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India's oldest First-class cricketer Vasant Raiji dies at 100

13 Jun 2020

India's oldest First-class cricketer Vasant Raiji dies at 100

India's oldest First-class cricketer, Vasant Raiji, died in the early hours of Saturday.

Jet Airways founder booked for money laundering; ED raids home

05 Mar 2020

Jet Airways founder booked for money laundering; ED raids home

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday night raided the home of Jet Airways founder and former Chairperson, Naresh Goyal, after it booked him in a case of money laundering.

India's oldest living First-Class cricketer Raiji turns 100

26 Jan 2020

India's oldest living First-Class cricketer Raiji turns 100

On Sunday, the oldest living Indian First-Class cricketer, Vasant Raiji, completed a century in life.

Sanjay Raut withdraws controversial statement on Indira Gandhi's underworld connection

16 Jan 2020

Sanjay Raut withdraws controversial statement on Indira Gandhi's underworld connection

After his remarks on former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and underworld don Karim Lala sparked controversy, Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut on Thursday withdrew his statement.

Maharashtra: Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena likely to announce alliance today

22 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena likely to announce alliance today

The Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Shiv Sena will hold a meeting in Mumbai on Friday to further their talks over an alliance in Maharashtra. They are likely to make an announcement about joining hands later on Friday.

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.

#Elections2019: Mukesh Ambani supports Congress candidate from Mumbai South

18 Apr 2019

#Elections2019: Mukesh Ambani supports Congress candidate from Mumbai South

In a video released by Congress's Lok Sabha candidate from Mumbai South constituency Milind Deora, Mukesh Ambani was seen promoting the Congress leader. It's very rare of him to endorse any political candidate.

3-year-old kidnapped girl reunited with mother, two held for abduction

14 Apr 2019

3-year-old kidnapped girl reunited with mother, two held for abduction

After being abducted almost two weeks ago from Mumbai's Bandra East, a three-year-old girl, identified as Fatima Shaikh, was reunited with her mother on Thursday.

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.

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.

Ali Asgar meets with a car accident, escapes unhurt

12 Mar 2019

Ali Asgar meets with a car accident, escapes unhurt

Comedian Ali Asgar, who was last seen in Kanpur Wale Khuranas, witnessed a near-death experience after he met with an accident in Mumbai yesterday.

Mumbai: Massive fire breaks out in two hotels, no casualties

20 Dec 2018

Mumbai: Massive fire breaks out in two hotels, no casualties

Fire incidents were reported yesterday from two hotels in Mumbai, including the luxury hotel Trident.

Remembering 26/11 Attacks: Here are four heart-rending stories of survivors

26 Nov 2018

Remembering 26/11 Attacks: Here are four heart-rending stories of survivors

November 26, 2008, is one of the saddest days for every Indian.

Four arrested for assault on TV journalist in Mumbai

15 Oct 2018

Four arrested for assault on TV journalist in Mumbai

Four persons have been arrested for allegedly assaulting a television journalist near his house in South Mumbai, police said today.

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.

PNB scam: ED attaches Nirav Modi's property worth Rs. 637cr

01 Oct 2018

PNB scam: ED attaches Nirav Modi's property worth Rs. 637cr

On Monday, the Enforcement Directorate attached properties and bank account related to fugitive Nirav Modi worth Rs. 637 crore.

Mumbai: 9-year-old molested by grandfather right before her heart surgery

27 Sep 2018

Mumbai: 9-year-old molested by grandfather right before her heart surgery

In a gut-wrenching incident, a nine-year-old girl, who was admitted to a South Mumbai hospital for heart surgery, was allegedly molested by her grandfather, just a day before the surgery.

18 drown during immersion of Ganesh idols in Maharashtra

24 Sep 2018

18 drown during immersion of Ganesh idols in Maharashtra

As many as 18 people drowned yesterday in various parts of Maharashtra during Ganesh idol immersion on the last day of the festival, officials said today.

Soon, Mumbaikars can book parking slots using an app

13 Sep 2018

Soon, Mumbaikars can book parking slots using an app

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has taken a novel approach to solve parking issues.

Finally! Work on Versova-Bandra Sea Link to start next month

05 Sep 2018

Finally! Work on Versova-Bandra Sea Link to start next month

Work on the much-awaited Versova-Bandra Sea Link (VBSL) will kick start next month, as Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) signed a deal with consortium of Reliance Infrastructure and Italy-based Astaldi yesterday.

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.

Mumbai rains Day-3: Schools closed, traffic hit, Vasai cut off

09 Jul 2018

Mumbai rains Day-3: Schools closed, traffic hit, Vasai cut off

Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai and its nearby regions, forcing schools to shut down and hitting rail and road traffic.

Mumbai rains: Three dead, five missing, train services suspended

07 Jul 2018

Mumbai rains: Three dead, five missing, train services suspended

Three days after a pedestrian bridge collapsed in Andheri, heavy rains lashed parts of Mumbai again on Saturday, and resulted in the city's train service getting held-up during the showers.

Mumbai: 'Jobless' man climbs Doordarshan tower for media coverage

07 Jul 2018

Mumbai: 'Jobless' man climbs Doordarshan tower for media coverage

A 30-year-old man climbed the Doordarshan Tower in Worli in South Mumbai in the wee hours yesterday, sending police and fire brigade officials into a tizzy.

India shamed: Italian woman allegedly raped by Mumbai 'tour guide'

02 Jul 2018

India shamed: Italian woman allegedly raped by Mumbai 'tour guide'

Mumbai Police is looking for a man who's accused of raping a 37-year-old Italian national last month.

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: Monstrous rains to continue today too

26 Jun 2018

Mumbai: Monstrous rains to continue today too

Even though Mumbai has surpassed the average rainfall for June, more downpour is predicted for today.

Torrential rainfall shatters Mumbai: Three deaths, traffic slowdown, train delays

25 Jun 2018

Torrential rainfall shatters Mumbai: Three deaths, traffic slowdown, train delays

Mumbai continues to reel under torrential rainfall, affecting local train services and causing heavy traffic gridlocks.

Safety net: Maharashtra secretariat gets network of 420 CCTV cameras

18 Jun 2018

Safety net: Maharashtra secretariat gets network of 420 CCTV cameras

After a suicide and two attempted suicides at the Mantralaya in recent months, Maharashtra Government is installing a CCTV network of 420 cameras at the state administration headquarters, located in South Mumbai.

'My past drove me to more crimes': Shakti Mills rapist

11 Jun 2018

'My past drove me to more crimes': Shakti Mills rapist

Rape often alters lives of those involved, including the perpetrators: a fact that doesn't come to the fore that often.

Salman: Young actors have misunderstood what Hindi cinema stands for

10 Jun 2018

Salman: Young actors have misunderstood what Hindi cinema stands for

Salman Khan is a man of few words and that is why whenever he speaks, everybody listens.

Mumbai: Part of building collapses after fire; fire-brigade personnel injured

09 Jun 2018

Mumbai: Part of building collapses after fire; fire-brigade personnel injured

Two fire brigade personnel were injured when a portion of an old building in Mumbai collapsed after a fire broke out in it early today.

At Galaxy Apartments, Nitin Gadkari meets Salman Khan, father Salim

08 Jun 2018

At Galaxy Apartments, Nitin Gadkari meets Salman Khan, father Salim

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari met Bollywood star Salman Khan and his father Salim Khan, a noted screenwriter, as part of Bharatiya Janata Party's 'Sampark for Samarthan' campaign at Galaxy Apartment on Friday.

Mumbai: Days before monsoon, 30%-roads still in need of repairs

04 Jun 2018

Mumbai: Days before monsoon, 30%-roads still in need of repairs

This monsoon doesn't bode well for Mumbai. On one hand, experts have predicted that it will hit three days early, but BMC is yet to finish repairs on 30% of roads.

Fire at I-T department's office destroys Nirav files, department refuses

03 Jun 2018

Fire at I-T department's office destroys Nirav files, department refuses

According to sources, files on the absconding Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi, and several others wanted for economic offenses were destroyed in a major fire at the premises of the Income Tax Department in Mumbai on Friday.

Mumbai: Pre-monsoon showers bring relief from humidity, but claim three-lives

03 Jun 2018

Mumbai: Pre-monsoon showers bring relief from humidity, but claim three-lives

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) experienced its first shower of the season on Saturday evening. Though they brought much-needed relief from humidity, three people died by electrocution.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Scindia House, no casualty

01 Jun 2018

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Scindia House, no casualty

A Level-3 fire broke out inside the income tax office in South Mumbai's Scindia House today evening.

Mumbaikars, you can now suggest ideas for your city's development

25 May 2018

Mumbaikars, you can now suggest ideas for your city's development

Mark the date: June 21. That's the last day for submitting your suggestions and objections concerning specific portions of Mumbai's Development Plan-2034 (DP-2034).

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.

In 7 years, Mumbai will see 65% rise in air-pollution

04 May 2018

In 7 years, Mumbai will see 65% rise in air-pollution

That Mumbai has a high level of air pollution is no news. But the scary part is, it's set to rise by 65% in the next seven years.