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RTOs to get wireless system for better coordination

January 8, 2009 1:15:14 am

In a bid to improve coordination,the Regional Traffic Offices (RTO) within the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) would soon be connected to each other through wireless communication systems.

Legacy carried forward

January 8, 2009 1:14:29 am

Effectively carrying forward the legacy of his grandfather Vasantrao Deshpande,Rahul Deshpande is unarguably the true representative of the next generation of Indian classical singers.

Dog breeders asked to register before Feb 5 or face legal action

January 8, 2009 1:13:48 am

Dog lover Prasad Zaokar’s attempt to find his female Bulldog a mate landed him in deep trouble. Two-and-a-half months ago,Zaokar imported a male British Bulldog from a breeder-cum-trader in Kolkata.

Rlys charted Bombay’s growth,now chugs into record books

January 8, 2009 1:12:40 am

From a feeble cheer when the first train chugged from the Victoria Terminus to Thane on April 16,1853 to the constant chatter of announcements on jam-packed railway stations...

Silence speaks

January 8, 2009 1:12:31 am

The beauty that meets the eyes dwells in the mind. A few further articulate it on the canvas.

Resilient Mumbai prepares to run out from under terror’s shadow

January 8, 2009 1:06:20 am

Over 35,000 runners will be participating in this year’s Mumbai marathon on January 18,not only for fitness or altruism,but also to exorcise the ghosts that the 10 machine-gun toting terrorists had set free on that fateful night of 26/11.

On the sands of time

January 8, 2009 1:05:39 am

Randhir Khare is synonymous with an eclectic mix of writings — poetry,short fiction,travel,futuristic fable. The city-based writer,much awarded and appreciated,is now out with his new work,a collection of poems.

Dogged strays get a job & a new lease of life

January 8, 2009 1:04:03 am

Hope has arrived for the city’s stray dogs,many of which were under the threat of elimination. The municipal authorities have found work for them,setting up a dog squad comprising entirely strays.

Basketball: Nirmal Bethany School runners-up

January 8, 2009 1:02:49 am

Nirmal Bethany High School were the runners-up in the under-13 boys section of the Girideepam trophy All India interschool basketball tournament...

Witnesses identify slain terrorists

January 8, 2009 1:02:38 am

A month-and-a-half after 26/11,the bodies of the nine terrorists were shown to 10 to 15 witnesses for identification at the JJ Hospital morgue.

Present purity of job,scribes told

January 8, 2009 1:01:40 am

Describing the field journalism as a big challenge for those pursuing it,noted litteratuer Ramchandra Dekhane advised journalists to reach to the bottom of a story,but at the same time maintain purity of the job.

Check on terror routes and bodies

January 8, 2009 1:01:32 am

A two-member committee set up to probe the 26/11 attacks got to work on Wednesday,with former Union Home Secretary Ram Pradhan visiting four of the attack sites - hotels Trident and Oberoi...

Pune FC gives Deccan XI a drubbing

January 8, 2009 12:59:18 am

Pune FC overpowered Deccan XI and won their quarterfinal match 2-0 in the Late Shree Surendra Anand football tournament being played at the CAFVD ground here on Tuesday.

Mumbai racing to start on Jan 31

January 8, 2009 12:56:52 am

It’s official now. The Mumbai horse racing season will start on January 31. The managing committee of the Royal Western India Turf Club which met at the race course on Tuesday evening,decided to give the go ahead.

Indiscriminate loadshedding increase: MERC seeks reply from MSEDCL

January 8, 2009 12:53:51 am

At a hearing of the joint petition filed by city-based NGOs Prayas Prayas Energy Group and Sajag on the indiscriminate increase in loadshedding hours...

No lessons learnt: Another AMTS driver suffers heart attack on duty

January 8, 2009 12:53:09 am

Two drivers of the Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service (AMTS) have suffered heart attack in the last three months while driving. This goes to suggest that the health check up camps of the

Host of events to mark NCL’s 60th year

January 8, 2009 12:52:50 am

National Chemical Laboratory,a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research will celebrate its 60 years of success

Truckers’ strike: Govt adopts wait-&-watch policy

January 8, 2009 12:52:24 am

As the truck operators’ strike entered the third day on Wednesday,the state government decided to adopt a wait-and-watch policy for another couple of days before resorting to any harsh measures.

‘Problems of small,medium scale industries shall be looked into’

January 8, 2009 12:51:33 am

Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday assured that he would take up the issues of small and medium scale industries in the state with the Prime Minister and Union Industries Minister.

Truckers’ nationwide strike affects supplies to city

January 8, 2009 12:49:01 am

The nationwide strike by truckers is beginning to tell an effect on the supplies coming into the city.

MSU plans to make city ideal for hosting large conferences

January 8, 2009 12:47:18 am

Authorities at the M S University (MSU) have embarked on plan to set up a Convention Centre in the land available at the backside of the Commerce Faculty canteen.

Sena threatens to intensify agitation against Cummins

January 8, 2009 12:47:07 am

It seems like the Shiv Sena is trying to regain its Marathi manoos agenda from the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena...

VMC prepares to paint a rosy picture for Vibrant Gujarat

January 8, 2009 12:45:56 am

Even as commuters are forced to endure bumpy rides across the city,the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) is all set to paint a rosy picture of the city to woo the investors...

Trader walks into trap,robbed of cash

January 8, 2009 12:45:09 am

It has been a tried and tested trap,but 31-year-old Kaushik Patel,a Varnama- based trader,fell for it and lost Rs 12,300 in his quest for a little romance.

Revamp education system: Pawar

January 8, 2009 12:44:54 am

Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday urged to develop virtual university model to disseminate quality education to every strata of the society.