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    BMC to construct 15,000 public toilets

    BMC to construct 15,000 public toilets


    With a meagre 22% of the total capital expenditure spent till last month, the solid waste management (SWM) department has moved a proposal for construction of around 15,000 public toilet seats across the...

    With a meagre 22% of the total capital expenditure spent till last month, the solid waste management (SWM) department has moved a proposal for construction of around 15,000 public toilet seats across the city.
    Tilak Nagar fire: Builder's bail plea rejected

    Tilak Nagar fire: Builder's bail plea rejected


    The sessions court on Thursday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of builder Subhak Mahapatra who has been booked for the Tilak Nagar fire that claimed five lives last...

    The sessions court on Thursday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of builder Subhak Mahapatra who has been booked for the Tilak Nagar fire that claimed five lives last month.
    Mumbai: Nod for water, sewerage click away

    Mumbai: Nod for water, sewerage click away


    In a bid to ease the process of issuing permissions following completion of a construction project, the BMC is working on a software to enable online permission for water and sewerage...

    In a bid to ease the process of issuing permissions following completion of a construction project, the BMC is working on a software to enable online permission for water and sewerage connections.
    Kidnap drama flops as TV mechanic turns mediator

    Kidnap drama flops as TV mechanic turns mediator


    Two brothers have been arrested for abducting a 10-year-old boy from Wagle Estate and demanding a ransom of Rs 3 lakh on January 13. The boy, finally traced to a house in Bhiwandi, was rescued on Thursday night and reunited with his...

    Two brothers have been arrested for abducting a 10-year-old boy from Wagle Estate and demanding a ransom of Rs 3 lakh on January 13. The boy, finally traced to a house in Bhiwandi, was rescued on Thursday night and reunited with his parents.
    Couple tries 'immolation' at Mantralaya

    Couple tries 'immolation' at Mantralaya


    A 54-year-old woman and her husband, from Laldongar in Chembur, arrived at the Mantralya garden gate on Friday afternoon and poured kerosene on themselves.Police ran to save them thinking they were committing...

    A 54-year-old woman and her husband, from Laldongar in Chembur, arrived at the Mantralya garden gate on Friday afternoon and poured kerosene on themselves.Police ran to save them thinking they were committing suicide.
    Three held for 'kidnapping' college friend

    Three held for 'kidnapping' college friend


    Vakola police recently arrested three college students, all aged 20, for allegedly kidnapping their friend, also 20 years old, outside his brother's workplace in Santacruz...

    Vakola police recently arrested three college students, all aged 20, for allegedly kidnapping their friend, also 20 years old, outside his brother's workplace in Santacruz (East).
    BEST workers may lose pay for going on strike

    BEST workers may lose pay for going on strike


    After assurance of a pay hike, BEST staffers now face a possible deduction in pay for being absent from work on account of their just-concluded...

    After assurance of a pay hike, BEST staffers now face a possible deduction in pay for being absent from work on account of their just-concluded strike.
    Chopper case: MCOCA court sentences 4 to 10 yrs

    Chopper case: MCOCA court sentences 4 to 10 yrs


    Police had alleged that the attack was carried out at the behest of Kedare, a member of an organised syndicate.Kedare had previously collected extortion money from the victim's brother, Yogesh Vichare, police...

    Police had alleged that the attack was carried out at the behest of Kedare, a member of an organised syndicate.Kedare had previously collected extortion money from the victim's brother, Yogesh Vichare, police said.
    Thane: 2 arrested for 3 deaths at sewage plant

    Thane: 2 arrested for 3 deaths at sewage plant


    Two men, including the in-charge and supervisor of a contractual firm, were arrested for the death of three labourers at a civic sewage treatment plant at Mira Road on...

    Two men, including the in-charge and supervisor of a contractual firm, were arrested for the death of three labourers at a civic sewage treatment plant at Mira Road on Wednesday.
    Flat buyer who paid Rs 72 lakh in no man's land

    Flat buyer who paid Rs 72 lakh in no man's land


    In desperation, Dalal, who paid Rs 72 lakh for his flat, has now lodged a complaint of cheating and criminal breach of trust with Malad police against both builders, Bharat Joshi and Mukesh...

    In desperation, Dalal, who paid Rs 72 lakh for his flat, has now lodged a complaint of cheating and criminal breach of trust with Malad police against both builders, Bharat Joshi and Mukesh Shah.