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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.


Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Maximum Mumbai offers up a clean sweep for incumbents

While most say Opposition failed to deploy a coherent strategy, story remains that Mumbai opts for saffron
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Urmila alleges discrepancy in signatures on EVM form

Congress' Mumbai-North Lok Sabha seat candidate Urmila Matondkar on Thursday alleged that there was a mismatch in signatures on an electronic voting machine (EVM) form.
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Mumbai: Motilal Nagar residents seek clarity from Mhada

Senior Mhada officials now say that they have decided to give a proper presentation to the residents and later the Chief Minister before starting anything.
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Mumbai: Western Railway stalls for an hour over signal glitch

According to senior officials from Western Railway, the problem began at 7.02 am when the signalling panels near Goregaon station suffered a technical glitch and blanked.
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Mumbai: Using Nirbhaya fund, more CCTVs on Central Railway

In December 2018, the central government had said that the project to install CCTVs at 8,244 railway stations and 58,276 coaches across the nation had been sanctioned at a cost of Rs 3,771 crore.
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Mumbai: Long recovery for Jogeshwari cylinder blast burn victims

According to the incident report, the accident occurred due to a gas leak in the shanty at around 8.40 pm. The fire was doused by 9.15 pm.
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Mumbai: Confident of win, aamras lunch on anvil

Some BJP members and supporters that DNA spoke to were also busy preparing for celebrations, anticipating a positive outcome.
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Mumbai: Kandivali boy crushed as car lift falls on him

Nihal Vaswani, an only child, got trapped under the ramp of the hydraulic lift, which at the time had a car that had just been parked on it
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Enforcement Directorate raids four IL&FS ex-directors in Mumbai

The former brass, Rajesh Kotian, Shehzad Dalal, Manu Kochhar and Mukund Sapre, are under the ED's scanner
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Mumbai: 46-yr-old rape accused escapes from custody of Versova Police

According to the police, a team had taken the accused Sunil Chauhan to Cooper hospital for medical check-up which is part of the procedure of the arrest of an accused.
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Metro-6 work: Mumbai locals upset over stand to hack down 899 trees

Of the 1,200 trees, the MMRDA officials confirmed that 899 trees will be chopped off for sure.
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Mumbai: Software executive duped of Rs 1 cr in Borivali

According to the Dahisar Police, the case was registered earlier this week, when complainant Girish Mittal, told police that he was cheated
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DNA EXCLUSIVE: Biz at ease - World Bank reviews Mumbai's property registration steps

The state revenue department in its 55-page-long presentation has pointed out that the registration of a sale deed is done in less than a day and the registration fee and stamp duty can be paid online.
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Mumbai authority to conduct study on fish population around Coastal Road

Fisheries and environment ministry had suggested this study two years ago
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Mumbai schools welcome move, urge stricter action on illegal vans

School bus owners point out that it is the unregulated vans that are the actual wrongdoers
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Illegal school buses on radar, Mumbai traffic cops to take legal action

The development comes with purpose of making rides for children safe
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Locals bear the brunt as 15 bridges close across Mumbai

DNA visited a couple of sites, to understand the impact of this closure will impact on people staying in the vicinity.
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Mumbai: Passenger loses luggage, Konkan Railway told to cough up Rs 1 lakh

In March 2013, Unnikrishnan K Nair had filed a complaint demanding compensation of Rs 4.72 lakhs for a theft that occured in November 2012.
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Milind Deora fears EVM tampering in Mumbai, writes to poll body

Mumbai Congress president Milind Deora has written a letter to Maharashtra Chief Electoral Officer expressing possibility of "tampering of EVMs" stored in various centres in the city. Deora, who is..
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Mumbai: Despite rare, fatal heart condition, 39-yr-old gets new life

MIRACLE STORY: Doctor at Jaslok Hospital uses combination medicine to better patient's state
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Mumbai: Mahul and Mogra pumping stations move step forward

The stations are part of the eight pumping stations that are being constructed under the BRIMSTOWAD project
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Mumbai: Cricket betting gang busted in Juhu, 3 held

A case was registered at the Juhu Police Station and further investigation is underway.
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A lot 'pending': May 21 may see power outage across Mumbai

BEST committee members belonging to the BJP and Shiv Sena, on Monday, walked out of a meeting over the issue and said the public will hold them responsible for the administration's lack of management.
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Not safe: Mumbai-dwellers lose access to 29 bridges

Re-audit finds 15 more bridges in dangerous condition
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Mumbai: Ganga Jamuna talkies finds mention in dangerous buildings list

Earlier in 2008, it was reported that it would be demolished and reconstructed into a sprawling multiplex after seeking permission for redevelopment from the civic body.
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Mumbai: Locals cry 'coercion' as builder attempts sudden demolition

The developer, SD Corporation, had been in talks with the residents for the redevelopment of the building since 2008.
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No hope of dip in max temperatures, Mumbai to reel under heat

The maximum temperature in Mumbai, on Monday, was 34.8 degree Celsius while on Sunday it was 36 degree Celsius.
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International LGBTQ film festival to raise Rs 5 lakh to help new filmmakers

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival and will be held between June 12-16, 2019 at two of Mumbai's iconic theatres - Liberty Carnival Cinemas and Metro Inox
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As authorities snooze, Sion Circle turns into a bus stand

Of the 40+ pick-up points for private intercity buses across Mumbai and its metropolitan region, Sion Circle is a major one
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Mumbai calligrapher to impart Devnagari lessons in San Francisco

Art & Culture: His paintings to be exhibited in World Calligraphy Biennale in South Korea in Sept
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Mumbai: FDA act against outlet for using artificial sweeteners

The FDA officials seized mango juice, sugar and food colour worth Rs 8.87 lakh from Vijay Traders, a private company.
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Mumbai: Woman duped of nearly Rs 5 lakh on matrimonial site

A 37-year-old man and two of his aides have been booked for allegedly duping a woman of Rs 4.89 lakh in a matrimonial fraud.
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Mumbai developer booked for forging property document

Urja Properties after getting the ownership gave the shops to two branded and luxury watches company on rent from 2015 to 2020 to set up their showrooms.
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Mumbai: 499 buildings declared dangerous

Change in category by BMC brought down the number by 19 per cent from last year's 619
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Mumbai: 35-year-old arrested for filming women in trial room

The accused has been identified as Ganesh Nagade and the incident came to light when a female employee saw a mobile phone hidden behind clothes in a changing room
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Mumbai: Report on Himalaya Bridge holds various depts responsible

Though the report hasn't pinpoint any particular reason, report mentioned various reasons like an increased load after railway linked it to other platforms, lack of maintenance as per manual
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Maharashtra BJP executive meet on May 21 to review LS poll work

Apart from CM Fadnavis, MPs, LS candidates, legislators, district chiefs and the state unit chief Raosaheb Danve and Mumbai unit president Ashish Shelar will attend the conclave
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Mumbai: Three more civic hospitals to store patients' data online

With an aim to maintain all case histories of patients in an organised manner, the civic-run hospitals in the city are getting ready to introduce the HMIS.
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Now, BMC bridge engineers to be trained by IIT-Bombay experts

The BMC has already sent one batch of road engineers to be trained by the IIT.
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Mumbai: Protesting medical students resort to 'Gandhigiri'

The students protesting at Azad Maidan gave a free medical checkup to the police personnel present at the venue and gave him fitness tips.
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Mumbai: South-end FOB to Dadar to remain shut from today

The Western Railway will be shutting the foot over bridge (FOB) at the southern end on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday
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Weather enthusiasts predict Monsoon in Mumbai by June 14

Weather enthusiasts also predict that pre-monsoon showers likely to bring respite from heat by June 5
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