDA will make itself available for consumers and vendors 24/7 online, at: ‘Maharashtra – Food Safety Online Application (MAHFOSNET).’

  • Bhopal: Akodia industrial estate grappling with problems

    Shujalpur: More than 10 major industrial units are being run in the Industrial Area on Akodia Road here. The government had identified land on Akodia Road and near Jethda Jod for locating industries. While the industrial area on Akodia Road is getting response, the Jethda Jod area is not being preferred by the entrepreneurs due to lack of facilities. The biggest problem here is shortage of water due to which some persons

  • Bhopal: Waterlogging stares at Saket Nagar residents

    Bhopal: With the state gearing up to welcome rain for the current season and residents waiting for a relief from scorching heat, there are a few reasons which may cause concern for the residents in city’s one of the prominent colonies Saket Nagar. Residents of Saket Nagar have faced the problem of waterlogging time and again and this year also they do not find any changes in the scenario. Owing to improper drainage

  • Bhopal: Collector RR Bhonsle resolves complaints

    NARSINGHPUR: Collector RR Bhonsle heard the problems of the people and resolved them in Jansunwai on Tuesday. He gave instructions to the officials to resolve the problems of applicants. He also instructed the officials through video conferencing. A total of 38 applications were presented. He gave instructions for resolving the complaints within in a fixed time frame. District Panchayat CEO Pratibha Paal also held a public hearing.

  • Bhopal: Residents of Chhola up in arms against liquor shop, demand immediate shifting

    BHOPAL: The residents as well as traders of Chhola area have fed up because of hoards of problems caused by the liquor shop in their locality and demanded to shift it as soon as possible. Not only business of the traders gets affected due to liquor shop but it leaves bad impression on the students. Drunkards misbehave with local public when they raise objection on dumping the empty bottles on road sides.

  • 3D-printed vertebrae helps Indian woman walk again

    Gurugram : Offering hope for those suffering from spine-related problems, surgeons at a leading hospital here on Wednesday announced they have successfully implanted for the first time a 3D-printed vertebrae in a 32-year-old woman, helping her walk again after a bout of disabling spinal tuberculosis.

  • Annual toll permits sought

    Mumbai: In a bid to support cashless economy and bring in transparency in the collection of toll, a federation of 288 associations related to trucks and tempos has suggested to the Centre to issue annual toll permits or charge a cess on fuel.

  • ISIS launches ‘Agony Uncle’ radio show for jihadists

    Washington : The Islamic State’s radio station has reportedly launched an ‘Agony Uncle’ phone-in show where terrorists and the terror group’s sympathisers can get answers to their personal problems. Al-Bayan, which broadcasts in Iraqi territories controlled by the militant organisation, recently launched the programme that translates as ‘Fatwas Over the Airwaves’ programme in which clerics provide answers to questions presented to them on a variety of topics concerning Islamic law, according to the

  • Bhopal: Will resolve problems on priority, Principal secretary to industrialists

    RATLAM: Principal secretary industries department of MP Government V L Kanta Rao assured the entrepreneurs at the Ugyog Bhawan here on Wednesday that their problems will be resolved on priority basis. The prinicpal secretary Kanta Rao reached here today and besides meeting the entrepreneurs he also visited the Industrial areas of Ratlam and Jaora and specially paid attention to the closed units in the both industrial areas.

  • Demonetisation in SC again on Friday

    The issue is coming up before Chief Justice of India T S Thakur for the fourth time in the past 11 days, starting with the first hearing on November 15, second on November 18, third on November 21 and fourth on November 23. (more…)

  • Mamata Banerjee, Omar Abdullah march to Rashtrapati Bhavan over demonitisation

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday was joined by leaders of the Shiv Sena, National Conference and Aam Aadmi Party in a march to Rashtrapati Bhavan to protest against the problems caused to people over the government’s demonetisation move.

  • Mumbai: Decomposed body of elderly found in flat near Kandivali

    Mumbai: Growing metropolises often throw up new challenges and problems, especially for those living single in large cities – with no one to care for, or look upon in their old age. In one such case, police have recovered the body of a 65-year-old man from an apartment at Thakur complex in Kandivali (East) in an advanced stage of decomposition after neighbours complained of foul smell emanating from his apartment.

  • Kids with autism over-diagnosed with ADHD: Study

    New York: Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may mistakenly be diagnosed with ADHD as they have autism-related social impairments rather than problems with attention, a new study has found.

  • Women face same drink-related health issues like men

    Sydney: Women face same health related problems from alcohol consumption as men, finds a new study. According to the study, women are catching up with men in terms of their alcohol consumption and its impact on their health.

  • Social media won’t affect your ability to concentrate: Study

    New York : Frequent use of online social media does not lead to long-term problems with your ability to concentrate, says a new study. These modern communication tools do not, it seems, interfere with our primal instincts, such as long-term attitudes, time appreciation, and concentration, in the way that many critics have suggested in recent years, said the study published in the International Journal Social Media and Interactive Learning Environments, says IANS.

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