Mumbai

  • Market opens flat ahead of RBI policy 17 hours 47 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The market has once again opened on a flat note on Tuesday ahead of RBI's monetary policy. The Sensex is down 6.91 points at 26590.20 and the Nifty down 10.10 points at 7948.80. About 364 shares have advanced, 198 shares declined, and 24 shares are unchanged. Dr Reddy's Labs,...
  • Slain ATS chief Hemant Karkare's wife Kavita Karkare dies following brain haemorrhage Yesterday

    Mumbai: Kavita Karkare, widow of former Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare who died fighting terrorists during the 26/11 attacks passed away on Monday following brain haemorrhage. She was in coma and was declared brain dead. Survived by three children, she breathed her last in Mumbai's Hinduja hospital. Kavita's husband...
  • 26/11 martyr Hemant Karkare's wife Kavita in coma after suffering brain haemorrhage Yesterday

    Mumbai: Kavita Karkare, widow of former Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare who died fighting terrorists during the 26/11 attacks here, has been admitted to a hospital after she suffered brain haemorrhage and slipped into coma, police sources said on Sunday. "Kavita Karkare sustained a brain haemorrhage because of which...
  • Mumbai: Sailor ends life onboard Naval ship 5 days ago

    Mumbai: A 24-year-old sailor belonging to Punjab allegedly committed suicide onboard Naval ship 'INS Deepak' due to personal reasons, police said on Thursday. Gurucharan Singh was found hanging in the ship captain's pantry unit. He used a nylon rope to hang himself and his body was spotted at about 9.30 AM...
  • Veteran batsman Amol Muzumdar announces retirement 5 days ago

    Mumbai: One of India's finest batsman in the domestic circuit, Amol Muzumdar on Thursday announced his retirement from all forms of the game ending an illustrious two-decade career that saw him captain the Mumbai team to a Ranji Trophy title in 2006-07. A talented right-handed batsman, the 39-year-old, who started his...
  • HC to appoint retd judge to detect double allotment of flats from CM quota 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday said that a one-man committee of a retired district judge would be appointed to scrutinise all applications since 1989 for acquiring flats under the Chief Minister's discretionary quota in Maharashtra in order to detect cases of double allotment. The suggestion was given by a...
  • India International Bullion Summit to be held in Mumbai 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The second edition of India International Bullion Summit (IIBS) will be organised by the India Bullion and Jewellers Association on October 4-5. To commemorate its 66th foundation day, India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd (IBJA), the apex body of bullion and jewellery associations in the country, will host the...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Brother accuses former cop of threatening September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Rubabuddin Sheikh, the brother of gangster and encounter victim Sohrabuddin Sheikh, on Monday alleged before the special CBI court here that one of the accused, a former Gujarat police officer, threatened him. The trial of cases related to alleged fake encounters of Sohrabuddin and Tulsiram...
  • Mumbai: Suspended rapeaccused DIG now charged with molesting a woman September 21, 2014

    Mumbai: In what could spell more trouble for the suspended Deputy Inspector General of Police Sunil Paraskar, accused of rape by a model, the city police have registered a case against him and his brother for allegedly molesting and intimidating a woman. "We registered a case of molestation, intimidation, wrongful restraint...
  • AAP's Mayank Gandhi booked for abetting sexual harassment September 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Mayank Gandhi was among the six persons booked in Mumbai after a 21yearold female party volunteer filed a criminal complaint against them, police said on Saturday. While AAP activist Tarun Singh has been booked under section 354 (a) (sexual harassment), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation),...
  • Police launch drive on easing ambulance movement on Mumbai roads September 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai police on Saturday launched an initiative to raise awareness among the citizens about allowing swift plying of ambulances through traffic snarls so that they proceed to hospital without any hassles and patients promptly get medical aid. The Mumbai Traffic Police's drive titled 'Make Way for Ambulance' was on Saturday...
  • Mumbai: FIR against impostors faking Raj Thackeray's identity online September 18, 2014

    Mumbai: An FIR was registered against unidentified people on Thursday, for allegedly creating fake social media accounts of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray as well as posting "objectionable pictures" of the MNS chief and his family members online, the police said. "An FIR has been registered against unidentified persons...
  • British Airways gives massive discount on MumbaiLondon ticket September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: British Airways announced a flash oneday sale on Thursday, offering massive discount of up to 90 per cent on return tickets between Mumbai and London to commemorate nine decades of its India operations. Under the offer, the lowestpriced MumbaiLondon return ticket would start at Rs 40,252 for economy travel...
  • Mumbai City FC announce Freddie Ljungberg signing September 18, 2014

    Mumbai City FC on Thursday announced the signing of former Sweden and Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg as their marquee player for the inaugural season of the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL). Ljungberg, a former Swedish captain and a midfielder, has been a critical part of football clubs such as Arsenal, West...
  • Filmmakers contribute to the 16th Mumbai Film Festival September 18, 2014

    Filmmakers contribute to the 16th Mumbai Film Festival to be held from October 14 to October 21. The festival this time is running short of 2.25 crore. "Sustaining this festival is important. It has a very interesting line up with Helen being awarded for her contribution to Indian cinema," said...
  • University of Mumbai donates Rs 25 lakh for J&K flood victims September 17, 2014

    Mumbai: The University of Mumbai donated an amount of Rs 25 lakh on Wednesday to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund to rehabilitate victims of devastating floods in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. University of Mumbai's Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar met Maharashtra Governor and Chancellor of the University Ch...
  • 26/11 Mumbai attacks case: Defence lawyers oppose 'videolink' trial in Pakistan September 17, 2014

    Lahore: Defence lawyers in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case on Wednesday opposed the plea before a Pakistani antiterrorism court to hold the trial of the seven accused through a videolink or allow witnesses to submit their recorded statements. In the last hearing, the prosecution lawyers had filed an application in the...
  • Harrowing time for Air India passengers as flight gets delayed for 90 minutes September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: It was a harrowing time for the passengers of a Air India flight on Wednesday as it remained stranded at the Delhi airport for 90 minutes. The passengers of the DelhiMumbai flight complained that the air conditioner aboard the plane was not working. Air India, however, denied the claims....
  • CLT20: Southee, Boult set the match for Northern Knights, says Michael Hussey September 17, 2014

    Raipur: Knocked out of the Champions League T20 after losing to Northern Knights in the qualifying round, Mumbai Indians' ace batsman Michael Hussey said some tight bowling by pacers Trent Boult and Tim Southee had led to his team's downfall. "The Northern Knights pace attack operated very well. Southee and Boult bowled...
  • India home to 100 billionaires; 6th largest population globally September 17, 2014

    Singapore/New Delhi: India has retained its sixth position in terms of number of billionaires with 100 such people collectively having USD 175 billion in networth, while globally the number of uberrich has reached a record high of 2,325 persons. According to the WealthX and UBS Billionaire Census 2014, released on Wednesday,...
  • CLT20: Team's batting let us down, says Kieron Pollard September 17, 2014

    Raipur: Mumbai Indians skipper Kieron Pollard rued the fact that team's batting let them down as the defending champions crashed out of the qualifying round of the Champions League T20, on Tuesday. "They (Northern Knights) fielded well as we could have scored atleast 150160. What happens in Champions League T20 is...
  • CLT20: Mumbai Indians knocked out; Northern Knights, Lahore Lions reach main round September 17, 2014

    Raipur: Defending champions Mumbai Indians paid the price for their indifferent show, crashing out of the Champions League T20 as a committed Northern Knights from New Zealand overpowered them with a onesided sixwicket victory in the final qualifying round match, on Tuesday. Apart from Northern, the other team that qualified for...
  • As it happened: Mumbai Indians vs Northern Knights, CLT20 Qualifiers September 16, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Northern Knights win toss, opt to bowl against Mumbai Indians By virtue of their two backtoback victories against Express and Lions, the Knights already have a foot inside the main round, largely due to their healthy net run rate (NRR)...
  • Mumbai: 44yearold arrested for stalking woman advocate for 2 months September 16, 2014

    Mumbai: A 44yearold man has been arrested for stalking a 26yearold advocate in Mumbai. The accused is a slum dweller from Badhwar park in Cuffe Parade. He had reportedly been stalking the lady for the past two months. After being constantly followed, the woman had approached the police with...
  • Nicolas Anelka looking forward to a 'thrilling' ISL with Mumbai City FC September 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Former France and Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka, who will be turning out for Mumbai City FC in the Indian Super League, on Monday said the mix of international stars and Indian talent will make for "thrilling matches" in the football tournament starting from October 12. "I'm pleased to join Mumbai...
  • Troy Costa designs dress for PM Modi's US trip, says 'let my work speak' September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: As the date of his maiden US trip is approaching, all eyes are on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, from people accompanying him to his couture. Known for experimenting with his looks, Modi had already adorned kurta with chudidaar pajami, Nehru jacket and bandhgala. He is also believed to be...
  • 70 per cent slum kids in Mumbai malnourished, says report September 16, 2014

    Mumbai: An alarming study by Mumbai based thinktank has found that 40 to 70 per cent of slum kids in the maximum city under the age of 5 barely get minimum nourishment and almost 50 per cent of them are stunted as a result. These are startling figures from a...
  • CLT20 Qualifiers: Calculators are out as Mumbai Indians face the Knights September 16, 2014

    It all boils down to the last two matches of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) qualifiers with all four teams mathematically still in the fray to go through to the main round. Lahore Lions take on Southern Express while Mumbai Indians face the unbeaten Northern Knights to culminate the qualifiers...
  • Praveen Kumar out of CLT20 with injury, Mumbai bring in Pawan Suyal September 16, 2014

    Raipur: India discard Praveen Kumar is out of Champions League T20 after sustaining an injury to his right shoulder during Mumbai Indians' opening qualifying game against Lahore Lions, last Saturday. "Praveen Kumar sustained an injury to his right shoulder during Mumbai Indians first CLT20 qualifier match. He is undergoing a thorough...