BMC receives complaints of gas leak from multiple locations, asks residents not to panic

Late on Saturday,several residents complained of suspected gas leak from Mumbai’s Ghatkopar, Powai, Vikhroli, Chembur areas. The Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) was trying to detect the source by investigating the same, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC said). Preliminary information by BMC’s disaster management cell reveals the incident was reported at 9:53 pm. The gas leakage was […]


Cyclone turns into depression over Vidarbha, to weaken further

The cyclone made landfall near Alibaug, sparing India’s financial centre which is already reeling under the COVID-19 pandemic Cyclone Nisarga which spared Mumbai after it made landfall near adjoining Alibaug is now a depression over west Vidarbha region in Maharashtra and will weaken further, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday. The cyclone made […]

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Ghoomketu review

Ghoomketu‘s distracted, disjointed narrative acquires the tone of a dream whose quirk stems from naivete, not narcotics, complains ukanya Verma. The stardust of Mumbai’s glitz and glamour fuels the dreams of many starry-eyed small towners across India. One such aspirant from Mohana becomes the focus of Pushpendra Nath Mishra’s wide-eyed, formless Ghoomketu (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) after […]


Mumbai tally jumps to 28,817, death toll touches 949

583 COVID-19 patients admitted to ICUs, 198 on ventilator support; Nair hospital procures anti-viral drug remdesivir Mumbai recorded 1,566 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, its third-highest single-day jump, pushing its tally to 28,817. The city also recorded 40 more fatalities, taking its death toll to 949. Of the latest victims, 25 were men and […]


Police detain activist for helping migrant workers

Lawyer and environment activist Afroz Shah on Wednesday claimed that he was detained for almost two hours at Tilak Nagar police station while he was helping migrant labourers on Tuesday night. Mr. Shah, who is involved in a variety of causes including animal welfare and beach clean up, said the incident occurred around 11.30 p.m. […]


105 ONGC personnel airlifted from Patna to Mumbai

The Air India Friday operated special charter flights to ferry 105 ONGC personnel from Patna, who would replace the staff working continuously for the past 60 days on oil exploration rigs and production platforms at Bombay High, an off-shore oil field, 176 km (approx) off the west coast of Mumbai. Another flight, with nearly 120 […]


How I trimmed my monthly budget in the lockdown

We asked you, dear readers, to tell us how you are preparing yourself for the dark economic days ahead.Felcy Pinto, who works as an HR coordinator, shares her story: Tough times ahead. April onward, there will be no salary. I need to be positive and so I have been at my best with my son […]