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Tuesday, January 26, 2021



Bhiwandi building collapse: Unable to retrieve DNA from unidentified body, says FSL

November 04, 2020 9:03 am

The police had been keen on conducting a DNA test on the body after relatives of Shabnam Shaikh had refused to believe that the body recovered from the rubble was hers.

Bhiwandi building collapse: Search called off amid confusion over missing woman, toddler

September 25, 2020 1:59 pm

While the search has been called off, the body of 30-month-old Museb is yet to be found. The other missing person is 29-year-old Shabnam Mohamed Ali Shaikh.

To trace missing woman, DNA test on unclaimed body

September 24, 2020 1:57 am

Officers said they have called for a DNA kit from Kalina forensic laboratory and will send back samples of the body, Shabnam's mother and sister Nilofer, to it

Bhiwandi building collapse: Toll now 38, search on for toddler

September 24, 2020 11:58 am

The Jilani building at Patel compound had collapsed around 3.15 am on Monday. The rescue operations have been on for over 66 hours. The congested locality, a precariously hanging slab and incessant rainfall had slowed the rescue work for the last two days.

Bhiwandi collapse: Family yet to locate 29 year old, who residents say was rescued

September 23, 2020 11:22 am

Shabnam Mohamed Ali Shaikh is neither in the list of the deceased nor the injured. While there is a possibility that Shabnam could still be trapped under the debris, local residents have told the family that they distinctly remember removing her from the rubble.

Bhiwandi collapse: Electricity disconnected in 3 structures near building, residents asked to vacate

September 23, 2020 11:19 am

Hours after the collapse on Monday, the Bhiwandi-Nizampur Municipal Corporation cut off electricity supply to neighbouring Patel building, Rashid Janab building and Siddiqui Patel building, ordering the residents to vacate the structures.

Bhiwandi Building Collapse: Mostly tenants, preferred Jilani building due to low rents

September 22, 2020 9:51 am

“Most residents of the building were either autorickshaw drivers, vendors or labourers who had taken the place on rent,” said Tariq Qureshi, a resident of the building.

2 brothers drown while fishing in Bhiwandi River

August 31, 2020 12:12 am

Ram Bhalsing senior inspector, Bhiwandi taluka police station said neither of the brothers knew how to swim. “Seeing that his brother was drowning, Shahalam dived in to try and save him, but was swept away by the river,” he added.

Mumbai: Rights panel pulls up civic body over dog bite cases

June 10, 2019 8:47 am

The directions were issued on June 5 by bench headed by Justice M A Sayeed. The commission had issued a suo motu notice in 2018, observing that there were multiple media reports on dog bite incidents in Badlapur and Kulgaon.

Constituency Watch: Sena’s lack of ‘josh’ a worry for BJP in Bhiwandi; Cong cadre says not doing enough to exploit this

April 27, 2019 9:27 am

BJP’s sitting MP Kapil Moreshwar Patil is seeking a second term against Congress’ Suresh Kashinath Taware here. In 2014 Lok Sabha, Patil had won with a margin of 1.09 lakh votes.


Water or vote: This Bhiwandi village kept away from Lok Sabha polls

April 30, 2019 1:00 pm

A day before the area went to polls on April 29, villagers could not be more distant from what is often described as the “biggest festival” of democracy.