In a major measure, Mumbai’s municipal corporation has sent legal notices to 249 private primary schools asking them to shut down. The step threatens to disrupt the already inadequate educational scenario in the city, reports Hepzi Anthony. IMAGE: Salim, 8, son of a migrant taxi driver, waits for his father at a taxi stand, as he prepares to go to school in Mumbai. PHOTOGRAPH: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters. In a major clampdown, the Mumbai municipal corporation has sent legal notices to 249 ... Rediff.com, 5 hours ago
Image: Mumbai’s Sreyas Iyer is the run-scorer (1204 runs) in the season. Photograph: PTI. A young but mighty Mumbai have history and form firmly on their side when they chase their 41st Ranji Trophy title by locking horns with Saurashtra, who are taking a rare shot at domestic cricket's biggest prize, in the summit showdown beginning in Pune from Wednesday. While Mumbai will be appearing in their 45th final of the top domestic tournament, it is only the second time that Saurashtra are ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
A man died and three others are in critical condition after a group of cow protection activists attempted suicide on Thursday by consuming poison, seeking ‘Rashtra mata’ (mother of nation) status to cow and beef ban across country, on the premises of collectorate in Rajkot, Gujarat. Despite deployment of police personnel, the eight activists managed to consume pesticides and were immediately rushed to civil hospital earlier in the day. “One of them, identified as Hindabhai ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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