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.

'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."

'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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Immigration reform should attract the best, brightest: Obama

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said that the country`s immigration reform, currently underway, should be able to attract "the best and the brightest" people from across the world "in a legal fashion".

After local trains, Mumbai bus fares hiked

A day after hiking local train fares, the BEST public bus service, decided on Monday to increase its minimum fare by 20 percent.

BEST bus catches fire in Mumbai

A defective mini-bus of the
Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) caught fire in South Mumbai here Friday.

BEST provides power connection for Yuvraj Walmiki’s garage-home

Electricity supplier BEST Thursday provided power connection to the modest garage-home of India’s hockey hero Yuvraj Walmiki.

Fifty Nine pc women believe 29 is the best age to have start family

A new study has found that over half of women believe 29 is the best age to have a baby.