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Mumbai must revive its iconic double-decker buses

Mumbai must revive its iconic double-decker buses
The running of double-decker buses on longest routes and both the highways in Mumbai the past week has revived interest in this iconic mode of transport all over again. Introduced in Bombay in 1937 to cope with the growing number of passengers on the lines of the red double-decker buses in London, the sheer size and look of the...

Double-digit discounts, freebies on offer for residential properties in Mumbai amid sale slump: Report

Double-digit discounts, freebies on offer for residential properties in Mumbai amid sale slump: Report
The ongoing pandemic has had a major impact on the residential property market in Mumbai, with sales declining by 45 percent and new launches falling by 47 percent in the period from January to June 2020.The data was compiled by global real estate consultancy firm Knight Frank, which released its half-yearly report titled 'India Real Estate: H1 2020' on...

8 dead, dozens injured in separate building collapse incidents at Fort, Malad

8 dead, dozens injured in separate building collapse incidents at Fort, Malad
Eight people died and around 30 others were injured in two separate incidents of building collapse in Mumbai's Fort and Malad areas on Thursday. Both incidents were purportedly caused due to the torrential downpour.In the first case, a ground plus two-storey building collapsed in Malad's Malvani area at 2:35 pm. The structure was located at Plot No.8B near the...

BKC records 310 mm rainfall, Bandra 200 mm in last 24 hours

BKC records 310 mm rainfall, Bandra 200 mm in last 24 hours
The heavy downpour in Mumbai, which has been going on since the last three days, is expected to continue on Thursday, India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said.Parts of the city received extremely heavy rainfall on Wednesday, with several areas recording over 100 mm rainfall.Mumbai Rains in last 24 hrs on 16th July pic.twitter.com/tyAj9ti3yP — K S Hosalikar (@Hosalikar_KS) July 16,...

Coronavirus Spike: Mumbai set to cross 1 lakh cases by weekend; Maharashtra 3 lakh

Coronavirus Spike: Mumbai set to cross 1 lakh cases by weekend; Maharashtra 3 lakh
In a testament to the widespread nature of the pandemic, the number of coronavirus cases is expected to cross the 1 lakh mark in Mumbai and 3 lakh mark in Maharashtra by this weekend.On Wednesday, the number of COVID-19 cases in Mumbai spiked by 1,390 to reach 96,253, the BMC said. Maharashtra recorded a similar spike with 7,975 new...

Man held for vandalizing Dr. Ambedkar’s former home in Dadar

Man held for vandalizing Dr. Ambedkar's former home in Dadar 1
Two days after 'Rajgruha' - the home of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in Mumbai's Dadar area - was vandalized, police have arrested the prime suspect in the attack.After scanning the CCTV footage of the incident that took place around 5.30 pm on July 7, the investigators finally managed to zero in on the prime suspect and detain him late Wednesday,...

Amid lockdown, Mumbai locals get Rs 10,000 crore stimulus

Amid lockdown, Mumbai locals get Rs 10,000 crore stimulus
In a welcome development amid lockdown, the Maharashtra government, state planning bodies MMRDA & CIDCO, and the Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation (MRVC) signed MoU for projects worth Rs 10,947 crore under the Mumbai Urban Transport Project phase 3 (MUTP-3).According to a release issued by the state government, the memorandum of understanding was signed in the presence of Chief Minister...

Mumbai coronavirus death toll crosses 5,000

Mumbai coronavirus death toll crosses 5,000
The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic soared past 5,000 in Mumbai on Wednesday, with the maximum city witnessing 62 more fatalities.According to BMC data, the total deaths in the city reached 5,061 yesterday, with the number of cases crossing 87,500.The number of recovered COVID-19 patients rose to 59,238 with 1,101 persons discharged from hospitals during the day, the...

Nigerian arrested with drugs worth Rs 2 crore in Navi Mumbai

Nigerian arrested with drugs worth Rs 2 crore in Navi Mumbai
The Railway Protection Force on Tuesday apprehended a Nigerian national for alleged possession of drugs worth Rs 2 crore near a railway station in Navi Mumbai.According to a release by Central Railway, Sunny Ocha Iyke (41) was nabbed when he alighted from New Delhi-Ernakulam Mangala Express after pulling the alarm chain between Nilaje and Taloja stations.Officials recovered 2.3 kg...

Mumbai to receive less rainfall in next 24-48 hours: IMD

Mumbai to receive less rainfall in next 24-48 hours
The country's west coast, including Mumbai, is set to receive less rainfall in the next 24-48 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said."The forecast for the next 24-48 hours indicates reduced rainfall activity over the west coast; intermittent intense spells," stated India Meteorological Department, Mumbai.According to the weather department, states such as Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh,...

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