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NCP pays tribute to 26/11 martyrs.

           IN MUMBAI(Bandra), a tribute pays to the martys of 26/11 who lost their lives in the dreadful terroris...

Ban on Gutka, effective?

The state has attempted to put a ban on Gutka and pan masala across Maharashtra, now it is time to see that how much effect it leaves on the people as, the last time the attempt made on banning the Gutkas had encountered several legal hurdles. However the commissioner of the food and drug administration (FDA) Mahesh Zagade, has given assurance that the ban will be effective. Mahesh Zagade said in press conference, “We have...Read More

Bollywood suffers heavy loss in two weeks.

  Rajesh Khanna (Kaka) the most romantic hero Bollywood has ever seen passes away silently at his home in Bandra. This was another heavy loss for the film industry in past two weeks as the Iron man of Bollywood Dara Singh breathed his last. Both were great Indians and one of the finest human beings. The actor Rajesh Khanna had been battling health issues since April and as per reports, his health deteriorated in May and since...Read More

Company law

  Advocate Marjeena A Shaikh tells us about Company law and under what section one can become a member of the company. Who can become a member of the company Any person who is competent under section of the Indian contract (Act,972) can become a member of a company, subjected to the provision of the memorandum and Articles association of the company.The Articles may be provide that certain person cannot become member...Read More

Values, for kids to learn By Huma Z Syed

  ‘Rising Sun’ is an initiative by Shrimad Rajchandra Aatma Tatva opens admission for their extracurricular activity programme for children. The programme would commence from third week of June 2012. The module would offer unique thematic course for children based on moral and spiritual values for the overall development of mind, body and soul. This would cater to children at the age group of 3 – 11 years from t...Read More

Does Anna affect people or his charisma has faded away.

  By Huma Z Syed The anti-corruption movement that seemed to energise India's middle class just a few months ago, led by a once-obscure social activist who defied the government with public fasts and mass rallies, is facing a new enemy: apathy. Anna Hazare The man who dominated Indian television news for much of the year now seems like an afterthought, raising questions about whether his following was ever as large as...Read More

After Anna is Ramdev next?

After Annas magic faded away, is Ramdev going be to be the next fading mantra. By HM Staff. Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Friday continued to attack the Indian government and said if the Olympics had offered a gold medal for corruption then India would have clinched it. Ramdev following Annas footsteps will sit on three-day hunger strike against corruption. "India could have won a gold medal if there was a competition for corruptio...Read More

Is Mumbai Becoming a Capital of Crime?

By HM Staff. With the criminal activities increasing day by day in the dream city, Mumbai is becoming the capital of crime from the capital of dreams. By looking at the recent events which has taken place in the city it has become very difficult for people feel safe. In the recent case, where a lawyer was allegedly murdered by the watchman one cannot feel safe in their own apartment. Pallavi Purkayastha (25) a lawyer by profession was...Read More

India Against Corruption to gherao houses of PM Manmohan Singh and Nitin Gadkari.

  By HM Staff For protesting against the massive Coalgate scam that took place with collusion of Congress and BJP, India Against Corruption wouldgherao the houses of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP President Nitin Gadkari on August 26, 2012 (Sunday). A peaceful protest would take place at Jantar Mantar from 10am onwards followed by the gherao to demand immediate cancellation of coal block allocation and s...Read More

Man duped of Rs.2lakh. By Priyanka Trimbakkar

  Nasim Khan a resident of Santacruz was duped of rupees 2 lakh as the agent who falsely promised his relative a proper job is still moving freely even after the police complaint has been filed.According to Khan, Ashraf his nephew had met Rizwan an agent on his way to Mumbai and during their conversation Rizwan convinced him  that he can get his relative one Haider Ali a job in a reputed company. Rizwans asked for 3 lakh for gett...Read More

“To maintain peace and harmony in the country is the duty of police and public,” says Satyapal Singh

    By Glory Katmala “In Mumbai, to maintain peace and unity it is duty of police and general public. As police cannot perform the duty without the help of public”, said Dr. Satyapal Singh Police commissioner of Mumbai during an event organized by National Institute of Jihad atrocities and terrorism (NIJAAT). Dr. Singh during the seminar assured that innocent people will not be harmed neither the offe...Read More

Govt clears FDI in multi-brand retail, \'furious\' Mamata to decide on support on Tuesday.

  By HM Staff The government has cleared 51% Foreign Direct Investment or FDI for multi-brand retail, a major reform aimed at jumpstarting a lethargic economy and combating the image of an administration riddled with policy paralysis. The move will allow global firms such as Wal-Mart Stores to set up shop with a local partner and sell directly to consumers for the first time, though individual states have the right to rej...Read More

Dharavi woman arrested for torturing 3-yr-old daughter

  Recuperating in hospital, child says her mother inflicted cuts with hot knife and beat her often; police arrest woman   The police have arrested a 25-year-old woman from Dharavi for the physical torture of her three-year-old daughter. Now in hospital, the severely abused girl said her mother would inflict cuts on her body with a hot knife and often thrash her. Police Sub-Inspector Vijaykumar Ambarge of the Dharavi...Read More

Jaycee Homes Ltd, organized blood donation camp in association with Tata Memorial Hospital.

  By Glory Katmala Jaycee Homes, a leading real estate developer in Mumbai, had organized a mega blood donation camp in association with Tata Memorial Hospital. The camp was held at Versova, in the premises of Bhagtani Krishaang, on Sunday, September 16 from morning 11  till evening 6. According to, Mr. Lakshman Bhagtani, Chairman and Managing Director, Jaycee Homes, said, "Blood is the lifeline of mankind. It c...Read More

Raj Thakeray is dividing Nation claims Abu Azmi

  By Shirein Kumar The war of words between Raj Thakeray and Abu Azmi is not new, yet again Abu Azmi strikes with the statement, “Raj Thackeray the leader of MNS is like British who play divide and rule policy, NCP and Congress are 100% supporting Raj Thackeray for their vote banks. Raj Thackeray creating havoc at the Worli toll naka is nothing short of hooliganism and vandalism.” According to Abu Azmi, &ldquo...Read More

No question of apology, says Anjali Damania

  By HM Staff India Against Corruption (IAC) activist Anjali Damania on Friday said there was no question of apologising to Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari over statements she made on TV channels. Ms. Damania has sent a letter to Mr. Gadkari to the effect. On Thursday, Mr. Gadkari sent Ms. Damania a legal notice demanding an apology for issuing “defamatory statements” to television channels &ldq...Read More

Strike Cancelled, but problems still not solved

  By Glory Katmala The Maharashtra government on Friday permitted hikes in autorickshaw and taxi fares with a caveat that the cabbies will provide enhanced services to the customers.  The move pre-empts a strike threatened by around 55,000 cabbies from Sunday midnight that would have crippled the country's commercial capital.  Mr. Rafique Ahmed khan member of Bombay Taxi Chalak Malak Sena said, &ld...Read More


  BY Glory Katmala Masina Institute of Psychotherapy & Behavioural Sciences (MIPBS) under the flagship of Dr. Y. A .  Matcheswalla were celebrating Mental Health Week 2012. Various events across the city were organized to promote community outreach and public education concerning mental illnesses such as major depressive disorders, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Activities held during the week include street pla...Read More

Prevent illegal slaughter on Bakri-Eid: BMC

  BMC given Warning to Deonar slaughtering house and  moreover planning to control illegal slaughtering. By Glory Katmala The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) this year has made ensure that there is no illegal slaughtering of animals in the city during Bakri-Eid apart from Deonar slaughtering house. Deonar slaughtering house is one of the biggest slaughtering house in Asia. However, a large num...Read More

October 11 celebrated the First International Day of the Girl Child to support girl’s right.

  By Glory Katmala The United Nations marked the first International Day of the Girl Child on October 11 by calling for an end to child marriage, and stressing education as one of the best strategies for protecting girls against this harmful practice, a day to remember the human rights of every girl child born and to promote the empowerment of women, aiming for equal opportunities in a world where equality among citizens is a...Read More

Krish Shah recommended for President award

  By Glory Katmala 15-year-old Krish Shah is recommended for President Award for his brave work. On  October 11 honorable, Deputy Speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Mr. Vasantrao Purke felicitated master shah with bookies. The aim and motive behind this felicitate was to encourage more and more people for such initiative so that people in the societies will be alert and set an example in the society. &qu...Read More

Excellent job done by Police

  By Glory Katmala A Police Constable Rajesh Pande from Santacruz police station safely handed over a child to their parents with in one day who was missing since morning. 12 years old Rita Kesarvani (name changed) went missing on October five, her father filed a missing complaint in Santacruz police station. However Mr. Rajesh sent a wireless message to BMC regarding the missing minor. Moreover he sends fax to railway po...Read More


  By Priyanka Trimbakkar This is for all the citizens who care for their loved ones, Jaslok Hospital has taken the initiative to organised free breast cancer screening in order to spread the awareness. Women can get free complete cancer screening done by the Gynaecologist including Automated Breast Volume Scanning, Mammography, PAP Smear Test.“Screening is the only way for prevention” is their motto.  ...Read More

The annual Concert of GICL celebrates with Tanushree Dutta.

  By Priyanka Trimbakkar   The annual Concert of GICL(Garodia International Centre For Learning) had its own specialty in choosing  musical or a play from the English Classics, surely enough, to encourage the histrionic traits and theatrical skills for students last week. This year the team had taken utmost care to produce “The Magical Moments” performed by the preschoolers to grade 2 students....Read More

City’s First most advanced PET-CT scanner is here.

  By Priyanka Trimbakkar Bombay Hospital acquired the new PET-CT machine which is the most advanced machine with improved technology compared to presently existing PET-CT scanners in the City. Dr B A Krishna - Head of Nuclear Medicine & PET Imaging, Bombay Hospital, explains “By reducing isotope dose, the radiation burden to the patient is significantly reduced and this has been out main concern especially in sm...Read More

40,000 illegal autos are operating in the suburbs: says Sharad Rao

  By Glory Katmala As the hike is applicable across the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, including Thane and Navi Mumbai as a result commuters will have to shell out Rs19 and Rs15 as minimum fare for taxis and autos respectively. However due to this there are lots of problem faced by both the drivers and commuters so, Mumbai Autorickshaw men’s Union working out to stabilize the problems. Sharad Rao, president, Mumbai Aut...Read More

Aquí Y Alla´ (Here And There) declared the Best International Competition Film at 14th Mumbai Film Festival

  Miss Lovely wins Best Film in India Gold category Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award Spain’s Blancanieves directed by Pablo Berger screened as the Closing Film Highly regarded world over by connoisseurs of cinema and considered among the most promising film festivals in Asia, the 14th Mumbai Film Festival, presented by Reliance Entertainment...Read More

Karishma Kapoor attends an interactive meeting with Dr. R.P. Soonawala, Dr. Nadeem Rais and Dr. Rumi Beramji called

  “Understanding your body is the key to maintain good health” was clearly the theme of the afternoon as hundreds of IMC Ladies' Wing gathered for a crucial talk that all women should be aware of by pioneering doctors in their field like Dr. R.P. Soonawala (obstetrician & gynaecologist ), Dr. Nadeem Rais (Endocrinologist) and Dr. Rumi Beramji (Orthopedician)   The event was commenced with Shalini...Read More

Actor Raja Sagoo shooting in London for upcoming film Ticket To Bollywood

  Singer, Actor and performer Raja Sagoo is currently in London shooting for his upcoming movie “Ticket To Bollywood” which is directed by Faraz Haider and Produced by PJ Singh. The Talented actor is currently shooting in London where he spotted in Salman Khan (Dabangg) and Amir Khan (Lagaan) getup. His Character inspired by the many bollywood stars like Salman Khan, Amir Khan, Rajnikant, Amitabh Bachchan and others. Durin...Read More

TV & Film celebs came for Assam Tourism event at Hyatt Regency,Andheri E.

Ashutosh Agnihotri,Commissioner and Secretary of Assam Tourism and Manoj Kumar Deka,Director of Assam Tourism invited all major travel agents of Mumbai to show tourism scope in Assam.The event was organised at Hyatt Regency where lots of celebs from TV and Bollywood came to see the traditional dance and music.Seema Biswas , Parikshet Sahni,South actress Madhuri M Pandey , Choreograper Sannju H Sharma,Ekta Jain,Alisa KKhan ,Tinaa Ghai,Sanchiti...Read More

Saurabh Pandey's attitude of gratitude!

  TV actor Saurabh Pandey who was seen in shows like Shaurya and Suhani,Tere Mere Sapne and Ganga ki Dheer was last seen as  Jamal-Ud-Din-Yakut in Razia Sultan.   Saurabh shared,"Razia Sultan was awesome.Getting back to acting and on top of that doing somethi...Read More

Isha Sharmaa adds glitters to Bombay’s carousel display

The four-day exhibition, The Bombay Carousel, organised by Pallavi & Svasti received exceptional response with people from all walks of the city   MUMBAI, August 22: Television star, Isha Sharma aka Kritika Ranawat of Zee TV’s popular soap-opera, Jamai Raja, added glitters to The Bombay Carousel – prêt-a-porter and home-ware exhibition – here at Worli. The exhibition, which was organised by Pallavi &...Read More

NCP meet at kalina

Several party called for the need...Read More


While Mumbai Mayor Snehal Ambekar's confidential letter to Municipal Commissioner alleging a huge scam in the road department has kicked up the controversy, President of the Mumbai Congress, Sanjay Nirupam, has said, that although Shiv Sena Party chief Uddhav Thackeray and Sena MP Rahul Shevale have been claiming that the BMC is 'corruption-free”,   “This new revelation has proved that BMC is the most corrupt munic...Read More

The AAP Demands Chief Minster Should Arrest Shiv Sena Goons

It is a shame that the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has totally failed to provide law and order in the state capital. BJP's coalition partner Shiv Sena has started a reign of cultural terrorism in Mumbai akin to the Taliban.  They threatened the organizers of the Ghulam Ali show and got it cancelled a few days back. They have attacked Sudheendra Kulkarni, the Chairperson of Observer Research Foundation which is hosting a book...Read More

Muharram Kesar Baug Matam

Devout Shia Muslims are performing “Matam” at Kesar Baug on the occasion of Muharram, which marks the anniversary of the Battle of Karbala when Imam Hussain Ibn Ali, the grandson of Muhammad, and a Shia Imam, was killed by the forces of the second Umayyad Caliph Yazid I at Karbala.. Family members, accompanying Hussain Ibn Ali, were also killed or subjected to humiliation. Matam is a gesture of mourning, acts of lamentation for the...Read More

Muharram Dongri...Tazia

Devout Shia Muslims from Dongri carrying “Tazia”, which is the theatrical re-enactment of the Battle of Karbala. In Iran this is called “Taziya” or “Taziyeh”. Theatrical groups that specialize in Taziya are called Tazia grups. Taziyas were popular through the Qajar dynasty until the early twentieth century, but the re-enactments slowly declined until they were mostly abandoned in the large cities by the earl...Read More

Sachin Doshi gets elected as Secretary of Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana Club

Sachin Doshi, President, BJP Corporate Cell (Mumbai), has been unanimously elected as Honorary Secretary of Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana Club and was felicitated  in the esteemed presence of MLA & President BJP Mumbai - Shri Ashish Shelar, MLA Shri Ameet Satam and Actress Shonali Raut along-with the club members. The event was organized to announce and celebrate the commencement of Shri Sachin Doshi’s role as one of the youngest Hon...Read More