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Coronavirus outbreak: Goa drops separate SOP plan for Maharashtra travellers

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said that testing of all persons entering Goa without a Covid-19 negative certificate would now be made mandatory, doing away wi

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 2:32 pm

Coronavirus outbreak: COVID-19 patient with HIV history recovers in 6 days

A Coronavirus positive patient with the history of HIV has recovered from the infection within just six days. The 34-year old man who successfully defeated COVID-19 was a

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 1:30 pm

IMD issues advisory to fishermen over rough Arabian sea

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday said that a low-pressure area was likely to form over the southeast Arabian Sea and adjoining areas around May 31 a

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 1:30 pm

India will ruin its economy very quickly if it had severe lockdown: Swedish health expert to Rahul Gandhi

Professor Johan Giesecke of the Karolinska Institute, Sweden, on Wednesday claimed that India will ruin its economy very quickly if it had a severe lockdown. Claiming tha

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 1:10 pm

Corona cases cross 1.5 lakh mark in India, with 42.44 percent recovery

Maintaining the plateau of over 6,000 cases, India on Wednesday crossed the psychological 1.5 lakh mark of total Covid-19 cases so far. However it also posted a strong re

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 12:32 pm

Bombay high court: Raped teen may abort 23-week foetus

The Times of India 27 May 2020 10:05 am

122 new Covid-19 cases in Thane, Mumbra still shut down

The city recorded 122 fresh cases, including two doctors, taking the tally to 2,294.Two Covid deaths were also reported, taking the Thane toll to 69.

The Times of India 27 May 2020 10:05 am

KDMC asks housing societies to check on residents' health

A doctor from the civic health department was among 21 new cases reported in Kalyan-Dombivli on Tuesday, taking the city's tally to 825.A 70-year-old woman died due to Co

The Times of India 27 May 2020 10:05 am

Thane: 31-year-old PFO employee dies

The death of a 31-year-old employee of Provident Fund Organisation's Thane unit allegedly due to Covid-19 has the workforce worried.Four other staffers have tested positi

The Times of India 27 May 2020 10:05 am

Kolhapur halls offer 'Covid spl' wedding packages

Several hall operators in Kolhapur have started offering special wedding packages to woo customers during lockdown. These packages are specifically designed keeping in mi

The Times of India 27 May 2020 10:05 am

Maha mulls reopening schools from June 15

The state government is contemplating reopening schools in non-containment zones from June 15the usual session start dateafter taking proper measures to safeguard the hea

The Times of India 27 May 2020 9:46 am

Mumbai: Dashboard for bed allotment goes live

BMC commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal said on Tuesday that the dashboard to show the combined availability of Covid beds in public and private facilities in real time is re

The Times of India 27 May 2020 9:34 am

Maha: Over 2k Covid cases, 97 deaths in a day

The state on Tuesday reported 97 Covid-19 deaths, the highest in a single day so far. With that, Maharashtras death toll climbed to 1,792. Mumbai saw 39 of the deaths, ta

The Times of India 27 May 2020 8:28 am

Pune: 45 of 511 SARI cases surveyed have Covid

A sizeable number of people with the Covid-19 infection has been found during tests conducted on those hospitalised with severe acute respiratory illness (SARI). The resu

The Times of India 27 May 2020 8:17 am

'States need to prioritise disaster governance'

Cyclone Amphan, which tormented much of West Bengal and parts of Odisha, came across as a timely lesson for upgradation of infrastructure in rural areas and underscored t

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 8:11 am

Home isolation for symptomless patients: Tope

State health minister Rajesh Tope on Tuesday said asymptomatic patients would not be admitted in hospitals in Pune and Mumbai, considering the inadequate number of ICU be

The Times of India 27 May 2020 8:10 am

In 24 hours, India's Coronavirus count up by 6,535 fresh cases

The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 4,167 in the country, while the number of cases climbed to 1,45,380, registering an increase of 146 deaths and 6,535 cases since Mo

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 8:02 am

Men who sold goats for tickets to fly on June 1

Three labourers who had pooled their savings and sold goats to buy tickets for a Monday flight to Kolkata, only to reach Mumbai airport to find it cancelled and the airli

The Times of India 27 May 2020 7:50 am

Confusion over decision to start academic session in June

The state government's plan to start the new academic year from June 15 has led to a major confusion in the school education sector. While the state government said that

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 7:43 am

COVID-19 in Mumbai: Rumour forces migrants on footpaths in Kurla for 2 nights

Lakhs of migrant workers took the Shramik Special trains to their hometowns over the past few days, as lakhs more waited for their turn. Hundreds spent two nights on the

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 7:35 am

Mumbai: 4 days on, hosp yet to let kin claim body

Four days after a security guard died on a footpath while walking to the hospital, his nephew has been unable to perform his last rites yet as the civic-run Bhagwati hosp

The Times of India 27 May 2020 7:30 am

COVID-19 impact: Farmers fret as 'unfair' pesticide ban looms

After the COVID-19 lockdown and the virus that attacked tomato crops, farmers are in for more hardships as from June 1, 27 pesticides will vanish from the shelves as a go

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 7:24 am

Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally rises to 54,758

Newkerala 27 May 2020 7:21 am

Coronavirus impact: Mumbai under control, assures BMC chief

Even while COVID-19 cases continue to rise on an average of 1,500 per day, Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal has assured that the city is very much under control.

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 7:18 am

COVID-19 impact: Mumbai airport sees marginal drop in flyers on Day 2

As Mumbai continues to be under a firm grip of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the airport authorities on Tuesday stayed vigilant and operated a limited number of fli

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 7:18 am

COVID-19 in Mumbai: Mulund locals raise concern over dumping of PPE kits

Used Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) dumped outside the crematorium in Tata Colony and sometimes on the road leading to it has became cause for concern for Mulund res

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 7:12 am

Chaos at airports a shameful failure in planning

It was chaos on the ground on Monday as domestic flight schedules were in disarray, after so much dithering about whether domestic flights will be able to take off at all

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 7:08 am

Lockdown: Now, less time in quarantine for those who return from abroad

The state government has come up with new guidelines, following those of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. As per these guidelines, issued on May 24, internation

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 7:02 am

The government will fall because of internal issues, says Devendra Fadnavis

Claiming that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was in no hurry to form the government, opposition leader Devendra Fadnavis has predicted that the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA)

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 7:01 am

Thode aur thoughts on Paatal Lok!

Any similarities to real persons is not coincidental. It is intentional. Thus cleverly begins Costa Gavras' Z that, as a French-Algerian film, was in many ways to the Osc

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 7:01 am

Priority is saving Maharashtra from COVID-19 pandemic: Sharad Pawar

Amid speculations that the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) is disintegrating and the BJP is out to destabilise the three-party government, NCP boss and MVA architect Sharad Pawar

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 7:00 am

Mumbai sees drop in new COVID cases, records 1,002

Maharashtra recorded the highest number of single-day deaths on Tuesday at 97, with more than 2,000 fresh cases added to the state's COVID-19 count. However, there was a

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 7:00 am

Coronavirus impact: All-round delays are hitting Mumbai hard

Even after days of efforts to standardise the treatment process of COVID-19 patients, people are unable to get help at the time of medical emergencies. While many face pr

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 6:54 am

COVID-19: Take the lead, Governor told Sharad Pawar

A day after his meeting with Sharad Pawar, it has emerged, that Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari told the NCP boss to take control of the medical crisis in the state. Sourc

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 6:36 am

COVID-19: Kids dehydrated, 58-year-old diabetic dies as thousands gather in Vasai to board Shramik trains

With thousands of migrantsfrom Vasai-Virar, Mumbai and Thane baking in Vasai's Suncity grounds in the fear that they will miss the Shramik trains, a woman died in the cru

Mid-Day 27 May 2020 6:30 am

Mumbai accounts for over 62% cases in Maharashtra: How can worst-hit Indian city stop spread of coronavirus

With 1,002 new cases on Tuesday, the number of those infected by coronavirus reached 32,791 in Mumbai. As numbers continue to rise, what is the plan to prevent the furthe

Bing 27 May 2020 3:17 am

Centre, Maharashtra spar over Shramik Specials going empty

According to the Railways,based on the demand assessment provided by the Maharashtra government on May15, 145 trains were planned.

Bing 27 May 2020 3:06 am

1,002 new Covid-19 cases, 39 deaths in Mumbai

With 1,002 new patients detected on Tuesday, the number of coronavirus cases in Mumbai increased to 32,791 and death toll reached 1,065 with 39 deaths, Brihanmumbai Munic

The Times of India 27 May 2020 2:27 am

Mumbai airport handles 44 flights on 2nd day

The Mumbai International Airport Ltd while announcing resumption of domestic passenger services from May 25 had said on Sunday that it would be operating a total of 50 fl

The Times of India 27 May 2020 2:13 am