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21 min ago | ABC News

Nearly 150 Feared Trapped in Landslide in India

An Indian official says that more than 150 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village in western India following torrential rains.

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21 min ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Nearly 150 feared trapped in landslide in India

An Indian official says that more than 150 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village in western India following torrential rains.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Yellur row: Pune chief warns Karnataka govt of 'MNS style' protest

MNS workers burned effigy of K'taka CM Siddaramaiah to express annoyance over the alleged mistreatment of Marathi-speaking people "We protested in a democratic manner against the anti-Marathi stand of the Karnataka government, but don't push us too hard.

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The Telegraph

Congress questions Modi silence

New Delhi, July 29: Several Congress leaders used Id to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his silence on recent incidents of communal violence even as Sonia Gandhi and Rahul avoided any political overtones in their festival messages.

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F&M Magazine

AT&F Annouces Facility Expansion in India

The subsidiary of AT&F, AT&F India Fabrication, has announced the construction of its new facility that will feature a 20 ton lifting capacity and steel processing equipment to fabricate and assemble components for a series of industrial uses.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Indian police arrest two gym teachers over alleged child rape

Indian police have arrested two gym instructors over the alleged rape of a six-year-old girl at a top school, a crime that has sparked protests by outraged parents, a senior officer said on Tuesday .

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India.com

Bonhomie, religious fervour mark Eid in Maharashtra

Mumbai, Jul 29 : Eid-ul-Fitr was today celebrated across Maharashtra with traditional fervour and zeal with Muslims thronging mosques to offer special prayers or 'khutba' even as heavy rains lashed Mumbai and other parts of the state.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Confident of Cong-NCP alliance: Maharashtra CM

Mumbai: Confident that the Congress and the NCP will be able to sew up a "respectable" alliance for the upcoming Assembly polls in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said the larger goal is not to split the secular votes to keep the communal parties at bay.

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DNA India

Maharashtra polls: RPI(A) demands 20 seats in saffron alliance led by BJP-Shiv Sena

Ramdas Athawale-led RPI , a constituent of the Mahayuti led by Shiv Sena-BJP, today scaled down its demand from 47 seats to 20 in the alliance for the forthcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls.

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Hindustan Times

Heavy rainfall likely in Mumbai in next 24 hrs

An alert of "very heavy" rainfall in Mumbai has been issued by the Indian Meteorological Department's regional centre on Tuesday, with the rains expected to intensify in the next 24 hours.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Times of India

Maharashtra chief minister's office knew of force-feeding incident same day

MUMBAI: Though Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan had claimed that he got to know of the July 17 incident involving the force-feeding of a fasting Muslim supervisor at Delhi's Maharashtra Sadan by Shiv Sena MPs only when the media reported it five days later, it has now emerged that the Sadan's resident commissioner, Bipin Mallick ... (more)

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DNA India

Excise duty hike sends tipplers to street for drinking in Maharashtra

With the hike in excise duty making it expensive to drink in bars and permit rooms, tipplers are choosing the easy way out - by drinking clandestinely on roads and in public spaces.

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Hindustan Times

Maharashtra Dhangars want ST tag govt in fix

A weeklong protest by members of the Dhangar community for their inclusion in Scheduled Tribes category turned violent on Monday after agitators burnt a state transport bus and damaged a police van.

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DNA India

Central calls meeting with 12 states on diesel prices

With state specific levies adding up to Rs 7 a litre in price of diesel, the Centre has called a meeting with 12 states with the highest incidence of taxes like octroi and entry tax, to impress upon them to cut these duties and bring down prices.

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DNA India

2011 Mumbai triple blasts: Hawala operator's ATS custody extended

A special court on Monday extended the ATS custody of an alleged hawala operator suspected to be involved in the July 13, 2011 Mumbai triple blasts.

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The Indian Express

Shiv Sena dubs assault on Marathis in Karnataka as a Kannada terrorisma

Belgaum district administration demolished the board at Yallur village near Belgaum, which proclaimed the village to be in Maharashtra.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

504 drunk drivers caught over two days in Pune

The traffic police's preparation in the run-up to Gatari Amavasya seems to have paid off, with the department nabbing as many as 504 drunk drivers on Friday and Saturday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Recipe: The Malvani pomfret

Chef Ranveer Brar travels across the country, visits various places and rediscovers the flavours of India through diverse cuisines in his new show, The Great Indian Rasoi, on Zee Khana Khazana.

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Hindustan Times

Quilts of India a patchwork chronicle by Patrick J Finn

Drive down Mumbai's thoroughfares, the ones hemmed in by tin shanties and makeshift homes and chances are you'll spot an intricately hand stitched quilt hung out to air on a rickety balcony or a road divider.

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The Indian Express

Fire brigade to draw up lists of defaulter high-rises ward-wise

After it was found that the Lotus Business Park in Andheri , where a massive fire gutted its three floors on July 18, had flouted fire safety norms, the Mumbai Fire Brigade has decided to prepare a ward-wise list of high-rises that are yet to submit fitness certificates of the firefighting system installed in their buildings.

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