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After smartly evading the police for nearly three years, it was the stupid mistake of posting on Facebook that landed this fraudster behind bars. On Thursday, the Powai police arrested Vijay Gounder, 39, for embezzling Rs 2.9 crore from the company he formerly worked at. It was one of the directors [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Mid-Day
Mumbai's lifeline literally proved to be one today as a human liver was escorted using the local train and road ambulances from Thane to Parel. The 25-km stretch was covered in 41 minutes by enabling a green corridor for the quick transfer of the organ. Lifeline Indeed - Mumbai local train [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Mid-Day
Visitors at Byculla's Bhau Daji Lad museum have not been too happy this week, owing to the noise and dust arising out of the fountain work in the adjoining garden. The civic body's plan to revamp the garden is hampering the museum's visitor count, the museum staff claimed. Civic officials, however, [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Mid-Day
A convoy of 78 vehicles, with 2,547 jawans, on the way to Srinagar from Jammu transit camp, was ambushed by the Pakistan-sponsored terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed. According to reports, a terrorist rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives against a bus carrying CRPF jawans. In what has been said to be the [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Mid-Day
A day after Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis attempted to end the stalemate over alliance talks between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena by visiting Uddhav Thackeray's Kalanagar abode, it is reliably learnt, that the party wants BJP president Amit Shah to come calling on its chief (Thackeray), to [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Mid-Day
A group of protesters in Nalasopara blocked the railway tracks on Saturday morning to protest and rage out against the Pulwama terrorist attack in Kashmir that took lives of many CRPF soldiers. Pic courtesy/mid-day Photo teamPic courtesy/mid-day Photo team The protesters went on to block the tracks at Nalasopara which obstructed the [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Mid-Day
(This story originally appeared in MumbaiMirror on February 16, 2019) [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Times of India
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Times of India
A 55-year-old share trader on Wednesday morning allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the sixth floor of his building in Malad West. Police said that the man committed suicide after returning home from a morning walk with his wife. The deceased, identified as Prakash Jairam Nagpal, was residing with his wife [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Mid-Day
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is yet to start the land acquisition process for the dumping ground they plan to set up across a 100-acre plot near Karavle village in Ambernath. Reason: Villagers refuse to leave their homes and part with their land till the government gives them permanent houses [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Mid-Day
Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Amitesh Kumar finally broke his silence on the traffic menace at Bandra-Kurla Complex, and has promised an end to its traffic woes. In an exclusive chat with mid-day, Kumar assured that office-goers would see a drastic change on the ground in the coming months, with [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Mid-Day
There's some bad news for fish lovers in the city. Your favourite fish just may be a protected species. Bamboo Shark, Porcupine Ray and a few other species found at most fish markets across the city are apparently protected by law, but fishermen and the public are unaware of this. The [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Mid-Day