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3/30/2014: FRONT PAGE: City happily plunges into darkness for Earth Hour

Several parts of the city plunged into darkness on Saturday between 8.30pm and 9.30pm as hundreds of Mumbaikars joined the global Earth Hour celebration by switching off their lights. The Earth Hour, which was fi rst conceptualized by the World Wide… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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3/23/2014: FRONT PAGE: 100 city lawyers want CJI to revoke random SC bench order

Mumbai: The Bombay Lawyers Association has written a letter to the chief justice of India P Sathasivam, expressing shock at the manner in which a Supreme Court bench, headed by justice CK Prasad, took away a matter listed before another three- judge… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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City cops promise strong bandobast during Holi

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3/14/2014: FRONT PAGE: 1m users in island city to pay 15% more for power from April

Mumbai: Electricity charges in the island city will be increased by 15% from April 1, affecting more than a million residential consumers between Colaba/Cuffe Parade and Mahim/Sion. Senior officials from BEST’s power supply division told TOI on… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Mumbai least expensive major city for expatriates – report

Singapore has outstripped Tokyo as the world’s most expensive city for expatriates, according to annual rankings by the Economist Intelligence Unit released on Tuesday. Mumbai was the least expensive Full News here – Sify.com

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2/13/2014: FRONT PAGE: 5 trains with dynamic fares from city

The railways will introduce 17 premium trains with a dynamic fare system (on the lines of air fares), of which five will be from Mumbai and one passing via Vasai to Madgaon. The decision follows a pilot project in December and January, which earned… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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2/12/2014: FRONT PAGE: Raj to kickstart toll stir today, city cops on alert

Mumbai: MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Tuesday rejected the chief minister’s lastminute offer to hold talks on the road toll issue. The party will go ahead with its planned rasta roko on Wednesday. Thackeray said he would lead the non-violent day-long… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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2/11/2014: FRONT PAGE: Spurt in juvenile crimes in city, rape cases double

Mumbai: In what may well be a telling comment on the impact of Mumbai’s dysfunctional law and order situation on children, there has been a more than 100% increase in juvenile rape cases from 11 in 2012 to 28 in the first 10 months of 2013…. Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai […]

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City coaches straight bat Sachin’s suggestion

The idea was based on the 40-year-old”s observations that the lesser players on a team don”t get a chance to play. Full News here – Top Headlines

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2/2/2014: FRONT PAGE: Hop on! Latest pride of city is now open

India’s first monorail was flagged off by CM Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday at the Wadala monorail station. Chavan and his deputy Ajit Pawar appealed to citizens to keep it clean as it is the latest pride of Mumbai. Soon after flagging it off, Chavan,… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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2/4/2014: FRONT PAGE: City policing took a back seat as 2,785 cops put on ‘PM duty’

Mumbai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s four-hour visit to Mumbai on January 10 saw a deployment of 2,785 cops—sufficient to man 14 police stations in the city—on the roads to ensure his security. The PM, in any case, is surrounded 24/7 by more than a… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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2/3/2014: FRONT PAGE: City court nails Pak govt hand in fake currency racket, gives 6 life

New Delhi: In the first case where the Pakistan government’s involvement in printing of fake Indian currency notes (FICN) has been nailed by forensic evidence, an NIA special court in Mumbai has awarded life term all six accused held in a fake currency… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Mumbai patrol survey: Your city needs a makeover

TOI survey shows citizens are unhappy with traffic, roads, and feel the city is becoming unsafe for women      Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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Thanks to a few, city birds still have wind beneath wings

The city’s birds have yet to sing their swansong. The credit for birding havens that lie bang in the middle of Mumbai’s concrete jungle goes to a motley crew of men and women who provide birds with food, water and a patch of green at every inch of space left around their apartment blocks.      […]

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1/31/2014: FRONT PAGE: City police chief quits, to fight polls

Mumbai: City police commissioner Satya Pal Singh on Thursday resigned from the IPS and is set to contest the Lok Sabha polls, reports Prafulla Marpakwar. The 1980-batch officer was due for retirement in 2015. Singh, the first Mumbai police chief to… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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