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    Civic Sense! Mumbai does not need Batman, it needs BMC

    Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is one of the richest civic bodies in Asia and it is a fact and one thing that can be concluded from this fact is, BMC can afford technology and minds which are of world class stature. But, the ground reality is way different and there is no denying.

  • Mumbai Crime: Brothers arrested for conning dabbawalas of Rs 1 crore

    Mumbai: In another case of crime and scams, Mumbai’s dabbawalas were conned by two brothers in a scam regarding high amount of money. The Shivaji Park police have arrested the crooks, who swindled nearly Rs 1 crore out of the Nutan Mumbai Tiffin Box Suppliers Association, by hijacking their website and email ID to commit their crime.

  • Mumbai: Unemployment forces couple to commit suicide

    Mumbai: In a tragic accident, an unemployed couple living in Mumbai’s Malad area committed suicide on Friday evening. The couple ended their lives by hanging from the ceiling of their house at around 8: 30 p.m.

  • Mumbai: Sheena Bora’s exhumation video missing from court records

    Mumbai: A Compact Disc (CD) containing the video footage of exhumation of Sheena Bora’s body is said to have gone missing from the court records. This is a critical piece of evidence of the site where Sheena’s body was burnt and the remains disposed of. If the CD is not found it may dilute the case of the prosecution.

  • Mumbai: Fire breaks out at residential building in Bhiwandi

    Thane: A fire broke out today at a three-storey house in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in Thane district, an official said.Thane: A fire broke out today at a three-storey house in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in Thane district, an official said. No injury or casualty was reported in the mishap, he said.

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    Mumbai Rains: Relief for Mumbaikars as heavy showers stay away despite forecast

    Mumbai, after receiving heavy rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday, finally got some respite from rains on Thursday. But the worst is not over yet. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) which had earlier forecast thundershowers on Sunday, are now expecting the same on Tuesday and Wednesday next week (September 26 and 27).

  • Mumbai: Fake Lata Mangeshkar aide scams and dupes people into donating lakhs of rupees

    Mumbai: In a classic case of using famous celebrity’s name to scam and dupe people, the Gamdevi police are looking for a woman who has fooled many people by collecting donations in legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar’s name. The said woman has been identified as Revati Khare, a resident of Kamal Raghunath Bhuvan in Nallasopora.

  • Maharashtra: Brain dead girl grants new lease of life to three patients

    Nashik: An 11-year-old brain dead girl became the source of new life to three patients in Maharashtra after her vital parts heart, liver and a kidney, were taken through ‘green corridor’ from here to rain-battered Mumbai and to Pune and Solapur.

  • Mumbai coastal road project to start by December end: CM Devendra Fadnavis

    Mumbai: To fast-track development of infrastructure facilities in Mumbai, the Maharashtra government will start work on Mumbai’s coastal road project by the end of December, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said at an event in the city on Thursday.

  • Mumbai: 6-year-old drops dead while playing in school corridor

    Mumbai: In a bizarre incident, six-year-old Swarang Dalvi, a student of Pawar Public School at Chandivali, Andheri, fainted and dropped dead on Thursday morning on the school premises. Forensic experts from Nagpada Police Hospital suspect that the child’s death is connected to a windpipe blockage, which impeded the oxygen supply, ‘‘resulting in the boy collapsing.”

  • Mumbai: BMC seeks NOC from railways to build box drain at Andheri subway

    Mumbai: It has always been the case that whenever there is heavy rainfall the first area that gets affected are the subways of Mumbai city. Even after the installation of dewatering pumps by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) the Andheri subway continues to get flooded.

  • Mumbai: Angry passengers stage rail roko at Chembur station over train delays, see pics

    Mumbai: On Thursday, the passengers of Harbour line got down on the tracks at Chembur station to protest delay in local train services. Reportedly, due to this protest, the up and down routes of the Harbour line had to been completely stopped. Currently, Railway Police Force is trying to remove the angry passengers from the railway tracks. However, due to this rail road protest, the entire schedule of the harbour line has collapsed.

  • Mumbai crime: Man poison’s family food, kills himself

    Mumbai: In a case of extreme barbarity and cruelty, a man not only killed himself, but also tried to kill his entire family. The said incident happened, a day after two members of a Nalasopara-based family died of poisoning while two others had to be admitted to a hospital for treatment for the same reason. The police found that one of the deceased, Manish Singh (30), fed poison to the other three family members

  • Indore City gets two special trains for Mumbai, New Delhi

    Indore: The Western railway will run two special trains with special fare for New Delhi-Sarai Rohilla and Mumbai soon. The Sarai Rohilla train will run via Fatehabad with LHB coaches. The booking for the train would start soon. The railways has taken this step to control passenger rush during the festive season. General Manager of Western Railway AK Gupta has assured to roll start two special trains for New Delhi and Mumbai.