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Importance of Coconut day for fishermen

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Importance of Coconut day for fishermen

People across the globe and especially the ones who are nearby coastal areas acknowledge the importance of the soft, life-saving drink and flesh of the nut, by celebrating the World Coconut Day on 2nd September every year. The world coconut day was designated by Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC) on 2nd September. All the major […]

Monkey Fever kills 11, still counting …

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Monkey Fever kills 11, still counting …

Bombay (Mumbai) The Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), commonly known as the monkey fever, has claimed 11 lives in Maharashtra this year, according to health officials (May 16). All the victims were from Sindhudurg district and succumbed to the viral infection between January and May, they said. According to Sindhudurg District Health officer, Dr Yogesh Sale, […]

With luck, Bombay may have a Gentleman Mayor this time

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With luck, Bombay may have a Gentleman Mayor this time

Bombay (Mumbai), Feb 3: It’s really crazy the way politics bows to all these reservations. Do you know that Municipal Corporations in Maharashtra cannot have a mayor based on merit, but that the post is chosen by lottery? That’s really throwing things to chance.  Surprised? Well here’s the PTI report : The 227-member Brihanmumbai Municipal […]