HindustanTimes Tue,23 Sep 2014


With early exams, schools racing against time to complete course

With the announcement of the poll dates compelling them to hold their first semester exams earlier than planned, Mumbai schools are working overtime to complete the syllabus in time.

Green alarm may force BMC to elevate Goregaon-Mulund road

This means the entire 14-km stretch from Goregaon to Mulund could be developed as a four-lane elevated road passing over Aarey Colony, Saki Vihar, Bhandup Complex and joining LBS Marg at Mulund.

Mumbai: Murder convict working as security guard held in Mumbra

The accused, Guddu alias Fahimuddin Shaikh, 35, was serving a life term in Kolhapur jail following his conviction for the murder of his friend over a petty issue at Bhosari, near Pune.

INS Sindhurakshak not fit to sail again, finds inquiry

The 2,300-tonne boat was armed with the latest multi-role missile system, radar and electronics, and had sunk at a Mumbai harbour killing 18 navy personnel and injuring several others.

Cong, NCP join fight club after BJP-Sena tussle, disagree over seats

The ruling Congress-NCP combine in Maharashtra displaced the Sena-BJP alliance from the media centre stage on Saturday, exposing a divided house much like the opposition ahead of the October 15 state election.

Mumbai: ACP conducts probe into delay in filing FIR at Bandra police station

Cops from the Bandra police station were summoned to give details of the incident to the ACP and the senior inspector of the station was asked to speak the complainant in detail about the alleged delay.

Mumbai: Posing as doctor, nurse ‘treats’ pregnant woman, held

A nurse from a private clinic in Govandi, who allegedly posed as doctor and has been held responsible for the death of a 27-year-old after delivery, was arrested on Friday.

Mumbai: Lawyer offers to help teacher evicted from Santacruz flat

Reacting to HT’s report about the alleged forcible eviction of a retired school teacher from a rented Santacruz home, a lawyer has approached this newspaper offering free legal aid to the woman.

Seat-sharing row: BJP turns down Shiv Sena's new offer

The Shiv Sena and the BJP may have pledged to keep their alliance alive, amidst the seat-sharing row, but Saturday’s developments continued to threaten the country’s oldest alliance, with state BJP president Devendra Fadnavis objecting to the Sena’s revised offer.

Did go-solo slogan raised by some BJP leaders influence talks with Sena?

Sources said BJP’s plan for a solo contest can still play a major role during negotiations on redistributing of 78 seats that the two parties have never won (Sena 59, BJP 19).

Mumbai: Footfall at Mount Mary Fair more than last year

While more than two lakh devotees thronged the Mount Mary Basilica in Bandra, on the first day of the fair, weekdays, too, saw around one lakh visitors a day, according to church authorities.

25 lakh new voters post-LS polls, 14 lakh first-timers still not on list

The response to the enrolment drives undertaken by the Election Commission (EC) has been overwhelming, with almost 80 lakh new voters added since January 1 this year.

Malegaon MLA Mufti Mohammad Ismail joins NCP

Malegaon MLA Mufti Mohammad Ismail joined the NCP on Friday. The MLA, a Muslim cleric, heads Teesri Mahaj, a local political body that emerged after the Malegaon blasts in 2006.

Samajwadi Party announces seats, says Congress ignored it

Declaring the 24 seats it will be contesting in the assembly elections in Maharashtra, SP on Friday expressed its displeasure at having been kept waiting by the Congress party.

Dialysis solution infects 15 kidney patients in 3 months in Mumbai

More than a dozen kidney patients in Mumbai have reported severe infections and related complications, possibly from the use of contaminated dialysis solution made by a multinational drug firm.
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