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21 Aug 2020

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, BMC issues advisory, urges caution

Mumbai's civic body, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has urged people to exercise caution while using 13 bridges that are in dilapidated conditions, during the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations.

20 Aug 2020


Artist Ram Indranil Kamath, 41, found dead at Mumbai home

In a terrible piece of news, Ram Indranil Kamath, a popular painter and photographer, was found dead at his residence in Mumbai's Matunga area on Wednesday. He was 41.

Mumbai cricketer dies by suicide at his home

In another unfortunate event, a local-level cricketer from Mumbai, named Karan Tiwari, died by suicide at his Malad home on Monday.

06 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

Mumbai gets slight relief after record-breaking rainfall batters city

Maharashtra's capital Mumbai got a little respite from the downpour on Thursday, as the intensity of rainfall reduced and floodwaters receded in some areas.

31 Jul 2020


Mumbai: Man blackmails Bollywood actor's daughter; arrested

A 25-year-old man has been arrested by Mumbai Crime Branch for allegedly blackmailing and trying to extort money from a Bollywood actor's daughter.

29 Jul 2020


Coronavirus: What are the serosurveys not telling us?

Recently, several surveys have shown that the number of people who have been exposed to the coronavirus is higher than the number of "cases" reported.

After father's serious allegations against Rhea, Sushant's sister demands justice

In a shocking and much-talked-about twist in the case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's demise, his father KK Singh accused his girlfriend and actor Rhea Chakraborty of abetting his alleged suicide, claiming that she stole money from the Dil Bechara star and that she also gave him wrong medications.

29 Jul 2020

Shiv Sena

Coronavirus infected 57% slum-dwellers, 16% societies' residents in Mumbai: Survey

A sero-survey, conducted by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in Mumbai to judge the extent of the spread of coronavirus, found that more people living in slums were exposed to the deadly virus than those staying in other areas.

12 Jul 2020

Abhishek Bachchan

Now, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, daughter Aaradhya test positive for COVID-19

Actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (46) and her daughter Aaradhya (8) have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

11 Jul 2020


With over 90,000 cases, Mumbai expects a spike in cases

As of Friday, Maharashtra's Mumbai had reported over 90,000 cases of the coronavirus disease. Mumbai is India's second worst-hit city in the outbreak after Delhi.

11 Jul 2020

Fire Brigade

Mumbai: Fire reported from Borivali, 14 fire engines reach spot

A major fire, categorized as Level-4, was reported from the Indraprastha shopping center in Borivali West, Mumbai, this morning and soon 14 fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

11 Jul 2020

Indian Army

Celina Jaitly distances herself from Kashish Queer Film Festival

Merely days ago, the Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival announced that its head of marketing, Pallav Patankar had allegedly resigned from the post.

01 Jul 2020


Amid surge in coronavirus cases, Section 144 imposed in Mumbai

Even as India has started unlocking and several curbs have been lifted, Mumbai Police has imposed Section 144 of CrPC to restrict movements in containment zones and other parts of the city in a bid to contain coronavirus' transmission.

01 Jul 2020


Coronavirus: In a first, Mumbai's Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh festivities canceled

Mumbai's Lalbaugcha Raja is one of the biggest crowd-pullers during the 11-day-long Ganesh Utsav. Devotees line up for hours to get one look of the giant idol installed inside a grand pandal.

30 Jun 2020

Pakistan News

Mumbai: 2 Taj Hotels received calls threatening 26/11-like attack

A caller threatened to blow up two Taj Hotels in Mumbai — the Taj Mahal Palace in Colaba and Taj Lands End in Bandra — after which security was tightened.

29 Jun 2020

West Bengal

As coronavirus cases rise, states tighten rules, focus on screening

The easing of coronavirus-induced lockdown led to a worrying rise in cases prompting few states to toy with the idea of re-imposing some curbs.

25 Jun 2020


Govinda's son Yashvardhan meets with a car accident

Bollywood actor Govinda's son Yashvardhan Ahuja on Wednesday met with a car accident in Mumbai, according to reports.

How Dharavi went from being coronavirus hotspot to success story

Spread over a little more than 2.1 square kilometers, Dharavi is home to some 8.5 lakh people. The houses are small, the population density high.

22 Jun 2020


SSR's death: Complaint filed against Rhea Chakraborty in Bihar

A complaint has been filed against actor Rhea Chakraborty at a court in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, in connection with Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

22 Jun 2020


Mumbai's water stock will last only 42 days: Report

Maharashtra's capital Mumbai is facing several battles together, two of them being related to water shortage and the novel coronavirus.

20 Jun 2020


Coronavirus: Maharashtra plans antibody tests for frontline workers, tele-ICUs

To upgrade its plan to fight against the coronavirus outbreak, the Maharashtra government has decided to conduct antibody tests for all frontline workers.

18 Jun 2020


I know you were in pain: Sushant Singh Rajput's sister

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti penned a touching tribute for him on Facebook, thereby apologizing for all the pain that he had to go through. However, the post has now been removed.

16 Jun 2020


Devastated by Sushant's death, his sister-in-law passes away

Devastated by actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sudden death, his sister-in-law passed away at their native city of Purnia in Bihar, according to reports.

16 Jun 2020


Coronavirus: BMC didn't report 451 deaths, records being updated

In Mumbai, India's epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) didn't report at least 451 deaths, prompting officials to launch an exercise for updating data, a report in Indian Express said.

15 Jun 2020


It's a "planned murder" by Bollywood: Kangana on Sushant's death

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut on Monday put out an emotional video where she slammed the Bollywood industry and fellow celebrities, in wake of her colleague Sushant Singh Rajput's untimely demise. She said that the industry treated the late actor unfairly.

15 Jun 2020


SSR death: Rhea Chakraborty visits hospital, to be questioned

Late Sushant Singh Rajput's friend and film actor Rhea Chakraborty on Monday visited the Dr. RN Cooper Municipal General Hospital in Mumbai, where his body was taken for a post-mortem on Sunday.

15 Jun 2020

Western Railway

Mumbai: Local trains resume services, but strictly for essential staff

Shut since March 23, two days before a nationwide lockdown was enforced to contain the transmission of coronavirus, some Mumbai local trains resumed services today, but only to ferry those involved in essential works.

11 Jun 2020


Malaika Arora's building sealed after resident tests positive for coronavirus

Bollywood actor and model Malaika Arora's residential building in Mumbai has been sealed and turned into a containment zone, after a resident tested positive for the coronavirus.

09 Jun 2020


Coronavirus: Over 7,400 dead in India; Mumbai tally crosses 50,000

India on Monday reported 9,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.66 lakh. The death toll due to COVID-19 also climbed to 7,476.

08 Jun 2020


Battered by cyclone, coronavirus, Mumbai's dabbawalas struggle to find work

The 125-year-old lunchbox delivery system of Mumbai's dabbawalas has suffered a crushing blow amid the coronavirus outbreak.

08 Jun 2020


Scootsy, Swiggy's premium food delivery service is shutting down

As part of an effort to cut down costs and focus solely on growth points, Swiggy is shutting down Scootsy, its premium food delivery service in Mumbai.

08 Jun 2020


Saif, Kareena step out for a stroll, without masks!

It was a lovely Sunday evening in Mumbai, as many people stepped out to get some fresh air and roam around at the iconic Marine Drive.

04 Jun 2020

Health & Wellness

How to make authentic pav bhaji at home

A beloved dish in Mumbai, pav bhaji is a favorite of many food lovers.

03 Jun 2020


Courtesy coronavirus, hotel industry stares at oblivion; recovery unlikely soon

In the months to come, nations are bound to ease restrictions. Some, like India, have already started. But it will be long before the hotel industry bounces back to the pre-coronavirus days.

03 Jun 2020


With Cyclone Nisarga's landfall, destruction begins too: Details here

The landfall process of Cyclone Nisarga started at 12:30 pm and climaxed after over three hours, throwing normal life out of gear along the Western coast, particularly in Maharashtra's Raigad, Ratnagiri, Mumbai, and some parts of Gujarat.

03 Jun 2020


Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall near Mumbai

Cyclone Nisarga, which started off as a deep depression over the East-central Arabian Sea, made landfall along the Western coast of India around 12:30 pm, said reports. The process will take about three hours to complete, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

02 Jun 2020


Cyclone approaches Mumbai, NDRF teams deployed

Less than two weeks after India's eastern coast was blown by Cyclone Amphan, the Western coast is prepping to deal with a fast-approaching storm that could amplify into a cyclone in the next 12 hours.

31 May 2020


Huge crowd celebrates Congress leader's COVID-19 recovery in Mumbai

After senior Congress leader Chandrakant Handore recovered from COVID-19, a huge crowd gathered to welcome him in Mumbai on Saturday night.

28 May 2020


Overflowing crematoriums and mortuaries: Coronavirus makes last rites painful

While countries, including India, are finding it difficult to keep the number of coronavirus cases low, they are faced with another major problem — cremation of the dead.

26 May 2020

Karan Johar

Karan Johar's domestic helps test positive for coronavirus

Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar has confirmed that two members of his household staff have tested positive for coronavirus.