In a recent document submitted by the P/north ward office to the Building Proposal department for the western suburbs, ward officials have stated the need to check on irregularities in a private hospital at Malad (West).
After spending three months trying to trace an obscene caller who made lewd telephone calls to four girls from several public call offices (PCOs), the police made a breakthrough in the case by arresting a 28-year-old man.
If everything goes as per the old plan revived by the authorities of the transport department, then soon commuters would be able avail seven-seater, point-to-point, share taxi services in the city. The proposal introduced by the then transport minister Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil in 2010 went on a backburner due to intra-departmental issues and though it has been revived, deadline for its implementation remains unannounced.
The two boys who were named in the suicide note of a 19-year-old engineering student who killed himself in Thane on Friday, have been booked for abetment to suicide and conspiracy.
Wholesalers in the city would continue to observe bandh against the local body tax (LBT) even as associations representing retailers called off their strike on Saturday.
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Sunday May 12, 2013, Thane
A 19-year-old engineering student allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a train on the outskirts of Mumbai in Thane district. The police say they have recovered a suicide note from his pocket in which he has accused two boys of harassing him.
Parents of a three-day-old baby boy suffering from a congenital defect abandoned their child in the civic-run Sion hospital on Wednesday morning. The child was suffering from a defect known as imperforate anus, which occurs in one out of 5,000 infants.
A fire broke out on the sixth floor of the Income Tax Building in Marine Lines area in south Mumbai on Thursday night but there was no report of casualties.
Two men who plotted and executed an acid attack at a railway station in Mumbai on a woman, who was selected to join as a nursing officer in the Army, were on Thursday brought to the city from New Delhi, said Government Railway Police (GRP).
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday said it was not against the imposition of Local Body Tax but wanted Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to address the concerns of trading community, which is strongly opposing it.