Over the weekend, the air-conditioner of the C1 coach on the Madgaon Mumbai AC Double Decker train malfunctioned and commuters tore out the window panes of the train. The annual Ganesh festival has taken a toll on the single line of the Konkan Railway. Every day this railway line has been inundated my numerous problems. Watch this video to see how commuters tore open the windows on the AC train.
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Railway Protection Force (RPF) jawan, Ashok Kumar Yadav gave a new lease of life to Rojee Amit Kr, a resident of Ahmedabad by saving her from falling in the gap between the train and platform. The incident occurred in the late hours of Tuesday night, September 11 while the female was boarding the Gujarat Mail at Mumbai Central Terminus. CCTV footage shows the woman falling and sliding down the platform while de-boarding a moving train and the alert RPF personnel is seen rushing and pulling her with all his might.
Here's an exclusive look at the festivities at Lalbaugcha Raja in Mumbai on day 1 of Ganesh Chaturthi in 2017. Watch the full video
People in Mumbai welcomed a massive idol of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi which will begin on September 13. As colourfully and joyfully Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated, people danced with same enthusiasm while welcoming Ganpati. The 10-day long festival is celebrated with much fervor across Maharashtra, Goa, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Four clean-up marshals of the H west ward in Bandra saved a 27-year-old woman from drowning at Bandstand, Bandra. When the marshals spotted the woman being pulled away by the waves, two of them jumped into the water to save her. With the help of floating material, they managed to reach her and save her in time before any tragedy could occur.
A 54-year-old man lost his life in an accident between an auto rickshaw and a bus in Mumbai's Ghatkopar in wee hours of Wednesday. Two other people of the family were travelling in the auto who received injuries. The injured were admitted to the hospital for treatment. Police reached the spot and took appropriate measures. The auto rammed into the door of the luggage compartment of the bus which was being opened.
The famous RK Studios, established by veteran actor Raj Kapoor 70 years ago in Mumbai's Chembur area, is now up for sale. Bollywood celebrities expressed their views after they heard that the iconic studio is up for sale. The actors said that countless sentiments and memories attached to the studio make it an iconic institution. Veteran actor Annu Kapoor said, "The news is heartbreaking because RK Studios is an iconic place. At this time what all the studio is facing, I am not able to say anything about it." Another veteran actor Sachin Pilgaonkar said, "Those who have planned to sell it are also emotionally attached to the studio. I would wish that the old studio with which old memories are connected should not be demolished." Arjun Rampal who has shot films there also expressed sadness and said, "I have shot films there and it is definitely an iconic studio. It still is an iconic studio so I hope it would remain."
A fire broke out in a posh residential building in Parel area, a neighbourhood in Mumbai, on Wednesday morning at around 8.30 am. The blaze was confined to the wiring in the electric duct in the lift lobby, lift shafts and corridors from the 12th storey to the 16th. Only on the 12th floor were all the apartments gutted. The building had no Occupancy Certificate (OC), and no fire audit had been carried out there either. Short-circuit in a flat on the 12th floor may have caused the fire in the high-rise. Four people were killed in the tragic incident, and 22 others, including four firemen, were injured
A fire broke out in a posh residential building in Parel area, a neighbourhood in Mumbai, on Wednesday morning at around 8.30 am. While the cause of the fire and its point of origin are yet to be established, the open electrical ducts are suspected to be one of the major reason for the spread of flames. The blaze was confined to the wiring in the electric duct in the lift lobby, lift shafts and corridors from the 12th storey to the 16th. Only on the 12th floor were all the apartments gutted. The building had no Occupancy Certificate (OC), and no fire audit had been carried out there either. Four people were killed in the tragic incident, and 22 others, including four firemen, were injured.
A video of a young man performing dangerous stunts on a Mumbai local train has gone viral on social media. The footage shows an unidentified person risking his life by leaning out of the door and skidding along the ground, while the train is in motion. The video has been recorded on a mobile phone from another compartment A commuter posted the video on his Twitter account with the message to authorities to take immediate action. The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has acknowledged saying that they will get to the bottom of the incident after examining the video
The accused handed over the mobile to Dadar GRP for further legal action, a case has been registered against him under section 392 of the Indian Penal Code
A little less than a century has passed since Hamilton studios laid its foundation in the old European style business district of Ballard Estate, Mumbai. Decades later, the iconic studio which was once visited by the royals and the elite of Bombay, still retains its old world charm. Walk into the studio and beyond the welcoming wind chimes, lies the bygone era frozen in time. Pinned on the soft boards are black and white portraits of people, captured and framed by Hamilton studios since 1928. And then you realize, the owners of the studios not only have one of the rarest photo collections in the world but have retained their old photography pieces of equipment and techniques beautifully too. Even today, the studio promises to capture you as elegantly as it did some of the most notable people in history. Watch the video to take a journey inside this iconic photo studio
Mumbaikars, you can rest assured, that there will be no bandh on Thursday in Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai. The units of the Sakal Maratha Samaj in these places, have appealed to people to go to work without fear. Leaders of the Maratha Kranti Morcha announced a sit-in protest outside the office of the Mumbai Suburban Collector in Bandra (East). The violence had broken out at various places in Maharashtra during last month's bandh.
On Thursday, people travelling on the 8.33am Titwala to CST train were in for a rude shock. As the train started to move, some commuters found a bright green coloured snake wrapped around one of the fans in a compartment. While many people seemed quite afraid, others took matters into their own hands and used a stick to detangle the snake from the fan. They then threw the critter out of the train
mid-day felt the need to audit the prominent gardens in Mumbai after a little girl fell of a horse in Cooperage garden and died some months back. Thus as a concluding part of the garden audit series, Mid-day organized a round-table discussion, which basically was a culmination of the garden audit series. The idea was to bring together all the stakeholders on one platform - Civic authorities, political representatives, open space activists and the citizens. The panel consisted of senior civic officials such as Kishor Kshirsagar, Deputy Municipal Commissioner in charge of gardens, Asif Zakaria, Congress corporator, and environmentalist Rishi Agarwal. Mid-day's round-table discussion aimed at getting some answers to the problems this city's open spaces are facing. Watch this video to know more.
Love does not only make the world go round. Love stories gone sour do have some twisted consequences. Here's a round-up of the most shocking crimes by jilted lovers. Watch this video to know more
A rock python found in Pune was found in the midst of swallowing a deer. Wildlife experts ensured it spat the animal out. Watch the video
The power couple of Maharashtra, CM Devendra Fadnavis and wife Amruta Fadnavis have been a constant support for each other. While Amruta Fadnavis has stood by her husband in his political journey, Devendra Fadnavis has been equally supportive of Amruta’s career and ambitions. Their married journey to date has been one filled with understanding and support. However, their love story happened through an unexpected turn of events. While working as a banker, Amruta Fadnavis never imagined that she would marry a politician. However, her view of politics and politicians changed for good when she met a ‘down to earth’ Devendra Fadnavis. Watch the video to know how their love story blossomed
The incessant Mumbai rains this year have had some drastic effects. While several low lying regions have been flooded in the city, railway tracks have been submerged in some areas. Here’s a round-up of the harsh effects caused by the rains in Mumbai. Walls have collapsed, buildings have crumbled, a bridge in Andheri broke down and injured several people but the situation in Mumbai has not changed. In another case, exposed live wires caused a short circuit leading to the electrocution of three women. Civic apathy has led to many deaths and it seems like this is just the beginning. Watch this video to know more