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  • Mumbai: WR, CR stations to soon have interactive kiosks to help commuters access information

    Good news for commuters as Western Railway (WR) and Central Railway (CR) will install interactive kiosks on stations through which one can be able to access information about timings of local and outstation trains. The commuters can also access information about passenger amenities, the location of the Railway Protection Force (RPF), washrooms, escalators, and elevators.

  • Mumbai: Commuters panic as WR local train skips two stations

    On Sunday, a panic crept in commuters when a Dadar-bound local train failed to halt at Kandivali and Goregaon stations. But the Western Railway (WR) has denied the reports of train skipping the stations.

  • Mumbai: 35-year-old man shot dead in Dadar area, shooter flees

    Mumbai: A 35-year-old man, Manoj Maurya, was shot dead by an unknown assailant on Friday morning at Senapati Bapat Marg in Dadar. Police suspect the assailant had called the victim for a meeting, in order to bump him off. Maurya worked as a repair and maintenance technician for weighing machines that are used in wholesale markets. He was shot dead outside Mhatre Pen building near Pramod Mahajan garden on Friday, at 7.30

  • Mumbai: iPhone stuck in Central Railway local, Youth takes 3 hours to retrieve it

    Mumbai: An 18-year-old teenager experienced the unforgettable journey by travelling more than three hours in an Asangaon bound train just to retrieve his iPhone worth Rs 62,000 only after the third attempt. The phone was stuck between two seats in the first class coach on Thursday afternoon. Nimish Asrani (18), a student of RD National College, Bandra said he boarded a 2.55 pm Asangaon semi-fast local from Dadar station and was sitting keeping

  • Mumbai: Techie killed while trying to board train

    Mumbai: A 31-year old software engineer was run over by a local train when he tried to board it while it was in motion on Sunday morning. He slipped and lost his balance. The incident took place on Dadar’s Platform 1. The deceased was identified as Sudharshan Choudhary, a resident of Goregaon.

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    Made in China: Parts of Dr Ambedkar’s statue

    Mumbai: Part of Bharat Ratna Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s statue which will be installed inside the Indu Mills land at Dadar in Mumbai will be made in China by the Lu Young Coppers company. The height of the statue will be of 251 metres, placed atop a 100-metre pedestal, making the monument 350 metres tall. A review meeting for the memorial was held at the office of Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) at

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    Bhima-Koregaon Violence: Release activists, accused are roaming scot-free, say protesters

    Mumbai: In the aftermath of the arrest of five prominent human rights and civil liberties activists and intellectuals, over a hundred people including students and civil society organisations staged a protest at Dadar on Wednesday evening.  The protesters demanded the release of advocate Arun Ferreira, writer Gautam Navlakha, advocate Sudha Bharadwaj, writer-activist Varavara Rao and ex-Mumbai University lecturer and writer Vernon Gonsalves, who were arrested by Pune police on August 28.

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    Mumbai: Decades-old trees to make way for Dr B R Ambedkar memorial

    Mumbai: Mumbai’s tree lovers have cried foul-play by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) and other private players, as decades-old trees have been hacked to make way for Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s memorial at Indu Mills in Dadar. Seventy-nine of around 116 trees face the axe while 37 will be transplanted. Although the development authority has acquired the necessary permissions for tree cutting, the final nod for construction of the site is

  • Mumbai: RPF man’s heroic action saves 66-year-old woman from slipping into gap between train and platform at Dadar

    It was a lucky escape for a 66-year-old woman who was stopped from being pulled into the gap between a train and platform. The woman fell from a local train which had started running at Dadar railway station, as she lost her balance and slipped off. She was saved by an RPF inspector from being pulled into the gap between the train and platform.

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    Mumbai: Rs 6 cr forex racket busted, 10 arrested from Dadar

    Mumbai: The Mumbai crime branch Unit 3 arrested ten people on Friday for cheating 500 victims of Rs 6.36 crore through a bogus forex exchange trade website known as Money The victims were promised high returns on investments.

  • Mumbai Rains Latest Updates: FYJC online admissions date for first merit list extended due to heavy rains

    Torrential rains lashed Mumbai and neighboring areas, causing water logging at several places and submerging rail tracks on some routes today. Several roads were waterlogged and rail tracks submerged at some places as heavy rains continued in the city and the suburbs since last night. Of the 26 weather stations in Mumbai and its suburbs, 14 recorded more than 100 mm rainfall since yesterday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) here said, adding

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    Mumbai: Shardashram to go ahead with ICSE board despite BMC warning

    Mumbai: Amidst the ongoing tussle between Shardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar, and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the school has decided to go ahead with starting Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) board. While, the BMC has sent a warning letter to the school stating to declare it ‘illegal’ if they continue with ICSE admissions for Class 1 to 4 and start this international school despite having an existing Secondary School Certificate (SSC) board.

  • IES VN Sule clinches Pro Star League title

    Mumbai : IES VN Sule Guruji High School, Dadar, clinched the inaugural Pro Star League title when they defeated Sanskar School from Jaipur by 47 runs in the final, which saw impressive performances, at the Dy Patil University ground recently.

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    Mumbai: Shardashram continues with old SSC board format

    Mumbai: Due to constant pressure enforced by parents, Shardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar (west) has revoked its decision to start international or private board for secondary section and has decided to continue with Secondary School Certificate (SSC) board. The school has begun admissions for SSC from Class 5 to 10 starting from Tuesday till May 10.

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