Saturday, Apr 18, 2015



In college set up by Ambedkar, principal ‘forced by goons’ to suspend himself
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Accuses RPI activists of keeping him hostage, vandalising his office and assaulting his peon.

Mumbai airport runway shut for 4.5 hours for crash landing drill, days after Khajuraho incident
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

This exercise comes days after a Jet Airways flight had to be evacuated from the runway at Khajuraho airport.

Rebecca undergoes 1st chemotherapy cycle
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

The lone white tigress at SGNP was diagnosed with cancer last month.

NGT raps MPCB for not collecting Chembur air sample despite complaints of pollution
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Residents of Mahul had filed a case in the NGT against a container and chemicals firm for allegedly causing pollution.

Lone white tigress at SGNP to undergo chemotherapy today
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Rebecca will be tranquilised and operated upon for at least 2-3 hours at SGNP.

At his alma mater, B R Ambedkar’s name finds no place in list of ‘illustrious’ alumni
Tue, Apr 14, 2015

On the eve of Ambedkar’s 124th birth anniversary, Newsline traces the places in Mumbai where he lived and worked.

BMC extends deadline to remove concrete enclosures around trees
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

A NGO Vanashakti is now planning to move a contempt petition against the BMC lagging behind.

‘Frivolous to say I’d be a better Maharashtrian by eating dahi misal’
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

Any political party interested in true development, in progress, would concentrate on actual issues, says Shobhaa De.

Post beef ban, VHP men man a helpline, keep cops busy
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

Thrice earlier, police had conducted raids based on their tip-offs but had to return empty-handed.

Leave mangrove forests, squatters told
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

A majority of these encroachments are in Colaba and Cheetah Camp reserved mangrove forests.

Gold seizure at int’l airport sees 173pc jump last fiscal
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

The last seizure by the Customs sleuths for fiscal 2014-15 was from a man travelling from Dubai.

Shut to protest beef ban, Deonar abattoir resumes business
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

Before the beef ban, the average number of buffaloes slaughtered at the abattoir in a day stood at 450.

Butchers refuse to budge, wait for carabeef dishes gets longer
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

Fear job cuts, to continue to boycott slaughtering of water buffaloes

At ATC tower, high stress, half the manpower
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

City airport works with just 225 Air Traffic Control Officers-half the sanctioned 450 posts.

‘Persecution of Christians’ theme this Good Friday
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Devotees will carry posters and placards calling for awareness on the instances of attacks on churches and the clergy.

KEM report points to high toluene levels in Chembur-Mahul belt
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

The report was based on the emission inventory report by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board.

Women waiters, bar singers, pin hopes on extended nightlife
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Hospitality industry says a vibrant nightlife means better pay for 5 lakh-strong workforce dependent on them.

MNS posters on ‘plight of Marathi Manoos’ leave Christians fuming
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

The posters, which depict a man crucified against the backdrop of highrises, were put up to protest the city’s new development plan.

At Asia’s largest abattoir, butchers fear livelihood loss as beef ban sets in
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

Maharashtra’s beef trade is controlled by Muslims of Qureshi community, who work as butchers and dealers.

Express Impact : Rock crushing units at Thakur Village get MPCB notice
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

There were 11 stone crushers and two functional bitumen plants along the hills at Thakur Village.

Bombay Archdiocese to implement gender policy
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

This is a first-of-its-kind policy in the universal Catholic Church.

Beef for lions in SGNP, for a while
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

Around 300 packets of 900 gms each were brought to the national park.

Archbishop of Bombay condemns attacks on churches, calls for ‘effective action’
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

The shocking assault on one of our nuns has caused anxiety among Christians, said the Archbishop.

Heat on contractor for fish death at Taraporevala Aquarium
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Newsline reported Tuesday that around a hundred marine fish had died in two weeks.

Sanjay Gandhi National Park revamp on the lines of Masai Mara reserve ill-conceived, say environmentalists
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Unregulated tourism suffocates wildlife in Ranthambore and Tadoba, where jeeps block wildlife on spotting them.

It’s a case of Mumbai belly for fish at Taraporewala Aquarium, 100-odd die
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Pollutants, high salinity in water sourced from Arabian Sea prove fatal for them.

BMC’s Rs 12-lakh petunias along Marine Drive begin to wilt
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

The flowering plant, native to South America, can withstand Mumbai’s heat and humidity, but can only last 2 months

Lone white tigress at SGNP operated upon to remove tumour
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Due to their light skin, white tigers are susceptible to cancer.

Longer queues, traffic snarls, but renovated aquarium fails to impress
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

The only showpiece is the three-stride tunnel at the Taraporewala Aquarium, while a ‘no touch’ policy is in force at the marine touch pool.

Jet Airways flight attendant arrested at Mumbai airport while smuggling gold, diamonds worth Rs 1.06 crore
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

The flight attendant, Abdul Hafiz Khatri, was going through the green channel when he was apprehended by Customs officials.

Church women’s panel wants ‘sexist’ priest to take classes on gender sensitivity
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

Catholic priest Fr Neville Fernandes had made alleged sexist statements during the children’s mass on Sunday.

Parsi senior citizens no longer feel safe in ‘ideal residential complexes’
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Following a murder, residents of Parsi colonies have once again begun discussing inadequate security measures.

Bombay Archdiocese probes alleged ‘anti-women’ remarks by Catholic priest
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

On International Women’s Day, the priest had said 'boys are more intelligent than girls'.

Beef dealers vow to keep off water buffaloes, plan protests
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Stakeholders call for lifting ban by March 24; beef availability to take a hit.

‘Monitor pollution at airports, use alternative fuels, renewable energy’
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Emissions from aircraft, up to 1,000 feet above the ground, mainly influence the local air quality.

Parts of Thane creek a step closer to wildlife sanctuary tag
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

State’s wildlife wing in Nagpur sends a proposal to this effect to the state government.