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Boy fires at teacher in UP,goes missing

March 1, 2009 4:55:46 am

Furious over not being given admit card for his board exams on grounds of low attendance and being told to wear school uniform...

Kalyan effect: fearing protests,Mulayam calls off Deoband visit

March 1, 2009 4:54:09 am

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has cancelled his visit to Darul Uloom in Deoband,allegedly due to protests by students of the Islamic seminary over his “friendship” with Kalyan Singh.

Long-distance fun: Surf Net,watch songs aboard trains

March 1, 2009 4:44:40 am

There is some good news for those travelling by train. The Western Railway is planning to put up LCDs on the Karnavati Express under a Public Private Partnership model.

After 7 yrs of darkness,SIT ray of hope for Jafri’s widow

March 1, 2009 4:38:31 am

Zakia Jafri,the wife of slain former Congress Rajya Sabha MP Ehsan Jafri,has expressed surprise that the police have failed to apprehend and nab the culprits involved in the 2002 riots even after seven years.

HC ruling to drop POTA charges against Godhra accused may put cops in hot water

March 1, 2009 4:33:14 am

The Gujarat High Court’s recent ruling that the repealed Prevention of Terrorism Act cannot be slapped on those arrested in connection with the Godhra train carnage of 2002,might just spawn another legal battle.

As diamond workers starve,govt gifts ‘naulakha’ car to its ministers

March 1, 2009 4:31:01 am

Marie Antoinette would probably have approved of this: The state’s diamond industry is facing its worst-ever crisis with thousands of workers losing their jobs and many committing suicide.

This NGO has brought ‘Ek Ummeed’ to many underprivileged

March 1, 2009 4:22:20 am

Though Ludhiana is called the Manchester of Punjab with people having lavish lifestyles and deep pockets,yet there is no dearth of poor and needy in the city.

At half its strength,MC passes annual budget amid furore

March 1, 2009 4:19:27 am

In a meeting that lasted for mere 10 minutes,the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation cleared its annual budget worth Rs 652.55 crore for the coming fiscal.

Now,erring units want land to set up treatment plant

March 1, 2009 4:16:40 am

It seems that the breather in the form of temporary power connections to 60 dyeing units till March 31 is not enough.

Snatchers on the prowl in the city

March 1, 2009 4:14:38 am

Three incidents of snatching were reported from the city in the past 24 hours.

Book fair opens to good response,causes heartburn among Punjabi writers

March 1, 2009 4:12:24 am

The Ludhiana Book Fair,a first-of-its kind in the city,opened to a good response as city bibliophiles appreciated the vast range of books put on display.

Is Sobti new Hamirpur varsity Vice-Chancellor?

March 1, 2009 4:07:24 am

In a significant development,Vice-Chancellor of Panjab University Prof R C Sobti has been offered the post of Vice-Chancellor of Hamirpur University in Himachal Pradesh.

Friends set 10-year-old on fire in Kharar

March 1, 2009 4:06:09 am

In a bizarre incident,a 10-year-old boy was set on fire by his three friends in Kharar on Saturday.

16-yr-old girl raped by family acquaintance

March 1, 2009 4:03:56 am

A 16-year-old girl was raped by an acquaintance at her Sector-37 residence three days ago.

Youth stabbed to death with scissors,4 arrested

March 1, 2009 4:03:35 am

Four people stabbed a 21-year-old youth with scissors after an altercation at the Parade Ground late on Friday night.

Panchkula financier,son killed

March 1, 2009 4:03:07 am

In a major breakthrough,the Panchkula police arrested four persons on Saturday on charges of murdering Vinod Mittal,a resident of Sector 16 and his four-year-old son Yashan.

Dispute over Rs 10 led to minor’s kidnap and murder bid

March 1, 2009 3:54:00 am

Three days after a 12-year-old boy miraculously escaped a murder attempt following an aborted bid by his classmate and two others to make a quick buck by kidnapping the boy...

Slowdown heat: No bidders for trans-harbour link

March 1, 2009 3:52:39 am

A crucial infrastructure project in the city has been hit by the global economic slowdown as no bidder has come forward to bid for the construction of the Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link.

CM’s nod to redevelopment of transit camps

March 1, 2009 3:50:47 am

Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Saturday approved redevelopment of dilapidated transit camps in Colaba and Cuffe Parade,a long standing demand by the local residents in the area.

Armed robbery: 3 held by Chembur police

March 1, 2009 3:49:28 am

The Chembur police have arrested three persons for armed robberies. The arrested were planning a robbery at Barclays Finance when they were arrested.

Residents to join MMRDA on a green initiative

March 1, 2009 3:47:54 am

In an attempt to give a fresh lease of life to the dying green cover in the area...

After Friday flare-up,shops reopen in Rabodi

March 1, 2009 3:44:08 am

Shops in Rabodi that were closed on Friday after tension flared up following the alleged insult by a constable to holy books,reopened on Saturday after a delegation of traders met Thane police commissioner,Anil Dhere.

Stamp duty amnesty deadline extended

March 1, 2009 3:42:15 am

In view of the tremendous response to its stamp duty amnesty scheme,the state government has decided to extend the deadline,for making the payments as well as filing of papers,by another month.

Grandson moves HC to get Matheran station renamed

March 1, 2009 3:40:39 am

The grandson of Adamjee Peerbhoy,the pioneer of the Neral-Matheran Mini Railway,has moved the Bombay High Court to get Matheran railway station named after Peerbhoy.

Industry slowdown hits octroi

March 1, 2009 3:38:51 am

With the economic slowdown hitting the industry,collection of octroi in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region in Thane has taken a plunge.