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  • Mumbai celebrates world-class Monorail

    Long-harassed Mumbai commuters have been ushered into new era of world-class travel with the country's first Monorail. For the people used to dirty, cramped, uncomfortable - though extremely reliable - suburban trains and BEST buses, the Monorail is like a breath of fresh air on the 8.9-km-long...

    Sunday, 2 February 2014 - 6:08pm
  • Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin: Symbol of piety & peace for Dawoodi Bohras

    Dawoodi Bohra Community spiritual leader, Dr. Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin has passed away.

    Friday, 17 January 2014 - 5:08pm
  • Ganeshotsav glitter dazzles Maharashtra

    Mumbai reverberated all night to the beating of drums, cymbals and dancing as nearly 200,000 big and small idols of Lord Ganesh were brought in trucks, tempos, cars, two-wheelers or carried on heads, to public pandals or private homes at the start of the 10-day Ganeshotsav festival here Monday.

    Monday, 9 September 2013 - 1:44pm
  • Dance bars were the zing in Mumbai's night life

    The anti-ban lobby moved the Bombay High Court and in April 2006, the ban was lifted, but the state government was granted time to move the Supreme Court.

    Tuesday, 16 July 2013 - 9:03pm
  • And Pran Krishan Sikand bows out

    Pran acted in over 400 movies in a career spanning over six decades and made smooth, seamless transitions from a hero to a villain to a character artist, playing each role with rare finesse, his 'extra touch' ensuring that each was different from the other.

    Friday, 12 July 2013 - 10:49pm
  • 'Getting to interview Bal Thackeray was akin to climbing Mt. Everest'

    After going through the entire rigmarole and thanks to the intervention of a former party MP, I finally got the green signal - an appointment to interview the Sena supremo.

    Saturday, 17 November 2012 - 8:32pm
  • Bal Thackeray: 'Ek Tha Tiger'

    The cartoonist-turned-politician was often portrayed as a roaring tiger, the much cherished logo of his party Shiv Sena.

    Saturday, 17 November 2012 - 6:05pm
  • Why is this Mumbai banker being greeted on Donald Duck's birthday?

    Vinay Nadkarni (50), a shy, unassuming man, is the Indian voice of Donald Duck since 1992.

    Saturday, 9 June 2012 - 8:41pm
  • Dev Anand's brief fling with politics

    He had a short but not sweet stint, but certainly started a trend of celebs entering the corridors of power.

    Sunday, 4 December 2011 - 6:25pm
  • Retired cop struggles to get gun licence

    Soon after retirement on December 31, he had applied for a licence to keep a weapon. But he is still waiting for a reply.

    Friday, 19 August 2011 - 2:00pm