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Father of suspended staffer tries to kill self

Two hours after he heard that his son had been suspended by the Nair Hospital for refusing to vacate the Mahalaxmi staff quarters, a 65-year-old paralytic man attempted to kill himself by jumping off

Rash drivers, beware! Cops looking beyond drunks

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The Mumbai traffic police will conduct its annual drive against drunk driving between December 21, 2014 and January 1, 2015 with a severe crackdown on over-speeding and rash driving for the very first

Toddler’s body found in Sion

A one-and-a-half year old baby girl was found murdered under a bridge in Sion, five days after her pavement dweller parents reported her missing.

‘Vigilance key to security’

The Peshawar school tragedy could very well happen in our schools said principals and members of parent-teacher associations, as the present security measures are insufficient.

Reforms failed to help masses: BNS

Liberalisation of the economy that raised high expectations of the financial services industry has failed to translate into financial well-being of the consumer.

Kabutarkhana to get a makeover

The Kabutarkhana in Dadar	—Bhagwan Parab

The Dadar Kabutarkhana, one of the city’s famous landmarks, is in for a major revamp.

Surge in e-biz in smaller cities

The increase in internet penetration and smartphones have led to a significant surge in e-commerce activity from tier-II and tier-III cities across India.

SEBI orders prison term for Kolar Biotech chairman

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SEBI ordered him imprisonment for failing to pay a penalty for making misleading disclosures

Fed move boosts Sensex

The equity markets snapped their three day losing streak and bounced back sharply on Thurs-day after the US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) on Wednesday said that it is in no hurry to increase in

Dealers offer gold discount for first time in five months


Gold importers are offering a discount of $2 an ounce versus London prices

India’s retail sector is a potpourri of formats.

There was a news report not so long ago that ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics), an international organisation and part of the CGIAR (Consultative Group on Inte