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File image of underground tunneling work for Mumbai's Colaba-Bandra-Seepz or 'Metro 3' project | Photo: ANI

Under creaky buildings & rail lines, near the sea — how Mumbai underground Metro is taking shape

Nearly 3 years after the first breakthrough at Terminal 2, 16 more TBMs have finished creating almost 53 km of tunnels under Mumbai for the underground Colaba-Bandra-Seepz route.
File photo of a woman being vaccinated against Covid | Representative Image| ThePrint

Door-to-door vaccination to begin in Mumbai from 1 August, Maharashtra govt tells Bombay HC

The high court expressed its satisfaction at the implementation of the policy in which those completely bed-ridden, immobile or suffering from terminal illness will get vaccinated.
File photo of actor Dilip Kumar| Wikimedia commons

‘Tragedy King’ Dilip Kumar dies at 98 after prolonged illness

The actor had been admitted to the intensive care unit of the Hinduja Hospital since Tuesday and had been in and out of hospitals in the last one month.
File photo of T-Series music label founder and film producer Gulshan Kumar. | Photo: Commons

A flop album, a call to the underworld, & a daylight killing — how Gulshan Kumar was murdered

Bombay HC brought some closure to the 1997 case Thursday as it upheld the life sentence to Abdul Rauf, a henchman of Dawood Ibrahim, and convicted his brother for killing Kumar.

Viral photo of plastic-choked Mithi river in Mumbai is fake, is a 2008 image from Manila

The image was shared by BJP leader Priti Gandhi, along with the photo of Sabarmati Riverfront, with the hashtags #TaleOfTwoCities and #ModiHaiToMumkinHai.
A fire brigade team at the site of Mumbai building's ceiling collapse on 25 June 2021 | Photo: ANI

35 people rescued after ceiling of Mumbai building collapses, no injuries reported

Rescue operation is still underway in the site where the third floor ceiling of the five-storey building under repair collapsed and blocked the staircase.
Rescue work going on the site where a building collapse in Malad region, Mumbai on 10 June 2021

11 killed, including 8 children, as one-storey house collapses on another in Mumbai

Seven people who were injured have been admitted to the hospital. According to officials, the incident took place Wednesday night and more people might be trapped under the rubble.
Crowds returned as local trains in Mumbai resumed for the general public, at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminal, on 1 February. | Photo: ANI

Local trains to be off-limits for common people in Mumbai’s Level 3 unlock plan

As per the fresh guidelines issued by the BMC on Saturday, an entry in suburban trains will be available only for 'medical and few essentials.'
Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar | Twitter/@KishoriPednekar

‘Tujhya baapala’ Mumbai mayor ‘tweets’ when asked who’s got vaccine deal, then says Sainik did it

After controversial 'tweet', Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar says she has learnt an important lesson — never to trust anyone with her mobile phone.
A vaccination camp organised by the housing society of Ashoka Towers in Mumbai's Parel | By special arrangement

Modi govt said no to door-to-door vaccine drive. So Mumbai came up with another option

In the past week, several housing societies across Mumbai have procured stocks from private hospitals and set up Covid vaccination camps within their premises.

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A pile of coins representing Bitcoin cryptocurrency | Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Cryptocurrencies need new rules and tools. We need to design more forward-thinking laws

To combat these crypto-crimes like preventing money laundering and the funding of terrorism, regulators need to work alongside technology experts.

GST revenue at over Rs 1.16 lakh crore in July, 33% higher than in same month last year

Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection in July 2020 was Rs 87,422 crore. It was Rs 92,849 crore in June this year.


Indian, Chinese armies set up hotline in Sikkim sector to boost confidence along LAC

The opening of the hotline coincided with PLA Day, a military holiday celebrated by the Chinese army.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Why Mizoram vs Assam is a BJP project to ‘integrate’ northeast gone wrong

Assam-Mizoram violence is an outcome of BJP trying too hard to ‘integrate’ distinct northeastern states. This has unleashed latent regionalism.