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Fire breaks out at scrap godown in Mumbai; 4 fire engines rushed

Fire breaks out at scrap godown in Mumbai; 4 fire engines rushed

According to a fire brigade official, the blaze occurred on the ground-plus-one floor godown in the wee hours on Sunday.

Feb 09, 2020, 09:56 AM IST
Homosexual relationship leads to murder in Mumbai's Dombivli

Homosexual relationship leads to murder in Mumbai's Dombivli

The Thane Police arrested Praful Pawar (27) for murdering the deceased Umesh Patil and claimed that the two were in a homosexual relationship.

Feb 07, 2020, 15:30 PM IST
Bengaluru techie kills mother, stabs brother, arrested from Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Bengaluru techie kills mother, stabs brother, arrested from Andaman and Nicobar Islands

She was produced in an Andaman and Nicobar court on Wednesday and a transit remand was sought to bring her back to Bengaluru for further investigation. Anucheth added that police will interrogate the

Feb 06, 2020, 14:24 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar hints at deletions, additions to Assembly address

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar hints at deletions, additions to Assembly address

The state Cabinet on Monday had ratified a draft of the Governor's speech at the start of the Budget session on February 7 and sent it to him.

Feb 05, 2020, 18:07 PM IST
Breaking news: ED unearths links between Sudhakar Shetty and Congress leaders in Iqbal Mirchi money laundering case

Breaking news: ED unearths links between Sudhakar Shetty and Congress leaders in Iqbal Mirchi money laundering case

In a breaking news development, several incriminating documents have been recovered by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) during the raid on Sahana Group chairman Sudhakar Reddy's residence and office

Feb 03, 2020, 10:56 AM IST
Mumbai cop rapes cab driver for refusing ride to red-light area

Mumbai cop rapes cab driver for refusing ride to red-light area

The shocking incident occurred when the taxi driver was relaxing on a bench at the P. D'Mello Road, near the iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) last evening.

Jan 13, 2020, 17:58 PM IST
BJP leader's book comparing PM Modi to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj creates uproar; protest held in Pune

BJP leader's book comparing PM Modi to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj creates uproar; protest held in Pune

In Pune, workers of NCP and Sambhaji Brigade held a protest against the book for drawing comparisons between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shivaji.

Jan 13, 2020, 16:56 PM IST
Shiv Sena wins civic bypoll in Mumbai

Shiv Sena wins civic bypoll in Mumbai

Shiv Sena candidate Vitthal Govind Lokare on Friday won the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) by-election from ward number 141.

Jan 10, 2020, 16:33 PM IST
70,000 security personnel deployed in Bengaluru on New Year eve

70,000 security personnel deployed in Bengaluru on New Year eve

Vehicles will not be allowed on flyovers across the city from 9 p.m. on Tuesday to 6 a.m on Wednesday to avoid drunken and dangerous driving and prevent mishaps.

Dec 30, 2019, 12:42 PM IST
This school in Gujarat's Sabarmati gives admission to students after checking their horoscope

This school in Gujarat's Sabarmati gives admission to students after checking their horoscope

The school aims to bring back the ancient-style of schooling like in Nalanda and Takshashila, where students were taught several art forms.

Dec 29, 2019, 21:38 PM IST
Mumbai: Three arrested in connection with Ghatkopar fire incident

Mumbai: Three arrested in connection with Ghatkopar fire incident

On December 28, a fire broke out at a factory in Ghatkopar area, killing two people including a woman.

Dec 29, 2019, 10:02 AM IST
Hyderabad veterinary doctor rape and murder: Names of culprits revealed; police to handover case to fast track court

Hyderabad veterinary doctor rape and murder: Names of culprits revealed; police to handover case to fast track court

The police said that request will be made to handover the case to the fast track court, Mahbubnagar to expedite the prosecution for maximum punishment to the accused persons.

Nov 29, 2019, 20:30 PM IST
Hyderabad veterinary doctor rape and murder case: MoS Home seeks capital punishment for culprits

Hyderabad veterinary doctor rape and murder case: MoS Home seeks capital punishment for culprits

The Hyderabad veterinary doctor's rape and murder case evoked a strong reaction from the central government, which has sought the most stringent action against the culprits. 

Nov 29, 2019, 15:51 PM IST
10-yr-old girl raped, strangulated; body found at Mumbai's Vidyavihar railway station tracks

10-yr-old girl raped, strangulated; body found at Mumbai's Vidyavihar railway station tracks

The post-mortem report confirmed that the girl was sexually assaulted before being strangulated. 

Nov 11, 2019, 07:10 AM IST
Fire breaks out at a residential building in Mumbai, all trapped persons rescued

Fire breaks out at a residential building in Mumbai, all trapped persons rescued

A level-3 fire broke out at a residential building near Dreamland Cinema, Charni road, in Mumbai on Sunday morning.

Oct 13, 2019, 07:36 AM IST
Girl killed after portion of building collapses in Mumbai's Khar

Girl killed after portion of building collapses in Mumbai's Khar

10-year-old Mahi Motvani was rescued from under the debris by a team of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team and was rushed to the Lilavati Hospital where she was declared brought dead.

Sep 24, 2019, 18:50 PM IST
Portion of a building collapses in Mumbai's Khar; 2 watchmen, 1 girl feared trapped under debris

Portion of a building collapses in Mumbai's Khar; 2 watchmen, 1 girl feared trapped under debris

 The staircase of Pooja building at 17th Road at Khar West collapsed at around 1 pm and teams of fire brigade, police, ambulance service were rushed to spot to carry out the rescue operations. 

Sep 24, 2019, 16:03 PM IST
Heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai and suburbs, waterlogging across city

Heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai and suburbs, waterlogging across city

All local trains are running on schedule and no traffic snarls have been reported from Mumbai roads so far.

Sep 20, 2019, 10:47 AM IST
Mystery over gas leak in Mumbai continues as BMC says 'no leakage' in RCF Chembur

Mystery over gas leak in Mumbai continues as BMC says 'no leakage' in RCF Chembur

Several Mumbaikars continued to tweet on the matter on Friday morning, demanding an explanation behind the gas leak and urging authorities to inculcate safety measures.

Sep 20, 2019, 08:07 AM IST
Fire breaks out at UCO Bank in Bengaluru, several feared trapped

Fire breaks out at UCO Bank in Bengaluru, several feared trapped

A major fire broke out at one of the branches of the UCO Bank in Bengaluru on Wednesday evening.

Sep 18, 2019, 16:18 PM IST