Marine species traffickers move fishy biz to Mumbai

Mumbai, March 24 -- With authorities in Chennai increasing their vigilance on illegal trade of marine species, Mumbai is emerging as a new hub for these smugglers. Items like shark fins and dried sea-... Read More

Hackers demand Bitcoin in return for firm's data

Mumbai, March 24 -- A city-based dry fruit company's servers were hacked and hackers demanded payment in Bitcoin in return for the data, last month. The case was transferred from Bandra to Sakinaka po... Read More

Two arrested with Heroin in Negombo

Sri Lanka, March 24 -- Two persons have been arrested at Katuwapitiya in Negombo Police Division over the possession of heroin, stated the Police. The arrest was made last evening (23) by the officia... Read More

Meeting Diksha Dagar on the greens

NEW DELHI, March 24 -- Diksha Dagar's appetite for challenges was born out of her love for ice cream. It started at the Delhi Cantonment's Harbaksh Stadium when Diksha, then seven, began to accompany ... Read More

2 Iranian nationals held for conning Afghan nationals

Mumbai, March 24 -- Two Iranian nationals, Shir Mehmood Hamedani, 65, and a 16-year-old boy, were arrested for pick-pocketing two Afghan nationals, Saifiqulla Ibaadi, 25 and Gafur Hashimi at Walkeshwa... Read More

Two men sexually assault 4-year-old, one arrested

Mumbai, March 24 -- A 26-year-old man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl in a secluded room in their neighbourhood. Police is on the lookout for the other 19-... Read More

Mother allegedly applies glue on son's lips to stop him from crying

India, March 24 -- In a bizarre act, a mother in Bihar's Chhapra on Saturday applied 'Feviquick' (glue) on the lips of her son to stop him from crying. "After some work, I came back home and found hi... Read More


Mumbai, March 24 -- Following a tip-off from an alert citizen, police on Friday arrested five accused of allegedly planning to burgle houses near Gajanan Colony Road in Goregaon (West). They were arre... Read More

Missing the wood for the trees

Mumbai, March 24 -- Last week we looked at how urban parks and gardens have helped inculcate social values and civic sense in a metro. Now, a look at how various life forms have influenced or been inf... Read More

Warm up to summer in the city

Mumbai, March 24 -- Every year, to beat the Mumbai summer, I escape to some hill station and end up spending a fortune. This year too, I browsed the internet to find hill stations to spend my summers ... Read More