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Casting director Krish Kapur passes away at 28

04 Jun 2020

Entertainment
Casting director Krish Kapur passes away at 28

In a terrible piece of news, Bollywood casting director Krish Kapur has passed away due to brain hemorrhage. He was 28.

Rs. 60L: This is Google's offer to this 22-year-old engineer

28 Jun 2019

Bengaluru
Rs. 60L: This is Google's offer to this 22-year-old engineer

Microsoft, Google, and Facebook are some of the world's biggest tech companies, and several aspire to join them.

Mumbai: Google's new recruit, a BE student not from IIT

29 Mar 2019

Mumbai
Mumbai: Google's new recruit, a BE student not from IIT

Every year, lakhs of students take the Joint Entrance Examination to join prestigious engineering colleges in India, especially IITs.

Woman kills editor for allegedly harassing her for two years

20 Mar 2019

Mumbai
Woman kills editor for allegedly harassing her for two years

In a shocking incident, a 24-year-old woman, along with a printing press owner, was arrested for allegedly killing and disposing the body of a magazine editor.

Mumbai: Notorious serial rapist, murderer, accused in 20 cases, nailed

17 Oct 2018

India
Mumbai: Notorious serial rapist, murderer, accused in 20 cases, nailed

Almost a decade after he raped and murdered two girls, a notorious serial rapist in Mumbai who is accused in at least 20 cases has been been conclusively identified, thanks to forensic tests.

Maharashtra: Serial rapist, accused in 13 cases, arrested

27 Sep 2018

India
Maharashtra: Serial rapist, accused in 13 cases, arrested

A man wanted in connection with 13 cases of rape and molestation of minor girls in Mumbai and neighboring areas of Navi Mumbai, Thane, and Palghar district was arrested yesterday.

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

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.

Heavy rains in Mumbai: Schools shut; trains and buses delayed

09 Jul 2018

India
Heavy rains in Mumbai: Schools shut; trains and buses delayed

Torrential monsoon rains lashed Mumbai and its neighboring areas, flooding streets, rail-tracks and crippling life in the city.

Actor playing Dr Hansraj Hathi in 'Taarak Mehta' dead

09 Jul 2018

Entertainment
Actor playing Dr Hansraj Hathi in 'Taarak Mehta' dead

Television actor Kavi Kumar Azad, known for portraying the beloved character of Dr Hansraj Hathi on 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah,' passed away today after a heart attack.

Mumbai crash: Brave pilots who sacrificed themselves to save hundreds

29 Jun 2018

India
Mumbai crash: Brave pilots who sacrificed themselves to save hundreds

Yesterday's Mumbai crash has brought to the fore tales of heroism about the two people in charge, Chief Pilot Pradeep Rajput and Co-pilot Maria Zuberi, who saved many lives by directing the aircraft towards a vacant construction site.

Western-Railway sees 220% rise in sale of mobile-tickets after campaign

27 Jun 2018

India
Western-Railway sees 220% rise in sale of mobile-tickets after campaign

The Western Railway today said it has witnessed a 220% rise in the sale of train tickets booked through UTS mobile ticketing application after a 10-day-long awareness drive held recently to promote the use of this app.

Two Bangladeshi-couples get 2-year jail for illegally staying in India

20 Jun 2018

India
Two Bangladeshi-couples get 2-year jail for illegally staying in India

A court in Thane has sentenced two Bangladeshi couples to two years of imprisonment for staying illegally in India under Foreigners Act and imposed a fine of Rs. 10,000 on each of them.

Three, including two models, held for prostitution in Thane

11 Jun 2018

India
Three, including two models, held for prostitution in Thane

Three people, including two small-time models, were arrested by Thane Police for allegedly being involved in flesh trade in Bhayander township.

Mumbai: 'Pay as you please' for free-urinals in suburban stations

04 Apr 2018

Mumbai
Mumbai: 'Pay as you please' for free-urinals in suburban stations

The free urinals at the suburban railway stations in Mumbai will now have a drop-box at the exit where you can 'pay as you please' for the service.

Maharashtra: Two Bangladeshi women get 1-year imprisonment for illegal stay

30 Mar 2018

India
Maharashtra: Two Bangladeshi women get 1-year imprisonment for illegal stay

A court in Maharashtra's Thane district has awarded one-year rigorous imprisonment to two Bangladeshi women for staying in India without valid travel documents.

Maharashtra to spend Rs. 5.8cr on 30 vehicles for VVIPs

16 Mar 2018

India
Maharashtra to spend Rs. 5.8cr on 30 vehicles for VVIPs

The Maharashtra government has announced its decision to purchase 30 vehicles collectively worth Rs. 5.84 crore for VVIPs for 15 District Collectorate offices.

Report: 15% brothels provide minors for sex in Mumbai

17 Aug 2017

India
Report: 15% brothels provide minors for sex in Mumbai

Minors form a major part of India's sex trade. A report by IJM and Maharashtra Commission for the Protection of Child Rights claims at least 15% of Mumbai's commercial sex establishments offer underage women for pleasure.

Mumbai locals: Special police squads deployed to nab miscreants

14 Aug 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai locals: Special police squads deployed to nab miscreants

In light of rising incidents of molestation on Mumbai local trains, government railway police (GRP) has pressed special teams into service to nab miscreants on the spot.

Call centre scam: 24-yr-old mastermind arrested in multi-billion dollar racket

09 Apr 2017

India
Call centre scam: 24-yr-old mastermind arrested in multi-billion dollar racket

Thane police arrested Sagar Thakkar aka Shaggy, the 24-year-old mastermind of a massive call centre scam that conned hundreds of Americans of millions of dollars, after he was deported from Dubai.

Mumbai: Two college-going youths detained for trafficking LSD from USA

30 Mar 2017

Mumbai
Mumbai: Two college-going youths detained for trafficking LSD from USA

Mumbai Police's anti-narcotics cell arrested five people, including two students from two well-known colleges in the western suburbs.

6 people lost money to frauds posing as 'bank officials'

25 Jan 2017

Mumbai
6 people lost money to frauds posing as 'bank officials'

6 cases of credit/debit card frauds have been registered by the Azad Maidan police; victims received phone-calls from people posing as bank officials and tricking them into revealing their card-details.

What's making headlines in Mumbai?

21 Jan 2017

Mumbai
What's making headlines in Mumbai?

The State of Maharashtra is not very keen on backing the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train loan as its guarantor.

Housing in Mumbai most expensive

19 Jan 2017

Mumbai
Housing in Mumbai most expensive

The most expensive cities to buy a house are all located in Asia.

Changes galore in Mumbai

17 Jan 2017

Mumbai
Changes galore in Mumbai

Fake cops at railway station in Mira Road making a living by forcing people to pay fines have been unmasked.

Call-center scam: Kingpin's daily turnover over $100,000

02 Dec 2016

India
Call-center scam: Kingpin's daily turnover over $100,000

Police sources confirmed that the daily turnover of call-center scam mastermind Sagar Thakkar was over $100,000 a day; Thakkar managed call-centers in Noida, Ghaziabad, Ahmedabad and Thane.

Demonetization, Municipal elections; a lot happening in Mumbai

22 Nov 2016

Mumbai
Demonetization, Municipal elections; a lot happening in Mumbai

Teachers have written to state election commissioner to exempt them from poll-duties during BMC elections.

US charges 61 people over call centre fraud

28 Oct 2016

India
US charges 61 people over call centre fraud

US authorities have charged 61 people and entities connected to the massive call-center fraud that was unearthed recently.

Mumbai Police bust nine bogus call centers

06 Oct 2016

India
Mumbai Police bust nine bogus call centers

Mumbai Police has detained and questioned 772 workers of nine bogus call centers on the city's outskirts.