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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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HC: Govt acquired land for temple for public purpose

A decade after the Maharashtra government acquired a plot of private land for the Siddhivinayak temple in order to create facilities for devotees, the Bombay high court ruled that the acquisition was for a “public purpose.” Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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7/22/2014: FRONT PAGE: Bitter Rane quits govt, heaps scorn on CM

Mumbai: A bitter Narayan Rane on Monday resigned from the Maharashtra cabinet, raising a banner of revolt against the leadership of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and chief minister Prithiviraj Chavan. The industries minister submitted the… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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7/20/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt finally revives state edu boards

The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education ( MSBSHSE) and nine affiliated regional boards got a new lease of life on Friday when the state government announced the appointment of fresh members after a delay of 6… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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7/18/2014: FRONT PAGE: Rane quits govt, Cong-NCP in a fix before polls

Mumbai: A day after skipping a crucial cabinet meeting, embattled industries minister Narayan Rane on Thursday said he would resign from the Maharashtra cabinet on Monday, but won’t quit the Congress. The move, coming before the assembly polls that… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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7/17/2014: FRONT PAGE: BJP may form govt in Delhi

New Delhi: The Delhi BJP is in the final stages of winning over six out of eight Congress MLAs into its fold. If the deal is finalised, the BJP will be in a position to form a government in Delhi. Delhi is currently under president’s rule, following… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) […]

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Maharashtra govt makes conversion of agricultural land simpler

In a move that could boost development in Maharashtra, the state cabinet has simplified the process to convert agricultural land in cities and towns into non-agricultural land. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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7/17/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt opposes it, but SC calls for debate on euthanasia

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to adjudicate the legality of active and passive euthanasia and the emerging concept of ‘living will’ after shying away for decades from examining this highly emotive and legally complicated issue. The… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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7/15/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt mulls key changes in land buy law, consent clause may go

New Delhi: The government is considering radical changes in the land acquisition Act to enable speedier project implementation by diluting the social impact assessment and consent clauses which are seen to hamper land purchase. The proposed changes to… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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7/7/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt readies ` 14,000cr subsidy push for hybrid, electric cars

New Delhi: Buying a hybrid or an electric car may soon fetch you a subsidy from the government, which is readying a Rs 14,000-crore scheme to push green vehicles. The subsidy will be a proportion of the difference between the price of a car running on… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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7/2/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt furious as reports say US agency snooped on BJP

New Delhi: With reports that the US National Security Agency (NSA) had snooped on the BJP kicking up a political storm, a seething India looks set to lodge a strong protest with the top rungs of the US administration. Highly placed sources said with… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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7/1/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt scrambles to pull out all Indians from Iraq

New Delhi: India’s operation in Iraq is fast taking the shape of a full-scale evacuation of all Indians, although the government is maintaining that it’s not an “evacuation”. Indians are being herded out by Indian officials not only from… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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6/30/2014: FRONT PAGE: Onions cost 60-100% wholesale prices, govt blames middlemen

New Delhi: The large difference between wholesale and retail prices of the politically sensitive onion in markets such as Mumbai, Delhi, Indore and Chandigarh has taken the government by surprise despite several steps announced by it, including an… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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6/26/2014: FRONT PAGE: HC raps govt over Doppler radar shifting

The Bombay high court on Wednesday rapped the state government and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) for refusing to shift the Doppler radar in Colaba to another location, thus stalling over 400 building projects in south Mumbai. A division… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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