Mumbai: The city's famed `dabbawalas' on Sunday participated in the Mumbai Marathon to promote their recently launched `Roti Bank' initiative. "Roti Bank" is an initiative by the dabbawalas to avoid food wastage.
Published 21-Jan-2018 16:14 IST | Updated 18:57 IST
Mumbai: Observing that appointments to all public bodies must solely be based on "talent," the Bombay High Court has denied relief to a group of lower cadre employees of the city civic body seeking that they be absorbed against the existing vacancies for clerks. A bench of Justices S CMore
Published 21-Jan-2018 16:13 IST
Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant has demanded the rehabilitation of people living in slums on Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) land and questioned the delay in implementing a project in this regard. Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari has given a go- ahead for the project, but it is not beingMore
Published 21-Jan-2018 13:49 IST
Mumbai: The Cyber Cell of the Maharashtra Police has started a 'digital crime unit' that works towards systematically eliminating websites that upload pirated content.
Published 21-Jan-2018 13:45 IST
Mumbai: On the surface, the noise may be deafening at times, but what goes unheard is the daily grind of the huge man-force and machines quietly digging a tunnel about 100 feet underground for the ambitious Metro-3 corridor.
Published 21-Jan-2018 12:57 IST
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has prepared a proposal to shift from paper to online lottery in order to earn more revenue, an official said. Maharashtra principal secretary (planning) Vijay Kumar Gautam said the state government is studying the lottery model of Kerala, which earns a hugeMore
Published 21-Jan-2018 12:29 IST
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Saturday launched `Balasaheb Thackeray Shaheed Sanmaan' scheme, under which family members of martyrs would be provided jobs with the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC).
Published 21-Jan-2018 07:12 IST
Mumbai: The city is all set to experience its first intracity joyride on a luxury cruise as a luxury ship has started its operations from Bandra Jetty. The ship will arrange cruise joyrides from Bandra Jetty to across the Bandra Worli sea link and back.
Published 21-Jan-2018 10:03 IST | Updated 13:26 IST
Mumbai: Three persons, who were arrested on Saturday in connection with the fire at a pub in the Kamla Mills Compound here that claimed 14 lives, have been sent in police custody till January 25.
Published 21-Jan-2018 07:46 IST | Updated 15:49 IST
Mumbai: Police on Saturday registered a First Information Report, based on the complaint of a senior Fire Brigade official, against the owner of Navrang Cine Centre in connection with Friday's fire that broke out at the firm's studio in Todi Mill compound in suburban Lower Parel here.
Published 20-Jan-2018 21:31 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday asked district collectors to accelerate the land acquisition for road projects. The state government is aiming to develop 2,000 km of roads this year. Fadnavis, alongwith Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari, held a meeting to reviewMore
Published 20-Jan-2018 20:06 IST
Mumbai: Union Minister of State for Rural Development Ram Kripal Yadav on Saturday held a review meeting with officials of various departments of the Maharashtra government here.
Published 20-Jan-2018 18:58 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister Chandrakant Patil has issued a written apology to BJP workers for his comment that it has become difficult to find people with "high character" for important posts. Patil, a member of the BJP, said the comment was not directed at party workers and indicated it wasMore
Published 20-Jan-2018 15:21 IST
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court pulled up the Maharashtra government for not effectively implementing provisions of the Disaster Management Act and directed it to take effective steps to set up the District Disaster Management Authority in Mumbai expeditiously.
Published 20-Jan-2018 12:28 IST
Mumbai: Gambling king Pappu Savla and his aide were arrested on Friday for allegedly demanding Rs 33 crore in extortion money from a builder, a police official said.
Published 20-Jan-2018 10:14 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra Swabhiman Paksh leader Narayan Rane, on Friday, asked Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to induct him in the state cabinet at the earliest. He was speaking to reporters at his office here.
Published 19-Jan-2018 22:16 IST
Mumbai: Bharip Bahujan Mahasangh chief and Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar on Friday said the Congress can not dislodge the BJP from power till 2024, as it can not counter Prime Minister Narendra Modi's image as a "non-corrupt" leader. Ambedkar, who is the grandson of Dr B R Ambedkar and whose stockMore
Published 19-Jan-2018 21:02 IST
Thane: Fire broke out at a 26-storey building in Naupada area here on Friday afternoon.
Published 19-Jan-2018 21:00 IST
Mumbai: Maharashtra Swabhiman Party (MSP) President Narayan Rane on Friday accused the Shiv Sena of threatening farmers and leaders opposing the upcoming mega-refinery project at Nanar in Konkan.
Published 19-Jan-2018 20:15 IST
Mumbai: A major fire broke out at Navrang Studio inside Todi Mill Compound in south Mumbai's Lower Parel early on Friday, leaving a fireman injured, a senior fire brigade official said.
Published 19-Jan-2018 07:43 IST | Updated 12:49 IST

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