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How Can You Come to Court In Jeans?’ Bombay High Court Rebukes Journalists

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MUMBAI: While hearing a petition challenging the recent doctors’ strike in Mumbai, judges at the Bombay High Court noticed that a journalist from a national newspaper came to cover the court in a pair of jeans and T-shirt. They frowned and voiced displeasure over journalists covering court proceedings in such clothes and demanded to know if it was “Bombay culture”. ...

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Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray gives Osmanabad MP Ravindra Gaikwad a piece of his mind

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MUMBAI: Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who had thrashed a 60-year-old Air India officer with his sandals on March 23, met party president Uddhav Thackeray today and explained his position over the issue. The brief meeting, which lasted for about 10 minutes at Shiv Sena’s central office at Dadar here, came after Air India and other airlines lifted the flying ban ...

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500 Kgs Egyptian woman Eman Ahmad undergoes bariatric surgery in Mumbai

500 Kgs Egyptian woman Eman Ahmad

A 36-year-old Egyptian woman – reportedly the heaviest in the world – has undergone successful weight-loss surgery at the Saifee Hospital in Mumbai. Eman Ahmed was flown to Mumbai on a cargo plane on February 11 in the hope that the hospital’s bariatric surgery specialists would help her reduce her weight, which was around 500kg at the time of the ...

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Shiv Sena creates ‘Big Tamasha’ in Silence Zone at BMC HQ, blocks traffic for over 2 hours

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MUMBAI: Traffic at the key CST junction was thrown out of gear on Wednesday with Shiv Sainiks thronging the civic headquarters for the mayoral elections. The Sena had put up rows of saffron flags, decor and a huge pandal around the BMC building. And ‘dhol tasha’ groups played loud music continually, resulting in high decibel levels. The BMC falls in ...

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