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Mumbai rains: BEST operates 100 extra buses to ferry stranded commuters

Mumbai rains: BEST operates 100 extra buses to ferry stranded commuters

Yesterday, nearly 300 mm rain in 12 hours paralysed the maximum city. Religious places, municipal schools, railway stations, offices and corporate parks turned into temporary homes for people who were stranded.

Aug 30, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
In Mumbai, BEST buses to go off road on Rakhi, after workers strike over fair pay

In Mumbai, BEST buses to go off road on Rakhi, after workers strike over fair pay

Mumbaikars will have to face problems commuting on `Raksha Bandhan` as the local public transport division Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport (BEST) Workers` Union is on a strike from today to press their wage-related demands.

Aug 07, 2017, 07:11 AM IST

Bus, train services in Mumbai unaffected by strike

Transport services in the city remained unaffected on Wednesday, as suburban train services, autorickshaws and BEST city buses were operating normally despite the one-day nationwide strike called by central trade unions.

Sep 02, 2015, 13:51 PM IST

BEST facing Rs 2.26 cr deficit daily on bus services: RTI

 The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply Transport (BEST), which runs the bus fleet in Mumbai, is facing a revenue gap of Rs 2.26 crore everyday despite over 28 lakh Mumbaikars using the services on a daily basis, an RTI query has found.

Aug 03, 2015, 13:24 PM IST

BEST losing over Rs 1.7 lakh a day due to SCLR diversion: RTI

 BEST, the transport wing of Municipal Corportation of Greater Mumbai, is incurring a loss of Rs 1.79 lakh RPT Rs 1.79 lakh per day due to the decision of MMRDA and civic body MCGM to close a route on the Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR), an RTI query has revealed.

Jul 08, 2015, 21:13 PM IST
'Harry Potter' fan receives 'best' birthday gift from Rowling

'Harry Potter' fan receives 'best' birthday gift from Rowling

 A young "Harry Potter" fan could not believe his luck when author J K Rowling replied to him on his birthday, making it his "best gift ever."

Jun 29, 2015, 15:46 PM IST
'The Night Watchman' wins best movie at Shanghai Film Festival

'The Night Watchman' wins best movie at Shanghai Film Festival

 French director Pierre Jolivet's drama "The Night Watchman" bagged the Golden Goblet for best film at the 18th Shanghai Film Festival.

Jun 22, 2015, 16:08 PM IST
'Margarita...' bags best feature film at Washington fest

'Margarita...' bags best feature film at Washington fest

Kalki Koechlin-starrer disability drama "Margarita With A Straw" has bagged the best feature film honour at the recently concluded Washington, DC International Film festival.

Apr 28, 2015, 13:41 PM IST
Vienna world No 1, Hyderabad best in India for quality of living

Vienna world No 1, Hyderabad best in India for quality of living

Austrian capital Vienna emerged as the city with the best quality of living in the world, while Hyderabad, ranked 138th, was the best Indian city to live in, according to the Mercer Quality of Living Rankings 2015 released on Wednesday.

Mar 05, 2015, 18:46 PM IST

Bus fare hike in Mumbai unjustified: Congress

 The Congress on Sunday said the bus fare hike by Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) in Mumbai was "unjustified" and demanded its immediate rollback.

Feb 01, 2015, 18:39 PM IST
Redmayne, Cumberbatch top GQ's best dressed men list

Redmayne, Cumberbatch top GQ's best dressed men list

Hollywood stars Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch have topped GQ's list of best dressed men.

Jan 05, 2015, 13:27 PM IST
Olympics performance with Leona Lewis was best: Jimmy Page

Olympics performance with Leona Lewis was best: Jimmy Page

Musician Jimmy Page has named performing with Leona Lewis at the Beijing Olympics Closing Ceremony as his greatest achievement outside of Led Zeppelin.

Nov 27, 2014, 08:59 AM IST

Maharashtra govt orders probe into Mumbai power cut

The Prithviraj Chavan government of Maharashtra on Wednesday ordered a probe into massive power outages faced by several areas in south and central Mumbai yesterday.

Sep 03, 2014, 15:02 PM IST

England`s performance against India was best in recent history, says Ian Botham

Ex-England cricketer Ian Botham thinks that England`s win over India was one of the best performances in recent history.

Aug 01, 2014, 12:24 PM IST

Vivek Oberoi commemorates `World No Tobacco Day`

Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi along with BEST started the `No Tobacco day` campaign to commemorate `World No Tobacco Day` in Mumbai.

May 31, 2014, 14:57 PM IST

BEST hints at rate hike, a day after losing case against Tatas

The state-run Bombay Suburban Electricity and Transport (BEST) hinted at an increase in its electricity tariff on Friday , for its low-end residential customers, to recover the loss it would suffer for losing its high-end consumers to Tata Power.

May 09, 2014, 22:55 PM IST

MNS objects to Gujarati newspaper advertisement on BEST buses

MNS chief Raj Thackeray has backed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi`s bid to become Prime Minister, but his party has objected to a Gujarati newspaper advertisement on BEST buses, saying that it has "ignored" the contribution of Marathi people towards Mumbai`s development.

May 09, 2014, 22:24 PM IST

BEST drivers, conductors assure HC they won`t strike work

Bus drivers and conductors of BEST on Friday assured the Bombay High Court that they would not strike work remain absent from duty to protest against implementation of a new computerised scheduling system at the suburban Malad bus depot on an experimental basis.

Apr 11, 2014, 21:44 PM IST

Police tells Bombay HC about action in power theft cases

Police has informed the Bombay High Court that it cracks down on individuals or entities involved in stealing electricity amid increasing cases of power thefts in the city.

Dec 21, 2013, 11:55 AM IST

Arthur says Oz has ` best all-round bowling attack in world cricket`

Australian cricket coach Mickey Arthur has said that he believed that his team has best all-round bowling attack in world cricket.

Jun 21, 2013, 11:08 AM IST