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9/13/2015: FRONT PAGE: Govt to organise Tadoba festival in city

The state government is all set to hold a three- day ‘ Tadoba festival’ during November in Mumbai, in which it will showcase its grand plans of making the tiger sanctuary in Chandrapur district a worldclass entity. An official from the state forest… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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9/17/2015: FRONT PAGE: Stricter norms cut Ganesh pandals in city by over 200

Mumbai: The Bombay high court’s focus on sarvajanik (common) Ganeshotsav pandals has shrunk their numbers to less than a thousand this year—the lowest in recent times. On the eve of Ganeshotsav 2015, a total of 976 mandals or groups had got permission… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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9/13/2015: FRONT PAGE: HC grants relief to two city builders in trademark cases

The Bombay High Court recently granted interim relief to Kalpataru Properties Private Limited ( Kalpataru) by granting an injunction restraining Kolkata- based fast moving consumer goods ( FMCG) company called Kalpataru Group from infringing… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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9/17/2015: FRONT PAGE: Weak rains leave city with just 211 days’ water stock

Mumbai: The monsoon season is almost drawing to a close but the levels in the seven lakes that supply water to Mumbai may not be adequate to last till the next monsoon. The quantum of water in the lakes stood at 9.96 lakh million litres on September… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai […]

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9/15/2015: FRONT PAGE: In landmark order, HC stays state ban, allows sale of meat in city on Sept 17

Mumbai: In a win for Mumbai, its cosmopolitan character and democratic principles, the Bombay high court has upheld the rights of people to buy and sell food of their choice. The court, in a partial relief, stayed a ban on sale of meat in the city on… Full News here – The Times of India […]

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9/10/2015: FRONT PAGE: City meat ban gets Tiger’s goat, MNS too vows it will stop BJP’s ban-wagon

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena and the MNS are all geared up to launch a protest on Thursday against the BMC administration’s decision to shut down the city’s municipalized abattoirs for four days during Paryushan Parva, the Jain community’s religious event…. Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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On World Literacy Day, a walk through libraries in the city

The State Central Digital Library in Andheri and the library at Mumbai University are both digitised. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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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 major city in which to live, partly due to governm Full News here – Sify.com

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Bombay HC suggests land be allotted for night shelters in the city

In what can be a relief for the homeless in Mumbai, the Bombay high court on Tuesday directed the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to place a proposal before the state for allotment of land for night shelters. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of […]

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6/4/2015: FRONT PAGE: Here, city struggles to keep pace with village

Varanasi: It’s a tale of two cities, or rather one of a village and a constituency with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at its centre. While Jayapur, the village in Varanasi he adopted, has visibly blossomed with electricity, toilets and banks, the city… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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5/30/2015: FRONT PAGE: ‘Achche din’ for builders of luxe towers in city

Mumbai: Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has ushered in ‘achche din’ for several developers constructing luxury residential towers, mainly in areas where property prices are the highest in the country. The state urban development department headed by… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Mumbai Film City firing: Police arrests three shooters

Mumbai Film City firing: Police arrests three shooters Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Monday arrested three shooters reportedly involved in the firing incident at Film City here in which one person was critically injured. The arrest comes two days after the state police had identified the motorcycle which … Full News here – Read more […]

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5/22/2015: FRONT PAGE: City diamond export firm refuses Muslim MBA job

Mumbai: In a blatant case of discrimination, a young man with an MBA was rejected by a diamond exporting firm on the grounds that it hired “only non-Muslim candidates”. Zeeshan Khan (22) applied for a marketing job to Hari Krishna Exports Pvt Ltd on… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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5/17/2015: FRONT PAGE: With AIMIM comfy in city, Azmi to go to Hyd to ‘ expose’ the party

Samajwadi Party leader Abu Asim Azmi on Saturday said he will be going to Hyderabad to “expose” the All- India Majlis- E- Ittehadul Muslimeen ( AIMIM). He was speaking at a press conference held to put forward findings of the factfinding report on the… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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5/17/2015: FRONT PAGE: 6,020 CCTVs to be installed in vital city areas by Sep ’ 16

A project to install over 6,000 CCTV cameras in Mumbai at a cost of Rs949 crore to beef up surveillance in crucial places will be completed by September next year, a Maharashtra home department official has said. The project was first proposed during… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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