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Babus drawn to BJP, Shiv Sena

Those willing to join politics prefer Opposition instead of ruling Congress-NCP

Hippopotamus wounded, zoo helpless

The hippopotamus now does not even react when visitors pelt stones at it

Birds constantly pecking on Deva’s open injury, which is preventing it from healing

Go online to register property

The state government on Sunday launched the e-registration facility for registration of properties online.

Number of rules being flouted

A visit to the Byculla zoo revealed that plastic bags and garbage were floating in the lakes from where the  animals drink water

The Byculla zoo has been found to be in violation of various rules of the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) and the Recognition of Zoo Rule 1992, including keeping elephants in the zoo, failing to maintain

Congress aspirants eye Ajit Pawar turf

Even as Congress leaders on Sunday held interviews of ticket aspirants for the 114 state assembly seats, contested by the NCP in 2009, party workers shouted slogans in the party office in Mumbai deman

Zoo makeover plans in limbo

The Byculla zoo, which came into being in 1862, is one of the country’s oldest zoos.

After clearing several hurdles, the Byculla Zoo makeover project has been awaiting final approval from the Mumbai Heritage Conservation Committee (MHCC).

Beach contractor fined for not cleaning up act

File photo of Juhu beach

Civic body slaps penalty of Rs.17.67L on firm for dirty Juhu beach stretch

Mumbai University exam schedule made keeping elections in mind

Mumbai University

Anticipating disruptions in the timetable for the second half of 2014 examinations due to the yet-to-be-announced state Assembly elections, the University of Mumbai has said that the exam timetables h

Murder convict acquitted

Giving a man the benefit of the doubt, the Bombay high court recently acquitted him of a murder charge, as the victim was beaten up by a crowd in a marketplace, suspecting that he was a thief, and the

Emergency chains fail to work

Commuters tried to stop a train after a passenger fell off

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.