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Megacity and state capital in Maharashtra, India

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Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. As of 2011 it is the most populous city in India with an estimated city proper population of 12.4ย million. The larger Mumbai Metropolitan Region which includes nearby areas like Navi Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan, Dombivli, Vasai-Virar, Ulhasnagar, Ambarnath, Bhiwandi and Panvel is the second most populous metropolitan area in India and one of the most populous in the world, with a population of over 20 million. Mumbai lies on the Konkan coast on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour. In 2008, Mumbai was named an alpha world city. It is also the wealthiest city in India, and has the highest number of millionaires and billionaires among all cities in India. Mumbai is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Elephanta Caves, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, and the city's distinctive ensemble of Victorian and Art Deco buildings.

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Savarkar's kin Ranjit Savarkar had filed a complaint against former Congress president for his alleged remarks against Savarkar in 2016.
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The tourist bus coming from Hyderabad was intercepted at Borivali (east) on Western Express Highway by the officials who had a tip-off on the same.
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As per the data revealed by a non-profit organization, the percentage (76%) of patients going to the public hospitals on OPD basis was far more than public..
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SJM's all India co-convener Ashwani Mahajan said a recently released public survey has indicated that consumers from across the country are facing various issues..
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From now on, it is mandatory for all the new school structures run by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to have rainwater harvesting systems.
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Senior elections official said that the shifting the polling to ground floor has pertained to Mumbai only.
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While 1.45L violations were reported in Mumbai, only 1 faces licence suspension
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Authorities hope to set up 17 enclosures under phase two by July 2020
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Andheri's Sameer Shaikh was stopped at SV Road in December 2018
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According to National Crime Record Bureau's (NCRB) report, Mumbai stands at second spot with regard to crimes committed by juveniles.
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The causes of HIV can be attributed to blood transfusion, sexual abuse, and also children can acquire from parent.
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Introducing Space Oddessey: Agency to host exhibition in city-based school
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According to the police, the accused were accepting bets on a horse-racing event in Pune and taking money without taking RWITC's permission and were operating..
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The accident came to light after an alert motorist informed the police who then rushed to the spot and cleared the traffic caused due to the accident.
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The accused men, had approached Axis Bank through a financial services institution and obtained a car loan, which already had unpaid loan due on them
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With 32 lakh daily passengers, the newly inducted 21-seater AC mini buses may witness rush during peak hours
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WHEF has been organising annual global forums since 2012.
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According to the person whose complaint was the trigger for the letter from NCPCR, the programme was held on September 1 at a Worli school
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Guests at DNA Samwad this week explore merits of the car shed for Metro-3 at Aarey Colony. While some assert the corridor - with the depot as its nerve centre -..
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The accused has been identified as Anil Singh, a resident of Goregaon
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This is an important work keeping in mind the heavy traffic congestion this stretch sees everyday
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As a mark of respect, the school has cancelled all plans for the annual trip.
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The patient, Goran Shakhawan, will now be able to walk properly without any support.
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Uday Samant, President, MHADA said that they are trying their best to make the lottery happen soon.
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The labour court relied on documents which showed that the vehicle involved in the accident was insured in the name of Swift Roadways.
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Societies to be granted 10% additional FSI & GST discounts
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Hundreds of people visiting the mall were refused rides. We caught up with some of them.
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Refusal of fare is an infraction under the law and invites penalty.
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A court in Vasai remanded the accused in police custody till September 16.
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Letter to Home Ministry says Vanashakti invites foreign funds without FCRA clearance
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"Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at 6 locations, 2 each at Kolkata, Mumbai and Patna in connection with an investigation under Prevention of Money..
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Items like shoes, socks, comb, tiffin, rain boots, umbrellas, uniform, books, bags, sandals, tabs, BEST bus passes are issued to students of BMC schools in the..
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The boisterous crowd of commuters at Andheri and Ghatkopar railway station has caught the attention of Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. Ever since the..
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This week's DNA Newsmaker, MMRC MD Ashwini Bhide, who heads the 'ambitious' and 'intricate' Metro rail network in Mumbai, opens up on the challenges of executing..
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In an unusual move, the committee is even meeting this Sunday and is expected to clear some multi-crore projects that will benefit commuters
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Ahead of the assembly polls in Maharashtra which is scheduled to take place in October, the party officials aim to conduct these plays in all the assembly..
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DNA visited the station area during rush hours between 5.30 pm and 6.30 pm and found hundreds of commuters rendered helpless and angry with refusals.
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The state goes to poll soon and the BJP is eyeing for a large number of seats from the financial capital, which has 36 constituencies.
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In 2007, the builder signed an agreement with a society and the tenants for the redevelopment of the building in Chembur.
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The leakage was detected on August 30 on the service road of Western Express Highway near Bandra (east)
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Booked for murder, Chugani was remanded to one-week police custody by a holiday court on Sunday.
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A network of 5K CCTV cameras to keep a vigil on immersion sites in city
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The incident came to light after the supervisor of the rickshaw stand approached the police and complained about the act which he allegedly saw. Initially, the..
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To mark the events of that day, walls are painted that describe the event of marytrdom of Imam Hussain and his six month old son
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Four men have been arrested and two more are being searched for planning a dacoity inside an ice cream shop in Kandivali east.
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Spinal deformities characterized by abnormal curvature of the spine are found in children below 14 years of age.
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Also, Rickshaw drivers refuse to take single passengers because they make more profit in sharing passengers.
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Activist Mahesh Vengurlekar has written a complaint to the Charity Commissioner on August 13, 2019, placing his demands.
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The incident came to light on the night of September 8 when the suspect caught the dog stealing the meat from the shop.
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As per the officials at the education department of BMC, fewer students are showing interest in admissions this year, even after seats being allotted to them.
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ATS also arrested five persons - identified as Abdur Shaikh (47), Irfan Shaikh (43), Suleman Shaikh, Naresh Maskar (44) and Jitendra Pramath - who supplied these..
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40% of those screened found hit by lifestyle ailments
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The students created DIY composing kits that help to convert all degradable waste to fertilizers which is cost-effective
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Group Effort: After an activist's call, Jains get Desais home, meals and job
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Fourteen people have been rescued from the debris of a three-storey building that collapsed on Tuesday night near Crawford Market in south Mumbai, officials..
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Virali Modi, a 28-year-old US-based disability rights activist, was travelling from Delhi to Mumbai via Spice Jet airlines when the CISF personnel forced her to..
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The investigating agency will question her in the Byculla prison, where she is currently lodged in the murder case of her daughter Sheena Bora. This comes a day..
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Bright Prospects: Knight Frank ranks Mumbai 5th in Asia-Pacific region
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On January 21, the couple got engaged and Mulla soon left for Doha and then he fell back on his promise of marraige.
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The accused identified as Nilesh Kumar also showed the victim fake payment receipts from the bank to convince him that he had credited the cash in the account.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

On Monday Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena leader inaugurated these buses, of which 6 buses are air-conditioned.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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