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    Cricket umpire killed after tempo rams into scooter in Mumbai

    Mumbai, An umpire of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), and a chess enthusiast, Dr Prakash Vaze(67) died in a road accident at Mulund yesterday. Police said that the accident took place near Anandnagar checknaka (toll post) on the Eastern Express Highway around 1.15 pm.

  • Bombay High Court refuses to stay orders on hawkers’ menace in Mumbai

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday once again clarified that it would not allow any hawker to conduct business in non-hawking zones. This is a setback to lakhs of hawkers across Maharashtra, who had sought a stay on the HC’s judgement, delivered earlier this week.

  • Mumbaikars more prone to mental illness than others

    Mumbai: In the first report of its kind prepared by the Central government, Mumbaikars have been found to be suffering more from mental illness than their counterparts elsewhere in the country.

  • Mumbai: Life term for convict in Aditya Ranka kidnapping-murder case

    Mumbai, A Mumbai court today sentenced a man to life imprisonment for kidnapping and murdering a 13-year-old boy four years ago. Principal sessions judge S Agarwal also imposed a fine of Rs nine lakh on Vijesh Sanghvi, who was convicted on October 9 for abducting and killing Aditya Ranka, a south Mumbai resident, on May 13, 2013.

  • Mumbai: Hybrid buses to start from October-end

    Mumbai: The much-awaited hybrid bus services, which aim to ease congestion and provide better connectivity to commuters of Bandra-Kurla Complex, is set to begin from October-end. Officials confirmed that ten buses have been registered with the Regional Transport Office (RTO). The bus services will be operated by the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST).

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    Mumbai: Wife asks to access ill husband’s bank accounts

    Mumbai: A woman from Navi Mumbai has approached the Bombay High Court seeking to be appointed as the guardian of her 63-year-old husband, who is comatose, and to be permitted to access his bank accounts.

  • Mumbai: Motorbike ambulance service launched in the city

    Mumbai, The Maharashtra government has launched a motorbike ambulance service to provide swift medical assistance to patients. Designed as an emergency first responder medical service, the ambulances, available through ‘108’ free helpline, have teams of paramedics providing treatment, especially in places inaccessible to larger ambulances, to patients during the golden hour.

  • Mumbai: BMC reclaims the land from Grand Hyatt

    It is a victory of some sorts for the common man, the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Kalina has finally handed over a plot of land that was marked as an amenity space to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). The Kalina residents had been fighting against the hotel for reclaiming the land. The luxury hotel had been using this plot for hosting weddings and parties.

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