Wednesday, May 06, 2015
RTI MISUSE: Info panel officials in a bind as applicants ‘get personal’

RTI MISUSE: Info panel officials in a bind as applicants ‘get personal’

Officials report a sharp hike in the number of queries with a personal agenda.

No more running around with copies of certificates for applicants

No more running around with copies of certificates for applicants

Pilot being tested for Pune division to make 33 key certificates available online.

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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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Wildlife corridors in Bhimashankar sanctuary vanishing fast

Forest officials blame encroachment, development activities, fear man-animal conflict.

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The PCMC has also recently come under fire over missing papers related to various projects.

No more running around with copies of certificates for applicants
No more running around with copies of certificates for applicants

Pilot being tested for Pune division to make 33 key certificates available online.

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RTI MISUSE: Info panel officials in a bind as applicants ‘get personal’

Officials report a sharp hike in the number of queries with a personal agenda.

City docs on standby, ready to go to quake hit Nepal
City docs on standby, ready to go to quake hit Nepal

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

Split wide open: Blow to AAP, 376 members resign in state
Split wide open: Blow to AAP, 376 members resign in state

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‘Threat’ from the sky: ATS eye on paragliding centres
‘Threat’ from the sky: ATS eye on paragliding centres

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

Civic amenities: NCP, BJP go all-out to catch public eye
Civic amenities: NCP, BJP go all-out to catch public eye

Both parties are working on several initiatives on issues such as the condition of roads as well as sanitation.

Shell out more as summer specials turn ‘Tatkal special’
Shell out more as summer specials turn ‘Tatkal special’

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

Jnana Prabodhini seeks special status; stumped education dept wonders- What is ‘special’?
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Four burglaries a day in city since 2014: Police data
Four burglaries a day in city since 2014: Police data

Police commissioner says his focus is on increasing police presence on roads.

Sambhaji Brigade threatens to ‘gherao ministers’
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Missing files: PCMC officials start compliance
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Question of Rs 527 cr: Even senior staff and retired officials sent into tizzy as auditors go the full hog.

Himalayan Tragedy: Krushnaa pitches tent to help
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‘Shivaji’s poet’ to be conferred Maharashtra Bhushan
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On way to attend wedding, six youth killed in head-on collision
On way to attend wedding, six youth killed in head-on collision

Police said, “Primary probe has revealed that the Tavera driver tried to overtake another heavy vehicle and collided with the container approaching it.”

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