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3 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Hope of finding survivors fades as landslide death toll hits 63

Indian villager Chandrakant Zhanjare, who lost 13 members of his family, breaks down as he sits near the spot which was once his ancestral home.

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8 hrs ago | DNA India

Poonam Pandey cause of rift between rape accused Mumbai top cop and model, say police

Contents of emails exchanged between senior IPS officer, DIG Sunil Paraskar, and the model whom he allegedly raped, seem to suggest that Bollywood actress Poonam Pandey triggered the strain in the relationship between Paraskar and the model, the police said here on Friday.

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9 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Palghar becomes Maharashtra's 36th district

A formal function heralding the new district will be attended by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan later in the day even as scores of hoardings announcing the creation of Palghar were set up at various locations.

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13 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Mumbai hospital expands neonatal care unit

The Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital in Mumbai expanded its neonatal intensive care unit to make it the largest NICU in the country.

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17 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Bombay High Court clubs cases of custodial deaths

Mumbai : Observing that Maharashtra accounts for a large number of custodial deaths and that most of the victims belonged to the minority community, the Bombay High Court has said that it would take stern measures to curb such atrocities.

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21 hrs ago | DNA India

Over 75% of rescued child labourers go back to work

Over 76% of child labourers rescued in raids conducted six years ago in Mumbai went back to work, according to an NGO working for children's rights.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

'Pakistan used US anti-terror military aid to fight India' : former US diplomat

Washington : Most of the American military aid to Islamabad for counterinsurgency has gone into buying equipment to fight India, a former US diplomat has told lawmakers as he described Pakistan as a country which is "on the edge in many ways of being a failed state".

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Outlook

Mumbai Musings

The figures on crimes and crimes against women are bad enough in Mumbai and in Maharashtra, but with this latest incident we have reached a new low: A 26-year-old model lodged a complaint against Deputy Inspector General of Police Sunil Paraskar accusing him of rape and misconduct.

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The Times of India

Govt projects to blame for Pune landslide: Experts

Sahas Manch, an NGO working in the area, has blamed abject carelessness of government officials in measuring and levelling land for the Padkai scheme.

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Indian Television

Inauguration Ceremony - 'Sahyadri Monsoon Chitrapat Mahotsav'

MUMBAI: The Sahyadri Monsoon Marathi Chitrapat Mahotsav got under way at a glittering ceremony on Friday evening with cine stars descending at Doordarshan Mumbai Kendra.

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DNA India

Heavy rainfall disrupts normal life in Mumbai

Heavy rainfall across Mumbai city and suburban area since Wednesday morning has hit the normal life in the city on Thursday.

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The Indian Express

Dagdusheth Ganpati has given an identity to the city, the police...

Ashok Godse, head of Shreement Dagdusheth Halwai Savajanik Ganpati Trust, at an Idea Exchange at The Indian Express.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Fight against acid attacks needs a more aggressive approach: NGO

A non-profit body dedicating to the rehabilitation of acid attack victims says it is time for tougher penalties, making acid more difficult to procure and increasing awareness and sensitization in the city The Acid Survivors Foundation India, , Western India Chapter announced commencement of its operation in Mumbai and launched a campaign, 'war ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Thank the rain gods, water cuts in Mumbai down to 10%

With a promising rise in the lake levels, the BMC has decided to bring down the domestic water cuts from 20% to 10% starting today The rain gods are half-smiling at you, and so, the BMC is too.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

This Mumbai doctor's mission is to save lives on highways

Noting that the absence of trauma medical centres in western India delays medical care and causes deaths of many accident victims, KEM Hospital's Dr Aadil Chagla has stepped up to the task of raising funds and building centres to fill this lacunae While doctors from civic-run hospitals have usually been in the news for all the wrong reasons of ... (more)

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Official: Landslides trap 150 people or more in western India

Landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains may have trapped 150 people or more in a village in western India, a senior official said Wednesday.

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Merinews

US eager to support and partner with India to bolster mutual economic ...

Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce, US Department of Commerce, who was here in Mumbai today said that the purpose of her visit in Mumbai and at the Strategic Dialogue in New Delhi was to open up new avenues that can help reinvigorate and deepen the economic ties between US and India.

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Scotsman.com

17 dead after Indian landslide, 158 missing

Mud and slush surround a building after a mudslide in Malin village, in the western Indian state of Maharashtra.

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Channelnewsasia.com

10 dead, up to 200 feared trapped in India monsoon landslide

A major landslide on Wednesday struck a village in western India following heavy monsoon rains, killing at least 10 people and leaving up to 200 feared trapped, an official said.

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DNA India

Landslide in Pune district: 5 dead, over 100 trapped under debris

At least 5 people are feared dead and around 150 trapped in a landslide near Bhimashankar in Pune district on Wednesday.

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