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New policy puts limit on political hoardings

Six months after it announced the formulation of a new policy on hoardings and banners in the city, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has not been able to implement it earnestly due to the

MU to have bridge courses for outside science students

To ensure that students from outside the University of Mumbai are able to take up post-graduate courses in the University, the academic council approved a bridge course that will allow them to pursue

HC angry over ‘helpless’ police authorities

The Bombay high court on Monday pulled up the crime branch and the Thane prison authorities for their “helplessness” in dealing with the “royal” treatment meted out to Suresh Bijlani, prime accused in

No place for rioters in state: CM

Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday said that there is no place in Maharashtra for people who create communal conflicts to garner votes.

Man held for killing mother

The Ghatkopar police arrested a 27-year-old man for allegedly murdering his mother and grievously injuring his brother when the three were arguing over a domestic issue.

BMC ropes in British Council

Experts from the British Council will give lessons to BMC-run school teachers on how to teach in the English language. The civic body will pay the British Council `3.5 crore for this exercise.

Mid-portion of woman’s body found in bag

In yet another horrific case of crime against women, the police has found the mutilated middle-portion of a young woman’s body in a highly decomposed state, which was stuffed inside a cement bag and d

26-yr-old held for making threat calls

The crime branch officials caught a 26-year-old man, who had been threatening a Sion family with killing their daughter by using live CCTV footage of their residence available on the victim’s cellphon

‘Lack of debate is dangerous for India’

Cautioning that the lack of debate is dangerous for the country, minister of state for communication and IT, Milind Deora, during the inauguration of his special initiative of the Youth Parliament 201

3 days on, no lookout notice against Usmani

Over three days have passed since alleged Indian Mujahideen operative Afzal Usmani escaped from the clutches of the police escort team, but the Mumbai police and Navi Mumbai police is yet to issue a l

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