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Mumbai set for more seaplane services
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Mumbai set for more seaplane services

Country's first seaplane operator Maritime Energy Heli Air Services Pvt Ltd (MEHAIR) successfully carried out the trial run for its first intra-city service on Wednesday. Image: MEHAIR conducted trial landings for the proposed seaplane services between Juhu and Girgaum Chowpatty. Photograph: Sahil Salvi The city-based firm already operates daily seaplane services from Mumbai's Juhu aerodrome to Lonavala and Pawna dam in association with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation. Rediff.com, 2 days ago
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Diwali buzz grips India

The buzz in the markets in predictable. From lights to fireworks to sweets to flowers, people across the country are gearing up for Diwali. Here are some glimpses of Diwali preparations across the country.(Even you can share your festive moments with us. Simply post your Diwali celebration photos on our social networking platform, Zarabol and we will showcase them. POST THEM HERE )A vendor speaks to a customer at his roadside lantern stall at a Diwali market in Mumbai. Photograph: ...
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Maharashtra, Haryana record brisk polling as voters make last-hour dash

Maharashtra registered over 64 per cent voter turnout while a record 76 pc polling in Haryana, which witnessed stray incidents of violence, in the first eight hours of polling on Wednesday in the riveting contest to elect assemblies in the two states. Voters wait in long queues to cast their votes for Assembly polls, at a polling station in Faridabad on Wednesday. Photograph: PTI Photo Haryana created history clocking an all-time high polling of about 76 per cent, surpassing the previous best ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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In Mumbai's poor areas, election time is celebration time

On voting day there is an air of festivity at the Ramabhai Ambedkar colony in Ghatkopar, on the eastern fringes Mumbai. On the highway that leads to Thane, the road is jam packed. On the right are Congress workers in full regalia with their caps, scarves and flags. On the left are the Bharatiya Janata Party workers also in full strength. The voter has to pass this crowd on the way to the polling booth, with both sides calling exhorting him to vote for them. Further down you find a huge crowd of ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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Democracy prevails for these inspiring Mumbaikars

The rite of voting in Mumbai has always been deemed as a dismal affair by cynics. This polling season too saw a poor voter turnout for one of the most populous cities in the world. But there are always those few who strive to give meaning to democracy.   Individuals who regardless of age, health, sex and faith reach out to polling booths to cast their vote.  Photographs: Sahil Salvi   ...
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Thackerays, Sachin, Anil Ambani #GoVote

Voting day in Maharashtra and Haryana saw its top netas and celebrities come out and vote. Legendary batsman and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar with his wife Anjali at Bandra, Mumbai. Photograph: PTI Photo. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and his family show their ink-stained finger at a polling booth in Mumbai. Photograph: PTI Photo.   Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray with his family at a polling booth in Mumbai. Photograph: Sahil Salvi.   This may just go on ...
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Over 2 lakh policemen deployed in Maharashtra for polls

Maharashtra police have made extensive security arrangements to ensure that voting for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls goes peacefully with the deployment of over 2 lakh state police personnel, along with the reserved police forces. Special security arrangements have been made in Gadhchiroli, the naxal-infested district, to thwart any possible disruption by Maoists during the democratic process, said Special Inspector General (Law and Order) Deven Bharti. "Strict vigil will be ...
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Raj speaks of state autonomy, says MNS won't contest LS polls

Justifying his party's demand for autonomy for states, as spelled out in its 'blue-print' for Maharashtra's development, Raj Thackeray on Monday said the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena would not be contesting the Lok Sabha elections henceforth. "National parties should focus on Lok Sabha elections and leave state elections to regional outfits. I (his party) will not contest Lok Sabha elections henceforth," Raj said during an interaction with journalists in Mumbai. "When I say autonomous status, I ...
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The new Insurance Bill will breathe life into the ailing sector

The landmark bill will provide greater muscle to the ailing insurance sector.  Image: Insurance sector needs immediate attention of the government. Photograph: Sahil Salvi/Rediff  The new insurance bill is expected to be a game-changer for most of us. Currently, the Indian insurance sector is in dire need of funds, more freedom and better infrastructure. New rules and features in the Bill will certainly revive the sector. Though, the implementation of the Bill has been delayed, there ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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Big infra push? India must facelift the PPP model

The public-private-partnership model for infrastructure may benefit from reversing the financing sequence, notes Subir Gokarn.  Image: Delhi-Noida Toll Bridge. Photograph: Courtesy: IL&FS Transportation Networks A look at how businesses have traversed the path between start-up and the stock market over the past few decades clearly indicates a transition process that can aptly be described as a "capital ladder". Each step in the ladder is increasingly being provided by ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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