Maharashtra students to attend schools for one hour on 'International Yoga Day'

Students will have to attend their schools and colleges for one hour in morning on the 'International Yoga Day' on June 21 which falls on Sunday and can get a compensatory holiday later, state education minister Vinod Tawde said here today.

Ship fire: Coast Guard begins towing of vessel

 The Coast Guard is towing the ONGC supply vessel to Mumbai for anchoring, a day after a major fire broke out in engine room of the ship at Bombay High off the city coast.

Sharad Pawar asks Maha govt to pursue Dhangar quota issue with Centre

 NCP president Sharad Pawar on Monday asked Maharashtra government to take up with the Modi government the issue of granting facilities of Scheduled Tribes (ST) to the Dhangar community in the state.

Firing in film city: Shooters still at large

  Even after eleven days of the firing incident in film city here, Mumbai Police is still struggling to reach out to the shooters.

Room No 4 at KEM to be named after Aruna Shanbaug

Nurses at KEM hospital on Monday remembered their colleague Aruna Shanbaug, who passed away three weeks ago, on her birth anniversary with the hospital administration deciding to name Room No 4, where she stayed for 42 years, after her.

Bombay HC upholds conviction of 67-year-old for raping minor girls

 The Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction of a 67-year-old man for sexually assaulting two minor girls after observing that the prosecution has proved its case beyond reasonable doubt.

Mumbai court rejects qualified woman's plea for maintenance

Refusing to grant maintenance to a highly qualified woman, a Mumbai family court has held that she cannot be permitted to sit idle and put her burden on the husband for demanding alimony during pendency of a matrimonial petition.

Maharashtra court rejects qualified woman's plea for maintenance

Refusing to grant maintenance to a highly qualified woman, a Mumbai family court has held that she cannot be permitted to sit idle and put her burden on the husband for demanding alimony during pendency of a matrimonial petition.

Mumbai marks Aruna Shanbaug's 68th birthday

 Nurses of the KEM Hospital on Monday fondly remembered their colleague Aruna Ramchandra Shanbaug, who remained in coma for 42 years after sexual assault when she was 25 and died here on May 18.

Three, including a woman, killed in highway ambulance accident in Thane

At least three people died and three others were injured after an ambulance in which they travelling met with an accident on the Mumbai-Agra Highway near Sahapur on Sunday afternoon, a district rural police official said here on Monday. 

Experts celebrated silver jubilee of laparoscopy in India

The best minds in the field of laporscopic surgery came together here on Sunday to celebrate the silver jubilee of the first laparoscopic surgery in India.

Fire on-board supply vessel off Mumbai coast, crew rescued

Twenty-four out of total 33 crew members on board an ONGC supply vessel at the Bombay High off the Mumbai coast were rescued after a major blaze broke out in its engine room on Sunday.

NCP national executive to be held in Patna from June 9

The two-day national executive and convention of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will be held in Patna from June 9.

Over 8 crore commuters travelled in Mumbai Metro since June 2014

 Around 8.5 crore commuters have travelled by Metro during the past 11 months since beginning of commercial operation on 8 June last year, Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd (MMOPL) said here on Sunday.

Mumbai college to give free education to meritorious students

 Ghanshyam Das Jalan Women Degree College of Science & Commerce in suburban Malad here has decided to offer full-year free education to female students who have secured above 90 per cent marks in class 12 Board examination.

Ban on sale of beef will promote communal harmony: Shahnawaz Hussain

Kicking up another controversy, BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Saturday asked Muslims to demand ban on sale of beef in their states to "promote communal harmony".

Heatwave continues unabated, death toll goes up to 2,207
Heatwave continues unabated, death toll goes up to 2,207

The death toll in the sizzling heat wave sweeping many parts of the country on Saturday rose to 2207, with 202 more deaths being reported since yesterday from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha.​

Misbah Quadri's claim of religious discrimination in Mumbai flat questioned

Days after Misbah Quadri, a media professional came forward with a complain that she was thrown out of her flat because of religious bias, her broker has told an English Daily that she was denied the apartment not because she was a Muslim, but because she did not have relevant documents.

Misbah Quadri's claim of religious discrimination in Mumbai flat questioned- Part II

Days after Misbah Quadri, a media professional came forward with a complain that she was thrown out of her flat because of religious bias, her broker has told an English Daily that she was denied the apartment not because she was a Muslim, but because she did not have relevant documents.

No respite from heatwave in Maharashtra

There was no relief from the heat wave sweeping parts of Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra with high temperatures continuing on Saturday.