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Bunts Sangha’s SM Shetty High School and Jr College, Powai, organised two-day virtual annual exhibition recently.

Powai school students celebrate the spirit of India

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 02:04 PM IST
The sequel to last year’s annual exhibition, it not only blended learning with fun but also assumed an international Brazilian touch this year.
Fire broke out at a commercial building in Mumbai’s Powai.(ANI Photo)
Fire broke out at a commercial building in Mumbai’s Powai.(ANI Photo)

Fire breaks out at six-storey building in Mumbai’s Powai, no casualties reported

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Mehul Thakkar | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 10:01 AM IST
According to the Mumbai Fire Brigade, the operation was challenging as smoke was logged on upper floors of the six storey commercial building.
The BMC’s disaster management department had got around 37 complaints from over 15 locations, followed by over 50 complaints by MFB and few complaints by the Mumbai Police.(HT Photo)
The BMC’s disaster management department had got around 37 complaints from over 15 locations, followed by over 50 complaints by MFB and few complaints by the Mumbai Police.(HT Photo)

BMC receives complaints of gas leak from multiple locations, asks residents not to panic

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Mehul Thakkar
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 08:22 AM IST
Earlier, a similar gas leak complaints were filed by citizens in September 2019, however, the source of gas leak was detected.
The deer after it fell into a shanty in Powai in Mumbai.(PHOTO/Aaba Kubal and RAWW)
The deer after it fell into a shanty in Powai in Mumbai.(PHOTO/Aaba Kubal and RAWW)

Deer gets kiss of life after crashing through roof of Mumbai slum

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2020 07:08 PM IST
Although it is not known why the deer jumped on the roof, a slum dweller said it was being chased by a predator.
Beers on tap at Woodside Inn
Beers on tap at Woodside Inn

What’s brewing?

Mumbai | By Nascimento Pinto
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2020 06:15 PM IST
Craft beer brewers in the city demystify the recent trends in the city
Municipal commissioner Praveen Pardeshi set aside Rs 2,000 crore in the budget for Coastal Road(HT FILE)
Municipal commissioner Praveen Pardeshi set aside Rs 2,000 crore in the budget for Coastal Road(HT FILE)

Civic budget talk: Coastal Road a misplaced priority?

UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 11:10 PM IST
Pavements do not get prioritised in the BMC’s tasks lists perhaps because its movers-and-shakers do not use them
Nationalist Congress Party MLAs being escorted to Renaissance Hotel in Mumbai on Saturday(ANI)
Nationalist Congress Party MLAs being escorted to Renaissance Hotel in Mumbai on Saturday(ANI)

Shiv Sena deputes cadre at hotels to ‘thwart poaching attempts’

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 03:42 AM IST
The three parties have moved the Supreme Court demanding immediate floor test. If the apex court rules in favour of the petitioners, the three parties would have to produce their legislators at a short notice and so they are kept in Mumbai.
Dwarka Expressway continues to be one of the major residential destinations in the Delhi-NCR.(HT Phpto)
Dwarka Expressway continues to be one of the major residential destinations in the Delhi-NCR.(HT Phpto)

Dwarka Expressway, Mumbai’s Powai among realty hotspots: Report

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 04:07 PM IST
Besides, a residential hub, the region is also evolving into a major commercial catchment as IT hubs are being deployed across sectors -- 89,113 and 114, the report noted.
MIDC police recently booked three people for allegedly sexually assaulting a 29-year-old model at a restaurant in Andheri(Representative Image)
MIDC police recently booked three people for allegedly sexually assaulting a 29-year-old model at a restaurant in Andheri(Representative Image)

3 sexually assault 29-year-old model in Andheri; booked

Mumbai | By Suraj Ojha, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2019 12:42 AM IST
Police have booked the trio under sections 354 (B) (assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe) 324 (assault) and 34(common intention) of Indian Penal Code.
A city-based not-for-profit, Project Mumbai, is planning a week-long initiative to collect plastic waste from housing societies, educational institutions and corporates across Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) to recycle it into public amenities.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
A city-based not-for-profit, Project Mumbai, is planning a week-long initiative to collect plastic waste from housing societies, educational institutions and corporates across Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) to recycle it into public amenities.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Donate plastic to Mumbai NGO to make items out of it

Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 03:19 AM IST
Educational institutes such as St Xavier’s College and Cathedral School; residents of 20 buildings in Hiranandani, Powai and more than 75 buildings in Goregaon; schools from Kandivli to Peddar Road; and individuals from Thane and Navi Mumbai, have registered to donate their plastic waste under the Mumbai Plastic Recyclothon-Ek Baar Phir! initiative, from October 2 to October 8.
The source of the suspected gas-leak like smell that alarmed Mumbai residents on Thursday night couldn’t be identified till Friday(HT Photos)
The source of the suspected gas-leak like smell that alarmed Mumbai residents on Thursday night couldn’t be identified till Friday(HT Photos)

Mystery over Mumbai ‘gas leak’ lingers on

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2019 03:08 AM IST
Alarmed by the foul smell, residents from Chembur, Ghatkopar, Tilak Nagar, Andheri, Kandivli, Kurla,Powai, Goregaon, Mira Road and other suburban areas called up the fire brigade and the Mumbai Police, while some others took to Twitter.
According to the police, the girl lives in a chawl in Powai Hiranandani area and attends a tuition centre in Powai at which the accused teaches.(HT image)
According to the police, the girl lives in a chawl in Powai Hiranandani area and attends a tuition centre in Powai at which the accused teaches.(HT image)

Tuition teacher passes lewd comments at 13-year-old girl, arrested

Mumbai | By Jayprakash S Naidu
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 03:48 AM IST
On September 11 around 5.40pm, the teacher asked her to come to his cabin. He then made sexually-explicit remarks and said he wanted to have sex with her.
A 42-year-old tuition teacher was arrested for allegedly passing sexually explicit comments on a 13-year-old girl.(HT Photo)
A 42-year-old tuition teacher was arrested for allegedly passing sexually explicit comments on a 13-year-old girl.(HT Photo)

In Mumbai, tuition teacher allegedly tells 13-year-old he wants to have sex. Arrested

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Jayprakash S Naidu
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 04:05 PM IST
The girl upon reaching home narrated the incident to her mother, who, in turn, took her to a police station to file an FIR.
Mhada houses are in great demand as they cost less compared to private builders and have clear land titles. Image used for representational purposes only.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)
Mhada houses are in great demand as they cost less compared to private builders and have clear land titles. Image used for representational purposes only.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

Mhada’s home run: 950 flats in Powai and Virar

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Naresh Kamath
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2019 10:19 AM IST
The houses at Powai will have an area of more than 500sqft and will be priced at 60 lakh-70 lakh. The homes in Virar will have an area of 425sqft and will be sold for 15 lakh-20 lakh.
The EOW said that to get the loan, Sinha submitted bogus and forged invoices and other documents from the firm he claimed to buying the forklift from.(HT image)
The EOW said that to get the loan, Sinha submitted bogus and forged invoices and other documents from the firm he claimed to buying the forklift from.(HT image)

Mumbai businessman arrested for duping private bank of Rs 4.4 crore

Mumbai | By Vijay Kumar Yadav
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 09:21 AM IST
The EOW said that to get the loan, Sinha submitted bogus and forged invoices and other documents from the firm he claimed to buying the forklift from. He later used the loan money for self-gain, said an EOW officer.
The pilot said two transactions were made and Rs 38,000 was withdrawn from his bank account.(HT photo)
The pilot said two transactions were made and Rs 38,000 was withdrawn from his bank account.(HT photo)

Air India pilot tries to order liquor online, duped of Rs 38,000

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Jayprakash S Naidu
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 08:31 AM IST
The 33-year-old pilot lodged a complaint with Powai police station on August 11 alleging one of his relatives looked up local wine shops online to order alcohol.
Mumbai, India - Aug. 4, 2019: A boy plays on the flooded street due to heavy rain on LBS Road near Sion station in Mumbai, India, on Sunday, August 4, 2019. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Mumbai, India - Aug. 4, 2019: A boy plays on the flooded street due to heavy rain on LBS Road near Sion station in Mumbai, India, on Sunday, August 4, 2019. (Photo by Pratik Chorge/Hindustan Times)(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Rain makes its August presence felt in Mumbai

Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2019 01:02 AM IST
The southwest monsoon spans across four months for Mumbai from June to September, which means excess rainfall will continue for the remainder of the season.
The Runwal Oshiwara public parking lot has a total capacity of more than 500, including cars and heavy vehicles.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)
The Runwal Oshiwara public parking lot has a total capacity of more than 500, including cars and heavy vehicles.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

Hefty fines see slight dip in illegal parking in Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Steffy Thevar, Mehul Thakkar and Sagar Pillai, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2019 06:34 PM IST
Motorists find ways to evade law; high charges, fewer spaces for bikes pose hurdles
The Karnataka political drama played out in three locations – Mumbai, Bengaluru and New Delhi –on an action-packed Wednesday when Congress leader DK Shivakumar landed in Mumbai to meet rebel MLAs who had resigned last week.(PTI Photo)
The Karnataka political drama played out in three locations – Mumbai, Bengaluru and New Delhi –on an action-packed Wednesday when Congress leader DK Shivakumar landed in Mumbai to meet rebel MLAs who had resigned last week.(PTI Photo)

All in a day: Karnataka crisis explained in 10 points

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 04:26 PM IST
The crisis, precipitated by 13 MLAs – 10 of the Congress, 3 of JD(S) – sending their resignations to Speaker threatening the government’s slim majority in the 224-member assembly.
Nashik resident Ganesh Khairnar was however, among the lucky winners. “I was successful in my maiden attempt,” he said.(HT Photo)
Nashik resident Ganesh Khairnar was however, among the lucky winners. “I was successful in my maiden attempt,” he said.(HT Photo)

217 win Mhada homes in Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 04:51 AM IST
Nashik resident Ganesh Khairnar was however, among the lucky winners. “I was successful in my maiden attempt,” he said.
A 54-year-old chartered accountant (CA) from Powai was allegedly cheated of Rs 3.2 lakh by an online dating portal last month.(HT File (Representative Image))
A 54-year-old chartered accountant (CA) from Powai was allegedly cheated of Rs 3.2 lakh by an online dating portal last month.(HT File (Representative Image))

54-year-old Powai CA duped of Rs 3.2 lakh on online dating website

Mumbai | By Vijay Kumar Yadav
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2019 02:58 AM IST
The complainant and the woman then spoke to each other on the phone. Later, he told her wanted to meet her. However, she said he would have to pay the website money towards a privacy agreement, security deposit and other clauses to meet her.
Metro-3 work being carried out at Andheri.(HT file photo)
Metro-3 work being carried out at Andheri.(HT file photo)

Mumbai’s Metro-6 route must be scrapped, Metro-3 line extended instead, say activists

Hindustan Times | By Tanushree Venkatraman, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2019 12:37 AM IST
They will submit their objections to the existing route to the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Tuesday.
People die even though India has special laws mandating safe working conditions for sanitation workers.(Representational photo)
People die even though India has special laws mandating safe working conditions for sanitation workers.(Representational photo)

Why sewage workers continue to die: No prosecution of accused

Hindustan Times | By Manoj R Nair
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2019 11:45 PM IST
Municipal agencies have to provide equipment such as pumps at dangerous sites like clogged sewers. But contractors do not want to spend on the safety equipment
Bombay high court fines 75-year-old woman Rs 10 lakh( Photo by Bhushan Koyande )
Bombay high court fines 75-year-old woman Rs 10 lakh( Photo by Bhushan Koyande )

Bombay high court fines 75-year-old woman Rs 10 lakh

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2019 05:45 AM IST
A division bench of justices SC Dharmadhikari and BP Colabawalla, last week, directed the businesswoman, Renuka Batlivala, to pay the amount to BMC within four weeks, failing which, the civic body will recover it as arrears of land revenue.
The arrested accused claimed that he knew several models and pretty women. He told the complainant that he could introduce him to these women if he was interested, said a crime branch officer.
The arrested accused claimed that he knew several models and pretty women. He told the complainant that he could introduce him to these women if he was interested, said a crime branch officer.

Man poses as woman, blackmails director for Rs 35 lakh on chat, arrested

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 25, 2019 03:06 AM IST
The arrested accused has been identified as Ahmed Samsul Haque, a resident of Powai.
A Mumbai man has been booked for posing as a woman and posting sexual harrasment charges against the CEO of a company.(AP File)
A Mumbai man has been booked for posing as a woman and posting sexual harrasment charges against the CEO of a company.(AP File)

Mumbai man uses fake profiles to accuse CEO of sexual harrasment, held

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Aritra Hazra
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 01:57 PM IST
In October 2018, the accused made three posts on social media from an anonymous account charging the CEO of sexual harassment.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has put on hold 14 proposals to cut and transplant 2,370 trees across the city following citizens’ objection.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has put on hold 14 proposals to cut and transplant 2,370 trees across the city following citizens’ objection.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

After citizens’ objections, BMC stays proposal that will hit 2,370 trees

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2019 07:38 AM IST
The garden department had received 14 proposals, to cut 804 trees and transplant 1,566 trees, from various BMC departments and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority.
36-year-old kills ex-girlfriend’s son, arrested(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
36-year-old kills ex-girlfriend’s son, arrested(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

36-year-old kills ex-girlfriend’s son, arrested

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2019 04:02 AM IST
A team of MP police came to Mumbai and traced the accused’s location to a society at Gilbert Hill Road in Andheri (West). Powai police said they provided the MP police with logistical support to help nab the accused.
33-year-old held for stealing car from Powai society.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
33-year-old held for stealing car from Powai society.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

33-year-old held for stealing car from Powai society

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2019 03:08 AM IST
He then got into the car and drove away, a police officer said. Jore’s accomplice Pradeep Gawade was also arrested.
Foot patrolling is set to return to western Mumbai, from Bandra to Oshiwara and Powai. (Vijayanand Gupta/HT File Photo)
Foot patrolling is set to return to western Mumbai, from Bandra to Oshiwara and Powai. (Vijayanand Gupta/HT File Photo)

Mumbai cops walk streets to help curb crimes

Mumbai | By Aritra Hazra
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 08:08 AM IST
Patrolling parties who cover neighbourhoods in zones 8, 9 and 10 – between Bandra and Powai – have been carrying out their patrols on foot daily since a month, mostly in the evenings.
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