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17 Oct 2017 | 11:52 PM

Meanwhile, a report from Nashik said that the strike called by MSRTC employees severely affected passengers who arrived at various bus stations as usual.

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MSEDCL starts refunding extra charges to customers

17 Oct 2017 | 11:50 PM

Nanded, Oct 17 (UNI) The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company on Tuesday started refunding the service line charges and meter charges taken from the customers during January 20, 2005 to April 30, 2007.

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Tehasildar trapped in graft case in Thane

17 Oct 2017 | 11:49 PM

Thane, Oct 17 (UNI) Thane unit of Anti-Corruption Bureau on Tuesday arrested a Tehasildar while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh from a complainant here.

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Man held for molesting girl in Thane

17 Oct 2017 | 11:46 PM

Thane, Oct 17 (UNI) A 24-year-old man was arrested early on Tuesday by the city police on the charge of allegedly molesting a teenage girl.

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Constable held for bribery in Mah

17 Oct 2017 | 11:40 PM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Oct 17 (UNI) A police constable attached with Pundalik Nagar Police station in city was arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 from a complainant, who is a small-scale industrialist, here on Tuesday.

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MSRTC employees strike cripples bus services across Mah, leaves passengers stranded

17 Oct 2017 | 10:02 PM

Nanded, Oct 17 (UNI) Passengers from the district faced hardship due to an indefinite strike called by the employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) across the state on Tuesday to press for their various demands.

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NCP takes lead in gram panchayat elections in Sangli, Congress wins 12 Sarpanch posts in Kolhapur

17 Oct 2017 | 10:00 PM

Sangli, Oct 17 (UNI) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Congress party did well in the gram panchayat elections in this district and the neighbouring Kolhapur district, respectively, where the counting of votes is underway on Tuesday.

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Nagaland CM meets Nitin Gadkari in Delhi

17 Oct 2017 | 9:56 PM

Kohima, Oct 17 (UNI) Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang, along with Minister for National Highways G Kaito Aye, accompanied by Secretary to CM Kelei Zeliang called on Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari today at New Delhi.

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Police constable arrested by ACB in Aurangabad

17 Oct 2017 | 9:55 PM

(Rptg, correcting headline) Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Oct 17 (UNI) Police constable attached with Pundaliknagar police station in city was arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) while accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 from complainant who is running a small scale industry here on Tuesday.

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17 Oct 2017 | 9:52 PM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Oct 17 (UNI) Police constable attached with Pundaliknagar police station in city was arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) while accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 from complainant who is running a small scale industry here on Tuesday.

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Nagaland Minister Kikon says awareness on ground water is urgent

17 Oct 2017 | 9:49 PM

Kohima, Oct 17 (UNI) Nagaland Minister for Geology and Mining & Border Affairs Mmhonlumo Kikon today maintained that awareness programme 'Artificial Recharge of Groundwater in Dimapur valley’ was very much needed as ground water is an issue which was not given proper focus.

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Nagaland print media appeals for a “free press”

17 Oct 2017 | 9:41 PM

Kohima, Oct 17 (UNI) In an environment of increasing intimidation of the press, newspapers in Nagaland urged all sections of society to enable a “free and vibrant” fourth pillar of democracy.

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Now watch culinary shows of top celebrity chefs on SonyLiv

17 Oct 2017 | 9:21 PM

Mumbai, Oct 17 (UNI) SonyLiv, the first premium Video On Demand (VOD) service by Sony Pictures Networks’ (SPN), has joined hands with Padma Shri awardee chef Sanjeev Kapoor, Rajshri Food and other top celebrity chefs to feature the culinary episodes of 5 to 7 minutes each for a gastronomic delight of food lovers and enthusiasts alike.

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Dhanteras celebrated across Bengal with traditional fervour and enthusiasm

17 Oct 2017 | 9:20 PM

Kolkata, Oct 17 (UNI) The festival of 'Dhanteras' celebrated across West Bengal with traditional fervour and enthusiasm today.

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7 killed in Jalgaon accident

17 Oct 2017 | 9:19 PM

Jalgaon, Oct 17 (UNI) Seven people, including six members of a family, were killed on the spot and two others were injured in a crash involving three vehicles near Ranjangaon phata on Dhule-Aurangabad road in Chalisgaon taluka of the district in wee hours on Tuesday.

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Transgender elected Sarpanch of Solapur village

17 Oct 2017 | 9:13 PM

Solapur, Oct 17 (UNI) For the first time in the electoral history of Maharashtra, a 35-year-old transgender was elected on Tuesday as a Sarpanch of Tarangfal village which falls in Malshiras taluka of Solapur district.

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Man held for online fraud in Mah

17 Oct 2017 | 8:56 PM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Oct 17 (UNI) The Aurangabad Rural Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted an online racket by arresting one of the two men who allegedly cheated around 80 persons from different parts of the state as well as from other states of around Rs 50 lakh through a fake website.

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Mah Guv Rao extends Diwali greetings

17 Oct 2017 | 8:55 PM

Mumbai, Oct 17 (UNI) Governor of Maharashtra, C Vidyasagar Rao on Tuesday extended greetings to the people of the state on eve of Diwali festival.

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22 fishermen held, sent to jail for fishing illegally in Gahirmatha marine sanctuary

17 Oct 2017 | 8:54 PM

Kendrapara, Oct 17 (UNI) Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary forest officials have arrested 22 fishermen of Balasore and Bhadrak district on the charge of fishing illegally in the sanctuary.

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11 year old girl dies of hunger in Simdega, Raghubar orders for probe

17 Oct 2017 | 8:51 PM

Simdega, Oct 17 (UNI) A mother has alleged that her 11 year old daughter died due to hunger as her ration card was not linked with Aadhar due to which she could not get the food grains from the PDS Shop.

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Prominent businessman rescued from clutches of kidnappers

17 Oct 2017 | 8:46 PM

Dehri-on-Sone, Oct 17 (UNI) Police rescued a prominent businessman from the clutches of criminals who were demanding ransom of Rs 2 crore at Pipradih village in Rohtas district today.

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17 Oct 2017 | 8:42 PM

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Smaller families are becoming norm in Odisha: Survey

17 Oct 2017 | 8:39 PM

Bhubnaeswar, Oct 17 (UNI) Fertility at Replacement Level, Family Planning use Increased smaller families are becoming the norm in Odisha, according to the report of National Family Health Survey-4, released at a function here today.

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Cabinet Decisions: Jharkhand Govt to set up Innovation Hub at Ranchi Vigyan Kendra

17 Oct 2017 | 8:31 PM

Ranchi, Oct 17 (UNI) The Jharkhand Government today decided to set up an innovation hub at the Ranchi Vigyan Kendra, expenditure for which would be borne by the state and the central government in 50:50 ratio.

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Nitish calls upon to inculcate ideology of Lord Mahavir

17 Oct 2017 | 8:23 PM

Biharsharif, Oct 17 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today called upon the people to inculcate the ideology of Lord Mahavir, 24th Tirthankar of Jain religion, for maintaining peace and harmony in society which was so essential in this era of tension prevailing all around.

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Goa Guv extends Diwali greetings

17 Oct 2017 | 8:22 PM

Panaji, Oct 17 (UNI) Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Tuesday urged people to re-dedicate themselves to the principle of ‘live and let live’ and pledged to work for promoting peace, communal harmony, good will and prosperity.

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Defence Minister to celebrate Diwali with Troops in Andaman

17 Oct 2017 | 8:14 PM

Port Blair, Oct 17 (UNI) Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be visiting Andaman and Nicobar Command on October 18 &19 and will celebrate diwali with troops and interacting with the families during various events over the two days.

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Six dreaded criminals arrested with firearms

17 Oct 2017 | 8:06 PM

Khagaria, Oct 17 (UNI) Six dreaded criminals were arrested with firearms following their gun battle with jawans of Special Task Force (STF) in Chhamshiya diara under Morkahi police station area in this district today.

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Four held in snatching of Rs 13 lakh at gun point

17 Oct 2017 | 8:03 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 17 (UNI) Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Commissionerate of Police today arrested four miscreants in connection with the loot of Rs 13 lakh from two persons under Chandka Police station on October 10 last The police seized Rs 1.

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17 Oct 2017 | 7:57 PM

Mr Kumar said that his government started providing uniforms to poor families so that they could send their daughters to schools.

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