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10 Aug 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: Girl dies after consuming iron-boosting pills in BMC school

A girl student of a civic body-run school in Mumbai died today while over 160 other students were hospitalized due to suspected poisoning after they took iron-boosting medicines given by the school.

09 Aug 2018

Mumbai
Dreaming of a Mumbai house? Know what it'll cost you

Buying a house remains the ultimate dream for most middle-class Indians.

09 Aug 2018

Mumbai
How Google helped this Mumbai woman find her stolen smartphone

With quick thinking and some help from Google, a Mumbai woman managed to nab the man who had stolen her phone.

08 Aug 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai couple collects 650 tonnes of garbage from Mahim Beach

By next month, this Mumbai couple would reach 50th week of their mission: to keep Mahim Beach clean and plastic free.

08 Aug 2018

Mumbai
Toxic bluebottles in action: Avoid Mumbai beaches for now

Advisories have been issued warning people not to venture near shoreline in Mumbai, lest they get stung by bluebottles.

03 Aug 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: Man pulls woman's pants, molests her, arrested

A 40-year-old woman had a stomach-churning experience when she was out on a walk on Tuesday.

02 Aug 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: Vine snake rests around ceiling fan in Mumbai local

Passengers of a Mumbai suburban train were left shocked after they spotted a snake coiled around the ceiling fan of a first-class coach today morning.

02 Aug 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai cop turns messiah, helps girl become international chessboxing champ

This is the story of a fighter and her messiah.

01 Aug 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: Married man stabs girlfriend 14 times suspecting cheating

A father's hunch helped Mumbai police crack a murder case within four hours.

31 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Mimicking Ethan Hunt's stunts? Not 'Mission Impossible' for Mumbai Police

From 'Race-3' to popular sitcom 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' and teen drama '13 reasons why', Mumbai Police have posted tweets with its own twists to all.

28 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Mobile app to warn of extreme weather events in Mumbai

The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) launched a mobile application to provide information on extreme weather events in Mumbai.

27 Jul 2018

Mumbai
1,054 streetlight poles in Mumbai are "extremely dangerous"!

Mumbai will be in dark for the forthcoming days.

24 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai teen dies of leptospirosis, family alleges 'custodial torture' death

Following the death of a 17-year-old in Mumbai's Sion Hospital, his kin and acquaintances launched protests, alleging he died due to custodial torture.

24 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Lower Parel ROB closed: Chaos, crowd as common people inconvenienced

Agreeing to the suggestions put forth by an expert committee of IIT-Bombay, BMC and Western Railway, the pivotal Delise Bridge or Lower Parel ROB in Mumbai was closed down for repairs today morning.

19 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Navi Mumbai hospital under cyber attack, hackers demand bitcoins

A private hospital in Navi Mumbai became the latest prey of hackers after its computer systems came under a malware attack.

15 Jul 2018

India
Chandamama, a fast friend of 90s' kids, dying slow death

With software company Geodesic Ltd under IT and ED scanner over siphoning of funds, its subsidiary, the famed Chandamama, a Chennai-based magazine, has also fallen from grace.

14 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: Student, who consumed poison after failing exams, dies

A 21-year-old student, who had allegedly consumed poison after failing in her college exams, today died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in suburban Kurla area of Mumbai.

13 Jul 2018

Mumbai
5th day: Vasai, Nallasopara residents still stranded, houses flooded

Even though it hasn't rained heavily for the past two days, Vasai and Nallasopara residents continue to remain stranded for the fifth day, as several low-lying areas are submerged in water.

13 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: After 40hrs, 24-year-old man's body found from Dombivali nullah

After a thorough search lasting 40hrs by NDRF, Fire Brigade and district's Disaster Management Cell, the body of 24-year-old Harshad Ramesh Jimkal was recovered yesterday from Nandivali nullah.

13 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Maharashtra: Banks employees' union to protest government policies tomorrow

Employee unions of banks and Maharashtra-run insurance companies will stage a sit-in at Azad Maiden in Mumbai tomorrow to protest against privatization of banks, allowing FDI in insurance sector and to expedite wage revision.

13 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: Rs. 2,000cr money-laundering racket busted at Bharat Diamond Bourse

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has busted a Rs. 2,000 crore money laundering racket at the Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) in Mumbai and arrested four people.

13 Jul 2018

Maharashtra
Bombay HC bans usage of thermocol decorations during Ganesh Chaturthi

The Bombay High Court today declined to relax the ban on sale of decoration items made of thermocol for use in the forthcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Maharashtra.

12 Jul 2018

Mumbai
'We'll be there for you': Mumbai Police assures in F.R.I.E.N.D.S-style

Even when Mumbai Police officials are busy helping and rescuing people, braving torrential rainfall, they made sure their Twitter handle assures Mumbaikars of their support.

11 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Providing refuge, serving food, rescuing stranded: Meet Mumbai's unsung heroes

Like every year, this time too Mumbai is facing a deluge and remains submerged in water due to torrential rainfall and abysmal administrative flaws.

10 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: BMC will collaborate with IIT-B for better-roads, says Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis today said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation would be directed to collaborate with institutions like IIT-Bombay to develop modern technology for ensuring good roads in Mumbai.

10 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: In 'kaali-peeli' style, more Ola-Uber drivers keep refusing rides

The trend of Ola and Uber drivers refusing rides is slowly going northward. After they failed Chennai last year during monsoons, it's now Mumbai's turn.

08 Jul 2018

India
This Mumbai-girl showed her father what a daughter can do!

When it comes to financial constraints, many families in India still ask the girls to drop out of colleges or schools.

07 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: Sacked, drunken man threatens to commit suicide

A drunken man created some high-voltage drama for Mumbai Fire Brigade in the wee hours of Friday, as he threatened to jump off from atop the Doordarshan Tower at Worli.

07 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: AK-56 seized from Dawood gang member's house; wife arrested

An AK-56 rifle has been seized from the house of a member of Dawood Ibrahim gang in suburban Goregaon in Mumbai.

07 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: 'Jobless' man climbs Doordarshan tower for media coverage

A 30-year-old man climbed the Doordarshan Tower in Worli in South Mumbai in the wee hours yesterday, sending police and fire brigade officials into a tizzy.

07 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Bodies of 4 teens, who drowned off Juhu beach, recovered

The body of the fourth victim, who had drowned off Juhu beach along with three others, was found behind JW Marriott hotel in the wee hours today.

06 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Plastic ban: Allow bags weighing 20g, demand manufacturers

Days after Maharashtra Government relaxed the norms for FMCG firms by just self-proving that they only use recyclable multi-layer packaging, plastic manufacturers are raising their voices.

05 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: Grant Road Bridge reopened a day after cracks seen

Tuesday was a bad day for Mumbai; within 16 hours, two city bridges faced infrastructural defect.

05 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Andheri bridge-collapse: 15 doctors fought for 14hrs to revive victim

Like every day, Asmita Katkar of Mumbai took the Gokhale Bridge on Tuesday too, after dropping her six-year-old son at his school.

04 Jul 2018

Maharashtra
Maharashtra government's women, widower employees to get six-month childcare leave

To enable better parenting, Maharashtra government has decided to give six months' paid leave to its women and widower employees for childcare.

Landmark initiative: Sanitary napkin vending machines for nine Maharashtra jails

Nine prisons in Maharashtra, housing some 1,023 women, are in the process of getting sanitary napkin vending machines and incinerators (for the disposal of sanitary napkins).

03 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Students who missed exams due to rain can reappear: MU

As heavy rains threw the normal life out of gear in Mumbai, University of Mumbai has announced that those who missed the examinations today can reappear later.

03 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Andheri bridge collapse: Hundreds of lives saved, courtesy alert motorman

Mumbai woke up to a bitter morning today: a section of Gokhale Road overbridge, connecting Andheri East and West stations, caved in amid incessant rains.

02 Jul 2018

Mumbai
Meet Subodh Kumar Jaiswal, Mumbai Police's new boss

Mumbai Police got a new chief this weekend as senior IPS officer Subodh Kumar Jaiswal took charge of the force on Saturday.

02 Jul 2018

Mumbai
India shamed: Italian woman allegedly raped by Mumbai 'tour guide'

Mumbai Police is looking for a man who's accused of raping a 37-year-old Italian national last month.