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3 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Highstakes Maharashtra polls could break expense records

The upcoming elections to the Maharashtra assembly, likely in October-November, could turn out to be one of the most expensive in India's history, given the high stakes involved.

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8 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Estimate revised, to cost PMC Rs 2,885 cr dearer

The project cost has increased by Rs 686 crore in a year and Rs 2,885 crore in five years.

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12 hrs ago | Nerve News

Second Mumbai Metro project to take off Aug 26

Mumbai will get its second Mumbai Metro Line, between Colaba and SEEPZ, with Japanese assistance, union Minister for Urban Development M. Venkaiah Naidu said here Friday.

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16 hrs ago | Outlook

IRB Infra Wins Bid for Toll Collection at Mumbai-Pune E-way

IRB Infrastructure Developers has won the bid to develop toll collection booths at the Mumbai- Pune Expressway.

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18 hrs ago | Merinews

Students in Ferozepur remember activist Dr. Narendera Dabholkar

The students of Dev Samaj College for Women in Ferozepur remembered Dr. Narendera Dabholkar, founding president of Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti , Pune, an organization set up to eradicate superstition in 1989.

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19 hrs ago | The Times of India

With eye on China, India deploys Akash missiles in NE

A file photo of India-China border area in Bumla, Arunachal Pradesh. India has started deploying Akash missiles in the northeast to deter Chinese misadventure in the region.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Atlantic

The Amazing Contortions of B.K.S. Iyengar

In its American form, yoga can sometimes seem like it's less about meditation than fitness, extreme sweatiness, and the absurdity of trying to balance on your head while wearing hot-pink lycra pants.

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Fiji Times

Health support

INDIA will continue to support the Fiji Government in improving its health care sector, says Acting Indian High Commissioner Vikrant Rattan.

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DNA India

Pune metro project to be cleared in four days: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu today said the proposed Pune Metro project would be cleared within four days.

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Express India

Buy IGL on positive policy moves: Nomura

Summary Uncertainties over the gas price hike remain a key event risk for IGL. However, optimism is on the rise.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

India : Aircel launched its 4G services in Tamil Nadu and J&K, with...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aircel Cellular, a division of Maxis, has made an announcement on the roll out of its 4G LTE services in the States of Tamil Nadu as well as Jammu and Kashmir.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Dabholkar murder probe: AAP leader points fingers at Sanatan Sanstha

Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashish Khetan said the absconding Sanatan Sanstha members are prime suspects in the murder case and are wanted in other cases as well While the Pune police has put its hands up when it comes to solving the murder of anti-superstition crusader Narendra Dabholkar, and the Central Bureau of Investigation is yet to make any ... (more)

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DNA India

Mahindra & Mahindra launches new tractor platform after 14 years

Mahindra & Mahindra the country's biggest tractor maker - launched a new tractor platform almost after 14 years catering to the 50-60 horsepower and above category.

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KLIQ-FM Hastings

Guru Who Made Yoga Popular in US Dies, Influence Flows On

As news spread of yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar's death on Wednesday, disciples were quick to respond to the news via social media and other outlets with remembrances, gratitude and sorrow.

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The Indian Express

Activists, artistes recall Dabholkar work, blame police for failure to nab killers

Over 2,000 people from all walks of life participated in a demonstration on Wednesday against the government's failure to nab the killers of rationalist Dr Narendra Dabholkar.

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Los Angeles Times

One year later, Indian activist's slaying still unsolved

Thousands of protesters poured into city streets across India on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the unsolved killing of a social activist who had fought to ban black magic and other superstitious practices.

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Rediff.com

Speak up, India, and act

'Will the new government, largely of the BJP, whose manifesto proclaimed "India shall remain a natural home for persecuted Hindus and they shall be welcome to seek refuge here" and whose patrons never tire of the glories of our civilisation in antiquity, stand up for these long-lost cousins, the Yazidis in Iraq?' asks Shreekant Sambrani.

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Rediff.com

Why the Congress is angry with Modi

On Tuesday, August 19, Modi visited Kaithal, Haryana, to lay the foundation of the Kaithal-Rajasthan border section of the National Highway where he shared a stage with Hooda.

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Newkerala.com

B.K.S. Iyengar who took yoga to world is dead

World renowned Yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar, who founded the 'Iyengar Yoga' died at a private hospital here early Wednesday, an aide said.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Master Class with Kangana

"We thought of Kangana as the first guest because she's a compelling actor with an incredibly diverse body of work," says film critic, Anupama Chopra , about the Film Companion Master class, which she will be conducting later this evening at a suburban multiplex in Mumbai "My hope is to create a portrait of the creative process and also to create a ... (more)

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