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Over 46,000 runners take part in 16th edition Mumbai Marathon

Over 46,000 runners take part in 16th edition Mumbai Marathon

A host of top-class distance runners from the African continent, including pedigreed nations Ethiopia and Kenya, have descended here to show their worth and fight for the cash prizes.

Jan 20, 2019, 08:12 AM IST
Mamata-led TMC rally in Kolkata: Here's what to expect

Mamata-led TMC rally in Kolkata: Here's what to expect

The day-long rally, which begins at noon, will be conducted on five stages or elevated platform.

Jan 19, 2019, 10:43 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to address three rallies in West Bengal: State BJP chief

PM Narendra Modi to address three rallies in West Bengal: State BJP chief

PM Modi is also set to hold a Brigade rally on February 8.

Jan 18, 2019, 22:10 PM IST
Canadian woman molested at 5-star hotel in Mumbai, staff member arrested

Canadian woman molested at 5-star hotel in Mumbai, staff member arrested

A 35-year-old Canadian woman was allegedly molested by an employee of a city-based five-star hotel during her stay in Mumbai, a police official said Thursday.

Jan 17, 2019, 13:21 PM IST
BEST resumes bus services, brings relief for lakhs of Mumbai commuters

BEST resumes bus services, brings relief for lakhs of Mumbai commuters

The strike, which caused inconvenience to about 25 lakh bus commuters, was the longest-ever in BEST's history.

Jan 16, 2019, 19:51 PM IST
Mumbai teen commits suicide in attempt to astral travel, family says she watched videos on YouTube

Mumbai teen commits suicide in attempt to astral travel, family says she watched videos on YouTube

Police have registered a case and initiated an investigation. Videos related to Astral Travel have also been found on the victim's mobile phone.

Jan 16, 2019, 16:19 PM IST
Pulled up by Bombay High Court, BEST employees call off bus strike in Mumbai

Pulled up by Bombay High Court, BEST employees call off bus strike in Mumbai

The BEST union withdrew the strike after the High Court appointed a retired judge as a mediator to negotiate the issues.

Jan 16, 2019, 13:08 PM IST
Man gropes minor at a station while boarding Mumbai local, teen friend thrashes him up

Man gropes minor at a station while boarding Mumbai local, teen friend thrashes him up

After the girl raised an alarm, he left hurriedly by taking advantage of the crowd. 

Jan 16, 2019, 09:18 AM IST
Kolkata: 2 arrested for killing 16 puppies at hospital premises

Kolkata: 2 arrested for killing 16 puppies at hospital premises

Preliminary reports had said the puppies were beaten to death.

Jan 15, 2019, 21:32 PM IST
BEST strike: Bombay HC seeks response from all stakeholders on ending agitation

BEST strike: Bombay HC seeks response from all stakeholders on ending agitation

Around 38,000 BEST employees have been on strike since the last eight days now.

Jan 15, 2019, 19:44 PM IST
Jadavpur Univ prof's 'Virgin Bride' post triggers protests, students demand expulsion

Jadavpur Univ prof's 'Virgin Bride' post triggers protests, students demand expulsion

A professor of International Relations, Sarkar also stressed on celibacy and virginity as part of ethics and morality in a Facebook post.

Jan 15, 2019, 17:07 PM IST
Fire breaks out in 6 industrial godowns at Mumbra's Shilphata

Fire breaks out in 6 industrial godowns at Mumbra's Shilphata

The blaze erupted at around 01:45 am at AK Industrial Estate near Shilphata-Mahape Road.

Jan 15, 2019, 07:31 AM IST
NCP, AAP attack BJP-Shiv Sena as BEST bus strike enters 7th day

NCP, AAP attack BJP-Shiv Sena as BEST bus strike enters 7th day

The indefinite strike by BEST workers entered 7th day on Monday.

Jan 14, 2019, 16:21 PM IST
BEST buses strike in Mumbai enters 7th day; Uddhav Thackeray says ‘will fulfil promise’

BEST buses strike in Mumbai enters 7th day; Uddhav Thackeray says ‘will fulfil promise’

The MNS has threatened to join the protest if the government and BMC administration fail to resolve the strike by Monday.

Jan 14, 2019, 08:22 AM IST
Six days on, Mumbai BEST strike continues as meet with striking unions fails to break deadlock

Six days on, Mumbai BEST strike continues as meet with striking unions fails to break deadlock

The meeting chaired by Maharashtra chief secretary DK Jain was held after the Bombay High Court on Friday directed the union leaders to talk with a state government committee.

Jan 13, 2019, 10:13 AM IST
Mortal remains of Major Shashi Dharan V Nair, who lost his life in IED blast in Nowshera, brought home

Mortal remains of Major Shashi Dharan V Nair, who lost his life in IED blast in Nowshera, brought home

Major Nair lost his life in an IED blast in Nowshera on January 11.

Jan 13, 2019, 09:09 AM IST
Caught on camera: 1 dead, 3 injured as bus runs over pedestrians, hits car, auto and two-wheeler in Secunderabad

Caught on camera: 1 dead, 3 injured as bus runs over pedestrians, hits car, auto and two-wheeler in Secunderabad

The incident took place near the Clock Tower in Secunderabad on Saturday after its driver lost control of the bus.

Jan 13, 2019, 08:07 AM IST
Ex-NASA astronaut to join Purdue University's Mumbai fest

Ex-NASA astronaut to join Purdue University's Mumbai fest

Other prominent speakers at the festival include Ambarish Kenghe of Google Play who will speak on "What if AI is the New Electricity?", and Vijay Chandru of Yantri Labs Inc. on "What if you could

Jan 11, 2019, 12:14 PM IST
Mumbai commuters to face harrowing time as BEST employees' strike continues after talks fail

Mumbai commuters to face harrowing time as BEST employees' strike continues after talks fail

Nearly 32,000 BEST employees are on indefinite strike since Tuesday over various demand

Jan 11, 2019, 07:34 AM IST
HR manager held for killing nephew

HR manager held for killing nephew

The DCP said Maharana on February 12, 2016 had filed a missing report of Jai Prakash at Dabri Police Station.

Jan 10, 2019, 23:58 PM IST