Monthly Archives: July 2009

Public Service: Silently

Club for a CAUSE The Monday Charity Club, Which Helps People In Need Priya M Menon | TNN This group of housewives gets together once a month, always on a Monday. And though they do take the time to catch … Continue reading

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Puri Rath Yatra festival 2009 June 24/. KEEPING TRADITION ALIVE: A priest at Uttaradi Mutt in Basavanagudi performs ‘Mudra Dharane’ on the occasion of Prathama Ekadash Pilgrims get their foreheads marked with a ‘tilak’ on Aashadi Ekadashi at Pundhalik temple … Continue reading

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MCD DELHI: Fake Employees?

45,000 MCD employees fake? Weeding Out Non-Existent ‘Staffers’ Could Save Rs 1,000cr A Year Ambika Pandit | TNN New Delhi: Harried Delhiites have long fumed that MCD doesn’t work. Here’s probably why: 45,000 employees on its roster, who have been … Continue reading

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RTI: CIC pulls up Pune Cantonment Board

RTI reply: CIC pulls up PCB for being ‘casual’ Asseem Shaikh | TNN Pune: The Central Information Commission (CIC) has pulled up the Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) for deputing a retired employee instead of a serving employee to attend the … Continue reading

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Unsung Heroes & Heroines

A BUILDER OF YOUNG LIVES Samarpita Banerjee Pune: Renuka and Anjana enter the room with a twinkle in their eyes. And why not? They had a big news to announce. “I scored 87 per cent in my class VII exam,” … Continue reading

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