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7/27/2014: FRONT PAGE: Lakes dry, civic body keeps cloud seeding option open

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation will be forming a committee comprising civic officials from the hydraulic engineering department, experts from IMD and IIT- B, to scrutinise and choose one among the two bids received from companies to carry out… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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7/30/2014: FRONT PAGE: Acquitted four years after serving full term of 8 years Sudhir Shetty

Mumbai: In a tragic case of how the judicial system often makes a mockery of justice, the Bombay high court last week acquitted a person of the charge of abetment to suicide, four years after he had served out the full term of eight years (reduced from… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & […]

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7/30/2014: FRONT PAGE: Rahul a ‘strategy consultant’, Modi a ‘social worker’

New Delhi: West Bengal Congress chief, MP Adhir Ranjan Choudhury may have had a number of criminal cases registered against him, but he lists his profession as “social reformer,” according to the Parliament website. Rahul Gandhi’s strategies may not… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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7/30/2014: FRONT PAGE: Lower IQ bar to help kids with LD

Mumbai: For students with difficulty in reading, writing or doing mathematics, Maharashtra may be a tougher place than, say, neighbouring Karnataka for seeking a learning disability (LD) certificate. Unlike some Indian states, Maharashtra specifies… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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7/30/2014: FRONT PAGE: 24-hr downpour adds 32 days’ water stock

Mumbai: A heavy downpour in the 24 hours between Monday and Tuesday added 32 days of water stock to the seven lakes supplying the city. The lakes now have four months’ supply. Also, not only has the season’s rainfall deficit been covered but Santa Cruz… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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7/30/2014: FRONT PAGE: Dhangars, other communities iterate demand for inclusion in ST category

Mumbai: Reservation is passe. What’s trending now is quota grade-change. Look at the Dhangars ( shepherds). After the government granted reservation status to the dominant Marathas and Muslims recently, the Dhangars are reiterating their demand for a… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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7/30/2014: FRONT PAGE: After Iraq, nurses stuck in Libya fresh worry for govt

New Delhi: As fighting between militias loyal to the Libyan government and Islamist forces escalates, the Narendra Modi government remains diplomatically hard-pressed to ensure the safe return of close to 6,000 Indians stuck in the strifetorn country…. Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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7/27/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt wants helipads atop skyscrapers

The state government’s urban development department is drafting a proposal to make it compulsory for all high- rises that are more than 150- 200 metres tall to have helipads on their terraces, enabling better handling of fire emergencies. The… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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7/27/2014: FRONT PAGE: Process to set up housing body gets push

After dna reported about the delay in setting up the Housing Regulatory Authority ( HRA), the state government swung into action and starting pushing for setting up the search and scrutiny committee to appoint its chairman and members. Chief minister… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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7/29/2014: FRONT PAGE: 1.25L forms given out, city hawkers may grow 8-fold

Mumbai: The BMC distributed more than 1.25 lakh hawker registration forms during the 10-day drive that ended on Monday. It means that Mumbai, which had a little over 15,000 licensed hawkers before the drive began, could end up with legal… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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7/29/2014: FRONT PAGE: Taxmen to focus on pay and perks of corporate bosses

New Delhi: The tax authorities are keeping a close watch on compensation paid to top corporate bosses, including their allowances and perks, and your income from fixed deposits. At a meeting of chief commissioners last week, it was decided to focus on… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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7/29/2014: FRONT PAGE: SpiceJet ordered to refund full fares for delayed flight

New Delhi: In the first such punishment of its kind, the aviation regulator has directed SpiceJet to refund full fare to all passengers of a Mumbai-Delhi flight, which was delayed by almost five hours last month. Beyond the torturous wait, flyers had… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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7/27/2014: FRONT PAGE: A new future awaits hardworking Worli slum teenager

Swati Gupta, 19, was forced to work as a maid so she could support her family after her father passed away. However, the Vashishts, whom she worked for, soon realised that she was meant for better things. As they watched her work, the Powai- based… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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7/27/2014: FRONT PAGE: City sees maximum organ donations in 2014

Cadaver donations finally seem to be picking up in Mumbai. With one taking place in Vashi on Thursday, the total number of cadaver donations in the city now stands at 26 — a record, surpassing the 2013 figure of 21. Patwardhan. He added that more… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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7/28/2014: FRONT PAGE: CBI probe against Google on mapping

CBI has registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) against Internet giant Google over Mapathon 2013, an event organised by the US firm, for allegedly violating laws by mapping sensitive areas and defence installations. The PE was registered based on a… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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