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  • Mumbai Police book Google CEO Sundar Pichai for copyright violation January 27, 2022 9:22 am A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered here on court orders against Google, its CEO Sunder Pichai and five other employees of the company in an alleged copyright violation case, city police said on Wednesday. The search engine giant said in …
  • Mumbai: Fake notes with face value of Rs 7 crore seized by crime branch, 7 held January 27, 2022 8:55 am For printing and distribution of counterfeit notes, a gang was busted in Mumbai. Crime Branch found a bag containing 250 bundles of counterfeit currency notes. Fake Indian currency notes with a face value of Rs 7 crore were seized from them. The Mumbai …
  • FIR filed against Google CEO  January 27, 2022 7:58 am Complaint by film producer under Copyright Act Mumbai: A First Information Report (FIR)  was registered here against Google, its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sundar Pichai and seven others over a complaint filed by a film producer under the Copyright Act, …
  • Mumbai: 6 rescued after 5-storey building collapses in Bandra January 27, 2022 5:34 am 6 persons, including three women, were rescued after a multi-storey structure collapsed in Bandra Fire brigade and police personnel immediately rushed to the spot All are in stable condition and a search operation was on to find out if more people are …
  • BJP opposes 'naming' of Mumbai garden after Tipu Sultan; minister says name is around for long January 27, 2022 5:34 am BJP protested the 'naming' of a renovated garden in Mumbai after Tipu Sultan Maharashtra minister Aslam Shaikh inaugurated new facilities at the garden in Malvani area Police detained some of the protesters before the event, officials said The BJP …
  • Rs 7 Crore In Fake Money Seized In Mumbai, 7 Arrested January 27, 2022 4:52 am Mumbai police seized fake Indian currency notes with a face value of Rs 7 crore. Mumbai: The Mumbai police have arrested seven persons and seized fake Indian currency notes with a face value of Rs 7 crore after busting an inter-state gang involved in …
  • Maharashtra govt begins acquiring land for more rail tracks between Kalyan, Badlapur January 26, 2022 12:26 am THE Maharashtra government has begun work for land acquisition for the third and fourth track between Kalyan junction and Badlapur station on the Central Railway. The addition of tracks is expected to streamline and increase the capacity on suburban trains …
  • Demand for R-Day products remain low this year January 25, 2022 8:00 am For most Mumbaikars, the R-Day week would spell big business, not just for the retail sector and mall owners, but even for small shops and vendors at signals selling R-Day merchandise like Tri-colour flags, flag stands with self-adhesive stickers, metal …
  • Housing registration in Mumbai-MMR up 53 per cent to 2.42 lakh units in 2021 January 24, 2022 2:34 pm Registration of homes in Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) rose 53 per cent last year to 2.42 lakh units, driven by stamp duty reduction by the Maharashtra government and low interest rates on home loans, according to a report. Industry body CREDAI-MCHI, …
  • CR's fifth Thane-Diva rail line is now operational January 24, 2022 2:36 am The development will now help better the connectivity between Mumbai and extended suburbs. The last leg is likely to be activated next monthTHANE: In a landmark moment for Central Railway suburban commuters, the fifth rail line between Thane and Diva in …
  • BMC forms 4-member committee to probe Mumbai building fire incident January 23, 2022 11:02 am Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 23 (ANI): Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has formed a four-member committee to probe into the fire incident that took place at a residential building in Mumbai's Tardeo on Saturday. The committee will be …
  • Mumbai: Two minors among four held for gangrape of 19-year-old woman in Govandi January 22, 2022 10:05 pm Four persons including two minors have been arrested after a 19-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped in the Shivaji Nagar area of suburban Govandi early on Saturday. Police said they had arrested Ramzan Ali Qureshi, 20, and Sajid Malik, 19, and sent the …
  • Maharashtra govt assures of probe into Mumbai residential building fire; announces Rs 5 lakh compensation to kin of deceased January 22, 2022 6:18 pm Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 22 (ANI): The Maharashtra government has assured of investigation into the fire that broke out inside a residential building in Mumbai's Tardeo area on Sturday morning that claimed the lives of six people and …
  • 6 Dead, 23 Injured In Huge Fire At Mumbai High-Rise January 22, 2022 1:32 pm On being alerted, the fire brigade personnel and police rushed the spot. Mumbai: At least six people died in a major fire that broke out inside a 20-storeyed residential building in Mumbai this morning. Another 23 people were also injured in the massive …
  • 6 killed, 23 injured as fire breaks out in Mumbai building; PM announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh January 22, 2022 12:22 pm Massive broke out on 18th floor of a residential building in Tardeo area of central Mumbai The fire broke out at around 7.30 am on Saturday morning Fire broke out in Kamla building located opposite Gandhi Hospital at Gowalia Tank Mumbai Fire Updates: At …
  • Ex-IPS officer A A Khan, who founded Mumbai ATS, dead January 22, 2022 5:47 am Retired IPS officer Aftab Ahmed Khan was credited with establishing the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) ATS is the first such elite force in the country Khan was also involved in numerous operations against gangsters and terrorists in Mumbai Retired IPS officer …
  • Six killed in Mumbai highrise fire, 16 injured January 22, 2022 3:49 am SIX PERSONS, including three of a family, were killed and 16 injured in a fire that broke out in a 20-storey residential building in Tardeo area of South Mumbai on Saturday morning. The building, Sachinam Heights developed by Kamala Group, was part of a …
  • Ex-IPS Officer A A Khan, Who Founded Mumbai Anti-Terrorism Squad, Dies January 21, 2022 11:33 pm AA Khan was 81 and is survived with wife, two sons and a daughter. (File) Mumbai: Retired IPS officer Aftab Ahmed Khan, credited with establishing the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in the Mumbai police three decades ago - the first such elite force in the …
  • Former IPS officer and Mumbai Police's ATS squad founder Aftab Ahmed Khan passes away at 81 January 21, 2022 9:16 pm By PTI MUMBAI: Retired IPS officer Aftab Ahmed Khan, credited with establishing the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in the Mumbai police three decades ago - the first such elite force in the country - died here on Friday, a police official said. The celebrated …
  • Miss you so much: Rhea Chakraborty on Sushant Singh Rajput's birth anniversary January 21, 2022 11:41 am By PTI MUMBAI: Actor Rhea Chakraborty on Friday posted a throwback video with Sushant Singh Rajput as she marked the late Bollywood star's 36th birth anniversary. The 34-year-old actor was found dead at his apartment in suburban Bandra on June 14, 2020 …
  • Mumbai police say fourth accused in hate app case detained in Odisha January 20, 2022 10:55 am The Mumbai Police’s Crime Branch said on Thursday it would soon arrest a fourth person in the Bulli Bai case. Neeraj Singh, a 28-year-old MBA from Odisha who the police believe was one of the brains behind the hate app, is already in custody and will be …
  • Committee set up to review passenger facilities at CIDCO stations in Navi Mumbai January 20, 2022 12:19 am To review and improve various passenger facilities at CIDCO railway stations in Navi Mumbai, a special committee has been set up by Dr Sanjay Mukherjee, vice-chairman and managing director of CIDCO. The committee comprises five other officers, including …
  • Mumbai: CR, WR send eviction notices to people encroaching rail premises January 20, 2022 12:18 am As part of a major anti-encroachment drive in Mumbai suburban railway network, the railway authorities are sending eviction notices to people illegally occupying railway premises across Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). The move comes after Railway Board …
  • Man Dupes 35 Women Of Lakhs Through Matrimonial Sites: Mumbai Police January 19, 2022 5:50 am A case of cheating has been registered against the accused, the police said (Representational) Mumbai: A 34-year-old man from the Thane district has been arrested for allegedly cheating at least 35 women, duping them of lakhs after connecting through …
  • Storm warnings of a megacity collapse January 18, 2022 8:21 pm What urban India needs today is not flashy retrofitted ‘smart’ enclaves but sound, functional metropolitan cities The unpredicted spell of staggering rain over Chennai on December 30, 2021 capped a season of repeated monsoon inundation and urban paralysis, …
  • BMC floats Rs 25 cr tender to develop 4 theme parks in suburban Mumbai January 17, 2022 10:37 pm THE BRIHANMUMBAI Municipal Corporation (BMC) has floated a Rs 25-crore tender to develop four theme parks/gardens in the eastern and western suburbs of Mumbai. The four theme parks — Barefoot meditation park in Vikhroli, Science Park in Ghatkopar, …
  • SUV Falls Into Creek In Thane, All 6 Occupants Rescued January 17, 2022 3:59 pm Thane: Fire personnel and police on Monday morning rescued six persons who were stuck inside an SUV that fell into dry Kolshet creek in Thane city in Maharashtra, an official said. None of the six occupants of the SUV was injured in the incident, said …
  • 65-Year-Old Rajasthan Man Held With Heroin Worth Rs 3 Crore In Mumbai January 17, 2022 2:49 pm The man was arrested in Mumbai with heroin (Representational) Mumbai: A 65-year-old man from Rajasthan has been arrested in Mumbai with heroin worth Rs 3 crore by the Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC), a police official said today. The accused, identified as Pyare …
  • Maharashtra CM inaugurates football pitches at Centre of Excellence, Kharghar January 16, 2022 8:44 am Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday virtually inaugurated two football pitches developed by the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) at the Centre of Excellence in Kharghar, Navi Mumbai. According to officials, CIDCO is …
  • Woman Cheated Of 11 Lakhs Trying To Recover Money Lost Ordering Pizza January 15, 2022 3:57 pm The woman lost Rs 9,999 while trying to order pizza online (Representational) Mumbai: A senior citizen was allegedly duped of over Rs 11 lakh by cyber fraudsters when she tried to recover the money she had lost while ordering pizza and dry fruits online, …
  • Photos of the Week: NYC deadly fire, Orthodox Christian New Year January 15, 2022 12:27 am By Kit Doyle · January 14, 2022 (RNS) - Each week Religion News Service presents a gallery of photos of religious expression around the world. This week’s photo gallery includes the aftermath of a deadly fire in New York City, Orthodox Christian New Year …
  • BMC launches WhatsApp chatbot to help people get queries addressed January 14, 2022 8:59 pm The BMC on Friday launched a dedicated WhatsApp chatbot – MyBMC Assist – becoming the first urban local body in the country to launch a helpline on the WhatsApp. The chatbot will allow people to use WhatsApp to reach out to the administration, seek support …
  • Denzel Washington explains why we're still obsessed with 'Macbeth' 400 years later January 14, 2022 8:50 pm When one thinks of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth," performances by legendary actors like Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart and Orson Welles likely come to mind. But that didn't intimidate Denzel Washington, who confesses he'd never seen …
  • Mumbai City Civil Court rejects Salman Khan's plea for interim order in defamation suit against Panvel neighbour January 14, 2022 2:30 pm By PTI MUMBAI: The Mumbai City Civil Court on Friday refused to pass any interim restraining order in favour of actor Salman Khan who has sued a neighbour for alleged defamation. The Bollywood superstar has filed a civil suit alleging that Ketan Kakkad, …
  • BMC launches WhatsApp Chatbot for civic services January 14, 2022 1:28 pm (MENAFN- IANS) By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) - the country's biggest and richest civic body - just got smarter, too, with the launch of a WhatsApp chatbot to deliver various services to 1.80 crore people …