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8 child labourers rescued from zardosi unit in Surat

February 6, 2009 1:04:11 am

Eight child labourers from Bihar working in a zardozi unit in Surat were rescued by the Labour department on Thursday.

‘Museums are strange creatures,but have good intentions’

February 6, 2009 1:03:49 am

When Amir Parsa,art educator at the Museum of Modern Art,New York,takes a group of visitors on an art tour,he first gives them a minute to look at the painting.

VHP steps in to help jobless Hindus,launches food security scheme

February 6, 2009 1:03:14 am

THE Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Thursday launched the ‘Ek Mutthi Anaj’ food security programme for people rendered jobless by the meltdown,following the recent spate of suicides.

Development body banks on its land

February 6, 2009 1:02:22 am

With the ongoing slowdown in the realty markets,the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority is treading carefully.

First day on duty,terminal manager rubs CISF men the wrong way

February 6, 2009 1:01:12 am

An altercation between an airport terminal manager and Central Industrial Security Force personnel on early Thursday morning...

Historic Dwarkadheesh Temple to get protection from nature’s elements

February 6, 2009 1:00:54 am

The historic Dwarkadheesh Temple,situated in the ancient town of Dwarka on the banks of the Gomti,will soon have protection from the vagaries of weather,age and bio-degradation.

In absence of buildings,anganwadis to go mobile on old buses

February 6, 2009 12:59:35 am

The Gujarat government,which is having a tough time to house thousands of anganwadis in the state,is planning to turn old buses of the Gujarat State Roads Transport Corporation (GSRTC) into 'mobile' anganwadi centres.

CET toppers to the aid of aspirants

February 6, 2009 12:59:03 am

Students looking for expert tips and tricks to crack the upcoming Common Entrance Test can now look forward to help from CET toppers themselves.

MSU mishap opens Pandora’s box of mismanagement

February 6, 2009 12:57:43 am

The mishap at the C C Mehta Auditorium of Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU) has opened up a Pandora’s Box.

RIL consortium leads race to built sea link

February 6, 2009 12:57:43 am

The bids for extended arm of the soon-to-be-opened Bandra Worli Sea Link,the Worli-Haji Ali sea link,are being examined by the consultants.

No land for minor canals; farmers illegally sell Narmada waters

February 6, 2009 12:56:56 am

The inability of the Gujarat government to acquire land from farmers for the construction of minor and sub-minor canals in the Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) has led to a situation where farmers are now illegally selling the Narmada water to other farmers. In some branches...

3 foreigners interrogated me in police custody,Fahim Ansari tells court

February 6, 2009 12:56:17 am

Fahim Ansari,the alleged Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operative arrested for his role in the recent Mumbai attacks,informed the court on Thursday that three foreigners,including a woman officer,interrogated him in Crime Branch custody.

Sessions court grants bail to ‘absconding’ Kodnani and Patel

February 6, 2009 12:55:56 am

The Ahmedabad City Sessions Court on Thursday granted anticipatory bail to BJP leader and state minister Maya Kodnani,and VHP leader Jaydeep Patel in connection with the 2002 riot cases.

Witness turns hostile in jail alarm case against Rajan,Dawood aides

February 6, 2009 12:54:21 am

Assistant Sub-Inspector Shahbuddin Mulani,the prime witness and complainant in a jail alarm case against members of the Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Rajan gangs,was declared hostile on Thursday after he failed to support the case.

City-based NGO felicitates 26/11 heroes

February 6, 2009 12:51:55 am

In a befitting tribute to the heroes of 26/11,a city-based NGO,I Love Mumbai,on Tuesday felicitated the victims of the attacks and presented cheques worth Rs 70 lakh to them.

Budget bids to turn city world class

February 6, 2009 12:49:38 am

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is keen to transform Mumbai into a world class city and the annual budget of the civic body is in sync with its plans.

HC seeks details of trains running on troubled stretch

February 6, 2009 12:45:02 am

The Bombay High Court on Thursday sought details regarding the number of trains operating on the western line and their frequency.

Preacher pools religion with sports

February 6, 2009 12:43:52 am

He may be master of multi-tasking but it may not be apt to say Nazir Aftab wears several hats a day.

Gundoj Jain Yuva Sangha formed

February 6, 2009 12:41:38 am

On February 2 at Mahaveer Bhavan Nana Peth,at a function,Shree Gundoj Jain Yuva Sangha was established and the first general body meeting was called where all members participated.

New tag to induce tabela plot sale

February 6, 2009 12:41:04 am

Real estate developers scouring the city for that precious bit of land may just hit a bonanza in the form of 64 hectares of land. To encourage tabela owners to sell their land and move their cattle-sheds out of the city...

Pay cut better than layoff,agrees

February 6, 2009 12:40:47 am

When Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar came to discuss the slow down with the city’s indsutrial sector...

Kids raise voice for kids: Stop using children as fighters

February 6, 2009 12:39:58 am

Thousands of common people and schoolchildren left their handprints in red colour on clothes and papers with messages and signatures on M G Road on Thursday.

NABARD chalks out Rs 153 cr plan for distressed districts

February 6, 2009 12:39:04 am

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is coming out with a Rs 153 crore special plan for the 33 distressed districts including a scheme for induction of high yielding milk animals and related activities...

Woman abducts teen for rapists

February 6, 2009 12:38:50 am

A 14-year-old girl from Nehrunagar was allegedly kidnapped by a couple on Tuesday night and taken to a MHADA flat in Vashi Naka,where she was reportedly raped by three persons.

Sassoon starts speciality clinic for HIV-infected children

February 6, 2009 12:38:11 am

In a bid to provide nutritional diet to the children infected by the HIV virus,a speciality clinic has been started at the Sassoon General Hospital.