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UPDATE 1-Myanmar lands seized migrant boat on island

(Adds comments from township chief, details) HAINGGYI ISLAND, Myanmar, May 30 (Reuters) – A boat packedwith more than 700 “boat people” seized off Myanmar’s coast wasstopped on a small island on Saturday, as officials gave mixedsignals abou Full News here – Sify.com

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Haunted! We bet you will think twice before visiting this spooky Island Of Dolls

No, this is not the set of any horror movie. In fact, this island is actually a place outside Mexico City which has gained popularity due to some spooky yet interesting reasons.   Isla de las Munecas, which is also known as the Island of the Dolls, is flooded with decayed and dismantled pieces of […]

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MEOW: The Cat Island, only place on earth where CATS are SIX TIMES more than humans

International Desk: It may sound funny and shocking, but an army of cats rules a remote island in southern Japan. These feral animals here outnumbered humans six to one.   To deal with mice that plagued fishermen's boats, cats were introduced to the mile-long island of Aoshima. What happened next? Cats stayed on and multiplied. […]

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Powering up Mumbai: A distant island

Powering up Mumbai: A distant island The much talked-about “islanding” scheme for Mumbai is a distant goal at this stage, with neither of the two power generation companies which have plants in the city having any plans to increase capacity or construct more facilities. The islanding … Full News here – Read more on Financial […]

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Dolce & Gabbana, Nisha Sainani, Zara, River Island: Sonam Kapoor’s multiple brands look is a hit!

Fashion goddess Sonam Kapoor recently made yet another striking appearance pairing her Nisha Sainani skirt with a Zara top. Earrings from Prerto, a Dolce & Gabbana bag and River Island for Jabong sandals finished out her look. Ms. Kapoor is dressed to the nines, with her usual impeccable dress sense and lovely accessories.  A pastel […]

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CD review: Bombay Royale's The Island of Dr Electrico

CD review: Bombay Royale's The Island of Dr Electrico Melbourne's Bombay Royale began as a live party band covering '60s and '70s Bollywood film music, but their debut album, 2012's You Me Bullets Love, was nearly all original material. The 11-piece have since become a hit at overseas festivals like … Full News here – Read […]

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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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Island city fights two blazes in a day

1 killed, 3 hurt and 800 shanties gutted at Cuffe Parade slum. Labour camp in Wadala suffers major damage Full News here – Top Headlines

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All Assembly seats in island city see voter numbers drop

In contrast, suburbs have witnessed a marked increase in certain Assembly segments. Full News here – Top Headlines

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​65% increase in illegal power lines at island city pandals

There has been a 65% spike in illegal electricity connections taken by Ganpati mandals this year, compared to the same period last year.      Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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Build Navi Mumbai airport on manmade island: Dutch firm

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No water supply for parts of island city on Wednesday

Most parts of island city will face 100 per cent water cuts on Wednesday, June 5, owing to the pipeline repair works being undertaken by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).      Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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Island city residents may face power tariff hike for 3 years

BEST has proposed increase to make up for losses in transport division. Full News here – Top Headlines

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Island city may soon get parking spaces on streets

Come May and BMC will introduce a new on-street parking system that is expected to decongest roads in the island city. The corporation is assessing the number of streets that will come under the new system, following which parking permits will be issued to residents of old buildings in south Mumbai. “We are drawing up […]

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Island city has most, 40%, dengue cases

Efforts effective, will take more steps, says BMC Full News here – Top Headlines

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