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Tubewells: Showcause notice issued to four staffers,contractor penalised

June 27, 2009 2:57:41 am

After being a witness to the dismal state of tubewell operations in the city during a recce on Thursday...

Donations in cash and kind pour in for medicine banks and lab

June 27, 2009 2:56:28 am

City residents from different walks of life have come forward to help establish medicine banks and a laboratory at civil hospital for the poor and needy patients.

Cong launches stir against power tariff hike

June 27, 2009 2:56:02 am

The Congress on Friday launched an agitation protesting against the hike in the power tariff approved by the Shiv Sena-BJP-controlled BEST undertaking.

Now,strict vigil on working of revenue department: Minister

June 27, 2009 2:54:56 am

The huge row sparked by the attack on tehsildar Major (Retd) G S Benipal seems to be taking another turn with a few revenue officials resuming their duties on Friday morning and certain factions choosing to continue with the strike.

Police bust car theft racket

June 27, 2009 2:54:54 am

The RCF police have busted an inter-state car theft racket. The police had arrested four Mumbai-based persons last week.

Konkan Rly cops foil train robbery

June 27, 2009 2:53:46 am

A robbery attempt on Veraval-Trivandrum Express was averted on Thursday night after the Railway Protection Force,Konkan Railway, beefed up the security on the train.

On power saving drive,DC may ask markets to close by 8 pm

June 27, 2009 2:53:14 am

With power cuts lasting for 12 hours on Friday,Deputy Commissioner Vikas Garg woke up to the grim situation and decided to take certain measures to save power.

‘Powerless’ industrialists resort to Gandhigiri

June 27, 2009 2:52:27 am

With the power situation in the state getting worse by the day,members of the All Industries and Trade Forum,Punjab took to Gandhigiri to make their voices heard.

Neera Desai dies of cancer

June 27, 2009 2:52:12 am

Dr Neera Desai,one of the pioneers of women’s studies in India,died at her residence in Dadar on Thursday.

19-year-old gets 15 days in jail for crossing tracks

June 27, 2009 2:50:51 am

Nineteen-year-old Ajit Yadav never imagined that crossing tracks would land him behind the bars.

Woman dies after ‘sudden collapse’ in nursing home

June 27, 2009 2:50:25 am

A 25-year-old woman died at Deep Nursing Home in Model Town,after she reportedly “collapsed” in the hospital bathroom,on Friday morning. She had given birth to a baby girl two days ago.

Pvt dance party raided,5 traders,7 women held

June 27, 2009 2:49:34 am

Acting on a tip-off,the Amboli police busted a private party in the wee hours of Friday and arrested 13 men,including 5 businessmen,seven women and two eunuchs.

Over half of MHADA flats ready but no sale for now

June 27, 2009 2:48:17 am

The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority has completed the construction of 1,700 of the 3,000 flats it hopes to put up for sale by year end.

While arresting Ansari,Mumbai cops did not seek info on earlier cases

June 27, 2009 2:45:47 am

The Crime Branch of Mumbai Police on Friday made an interesting revelation before the special sessions court,hearing the 26/11 terror attack case...

Counselling key to checking HIV,alcohol abuse,says study

June 27, 2009 2:43:01 am

Intense awareness campaigns and right counselling at the community level helps reduce the risk of HIV and AIDS,reveals a study by Population Council and its partners.

‘Boards prepare students for hard work ahead’

June 27, 2009 2:41:49 am

Students have to cover a large syllabus for the Board exams. While schools follow the semester system up to Class IX,in Class X the full syllabus has to be crammed in at once. As a lot of importance is attached to the results...

Police chief promises aggressive steps to curb drug menace

June 27, 2009 2:40:41 am

The Mumbai Police have set a 30-day deadline for enforcing measures to eradicate the peddler network in the city especially by mopping the supply chain of foreign nationals.

MC chief inspects city’s preparednessfor monsoon

June 27, 2009 2:37:30 am

Municipal Commissioner Dr Roshan Sunkaria visited various parts of the city on Friday to take stock of the cleaning work undertaken by the civic body.

‘You too?’ Compliment to chief echoes in Sena

June 27, 2009 2:36:58 am

“You too?” Michael Jackson had reportedly told Bal Thackeray at the Shiv Sena chief’s house in Bandra during his visit to the city for a performance in 1996.

Youths attempt robbery,injure cops,arrested

June 27, 2009 2:36:07 am

Two youths were arrested on Thursday night on charges of attempting to rob a city resident and also attacking two cops,including an SHO,on the road dividing Sectors 43 and 44.

Old projects pending,CHB starts new housing schemes

June 27, 2009 2:34:28 am

Even as almost all the ongoing projects of Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB),including the general housing and slum rehabilitation schemes,are running behind schedule...

Vegetables prices skyrocket

June 27, 2009 2:32:55 am

The delayed monsoons have caused the prices of vegetables to rise,burning a hole in the consumer’s pocket.

American in city has swine flu

June 27, 2009 2:31:53 am

A 15-year-old American tourist has tested positive for swine flu after reporting sick in Mumbai,becoming effectively the city’s third case and the state’s fifth,the other two having tested positive from Pune.

Magistrate is signing authority for MC: DC

June 27, 2009 2:31:38 am

After a number of civic body projects hit a roadblock following the withdrawal of signing authority from Municipal Council Vice-President,and acting president...

MNS men ransack knowledge panel office

June 27, 2009 2:31:00 am

A few Maharashtra Navnirman Sena activists created a ruckus at the office of Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited on Elphistone Technical High School campus on Friday afternoon in protest against the non-functioning of the online admission website.