19 Jan 2020
Falling panels, glitchy screens mar Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas's first commercial run
The much-anticipated Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express took its first commercial run on Sunday, two days after its inaugural run.
20 Jun 2019
Railways: How to book an entire train or train coach
In a bid to facilitate bulk bookings, the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers the facility of booking an entire train or train coach to its passengers.
30 May 2019
Pune: Woman met man on Instagram, he raped her
On Tuesday evening, Pune's Pimpri-Chinchwad Police booked a 22-year-old man, identified as Vishal Navalkishore Bunde, for allegedly raping a woman.
03 May 2019
Indian Railways' summer special trains: Timings and routes
The demand for railway reservations during the summer season increases.
31 Dec 2018
Indian Railways to build affordable capsule hotels at railway stations
In a bid to make passenger lodging more convenient and comfortable, the Indian Railways is planning to introduce capsule hotels at major railway stations, across the country.
26 Dec 2018
Good news for railway passengers, pod-hotel coming up near Mumbai-Central
In a bid to provide passengers the best lodging comfort, Indian Railways-owned IRCTC is planning to build a pod hotel near Mumbai Central station.
28 Nov 2018
#IndianRailways: Six best amenities every rail passenger should know about
Over the years, Indian Railways has come a long way in terms of ticket reservation/cancelation services and passenger convenience.
13 Nov 2018
Mumbai shocker! 12 killed on railway tracks yesterday
As many as 12 people were killed and five others received injuries in separate accidents on railway tracks in Mumbai and its neighboring areas yesterday, the Government Railway Police (GRP) said today.
12 Oct 2018
Athawale demands Mumbai Central Railway station be renamed after Ambedkar
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today demanded the Mumbai Central railway station be renamed after Dalit icon and social reformer Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar.
08 Jun 2018
Google takes free Wi-Fi to 400 railway stations in India
In 2.5 years, Google has installed free Wi-Fi hotspots in 400 Indian railway stations, the company said yesterday, with Dibrugarh in Assam being the latest.
04 Jun 2018
Mumbai: Stranger helps CAT aspirant, story will warm your heart
More often than not, small acts of generosity are enough to restore one's faith in humanity. One such heartwarming story was shared by 'Humans Of Bombay' page today.
11 May 2018
Mothers'-Day special: This mother-of-two gave a life to many others
In a self-centric world, rare tales of altruism leave their mark.
05 May 2018
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.
14 Mar 2018
Railways to install free Wi-Fi in 8,000 stations by March'19
Indian Railways is on a drive to equip over 8,000 stations with Wi-Fi by March 2019.
07 Mar 2018
This woman calls the shots in Mumbai metro tunnels
She is like any ordinary 26-year-old who loves to travel and listen to music, when she wants to relax.
23 Feb 2018
Mumbai: World's largest 1.8-kg tumor removed from man's brain
A team of doctors from Mumbai removed a staggering 1.8-kg tumor from a man's brain, hailing from Uttar Pradesh.
31 Jan 2018
150 "Google Stations" offering free Wi-Fi deployed across Pune
Two years after launching free public Wi-Fi initiative called "Google Station" to bring millions of Indians online, Google has partnered with engineering and construction giant Larsen & Toubro to bring 150 "Google Station" hotspots to Pune.
28 Jan 2018
Mumbai: Man gets sucked into MRI machine and dies
In a shocking incident at the Nair government hospital in Mumbai Central, 32-year-old Rajesh Maru who was taking his relative to the MRI room got sucked into the MRI machine and passed away.
25 Dec 2017
Mumbai's first AC local train makes maiden journey
Mumbai's first air-conditioned local train made a historical maiden journey this morning from Borivali station to Churchgate station.
23 Oct 2017
Rs. 10,000 reward for personnel who manually pushed stuck train
Four days ago, around 40 railway personnel posted at the Mumbai Central had to do something they probably weren't expecting: they had to manually push a 16-coach train that was stuck.
01 Sep 2017
Mumbai: Boyfriend sells off minor girlfriend to human traffickers
In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old girl from Mumbai's Behrampada was sold to a Nashik-based human trafficking group by her 19-year-old boyfriend, Karan Pawar.
19 Jul 2017
Mumbai: Maratha Mandir cancels DDLJ show for the first time
Actor Shah Rukh Khan's fans were disappointed after Mumbai's iconic Maratha Mandir, which has been running Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) for over 20 years now, cancelled film's show for the first time.
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.
06 Apr 2017
Mumbai: 2,000 people duped by online friendship clubs
The Bandra-Kurla Complex cyber police apprehended an online friendship club which successfully fooled 2,000 people over the last two years.
30 Mar 2017
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.
29 Mar 2017
Mumbai: Western Railways fix plastic recycling machines at railway stations
Owing to the success of the 'Swachh Bharat Recycle Machine' at Churchgate station, the Western Railways (WR) has broadened its initiative and plans to install 20 more plastic bottle-crushing machines at 10 suburban stations.
21 Mar 2017
Mumbai's BEST buses undergo major makeover
BEST's historic red buses are now revamped and include automatic, clutch-free transmission for drivers, a central air-circulation system, eight charging points and a wide gap between seats.
15 Mar 2017
Rename railway station names with colonial imprints: Shiv Sena
On Tuesday, the Shiv Sena sought the renaming of 5 of Mumbai's railway stations, suggesting that they all have colonial imprints.
06 Mar 2017
TV anchor complained about SpiceJet, alleges being threatened
TV-anchor Karan Ambardar alleged that he and his wife were "forcefully" made to wait on the Mumbai's airport aerobridge for more than an hour, after he complained about the quality of food in the flight.
14 Feb 2017
Mumbai-based photographer wins World Press Photo Award
Mumbai-based photographer Nayan Khanolkar was ranked second in Nature category at the World Press Photo Awards.
06 Feb 2017
12 civic engineers suspended for drunk revelry in public place
12 officers of the Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation were suspended after they were filmed drinking and dancing at a public place.
13 Jan 2017
IRCTC losing Rs.2 crore/day due to demonetization
IRCTC said it is incurring losses because of the waiver of service charge on online bookings, and has sought compensation from the government.
17 Oct 2016
Free Wi-Fi in Patna station being used to watch porn
According to a report by the IANS news agency, the Patna railway station tops the list in India in terms of data usage from the free Wi-Fi provided jointly by Google and RailTel.
03 Oct 2016
IRCTC reports 32% growth
The Indian Railway's subsidiary, IRCTC scripted a massive turnover of about Rs.1,506 crore during the financial period 2015-16, registering a massive growth of 32%.