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3/22/2015: FRONT PAGE: Civic body racks its brains over formula to tax slums

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation ( BMC), working to implement a new property tax regime, plans to bring all properties including slums under the tax bracket. But though it plans to collect tax from June, 2015, the corporation has still not come… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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OMG! Family beaten up with bricks & sticks following quarrel over under-construction wall

Pinjore: Women of a family and other local people were beaten up on the issue of building a wall in a colony of Lohgarh village near Chandigarh. More than 12 people attacked a family and used bricks, sticks and stones to beat the women. After the incident, the injured were rushed to the PHC Hospital […]

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Move over Shah Rukh Khan, there’s another performer at Band Stand

If you walk past Band Stand after 8 pm, you may hear the faint sound of an accordion against the sea breeze. Standing opposite actor Shah Rukh Khan’s house, Vency Lobo has been playing the instrument nightly from 8 pm to midnight, for the last six months. Born and brought up in Mumbai, 57-year-old Lobo […]

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3/21/2015: FRONT PAGE: MMRDA, MMOPL squabble over Metro cost escalation

After the RTI and Metro fare rows, infrastructure development body MMRDA and Reliance Infrastructure-led Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL) are now sparring over a new issue. This time, the bone of contention is compensation for massive cost… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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3/15/2015: FRONT PAGE: Woman hangs herself after tiff over TV show What happened

A 38- year- old lady committed suicide in Kamothe, Navi Mumbai, on Friday. Shabana Ramjun Pakjade, a mother of three children, and a resident of Sierra apartments in Kamothe sector 20, hung herself, the Kamothe police told dna. The police said Pakjade… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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Re-evaluation cloud over Bombay Scottish students

Re-evaluation cloud over Bombay Scottish students There will be no re-examination for geography for Class X students, the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) announced on Monday. The demand was raised after it was noticed that the subject's question paper for the board exam … Full News here – Read more on Mumbai Mirror

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3/18/2015: FRONT PAGE: PM concerned over attacks on Christians

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed concern over vandalisation of a church in BJP-ruled Haryana and the gang rape of an elderly nun in West Bengal. “PM is deeply concerned about the incidents in Hisar, Haryana and Nadia, West… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Mayor slammed over beacon, netas back in House

After targeting mayor Snehal Ambekar over the use of a red beacon on her official car, Congress managed to get the suspension of its six corporators revoked on Tuesday. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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Activists see red over ?green plan? of MMRDA at Metro site

The MMRDA had planned to plant saplings at the Metro shed site in Aarey Colony to improve its image. But the ?PR move? has bombed. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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Maharashtra police grapple with over 12,000 vacancies

Ever wondered why the Maharashtra police always look so stressed up. Here’s why: An RTI reply has revealed that as many as 12,115 posts are lying vacant in the state police department for a long time. These posts vary from that of a constable to the additional director general of police. Full News here – […]

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Over 70 per cent footpaths in North Mumbai are damaged: Walking Project

Over 70 per cent footpaths in North Mumbai are damaged: Walking Project Walking Project, a group of four activists led by Rishi Agarwal, research fellow with Observer Research Foundation, conducted this survey to find out the walking and commute conditions in Mumbai. Several footpaths were found broken, uprooted and even … Full News here – Read […]

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3/12/2015: FRONT PAGE: CM, Union min battle over tribal rights

The Maharashtra government appears to have used back channels to put pressure on Union minister Oram. dna has obtained a copy of letter dated February 12, 2015, written by Fadnavis to Oram to this effect. However, despite repeated efforts by dna, chief… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition

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3/12/2015: FRONT PAGE: CBI court summons Manmohan, accuses him of graft in Coalgate Ex-Coal Secy Govt not gloating over Singh’s plight And Birla Also Face Charges

New Delhi: Aspecial CBI court on Wednesday stunned former prime minister Manmohan Singh and his Congress colleagues by summoning him as an accused in a case of alleged illegal allocation of a coal block to Kumar Mangalam Birla’s Hindalco at the cost of… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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3/10/2015: FRONT PAGE: German prof rejects Indian student over ‘rape problem’

New Delhi: A German university professor’s rejection email to an Indian student’s application for internship citing the “rape problem in India” went viral on Sunday, sparking an online furore. By Monday afternoon, German ambassador to India Michael… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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3/9/2015: FRONT PAGE: ‘Kejri wept, wanted to quit politics over party strife last yr’

New Delhi: Pushed to the wall by intra-party strife after the Lok Sabha debacle, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal had decided to quit politics. Delhi election committee group member Ashutosh on Sunday said Kejriwal was so disheartened by allegations that AAP… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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