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Anil Deshmukh case: ED questions Param Bir Singh

Param Bir Singh earlier avoided two summons of ED while he was hiding to avoid arrest in different cases registered against him by the police in Maharashtra.

6 Dec 2021 2:41 am
History-sheeter held for stealing auto-rickshaws

A history sheeter involved majorly in stealing and selling auto rickshaws in Mumbai metropolitan region was arrested by the crime branch, police informed Sunday.

6 Dec 2021 2:18 am
Thane: Two minor boys drown in Upvan lake

Two minor boys from Upwan area who had sneaked out of home on Saturday evening died by drowning, police informed on Sunday. The bodies were found on Sunday afternoon.

6 Dec 2021 2:00 am
2 booked for assaulting neighbour in Thane

The neighbour had objected to the interior designing work going on in their flat in the afternoon, the police informed on Sunday.

6 Dec 2021 1:29 am
Maharashtra sees 1,638 fresh Covid cases, 49 deaths

Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 1,638 new coronavirus positive cases and 49 fatalities, taking the tally of infections to 65,94,820 and the toll to 1,39,865, while 2,791 patients recovered, a health department official said.

6 Dec 2021 1:21 am
Two minor boys drown in Thane water pit

The incident took place on Saturday in Shivai Nagar area.

5 Dec 2021 7:05 pm
Mumbai: Tanzania returnee tests positive for Covid-19

A man who recently returned from Tanzania has tested positive for Covid-19 in Mumbai's Dharavi area.

5 Dec 2021 5:15 pm
Psychologists favour sex education from childhood

Police on Thursday booked a 12-year-old boy on the charge of sexually assaulting his three-year-old sister.

5 Dec 2021 1:19 pm
Low visibility hits flight operations at Pune airport

The thick fog cover in Pune was back on Sunday morning resulting in flight movements to and from the city getting totally disrupted again for the third time in a week.

5 Dec 2021 11:06 am
Mumbai: 2 workers fall into manhole, 1 dies

One person died while another was injured after the two fell into a manhole at Fort, near the Bombay high court building, on Saturday afternoon. The two labourers were working on fixing a new water pipeline.

5 Dec 2021 9:24 am
Some dont accept Buddhist theatre as part of mainstream

Artiste Virendra Ganvir was the organizer of the recently-concluded Buddhist Theatre Festival in Nagpur and founder of Bahujan Rangbhoomi which stages plays on social issues with a strong Buddhist theme.

5 Dec 2021 9:08 am
Maha: Vax drive on with smartphone flashlights

Flashlights of smartphones and solar-powered streetlights are turning out to be the Covid vaccinators' SOS kit after sunset in several remote villages of north Maharashtra's Nandurbar district.

5 Dec 2021 9:01 am
Nagpur: Traffic violators summoned for Lok Adalat on December 11

Over 2.17 lakh violators have been asked to remain present before the Lok Adalat on December 11 and pay their fines by the traffic police.

5 Dec 2021 8:21 am
Nagpur: FIR against KRIMS hospital for trimming trees sans permit

While taking his usual morning walk on Saturday, municipal commissioner Radhakrishnan B saw a few labourers chopping trees at the KRIMS hospital in Ramdaspeth.

5 Dec 2021 8:20 am
Maharashtra has 17 Omicron suspects

As many as 17 passengers arriving from high-risk countries are under institutional quarantine in Mumbai, said the authorities.

5 Dec 2021 8:11 am
23 duped of lakhs in Goregaon ATM fraud

In a span of three hours on November 27, 22 customers of a nationalised bank who had their accounts in the Goregaon (west) branch were duped of a total of Rs2.24 lakh by a fraudster who withdrew money from the ATM without them sharing any details.

5 Dec 2021 7:55 am
'Param Bir told Sachin Waze to collect bribe'

In the first chargesheet submitted against former city police chief Param Bir Singh before Esplanade court, the crime branch on Saturday alleged that from statements of witnesses, it has been established that he was the Number 1 at whose behest dismissed API Sachin Waze was extorting money from bookies and hotel and bar owners.

5 Dec 2021 7:50 am
Omicron threat: Weekly vax in Maha rises by 100%

The last week has seen over 100% surge in weekly vaccination in comparison to the beginning of November, with some private vaccination sites also reporting a spike in daily footfall and increased demand for Sputnik and Covishield.

5 Dec 2021 7:47 am
Maha: Delay in taking second jab goes on

As many as 83.44 lakh Covishield beneficiaries and 13.71 lakh Covaxin beneficiaries have delayed their second dose in the state, according to updated data as of December 1.

5 Dec 2021 7:43 am
Mumbai sees slight rise in Covid cases

The daily count of Covid-19 cases registered a slight increase in Maharashtra and Mumbai as testing numbers increased with the surveillance programme for the Omicron variant being ramped up on orders of the state authorities.

5 Dec 2021 7:40 am
Mumbai airport: RT-PCR test now at Rs 3,900

Based on the countries they have flown in from, passengers arriving at the airport are now segregated for further testing, keeping in line with the latest central government norms issued to track the Omicron variant.

5 Dec 2021 7:39 am
Mumbai has 17 Omicron suspects

A merchant navy engineer has tested positive for the Omicrin variant of Covid-19 in Dombivli. The reports of other Omicron suspects from Mumbai could be available in a day or two from the gene sequencing laboratory at Kasturba Hospital, near Chinchpokli, said AMC Suresh Kakani.

5 Dec 2021 7:38 am
Maha to go easy on procuring fresh stock of vax

For the first time, the state will go easy on procuring fresh stock of Covid vaccines from the Centre because it has nearly 1.3 crore pending doses in kitty.

5 Dec 2021 7:36 am
Nagpur: Congress banking on 09 deja vu, BJP worried about the same

On paper, BJPs MLC candidate (local bodies constituency) Chandrashekhar Bawankule seems be in a stronger position with 60-odd surplus voters, but still the saffron party is planning to whisk its public representatives in local bodies to a safe and secure resort till the polling date.

5 Dec 2021 7:35 am
96 lakh delayed 2nd shot, many from Pune district

As many as 83.44 lakh Covishield beneficiaries and 13.71 lakh Covaxin beneficiaries have delayed their second dose vaccination in the state, according to updated data as on December 1.

5 Dec 2021 7:34 am
Pune: ACB nabs constable for accepting Rs 5k bribe

The state anti-corruption bureau (ACB) arrested a traffic constable of the city police on the charge of demanding and accepting bribe of Rs5,000 from the manager of a private bus operator at Kawadipath toll plaza on the Pune-Solapur highway on Saturday afternoon.

5 Dec 2021 7:32 am
Maharashtra sees 782 new Covid cases, 14 deaths

A total of 770 patients were discharged from hospitals during the day, which pushed the total number of recoveries in Maharashtra to 64,86,105, leaving the state with 7,129 active cases. The recovery rate now stands at 97.71 per cent.

5 Dec 2021 2:30 am
Mumbai adds 219 new Covid-19 cases, four deaths

Mumbai on Saturday reported 219 fresh coronavirus positive cases and four fatalities, taking the tally to 7,63,622 and the toll to 16,348, the city civic body said.

5 Dec 2021 12:52 am
Govt mulling revised air travel guidelines: Chief secy

In view of global concerns over the Omicron variant, Maharashtra has mandated seven-day institutional quarantine for travellers arriving in the state from 'at-risk' countries, under the guidelines issued by the State Disaster Management Authority on Tuesday night.

4 Dec 2021 11:07 pm
Man strangles wife to death in Palghar; held

A 31-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly strangling his wife to death over suspicion that she was having an affair, in Maharashtra's Palghar district, police said on Saturday.

4 Dec 2021 11:04 pm
Mum: 1 dead, another injured after falling into manhole

One person was injured while another went missing after falling into a gutter while undertaking cleaning works near Bombay high court of Fort area on Saturday afternoon.

4 Dec 2021 10:31 pm
Omicron: BMC issues SOPs for international travellers

Amidst concerns of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, BMC on Friday released Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for international travellers arriving from 'at risk' countries in Mumbai.

4 Dec 2021 7:05 pm
Extortion case: First chargesheet filed against Param Bir Singh

The crime branch on Saturday submitted a chargesheet against former police chief Param Bir Singh and dismissed cop Sachin Waze in an extortion case.

4 Dec 2021 5:10 pm
Photos: Mumbai engulfed in dense fog

Residents of Mumbai and Thane on Saturday woke up to a foggy morning leading to little visibility.

4 Dec 2021 3:57 pm
Thane: Five cloth godowns gutted in fire at Bhiwandi

Five cloth godowns were completely destroyed in a major fire that broke out in Bhiwandi, a powerloom town in Thane district of Maharashtra, early on Saturday, an official said.

4 Dec 2021 2:55 pm
BMC working on Malad skywalk despite stay: BJP

Local residents led by the BJP have alleged that four months after the state government announced a stay on the Rs 15-crore Malad skywalk, the BMC was still carrying out the work as no written stay orders were issued to the civic body. However, Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray said that the BMC was only removing the barricades and no work was being carried out at the site.

4 Dec 2021 11:11 am
Shift 3 to 5 cases to NCB, says Centre; Maha min objects

The Centre has written to the state police seeking transfer of three to five cases registered under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act to the NCB. The letter follows Union home minister Amit Shahs recent suggestion that drug trafficking cases from different regions with inter-state/ international ramifications where the main accused or the networks were suspected of operating outside their jurisdictionsbe handed over to the central agency to unearth the entire network.

4 Dec 2021 10:21 am
Covid-19: Discharge tops new infections in PMR

As many as 189 Covid patients were discharged in the Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR) on Friday as against the addition of 175 new infections.

4 Dec 2021 9:56 am
Omicron: Samples with less than 25 CT value under lens

Research labs in Maharashtra have started prioritising positive samples of Covid-infected patients without travel history with less than 25 cycle threshold (CT) value for genome sequencing to rule out the presence of Omicron in the community, the latest variant of concern of SARS-CoV-2.

4 Dec 2021 8:28 am