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TMC’s neurosurgery dept gets iUS machine to perform complex brain tumour surgeries

Tata Memorial Centre in Mumbai acquires iUS machine for neurosurgery, allowing precise removal of brain tumors near critical regions, benefiting many patients.

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Updated on Jun 02, 2024 07:10 AM IST

School bus mows down father and his teen son in Parel

The police officer said they do not have any witness to the incident and neither was there any CCTV camera covering the patch of road where the incident took place - opposite Deep Jyoti Tower on G D Ambedkar Marg, said the police officer

Mumbai, India - March 27, 2024: Father and son died in the accident at Kaka Chowkey in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, March 27, 2024. (Photo by Satish Bate/ Hindustan Times) (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 28, 2024 07:44 AM IST
ByVinay Dalvi

State approves cluster redevelopment in Abhyudaya Nagar

In an order issued on Wednesday, the state housing department said the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA), which had constructed the colony more than 60 years ago, had been directed to appoint a construction and development agency to spearhead the redevelopment project. The agency, to be selected via bidding, must obtain the consent of 51% residents to qualify for undertaking the project

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Updated on Mar 11, 2024 07:58 AM IST

Everyday heroes spread sunshine outside Tata Memorial Hospital

Every day, approximately 3,500 patients visit the Mumbai OPD, among them outstation patients who sometimes have to live in this inordinately expensive city

Everyday heroes spread sunshine outside Tata Memorial Hospital
Updated on Jan 22, 2024 04:43 PM IST

Fire breaks out in BMC school in Parel; no casualties

Fire breaks out in Mumbai's Saibaba school, which has been closed for three years. No injuries reported. Cause of fire under investigation.

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Updated on Jan 16, 2024 06:34 AM IST

Police to close ‘baby swap’ probe

The Bhoiwada police, in the course of their investigation, found that the couple, who had alleged the swap due to DNA mismatch among other reasons, had opted for In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) with donor embryos, and hence the DNA did not match with the parents

Mumbai, India - Nov. 21, 2023: Sunita Gangadhar Gajengi, with baby girl Chini at her home in Prabhadevi, Sunita alleged that her newborn was swapped at Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital. in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, November 21, 2023. (Photo by Raju Shinde/ Hindustan Times) (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Dec 05, 2023 07:26 AM IST
ByVinay Dalvi

Parel jeweller duped of 2.41 cr by gold trader

A jeweller in Mumbai has filed a cheating case against a gold trader who allegedly took 60 gold bars worth INR 2.41 crore ($338,000) in 2017 and never paid for them. The case has been registered under sections 420 (cheating) and 406 (punishment for criminal breach of trust) of the Indian Penal Code.

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Updated on Nov 24, 2023 08:52 AM IST
ByManish K Pathak

3 Maratha quota activists damage advocate Sadavarte’s car, arrested

Three Maratha reservation activists arrested for damaging vehicles belonging to advocate Gunaratna Sadavarte in Parel. Fourth activist remains at large.

Mumbai, India – Oct 26, 2023: Adv. Gunaratna Sadavarte's cars were destroyed by an unknown person at Crystal Tower in Parel residence, in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, Oct 26, 2023. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 27, 2023 06:16 AM IST
ByVinay Dalvi, Mumbai

Four CR stations to get a swanky 101-cr facelift

The Central Railway has started redevelopment works at four Mumbai stations - Parel, Byculla, Kanjurmarg, and Vikhroli - with a total cost of ₹101 crore. The project aims to widen station premises and improve facilities for commuters. The work is expected to be completed within a year.

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Updated on Oct 16, 2023 06:46 AM IST

Two suspected leptospirosis deaths in 10 days; cases all-time high in five years

Two suspected leptospirosis deaths have been reported in Mumbai, bringing the total number of suspected deaths this year to three. The city has also seen 661 cases of leptospirosis, the highest in five years. Leptospirosis is an infectious disease caused by bacteria and is commonly transmitted to humans through cuts or ingestion of floodwater. The city has issued an advisory for citizens who have come into contact with rainwater to take preventive medication.

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Updated on Aug 22, 2023 12:10 AM IST

Dwelling in the ‘Anthroposea’

Human impact on the planet must be confronted head-on. Let’s start with Mumbai's seas which pose a significant predicament for the city’s futures

Mumbai’s sea, like other seas, is an “Anthroposea”: It is made up not just of water, tides, and non-human biota, but also of the matter and metabolic waste of its more than fifteen million human (and nonhuman) residents.( Satish Bate/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Aug 04, 2023 09:08 AM IST

‘Nitin Desai brought high level of creative input to his designs’

The team from Bengal Club had planned to meet Desai soon to discuss this year’s project. “I can’t think ahead now. Desai always had designs or ideas ready,” he said. “He had an exceptional eye for detail. He often suggested a few minor changes which were imp

Mumbai, India - September 29, 2022: Indian art director Nitin Desai inspects the ongoing work of the Durga Puja pandal designed by him, at Shivaji Park, Dadar, in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, September 29, 2022. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times) (Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 03, 2023 12:57 AM IST
BySabah Virani

Two-year-old with third-degree burns discharged after 3 months

The toddler, Hooriyan Ansari, had been admitted with 60 percent flame burns on her face, neck, trunk and lower limbs. The incident occurred when the child accidentally rushed past a fire in a park near her Bhiwandi residence and sustained life-threatening injuries

Two-year-old with third-degree burns discharged after 3 months
Updated on Jul 13, 2023 12:36 AM IST

2 members of VBA, including Yuva president, assaulted in Parel

According to the police, the incident occurred when five members from VBA, including the victims met in Parel on Saturday and were discussing the arrangement regarding a party rally organised on June 3.

“We have checked the CCTV cameras in the vicinity where the incident occurred and the accused had been captured in it and we will soon nab them. A police team is in Navi Mumbai and conducting an inquiry to find out the facts,” said senior inspector Sanjay Bhalerao of the Bhoiwada police station. (Image for representation)
Updated on May 29, 2023 12:28 AM IST
ByManish K Pathak

Agents offer PAP flats to two women, dupe them of over 1cr

Four real estate agents, including a married couple, have been booked for allegedly duping two women of over ?1 crore on the pretext of providing them with Project Affected Persons tenements at cheaper rates in Parel, Mumbai. One of the accused is already in jail for his alleged involvement in a similar cheating case.

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Updated on Apr 30, 2023 12:39 AM IST
ByManish K Pathak

CR workers unearth 100-year-old tracks between Vidyavihar, Kurla

Usually when the railways find old, rusted pieces of metal on their property, they are sold as scrap to bidders through tenders. However, in this case, senior officials said they will retain a part of the unearthed GIPR tracks and it will be kept in the heritage gully at P D’mello side entrance of Chhattrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT). The rest of the old track is likely to be sold as scrap.

CR workers unearth 100-year-old tracks between Vidyavihar, Kurla
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 12:35 AM IST
ByShashank Rao

Tempo driver arrested for trying to kidnap boy in Parel

The complainant, Anil Gupta, 41 lives in Parel with his wife, an 18-year-old daughter and a 10-year-old son. “After having dinner, Gupta’s son was sitting outside their house around 11:30pm on Tuesday when the accused approached him. Shigate convinced the boy to sit in his car, saying that he would take him for a ride in his vehicle,” said a police officer.

“A team from Kalachowkie Police Station reached the spot and took the accused into custody. During interrogation, the accused revealed that he came to Mumbai and parked his car some distance away from the victim’s residence,” said deputy commissioner of police, Zone 4, Pravin Mundhe. “It appears that the suspect was taking away the boy with some wrong intention. We are verifying the facts.” (Image for representation)
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 12:25 AM IST
ByManish K Pathak

Tapping into the many tales of Dr Ernest Borges Road

Renee Maria Borges, daughter of Dr Ernest Borges, and I walk down Dr Borges Road and we reflect on the odd intersection Parel once represented: the mills klaxon and the toon-taan-toon-taan of the ambulance vying with each other

Writer Jerry Pinto interacts with daughter of Dr Ernest Borges, Renee Maria Borges, an Indian evolutionary biologist and professor at the Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, as they walks down memory on Dr E Borges Road in Parel, Mumbai. (ANSHUMAN POYREKAR / HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 06:51 PM IST
ByJerry Pinto

20-year-old biker crushed under container truck while overtaking it

A 20-year-old man died and his friend sustained injuries after their bike skidded while overtaking a container truck in Mumbai. The police have registered a case against the unknown container driver.

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Updated on Apr 15, 2023 12:25 AM IST
ByVinay Dalvi

KEM finds accommodation for nursing students

On November 3, 2022, a part of the ceiling plaster fell on the kitchen helper working in the nursing quarter, injuring her. While a 2018 structural audit report had declared the nurses’ quarter as a C2-B structure—requiring repairs without vacating the premises

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Updated on Apr 13, 2023 12:59 AM IST

Biker booked after pillion dies in crash in Parel

The deceased, identified as Vishwas Chavan, 59, was a resident of Curry Road and lived with his wife and children.

“After checking CCTV footage and inquiring in the vicinity we came to know that they were roaming in the area and Mahadeshwar was riding his bike, while Chavan was a pillion rider when he lost control due to high speed and crashed into the monorail pillar. Both were thrown from the vehicle and landed on the road. They sustained severe injuries in their heads,” said a police officer from Curry Road Police Station. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 10, 2023 12:39 AM IST
ByManish K Pathak

Vertical shades of green at CR stations

The Central Railway in Mumbai is planning to set up vertical gardens at 15 railway stations on its main and harbour lines as part of its Amrit Bharat Station scheme. The gardens will be located in and around concourse areas and will be used to improve the aesthetics of the stations and increase the green quotient. The gardens will cost around INR14.72 crore ($2.2m) and will be developed within a year of the contract being awarded.

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Updated on Apr 09, 2023 12:30 AM IST
ByShashank Rao

As BMC starts 44 new HBT clinics, existing centres face non-payment of salaries

Healthcare workers at Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) Hinduhridaysamrat Balasaheb Thackeray (HBT) clinics are facing non-payment of salaries, despite the addition of 44 new clinics. The HBT project aims to decongest tertiary care hospitals and strengthen primary healthcare. Doctors in six wards are still waiting for their salaries, with one doctor questioning why there is a delay in resolving the issue. The HBT doctors also reported a shortage of medicines, including antibiotics and blood pressure medication, with patient inflow affected. A senior BMC health official said the salary issue will be resolved this month.

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Updated on Apr 08, 2023 12:16 AM IST
BySomita Pal

Atmanirbhar Chaha stalls kick off; add to hawker menace in city

This is a part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat credo. The stalls are being given to those seeking self-employment. They can avail of loans up to ₹ 50,000 under PM Mudra Yojana,” said Pratik Karpe, Mumbai secretary of BJP. He added that 60 more are expected to be added to the chain in a month

The idea is reminiscent of Shiv Sena facilitating vada pav stalls in crowded places to unemployed youth, soon after the party was founded in 1966. Most of the shops were unauthorised but it was an attempt by the party to strengthen its roots in the city. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 08, 2023 12:15 AM IST

KEM gets city’s first dedicated casualty service for children

“We have created a four-bed emergency facility within our existing casualty department which will be taken care of by paediatricians,” Dr Sangeeta Ravat, dean, KEM Hospital, said.

The hospital has also inaugurated an 8-bedded emergency orthopaedic facility along with the paediatric service. “In the casualty, we see many poly-trauma cases which do not require surgery immediately but require doctors trained to handle trauma patients who will stabilise them before shifting them to the ward,” said Dr Ravat. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 07, 2023 12:34 AM IST

Sewri-Worli corridor: Affected people worry about relocation, compensation

Over the last six months, MMRDA has shifted nearly 800 project-affected people (PAP) from Sewri. While they welcome urban development, they are uncomfortable with what’s on offer – monetary compensation and physical displacement, which will affect steady businesses.

Mumbai: Projected affected people demand satisfactory compensation as 386 properties including shops and houses in Parel and Prabhadevi area will have to be demolished for the Sewree Nava Sheva Connector Project, in Mumbai.(Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Dec 24, 2022 12:46 AM IST
ByNiraj Pandit and Jeet Mashru
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