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The zakat that keeps giving

Beggars sit outside Mahim Dargah on Monday as Ramzan is nearing its end   	— Debasish Dey

New trend in alms-giving seeks to make it more organised and influence a larger number of lives

Ultra-luxury housing shifts to Worli, BKC

Buyers who earlier preferred SoBo are exploring options close to CBD

BMC to buy tallest snorkel

The aerial hydraulic platform will be able to reach the 30th floor of a highrise

Civic body to file FIR against building

There have been several violations, not only in fire safety norms but also in the structure of the Lotus Business Park in Andheri.

Sahyadri employee held for molestation

A Class IV employee at the Sahyadri Guesthouse has been arrested by the Malabar Hill police for allegedly molesting an eight-year-old girl by luring her with sweets and chocolates.

Boy cut with blade by junior in school

A standard 10 student got slashed on his neck with a blade from a pencil sharpener after a fracas erupted between him and his junior at the Fatima school in Dindoshi on Monday.

Cops seek details of tourist

Travel agencies asked to give names, addresses of travellers to Iraq

The healing power of faith


The medical sector is one of the important fields where money given as zakat is used to provide aid to people who cannot afford expensive treatment.

Cops await Thai response for Jhingada extradition

The city crime branch is awaiting a response from Thai authorities on extraditing Muzakkir Mudassar Hussain alias Munna Jhingada one of the assailants in the assassination attempt on Chhota Rajan in B

Maharashtra government faces teachers’ wrath

Following the demand to dismiss the Prithviraj Chavan-led government by invoking article 356 of the Constitution, the Maharashtra Federa-tion of University and College Teachers Organisation (MFUCTO) h

Much as I am tempted to see the fuss over Ved Pratap Vaidik’s posturing as a warning against busybodies and meddlers, wholesale condemnation of what is known as Track Two diplomacy might be unfair.

There is considerable speculation about when the Planning Commission will be reconstituted and who will occupy the largest room in Yojana Bhavan.