'Shootout, brawl' in palace before Baradar sidelined

India, Sept. 18 -- The man the US and its allies hoped would be a moderate voice in Afghanistan's Taliban government has been sidelined after a dramatic shootout in the presidential palace in Kabul, a... Read More

Over 400 students vote in favour of reopening TISS campus, forum demands plan of action

Mumbai, Sept. 18 -- More than 400 students of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, have signed in favour of reopening the campus for physical classes. In a week-long signature campai... Read More

'Submit white paper on road works of 25 yrs'

Mumbai, Sept. 18 -- The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the civic standing committee has demanded a white paper detailing the work done on roads and the maintenance of roads in the past 25 years, at t... Read More

Target fest returnees for Covid tests, BMC tells staff

Mumbai, Sept. 18 -- As Covid-19 cases continue to soar in some regions of Maharashtra, the civic body has sent out special instructions to target people returning to the city after travelling for the ... Read More

'Keep gap between immersions from 1 bldg'

Mumbai, Sept. 18 -- In view of the 10th-day immersion of the ongoing Ganesh festival on Sunday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday said 25,000 of its workers will be on duty. The B... Read More

Bomb squad defuses marine location marker at Palghar coast

Palghar, Sept. 18 -- The bomb disposal and detection squad (BDDS), Thane, defused a three-feet-long marine location marker (MLM) usually used by the Indian Navy and other navies across the world, at K... Read More

'Stop using herbicides in Powai lake'

Mumbai, Sept. 18 -- Acting on a complaint by a city-based environment group, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) on Thursday sent a notice to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) as... Read More

'86.64% Mumbaiites have Covid antibodies'

Mumbai, Sept. 18 -- Overall, 86.64% of Mumbaiites have Covid-19 antibodies out of 8,674 samples tested in the fifth sero-survey conducted by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). The results of th... Read More

Sept saw 35% drop in new cases compared to Aug

Mumbai, Sept. 18 -- Indicating a decline in the number of Covid-19 cases, the daily new cases in Maharashtra have dropped by 35% in the first 15 days of September as compared to the same period in Aug... Read More

An alternative vision for the country's young women

India, Sept. 18 -- Thirteen-year-old Bhavna Pandey from Hyderabad aspires to be an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer. Nothing extraordinary about that ambition except for Pandey's circumsta... Read More