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    Mumbai: Powai police arrest two Delhi robbers

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police have arrested two men from Delhi on March 16 for robbing a manager of herbal product distributors in Powai of Rs 9.50 lakh in February. Both the robbers — Rahmat Mohammad Ali (21) and Shivkumar Pratap Singh (23) – have been brought to Mumbai on Saturday night on transit remand for four days and were produced before Metropolitan Magistrate court on Sunday.

  • Mumbai: Powai tribals still affected from Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road construction

    Mumbai: Even as 10 years passed by, tribal families living on the premises of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Powai, who were affected due to construction of the Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road (JVLR), have not yet been rehabilitated, a response to a Right to Information (RTI) query has revealed.

  • Mumbai: Three labourers dead as part of construction crane falls

    Mumbai: Three labourers were killed while two others were injured when a part of a JCB crane machine fell on them in suburban Powai in Mumbai today evening, a civic official said. “Our control room got information about the accident at 5.21 pm and a fire brigade team was rushed to the spot for rescue work,” said an official of the disaster management cell of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.

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    Mumbai: 16-year-old girl allegedly commits suicide

    Mumbai: Upset after being scolded by parents, a 16-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide in suburban Powai, police said on Sunday. The girl, a class 10 student, ended her life by jumping into the Powai lake on Saturday, police said. The body was fished out by police and taken to a hospital where doctors declared her brought dead, a senior official attached to the Powai police station said. The girl was upset after

  • Mumbai: Maritime institute files complaint to BMC over lounge bar in its vicinity

    Mumbai: The Indian Shipping Corporation Ltd’s sister group, the ‘Maritime Board’ of Powai is complaining time and again to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and other government bodies to remove a bar named ‘Rumour Lounge’ previously called ‘Rude Lounge’ which is just a few meters away from the educational institute.

  • Mumbai: Powai college molester had flashed at another girl too

    The crime against women in Mumbai has been increasing day by day. Be it molestation or even flashing private parts, shocking instances have been on the rise. In a recent case, a 27-year-old serial molester was arrested. The accused has been identified as Kishore Deodhare, and a resident of Malvani in Malad west. On July 13, Kalpesh apparently has done the same thing at two different places.

  • Affordable housing at unaffordable rates

    Mumbai : The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA), which aims to provide affordable housing, is offering flats whose value is the same as the current market value for this year’s lottery.

  • BMC elections: Stinking, congested Kanjurmarg seeks a makeover

    Mumbai: Home to the plush Hiranandani towers and several shopping malls, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) S ward (Bhandup, Vikhroli, Kanjurmarg and Powai) is struggling to solve issues like Kanjurmarg dumping ground and widening of the LBS Marg. The S ward, spread across 64sq km, is one of the largest wards of the city with 14 electoral wards out of which 80 per cent have been reserved for women category.

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    4 cool events you should look forward to this week in Mumbai

    Mumbai never fails to charm us. The city always keeps us entertaining with some cool events every week. But still we are super-excited for this week. Why? Well, the week has all things nice and a complete package to suit everyone’s interest! Read on to know more.

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    7 things that make Powai’s PBWA durga puja so special

    Durga puja is not just a festival; it is an emotion for the Powai Bengali Welfare Association (PBWA). It is said that durga puja marks the victory of good over evil and is the perfect time to let the bad things slide. And this true meaning is perfectly mastered by the PBWA. Currently in its 11th year, the PBWA is celebrating the fest in true spirit from creating the largest pandal to organizing a

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    5 vantage spots to head for last darshan of Ganesha

    Thousands of devotees will hit Mumbai’s roads for the annual Ganesha procession on Anant Chaturdashi –falling on September 15 this year. If you have missed the darshan of your favourite trunk god and want to catch a glimpse, then you can head to these 5 spots.

  • Akanksha Kondalkar shines in St. Andrew’s win

    Mumbai : Dimunitive Akanksha Kondalkar was in her element right from the start as St. Andrews junior college thrashed Bombay Scottish (Powai)  4-0 to storm into the girls under-17 quarterfinals of the Subroto Mukherjee Cup football tournament (for Suburban schools) of Maharashtra government’s DSO (Divisional Sports Office), organized and sponsored by Vision Sports Reconnect and Fairplay Sports Management at Francis D’Assisi high school ground (Borivali) ground here on Monday.

  • Powai murder: Man ends life after killing wife

    Mumbai: In a tragic case, a 40-year-old man from Powai killed his wife with a hammer and then committed suicide by hanging himself in their house at Powai last evening. Police sources said that the husband, Suresh Beej, had been married to Preeti for the last eight years and he was a casual labourer. “However, despite being married for eight years, they did not have any children and this was a reason

  • Allegation on private nursing home in Mulund for the death of women

    Mumbai: The family member of a 51-year-old woman have alleged medical negligence against a private nursing home at Mulund, when she died recently while undergoing treatment for excessive bleeding and was to be operated.