Kurla

  • Mumbai waterlogged after 2 days of nonstop rain, lakes not yet full July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Following incessant rain in Mumbai, chronic flooding spots like Hindmata, Mahim junction, Kurla west and Chembur have been waterlogged. The BMC disaster management, however, has maintained that the situation is under control. It has been raining incessantly since the last two days in Mumbai. The lakes though haven't filled up...
  • Connaught Place eighth most expensive office place in world June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Connaught Place in Delhi has slipped one notch to become the world's eighth costliest office destination, property consultant CBRE said on Thursday. Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) was ranked sixteenth, and Nariman Point at thirtysecond in the list of Top 50 Costliest Global Office Markets. Delhi's Connaught Place...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Police suspect case of a love affair gone awry February 2, 2014

    Mumbai: In a fresh development in the murder of a 23yearold software engineer in suburban Mumbai, the police have now claimed that the suspect is a close friend of the victim. The police have also said that it could be a case of a love affair gone awry. Earlier on...
  • Mumbai techie murder: One suspect detained in Hyderabad February 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: In what could be a possible breakthrough in the murder of a 23yearold software engineer, one suspect has been detained in Hyderabad, the woman's hometown. However, it is not yet confirmed whether the arrested man is the same person who was seen wearing a white shirt in the CCTV footage...
  • Techie murder: Mumbai Crime Branch, Railway police in Hyderabad for probe February 1, 2014

    Mumbai: A fortnight after the murder of a 23yearold software engineer in suburban Mumbai, a joint team of Crime Branch and Government Railway Police has reached Hyderabad for further investigation into the case. On Friday, the police also questioned nearly 40 people including the IT professional's colleagues, representatives of her company,...
  • Delhi's Connaught Place 7th costliest office market in world, Mumbai's BKC 15th: Survey December 21, 2013

    Connaught Place in Delhi has slipped two notches to become the world's seventh costliest office destination due to slowdown in the realty market and fall in rupee's exchange rate, property consultant CBRE said. Mumbai s Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) is at the 15th position, while Nariman Point stood at 32nd. Their...
  • Time running out as Sehwag, Gambhir face Mumbai test November 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Outoffavour openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir will be battling against time in their bid to get back to form as Delhi take on archrivals and defending champions Mumbai in a Group A Ranji Trophy match at the Bandra Kurla Complex on Wednesday. Mumbai have 12 points from two games...
  • Man allegedly rapes 7yearold girl on train, gives her Rs 10 August 11, 2013

    A sevenyearold girl was allegedly raped on HowrahKurla Express near Bilaspur inChhattisgarhby an unidentified man who gave her a Rs 10 note after committing thecrimebefore dumping her at the railway station, police said on Sunday quoting her. However, police are trying to verify the girl's claim whether she was sexually assaulted...
  • Mumbai illegal constructions sting: Case against 36 constables April 11, 2013

    Mumbai: The AntiCorruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday filed a case against 36 police officials who had been suspended earlier following a sting that caught 15 Kurla constables accepting bribes to allow illegal constructions in the area. The case was registered under the Prevention of Corruption Act. The Maharashtra government also suspended...
  • Mumbai illegal constructions: Senior police official suspended April 11, 2013

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Thursday suspended a senior police officer in connection with the sting operation that showed 15 policemen in Kurla taking bribes to allow illegal construction in the area. The total number of suspended policemen is now 37. Thirty six constables were suspended earlier in the day. The...
  • Watch: Mumbai policemen take bribes to allow illegal construction April 10, 2013

    Mumbai: A sting operation by a social activist in Mumbai has revealed the nexus between police and illegal construction mafia. The sting, shot at a refugee camp in Kurla, showed around 15 policemen taking bribes to allow illegal construction to flourish in the area. The Mumbai Police has now initiated an...
  • NZ women upset England in practice game January 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Defending champions England on Tuesday lost to New Zealand by 13 runs in their warmup game ahead of the ICC Women's World Cup at the Bandra Kurla Complex ground here. Chasing New Zealand's 223, England started poorly by losing two early wickets but recovered via a 87run partnership between...
  • India beat New Zealand in warmup January 28, 2013

    Mumbai: India warmed up for this week's ICC Women's World Cup with a comfortable eightwicket win over New Zealand on Monday at the Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai. A polished effort in the field kept the opposition to 201 and the chase was sealed with 39 deliveries remaining with each...
  • India women to take on West Indies in World Cup opener December 3, 2012

    Dubai: Hosts India will open the ICC Women's World Cup at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai next year against the West Indies on January 31. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday released the schedule and format of the tournament to be held in Mumbai from January 31 to February...
  • Eng 2nd tour game venue shifted from BKC to DY Patil October 22, 2012

    Mumbai: The second warmup game of the England on their forthcoming tour to India has been shifted from the Mumbai Cricket Association's Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) ground to D Y Patil stadium in Navi Mumbai. Announcing this here at a media conference, MCA president Ravi Savant said, "We met BCCI president...
  • High security for Eng warmup match in Mumbai October 15, 2012

    Mumbai: City police on Monday suggested enhanced security deployment at the city's BKC ground for the visiting England team's second warmup game, days after the MCA wrote to the BCCI requesting it to shift the match to DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai, mainly for security reasons. The Mumbai Cricket Association...
  • DY Patil to host IndiaEng warmup game October 16, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association has written to the BCCI requesting it to shift the visiting England team's second warmup game from the Bandra Kurla Complex ground to D Y Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai mainly due to security concerns. "There are a couple of reasons why we want the match...
  • Mumbai: Fire in a building in Bandra Kurla Complex September 7, 2012

    Mumbai: A minor fire broke out in the First International Financial Centre (FIFC) building in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex on Friday morning. The building is situated near the American school. Six fire engines have been sent to the building to douse the flame and two more are expected to be sent....
  • Maharashtra will not protect us: Northeast people August 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Even as thousands of people from the Northeast continued to flee Karnataka, there were similar concerns in Maharashtra as well. At Mumbai's Kurla Terminus, hundreds of people from the Northeast were seen heading home, despite Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's assurances that full security will be provided to them. Meanwhile, the...
  • TN: Man crushed to death between platform and train May 12, 2012

    Salem: In a heartrending incident, a 40yearold man was on Saturday crushed to death in front of his two sons, when he fell in the space between the platform and a train at the station Salem, police said. The man, Nalliappan, a native of Salem working as a labourer in Mumbai,...
  • Citigroup buys Mumbai property for Rs 985 crore April 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Global banking major Citigroup has struck the biggest property deal in recent years in the country by paying a hefty Rs 985 crore for six floors in the upcoming First International Financial Centre (FIFC) Tower at the coveted BandraKurla Complex to house its headquarters. Two Citigroup entities Citibank NA...
  • Mumbai: Central Railway restores 85 pc services April 19, 2012

    Mumbai: In a sigh of relief for commuters, Central Railway has announced that they have restored over 85 per cent of the services on Thursday. According to the officials, the signals from CST towards Kalyan have been fully restored, so no delays expected there. However the signals from Kalyan towards...
  • Kurla school brings cricket to the slums January 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Cricket is no longer the bastion of elite gentlemen's clubs. The new crop of stars in Mumbai's cricket circuit has more humble origins. A school near the slums of Kurla is emerging as a tough opponent for many elite schools in the city. Students of the Al Barkat school started...
  • Mumbai: 65yearold woman killed in train May 1, 2011

    Mumbai: A 65yearold woman was found killed in a train that arrived at the Kurla terminal in Mumbai. The woman was travelling in the ladies compartment of the Kamayani express. She had boarded the train from Varanasi with her 19yearold grandson, who was told to leave the compartment and travel on...
  • Gyaneshwari Exp: CBI arrests another suspect August 1, 2010

    Jhargram (WB): The CBI on Sunday arrested a suspected member of the Maoistbacked People's Committee against Police Atrocity (PCPA) for allegedly tampering railway tracks in West Midnapore that led to the May 28 Gyaneshwari Express disaster that killed 148 passengers. "Lakshman Mahato was arrested from Kusumghati village in Jhargram police station...
  • Building collapse kills 1, injures 4 in Mumbai July 29, 2010

    Mumbai: One person has been killed and four others were injured when a fourstoreyed building collapsed in suburban Kurla early on Thursday morning. "Rafiq Estate, a fourstoreyed residential building started shaking and finally collapsed at 12:30 am," said an official. 10 fire engines were rushed to the spot. Authorities have admitted...
  • Gyaneshwari Express mishap accused surrenders July 27, 2010

    Kolkata: A proMaoist leader, allegedly involved in the Gyaneshwari Express train sabotage, has surrendered in a court in West Midnapore's Jhargram, police said Tuesday describing it as a major achievement. Jiten Giri, a leader of the People's Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCAPA), was sent to 14 days judicial custody after he...
  • Gyaneshwari mishap: 50 bodies still unidentified July 15, 2010

    Kolkata: It has been over a month since the Gyaneshwari Express derailment, which claimed the lives of 150 people but the West Bengal government is yet to come up with DNA reports of 50 unidentified bodies. Now relatives of the dead victims have started knocking the doors of the judiciary. For...
  • Let CBI handle Kurla case: victim's father July 1, 2010

    As the news of the first arrest in the rape and murder of young girls from Kurla comes in, there is some sense of relief but no end to anxiety among the residents. ...
  • Kurla serial killer still at large or not? July 1, 2010

    Mumbai: It was so far believed that a serial killer was behind the murder of three little girls between February and June this year, but now the Mumbai police say it's not the same man who committed all the murders. This after they arrested a suspect on Thursday and found that...