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Blood on Call 104 Service Begins Today

From today, August 30, a Blood on Call service by dialling 104 will be avaialable in major cities of Maharashtra with the launch of ‘Jeevan Amrut Seva’ or ‘Blood-on-Call’. Kicked off in Pune, the call centre for the purpose has been set up at Aundh Civil Hospital and people can dial 104 to connect the call centre with their requirements ...

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Happy Ganesh chaturthi: Bollywood Celebs Wish Fans on Social Media

As the country is engulfed in the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi, as always celebrities from Amitabh Bacchan to political leaders and other stars never miss a chance to offer prayer on the occasion. Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated to honor elephant-headed God Ganesha’s birthday. It is a ten-day Hindu festival, due the popularity of the festival among children and others this festival ...

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Ganesh Chaturthi: India Gears up For Grand Festival, Origin, History

As India gears up for the Ganesh Chaturthi festival on Thursday, September 17, 2015 followed by weekend, it is likely to be less traffic in metros and a holiday mood in many offices this year. Thursday begins the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in India with Hindus bringing Lord Ganesh idols home and making arrangements for the festival, while every ...

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Government Unveils 98 Smart Cities: Check List Here

The Union Minister of Urban Development Venkaiah Naidu unveiled the list of 98 cities of the much talked about Smart Cities project, which means more funds for the best cities selected after a challenge by people based on merits. The minister on Thursday released the list of 98 cities, from which Uttar Pradesh got maximum number of 13 cities, with ...

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Snapdeal Offices Raided in Mumbai for Selling Prescription Drugs Online

Snapdeal, which has raised huge funding for its expansion recently, saw itself in the mud following raids by officials from the Maharashtra Food & Drugs Administration (FDA) for selling prescription drugs online, without following the required procedural norms. FDA sleuths raided Snapdeal’s offices in Goregaon, north-west Mumbai, after a clear tip-off that prescription drugs like Ascoril cough syrup, Vigora tablets, ...

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President Accepts Minister Dadarao Danve’s resignation

President Pranab Mukherjee accepted the the resignation of Shri Raosaheb Dadarao Danve, Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, from the Council of Ministers, of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, with immediate effect. Danve resigned months after he was made Maharasthra BJP president keeping in the principle of ‘one-man, one-post’’. Danve the portfolio ...

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Waiter claiming links with underworld threatens to kill Madhuri Dixit’s sons

A 23-year-old waiter of a Mumbai restaurant who threatened Madhuri Dixit with dire consequences and also to kill her two sons, was arrested by police and produced before the court. “The accused was today produced before a court which remanded him in police custody till tomorrow,” said Sunil Ghosalkar, Senior Inspector at Cyber Police Station in suburban Bandra, according to ...

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Maharashtra Rolls Out Carpet for Investors: ‘Make in Maharashtra’ in 30 Days

In support of Modi’s ambitious project Make in India, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis takes initiative to begin ‘Make in Maharashtra’ policy rolling out carpet for industrialists assuring the investments proposals will be cleared and granted within a month, on Monday. As per reports from IANS, Fadnavis has decided to set up an Empowered Group of Secretaries of various key ...

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Shiv Sena Welcomes Fadnavis as New Chief Minister

The Shiv Sena said it "wholeheartedly welcomes" Devendra Fadnavis as the new chief minister-designate of Maharashtra, two days after the BJP anointed him on Thursday. "We wholeheartedly welcome the new CM of Maharashtra… We are confident that with Narendra (Modi) in Delhi and Devendra (Fadnavis) in Maharashtra, nobody can prevent ‘achhe din’ (good days) from coming to Maharashtra," the Shiv ...

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Black Money Case: Centre Reveals Names of 3 Account Holders

The Centre on Monday revealed names of three account holders in the black money case, before the Supreme Court. According to reports, the names revealed are of Director of the Burman Group Pradip Burman, a Rajkot-based bullion trader Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhiya, and a Goa-based miner and owner of Timblo Pvt Ltd Radha S. Timblo. Meanwhile, the list have reported names ...

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Gadkari, Fadnavis Meet RSS Chief Ahead of Modi’s Arrival in Mumbai

Fuelling fresh speculation in political circles, union Minister for Shipping and Transport Nitin Gadkari called on Rashtriya Swayam Sevak (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday. Late Friday night, the Bharatiya Janata Party state president and prime contender for the post of the next Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis had met Bhagwat. Sources in the BJP claimed ignorance of what transpired ...

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Election Results: BJP Leads in Haryana, Missing Majority in Maharashtra but Averse to Coalition with Shiv Sena

Early vote count on Sunday showed that Modi-led BJP is leading in both Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly election results and expressed its confidence to form government in both states, for the first time. “We will get the required majority” in the 288-member Maharashtra assembly, Bharatiya Janata Party leader and possible chief minister Devendra Fadnavis told the media. “We will form ...

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Exit Polls Project BJP Set to Form Govt in Both Maharashtra, Haryana

Exit polls on Wednesday soon after the completion of assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra predicted absolute majority for the BJP, which could pave the way for the formation of government in both rich states. The exit polls, released after the voting was held in the two states, shows that the Congress is still getting battered in elections, while Shiv ...

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Haryana Records Highest Voter Turnout 73%, Maharashtra 60%; Sachin SRK too Vote (Photos)

Haryana has recorded the highest voter turnout in any assembly election so far at 73%, while Maharashtra was about 60%, said the Election Commission on Wednesday. “Haryana recorded a voter turnout of 73 percent which is the highest so far in any assembly election,” Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha told media persons. He said Maharashtra recorded a turnout of 54.5 ...

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