Akash Sakaria

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South Korea launches world’s first 5G networks

South Korea launches world’s first 5G networks

Seoul: South Korea launches the world’s first full-fledged 5G mobile networks on Friday, a transformational leap that already has superpo...Read More

BMC yet to find a tree expert who fulfils  Bombay High Court criteria

BMC yet to find a tree expert who fulfils Bombay High Court criteria

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has yet to come across a candidate who satisfies the criteria to be a tree expert. T...Read More

Mumbai: 237 cases of illegal debris dumping, mangrove destruction in nine months

Mumbai: 237 cases of illegal debris dumping, mangrove destruction in nine months

Mumbai: In the first nine months of the year itself, according to a report by the state mangrove cell, there have been as many as 237 cas...Read More

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Mumbai: People want more bang for their buck, says Shopkeepers

Mumbai: Fireworks wholesalers and shopkeepers in Mumbai said more people opt for noisy crackers, instead of the green, low-emission ones ...Read More

Mumbai: No water cut, says BMC, get your pipeline checked

Mumbai: No water cut, says BMC, get your pipeline checked

Mumbai: In a bid to allay misgivings about an unannounced water cut that is believed to be in force in the city, the BMC has clarified th...Read More

Another face of the demon king: While the country sets Ravana aflame, Jains worship him

Another face of the demon king: While the country sets Ravana aflame, Jains worship him

Mumbai: An ardent follower of Lord Aadinath (or Rishabhadeva) follower, Ravana is the next face of god for the Jains, according to its co...Read More

#Metoo going overboard, time for #HeToo: Activists

#Metoo going overboard, time for #HeToo: Activists

Mumbai: Trump did it first. It all began last week in the United States of America (USA) when its president, Donald Trump, said in a spee...Read More

Mumbai: Noisiest Navratri on last two days

Mumbai: Noisiest Navratri on last two days

Mumbai: While Mumbaikars felt Navratri celebrations were subdued this year, on the last two days of the festival, noise levels were far a...Read More

This Dussehra, most buyers give jewellery stores a miss, let online merchants ‘get the gold’

This Dussehra, most buyers give jewellery stores a miss, let online merchants ‘get the gold’

Mumbai: This festive season, online platforms have offered glittering golden deals, even as shops host sales. Dussehra is the time most p...Read More

Mumbai: BMC air quality stations grossly under-staffed

Mumbai: BMC air quality stations grossly under-staffed

Mumbai: Only 17 of the 52 posts in the air quality monitoring stations and laboratories of the BMC have been occupied and staffed. As man...Read More

Top 5 venues to catch the best garba, this Navratri in Navratri

Top 5 venues to catch the best garba, this Navratri in Navratri

Mumbai: It is the time of the year where one can dance like no one is watching, alongside others similarly inclined. As Navratri festival...Read More

Mumbai: Biometric attendance for BMC staff back from Nov 1

Mumbai: Biometric attendance for BMC staff back from Nov 1

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is set to bring back its biometric attendance system for its employees after a gap o...Read More

Mumbai: This Navratri, Borivli will become Garba hub

Mumbai: This Navratri, Borivli will become Garba hub

Mumbai: For garba-lovers from Mumbai and beyond, all roads will lead to Borivli this year, as it is going to transform into a cultural hu...Read More

Mumbai: BMC approves over 10,000 hawking pitches across city

Mumbai: BMC approves over 10,000 hawking pitches across city

Mumbai: After the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) began marking hawking zones from Borivali earlier this week, the civic body on...Read More

Mumbai: Aarey tribals silently suffer, even as green activists & development lock horns

Mumbai: Aarey tribals silently suffer, even as green activists & development lock horns

Mumbai: In the battle between environmentalists and development authorities, the tribals of Aarey Milk Colony suffer in solitude.  While ...Read More

Mumbai: Authorities turn blind eye as mass debris dumping goes on in mangrove areas

Mumbai: Authorities turn blind eye as mass debris dumping goes on in mangrove areas

Mumbai: Since last week, dumping of mass debris is being carried out along the Mahim Causeway coast to Bandra Reclamation. The same activ...Read More

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