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Defying terror,Jewish group in India to bond with bretheren

February 9, 2009 1:48:19 am

Terror strikes at the heart but cannot quite kill the spirit. This is exactly what a group of Jewish tourists from the US are out to prove.

KMC diverts funds meant for preservation of heritage sites

February 9, 2009 1:45:29 am

The annual report of the Examiner of Local Accounts on urban local bodies does not portend good news for the Left-ruled civic body.

Sunday markets open in Dooars,bandh peaceful

February 9, 2009 1:43:43 am

A day after the clash between the Nepali-speaking population and the tribals claimed two lives and injured at least 20 in the Jalpaiguri district,the Sunday markets in the Dooars remained open under heavy police protection.

CPM cooks up traffic stew in Maidan

February 9, 2009 1:42:35 am

As the bigwigs of the Left Front took to the stage to outline their political agenda for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls...

No truck with Cong at Centre,LF demands third alternative

February 9, 2009 1:41:05 am

The CPM chief,Prakash Karat,might have indicated that he is not averse to a renewed allaince with the Congress at the Centre.

Cheers for Sourav’s new job: judging IPL cheerleaders

February 9, 2009 1:38:39 am

He’s dazzled us all with his graceful batting,and led the country to many a famous win on the cricket field.

Finally,a rail link to Shirdi,from Manmad via Puntamba

February 9, 2009 1:31:52 am

The day is not far when thousands of Mumbai’s Shirdi Sai Baba devotees can directly reach Shirdi for darshan by an overnight rail journey.

Also today: monorail,delayed by 26/11

February 9, 2009 1:28:35 am

Chief minister Ashok Chavan is set to launch the city’s first monorail at the Acres Club in Chembur on Monday.

Anger of ages had burst into Borivali blockade

February 9, 2009 1:27:33 am

Last week’s rail roko by commuters at Borivali over a change of platform paralysed the suburban (Western) railway for over six hours. It was a symbol of the anger simmering among commuters due to several problems,overcrowding being the main reason.

Next month: an improved traffic system in Thane railway station

February 9, 2009 1:26:29 am

As midnight approaches,the area outside the western end of Thane railway station turns active.

4 landmarks,up and coming

February 9, 2009 1:23:43 am

Over 11 years after the riot following the desecration of the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar statue at Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar in Ghatkopar that led to death of 10 Dalits in police firing...

Rs 3-lakh heist at chemist’s shop

February 9, 2009 1:17:43 am

The Kasturba Marg police are on the lookout for four unidentified men who allegedly broke into a chemist’s shop at Carter Road and made away with Rs 3 lakh cash.

A ringmaster recounts days with the big cats

February 9, 2009 1:16:57 am

Many ringmasters had lost their jobs after the Indian government banned the use of wild animals in circuses.

Police seize pirated CDs,DVDs worth Rs 3.5 lakh

February 9, 2009 1:16:00 am

Officials from AA Khan and Associates,an anti-piracy agency,and the Nagpada police seized VCDs and DVDs of latest movies from a processing unit in Kamathipura on Friday evening.

Ramabai firing case: accused hits out at Republican party

February 9, 2009 1:15:15 am

State Reserve Police officer Manohar Kadam,accused in the infamous firing at Mata Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar,has said that he is a victim of political games.

Toy train rams into tractor on Matheran-Neral route

February 9, 2009 1:14:27 am

A toy train collided with a tractor on Sunday between Jummapatti and Neral stations of the Matheran - Neral mini railway route.

Four booked for attacking panchayat leader’s office

February 9, 2009 1:14:03 am

Political rivalry took an ugly turn in Shapur town near Junagadh on Saturday when four men came in a car and pelted stones at the office of district panchayat’s elected member,Valji Faldu.

India is not leprosy-free,says study

February 9, 2009 1:13:22 am

Three years after India was declared a leprosy-free nation,a study conducted by a Worli- based organisation,Foundation of Medical Research (FMR),in two regions of Maharashtra revealed that the country is far from being leprosy-free.

Room for More

February 9, 2009 1:12:17 am

Like other students of his age,for MD college student Sanjay Pawar,the last few days before the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) exam are of crucial importance.

Click to Give

February 9, 2009 1:11:15 am

A disaster has the power to unite people,with those watching from the sidelines always raring to go and help people who are directly hit.

Mandrake comes to Mumbai

February 9, 2009 1:10:23 am

Aas Mohammad Khan (50) looks exactly like a magician,his fingers adorned with exotic rings,sporting a pointed beard and with henna-coloured hair.

Shutterbugs get some exposure

February 9, 2009 1:09:28 am

That a picture speaks a thousand words is an established fact especially when it comes to highlighting issues like malnutrition,sexual exploitation...

Icebreaker proves to be the hot-stepper at Bangalore Derby

February 9, 2009 1:07:09 am

Lesser fancied Icebreaker put her best foot forward and won with authority to claim the Poonawalla Bangalore Derby,the feature event of the Bangalore Races held on Sunday.

Engagement ceremony turns into mourning as 10 die in road mishap

February 9, 2009 1:06:51 am

An engagement ceremony turned into an incident of mourning after 10 people,including the groom,died in a road mishap in Rajkot district on Sunday.

Yash rallies to down Sukeel in thriller; Arjun scores

February 9, 2009 1:05:48 am

Yash Rungta rallied to a thrilling 3-2 win over Sukeel Venkatramani to advance to the third round in the Rexello Western India Junior Open Snooker Tournament at the Islam Gymkhana on Sunday.