Rain brings winter chill to Delhi
Brace yourself. Mutton, chicken, eggs and even vegetables could become more expensive, once the ban on slaughter of cows, bulls, bullocks and their calves is implemented across Maharashtra.
In a blow to former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan, the Bombay high court on dismissed his appeal to recall an earlier order refusing to delete his name from the multi-crore Adarsh Housing Society scam case.
Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare, who is set to undertake a footmarch protesting the land acquistion bill, has received life threats on Facebook, police said on Wednesday.
Of the 20 autorickshaws checked randomly by this HT reporter on Tuesday, 17 did not have their permits on display, while only a couple of them have put up the helpline numbers.
Owners of new vehicles may have to wait longer for smart card registration certificates.
Maharashtra’s health department has found that in 84% of the deaths recorded in the state in January and February, Oseltamivir ( anti- swine flu drug) was not administered to the patients within three days of the onset of the illness, as is recommended by medical experts.
Two weeks after the Shiv Sena-ruled BMC presented its controversial development plan, Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray tore the plan apart. In an exclusive interview, Thackeray said the plan will be shot down if it doesn’t mean affordable homes and more open spaces. Thackeray distanced himself from the DP saying the Sena was not consulted.
Ten teams have been formed to trace the autorickshaw driver, who allegedly raped a five-year-old resident of Andheri (East) at an isolated spot in Aarey Colony on Sunday night.
A 35-year-old woman from Borivli died of swine flu on Tuesday. She is the third Mumbai resident to die of the H1N1 infection this year, according to the civic body.
Nineteen years after she first requested for a plot in Versova to set up a dance academy, actor and BJP MP Hema Malini could soon be allotted an adjoining.
Maharashtra said at least 7.59 lakh hectare of farmland has been damaged. Although the loss amount is still being assessed, conservative estimates from officials puts the figure at more than Rs 1,000 crore.
A five-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped by an autorickshaw driver and raped in Aarey Colony on Sunday night. The girl, who is in a serious condition, is recuperating at a government hospital. The driver is absconding.
To make chemistry more interesting for students, Mumbai schools and experts are trying to change the way the subject is taught in schools.
Gordon D’souza, president of Bombay Catholic Sabha, said the community was rather surprised by the ban.
The Bombay HC on Tuesday has directed the BMC commissioner and the police to abide by the amended Maharastra Animal Preservation Act (MAPA), which says that slaughtering bulls and bullocks is illegal and action should be taken against the offenders.