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Mumbai's local trains now have CCTV cameras for women's safety

Mumbai's local trains now have CCTV cameras for women's safety

The Western Railway on Friday evening launched a local train rake in Mumbai fitted with CCTV cameras in the ladies compartments. This is the first time that cameras have been installed in a Mumbai suburban train. The cameras are connected via wi-fi to monitoring stations and will have a resolution of three megapixels. Officials have been tinkering with the cameras for almost a month at the Mumbai Central Terminus carshed, as they wanted it to rotate 90 degrees to be able to cover as much area ..., 11 hours ago

Record! 19 students bag top 10 positions in WB Class 12 exam

In a record of its kind, students from a boarding school with no access to mobile phones and TV sets have made it to the Top 10. Read on for details... A boarding school run by monks where students have no access to mobile phones and TV sets has created a record of sorts in the West Bengal Higher Secondary examinations with 19 students coming in the Top 10 list. Nine students of the Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Narendrapur, bagged the first seven positions. With 99.2 per cent marks, ...
 Rediff.com13 hours ago

Heat wave kills over 1,800; weatherman has more bad news

Over 1,800 dead in just over a week! The bristling summer continues to claim lives across India as temperatures soar between mid-to high-40 degrees. And there's no respite in sight for at least the next couple of days. Reports of heat wave deaths continue to come in from all over India, especially the worst affected states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. On Thursday, the death toll climbed to 1826, with 414 lives being claimed by the scorching sun in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana since ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago Heat wave intensifies across India, claims over 65 lives  Rediff.com1 week ago

Here's to you, Monika!

Kuch mitha ho jaye? Monika More and her family celebrate her success in the HSC exams. Monika, 18, lost her arms in a train accident last year, but the gutsy girl who has now been fitted with prosthetic limbs, used a writer to give her exams. She scored 63 per cent in the Maharashtra HSC Class 12 board examination.  Pic: Sahil Salvi.
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Girl who lost both limbs scores 63 per cent in HSC exam

A student of commerce from SNDT College, Ghatkopar, Monika More scored 63 per cent in the Maharashtra HSC examination this year. Monika More, 18 who lost both her limbs in a train accident last year has scored 63 per cent in the Maharashtra HSC Class 12 board examination this year. A student of commerce from SNDT College, Ghatkopar, Monika spent a good six months at KEM (King Edward Memorial) Hospital recuperating from the tragic accident. (Read all about Monika's accident and ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Maharashtra HSC results to be declared on May 27

Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Class XII (HSC) Results will be declared on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 1 pm. The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune will announce the HSC results for the Class 12 board examinations on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 1 pm. The HSC results will be available online on 1 pm onwards itself. Students can access their results by logging on to In the dropdown menu, ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago CBSE Class 12 results to be announced today  Rediff.com4 days ago Working as domestic help, girl scores 85% in Class 12  Rediff.com1 week ago ICSE, ISC results declared; girls outshine boys  Rediff.com1 week ago

The shocking state of Mumbai's firemen

Do you know firemen who risk their lives every day earn salaries equivalent to clerks? Last week's tragedy where three Mumbai firemen died fighting a fire must wake up the city's rulers, says Neeta Kolhatkar. The May 9 incident in which three firemen died fighting a blaze in Kalbadevi, south Mumbai, should shame our authorities and citizens. The deaths of the firemen, including the city's deputy fire chief, spells absolute doom for their families. The Maharashtra government and the ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

UPSC: No change in pattern, CSAT to stay

In a landmark judgement that will hopefully cheer a large section of candidates, the central government has decided to retain the Civil Services Aptitude Test and set the qualifying limit at minimum 35 per cent. Read on for details.  The aptitude test will continue to be part of civil services preliminary examination and there is no change in the pattern as of now, it was officially stated here today. At the same time, Government said an expert committee will be constituted to take a ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Iconic Rajabai Clock Tower, University Library get a grand makeover

Mumbai’s architectural wonder, the Rajabai Clock Tower has received a magnificent makeover, thanks to Tata Consultancy Services. Image: Rajaji Tower gets a makeover. Photograph: Sahil Salvi/     Two landmark heritage structures in south Mumbai, the Rajabai Clock Tower and Mumbai University Library reopened on Tuesday after extensive renovations. Image: Mumbai University Library gets a new look. Photograph, courtesy: TCS     Mumbai University Vice ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Building collapse: It's a disaster waiting to happen in Mumbai

In the wake of the fire at an old building in South Mumbai in which two senior fire officers were killed after the structure caved in, the Maharashtra government on Monday said there are over 16,000 cessed buildings in the city that are in need of urgent redevelopment. Fire engulfed the four-storey 'Gokul Nivas', over a century old commercial-cum-residential building at Kalbadevi in South Mumbai, on Saturday. When the flames were being doused, the building, which is in a dilapidated condition, ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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