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29 new coronavirus cases in Mumbai; Maharashtra tally climbs to 690

Out of the 26 cases, 17 were reported from Pune, four from its neighbouring Pimpri Chinchwad township, three from Ahmednagar and two from Aurangabad, a health official said.

Covid-19: Navi Mumbai heads for partial shutdown

Data centres, IT service providers will operate with only 10 per cent staff, while banks, insurance companies and internet service providers will function with essential staff only, an official said.

Fire breaks out in Bandra, one person dead

Mumbai: One dead and one injured after fire broke in a residential building in Bandra. Fire under control now.Fire breaks out in Bandra, one person dead

Covid-19 impact: Mumbai Police ban group tours in city till March 31

If any tour operator is found flouting the order, action will be taken against him under IPC 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), Mumbai Police has warned. The order will be in force till March 31. It should not be confused with the regular order issued under section 144 CrPC

Mumbai: People protest at Marine Drive against CAA violence in Northeast Delhi

People in Mumbai on late Monday gathered at the Marine Drive to protest against the violence that took place in Northeast Delhi over CAA. On account of Marine Drive not being a designated place for holding protests, police detained several demonstrators and dispersed the crowd. Clashes between pro and anti-CAA protestors claimed lives of four people including that of a policeman in Northeast Delhi, where the violence started on February 22. Mumbai: People protest at Marine Drive against CAA violence in Northeast Delhi

Mumbai Income Tax chief writes to CBDT head to extend the date of limitation

Considering that Mumbai contributes towards 32 per cent of tax mop up, the Principal Chief Commissioner has also requested to extend the same for Direct Tax dispute resolution or Vivad se Vishwas (VsV) scheme and cases under the Black Money Act. Under VsV, disputed assessees can apply before March 31, an additional 10 per cent more will be charged for settlement of disputes after that date.

AC local train services to be suspended in Mumbai

A CR spokesperson said AC local services on Thane- Vashi-Panvel trans-Harbour corridor will be suspended till March-end. The WR operates 12 AC services between Churchgate and Virar, which are often crowded during peak hours. The CR operates 16 services of AC local on trans- Harbour corridor every day.

Esplanade Mansion can be restored, will cost Rs 100 crore for 50-year lease of life, Bombay high court told

In a piece of good news for the survival of Esplanade Mansion, a heritage building at Kalaghoda, an expert panel appointed by the Bombay high court has recommended repairs and restoration, not demolition.

Mumbai steps up to restore its architectural heritage: Here's a brief account of the journey so far

We have won the battles but not the war. That’s how heritage lovers sum up ten years of Mumbai’s efforts at protecting its rich past.

Solar-powered mobile charging kiosks at 15 stations

Western Railway has partnered with Fun Solar, a non-profit company, to instal solar-powered charging kiosks at stations. WR chief spokesperson Ravinder Bhakar said, “The kiosks have been installed at 15 stations, including Churchgate, Grant Road, Mumbai Central, Andheri, Borivli, Vasai, Boisar and Palghar. We plan to instal them at 5 more stations.”

Mumbai: Four-storey building collapsed in Dongri, many feared trapped

Mumbai: A four-storey building collapsed in Dongri area, many feared trapped, fire tenders rushed to the site; more details awaitedMumbai: Four-storey building collapsed in Dongri, many feared trapped

Mumbai in top 20 most expensive cities in Asia for expatriates: Mercer

According to Mercer's 25th Annual Cost of Living Survey, Mumbai fell 12 spots and was ranked at the 67th position out of 209 cities surveyed.

Mumbai in top 20 most expensive cities in Asia for expatriates: Mercer

According to Mercer's 25th Annual Cost of Living Survey, Mumbai fell 12 spots and was ranked at the 67th position out of 209 cities surveyed.

Mumbai Rains: Showers bring city to halt; Dabbawalas suspend work; road & train traffic badly hit

"Since last night, over 200 mm rainfall has been recorded which led to water logging on railway tracks and considering the passengers' safety, train services have been stopped," Railways said.

Prasar Bharati kept out of Devendra Fadnavis' swearing-in

A former official on condition of anonymity said that the coverage by Doordarshan would have also involved following protocol, and subsequent mobilising of government's communication machinery, including distribution of photographs to press units, intimation to other channels about free-to-air feed and ensuring flash points in all DD channels.

Damning secret behind Andheri overbridge collapse is out

A bridge inspector from the railway’s Andheri section had carried out a detailed survey of the 47-year-old bridge in April and found large-scale corrosion,

Plastic ban in Maharashtra comes into effect from today

The state government, in a notification on March 23, had clamped down on the use of plastic in a bid to fight pollution cause due to its extensive use.

Promoter of News Express channel that carried sting on opinion pollsters under government probe for irregularities

News Express, the Hindi news channel that carried out what it said was a sting operation on opinion pollsters, is promoted by a group with a chequered record.

Why Rajnath Singh’s election will create more conflicts between BJP and RSS

Rajnath Singh’s election as BJP’s new president showed how the BJP can sometimes win half a battle against the RSS. Expect more conflicts.

Republic Bharat flouting Trai broadcast rules: News broadcasters

Republic is flouting regulations by putting the Hindi news channel on the landing pages of close to 100 distribution platforms and also placing it outside of the ‘news and current affairs’ genre.

Elara Tech raises $35 million in debt financing from Citi Singapore

Elara Technologies will use the capital to accelerate growth by investing in further building the brand and boost its product, technology and sales teams.

News Corp-backed realty portal PropTiger.com acquires Makaan.com

The transaction will bring Makaan.com and PropTiger.com together onto an online real-estate platform, offering end-to-end realty services.

Pay per chapter: Dailyhunt brings sachet marketing to books by introducing chapter-wise billing

News and ebooks mobile application Dailyhunt is bringing FMCG sectors “sachet marketing” strategy to books by introducing chapter-wise billing.

News in Shorts mobile app raises Rs 127 crore from existing investor Tiger Global

People with knowledge of the matter said that the company has raised $20 million (Rs 127 crore) from existing investor Tiger Global Management.

Realty portal tiger acquires Oobi

Both the companies did not divulge the deal size, but maintained that OoBI has been profitable since its inception in 2012.

News of mining ban reversal in Karnataka fails to lift JSW Steel shares

Following the news of the merger, several brokerages have reduced targets on the stock which currently trades at 9.4 times its trailing twelve months earnings per share.

News Corporation buys 50 per cent stake in ESPN Star Sports

News Corporation and ESPN today announced an agreement, under which a unit of the $ 61 bn global media company will buy the latter's 50 per cent equity stake in ESS.

Mahalaxmi Rubtech shoots up 6% on power foray plans

News that the company is considering a foray into power generation saw shares of Mahalaxmi Rubtech Ltd shoot up 6 per cent to Rs 41.35 on BSE on Wednesday.

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