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‘BJP-Sena misruled Maharashtra’

Chief minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan

As Maharashtra gears up for the Assembly polls scheduled for November this year, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan tells Prasad Patil that the Congress has learnt its lesson from the Lok Sabha polls an

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

Power crisis looms large in Maharashtra

Though good rain is a relief, government swings into action

Emergency chains fail to work

Commuters tried to stop a train after a passenger fell off

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).

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

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

Fisherman rue their luck as good catch eludes them

Have to spend more time at sea in post-rain season as they suspect breeding patterns have changed

Bail granted to man accused of raping minor

A local court has granted bail to a man who was arrested by JJ Marg police for raping his minor domestic help.

Sweet success for Food and Drug Administration

In a crackdown on adulterated mawa, a byproduct of milk that is used for making sweets, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has seized around 6,000 kg of spurious mawa in various raids that were ca

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.