MUMBAI

  • Mumbai metro 3 may run along coastal road, hints Maharashtra CM Fadnavis Yesterday

    Mumbai: Under pressure from ally Shiv Sena, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has assured that his government is studying the feasibility and possibility of constructing the Metro track along the coastal road. There are demands from the Shiv Sena to scrap Metro III as it involves shifting residents from Girgaum and...
  • Citing Mumbai attack, report says FBI needs to improve Yesterday

    Washington: Citing the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack and four other cases, a report has concluded FBI has made strides in the past decade but needs faster reforms to transform itself into a threat-based, intelligence-driven organization. One of the key plotters of 26/11, the terror assault on Mumbai, Pakistani-American David...
  • Navi Mumbai airport to be completed by 2019, Maharashtra CM sets deadline Yesterday

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has laid out the timeline to make the Navi Mumbai International Airport operational. The tenders for the construction of the airport will be issued in May. The construction of the new airport is scheduled to begin in October and the work is estimated to...
  • 15 million passengers use Bengaluru airport: Reports Yesterday

    Bengaluru: Kempegowda international airport in this tech hub registered a record 15 million passengers arriving and departing in this fiscal year (2014-15), making it the third busiest terminal after New Delhi and Mumbai. "The 15-millionth passenger landed at our airport on Sunday (March 15) evening, making our terminal the third busiest...
  • Pakistan: 26/11 Mumbai attack accused Lakhvi challenges his detention, files two petitions Yesterday

    Islamabad/Lahore: LeT operations commander and 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi on Wednesday filed two separate contempt of court pleas against the Punjab government, challenging his detention under a security act despite the court's ruling to free him. The first petition was filed in the Islamabad High Court (IHC). "The government...
  • BJP and Shiv Sena likely to tie-up for Maharashtra civic polls Yesterday

    Mumbai: BJP and Shiv Sena, the ruling alliance partners in Maharashtra government, are likely to tie-up for the elections to Navi Mumbai and Aurangabad municipal corporations to be held on April 22. "We feel that having an alliance will benefit both the parties," state BJP unit president Raosaheb Danve told reporters...
  • Punjab Grill opens fourth fine dine restaurant in Mumbai 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Authentic Punjabi food is really tough to get in Mumbai. Not anymore! Lite Bite Foods, one of the fastest growing and the most dynamic F&B Retail Company in the country today launched 'Punjab Grill', Gourmet Fine Dining - from the royal kitchens of Punjab, at Andheri West in Mumbai....
  • Mumbai: Fire at a commercial building in Andheri East, no casualties 2 days ago

    Mumbai: A commercial building at Andheri East in Mumbai caught fire on Wednesday leading to chaos in the area. The fire broke out around 9:45 am on the second floor of the building. No casualties have been reported so far. The fire has been brought under control. Four water tankers...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 2 days ago

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  • News 360: SC axes Section 66A of IT Act, calls it unconstitutional 2 days ago

    Section 66A of the Information Technology Act has been struck down by the Supreme Court for being "unconstitutional and untenable". The apex court delivered the landmark judgement on Tuesday on a petition filed by Shreya Singhal, who sought amendment in Section 66A of the IT Act. ...
  • Four arrested in Navi Mumbai church attack case: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis 2 days ago

    Mumbai: A day after assuring that culprits of the Navi Mumbai church attack would be caught at the earliest, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told the state Assembly on Tuesday that four persons have been arrested in connection with the incident. Fadnavis on Monday assured that those responsible for the attack...
  • 'The funniest comedy acts are people who get outraged when we crack jokes' says Sahil Shah of East India Comedy 3 days ago

    In the past 4 years, the stand-up comedy scene in India has grown into a full-blown industry. The number of stand-up acts has increased and has given way to an ever increasing number of online comedy shows. And even though people have made a full time occupation of getting offended,...
  • Supreme Court gives Sahara 3 months to submit final proposal to raise funds 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Monday gave conglomerate Sahara another three months to come up with a final proposal to raise funds against its assets to secure bail for its founder Subrata Roy, who has been held in a New Delhi jail for more than a year. Sahara has made several...
  • Church attack: Government suspects 'political hand', Opposition walks out 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government on Monday said that it suspects a "political hand" in the recent attack on a church in Navi Mumbai, even as the Opposition members walked out of the Assembly in protest against the incident. Minority Affairs Minister Eknath Khadse said in the Legislative Assembly on Monday that the...
  • AAP demands speedy probe in Navi Mumbai church attack 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Condemning the attack on a church in Navi Mumbai, the Aam Aadmi Party on Monday said it seems to be a deliberate attempt to vitiate the social atmosphere and polarise society on communal lines. A team of local AAP activists submitted a letter of complaint to the Khandeshwar police and...
  • Maharashtra Minister sparks controversy, says foreign hand behind church attack 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse sparked off a controversy by saying that there could be a foreign hand behind the Church attack. The Opposition also created an uproar in the state Assembly over the issue with the National Congress Party walking out of the Assembly over the issue. On Sunday,...
  • Ten-man Mumbai FC hold Pune FC to draw 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Down to 10 men half an hour into the game, a stubborn and determined Mumbai FC defended stoutly to hold Pune FC to a 1-1 draw in a rough and tough I-League football match on Sunday. The home team, who went ahead in the fourth minute itself through a spectacular...
  • Navi Mumbai church attack: Suspects grilled, no clues in CCTV 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Police investigating on Sunday's attack on a church in New Panvel area in Navi Mumbai are grilling some suspects, but are yet to get concrete leads. There are no eyewitnesses to the incident and the scanning of CCTV footage has also not thrown up any substantial leads to identity the...
  • Maharashtra CM promises action against Church attackers 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday promised action against the three accused who vandalised a church in Navi Mumbai. The Chief Minister said the three attackers have been identified and will be arrested soon. On Saturday morning, three men on a bike were caught on CCTV hurling stones...
  • 12 players to be part of Diamond Quadrilateral project 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Reputed companies from six countries, including France, Germany, Italy and China, have entered the race to become part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet Diamond Quadrilateral bullet train project. Twelve international companies are bidding for conducting the feasibility study for the three corridors of the Diamond Quadrilateral high-speed rail...
  • Pune FC eye win against Mumbai FC in I-League 5 days ago

    Pune FC will aim to log full points when they take on hosts Mumbai FC in a 12th-round match of the I-League football tournament at the Cooperage Ground on Sunday. Pune are currently placed second in the league table (15 points) above sixth-positioned Mumbai FC (11 points). Pune will go into the...
  • Kasab never asked for biryani, I concocted the statement: 26/11 Mumbai attack prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam 6 days ago

    More than two years after 26/11 convict Ajmal Kasab was hanged, public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam in a startling revelation admitted that he made up his statement that Kasab had asked for biryani while in custody. Nikam said he made it up just to divert people's attention. Nikam said the media...
  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to remain in jail, court rejects plea against detention 1 week ago

    Lahore: A Pakistani court on Friday dismissed the plea of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi against his detention under a public security act, keeping the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attack in jail till April. Lahore High Court (LHC) judge Mahmood Maqbool Bajwa dismissed 55-year-old Lakhvi's plea against his detention under Maintenance of...
  • Mumbai’s municipal schools to teach ‘Bhagwad Gita’ to students March 19, 2015

    Mumbai: All municipal schools in the city and suburbs would teach 'Bhagwad Gita' to students in order to make them more focused, boost their morale and impart them knowledge about spiritualism, a civic official has said. "We shall impart the knowledge of 'Bhagwad Gita' to students to make them independent and...
  • Mumbai: Girgaum Chowpatty to be renamed Swaraj Bhoomi to honour Bal Gangadhar Tilak March 19, 2015

    Mumbai: The BJP-led Maharashtra government on Wednesday decided to rename the area at Girgaum Chowpatty in the city where veteran freedom fighter Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak was cremated, as 'Swaraj Bhoomi'. "Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has accepted a proposal in this regard by the Mumbai Municipal Corporation," a senior government official...
  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi still in detention: Pak High Commissioner March 18, 2015

    Kolkata: Affirming that 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi "was not released and still in detention", Pakistan's High Commissioner in India Abdul Basit on Wednesday gave assurance that the country's judiciary would take action against him. "I want to tell you that Mr Lakhvi has not been released, he was...
  • Mumbai girls overwhelmed over response to their 'rap against rape' video March 18, 2015

    Mumbai girls say that they are overwhelmed over the response their 'rap against rape' video got. "There is a lot of buzz around our video. The motive of our youTube channel is to strike healthy debates over various issues," they said. ...
  • LeT planning to launch fresh attack against India, claim Intelligence inputs March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major security threat for the country, Intelligence inputs indicate that 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi is active again. Interception by intelligence agencies shows Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) is training young people in Muzaffarabad in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). According to sources, 60 Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists are...
  • Watch: Mumbai girls rap against rape March 18, 2015

    Pankhuri Awasthi and Uppekha Jain, who describe themselves as actors posted the 'Rap Against Rape' video on YouTube. Whilst rapping, both women are seen holding up placards with words such as #DomesticViolence and #rape. In the rap, they describe themselves saying, "We're not rappers. We're just a couple of girls...
  • Sensex rebounds 299 points on hopes US Fed won't hike rates soon March 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Tracking positive global cues, the benchmark Sensex on Tuesday logged its first rise in three days, gaining about 299 points to end at 28,736.38 as a batch of tepid US economic indicators triggered hopes that Fed will not raise interest rates soon. In a highly volatile session, initial sharp...