January 4, 2009 4:13 am

Work at the district court (civil and sessions) in Thane came to a grinding halt with lawyers affiliated with the Thane District Bar Association ‘abstaining from work’ in protest against the bifurcation of the civil and sessions court,that would benefit Bhiwandi.

January 4, 2009 4:11 am

A day after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation announced that water shortage would continue for the next two years...

January 4, 2009 4:09 am

Take Mumbai’s word for it-Bambaiyya Hindi is “totally bindass”,never mind what Maharashtra Navnirman Sena did to establish Marathi’s supremacy.

January 4, 2009 4:07 am

Reeling under the impact of the economic slowdown,the top three income earning departments of the BMC have informed the financial department that this year’s budget targets would be difficult to achieve.

January 4, 2009 4:05 am

In a move that exposed the carelessness of a key Mumbai Police investigating officer,the Crime Branch today retracted an attempt to link the 26/11 terror attacks...

January 4, 2009 4:03 am

A Manual D’souza brace enabled Mumbai FC’s u-19 team outplay Income Tax 2-0 in the Super Division of the Mahindra MFL football tournament played at St. Xaviers ground Parel on Saturday.

January 4, 2009 4:02 am

If Mithibai Motiram Kandnani (MMK) College found the going in their opening encounter of inter-collegiate football tournament against Jai Hind a virtual a cakewalk...

January 4, 2009 4:01 am

Public choice Icebreaker justified the faith of masses when she romped home in style to claim the Bangalore Oaks (Grade II),the feature event of the Bangalore Races held on Saturday.

January 4, 2009 3:58 am

He called it his “Red Curtain” style of movie making,requiring just a few basics-that the audience knows how the film will end when it begins...

January 4, 2009 3:52 am

Leave logic at the gallery doors,smoke a fat spliff and then enter the works of New York-based artist Chitra Ganesh.

January 4, 2009 3:51 am

A secret you discovered about Mumbai? I can’t pretend that a million people haven’t already discovered anything I have...

January 4, 2009 3:47 am

For a glimpse of the world that Mumbai was before it became the metropolis it is today,there is no better place than the Worli fishing village.

January 4, 2009 3:39 am

can’t pretend that a million people haven’t already discovered anything I have,but my friends will confirm that the ‘secret’ I most like to share with newcomers is that of the chicken berry pulao and sali bothi at Café Brittania.

January 4, 2009 3:36 am

The squalor and noise on the road that leads to one of the last surviving Mughal gardens in the city is hardly inviting.

January 4, 2009 3:35 am

It’s early morning and Nikhil is driving his girlfriend Preeti to her office. As he drives through the crowded Delhi streets...

January 4, 2009 3:34 am

When death calls,this is the hours of dying…When death calls,there’s no tomorrow,” sang Ozzy Osbourne years back in a classic performed by legendary rock band Black Sabbath.

January 4, 2009 3:32 am

If the Qutub Minar sometimes has trouble keeping off insensitive visitors,20 km away,its cousin in West Delhi’s Hastsal village has never had any such trouble.

January 4, 2009 3:30 am

When Suhail Yusuf isn’t at the studio where his band Advaita is mastering their album,he travels from C.R. Park to Shastri Nagar in North Delhi.

January 4, 2009 3:28 am

The island city isn’t made of the life that thrives on it alone. Deaths and diseases too played a crucial role in determining its nature and fortune.

January 4, 2009 3:28 am

Have you ever seen a bunch of tough,burly prisoners sitting demurely together,dribbling ice creams,munching chocolate bars...

January 4, 2009 3:27 am

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has asked the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd (SSNNL) to justify the redemption price of its deep discount bonds and come up with details in this regard by January 7.

January 4, 2009 3:25 am

A Lady teacher and a clerk of a Panchmahals school have been sitting on a dharna for the last three days to protest against the alleged sexual harassment of the teacher by the principal.

January 4, 2009 3:25 am

Leave logic at the gallery doors,smoke a fat spliff and then enter the works of New York-based artist Chitra Ganesh.

January 4, 2009 3:24 am

Gujarat is in the final stages of discussions with private players for starting a regional airline in the state.

January 4, 2009 3:22 am

In the wake of the Kuber incident,the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has asked the Gujarat government to declare 10 nautical miles on either sides of the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) between India and Pakistan a no-fishing zone (NFZ).

January 4, 2009 3:21 am

The judicial officers and members of the District Bar Association organised a get-together on Saturday to greet each other on the first working day of the new year.

January 4, 2009 3:20 am

Mannekin,the swanky new bar at Kasbah in Greater Kailash I,screams with its fiberglass dancers wrapped around poles...

January 4, 2009 3:19 am

One day,about a decade ago,I visited the studio of Manjit Bawa where he enthusiastically showed me the works of young,talented artists he had collected.

January 4, 2009 3:19 am

The Malwa Sabhyacharak Manch will honour nine personalities of the city during the Lohri Mela celebrations to be held on January 9 at the Punjabi Bhawan.

January 4, 2009 3:18 am

Laparoscopic adrenal surgery–a highly specialised surgery and rarely done in the northern region,was demonstrated by USA-based Dr Inderbir Singh Gill at the Department of Urology,Dayanand Medical College and Hospital here today.

January 4, 2009 3:16 am

A privileges panel,constituted by Vidhan Sabha Speaker Nirmal Singh Kahlon,will now look into Mahilpur MLA Sohan Singh Thandal’s complaint...

January 4, 2009 3:15 am

Pierre de Vallombreuse has friends at unlikely places — the Mayas in Mexico,the Himbas in Namibia,the Surma in Ethiopia,the Alifuru in Indonesia...

January 4, 2009 3:08 am

Police arrested an informer-turned Naxal from Chopan area in Sonbhadra on Saturday and seized 2.5 kg of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) from him.

January 4, 2009 3:06 am

All efforts by MC Commissioner G S Ghuman to remove encroachments from city markets seem to have gone down the drain.

January 4, 2009 3:06 am

As a part of its Incredible India campaign,the Ministry of Tourism,Government of India has decided to train tourist guides at several destinations and constantly update their knowledge,ensuring that they give authentic information to the tourists.

January 4, 2009 3:04 am

Experts from the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) are in Ghazipur district to assess the operations of catching a tiger that had strayed nearly a week ago.