Mumbai

  • Apr 27, 2015 00:45 IST

    24-year-old woman calls for help, 150 policemen respond

    The Antop Hill police on Saturday arrested a 29-year-old man for allegedly sexually assaulting his 24-year-old colleague. The incident came to light after the woman contacted the police control room on Saturday, leading to the arrest of the accused who was caught red-handed at a slum in Antop Hill.

  • Apr 27, 2015 00:51 IST

    14-yr-old saves girl from drowning

    The Malabar Hill police felicitated a 14-year-old boy on Sunday for saving a minor girl from drowning in Banganga Tank at Walkeshwar.

  • Apr 27, 2015 00:54 IST

    Snapped wires trip WR services

    Sunday was not a good day for suburban commuters. While Central Railway users suffered because of a mega block, those on the Western Railway had to put up with delayed services. Two pantographs of a Churchgate-bound train got entangled with the overhead wires between Virar and Nallasopara, snapping them.

  • Apr 27, 2015 00:56 IST

    Fear not, 1,000 from state are safe in Nepal

    With more than 1,000 people from the state still stuck in earthquake-hit Nepal, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis took to Twitter to allay the fears of their relatives and update them on the rescue operations. Barring the 23 people who are yet to be traced, the state teams have managed to get in touch with most of them.

  • Apr 27, 2015 01:01 IST

    Nepal tourists prefer buses over hotel rooms

    Tour guide Sachin Bhise spent Saturday night with his eyes wide open on board a sightseeing travel coach parked in Kathmandu, with 30 tourists from the state. Not just his group, but scores of tourists have deserted hotels in Nepal, after a massive earthquake killed thousands and reduced various tourist destinations to a rubble.

  • Apr 27, 2015 01:03 IST

    Being unsure about your child’s safety worst thing ever: footballer’s parents

    The six hours the Dalvis from Sanpada spent waiting to hear from their daughter Bhagyashree, who was in Kathmandu for the U-14 Asian Football Championship, are something they will never forget.

  • Kathmandu, earthquake
    Apr 27, 2015 01:06 IST

    Houses in Nepal, memories shattered

    Stress, worry and fear — the Nepalese families in the city have experienced all these and more emotions in the past 30 hours, after learning that their dear ones are battling the deadliest earthquake in Nepal in decades.

  • Nepal earthquake
    Apr 27, 2015 01:08 IST

    ‘Our family can’t believe my uncle is no more’

    Worried about his family’s safety in Kathmandu, Dev Bahadur Garg, 43, has been continuously watching news channels since Saturday afternoon. While his parents are safe, his uncle passed away in the calamity.

  • Jet Airways
    Apr 26, 2015 01:05 IST

    Harassed on flight, crew didn’t help: Woman flier

    A woman travelling on a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai has alleged a drunk co-traveller misbehaved with her, and the crew did not help her despite several complaints.

  • Cafe Mondegar
    Apr 26, 2015 01:08 IST

    Metro House to pay hefty sum for violating lease agreement

    A heavy fine has been imposed on the leaseholders of Colaba’s Metro House, which houses the iconic Café Mondegar, for violating certain provisions in the lease agreement.

  • Turtle
    Apr 26, 2015 01:12 IST

    Second seizure: Customs finds 161 turtles at mumbai airport

    Days after two suitcases crammed with 183 turtles were seized by the customs department at the city airport, another 161 turtles were recovered on Saturday morning while being smuggled to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in two cardboard cartons.

  • Nepal, earthquake
    Apr 26, 2015 00:57 IST

    Nepal earthquake: 150 from state not traceable, 400 stuck

    At least 150 from Maharashtra are feared missing in Nepal, hit by one of the worst earthquakes — 7.9 on the Richter scale — in recent times. According to figures released by the state’s Disaster Management Unit (DMU), 400 people from the state are stranded in the neighbouring country.

  • BMC
    Apr 25, 2015 22:59 IST

    BMC won’t act against consultant who drafted Mumbai DP

    The consultant who prepared Mumbai’s draft development plan will face no action, the civic body said on Saturday.

  • Mumbai-Pune Expressway
    Apr 25, 2015 22:52 IST

    Four killed after SUV hits truck on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

    Four people died and eight others were injured after their SUV crashed into a truck on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway 45km from Pune, around 5am on Saturday.

  • Baby Patankar
    Apr 25, 2015 20:15 IST

    Mumbai's drug queen Baby Patankar took shelter at retired Army man’s house

    On the run after the arrest of her boyfriend and constable Dharmaraj Kalokhe, Mumbai's drug dealer Shashikala Patankar stayed at the house of a retired Army man at Kerwade village in Kudal, Sindhudurg district, said police.