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After backlash, mayor orders BMC to open Goregaon flyover on Friday without inauguration

After backlash, mayor orders BMC to open Goregaon flyover on Friday without inauguration
Aug 16

In a welcome news for thousands of motorists, Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar on Thursday directed the BMC to open Veer Savarkar flyover for motorists tomorrow – Friday, August 17. The mayor told reporters that he spoke to Sena Yuva President Aaditya Thackeray about the flyover’s opening earlier today. During their conversation, Thackeray suggested opening the […]..Read More

16 students fall ill after consuming food served in Bhandup school

16 students fall ill after consuming food served in Bhandup school
Aug 16

At least 16 students and a staff member of a private school in Mumbai’s Bhandup area were hospitalised on Thursday due to suspected food poisoning. According to a civic official, the Class 7 students and the staff member ate dal khichdi served to them at the Sahyadri Vidya Mandir in suburban Bhandup following which they […]..Read More

Metro pillar falls on BEST bus in Kandivali

Metro pillar falls on BEST bus in Kandivali
Aug 16

An under-construction pillar, erected for the ongoing Metro work, fell on a BEST bus in Mumbai’s Kandivali on Thursday afternoon. According to eye-witnesses, the iron mesh of the pillar fell on the roof of the BEST bus number 711 near Thakur Complex on Western Express Highway around 12:30 pm today. The bus was ferrying commuters […]..Read More

Goregaon flyover ready, but motorists can’t use it till Shiv Sena decides who will inaugurate it

Goregaon flyover ready, but motorists can't use it till Shiv Sena decides who will inaugurate it
Aug 16

If building new infrastructure in Mumbai wasn’t a problem already, the confusion over the inauguration of a crucial flyover in Goregaon has left thousands of motorists, who could use some much-needed relief, in a lurch. Unlike most projects, where delays can be attributed to the lack of timely completion, the opening of the east-west flyover […]..Read More

15 gold bars recovered from under the seat of Air India plane at Mumbai airport

15 gold bars recovered from under the seat of Air India plane at Mumbai airport
Aug 16

Gold bars worth over Rs 47 lakh were recovered on Wednesday from under a seat of an Air India (AI) flight at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. According to an official, the Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the Customs searched the flight after it arrived from Abu Dhabi this morning. The sleuths were acting on […]..Read More