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Tribals rise against NREGA officials’ short-shrifting

February 15, 2009 1:06:18 am

One hundred tribal migrant labourers from Naroda village in Panchmahals district are planning to challenge an order issued by the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act...

Babus in grip of amnesia as CM ‘relaunches’ Bank of Wisdom

February 15, 2009 1:05:08 am

Chief Minister Narendra Modi,on Saturday,expressed his wish to create a ‘Gujarat Bank of Wisdom’ while addressing IAS officers on the concluding day of Chintan Shibir.

Nameless ad mocking Rahul parrots Modi’s lines

February 15, 2009 1:03:02 am

Full-page advertisements mocking Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Gujarat greeted the Congress leader on the final day of his three-day tour to the state.

Braving death,Sahatya’s children offer hope on International Cancer Day

February 15, 2009 12:56:11 am

A function held at St Stephen School,Chandigarh,on Saturday offered a touching commentary of life,hope and will as children,most survivors of Cancer,performed on the occasion of Cancer Survivors’ and International Childhood Cancer Day.

‘No evidence against Justice Nirmal Yadav’

February 15, 2009 12:55:06 am

“Going by reports that have appeared in the media,it appears that prima facie there is nothing against Justice Nirmal Yadav in the judge-bribery case,” said Union Law Minister Dr H R Bhardwaj...

Regional music festival tunes out Pak bands

February 15, 2009 12:50:50 am

The terror attack on Mumbai still fresh in mind,the three-day South Asian Bands music festival beginning next Friday would be bereft of any act from Pakistan.

Barred by guards from meeting PM,man sets self ablaze near PMO

February 15, 2009 12:49:52 am

Not allowed to meet the Prime Minister at his Race Course Road residence,a 30-year-old man from Ranchi allegedly set himself afire in Sena Bhawan park,behind South Block,on Saturday afternoon.

Once tripped twice shy,Power Grid gets choppers to clean lines

February 15, 2009 12:48:48 am

To avoid a recurrence,the Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd has now roped in Pawan Hans to keep transmission lines clean with their choppers.

One city entry point ready

February 15, 2009 12:47:08 am

Ramesh Kumar,a vendor at Mukarba Chowk intersection,is a worried man these days. Having earned his living by selling peanuts at the intersection for years now...

12 hurt in road mishap

February 15, 2009 12:32:23 am

Tweleve people were injured on Friday night in a road accident at Jogeshwari. According to the police,a Honda Accord car rammed two rickshaws and two motorcycles after the driver lost the control over it.

Four arrested for raping minor

February 15, 2009 12:31:37 am

The Bhandup police on Saturday arrested four youths for raping a minor girl. According to the police,the incident took place on January 31.

Man who knew it all: from driving rail engines to recording their past

February 15, 2009 12:30:46 am

He was the only motorman in the Western Railway (WR) who had a PhD degree in History,” says V C Sharma,a motorman,while remembering his colleague and Railway historian Dr A K Arora who passed away on February 10.

Mumbai University guards get security tips

February 15, 2009 12:29:31 am

In view of the 26/11 terror strikes,and the recent ruckus by the Maharashtra Navnirman Vidyarthi Sena (MNVS) on the varsity’s Fort campus,the Mumbai University on Saturday conducted a workshop-cum-seminar for security personnel.

Murder accused acquitted

February 15, 2009 12:28:36 am

A sessions court has acquitted a person accused of murdering his brother-in-law by pushing him off a cliff. While the alleged murder took place in 2003...

City’s first textile heritage museum to come up at Girangaon

February 15, 2009 12:27:43 am

The life and times of the once bustling Girangaon with its chimneys puffing and workers sweating to make the finest cotton of the country in the heart of central Mumbai will soon be encapsulated in what will be the city’s first textile heritage museum.

A hat-trick for Shahunagar police

February 15, 2009 12:26:04 am

The Shahunagar police have cracked three cases in as many days. On Tuesday,they nabbed a 19-year-old youth from Mira Road. He had allegedly robbed a flat at Railway Colony in Matunga area last November.

After flare-up,commuters want Borivali,Kalwa cases withdrawn

February 15, 2009 12:24:38 am

A week after angry commuters staged a rail roko that paralysed the Western Railway (WR) for over six hours,a commuter association has asked the railways to take back cases registered against many of them for holding the agitation at Borivali.

HC dismisses corruption petition against MHADA official 

February 15, 2009 12:23:35 am

The Bombay High Court has rejected a petition filed by a tenant alleging corruption charges against a developer and an officer of MHADA.

Andheri corporator’s house attacked

February 15, 2009 12:22:44 am

Vile Parle police are trying to ascertain the identities of the two men who attacked the residence of Andheri corporator Bharati Dhongade on Friday night.

Thane railway project gets a ‘wide’ link

February 15, 2009 12:21:06 am

With the Thane Railway Station Area Traffic Improvement Scheme (SATIS) undertaken by Thane Municipal Corporation being put on the fast track,the Central Railway,too...

Spotlight on Arthur Road jail security

February 15, 2009 12:17:05 am

With a special court being set up on the Arthur Road jail premises to conduct the trial in the 26/11 terror attacks case and Ajmal Ameer Kasab...

MTP Act: Apex court lifts Mehtas’ hopes

February 15, 2009 12:15:42 am

I am glad that the Supreme Court has taken the matter seriously. This will help a lot of couples in future,” said Haresh Mehta,who along with wife Niketa and gynaecologist Nikhil Datar,had moved the Bombay High Court last year...

Lalu’s new trains bring smile on north Indian faces

February 15, 2009 12:14:33 am

The interim railway budget presented by Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav may have little to offer to the suburban rail commuters of Mumbai...

Over 100 towers okayed,infrastructure can wait

February 15, 2009 12:13:38 am

The labyrinth of over 60-year-old buildings at Gola street in Fort has nothing to differentiate one from the other except for the narrow strips of soggy house gullies separating them.

A lifeline hit by shortage of staff,braces for more

February 15, 2009 12:10:18 am

As new swanky rakes are being introduced by the railways as part of the first phase of Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP),the Central Railway (CR) and Western Railway (WR) are grappling with the shortage of key staff.

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