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Part of 4-storey building collapses in Fort, no injuries

Part of 4-storey building collapses in Fort, no injuries
A portion of a four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai's Fort area on Friday morning.According to preliminary information, Ahmed Building collapsed around 10:45 am today. The building, comprising primarily of commercial units, is located at Lokmanya Tilak Marg, opposite Police Commissioner's Office.The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said that no person is trapped as the building was already vacated. The cessed...

Mumbai Gas Leak: No leak at Mahanagar Gas, RCF; exact source still unknown

Mumbai Gas Leak: No leak at Mahanagar Gas, RCF; exact source still unknown 1
Fear and panic gripped parts of Mumbai on Thursday night after reports of a mass 'gas leak' started doing rounds on social media and WhatsApp.Both Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL) and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) received several complaints of a gas odour from concerned citizens.A total of 29 complaints were received by the 1916 control room regarding an unknown odour,...

Heavy rainfall likely in Mumbai, Thane on Thursday: IMD

Heavy rainfall likely in Mumbai, Thane on Thursday: IMD
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places in Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai on Thursday.According to the department, there will be an increase in rainfall activity in the interiors of Maharashtra between September 18 and 25."Rainfall in the last 24 hours till 8 am on Wednesday in Mumbai and nearby areas indicates heavy showers...

2 endangered baby crocodiles rescued from Borivali; 3 arrested

2 endangered baby crocodiles rescued from Borivali; 3 arrested 1
Thane forest department busted a gang of crocodile smugglers and seized two live endangered baby crocodiles from their possession on Monday.Following a tip-off, the department carried out an operation during which it intercepted a tourist bus travelling from Hyderabad to Navi Mumbai.The bus was passing through Borivali East on Monday night when officials stopped and searched it, leading to...

Lalbaugcha Raja sees less ‘cash’ offerings this year on account of slowdown, rains

Lalbaugcha Raja sees less 'cash' offerings this year on account of slowdown, rains
The slowing economy has had a cascading effect on Mumbai's iconic Lalbaugcha Raja, which saw a sizeable dip in cash offerings this year.The Lalbaugcha Raja Ganeshotsav Mandal, responsible for the city's most famed Ganesh idol, concluded its annual auction of offerings by devotees on Monday. The earnings from the auction crossed Rs 1.25 crore.The most expensive items sold in...

Baby found abandoned at King’s Circle station

Baby found abandoned at King’s Circle station
A baby was found abandoned at King's Circle station in Mumbai during the wee hours of Friday, September 13.Extra forces had been deployed at suburban railway stations the previous day on account of Ganpati Visarjan. Around 12:15 am, a Government Railway Police (GRP) staffer reportedly spotted the abandoned baby at the station premises.The abandoned baby was three to four...

Price of petrol, diesel may go up by Rs 5-6 in next 15 days: Report

Price of petrol, diesel may go up by Rs 5-6 in next 15 days: Report
The prices of petrol and diesel in India may shoot up by Rs 5 to 6 a litre in next fortnight following the largest ever-disruption of crude production in Saudi Arabia.In light of the sharp rise in international crude oil prices, Indian oil marketing companies (OMCs) may increase the retail price of diesel and gasoline by Rs 5 to...

WR to run AC locals on all 7 days instead of just weekdays

WR to run AC locals on all 7 days instead of just weekdays
Western Railway (WR) has decided to run AC local trains on all seven days of the week instead of just weekdays in wake of increasing demand for the service.According to officials, the AC local train service between Churchgate and Virar, which ran on weekdays until last week, has started operating daily from September 14 on public demand.Since its launch...

Brace for hefty traffic fines as Maharashtra set to implement amended Motor Vehicle act

Brace for hefty traffic fines as Maharashtra set to implement amended Motor Vehicle act 1
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said the state will implement the Centre's amended Motor Vehicles (MV) Act, which stipulates steep fines for violation of traffic rules.He also indicated revision in penalty amount to make it less harsh on the common man, without compromising on the "deterrent value" of the Act.The CM's announcement comes days after Shiv Sena...

BEST to launch 6 new AC mini-buses for Mumbai roads today

BEST to launch 6 new AC mini-buses for Mumbai roads today
Six of BEST's new AC mini-buses are set to start plying on Mumbai roads after being launched at the hands of Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Monday.The buses arrived in the city last week and will be inaugurated by the Sena chief at the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) headquarters in Colaba today.The launch event was reportedly...

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