Suburban commuters will soon be able to access free Wi-Fi at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST). The project undertaken by Rail Tel, a public sector subsidiary of the railways, is close to completion. The company has already installed 24-25 routers on the CST premises.
The city might soon get more than 400 developed open and green spaces, but how good their condition will be remains to be seen.
Although reports of water resources minister Girish Mahajan carrying a gun to a school programme in Jalgaon led to an uproar in the legislature and criticism from across the state, people from his home district were not very surprised. The minister is known for courting trouble.
The 4.5-km stretch of Linking and SV Roads from Bandra to Santacruz could become an even more congested maze and squeeze long-time residents out of their homes if the draft development plan for Mumbai goes through unchanged.
The Maharashtra government on Tuesday said a nod had been given for an open inquiry into the allegations of irregularities in three irrigation projects in Vidarbha. Water resources minister Girish Mahajan said the government had given permission after the ACB decided to inquire into the projects.
You may soon have to pay more for chocolates, cold drinks and sweets. With the Maharashtra government mulling dual pricing of sugar to make up the difference between the cost of production and selling price, the prices of all these items will go up.
Lottery for online admissions to seats reserved under the Right to Education (RTE) will finally be held on April 2 after much delay, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), which is in charge of primary education in Mumbai, announced on Tuesday.
Even as the Bombay high court decided to hear the issue of differently-abled students not being allowed writers for their Class 10 and 12 exams conducted by National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), the institute, in a relief to students, said that candidates will be allowed to use writers during the exam.
Two senior citizens from Mumbai became the latest victims of swine flu on Tuesday. The city also reported 12 new cases, in addition to three patients who were brought from outside the city for treatment.
The Mumbai crime branch bust a fake job racket after at least eight MBA graduates were cheated of Rs 20 lakh on the pretext of getting them jobs in Canada and Singapore.
According to travel operators, flight and hotel bookings this Easter — starting from Thursday (April 2 being a public holiday on account of Mahavir Jayanti) — rose by more than 40% over the same period last year.
Taking note of a decision by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) to stop providing writers for Class 10 and Class 12 students with learning disabilities, the Bombay high court converted a letter it received to a suo motu public interest litigation.
The Bombay high court on Tuesday said early information about pregnancy and sex education in villages can avoid incidents like the one in Yavatmal district where 400 girls under 18 have had children with contract workers.
A day after the MNS released controversial audio clips of mayor Snehal Ambekar’s telephonic conversation over the distribution of development funds, the opposition parties on Tuesday demanded a criminal investigation into the matter in the legislature.
The two Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leaders have been asked by the anti-corruption bureau (ACB) to verify the allegations they levelled against the mayor on Wednesday.