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Mumbai teen Siddarth Mohite bats for whopping 72 hours with eye on setting new world record
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Mumbai teen Siddarth Mohite bats for whopping 72 hours with eye on setting new world record

The 19-year-old Mohite passed compatriot Virag Mane's 50-hour record, created in 2015, before batting for 72 hours and five minutes over the weekend.

Mumbai power outage: Local trains resume operations as electricity gets restored after an hour
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Mumbai power outage: Local trains resume operations as electricity gets restored after an hour

Due to Tata’s grid failure, there was no electricity in Sion, Matunga, Parel, Dadar, CSMT, Byculla, Churchgate, and other areas of Mumbai

On this day in 2016: Mumbai beat Saurashtra to lift Ranji Trophy for 41st time
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On this day in 2016: Mumbai beat Saurashtra to lift Ranji Trophy for 41st time

Mumbai have won the Ranji Trophy the most number of times with 41 titles.

BMC gives nod to resume Mumbai schools from 2 March with pre-pandemic timetable
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BMC gives nod to resume Mumbai schools from 2 March with pre-pandemic timetable

As per the circular, the temperature of each student must be checked before entry into the premises, and schools should ensure 100 per cent attendance of non-teaching staff, all of whom must be fully vaccinated.

IPL 2022 set to kick-off from 26 March, Mumbai and Pune to host league phase, say reports
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IPL 2022 set to kick-off from 26 March, Mumbai and Pune to host league phase, say reports

Ten teams, including two news franchises in Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans, will feature in 70 league matches across four venues with the league set to conclude on 29 May.

Fifty years of Piya Ka Ghar: Revisiting Basu Chatterjee's comment on Mumbai's space crunch, and ode to its resourcefulness
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Fifty years of Piya Ka Ghar: Revisiting Basu Chatterjee's comment on Mumbai's space crunch, and ode to its resourcefulness

In Piya Ka Ghar, director Basu Chatterjee speaks of a city that’s also known to be optimistic, broad-minded, resourceful, and more accommodating than any Indian city possibly is.

MVA leaders stage protest as Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik spends night in ED custody
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MVA leaders stage protest as Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik spends night in ED custody

The central agency obtained the NCP leader's custody in a money laundering case linked to the activities of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim and his aides

Mumbai: Sent to ED custody, Nawab Malik to spent night at central agency's office
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Mumbai: Sent to ED custody, Nawab Malik to spent night at central agency's office

Malik was arrested earlier in the day after being questioned for about five hours at the ED office in south Mumbai's Ballard Estate area since around 8 am

Ajay Devgn begins shooting for Drishyam 2, shares photo from sets with Shriya Saran
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Ajay Devgn begins shooting for Drishyam 2, shares photo from sets with Shriya Saran

Drishyam 2 has commenced its shoot in Mumbai with Ajay Devgn and will be extensively shot in Goa in the following months

Bappi Lahiri passes away: From Yaad Aa Raha Hai to Ooh La La, a playlist of singer’s greatest hits of all time
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Bappi Lahiri passes away: From Yaad Aa Raha Hai to Ooh La La, a playlist of singer’s greatest hits of all time

Bappi Lahiri is credited as a pioneer of synthesised disco music in Indian cinema during the 1970s to 1990s with songs like 'I am a disco dancer', 'Jimmy Jimmy', 'Intehaan ho gayi', 'Tamma Tamma Loge', 'Yaar bina chain kahan re', and 'Aaj rapat jaaye to', among others.

'Hundreds rushed out of the chawl': When the Centre held firm on migrant movement in the early days of the pandemic
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'Hundreds rushed out of the chawl': When the Centre held firm on migrant movement in the early days of the pandemic

While several migrants died on the journey home, the truth remains that lakhs of lives and mass deaths in rural India were averted due to the decision of not sending them home in the early days of the pandemic

Mumbai's new viewing deck gives visitors a stunning view of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link; see pictures here
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Mumbai's new viewing deck gives visitors a stunning view of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link; see pictures here

According to the official Twitter account of the BMC, the viewing deck was part of the tactical urbanism project initiated by Aaditya Thackeray

Alliance Air Mumbai-Bhuj flight's engine cowl falls off during take off, probe ordered
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Alliance Air Mumbai-Bhuj flight's engine cowl falls off during take off, probe ordered

As per the preliminary reports, the pilots did not realise that the cowl (cover) of one of the engines had fallen on the runway in Mumbai as they told the ATC that everything was fine, the official said

SAI to hold national selection trials for wrestling and judo from 14 and 15 February respectively
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SAI to hold national selection trials for wrestling and judo from 14 and 15 February respectively

While the wrestling trials will take place at SAI's Sonepat, Lucknow, and Mumbai centres, judo trials will take place in NCoE Imphal and Bhopal.

Mumbai COVID-19 restrictions to be lifted by February-end, says Mayor as infection rate reduces drastically
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Mumbai COVID-19 restrictions to be lifted by February-end, says Mayor as infection rate reduces drastically

The announcement came a day after the financial capital recorded just 356 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

Mumbai sees 536 COVID-19 cases, three deaths; 82% new infections asymptomatic
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Mumbai sees 536 COVID-19 cases, three deaths; 82% new infections asymptomatic

The discharge of 1,153 people on Sunday took the recovery count to 10,26,144, which is 98 per cent of the caseload, BMC added

Watch: Men perform dangerous car stunt near Bandra Worli Sea Link; arrested
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Watch: Men perform dangerous car stunt near Bandra Worli Sea Link; arrested

The 15-second video shows a man sitting on the bonnet of a speeding car, while those inside cheered him on

Mumbai adds 1,312 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths; positivity rate increases to 4.47%
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Mumbai adds 1,312 new coronavirus cases, 10 deaths; positivity rate increases to 4.47%

New cases declined for the tenth straight day in the financial capital. On Thursday, 1,384 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths had been reported. Also, Dharavi recorded zero new cases on Friday after a gap of over a month, officials said

Maharashtra: BJP MLA’s son among seven medical students killed in road accident in Wardha
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Maharashtra: BJP MLA’s son among seven medical students killed in road accident in Wardha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the deaths of the students and announced two lakh each from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for the families of those who lost their lives in the accident.

Mumbai: Auto driver beaten to death by mob, kin claim culprits have political links
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Mumbai: Auto driver beaten to death by mob, kin claim culprits have political links

Shahrukh Sheikh had gone to check on his autorickshaw that he had parked in Damu Nagar and a mob started hitting him claiming he may be a thief and then dumped him in an isolated place nearby, a police official informed