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Falling panels, glitchy screens mar Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas's first commercial run

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.

Railways: How to book an entire train or train coach

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.

Pune: Woman met man on Instagram, he raped her

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.

Indian Railways' summer special trains: Timings and routes

03 May 2019

Indian Railways' summer special trains: Timings and routes

The demand for railway reservations during the summer season increases.

Indian Railways to build affordable capsule hotels at railway stations

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.

Good news for railway passengers, pod-hotel coming up near Mumbai-Central

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.

#IndianRailways: Six best amenities every rail passenger should know about

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.

Mumbai shocker! 12 killed on railway tracks yesterday

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.

Athawale demands Mumbai Central Railway station be renamed after Ambedkar

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.

Google takes free Wi-Fi to 400 railway stations in India

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.

Mumbai: Stranger helps CAT aspirant, story will warm your heart

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.

Mothers'-Day special: This mother-of-two gave a life to many others

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.

This Mumbai lady cop broke laws to save a life

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.

Railways to install free Wi-Fi in 8,000 stations by March'19

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.

This woman calls the shots in Mumbai metro tunnels

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.

Mumbai: World's largest 1.8-kg tumor removed from man's brain

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.

150 "Google Stations" offering free Wi-Fi deployed across Pune

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.

Mumbai: Man gets sucked into MRI machine and dies

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.

Mumbai's first AC local train makes maiden journey

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.

Rs. 10,000 reward for personnel who manually pushed stuck train

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.

Mumbai: Boyfriend sells off minor girlfriend to human traffickers

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.

Mumbai: Maratha Mandir cancels DDLJ show for the first time

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.

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.

Mumbai: 2,000 people duped by online friendship clubs

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.

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

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.

Mumbai: Western Railways fix plastic recycling machines at railway stations

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.

Mumbai's BEST buses undergo major makeover

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.

Rename railway station names with colonial imprints: Shiv Sena

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.

TV anchor complained about SpiceJet, alleges being threatened

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.

Mumbai-based photographer wins World Press Photo Award

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.

12 civic engineers suspended for drunk revelry in public place

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.

IRCTC losing Rs.2 crore/day due to demonetization

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.

Free Wi-Fi in Patna station being used to watch porn

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.

IRCTC reports 32% growth

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%.