Navi Mumbai could be a parallel financial centre, says Chavan

Navi Mumbai is a bit better than Mumbai as far as its infrastructure development is concerned and it has the potential to become a parallel financial centre, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithiviraj Chavan said here on Thursday.

Aamir Khan to donate Rs.1.1 mn for Mumbai film fest
Aamir Khan to donate Rs.1.1 mn for Mumbai film fest

Bollywood actor-producer Aamir Khan Thursday said he is donating Rs.1.1 million towards supporting the Mumbai Film Festival, which is facing a funds crunch for its forthcoming 16th edition this year.

Cambridge woos Indian students

Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, the vice chancellor of Cambridge University, will lead a senior university delegation to India for a series of meetings and events with Indian academics and decision-makers, the Asian Lite newspaper reported.

Amit Shah to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav, pay homage to Bal Thackeray
Amit Shah to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav, pay homage to Bal Thackeray

Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah will meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, announced the BJP on Thursday amid reports that the oldest allies in Maharashtra are upset with each other due to seat-sharing ahead of Assembly Elections in the state.

Mumbai Congress MLA's e-mail account hacked

 An e-mail account of a Mumbai MLA was today hacked by a fraudster, who sent fake mails to people on the former's contact list seeking USD 3,000 saying that the amount was required to meet the medical expenses of his relative's family "which met with an accident", police said.

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Pak yet again delays Mumbai attacks trial

For the eighth time in a row, a Pakistani anti-terrorism court trying the seven accused in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case on Wednesday adjourned the hearing after a government witness and prosecution lawyers did not show up.

Won't allow division of Maharashtra: Shiv Sena

Staunchly opposing the demand for a separate state for the Vidarbha region, the Shiv Sena Wednesday said it will not allow division of Maharashtra, even if it is sought by its alliance partner BJP or any other party.

15 bullets found at scrap shop in Mumbai

Fifteen cartridges and a mobile phone were found in a plastic bag under waste pile at a scrap shop in Amboli area of suburban Jogeshwari, police said Wednesday.

Maharashtra govt orders probe into Mumbai power cut

Maharashtra government on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the massive power outages faced by several parts of south and central Mumbai yesterday.

Mumbai set to get new garden soon at Lower Parel area
Mumbai set to get new garden soon at Lower Parel area

Mumbai is set to get a new garden at the Lower Parel area by next year after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) acquired the plot from Bombay Dyeing last Friday. 

"Missing" boy from Karnataka found in his "dream city" Mumbai

A 15-year-old boy, who had gone "missing" from Karnataka a month ago, was today traced in Mumbai, where he had come on his own accord to fulfil his dream of visiting the metropolis once in his life, police said on Tuesday.

NCP campaign to start off on September 6

NCP supremo Sharad Pawar will launch his party's campaign for the coming Maharashtra Assembly elections on September 6 at YB Chavan Centre in south Mumbai, the party said here on Tuesday.

Lalu Prasad recovering, to be shifted out of ICU: Doctors

RJD leader Lalu Prasad who underwent a cardiac surgery at a hospital here last week was likely to be shifted out of ICU soon.

"Severe resentment" over PM's Teachers Day programme: Chavan

Amid a row over the Prime Minister's proposed televised interaction with students on Teachers Day, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said his government is cooperating with the logistics keeping "delicate" Centre-State relations in mind but there is "severe resentment" among teachers and parents.

Special Screening of 'Finding Fanny' held in Mumbai
Special Screening of 'Finding Fanny' held in Mumbai

Makers of the upcoming film 'Finding Fanny' held a special screening for their industry friends in Mumbai. Spotted on the occasion was Bollywood director Karan Johar, who was quiet excited to see the film well before its release.

Maximum city but no power: Mumbai hit by power outage

Large parts of 'maximum city' Mumbai - fabled as the city that is always on the go – halted on Tuesday morning after a technical fault at a power generation unit that supplies electricity to the city.

Minor pavement dweller raped in Mumbai; one arrested

A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a five-year-old pavement dweller in suburban Kandivali here, police said on Tuesday.