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City’s first textile heritage museum to come up at Girangaon

February 15, 2009 12:27:43 am

The life and times of the once bustling Girangaon with its chimneys puffing and workers sweating to make the finest cotton of the country in the heart of central Mumbai will soon be encapsulated in what will be the city’s first textile heritage museum.

A hat-trick for Shahunagar police

February 15, 2009 12:26:04 am

The Shahunagar police have cracked three cases in as many days. On Tuesday,they nabbed a 19-year-old youth from Mira Road. He had allegedly robbed a flat at Railway Colony in Matunga area last November.

After flare-up,commuters want Borivali,Kalwa cases withdrawn

February 15, 2009 12:24:38 am

A week after angry commuters staged a rail roko that paralysed the Western Railway (WR) for over six hours,a commuter association has asked the railways to take back cases registered against many of them for holding the agitation at Borivali.

HC dismisses corruption petition against MHADA official 

February 15, 2009 12:23:35 am

The Bombay High Court has rejected a petition filed by a tenant alleging corruption charges against a developer and an officer of MHADA.

Andheri corporator’s house attacked

February 15, 2009 12:22:44 am

Vile Parle police are trying to ascertain the identities of the two men who attacked the residence of Andheri corporator Bharati Dhongade on Friday night.

Thane railway project gets a ‘wide’ link

February 15, 2009 12:21:06 am

With the Thane Railway Station Area Traffic Improvement Scheme (SATIS) undertaken by Thane Municipal Corporation being put on the fast track,the Central Railway,too...

Spotlight on Arthur Road jail security

February 15, 2009 12:17:05 am

With a special court being set up on the Arthur Road jail premises to conduct the trial in the 26/11 terror attacks case and Ajmal Ameer Kasab...

MTP Act: Apex court lifts Mehtas’ hopes

February 15, 2009 12:15:42 am

I am glad that the Supreme Court has taken the matter seriously. This will help a lot of couples in future,” said Haresh Mehta,who along with wife Niketa and gynaecologist Nikhil Datar,had moved the Bombay High Court last year...

Lalu’s new trains bring smile on north Indian faces

February 15, 2009 12:14:33 am

The interim railway budget presented by Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav may have little to offer to the suburban rail commuters of Mumbai...

Over 100 towers okayed,infrastructure can wait

February 15, 2009 12:13:38 am

The labyrinth of over 60-year-old buildings at Gola street in Fort has nothing to differentiate one from the other except for the narrow strips of soggy house gullies separating them.

A lifeline hit by shortage of staff,braces for more

February 15, 2009 12:10:18 am

As new swanky rakes are being introduced by the railways as part of the first phase of Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP),the Central Railway (CR) and Western Railway (WR) are grappling with the shortage of key staff.

NCP MLA Suresh Jain joins Shiv Sena

February 14, 2009 4:31:39 pm

In a serious setback to the NCP,its Sitting MLA and Jalgaon strongman Sureshdada Jain resigned and joined the Shiv Sena for the second time.

Legal hutments near water pipes to be rehabilitated

February 14, 2009 4:48:10 am

Days after the Bombay High Court took the civic body to task for allowing slums to come up alongside the city’s water pipelines,the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation,has come up with a plan to resolve the issue.

Exposé editor explores underworld

February 14, 2009 4:47:08 am

Tarun Tejpal,one of India’s most famous firebrand journalists,takes a close look at the life of contract killers in his newest novel...

Wannabe candidate Shashi Tharoor ready for challenge

February 14, 2009 4:45:42 am

Shashi Tharoor is undoubtedly one of the best debaters of India. But he was strangely evasive when it came to talking about his next move.

Big Bull’s flats sold for Rs 32 crore

February 14, 2009 4:44:05 am

Harshad Mehta’s flats were sold for a whopping Rs 32.6 crore at an auction conducted by the special court here on Friday.

Kin got contractor killed to get share of his business

February 14, 2009 4:41:06 am

The Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Friday said it has cracked the murder case of 50-year-old contractor Sangam Mishra...

Fake currency racket busted

February 14, 2009 4:40:10 am

The Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Wednesday busted a counterfeit currency racket with the arrest of five persons.

26/11 taxi blast: Ajmal Kasab’s custody extended till February 26

February 14, 2009 4:14:11 am

The police custody of Ajmal Amir Kasab,the lone arrested terrorist in the 26/11 attack,was extended on Friday till February 26.

Draw of lots for flats in May

February 14, 2009 4:11:54 am

The wait of those who have applied for a flat under the housing scheme of the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority...

Extra cover at malls & halls

February 14, 2009 4:10:41 am

Various malls,cinema halls and restaurants are beefing up security for Valentine’s Day after the recent pub attack in Mangalore.

Not cuddling up on St Valentine’s Day ,radical women line up a pink protest

February 14, 2009 4:09:41 am

Pink is a gay colour,most people will tell you that and while many camp gay men are happy to coo and cuddle over pink teddies and pink hearts...

Billu opens to attacks on SRK home and theatre

February 14, 2009 4:08:00 am

A group of youths shouted slogans and threw stones at the posters outside a cinema hall playing the just-released Billu while unidentified motorbike-riding youths threw a bottle of an inflammable liquid across the gate of Mannat...

Metro line-2 draws blank on last day for bidding

February 14, 2009 4:06:40 am

Though seven bidders had qualified for the second phase of the Mumbai Metro last year,none of them submitted financial bids for the project till the last date on Friday.

Interim budget derails city’s hopes

February 14, 2009 4:04:28 am

The much-awaited interim budget of the Railway Minister turned out to be a dud for Mumbai’s suburban commuters.