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NCB seizes 6.94 kg of illegal khat leaves worth 40 lakh

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

NCB seizes 6.94 kg of illegal khat leaves worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>40 lakh

2 charred in Girgaum building fire

Two charred bodies recovered from a level 2 fire in Gomati Bhavan Building near Girgaum Chowpatty; 3 rescued, firefighting operations ongoing.

Fire breaks out at Gomti Bhavan Building, Girgaon Chowpatty in Mumbai. Photos by Bhushan Koyande
Updated on Dec 03, 2023 07:54 AM IST

Kalyan bizzman held for killing wife, son due to suspected financial problems

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.

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Updated on Dec 03, 2023 07:26 AM IST
ByN K Gupta

20-year-old man wanted in Mirzapur ATM van heist arrested from Andheri

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

Chandan Kamlesh Paswan
Updated on Dec 03, 2023 07:24 AM IST

Manohar Joshi brings in his 86th birthday with kharvas and sugar-free biscuits

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

Mumbai, India – Dec 02, 2023: Shivsena leader Manohar Joshi at Kohinoor Office, Dadar, in Mumbai, India, on Saturday day, Dec 02, 2023. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 03, 2023 07:20 AM IST

Cops chase, arrest four for stealing phone

Four persons were arrested in Mumbai after they allegedly snatched a mobile phone from a man. The police chased and apprehended the accused.

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Updated on Dec 03, 2023 07:16 AM IST
ByVinay Dalvi

Speed boat cruiser catches fire off Mandwa jetty, 2 crew members injured

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

It was only after the boat ended up on the shore that the fire brigade could put out the blaze around 5.30 pm, he said.
Updated on Dec 03, 2023 07:14 AM IST

Everest Group promoters buy two more luxe flats in Worli for 143.50 cr

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.

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Updated on Dec 03, 2023 07:12 AM IST

Scheme granting extra FSI for reserved land extended by 5 yrs

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.

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Updated on Dec 03, 2023 07:08 AM IST

How a bustling Bhiwandi is embracing change

The shift from powerlooms to warehouses has led to a growth in opportunities but government neglect has meant little change in lifestyle

Bhiwandi has emerged as one of Asia’s foremost warehousing centres. Amazon’s first warehouse in India was built here, designed by Durraj Kamankar. (Praful Gangurde / HT Photo ))
Updated on Dec 03, 2023 07:02 AM IST
ByJyoti Punwani

NGT directs state urban dept to develop action plan for safe disposal of used condom

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.

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Updated on Dec 03, 2023 07:00 AM IST
ByNadeem Inamdar

Pawar rebukes Ajit over ‘lost credibility’

While speaking to party workers, Pawar urged them to ignore the allegations made by those who had left the party

Mumbai, India - Dec. 12, 2019: NCP Chief Sharad Pawar meets his party supporters on his 79th birthday at Y B Chavan Centre, Nariman Point in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, December 12, 2019. (Photo by Kunal Patil/Hindustan Times) (Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 03, 2023 06:58 AM IST

Man, who tried to kill ex-wife in moving auto, held from Gujarat

Man arrested in Gujarat after attempting to kill ex-wife by stabbing her in a moving autorickshaw. The couple had recently finalized their divorce.

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Updated on Dec 03, 2023 06:56 AM IST

Corporate giant set to adopt 5,000 govt schools: Minister

Kesarkar clarifies the schools will not in any way be privatised and scheme aims to better infrastructure

Depak Kesarkar speaking at a press conference on Saturday. 
Updated on Dec 03, 2023 06:52 AM IST

How Shiv Sena is working to escape anti-defection law

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.

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Updated on Dec 03, 2023 06:50 AM IST

PM Modi to attend Navy Day function in Sindhudurg on Monday

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.

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Updated on Dec 03, 2023 06:48 AM IST

BMC to rent out gardens for photoshoots

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

Mumbai, India - Feb. 8, 2016 : BMC garden at Bhoiwada in Mumbai, India, on Monday, February 8, 2016. (Photo by Pratham Gokhale/ Hindustan Times) (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Dec 03, 2023 06:46 AM IST

HC refuses bail to duo who attacked MNS leader

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

MNS leaderSandeep Deshpande
Updated on Dec 03, 2023 06:44 AM IST

Illegal vendors face crackdown in Nerul after ambulance driver’s murder

Navi Mumbai authorities launch joint operation with police to crack down on illegal vendors and unauthorised stalls in Nerul following a murder.

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Updated on Dec 03, 2023 06:10 AM IST

Two organ donations in 24 Hours propel city closer to last year’s record

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.

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Updated on Dec 03, 2023 06:04 AM IST

ED cracks down on 2,188 crore money laundering case, city builders among accused

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.

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Updated on Dec 03, 2023 05:56 AM IST

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at four-storey building in Girgaon Chowpatty

At least 16 fire-fighting vehicles have been rushed to the spot.

The fire has been reported on the second and third floor of the Gomti Bhavan Building in Girgaon Chowpatty on Ranganekar Road.(Bhushan Koyande/ HT)
Updated on Dec 03, 2023 01:07 AM IST

Jewellery agent arrested for cheating customers of 13 lakh

An agent for Chemmanur Jewellers in Navi Mumbai has been arrested for cheating customers out of ₹13 lakh by issuing forged certificates.

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Updated on Dec 02, 2023 05:29 PM IST

Luxury boat catches fire near Alibag, dramatic visuals of billowing smoke in sea

The fire could not be doused for a long time as the boat was in the sea.

The boat had a huge amount of fuel and it kept burning while the reason for the fire is not yet known.
Updated on Dec 02, 2023 05:15 PM IST
Reported by Yogesh Naik

Marking India’s space in an ancient time

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

Joyoti Roy of CSMVS and Dr Thorsten Opper of the British Museum (R) explain the significance of Bacchus (Roman): God of intoxication, abundance and rebirth in the exhibition. Found in Cyrene, Libya, this Roman - 100-199 CE - artefact is from The British Museum. (bhushan koyande/ ht photo)
Updated on Dec 02, 2023 08:34 AM IST
ByReema Gehi

Sena (UBT): Get ECI to verify letter sent to name Thackeray as chief

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.

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Updated on Dec 02, 2023 08:26 AM IST

Gaps in coastal security were conveyed to state: Navy official

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

FOC--IN-C (WEST) DINESH K TRIPATHI addressed the media during the NAVY DAY Annual Press Conference of Navy Week 2023 onboard INS Chennai, in Mumbai, India, on Friday, Dec 01, 2023. (Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 02, 2023 08:22 AM IST

6.7-million-sq-feet Surat Diamond Bourse bags honour at global architecture festival

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

6.7-million-sq-feet Surat Diamond Bourse bags honour at global architecture festival
Updated on Dec 05, 2023 05:08 AM IST

HC summons MEA, MHA on film producer’s plea for his family’s return from Pakistan

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.

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Updated on Dec 02, 2023 08:14 AM IST
BySahyaja M S, Mumbai

BMC invites suggestions from citizens for Malabar Hill reservoir reconstruction

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in Mumbai has invited citizens to submit suggestions for the reconstruction of the Malabar Hill water reservoir within the next 15 days. A committee will review the suggestions and submit its final report by January 15.

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Updated on Dec 02, 2023 08:04 AM IST
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