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Mangrove park to be set up in Bhandup

Mangrove vegetation

Bhandup will soon be the epicentre of eco-tourism in the city as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to set up a mangrove park at this eastern suburb.

Flight delayed by 7 hours over threat message


A Jet Airways flight to Kuwait carrying 158 passengers and eight crew members was delayed by seven hours on Saturday night after one of the passengers noticed a threat message scribbled on a note insi

Police to carry anti-graft chits

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has come up with an unusual idea to stave off corruption in the police force: Having each officer carry a reminder that taking bribes is a crime, which earns the polic

20-year-old hangs self to death in metro station toilet

A 20-year-old youth committed suicide by hanging himself from a water pipe on Saturday night inside the toilet of the Andheri Metro station.

No solar street lights for slums

Due to thefts and damage to solar energy units by local residents, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to not to set up solar energy streetlights in slum areas.

Unclaimed baggage keep BDDS busy

The baggage delivery system of Mumbai airport is the major reason why the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) receives calls at the airport.

Biker falls off JJ flyover, succumbs to injuries

Speeding a bike on the zigzag-shaped JJ flyover without wearing a helmet cost a 53-year-old man his life after he fell off and suffered grievous head injuries on Saturday night.

‘Loan waiver’ only on paper

In Aurangabad district, of Rs 171crore, only Rs 1.32crore has reached moneylenders

Controversy ahead of CCTV launch

Even as the home department is going ahead with the inauguration of the much-awaited ambitious CCTV project on Monday, which will bring the entire city of Mumbai and its suburbs under CCTV surveillanc

Courier delivery boy absconds with goods

Police is looking for a delivery boy of a courier company who has absconded with around Rs 70,000 and goods such as phones and other electronic

Participating in the Constitution Day deliberations in Parliament on November 26, home minister Rajnath Singh spoke about how the words “secular” and “socialist” were interpolated into the Preamble in

After scoring an unprecedented victory at the hustings and with the din of electioneering having died out, it’s back to business for Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.