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Mumbai: Bus turns turtle amid heavy rain, pedestrian killed

May 16, 2021 9:22 pm

Police said that though it was raining heavily due to Tauktae cyclone, the accident could have been avoided if the driver had not been speeding.

Maharashtra records 34,389 fresh Covid-19 cases; total cases over 53 lakh

May 16, 2021 8:44 pm

There are 4,68,109 active cases in Maharashtra at present while as many as 48,26,371 people have recovered from Covid-19.

Cyclone Tauktae: Mumbai gears up for heavy rain, 580 Covid patients shifted from jumbo units

May 16, 2021 7:51 am

The BMC on Saturday night shifted 580 patients from BKC (243), Dahisar (183) and Mulund (154) jumbo Covid-19 facilities to state and civic-run hospitals in Mumbai.

Mumbai: Three arrested for gangrape of 20-year-old

May 16, 2021 1:22 am

According to the police, the complainant and the three accused, aged between 20 and 23 years, were friends and lived in the same neighbourhood.

Mumbai: NMMC to float global tender for vaccines today

May 16, 2021 1:17 am

NMMC will be floating a tender on Sunday to procure four lakh doses. The deadline for companies responding to the tender will be May 22. Officials said the finalised company will have to deliver the vaccines within two weeks of the issue of the work order.

Mumbai: Building collapses in Ulhasnagar, 5 dead

May 16, 2021 1:10 am

Eleven people were rescued and rushed to the hospital. While nine were given first aid and discharged, Kamlesh Achra (40) and Mahak Achra (38) were admitted.

At 37.4 degrees Celsius, Mumbai records highest daytime temperature in May in decade

May 15, 2021 10:32 pm

Pre-monsoon showers were also recorded in May in the city. The average total rainfall recorded in May is 11.3 degrees Celsius.

As Cyclone Tauktae approaches, NDRF's 5th Battalion sends 4 teams to Mumbai and Goa; 14 on stand-by

May 15, 2021 7:13 pm

National Disaster Response Force has also kept 14 more teams on stand-by, which can be mobilised at a short notice, said agency officials.

Mumbai: Congress chief Patole demands probe into ‘phone tapping’

May 15, 2021 1:29 am

This is an attack on individual freedom, Patole said, adding that he has appealed to the government to conduct a probe and take strict action against those responsible.

Mumbai: 28-year-old cop tries to cancel air ticket, duped of Rs 94,990

May 15, 2021 1:00 am

The constable was asked to download Anydesk app, a desktop application that enables remote access to a mobile or computer. Within minutes of installing and giving access to the caller, the constable found his account had been vacuumed of Rs 94,990 in seven transactions.


Cyclone Tauktae: Many states on alert as NDRF doubles teams to 100 with 4,700 rescuers; IAF ready with aircrafts

May 15, 2021 8:52 pm

After receiving a cyclonic warning, Mumbai has stepped up disaster management preparations by deploying several teams across the city, and has also suspended the Covid-19 vaccination drive.

Mumbai Covid-19 hospital fire: 4 dead, rescue ops underway

March 26, 2021 1:32 pm

At least four patients being treated for Covid-19 at Sunrise Hospital in Mumbai’s Bhandup West died in a fire just past midnight on Friday, while over 70 others were rescued. The bodies of two others, who died of Covid-19, were also removed.

Unseen pics: Inside construction site of Mumbai's Coastal Road project

February 24, 2021 12:59 pm

The Mumbai Coast Road project is an ambitious plan to link South Mumbai with North with a toll-free freeway that is expected to ease up traffic in one of the most congested cities in the world.

Rescue operations underway at Bhiwandi building collapse site

September 21, 2020 10:37 am

The Bhiwandi Municipal Corporation had twice earlier served the residents of the building a notice to vacate the property as it was in a dangerous condition.

How Mumbai is gearing up to celebrate Ganpati festival amid pandemic

July 26, 2020 3:19 pm

Ganpati celebrations in Maharashtra will be severely impacted by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic especially in the city of Mumbai.

Mumbai hit by heavy rainfall, daily life affected

July 03, 2020 9:36 pm

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in Mumbai and adjoining coastal districts, and issued an orange alert for the next two days, on Thursday.

At Mumbai's Covid care centre, yoga keeps patients in good spirit

July 01, 2020 8:12 pm

With 903 new patients reported on Tuesday, coronavirus case tally in Mumbai increased to 77,197 while death toll rose to 4,554 with 93 more fatalities.

Jumbo medical centres come up in Mumbai to treat Covid-19 cases

May 26, 2020 3:52 pm

Maharashtra accounts for more than one-third of all the coronavirus cases in the country, reporting a total of 52,667 cases, including 1,695 deaths. In the last ten days, more than 40 per cent of new infections detected in the country have come from Maharashtra.

Mumbai's largest event venue now a 'contactless' quarantine centre. See pictures

April 29, 2020 1:56 pm

Equipped with a “contactless” sample collection facility and diagnostic “self-clinic” where everything is done across a glass panel, the dome house over 250 asymptomatic patients currently and is described as a model unit.

'Mission Suraksha': Mumbai Police gets vanity vans for lockdown duty

April 27, 2020 11:41 am

Fifteen such vanity vans have been put up across Mumbai to ease the strain of the police personnel, especially women, deputed on the field during the COVID-19 induced lockdown.


26/11: Stories of Strength full event video

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

Watch the third edition of 26/11 Stories of Strength memorial event at the Gateway of India, Mumbai.

Mumbai fire doused

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

Fire in building behind Mumbai’s Kamala Mills compound was doused on Saturday morning. No casualties reported.

After 6 years in Pakistan jail, Mumbai resident Hamid Ansari returns home

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

It’s been six years since Hamid Nehal Ansari crossed the border into Pakistan and was arrested. On Thursday, he returned to his home in Mumbai days after being released from a Pakistan jail.

On Day 2, protesting farmers march towards Mumbai’s Azad Maidan

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Thousands of farmers and tribals began a march from different parts of Maharashtra to culminate at Azad Maidan and ask for some of their long-pending demands to be met.

Over 60 houses gutted as massive fire breaks out in Bandra slum in Mumbai

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

A massive fire broke out in a slum opposite the Bandra Fire Station in Mumbai, gutting at least 60 houses on Tuesday. No casualties were reported, but two women and two children were admitted to a hospital after they fainted due to shock.

Salted Caramel Popcorn Cupcake by Pooja Dhingra

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Celebrity chef, owner of Mumbai's Le 15 Pâtisserie and Macaron Queen of India, Pooja Dhingra talks her passion for baking and shares a recipe for her favourite salted caramel popcorn cupcake.

Bharat bandh: Protest turns violent in some states, politicians blame each other

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Led by the Congress party, a united Opposition called for a Bharat Bandh on Monday over rising fuel prices and falling value of the rupee. The protest turned violent in some states, causing damage to public property. While Congress President Rahul Ga

Blue bottle jellyfish spotted in Mumbai.

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Venomous blue bottle jellyfish spotted along the Mumbai coastline.

Mumbai in Timelapse

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

A timelapse journey through Mumbai.

Hear the Mumbai monsoon

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

The rain makes us dance to its rhythm. It has a special place. Hear the different sounds of the Mumbai monsoon and experience it.