HindustanTimes Mon,24 Nov 2014


Two bikers killed in accident on JJ flyover

Two bikers were killed in an accident on JJ flyover on Sunday night. Two Bajaj Pulsars crashed into each other around 10.45pm near the CST-end of the flyover, resulting in other vehicles smashing into the bikes, the police said.

CM and I are for a separate Vidarbha state, says Gadkari

Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to get the Shiv Sena to support it in the Maharashtra government, Union minister for transport and shipping Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said he and chief minister Devendra Fadnavis supported the stand for a separate Vidarbha.

Delhi elections may have over 1.5 lakh new voters this time

The Delhi electoral office is carrying out the summary revision of the electoral rolls and has received 1,71,763 applications in ‘Form 6’ from residents who want to be enrolled as voters.

Delhi: Cops arrest traffickers, 20 minors rescued

In a massive crackdown against organised trafficking rackets, police teams from Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand have arrested 10 traffickers and rescued 20 minors in the last few days.

Saarc summit may break Modi, Sharif ice

The 18th Saarc summit may see a thaw in India and Pakistan ties that have nosedived in recent months, with New Delhi Sunday not ruling out an informal meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif.

10 civic committees have not held meetings since 2011

Corporators in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) seem to be in no mood to debate on crucial civic issues and draft policies to address them.

Fest at city church celebrates patron priest’s canonisation

As Pope Francis, in a glittering ceremony in Vatican, anointed two Kerala-born priests – the Blessed Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Blessed Euphrasia – as saints, a city church had special reason to celebrate.

Tending SoBo gardens for four decades

If you have been to Cuffe Parade, chances are you have admired some of its lush gardens. The gardens are indeed the pride of the locality, and with good reason.  The greens are zealously maintained by the residents of the area, leaving nothing for the civic body.

Beijing on mind, PM Modi in Pacific push

In yet another foreign policy push by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India will next year host a summit of 12 Pacific Island countries that are strategically important but have for long been neglected.

After much scrutiny,bill on surrogacy to be presented

Surrogacy could soon have a law governing the practice, taking it out of the grey zone that it has existed in till date. The Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Bill 2014, the first-ever proposed legislation on what is largely an unregulated practice, will be tabled in the parliament session. Among other regulations, the bill proposes to fix an upper age limit for couples commissioning a surrogacy.

Winter session starts today: NDA lines up bills, Opposition set to play hardball

Opposition parties, led by the Congress, are set to play hardball over the Modi government’s legislative agenda on reforms even as the Centre has lined up an extensive list of business for the winter session of Parliament that starts Monday.

RR Patil in city hospital with dental problems

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and former Maharashtra home minister RR Patil was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital with severe dental problems on Friday.

Cab driver held for molesting minor in Delhi

In yet another case of child sexual abuse, a four-year-old schoolgirl was allegedly molested by a private school-cab driver in north Delhi’s Timarpur, police said on Sunday.

Swachh Bharat? 4,000 people have just one toilet in this slum

Twelve children have lost their lives since April this year at a slum in Govandi because of lack of sanitation facilities.

A town decked up misses its date with Modi

Janakpur was decked up - but the date was not arriving. Modi, the Indian government officially announced on Sunday, would not travel to any place outside Kathmandu during his visit to Nepal for the SAARC summit.
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