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Leprosy banished,stigma lingers in city

January 29, 2009 2:02:47 am

Pune may have eliminated leprosy but the stigma persists so strongly that most cured patients at Dr Bandorawalla Leprosy Hospital at Yeolewadi,near Kondhwa,refuse to go back to their homes.

Student kills self after poor result

January 29, 2009 2:01:25 am

A Class 12 student of Kendriya Vidyalaya,Lohegaon,was found hanging at his residence on Tuesday night.n

Fasten your seatbelts,cops are watching

January 29, 2009 2:00:12 am

From February 1,the city traffic police will begin penalising those who are not fastening their seatbelts.

Caution,cyber criminals on the prowl

January 29, 2009 1:59:19 am

How safe are you in the cyber world where anonymous eyes may be tracking every move you make?

Daughter Sule beats father on campaign trail

January 29, 2009 1:57:52 am

NCP chief Sharad Pawar visited Shirur constituency on Wednesday but did not make any announcement on his candidature,disappointing many party functionaries expecting it.

Partnership with timing and placement

January 29, 2009 1:56:18 am

Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections,sitting Congress MP Suresh Kalmadi has every reason to raise a toast as NCP chief Sharad Pawar has promised full support to any Congress candidate fielded from Pune constituency.

Arogya Mela in city from Jan 30

January 29, 2009 1:45:29 am

Mumbai will host its first Arogya Mela ‘AYUSH’ to spread awareness on Ayurveda,Yoga,Naturopathy,Unani,Siddha and Homeopathy from January 30.

Governor visits varsity campus after attack

January 29, 2009 1:35:17 am

A day after some Maharashtra Navnirman Vidyarthi Sena activists vandalised property at the Fort campus of Mumbai University,Governor of Maharashtra and chancellor of the University of Mumbai,SC Jamir,visited the university campus.

Nigerian held for e-mail fraud

January 29, 2009 1:34:01 am

The Cyber Crime Investigation Cell (CCIC) of the Mumbai Police Crime Branch arrested a Nigerian national who posed as a diplomat in order to dupe a local businessman of US$ 8780 through an e-mail fraud.

HC pulls up police,BMC for inaction in missing baby case

January 29, 2009 1:32:59 am

Expressing anger at the authorities for inaction in the case of a missing baby at the Sion Hospital,the Bombay High Court on Monday ordered suspension of the doctor and nurse in-charge of the hospital’s ward.

State plans police stations,special courts to address encroachment issue

January 29, 2009 1:31:46 am

The state government on Wednesday informed the Bombay High Court that it is planning to set up a civic police force to deal with illegal constructions.

Milkman’s son to get wildlife award

January 29, 2009 1:29:51 am

His average day begins at 3 am,roaming the suburbs on a bicycle and distributing milk packets from door to door.

Nine of city killed in Indore accident

January 29, 2009 1:28:10 am

Forty three-year- old Nirmala Pawar of the BIT Chawl at Chandanwadi was in a state of shock when news about the death of her husband reached her.

Racecourse Set Alight by Mallya’s filly

January 29, 2009 1:25:15 am

The equine influenza epidemic had put the Mumbai racing season on the backburner for long. But these days,the Mahalaxmi Race Course has been Set Alight.

Accused of stealing debit card,boyfriend stabs girl to death

January 29, 2009 1:23:30 am

A 25-year-old call centre employee,who stayed alone in an apartment at Mira Road,was stabbed to death by her boyfriend early on Wednesday morning outside her residence when she had come home after her night shift.

Dharavi project gets an expert panel

January 29, 2009 1:21:56 am

An expert committee has been set up to advise the government on planning,management and implementation of the Dharavi makeover project.

Dam: 7 days as nation mourns

January 29, 2009 1:20:58 am

The stone-laying ceremony of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s ambitious Middle Vaitarna dam has been delayed again.

Gateway: 6 months as costs rise

January 29, 2009 1:20:04 am

Rubble and incomplete structures will continue to adorn the city’s iconic landmark,the Gateway of India,in coming months.

Makeover dates missed

January 29, 2009 1:18:58 am

With the nodal agency for the second Metro Rail corridor extending the date for submission of financial bids months before the general elections,the corridor may be thrown off track.

295 post offices to get a facelift

January 29, 2009 1:09:57 am

Nearly 295 post offices across the state are expected to get a facelift under Project Arrow.

Major districts to get state-of-the-art waste water recycling plants

January 29, 2009 1:08:36 am

It was only recently that Chief Minister Narendra Modi had claimed recycling of waste is a ‘futile’ technology.

State election office to launch special drive to issue I-cards for LS polls

January 29, 2009 1:06:11 am

With the Election Commission of India hinting at holding the Lok Sabha elections between April 8 and May 15,the office of Gujarat Chief Electoral Officer will launch a special drive to issue electoral photo identity cards.

State’s e-governance project wins five awards

January 29, 2009 1:04:37 am

The Gujarat government’s e-governance project has won laurels for it by winning five national awards in 2008-09.

Lyngdoh to oversee Youth Congress polls

January 29, 2009 1:03:25 am

In its bid to revitalise the Congress at the grassroots level and remove bias in the appointment of office-bearers of the Youth Congress...

Black diamond story: worker’s mom ends life

January 29, 2009 1:01:44 am

A 60-year-old woman,mother of a jobless diamond polisher,succumbed to her burn injuries at the SMIMMER Hospital here on Tuesday.