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UNESCO wants to declare Marine Drive as World Heritage Site; Mumbai disagrees

Residents of Mumbai's Marine Drive are unhappy with the nomination of Marine Drive to be declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Sep 07, 2017, 13:34 PM IST

Why Mumbai is losing the battle against child malnutrition

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Jul 10, 2017, 13:14 PM IST

Mumbai: High tide turns tragic, washes away girl at Marine Drive

The girl, identified as Preeti Shrikrishna Pise, aged 17 years, was washed away yesterday when she was trying to touch the high rising splashes at the Marine Drive and slipped into the sea.


Jun 28, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Mumbai's iconic Marine Drive gets its 'yellow glow' back

Mumbai's iconic Marine Drive gets its 'yellow glow' back

Mumbai's iconic Marine Drive, which completed 100 years in December, has finally got its 'yellow glow' back after the civic authorities replaced about 250 white LED lights with yellow lights.

Jan 27, 2016, 15:12 PM IST
16 places in Mumbai where you should not take selfies

16 places in Mumbai where you should not take selfies

Police officers patrolling the selected areas have been briefed to warn people against taking selfies.

Jan 12, 2016, 16:40 PM IST

New Year celebration: Mumbai Police to focus on anti-terror ops

Maintaining that their main focus is on anti-terror operations, Mumbai police said they have devised three-pronged strategy to avoid any untoward incident during the upcoming New Year celebrations.

Dec 27, 2015, 10:23 AM IST
German paralympian Heinrich Popow looking forward to meeting Priyanka Chopra

German paralympian Heinrich Popow looking forward to meeting Priyanka Chopra

Popow said that India is known for its culture food and Bollywood, adding that he was thrilled to be here and educate participants on living a better life, despite challenges.

Dec 05, 2015, 17:39 PM IST

Tussle over open gym continues as Rane's NGO opens food stall

Controversy surrounding the open air gym at the Marine Drive promenade inaugurated last week by Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray refuses to die down, with Swabhiman Sangathana, an NGO led by Congress MLA Nitesh Rane, on Wednesday opening a vada-pav stall near the fitness station.

Jul 22, 2015, 19:43 PM IST

Recover money from BJP for fixing LEDs at Marine Drive: Congress

Congress on Monday said that money wasted in installing LED lights at Mumbai's iconic Marine Drive should be recovered from Union Energy minister Piyush Goyal who had insisted on replacing the sodium vapour lamps at the seafront.

Jul 06, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

Thackeray scion blows hot over new lights at Marine Drive

 Yuva Sena president and Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray's son Aaditya Thackeray has raised objection to replacement of street lights at the iconic Marine Drive here.

Jan 23, 2015, 22:40 PM IST
International athletes to participate in Cochin International Half Marathon

International athletes to participate in Cochin International Half Marathon

Over 16,000 participants, including defending champions Bernard Kipyego and Helah Kiprop of Kenya, will take part in the Cochin International Half Marathon to be flagged off from Marine Drive here on Sunday.

Dec 06, 2014, 20:41 PM IST

'Kiss of love' sparks political spat between Vijayan, Chennithala

The 'Kiss of love' protest held in Kochi on Sunday has sparked a spat between CPI(M) leader Pinarayi Vijayan and Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala over the handling of the situation by police.

Nov 03, 2014, 16:59 PM IST

Patel tells Mumbai cops he can`t say anything on Zinta case

BCCI Secretary Sanjay Patel on Saturday told Mumbai police that he was not in a position to say anything on the alleged May 30 spat between Preity Zinta and his former boyfriend Ness Wadia as he was not present when the alleged incident took place.

Jun 23, 2014, 17:27 PM IST

Colourful R-Day parade dazzles Mumbai

Mumbai witnessed a dazzling Republic Day celebration, with a colourful parade at the picturesque Marine Drive here Sunday.

Jan 26, 2014, 13:12 PM IST

Armed forces participation to add colour to R-Day parade

Army vehicles with Bofors gun, Naval band and display of Pechora missile by the Air Force will be the highlights of this year`s Republic Day parade at Marine Drive.

Jan 21, 2014, 21:53 PM IST

Now on, Marine Drive will host Maha R-day celebrations

The Maharashtra government today decided to hold the Republic Day function at Marine Drive, instead of Shivaji Park from this year.

Jan 02, 2014, 20:12 PM IST

Nitish lays foundation of Patna`s `marine drive`

The Bihar government has built more than 12,000 bridges and over 25,000 km of roads to develop an efficient communication network in the state, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Friday.

Oct 11, 2013, 16:11 PM IST

Speeding Audi hits five persons, including 4 cops in Mumbai

In yet another case of rash driving, a speeding Audi hit five persons including four policemen at Mumbai`s Marine Drive Thursday night.

Apr 19, 2013, 09:05 AM IST

Bihar govt agency to construct Ganga Expressway

After failed attempts to attract private investors for the Ganga Expressway project along the banks of the river, a government agency has now been roped in to construct it.

Jan 22, 2013, 12:15 PM IST

Youth mows down elderly man, injures two cops

A 74-year-old man was Wednesday knocked to death and two police constables were injured after they were hit by a speeding car driven by a college student, who was on a joyride in south Mumbai.

Jul 18, 2012, 20:09 PM IST