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Several fire engines were rushed to the spot and firefighters managed to douse the flames at around 1.30 am on Thursday, he said.(Pramod Thakur/HT file photo. Representative image)

Fire at building in Mumbai’s Fort area doused after 6 hours

By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2020 10:58 AM IST
A 22-year-old man received burn injuries in the fire which erupted in Bahubali building on Kawasji Patel Road in Fort around 7.15 pm on Wednesday.
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(HT Photo)

Mumbaiwale: On a heritage tour? Avoid these walks of shame

By Rachel Lopez | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 01:49 PM IST
Ignorant tour guides, confusing trails, locals who aren’t experts, facts that tell no story - steer clear of these
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From a 1971 report on the Election Candidates Campaign in Bombay. Note that the poster os for Aan Milo Sajna.(British Phaté)
From a 1971 report on the Election Candidates Campaign in Bombay. Note that the poster os for Aan Milo Sajna.(British Phaté)

Mumbaiwale: Rediscover the Bombay of your grandparents with this free video archive

UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2019 11:48 PM IST
Rare footage shows Bombay from the 1940s to the 1970s. See just how much has changed
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Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)
Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)

BMC reduces licence fees for parking lot contractors by 20%; Opposition alleges nexus

By Eeshanpriya M S | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2019 12:17 AM IST
This is the second time the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is relaxing the licence fee for contractors, which is a percentage of the estimated amount of monthly profit the contractor will make from parking charges
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The Parsi community in India is facing challenges because of its declining population.(HT Photo)
The Parsi community in India is facing challenges because of its declining population.(HT Photo)

As their population declines, Parsi-Zoroastrians struggle to manage religious properties

By Manoj Nair | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2019 10:44 PM IST
As fire temples face closure, one concern is what to do with the holy fire
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The restored Kothari Pyau at Fort will be opened to the public next month.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
The restored Kothari Pyau at Fort will be opened to the public next month.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

From October, take a sip of water from this heritage fountain in south Mumbai

By Sagar Pillai | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2018 07:49 PM IST
In October this year, a 95-year-old fountain with drinking water, in the heart of Mumbai’s Fort area, will spring back to life after falling into disrepair more than 50 years ago
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Sanjay Ratan Singh loves Mumbai summers because they are good for his juice selling business at Fort.(HT Photo)
Sanjay Ratan Singh loves Mumbai summers because they are good for his juice selling business at Fort.(HT Photo)

‘Mumbai has given me, my family an identity’

By Eeshanpriya MS | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 11:42 AM IST
Three generations of Sanjay Singh’s family, originally from Uttar Pradesh, have run a juice stall at Fort area in Mumbai.
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Flames bellowing from the building in Mumbai’s Fort area.(ANI/Twitter)
Flames bellowing from the building in Mumbai’s Fort area.(ANI/Twitter)

Major fire in Mumbai building, two firemen injured

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2018 03:18 PM IST
The fire broke out in the six-storeyed Kothari mansion in Fort area of Mumbai at 4.16 am on Saturday morning. It took firefighters 2 hours to completely douse the flames.
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Nazneen bakery(HT FILE)
Nazneen bakery(HT FILE)

Mumbaiwale: The seventh bungalow still stands

By Rachel Lopez | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2018 02:08 PM IST
Versova’s original villas have been razed for high rises. But one, now a bakery, keeps old-timers happy and old customers returning
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