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4 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Meet Captain Dinesh Singh Dhillon, the pilot with six licenses

Captain Dinesh Singh Dhillon makes it to the Limca Book of Records as the first Indian pilot who is qualified to fly six different kinds of aircraft Captain Dinesh Singh Dhillon likes the skies.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Around Mumbai in 6 diets

What do Mumbaikars eat through the day? Where do they go when they crave a good meal? Where are those hole-in-the-wall shops that sell ingredients for various communities? sunday mid-day scoures streets in the city for the best meals, meets citizens from across work profiles to see what they eat, checks out places to buy exotic ingredients and ... (more)

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Mumbai Police on the lookout for fake currencies

Video cameras and IT officers in tow, police teams are manning nakabandis across Mumbai to apprehend the growing number of vehicles sneaking in fake currency notes into the city to fund campaigns and bribe poor voters.

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The Indian Express

Police advise to Modi: Speak less, avoid traffic snarl during peak hours

Police discuss the security arrangement at BKC on Saturday, ahead of Sonia Gandhi's rally at the venue on Sunday.

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International Business Times

IPL 7 Results: Bowlers Come Up Trumps Again as RCB Hand Mumbai Indians a Second Straight Defeat

Royal Challengers Bangalore picked up a second consecutive victory in IPL 7, with their bowlers coming up trumps yet again, knocking out the much-vaunted Mumbai Indians batting lineup to setup a comfortable win.

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The Indian Express

Anand Sharma accuses BJP of a oepolitical plagiarisma

"BJP manifesto talks of five 'T's - tradition, talent, tourism, technology and trade.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Bird calls, and a city in bloom

Every summer, Mumbai witnesses a burst of colours and a beehive of activity, courtesy the diverse flora and fauna that breathe new life into the concrete jungle.

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The Indian Express

Sanjay Nirupam faces challenge from BJPa s Gopal Shetty in North Mumbai

Nirupam is confident of retaining his seat, saying he has maintained contact with grassroot party workers and voters in the last five years.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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A Journey Of Pain And Beauty: On Becoming Transgender In India

Born a boy biologically and given the male name Abhijit, Aher grew up in a middle-class neighborhood of Mumbai, India.

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A Journey Of Pain And Beauty: On Becoming Transgender In India

Abhina Aher was born a boy biologically and is now a hijra, a member of an ancient transgender community in India.

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The Times of India

ET: Mukesh Ambani's daughter joins McKinsey

It would be wrong, however, to attribute any political colour to the ads. Think of them instead as the Amar-Akbar-Anthony pitch for cement and tea.

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Newkerala.com

Mumbai Indians take nine underprivileged children to Dubai

Mumbai, April 18 : Mumbai Indians, under their initiative 'Education For All', have invited nine underprivileged children from various Mumbai based NGOs to Dubai as part of the experiential tour and to watch Saturday's Indian Premier League match against Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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The Indian Express

Being Woman

Aabida, a short film about a day in the life of a Muslim widow after the terror attacks in Mumbai, is gaining acclaim for its quiet feminist stance.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Mumbai: Rs 428-cr Santacruz-Chembur Link Road opens

After missing 12 deadlines, the Rs 428 crore Santacruz Chembur Link Road finally opened to traffic from today; while the opening is timed to perfection with days to go for polling, there was no fanfare or formal programme, as the code of conduct is in effect Coast not clear? The MMRDA claims that the Rs 428 crore Santacruz-Chembur Link Road will ... (more)

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The Indian Express

Rallies in full swing in Mumbai ahead of final leg of polls

The party unit has asked every MLA from the city and suburbs to ensure a crowd of about 5,000 with them.

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Times of Oman

Admiral Robin K. Dhowan elected navy chief after deadly submarine fire

India's new Naval Chief, Admiral Robin K Dhowan after inspects a Guard of Honour at Defence Headquarters prior to taking over as the Chief of Naval Staff, in New Delhi.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Mahatma Gandhi's ideals more than a ritual, says great-grandson Tushar, UAB guest lecturer

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi will visit Birmingham in May to present a public forum and lecture on human rights.

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The Independent

Catering to the masses in Mumbai

"When I first came to Bandra, there was nothing here," says food blogger Kalyan Karmakar.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Israeli in Indian Prison After Forgetting Bullet in Backpack

Steve Silvenchev, an Israeli tourist in India, had been in jail in Mumbai for seven months, after authorities there found a bullet in a backpack that he had used at times during his stint in the IDF.

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Gay Rights Are Playing a Major Role in India's National Election for the First Time

The Indian Supreme Court's decision to recriminalize gay sex acts has mobilized many in the LGBT community, and leading political parties are taking notice.

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