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Virar gym owner injured in acid attack in Maharashtra's Palghar district; suspects identified
India

Virar gym owner injured in acid attack in Maharashtra's Palghar district; suspects identified

According to the police, one of the accused suspected that the gym owner was having an affair with his wife, who used to work out at the latter's gym

Mumbai allows doubling of daily arrivals and departures to 50 flights each; local trains for essential duty staff baby steps towards normalcy
India

Mumbai allows doubling of daily arrivals and departures to 50 flights each; local trains for essential duty staff baby steps towards normalcy

As coronavirus cases continue to pile up with Maharashtra with the state reporting a total of 1,10,744 cases as of Tuesday, Mumbai is gradually opening up with the railways resuming suburban train services in Mumbai for ferrying essential staff from Monday. Not only local trains, but the city has also opened up its airports from Tuesday with AAI-GVK group operated Mumbai Airport set to handle 100 departures and arrivals, reports PTI.

Mumbai's suburban train services resume for ferrying essential staff; expected to benefit 1.25 lakh people, says official
India

Mumbai's suburban train services resume for ferrying essential staff; expected to benefit 1.25 lakh people, says official

The Railways resumed 'selective' suburban train services on the main and harbour lines in Mumbai for ferrying essential staff

KDMC puts on hold decision to ban residents working in Mumbai; over 50% COVID-19 cases in MMR region traced to metropolis
India

KDMC puts on hold decision to ban residents working in Mumbai; over 50% COVID-19 cases in MMR region traced to metropolis

KDMC commissioner Vijay Suryavandhi suspended the decision to deny entry to local residents employed for essential services in Mumbai, however, Ulhasnagar, Ambernath and Badlapur have decided to go ahead with the ban

Case registered against 17 IP address-owners in Maharashtra for uploading child porn clips on Facebook; all booked aged between 20-35
India

Case registered against 17 IP address-owners in Maharashtra for uploading child porn clips on Facebook; all booked aged between 20-35

A case has been registered against owners of 17 IP addresses in Maharashtra's Palghar district from where child pornographic videos were allegedly uploaded on social media

Piyush Goyal unveils Railways' cleanliness survey: Rajasthan tops list while Mumbai's Andheri, Virar, Naigaon stations lead suburban list
India

Piyush Goyal unveils Railways' cleanliness survey: Rajasthan tops list while Mumbai's Andheri, Virar, Naigaon stations lead suburban list

Three stations in Rajasthan bagged top honours but none in the national capital figured in the top 10 list of railways' cleanliness survey unveiled by Piyush Goyal on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.

'Be prepared for any situation': IMD issues red alert for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar as heavy rains pound MMR; over 200mm rainfall recorded in some parts
India

'Be prepared for any situation': IMD issues red alert for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar as heavy rains pound MMR; over 200mm rainfall recorded in some parts

IMD has issued a red alert for various places, including Mumbai city and suburbs, Thane and Palghar districts, for next 24 hours due to heavy rains

Mumbai rains: Local train timetables revised on Western Railway route after heavy rainfall causes track failure at Virar station
India

Mumbai rains: Local train timetables revised on Western Railway route after heavy rainfall causes track failure at Virar station

As per the latest update, a fast local train started from Virar at 10.43 am after clamping points

Bombay HC to decide if BMC’s negligence led to 2015 Kurla fire that claimed eight lives; bench may also deliberate on compensation
India

Bombay HC to decide if BMC’s negligence led to 2015 Kurla fire that claimed eight lives; bench may also deliberate on compensation

The Bombay High Court said on Tuesday that it would decide whether negligence on the part of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) contributed to the fire at Hotel City Kinara in suburban Kurla in 2015

Mumbai rains: 22 killed in wall collapse in Malad, several flights, trains cancelled as city struggles to recover; IMD predicts heavy rains till 5 July
India

Mumbai rains: 22 killed in wall collapse in Malad, several flights, trains cancelled as city struggles to recover; IMD predicts heavy rains till 5 July

BMC additional commissioner Ashwini Joshi said an inquiry will be held into the Malad wall collapse in northern Mumbai.

Mumbai rains updates: Airport's main runway likely to be operational by Thursday; DGCA issues safety circular for airlines
India

Mumbai rains updates: Airport's main runway likely to be operational by Thursday; DGCA issues safety circular for airlines

Mumbai rains LIVE updates: The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued an air safety circular for airlines in wake of the monsoon season. Meanwhile, the main runway of the Mumbai airport is likely to remain closed for flight operations till Thursday as it will take more time to remove the SpiceJet plane that was stuck partially on the runway on Monday.

Couple among three arrested in Palghar for murder; escape plan goes awry after police suspect foul play
India

Couple among three arrested in Palghar for murder; escape plan goes awry after police suspect foul play

Three people, including a woman and her paramour, were arrested for allegedly killing her husband in Virar in neighbouring Palghar district, and trying to dispose of his body, police said on Saturday.

Mumbai rains: A tale of stranded citizens, crippled infrastructure, and help from unexpected quarters
India

Mumbai rains: A tale of stranded citizens, crippled infrastructure, and help from unexpected quarters

A look at how citizens, public officials and disaster response teams dealt with stranded passengers, flooded roads and cancelled trains during Mumbai rains

Mumbai rains: Four days of torrential downpour derailed city's infrastructure, killed 10; BMC says new flood points emerge
India

Mumbai rains: Four days of torrential downpour derailed city's infrastructure, killed 10; BMC says new flood points emerge

Mumbai got a break from heavy rains on Wednesday, the city receiving sunshine and much-needed respite after four days of torrential downpour

AC stops functioning in Churchgate-bound Mumbai local; commuters bring train to halt
India

AC stops functioning in Churchgate-bound Mumbai local; commuters bring train to halt

The passengers of some coaches of the Virar-Churchgate local train said they experienced suffocation and sweating due to the non-functioning AC.

Palghar bypolls 2018: Yogi Adityanath targets bickering ally Shiv Sena for back-stabbing BJP, says India can progress only under Modi
Politics

Palghar bypolls 2018: Yogi Adityanath targets bickering ally Shiv Sena for back-stabbing BJP, says India can progress only under Modi

Addressing a campaign rally for the 28 May Palghar Lok Sabha bypoll in Virar, an extended suburb of Mumbai, Adityanath said the country can progress only under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership.

ICC U-19 World Cup 2018: Prithvi Shaw says his journey from Mumbai's Virar to Mount Maunganui was difficult
First Cricket News

ICC U-19 World Cup 2018: Prithvi Shaw says his journey from Mumbai's Virar to Mount Maunganui was difficult

Shaw said, "It was a difficult journey for me starting where I used to live in Virar. All credit to my dad he was the only who took me (everywhere)."

India's first air-conditioned local train to chug off on Mumbai's Western line on Monday
India

India's first air-conditioned local train to chug off on Mumbai's Western line on Monday

India's first air-conditioned local train services will be launched on Monday when the service gets underway on the Borivali-Churchgate in Mumbai.

Sushma Swaraj meets kin of captain of ship that sunk in the Pacific
India

Sushma Swaraj meets kin of captain of ship that sunk in the Pacific

The family members of a Virar-based merchant navy officer, who along with other Indian crew members went missing after their cargo ship sank in the Pacific off the Philippines earlier this month, met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj seeking her help to trace him.

Piyush Goyal expects bullet train to be affordable for all; officials see 1.6 cr travellers per year
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Piyush Goyal expects bullet train to be affordable for all; officials see 1.6 cr travellers per year

Initially, the train will have 10 coaches with a total seating capacity of 750 passengers.