Sunday, May 24, 2015
Waiting for a new campus for 13 years, Kelkar museum pins hopes on new CM

Waiting for a new campus for 13 years, Kelkar museum pins hopes on new CM

The museum authorities had written several letters to the previous Congress-NCP government seeking part-funding of the new building complex that is estimated to cost Rs 75 crore.

Love of the wild- PMC officials ‘adopt’ Katraj Zoo animals

Love of the wild- PMC officials ‘adopt’ Katraj Zoo animals

“The idea is to set an example for the common public and encourage people to come forward and be a part of the scheme,” said Ashwini Yadav, educational officer of the PMC.

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Khan approached the Vinoba Bhave Nagar police station to press charges against the export firm.

Mamata Banerjee said the Trinamool Congress has created an example by punishing its own supporters in crime incidents, something that, she alleged, the previous Left Front govt never did.

Forced to have oral and anal sex with each other, say boys held for ‘robbery’.

Two constables of a local police station, were caught on camera throwing money at a dancer while attending the wedding after-party of their colleague’s daughter on May 10.

The DJB had previously told the NGT that this plan — which is the first phase of the NGT’s “Maili se Nirmal Yamuna Revitalisation Project 2017” — will cost Rs 3,659 crore.

Deputy CM says some officers were running ‘transfer-posting’ industry, government has shut that.

Police resort to lathi charge and use of tear gas to disperse mob; 22 cops and 15 villagers injured.

Workers asked not to take out a march or a rally, burst crackers on streets and to avoid clashed with Opposition parties.

President of GPCC and former Union minister Bharatsinh Solanki also took a dig at Modi and BJP government at Centre.

The RSS has chosen party ideologue and former president of Bharatiya Jana Sangh Deendayal Upadhyay’s birth place, Nagla Chandrabhan for holding the rally.

According to the complaint, the girl fell unconscious after having the food following which the youth allegedly sexually assaulted her.

The announcement comes a day after Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav met affected families of the massacre and assured compensation of mininum Rs 1 lakh.

Waghere family pleads for mandatory helmets, warnings about speed-breakers and safer roads.

Community-based organisation Saheli holds programme to help them note down details of health, harassment issues they encounter

Lapata Zindagi captures lives of four such women who were reunited with kin or rehabilitated.

Three months back, a city court had acquitted 16 former PAC personnel accused of killing 48 Muslim men in Meerut.

The 30-second hazy CCTV footage of the encounter, SIT sources said, raises more questions than answering them.

Philanthropist Asif Bhamla talks to Neha Kulkarni about the preparations of World Environment Day and how Bandra has become a role model for other Mumbaiites to follow.

The High Court had asked the state election commission to hold elections to seven local bodies by June 16.

All conditions, except the provision of female attendants, will be followed by all bus contractors even if only boys travel in them.

The bridge replaces almost 100 year pedestrian-only bridge and is now open for vehicular movement from both sides.

After failing to get land in plum areas of Mumbai like Cuffe Parade, Marine Drive and Bandra Kurla Complex, the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) is now considering a plot in Wadala.

Chansigarh-based CA launches sites to bring tiffin services from 4 cities to one online platform.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee aims to put some tough questions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he visits West Bengal for a two-day tour starting May 9.

First Indian player to be an NBA basketball player will conduct coaching clinic in Chandigarh for young basketball players.

40 teams of flying squads were also alert to monitor the 3-day written exam by Gujarat police.

A team of 403 persons, one in each Assembly constituency of UP, will be soon appointed for giving confidential feedback to Akhilesh.

The idea to form such a team, said a senior police officer, was inspired by the Bollywood spy thriller Baby.

Abhishek claimed that Shinde regularly harassed his father and made false allegations against him.

State BJP chief Rahul Sinha brushed aside such reports as rumours and blamed media for spreading false information.

Sources at Barasat Hospital claimed unclaimed bodies from the morgue are disposed of at regular intervals.

Sources said that the possibility of terror suspects using paragliders for aerial survey of sensitive locations or attacking them cannot be ruled out.

Presently, a total of 13 doctors from the core team is in Nepal.

The project was part of final year project in diploma course.

Every year, 200 summer special trips are provided to various destinations which have high demand in the holidays.

A suicide note purportedly written by the student was found near the student's body which indicates that he was depressed, they said.

"My strategy is not to have any pre-poll alliance. If necessary, we can consider post-poll alliances," said Chavan.

Reddy said the strength of Left is intact and they are gearing up for Assembly elections in Bengal next year.

Shirke’s list rites were performed at a crematorium in Kherwadi at around 2 pm on Sunday.

The Rajghat depot has a fleet of 170 buses but the number of buses leaving the depot in the evening are often fewer than this for various reasons.

"I apprehend that the TMC government would get all the 23 winning councillors of CPM arrested on false charges," said Ashok Bhattacharya.

24×7 police security has been provided at Purandare residence in Parvati area.

Ahmed Patel criticised the promises made by Modi government like cleaning Ganga river and building 100 Smart Cities.

Since the launch of Aaple Sarkar portal on Jan 26, 72% of its 519 complaints are still pending.

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