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  • Massive fire in commercial building in Mumbai, one fireman dead, 6 seriously injured July 18, 2014

    Mumbai: A massive fire broke out in a 22storey commercial building in a western suburb of Mumbai on Friday morning. Over 40 fire tenders were pressed into service who, after toiling for hours, managed to douse off the flames. One fireman lost his life and six others were left seriously...
  • Heavy rainfall throws Mumbai out of gear, local trains running late July 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Heavy rainfall in Mumbai overnight and early on Wednesday morning has made life difficult for residents of the city. While areas in South Mumbai like Colaba received no rainfall, suburbs like Santa Cruz received 105 milimetres rainfall. Local trains in Mumbai are running late as water has accumulated on...
  • Mumbai Metro launches concessional fare for early morning commuters June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: To woo people to commute in the city's first Metro during offpeak hours in morning, its operator MMOPL has decided to offer a promotional fare of Rs five between any two stations on the stretch on a trial basis. The facility can be availed from Thursday and will remain valid...
  • Technical glitch detected in Mumbai Metro on Day 1, train stranded for over 30 minutes June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: In a major embarrassment to the Mumbai metro on its opening day, technical glitch were detected in a train soon after it started its maiden journey. The metro train was stranded at Jagruti Nagar station for over 30 minutes. The muchawaited metro service was thrown open for Mumbaikars on Sunday morning...
  • CM inaugurates Mumbai Metro; Ambani, Mahajan among early riders June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Metro services were thrown open to Mumbaikars with Chief Minister Prithivraj Chavan inaugurating the muchawaited project at Versova on Sunday morning. Deputy CM Ajit Pawar too was present at the historic moment. Reliance Industries head Anil Ambani, wife Tina Ambani and BJP leaders Poonam Mahajan and Kirit Somaiya were...
  • Mumbai metro to start services today amid dispute over tariff June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Metro services will be thrown open to Mumbaikars on Sunday amidst dispute over tariff. The muchawaited Mumbai metro has got embroiled in a legal dispute over tariff, a day before commencement of its operations, with the staterun MMRDA moving the court against the operator over fare hike. Chief Minister Prithviraj...
  • Mumbai metro to start operations on Sunday morning June 7, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai metro will finally start commercial operations from Sunday after a delay of three years, providing muchneeded relief to the commuters in the bustling metropolis where the overburdened suburban railways ferries seventy lakh people every day. Services on the 11.4 km VersovaAndheriGhatkopar stretch, Phase 1 of the project, will...
  • Kejriwal to start LS poll campaign from Mumbai, to travel in local trains, auto-rickshaws March 11, 2014

    Living up to his common man image, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will kickstart his Lok Sabha campaign in Mumbai on Wednesday by using public transport to reach out to voters, the party said on Tuesday. After landing at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Kejriwal will catch an auto-rickshaw to go to...
  • Watch: Trailer of Atul Kulkarni's '@Andheri' is out February 1, 2014

    The trailer of Biju Bhaskar's '@Andheri' is finally out. The film, which features Aparna Nair and Atul Kulkarni in key roles, revolves around Keralites who are born and brought up in Mumbai. While Atul plays a Malayali named Rajan Pillai, Aparna plays a homemaker. Watch the trailer to understand what...
  • Mumbai: Missing female IT professional found dead January 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Eleven days after a 23yearold female software engineer, who hailed from Andhra Pradesh, went missing from the city, her burnt body was found on Thursday, police said. The body of Esther Anuhya, bearing burn injuries, was found in suburban Kanjurmarg. "The highly decomposed body of Esther Anuhya, who had gone...
  • Mumbai: NRI found dead after falling from 27th floor November 18, 2013

    Mumbai: A 55yearold NRI was found dead under mysterious circumstances on Sunday evening in Andheri, Mumbai. The deceased has been identified as Punyakant Philip Raju whose body was spotted by at around 8 pm by some people who then informed the police. According to the people of the area near Oshiwara's...
  • Model arrested for throwing stones at doctor's house in Mumbai November 9, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police on Friday arrested a model and her brother for pelting stones at the residence of a doctor in suburban Andheri on October 30. The suburban Amboli police arrested model Shikha Joshi and her brother for pelting stones at the residence of cosmetic surgeon Dr Vijay Sharma,...
  • Bollywood actor Om Puri booked for assaulting his wife Nandita August 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Critically acclaimed Bollywood actor Om Puri has been booked for allegedly assaulting his wife at his apartment in suburban Andheri, police said on Monday. "Om Puri's wife Nandita Puri approached us on Thursday night with a complaint against her husband. She complained that her husband Om Puri assaulted her...
  • Mumbai: Actor Manoj Kumar admitted to hospital July 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Manoj Kumar has been admitted to a suburban hospital following a pain in his gall bladder, sources said. The veteran actor has been under treatment at the Kokilaben Hospital in suburban Andheri for the past two days, sources said. The actor is doing fine and will be discharged...
  • Mumbai: 4 dead, 2 injured in a fire on Thursday night at MIDC June 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Four people died and two were injured when a fire broke out on Thursday night at a commercial building in Andheri in Mumbai. The fire broke out at the IBL House in MIDC, Andheri, at around midnight. The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital. Four fire engines were...
  • Nana Patekar lashes out at Sanjay Dutt, says he won't work with him April 23, 2013

    A nonbailable arrest warrant was on Monday issued by a city court against Sanjay Dutt for failing to appear in a case of alleged threat to a film producer after which the actor gave himself up and secured bail. ...
  • After nonbailable warrant, Sanjay Dutt secures bail in case April 22, 2013

    Mumbai: A nonbailable arrest warrant was on Monday issued by a city court against Sanjay Dutt for failing to appear in a case of alleged threat to a film producer after which the actor gave himself up and secured bail. The warrant was issued by Andheri Metropolitan Magistrate's court as...
  • Maharashtra: SP worker arrested for molesting woman April 16, 2013

    Mumbai: A Samajwadi Party activist, who lost the last civic body election, was on Tuesday arrested for allegedly molesting a woman and rioting in suburban Andheri, police said. Arif Khan, the Samajwadi party candidate from Andheri in the last civic body elections in Mumbai, was arrested after his anticipatory bail was...
  • Fire breaks out in a residential building in Andheri April 3, 2013

    Mumbai: A fire broke out on Wednesday in a residential complex at Marol in suburban Andheri, fire officials said. The blaze erupted on the 10th floor of the multistoreyed Raj Paradise building at around 12:20 pm, they said. No one was reported hurt in the fire so far. Four fire engines,...
  • Bigg Boss winner Ashutosh Kaushik gets into a fight March 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Reality show 'Bigg Boss' season 2 winner Ashutosh Kaushik created ruckus outside a restaurant in suburban Andheri last night claiming that he was assaulted but did not register a complaint, police said today. According to police, a team of cops reached the Red Ant Cafe at about 1.15 am after...
  • Nitin Gadkari in trouble over funding for his firms October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The list of questions for BJP president Nitin Gadkari seems to be endless. A CNNIBN investigation has revealed more cases of financial impropriety. Ideal energy, a promoter of a company that had business links with Gadkari is built on land owned by the BJP chief's Purti group. Nitin Gadkari's...
  • Another shell company found linked to Nitin Gadkari October 24, 2012

    New Delhi: CNNIBN has accessed details of yet another shell company associated with BJP president Nitin Gadkari. Four companies were reportedly found registered to an address in Andheri, Mumbai, that does not exist. The companies, called Leverage Fintrade, Jasika Mercantile, Strelight Fincom and Regency Equifin were registered to a certain 'Salarsa...
  • Mumbai model death: Police probe call records October 24, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Wednesday launched a probe into the call records of the Mumbaibased actormodel Bidushi Dash Barde, who was found dead in her Mumbai apartment on Monday night. Police sources said that they were investigating the more than 100 missed calls and 200 text messages that she...
  • ExMiss Chennai found dead in her Mumbai apartment October 24, 2012

    Mumbai: A former Miss Chennai and model Bidushi Dash Barde was found dead in her Mumbai apartment on Tuesday. The 23year old was found by her husband on Monday night and was rushed to a hospital, where she was declared brought dead. The body bore injury marks inflicted with a...
  • Rani Mukerji's brother arrested on molestation charges October 15, 2012

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Rani Mukerji's brother Raja was arrested in Versova on Sunday after a smalltime television actress accused him of molesting her. According to the victim, the incident happened when she had gone to meet Raja to narrate a script. The police said that Raja tried to molest the starlet...
  • Mumbai: Dress code enforced for Ganeshotsav September 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Minis, shorts or attires ending up above the knees are out this year for devotees who want a 'darshan' of Andhericha Raja (King of Andheri) idol of Lord Ganesh, during the 10day Ganeshotsav starting in Maharashtra on Wednesday. "After much deliberation and debating, we have decided to enforce a strict...
  • Mumbai: Commuters 'skywalk' to Andheri station on IDay August 16, 2012

    Mumbai: There was no showboating, no cutting of ribbons, and no media glare as commuters took their first steps on the halfakilometre long skywalk at Andheri (E) station. Till yesterday, thousands of students, office goers and people in general stared at what appeared to be a waste of public money...
  • Mumbai: Hacker wanted by FBI nabbed in Andheri July 12, 2012

    Mumbai: On Wednesday, police arrested Nikhil Pable (29) in Andheri. Pable would hack into websites of wellknown software companies, illegally download their software and then make multiple copies of them for sale in India. The FBI had been monitoring Pables activities for some time. "The agency sent a request through the...
  • Mumbai: Object a smoke device, not a bomb July 4, 2012

    Mumbai: The suspicious object found near Infinity mall in Andheri was not a bomb, police said. The object, found in a dustbin outside the mall on Wednesday afternoon, was a device used to create smoke in movies. Mumbai Police and the bomb disposal squad gave an allclear after a thorough investigation,...
  • Mumbai: Two local trains collide, no casualties June 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Two suburban trains collided when they accidentally came on the same track at Andheri station on Saturday night, a Railway official said. "The incident happened at around 11 PM at platform number 4 of Andheri suburban railway station. The buffers of the two local trains dashed into each other,"...