HindustanTimes Mon,24 Nov 2014


Industry investors in state will need 20 licences, not 67

In yet another boost for industrial investment in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has decided to reduce the number of licences required to 20, from the existing 67.

Woman robbed of gold chain worth Rs. 50K after friend’s WhatsApp account is hacked

An executive officer with the Chandivli branch of a private sector bank filed a case on Thursday, claiming that she had been robbed of a gold chain worth Rs. 50,000 after the WhatsApp account of a friend was hacked.

Megablock on Sunday: 20-min delay in CR services

Mumbai local train
In order to carry out maintenance work, Central Railway will operate a mega block between Kalyan to Thane from 10.22am to 4.10pm on the fast corridor on Sunday.

Our information led HC to cancel Vashi plot allotment: Cidco

A day after the Bombay high court said Inorbit mall and Hotel Four Points at Vashi are illegal, Cidco said the plot allotment was cancelled after taking into account the information it had provided the court.

Mumbai: Vijay Palande’s aide seeks discharge in murder case


Dhananjay Shinde, an accomplice of Vijay Palande, accused of several murders, has filed for discharge in the case where the crime branch found a human skull from Kumbharli Ghat in Chiplun, in April 2012.

Sena would be accommodated in cabinet expansion: BJP minister

Shiv Sena MLA
The BJP leader Chandrakant Patil on Saturday said the estranged ally Shiv Sena 'will be accommodated' in the cabinet expansion before the winter session of the assembly starts on December 8.

DGCA pulls up airlines over Ebola screening

An Ebola preparedness audit by the aviation safety regulator has found basic gaps in the measures being taken to screen fliers arriving in India from affected countries.

Art for all: There’s something for everyone at India Art Festival

India Art Festival 2013
India Art Festival, the four-day event was launched in 2010, is back in Mumbai this week, with a fourth edition featuring works by 500 artists and 33 galleries from across the country.

Offences against women investigated casually: Bombay HC

Crime against women
HC has directed the secretary, home department, to file an affidavit stating that police stations across Mumbai and Thane shall scrupulously follow provisions of the Criminal Procedure Code.

BJP steps up efforts to get Shiv Sena on board

Devendra Fadnavis
The two parties are likely to seal the deal before chief minister Devendra Fadnavis expands his Cabinet ahead of the state legislature's winter session that begins early next month.

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More cops to provide safe harbour on Central Railway

Wadala station
In addition, a 'harbour striking force' will also be constantly patrolling all platforms on this route. Officials said the deployment was made after 140 new recruits joined the force following training.

Railway minister gives CR, WR ten days to ensure trains run on time

Suresh Prabhu
While reviewing their functioning, Prabhu asked CR and WR officials to chart out all the maintenance work that needs to be done and to complete it within a fixed timeframe.

Connect with people, indiscipline won't be tolerated: Raj Thackeray

Raj Thackeray
MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday asked party workers in a strong-worded message to connect with people and said that "indiscipline" would not be tolerated.

BJP planning to suspend 15 Cong MLAs to get majority: Chavan

Prithviraj Chavan
Former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan alleged on Saturday that the BJP government has hatched a conspiracy to suspend 15 Congress MLAs to 'manufacture majority' in the state assembly.

States must fight child trafficking, says rights’ panel

Child abuse. HT photo
The commission has identified these regions as the resource states from where children are being trafficked to Mumbai and other places in Maharashtra.
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