A seven-year-old cancer patient from Mumbai was made a police inspector for a day on Friday. Arpit Mandal had always wanted to be a police officer, but he was diagnosed with cancer. On Friday, the Mumbai police fulfilled his wish and let him be an inspector for a day. Photos of the boy wearing khaki were posted on the official handle of the Mumbai Police.
Mulund Police Station was completely won over by the undaunted spirit of 7 year old Arpit Mandal, fighting cancer! If we could, we would fulfill all his wishes beyond just being a Police inspector for a day #ProtectingSmiles @MakeAWishIndia pic.twitter.com/jPOJosXFDU— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) March 23, 2018
Train services in Mumbai were affected on Tuesday after hundreds of students hit the tracks demanding railway jobs, say reports. They sat on the railway tracks between the Matunga and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) stations in south Mumbai since 7 am. The students, mainly those who had cleared railway apprentice exams, blocked trains to one of the city's busiest business centres leading to the cancellation of 30 trains, reports added.
According to a recent research, it was found that housing sales in seven major Indian cities have decreased by nearly 40% last year. ANAROCK, a property consultant analysed that housing sales in Chennai, Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), National Capital Region (NCR), Pune, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Bengaluru have declined to 40% last year compared to 2013 and 2014. According to ANAROCK, an average of 3.3 lakh units was sold in the years 2013 and 2014, but only 2,02,800 units were sold in 2017.
Nearly 35,000 people joined the march lead by farmers and adivasis in Mumbai on Saturday. Allegedly, the protest will reach the Maharashtra Assembly on Monday and so security has been tightened and traffic advisory has been issued. The march began on Tuesday from Nashik and the protestors are to complete a walk of about 180 km. The farmers demand waiver of all their loans and for the Swaminathan Committee report to be implemented.
A 16-year-old girl in Mumbai allegedly cooked up stories of sexual assault as she reportedly felt that she was neglected by her family, who are into diamond business. The truth emerged when cops enquiring the case found discrepancies in her statements. The teen claimed that an unidentified man entered her house and strangulated and also said that she had been receiving threats on social media, which were later found to be false, reported the Hindustan Times. However, there has been no clarification about the action taken against the teen.
மும்பையில் நடிகை ஸ்ரீதேவியின் இறுதி ஊர்வலம் சற்றுமுன் தொடங்கியது. இந்த இறுதி ஊர்வலத்தில் ரசிகர்கள் மற்றும் திரையுலகினர் என ஏராளமானோர் கலந்து கொண்டுள்ளனர்.
முற்றிலும் வெண்ணிற மலர்களால் அலங்கரிக்கப்பட்ட வாகனத்தில் ஸ்ரீதேவியின் உடல், இறுதி ஊர்வலமாக எடுத்துச் செல்லப்படுகிறது. இந்த வாகனத்தின் முகப்பில் ஸ்ரீதேவியின் உருவப்படம் பெரிதாக வைக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது.
அந்தேரி செலிப்ரேஷன் ஸ்போர்ட்ஸ் கிளப்பில் இருந்து சுமார் 7 கிலோமீட்டர் தூரத்தில் உள்ள வில்லே பார்லே மயானத்திற்கு, ஸ்ரீதேவியின் உடல் இறுதி ஊர்வலமாக எடுத்துச் செல்லப்படுகிறது.
முன்னதாக மகாராஷ்டிர அரசு மரியாதையுடன், ஸ்ரீதேவி உடலுக்கு இறுதிச்சடங்கு நடைபெற்றது குறிப்பிடத்தக்கது.
நடைமுறை பரிசோதனைகள் காரணமாக, நடிகை ஸ்ரீதேவியின் உடலை துபாயிலிருந்து இந்தியாவுக்குக் கொண்டு வருவதில் தாமதம் நிலவிவந்தது.
இந்த நிலையில், ஸ்ரீதேவியின் உடலை இந்தியா எடுத்து வருவதற்கு துபாய் காவல்துறை அனுமதி அளித்துள்ளது.
காவல்துறை அனுமதியைத் தொடர்ந்து, ஸ்ரீதேவியின் உடல் எம்பாமிங் செய்யப்பட்டு இன்று இரவுக்குள் இந்தியா அனுப்பப்படும் என, இந்திய தூதரகம் தெரிவித்துள்ளது.
இதனால் இன்றிரவு தனி விமானத்தில், ஸ்ரீதேவியின் உடல் மும்பைக்கு எடுத்து வரப்படும் என எதிர்பார்க்கப்படுகிறது.
On Saturday evening, a massive fire reportedly broke out in Cinevista studio at Kanjurmarg in Mumbai. Reports say, firefighters have rushed to the spot and no casualties so far. More details awaited!
Two managers of ‘1 Above pub’ in Mumbai were reportedly arrested by police, on Monday. The two were arrested in connection with Kamala Mills fire in Mumbai on December 29 which claimed the lives of 14 people. Reports say, a case has been filed against them as they were present in the pub when fire broke out but fled the spot without helping guests.
Two brothers from US who were on a holiday in Mumbai died in the Kamala Mill Compound fire on Friday. The two brothers and their aunt were reportedly celebrating with several other friends at a pub when the fire broke out. Reports say, after fire broke out, two brothers ventured back into the building to locate their aunt and apparently died of suffocation along with the aunt.
According to a TOI report, metro rides in Chennai are the second-costliest in the country after Mumbai. Chennai commuters pay anywhere between Rs 5 and Rs 30 more for rides of distances in excess of 8 km when compared to patrons of other cities with the exception of Mumbai.
A moving Indica car caught fire in Mumbai while it was on its way from Churchgate to Dadar on Friday night. However, the passengers managed to jump and escape from the car, abandoning it in the middle of the road. The fire brigade rushed to the spot and put off the fire. Watch the video here
According to reports, a massive fire broke out on Thursday at Behrampada slums near the Bandra station in Mumbai. Reports also stated that around 16 fire engines and many water tankers are being used to fight the fire. Pictures from the spot show the sky filled with smoke. Further details are awaited.
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday reportedly ordered a ban on the sale of firecrackers in Mumbai urban and suburban areas. The court has reportedly ordered to cancel the licence of firecrackers shops in the residential areas of Maharashtra. “Shops where firecrackers are stored should not be located in residential areas”, the court reportedly said. Earlier, the Supreme Court ordered a ban on the sale of firecrackers in Delhi on pollution concerns.
According to reports, a motorman of a suburban train on Tuesday in Mumbai saved a dog from getting run over, by stopping the train at the Churchgate station. The dog lying on the tracks did not budge even when he stopped the train and incessantly blew the horn. Reportedly, a good samaritan got down on to the tracks and lifted the dog to safety. People reportedly lauded the rescuer and the motorman as well.
According to reports, the death toll rose to 22 as a 117-year-old condemned building collapsed in Bhendi Bazaar in South Mumbai on Thursday. At least 30 people have been reportedly rescued so far by the National Disaster Response Force and Mumbai Fire Brigade. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has announced an ex gratia of ₹5 lakh for the kin of the deceased.
According to reports, several flights had been cancelled and four to five flights were diverted to nearby airports from Mumbai due to heavy wind and rain on Tuesday. "Heavy rains and the strong winds have drastically reduced visibility to very low levels leading to diversions and go-arounds even though the main runway is open", a Mumbai resource reportedly told.
Mumbai Police have urged people to stay at home and to step out only in case of emergency after non-stop rain on Tuesday morning. The meteorological department reportedly said that about four inches of rain was recorded in just a few hours and heavy rain is expected in the next 48 hours.
Traffic on Bandra - Worli Sea Link towards South Mumbai has been closed for some time for clearing Traffic ahead. Plan accordingly.— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) August 29, 2017