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Mumbai: Megacity in Maharashtra, India
Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. As of 2011 it is the most populous city in India with an estimated city proper population of 12.4 million. The larger Mumbai Metropolitan Region is the second most populous metropolitan area in India, with a population of 21.3 million as of 2016. Mumbai lies on the Konkan coast on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour. In 2008, Mumbai was named an alpha world city. It is also the wealthiest city in India, and has the highest number of millionaires and billionaires among all cities in India. Mumbai is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Elephanta Caves, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, and the city's distinctive ensemble of Victorian and Art Deco buildings.


Workshop upskills Mumbai school bus drivers

IRTE finds many drivers unaware of traffic rules, unable to read signboards; trains them in safety mgmt to protect kids
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Social messages to light up holika this year

Residents of the BBD Chawl in Worli will use the occasion to spread awareness about the harmful effects of PUBG addiction with has taken over the lives of the youth.
DNA - Published

▶ Videos for Mumbai

India Won't Allow Boeing 737 MAX In Airspace [Video]India Won't Allow Boeing 737 MAX In Airspace

BENGALURU (Reuters) - India will not allow U.S. planemaker Boeing Co’s 737 MAX aircraft to enter or transit its airspace after 1030 GMT, the ministry of civil aviation said on Wednesday, following..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Global Celebrities Descend On Mumbai For Lavish Wedding [Video]Global Celebrities Descend On Mumbai For Lavish Wedding

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, global celebrities including film stars, executives, politicians and sports personalities descended on Mumbai for the wedding of the son of India's..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Lawyer Convicted Of Assault After A Racist Rant [Video]Lawyer Convicted Of Assault After A Racist Rant

According to CNN, A lawyer who subjected an aircraft crew to "prolonged" racist abuse on a November flight from Mumbai to London was convicted of assault Wednesday. Uxbridge Magistrates' Court heard..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Children in helmets create new world record [Video]Children in helmets create new world record

Nearly 5,000 students gather in Mumbai wearing helmets in a campaign to raise awareness about road safety in India, which has a high number of fatalities in accidents.

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Indian sex trafficking film gives voice to Indian sex trafficking film gives voice to "voiceless girls"

To research the experiences of women and girls sold into the sex trade, like the title character she plays in the film "Love Sonia", Mrunal Thakur met survivors in red light districts in Mumbai and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published


Mumbai: Re-inspection may lead to further delay in repair work of bridges

BMC will have to re-issue tenders if a great difference is found in the repair-work suggested by the latest audit.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha polls: 11,558 political ads, posters removed in Mumbai

16 police complaints of such unauthorised boards have also been filed in the last one week.
DNA - Published

This Bombay factory made ballot boxes for India’s first poll

It was the latter half of 1951 and from the outside, it was business as usual at Plant 1 of the Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. But unbeknownst to many, the workers were part of a nationbuilding project,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Property tax exemption to boost market for small houses in Mumbai

However, BMC officers fear a revenue shrinkage of 350 crore
DNA - Published

Varun Sardesai is a 'wannabe neta by choice' in Mumbai

The 26-year-old civil engineer from Mumbai, who completed his masters in the discipline from Columbia University in the United States
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Two held by Navghar Police with 25kg drugs worth Rs 3 crore

The arrested duo has been identified as Kandivali residents Yogesh Shah (50) and Sahdev Jamadar (38).
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Busy Dadar FOB to be shut for repair

This bridge is currently in poor condition and on Saturday, the Western Railway authorities inspected it and later, decided to shut it for repair work.
DNA - Published

Pakistan airspace shut, Mumbai sees near-miss

Two international flights got dangerously close to each other in Mumbai's mega crowded skies on Friday afternoon.
IndiaTimes - Published

BMC directs structural audit of 157 Mumbai bridges on 'most urgent' basis

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has directed one of their consultants to carry out inspections and review the structural audit report of 157 bridges in Mumbai on a 'most urgent' basis.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: College event cancelled, students pay homage to victims

The event was cancelled to pay homage to the victims of the bridge collapse.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Audit report highlighted only small FOBs dangerous

The report stated that 18 bridges and FOBs are in dangerous condition and needs to be demolished and reconstruction.
DNA - Published

Bombay High Court to hear plea on condition of foot overbridges in Mumbai

The court in over several hearings stated that the civic and railway authorities has had a laid back attitude when it comes to safety of commuters.
DNA - Published

Forget beautification, repair all bridges in Mumbai: victims' kin

The loved ones of the deceased, now, stare at a bleak and insecure future; they are wondering of ways to overcome the various challenges of lives
DNA - Published

Scrap bullet train plan, says NCP after Mumbai bridge collapse

The NCP on Friday demanded that the multi-billion dollar Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project is scrapped
DNA - Published

Mumbai Bridge Collapse: CM Fadnavis announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for kin of deceased

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 Lakh each for the next of kin of those killed in the Mumbai foot over bridge collapse
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Conman buying cars from OLX using fake cheques on the run

The accused identified as Tarkeshawar Gorakhnath Pandey (38) along with his other crime accomplice Naresh Shetty
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Politicians begin blame game over bridge repair responsibility

The Railway ministry has clarified that the bridge doesn't come under them but comes under BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation's jurisdiction.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Authorities begin process to seal bridge at railway end

Following the mishap, the authorities sealed the railway side opening of the foot overbridge which collapsed killing five people and injuring many.
DNA - Published

Mumbai Bridge Collapse: PM Modi, political leaders express grief on loss of lives

Five people were killed and 29 injured after a major portion of a foot overbridge near a train station in south Mumbai collapsed in the evening.
DNA - Published

Mumbai bridge collpase: How a red traffic signal proved lucky for many

Without the red signal, the motorists would have passed under the ill-fated bridge near the CSMT railway station, a global heritage site, when a part of it came crashing at around 7.30 pm.
DNA - Published

PM 'deeply anguished' by loss of lives in Mumbai bridge accident

IndiaTimes - Published

Five dead, 36 injured in foot bridge collapse in Mumbai

Five people were killed and 36 injured when part of a pedestrian bridge collapsed during evening rush hour on Thursday in India's financial capital Mumbai, police said.
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In pics: Mumbai foot overbridge collapse

IndiaTimes - Published

Mumbai Bridge Collapse: Vinod Tawde orders probe, Shiv Sena blames railways as BMC bride falls

A major portion of a foot overbridge near a train station in south Mumbai collapsed Thursday evening.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Yoga teacher held for molesting woman in Khar

The Khar police have arrested a yoga teacher who has been accused of outraging the modesty of a 35-year-old woman who was earlier his student. The accused identified as Raju Ghosh who is a resident of..
DNA - Published

Mumbai: The stuff campaign dreams are made of

The non-partisan approach translates into profits for him and the queue of 20-odd shops at Lalbaug.
DNA - Published

In Mumbai seat swap, BJP aims to go south, Shiv Sena pointing north

Allies also considering exchanging Jalna and Hingoli Lok Sabha seats in Marathwada region
DNA - Published

Mumbai: 7 activists issued notice over farmers march, cry foul

At a press conference held on Wednesday, the activists stated that the police action seemed contrary to how they had behaved while the march was being conducted.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: 174 food delivery agents booked for traffic violation

The Regional Transport Office (RTO) have also been requested to cancel the license of repeat offenders.
DNA - Published

First shipment reaches India via Chabahar port

The Afghan goods arrived at the port of Nhava Sheva, Mumbai and Mundra.
DNA - Published

Mumbai businessman dies 40 hours after getting hair transplant

A 43-year-old businessman died in hospital in Powai last week, within almost 40 hours after he underwent a 12-hour-long hair transplantation procedure at a clinic, police said Wednesday.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Youth morphs minors' pics, held by Vakola police

The accused has been identified as Janam Porva, who was picked up from Ahmedabad.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: 2 churches tussle over name on power bill

'Accused' church member says property belongs to 3rd party
DNA - Published

Mumbai: 2 held in 'Bol Bachchan' gang member's killing

The two have been identified as Mahendra alias Mahesh Solanki (35) and Ganesh alias Golu Vaghela (27), residents of Kasarwadi area of Dadar.
DNA - Published

Women vroom across Mumbai for road safety

Rally saw participation of around 220 women
DNA - Published

Maharashtra government transfers 7 IPS officers in state, more on the cards

Addl CP Ravindra Shisve, who was posted at Central Region in Mumbai was transferred to Protection & Security Branch of Mumbai Police.
DNA - Published

Blue squad takes it slow on plastic ban in Mumbai

Visits by the BMC team and action taken by it has gone down last month. While the officers used to visit 6100 to 6500 shops per day, the current number has come down to 5100 to 5400.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: In 28 days, H1N1 cases beat 2018 count

While 25 people were diagnosed with swine flu last year, city has recorded 40 cases in February this year
DNA - Published

Scrap wife's nude pics to get divorce: Bombay High Court

Picture Pact: Bombay HC Makes man delete pics from storage as well
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Man held for posting obscene content of ex-fiance online

The man, Ketan Harilal Yadav, was booked and arrested under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Information Technology (IT) Act.
DNA - Published

PNB fraud case: ED files fresh chargesheet against Nirav Modi, others

They said the chargesheet or the prosecution complaint has been filed before a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court in Mumbai a few days ago and it is understood that the agency has..
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Two killed in bike-bus collision, one arrested

The accused driver identified as Parashram Metkar (35) was later arrested by the Dharavi police where he was booked under sections of the Indian Penal Code.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Light-&-sound show, low entry fee to push Gateway tourism

State plans to implement a four-step process to manage flow od tourists at the site
DNA - Published

Ahmedabad: Defrauder arrested after 17 years on the run

A team from the Special Operations Group (SOG) of the city police nabbed Paresh Thakkar, 50 from Mumbai while he was there to visit his sister.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Man held with fake notes of Rs 28,850, cops intensify probe

The accused has been identified as Jayesh Khaire, a resident of MHB Colony in Borivali East.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: 500 sqft homes for slums pipe dream

DNA analyses whether the Congress promise of 500 sq ft homes for slum dwellers is even viable
DNA - Published

Central Railway wants increase in frequency of new Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani

IndiaTimes - Published

Mumbai: Swedish man arrested for molestation

The arrested foreign national has been identified as Hackan David Carlson.
DNA - Published

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