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Amit Shah unlikely to meet Uddhav Thackeray

Amit Shah

The Maharashtra BJP has said that its national president Amit Shah will not meet Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray during his maiden visit to Mumbai on September 4.

Narendra Modi govt responsible for Maharashtra’s power woes: Prithviraj Chavan

Holding the Narendra Modi government responsible for the power crisis in Maharashtra, chief minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday asked the Centre to take immediate measures before it’s too late.

4th suicide at Sealink in 15 days

In the last six months over seven people have killed themselves at the Bandra-Worli Sealink— File photo

With an increase in the number of such cases, psychiatrists ask to look out for tell-tale signals

Twist in film festival’s funding story

Srinivasan Narayanan

Days after news emerged that the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) may be called off this year due to lack of funds, the organisers have managed to raise Rs 1.5 crore of the required Rs 5 crore.

Expect more rain in the next 48 hours

Traffic on the Western Express Highway between Kandivali and Goregaon. Aadesh Pokhare

Heavy and continuous rain will continue for the next 48 hours, according to the predictions of IMD, Mumbai on Monday.

Keep an eye out for signs to prevent suicides: Doctors

Following the six suicides by jumping off the Bandra-Worli sealink in the past one month, psychiatrists and mental health experts in the city are now advising keeping a lookout for tell-tale signs to

BMC grants loan to combat AIDs, Tuberculosis

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has lent a helping hand to organisations working for the prevention of AIDS and tuberculosis that are reeling under a financial crisis due to lack of funds

High Court pulls up state secretary over women’s safety

The Bombay high court on Monday asked principal secretary of the state’s home department why a contempt notice should not be issued against him for not implementing recommendations of the Justice Dhar

Relief train in Panvel for help during mishaps

The ART weighs 16 tonnes and can carry 28 railway men

The Central Railway (CR) is going to bring in the third road-based Accident Relief Train (ART) at Panvel, after the rail-based ARTs were found to arrive on accident sites very late.

More time to Metro fare committee


Mumbai Metro will continue with its present fare structure till at least September 18.

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.