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3/27/2015: FRONT PAGE: Devpt plan shows 7 new roads cleaving posh Pali Hill homes

Mumbai: The city’s controversial new development plan (DP) threatens to cleave and wreck Bandra’s Pali Hill, one of Mumbai’s most expensive residential enclaves and also home to Bollywood stars, business tycoons and celebrities. Its charmingly… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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3/27/2015: FRONT PAGE: Rlys to revamp PPP cell for projects worth 8.56 lakh cr

Mumbai: The railway ministry has set up a committee to boost its Public-Private Partnership (PPP) cell to make it ‘more effective, customerfriendly and result-oriented.’ What it boils down to is this: with the railways requiring Rs 8.56 lakh crore… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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3/27/2015: FRONT PAGE: ‘Co-pilot deliberately crashed German plane’

Paris: The co-pilot of Germanwings flight 9525 deliberately crashed the aircraft, French officials said on Thursday, pointing to voice recorder evidence that he had locked the captain out of the cockpit, ignored his pleas for re-entry and steered down… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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PM Modi says India should try to cut oil imports by 10 pct in 2022

NEW DELHI, March 27 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Narendra Modisaid on Friday India should try to cut oil imports by 10 percentin 2022 from 77 percent now. He was addressing an energy summit in the capital city ofNew Delhi. India impo Full News here – Sify.com

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Bangladeshi held in city for WB nun’s rape

In the first arrest in last week’s gangrape of a 71-year-old nun in Nadia, West Bengal, the city crime branch on Wednesday night nabbed a 31-year-old Bangladeshi fisherman. Sikander Shaikh aka Salim was nabbed from his sister’s house in Reay Road, a fishermen’s colony which is home to many illegal migrants. Full News here – […]

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Landlord, Restaurants Wait for Answers after Silver Spring Fire

Landlord, Restaurants Wait for Answers after Silver Spring Fire Smoke pours out of the Bombay Gaylord Indian restaurant at the corner of Georgia Avenue and Bonifant Street in Silver Spring on March 19. The fire caused damage to several nearby restaurants including the Quarry House Tavern, which is located in a … Full News here – […]

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3/22/2015: FRONT PAGE: Air India wants crew to change…

The uniform material is provided by the carrier. Female crew members are supposed to get yellow sarees with artistic prints or churidar set. Male cabin crew will get black trousers, black waist jacket, black coat, blue pin stripe shirt and red… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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3/22/2015: FRONT PAGE: ‘ Calling your wife names is cruelty’

Calling your wife names such as ‘ ugly’, ‘ fat’, and ‘ buffalo’ amounts to cruelty, the family court held recently while granting divorce to a couple. The family court also gave their minor child into the custody of the wife; the court was satisfied… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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3/27/2015: FRONT PAGE: ‘He was out to wreck jet’

Paris: The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps appears to have deliberately flown the aircraft into a mountain side after locking the captain out of the cockpit, French prosecutors said. Audio files from the last minutes… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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3/26/2015: FRONT PAGE: 3 lakh acres acquired by govt lying unused

New Delhi: About 30 to 50 percent of land acquired by state governments through their industrial development corporations has yet to be allotted or has been allotted but lies unused, reveal documents. This is a pivotal fact in the intensifying debate… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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Civic school sweeper held for sexual abusing 11-year-old girl

A 28-year-old sweeper working in a municipal school at Null Bazaar has been arrested by the JJ Marg police on charges of sexually abusing an 11-year old-student. The girl informed the police that the sweeper, identified as Pankaj Koli, had been abusing her for the past two months. Full News here – Mumbai News

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3/26/2015: FRONT PAGE: Too tall for the terrain: CRPF men easy targets for Maoist guerrillas

Jagdalpur (Bastar): Covert intelligence gathering should be the backbone of any security operation but not so in the jungles of Chhattisgarh, large swathes of which are under the control of armed Maoist guerrillas. The sheer physicality of the… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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Royal Orchid to sell land parcel in Mumbai for Rs 65 crore

Royal Orchid to sell land parcel in Mumbai for Rs 65 crore MUMBAI: Royal Orchid Hotels, which owns and operates 28 upscale and mid-scale hotels across India and Africa, is selling a land parcel in Mumbai for aroundRs 65 crore, two people familiar with the development told ET. The 1.15-acre land parcel in the … Full […]

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3/22/2015: FRONT PAGE: MAHARASHTRIANS RING IN NEW YEAR WITH POMP

The wife claimed that when she was pregnant, the husband had failed to fulfil his responsibilities towards her. He used to ask his wife to take public transport; he himself rode his chauffeur- driven car to office. The wife further alleged that when… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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Maharashtra: Right to Services Bill to be taken up in current session, says CM Fadnavis

Fadnavis said legislators would be able to unfurl the national tricolour at the taluka level from this year onwards. Full News here – Mumbai News

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