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Friday, June 05, 2020



India Coronavirus Numbers Explained: Delhi reports more cases than Mumbai, here's why

June 05, 2020 1:02 pm

India Coronavirus (Covid-19) Cases Numbers: In the last four days relatively fewer people have come out in Mumbai to get themselves tested because of Cyclone Nisarga.

Before the next disaster: What Mumbai needs to learn from Cyclone Nisarga

June 04, 2020 9:56 am

Why, I wonder, do city planners and development agencies not produce adaptation or mitigation programs given the vulnerabilities of the city to climate change?

Cyclone Nisarga: Bombay HC allows cruise ship docked at Mumbai port to move to safe waters

June 03, 2020 12:49 pm

A single-judge bench of Justice Anil K Menon heard the urgent plea by the ship owners, which was supported by the Mumbai Port Trust, seeking permission to move to safer waters as it feared that the ship could cause huge damage to the port if caught in the cyclone. 

Cyclone Nisarga: Nearly 15,000 from Raigad moved to safer places

June 03, 2020 11:58 am

Speaking to The Indian Express, Raigad guardian minister and Minister of State Tourism Aditi Tatkare said people living near the sea in talukas including Shrivardhan, Murud and Alibaug have been asked to vacate their homes and move in either with a relative or into a transit shelter set up in Zilla Parishad schools.

Watch: Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall, heavy rain in Alibagh

June 03, 2020 4:23 pm

Cyclone Nisarga: The IMD has issued a red alert in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Dhule, Nandurbar, and Nashik districts of Maharashtra, which indicates the “possibility of extremely heavy rain at isolated places”. Thousands were evacuated in Maharashtra and Gujarat

Maharashtra’s Covid growth rate falls below India’s for the first time

June 03, 2020 6:46 am

The seven-day compounded daily growth rate (CDGR) for Maharashtra has remained below the national average for three consecutive days now.

Mumbai: Doctor’s prescription no longer required for Covid test of high-risk contacts

June 03, 2020 12:43 am

Until now, BMC testing guidelines allowed Covid-19 swab test only through a public or a private doctor’s prescription for people with symptoms

Deccan Queen: Why Pune celebrates a train’s birthday

June 04, 2020 3:03 pm

This year, the Deccan Queen’s 'birthday' was celebrated in absentia, as the train continues to be stranded in Mumbai due to the lockdown.

June 2 highlights: Cyclone Nisarga moves closer to Maharashtra coast, CM Uddhav tells people to stay alert

June 03, 2020 7:34 am

PM took stock of situation as cyclonic storm Nisarga is set to make landfall in Maharashtra tomorrow.

Over 100 Kerala doctors, nurses to help Mumbai fight COVID-19

June 01, 2020 2:07 pm

A team of 16 doctors from Kerala is expected to reach Mumbai on Monday, Dr Santhosh Kumar, Deputy Superintendent of Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, told PTI.


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.

Flamingos brighten up the day in Navi Mumbai during Covid-19 lockdown

April 21, 2020 10:41 am

Maharashtra is home to the highest flamingo population in India, according to a survey conducted by Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS). The survey revealed that in all, 51,655 Greater Flamingos and 88,906 Lesser Flamingos visit the country.

In pictures: Mumbai's landmarks during phase two of nationwide lockdown

April 20, 2020 7:38 am

The always-buzzing Maximum City lies quiet during the coronavirus lockdown.

Sea of migrants keen to return home gather outside Mumbai’s Bandra station

April 14, 2020 10:34 pm

Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the extension of the nationwide lockdown till May 3, a large number of migrant labourers came out on road in Mumbai’s Bandra demanding transportation arrangements to go to their native places.

Images from Day 15 of India's lockdown

April 08, 2020 7:57 pm

Maharashtra has reported the highest cases (1,097), followed by Tamil Nadu (709) and New Delhi (597).

Tiger Shroff, Anil Ambani among 55,000 runners at Mumbai Marathon 2020

January 19, 2020 5:04 pm

The Mumbai Marathon, held on the third Sunday of January, has been an iconic event, attracting people from varied walks of life, including celebrities, businessmen and movie stars.

Inside IRCTC's Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express

January 17, 2020 12:45 pm

IRCTC Ahmedabad to Mumbai Tejas Express Train Fare, Ticket Price, Route, Time Table, Timings, Stoppage: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Friday flagged off the inaugural run of the second premium Tejas train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.


26/11: Stories of Strength full event video

November 19, 2019 11:13 am

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

Mumbai fire doused

December 29, 2018 10:51 am

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

December 20, 2018 4:51 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

November 22, 2018 1:22 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

October 30, 2018 7:05 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

September 14, 2018 12:47 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

September 10, 2018 1:40 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.

August 06, 2018 10:36 am

Venomous blue bottle jellyfish spotted along the Mumbai coastline.

Mumbai in Timelapse

August 03, 2018 12:40 pm

A timelapse journey through Mumbai.

Hear the Mumbai monsoon

July 20, 2018 12:27 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.