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Thane Creek pollution continues, damaged pipeline dumps effluents

Thane Creek pollution continues, damaged pipeline dumps effluents

Environmentalist writes to authorities, alleges previous complaint dismissed without checks... [Read More]

07 June,2022 04:11 PM IST | Mumbai | Ranjeet Jadhav
4 held, 2 minors booked for cutting up live snake in Osmanabad

4 held, 2 minors booked for cutting up live snake in Osmanabad

A video showing the nauseating act was widely shared last week prompting forest officials to order action against the six people behind the killing of the reptile, locally known as dhaman... [Read More]

07 June,2022 11:16 AM IST | Mumbai | Ranjeet Jadhav
State to conduct first-ever dolphin population count across MMR's coastal waters

State to conduct first-ever dolphin population count across MMR's coastal waters

A recent pilot study in south of Mumbai`s Backbay resulted in 27 sightings of Indian Ocean humpback dolphins, prompting the state to conduct a detailed study across the entire MMR’s coastline... [Read More]

04 June,2022 09:01 PM IST | Mumbai | Ranjeet Jadhav
Tagged in Mumbai, bird flies 4,500 km in 5 months

Tagged in Mumbai, bird flies 4,500 km in 5 months

The journey of a curlew sandpiper from the bustling city of Mumbai to laidback Mongolia has excited ornithologists; IUCN lists the bird as near-threatened... [Read More]

04 June,2022 08:43 AM IST | Mumbai | Ranjeet Jadhav
205 ha of forest to make way for multimodal corridor from Naghar to Chirner

205 ha of forest to make way for multimodal corridor from Naghar to Chirner

MSRDC seeks clearance from MOEF&CC for project that will impact 5,135 trees in the three districts of Palghar, Thane and Raigad... [Read More]

02 June,2022 07:53 AM IST | Mumbai | Ranjeet Jadhav
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Texas school shooting: Teen gunman opens fire, kills 21 including 19 children

Texas school shooting: Teen gunman opens fire, kills 21 including 19 children

In one of the worst school shootings in American history, an 18-year-old gunman killed 21 people, including 18 children, and rendered several other grievously injured at an elementary school in Texas state. The incident took place on May 24 after an 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. The gunman was later killed by law enforcement officers. Pics/PTI, AP and AFP... [Read More]

25 May,2022 01:19 PM IST
Vicky Kaushal rings birthday with Katrina; Deepika Padukone arrives at Cannes

Vicky Kaushal rings birthday with Katrina; Deepika Padukone arrives at Cannes

Vicky Kaushal rings birthday with Katrina Kaif; Deepika Padukone arrives at Cannes. Amitabh Bachchan gives a befitting reply to trolls. On Babil`s 24th birthday, have a look at Irrfan Khan`s unseen pictures with his elder son. All Pictures Courtesy: Instagram, AFP... [Read More]

17 May,2022 01:54 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: 9 held in Guj for Ram Navami violence; Sec 144 imposed in Himmatnagar

IN PHOTOS: 9 held in Guj for Ram Navami violence; Sec 144 imposed in Himmatnagar

Amid Ram Navami celebrations, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, West Bengal saw clashes on Sunday. According to media reports, one person was killed in Gujarat after stones were allegedly thrown at religious processions. Police have arrested nine people for their alleged involvement in violence and stone-pelting during a procession on Ram Navami at Khambat in Gujarat`s Anand district. Curfew was clamped in the entire Khargone city of Madhya Pradesh after clash erupted at a Ram Navami procession. At least 24 people, including six policemen, were injured in the violence. Citizens have been asked to step out of home only for medical emergency. Pics/PTI... [Read More]

11 April,2022 12:43 PM IST
Walls say no to war: See these murals condemning Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Walls say no to war: See these murals condemning Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Anti-war cries have filled walls across the world as artists paint murals to condemn the Russian state`s full-scale invasion of Ukraine which began on February 24. Here are some of the global messages calling for an end to the war... [Read More]

15 March,2022 06:13 PM IST
Republic Day parade 2022: Scenes from full-dress rehearsal at Rajpath

Republic Day parade 2022: Scenes from full-dress rehearsal at Rajpath

In a first, India will begin Republic Day celebrations from January 23 instead of January 24, to include the birth anniversary of late freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Ahead of Republic Day on January 26, a full-dress parade was held ar Rajpath in New Delhi On Sunday. The rehearsal started from Vijay Chowk and the route that the parade will take on January 26 - proceeding towards the Red Fort via Rajpath. Pics/ Pallav Paliwal... [Read More]

23 January,2022 03:48 PM IST
Deepika Padukone visits Siddhivinayak Temple ahead of 83's release

Deepika Padukone visits Siddhivinayak Temple ahead of 83's release

83 is finally set to hit the screens worldwide on 24th December. Dressed in an Indian attire, Deepika was escorted to the temple amid tight security. All Pictures Courtesy: Yogen Shah... [Read More]

23 December,2021 06:59 PM IST
Alaya F hosts bday party, Pooja Bedi, Aaishvary Thackeray, Smita Thackeray join

Alaya F hosts bday party, Pooja Bedi, Aaishvary Thackeray, Smita Thackeray join

Jawaani Jaaneman actress and Pooja Bedi’s daughter Alaya F turned 24 and on this special occasion, she celebrated her birthday with her mother and also present was good friend Aaishvary Thackeray along with his mother Smita Thackeray. All Pictures Courtesy: Yogen Shah   ... [Read More]

28 November,2021 09:34 PM IST
Amid declining Covid-19 cases in Maha, Tope says third wave likely to be mild

Amid declining Covid-19 cases in Maha, Tope says third wave likely to be mild

On October 22, Maharashtra government decided to ease restrictions for malls, theatres, restaurants and other public places, inspite of that the state is registering a continual decline in fresh Covid-19 cases in the recent past. However, health minister Rajesh Tope on November 24, said that Maharashtra could witness the third wave of coronavirus in December but its impact will be a mild. However, a day before Tope`s assertions the Centre chided the state for a drastic fall in the testing rates - from 2.69 lakhs per day in May to barely 98,000 now in November. Pics/mid-day photographers... [Read More]

25 November,2021 07:45 AM IST
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Mayor Kishori Pednekar: We Are Planning To Unlock Mumbai Further

Mayor Kishori Pednekar: We Are Planning To Unlock Mumbai Further

Maharashtra on Tuesday reported its lowest single-day tally of Covid-19 cases since December 30, last year. Now, as the third pandemic wave has started receding, Mayor Kishori Pednekar has assured citizens of relaxations in the restrictions by this month-end.... [Read More]

09 February,2022 07:29 PM IST | Mumbai
Maharashtra Schools To Reopen From January 24: All You Need To Know

Maharashtra Schools To Reopen From January 24: All You Need To Know

#Maharashtra School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad announced that #schools in the state will reopen for Classes 1-12 on January 24, with #Covid19 protocols. Pre-Primary schools will also commence from January 24. However, schools shall commence only wherever Covid-19 cases have been reduced and Covid appropriate behaviour and SoPs issued by the government must be followed, said the state education minister.... [Read More]

20 January,2022 04:27 PM IST | Mumbai
Mumbai Covid-19 Update: City Records 16,420 New Cases, TPR Jumps To 24.38%

Mumbai Covid-19 Update: City Records 16,420 New Cases, TPR Jumps To 24.38%

After witnessing a downward trend in daily cases and test positivity rate, #Mumbai saw a sharp rise in both along with #COVID fatalities on Wednesday. According to the #BMC, 16,420 people tested positive during the day with a #TPR of 24.38 per cent... [Read More]

13 January,2022 07:40 PM IST | Mumbai
Mumbai: No. of Covid-19 deaths in city jumps from 0 to 4 in 24 hours

Mumbai: No. of Covid-19 deaths in city jumps from 0 to 4 in 24 hours

After zero deaths on Sunday, Mumbai saw a rise in the daily toll to four 24 hours later. The city registered 373 new cases on Monday, a marginal rise from 367 on Sunday. Maharashtra however, registered a significant drop in daily cases to 1,485 from 1,715 the day before.... [Read More]

19 October,2021 09:02 PM IST | Mumbai
Fill potholes within 24 hours of complaint, BMC chief tells ward officials

Fill potholes within 24 hours of complaint, BMC chief tells ward officials

#BMC chief IS Chahal holds meeting with ward officials, road engineers; directs them to inspect roads, map potholes and fill them at the earliest... [Read More]

29 September,2021 08:59 PM IST | Mumbai
Mumbai: 12 BJP MLAs suspended for one year, party smells conspiracy

Mumbai: 12 BJP MLAs suspended for one year, party smells conspiracy

Twelve Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs were suspended on Monday (July 5) on the charges of creating a ruckus in the House and misbehaving with presiding officer Bhaskar Jadhav. Jadhav alleged that the legislators verbally abused and manhandled him while he was seated in the Speaker’s chamber. The opposition party has claimed political vendetta behind the suspension.... [Read More]

06 July,2021 04:10 PM IST | Mumbai
Dharavi reports only 3 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, lowest in second wave

Dharavi reports only 3 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, lowest in second wave

Mumbai`s Dharavi, also known as Asia’s largest slum, recorded only three new Covid-19 cases on 26th May, which is the lowest number of recorded cases in the area since February 11, when the second wave surged through the city. #Dharavi has been witnessing a steady drop in coronavirus cases. Watch this video for more details.... [Read More]

27 May,2021 09:51 PM IST | Mumbai
Mumbai Khabar: BMC allows 24x7 home deliveries in city

Mumbai Khabar: BMC allows 24x7 home deliveries in city

Days after food deliveries in the city were restricted to between 7 am and 8 pm, on April 7, the BMC said they will be allowed 24/7. Meanwhile, vaccination centres that are recording a higher-than-expected turnout may be asked to suspend operations as BMC has said that there is a shortage of vaccines in the city. Watch this video to find out more.... [Read More]

08 April,2021 03:00 PM IST | Mumbai
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