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Alert Mumbai fire officer helps save 2nd sub from disaster

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Mumbai: A second submarine berthed near INS Sindhurakshak submarine that exploded and sank was saved from a possible disaster thanks to an alert senior Mumbai Fire Brigade officer who was near the mi

Submarine mishap: Naval chief rules out sabotage

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Mumbai: Chief of Naval staff Admiral D.K. Joshi on Wednesday ruled out the possibility of sabotage on board of the ill-fated INS Sindhurakshak.
There are no indicators that point out to a sabotage,

Surviving horrors


Born in Nellore, 15-year-old Saira and 12-year-old Sumaiya Sheikh are just like other kids — they like to “play the piano, movies are a must and they would love to see the world”. In fact, Sumaiya ha

CNG prices to jump by up to Rs 11.7 due to gas price hike

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New Delhi: The government decision to double natural gas prices from April next year will translate into a hike of Rs 8.20-Rs 11.72 per kg in CNG rates in cities like Delhi and Mumbai.
The government

Safer in Bengaluru? That’s what the numbers say!

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How safe is Bengaluru, really? How has the city fared in terms of crimes against women and other offences when compared to the other metros in the country? Praveen Kumar and Prakruti Koratagere bring

Shobhaa De suffering from 'bankruptcy of intelligence': Shiv Sena

Mumbai: Launching a scathing attack on writer-socialite Shobhaa De for talking about separate Mumbai state, Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' on Friday said she was suffering from 'bankruptcy' of intell

Happy to break silence, not feeling intimidated: Shobhaa De

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Kolkata: Celebrated author and columnist Shobhaa De on Thursday said after the large scale protests by political parties against her latest tweet, she was happy to break her silence and was not feeli

Mumbai rave party busted


Mumbai: The Lonavala police on Wednesday busted a party organised in a bungalow on the backwaters of Pawana Dam, and arrested 47 people, including 12 girls for obscenity.
According to Manojkumar Lohi

Shobhaa De target of saffron ire over Mumbai statehood remarks

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Mumbai: Columnist Shobhaa De was on Wednesday the target of saffron ire over her comments on making Mumbai a separate state.
"Maharashtra and Mumbai? Why not? Mumbai has always fancied itself as an i

2,697 Mumbai jail inmates out on bail missing: Maharashtra Home Minister Patil


Mumbai: As many as 2,697 inmates from Mumbai jails, out on bail, have gone missing, while 57 inmates of Pune's Yerwada jail are absconding after release on parole, Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Pati

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

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