January 26, 2009 12:07:20 am

In view of the heightened security arrangements at IGI Airport,no flights will be allowed to take off or land here on Monday,Republic Day,from 11.15 am to 12.15 pm.

January 25, 2009 11:42:56 pm

Two years ago,when Banvarilal Mahadev Prasad,a rickshaw driver,rushed a biker to a hospital in Mulund after the latter met with an accident,he didn’t know how to handle a victim during an emergency situation.

January 25, 2009 11:40:37 pm

Rail passengers,who enjoy a nap after locking their luggage with a chain,beware. For,the railway police have recently busted a group of cons which used to lift bags and snatch chains of travellers in trains after posing co-passengers.

January 25, 2009 11:36:23 pm

Following a request from the city airport authority,a delegation of BMC officers on Friday inspected all areas of K,H and L wards,which include Andheri,Vile Parle,Santacruz and Kurla,in and around the airport area.

January 25, 2009 11:35:08 pm

Mumbai's suburban rail commuters feel air-conditioned (AC) coaches in regular local trains are a better option than special air-conditioned trains,according to a survey conducted by the Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation (MRVC).

January 25, 2009 11:33:46 pm

The city’s oldest Parsi gentleman — the 149-year-old cast iron Khada Parsi,or the statue of Shet Cursetjee Manockjee — is set to regain some lost glory.

January 25, 2009 11:32:32 pm

The National Aviation Company of India Limited (NACIL) is installing a new flight simulator to train Boeing 777 pilots. It would come up on its Kalina campus to the south-west of Mumbai airport in three to four months.

January 25, 2009 11:31:38 pm

With the Centre making fresh funds available under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) for upgrading public transport in the city and its satellite cities...

January 25, 2009 11:30:30 pm

Having tasted public outrage for arriving late on his first public meeting on Friday,Chief Minister Ashok Chavan made it in time for the inauguration of two flyovers and an underpass in the city...

January 25, 2009 11:26:27 pm

When the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is voted to power,it will formulate a policy to ensure that land is acquired only if there is an emergency.

January 25, 2009 11:25:10 pm

With less than 48 hours to go for Republic Day,the Mohali district police are leaving no stone unturned in ensuring safety and security in the district.

January 25, 2009 11:20:51 pm

In a first,Basti Jodhewal police have booked two drivers on charges of causing deaths due to rash and negligent driving.

January 25, 2009 11:19:11 pm

Visitors to the busy Baddaur House market witnessed a strange sight on Saturday.

January 25, 2009 11:17:51 pm

Although the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) is advocating the zero-discharge policy for industries in Ludhiana,Dr V K Guha,a retired professor of chemical engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT),Delhi,said it was not necessary.

January 25, 2009 11:16:25 pm

The state government became the first in the region to have set the ball rolling for an Educational Tribunal.

January 25, 2009 11:15:19 pm

Republic Day seems to have lost its sheen over the years with the enthusiasm of residents undergoing a definite downturn.

January 25, 2009 11:11:15 pm

Judging films made by friends is always a difficult task because in a few hours of deliberation one has to decide who the winner is and who is not.

January 25, 2009 11:05:33 pm

In the whirlwind of praise and accolades surrounding Slumdog Millionaire and its Oscar worthy tunes by AR Rehman,the largely unknown voice behind the tracks Latika’s Theme and Dreams on Fire,is creating it’s own slow storm.

January 25, 2009 11:00:55 pm

This could be the ultimate dream of young non-resident Indians (NRIs) who have been worrying about the welfare of their parents but not in a position keep them in their US homes.

January 25, 2009 10:59:33 pm

The stage is set for the city to witness one more ‘green’ battle. The bone of contention this time is the Empress Botanical Garden...

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