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2/25/2015: FRONT PAGE: Saikia’s energy portal charged 3 lakh a year for subscription

According to figures given by Western Railway officials, the average number of passengers per coach has reduced from 287 in 2007 to 227 in 2014 – a reduction by 21%. This is because the carrying capacity of trains has increased by 42% from 2007. Yet,… Full News here – DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai […]

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2/23/2015: FRONT PAGE: Indian Jesuit priest abducted by Taliban freed after a year

India has secured the release of a senior Jesuit priest who was abducted by the Taliban in Afghanistan last year. This comes less than a week after PM Narendra Modi reached out to Christians and promised to protect them from groups inciting hatred…. Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Mumbai gears up for a vibrant nightlife but the wait could be more than a year

Mumbai gears up for a vibrant nightlife but the wait could be more than a year Mumbai: While the city is already gearing up to celebrate its nightlife, the wait for a 'party all night' Mumbai could be much longer. Senior government officials from various departments dealing with the issue claim that series of approvals […]

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OMG! Bride sits on ‘dharna’ outside groom’s home after 1 year of forceful marriage. Read full story here.

Begusaray: On the occasion of Valentines, a bride named Preeti Kumari went to Bharol village with the baraat of other women and relatives to get back her right as a wife. However, the groom Neeraj denied to accept her and stopped her from entering his home. Preeti then decided to sit outside Neeraj's home at […]

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Work on Trans Harbour Link to start this year: Chief Minister Fadnavis

He further said the proposed four flyovers at the Bandra-Kurla Junction and a Bandra-Kurla-Chunabhatti connector with a cost of Rs 227 crore and Rs 156 crore, respectively, which will ease traffic in BKC and will be completed in one year. Full News here – Mumbai News

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2/1/2015: FRONT PAGE: Man kidnaps son of ex- boss, traced to UP Police probe reveals their worst fear: four- year- old kidnapped for money

The Kandivli police rescued a four- year- old boy and arrested a 25- year- old man who had allegedly kidnapped the child near his residence on January 23. Police tracked and arrested the kidnapper from a village in Uttar Pradesh. The child has been… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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2/1/2015: FRONT PAGE: Year on, Monorail’s taken 50L for a ride 14,079 16,699699 13,072 5,500

Monorail’s ridership has crossed the 50 lakh mark as of the last week of January. That is, an average of around 14,000 people rode the rail daily in the last one year. Interestingly, the uniqueness of the system has still not waned among… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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Ten year jail for builder with underworld links Ravi Punjabi

A special trial judge on Tuesday held a Khar-based developer Ravi Punjabi and five other for extortion and for being members of an organized crime syndicated headed by wanted gangster Ravi Pujari. Full News here – Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News – Times of India

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SHOCKING! These tiny insects, reptiles kill lakhs of people every year

Everyone is afraid of canine animals like Tigers and Lions, but you will be shocked to know that tiny insects like mosquitoes and flies could be the biggest killer.    These insects and reptiles are responsible for killing the most number of people every year.  Let’s have a look at some of these killers:     […]

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1/25/2015: FRONT PAGE: 14- year- old drug addict commits suicide in Thane ‘ We believe her friends had provoked her’

On Thursday ( Jan 22), between 12 and 1.30pm, a 14- year- old, class eight girl, who had been on drugs for the past two months, committed suicide at her residence in Vartak Nagar, Thane by hanging herself from the ceiling with a bed sheet. The girl’s… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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1/20/2015: FRONT PAGE: A year on, cops question Tharoor in Sunanda murder

New Delhi: A year and two days after his wife was mysteriously found dead in south Delhi’s Leela hotel, Delhi police on Monday evening finally questioned former Union minister Shashi Tharoor on what has since been declared acase of murder. The special… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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1/18/2015: FRONT PAGE: 400% jump in card fraud cases in the city last year

Mumbai: In the year just gone by, Mumbai witnessed a case of credit/debit card fraud every alternate day (till November). The fast growing number is the result of changing methods adopted by fraudsters, arecent Mumbai police report said. There were… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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1/11/2015: FRONT PAGE: 19 killed as 10- year- old carries out suicide attack

Maiduguri: At least 19 people were killed on Saturday when a young girl, thought to be aged about 10, blew herself up at a crowded market in the restive north- east Nigerian city of Maiduguri. The powerful explosion rocked the city’s Monday Market at… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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Bizarre Tradition: An Irish Town ruled by a goat for three days every year

Ireland's goat king still reigns in Killoglin town for three days during centuries-old Puck Fair Festival. Puck–wild male mountain goat–is paraded through the town like a king.  Then the goat is crowned as king to reign for three days. The puck is elevated onto a high stand in the town square for three days.   […]

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1/11/2015: FRONT PAGE: Theme- based weddings a hit this year

This wedding season, a large number of families are shelling out extra cash to make the phrase ‘ dream wedding’ a reality. Themebased weddings- featuring colourcoordinated decorations and sets to achieve a particular look- are becoming the trend among… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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