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One dead, 45 injured during Dahi Handi celebrations
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One dead, 45 injured during Dahi Handi celebrations

Even as Dahi Handi was celebrated with fervour in and around Mumbai, at least 45 Govindas were injured in the city while forming human pyramids as part of the festival, while another one died in Palghar district after he suffered an epileptic attack during the celebrations.However, the dahi handi celebrations this year were relatively low-key in view of the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), income tax woes and demonetisation.Rains and fear of injuries failed to dampen the ... Rediff.com, 4 days ago
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Prasoon Joshi: 'Good intent is the best beginning'

'One hopes to make a positive difference with the guidance and support of respected minds'Subhash K Jha reports. Prasoon Joshi's appointment as the new chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification has come as no surprise to informed sources in the ministry of information and broadcasting. Says an informed source, "Prasoon Joshi was a frontrunner for the post. They wanted someone young, vibrant, contemporary and liberal in thought and of an intellectual bent of mind though not overly ...
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Fadnavis announces sops as Marathas stage massive show in Mumbai for quotas

Holding aloft saffron flags, lakhs of Maratha community members on Wednesday filled Mumbai's streets as they took their battle for reservation in government jobs and education to the Maharashtra capital, throwing traffic haywire and putting the overburdened suburban railway under severe strain. IMAGE: Maratha community people holding a silent protest in Mumbai on Wednesday, to demand reservation in government jobs and educational ...
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Maratha Morcha reaches Azad Maidan

Thousands of people belonging to the Maratha community from different parts of Maharashtra converged here today as part of their campaign to press for reservation in jobs and education among other demands. Amid tight security, the massive silent march began from the Jijamata Udyan in Byculla this morning with participants carrying saffron swallowtail flags. People had started arriving in the city since early morning in private vehicles as well as public modes of transport. Police and traffic ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Mumbai: Thousands head to Azad Maidan  Rediff.com1 week ago Maratha rally: Thousands head to Mumbai's Azad Maidan  Rediff.com1 week ago
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Mumbaikars hit as BEST buses go off roads for 16 hrs

Sixteen hours after the Brihanmumbai Electrical Supply and Transport buses went off the city roads as employees of the transport body went on a strike, the stir was withdrawn on Monday afternoon following Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's intervention.   IMAGE: Nearly 36,000 BEST employees have gone on strike, which has left several Mumbaikars in the lurch. Photograph: Sahil Salvi/Rediff.com The BEST workers' union had decided to go ahead with the bus strike from ...
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'We hope she recovers from her trauma'

'She keeps asking me about the two women and child she saw before she was buried under the debris.'Rediff.com's Prasanna D Zore meets a worried father whose daughter survived the building collapse in Mumbai which claimed 17 lives. IMAGE: Varsha Sakpal was working on the second floor when the building collapsed. She survived the mishap. Photograph: Sahil Salvi Varsha Sakpal keeps asking her father about Renuka, Amruta and Pramilaben. When the Siddhi Sai Apartments began collapsing around 10.30 ...
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Mumbai building collapse victim on how he survived

'From my childhood I believe your good deeds is your true religion.''When the building collapsed, I knew I won't die.'Rediff.com's Prasanna D Zore meets Rajesh Doshi who was buried under debris for more than 14 hours, but survived. IMAGE: Rajesh Shantilal Doshi had the presence of mind to call his son Darshan despite being buried under the debris for more than six hours, July 25. Photograph: Sahil Salvi When the four-storeyed Siddhi Sai Apartment in Ghatkopar, north Mumbai, began trembling and ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago 12 killed, 11 injured as building collapses in Mumbai  Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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With 127 mm of rain, Monday was Mumbai's wettest July day in 3 years

Monday was Mumbai’s wettest July day in three years. The 126.6 mm rainfall that the city received in the 12-hour period from 8.30 am to 8.30 pm on Monday exceeded the 114.5 mm it got on July 30, 2016, and July 21, 2015’s meagre record of 61 mm. IMAGE: The city was lashed with heavy rains and the weatherman warns of more to come.Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters Officials from the Indian Meteorological Department have warned Mumbaikars of heavy downpour for Tuesday too.
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Attack on Amarnath pilgrims cowardly, says Ajmer dargah head

The spiritual head of the Ajmer dargah, Zainul Abedin Ali Khan, today condemned the terrorist attack on a bus carrying Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir terming it a "cowardly act". This act of terror has brought shame to Kashmir, he said. In a statement, Khan also said that there is no place for violence in Islam and called upon all religious leaders to come together against terrorism. He urged Muslims and the Kashmiri youth to stand united against terrorism to give a message to the world ...
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No Sachin but Kambli attends felicitation event for 'Guru' Achrekar

IMAGE: Former India and Mumbai cricketers Pravin Amre and Chandrakant Pandit among others felicitate coach par excellence Ramakant Archrekar at a function to mark 'Guru Purnima' on in Mumbai on Sunday. Photograph: Sahil Salvi He has coached several cricketers from the 1983 World Cup squad member Balwinder Singh Sandhu to the batting legend Sachin Tendulkar who have represented India at the international level. On the occasion of 'Guru Purnima' on Sunday, the students fondly recalled the ...
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