Marine Drive

  • Mumbai: Two fall prey to deadly tidal waves at Marine Drive June 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Two boys were swept away by huge tidal waves that lashed Mumbai's Marine Drive beach on Sunday afternoon. Of the two boys who fell prey to the big tidal waves, one was rescued while the other drowned. Despite a high alert warning issued by the Municipal Corporation of...
  • Mumbai: Audi rams into barricade, 4 policemen injured April 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Five people were injured after a speeding Audi car rammed into a police barricade near Marine Drive in Mumbai. Four of the injured are policemen. The driver of the car has been arrested. His blood samples have been collected and sent for testing. "Four policemen and one civilian were...
  • Mumbai: Enjoy a 12course meal atop a bus on Marine Drive! March 28, 2013

    Mumbai: The majestic Queen's Necklace Marine Drive in the southern tip of the megapolis is all set to host a mobile restaurant where visitors can dine atop an openair bus. In a first of its kind initiative in Mumbai, a private company on Thursday launched a 'moving restaurant' which...
  • Mumbai's Marine Drive all set for a makeover January 14, 2013

    Mumbai: The queen's necklace and Mumbai's pride, the famous Marine Drive, is all set for a makeover. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has now decided to covert the landmark into a concrete stretch. India's most famous city road is now showing wear and tear. Built in the 1940s, it was resurfaced...
  • Mumbai: Speeding car hits three, one dead July 18, 2012

    Mumbai: A 74yearold man died and two constables were injured after a speeding car hit them at Mumbai's Marine drive on Wednesday morning. The car has been seized and the driver has been booked for rash and negligent driving. The driver is believed to be a 22yearold student. ...
  • Teenager killed, 3 injured in Mumbai accidents April 19, 2011

    Mumbai: A teenager was killed and three people were injured after their speeding Honda City flipped over the divider while overtaking another car. Crashing into three cars parked on the other side, the accident occurred near Peddar road. One of the victims 16yearold Shifa died from her injuries on Tuesday. Shifa and...
  • High rise at Marine Drive draws ire December 17, 2010

    Mumbai: Even before the numerous Coastal Regulatory Zone violations controversy could die down, a fresh one is brewing around the first redevelopment project of the iconic Marine Drive in Mumbai. Vasant Sagar, the first high rise in the area, has drawn the ire of the residents, conservationists and architects alike. Residents...
  • Children's Day celebrated on roller skates in Mumbai November 15, 2010

    Children'ss Day in Mumbai was celebrated on Sunday with children rollerskating along Marine Drive. This was a rally organized by Childline India Foundation, a telephone helpline for children in distress. More than 250 children rollerskated their way along a 10 km stretch of Marine Drive in Mumbai. One of the...
  • Posh Mumbai address hit by dengue, malaria September 11, 2009

    Mumbai: Residents of the upmarket Marine Drive area of south Mumbai are battling a Malaria outbreak. It is the most coveted address in Mumbai but Marine Drive is now losing a lot of its charm. The sudden spurt in the number of cases reported to be malaria positive are allegedly due...
  • Mumbai: Five students dead as car rams into truck January 1, 2008

    Mumbai: The first day of the new year took a tragic turn for four teenagers in Mumbai. They were killed on Tuesday morning when their car collided with a stationary dumper at the city's Marine Drive stretch. Those killed include the driver and three others. Six boys were in the...
  • Mumbai’s Marine drive might not get its facelift October 24, 2007

    Mumbai: Mumbai’s famous marine drive might not get its much-promised facelift. That's because the Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has decided to wash its hands off the project allegedly because of the interference of citizens and the BMC does not seem willing to shoulder the responsibility either. Marine Drive Citizens...
  • Marine Drive sheds its Diwali mess October 22, 2006

    Mumbai: Mumbai's Marine Drive is quite a sight to see on the Diwali night. Thousands of people congregate here to witness the fireworks, their cars filled with crackers waiting to be burnt. By the end of the night, the Queen's Necklace is left in a big mess with burnt crackers...