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04 Jun 2021


Netflix's first post-production facility to open in Mumbai in 2022

Netflix is making great strides in India, one of its biggest consumers, with a lot of new exciting home-grown content coming our way.

03 Jun 2021


COVID-19: Maharashtra lifts lockdown in 18 districts, Mumbai trains shut

The Maharashtra government has come up with a five-level reopening plan for the state after a lengthy shutdown due to the coronavirus, State Minister Vijay Wadettiwar said today, according to ANI.

03 Jun 2021


Netflix to launch fully-owned post-production facility in Mumbai in 2022

Netflix has announced that it will be unveiling its first fully-owned post-production facility in Mumbai in 2022.

01 Jun 2021


Mumbai: No jabs for most students headed to foreign shores

Several students who are heading to foreign countries for education had to return without getting a coronavirus vaccine jab for the second day in a row at civic-run Rajawadi Hospital in Mumbai.

29 May 2021


Fuel prices hiked again; petrol crosses Rs. 100/liter in Mumbai

The prices of petrol and diesel are once again on the rise across the country with Mumbai becoming the first metro city in India to witness the cost of petrol crossing the Rs. 100/liter-mark on Saturday.

26 May 2021


Maharashtra government finally responds, asks cine bodies to submit SOPs

For the past two months, Media and Entertainment (M&E) industry associations like the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) have been constantly writing to the Maharashtra government, requesting and appealing for aid for its members during the pandemic.

25 May 2021

Fuel Price Hike

Petrol now costs a whopping Rs. 99.71/liter in Mumbai

Petrol price inched toward the Rs. 100 mark in Mumbai on Tuesday after fuel rates were hiked again.

25 May 2021


Mumbai: Walk-in COVID-19 inoculation drive for lactating mothers, pregnant women

After a Central directive, the Mumbai civic body on Monday allowed lactating mothers and pregnant women to get themselves vaccinated against COVID-19 at approved centers without prior registration, officials said on Monday.

22 May 2021

Indian Navy

Search on for 15 from barge P305, 11 from tugboat

With no trace of 15 personnel from barge P305 and 11 from tugboat Varaprada six days after Cyclone Tauktae fury rendered the vessels adrift, the Navy on Saturday deployed specialized diving teams to boost the search and rescue operations (SAR) off Mumbai coast.

21 May 2021

Fuel Price Hike

Petrol inches toward Rs. 100 per liter mark in Mumbai

Petrol price on Friday inched closer to the Rs. 100-a-liter mark in Mumbai while diesel crossed the Rs. 91 mark after oil companies raised fuel rates again.

21 May 2021

Mumbai Police

Actress' personal bodyguard booked for raping beautician

A personal bodyguard of a leading Bollywood actress has been booked by the police in Mumbai for allegedly raping a beautician on the pretext of marriage, an official said on Thursday.

19 May 2021

Indian Navy

Rescued workmen from barge narrate horrors encountered at sea

Battling strong winds and tidal waves as high as ten meters in the cyclone-hit Arabian Sea, 125 workmen were rescued by warship INS Kochi from the sinking barge P305 near Mumbai after being afloat for almost 12 hours. They narrated their horrifying experience in their quest for survival.

17 May 2021


Cyclone Tauktae: Barges with 410 on board adrift near Mumbai

Two barges with 410 persons on board have gone adrift off the Mumbai coast as the cyclonic storm 'Tauktae' over the Arabian Sea intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm.

As Cyclone Tauktae intensifies, 580 COVID-19 patients in Mumbai shifted

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in Mumbai on Saturday shifted 580 COVID-19 patients from its jumbo units as Cyclone Tauktae is expected to pass by the city later on Sunday.

11 May 2021


Producers' body urges Maharashtra CM to set up vaccination camp

The Indian Motion Picture Producers' Association (IMPPA) has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, requesting a vaccination camp exclusively for the IMPPA members, on priority basis.

10 May 2021


COVAXIN doses unavailable for second consecutive day in Mumbai

Vaccination centers in Mumbai did not administer COVAXIN for the second straight day on Monday because of the lack of stock, leaving citizens fuming as many are due for their second dose of the vaccine.

07 May 2021

Bombay High Court

Taloja jail inmate dies of COVID-19, kin allege negligence

A 22-year-old undertrial lodged in Navi Mumbai's Taloja jail has died of COVID-19 at a hospital, even as his family members alleged that the negligence of prison authorities led to his death.

07 May 2021

Mumbai Airport

Chartered plane makes belly-landing at Mumbai Airport, all passengers safe

A chartered plane carrying five people, including a patient and a doctor, landed on its belly at Mumbai Airport late Thursday evening after declaring a full emergency, with the airport authorities foaming the runway to avoid the plane catching fire.

Mumbai records 2,554 new COVID-19 cases and 62 fatalities

Mumbai, on Tuesday, reported 2,554 fresh coronavirus positive cases and 62 deaths, taking the count of infections to 6,61,420 and the toll to 13,470, an official from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

BMC sets up drive-in inoculation center; over 400 get inoculated

As many as 417 persons were administered COVID-19 vaccine jabs at a drive-in inoculation center set up by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on the first day, a civic official said on Tuesday.

04 May 2021

Uddhav Thackeray

YRF pledges to vaccinate 30,000 FWICE members, await government's permission

One of the leading production houses in Bollywood, Yash Raj Films (YRF) has pledged to vaccinate 30,000 members of the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) in Mumbai.

04 May 2021


Television actor duped of Rs. 86,000, police complaint filed

A television actor in Mumbai became prey to a fraudster recently, costing him Rs. 86,000.

30 Apr 2021


Mumbai temporarily shutting vaccinations; Delhi, Punjab also out of stock

No coronavirus vaccines will be administered for the next three days in India's financial capital Mumbai as the city's administration has run out of doses.

28 Apr 2021

Sanjay Raut

Economy, political system collapsing due to COVID-19: Raut

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Wednesday said the economic, social, and political systems in India are collapsing due to the COVID-19 upsurge which has set the country back by at least 20 years.

27 Apr 2021


Mumbaikars flock for jabs as only 70% centers remain open

With the fear of a shortage of vaccines, people queued up in scorching heat outside vaccination centers in Mumbai on Monday to receive anti-COVID-19 jabs. The fresh stock will ensure smooth vaccination only till April 28.

24 Apr 2021


Mumbai: Color-coded sticker system for vehicles discontinued

The color-coded sticker system, which was recently introduced by the Mumbai Police to ensure smooth movement of vehicles engaged in emergency and essential services during the ongoing restrictions, has been discontinued, an official said on Saturday.

23 Apr 2021

Mukesh Ambani

Ambani security scare-Hiren case: NIA arrests one more Mumbai cop

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday arrested Mumbai police inspector Sunil Mane in connection with the recovery of an explosives-laden SUV near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence and the murder of businessman Mansukh Hiren, an official said.

23 Apr 2021


Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari talks about Narayana, Sudha Murthy film

Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari has been working to bring the story of real-life couple, Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy and author Sudha Murthy to the screen for months, and says it's not just a film but a life experience.

22 Apr 2021


Man wanted to meet girlfriend, Mumbai Police's retort floors netizens

Mumbai police's humorous reply to a Twitter user, who wanted to meet his girlfriend during the ongoing coronavirus-induced restrictions imposed by the Maharashtra government, has won the hearts of netizens.

21 Apr 2021


Bollywood stars' idle vanity-vans turn saviors for on-duty COVID-19 cops

Vanity vans are reportedly being diverted from the sets of Rohit Shetty's Cirkus, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Gangubai Kathiawadi, and Aanand L Rai's Raksha Bandhan.

20 Apr 2021


2,200 Remdesivir vials stocked by exporters seized in Mumbai

Police and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials raided two locations in Mumbai and seized 2,200 vials of Remdesivir stocked by exporters, an official said on Tuesday.

16 Apr 2021


HC permits Jain temples to home deliver food for devotees

The Bombay High Court on Friday permitted 58 Mumbai Jain temples and three in Pune and Nashik to home deliver special food consumed by the community while fasting during the annual nine-day Ayambil Oli Tap.

16 Apr 2021


Coronavirus: Delhi, not Mumbai, is now India's worst-hit city

On Wednesday, Delhi recorded a whopping 17,282 fresh coronavirus cases to become the worst-affected Indian city. The National Capital has now surpassed Mumbai to get this title.

15 Apr 2021


Mumbai couple convicted in drug case in Qatar returns home

Mumbai-based couple Oniba and Sharique Qureshi, who was sentenced to ten years in jail in a drug case in Qatar in 2019, returned to the city on Thursday with their minor daughter.

15 Apr 2021


Maharashtra: Officials told to monitor COVID-19-appropriate behavior amid curbs

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday asked officials to closely monitor COVID-19-appropriate behavior among shop owners who have been allowed to operate during the new restrictions, as well as customers, and penalize the violators.

14 Apr 2021


Repeat of 2020? Thousands reach railway station to leave Mumbai

The fear of a 2020-like situation prompted thousands of people, most of them migrant workers, to arrive at the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai on Wednesday, with the hope of boarding long-distance trains.

10 Apr 2021


Mumbai: Two Russians held for performing stunts at sea link

Two Russian nationals were arrested for allegedly performing stunts at Mumbai's Bandra-Worli Sea Link, police said on Saturday.

10 Apr 2021

Prince Philip

Mumbai's dabbawalas condole the death of UK's Prince Philip

Mumbai's famous dabbawalas (tiffin carriers) have expressed grief over the death of Britain's Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.

10 Apr 2021


Mumbai: Vaccination only in government, civic centers on April 10-11

The vaccination drive against COVID-19 in Mumbai will take place only in government and civic centers on April 10 and 11 and not in any private hospital, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said on Friday.

09 Apr 2021


COVID-19: Dose shortage hits vaccination drive in Mumbai

Several vaccination centers across Mumbai, including a jumbo COVID-19 facility in business district Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), suspended inoculation on Friday morning due to a shortage of doses, BMC sources said.