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Mumbai: The benefits of digital technology must reach every child, Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao has said. "A growing digital divide in an increasingly shrinking world is a paradoxical reality that we must face. The benefits of digital technology must reach every child, in particular theMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 21:13 IST
Mumbai: For Seetal Zalte and her husband Sagar, the 13 hours they spent outside an operation theatre in city-based BJ Wadia Hospital on Tuesday seemed endless. However, at 5 PM, the agonising wait seemed worthwhile when a doctor broke the news that Love and Prince, over one-year-old conjoined twinsMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 19:55 IST | Updated 20:31 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP leader Shaina NC has expressed concern over sexual exploitation of children and demanded strict action against buyers of child sex. She said it is sad the real perpetrators of such crimes are called "customers" and let off without any proper action against them.
Published 14-Dec-2017 18:13 IST
Nashik: Three persons were arrested from Devlali Camp area of the city for allegedly transporting cows for slaughter, police said on Thursday. Police on Wednesday rescued a cow and two calves from a small tempo of the accused, identified as Ismail Gadiwala (28), Iliyas Quereshi (30), and MurtuzaMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 18:01 IST
Mumbai: Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday said he is going to produce a biopic on late party supremo Bal Thackeray. "This will be a full-fledged commercial film, to be produced by me, which will reveal the true characteristics and persona of the grand leader which Balasaheb was," Raut,More
Published 14-Dec-2017 18:16 IST
Mumbai: Police on Wednesday registered a case of murder against an unknown person in connection with the suspicious death of a 25-year-old woman in Malad, who was working as an anchor for events.
Published 14-Dec-2017 09:45 IST
Mumbai: Police on Wednesday registered a case of murder against an unknown person in connection with the suspicious death of a 25-year-old woman in Malad, who was working as an anchor for events. The woman, identified as Arpita Tiwari, had allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the 15th floor ofMore
Published 14-Dec-2017 07:20 IST
Mumbai: An analysis of the affidavits of 836 candidates, out of the total 869 in fray for the ongoing polls in 10 municipal councils in Maharashtra, has revealed that 87 of them were facing criminal cases, including some serious charges like murder, rape, kidnapping and dacoity. The analysis wasMore
Published 13-Dec-2017 16:36 IST
Nagpur: The Maharashtra Legislative Council was on Wednesday adjourned for the third consecutive day after opposition's demand for a discussion on farmers' issues. As the proceedings began in the Upper House, the opposition moved an adjournment motion before Deputy Chairman Manikrao Thakre to setMore
Published 13-Dec-2017 16:08 IST
Nagpur: Maharashtra social justice minister Rajkumar Badole, in a written reply to a question, said that there has been an irregular disbursement of Rs 1,826.87 crore under a scholarship programme for students hailing from the backward classes. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and formerMore
Published 13-Dec-2017 15:52 IST
Nagpur: Maharashtra cooperation minister Subhash Deshmukh on said there were some irregularities in disbursement of loans by Mumbai District Central Cooperative Bank Ltd and a departmental inquiry is on in the case.
Published 13-Dec-2017 14:04 IST
Nagpur: Maharashtra Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Wednesday admitted that Rs 34,495 crore dues of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) are yet to be recovered from nearly one and half crore consumers across the state. The minister gave this information in aMore
Published 13-Dec-2017 13:52 IST
Thane: A district court has awarded three years' rigorous imprisonment to a 34-year-old man for molesting a 15-year-old girl in his neighbourhood. District judge and special designated judge for cases under POCSO Act, P R Kadam, held the accused -- Mavji Lalji Verat -- guilty under IPC sections 354More
Published 13-Dec-2017 12:21 IST
Nagpur: Both the Houses of the Maharashtra Legislature were on Tuesday adjourned for the day as the opposition parties raised slogans against the state government over the farmers' issues. In the Legislative Council, as soon as the proceedings began for the second day of the winter session, LeaderMore
Published 12-Dec-2017 17:00 IST
Mumbai: A brand new Anubhuti luxury coach with "aircraft-like facilities" like cushy interior, seats fitted with LCD screens and wider leg space has arrived in Mumbai and will be soon inducted into Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express. The 56-seat air-conditioned chair car has been built by theMore
Published 12-Dec-2017 19:29 IST
Mumbai: Launching a sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday said dragging Pakistan into Gujarat election campaign was an "impious" way of trying to win the polls. A prime minister is supposed to take action and not level allegations, the ally opined and took a swipe atMore
Published 12-Dec-2017 13:02 IST | Updated 13:04 IST
Nagpur: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday asked farmers in Maharashtra not to pay outstanding loan or dues like electricity bills to the government unless it deposits the "much-touted" loan waiver amount into their bank accounts. Speaking at a public rally 'Halla Bol' organised by the Congress andMore
Published 12-Dec-2017 19:02 IST
Thane: A fire broke out at the back office of the Stock Holding Corporation in Navi Mumbai, a fire official said on Tuesday. The office is situated in the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) area near the Trans-Thane Creek and houses investor data for the exchanges.
Published 12-Dec-2017 15:43 IST
Nagpur: Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) owes "additional surcharge" of more than Rs 1,900 crore to state- run agency MMRDA for delay in development of plots in Mumbai, the Maharashtra Assembly was informed on Tuesday. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis gave this information while responding to a queryMore
Published 12-Dec-2017 15:40 IST
Mumbai: A 25-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide on Monday by jumping off a high-rise building in suburban Malad, police said.
Published 11-Dec-2017 22:38 IST

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