Navi Mumbai

  • Mumbai: 6-month-old snatched from mother’s arms rescued within 12 hours 31-03-2014 05:33 PM

    Navi Mumbai Police led by Commissioner KL Prasad deployed a 100 strong force of its officers and personnel to rescue a 6-month-old baby boy within 12 hours of him being snatched from his mother's arms. The police arrested five persons including a woman and the main conspirator, a father of...
  • Another case filed against Raj Thackeray over toll plaza attacks 30-01-2014 05:50 PM

    Mumbai: Another case against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray was registered on Thursday at Vashi Police station in Navi Mumbai after his party workers vandalised toll booths across the state. The MNS chief was booked under sections 153, 504, 505 1(B) & 117 of the IPC. This was...
  • Snapshot: Kareena Kapoor caught flaunting a huge baby bump, again! 04-09-2013 03:51 PM

    New Delhi: Each time an actress is caught with a huge baby bump, the rumour mills are set abuzz with the much-anticipated good news. Kareena Kapoor, who had made headlines earlier on being clicked with a burgeoning tummy, was again spotted flaunting a baby bump. Not too long ago, the...
  • NMMC demolishes controversial Glass House on HC's direction 16-08-2013 06:19 PM

    The controversial 'Glass House' bungalow built illegally by nephew of a Maharashtra Minister on a 301 square metre CIDCO plot in neighbouring Navi Mumbai has been demolished, the civic body informed the Bombay High Court on friday. Hearing a PIL, the Court had earlier directed Santosh Tandel, nephew of Excise...
  • Mumbai: 4 minors allegedly rape 10-year-old, victim dies 26-06-2013 08:26 AM

    Mumbai: A 10-year-old in Navi Mumbai, who was allegedly raped by four minors, has died of her injuries. Four minors between the age of 14 and have been detained by the police. The girl had been admitted to the hospital last week as she had high fever. The doctors only...
  • Rs 12,822 cr plan to develop Navi Mumbai as 'global city' 01-06-2013 10:30 AM

    Thane: An ambitious plan to raise infrastructure in Navi Mumbai at a cost of Rs 12,822 crore was presented before the District Planning Development Council (DPDC) here on Friday. District Guardian Minister Ganesh Naik presented this plan before the DPDC. "The total expenditure for the project is expected to be...
  • Builder murder case: Agarwal's bail plea rejected 19-05-2013 03:45 AM

    Thane: A local court on Saturday rejected the anticipatory bail plea filed by builder SP Agarwal, accused in the Navi Mumbai builder Sunil Lahoria murder case. Lahoria was shot dead outside his office in Sector 28 of Vashi, Navi Mumbai, on February 16. Police have arrested eight persons, including shooters...
  • Mumbai housing prices soar by 66 per cent in 4 years 13-05-2013 05:05 PM

    New Delhi: Housing prices have increased by an average 66 per cent in Mumbai over the last four years on account of steady demand and rising input cost, according to property consultant Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). The increase has been even higher at 70 per cent in Thane and 74...
  • Mumbai: 19-year-old jumps in front of a train after he was allegedly ragged 12-05-2013 09:20 AM

    Mumbai: A second-year engineering student of a Navi Mumbai college committed suicide after allegedly being ragged. The 19-year-old jumped in front of a local train on Friday. He has named two of his fellow students in his suicide note for harassing him for several months. The victim, Nitin Padalkar, ended...
  • Navi Mumbai airport stuck in fresh land row 15-10-2011 10:17 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai airport, at present, caters to 29 million passengers a year, and the overburdened airport is expected to reach its peak saturation capacity of 40 million passengers by 2012. Its only hope is the Navi Mumbai International airport, around 30 km away from it. The airport has an...
  • Navi Mumbai Airport hits another road block 13-10-2011 08:16 AM

    Mumbai: Navi Mumbai Airport has been hit by another road block after farmers demanded Rs 20 crores per acre as compensation. Farmers are demanding 4 to 5 times the market rate, for over a thousand acres of land, needed for the airport. Apart from this, they are also demanding rehabilitation...
  • Runway fiasco: Mumbai desperate for new airport? 12-09-2011 08:34 AM

    Mumbai: The past one week has almost been a nightmare for the passengers and authorities at the Mumbai airport. There have been at least five near misses or technical problems in one week. The Turkish Airlines flight stuck in mud was towed away only after three days. The incident put...
  • Thane, Navi Mumbai blasts: 2 jailed for 10 years 30-08-2011 05:44 PM

    Mumbai: Two members of Hindu right wing group Sanathan Sanstha were on Tuesday sentenced to ten years' rigorous imprisonment by a court here for their role in carrying out three bomb blasts in Thane and Panvel in 2008. Accused Ramesh Hanumant Gadkari and Vikram Vinay Bhave were on Monday found...
  • Differently abled girls raped in Navi Mumbai 06-03-2011 07:21 AM

    Mumbai: Five deaf and mute girls were allegedly raped in a state-funded shelter for differently abled children in Navi Mumbai. Fifteen other minors were also reportedly sexually abused. Four people, including the founder of the home have been arrested and put in custody till March 15. The police say many...
  • Navi Mumbai: fire at IOC depot under control 18-01-2011 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: A major fire broke out at an Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) installation near Navi Mumbai early on Tuesday. The fire broke out around 2 AM at the Indian oil facility at Taloja industrial area near Mumbai, fire brigade sources said. There are no reports of any casualties. The...
  • Navi Mumbai airport displaces 15000 villagers 12-12-2010 09:44 AM

    Mumbai: Mumbai is all set to have a new airport as the Environment Ministry gave a green signal to the Navi Mumbai airport project. However, the question of rehabilitating 15000 villagers from the site has run into some turbulence. While the residents of Waghiwali village carry on with their daily...
  • Mumbai gas leak: 14 persons hospitalised 23-11-2010 03:50 PM

    Mumbai: Atleast 14 persons were on Tuesday hospitalised after inhaling poisonous Ammonia gas which leaked from a tank in a cold storage room of a company in neighbouring Navi Mumbai, police said. Officials said it was all under control but the entire factory and the nearby premises were evacuated. The...
  • Navi Mumbai airport gets green signal 22-11-2010 03:55 PM

    Mumbai: The new international airport at Navi Mumbai has been given a go-ahead after a compromise between the Environment and Civil Aviation ministries and City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra Ltd (CIDCO). Announcing the clearance for the airport, Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said that River Gadhi would not...
  • Runway work disrupts flights at Mumbai 16-11-2010 01:09 PM

    The main runaway of the Mumbai airport has been partially shut down between 9:00 am to 5:00 PM everyday, thereby delay flights both to and from the city. On-ground congestion due to the construction work on the tarmac here, coupled with the fact that the rapid exit taxiways are not...
  • Navi Mumbai airport: runway construction cleared 10-11-2010 04:56 PM

    Mumbai: The construction of Navi Mumbai airport's runway has been finally cleared. The decision on the controversial international airport in Navi Mumbai was taken at the meeting of an expert group on Wednesday. Two hundred acres of mangroves have to be chopped, a river to be diverted, a hill to...
  • Mumbai may come up with a second airport shortly 26-10-2010 04:58 PM

    Mumbai: Meeting between environment minister Jairam Ramesh and civil aviation minister Praful Patel to discuss the Navi Mumbai Airport is finally over. The final decision on the controversial international airport in Navi Mumbai will be taken at the meeting of an expert group on November 9-10, with substantial progress on...
  • Navi Mumbai Airport stalemate to end soon: Jairam 09-10-2010 08:23 PM

    Mumbai: There is hope for the Navi Mumbai Airport. Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN has indicated for the first time that the stalemate over the controversial project site may soon end. Jairam said the Maharashtra government and CIDCO have agreed to address most of the Environmental Ministry's...
  • No green signal to Navi Mumbai airport yet 29-09-2010 11:30 PM

    The expert committee on environment asked for 3 alternative sites to be looked into. CNN-IBN has accessed the minutes of the meeting held last week. ...
  • Navi Mumbai Airport faces crucial litmus test 22-09-2010 07:53 AM

    Mumbai: After a war of words, the much delayed Navi Mumbai International Airport project, now faces a crucial litmus test. The Environment Ministry's Expert Appraisal Committee will decide on whether it must go ahead or not. This after a report submitted by CIDCO, which has rejected every suggestion made by...
  • Govt still divided over Navi Mumbai airport 03-09-2010 10:51 AM

    Mumbai: The government is still divided over building Mumbai's second airport in Navi Mumbai. Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan will be meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss the issue on Friday. Environment minister Jairam Ramesh and Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel have already had two rounds of meetings, one...