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22 May 2018

WhatsApp

BMC releases 24 pothole helplines, but 8 are non-functional

Following a July 2016 Bombay HC directive, BMC on May 18 released a fresh list containing WhatsApp numbers of road engineers working in all 24 wards.

19 May 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai: Domestic, International flights to be delayed till June 5

Several flights were delayed by almost an hour yesterday and day before, as Mumbai airport officials are upgrading the Instrument Landing System (ILS), responsible for guiding flights.

19 May 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai registered 330% rise in AIDS deaths in just 3yrs

An astonishing data has come to the fore that has left both the health authorities and doctors startled.

18 May 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai: Video showing deer eating plastic leaves environmentalists fuming

A video has surfaced on social media that has left wildlife experts and environmentalists fuming.

18 May 2018

Mumbai

Jet Airways' Diwali bonanza: Non-stop Mumbai-Manchester flights, four times/week

Mumbai-based private carrier Jet Airways has a special Diwali gift for its UK-bound passengers.

17 May 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai India's cleanest capital, Navi Mumbai best in waste-management: Survey

The Swachh Survekshan-2018 results released yesterday bring good news for Maharashtra.

16 May 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai: In 17-years, more than four-fold rise in vehicular registration

In just 17 years, Mumbai Metropolitan Region has seen more than a four-fold rise in vehicular registration. Thane region comes at the top with 38.31L vehicle-registrations, followed by Mumbai and Panvel regions.

15 May 2018

Mumbai

ICSE, ISC results: 13 Mumbai students grabbed top 3 spots

Mumbai students performed brilliantly in ICSE and ISC board exams this year, with a total of 13 toppers from the city, both classes combined.

14 May 2018

Mumbai

In 5-years, number of cases at Mumbai's Kalina forensic-lab doubles

Last year, the Kalina Forensic Science Lab (FSL) received double the number of cases it did five years ago, indicating Mumbai Police's increasing reliance on forensics.

14 May 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan-trained suicide-bomber planning high-profile assassinations in India nabbed in Mumbai

A 32-year-old was arrested from a Mumbai suburb for suspected links to a Pakistan-based terrorist organization.

11 May 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai boy's death by drowning: Swimming pool's caretaker held

Three days after a 12-year-old boy drowned in a swimming pool in Mumbai, one person was arrested yesterday.

11 May 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai gangster 'depressed over health', seeks nod for euthanasia

A gangster arrested in 2016 in a double murder case in Mumbai has written to a MCOCA court asking for permission to end his life.

10 May 2018

Mumbai

Flight tickets from Mumbai most expensive in India

If you are planning for a Mumbai to Goa vacation, please book your tickets in advance, because any last-minute flight in this route will cost you anywhere from Rs. 4,500 to 6,500.

09 May 2018

Mumbai

Thane: Man rapes 8-year-old in public-toilet, thrashed, arrested

A 45-year-old is languishing behind bars for allegedly raping an eight-year-old in Thane.

08 May 2018

Mumbai

125 new ATVMs in Western-Railways stations, relief for 36L commuters

Western Railway (WR) has decided to install 125 new ATVMs across its stations, which is set to bring a huge relief to smart-card holders.

08 May 2018

Mumbai

50% of affluent, 'literate' Mumbai wards still prefer boys

Though Mumbai commands a better sex ratio than Maharashtra and India's average, 50% of its wards have recorded a dip in female birth rate.

08 May 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai model stalks, threatens to kill woman; arrested

A 26-year-old Mumbai model was recently arrested by the Juhu police for stalking a woman and threatening to kill her.

07 May 2018

Air India

Mumbai: Air India pilot behind bars for molesting air-hostess

An Air India pilot has been put behind bars after his colleague charged him with molestation aboard an Ahmedabad-Mumbai flight.

07 May 2018

Mumbai

WHO calls Mumbai world's 4th most-polluted city, but Maharashtra denies

The May-2 WHO report that ranks Mumbai ahead of Beijing as fourth most polluted city globally, hasn't gone down well with Maharashtra government.

05 May 2018

Mumbai

New player in Mumbai takes away 700 Ola, Uber drivers

A major setback awaits Ola and Uber in Mumbai.

05 May 2018

Mumbai

This Mumbai lady cop broke laws to save a life

It's not just Mumbai Police's Twitter handle that's praiseworthy, even the deeds by its officers command an ovation.

04 May 2018

Mumbai

In 7 years, Mumbai will see 65% rise in air-pollution

That Mumbai has a high level of air pollution is no news. But the scary part is, it's set to rise by 65% in the next seven years.

04 May 2018

Mumbai

Monsoon-preps: BMC's 'superior' pothole-filling mix to be ready by mid-June

Mumbai's monsoon has become synonymous with its infamous potholes.

03 May 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai Police teaches road safety with human evolution meme!

Adding spice to relatively boring topic of human evolution, Mumbai Police posted yet another clever tweet.

02 May 2018

Maharashtra

In a first, crucial land document issued online in Maharashtra

Taking a huge leap towards reducing corruption, Maharashtra CM made available a crucial land title document, known as 7/12 extract, online yesterday.

01 May 2018

Mumbai

Mumbaikar granted divorce after wife assaults his mother, lodges false-cases

Reinforcing the fact that torture isn't just limited to men, a South Mumbai businessman has been granted divorce from his wife of 10 years due to her 'cruelty.'

28 Apr 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai: Motorcycle racket busted, all racketeers arrested

Mumbai cops have busted a motorcycle racket operating between Alibaug and Mumbai, by arresting all of its members within ten days.

Mumbai Development Plan 2034 has been approved. Cause for celebrations?

The Mumbai Development Plan-2034 got approved yesterday.

26 Apr 2018

Mumbai

Massive fire at Navi Mumbai chemical factory leaves 3 injured

A massive fire broke out at a chemical factory in Navi Mumbai's Kopar Khairane MIDC yesterday, leaving two persons grievously injured and another wounded, and gutting five neighboring factories.

26 Apr 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai: Porters crushed by train didn't hear warning-horn, say police

Two porters, who were mowed down by a Mumbai local train on Tuesday while trying to clear the body of a 66-year-old man off the tracks, couldn't hear the repeated honks blown by the Virar-bound train motorman, cops said today.

Plans dropped, no monorail for Thane-Kalyan or Thane-Bhiwandi anymore

Maharashtra Government's ambitious monorail service was touted as a mass transit system, but after four years of its launch, it's now a liability for the authorities, and a suspended one at that.

25 Apr 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai: 'Maushi' held for sexually assaulting four-year-old girl repeatedly

Yet another student, yet another sexual assault case, this time by a Mumbai woman.

24 Apr 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai: Man pushed from platform for allegedly bumping into woman

A crowded Saturday at Mulund station, Mumbai, turned unfortunate for a 56-year-old businessman, as he was pushed from the platform in front of an oncoming train.

24 Apr 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai: Customs agent, two bizmen held for Rs. 10cr fraud

A customs agent and two businessmen were arrested recently by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) for siphoning off almost Rs. 10cr by fraudulently releasing 'duty drawbacks' of 20 companies, which were frozen by customs pending investigation.

24 Apr 2018

Mumbai

Antibiotic-resistant fish of Mumbai markets can impact health severely: Study

Antibiotic resistance has reached alarmingly high levels, with even protein-rich fish of Mumbai getting affected, found a study jointly done by Mumbai University and BARC.

23 Apr 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai airport gets SAGA, advanced surveillance tool for smoother operations

Mumbai airport, the country's second busiest airport, always battles with flight delays or cancellations and during monsoon, it's worse.

21 Apr 2018

Mumbai

From CA to Jain monk: Inspirational story of a 24-year-old

Prolific career, impressive educational background, family business having turnover of Rs. 100cr: this is enough to entice any 24-year-old, but not this Mumbai native, who renounced every temptation to become a Jain monk.

20 Apr 2018

Mumbai

Mumbaikars, you will soon receive real-time updates of disaster-management teams

BMC is planning to equip its disaster management cell with a technology whereby Mumbaikars will be updated about the tentative time the rescue team would take to reach the disaster site.

20 Apr 2018

Reuters

Two Indian photojournalists part of Reuters Pulitzer Prize winning team

Every photo tells a story and a Reuters team of photojournalists did exactly that when they captured the plight of nearly 600,000 Rohingya refugees desperately trying to flee Myanmar and come to Bangladesh in 2017.

19 Apr 2018

Mumbai

'Bar busting' ex-Mumbai police chief Arup Patnaik forays into politics

Former Mumbai police chief Arup 'bar busting' Patnaik made his foray into politics yesterday.