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Kolhapur man crushed to death under private bus

Kolhapur, Feb. 18 -- A 24-year-old man, Onkar Salokhe, from Chikhali village was crushed to death under a private bus on Saturday. Salokhe was going to his office on a motorcycle when the accident too... Read More


Denied loans, Maratha youth threaten action

Kolhapur, Feb. 18 -- Maratha youth from southern Maharashtra have threatened to lock banks for their alleged denials to disburse loan under Annasaheb Patil Mahamandal loan scheme meant for educated an... Read More


NMMC razes 20 illegal shanties in Digha

Navi Mumbai, Feb. 18 -- The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) on Saturday demolished around 20 illegal hutments in Digha. These structures had come up in Sathe Nagar over the past couple of mon... Read More


VERSOVA COUPLE DUMPS THEIR NEWBORN, HELD

Mumbai, Feb. 18 -- A couple from a slum pocket in Versova was arrested on Saturday for allegedly abandoning their 10-day-old son in an autorickshaw last week. The husband had threatened to divorce the... Read More


850 STRUCTURES TO MAKE WAY FOR WIDER CHEMBUR ROAD

Mumbai, Feb. 18 -- The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is set to demolish 850 structures to widen the 4.5-km-long Ramakrishna Chemburkar Marg road, which connects the refineries in Mahul to A... Read More


BMC receives 85 bids for its tree trimming works

Mumbai, Feb. 16 -- After the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) floated tenders worth Rs120 crore for hiring tree trimming contractors and an arborist - a specialist in taking care of trees -for... Read More


Firemen racing against time, lanes

Mumbai, Feb. 15 -- Narrow lanes and illegally parked vehicles are to blame for 30% minor blazes becoming major ones, said chief fire officer Prabhat Rahangdale on Thursday. According to the Mumbai fi... Read More


'30% fires in Mumbai turn major, thanks to narrow lanes, illegal parking'

MUMBAI, Feb. 14 -- Narrow lanes and illegally parked vehicles are to blame for 30% minor blazes becoming major ones, said chief fire officer Prabhat Rahangdale on Thursday. According to the Mumbai fi... Read More


BMC may face flak for delay in hospital management system

Mumbai, Feb. 13 -- The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) delay in procuring equipment for its Health Management Information System (HMIS) is likely to face criticism by the Opposition in its ... Read More


No stalls, but food hub at Girgaum Chowpatty by the end of February

Mumbai, Feb. 12 -- In order to make the city's beaches more tourist-friendly, the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) and the civic body will turn the food stalls along Girgaum Chowpatty into a major ... Read More