• Mumbai autorickshaw driver gets RI for life for sexually assaulting minor girl 22 Jan 2021 05:40 By PTI MUMBAI: A special POCSO court here sentenced an autorickshaw driver to rigorous imprisonment for life for sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl in suburban Goregaon in 2015. Special judge Bharti Kale on Wednesday found Shiv Kumar alias Shiva Rana …
  • Alia Bhatt hospitalised for exertion; co-star Seema Pahwa denies film's shoot as the reason for exhaustion 21 Jan 2021 21:06 Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor in conversation with Reema Jain Cute and talented actor Alia Bhatt is busy currently shooting for her upcoming film Gangubai Kathiawadi. After ringing her holidays with beau Ranbir Kapoor and their families, the actor had …
  • Heroes of India’s historic series win return to rousing reception 21 Jan 2021 19:35 Chants of aala re aala Ajinkya aala headlined a red carpet welcome for Ajinkya Rahane on his triumphant return from Australia with some other teammates. The chants (meaning here comes our Ajinkya) were accompanied by the beating of the traditional dhol …
  • SEE: Rousing welcome for Natarajan, Rahane, Shardul 21 Jan 2021 19:26 IMAGE: T Natarajan gestures during a grand welcome ceremony, organised by his villagers, at Chinnappampatti in Salem district. Photograph: PTI Photo After winning the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, most of the Indian stars landed in the country, on Thursday, and …
  • Red carpet welcome for Ajinkya Rahane as victorious Indian team arrives home 21 Jan 2021 10:29 Chants of ‘aala re aala Ajinkya aala’ headlined a red carpet welcome for Ajinkya Rahane as the stand-in captain, along with coach Ravi Shastri and some other members of the team, returned to the country on Thursday after India’s epic triumph in Australia. …
  • Illegal construction: Bombay HC rejects Sonu Sood's plea against BMC notice 21 Jan 2021 07:48 By PTI MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed an appeal and interim application filed by Bollywood actor Sonu Sood against a BMC notice over alleged illegal construction carried out by him at his residential building in suburban Juhu. Justice …
  • Sonu Sood's plea against BMC notice for illegal construction dismissed 21 Jan 2021 07:04 The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed a plea filed by actor Sonu Sood, challenging the city civil court order that dismissed his petition against the notice issued to him by the BMC. The BMC issued notice to the 48-year-old actor for allegedly …
  • ‘Tandav’ case probe: UP Police team arrives in Mumbai 20 Jan 2021 14:50 A four-member team of Uttar Pradesh Police arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday to conduct a probe into a case registered in Lucknow against controversial web series “Tandav”, an official said on Wednesday. The UP Police team is likely to record statements of …
  • Scenes snipped from ‘Tandav', but trouble continues with more complaints 20 Jan 2021 13:37 By PTI MUMBAI: At least two scenes were removed from the controversial web series “Tandav”, which found itself in more trouble on Wednesday with an FIR against its makers, this time in Madhya Pradesh, and threats of another in Maharashtra. A scene of a …
  • Tandav case probe | U.P. Police arrives in Mumbai 20 Jan 2021 13:31 A four-member team of Uttar Pradesh Police arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday to conduct a probe into a case registered in Lucknow against controversial web series Tandav, an official said on Wednesday. The U.P. Police team is likely to record statements of …
  • Tandav controversy | I&B Ministry seeks explanation from Amazon Prime Video 19 Jan 2021 09:13 Taking cognizance of complaints that Hindu gods and goddesses have been ridiculed in web series Tandav, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Sunday sought an explanation from streaming platform Amazon Prime Video on the issue, sources said. The …
  • Tandav row: Makers apologise; security increased at Saif, Amazon’s offices 19 Jan 2021 05:38 The makers of web series ‘Tandav’ on Amazon Prime Video Monday issued an unconditional apology for “unintentionally” hurting sentiments of the public over some scenes depicting Hindu deities in a ‘bad light’. This comes after an FIR was registered against …
  • TV actress accuses pilot of rape on pretext of marriage 18 Jan 2021 23:19 A model-cum-TV actress has accused a pilot of raping her on pretext of marriage, a police official said on Monday. The woman submitted a complaint at the Oshiwara police station in suburban Mumbai last week after which an FIR was lodged against the accused …
  • 'Tandav' row: Security upped outside Amazon, Saif offices 18 Jan 2021 13:35 MUMBAI : In the backdrop of a row over new web show "Tandav", security was stepped up outside the head office of Amazon, a key player in streaming video space, here and at the office of actor Saif Ali Khan who stars in the political drama series, …
  • Tandav controversy: Information & Broadcast Ministry seeks explanation from Amazon Prime Video 18 Jan 2021 06:46 Taking cognizance of complaints that Hindu gods and goddesses have been ridiculed in web series ‘Tandav’, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Sunday sought an explanation from streaming platform Amazon Prime Video on the issue, sources said. …
  • Splitting it up 18 Jan 2021 00:23 A political demand to appoint two separate municipal commissioners for the city and suburbs in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the proposed bifurcation of Mumbai’s biggest administrative ward — the first such division in the last two …
  • Mumbai parks offer airy options for work, play 17 Jan 2021 07:31 Senior citizens play socially distanced carrom at a storeroom converted into a carrom club in a Borivali park.Up until a stranger interrupted her with a stupid question about the park she was sitting in, Sharda Sharma was on a higher plane. Seated on a …
  • Uddhav Thackeray launches ‘revolutionary’ vaccination drive, software glitches slow down process at some centres 17 Jan 2021 02:16 Terming it a “revolutionary step”, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday launched the Covid-19 vaccination drive in the state. While the drive did encounter a few technical hiccups, no major untoward incidents were reported in any of the …
  • At 10 Mumbai centres, over 1,900 vaccinated: ‘Entire experience was like a picnic’ 17 Jan 2021 02:15 On Saturday, 4,000 beneficiaries, including doctors, nurses, paramedics and healthcare staffers, were expected to turn up at the 10 designated vaccine centres across Mumbai for inoculation. However, only 1,926 — 560 from Mumbai city and 1,266 in Mumbai …
  • Mumbai: Mega block to affect suburban services 16 Jan 2021 16:40
  • Coincidence much? Fans point out similarity between Sachin Tendulkar and son Arjun 16 Jan 2021 10:03 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Sachin and Arjun Tendulkar Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun made his senior debut for Mumbai in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. The left-arm pacer received a maiden call-up for Mumbai squad on Friday.  Incidentally, …
  • Maharashtra's mini-general polls to test Uddhav Thackeray's MVA govt 16 Jan 2021 08:22 Image Source : PTI Voters show their identity cards as they wait for their turn to cast their votes for Gram Panchayat election, at Varunji village in Karad. A mini-general election at the grassroots level was completed without major incidents in 14,234 …
  • Photographer captures beauty of albino skin in people across the globe 15 Jan 2021 16:49 An Italian photographer has spent two years travelling the world capturing pictures of people with albinism, in a bid to highlight the discrimination that still exists against them in many parts of the world. Silvia Alessi, 44, from Bergamo, took photos of …
  • Arjun Tendulkar makes Mumbai senior team debut 15 Jan 2021 10:53 Budding left-arm pacer Arjun Tendulkar, who is the son of iconic former batsman Sachin Tendulkar, made his Mumbai senior team debut on Friday in an Elite E League group match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy against Haryana. The match is being played at the …
  • Polling under way for GP elections in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 06:07 Image used for representational purposeMUMBAI: Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in Maharashtra began on a peaceful note on Friday morning, an official said. The polls, being held with Covid-19 protocols …
  • Fake call centre busted in Mumbai, 11 arrested 14 Jan 2021 15:33 By PTI MUMBAI: Police have busted a fake call centre in suburban Ghatkopar and arrested six women and five men for allegedly duping people by posing as executives of banks and other firms to settle their loan dues, an official said on Thursday. After …
  • Nursing back post-Covid financial system biggest challenge for India 13 Jan 2021 15:45 After years of trying, making India’s broken banks whole is still very much like pulling teeth. The twists and turns in the $12 billion bankruptcy of a housing finance company shows how challenging it may be for the country to nurse its post-pandemic …
  • Indian Railways prepares to vaccinate staff 13 Jan 2021 14:30 The Railways has started preparations for getting its frontline staff vaccinated against the coronavirus. The Railway Protection Force, which saw the many of its men getting affected by Covid-19 while escorting Shramik Specials and distributing food …
  • Sonu Sood a ‘habitual offender’ of illegal construction, BMC tells HC 13 Jan 2021 08:45 Bollywood actor Sonu Sood is a “habitual offender” who keeps carrying out unauthorised construction work in a residential building in suburban Juhu despite demolition action initiated on two occasions in the past, the Mumbai civic body stated in its …
  • Sonu Sood a “habitual offender” of illegal construction, Mumbai HC told 13 Jan 2021 04:40 Bollywood actor Sonu Sood is a “habitual offender” who keeps carrying out unauthorised construction work in a residential building in suburban Juhu despite demolition action initiated on two occasions in the past, the Mumbai civic body stated in its …
  • Bombay HC extends relief to Sonu Sood in 'illegal' construction case 11 Jan 2021 19:01 By PTI MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court on Monday extended till January 13 a civil court order granting interim protection to actor Sonu Sood from coercive action by the BMC against the alleged illegal structural changes made by him in a residential building …
  • Toll Brothers CEO Doug Yearley on Where Americans Are Moving During the Pandemic 10 Jan 2021 23:43 (Miss this week’s Leadership Brief? This interview below was delivered to the inbox of Leadership Brief subscribers on Sunday morning, Jan. 10; to receive weekly emails of conversations with the world’s top CEOs and business decisionmakers, click here.) …
  • Sonu Sood moves Bombay High Court against BMC notice for illegal construction 10 Jan 2021 07:09 MUMBAI : Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has approached the Bombay High Court, challenging a notice issued against him by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for allegedly carrying out structural changes to a residential building in suburban Juhu …
  • Decision next week on whether to allow everyone to board local trains: Maharashtra to Bombay HC 09 Jan 2021 21:12 The Maharashtra government on Friday told the Bombay High Court that it is likely to take a decision on whether to allow all persons to board suburban local trains next week. The state government indicated that high-level deliberations are on as to how …
  • From Sushant's Face One Could Make Out That He Was Innocent, Sober…: Bombay HC 09 Jan 2021 20:32 Praising late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s work in the movie ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’, the Bombay High Court said that one could make out from the actor's face that he was a good human being. The bench headed by Justices S S Shinde and M S Karnik …
  • Kangana Ranaut Records Statement In Case Against Her With Sedition Charges 09 Jan 2021 20:32 Bollywood Actress Kangana Ranaut on Friday arrived at the Bandra police station in Mumbai to record her statement on various cases, including sedition charges. Kangana was spotted along with  her lawyer when she reached the police station in suburban area …
  • Sushant Singh Rajput was innocent and sober, Bombay High Court praises the actor 08 Jan 2021 23:03 Spotted: Rhea Chakraborty, brother Showik go house hunting in Mumbai The Bombay high court overruled petition filed by Sushant Singh Rajput's two sisters but before reserving its judgment the Bombay High Court aired a few words of praise for the late …
  • Sedition case: Kangana records her statement before police, puts out video asking for support 08 Jan 2021 15:15 Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut on Friday recorded her statement at the Bandra police station in a case related to sedition and other charges, and claimed in a video earlier in the day that she was being targeted for expressing her views. Ranaut, who has …
  • This week's home entertainment: from WandaVision to Night Stalker 08 Jan 2021 12:16 Television The first of Marvel’s stack of TV spin-offs belatedly arrives in the shape of this six-part series focusing on the MCU’s Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany). As they try to conceal their superpowers while enjoying an ideal …
  • Kangana reaches Bandra police station to record statement in sedition case 08 Jan 2021 09:13 Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut on Friday reached the Bandra police station here to record her statement in a case related to sedition and other charges. Ranaut, who has been provided Y-plus category security of CRPF personnel, arrived at the police station …
  • Oaktree Capital invests Rs 425 cr in Hubtown-Rising Straits’ Prabhadevi project 08 Jan 2021 02:50 MUMBAI: Global alternative investment management firm Oaktree Capital Management has invested Rs 425 crores in 25 South, a prime sea-facing luxury residential development spread over 5.3 acres of land in central Mumbai’s Prabhadevi locality. The project is …
  • Messiah Sonu Sood to Badshah Shah Rukh Khan, will the BMC spare no one? 07 Jan 2021 12:37 The BMC has written to the Mumbai Police, asking them to file an FIR, at the earliest, against Sonu Sood. No, he didn't park one of the many busses he deployed to send hapless migrant workers home amid the pandemic in the no-parking zone. The BMC …
  • Teen death case: Mumbai cops to recreate crime scene 07 Jan 2021 09:26 By PTI MUMBAI: The Mumbai Police will recreate the crime scene at a building in suburban Khar for better understanding of circumstances surrounding the death of a 19-year-old woman whose body was found in the early hours of January 1, an official said on …
  • Maharashtra govt forms panel to build technical case for Metro car shed 06 Jan 2021 20:13 Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday set up a nine-member panel, headed by Chief Secretary Sanjay Kumar, to resolve the Metro car shed impasse. The panel’s scope of work includes examining whether the Kanjurmarg land is more suitable than Aarey for …
  • Asian Paints’ Hasit Dani buys Rs 95-crore duplex on Carmichael Road 06 Jan 2021 06:21 MUMBAI: Hasit Dani, a member of the Asian Paints promoter family, has bought a duplex apartment in a project being built on the plot of Hindustan Unilever’s erstwhile guesthouse Alhambra on south Mumbai’s Carmichael Road for Rs 95 crore. The deal for the 6 …
  • Arbaaz Khan 05 Jan 2021 11:28 MUMBAI: A day after Mumbai Police lodged an FIR against Bollywood actors Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan for allegedly violating the Covid-19 institutional quarantine norms, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Tuesday said nobody is above law and …
  • Arbaaz Khan, Sohail and son booked for violating COVID-19 norms 05 Jan 2021 07:13 By PTI MUMBAI: Actor brothers Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan, and the latter's son Nirvaan Khan, were booked by the Mumbai Police on Monday for allegedly violating the COVID-19 institutional quarantine norms, civic and police officials said. The Khan trio …
  • COVID-19 impact: Mumbai, Pune office space demand halved in 2020, says report 04 Jan 2021 21:58 The demand for office spaces in Mumbai and Pune have witnessed the sharpest decline in 2020 as these western cities recorded a drop of 62% and 60%, respectively in their gross absorption this year, said property consultant Colliers International. The …
  • Southern cities remain most resilient; Bengaluru, Hyderabad demand see upside from prior pre-commitments 04 Jan 2021 19:36 The southern cities accounted for 63% of the total gross absorption during the year. Bengaluru not only led leasing activity in the country, but also witnessed the least disruption to demand in 2020 from the pandemic. The city witnessed gross absorption of …
  • Mushtaq Ali: Food quality improves after teams step in 04 Jan 2021 10:51 IMAGE: The Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. Photograph: BCCI The quality of food being served to players of three teams preparing for the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy improved after the Mumbai team management took up the issue with the chef of the posh …
  • Mumbai: Two held for killing woman in scuffle during New Year party 03 Jan 2021 14:19 Image used for representational purpose.MUMBAI: Two persons were arrested on Saturday in connection with the killing of a 19-year-old woman who was found dead following a party with her friends in suburban Khar on New year's eve, police said on …
  • Suneet Sharma appointed new chairman of Railway Board 02 Jan 2021 22:25 New Delhi [India], January 2 (ANI): The Central government on Friday appointed Suneet Sharma as new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Indian Railway Board (Ministry of Railways) and ex-officio Principal Secretary to Government of India. The …
  • Kangana Violated Sanction Plan At Khar Residence, Says Court; Rejects Actress’ Plea 02 Jan 2021 08:07 Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut violated the sanctioned construction plan while merging her three flats, a civil court in Mumbai remarked while rejecting her plea seeking to restrain the Mumbai civic body from demolishing the unauthorized construction. A …
  • Mumbai: 19-year-old falls to death during New Year party, two friends held 02 Jan 2021 07:50 Image Source : PTI Mumbai: 19-year-old falls to death during New Year party, two friends held A19-year-old woman fell to her death from the 15th floor of a building in suburban Khar during a heated argument with a friend on New Year's eve, police said …
  • Alia Bhatt's 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' to release... 02 Jan 2021 07:38 Alia Bhatt-starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, will arrive in cinema halls this year, the makers announced on Friday. The film is adapted from one of the chapters of Hussain Zaidi’s book, Mafia Queens of Mumbai. The drama …
  • Mumbai teen falls to death from building during New Year party, two friends arrested 01 Jan 2021 19:40 By PTI MUMBAI: A 19-year-old woman fell to her death from the 15th floor of a building in suburban Khar during a heated argument with a friend on New Year's eve, police said on Friday. A case of murder has been registered and two of her friends -- a …
  • Kangana Ranaut committed 'grave violation of plan' while merging her flats: Court 01 Jan 2021 16:13 Mumbai: Actor Kangana Ranaut violated the sanctioned plan while merging her three flats, a civil court here has remarked while rejecting her plea seeking to restrain the Mumbai civic body from demolishing the unauthorized construction. A court in suburban …
  • Mumbai: Man held for possession of firearms in Bandra 01 Jan 2021 14:38 Representative imageMUMBAI: A 22-year-old man was arrested for alleged possession of a carbine, three pistols, magazines and live rounds from suburban Bandra here, police said on Friday. Acting on a tip-off about a sale of firearms, the unit-8 of Mumbai …
  • Alia Bhatt-starrrer Gangubai Kathiawadi to release in 2021 01 Jan 2021 09:55 Alia Bhatt-starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi, directed by celebrated filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, will arrive in cinema halls this year, the makers announced on Friday. The film has been adapted from one of the chapters of noted author Hussain Zaidi’s book, …
  • Streaming in January 2021: The White Tiger, WandaVision, Kaagaz and more 01 Jan 2021 03:42 2020 saw gems like Scam 1992, Mirzapur 2, Special Ops, Paatal Lok, Panchayat and Bandish Bandits among others in the OTT space. Come 2021, streaming giants such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, ZEE5, ALTBalaji, MX Player and SonyLIV are …
  • Railways on the right track despite Covid challenges 31 Dec 2020 17:25 A pandemic-prompted lockdown that resulted in the complete halt of passenger operations for over a month, shutting down of production units and stoppage of infrastructure work were some of the defining events of the year 2020 for the Railways. But with the …
  • Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case Open, No Aspect Ruled Out: CBI 31 Dec 2020 06:37 The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on December 30 informed that investigations in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case are still on. It also said that "all aspects are being looked at carefully." Responding to an enquiry out up by BJP …
  • Maharashtra bird deaths: Toll stands at 12,752 21 Jan 2021 09:21 WITH 4,479 bird deaths recorded in Maharashtra on Tuesday, the toll has risen to 12,752 in the past 12 days. Of the total, 4,351 poultry birds were found dead across the state, the highest toll in a day since January 8. Of them, around 3,700 poultry birds …
  • Maharashtra: 53 per cent of targeted recipients get COVID-19 vaccines amid glitches 20 Jan 2021 06:22 By PTI MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday said that 14,883 healthcare staffers, or 52.68 of the targeted beneficiaries for the day, were administered COVID-19 vaccine doses across 274 centres in the state as the inoculation drive resumed after …
  • Maha panchayat poll results 2021 live updates 18 Jan 2021 10:20 The districts and the district-wise number of gram panchayats where polling is being held are as follows: Thane (158), Palghar (3), Raigad (88), Ratnagiri (479), Sindhudurg (70), Nashik (620), Dhule (218), Jalgaon (783), Ahmednagar (767), Nandurbar (86), …
  • 10 cases of mild adverse reaction to vaccine recorded in state 17 Jan 2021 09:50 Of the 18,328 people vaccinated in Maharashtra on Saturday, 10 recipients suffered mild adverse reactions, including nausea, vomiting, and anxiety. “We have 14 cases reported from all districts. Close scrutiny of each case was carried out and four were …
  • Uddhav Thackeray launches ‘revolutionary’ drive, cautions ‘can’t afford to let guard down’ 17 Jan 2021 02:08 The vaccination drive against Covid-19, inaugurated state-wide by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday, saw some technical glitches in the Co-Win app, a software designed for real-time registering of data of people who are vaccinated. State health …
  • Bird flu: Over 2,000 birds to be culled in 2 districts in Maharashtra 16 Jan 2021 14:30 Aurangabad: Samples of dead hens found in two villages in Parbhani and Beed districts, both in Marathwada region, of Maharashtra have tested positive for bird flu, following which culling of over 2,000 birds is being carried out on Saturday, officials said …
  • Maharashtra: Nine districts report flu in poultry birds 16 Jan 2021 11:54 THE NATIONAL Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal, a nodal body for testing bird flu cases, on Friday confirmed the cause of poultry birds’ (chicken) death in Nanded, Pune, Solapur, Yavatmal, Ahmednagar, Beed and Raigad districts to …
  • Maharashtra's mini-general polls to test Uddhav Thackeray's MVA govt 16 Jan 2021 08:22 Image Source : PTI Voters show their identity cards as they wait for their turn to cast their votes for Gram Panchayat election, at Varunji village in Karad. A mini-general election at the grassroots level was completed without major incidents in 14,234 …
  • Over 50% of 44 dead bird samples in state test positive for avian flu 15 Jan 2021 11:44 Pune: The animal husbandry department on Thursday stated that over 50% of the 44 dead bird samples in Maharashtra had so far tested positive for avian influenza. The department received the test results of the 44 samples on Thursday. Thane district had the …
  • Polling under way for GP elections in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 06:07 Image used for representational purposeMUMBAI: Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in Maharashtra began on a peaceful note on Friday morning, an official said. The polls, being held with Covid-19 protocols …
  • 382 birds reported dead in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 04:31 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 15 (ANI): Cases of bird flu are spreading in Maharashtra with 382 bird deaths reported from nine districts on Thursday, taking the toll to 3,378 across the state. According to the state department, samples of birds …
  • Bird deaths now in Raigad, toll rises to 3,378 in 24 districts 15 Jan 2021 03:07 The number of districts that recorded unexplained bird deaths in Maharashtra increased to 24 on Thursday, with Raigad recording three poultry birds deaths that may be linked to Avian Influenza or bird flu. The number of dead birds in the state since …
  • Maharashtra bird toll rises to 2359, 481 in a day 14 Jan 2021 03:19 The number of bird deaths in Maharashtra since January 8 has reached 2,359 with 481 deaths recorded across the state on Wednesday. Of the 481 cases, 455 were poultry birds. Of these, 294 birds died in Yavatmal, 18 in Latur, three each in Beed and …
  • Covid-19: Stage set for mega inoculation drive as vaccine consignments reach several cities 13 Jan 2021 14:26 With less than a week left before India starts its nationwide inoculation drive, batches of coronavirus vaccine are being shipped to multiple parts across the country. As many as 3 crore healthcare and frontline workers will be the first in line to receive …
  • 16 Maharashtra districts report bird deaths, culling begins in Latur 13 Jan 2021 08:45 Sixteen districts in Maharashtra have reported cases of bird deaths so far, with Yavatmal, Amravati and Bhandara reporting fresh cases on Tuesday. With this, 1,839 bird deaths have been reported since Friday. Officials also reported 200 poultry bird deaths …
  • Maharashtra starts culling 15,500 birds as avian influenza spreads 13 Jan 2021 05:38 Maharashtra has started culling 15,500 poultry birds in Latur and Parbhani after cases of avian influenza was confirmed in these two districts. Animal Husbandry Commissioner Sachindra Pratap Singh said on Tuesday that the culling is being carried out in …
  • LASA receives WHO Nod for its Khed Unit in Ratnagiri 12 Jan 2021 19:33 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): API major, Lasa Supergenerics Ltd. Received WHO Certificate of Good Manufacturing Practices from the Food and Drug Administration authorities for its manufacturing facility situated at Khed ( …
  • Will ensure unorganised poultry players get insurance: Minister Sunil Kedar 12 Jan 2021 13:49 Mumbai: Amid the poultry sector facing bird flu threat, Maharashtra Animal Husbandry Minister Sunil Kedar on Tuesday said the government will soon take steps to ensure that unorganised players engaged in poultry farming get insurance cover. Talking to …
  • State to cull 80k birds from today in Parbhani; all 36 dists on alert 12 Jan 2021 12:57 Mumbai: With more than 1,200 avian flu deaths confirmed in Maharashtra, the government has ordered culling to begin on Tuesday in the most infected clusters starting with a village in Parbhani district in Marathwada where close to 80,000 birds will be …
  • Bird flu spreads to 10 states; Centre allays fears of transmission to humans 12 Jan 2021 03:05 NEW DELHI: Hundreds of birds were reported dead in different parts of the country on Monday as the raging bird flu spread to 10 states and Union Territories, prompting several control measures and a government assurance that there are no scientific reports …
  • Mumbai, Thane report cases of bird flu, BMC issues guidelines 11 Jan 2021 23:55 A day after Maharashtra became the latest in the list of states that reported bird flu cases, three crows found dead in Mumbai and 17 birds in Thane tested positive for Avian Influenza on Monday. While samples of crows and herons from Mumbai, Ghodbunder in …
  • Uddhav instructs district administrations to provide proper information on bird flu 11 Jan 2021 23:06 Appealing to people to desist from spreading rumours on H5N1 avian influenza which has been detected in some parts of Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday directed the respective district administrations to communicate proper information …
  • Over 300 birds found dead in Parbhani poultry 09 Jan 2021 04:18 The death of over 300 birds in a backyard poultry firm in Parbhani has set out alarm bells across the state. While experts from the College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences have attributed the death to Ranikhet (virulent New Castle Disease), the animal …
  • View: Jain worldview rests on hunger and food 09 Jan 2021 03:49 Jains from Tamil Nadu performing Mahamastakabhisheka to Lord Bahubali at Ratnagiri in Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala. The Jain universe is imagined as a person standing with arms akimbo. This is Loka-purusha. His head is siddha-loka, where reside the Jina, who …
  • Mumbai receives unseasonal rain; AQI remains ‘very poor’ for second consecutive day 08 Jan 2021 22:42 Mumbai received unseasonal rainfall on Friday, making for the second instance of rainfall in the month of January in the past decade. Generally, Mumbai does not receive rain during January, however, it did not help improve the city’s air quality. With a …
  • Maharashtra: 3 killed, 64 hurt as overcrowded tempo falls in gorge in Raigad 08 Jan 2021 22:40 Three persons were killed and 64 sustained injuries after an overcrowded tempo carrying people returning from a wedding fell in a gorge at Kudpan in Poladpur taluka of Raigad district on Friday. The deceased have been identified as Vidoba Jore, Tukaram …
  • At 313, Mumbai beats Delhi with ‘very poor’ AQI 08 Jan 2021 08:25 Mumbai’s air quality dropped to its worst so far this year with the Air Quality Index (AQI) – a pollutant measuring indicator- at 313 (very poor) on Thursday, worse than Delhi’s. The AQI, recorded by the System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting And …
  • Untimely January rain over Pune and Nashik to continue till Jan 9 08 Jan 2021 05:44 Pune city and neighbouring areas have reported light rainfall since Thursday afternoon. Thunderstorm activity was also reported at Nashik, Mahabaleshwar and Raigad districts during the evening hours. Pune city (Shivajinagar) recorded 3mm rain between 5.30 …
  • Online sales see growth from Tier 2, 3 cities, UPI to rule payments: Report 08 Jan 2021 00:31 E-commerce buying is growing in Tier 2 and 3 cities. A new breed of “tech-powered” entrepreneurs is emerging from these cities in the country, according to fintech company Instamojo’s e-commerce outlook 2021 report. The report said entrepreneurs understand …
  • We knew he would be one soon: DGP Nagrale’s father 08 Jan 2021 00:29 Nagpur/Mumbai: As Namdeo Nagrale, 90, stepped out of his room to inquire the reason behind this reporter visiting their 56, Ramakrishna Colony residence at Dev Nagar, his daughter-in-law Devyani explained the nonagenarian that it was for collecting …
  • Rain, thunder and lightning over Pune on January 8: IMD 05 Jan 2021 19:02 Pune and its surrounding areas will experience light to moderate rain accompanied by thunder and lightning on January 8, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD), Pune. Cloudy and overcast sky conditions, which have been prevailing since the …
  • Mumbai, nearby areas get light rain; AQI remains ‘poor’ 05 Jan 2021 00:10 Mumbai and adjacent areas, including Thane, recorded very light rain between Sunday night and Monday morning. The India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Santacruz observatory recorded trace rainfall in 24 hours ending at 8.30 am on Monday. Cloudy skies …
  • The aam admi sucks 04 Jan 2021 20:42 Whether the Budget has given the aam admi a slice of the action, or made a sucker of him will be debated for long. Whether the Budget has given the aam admi a slice of the action, or made a sucker of him will be debated for long. Whether the Budget has …
  • Thane couple on picnic drown off Ratnagiri beach 03 Jan 2021 00:55 Representative imageNAVI MUMBAI: A Thane couple drowned off Hedvi beach near Guhagar in Ratnagiri district on Saturday. The 36-year-old woman, who has been identified as Sucheta Mangaonkar, was in the water taking a selfie when a strong wave hit her. Her …
  • Naveen Patnaik writes to PM, urges him to set up airport in Puri 01 Jan 2021 13:13 BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to set up an airport in Puri for promotion of tourism in the state. The state government has identified land for the proposed Sri Jagannath …
  • 2021 long weekends full list and where you can travel 01 Jan 2021 11:42 2020 is finally over, and as we welcome 2021, we have some good news to share. You will be delighted to know there are 15 long weekends this year that you can look forward to. Read on, so that you can plan accordingly. In this article, we list of all the …
  • Aiyar explains how land problems bar India's path to the next level 01 Jan 2021 10:17 Noted economy commentator Swaminathan Aiyar, who was originally a big advocate of enhanced stimulus, recently praised Nirmala Sitharaman's fiscal plan, saying that her stimulus package was prudent and that the economy can make a comeback without more …
  • I wrongly believed economy won’t revive without a stronger fiscal stimulus 01 Jan 2021 06:18 I would expect the RBI to be more supportive of growth and more willing to tolerate inflation, says Swaminathan Aiyar, Consulting Editor, ET Now. The world has seen a big reboot. Some large economies have emerged as the clear winners in the pandemic crisis …