india

‘Sexual harassment doesn’t just include physical contact’

Police personnel, lawyers discuss prevention of crimes against women and children at seminar Police officials and legal experts came together to discuss various aspects of crimes against women and children and measures that can be taken to prevent or address them, at Adani Electricity Management Institute (AEMI) last week. The event was attended by Deputy […]

india

Etihad to add flights to two southern cities

Seasonal services added for May Etihad Airways, the national airline of United Arab Emirates (UAE), has announced plans to add seasonal services to Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram for May. The airline will add 158 seats to each route, and will put A320s into service. As a result of these changes, Etihad will operate 21 weekly flights […]

india

Tata Memorial’s patient navigators get a uniform

Kevats will wear blazers with a boat symbol on their back The patient navigators at Parel’s Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) now have a uniform that will help patients identify them in the crowded hospital. Known as Kevats or margdarshaks, they wear a dark blue blazer with a symbol of a boat at the back. The […]

celebrity

SEE: Stunning flamingos take flight

As flamingos arrived in Mumbai for their annual visit, Rediff.com‘s Hitesh Harisinghani visited Thane Creek to get a glimpse of the the pink beauties. He recounts his experience.  The pink-winged visitors have arrived in Mumbai and what better way to spot them in all their glory than attend a flamingo safari. The safari, which was launched in […]

lifestyle

Tackling sound pollution

Traffic in India is a famously untameable beast. Its unmistakable call is the loud, angry honking of all manner of vehicles. On a busy street, during office hours, the honking can go up to what has scientifically been proven to be a health hazard. It is this issue of noise pollution that the Mumbai Police […]

india

Farmers protest unpaid insurance

The farmers, under the banner of Prahar Janshakti Paksh, alleged that the company had not released their claims under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana for the crop losses that they have suffered since 2018. A group of more than 100 farmers from across the State staged a protest outside the office of an insurance […]

cities

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: Star-Studded Reception

It was a star-studded wedding reception for Armaan Jain and Anissa Malhotra on Monday evening, when all roads seemed to lead to the Grand Hyatt at Santacruz, the chosen venue for the festivities. Jain, the son of Rima (the daughter of the late Raj Kapoor) and businessman Manoj Jain, who had made his debut in […]

india

Soon travel to BKC on e-bikes

Startup to provide last mile link from Bandra, Kurla stations The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with e-bike sharing startup Yulu to provide last mile connectivity to Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) from Bandra and Kurla railway stations. “MMRDA is playing the role of facilitator and there […]