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SII to seek emergency use authorisation for AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in 2 weeks: Adar Poonawalla

The Serum Institute of India (SII) will seek emergency use authorisation for the AstraZeneca Covid 19 vaccine in about two weeks. Adar Poonawalla, Founder and CEO, SII sa

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 9:15 pm

After CAA, BJP-led Modi government faces flak for Central Farm Bills

For the second time this year, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Union government and the saffron party is facing a barrage of criticism from Opposition parties

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 8:45 pm

Punjab CM slams Manohar Lal Khattar over 'Khalistani' remark

Lashing out at his Haryana counterpart for inflicting brutality on Punjab's farmers, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday demanded an unequivocal apology from Manoh

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 7:15 pm

Drug peddler held with cough syrup worth Rs 4L

The Anti Narcotics Cell of Crime-Branch Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) on Saturday arrested a drug peddler after he was allegedly found to be in possession of Cod

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 7:05 pm

We've resources for COVID-19 vaccination within 3-4 weeks: Delhi government

The Delhi government on Saturday said it has infrastructure to undertake coronavirus vaccination among all city residents within three-four weeks, adding that it was only

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 6:55 pm

Bharat Biotech working with ICMR for speedy progress: Narendra Modi on COVID-19 vaccine

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Bharat Biotech, a city-based pharmaceutical company, is closely working with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to create an

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 6:40 pm

Leh freezes at minus 12.9, mercury dips across Jammu and Kashmir

Night temperatures dropped across J&K and Ladakh UTs on Saturday as Leh remained literally frozen at minus 12.9 degrees Celsius. The weather office has forecast generally

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 5:45 pm

Narendra Modi should focus on strategy on COVID-19 vaccine, instead of publicity: Congress

The Congress on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his three-city visit to review the Covid-19 vaccine development and manufacturing process, saying he s

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 5:45 pm

Mumbai: India's first electric loco shed marks 92 years

India's first electric loco shed completed 92 years onSaturdaywith Central Railway marking the day with events at the shed. 28th November 2

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 1:54 pm

Rauts conduct does not befit leader & MP: HC

The HC said the conduct of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut certainly does not befit a leader who is also a Parliamentarian. The bench said Raut without being bothered that the r

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 11:53 am

Singhu, Tikri borders still shut, farmers reluctant to go to Burari

Traffic movement on both sides at Singhu and Tikri continued to be disrupted for the second day on Saturday as farmers planning to hold protest in Delhi rallied at these

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 11:35 am

Nashikites shiver at temperature of 13.4C

The minimum temperature in the city nosedived to 13.4 degrees celsius the lowest temperature recorded in the state on Friday.

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 11:27 am

India's COVID-19 tally mounts to 93.5 lakh

With 41,322 new coronavirus infections and 485 deaths in the past 24 hours, India's overall tally stood at 93,51,109 on Saturday, as the toll touched 1,36,200, the Minist

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 11:25 am

Calling GHMC polls gully elections disrespect to Hyderabad: J P Nadda

BJP national President J.P. Nadda said on Friday that calling Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls a 'gully election' is a disrespect to the people of Hyd

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 11:07 am

'Courts mustnt allow use of law to harass people'

The SC on Friday spoke firmly about the sanctity of personal liberty and said it was the sacred duty of courts to ensure the state did not use criminal laws as a weapon t

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 10:18 am

Church body slams Goa Tourism Policy 2020, calls it a 'mirage'

Describing the newly-minted Goa Tourism Policy 2020 as a mirage which will not benefit either the state or its people, a church body has said that the document is not onl

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 10:15 am

BMC demolition of Kanganas home illegal: HC

The Bombay high court on Friday held that the BMCs action of razing renovations in actor Kangana Ranauts bungalow at Pali Hill, Bandra, was illegal and high-handed and ac

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 10:05 am

Skeleton of elephant, unidentified animal found near Metro construction site in Pune

The skeleton of an elephant estimated to be around 200-300 years old and an unidentified animal has been found at the Metro construction site near Mandai in Pune . The Ma

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 10:00 am

Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia asked to appear in defamation case 'without any failure' on Dec 3

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav have been asked to appear before the Delhi court on December 3 i

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 9:40 am

898 new cases push PMR count above 3.4L, 9 dead

The Covid-19 caseload surged above 3.4 lakh in the Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR) on Friday, with the addition of 898 new infections.

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 9:33 am

Grad polls: BJPs Joshi, Congs Wanjari campaigning hard

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 9:29 am

Clerk in centre of Rs 17L fraud in GMCH

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 9:27 am

Coolies slam CR for contract to pvt co

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 9:26 am

NMC incurred Rs 562cr loss in water supply in 8 yrs: RTI

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 9:25 am

Save Nagpurs Aarey: Activists to env min Aaditya Thackeray

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 9:24 am

ICMR approves dry swab RT-PCR method for COVID-19 detection

The simple and fast method of dry swab-direct RT-PCR, developed by CSIR's constituent lab Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, for scaling up coro

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 9:20 am

'Sena will contest BMC polls with Cong & NCP'

Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray announced on Friday that the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress would contest elections to the countrys richest civic body in early 2022 together

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 9:13 am

Father and son take up the Oxfam Trailwalker challenge in solidarity with migrant workers

In a world altered by COVID-19, the 2020 Oxfam Trailwalker India, a fundraising walkathon has gone virtual. Just last year, thousands of Oxfam trailwalkers had come toget

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 9:10 am

Nationalist Cong Party MLA Bharat Bhalke dies

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 9:07 am

Man arrested for throwing onions at Nitish Kumar during election rally

The Madhubani police on Friday arrested a person on charges of throwing onions at CM Nitish Kumar during the election campaign in the district. Rajnish Keshri, the SHO of

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 9:00 am

Narendra Modi government did more good for Muslims than Congress: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has claimed that the Narendra Modi government has done more for Indian Muslims and other minorities in the last six ye

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 8:20 am

Mum: Student hacks cafes system to get freebies

A 17-year-old student was on Thursday told by a juvenile court to go for counselling for two years after he admitted to hacking into the payment system of a cafe and tran

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 8:16 am

No preparations for storage of vaccine

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 8:15 am

Accuseds brother hands over Rs69 lakh to cops

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 8:12 am

Post-Covid, flu shots protect lungs: Doctors

Many patients suffering from moderate to severe Covid-19 and likely to have suffered lung damage are opting for flu shots after recovery. This is to avoid further harm to

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 8:03 am

Pune: 70 of 120 hosps fumble on bed data update

Bed availability information for Covid-19 treatment has taken a hit in the Pune municipal limits with more than 70 hospitals failing to update this data on the divisional

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 8:01 am

Cops register offences, but spare leaders

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 8:00 am

Vidarbhas Covid-19 cases in Nov again outnumber recoveries

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 8:00 am

100 envoys trip to vaccine facilities cancelled

The visit of ambassadors and high commissioners of 100 countries to two local vaccine manufacturing facilities, scheduled for December 4, has been cancelled.

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 8:00 am

Thane civic body puts land acquisition on hold a 2nd time

The Thane Municipal Corporation in its general body meeting last week put on hold a proposal for the acquisition of land for the bullet train. This is the second time tha

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 7:50 am

Navi Mumbai: NMMC ramps up COVID-19 testing to stop second wave

In an attempt to stop the expected second wave of the pandemic, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) is leaving no stone unturned. Municipal Commissioner Abhijeet

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 7:43 am

Mumbai: Get CCTV cameras in all train coaches, GRP tells Western and Central Railway

The Government Railway Police's (GRP) commissioner has asked the Central Railway (CR) and Western Railway (CR) to get CCTV cameras in all coaches. In the initial phase, t

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 7:37 am

Mumbai: MSRTC using buses that increase pollution in city, allege transporters

The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has been accused of using over eight-year-old buses in Mumbai in its support to BEST, in violation of high court

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 7:12 am

Mumbai: Amid COVID-19, few TB, leprosy cases push BMC to plan survey

Screening, detection and work related to COVID-19 care have severely affected the treatment of other communicable diseases like tuberculosis (TB) and leprosy across the c

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 7:07 am

Mumbai continues to report more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases

The number of daily coronavirus cases in Maharashtra continued to remain above 6,000 on Friday, taking the total count to over 18.08 lakh, while fatalities from the compl

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 7:04 am

Green groups, anti-maskers in support of farmers' stir

Over 30 environmental groups from the country have come together under the banner 'Greens With Farmers' to show support to farmers protesting against the three farm laws

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 7:02 am

Mumbai: Cities need more ICUs, specialist staff to fight COVID-19, suggest ex..

With lack of specific treatment for COVID-19, and absence of a strong healthcare infrastructure and specialists, a second wave of infection

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 7:00 am

Let more and more people learn how to go green

An environmental group has called for the creation of a mangrove safari at Uran. The ideators said that the safari should be run on a cooperative basis, adopting a Sindhu

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 7:00 am

Mumbai: Due to job losses, we cannot even refuse any task, say college profes..

At a time when there are pay cuts and salary delays, professors from across city colleges are a hassled lot due to erratic work timings. Mo

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 7:00 am

'My Hindutva does not allow bad conduct', says Uddhav Thackeray

After completing a year in the office of the tri-party alliance, Chief Minister and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray has called the BJP

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 7:00 am

Bombay High Court to BMC: Compensate Kangana Ranaut for demolition damages

The BMC's move to demolish part of Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut's office, was condemned by Bombay High Court on Thursday. The HC declar

Mid Day 28 Nov 2020 7:00 am

Biopharma firm, diabetes research body join hands

The Indian Express 28 Nov 2020 5:03 am

Not enough staff to keep track of Covid checks

(This story originally appeared in PuneMirror on November 28, 2020)

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 5:00 am

3 in 4 residents have had Covid, survey reveals

(This story originally appeared in MumbaiMirror on November 28, 2020)

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 5:00 am

PMC sanctions loans to 3,365 hawkers

The Indian Express 28 Nov 2020 4:53 am

1,074 new Covid cases in Mumbai, 17 deaths

Mumbai reported more than 1,000 new Covid-19 cases on the third day in a row on Friday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) said.

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 1:58 am

Teen held for cyber crime at coffee shop chain

The cyber unit of Mumbai crime branch detained a 17-year-old boy who allegedly hacked into the computer network of a coffee shop chain and transferred money into the gift

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 1:10 am

6,185 new Covid cases in Maha, 85 deaths

Maharashtra's Covid-19 case tally on Friday reached 18,08,550 as 6,185 fresh infections were recorded, said a health official here.

The Times of India 28 Nov 2020 12:47 am

PMC's new garden has no entry road

This story originally appeared in PuneMirror on November 27, 2020

The Times of India 27 Nov 2020 11:47 pm

Mum auto unions seek financial aid for drivers

Autorickshaw unions in a meeting with transport minister Anil Parab on Friday demanded relief for hundreds of auto drivers who incurred losses during Covid pandemic.

The Times of India 27 Nov 2020 11:22 pm

Delhi police make arrangements at Burari ground, farmers inspect site

Delhi Police on Friday made the necessary arrangements at the Nirankari ground in Burari after they gave permission to the protesting farmers to enter Delhi and stage a p

Mid Day 27 Nov 2020 8:25 pm

COVID-19: Maharashtra extends existing lockdown restrictions till midnight of December 31

The Maharashtra government on Friday extended the lockdown on account of coronavirus in the state till the midnight of December 31, 2020, an official release said. In the

Mid Day 27 Nov 2020 7:44 pm

Narendra Modi to visit 3 vaccine centres in Ahmedabad, Pune and Hyderabad on Nov 28

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a three-city visit on Saturday to personally review Covid vaccine development and manufacturing process. Accordingly, he will

Mid Day 27 Nov 2020 7:36 pm

Hookah parlour raided in Thane, 13 booked

Thirteen people were booked after police in Thane's Bhiwandi area raided a hookah parlour in Kamathghar, an official said on Friday.

The Times of India 27 Nov 2020 7:05 pm

'Govt stable, allies will contest polls together'

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) allies will fight all elections, including the Brihanmumbai Municipal corpor

The Times of India 27 Nov 2020 7:05 pm

Kalyan: Man booked for raping 15-year-old girl

A case has been registered against a 21-year-old man for allegedly repeatedly raping his minor neighbour in Kalyan town of Maharashtra's Thane district, police said on Fr

The Times of India 27 Nov 2020 7:05 pm

Only women, no kids allowed in Mumbai locals

Amid a continued surge of Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra, the Railways today reiterated that children will not be allowed on local trains and only women will be allowed to

The Times of India 27 Nov 2020 7:05 pm

COVID-19 cases down 50 per cent in past 8 weeks, Delhi has 61 per cent of deaths: Centre

Providing details of the overall Covid-19 situation in the country, the Centre has informed the Supreme Court that the average cases per day have reduced by 50 per cent s

Mid Day 27 Nov 2020 7:03 pm

Ex-Pfizer VP's claim 'COVID-19 is effectively over' termed false

After drugmaker Pfizer's former Vice President and Chief Scientist for Allergy and Respiratory Michael Yeadon claimed that he pandemic is fundamentally over in the UK, h

Mid Day 27 Nov 2020 5:39 pm

Rs 1.50 crore collected as fine from unauthorized commuters on Central Railway trains

To ensure that unauthorized passengers do not travel in trains, the Mumbai Division of Central Railway has started conducting special drives with teams of senior officers

Mid Day 27 Nov 2020 5:23 pm

Mumbai: Lunch box, medicine strips help ascertain deceased's identity

The Dadar railway police on Friday identified the body of a person who had died by suicide five days ago by jumping in front of a local tra

Mid Day 27 Nov 2020 5:03 pm

Rajkot police forms 3-member SIT to probe hospital fire

The Rajkot police commissioner has formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the fire incident in a private hospital in Rajkot, which claimed the lives of five c

Mid Day 27 Nov 2020 4:46 pm

PM Narendra Modi to visit Bharat Biotech facility in Hyderabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting vaccine maker Bharat Biotech's facility here on Saturday as part of his three-city tour to take stock of the Covid-19 vaccin

Mid Day 27 Nov 2020 4:15 pm

ED calls Sena MLAs son Vihang for questioning

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has called Shiv Sena MLA Pratap Sarnaiks son Vihang for questioning on Friday. The ED had questioned Vihang on Tuesday for five hours after c

The Times of India 27 Nov 2020 4:01 pm

Mumbai: App-based bus service raises Rs 57 crore funding for expansion

Mumbai-based Cityflo, an app-based bus service for corporate professionals, raised Rs 57 crore funding as part of their expansion plan. Fou

Mid Day 27 Nov 2020 3:40 pm

Mumbai Mayor to meet BMC legal team, assess Bombay HC order in Kangana Ranaut case

Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar on Friday said that she will hold a meeting with the legal team of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to assess the Bombay High Co

Mid Day 27 Nov 2020 3:40 pm

Low intensity explosion in Thane flat

A low intensity explosion was reported at a first floor flat of a building in Rabodi area of Thane, Friday morning.

The Times of India 27 Nov 2020 3:24 pm

Doctors perform rare robotic surgery to treat woman with tumour

A 48-year-old woman from Mauritius with a pancreatic tail tumour was successfully treated with complex robotic surgery in Delhi-NCR. The patient underwent a 'robotic dist

Mid Day 27 Nov 2020 3:20 pm

Protesting farmers allowed to enter Delhi, can protest at Burari ground

After hours of confrontation and talks with the farmers the Delhi Police finally on Friday afternoon allowed the farmers to enter Delhi. They will be escorted to Nirankar

Mid Day 27 Nov 2020 3:05 pm

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slams Centre over farmers' issues, asks PM to implement 'one nation, one behaviour'

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday lashed out at the Central government over the farmers' protest and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should imp

Mid Day 27 Nov 2020 2:35 pm