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Jadhav, Tarjinder hit half

Jadhav, Tarjinder hit half

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Fighting fifties by opener Dheeraj Jadhav (79) and No. 5 Tarjinder Singh (74) took Assam to a total of 298 against host Mumbai in a Ranji Trophy Super League match on Friday. Jadhav and Tarjinder stabilised Assam’s innings with a 128-run partnership for the fourth wicket after their side found itself three down for 70. Assam... 

Folk artiste Vitthal Umap dies on stage

Folk artiste Vitthal Umap dies on stage

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Lokshahir Vitthal Umap, one of Maharashtra’s versatile legendary folk artistes, died on stage on Friday evening after a massive cardiac arrest, shortly before his performance at the historic Deeksha Bhoomi ground. The 80-year-old artist, a staunch Ambedkarite who spread the folk movement across the state, collapsed on stage... 

Bollywood remembers 26/11 martys

Bollywood remembers 26/11 martys

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Members of the Indian film fraternity remembered all those who lost their lives in the Mumbai terror attacks on its second anniversary Friday. Many actors say the pain of the mayhem, in which 10 Pakistani terrorists held Mumbai hostage, killing 166 people, is still fresh in their mind. Here’s what the celebrities had to... 

26/11: No force in Force One

26/11: No force in Force One

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Mumbai: Mumbai’s elite anti-terror squad, Force One, was formed just after 26/11 attacks in Mumbai. Created along the lines of Israel’s Mossad, the commando body is expected to guard the city like a fort and be ready 24 hours to repel any terror attack. But two years later, Force One is yet to gather force, with... 

Linking ISI to 26/11 attacks ‘preposterous’: Pak

Linking ISI to 26/11 attacks ‘preposterous’: Pak

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Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said it was “preposterous” to link the ISI to the Mumbai attacks, a day after a US court issued summons to the powerful spy agency’s chief and others in connection with the 2008 carnage. Foreign Office spokesman Abdul Basit said Pakistan was committed to bringing the perpetrators... 

On 26/11 anniversary, Chidambaram says Pak didn’t keep promise

On 26/11 anniversary, Chidambaram says Pak didn’t keep promise

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Mumbai: As the nation pays tribute to the martyrs of 26/11 Mumbai attacks, Home Minister P Chidambaram reminded Pakistan of the promises that it made. In strong words, Chidambaram said Pakistan has the responsibility of bringing the perpetrators of the 26/11 attacks to justice. “They promised us that they would provide... 

Navi Mumbai airport: Sena blasts Ramesh

Navi Mumbai airport: Sena blasts Ramesh

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MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena has accused Union minister for environment Jairam Ramesh of clearing the Navi Mumbai international airport to please the business-hospitality lobby in Mumbai. “Nearly 3,000 local inhabitants will be displaced and 98 hectares of mangroves will be destroyed, while a 90-metre hill will have to be levelled,”... 

Mumbai Marks Second Anniversary of Terrorist Attacks With Prayers, Vigils

Mumbai Marks Second Anniversary of Terrorist Attacks With Prayers, Vigils

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India today began prayer meetings, candle-lit vigils and parades to mark the second anniversary of a three-day assault on Mumbai by Pakistani terrorists, as ties between the nuclear-armed neighbors remain strained. The chief minister of the state of Maharashtra, Prithviraj Chavan, led a commemoration for the police... 

Pop rockers’ twins to perform in Mumbai

Pop rockers’ twins to perform in Mumbai

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To be a successful indie band, you don’t necessarily have to be from the UK or the States. Identical twins, Tegan and Sara have proved this with a successful music career that has spanned 12 years and six well-received albums. The duo is a pair of 30-year-old pop rockers from Canada who have toured the world with big... 

Raj to Tagore: will blame you if a film calls city Bombay

Raj to Tagore: will blame you if a film calls city Bombay

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MNS chief Raj Thackeray has written chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification Sharmila Tagore saying she would be held responsible if films released henceforth refer to Mumbai as Bombay. The recently released Once Upon a Time in Mumbai contained several such references, he wrote. “We did not object as it was a period... 

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