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Inquiry can be begun just on evidence if no complaint: HC

Inquiry can be begun just on evidence if no complaint: HC

Bench dismisses petition of civil judge challenging an order A departmental inquiry can be initiated against a judicial officer if there is verifiable material to substantiate the allegations, in the absence of a written complaint and an affidavit, the Bombay High Court has said. A Division Bench of Justices R.M. …

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SGNP seeks additional 24 acres in Aarey for rehab

SGNP seeSGNP seeks additional 24 acres in Aarey for rehabks additional 24 acres in Aarey for rehab

15,000 tribals will be relocated to 90-acre land; 300 acres will open up at national park; Aarey’s ecology will take a hit: environmentalists Mumbai: The management of Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) has sought an additional 24 acres of land inside Aarey Colony for the rehabilitation of tribals. Nearly 15,000 …

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Finally, Goregaon flyover to be extended

Finally, Goregaon flyover to be extended

Despite report red-flagging congestion on SV Road, Mrinal Gore flyover to get 840m. more for ₹160 cr. After much deliberation, the BMC has decided to extend the Mrinal Gore flyover in Goregaon till Link Road. Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta had earlier questioned the need for the extension, citing possible traffic …

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Patient bitten by rat dies, autopsy shows injury

Patient bitten by rat dies, autopsy shows injury

HBT Traumacare Hospital had denied rat bite incident Parminder Gupta, whose family claimed he had been bitten by a rat while in a coma at HBT Traumacare Hospital, died on Thursday. He had been transferred to the BMC-run hospital on April 12 from Highland Hospital in Thane, where he had …

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Two from U.P. held with drug worth ₹23 lakh

Two from U.P. held with drug worth ₹23 lakh

Duo, including minor, were peddling methaqualone Navi Mumbai: Two people were arrested for possessing narcotic substance methaqualone worth ₹23.1 lakh with the alleged intention to sell, in Juinagar on Friday. Police said one of the accused is a minor, aged 17, while his accomplice has been identified as Nadim Shafik …

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Mulund NGO picks up plastic recycling mantle

Mulund NGO picks up plastic recycling mantle

Sends waste to Pune for conversion into ‘drop-in’ fuel Mumbai: Mumbaikars need no longer fret about the piles of plastic they need to dispose of before the ban on the material comes into effect in the State next month. A Mulund-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) has for the past one year …

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Maharashtra to float multi-billion dollar fund for defence units

Maharashtra to float multi-billion dollar fund for defence units

Most of the funds to be used for R&D, testing centres Mumbai: The state government is looking to float a multi-billion dollar fund to provide assistance to units looking to manufacture indigenously-built defence products. The government is looking to scale up the already announced corpus of ₹1,000 crore following positive …

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Collector cancels public consultation following opposition

Mumbai: A public environmental consultation called by the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRC) for the proposed Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train at the Palghar Collector’s office had to be cancelled on Wednesday following opposition from local tribal population, various organisations, and a political party. “We wanted to know under which …

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