KEM Hospital in Parel and VN Desai Hospital in Santacruz have started replacing expired fire extinguishers and have planned regular fire drills after a HT report showed how unprepared some city hospitals are for a major fire.
The soaring cost of cars and utilities as well as a strong currency have made Singapore the world's most expensive city, toppling Tokyo from the top spot, according to a survey. Mumbai was ranked the world's least expensive city, joining Karachi, New Delhi and Kathmandu in the bottom of the pile.
In daylight robbery, two unidentified men robbed a jewellery shop of gold and cash collectively valued at Rs. 1.31 crore after injuring the shop-owner with sharp objects at suburban Malad, police said on Saturday.
Wetlands across the city continue to be threatened, even four months after the Bombay high court directed civic authorities to ensure that no reclamation or construction be allowed in wetlands across the state.
Three months ago Aruna Shanbaug, 65, was shifted back to her newly furbished room at the municipal corporation-run KEM Hospital in Parel after a week-long stay in the intensive care unit (ICU).
The Hindustan Times Kala Ghoda Arts Festival that was organised between February 1 and 9 was more than just a cultural extravaganza; it also turned out to be a ‘green’ event, with an environmental organisation giving the festival a thumbs-up for its eco-friendly initiatives.
There has been a consistent rise in crimes against women, between 2012 and 2013, according to figures on crimes against women from the Mumbai police. This highlights an urgent need to take cognisance of the frequency of crimes against women.
A 15-year-old dyslexic girl in Mumbai, who was issued a leaving certificate by her school on grounds that she was "unable to cope", will now be able to write her senior secondary certificate (SSC) exams beginning March 3.
Are the ruling allies soft-pedaling action against Raj Thackeray’s Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) over its toll agitation? There may be no clear answer, as there is difference of opinion between the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on how to handle the MNS chief.
Maharashtra's opposition parties say lacklustre response to agitation signals dwindling support base for the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. The MNS denies its anti-toll agitation has failed. Cong-NCP divided on how to handle Raj Thackeray
A random security check on fishing vessels by Coast Guards has found that several fishing vessels were operating under a single name and licence said the Akhil Maharashtra Machhimar Kriti Samiti, a fishermen's organisation, raising concerns over Mumbai's coastal security.
In a media conference, AAP activist Satish Jain alleged the scam perpetrated by Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (Mahagenco) was why people were paying more for power.
All the accused in the Shakti Mill gang-rape case in which a telephone operator was the victim on Friday denied the charges against them before the sessions court in Mumbai.
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray vowed to intensify the party's ongoing protests against toll charges with him personally leading them by blocking roads across the state starting February 12.
The much-awaited Terminal 2 of the Mumbai international airport and the Sahar elevated road corridor was opened for the public on Wednesday.