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  Metros   Mumbai  17 Jan 2018

Metros, Mumbai, 17 Jan 2018

Post-Kamala Mills fire incident, BMC sets up 34 cells to monitor fire norms

Mumbai Fire Brigade nominated 34 fire officers, one each in 24 administrative wards and 10 in reserved ones.

17 Jan 2018 3:08 PM

Ambitious projects affect green cover adverselyAge correspondent

Of them, 256 alone will be cut and transplanted for the proposed flyover at Kalanagar, Bandra.

17 Jan 2018 6:01 AM

Mention steps taken by local bodies for the disabled: Bombay HC

The Bombay high court has directed the state to enumerate corporation wise details of money spent on disabled persons.

17 Jan 2018 5:49 AM

Adhere to sanctioned plans, court tells sobo developer

The petitioners also said that the BMC had not taken cognisance of this violation.

17 Jan 2018 5:32 AM

Seven ‘Maoists’ remanded to ATS custody till January 22

Chief public prosecutor Lata Chheda argued before the court that the investigation is at initial stage.

17 Jan 2018 5:13 AM


State told to make sanitary pads affordable

The court also suggested offering incentives to foreign brands to collaborate with Indian companies to manufacture napkins at affordable rates.

17 Jan 2018 5:01 AM

Schools’ status to be based on students merit: Education minister Vinod Tawde

The minister claimed that more than 95 per cent schools in the state have turned digital.

17 Jan 2018 4:49 AM

753 more trees to go: Activist

MMRCL hasn’t informed HC about additional trees to be axed: Bhathena.

17 Jan 2018 4:40 AM

Attend meet on projects: Goyal to rail officials

The minister had presented a fresh MUTP 3A proposal on January 12 during his visit to the city.

17 Jan 2018 4:29 AM

Man charred to death after bike falls into manhole

After his vehicle fell into the manhole, its petrol tank leaked and caught fire.

17 Jan 2018 4:17 AM


Treatment is civic hospitals to get expensive

Mumbaikars will have to pay 20 per cent more that the current price for treatment at civic hospitals.

17 Jan 2018 4:05 AM

Mumbai police to probe helicopter mishap

After the post-mortem of the five identified bodies, they were handed over to the relatives on Sunday.

17 Jan 2018 3:55 AM

Police’s U-turn: Wife won’t be booked

But after Tuli surrendered to the NM Joshi police on Tuesday — after which he was arrested — the police said Pritina couldn’t be booked.

17 Jan 2018 3:47 AM

Constable guns down three in Daund

An Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) constable on Tuesday afternoon opened fire on three people in Pune district’s Daund city, killing them.

17 Jan 2018 3:38 AM

Congress leaders meet governor, seek CBI probe

The Congress leader had also asked the government to clarify who were the politicians pressurising Mr Mehta not to take action in the case.

17 Jan 2018 3:25 AM


Finance departments asked to buy bonds of unused funds

When a project is sanctioned by the state or central government, funds are transferred to the concerned department, said sources.

17 Jan 2018 3:20 AM

Collector organises camp to regulate flat transfers on January 17-18

Flat owners can submit matter to office to accelerate decision-making.

17 Jan 2018 3:10 AM

Kala Ghoda rename ideapending as parties oppose

Parties strongly opposed saying the President has not contributed for Mumbai.

17 Jan 2018 2:15 AM

Petition for shifting carshed delayed again

It was also pleaded that the car shed should be shifted in Kanjurmarg, as pointed out by the state’s expert committee earlier.

17 Jan 2018 2:13 AM

Now, get ready for 5-hour weekday blocks on WR

Considering that the railway hardly ever risks taking a block during the daytime for fear of commuter backlash, this block is unusual.

17 Jan 2018 2:10 AM