Mumbaiites paid homage to the martyrs of the 2008 terror attack on Wednesday on the sixth anniversary of the deadly strike when 10 gunmen from Pakistan sneaked into the city and created mayhem for 60 hours. Staff at Cama Hospital pay tributes to those who lost their lives in the 2008 terror attacks in the hospital in Mumbai.
India on Wednesday marked six years since Islamist terrorists stormed Mumbai in three days of horror that left 166 people dead, as survivors said they would never be beaten back by terror. Families of victims and politicians laid flowers and wreaths at sites around the city to remember those slain in 2008 when Islamist gunmen stormed luxury hotels, a popular cafe, a train station and a Chabad Jewish center in an unprecedented coordinated massacre in the country.
Floral tributes were today paid to the martyrs who laid down their lives while fighting terrorists on the sixth anniversary of the 26/11 attack. Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde, Minister of Industries, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Prakash Mehta, Mumbai police commissioner Rakesh Maria and DGP Sanjeev Dayal were among dignitaries who paid homage at the 26/11 police memorial site at the Mumbai Police Gymkhana in south Mumbai.
South Asian leaders, including from rivals India and Pakistan, gathered in Nepal's capital Wednesday to boost cooperation in trade and energy and seek greater peace in the region, home to more than a fifth of the world's population. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit, the first since 2011, is meant as a forum to discuss regional issues, but is usually dominated by the rivalry between Pakistan and India.
On November 26, 2008, Mumbai went through a drastic shock leaving the lively city numb and speechless. Shooting and bomb blasts in various notable places of the city by terrorists left it scarred and wounded.
The Boatman, a book by former aid worker John Burbidge, is set in India during the early 1980s, unearthing facets and talking about Mumbai landmarks which were part of a thriving but subterranean gay scene Foraging around the internet for the phrase 'Bombay Bandstand' yields an odd million or two hits for the star-strewn promenade at Bandra, a heady sea-sprayed stretch of concrete that has been in existence for less than a decade. TO BE FREE: Like these pigeons at the Gateway, silent sentinel to the subterranean gay culture in the city in the '80s and '90s.
The survey found 42% subjects had abnormal waist circumference. The most shocking aspect was that 58% of those surveyed didn't consider obesity a disease, added Todkar, who consults at L H Hiranandani Hospital in Powai.
What could possibly be worse than a tapeworm in the brain ? Maggots in the nose, possibly. The Independent recounts a horrific-sounding case out of Mumbai, India, where a man underwent a two-hour procedure to have 50 maggots taken out of his nose and sinuses.
MUMBAI: With adult comedy being the current flavour of Bollywood, Ashvin Gidwani Productions has certainly broken the norm by introducing the same into theatre. And Ashvin Gidwani, head honcho of AGP, has no regrets about it.
A 23-year-old Indian youth from Kalyan near Mumbai thought to have died three months ago fighting for the Islamic State is alive and wants to be rescued, his father has told the National Investigation Agency. Authoritative government sources said that Ejaz Majid had met senior NIA officers last Thursday in Mumbai and told them he had received a phone call from a mobile phone .
This was evident when the Air India flight from Mumbai to Delhi on which Devendra Fadnavis was to travel on Friday night was delayed, as there was no pilot; he was finally accommodated on another AI flight, for which he had to travel to T2 When it comes to ending VIP culture, Air India could turn out to be an accidental champion. For, not only did the airline's officials make Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis wait for a flight on Friday night, they waited till 20 minutes after the plane's scheduled take-off time to inform him that it wasn't going anywhere anytime soon.
The weighed average cost of a new apartment in tony South Mumbai has soared to a dizzying high of Rs 7.5 crore, leading to peaking of an inventory pile-up to such an extent in the area that it will take more than eight years for many units to get sold. Just 1,250-odd new residential units were sold in South Mumbai - one of India's most expensive areas - over the past one year until September-end accounting for less than three per cent of the total new residential units sales of 43,000 in the entire Mumbai Metropolitan Region .
Gaurav Gupta, synonymous with edgy garments, opened his flagship store in the city recently. He speaks to Nikshubha Garg about his fashion aesthetics, evolving as a designer and what sets his garments apart Gaurav Gupta, who is known to imbibe elements of fantasy, flight and mythology in his garments, extends his signature style to his Mumbai flagship store, which opened on November 14, at Kala Ghoda.
With online donations reducing to a trickle-a few thousands rupees a day, while earlier it stood at several lakhs-AAP is looking to raise funds differently to take on BJP which is likely to unleash a publicity blitz and is already relying on brand Modi. 40 lakh because it will have space for a maximum of 200 donors, mostly our supporters, but the actual donation drive will start after that.
Since January 1, 2014, the Anti Corruption Bureau has booked 28 families of tainted officers in disproportionate assets cases. The agency has sprung into action to ensure that kin who help the accused hide illegal property do not go scot-free and want to send out a strong message to the society that the guilty will be punished In a bid to curtail corruption, the Anti Corruption Bureau has started cracking the whip on the family members of bureaucrats in several disproportionate assets cases .
Dr Meenesh Juvekar spent two hours clearing the tiny flesh-eating creatures from the man's sinuses in Mumbai, India. The critters grew inside the 55-year-old after a fly laid its eggs inside his nose - a condition known as nasal myasis.
Editor's note: A. Parthasarathy is an internationally acclaimed author and speaker on the ancient Indian philosophy of Vedanta. He runs an educational and research institution for students from all over the world near Mumbai, India.
Built for the British Royal Navy as HMS Hercules in 1943, INS Vikrant was acquired by India in 1957 and saw action during India-Pakistan war in 1971, playing a key role. Work has begun on scrapping the country's first aircraft carrier, Vikrant.
US fast-food giant Burger King may be late to India's fast food scene, but it still sees a big opportunity here, so much so that it feels the operations could in future become the largest in Asia along with China. The company, which has a tie-up with Everstone Group to develop the business here, opened its first outlet in Delhi earlier this month, and its second outlet will open in Mumbai on Saturday.
Ashok Kumar's habit of smoking beedis and chewing tobacco since he was just 11 made him one of the youngest people ever to suffer a cardiac arrest, when he collapsed outside a public loo in Ghatkopar; luckily, he survived to tell the tale Heart attack is for old people, or so goes the general consensus. But a teenager in the city may as well be the youngest ever person to have had a heart attack, owing to his habit of chewing tobacco and smoking beedis since the age of 11. Luckily, he survived.