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Mumbai: Megacity and state capital 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.


Fire at building near Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai; some persons trapped

The fire brigade personnel rushed to the spot.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Illness pushes 71-year-old off high-rise

Police said Bhattacharya was depressed from last two years due to pain in the backbone.
DNA - Published

Videos for Mumbai

India's monsoon kills at least 27 in Mumbai and Pune [Video]India's monsoon kills at least 27 in Mumbai and Pune

Indian navy deploys teams for rescue and relief works in Mumbai amid heavy monsoon rains.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:42Published

Flood and wall collapse in Mumbai kills 13 [Video]Flood and wall collapse in Mumbai kills 13

At least thirteen people are dead after heavy rains cause floods and a wall collapse in the Indian city of Mumbai, while at least six have been killed in a similar situation in Pune. Rough cut - no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

Air India Flight To NY Emergency Lands Due To Bomb Threat [Video]Air India Flight To NY Emergency Lands Due To Bomb Threat

Business INsider reports An Air India flight from Mumbai to New York made an emergency landing in London Thursday after the airline said a bomb threat was made. The airline tweeted about a bomb threat,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

Air India Bomb Threat Forces 'Precautionary Landing' In UK [Video]Air India Bomb Threat Forces 'Precautionary Landing' In UK

CNN reports Air India said one of its planes landed at London Stansted Airport on Thursday following a bomb threat. The airline said the affected plane, flight AI 191 from the Indian city of Mumbai to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

RAF jets escort diverted passenger plane after reported bomb threat [Video]RAF jets escort diverted passenger plane after reported bomb threat

A passenger plane has been escorted by two RAF Typhoon jets to London Stansted Airport after a reported bomb threat. The jets were launched from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire to escort the Air India..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:55Published

After drone downing, airlines told to avoid Iran [Video]After drone downing, airlines told to avoid Iran

The FAA has told U.S. airlines to avoid Iran after the shooting down of a drone, and many international airlines are choosing to follow suit voluntarily. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published


Mumbai: It's just an eyewash

There are 100s of illegal structures, demolishing two and leaving 98 untouched does not make any difference.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: BMC starts drive to raze illegal structures

On Day 1, BMC hammers fell on two structures - one on Samuel Street and the other on Mohammad Ali Road.
DNA - Published

Will Mumbai's old buildings see a new day?

DNA Samwad, the deliberation forum, highlights the enormity of issues coming in the way of redevelopment of dilapidated buildings. The panelists discuss government's involvement in crystallising the..
DNA - Published

US terms Hafiz Saeed's previous arrests window dressing, says will monitor that Pakistan takes serious action against terrorists

The Trump Administration Friday expressed doubts over Pakistan's intentions in arresting terrorist Hafiz Muhammed Saeed, the mastermind of the 2001 Indian Parliament attack and the 2008 Mumbai attack,..
Firstpost - Published

Mumbai: Joyride turns fatal for collegians; one dead, four injured

A 22-year-old collegian died and four other youths were injured after their car rammed into a stationary water tanker on Bandra Reclamation on Friday afternoon.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Kesarbai victims stable, families left distraught

Six patients are still admitted in Sir JJ Hospital and according to medical authority, all patients are in stable condition.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Repair amount, car value to decide pecuniary jurisdiction

The order was by DR Shirasao, presiding judicial member and AK Zade, member of SCRDC.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Civic chief contradicts report, gives BJP MLA Narendra Mehta's club clean chit

Mira-Bhayander municipal commissioner says allegations are baseless
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Filled with hope, civic body rushes to lift 10% water cut

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Friday withdrew the 10% water cut it had imposed on the city in November 2018.
DNA - Published

Astronauts to moon almost won the jackpot in Mumbai

IndiaTimes - Published

Mumbai: Making Bandra green and free from debris

Efforts of one man from her Perry Road ALM, Bandra ensured that the BMC cleared the area of all the debris.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: When citizens & civic body joined hands...

DGRF considers itself to be one of the first ALMs in Mumbai.
DNA - Published

Goa shack worker gets 10-year term 11 years after Scarlett death

The high court of Bombay at Goa on Friday sentenced Samson D’Souza to 10 years’ rigorous imprisonment for the death of British teenager Scarlett Keeling at the Anjuna beach 11 years ago. While..
IndiaTimes - Published

Mumbai: Do not restrict us to just garbage management, voice citizen groups

However, movement of active citizens participation in civic issues has a history of more than 25 years
DNA - Published

'#ISupportHafizSaeed' trends on Pak Twitter after 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind arrested ahead of Imran's US visit

A UN-proscribed terrorist, Saeed is the main accused in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, which killed around 165 people, including foreign citizens. His group, Lashkar-e-Taiba, is also accused of..
DNA - Published

Major reforms underway for redevelopment of 14,000 cess buildings in Mumbai

The eight member committee headed by the housing minister submitted their report under the Development Control rule of 33(7) cluster development and individual building development scheme.
DNA - Published

Mumbai's water stock at 50% mark, 25% less than last year

The water stock reached to the 7.35 lakh million litres level which is slightly over 50% of the total storage capacity of the lakes.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Activists seek probe into tar balls at Juhu beach

Earlier this month, the beach saw massive deposits of tar balls between July 5 and 6.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Extortion racket busted, cops nab Dawood Ibrahim's nephew

All the accused have been remanded to police custody till July 22.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Leader of Opposition wants BJP MLA Narendra Mehta to resign

Despite its party MLA being accused of killing 3.5 acres of mangroves to create a club, the BJP seems to tread wearily on initiating action against Mira Bhayender MLA Narendra Mehta.
DNA - Published

Dawood nephew arrested at Mumbai airport

Dawood Ibrahim’s nephew Mohammed Rizwan Iqbal Hassan Shaikh was arrested from the international airport in Mumbai before he could board a flight to Dubai with his wife late on Wednesday evening. He..
IndiaTimes - Published

Watch: Female security guard makes women take off their burkhas in St George's Hospital, Mumbai

On Thursday, a video surfaced on social media which allegedly showed a female security guard asking women to take off their burqas before entering a hospital ward.
DNA - Published

Pakistan has been enacting similar drama since 2001: India on Hafiz arrest

A day after Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed was arrested by Pakistan, India on Thursday said similar "drama" has taken place at least 8 times since 2001, and the genuineness of the action will..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bengaluru most digitised city: Report

Bengaluru has topped the list of "most digitised cities" accounting for highest card payments, followed by Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune and Delhi. The study was conducted by payments solution company..
IndiaTimes - Published

Trump slammed for tweet about hunting down Mumbai attack mastermind

U.S. President Donald Trump faced criticism for saying Pakistan's arrest of the alleged mastermind of the 2008 attacks on Mumbai had come after a 10-year search, as the suspected militant had been..
Reuters - Published

Karnataka trust vote: Will withdraw resignation, support govt, says Cong MLA Ramalinga Reddy

While most of the rebel MLAs have been staying in Mumbai, Reddy chose to be in the city amid reports that Congress was trying to pacify him.
DNA - Published

Mumbai-Gorakhpur Antodaya Express derails near Nashik, no injuries reported

The incident occurred between the Kasara and Igatpuri section around 3:50 am and no injuries have been reported, a Central Railway official said, adding that train had departed from the Chhatrapati..
DNA - Published

US calls for full, expeditious prosecution of 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed

Hafiz Saeed was arrested on Wednesday while he was on his way to an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Gujranwala to seek bail. US calls for full and expeditious prosecution of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack..
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Solidarity marks second day at building collapse site

A day after the building collapsed, the neighbourhood continued to show solidarity and helped in whatever way they could to people of building collapse in which 13 people died and eight were still..
DNA - Published

Mumbai: State's housing body to audit 23 dangerous buildings again

Mhada's Mumbai Repair and Reconstruction Board is the caretaker body of all the cessed building in the city.
DNA - Published

Good rains in interiors, Mumbai to remain dry

According to IMD officials, these rains are a result of a low-pressure area being created due to a cyclonic circulation in the Bay of Bengal.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Opposition terms repair board redundant, wants it dissolved

Amin Patel said demanding to dissolve the repair board and giving repair of cess buildings responsibility to the MHADA.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: BJP MLA 'killed' 3.5 acres of mangroves to raise posh club

But slew of FIRs for destruction of trees has not led to any action
DNA - Published

Top court’s ruling puts HDK on back foot ahead of trust vote

It is disadvantage Congress-JD(S) in Karnataka as the SC on Wednesday ruled that the 15 rebel MLAs could not be compelled to take part in Thursday’s trust vote in the assembly, blunting the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Karnataka trust vote on Thursday, fate of JDS-Congress govt hangs in balance

Armed with the court order, the rebel Congress-JDS MLAs camping in Mumbai said there was no question of stepping back on their resignations or attending the session.
DNA - Published

'Great pressure exerted over last 2 years': Trump hails Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's arrest in Pak

Trump has repeatedly asked Pakistan to abide by its UNSC commitments to deny terrorists safe haven and block their access to funds.
DNA - Published

Railways plans to invest in infrastructure to reduce travel time of Mumbai, Howrah Rajdhani trains

The railways is planning to bring down travel time of Rajdhani trains on the busy Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes by over three hours with an investment of about Rs 14,000 crore in infrastructure,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Karnataka trust vote: Rebel MLAs welcome SC verdict; Congress says 'order sets terrible judicial precedent'

After the SC verdict, the rebel MLAs camping in Mumbai said there was no question of going back on their resignations from the assembly or attending the session. The Congress expressed reservations on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Arrested Hafiz Saeed sent on seven days judicial remand, shifted to Lahore jail which houses former PM Nawaz Sharif

Mumbai terror attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed was arrested Wednesday on terror financing charges by the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab Province, just days ahead of Pakistan..
DNA - Published

Pakistan arrests accused mastermind of Mumbai attacks, but Indian official skeptical

Pakistan authorities on Wednesday arrested Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of a four-day militant attack on the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008, on terror finance charges, a spokesman for the chief..
Reuters - Published

Pakistan arrests accused militant leader Hafiz Saeed

Authorities in Pakistan have arrested Hafiz Saeed, founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), or Army of the Pure, the militant group blamed by the United States and India for a four-day attack on Mumbai in..
Reuters - Published

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed arrested in Lahore: Pak media

Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has been arrested in Lahore and sent to judicial custody, reported Pakistan media on Wednesday. The Counter-Terrorism..
IndiaTimes - Published

Mumbai building collapse: Death toll rises to 14

Death toll may increase further.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Conman booked for Rs 5 lakh IGST fraud

The accused identified as Santosh Bhuwad is alleged to have registered his bogus company on the GSTN portal by submitting fake documents and acquiring the GST registration number.
DNA - Published

Chandrakant Patil appointed as Maharashtra BJP chief

BJP MLA Mangal Prabhat Lodha will head the Mumbai wing of the party.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Man paraded naked for molesting minor

Police said that the watchman allegedly molested the minor girl on Sunday night in Bolinj in the township.
DNA - Published

Physical survey could help identify weak buildings, prevent mishaps in Mumbai

The plan was mooted by its special vigilance cell to physically survey the state of buildings especially from the thickly populated areas and initiate action if buildings are in dilapidated conditions..
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Prostitution racket busted, one arrested

This entire racket was based on an advertisement posted by Singh through mobile phones and newspapers, which claimed to give 'Spa @ Your Home', said police.
DNA - Published

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