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    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.

    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.

    '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.

    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

    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.

    Yes Bank takes possession of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group's headquarters in Mumbai

    In a public notice, Yes Bank said it has issued notice to Reliance Infrastructure under the SARFAESI Act to recover its dues and after the company failed to repay the debt, it has issued the possession notice and warned public from dealing with these properties.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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

    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.

    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.

    Good news: MFIs quadruple bond sales this year

    CreditAccess Grameen, Arohan, Asirvad, Samasta, Svatantra and Spandana are among the MFIs that have tapped the market via regulatory windows including the Targeted Liquidity Long Term Repo Operation (TLTRO) and Partial Credit Guarantee (PCG) scheme.

    Cyclone Nisarga to hit Alibaug near Mumbai in Maharashtra between 1-4 pm: IMD

    Nisarga has now become a 'severe cyclonic storm' and is approaching North Maharashtra coast with a speed of 110 km per hour. According to the latest update by the IMD at 9.55 am, it is about 165 km south-southwest of Alibag and 200 km south-southwest of Mumbai. The storm is slated to make landfall in Alibaug by 1 pm.Cyclone Nisarga to hit Alibaug near Mumbai in Maharashtra between 1-4 pm: IMD

    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.

    Covid a big problem for big Indian cities

    In the last fortnight, many cities have reported acceleration in cases, explaining the national surge.

    One of the richest and oldest mandals in Mumbai postpones Ganpati festival celebrations

    The Wadala-based GSB Ganeshotsav Samiti, which has been organising the celebrations for last 65 years, is one of the richest and most famous mandals in the city. Over 15,000 devotees visit the mandal to offer prayers to LordGanesh every day during the 10-day festival.

    Mumbai seems to have finally got a grip over covid-19 spread

    Cases in Mumbai are now taking 23 days to double, data released by BMC showed.

    BMC relaxes norms for testing by Mumbai private labs, sources feel peak may be over

    Sources in the BMC without coming on record said the decision mainly was because the civic body feels the rate of infection in the city has reached its peak and would now slowly go downhill.

    Sushant Rajput’s death: Bihar Police to inspect evidence collected by Mumbai cops; Rajput’s sister posts a cryptic message

    An FIR was registered by Rajput’s father against Rhea Chakraborty in Patna on Tuesday.

    Sushant Singh Rajput: Case fast turning into interstate dispute between Bihar and Maharashtra

    Rajput was found in his rented apartment in Bandra on June 14 and the Mumbai Police is probing the unnatural death, while the Bihar Police has registered a case of abetment to suicide against actor Rhea Chakraborty, who was in a relationship with Rajput, on a complaint of his father.

    Maharashtra asks firms to start antibody tests on their staff, Delhi still to decide

    The Maharashtra government and the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) have asked hospitals, private establishments and corporate houses to start testing their employees to get them back to work.

    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.

    Mumbai pins hopes on new plan of action to fight Covid-19

    Mumbai has become the center of Covid-19 outbreak in India with over 18,555 people infected.

    Exodus of workers leaves Mumbai struggling with bread-and-butter issues

    The lack of labourers is not just going to hit Mumbai’s daily bread –– its repercussions is being felt in other sectors too. Plumbers, electricians, carpenters, painters, labourers working in civil work and construction sites have all left the state.

    Cyclone Nisarga likely to make landfall near Mumbai on June 3; latest satellite visuals

    India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said that tropical cyclone Nisarga has headed for the Maharashtra coast, and is going to make landfall on June 3 close to Mumbai. Here is the latest satellite visuals of Cyclone Nisarga.Cyclone Nisarga likely to make landfall near Mumbai on June 3; latest satellite visuals

    Ram temple 'bhoomi pujan' ceremony not required amid pandemic: Raj Thackeray

    Speaking to a Marathi news channel, the MNS chief Raj Thackeray said, "The bhoomi pujan is not required at this time as people are in a different mindset right now. It could have been held after two months when things normalise. People would have enjoyed the ceremony then."

    Mumbai: New civic chief checks scene at Nair hospital, Dharavi, warns of surprise visits

    Chahal, a 1989 batch IAS officer, took charge around 9.30pm on Friday. Praveen Pardeshi, who he replaced, did not visit the civic headquarters to officially hand over charge to him.

    Cyclonic storm in Arabian Sea; IMD issues red alert to coastal Maharashtra, Gujarat for June 4

    It has forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall over south coastal Maharashtra for June 2-4, on north coast on June 2-3 and in Gujarat, Daman and Diu, and Dadar & Nagar Haveli on June 3-5.

    Shortage of nurses cripples Mumbai and New Delhi hospitals

    The crisis is most acute in Mumbai. Almost 1,000 nurses returned to their hometowns as the city became the nation’s Covid-19 epicentre with the highest number of cases. Private and public hospitals are left with a few hundred nurses who work double shifts and attend to a threefold increase in the number of patients.

    Maharashtra restricts intra-state travel

    Rural Maharashtra has reported a sharp jump in coronavirus cases in the past two weeks, which officials have blamed on the state’s decision to allow inter-district travel.

    Cyclone Nisarga intensifies as wind speeds touch 110 kmph; latest satellite visuals

    Cyclone Nisarga is approaching North Maharashtra coast with a speed of 110 km per hour. According to the latest update by about 8.30 am, it is about 165 km south-southwest of Alibag and 215 km south-southwest of Mumbai, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its latest bulletin. Here is the latest satellite visuals of Cyclone Nisarga.Cyclone Nisarga intensifies as wind speeds touch 110 kmph; latest satellite visuals

    BMC to add 1,200 beds as clips show patients sharing cot, sitting on floor

    Another video emerged on Saturday, purportedly from Sion Hospital, showing a bed being shared by two patients, some receiving oxygen support sitting on the floor and relatives teeming inside the emergency ward filled with Covid-19 patients.

    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.

    Mumbai staring at a huge shortage of doctors and health professionals

    Mumbai, which has a population of about 2 crore, is running out of ICU beds and doctors.

    '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

    Kejriwal urges migrant workers to stay in Delhi after their peers gather in Mumbai

    New Delhi, Apr 14 (ANI): After Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced extension of lockdown in wake of coronavirus outbreak, Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal appealed to migrant workers to stay in the state. His appeal came after migrant workers, in thousands, gathered at Bandra Railway Station demanding to get permission to leave for their respective hometowns. CM Kejriwal said, “I request all of you to maintain discipline till May 3rd. You maintained discipline and stayed at your homes during the last 21 days and the same has to be observed till May 3rd. Some of you have come to Delhi from outside and some of you must be restless to go to your homes but I appeal all of you to stay here till May 3. We are here for you. I am here for you. We have arranged for proper food facility and medicine facility for all of you. People may try to spread rumours during this time. Don't get lured by them. No one can take you to your village now. Someone might tell you DTC buses are standing somewhere. No DTC bus is taking you anywhere. Please don’t get lure otherwise the outcomes will be bad. Please stay at your homes. We need to unite to make this lockdown successful.”Kejriwal urges migrant workers to stay in Delhi after their peers gather in Mumbai

    Saroj Khan, veteran Bollywood choreographer, passes away due to cardiac arrest in Mumbai

    Renowned Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan died early on Friday morning due to cardiac arrest. She was 71. The three-time National Award winner, who had choreographed some of the most memorable songs in Hindi cinema, was not keeping well for some time. She was admitted to Guru Nanak Hospital in Bandra last Saturday after she complained of breathing issues. The mandatory Covid-19 test done at the hospital showed a negative result.Saroj Khan, veteran Bollywood choreographer, passes away due to cardiac arrest in Mumbai

    Lockdown in Mumbai, Pune region may extend till June

    The rising Covid-19 cases in Mumbai and Pune MMR region are a cause of worry for the Maharashtra govt that is looking for an economic revival in the state.

    Maharashtra eyes to extend lockdown in Covid-19 hotspots till May 31

    The COVID-19 tally in Maharashtra till Wednesday night stood at 25,922 and the number of fatalities at 975, with Mumbai alone accounting for 15,747 cases and 596 deaths. ​​The possibility of extending the restrictions at these places was discussed during a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday.

    What is turning Dharavi into a Covid nightmare of such magnitude

    Dharavi's new Covid cases made matters worse for state authorities already hard-pressed to control a surge.

    PIL filed in SC to constitute an independent regulatory authority to regulate electronic media

    ​​In his PIL, Delhi-based advocate Reepak Kansal said, “Electronic broadcasting channels do not come under the ambit of the Press Council of India.” ET has accessed a copy of the PIL.

    Railway Minister Piyush Goyal's mother, senior BJP leader, dies in Mumbai

    Chandrakanta Goyal was a corporator in Mumbai for one term after the Emergency. Later, she represented the BJP from the Matunga Assembly constituency in Mumbai for three terms.

    Inter-state travel from Maharashtra remains banned with exceptions

    ​​Announcing the extension of the lockdown, which it called the "Mission Begin Again", the state govt has granted a slew of relaxations in the form of reopening of all markets, market areas and shops, except malls, from June 5 on the odd-even basis in non-containment zones.

    Coronavirus outbreak: 106 new red zones identified in Mumbai, total stands at 1036

    106 new containment zones identified in Mumbai. The total number of containment zones in the maximum city stands at 1036. More than half of these containment zones are in slums which are congested. Other areas in the state are also witnessing an increase in the number of cases. Details by TIMES NOW’s Aruneel.Coronavirus outbreak: 106 new red zones identified in Mumbai, total stands at 1036

    Yusuf Memon, Tiger Memon's brother and blasts convict, dead

    While Tiger Memon was allegedly the mastermind of the blasts conspiracy alongwith fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim, Yusuf was accused of allowing his flat and garage at Al- Husseini building in Mumbai for terrorist activities.

    Coronavirus news: Reliance sets up India's first COVID-19 dedicated hospital in Mumbai

    Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has set up India's first COVID-19 dedicated hospital in Mumbai. This first-of-its-kind-in-Indiacentre is fully funded by Reliance Foundation and includes a negative pressure room that helps in preventing cross contamination and helps control infection. All beds are equipped with the required infrastructure, biomedical equipment such as ventilators, pacemakers, dialysis machines, and patient monitoring devices. 101 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported in Maharashtra so far.Coronavirus news: Reliance sets up India's first COVID-19 dedicated hospital in Mumbai

    Time capsule from 1966: When news froze in a different plane

    ET copies preserved after a plane crash in the French Alps redefines glacial pace.

    Dharavi youth pelt stones on Police for asking them to stay indoors

    Shocker from Dharavi: A group of young men pelted stones on the Police after being asked to stay indoors. Densely-populated Dharavi is famous as one of the largest slums in Asia. Mumbai has recorded over 180 coronavirus cases and about a dozen deaths of Covid-19 patients so far.Dharavi youth pelt stones on Police for asking them to stay indoors

    Stocks in the news: YES Bank, DMart, Infosys, BHEL, Tata Motors and Apollo Hospitals

    BHEL said it is still grappling with uncertainties with regard to resumption of normal business operations.

    Fire breaks out in Bandra, one person dead

    Mumbai: One dead and one injured after fire broke in a residential building in Bandra. Fire under control now.Fire breaks out in Bandra, one person dead

    A record 1,233 new COVID-19 cases take Maharashtra tally to 16,758

    This was the first time the state reported new COVID- 19 cases in four digits in a single day, he said. As many as 34 more patients - 25 of them in Mumbai - succumbed to the infection, taking the toll to 651, said the official.

    Stocks in the news: Maruti, IRB Infra, Vodafone Idea, Tata Consumer, ABB Power and Tata Motors

    IRB Infra has received an award letter from NHAI for executing a stretch of Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway at a cost of Rs 1,755 crore.

    Covid-19: Navi Mumbai heads for partial shutdown

    Data centres, IT service providers will operate with only 10 per cent staff, while banks, insurance companies and internet service providers will function with essential staff only, an official said.

    Coronavirus outbreak: Cafes, restaurants in Mumbai to operate with precaution

    The new order has allowed work to continue on on going infrastructure projects, involving water, sewerage,Transportation and roads is involved.

    Covid-19 impact: Over 40 nurses test positive in Mumbai hospital

    Representatives of the nurses who are inside the hospital have alleged that the hospital did not take enough precautions while handling the infected patient, thereby putting the lives of the healthcare workers in the hospital at risk.

    COVID-19: Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad among 15 "high case load" places, says Amitabh Kant

    Out of these 15, seven districts show particularly high case volumes, like Hyderabad (Telangana), Pune (Maharashtra), Jaipur (Rajasthan), Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Mumbai (Maharashtra) and Delhi.

    Mumbai dabbawalas to suspend services in wake of Coronavirus scare

    Mumbai dabbawalas to suspend services in wake of Coronavirus scare.TIMES NOW's Aruneel with details.Mumbai dabbawalas to suspend services in wake of Coronavirus scare

    29 new coronavirus cases in Mumbai; Maharashtra tally climbs to 690

    Out of the 26 cases, 17 were reported from Pune, four from its neighbouring Pimpri Chinchwad township, three from Ahmednagar and two from Aurangabad, a health official said.

    Mumbai Police asks Yash Raj Films for a copy of Sushant Singh Rajput’s contract

    The police might also reach out to those who had played an important role in the signing of contracts.

    After 33,000 cases, Maharashtra to hire 17,000 health staff, seeks help from Kerala

    Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope has reached out to Kerala health minister KK Shailaja to find solutions to stem Maharashtra’s rising infection rate. Tope has now announced that the state will fill up the 17,000 vacancies, but the government will take another two months to complete the recruitment.

    Mumbai Police grills Rhea Chakraborty for 9 hrs, actress admits she fought with Sushant S Rajput

    The actress also happened to be the last person Rajput called before going to sleep every day.

    Covid-19 impact: Mumbai Police ban group tours in city till March 31

    If any tour operator is found flouting the order, action will be taken against him under IPC 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), Mumbai Police has warned. The order will be in force till March 31. It should not be confused with the regular order issued under section 144 CrPC

    Differences within Maharashtra's coalition government causes appointment trouble

    Earlier this month, the Mumbai police had to cancel the appointments of several senior police officers made by the Mumbai police commissioner after disagreements between the Shiv Sena and the NCP.

    Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray announces closure of all workplaces; essential services to remain open

    Amid growing concern over spread of coronavirus, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Friday that all workplaces in major cities in Maharashtra, including Mumbai and Pune, will remain closed till March 31. The shutdown will be applicable in Mumbai, Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad and Nagpur, Thackeray told reporters. All shops and offices except those providing essential services in Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur until March 31 in an attempt to restrict the spread of coronavirus, the chief minister of the state said.Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray announces closure of all workplaces; essential services to remain open

    Stocks in the news: RIL, HDFC, Bharti Airtel, YES Bank, InterGlobe Aviation, TVS Motor and SpiceJet

    NTPC said it will raise Rs 1,000 crore on July 31 through issuance of bonds on private placement basis for funding capital expenditure..

    MHA says COVID situation especially serious in Mumbai, Kolkata, Jaipur,Indore; deploys central teams

    The Centre on Monday said the coronavirus situation is "especially serious" in Mumbai, Pune, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata and a few other places in West Bengal, and violation of lockdown measures risk the spread of the novel coronavirus.

    Stocks in the news: Nestle India, UltraTech Cement, Mahindra Finance, ITC, Tech Mahindra and Bharti Infratel

    IDBI Bank, Nestle India and UltraTech Cement are scheduled to announce their June quarter earnings during the day.

    With few checks in place for regulation, ambulances fleece desperate COVID-19 patients

    A Bangalore resident was charged Rs 15,000 to transport his 54-year-old mother to a private hospital less than 6-km away. In Kolkata, private ambulances are charging Rs 6,000-8,000 for ferrying Covid patients for about 5km.

    Sanjay Leela Bhansali had offered 4 films to Sushant Singh Rajput, but cast others due to unavailability of dates

    The cops are examining the actor's contracts with other production houses too.

    Actor Irrfan Khan passes away in Mumbai after battling colon infection

    MUMBAI: Irrfan Khan, one of India's finest and most versatile actors, lost his battle with a rare form of cancer and died in a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday, a statement from his family said. He was 54.Irrfan, who was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour in 2018, is survived by his wife Sutapa and his sons Babil and Ayaan.It is the second tragedy for the family in less than a week.Actor Irrfan Khan passes away in Mumbai after battling colon infection

    Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor hospitalised in Mumbai

    Mumbai, Apr 30 (ANI): Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has been admitted at HN Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai. The cause of hospitalisation has not been ascertained yet. Actor went to US for cancer treatment returned in September last year. After being diagnosed with an infection, Rishi Kapoor was admitted to hospital in Feb 2020. More details are awaited.Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor hospitalised in Mumbai

    Maharashtra hotels may get nod to reopen soon

    The CM was addressing the association members through a video conference when he made these remarks. “We are working on the norms and modalities under which the hotels and restaurants will function. Once these are finalised, we will allow them to function under ‘Mission Begin Again’.”

    Mumbai: 6-month old toddler has successfully recovered from COVID-19

    A 6-month old toddler in Mumbai has successfully recovered from COVID-19 and has come back home amongst heartening cheers.Mumbai: 6-month old toddler has successfully recovered from COVID-19

    Maharashtra asks Defence, Railways and central undertakings to arrange for ICU beds

    ​​​Considering that the Centre had spoken of an increase in cases in May, the state has been making arrangements for ICU beds in Mumbai and Thane and other prominent cities in the state, a statement released by the state government said.

    Coronavirus: 64-year old patient dies at Kasturba hospital in Mumbai

    First death from Maharashtra due to COVID-19. 64-year old patient dies at Kasturba hospital in Mumbai. Total 3 deaths so far.Coronavirus: 64-year old patient dies at Kasturba hospital in Mumbai

    Stocks in the news: L&T, Bajaj Auto, HUL, Axis Bank, BEML, IRB Infra and Bajaj Finserv

    TTK Prestige, Rallis India and Heidelberg Cement are among companies which will announce June quarter results on Wednesday.

    Mumbai Coronavirus cases dip to double digits

    City sees 77 cases on Friday; need to be extra vigilant in next 6 days, says BMC

    Stocks in the news: Axis Bank, HUL, Bajaj Finance, ACC, Vodafone Idea and SBI Card

    DCM Shriram, IndiaMART InterMESH and Syngene International are slated to announce their June quarter earnings on Tuesday.

    Chaos in Mumbai's Bandra: How it all started

    Police claimed over 1,500 people turned up within 10 minutes to leave the city after rumours spread that outstation trains would restart.

    Maharashtra CM launches world's largest convalescent plasma project

    The project, titled 'Platina', is the largest convalescent plasma therapy-cum-trial project in the world.

    Migrant labourers gather at Mumbai station to go home

    Home minister Amit Shah spoke to Uddhav Thackeray and expressed concern over the Bandra gathering. Shah stressed that such events weaken India’s fight against the pandemic and administration needs to stay vigilant to avoid such incidents. He also offered his full support to the state government.

    ED confiscates properties of Nirav Modi

    The properties confiscated by the agency are in the form of four flats at the iconic building Samudra Mahal in Worli Mumbai, one Seaside Farm House and land in Alibaug, Wind Mill in Jaisalmer, flat in London and Residential Flats in UAE, shares and bank deposits.

    Stocks in the news: Infosys, YES Bank, Titan, Cadila Healthcare, IDBI Bank and L&T Finance

    YES Bank's Rs 15,000 crore FPO was subscribed 22 per cent at the end of first day of the bidding process.

    AC local train services to be suspended in Mumbai

    A CR spokesperson said AC local services on Thane- Vashi-Panvel trans-Harbour corridor will be suspended till March-end. The WR operates 12 AC services between Churchgate and Virar, which are often crowded during peak hours. The CR operates 16 services of AC local on trans- Harbour corridor every day.

    Doctors say it is only a matter of time before Covid sweeps India

    With its densely packed cities and under-funded medical system, India has little margin for error.

    Migrants: Maharashtra minister shares news clip on train service

    More than 1,000 migrant workers gathered in Bandra demanding transport arrangements to go back to their native places, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced extension of the coronavirus-enforced lockdown till May 3.

    Lockdown, Day 27: Infosys confused, Manipur clean

    Despite 36 deaths being reported in the last 24 hours, the government had some positive data to share — the rate of doubling of cases has dropped to 7.5 days from the pre-lockdown level of 3.4 days.

    Mumbai: People protest at Marine Drive against CAA violence in Northeast Delhi

    People in Mumbai on late Monday gathered at the Marine Drive to protest against the violence that took place in Northeast Delhi over CAA. On account of Marine Drive not being a designated place for holding protests, police detained several demonstrators and dispersed the crowd. Clashes between pro and anti-CAA protestors claimed lives of four people including that of a policeman in Northeast Delhi, where the violence started on February 22. Mumbai: People protest at Marine Drive against CAA violence in Northeast Delhi

    ​Stocks in the news: Wipro, RIL, YES Bank, Vodafone Idea, Biocon, Mindtree and Motherson Sumi

    Voda Idea has moved the telecom tribunal Monday, challenging the sector regulator’s July 11 order blocking its RedX premium tariff plan.

    Mumbai, Pune, Pimpri Chinchwad, Nagpur to shut down till March 31 as coronavirus cases rise

    The state government has decided to reduce the attendance of government servants from 50% decided earlier to just 25%. "Apart from essential services, please stop all other services, restaurants, shops,offices have been shut down. In Mumbai, Pune, PImpri Chinchavad and Nagpur, all offices and shops will be closed till March 31. Banks will remain open.

    RBI initiates work from home till March 31st for Central office staff in Mumbai

    RBI initiates work from home by March 31st for Central office staff in Mumbai.TIMES NOW's Kajal with details.RBI initiates work from home till March 31st for Central office staff in Mumbai

    Maharashtra becomes first state to cross 3,000 Covid-19 cases

    The state reported 165 more COVID-19 cases with 107 cases being reported only from Mumbai taking the total number of coronavirus cases in the state to 3081, the satte health department said.

    Maharashtra govt evaluating how to resume industrial production

    Maharashtra Industries Minister Subhash Desai has asked his department to draft a proposal on how to restart industrial production in districts where no coronavirus cases have been found.

    Top B-schools not to insist on GMAT, some will even waive application fees

    Universities have also extended their deadlines for receiving applications in round four; some have even introduced a fifth round to fill class capacity. Many have announced acceptance of applications on a rolling basis and quite a few have decided to waive off application fee.

    Stocks in the news: YES Bank, Dixon, NTPC, Shriram Transport and Indian Hotels

    UPL said its Mauritian subsidiary has raised $500 million by issuing bonds to buy back existing debt securities and debt repayment.

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