Articles tagged under: Mumbai

Dhirubhai Ambani International School ranked among global top 10 IB schools

September 07, 2019
Dhirubhai Ambani International School ranked among global top 10 IB schools

Mumbai: Nita M Ambani-led Dhirubhai Ambani International School (DAIS) situated at Bandra-Kurla Complex in Mumbai, is the only Indian school to be ranked amongst the Top 10 International Baccalaureate (IB) Schools in the world at 10th position in the “Global Top 50 IB Schools 2019” list, as per the assessment by Education Advisers Limited, UK-based independent education consultants. These rankings are based on the Average IB Diploma Score for 2019. In the 2019 IB Diploma Class XII examina...Read More

Akshay Kumar ‘s fan from Dwarka, Gujarat walks 900 km to meet him in Mumbai

September 01, 2019
Akshay Kumar ‘s fan from Dwarka,  Gujarat walks 900 km to meet him in Mumbai

Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar was in for a pleasant surprise on Sunday morning when a fan met him after walking 900 kilometre in 18 days from Dwarka to arrive in Mumbai on Sunday. Sharing a video of the fan, Akshay wrote on Instagram, “Parbat from Dwarka..Met Parbat today, he walked over 900 kms all the way from Dwarka and planned it in a way to reach Mumbai in 18 days to catch me here on a Sunday. If our youth use this kind of planning and determination to achieve their goals, then there’s ...Read More

Hazira – Bandra ( Surat – Mumbai) passenger ferry service from November this year: Gujarat govt

August 31, 2019
Hazira – Bandra ( Surat – Mumbai) passenger ferry service from November this year: Gujarat govt

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today said the State Chief Minister has given in-principle approval to start Hazira (Surat) - Bandra (Mumbai) passenger ferry service. According to the details shared by the government, private firm SSR Marine Service Pvt Ltd will operate a 300-passenger capacity ferry with facilities matching to foreign cruise ships. A fully-air conditioned passenger ferry will have 20-room facility. The service, according to State government statement will start from Nov...Read More

David J. Ranz Commences Service as U.S. Consul General in Mumbai

August 26, 2019
David J. Ranz Commences Service as U.S. Consul General in Mumbai

Mumbai: Mr. David Ranz assumed the post of Consul General of the United States in Mumbai on August 26, 2019, succeeding former Consul General Edgard Kagan. Immediately prior to coming to Mumbai, Consul General Ranz served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia (India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Maldives) in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; and prior to that as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Pakistan. A native of New York and a career dip...Read More

Lawyer fined for seeking Morarji Desai’s Bahrat Ratna award revocation, plea rejected

August 23, 2019
Lawyer fined for seeking Morarji Desai’s Bahrat Ratna award revocation, plea rejected

Mumbai: The Bombay high court has dismissed a petition seeking revokation of the Bharat Ratna awarded to former Prime Minister (late) Morarji Desai. The petitioner, advocate Janardan Jaiswal, said that the Desai should not have been awarded Bharat Ratna as he never bestowed the “Padma” awards on anyone during his tenure as PM. The court imposed a penalty of Rs 50,000 on advocate Jaiswal for filing a “frivolous” petition. A division bench of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Just...Read More

IRCTC launches Kutch Rann Utsav package from Mumbai

August 22, 2019
IRCTC launches Kutch Rann Utsav package from Mumbai

Mumbai: IRCTC West Zone Mumbai has launched Rann Utsav – Rail Tour packages for 4 Nights / 5 Days ex Mumbai for the year 2019 – 2020 starting from November 2019 to February 2020. The package includes confirmed Train reservations from Mumbai to Bhuj and back. Rann Utsav is visited and enjoyed by more than 8000 tourists from all over the world. Rann Utsav Rail Tour Package starting at Rs. 15,585/- launched by IRCTC, West Zone include confirmed train tickets either in Sleeper Class or in...Read More

SpiceJet to shift its entire operations at Mumbai to Terminal 2 from October 1

August 20, 2019
SpiceJet to shift its entire operations at Mumbai to Terminal 2 from October 1

Gurugram: SpiceJet will shift its entire Mumbai operations to the state-of-the-art Terminal 2 of the city’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport with effect from 1st October, 2019. The transition is being implemented with the support of Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL). The consolidation of operations (both passenger and cargo) will help SpiceJet efficiently service thousands of passengers travelling on the airline to and from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Int...Read More

Oswal Arts and Commerce College inaugurated at Juna Deesa in Banaskantha

August 08, 2019
Oswal Arts and Commerce College inaugurated at Juna Deesa in Banaskantha

Palanpur: The Oswal Arts and Commerce College at Juna Deesa in Banaskantha District administrated by Shri Deesa Yuva kSangh of Mumbai was inaugurated today in the presence of Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. With the Inauguration of these collage the students will get higher education in their homelands. He greeted the students to move forward on the path of development. Rupani said that today’s world is the world of knowledge where knowledge and education have become necessary. To...Read More

Heavy rain in Mumbai: Rail traffic affected, GSRTC runs special buses, at least two Gujarat linked flights cancelled

July 02, 2019
Heavy rain in Mumbai: Rail traffic affected, GSRTC runs special buses, at least two Gujarat linked flights cancelled

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today said the State run Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) is operating special buses from railway stations in Valsad and Surat in South Gujarat to Borivali in Mumbai, Maharashtra as heavy rain has affected railway traffic between Mumbai and South Gujarat. Several trains connecting Gujarat to Mumbai are delayed, some are diverted and some are cancelled following heavy rain, low visibility and water logging in Mumbai. Most of the flights conn...Read More

Double-engine trial runs of Karnavati and Shatabdi Express trains may commence soon

June 23, 2019
Double-engine trial runs of Karnavati and Shatabdi Express trains may commence soon

By staff writer, Mumbai: Western Railway will soon run double-engine trials on its top-class trains Karnavati Express and Shatabdi Express that operate between Ahmedabad and Mumbai in attempt to increase the speed of these trains to 110 km/hour. Indian Railways had done similar trial runs of Mumbai - Delhi Rajdhani Express which that had been successful. According to a report, link of which has been tweeted by Western Railway, the Railway Board has given its consent to Western Railway for d...Read More