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Fire breaks out at Gujral House building on CST Road in Santacruz

Fire breaks out at Gujral House building on CST Road in Santacruz
Oct 18

A major fire broke out at a commercial building in Mumbai’s Santacruz area on Thursday afternoon. According to preliminary information, the fire broke out at Gujral House building located on CST Road, next to Axis Bank and opposite Central Plaza, in Kalina, Santacruz East. The incident took place around 11:50 am and the fire department […]..Read More

FDA destroys 19,000 litres of contaminated, adulterated milk bound for Mumbai

FDA destroys 19,000 litres of contaminated, adulterated milk bound for Mumbai
Oct 18

In a major operation, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) teams from Mumbai and Thane conducted surprise checks at all five entry points to the city during the wee hours of Wednesday to check for adulterated milk. FDA Commissioner Pallavi Darade had ordered the raids in wake of the festive season, when the demand for milk […]..Read More

India’s highest tricolour unfurled at Mumbai’s Haj House

India’s highest tricolour unfurled at Mumbai's Haj House
Oct 17

A massive Indian tricolour, measuring 20×30 feet and 350 feet above the ground, was unfurled at the majestic Haj House in Mumbai by Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday. The flag atop a 20-metre high mast on top of the iconic building near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in south […]..Read More

Mumbai’s scorching heat translates to 20 lakh additional revenue for WR’s AC locals

Mumbai's scorching heat translates to 20 lakh additional revenue for WR's AC locals
Oct 17

The scorching heat of October has proved to be a boon for Western Railway’s Mumbai division, which has witnessed a surge in ticket sales and ridership of the city’s first air-conditioned local. The AC local services, introduced in December 2017, run between Churchgate and Virar stations on WR’s suburban network. “The single journey tickets and […]..Read More

Mumbai University wrongly failed 35,000 students in 2017: RTI

Mumbai University wrongly failed 35,000 students in 2017: RTI
Oct 17

Over 35,000, or more than a third, of the 97,000 students who applied for revaluation of answer papers were wrongly marked as failed in the Mumbai University (MU) examinations of 2017, an RTI has revealed. The students cleared the exams after revaluation, the RTI said. According to a report in The Times of India, the […]..Read More