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  • Serious security lapses detected at Mumbai airport by CISF January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Serious security lapses have been detected at Mumbai airport ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit. As part of a security drill, it was found that Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel managed to enter inside the airport with fake e-tickets. The second busiest airport in the country sees thousands...
  • Aussie Glenn Turner backs Dabang Mumbai to reach HIL semis January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: After being part of the squad that disappointed in the first two years of Hockey India League (HIL), star Australian forward Glenn Turner exuded confidence on Tuesday that new city franchise Dabang Mumbai would at least make it to the semi-finals this year. "Our main goal is to get into...
  • Dawood Ibrahim gang member arrested in Mumbai January 20, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested a member of Dawood Ibrahim's gang in Mumbai, an official said on Tuesday. In a joint operation carried out by a team of Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and Lucknow police, the Dawood gang member, Tariq Parveen, was arrested from Mumbai late on Monday after a tip-off. Lucknow...
  • US, UK ask Pakistan to hand over 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to India January 19, 2015

    Islamabad: The US and the UK have asked Pakistan to hand over Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attack, to India to improve bilateral ties or to them for his "independent trial". During 54-year-old Lakhvi's bail case the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday, the prosecution informed that...
  • 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's custody in Pakistan jail extended by a month January 19, 2015

    Islamabad: Mumbai terror attacks accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi will have to spend more days in Jail as the Islamabad High Court on Monday extended his custody by a month. The division bench of the HC gave the order after hearing the petition moved by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) pleading the...
  • Mumbai: Truckers clash with police outside Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust January 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Truck drivers outside Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) at Uran in neighbouring Raigad district on Sunday were lathicharged by police following a clash. The incident occurred when police tried to break their demonstrations against holding up of their vehicles. The truck drivers were stranded as their vehicles were stuck up...
  • Fit-again Wasim Jaffer included in Mumbai squad against Tamil Nadu January 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Veteran opener Wasim Jaffer, out of action from Mumbai's Ranji Trophy cricket campaign after suffering a finger injury in their season opener against J&K, has regained his fitness will play against Tamil Nadu in their group league match against Chennai from January 21-24. The squad led by Suryakumar Yadav has...
  • I-League: Mohun Bagan begin campaign with 3-1 win over Mumbai FC January 18, 2015

    Kolkata: Cash-strapped Mohun Bagan had a perfect start to their I-League football season as Katsumi Yusa and Sony Norde inspired them to a 3-1 victory over Mumbai FC at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan on Sunday. The foreigner duo of Yusa and Norde showed perfect combination on field as the former...
  • Photo of the day: Dia Mirza, Rahul Bose,Tara Sharma pose at the Mumbai Marathon January 18, 2015

    It is one of the rare events in Mumbai, that brings all the who's who of the society together. Especially all the health nuts. Actors Rahul Bose, Dia Mirza, Tara Sharma, along with filmmaker Ronnie Screwvala posed for a sporting selfie at the event. This was the 12th edition of...
  • Mumbai Marathon a great way for the city to come together: Kalki Koechlin January 18, 2015

    The 2015 edition of the Mumbai Marathon saw many Bollywood celebrities at the event. Actress Kalki Koechlin who was at the event said, "This event has great energy; more people attend every year. This is a great way for the city to come together." ...
  • Bill planned to rename Madras, Bombay high courts January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The iconic high courts of Bombay and Madras may soon undergo a change in their nomenclature. Amid demands, the Centre is mulling changing the names of the two high courts through an Act of Parliament. The Law Ministry has started working on a bill to rename Bombay and...
  • 2015 edition of Mumbai Marathon begins with 40,485 participants January 18, 2015

    Mumbai: The 2015 edition of the Mumbai Marathon started on Sunday at 5:40 am in which around 40,000 people took part. This year's edition of the marathon will both start and finish at the Azad Maidan sports ground in South Mumbai and will bring together thousands of long-distance runners, senior...
  • Watch: Mumbai gears up for the big marathon January 17, 2015

    Mumbai is lacing up for the big marathon as a group of senior citizens will also take the marathon plunge. What makes them truly special is that they've all undergone bypass heart surgeries. ...
  • Mumbai gears up for a big marathon, 55 bypass heart surgery patients to run on Sunday January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: As Mumbai is gearing up for a big marathon on Sunday, 55 bypass heart surgery patients from the Asian Heart Institute's Cardiac rehab centre will be running with one common goal of competing with the past. All the patients have been training from the last six months. Surendra Dasadia, 69-year-old,...
  • Mumbai: Security guard spikes colleagues' tea, loots Rs 2 crore from ATM cash van January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: In a daring daylight heist, a security van carrying Rs two crore to be deposited in ATM centres was looted this afternoon in suburban Vile Parle by four persons, including one of the employees of the security firm, police said on Friday. According to police, the incident took place...
  • Terror alert in Mumbai ahead of Republic day, security enhanced in schools January 16, 2015

    Mumbai Police's quick response team holds security drills in schools to prepare against terror attacks after reports say terrorists could target schools ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India. ...
  • Terror message found scribbled on Mumbai airport wall for the second time, probe underway January 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Another terror message has been found scribbled in the washroom of Mumbai Airport Terminal 1A warning an attack by Islamic State. The message warned of an attack by IS on January 26, the day India celebrates as Republic Day. The message was spotted by a house cleaning staff in the...
  • Ahmedabad: 4 young men kill girl for allegedly resisting their rape bid January 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: A 22-year-old girl was killed by four young men when she resisted their alleged bid to rape her in Naranpura area of the city, police said. Police said the incident took place on Wednesday night when Vandana, who was staying at a working women's hostel in Naranpura area, and her...
  • Two held for stealing, killing pet dog January 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Two persons were arrested for allegedly stealing and killing a pet dog of their neighbor in Mumbai, police said on Thursday. Lalorani Imduin and Mishag Chinautram, hailing from Manipur, were apprehended on Wednesday night in suburban Santacruz. after police acted on a complaint filed by one Santosh Shetty whose four-year-old...
  • Mumbai Police holds security drills in schools after Peshawar massacre January 15, 2015

    In the aftermath of the Peshawar school massacre, Mumbai Police's quick response team has been holding security drills in school in order to prepare them against a terror attack. The schools have been asked to raise the height of the compound walls to eight feet and install barbed fence to...
  • NCP, Congress, Sena asked to vacate offices for construction of Colaba metro line January 13, 2015

    Mumbai: A big buck infrastructure project is likely to displace several politicians in Mumbai. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Congress and Shiv Sena in Mumbai have been asked to vacate their party offices for the construction of Colaba's new metro line. The plot of land on which these offices are constructed is...
  • German coach lauds Indian hockey players on skills January 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Young Dabang Mumbai chief coach, Valentin Altenburg, on Monday praised Indian hockey players for their skills and wished they could integrate those with tactical acumen of top teams like his native Germany and World Cup champions Australia to become world beaters. "When I watch the Indian boys I am fascinated...
  • Government unblocks 32 websites as they promise to cooperate, remove 'jehadi' content January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Government has ordered unblocking of all the 32 websites that were being used by terrorists after these sites promised to cooperate with the authorities and removed 'jehadi' content. "Order was issued on Thursday to unblock all 32 websites that were blocked following complaint of Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS)...
  • Watch: The Bhabha atomic reserach centre will be thrown open to the public January 11, 2015

    In a massive public outreach aimed at changing perceptions about nuclear science and helping convey the benefits of atomic energy to the society, the iconic Bhabha atomic reserach centre will be thrown open to the public. ...
  • Photo of the day: Kapil Sharma poses with Sachin Tendulkar and Mumbai Police chief Rakesh Maria at Umang 2015 January 11, 2015

    We have seen virtually all Bollywood stars and several popular sportspersons get candid on show 'Comedy Nights with Kapil'. While the show has garnered huge popularity and success, host Kapil Sharma isn't satisfied, it seems. Kapil, who was recently seen at Umang Mumbai Police Show 2015, took to Twitter to...
  • Mumbai: Raj visits Uddhav Thackeray's photo exhibition January 10, 2015

    Mumbai: MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday paid a visit to the ongoing photography exhibition of his cousin and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray at the Jehangir Art Gallery. Uddhav, an avid photographer, is holding as exhibition after a gap of 11 years. The two brothers met at the exhibition...
  • Dabang Mumbai start preparatory camp for HIL January 10, 2015

    Mumbai: The Dabang Mumbai franchise of the Hockey India League (HIL) kicked off its preparatory camp for the third edition of the tournament at the MHA Hockey Stadium on Friday. The opening day was a relatively easy outing for the Indian players under the watchful eyes of assistant coach Anil Aldrin,...
  • Mumbai Indians appoint Shane Bond as bowling coach January 9, 2015

    Former New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond was on Friday appointed as the bowling coach of Mumbai Indians for the 2015 Indian Premier League season. The 39-year-old Bond, currently employed in similar capacity with the New Zealand national team, will join in the ranks of Mumbai Indians' support staff along...
  • After 'Mumbai Police', actor Prithviraj to team up with Rosshan Andrrews again January 9, 2015

    Filmmaker Rosshan Andrrews, who is still riding on the success of his recent hit 'How Old Are You', has teamed up with actor Prithviraj for his next film. Not only that, but Andrrews is also getting together with his favourite script-writers Bobby and Sanjay for the upcoming project. Reportedly, Andrrews has been...