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Maharashtra guarantees loans to Maratha businesses

Maharashtra guarantees loans to Maratha businesses

Decision to secure 85% of credit to cost government ₹160 crore in first phase Under pressure from the boiling Maratha agitation, the State government has decided to stand guarantee to banks loans extended to entrepreneurs from the community. The government is already giving interest subvention benefits to Maratha youths, organisations, …

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MNS warns multiplexes about food prices

MNS warns multiplexes about food prices

To ‘inspect’ if movie theatres are following govt. order The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) said on Thursday that its workers would keep a “vigil” on the food arrangements and prices in multiplexes from August 6. Last month, MNS workers had thrashed the staff of a multiplex in Pune over exorbitant …

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Heritage panel recommends shorter Thackeray memorial

Heritage panel recommends shorter Thackeray memorial

New structure at Mayor Bungalow to stand at 1.2 m instead of 1.5 m The height of the proposed Bal Thackeray Memorial at Shivaji Park has been reduced from 1.5 metre to 1.2 metre following the Mumbai Heritage Conservation Committee’s (MHCC) objections. The committee has also asked the Bal Thackeray …

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Death of 5 teens triggers panic in Mira Bhayander

Death of 5 teens triggers panic in Mira Bhayander

But only two of them had similar symptoms: civic officials Mumbai: Rumours of five teenagers dying with similar symptoms at a civic-run hospital in Mira Road sparked fear of a suspected epidemic in Mira Bhayander. Officials of the Mira Bhayander Municipal Corporation (MBMC), however, clarified that only two boys had …

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Pay us dues if you want work, WR tells BMC

Pay us dues if you want work, WR tells BMC

The more BMC delays paying ₹27-cr. dues, the more projects will be held up: WR Mumbai: While the BrihanmumbaiMunicipal Corporation (BMC) and the Western Railway (WR) haggle over who will construct the new Delisle Road rail overbridge (ROB) in Lower Parel, the WR has said the corporation still owes it …

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Train reservations to be suspended for a few hours on Aug. 2, 3

Train reservations to be suspended for a few hours on Aug. 2, 3

Online disaster recovery drill planned Commuters in the city will not be able to make reservations for trains on August 2 and 3 as the system will be suspended for a few hours. The facility will be out of service as the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) will be undertaking an …

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HC: why no action against illegal Alibaug bungalows

HC: why no action against illegal Alibaug bungalows

Nirav Modi’s bungalow among the 145 unauthorised CRZ constructions; authorities to reply in 4 weeks The Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked why no action has been taken against 145 unauthorised bungalows, including one belonging to fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, at Alibaug. A Division Bench of Justices Abhay Oka and …

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Despite funds, Maharashtra fails to conserve lakes in 10 years

Despite funds, Maharashtra fails to conserve lakes in 10 years

Implementation and monitoring of Lake Conservation Plan left much to be desired, says annual technical inspection report A decade after it announced the Lake Conservation Plan, the government has managed to clean up only three out of 40 lakes in the State. Work on five lakes in the Mumbai Metropolitan …

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Maratha quota stir parties toughen stance in Maharashtra

Maratha quota stir parties toughen stance in Maharashtra

Congress MLAs submit memorandum to Governor, urge him to instruct government to declare its decisions without any delay; NCP lays blame on Devendra Fadnavis Congress MLAs on Monday offered to resign collectively as a mark of protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led state government’s ‘dilly-dallying’ on the issue of …

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