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Updated on Dec 04, 2023 06:04 AM IST
Khat has been gaining demand in local drug circuits, leading to its supply at a high price in illicit drug markets. The seized parcels, containing 2.98 kg and 3.96 kg of Khat leaves, were intercepted at the Foreign Post Office (FPO) in Mumbai
Two charred bodies recovered from a level 2 fire in Gomati Bhavan Building near Girgaum Chowpatty; 3 rescued, firefighting operations ongoing.
A 45-year-old businessman in Kalyan allegedly killed his wife and son due to financial troubles. He was arrested and will be produced before court.
Updated on Dec 03, 2023 07:26 AM IST
On September 12, Paswan along with three others had opened fire when a cash van arrived at the bank to load cash into the ATM on Imarti Road, Mirzapur, intending to steal the money. One gunman deployed on the cash van died in the attack, while his other colleagues sustained grievous injuries
Joshi was inundated with phone calls as soon as he arrived, one of them was his OSD in Delhi, A P Pathak. The two conversed cheerfully in Hindi. But when a Shiv sainik enquired after his health, the octogenarian broke down remembering his wife, who had passed away during the pandemic
Four persons were arrested in Mumbai after they allegedly snatched a mobile phone from a man. The police chased and apprehended the accused.
Updated on Dec 03, 2023 07:16 AM IST
Assistant police inspector Govind Patil from Mandwa police station said when he and his team were trying to get near the burning boat, they learnt that it had a 200-litre petrol tank which could explode and engulf several other boats in the vicinity
The founder of Everest Masala Group, Vadilal Shah's family, has purchased two apartments in Mumbai's Oberoi Three Sixty West project for ₹143.50 crore. One apartment was bought for ₹73.50 crore and the other for ₹70 crore. These luxury apartments come with multiple car parking spaces.
The Urban Development department in Mumbai has extended provisions of the Development Control Promotion Regulations (DCPR) 2034, allowing developers to get additional floor space index (FSI) by handing over reserved land to the BMC or appropriate authority for public purposes. The extension is for three years and comes in response to requests from the real estate industry due to delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The provisions will now be valid until August 20, 2026.
The shift from powerlooms to warehouses has led to a growth in opportunities but government neglect has meant little change in lifestyle
Updated on Dec 03, 2023 07:02 AM IST
The National Green Tribunal has directed the state urban department in Pune to create a plan for the proper disposal of used condoms following a petition by law students. The students raised concerns about the burning of non-biodegradable waste by sanitation workers, including used condoms, which causes pollution and spreads infectious diseases. The tribunal has given the department six months to submit an action plan. Condom manufacturers have been urged to provide leak-proof pouches for the disposal of used condoms.
Updated on Dec 03, 2023 07:00 AM IST
While speaking to party workers, Pawar urged them to ignore the allegations made by those who had left the party
Man arrested in Gujarat after attempting to kill ex-wife by stabbing her in a moving autorickshaw. The couple had recently finalized their divorce.
Kesarkar clarifies the schools will not in any way be privatised and scheme aims to better infrastructure
The cross-examination of witnesses in the Sena vs Sena battle in Mumbai has concluded. The Shiv Sena's strategy is to fight against the anti-defection law. The party argues against a split and claims Uddhav Thackeray had no power to lead the party. The next phase of cross-examination will focus on Thackeray's deviation from the Hindutva agenda. The Shinde faction will argue that the majority of leaders were aligned with Shinde, making the anti-defection law not applicable. The faction also claims that Thackeray's appointment as chief of the party was not submitted to the Election Commission of India.
PM Modi to visit Sindhudurg district on Monday to attend Navy Day celebrations, marking victory of Indian Navy in 1971 war. He will also unveil a statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Maharashtra and Goa CMs will attend.
The facility will initially be available in 25-30 big gardens under the BMC. It will be extended to gardens in every ward based on demand
The incident for which the duo was arrested occurred on March 3, when four persons attacked Deshpande while he was taking a morning walk at Shivaji Park
Navi Mumbai authorities launch joint operation with police to crack down on illegal vendors and unauthorised stalls in Nerul following a murder.
Mumbai witnessed two organ donations in 24 hours, bringing it closer to last year's cadaver donation mark of 47. Efforts are being made to encourage donations in public hospitals and to expand donations to include bone, tendons, and skin.
A special court in Mumbai has initiated money laundering proceedings against seven individuals, including two city builders, in a case involving alleged illegal foreign remittances of INR2,188.32 crore ($299m). The Enforcement Directorate filed a supplementary charge-sheet in relation to the case, which is based on an FIR registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation in May 2017. The case involves the creation of multiple entities and the use of fake bills of entries for remittances abroad. The accused have been summoned to attend court on 12 December.
At least 16 fire-fighting vehicles have been rushed to the spot.
An agent for Chemmanur Jewellers in Navi Mumbai has been arrested for cheating customers out of ₹13 lakh by issuing forged certificates.
The fire could not be doused for a long time as the boat was in the sea.
Updated on Dec 02, 2023 05:15 PM IST
Reported by Yogesh Naik
In this curatorial dialogue, India quite literally takes centre-stage – a statement made palpable with the astounding red sandstone sculpture ‘Yajna Varaha: Boar Incarnation of Vishnu’, from the Sunaari village, Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh, being placed in the middle of the Greek, Rome, Assyrian and Egyptian marvels
Updated on Dec 02, 2023 08:34 AM IST
The hearing in the Sena vs Sena battle focused on petitions filed against each other. Key issues included the amendment of Shiv Sena's constitution and an email sent to Eknath Shinde. The protracted process may breach the Supreme Court deadline.
The issue of shortage of vessels and manpower was brought to the notice of the state officials like chief secretary Manoj Saunik, director general of police Rajnish Seth, inspector general of police (coastal policing) and other officers
Surat manufactures 92% of the world’s natural diamonds and SDB was set up by Surat’s diamond industry as a one-stop hub for both manufacturing and trading. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the bourse built at the cost of ₹3,500 crore on December 17
Bombay HC asks MEA and MHA to explain difficulty in contacting counterparts in Pakistan regarding the whereabouts of film producer Mushtaq Nadiadwala's wife and children, who are allegedly being illegally detained in Lahore. Next hearing on December 8.
Updated on Dec 02, 2023 08:14 AM IST
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