Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Mumbai

12 dead, 43 injured as bus catches fire after hitting truck in Nashik

Twelve passengers, including a two-year-old child, were killed and 43 others injured as a private bus travelling to Mumbai caught fire after hitting a trailer truck in Nashik city of Maharashtra early on Saturday, police officials said.The accident took...

Mumbai: Caller threatens to blow up Reliance Hospital & ‘Antilia’

The Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital here received two calls on Wednesday, in which the unidentified caller threatened to blow it up along with Mukesh Ambani’s residence ‘Antilia’, besides issuing life threats to the industrialist and his family...

Rival Sena factions clash in Mumbai; 5 held

Workers of the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena and Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde’s camp clashed with each other here in the early hours of Sunday, officials said.After complaints from the two groups, Mumbai Police registered First Information Reports (FIRs)...

Writers, friends gather in support of Rushdie

A week after author Salman Rushdie was stabbed onstage at a literary event, writers and friends of the Mumbai-born author gathered at the New York Public Library here and read from his works, expressing their solidarity with him and...

78 Dahi Handi participants injured in Mumbai, eleven hospitalized

At least 78 `Govindas’ or Dahi Handi participants were injured while building human pyramids during the Krishna Janmashtami celebrations in Mumbai on Friday, civic officials said.Of those injured, most were treated and discharged while 11 were hospitalized and their...

Covid still not over, precaution dose rate needs a boost: Dr. Paul

As Covid-19 cases rise in the country especially in Delhi and Mumbai, Dr VK Paul, member (Health), NITI Aayog warned that the pandemic is still not over and emphasized the need for people to take precaution dose.“We need to...

Sanjay Raut’s wife appears before ED in money laundering case

Varsha Raut, wife of arrested Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, on Saturday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) here in connection with a money laundering case linked to alleged irregularities in the redevelopment of a ‘chawl’ and related transactions.The...

Fire guts film set in Mumbai’s Andheri west, 1 dead

One person was killed when a massive fire engulfed an open air film studio set near the Andheri Sports Complex on Friday, BMC Disaster Control said. The blaze was noticed around 4.30 p.m. in the Chitrakoot Studio, spread across over...

Mumbai faces water-logging, traffic woes

CM Shinde takes stock of situation Mumbai and its adjoining areas were lashed by heavy showers on Tuesday, causing water-logging at a number of places, including railway tracks, which slowed the movement of trains and vehicles on roads.Normal life was...

Maha: Rains pound Mumbai, Konkan, many areas inundated

Heavy rains clobbered the country's commercial capital Mumbai, the coastal Konkan and other parts of the state since last night, inundating many towns, villages in different areas, hitting road and rail traffic, officials said here on Tuesday. Personally monitoring, Chief...