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2 hrs ago | Express India

Hyderabad ranks fourth globally for sending students to US

Hyderabad is ranked number four globally and topped among all Indian cities for sending students for higher education to the US.

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6 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Former attorney general Goolam E Vahanvati dead

Former attorney general of India GE Vahanvati, the first Muslim to become the top law officer of the country, died in Mumbai on Tuesday following a heart attack aged 65. Vahanvati was appointed the 13th attorney general in June 2009 for a three-year term after UPA government was relected.

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10 hrs ago | Express India

Blackout hits large parts of Mumbai as Tata Power's unit in Trombay trips

Summary Business districts of Mumbai, with prominent areas such as Zaveri Bazaar facing a blackout till at least 3:30 pm.

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10 hrs ago | Newsday

Mumbai hit by massive power failure

A massive powercut has caused disruption in India's western city of Mumbai at a time when the country's energy sector is being reportedly threatened by a lack of coal supplies.

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10 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

5th Jagran Film Festival finale comes to Mumbai

India's only travelling film festival; 'Jagran Film Festival' will now reach its concluding stage after travelling across 15 cities in India.

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14 hrs ago | Rediff.com

7 wonders: Mumbai's most popular Ganeshas

The 10-day extravaganza is on in Mumbai as it hosts its most favourite deity. Rediff.com takes a look at the city's rich and famous Ganpati mandals.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Mumbai girl drums her way from red-light area to USA school

Sheetal Jain was born to a sex worker in Kamathipura, but she did not let her address define her; the 19-year-old will now pursue her passion for drumming at a music school in Washington DC Ever since she was a child, Sheetal Jain was taught that a sex worker's daughter could only end up in the flesh trade.

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Channelnewsasia.com

India factory output rises in August: HSBC

Indian factory output slowed slightly in August after jumping to a 17-month high the previous month, but growth remained strong, a key HSBC survey showed on Monday .

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Channelnewsasia.com

India's Kingfisher tycoon declared 'wilful defaulter'

The United Bank of India declared indebted tycoon Vijay Mallya a "wilful defaulter" on Monday , dealing another blow to his embattled Kingfisher Airlines.

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DNA India

Mumbai: Another man jumps into sea from Bandra-Worli Sea Link

A man, suffering from depression, allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the sea from the Bandra-Worli Sea Link bridge early this morning, but the efforts of cops and fire brigade to trace him failed to yield any results, the police said.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Heavy showers in Mumbai; MeT predicts more downpour

Mumbai: With heavy rains lashing the city for second consecutive day today, the MeT department has predicted the monsoon is likely to get stronger in Mumbai and heavy downpour is expected over the next 48 hours.

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Nothing To Do With Arbroath

Court granted man divorce over wife's excessive demands for sex

A man, who sought separation from his wife alleging that she was aggressive and autocratic with an insatiable appetite for sex, has been granted a divorce by a family court in Mumbai, India.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Times of India

IM defanged a year after Yasin Bhatkal's arrest

NEW DELHI: A year ago, India's most wanted terrorist Yasin Bhatkal alias Ahmad Zarar Siddibappa was arrested by the intelligence agencies for carrying out a series of blasts across the country since 2007.

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The Times of India

Are cyber cafes logging off?

In a way, the decline of the cyber cafe is an indicator of the growing popularity of smartphones and cheap broadband.

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On An Overgrown Path

Which version of the truth do you want?

On August 27th 2014 BBC Two TV screened the first of a four part documentary Hotel India billed as "A look behind the scenes of India's oldest and most famous hotel, the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai".

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The Orlando Sentinel

Sorrow of Flight 370 finalized in Chicago court

Uma Mukherjee sat in an office chair in a conference room at the Chicago law firm of Mayer Brown, clutching a tissue in her left hand.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Special child expelled from Mumbai school for failing Class IX twice

While the parents, who have dragged the school to court, call the decision unfair, school says they are only following the rules.

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The Times of India

Hyderabad sends more students to US than Delhi, Mumbai

Indian students ponied up more than $5 billion in the 2008-2012 period to study in the US .

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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Mumbai Jewish centre reopens after 2008 terror attack

With a cantor singing a benediction, more than two dozen black-hatted rabbis from around the world arrived here this week to reopen a Jewish centre attacked and gutted during a 2008 killing rampage by Pakistani militants.

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The Japan Times

Indian leader Modi arrives for summit with Abe

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Kansai International Airport on Saturday for a five-day visit in which he is expected to seek stronger security and economic ties with Japan in the face of China's rising territorial ambitions and military might.

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