Articles about Marine Drive
06 Aug 2020
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.
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.
16 May 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Wankhede Stadium to be used as quarantine centre
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has directed the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) to use Wankhede Stadium as quarantine facility for COVID-19 patients in the city.
12 May 2020
Was watching movies: Poonam Pandey denies reports of her arrest
Model and actor Poonam Pandey has denied reports of her arrest.
11 May 2020
Poonam Pandey booked by Mumbai Police for violating lockdown
Model and actor Poonam Pandey and her friend were on Sunday booked by the Mumbai Police for violating the coronavirus-induced lockdown, according to reports.
03 May 2020
Flypast and petal showers: Armed Forces' tribute to 'Corona Warriors'
As a token of appreciation to the frontline warriors in the fight against COVID-19, the Indian Armed Forces began a flypast Sunday morning.
27 Sep 2019
Sharad Pawar-ED showdown: NCP chief won't visit agency's office today
Sharad Pawar, the chief of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), made a couple of flip flops on Friday.
15 Feb 2019
#GullyBoy review: This Mumbai-underdog film will leave you deeply inspired
Zoya Akhtar's latest outing Gully Boy, like much of her filmography so far, is set in a big city- a city so big that it makes it excruciating for people like Murad (Ranveer Singh) to even dream in the backdrop of their grim realities.
10 Jan 2019
Mumbai: Coastal road promenade to overshadow Marine Drive walkway?
The 29.2 km-long coastal road project in Mumbai will give rise to the city's longest promenade, overtaking the iconic walkway at Marine Drive in south Mumbai, a senior civic official has said.
09 Jan 2019
'Loo' crisis: Mumbai police stations reek of filthy bathrooms
Mumbai Police are having a hard time answering nature's call because of the pathetic and foul-smelling toilets in the police stations.
11 Nov 2018
Mumbai: 100 locals booked for violating SC's firecrackers' order
In Mumbai, 100 cases were filed against locals for flouting Supreme Court order on firecrackers, and 53 against firecrackers vendors.
02 Oct 2018
Mumbai: Public toilet worth Rs. 90L built at Marine Drive
A swanky and eco-friendly public toilet equipped with solar panel and vacuum technology to save water has come up at Marine Drive in South Mumbai.
06 Sep 2018
RTI reveals Mumbai reports fire incidents almost every day
A fortnight after a high-rise in Parel caught fire, leading to two casualties, an RTI query has revealed that Mumbai has witnessed a stunning 48,434 fire incidents in the past decade, which means there is an inferno almost every other day.
01 Sep 2018
5 girl students of Class 8 go missing in Mumbai
Five girls, students of a South Mumbai school, have gone missing. The girls who are studying in Class 8 at the private school did not return to their respective homes from school yesterday afternoon, after which their parents approached the police.
30 Jun 2018
UNESCO declares World Heritage Site in South Mumbai
Mumbai's Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble has been declared as the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
14 Apr 2018
Mumbai: Osmanabad farmers not allowed to sell produce, throw vegetables
Several farmers from Osmanabad were seen throwing crates full of vegetables outside Mantralaya as a mark of protest in Mumbai on Friday.
07 Dec 2017
Ockhi brings high vegetable prices, 80,000kg of waste to Mumbai
Cyclone Ockhi's effects are being felt in Mumbai in several ways. For one, prices of vegetables and foodgrains, which are already under strain, are set to rise even more by up to 15%.
17 Oct 2017
Maharashtra: Transport employees on strike indefinitely from midnight
Demanding salary hikes, employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) will be on strike indefinitely from the midnight of October 16th.
21 Sep 2017
Famed Bollywood actress Shakila of 'Hatim Tai' fame dead
Yesteryear leading lady Shakila, who has appeared in cult movies like 'Hatim Tai' (1956) and 'CID' (1956), passed away yesterday after a heart attack. She was 82.
07 Sep 2017
Mumbai: Residents oppose "World Heritage Site" proposal for Marine Drive
Mumbai's Marine Drive "Heritage" precinct has been nominated by the government to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.
05 Sep 2017
Mumbai: IIT-B to study properties' elevation levels on Malabar Hill
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is planning to appoint the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay at a Rs. 1.91cr cost for studying the elevation-levels of buildings on south Mumbai's Malabar Hill.
12 Jul 2017
19 Mumbai suburban railway stations get free Wi-Fi facility
Commuters can now browse the internet as 19 stations on Mumbai suburban rail network are provided with free Wi-Fi facility.
29 Jun 2017
Mumbai's kaali-peeli taxis can now be booked via mobile app
Transport minister Diwakar Raote will launch a new app of taxi unions-Amachi (Our) Drive-that will enable Mumbaiites to book black-and-yellow taxis just like Ola and Uber, but without surge pricing.
28 Jun 2017
Heavy rains lash Mumbai for the fourth consecutive day
Mumbai had another round of downpour for the fourth consecutive day that caused huge traffic snarls and train delays for commuters.
26 May 2017
Mumbai- No more overpaying for 31 common medicines
The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) put a price cap on 31 common drugs like glucose, morphine, paracetamol, ibuprofen and snake venom antiserum.
25 May 2017
Mumbai- 1,300 BMC staff to lose jobs because of GST
With the implementation of GST, Octroi duties will be scrapped, which means those working in the Octroi department will lose their jobs.
04 May 2017
Shifu Sanskriti founder also monetarily scammed his "disciples"
Shifu Sanskriti founder Sunil Kulkarni has been charged with forgery after police recovered a cheque-book where he forged an alleged disciple's signature, for a Rs. 23cr deal with a Bhopal-based ice cream firm.
27 Apr 2017
Shifu Sanskriti's Sunil Kulkarni a crook, arrested several times
Police officer Shekhar Tore recalls arresting Sunil Kulkarni, head of the cult Shifu Sanskriti, in Pune 20 years ago for allegedly conning a home-loan seeker. He was suave, spoke fluent English, and easily trapped the gullible.
21 Apr 2017
More parents approach Bombay HC against 'sex racket' targeting daughters
After parents of Shivangi and Samira Sule, alleged victims of domestic violence, claimed the cult Shifu Sanskriti lured their daughters into a sex and drugs racket, two more couples have also approached the Bombay HC saying its founder Sunil Kulkarni had "trapped their daughters".
20 Apr 2017
Save us from our parents: Mumbai girls urge HC
23-year-old Shivangi Sule and her 21-year-old sister Samira walked from the Bombay HC to Marine Drive holding placards saying, "Neither we are prostitutes, nor are we drug addicts."
31 Mar 2017
1.2K guards to be deployed at Maharashtra's 14 medical colleges
A government resolution released on Thursday said 1,231 guards will be deployed at 14 medical colleges of the state in order to provide better security to the doctors.
24 Dec 2016
News that will matter to Mumbai and Mumbaikars
Mumbai is set to witness a grand celebration on the eve of bhoomipoojan ceremony of Shivaji memorial.
03 Dec 2016
Mumbai: City where the money keeps pouring in
Demonetization has resulted in massive gains for LIC; it sold its most expensive policy of Rs.50 crore for the first time.
03 Nov 2016
All this made news in Mumbai
Passengers in suburban trains in Mumbai along with some long distance premium trains, will get free Wi-Fi by 2018.