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Shirdi controversy: Uddhav meets residents, retracts statement on Pathri as Sai Baba’s birthplace

January 21, 2020 7:52:03 pm

The conflict between Shirdi, located in Ahmednagar, and Pathri in Parbhani district has been simmering for some time now. While residents of Shirdi claim there is no concrete proof of his origins, Pathri residents claim they have proof that Sai Baba was born in their town.

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Mumbai: Police bust fake call centre in Andheri, many Americans cheated by accused

January 21, 2020 3:00:08 am

Officers said Unit 10 of the crime branch raided A A M Call Connect on Marol-Maroshi Road on January 17 and found 22 employees making calls on their computers to American nationals using Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).

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Mumbai: BMC finalises contractors for open spaces, bidding below 40 per cent of estimate cost

January 21, 2020 2:52:13 am

BMC has finalised 24 contractors for 24 wards for maintaining open spaces, traffic islands and road divides for the next one year. The civic body will spend Rs 46.18 crore on the overall maintenance.

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For second time, NBW issued against rape victim

January 21, 2020 2:50:55 am

The 33-year old, who resides outside the state, had completed her examination-in-chief by the prosecution in February last year. After the NBW was issued against her in August, she appeared before the court informing it that she had been unwell and hence could not appear for the hearing.

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Sheena Bora Murder case: Didn’t make notes of bone measurements of skeletal remains, work can’t be objectively verified, says doctor

January 21, 2020 2:48:17 am

“I was duty-bound to measure bones and prepare data for a conclusion. Whatever measurements I took and the data collected is not part of the record. It is correct to say due to absence of data, the findings arrived at by me cannot be objectively verified,” said Dr Sudhir Kumar Gupta.

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Mumbai University plans to digitise documents of its famous alumni

January 21, 2020 2:45:05 am

Mumbai University pro-vice chancellor Dr Ravindra Kulkarni confirmed that discussion and research has been initiated on the proposal which will soon be submitted to the state government.

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In Mumbai and Thane districts: Seawater quality at beaches, sea face ‘medium to very bad, states MPCB report

January 21, 2020 2:30:31 am

The report also observed that the samples of seawater collected from Thane and Mumbai districts have consistently recorded Water Quality Index (WQI) in the category of “bad to medium”.

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Two-third victims of financial crimes yet to claim their money: EOW ‘refund unit’

January 21, 2020 2:27:17 am

Of the total 33,293 investors who lost money under various financial crimes since the unit was set up, the EOW has been able to refund over 11,000 while nearly over 22,000 did not turn up to collect the money.

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Mumbai: Four days of thermal screening – no coronavirus cases at airport

January 21, 2020 2:02:44 am

The Mumbai airport began thermal screening on January 17, following the Centre’s advisory to Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata about possible nCoV infection from China. Daily, about 170 to 180 passengers from China are being screened at the airport.

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24×7 Maximum City: FDA raises concern, minister says dept not consulted

January 21, 2020 2:00:47 am

Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray has been pushing the proposal to keep eateries and malls in the maximum city open 24x7 starting January 26.

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Mumbai: Chinese firm to build cable-stayed bridge at Mahalaxmi station

January 21, 2020 1:51:30 am

A 639 metres north-side conventional bridge will connect Worli Naka at Dr E Moses Road and Dhobi Ghat at Saat Rasta. The south side will be a 803 metres cable-stayed bridge connecting Saat Rasta near New Shirin Theatre and Racecourse and Haji Ali at Keshavrao Khade Marg.

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Disasters waiting to happen: Chemical units, untested products and poor safety record

January 21, 2020 1:45:14 am

The industrial hub, which is a two-hour drive away from Mumbai, sits on a 1,208.5 hectare plot of land which the state government began acquiring in the late 1960s.

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Not possible to keep Mumbai eateries, malls open 24X7 from Jan 26, nod after assessing strain on police: Minister

January 20, 2020 12:39:14 pm

State Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray is believed to be pushing the proposal.

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Mumbai confidential: Pawar Play

January 20, 2020 3:08:57 am

Ahead of the budget session of the legislative assembly, Ajit Pawar has been independently reviewing projects and the spend plan of all departments. But buzz is ripe that Pawar’s assertion has not gone down well with the Shiv Sena camp.

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337 km of Mumbai Metro by 2026 will play key role in reducing congestion, says MMRDA Commissioner

January 20, 2020 9:09:58 pm

At present, MMRDA is implementing projects to the tune of Rs 1.5 lakh crore, around Rs 1.48 lakh crore of which includes mega projects like the Mumbai trans-harbor link.

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Pollution levels rise in Mumbai

January 20, 2020 2:55:13 am

The Air Quality Index (AQI) recorded in the afternoon was 210 for PM 2.5 pollutant, falling under the 'poor' category, as against the AQI of 167 (moderate) on Saturday, according to the System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR).

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Trekker dies in rappelling expedition in Ahmednagar

January 20, 2020 3:58:09 am

The incident took place on Saturday, when Sawant, who has scaled multiple cliffs across Maharashtra, including the Duke's Nose, was with a group of 30 people on a rappelling expedition.

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On Republic Day: 88 years after being disbanded, Mumbai’s first unit of mounted policemen set to make a comeback

January 20, 2020 11:28:27 am

Thirteen horses have undergone training for the past four months to get used to crowded places and noise, so that they can aid policemen on crowded stretches of Mumbai’s beaches and promenades.

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Maharashtra: Raut targets BJP for calling Faiz ‘anti-Hindu’, ‘anti-national’

January 20, 2020 3:30:05 am

“After the attack in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Faiz is being labelled as anti-Hindu and anti-national. Faiz is not alive to defend himself. You can’t confine a poet like Faiz into the confines and boundaries of a nation or a religion,” Raut said in his weekly column Rokhthok in Saamana.

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Maharashtra: Shirdi bandh called off, meeting with CM today

January 20, 2020 2:23:12 am

Most commercial establishments and transport services remained shut since Saturday midnight in response to the bandh called over a controversy over the birthplace of Sai Baba.