An autorickshaw driver allegedly spiked a woman's drink and sexually assaulted her in Mumbai. He even forced the victim into a physical relationship with him by blackmailing her with a video of the sex act.
The chief of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), Raj Thackeray finally jumped onto the social media bandwagon yesterday, and celebrated the occasion by making a revelation that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim was willing to return to India as part of a deal with the government, and the BJP was all set to use the fugitive's arrest to garner votes in the next elections
Police have arrested four persons in connection with the death of a renowned doctor, who fell into an open manhole while walking along a flooded street during torrential rains in Mumbai on August 29. The death of Dr. Deepak Amrapurkar, a gastroenterologist who worked with Bombay Hospital here, had caused widespread outrage.
Twin brothers, Karan and Arjun Chavan, 13, made the mistake of going to the sea on Tuesday, when the city witnessed violent rainstorms. Although they didn't know how to swim, Arjun went swimming in the choppy sea with the help of a thermocol float. But he soon disappeared under water and the police later found his body in the sea. The Std IX students and residents of Cuffe Parade would regularly go to the seaside after school to swim and catch fish.
The Anti-Extortion Cell of the Thane Crime Branch on Monday evening arrested Iqbal Kaskar, brother of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, in an extortion case. The arrest came about after controversial encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma - who was recently reinstated into the police force in the anti-extortion cell of the Thane crime branch — followed up on a tip-off he’d received about Kaskar extorting money from builders
The 285 star tortoises rescued over the past year by various NGOs and government bodies from Mumbai will finally go back to their natural habitat. This morning, they are scheduled to head to Karnataka on a flight. Fostered for a year. In the last one year, various agencies, including NGOs rescued these star tortoises while they were being smuggled. They were being cared for since the rescue so that they could be healthy enough to be released back safely
He was playing with his friends in the school corridor during recess last morning. And then, out of nowhere, he collapsed and died. The Std I student at Pawar Public School in Chandivli, Swarang Dalvi, fell unconscious around 10 am and was declared dead on arrival at Hiranandani Hospital. A medical investigation confirmed the child died of natural causes. The exact cause is yet to be disclosed.
A SpiceJet aircraft with 183 passengers on board overshot the runway while landing here and got stuck in the soft mud on Tuesday evening, officials said. There were no casualties and all passengers were deboarded by deploying chutes.There was no smoke or fire emanating from the Boeing aircraft, said the officials. The incident involved SpiceJet's Varanasi-Mumbai flight no SG-703, which skidded and overshot the runway 9/27 after landing and got stuck in the mud due to wet runway conditions
Soham Devasar, 22, a graphic designer, had accidentally dropped his wallet, which had cash worth Rs 3,000, his driving licence and debit card, at Andheri station, yesterday evening. It was only when he reached Malad that he realised that his wallet was missing. "I left work at around 6 pm and it took me around two hours to reach Malad. I then went to a nearby restaurant to have dinner, but while making the payment, I couldn’t find my wallet," said Devasar, a resident of Malad West
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