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Mumbai: Defence Security Corps guard commits suicide while on duty

Mumbai: Defence Security Corps guard commits suicide while on duty

A senior guard of Defence Security Corps (DSC) committed suicide on Thursday by shooting himself on duty. 

Jan 10, 2019, 16:26 PM IST
Sena union withdraws from Mumbai bus strike; stir to continue

Sena union withdraws from Mumbai bus strike; stir to continue

The strike, declared illegal by the industrial court here, affected nearly 25 lakh daily commuters, who take BEST buses to reach their destinations.

Jan 09, 2019, 21:25 PM IST
Worker dies in explosion near stone unit in Siddipet

Worker dies in explosion near stone unit in Siddipet

The exact cause of the explosion which occurred in a room near the unit in Chinnakodur mandal was immediately not known.

Jan 09, 2019, 15:25 PM IST
Thousands of commuters hit hard in Mumbai as BEST employees go on indefinite strike

Thousands of commuters hit hard in Mumbai as BEST employees go on indefinite strike

The strike by BEST workers has been called against the alleged inaction of the authorities towards fulfilling their demands.

Jan 08, 2019, 12:52 PM IST
BEST employees on indefinite strike, over 25 lakh passengers in Mumbai to face a hard time

BEST employees on indefinite strike, over 25 lakh passengers in Mumbai to face a hard time

The employees decided to call for a strike after the BEST administration failed to come up with any concrete solution to resolve their long-pending demands.

Jan 08, 2019, 10:07 AM IST
Fog delays 20 flights in Bengaluru

Fog delays 20 flights in Bengaluru

Couple of airlines such as Vistara, SpiceJet, Jet Airways and IndiGo have rolled out travel advisories urging passengers to check their flight status before heading for the aerodrome.  

Jan 07, 2019, 16:38 PM IST
Malaysia's Penang island attracts more Indian tourists, corporates

Malaysia's Penang island attracts more Indian tourists, corporates

The 10.37 per cent increase came despite there not being direct flights between Penang and India.

Jan 07, 2019, 16:09 PM IST
Women cab drivers for female passengers at Bengaluru airport

Women cab drivers for female passengers at Bengaluru airport

The pink cab service will be functional 24 hours and priced at Rs 21.50 per km during the day and Rs 23.50 per km at night.  

Jan 07, 2019, 15:26 PM IST
Trade Unions' strike from Jan 8-9: Buses, autos to stay off roads in Bengaluru, banking services to be hit

Trade Unions' strike from Jan 8-9: Buses, autos to stay off roads in Bengaluru, banking services to be hit

The two-day strike has been called by ten major trade unions in protest against the Centre's alleged anti-labour policies.

Jan 07, 2019, 09:37 AM IST
Media professional dies after falling from building in Mumbai

Media professional dies after falling from building in Mumbai

The police were examining more CCTV footages of the building and adjoining housing societies to ascertain the exact cause of his death.

Jan 06, 2019, 14:49 PM IST
Local train services to remain affected on Western, Central And Harbour Line

Local train services to remain affected on Western, Central And Harbour Line

There will be a block of  5 hours and 30 minutes from 11:40 am to 5:10 pm at Chamaraj in connection with doubling work.

Jan 06, 2019, 09:18 AM IST
Fire breaks out in Mumbai's Crawford market area, rescue ops underway

Fire breaks out in Mumbai's Crawford market area, rescue ops underway

A fire broke out in Mumbai's Crawford market area. 

Jan 05, 2019, 21:15 PM IST
India needs more women in science to improve research quality: Narayana Murthy

India needs more women in science to improve research quality: Narayana Murthy

A recent report released by the firm Clarivate Analytics shows that only 10 Indians figure among the world's top 4,000 highly-cited researchers (HCR), with only one woman from India featuring in the

Jan 05, 2019, 14:00 PM IST
Income Tax raids on top Kannada actors, producers continue in Bengaluru

Income Tax raids on top Kannada actors, producers continue in Bengaluru

The sleuths went through documents, files, ledger books, and seized a huge cache of cash and gold.

Jan 04, 2019, 18:36 PM IST
IT raids at Saravana Bhavan and 3 other popular food chain groups in Chennai

IT raids at Saravana Bhavan and 3 other popular food chain groups in Chennai

Tax sleuths added that the department is looking into allegations of under-reporting their income.

Jan 03, 2019, 15:47 PM IST
Women on wheels: Female cops to now patrol the streets in Hyderabad

Women on wheels: Female cops to now patrol the streets in Hyderabad

Twenty teams of women constables will be patrolling on two-wheelers in 17 sub-division in Hyderabad.

Jan 02, 2019, 07:12 AM IST
Women cops to now patrol Hyderabad streets

Women cops to now patrol Hyderabad streets

The women police personnel have been given a two-month training in driving skills, unarmed combat and technological initiatives.

Jan 02, 2019, 06:45 AM IST
Bengaluru woman allegedly molested on New Year Eve's, husband assaulted

Bengaluru woman allegedly molested on New Year Eve's, husband assaulted

A Bengaluru-based was woman allegedly molested by three drunk revellers during New Year's celebration in the early hours of Tuesday.

Jan 01, 2019, 14:56 PM IST
On New year's eve, Mumbai police crack the whip on drunk driving

On New year's eve, Mumbai police crack the whip on drunk driving

Anti-drunk driving drive will continue till January 1 morning.

Jan 01, 2019, 07:10 AM IST
Over 40,000 cops, special squad and live cameras to prevent eve-teasing in Mumbai on New Year Eve

Over 40,000 cops, special squad and live cameras to prevent eve-teasing in Mumbai on New Year Eve

Mumbai Police will deploy special squad at several places to curb eve-teasing and harassment of women on Dec 31.

Dec 29, 2018, 21:01 PM IST