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  • Near miss by Etihad, Emirates flights over Mumbai airspace 12 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A possible mishap involving aircraft of two Gulf carriers over Indian airspace early on Monday was averted when Mumbai ATC alerted one of the commanders, aviation sources said on Tuesday. The incident involving Emirates and Etihad Airways was reported to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, which has...
  • Dubai-Mumbai Jet Airways flight makes safe landing after a bird hit at Mumbai airport 16 hours 33 minutes ago

    Mumbai: A Dubai-Mumbai Jet Airways flight on Tuesday made safe landing after a bird hit. The incident took place around 6:30 PM at the Mumbai airport when a bird hit the aircraft. Meanwhile, another SpiceJet flight also suspected have been hit by a bird. Five flights have been diverted and four...
  • IT professional brutally assaulted by three men in front of his pregnant wife 20 hours 12 minutes ago

    Mumbai: In a case road rage, an IT professional in Mumbai was brutally assaulted in front of his 8-and-a-half-month old pregnant wife. The professional has claimed that three men on a bike followed his car while continuously kicking at it. When he stopped the car, the bike-borne assailants allegedly punched...
  • Ricky Ponting starts new innings as Mumbai Indians coach Yesterday

    Mumbai: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Monday began his new innings as the head coach of the Mumbai Indians who commenced their training at the Wankhede Stadium ahead of the Indian Premier League season 8, scheduled to start on April 8. Ponting, who led his country to World Cup glory...
  • Maharashtra minister carries revolver at kids' event, faces criticism Yesterday

    Mumbai: Maharashtra minister and BJP leader Girish Mahajan faced flak on Monday after he attended an event for deaf and dumb children with a revolver tucked in his waist, an act dubbed as "inappropriate". The minister claimed that he had a license for the weapon. But the opposition continues to be...
  • New anti-cancer drug ignites hope for Progeria patients 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The Scientists in Boston have found that an anti-cancer drug can reverse the ageing process. The drug, currently in trials is the only ray of hope for the 80 children in the world living with Progeria, a rare genetic disease which accelerates ageing. 15-year-old Nihaal is among the 80...
  • Mumbai: Man held for jumping out from aircraft's emergency exit door 2 days ago

    Mumbai: A man for has been arrested for opening the emergency exit door of a Chandigarh-Mumbai flight and jumping off at the aircraft's wing while it had landed at the parking bay of Mumbai airport, police said on Sunday. "We have arrested Akash Jain (27) on Saturday for endangering the life...
  • Jurists must ensure justice to all in terror cases: President 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Jurists must play an important role to ensure justice to the victims of terror and to the persons implicated in such crimes, President Pranab Mukherjee has said. "Jurists must play an important role in ensuring that the wheels of justice move faster -- both to give justice to...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali round-up: Karnataka thrash Tamil Nadu, Delhi lose to Haryana 4 days ago

    Karnataka bowlers produced a clinical show to bowl Tamil Nadu out for just 61 to set up an easy eight-wicket victory for their team in a South Zone leg match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 Trophy on Friday. Seamer Ronit More produced a spell of 3-2-1-2 as he reduced Tamil...
  • My driver was driving; a false case has been registered against me: Salman Khan on 2002 hit and run case 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Dressed in a white shirt, actor Salman Khan walked inside the Mumbai sessions court to record his statement under Section 313 of CrPC -- a right that every accused has to explain the evidences against him. He answered the questions posed by the sessions court for almost 4 hours....
  • Mumbai metro 3 may run along coastal road, hints Maharashtra CM Fadnavis 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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  • News 360: SC axes Section 66A of IT Act, calls it unconstitutional 1 week 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 1 week 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 March 24, 2015

    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 March 23, 2015

    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 March 23, 2015

    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 March 23, 2015

    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 March 23, 2015

    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 March 22, 2015

    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 March 22, 2015

    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 March 22, 2015

    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 March 22, 2015

    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...