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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
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: 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
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
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
Mumbai: Former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse, who stepped down from the cabinet last year, has not paid charges for overstaying at the 'Ramtek' government bungalow in south Mumbai, an RTI query has revealed. The Public Works Department, headed by Khadse's BJP colleague Chandrakant Patil, hasMore
Published 11-Dec-2017 18:41 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP leader Shaina NC has started an online petition at "Change.org" demanding arrest "under the strictest of laws" of customers indulging in sex with minor sex-workers.
Published 11-Dec-2017 18:01 IST | Updated 15:26 IST
Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of resorting to "histrionics" and pulling the ongoing poll campaign for the Gujarat elections to "a new low". The critical ally of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party said that Modi "dug up the graves of the Mughal regime" in hisMore
Published 11-Dec-2017 12:46 IST
Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Monday accused ally BJP of "stooping to a low level" in the run up to Gujarat elections, stating that "development issue" was missing from poll speeches of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It said Modi had "belittled" himself by claiming that suspended Congress leader ManiMore
Published 11-Dec-2017 16:01 IST
Thane: Five senior officials of the Bhiwandi Nizampur Municipal Corporation have been placed under suspension as part of the investigation into the collapse of a building there in November. The collapse of the three-storeyed building, which occurred on November 24, had claimed four lives and leftMore
Published 10-Dec-2017 19:23 IST
Mumbai: Disappointed over the frequent tinkering with taxes and regulations, luxury car-maker Mercedes-Benz India says it can "easily double the volume and add to the number of jobs" if the taxation approach to the segment turns more conducive and stable.
Published 10-Dec-2017 18:29 IST
Mumbai: Preparing to boost air connectivity to remote and unconnected destinations, Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari requested Japanese firm Setouchi to manufacture seaplanes in the country following the successful trial runs of the firm's aircraft here.
Published 10-Dec-2017 17:50 IST
Mumbai: The Vice-President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Sarwar Danish, called on Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan on Sunday. The Afghan dignitary hoped that India would further increase the number of scholarships for students from Afghanistan.
Published 10-Dec-2017 17:46 IST
Nagpur: BJP MLA Ashish Deshmukh has appealed to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to take steps to carve out a separate Vidarbha state. The MLA from Katol in Nagpur district has written a letter to Fadnavis, urging him to be a "torch bearer" for the cause of separate Vidarbha. Deshmukh, aMore
Published 10-Dec-2017 12:49 IST
Mumbai: A group of personnel from Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Sunday conducted a cleanliness campaign at the Chowpatty beach here as part of their two-week long sanitation programme. Led by the CISF Inspector General for the western sector Satish Khandare, IPS, as many as 250More
Published 10-Dec-2017 18:13 IST

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