MUMBAI: The Mumbai Rickshawmen’s Union on Thursday submitted a memorandum to the one-member Hakim committee demanding advertising rights on autorickshaws. This may help auto owners and drivers earn extra revenue and also cut down the monthly operational costs. It can also ensure that the fare hikes are not steep in future.
“We are demanding that the [...]
Reliance Industries touched an intraday high of Rs 1,017.45 and an intraday low of Rs 999. At 14:00 hrs the share was quoting at Rs 999.45, down Rs 9.70, or 0.96%.
The Reliance stock fell on news that the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) has rejected two discoveries of the company. According to CNBC-TV18 sources, [...]
passengers on Air India’s Mumbai-Riyadh flight when the engine of the Boeing 747 caught fire. The plane was preparing for take-off on the runway at the Mumbai airport when smoke began billowing out.
Emergency chutes allowed the passengers to slide down to safety. They were then led back to the terminal. Their flight will take off [...]
n its latest counter-attack on various allegations raised by the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), Reliance Industries (RIL) has written to the power ministry explaining its position on the gas pact with NTPC. In its letter to power secretary HS Brahma, RIL executive director and head of the group’s petroleum business PMS Prasad has blamed [...]
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has taken a step towards resolving the dispute over the termination of IMG as the event
management firm for the India Premier League (IPL). BCCI president Shashank Manohar has been given the mandate to look into the matter and present a report on the same in [...]
Mumbai, Sep 2 (PTI) India’’s recent superb run in Test and one-day cricket today reflected in the ICC’’s annual awards nominations as captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was listed in three categories for honour. Dhoni was nominated for ICC Cricketer of the Year, Test Player of the Year and ODI Player of the Year awards.
Gautam Gambhir [...]
MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Tuesday asked the Maharashtra government to pay Rs 1 lakh as compensation to a 40-year-old man who languished in
prison for over 10 years for a crime he didn’t commit.
Malegoan resident Bapu Mali was in jail for five years as an undertrial battling rape and murder charges. Even after the [...]
MUMBAI: Just when the panic over swine flu seemed to be ebbing, a 27-year-old Mira Road woman became the latest H1N1-positive patient to turn
critical enough to need ventilator support in civic-run Kasturba Hospital, a fact confirmed by state health minister Rajendra Shingane. Sources told TOI that two other male patients in the same hospital [...]
Even as Kasturba Hospital’s staff members work 24×7 to take care of swine flu patients, rumblings of discontent among staff are emerging from the
hospital located near the Chinchpokli bridge. In the past two days, representations have been made to authorities from resident doctors for leave, nurses for testing facilities and other medical staff for [...]
MUMBAI: Terminally ill Muslims or those vulnerable to infections usually are exempted from fasting during Ramzan, which starts from August 23
this year. They are allowed to fast later or feed beggars in lieu of the days of fasting skipped. This time too, Muslim religious leaders have said that rules for Ramzan can be relaxed [...]
MUMBAI: A 27-year-old lottery addict ended his life on Sunday evening at Versova after blowing up Rs 2,400 of his employer’s money on
According to the police, the deceased, Raghu Shetty, used to stay in a colony near Versova beach and was working for a year at a local grocery shop. On Sunday morning, he [...]
MUMBAI: With assembly elections round the corner, a spree of new promises seems to have begun within ministers of the ruling coalition to earn
State irrigation minister Ajit Pawar on Monday said his department was shaping up an idea of generating total 1400 MW of hydro power at the reservoirs in Malshej (600 MW), Humbarli [...]
MUMBAI: A sessions court at Nashik on Monday denied anticipatory bail to garbage contractor Ramrao Patil, accused of cheating 100 of his
employees by fraudulently getting their signatures and obtaining loans from a credit society. Patil will be produced in court on Tuesday.
Patil is also the one who complained to the CBI against Sarabjot, son of [...]
MUMBAI: The Pydhonie police recently arrested a group of five persons who were getting ready to commit a robbery. However, the police later
learnt that the group had taken a contract of Rs 2 lakh to kill four persons in Pune.
The five suspects were on their first “mission” when arrested. Senior inspector Shamsherkhan Pathan said that [...]
MUMBAI: The 33-year-old Nerul resident, who allegedly raped his 18 year-old-niece and dumped her in the mangroves at Mankhurd on Sunday, had had
decided to go to the police and lodge a missing complaint so that no one could suspect him, the police said.
Ubaid-ur-Rehman, an AC technician, left the spot thinking that his niece may have [...]
MUMBAI: The Kalachowkie police is hunting for Sanjay Ganguly (50), who posing as a Mhada agent, allegedly duped a junior engineer working for
Western Railway. The victim, Arun Joshi (56), had paid Ganguly Rs 8 lakh in 2007 for a flat at Pratiksha Nagar in Sion.
Investigators said the complaint was registered after Joshi made enquiries with [...]
MUMBAI: Energy drink maker Red Bull India Pvt Ltd has got no reprieve from the Bombay high court and now has to shift its energies to pursue some
other authority against seizure of its stock by the FDA.
Red Bull and Rahul Narang had moved the HC against the chief customs commissioner at Jawaharlal Nehru Custom House, [...]
Manisha B. Koirala
August 16, 1970 (age 39)
Bollywood Celebrity Manisha Koirala today celebrating her 39th birthday. Manisha is the daughter of five-time former Nepali prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala.
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Bollywood Heroine Aishwarya Rai Bachchan seems to be the latest victim of Swine Flu. Amitabh Bachchan yesterday wrote about Aishwarya’s illness in his Personal Blog.
“Aishwarya has taken ill and is down with chest infection and flu like symptoms. Had a high fever yesterday but is settling down today,”
Aishwarya was shooting for the film “Raavan“.
We wish [...]
Mumbai: A 24-year-old cricket fan would have never imagined that his insistence to watch Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match would cost his life.
A watchman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his 24-year-old son to death at his residence in Gomes Chawl in suburban Andheri on Sunday night, police said.
Meghnath Kamble, in a fit of [...]