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    Covid surge spreads to 28 of Maharashtra's 36 districts

    Covid-19 cases have spread to more districts in the state over the past week. Active cases in 28 of the 36 districts in Maharashtra have seen a surge in the last two weeks, up from 21 districts about 10 days ago.

    TV host Kapil Sharma spotted in wheelchair at Mumbai airport, sparks concerns

    It wasn't clear why the comedian was in a wheelchair or where he was coming from

    Digital news platforms will need to tell govt where they publish, size of subscriber base

    The newly-minted rules mandate that publishers of news and current affairs content and of online curated content set up a three-tier grievance redress mechanism and publish monthly compliance report containing details of grievances they have received and action they took.

    Vehicle with explosive substance found near Mukesh Ambani's house

    The vehicle was found on Carmichael Road near `Antilia', Ambani's residence, a police official said. A Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) team reached the spot immediately, he said.

    Farmers' rally in Mumbai only for 'publicity': Ramdas Athawale

    Thousands of farmers from across Maharashtra have reached Mumbai to participate in a rally in the state capital on Monday against the Centre's three new farm laws and to support farmers bodies agitating near Delhi over the issue.

    Kapoor family says no chautha for Rajiv Kapoor due to safety reasons; SRK, Ranbir-Alia at his last rites in Mumbai

    The film-maker-actor passed away on Tuesday afternoon following a heart attack.

    Air India to resume airbus services between Hubballi and Mumbai from Feb 16

    The Air India had commenced the flight services between the two cities from January 20, 2020 for four days a week.

    Stocks in the news: Mphasis, RIL, Hindalco, Bharat Forge, Airtel and HDFC Bank

    Bharat Forge has inked a pact with global aerospace and technology firm Paramount Group to manufacture armoured vehicles in the country.

    State on record there's no 2009 report on 2006 Mumbai train blasts case: HC to IB

    The agency had earlier told the high court, in an earlier round of litigation on the same issue, that it was exempted from providing the report under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. .

    Schools in Mumbai to remain closed till December 31: BMC

    Schools in Maharashtra, which are shut since March due to the coronavirus outbreak, were set to reopen for Classes 9 to 12 from November 23, post Diwali-holidays.

    Chartered flights to Mumbai try new routes to deal with quarantine rules

    With Maharashtra’s new quarantine rules in place, there have been a number of cancellations.

    Coronavirus: Mumbai has more deaths but fewer cases than Bengaluru and Delhi

    A BMC analysis of 9,869 deaths in Mumbai shows the highest case fatality rate (CFR)—deaths as a proportion of cases—is among nonagenarians at 18.3%, followed by those 80-89 years old at 17.5%. This is almost four to five times the city’s average death rate of 4%.

    Former BARC CEO rigged random sampling of 40 weeks: Mumbai Police

    The Mumbai Police also told the court that they have come across certain email exchanges between Dasgupta and another accused Romil Ramgarhia, the former chief operating officer (COO) of BARC, discussing ‘illegal manipulation’ of ratings of Republic TV and Republic Bharat.

    Mumbai: Nagpada tailor’s ‘dwarf’ daughters rise above obstacles, crack NEET

    The sisters who live with their three other siblings and parents—father Ahsanullah is a tailor and mother Rukhsar a homemaker—in the crowded Kazipura locality could not have made it to the MBBS course if they had not met with Ashfaque Moosa of Khidmat Charitable Trust last year.

    COVID-19: Three Maharashtra cities likely to face stricter curbs

    Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and his deputy Ajit Pawar discussed the issue on Thursday morning and the step is likely to be taken accordingly, according to the sources.

    ​Hailstorm likely in Vidarbha, Marathwada in next 2 days: IMD

    Gondia and Nagpur districts in the Vidarbha region received thunder showers on Tuesday, the official from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) here said.

    No lockdown yet, but strict Covid norms to be enforced as cases rise again in Maharashtra

    Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray directed officials to strictly fine people for such irresponsible behaviour. He said that strict watch should be kept on social, cultural and marriage gatherings.

    Captains of industry, corporate bosses, cricketers and actors put gloss back on Mumbai realty

    Buyers include HDFC’s Keki Mistry, actors Hrithik Roshan, Alia Bhatt and Amrita Puri (daughter of HDFC Bank ex-chief Aditya Puri), stockbroker Motilal Oswal, cricketer Shreyas Iyer, Jatia Hotels’ Vinod Kumar Jatia, Modison Metals’ Kumar Jay Modi and Harpreet Singh Minhas of Harman Finochem.

    South Mumbai market fire yet to be doused even after 40 hours

    Over 40 hours after a fire broke out at a commercial building in a cutlery market in south Mumbai, efforts were still on to douse the flames, officials said on Tuesday.

    3500 people evacuated as Mumbai fire brigade fights blaze

    According to a report by PTI, Mumbai fire brigade personnel were engaged in controlling the blaze at a mall 12 hours after fire broke out there, even as around 3500 people from an adjoining building were evacuated, civic sources said on Friday. A major fire erupted at the City Center Mall in Mumbai Central area at 8.50 pm on Thursday. Two fire personnel have been injured while controlling the blaze, the sources said.

    Illegal to not allow doorstep delivery of newspapers: Maharashtra Societies Welfare Association

    "In these times of acute disinformation, hyperbole, rumours and fake news, it is newspapers that bring credibility and uphold the right of information for the people,” the Maharashtra Societies Welfare Association has said. MahaSe-WA is the largest association of housing societies in the state.

    Major power-cut across Mumbai due to grid failure

    Mumbai is witnessing power outages across parts of the city, reports said. There are reports of outages in almost all parts of the sprawling metropolis. According to a city authority spokesperson, the outage is because of grid failure. Electricity supply was interrupted due to TATA's incoming electric supply failure, news agency ANI said quoting Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport.Major power-cut across Mumbai due to grid failure

    Former UPA ministers demand probe, action against Arnab Goswami

    The former UPA government’s defence minister AK Antony, home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, external affairs minister Salman Khurshid, along with leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, on Wednesday, accused top Union ministers of having 'violated the Official Secrets Act (OSA)'.

    No vindictive action by Mumbai cops in busting TRP scam: Sanjay Raut

    "Mumbai police took a courageous step to unravel this scam. This is just a beginning...everything will be unravelled soon," he told reporters.

    Good news! More stocks are joining the market rally

    Broadbased surge in indices led by higher number of stocks easing concentration risk

    Mumbai restaurants reopen with restricted capacity after a gap of 6 months

    On October 05, hotels, food courts, restaurants and bars started reopening in Mumbai. They were closed for more than 6 months in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. The services are resuming with 50% capacity from today. According to government guidelines, only asymptomatic person is allowed inside a bar or hotel and all the food joints have been mandated to follow COVID precautionary measures. Mumbai restaurants reopen with restricted capacity after a gap of 6 months

    Former CEO of BARC Partho Dasgupta, arrested in TRP scam, hospitalised

    His daughter took to Twitter to allege that he was tortured in prison, and appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others to 'save his life'.

    Good news on US stimulus priced in, markets head south

    Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) extended their buying spree, pumping Rs 971 crore into stocks here on Friday.

    May consider lockdown again in Maharashtra after watching for 8-10 days: Ajit Pawar

    Both the chief minister and deputy CM of Maharashtra raised the spectre of a potential post-Diwali surge in Covid cases with the latter hinting at the possibility of reimposing a lockdown in case the situation warrants it.

    TRP probe: Mumbai Police names Republic TV owner as a 'wanted accused'

    Other than Republic TV, the Mumbai Police has also shown owners of News Nation, Maha Movie and persons associated with the running of these channels as 'wanted' in the case.

    Goa gets 18,000 vaccine doses, inoculation to resume on Friday

    Talking to on Wednesday, Goa Health Services Director Dr Jose D'Sa said the next round of vaccination would be held across the state from Friday onwards.

    Stocks in the news: Infosys, Wipro, Tata Motors, SJVN, RITES and Tata Elxsi

    Infosys, Wipro, CESC, GTPL Hathway, Amtek Auto and 5paisa Capital are some of the companies will would announce their quarter results on Wednesday.

    Budget 2021: Bonanza for election-bound states

    In West Bengal, where BJP is aiming to unseat the ruling Trinamool Congress in elections later this year, Rs 25,000 crore has been earmarked for road projects, including 675 km of highway works on the existing Kolkata-Siliguri road.

    TRP scam: Did BARC brush investigations under the carpet?

    Senior executives in media companies are miffed with the BARC board and its management for not disclosing the details of the forensic report with the subscribers, especially those who were impacted due to the alleged manipulation.

    No vaccine yet for fake news epidemic

    Fact checkers for Facebook and other social media platforms said the volume of fake news is rising following global Covid-19 vaccine trial announcements and new travel curbs in the country, amid a continuing surge in infections.

    India Inc’s hiring intent boosted by Covid vaccine news

    A study conducted by the recruitment and staffing services provider CIEL HR Services, covering 298 companies across 27 cities, shows that the intent to hire in tier 2 cities has grown by 62% in December versus June and 22% quarterly, a trend that is likely to accelerate in the next quarter.

    Covid strain that can ‘fool’ three antibodies found in Mumbai Metropolitan Region

    “This is one of three mutations (K417N, E484K and N501Y) seen in the South African lineage,” said Dr Nikhil Patkar, associate professor in haematopathology at Tata Memorial Centre’s Kharghar unit called ACTREC.

    Watch: Mumbai metro services resume in graded manner

    Mumbai metro resumed its services with Standard operating procedures (SOPs) from October 19. Social distancing norms and face mask is mandatory. The metro rail will start its services from 08:30 am till 08:30 pm.Watch: Mumbai metro services resume in graded manner

    5 dead in Serum Institute fire; Covishield facility unaffected

    The building where the fire broke out is part of the under-construction site of the Serum facility and is one km from the Covishield manufacturing unit, sources said.

    TRP manipulation case: Thane businessman Ashish Chaudhary arrested

    Chaudhary runs Crystal Broadcast Pvt Ltd, which was paid to boost viewership ratings of two news channels and a music channel, the city police said in the remand application filed before a local court. This is the 11th arrest in the case.

    Arnab Goswami had paid former BARC CEO to rig TRPs: Police

    Partho Dasgupta to stay in police custody for 2 more days; police wanted to take ex-CEO to BARC office to find out how manipulation of TRPs was effected

    Stocks in the news: DLF, Vodafone Idea, Dish TV, Biocon, BPCL and PNB

    Vodafone Idea said that it has started using 3G spectrum for 4G services in Mumbai and claimed that customers in the metro city will get higher data speed with the refarming of spectrum.

    Tandav controversy: FIR filed against web series aired on Amazon Prime over promoting religious enmity

    This comes after two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders alleged that the Saif Ali Khan-starrer web series 'Tandav' hurts Hindu religious sentiments.BJP leader Ram Kadam on Sunday said that he has filed a complaint at Mumbai's Ghatkopar Police Station against 'Tandav'.

    TRP manipulation case: Mumbai Police summons Republic TV COO for second time

    Republic TV chief operating officer Priya Mukherjee is being summoned for the second time in the case. This follows the arrest of her colleague Ghanshyam Singh, the channel’s distribution head, earlier this month.

    Shiv Sena IT Cell lodges FIR against Kangana over PoK analogy for Mumbai

    The Shiv Sena IT Cell filed a complaint against actress Kangana Ranaut over her Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) analogy for Mumbai. The FIR was registered at Shrinagar Police Station in Thane on September 08.Shiv Sena IT Cell lodges FIR against Kangana over PoK analogy for Mumbai

    Mumbai rains: Downpour lightens, IMD predicts fall in intensity

    According to the BMC, water receded in most of the city and suburbs, except in some areas of south Mumbai.

    No water bills pending with Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray's's official residences: CMO

    As per a report submitted by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), the (bill) arrears of both 'Varsha' and 'Torna' bungalows of the CM are 'Nirank' (blank), the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said in a release.

    SBI gearing up for $1 billion IPO of its mutual fund venture

    SBI’s plans to list the mutual fund arm is part of its strategy to extract more value from its units after divesting some of its stakes in its life insurance and cards businesses last year.

    Republic TV CFO Summoned by Mumbai Police in TRP case

    The channels — Republic TV, Fakt Marathi and Box Cinema —are being probed in a case pertaining to alleged manipulation of TRPs. As per the FIR, they had sought to manipulate TRPs “by bribing households to increase viewership of their channels/programmes so that subsequently their ratings increase, resulting in windfall economic benefit for the channels /programmes”.

    Those who 'defamed' Mumbai Police should apologise: Shiv Sena

    With the AIIMS' report ruling out murder in actor Sushant Singh Rajputs death, the Shiv Sena on Monday said politicians and news channels which "defamed" Mumbai Police in connection with the case should apologise to Maharashtra.

    Tata Power drops 2% after Mumbai power outage

    Tata Power said the tripping at the Kalwa and Kharghar sub-stations at 10:10 am caused a huge dip in frequency in the Mumbai transmission system, leading to the tripping of power supply.

    India’s Bitcoin owners get sinking feeling as Jhunjhunwala calls for its ban

    Highlighting the deficiencies of Bitcoin, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala called upon the regulators to ban cryptocurrency altogether.

    Covid-19 sparks political battle in Pune as cases 3 times of Mumbai; PMC says it doesn't have funds

    ​​The Maharashtra govt had said that the PMC, Pune Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) and the state government would pay up Rs 300 crores that is going to be used to build three jumbo covid hospitals in Pune.

    Mumbai Power Cut: No trading activity impacted at BSE, NSE, exchanges working normally

    Key stock exchanges BSE and NSE said the exchanges were functioning as usual, amid a major electricity outage across Mumbai city, and the neighboring areas. “There is a power failure in south Mumbai. Exchange is working normally. The listing ceremony was concluded successfully for Mazagon Shipbuilders today morning,” a BSE spokesperson said in a statement. NSE too, assured investors that the exchange was functioning as normal.Mumbai Power Cut: No trading activity impacted at BSE, NSE, exchanges working normally

    COVID-19: Favipiravir shows hope in Mumbai trial

    While the WHO last week recommended that antiviral remdesivir not be used for severely ill Covid-19 patients, Mumbai doctors published the first scientific study showing another antiviral, favipiravir, reduced the "cure time" in mild cases.

    Delhi High Court restrains Arnab Goswami's Republic TV from using 'News Hour' title

    The court found no merit in Republic TV's argument that the words 'News Hour' are generic, widely used and as such Times Group cannot claim a proprietary right.

    Mumbai shops allowed to open 7 days a week as situation improves in the city

    In another important decision, liquor shops in the city have also been permitted to begin counter sales. Earlier only home delivery of liquor was allowed.

    Suspension of weekly TRP data by BARC hasn't impacted ad revenues: ABP Network

    The brands know which channel helps their sales, he told reporters adding that advertising by small and medium businesses has also helped the network.

    Watch: BMC begins demolishing 'illegal alterations' at Kangana’s Mumbai office

    Trouble mounted for Kangana Ranaut when the Shiv Sena-controlled Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday started demolishing "illegal alterations" at the Mumbai office of the Bollywood actress. The 33-year-old actor is scheduled to arrive in Mumbai from Himachal Pradesh later today.Watch: BMC begins demolishing 'illegal alterations' at Kangana’s Mumbai office

    How the coronavirus pandemic is now covering all of Mumbai

    South Mumbai and central Mumbai have been identified as the epicentre of the coronavirus attack with thousands of cases being reported from these parts while northern and central suburbs reported much fewer cases.

    'Not responsible if any child falls in drains': BMC posters at Mumbai chawl

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation(BMC) has put up a notice in Mumbai stating that it shouldn't be blamed if a child falls in an open drain/manhole. It also says citizens should take care of their own children. The notice was put up recently after numerous reports came up of the children falling in the boreholes in large numbers. Take a look at this ground report by TIMES NOW's Aruneel.'Not responsible if any child falls in drains': BMC posters at Mumbai chawl

    Heavy showers in Mumbai, more rains likely: India Meteorological Department

    Areas like Bandra and Mahalaxmi in the city received 201 mm and 129 mm rainfall, respectively, between 8.30 am on Wednesday and 6.30 am on Thursday, IMD Mumbai Deputy Director-General K S Hosalikar said.

    ‘Ex-BARC execs gave Arnab Goswami information to raise ratings’

    The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) had also written to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) against some of the allegedly wrong practices of Republic TV.

    TV News genre sees 5% rise in average ad volumes per day in 2020

    Initially, the Covid-19 pandemic had resulted in a 16% drop in ad volumes in the second quarter — from 303 hours per day in the January-March period to 254 hours per day during April-June for the entire genre.

    Dance pioneer Astad Deboo passes away at 73, tributes pour in

    Several netizens on Twitter mourned the demise of the dance maestro.

    Mankind Pharma signs Anushka Sharma as brand ambassador of Prega News

    The two-month-long ad campaign will run across television channels, digital platforms, and outdoors including hoardings and branding at prominent airports.

    Coronavirus in India: Total tally crosses 53-lakh mark with 93,337 new cases

    With a spike of 93,337 new cases, India’s COVID-19 case tally crossed 53-lakh mark on September 19. The total coronavirus case tally stands at 53,08,015 including 10,13,964 active cases. As per Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, so far 42,08,432 people were cured/discharged/migrated. In last 24 hours, 1,247 deaths have been reported, while the total numbers of death from the diseases mount to 85,619. According to IMCR, total samples tested up to 18th September are 6,24, 54, 254 including 8,81,911 samples tested yesterday.Coronavirus in India: Total tally crosses 53-lakh mark with 93,337 new cases

    Centre on edge as Delhi becomes the new Mumbai

    According to the latest data available with the central government, south-east Delhi and Shahdara recorded a positivity rate of 30.4% and 24.86%, respectively on June 3. On the same day, rates of central Delhi and north Delhi rates were 21.24% and 20.52%, respectively.

    WhatsApp admins to be held responsible for ‘fake news, rumours' on groups:Mumbai Police

    Order by Mumbai Police Commissioner which has stoked a row in the state. order is using section 144 of CRPC to make Whatsapp admins personally liable for circulation of information which causes panic among people or insights mistrust towards the government functionary. critics including functionary of the Congress party calls it a 'Free pass' for action against any criticism of the Government. that's the controversial order which has been passed by Mumbai Police Commissioner that has stoke this fresh row in the city. the order takes sweeping power under section 144 of the CRPC. WhatsApp admins to be held responsible for ‘fake news, rumours' on groups:Mumbai Police

    FirstCry in talks to raise up to $200 million at nearly $2 billion valuation

    FirstCry, which is in funding talks with TPG Growth, Premji Invest and ChrysCapital, aims to go for listing in 24-36 months and wants to realign its capitalisation table before that.

    MNS chief Raj Thackeray appeals people not to pay inflated power bills

    Alongwith the BJP, the MNS has been demanding concessions in electricity bills citing the economic distress caused by the coronavirus pandemic and highlighting complaints about many consumers receiving unusually high bills.

    ED arrests alleged associate of Shiv Sena MLA in money laundering case

    The agency, they said, is probing Amit Chandole's role and alleged suspect dealings with Sarnaik, Tops Grup security providing service and its promoter Rahul Nanda, they said.

    Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones dies of cardiac arrest in Mumbai

    Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones passes away after suffering massive heart attack. Jones was part of Star Sports commentary team for Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 and was in a bio-secure bubble in a seven-star hotel in Mumbai. Star Sports also issued a statement confirming the tragic news.Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones dies of cardiac arrest in Mumbai

    Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones dies of cardiac arrest in Mumbai hotel

    He played 52 Tests and 164 ODIs for Australia and was part of the 1987 World Cup winning team. "It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing away of Mr. Dean Mervyn Jones AM. He died of a sudden cardiac arrest," Star Sports said a press release.

    Heranba Industries IPO to open on February 23; price band set at Rs 626-627

    Heranba Industries has set the IPO price band in the range of Rs 626 to Rs 627. Bids can be made for a minimum of 23 equity shares and in multiples of 23 shares thereafter.

    Day after vaccine news, Nifty sets new benchmark

    Closes above 13,000 mark for first time; Sensex ends at new record

    Section 144 imposed in Mumbai to check rising coronavirus cases

    Mumbai police on Wednesday imposed section 144 of CrPC in the city, prohibiting movement of people in public places and gatherings, to prevent spread of COVID-19, an official said. The prohibitory order, issued by a senior police official, says restrictions on movement of residents for non- essential work will remain in force till July 15.Section 144 imposed in Mumbai to check rising coronavirus cases

    Over 100 Kerala doctors, nurses to help Mumbai fight coronavirus

    Nearly 50 doctors and 100 nurses from Kerala will be in Mumbai in the next few days, said Kumar, who has already reached here along with two other doctors.

    Nine transactions involving crores received by Deepak Kochhar under ED scanner

    Before Deepak Kochhar’s arrest on Monday, the federal agency had asked Deepak Kochhar to explain the said nine transactions.

    India's 10 million coronavirus cases explained in 10 charts

    On Saturday, the coronavirus cases in the country surpassed the 10 million mark with 25,152 new infections. However, the virus in the country, which peaked in September, seems to be abating. The imminent arrival of the Covid-19 vaccine has also infused fresh hopes that the pandemic which has claimed 145k lives across the world is on its way out.

    Government to probe news that fuelled Bandra incident

    Two channels, one Marathi and one Urdu, are particularly being looked into for talking about special trains for migrants, an official said.

    TRP manipulation case: ED files case of money laundering

    While Republic TV was not named in the original FIR filed on October 8, the city police, while seeking remand of the arrested accused, had named the owner and those managing the affairs of the news channel as “wanted accused”.

    Maharashtra to reserve 600-acre Aarey land near national park as forest

    The Maharashtra government on Wednesday decided to reserve 600-acre Aarey land near the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) in suburban Mumbai as a forest and conserve the same. The decision was taken during a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, who said, the forest would be the first example of a "huge jungle" being conserved at the centre of a megapolis, an official statement said.Maharashtra to reserve 600-acre Aarey land near national park as forest

    Kangana Ranaut hand in glove with BJP to malign Mumbai police: Congress

    Sawant was referring to Ranaut's remarks in which she likened Mumbai to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and said she was scared of the city police.

    How did RBI pull bond yields below the crucial 6% mark?

    The benchmark bond yield on Thursday dipped as much as 7 basis points to 5.94 per cent, pushing prices up.

    Mumbai sees a ray of hope as recovered outnumber sick

    ​​The time taken for cases to double in 24 of the city’s 27 wards has increased to over 16 days in the past week. The growth rate of Covid-19 cases in Mumbai slowed to 3% in the June 8-14 period from 5% during May 22-27.

    I&B Ministry asks digital news media to comply with FDI policy

    The companies with more than 26% foreign investment will have to bring it down by October 15th, 2021.

    Dharavi's journey to becoming Mumbai s COVID-19 hotspot

    It has just been 43 days since the city's most congested ward detected its first case at Dr Baliga Nagar on April 1, setting the alarm bells ringing for the city's administration. The progression was, however, slow in the area and it took a little over a fortnight for Dharavi to add 100 cases to its tally and by May 3, it crossed the 500 mark.

    BMC allows markets, shops to function for full working hours in Mumbai

    The new relaxations, coming into effect immediately, will not be applicable for containment zones. The civic body also clarified that the curfew announced between 9 pm to 5 am by the state government will have to be followed.

    Market Movers: Tata Motors, IT stocks do heavy lifting as defence stocks surge

    As many as 240 stocks listed on the National Stock Exchange hit their 52-week highs in the session reflecting the broad rally in the equity market.

    No lockdown needed in Mumbai, only 200 being referred to hospitals daily: BMC Chief

    “We are in total control. Yes, we are getting around 1,200 cases daily. However, more than 80% of these people have had a travel history. They have come from cities around Mumbai," the BMC chief said.

    'Janata Curfew' brings life to a standstill in Mumbai

    Watch: 'Janata Curfew' brings life to a standstill in Mumbai, Road leading to Chowpatty, Girgaon and Marine Drive wear a deserted look 'Janata Curfew' brings life to a standstill in Mumbai

    Republic TV's Arnab Goswami moves Supreme Court for bail in abetment to suicide case

    Goswami and the two others were arrested by Alibaug police in Maharashtra's Raigad district on Nov 4 in connection with the suicide of architect-interior designer Anvay Naik and his mother in 2018 over alleged non-payment of dues by companies of the accused.

    Mumbai wholesale market opens on Wednesday

    Mumbai’s main wholesale market for vegetables, fruits and spices will reopen on April 15 with adequate precautions and steps taken to address traders’ grievances.

    Cyclone to hit Alibaug today, flood Mumbai's low-lying areas

    Cyclone Nisarga will be the second severe storm to hit India’s coastline in two weeks, and the first in at least a century to come close to India’s financial capital, scientists at the India Meteorology Department said. Mumbai is likely to be drenched in 200 mm of rain on Wednesday, which is nearly a fifth of the total rainfall the metropolis gets in June.

    Central Railway to resume local train services on Belapur-Kharkopar local train line

    the decision has been taken to recommence eight special suburban services from November 20, four between Belapur and Kharkopar, and another four between Nerul and Kharkopar, the Central Railway (CR) said in a release.

    Transport lobby extends support to Bharat Bandh on December 8

    “We whole-heartedly support the cause of the farmers and look forward to a peaceful and amicable resolution of their issues raised by the Government,” All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) said in a statement.

    Mirror NOW wins big at News Television Awards 2020

    The channel’s investigation revealed crumbling health infrastructure across metros during the pandemic, and put a spotlight on the greedy “Covid vultures” trying to make money out of misery and charging exorbitant fees from patients.

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