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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 which includes nearby areas like Navi Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan, Dombivli, Vasai-Virar, Ulhasnagar, Ambarnath, Bhiwandi and Panvel is the second most populous metropolitan area in India and one of the most populous in the world, with a population of over 20 million. 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.


Mumbai: Crocodile smuggling gang busted, 3 held with 2 hatchlings

The tourist bus coming from Hyderabad was intercepted at Borivali (east) on Western Express Highway by the officials who had a tip-off on the same.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Fewer dispensaries make OPD patients turn to public hospitals

As per the data revealed by a non-profit organization, the percentage (76%) of patients going to the public hospitals on OPD basis was far more than public dispensaries (24%) at the local level.
DNA - Published

Videos for Mumbai

Devotees bid farewell to Ganesh at festival climax [Video]Devotees bid farewell to Ganesh at festival climax

Thousands of devotees gathered in Mumbai to bid farewell to the popular elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesh, after a ten-day festival to celebrate his birth.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:34Published

Four dead, three injured in fire at ONGC site; Mumbai gas supply affected [Video]Four dead, three injured in fire at ONGC site; Mumbai gas supply affected

Four people have been killed and three seriously injured in a fire at an oil and gas processing plant on the outskirts of Mumbai run by India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp, a local police official and a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published


Mumbai: Sangh wing wants Motor Vehicle Act to tackle cab surge pricing

SJM's all India co-convener Ashwani Mahajan said a recently released public survey has indicated that consumers from across the country are facing various issues with app-based taxi services like Uber..
DNA - Published

Mumbai: All poll booths to be on ground floor

Senior elections official said that the shifting the polling to ground floor has pertained to Mumbai only.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Want NOC for new civic school? Start harvesting rainwater now

From now on, it is mandatory for all the new school structures run by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to have rainwater harvesting systems.
DNA - Published

Makeover of Mumbai zoo gets delayed by a decade

Authorities hope to set up 17 enclosures under phase two by July 2020
DNA - Published

Mumbai flies in the face of 'stringent' traffic rules

While 1.45L violations were reported in Mumbai, only 1 faces licence suspension
DNA - Published

Mumbai: 5 cops booked for hitting helmet-less biker

Andheri's Sameer Shaikh was stopped at SV Road in December 2018
DNA - Published

Mumbai: 11-yr-old stabs teacher to death after she 'misbehaves' with mother

According to National Crime Record Bureau's (NCRB) report, Mumbai stands at second spot with regard to crimes committed by juveniles.
DNA - Published

After Moon, ISRO to leave its footprints in Mumbai

Introducing Space Oddessey: Agency to host exhibition in city-based school
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Wadia Hospital gets ART centre, to give free HIV medicines

The causes of HIV can be attributed to blood transfusion, sexual abuse, and also children can acquire from parent.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: 10 held for running illegal horse race betting racket at RWITC

According to the police, the accused were accepting bets on a horse-racing event in Pune and taking money without taking RWITC's permission and were operating without licence to avoid taxes.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Drunk jay-walker causes serial accident, schoolgirl bears the brunt

The accident came to light after an alert motorist informed the police who then rushed to the spot and cleared the traffic caused due to the accident.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: 4 booked for cheating Airoli bank of Rs 72 lakh

The accused men, had approached Axis Bank through a financial services institution and obtained a car loan, which already had unpaid loan due on them
DNA - Published

Mumbai: BEST comfort for your journey to home?

With 32 lakh daily passengers, the newly inducted 21-seater AC mini buses may witness rush during peak hours
DNA - Published

The next World Hindu Economic Forum to be held in Mumbai

WHEF has been organising annual global forums since 2012.
DNA - Published

Child rights panel wants police to book Mumbai organisation for evangelical event

According to the person whose complaint was the trigger for the letter from NCPCR, the programme was held on September 1 at a Worli school
DNA - Published

DNA Samwad: Mumbai's Metro conundrum

Guests at DNA Samwad this week explore merits of the car shed for Metro-3 at Aarey Colony. While some assert the corridor - with the depot as its nerve centre - will take the load off the suburban rail..
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Man held for sending vulgar clips to woman

The accused has been identified as Anil Singh, a resident of Goregaon
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Western Express Highway-Kandivali link to get wider

This is an important work keeping in mind the heavy traffic congestion this stretch sees everyday
DNA - Published

Mumbai: After mom's scolding, teen jumps off building

As a mark of respect, the school has cancelled all plans for the annual trip.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Spinal surgery enables 11-yr-old Kurdistani to walk

The patient, Goran Shakhawan, will now be able to walk properly without any support.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Mill workers' wait continues

Uday Samant, President, MHADA said that they are trying their best to make the lottery happen soon.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Driver meets accident, company to pay penalty

The labour court relied on documents which showed that the vehicle involved in the accident was insured in the name of Swift Roadways.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Self-redevelopment gets government concession

Societies to be granted 10% additional FSI & GST discounts
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Frustrating auto search follows mall visit

Refusal of fare is an infraction under the law and invites penalty.
DNA - Published

Mumbai ka DNA: Malad residents cry foul as auto drivers refuse to ferry them

Hundreds of people visiting the mall were refused rides. We caught up with some of them.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Vasai man calls girl for cartoon show, rapes her

A court in Vasai remanded the accused in police custody till September 16.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: 'Green' NGO has dodgy dealings?

Letter to Home Ministry says Vanashakti invites foreign funds without FCRA clearance
DNA - Published

ED raids multiple locations in disproportionate assets case involving former IRS officer

"Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at 6 locations, 2 each at Kolkata, Mumbai and Patna in connection with an investigation under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) against Neeraj..
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Civic schoolkids yet to get uniforms, shoes

Items like shoes, socks, comb, tiffin, rain boots, umbrellas, uniform, books, bags, sandals, tabs, BEST bus passes are issued to students of BMC schools in the beginning of an academic session in June.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Heavy crowds catch Piyush Goyal's glance, railways measures fly fast

The boisterous crowd of commuters at Andheri and Ghatkopar railway station has caught the attention of Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. Ever since the stations were merged with..
DNA - Published

Up, Down & Underground: The creation of a 'metro'polis

This week's DNA Newsmaker, MMRC MD Ashwini Bhide, who heads the 'ambitious' and 'intricate' Metro rail network in Mumbai, opens up on the challenges of executing the project. The IAS officer talks..
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Poll-pumped BEST puts plans on fast lane

In an unusual move, the committee is even meeting this Sunday and is expected to clear some multi-crore projects that will benefit commuters
DNA - Published

Mumbai: BJP to hold 300 street plays on Article 370 ahead of Maharashtra assembly polls

Ahead of the assembly polls in Maharashtra which is scheduled to take place in October, the party officials aim to conduct these plays in all the assembly constituencies across Mumbai starting from..
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Going beyond BKC? Bandra station isn't your boarding point

DNA visited the station area during rush hours between 5.30 pm and 6.30 pm and found hundreds of commuters rendered helpless and angry with refusals.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party plans 300 street plays on Article 370

The state goes to poll soon and the BJP is eyeing for a large number of seats from the financial capital, which has 36 constituencies.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Give flat, 15 lakh to buyer, forum tells builder

In 2007, the builder signed an agreement with a society and the tenants for the redevelopment of the building in Chembur.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: 30-hour water supply cut in Dharavi from tomorrow

The leakage was detected on August 30 on the service road of Western Express Highway near Bandra (east)
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Child flinger remanded to 14 days custody

Booked for murder, Chugani was remanded to one-week police custody by a holiday court on Sunday.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Drones, 50,000 cops to man Bappa's farewell today

A network of 5K CCTV cameras to keep a vigil on immersion sites in city
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Man held for kidnapping and raping mentally unsound teen

The incident came to light after the supervisor of the rickshaw stand approached the police and complained about the act which he allegedly saw. Initially, the case was registered at Powai police..
DNA - Published

Pious re-enact Muharram sacrifice in Mumbai

To mark the events of that day, walls are painted that describe the event of marytrdom of Imam Hussain and his six month old son
DNA - Published

Ice-cream shop dacoity plan in Mumbai: Four held, two on run

Four men have been arrested and two more are being searched for planning a dacoity inside an ice cream shop in Kandivali east.
DNA - Published

Spine surgeons' association to study deformities in 10,000 Mumbai kids

Spinal deformities characterized by abnormal curvature of the spine are found in children below 14 years of age.
DNA - Published

Mumbai ka DNA: Auto driver overcharges woman

Also, Rickshaw drivers refuse to take single passengers because they make more profit in sharing passengers.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Butcher kills hungry dog for stealing meat

The incident came to light on the night of September 8 when the suspect caught the dog stealing the meat from the shop.
DNA - Published

Mumbai: 'Probe Lalbaugcha Raja Mandal graft'

Activist Mahesh Vengurlekar has written a complaint to the Charity Commissioner on August 13, 2019, placing his demands.
DNA - Published

Mumbai Anti-Terrorist Squad seizes Rs 52-cr party drugs in Mumbai

ATS also arrested five persons - identified as Abdur Shaikh (47), Irfan Shaikh (43), Suleman Shaikh, Naresh Maskar (44) and Jitendra Pramath - who supplied these drugs in Mumbai.
DNA - Published

Over 3K seats for RTE, fewer takers in Mumbai

As per the officials at the education department of BMC, fewer students are showing interest in admissions this year, even after seats being allotted to them.
DNA - Published

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