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Road mishap: accused released on bail

January 7, 2009 12:35:13 am

The youth who had rammed Moti Jhangiani (83) while riding his father’s motorcycle was released on bail.

Essential supplies not affected by truckers’ strike

January 7, 2009 12:33:53 am

Even as the truckers continued their strike on the second day,the state saw fewer trucks coming in its limits from outside.

Charges against Susairaj,Jerome to be filed on Jan 13

January 7, 2009 12:32:38 am

Charges against Maria Susairaj and her fiancé Emile Jerome in the sensational Neeraj Grover murder case will be filed by the prosecution in the sessions court on January 13.

KEM doctor suicide: Police register dowry case against husband

January 7, 2009 12:31:21 am

A day after Rohini Sonawane the 25-year-old resident doctor at King Edward Memorial Hospital committed suicide,police officials investigating the case have registered a complaint against the doctor’s husband Ganesh Sonawane...

Slump slows tide of mall projects in city

January 7, 2009 12:30:03 am

As a result of the retail sector being hit hard due to economic meltdown,the number of mall projects completed last year has become less than half of what was expected.

Additional water for city in a week

January 7, 2009 12:28:28 am

The state government has agreed to tap extra water supply from the Bhatsa dam and provide the city with an additional 100 MLD water from the dam.

Razing of terminal 2A begins at airport

January 7, 2009 12:27:32 am

The Mumbai International Airport limited on Tuesday started the demolition of terminal 2A in the international wing of the airport.

Culinary politics on our plate too hard to digest

January 7, 2009 12:25:32 am

Even as our political parties gear up for the next elections and grapple with complex issues such as security and the farm crisis,among others,the Congress and the Shiv Sena also seem determined to press with their plans to cook up culinary politics to feed their cause.

Global agency may design Metro rail corridor

January 7, 2009 12:22:03 am

Faced with the prospects of no private participation in the underground Colaba-Bandra-Mahim Metro rail corridor,the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has decided to invite global agencies to prepare a design for the underground project...

Kasab wants consular aid,gets police custody again

January 7, 2009 12:20:22 am

Even as Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab,the lone terrorist captured alive during the 26/11 terror strikes,on Tuesday pleaded again for consular access,the Mumbai Police Crime Branch sought and were granted his custody till January 19...

Firemen give a new 26/11 peep

January 7, 2009 12:18:51 am

On the final day of the siege of the Taj,as firemen took stock of the damage on the sixth floor of the heritage wing even while the terrorists had moved to lower floors,they found a video camera with a tape in it,in one of the rooms.

Shops robbed in Matunga

January 6, 2009 1:15:10 am

Three shops in Dongre building,opposite Ruia College in Matunga,were robbed on Sunday night.

MCOCA court turns down Gawli bail plea

January 6, 2009 1:14:20 am

The Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act court on Monday rejected the bail application filed by gangster- turned- politician Arun Gawli in the corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar murder case.

Newborn operated on for rare heart problem

January 6, 2009 1:13:21 am

Barely four hours after Disha was born in a south Mumbai hospital,she was rushed to another hospital to undergo a surgery for one of the rarest heart complications.

2 held for lottery office murder

January 6, 2009 1:11:57 am

The Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Monday arrested two youth for allegedly murdering an office boy at a lottery centre in Malad in December.

Protesting Thane lawyers to resume work for a day

January 6, 2009 1:11:04 am

Two days after paralysing work at Thane courts,the lawyers affiliated to the Thane district bar association have decided to stop the stir for a day on Tuesday.

BMC offers white paper on water situation in city soon

January 6, 2009 1:08:57 am

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has decided to formulate a ‘white paper’ on the water situation in the city.

More stringent fire safety norms soon

January 6, 2009 1:07:52 am

The state administration is all set to bring into effect the Maharashtra Fire Prevention and Life Safety Measures Act,2006,that will make it mandatory for all residential and commercial buildings...

Truckers claim good response to strike

January 6, 2009 1:05:55 am

The nationwide indefinite strike called by the All-India Motor Transport Congress has received good response from the truckers’ association in the state,claims the Bombay Goods Transport Association.

Revamp at cost of greenery: World Cup to pack 36 trees off Wankhede

January 6, 2009 12:17:28 am

When Mumbai’s favourite cricketing haunt,the Wankhede stadium,gets a revamp to host the 2011 World Cup,the green cover surrounding the stadium will have been considerably reduced.

Linked blasts: 1 officer,1 error,2 times

January 6, 2009 12:16:03 am

Last week,an embarrassed Mumbai Police Crime Branch had retracted an attempt by one of its investigating officers to link the 26/11 terror attacks to the Indian Mujahideen men blamed for the Delhi and Ahmedabad blasts last year,calling it an “internal error by a well-meaning officer”.

As raw material sheds price,so should construction,by Rs 200 crore

January 6, 2009 12:14:07 am

The global meltdown hit city infrastructure projects dearly,but at least one ongoing project has definitely gained from it.

Cost cut for structures of concrete and steel

January 6, 2009 12:11:46 am

The state government has stepped in to broker peace between unrelenting builders and anxious buyers,planning a series of measures to make houses affordable.

A ‘can-do’ city where he grabbed the opportunity,explored,did

January 6, 2009 12:10:16 am

Some outsiders might suspect that there is something in the humid sea air that makes Mumbai’s taxi drivers,its tired commuters,the quaint dabbawallahs and the quintessential entrepreneurs to keep reaffirming that the show must go on despite the frequent crises and tragedies the financial capital witnesses.

Attractress puts up spelndid performance in Oaks

January 5, 2009 1:39:30 am

Hot favourite Attractress made the mockery of the opposition to clinch the Golconda Oaks (Grade II),the feature event of the Hyderabad Races held on Sunday.