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No Laxmi this Diwali? Little cheer for traders, retailers, wholesalers 16.10.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Business Standard looks at how the shopkeepers, store owners, traders, and businessmen are faring this festive season and what has brought down their spirits
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Congress workers accused of extortion 16.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Mumbai: Three Congress workers have been booked for allegedly trying to extort ₹1.25 crore between November 2016 and October this year from a contractor in Koparkhairane. Police said according to the...
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Thanks to GST, a dim Diwali for Dharavi's small-scale biz 14.10.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
In Asia's largest slum and the home to countless small factories, units that were previously busy, especially in festival times, are now silent
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No parking next to South Mumbai railway stations 14.10.2017 DNA: Money
No parking on road next to the railway stations — this is what the audit report of Western Railway (WR), which chalks out improvement needed at railway stations, says. The report was commissioned after the Elphinstone Bridge tragedy. Railway officials say that they are looking at implementing this mainly in south Mumbai, namely at Churchgate, Marine Lines, Charni Road and Grant Road stations initially as these are heavily used during peak hours. The 200-page audit report of 36 stations was submitted on Friday night to the General Manager of WR, AK Gupta. As per its findings, the railway authorities want the Traffic Police to remove illegal parking from approach roads leading to the railway stations. "We have identified that there are many vehicles, including taxis, parked on road. We want these removed so that there is no congestion outside the platforms," said a WR official. WR authorities feel that these parked vehicles need to be properly aligned so that commuters can move unhindered. As research, the ...
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D.K. Rao ran extortion racket from Taloja jail 14.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
Mobiles seized from cell; extortion bids made on police watch
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Chhota Rajan close aide gangster D.K. Rao arrested in extortion case 13.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct. 12 : The Mumbai Police on Thursday arrested close aide of Chhota Rajan, gangster D.K. Rao, in an extortion case.
Chhota Rajan`s associate arrested in extortion case 13.10.2017 Zee News : India National
Notorious gangster DK Rao, a former associate of mafia don Chhota Rajan Nikhalje, was nabbed in an extortion case for demanding Rs 50 lakh from a local builder.
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Chhota Rajan aide D.K. Rao arrested in extortion case 13.10.2017 Hindu: News
Allegedly demanded money from a consultant with a SRA project in Antop Hill
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Gangster D.K. Rao nabbed for extortion 12.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Notorious gangster D.K. Rao, a former associate of mafia don Chhota Rajan Nikhalje, was nabbed in an extortion case for demanding Rs 50 lakh from a local builder.
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More documentation for unregistered firms 11.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The builder claimed that the government's decision to claim land for redevelopment did not allow him to construct flats
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2 more held in ₹6-crore Popular Finance heist 11.10.2017 Hindu: News
Police recover one-and-a-half kg of gold worth ₹44 lakh; five masked robbers burgled firm ’s office in Seawoods last year
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Of rousing times & tunes 10.10.2017 FrontLine: Books
The book is an attempt to record, redeem and reclaim the history of the Indian People’s Theatre Association and a major stream of protest music in India. BY C.S. VENKITESWARAN
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The melody man 10.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Singer Brijesh Shandilya, who has crooned for ‘Spyder’, recaps his musical journey
U-17 WC: Kolkata to witness protest rallies against evictions 6.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Accusing the state government of forcefully evicting thousands of hawkers and shanty dwellers in Kolkata ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, the Joint Forum Against Evictions on Friday said they would organise protest rallies outside the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan in Salt Lake on October 8.
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Raja Kumari loved shooting in Mumbai's lanes for 'City slums' 4.10.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Grammy-nominated Indian-American songwriter Raja Kumari, also a rapper, says it was a lot of fun to shoot in Mumbai's narrow lanes for her latest song titled "City slums".
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Man hacks woman's email, dupes her friends of money 3.10.2017 DNA: Top News
The Malabar Hill police on Monday arrested a real estate agent for allegedly hacking the email ID of a woman, sending emails to her friends asking them to transfer money, and later siphoning off the said money. The police suspect he may have duped several others in a similar manner, and are on the lookout for two others in the case. The accused arrested was identified as Dharavi resident Firoz Ali Shaikh. According to complainant Shanaz Kharag, she received an email from her 'friend' Sandhya Jaiswal saying that she was urgently in need of Rs 40,000 and requested her to transfer the money to a given bank account. The email stated that Jaiswal was abroad and would return the money on returning. "During the investigation we found that the amount was deposited in a bank account of one Ranji Javed Ali. When we visited Ali's residence we learnt that he has left the place. When we checked his bank statements, we came across four other bogus bank accounts opened by Firoz Shaikh where the money was diverted to ...
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Bread, jam and more: Seva Sandwich 2.10.2017 Hindu: Home
The spirit of giving, packed in a sandwich: that is what the Seva Sandwich initiative is about. It invites volunteers to make sandwiches using their own ingredients and distribute them among the under...
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Mehta to visit bulk waste generators 28.9.2017 Hindu: News
To check compost units in societies
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​The coconut man 28.9.2017 Hindu: News
Manish Advani has found innovative uses for coconut shells, which clog our gutters. He has built a house from these
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For 91-year-old tour guide Rama, age is just a number 28.9.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Age is just a number for 91-year-old tour guide Rama Khandwala, who received the special best tourist guide award from President Ram Nath Kovind at the National Tourism Awards here on Wednesday.“Her ...
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