Tag: Mumbai

At least 76 killed in heavy monsoon rains: Government

Rescuers in India combed through mud and debris Saturday in a desperate search for survivors as the death toll from heavy monsoon rains climbed to...

Corruption case: HC says duty of CBI to probe all, not just Anil Deshmukh

The Bombay High Court on Monday said it is the CBI’s duty to investigate not just former home minister of Maharashtra Anil Deshmukh, but everyone...

Former Maharashtra home minister Deshmukh moves SC for protection in money laundering case

Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh on Sunday moved the Supreme Court seeking protection from any coercive action in a money laundering case. The Enforcement...

Will the delay in acquiring land in Maharashtra for Dedicated Freight Corridor project affect JNPT port in Mumbai?

On June 20, a double-stack container train, comprising 178 boxes in two layers, departed from Gujarat’s on a trial run. The rake carried real goods:...

Maharashtra announces evaluation criteria for Class 12 state board students

The Maharashtra government has announced the policy for allotment of marks to the state board students of Class 12, as its exams were cancelled this...

Petrol crosses Rs 100 in Chennai; at Rs 99 in Delhi, Kolkata

Petrol price on Friday crossed the Rs 100- per-litre mark in Chennai as well as in some places in Punjab and Kerala after fuel prices...

India’s fuel demand rebounds in June

India’s fuel demand rebounded in June as a pick-up in economic activity following easing of coronavirus restrictions accelerated petrol sales to 90 per cent of...

Govt plans national stockpile of life-saving drugs to counter a possible third wave

(This story originally appeared in on Jun 29, 2021) The government is in discussions with the pharma and medical devices industry to create a “national...

NCLT orders wind up Nakshatra World, a Mehul Choksi companies

The Mumbai chapter of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) ordered the liquidation of Nakshatra World, a subsidiary of , one of the group companies...

Do not doubt the dose: Why some are saying no to vaccines

Vaccines have always met the wall of hesitancy although over time that hurdle has become easier to surmount. When India’s efforts to eradicate smallpox through...

Delta plus: Level 3 curbs in Maharashtra to contain COVID-19 spread

In view of cases of the Delta plus variant of COVID-19 emerging in Maharashtra, the state government on Friday announced ‘state-level trigger’ for imposing restrictions...

Mumbai remains most expensive city for expats: Mercer survey

Mumbai remains the most expensive city for expatriates surveyed in India and among the top 20 in Asia, despite slipping down 18 positions in Mercer’s...

Arnab Goswami and Barc ex-CEO connived, caused Rs 431cr loss to Times Now: Cops

(This story originally appeared in on Jun 24, 2021) Republic TV’s Arnab Goswami, in connivance with Partho Dasgupta, former CEO of Broadcast Audience Research Council,...

covid: After Covid, could the next big killer be heatwaves?

Searing, unrelenting heat scorches large swathes of the Earth, killing millions who have no means to escape. Shade is useless, and shallow bodies of water...

How Borosil’s employee COVID-19 care policy set the standard for India Inc

Back when he was a nervous summer intern in the high-pressure Wall Street offices of Goldman Sachs, Shreevar Kheruka was put on the spot right...

Integrow Asset Management to raise Rs 1,000 crore real estate fund

Integrow Asset Management is looking to raise around Rs 1,000 crore in Category II Alternate Investment Fund (AIF) to provide last-mile funding to real estate...

1 lakh Covid-19 tests during Kumbh festival fake: Report

(This story originally appeared in on Jun 15, 2021) Just days after a preliminary probe by the Uttarakhand health department suggested that many of the...

About 20.8% elders surveyed lost family members or friends to COVID-19: Report

About 20.8 per cent of elders have lost either family members or friends due to COVID-19 and most of them believe that a better medical...

Hyatt Regency Mumbai staff moves Industrial Court seeking protection from termination

Hyatt Regency Mumbai’s employees have moved the industrial court in Mumbai on Tuesday seeking protection from termination following the temporary shutting down of the hotel...

Cascade of rare complications deepen India’s coronavirus misery

Rare, life-threatening Covid-19 complications appear to be escalating in India, creating a fresh wave of critical medical challenges in a country that has already seen...

How Mumbai’s city officials made it more Covid-ready than Delhi

At midnight on April 17, as a deadly new wave of the coronavirus overwhelmed India, Mumbai’s Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal learned that six hospitals...

Maha announces free Covid-19 vaccination at state govt-run centres for people in 18-44 age group

Maharashtra on Wednesday announced free Covid-19 vaccination at state government-run centres for people in the 18-44 age group who will be eligible for the jabs...

View: The helicopter industry faces a serious crunch of skilled manpower

Support from the government, through the creation of enabling infrastructure, appropriate regulations, and some hand-holding can catalyse a virtuous cycle of economic benefits for the...

How Lijjat Papad wrote its success story with only Rs 80 for seed capital

The fairytale success of Lijjat Papad — a multi-million-dollar venture founded by seven women in a crowded Mumbai tenement in 1959 with seed capital of...

Maharashtra sees highest 57,074 COVID-19 cases in a day; 222 die

Maharashtra on Sunday reported the highest single-day rise of 57,074 coronavirus positive cases while 222 patients succumbed to the infection, the state health department said....