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Maharashtra Tourism supports Presidency Group in introducing Koyana in Mahabaleshwar
Mumbai, Jan 17: Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation is supporting Presidency group, Koyana Mahabaleshwar in introducing Koyana, an unexplored tourist destination in Mahabaleshwar. Read Full Story

Sheena Bora case: Indrani, Peter and Sanjeev Khanna charged with murder
New Delhi , Jan. 17 : A Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Tuesday charged Indrani Mukerjea, her husband Peter Mukerjea and her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna with murder and criminal conspiracy in the Sheena Bora murder case. Read Full Story

David Guetta's 'cancelled' Mumbai concert rescheduled for Jan. 15
New Delhi , Jan. 14 : In some respite for David Guetta's fans in India, the Mumbai concert, which was earlier cancelled, has been rescheduled for January 15. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Tourism to strengthen Student Exchange Programs between Indian and Japan
Mumbai, Jan 13 : On the second day of his tour in the Wakayama Prefecture in Japan, Tourism Minister, Government of Maharashtra, Jaykumar Rawal was welcomed by the city Mayor of Tanabe City Mitsutoshi Manago to visit Tanabe City. Read Full Story

BJP MLA Ashish Shelar appointed as Mumbai Cricket Association president
NewDelhi , Jan.12 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Ashish Shelar on Thursday appointed as the next Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) president. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation strengthens ties with Wakayama Prefecture Government, Japan
Mumbai, Jan 12 : Minister of Tourism, Government of Maharashtra, Jaykumar Jitendrasinh Rawal called on Governor of Wakayama Prefecture Yoshinobu Nisika, Japan as part of his maiden visit to strengthen the MOU between Wakayama Prefecture, Japan and Maharashtra especially with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation. Read Full Story

Second Scorpene class submarine Khanderi to be launched today
Mumbai (Maharashtra), Jan. 12: The second Scorpene class submarine, INS Khanderi, will be launched at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) here on Thursday. Read Full Story

Woman dies due to negligence of flight attendants
Mumbai, (Maharashtra), , Jan. 11 : A woman, around 34-years-old, died while traveling to Varanasi from Mumbai, in a Spicejet flight SG 704. Read Full Story

Setback to BJP as Shiv Sena forms alliance with MGP, GSM ahead of Goa polls
Mumbai(Maharashtra) , Jan. 10 : In a major setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Shiv Sena along with the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and the Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) on Tuesday announced alliance ahead of Goa assembly elections. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Two killed after truck rams into bike
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jan. 10 : Two people were killed after a truck rammed into a motorcycle here late night. Read Full Story

Dagadu Bhamre to participate in Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon
Mumbai, Jan 9 : Dagadu Bhamre is a 103 year old participating in the Senior Citizen category for the 14th edition of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon from Malegaon, Nasik. Read Full Story

Fadnavis announces activation of 500 Wi-Fi hotspots in Maharashtra
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jan. 9: Maharashtra's Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday announced activation of 500 Wi-Fi hotspots at various locations in Mumbai saying that the number would climb to 1200 by May 1. Read Full Story

Mumbai Police smells foul play, registers ADR in Om Puri's death
Mumbai, Jan. 7: Mumbai Police registers Accidental Death Report (ADR) on Saturday in connection with actor Om Puri's death, who passed away yesterday after suffering a cardiac arrest. Read Full Story

Digi Dhan Mela to begin today in Pune
Pune (Maharashtra), Jan. 7: Digi Dhan Mela will be organised by the Centre and Maharashtra government in Pune on Saturday to promote digital payments. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Muslim community takes out morcha demanding reservation in Aurangabad
Aurangabad (Maharashtra) , Jan. 7 : The Muslim community from Maharashtra's Aurangabad district yesterday took out a 'Muslim Arakashan Muk Morcha' to press for their demands, including a grant of 15 percent reservation to the Muslim community under the Ragnath Mishra Commission, Sacchar Committee and Mehmood-Ur-Rehman committee reports. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Fire breaks out in Kurla's Kapadia Bazar
Mumbai (Maharashtra), Jan. 7: A fire broke out near Kapadia Bazar Mumbai's Kurla on Saturday morning. Read Full Story

Sugar factories scam: Bombay HC rejects Anna Hazare's plea for CBI probe
Mumbai(Maharashtra), Jan. 6: The Bombay High Court on Friday asked social activist Anna Hazare to first file a police complaint, adding that it could not order a CBI inquiry at this stage into the alleged sugar cooperative factories scam involving Rs 25,000 crore in which he has named politicians including NCP President Sharad Pawar and his nephew Ajit Pawar. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Train services affected due to derailment of goods train at Wihirgaon
Wihirgaon (Maharashtra) , Jan. 6 : Train services have been affected on Kazipet-Balharshah section of South Central Railways due to derailment of a goods train at Wihirgaon station in Maharashtra. Read Full Story

Customs seize five kg drugs from Mumbai airport
Mumbai(Maharashtra), Jan. 5: Officers of the Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) Mumbai Customs intercepted around five kilograms of narcotic drugs from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. Read Full Story

Goa's Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party parts ways with the ruling BJP
Panaji, Jan 5 : The Goa-based Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) of withdrew its support to BJP, the ruling party in the state, according to media reports on Thursday. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena against presentation of 'politically influenced' Budget
New Delhi , Jan. 5 : Expressing apprehension that the upcoming annual budget would be 'politically influenced' in the wake of the upcoming assembly polls in the five states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Goa and Punjab, the Shiv Sena on Thursday advocated that the BJP-led NDA regime must present it after the elections are over. Read Full Story

Sheena Bora murder: CBI court sets Jan. 17 for framing charges against accused
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jan. 4 : Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Wednesday set January 17 as date for framing charges against the accused in Sheena Bora murder case. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena confident of marking its place in election war
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jan. 4 : Sounding optimistic, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday said the bugle of the election war has been sounded and the party would definitely be a part of this. Read Full Story

Abu Azmi at it again, says girls have to take precautions on their own, can't wait for police
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jan. 4 : Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi on Wednesday came forward with another sexist comment, putting the onus on girls again for their own safety and security, saying the girls should take precautions in order to save themselves from incidents of molestation and sexual exploitation. Read Full Story

SC to resume hearing of Mumbai dance bar case today
New Delhi , Nov. 24 : The Supreme Court will today resume its hearing of the Mumbai dance bar case, where, the bar owners have challenged the stringent norms regulating bars. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Govt. to organise Digi Dhan Mela in Mumbai today
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jan. 3 : The Maharashtra Government will organise the Digi Dhan Mela in Mumbai today under the aegis of Central Government's Lucky Grahak Yojana for Consumers and Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana for traders. Read Full Story

Mumbai Airport's Domestic Terminal 1B is now Terminal 1
Mumbai, Jan 2 : GVK MIAL, the company that administers Mumbai's Domestic and International Airport, has renamed the airport's domestic Terminal - 1B to Terminal 1 with effect from Jan 1 2017. Read Full Story

Mumbai Airport's Domestic Terminal 1B is now Terminal 1
Mumbai, Jan 2 : GVK MIAL, the company that administers Mumbai's Domestic and International Airport, has renamed the airport's domestic Terminal - 1B to Terminal 1 with effect from Jan 1 2017. Read Full Story

Paani Foundation announces 2nd edition of 'Satyamev Jayate Water Cup'
New Delhi , Dec. 31 : After receiving tremendous success with the pilot edition of the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup, which created an annual water storage capacity of 1,368 crore litres in three talukas of Maharashtra, Paani Foundation launches Satyamev Jayate Water Cup's second edition in 30 talukas of the state. Read Full Story

CBI arrests income tax officer for accepting bribe of Rs. one lakh
Pune , Dec. 30 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an Income Tax Officer from Pune for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. one lakh from the complainant. Read Full Story

Six die as fire breaks out in Pune bakery shop
Pune (Maharashtra) , Dec. 30 : At least six people died after fire broke out in a bakery shop in Pune's Kondhwa area on Friday morning. Read Full Story

Bombay HC rejects furlough plea of 1993 blasts convict Rubina Memon
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Dec. 29 : The Bombay High Court on Thursday rejected the plea of 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blast terror convict Rubina Suleman Memon, seeking her release on furlough. Read Full Story

BMC issues notice to Arjun Kapoor over illegal construction
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Dec. 29 : The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday issued a notice to Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor over illegal construction at his Juhu residence. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Five coaches of Kurla-Ambernath local derails, no injuries so far
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Dec. 29 : At least five coaches of the Kurla-Ambernath local train derailed between Kalyan-Vitthalwadi at around 5:53 a.m. today. Read Full Story

Two held with over 100 snakes in Pune
Pune (Maharashtra) , Dec.28 : In a shocking discovery, forest officials in Maharashtra's Pune city have arrested two persons and recovered 115 snakes and 25 ml of venom from their possession. Read Full Story

Maharashtra Cabinet to setup separate ministry for development of OBCs
Mumbai , Dec. 27 : The Maharashtra Government on Tuesday decided to create a new ministry for welfare of Vimukta Jati and Nomadic Tribes (VJNT), OBCs and Special Backward Classes. Read Full Story

CM Fadnavis to launch 'Transform Maharashtra' initiative
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec. 26 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will on Monday launch an initiative 'Transform Maharashtra' at IIT Bombay's 'Mood Indigo' festival. Read Full Story

PM Modi lays foundation stone for Rs. 3,600 crore Shivaji Memorial
Mumbai, Dec. 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday laid the foundation stone for the grand memorial of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on board a hovercraft in the Arabian Sea off the Mumbai coast. Read Full Story

Vaidyanath bank money conversion row: Munde assures of cooperation in probe
Mumbai, Dec.24 : Maharashtra's Women and Child Development Minister Pankaja Munde who is also the member of Board of Directors of Vaidyanath Urban Cooperative Bank, on Saturday said the bank is ready to cooperate with the CBI after it registered a case against its officials for exchanging old currencies through 'fraudulent means'. Read Full Story

Shivaji memorial foundation ceremony not a BJP function: Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec. 24(ANI): The foundation stone-laying ceremony for a grand memorial in the name of Chhatrapati Shivaji off the Mumbai coast, is not a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) event but a function organized by several parties, said the Shiv Sena on Saturday. Read Full Story

Row over Shivaji statue a gimmick to influence Maharashtrian voters: NCP
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec. 24 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Saturday dubbed the row over the installation of a statue of Shivaji as political gimmick engineered by the Bharatiya Janata Party to influence the Maharashtrian voters. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena, BJP unnecessary taking credit for Shivaji statue: Congress
Mumbai [India], Dec. 24 (ANI): The Congress party on Saturday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena government in Maharashtra is taking unnecessary credit for the proposed construction of a statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji on an island located on the Arabian Sea off the Mumbai coast. Read Full Story

PM Modi to lay foundation stone of Shivaji Memorial
Mumbai [India], Dec. 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today lay the foundation stone for the grand memorial of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj ont an island in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai. Read Full Story

Five rescued, three missing after boat capsizes in Mumbai's Powai lake
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec. 24 (ANI): At least five persons have been rescued and three feared to be missing after a boat capsized in Powai lake in Mumbai on Friday night. Read Full Story

Yuvi celebrates Christmas with cancer affected children
Mumbai [India], Dec.23 : Spreading much needed joy and cheer this Christmas, flamboyant Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh celebrated the occasion by visiting cancer affected children at the St. Jude India ChildCare Centre in Parel in Mumbai today. Read Full Story

Pankaja Munde gets clean chit in Anganwadi scam case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec. 21 : The Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday closed its inquiry in the Anganwadi scam case against state Women and Child Welfare Minister Pankaja Munde and gave a clean chit to her. Read Full Story

Abu Dhabi food festival successfully concludes in Mumbai
New Delhi, Dec 20 : Abu Dhabi Food Festival (ADFF) in India concluded successfully this week, with a final event at The Oberoi, Mumbai, after being brought to the country for the first time in its history. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena corners U'khand Govt. for 'appeasement policy' towards Muslims
Mumbai, Dec. 19 : The Shiv Sena on Monday condemned the special provision given to the Muslim community by the Uttarakhand Government and said that they would oppose this in Parliament as the Congress has been following this 'appeasement policy' from quite a long time. Read Full Story

Passion for arts sends 16-yr-old wonderboy Dhanawade behind bars
Kalyan (Maharashtra), Dec. 18 : Pranav Dhanawade, the 16-year-old wonderboy, who became the first batsman in the world to score 1000 runs in one innings, has once again made it to the headlines after being detained for a slight delay in vacating the ground he had been practicing on for years. Read Full Story

Shiv Sena corners PM, says attacks have increased in Jammu Kashmir post demonetization
Mumbai, Dec. 18 : The Shiv Sena on Sunday sought an explanation from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his assertion that demonetisation was one of the steps aimed at getting rid of the menace of terrorism and asked the government to give a befitting reply to Pakistan in the wake of yesterday's terror attack on an army convoy in Pampore on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway. Read Full Story

Mumbai: ED raids premises of four bullion traders, freezes their bank accounts
Mumbai, Dec. 17 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided the premises of four bullion traders yesterday and discovered suspicious transactions carried out by them in Mumbai. Read Full Story

Malegaon blast: Bombay HC adjourns Sadhvi Pragya's bail plea
New Delhi, Dec. 16 : The Bombay High Court on Friday adjourned 2008 Malegoan blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's bail plea till January 12, 2017. Read Full Story

Dabholkar murder case: HC reprimands CBI for slow-paced investigation
Mumbai, Dec. 16 : The Bombay High Court on Friday reprimanded the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for its slow pace of investigation in famous rationalist Narendra Dabholkar murder case and asked the investigating agency asked to file a ballistic report by January 20. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Police intercepts car carrying 10.10 crore in old and new notes
Mumbai, Dec. 15 : A car carrying 10 crore in old notes and 10 Lakh in the newly minted 2000 currency notes was intercepted by the Mumbai Police in Tilak Nagar area on Thursday evening. Read Full Story

Maharashtra: Polling to be held today for second Phase of Municipal Elections
Mumbai, Dec. 14 : Polling is being held today for the second phase of the Municipal Elections in Maharashtra, where 1,326 candidates are in race for 324 seats of councillors in 14 municipal councils of Latur and Pune districts. Read Full Story

Inspiring! Businessman gifts 90 houses to homeless on daughter's wedding
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Dec. 14 : At a time when people are spending extravagantly on their daughter's or son's marriages, a businessman from Aurangabad did something which is indeed laudable. Read Full Story

Nirmal Lifestyle MD Dharmesh Jain's thoughts on 'Smart Series' project revealed
Mumbai, Dec.13: Today, builders are focusing more on creating unsurpassed living experience by creating sensitively designed inspiring homes. As mindsets change, home buyers are no longer impressed by facilities such as a club-house, swimming pool or health club. Read Full Story

Mumbai: Man registers complaint after brother allegedly joined ISIS
Mumbai [India], Dec 9 : A Mumbai youth after being suspicious of his brother joining the ISIS, registered a complaint with the Mumbai Anti terrorist Squad (ATS) in the regard. Read Full Story

Union Cabinet approves Pune Metro Rail Project Phase - 1
New Delhi [India], Dec 7 : The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the development of Pune Metro Rail Project Phase - 1. Read Full Story

Infuriated passengers block railway track in Thane
Thane (Maharashtra) [India], Dec.7 (ANI): Angry passengers blocked railway tracks in Maharastra's Thane district on Wednesday as train services were halted due to a technical snag in the system. Read Full Story

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