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Mumbai gets slight relief after record-breaking rainfall batters city

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.

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

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.

Coronavirus outbreak: Wankhede Stadium to be used as quarantine centre

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.

Was watching movies: Poonam Pandey denies reports of her arrest

12 May 2020

Was watching movies: Poonam Pandey denies reports of her arrest

Model and actor Poonam Pandey has denied reports of her arrest.

Poonam Pandey booked by Mumbai Police for violating lockdown

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.

Flypast and petal showers: Armed Forces' tribute to 'Corona Warriors'

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.

Sharad Pawar-ED showdown: NCP chief won't visit agency's office today

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.

#GullyBoy review: This Mumbai-underdog film will leave you deeply inspired

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.

Mumbai: Coastal road promenade to overshadow Marine Drive walkway?

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.

'Loo' crisis: Mumbai police stations reek of filthy bathrooms

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.

Mumbai: 100 locals booked for violating SC's firecrackers' order

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.

Mumbai: Public toilet worth Rs. 90L built at Marine Drive

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.

RTI reveals Mumbai reports fire incidents almost every day

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.

5 girl students of Class 8 go missing in Mumbai

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.

UNESCO declares World Heritage Site in South Mumbai

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.

Mumbai: Osmanabad farmers not allowed to sell produce, throw vegetables

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.

Ockhi brings high vegetable prices, 80,000kg of waste to Mumbai

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%.

Maharashtra: Transport employees on strike indefinitely from midnight

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.

Famed Bollywood actress Shakila of 'Hatim Tai' fame dead

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.

Mumbai: Residents oppose "World Heritage Site" proposal for Marine Drive

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.

Mumbai: IIT-B to study properties' elevation levels on Malabar Hill

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.

19 Mumbai suburban railway stations get free Wi-Fi facility

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.

Mumbai's kaali-peeli taxis can now be booked via mobile app

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.

Heavy rains lash Mumbai for the fourth consecutive day

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.

Mumbai- No more overpaying for 31 common medicines

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.

Mumbai- 1,300 BMC staff to lose jobs because of GST

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.

Shifu Sanskriti founder also monetarily scammed his "disciples"

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.

Shifu Sanskriti's Sunil Kulkarni a crook, arrested several times

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.

More parents approach Bombay HC against 'sex racket' targeting daughters

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".

Save us from our parents: Mumbai girls urge HC

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."

1.2K guards to be deployed at Maharashtra's 14 medical colleges

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.

News that will matter to Mumbai and Mumbaikars

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.

Mumbai: City where the money keeps pouring in

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.

All this made news in Mumbai

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.