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Maharashtra govt gives financial nod for ‘international-standard’ zoo

The BMC will soon appoint a project management consultant and prepare a comprehensive master plan for the zoo, which will be executed from its own resources. However, the net revenues will be shared by the civic body and the forest department.

Mumbai: ‘Pet Blessings Day’ marked at St John Evangelist Church

The priest of the parish, Father Joe D’souza, greeted the animals and humans, and proceeded with his services of the mass, amidst much tail wagging and some faint bird calls.

Mumbai: Two brothers arrested for stabbing 18-yr-old to death, suspected him to be a thief

“The incident took place at around 2 am and the body was located by a passerby at 5 am. After he informed us, we went to the spot and then circulated his image and he was identified,” an investigator said.

Mumbai: One dead, five injured in fire in Girgaon building

This is the first time the Mumbai Fire Brigade used an Israel-imported grill cutter to cut through the concrete. Chief fire officer P Rahangdale said, “It is a small and compact tool which helps us cut through quickly.”

Success of three movies released on Oct 2 reflects economy is sound: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad said, “On October 2, three movies were released. Film critic Komal Nahata informed me that the collection on day one was Rs 120 crore. It reflects the public mood and a sound economy.”

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Aditya Arcade; no casualty, 9 rescued

Around 6 am, the fire brigade received a call about a fire at Aditya Arcade building in Padamsi on Grant Road, following which a team along with local police and ambulances rushed to the spot.

Mumbai: Three passengers offloaded from Air India flight for ‘unruly’ behaviour

As the engineers were trying to fix the problem, three passengers, members of a family, started “misbehaving” with a woman cabin staff member, who reported the matter to the pilot.

Mumbai: Two held for trying to kidnap minor

The two men, police said, are from Warangal in Telangana and sell ayurvedic medicines. Police have seized two bags of ayurvedic medicines from the accused. The accused have been booked under relevant sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012.

Cops step up security outside Salman Khan’s Mumbai home amid Bigg Boss protest

A group of protesters, including members of Karni Sena, held protests on Friday outside Khan's Bandra bandstand residence in western Mumbai, an official said on Saturday.

Pimpri-Chinchwad cop held for ‘raping’ Russian woman

Mumbai Police spokesperson DCP Pranay Ashok said, “Based on the woman's statement, an FIR is being registered against the officer, Anil Jadhav...”

Mumbai metro dept to law student: SC stay order only pertains to tree felling in Aarey

The MMRCL called Ranjan’s letter a misinterpretation of the Supreme Court order and suggested that he should withdraw it.

Pimpri-Chinchwad cop accused of raping Russian national was arrested in graft, drug cases earlier

Two weeks back, he was arrested by the Pune Anti-Corruption Bureau for allegedly demanding Rs 10 lakh as bribe from an accused in a cheating case lodged at Chakan police station under Pimpri-Chinchwad police commissionerate.