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With Cyclone Nisarga's landfall, destruction begins too: Details here

03 Jun 2020

With Cyclone Nisarga's landfall, destruction begins too: Details here

The landfall process of Cyclone Nisarga started at 12:30 pm and climaxed after over three hours, throwing normal life out of gear along the Western coast, particularly in Maharashtra's Raigad, Ratnagiri, Mumbai, and some parts of Gujarat.

Karan Johar's domestic helps test positive for coronavirus

26 May 2020

Karan Johar's domestic helps test positive for coronavirus

Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar has confirmed that two members of his household staff have tested positive for coronavirus.

Boney Kapoor's house help tests positive for coronavirus

19 May 2020

Boney Kapoor's house help tests positive for coronavirus

Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor's domestic help tested positive for the coronavirus, he has confirmed.

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.

Vande Bharat Mission: Returnees paid for quarantine at expensive hotels

15 May 2020

Vande Bharat Mission: Returnees paid for quarantine at expensive hotels

Indians who managed to return home, at a time when coronavirus-induced travel restrictions have been levied on most parts of the globe, are now facing another challenge — exorbitant hotel rates.

T-Series office sealed after caretaker tests positive for COVID-19

11 May 2020

T-Series office sealed after caretaker tests positive for COVID-19

The Mumbai office of music label and film production company T-Series has been sealed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), after one member of its caretaking staff tested positive for the coronavirus on Sunday.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Sachin Tendulkar provides financial aid to 4,000 unprivileged people

09 May 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Sachin Tendulkar provides financial aid to 4,000 unprivileged people

Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar has provided financial aid to 4,000 underprivileged people amid the nationwide lockdown.

Hrithik provides hand sanitizers to Mumbai Police personnel

09 May 2020

Hrithik provides hand sanitizers to Mumbai Police personnel

Hrithik Roshan is making the most of his time in quarantine with his sons and ex-wife Sussanne Khan.

Sonu Sood to provide meals to 25,000 migrant workers

23 Apr 2020

Sonu Sood to provide meals to 25,000 migrant workers

He might be known for breaking bones when portraying nasty villains onscreen, but in real-life, Sonu Sood has a heart of gold.

53 journalists test positive for coronavirus in Mumbai: Reports

20 Apr 2020

53 journalists test positive for coronavirus in Mumbai: Reports

In a worrying incident, 53 journalists tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai, the worst-affected city in India, reports said on Monday.

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 200; Maharashtra nears 100-mark

10 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 200; Maharashtra nears 100-mark

Four days after crossing the 100-mark, India's death toll due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) surged past 200 on Thursday.

COVID-19: Sakshi Tanwar, Shivin Narang's Mumbai building sealed

09 Apr 2020

COVID-19: Sakshi Tanwar, Shivin Narang's Mumbai building sealed

Popular TV actor Shivin Narang has revealed that an upscale residential complex in Malad, where he resides with his family, has been sealed after one of its residents tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

3-day-old tested positive for coronavirus, got infected from hospital bed

02 Apr 2020

3-day-old tested positive for coronavirus, got infected from hospital bed

As coronavirus cases across India continued to surge, a shocking incident has come to fore from Mumbai. A three-day-old baby boy has tested positive for coronavirus along with his mother, reports said.

Here's how Bollywood celebrities are helping battle COVID-19

30 Mar 2020

Here's how Bollywood celebrities are helping battle COVID-19

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread steadily in India, Bollywood celebrities are coming ahead to contribute towards the country's fight against the deadly virus.

Coronavirus: Odisha plans India's largest hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients

26 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Odisha plans India's largest hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients

The Eastern state of Odisha plans to set up two hospitals, dedicated to treating patients of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

BMC seals gym, where Shahid worked out despite government orders

18 Mar 2020

BMC seals gym, where Shahid worked out despite government orders

Despite a state government advisory to shut down all gymnasiums over the coronavirus pandemic, a certain club in Mumbai's Bandra allowed Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor and his wife Mira Rajput exclusive private time to work out there on Sunday.

Coronavirus outbreak: Two Indians returning from China quarantined in Mumbai

24 Jan 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Two Indians returning from China quarantined in Mumbai

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, two persons who returned to Mumbai from China were quarantined after exhibiting signs of a possible infection.

Mumbai 24 hours: Malls, multiplexes plan to open 24x7 today

24 Jan 2020

Mumbai 24 hours: Malls, multiplexes plan to open 24x7 today

Several malls and multiplexes in Mumbai have decided to stay open 24x7 starting Friday.

Modi proposed BJP-NCP alliance in Maharashtra, claims Sharad Pawar

03 Dec 2019

Modi proposed BJP-NCP alliance in Maharashtra, claims Sharad Pawar

With the Maharashtra political drama settled, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed "working together."

Income Tax sleuths raid BMC contractors, unearth irregularities

15 Nov 2019

Income Tax sleuths raid BMC contractors, unearth irregularities

At a time when Maharashtra is going through a political crisis, the Income Tax department raided contractors hired by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, a stronghold of Shiv Sena.

Click toilet-selfie, get Rs. 51,000: MP government's scheme for newly-weds

11 Oct 2019

Click toilet-selfie, get Rs. 51,000: MP government's scheme for newly-weds

In an absurd move, bridegrooms in Madhya Pradesh are now required to take toilet selfies if they are to avail the benefits of a government scheme.

Aarey Colony: Many arrested after midnight drama; Section 144 imposed

05 Oct 2019

Aarey Colony: Many arrested after midnight drama; Section 144 imposed

Merely hours after the Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed all four petitions challenging the felling of trees in the Aarey Colony in Goregaon East, Mumbai, authorities started cutting trees at the site.

Mumbai: 'Gas leak' reports spark panic, BMC sends fire engines

20 Sep 2019

Mumbai: 'Gas leak' reports spark panic, BMC sends fire engines

People living in various parts of Mumbai complained of a foul smell late on Thursday night, prompting the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to get to work.

Amitabh Bachchan faces wrath of Mumbai rains, bungalow Pratiksha inundated

04 Sep 2019

Amitabh Bachchan faces wrath of Mumbai rains, bungalow Pratiksha inundated

As heavy rains continue to affect Mumbai, megastar Amitabh Bachchan seems to be facing its wrath as well.

Mumbai Rains live updates: IMD issues orange alert

04 Sep 2019

Mumbai Rains live updates: IMD issues orange alert

Residents of Mumbai woke up to a wet morning on Wednesday, with heavy downpour during the night throwing normal life out of the gear.

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

05 Aug 2019

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

Even as Mumbaikars witnessed a respite from the torrential rains on Monday morning, schools and colleges were ordered shut in the city.

Mumbai rains: Downpour batters city, 1 dead in Thane

03 Aug 2019

Mumbai rains: Downpour batters city, 1 dead in Thane

Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai for a second consecutive week, throwing normal life out of gear.

See inside pics of Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal's house, Gulita

29 Jun 2019

See inside pics of Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal's house, Gulita

When business giant Mukesh Ambani's only daughter Isha got married to Anand Piramal, the Piramal Group scion, in her house, Antilia, the world's most expensive home, everyone saw the extravaganza.

Monsoon lashes Mumbai, temperature reduces; waterlogging results in traffic woes

28 Jun 2019

Monsoon lashes Mumbai, temperature reduces; waterlogging results in traffic woes

Heavy rains lashed the financial capital of India, Mumbai, today, three days after the announcement of onset of the south-west monsoon in Maharashtra.

Shiv Sena wants action against 'illegal' lingerie mannequins. But why?

19 Jun 2019

Shiv Sena wants action against 'illegal' lingerie mannequins. But why?

Turning a blind eye to several problems crippling Mumbai, Shiv Sena has directed its attention towards a peculiar issue- "illegal" mannequins which display women's lingerie.

BEST to charge Rs. 5 for journey till 5 km

17 Jun 2019

BEST to charge Rs. 5 for journey till 5 km

In a recent meeting with Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST), Mumbai's civic administration, BMC, has suggested reducing the minimum fare to Rs. 5 for upto 5 km.

BMC assistant-engineer arrested for foot-overbridge collapse; second arrest till now

02 Apr 2019

BMC assistant-engineer arrested for foot-overbridge collapse; second arrest till now

An assistant engineer of Mumbai's civic body was arrested yesterday in connection with last month's foot overbridge (FOB) collapse at CSMT station that had left six persons dead, police said.

Shiv Sena blames Mumbai's rising population for bridge collapse

16 Mar 2019

Shiv Sena blames Mumbai's rising population for bridge collapse

Days after a portion of a foot overbridge collapsed in Mumbai, Shiv Sena on Saturday blamed the increasing population in the Maharashtra capital for failing infrastructure.

BMC brings down remaining part of damaged overbridge

16 Mar 2019

BMC brings down remaining part of damaged overbridge

Civic body authorities yesterday brought down the remaining part of the foot-over-bridge (FOB), a major portion of which had collapsed Thursday evening, killing six persons and injuring over 30 others.

Mumbai bridge collapse: Scrap bullet train project, demands NCP

15 Mar 2019

Mumbai bridge collapse: Scrap bullet train project, demands NCP

After the deadly bridge collapse near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CSMT) railway station, Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has asked the government to scrap the multi-billion dollar Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project.

Bridge collapses, potholes and fires: Mumbai's infrastructure is crumbling

15 Mar 2019

Bridge collapses, potholes and fires: Mumbai's infrastructure is crumbling

A normal evening turned tragic on Thursday after a portion of a bridge near CST in Mumbai collapsed, killing six people.

Fix responsibility for bridge-collapse by this evening: Fadnavis to BMC

15 Mar 2019

Fix responsibility for bridge-collapse by this evening: Fadnavis to BMC

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said he had asked BMC chief Ajoy Mehta to fix "primary responsibility" for yesterday's foot-over-bridge collapse by this evening.

Two nurses on way to hospital die in Mumbai bridge-collapse

15 Mar 2019

Two nurses on way to hospital die in Mumbai bridge-collapse

Two nurses were among the six people who died after a portion of foot overbridge collapsed near Mumbai's Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus on Thursday evening. At least 33 people got injured in the fatal accident.

#Budget2019: Shooting in exotic locations becomes easier for Indian filmmakers

01 Feb 2019

#Budget2019: Shooting in exotic locations becomes easier for Indian filmmakers

Among several headline-inducing announcements which acting Finance Minister Piyush Goyal made on Thursday, he also made it easier for Indian filmmakers to shoot at exotic locations.

When Kapil Sharma appreciated PM Modi's sense of humor

20 Jan 2019

When Kapil Sharma appreciated PM Modi's sense of humor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met a host of Bollywood stars during the inauguration of National Museum of Indian Cinema on Saturday.