Navi Mumbai

  • Mumbai: We will work swiftly for removing obstacles in development of SEZs, says Modi August 16, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday laid the foundation for the Rs 4,000crore portbased multiproduct special economic zone(SEZ) at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in Navi Mumbai. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan were also present at the ceremony. ...
  • Minors rounded up in illegal DJ party in Navi Mumbai July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: 225 children were rounded up in a police raid of an illegal DJ party in Navi Mumbai. Police raided Rain pub in sector 6 of Nerul, Navi Mumbai where an illegal party was under progress; with alcohol. Of those rounded up, 100 were girls and mostly under 21 years. ...
  • Mumbai: 30yearold arrested for stripping, beating woman bus conductor June 4, 2014

    Mumbai: A woman bus conductor was on Wednesday allegedly beaten up and stripped by a 30yearold passenger in Dombivli town following a heated altercation over boarding the bus from the front exit. According to senior police inspector Milind Patil of Manpada Police station, the MSRTC bus was on its way...
  • Mumbai: 6-month-old snatched from mother’s arms rescued within 12 hours March 31, 2014

    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 January 30, 2014

    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 the...
  • Snapshot: Kareena Kapoor caught flaunting a huge baby bump, again! September 4, 2013

    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 August 16, 2013

    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 Minister...
  • Mumbai: 4 minors allegedly rape 10yearold, victim dies June 26, 2013

    Mumbai: A 10yearold 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 found...
  • Rs 12,822 cr plan to develop Navi Mumbai as 'global city' June 1, 2013

    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 May 19, 2013

    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 May 13, 2013

    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 per...
  • Mumbai: 19yearold jumps in front of a train after he was allegedly ragged May 12, 2013

    Mumbai: A secondyear engineering student of a Navi Mumbai college committed suicide after allegedly being ragged. The 19yearold 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 his...
  • Mumbai builder murder case: Police arrest 3 people February 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Police have arrested three people including a retired policeman Samuel Amolik in connection with a Navi Mumbai builder Sunil Kumar Loharia's murder. Loharia was shot dead by two persons on Saturday and the murder was caught on a CCTV camera. Amolik, an 'encounter specialist' in Mumbai who retired from the...
  • Mumbai: Firing outside prison, employees injured September 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Two unidentified persons on a bike opened fire outside the Taloja Prison in Navi Mumbai on Sunday evening. The unidentified men fired at the prison employees. Injured prison employees were taken to a nearby hospital. ...
  • Mumbai: Just 1 technician for 8 dialysis machines August 11, 2012

    Mumbai: If suffering from a kidney ailment wasnt a badenough burden to bear, patients being treated at the NMMCrun First Referral Unit hospital (FRUH) in Navi Mumbai, are forced to endure a torturous wait each time they visit the hospital for dialysis since the past few months. The hospital currently...
  • Mumbai: 4yearold survives fall from 10th floor July 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Although the incident happened about three weeks back, the matter came to light only after Pari's parents decided to file a complaint against the baby sitter on July 2 after the little girl was released from the hospital. The girl, Pari Yadav, who was with the baby sitter, fell from...
  • Fire outside Vashi railway station in Navi Mumbai May 9, 2012

    Mumbai: A major fire broke out at 'Centre One' shopping mall outside Vashi railway station in neighbouring Navi Mumbai late on Wednesday evening. Six fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the firefighting operation was underway, fire brigade sources said. The fire started sometime after 9.30 pm, they said, adding...
  • Mumbai: Cops stop car, find naked realtor in boot March 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Whatever the make and model of the car, the boot isn't the most comfortable place to travel. Take it from Samit Ghangade. The 29yearold real estate agent from Versova was abducted and being taken to Navi Mumbai by four men when the Nehru Nagar police intercepted the vehicle and...
  • Mumbai: Cops caught smuggling 500 liqour bottles March 16, 2012

    Mumbai: In a twisted irony, the Maharashtra state's stringent deaddiction policy sprang brazenly back in its face when 14 Navi Mumbai policemen were caught smuggling 500 bottles of alcohol from Goa. The cops, including an assistant inspector and two assistant subinspectors, have been placed under suspension pending further inquiry. The...
  • Navi Mumbai airport stuck in fresh land row October 15, 2011

    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 original...
  • Navi Mumbai Airport hits another road block October 13, 2011

    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? September 12, 2011

    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 August 30, 2011

    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 guilty...
  • Differently abled girls raped in Navi Mumbai March 6, 2011

    Mumbai: Five deaf and mute girls were allegedly raped in a statefunded 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 January 18, 2011

    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 fire began in...
  • Navi Mumbai airport displaces 15000 villagers December 12, 2010

    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...
  • Mumbai gas leak: 14 persons hospitalised November 23, 2010

    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 gas appeared...
  • Navi Mumbai airport gets green signal November 22, 2010

    Mumbai: The new international airport at Navi Mumbai has been given a goahead 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 be...
  • Runway work disrupts flights at Mumbai November 16, 2010

    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. Onground 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 November 10, 2010

    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 be...