• Torrents of rain today could trigger urban flood, landslips 04 Jul 2020 00:04 Pune: Weathermen issued a red alert for extremely heavy rain in isolated places on Saturday for Konkan-Goa and Madhya Maharashtra, including the ghat areas of Pune, Nashik, Mumbai, Palghar, Raigad and Thane. Urban flooding in some parts of Mumbai city and …
  • Mumbai: City receives first heavy rain since monsoon onset; water-logging, 3 wall collapses reported 03 Jul 2020 22:35 According to the weather bureau, the rainfall activity over the city will reduce from Sunday. (Photo by Nirmal Harindran) Heavy rainfall, the first since the onset of southwest monsoon on June 14, left several parts of Mumbai and its suburbs inundated on …
  • IMD issues orange alert; ‘very heavy’ rainfall likely during the weekend 03 Jul 2020 22:13 Mumbai will witness generally cloudy sky with light to moderate rain in the city and suburbs. Mumbai: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Thane and Palghar for Saturday and yellow alert on …
  • Mumbai Rains: IMD issues orange alert, predicts 'extremely-heavy' rainfall for 48 hours 03 Jul 2020 13:59 Image Source : AP Mumbai Rains: IMD issues orange alert, predicts 'extremely-heavy' rainfall for 48 hours The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar for Friday and Saturday. The MeT …
  • Heavy monsoon rains in MMR: Waterlogging reported in Navi Mumbai, Panvel and several areas | Photos 03 Jul 2020 13:59 Image Source : ATUL SINGH Waterlogging reported in Sion, Kurla of Mumbai following heavy rains As the monsoon rains lashed the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and black clouds darkened the skyline, several city areas including Navi Mumbai, Panvel, Thane …
  • West Coast pounded, North-West India next 03 Jul 2020 11:29 The West Coast is currently witnessing a rain fury with the monsoon cranking up a fresh spell as forecast by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) and likely to last over the next 3-4 days. A facilitating offshore trough ran down from North Maharashtra …
  • Red Alert As Heavy Rain Lashes Mumbai, Colaba Receives 22 cm Rainfall 03 Jul 2020 10:45 Mumbai has received more than 10 cm rainfall till 10.30 am. Mumbai: Heavy rain, accompanied by wind, lashed Mumbai and adjoining neighbouring areas today, leaving many low-lying areas in the financial capital waterlogged. The first spell of heavy rain of …
  • Heavy Rain In Mumbai; Civic Body Tweets Dos And Dont's 03 Jul 2020 08:59 Mumbai has received more than 10 cm rainfall till 10.30 am. Mumbai: Heavy rain, accompanied by wind, lashed Mumbai and adjoining neighbouring areas today, leaving many low-lying areas in the financial capital waterlogged. The city, according to the MeT …
  • Mumbai lashed by heavy rains, traffic hit 03 Jul 2020 08:20 Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) In the current season’s first major downpour, rain lashed vast areas of Konkan, including Mumbai since early Friday morning, hitting road traffic movement in several parts of the city, officials said. Heavy showers, often accompanied …
  • NDMA 'red alert' for 'very heavy' rain in Sikkim, West Bengal, Konkan and Goa 03 Jul 2020 00:05 Monsoons hit India The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of India has issued a warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall in some parts of the country as stated by the IMD, India Meteorological Department. The affected areas are sub-Himalayan West …
  • Rain gives most of Mumbai a miss, heavy shower forecast today: IMD 02 Jul 2020 22:44 Rainfall is likely to increase on the west coast of Maharashtra and interior of Maharashtra till July 5. (File) While the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had forecast heavy rain at isolated places for Mumbai on Thursday, IMD’s Santacruz observatory …
  • Very heavy rain likely in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar 02 Jul 2020 04:05 Photo used for representational purpose only MUMBAI: India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an orange alert for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar for the weekend, indicating heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places. This will bring relief to the city. …
  • Subject: Intense southwest monsoon rainfall spell over west & central India during next 5 days (Time of Issue: 1700 hrs IST Date: 01st July, 2020) 02 Jul 2020 02:34 Current Meteorological Conditions A cyclonic circulation lies over south Gujarat & neighbourhood and another over East Uttar Pradesh & neighbourhood in lower & mid tropospheric levels. These two circulations are very likely to meander over the …
  • GC Rieber Shipping: Shearwater announces new awards and releases business update 01 Jul 2020 22:26 GC Rieber Shipping ASA’s 19% owned geoservices company Shearwater GeoServices has been awarded a seismic survey- and processing contract by Oil India Ltd, and a project by CGG in Brazil as part of the five-year capacity agreement. The project for Oil India …
  • Orange alert for Mumbai tomorrow, Saturday with heavy rain forecast at isolated places: IMD 01 Jul 2020 21:06 The total monthly rainfall recorded till June 30 (8.30 am) by the Colaba station was 524.5mm, 16.4 mm below required average of 540.9 mm. (File) THE MET department (IMD) has issued warnings of heavy rain for Mumbai, Thane, and Palghar till July 5, and an ‘ …
  • Extremely heavy rain likely in 6 states, IMD issues Orange alert 01 Jul 2020 17:07 There is a cyclonic circulation hovering over south Gujarat and adjacent Maharashtra, which will persist till July 4. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath) Six states, including Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Bihar, are likely …
  • Heavy rain forecast for Mumbai on July 3-4 01 Jul 2020 16:43 Monsoon clouds seen over Mumbai skyline. (TOI photo) MUMBAI: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar for the weekend indicating heavy to very heavy rains likely at isolated places. This is likely …
  • June records 'excess' rainfall, good precipitation expected in July: IMD 01 Jul 2020 13:41 The month of June ended with "excess" rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday, forecasting a good precipitation in July.According to the IMD data, the overall rainfall in June was 118 per cent of the Long Period …
  • After downpour, Mumbai cuts its June rain deficit to 3%, suburbs left with 22% shortfall 01 Jul 2020 04:27 Photo used for representational purpose only MUMBAI: After a prolonged dry spell, many parts of the island city recorded heavy rainfall on Monday night, thus reducing its rain deficit for the month of June to nearly 3% . The suburbs, however, witnessed …
  • An open letter to Prakash Javadeker 01 Jul 2020 02:28 Dear Prakash Javadekarji, May I call upon your attention to a rather peculiar phenomenon that occurred early this month in your home state of Maharashtra, which is already reeling under the impact of Covid pandemic. A cyclone called Nisarga lashed across …
  • Why is Maharashtra govt not keen on extending terms of boards, what’s Governor’s role? 01 Jul 2020 01:06 The five-year tenure of the boards came to an end on April 30. In mid-April, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari had given Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray a heads-up about this. What is the significance of statutory development boards in Maharashtra? On May 1, …
  • Good start to monsoon, country gets 18 per cent excess rain in June 30 Jun 2020 21:05 Written by Anjali Marar | Pune | Published: June 30, 2020 11:58:22 pm Last week’s heavy downpour has pushed rainfall records in Bihar and east Uttar Pradesh to 82 per cent and 85 per cent above normal, respectively, for the onset month. (Rerpesentational) …
  • Maharashtra received 21 per cent surplus rainfall in June 30 Jun 2020 18:15 Written by Anjali Marar | Pune | Published: June 30, 2020 11:15:33 pm The monsoon then entered a weak phase before activity picked up last week. (Representational) Maharashtra received 21 per cent above rainfall in June, while Marathwada outperformed the …
  • June ends up with above-normal rainfall at 18 per cent 30 Jun 2020 13:23 The month of June has generated 18 per cent above normal rainfall for the country — up to 13 per cent lower than the figure midway due to an intervening lean patch over Central as well as North-West India. This is despite the fact the monsoon this year …
  • Incoming MJO wave to stir up monsoon next week 30 Jun 2020 11:22 The rain-generating Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) wave may be currently weak over West Indian Ocean (to the South of the Arabian Sea), but it could strengthen in the coming week. Even ahead of this, clouds have massed up along the West Coast on Monday, …
  • #VanLife for India: is this the future of travel? 30 Jun 2020 10:25 Sometime in early 2018, I began researching the camper lifestyle for this newspaper, a trend that was picking up speed in the West. Social media was flooded with stories of millennials leaving well-paying jobs to live off the grid, embracing the #VanLife …
  • Kharif sowing at 40% in Maharashtra 30 Jun 2020 07:25 Of the 151.34 lakh hectares of land under kharif cultivation, including sugarcane, sowing on 60.56 lakh hectares (40 per cent) has been completed in Maharashtra. Kharif cultivation, except sugarcane, is done on 141.99 lakh hectares, of which sowing …
  • Maha govt imbibed Cong’s culture, supports the enemy, says Smriti 30 Jun 2020 02:30 Mumbai: Union textiles minister Smriti Irani attacked the Maha Vikas Aghadi government, saying it has soaked in the Congress culture. Irani was speaking to BJP party workers in Mumbai and Konkan through a virtual rally to mark one year of the BJP’s second …
  • Intense showers lash Shivajinagar, 50.3mm rainfall in about an hour 29 Jun 2020 23:49 Pune: Intense rain lashed Shivajinagar on Monday, showering 54.1mm — the highest 12-hour and 24-hour rainfall of this monsoon — at the location. Shivajinagar received 50.3mm rain in about an hour from 3.45pm to a little beyond 4.45pm on Monday. According …
  • Heavy rain expected this week, Pune on red alert: IMD 29 Jun 2020 18:46 Written by Anjali Marar | Pune | Published: June 29, 2020 10:50:22 pm Since the heavy rainfall triggered by cyclone Nisarga – which hit Maharashtra’s coast in early June – it was only on Monday that Pune saw heavy rain. Five districts in the state, …
  • West Coast, Central India await heavy rain spell in early July 29 Jun 2020 10:54 The West Coast — especially Konkan, Goa and Coastal Karnataka — along with Central India could be the focus of enhanced monsoon activity into early July, normally the rainiest month, even as the first monsoon month of June prepares to sign off with excess …
  • 'Rain relief likely in Mumbai from next week' 28 Jun 2020 00:55 Representative image MUMBAI: Mumbaikars can expect relief from sultry weather from the coming week as officials expect “on and off showers” to resume on June 29. The intensity is likely to increase around July 3-5, weathermen said. The southwest monsoons …
  • Maharashtra goes Goa way, allows shacks on eight Konkan beaches 26 Jun 2020 04:53 Picture used for representational purpose only MUMBAI: Maharashtra cabinet on Thursday cleared a policy to allow temporary shacks on some beaches across Konkan coast, like in Goa. As per the cabinet decision, a pilot project on eight beaches will be …
  • Maha mulls Rs25k core 6-lane e-way parallel to Goa highway, coastal road 26 Jun 2020 04:53 Mumbai: Maha Vikas Aghadi government’s decision to study feasibility of a Rs25,000-crore greenfield six-lane Konkan expressway parallel to the Goa highway and coastal road was criticised as existing roads are awaiting expansion for decades. It’s nine years …
  • Maintain ADD on Gas Authority of India - Better realisations surprise positively - HDFC Securities 26 Jun 2020 04:41 Mr. Harshad Katkar & Mr. Nilesh Ghuge, Institutional Research Analyst, HDFC Securities. Gas Authority of India (Q4FY20): Better realisations surprise positively. Maintain ADD (TP Rs 110, CMP Rs 101, MCap Rs 457bn) Our ADD recommendation on GAIL with a …
  • Maharashtra: Eco-friendly shacks to come up on 8 beaches 25 Jun 2020 22:08 An advisor will be appointed for each project. (File) In a decision to boost coastal tourism in Maharashtra, the state Cabinet on Thursday approved the erection of beach shacks in Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg and Palghar. The temporary beach shacks, which …
  • Maharashtra: State to give subsidy for orchard plantation 25 Jun 2020 22:08 Government officials said orchards have been destroyed to a large extent in Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Thane and Palghar districts. (File) Three weeks after Cyclone Nisarga destroyed orchards in the Konkan region, the state government Thursday decided …
  • Pune: Schools and centres shut due to lockdown, parents of specially-abled children struggle to cope 25 Jun 2020 16:05 The three-month lockdown has seen several parents struggling to cope, as rehabilitation centres and special schools remain shut.  (Express Photo by Pavan Khengre) Samrat Salvi, 22, had a job as a dishwasher at a hotel before the lockdown. His mother Rupa …
  • Indian steel manufacturers expect green shoots for industry after July 25 Jun 2020 11:10 Mumbai: Indian steel manufacturers, JSPL and SAIL expect green shoots for the industry to come in after July, with contracts from metro rails picking up at a faster pace. The companies also expect demand for readymade steel structures going up in FY 21. “ …
  • Mumbai Rain Updates- Intermittent Rainfall For The Next 48 Hours 24 Jun 2020 20:28 The city of Mumbai witnesses rain as monsoon knocks once again on the doors of Maharashtra. The Meteorological Department has predicted that in the next 48 hours there will be intermittent rainfall in Mumbai. Rainfall is said to occur at irregular …
  • Early rains, ample labour due to returning migrants help state farmers push sowing into high gear 24 Jun 2020 17:56 The easy availability of labour, however, has seen wages fall, with women farm labourers most affected by it. (File) Timely onset of monsoon and availability of extra farm hand have seen farmers in Maharashtra racing ahead with their sowing operations. As …
  • GAIL records 10% increase in PAT to Rs. 6,621 crore in FY 20 24 Jun 2020 15:45 GAIL (India) Limited recorded a Profit after Tax (PAT) of Rs 6,621 crore for the financial year 2019-20, a rise of 10 % from Rs. 6,026 crore over the previous financial year 2018-19. The turnover for the year stood at Rs. 71,730 crore as against Rs. 74,808 …
  • Konkan’s picturesque Tillari is now conservation reserve 24 Jun 2020 07:59 Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) The thick forests of Tillari in Maharashtra’s Sindhudurg, home to tigers, leopards, elephants and many other animals, is now accorded the status of a ‘conservation reserve’. Located in the Dogamark tehsil of Sindhudurg district, …
  • Monsoon 2020- Kolkata Monsoon rains on track, Mumbai trails so far met Weather Services 24 Jun 2020 05:17 Weather News and Analysis June 23, 2020 1:46 PM | Skymet Weather Team Gangetic West Bengal is one of the rainiest sub-division in the eastern parts. Similarly, Konkan is yet another saturated region during the Southwest Monsoon. Mumbai and Kolkata, the two …
  • Dry spell for state may end with monsoon revival by Sat 23 Jun 2020 23:02 Pune: The monsoon has entered a weak phase in Maharashtra, southern parts of Telangana and north interior Karnataka. The poor rainfall activity is likely to persist for another three to five days, after which the state can expect a revival. After a …
  • Monsoon weakens over Goa; dry spell likely 23 Jun 2020 12:37 Panaji: The southwest monsoon has weakened over Goa and its progress has come to a halt, as the monsoon currents, which were over the Konkan region, are diminishing. The forecast issued by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) for the next five days …
  • Zomato, Swiggy will have a new competition 23 Jun 2020 07:06 One of the most visible signs of economic distress caused by COVID-19 has been the restaurant industry. The Coronavirus pandemic has not been easy on the F&B sector in the backdrop of falling revenues and restaurants have been struggling to maintain …
  • Navi Mumbai: Activists welcome declaration of 6 wetlands as eco-sensitive zones; demand scrapping of golf course at Nerul 23 Jun 2020 02:18 Nerul-Seawoods wetlands where a golf course is being planned over 35.5 hectares area. NAVI MUMBAI: Activists have welcomed the move of the state forest department to declare six wetlands in Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) as ecologically sensitive zones. …
  • City to get light rainfall during the week: IMD 21 Jun 2020 23:35 Pune: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast very light rainfall over the city this week from June 22 to June 24. From June 24 onwards, the city was likely to get moderate rain that would last till June 27, an official from the met …
  • Coastal areas to get widespread rains on Monday 21 Jun 2020 18:07 Image used for representational purpose only MUMBAI: Maharashtra is likely to receive widespread rainfall in its coastal areas on Monday while other regions are expected to receive isolated to fairly widespread showers, the India Meteorological Department …
  • Monsoon to end stupor, enter N-W India on Monday 21 Jun 2020 10:30 Fresh spell over South Peninsula to follow The monsoon is expected to break out of its stupor over Central India as early as from Monday (tomorrow, June 22) to enter North-West India, and cobble together a fresh rain wave over the South Peninsula soon …
  • Over 100 RTI appeals heard online in three days 20 Jun 2020 01:07 Pune: The Maharashtra State Chief Information Commissioner (MSIC) heard more than 100 cases online in the last three days. Meanwhile, the remaining benches are also gearing up to hear pending Right to Information (RTI) cases online. State chief information …
  • Ponda woman hangs to death 19 Jun 2020 11:57 Vasco: A woman from Shantinagar, Ponda allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her relative’s residence in Verna on Thursday. Verna Police suspect that she may have committed suicide due to health issues. Police said they received information …
  • Mumbai witnesses its first intense showers, 4 days after onset of monsoon 18 Jun 2020 10:31 The Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) received intermittent spells of intense showers through Thursday morning -- four days after the onset of the south-west monsoon in the city and its suburbs. The suburbs recorded 19.4 millimetres (mm) of rainfall between …
  • After state, monsoon arrives in city 14 Jun 2020 17:59 Although the city witnessed partly cloudy conditions through the day, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday declared the onset of the southwest monsoon over Mumbai and remaining parts of Maharashtra. The monsoon arrived three days late in …
  • Mumbai rain live: High tides hit Marine Drive 04 Jul 2020 08:20 The Met department has issued a red alert for Mumbai, Raigad and Ratnagiri, stating that heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely on Saturday at many places in Palghar, Mumbai, Thane and Raigad. Stay with TOI for all the latest updates:
  • Heavy rains to persist in Mumbai, coastal Maharashtra on Satuday: IMD 04 Jul 2020 07:58 By PTI MUMBAI: Heavy rains will continue to lash Mumbai and the coastal districts of Maharashtra for the second consecutive day on Saturday, an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The IMD had issued a red alert late on Friday for …
  • Heavy rains to persist in Mumbai, coastal Maharashtra on Saturday, says IMD 04 Jul 2020 07:06 Heavy rains will continue to lash Mumbai and the coastal districts of Maharashtra for the second consecutive day on Saturday, an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The IMD had issued a red alert late on Friday for Mumbai, Raigad …
  • Shopkeeper held for killing woman, leaving body in van after sexual assault 04 Jul 2020 01:44 Mumbai: A Nalasopara shopkeeper was arrested for allegedly killing a female customer and having sex with the corpse last week. The 32-year-old woman, who had gone to buy groceries, stepped into a novelty shop to check out toys for her children on June 26. …
  • Shopkeeper kills woman, has sex with her corpse 04 Jul 2020 01:42 The body was found wrapped in plastic, in a van in Nalasopara MUMBAI: A Nalasopara shopkeeper was arrested for allegedly killing a female customer and having sex with the corpse last week. The 32-year-old woman, who had gone to buy groceries, stepped into …
  • Torrents of rain today could trigger urban flood, landslips 04 Jul 2020 00:04 Pune: Weathermen issued a red alert for extremely heavy rain in isolated places on Saturday for Konkan-Goa and Madhya Maharashtra, including the ghat areas of Pune, Nashik, Mumbai, Palghar, Raigad and Thane. Urban flooding in some parts of Mumbai city and …
  • Mumbai: City receives first heavy rain since monsoon onset; water-logging, 3 wall collapses reported 03 Jul 2020 22:35 According to the weather bureau, the rainfall activity over the city will reduce from Sunday. (Photo by Nirmal Harindran) Heavy rainfall, the first since the onset of southwest monsoon on June 14, left several parts of Mumbai and its suburbs inundated on …
  • IMD issues orange alert; ‘very heavy’ rainfall likely during the weekend 03 Jul 2020 22:13 Mumbai will witness generally cloudy sky with light to moderate rain in the city and suburbs. Mumbai: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Thane and Palghar for Saturday and yellow alert on …
  • Extremely heavy rain possible, IMD issues red alert for Mumbai 03 Jul 2020 20:58 By PTI MUMBAI: The IMD late Friday evening issued a red alert for Mumbai, Raigad and Ratnagiri over the next 24 hours, stating that heavy to very heavy rainfall was likely on Saturday in many places in Palghar, Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts. Earlier, …
  • Maha touches new high of 6,364 corona patients, 198 deaths 03 Jul 2020 17:30 Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Maharashtra’s Covid-19 cases continued to break records with a new high of 6,364 – up from Thursday’s 6,330, and notched 198 deaths for the second time in three days, health officials said here on Friday. With the latest fatalities, …
  • Mumbai Rains: IMD issues orange alert, predicts 'extremely-heavy' rainfall for 48 hours 03 Jul 2020 13:59 Image Source : AP Mumbai Rains: IMD issues orange alert, predicts 'extremely-heavy' rainfall for 48 hours The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar for Friday and Saturday. The MeT …
  • Maharashtra: 5 drown during selfie bid at waterfall in Palghar 03 Jul 2020 13:59 Image Source : FILE While two men who were taking a selfie slipped and fell in the waterfall, three others dived in to rescue them, adding that all five of them drowned in the process. (Representational Image) Five men drowned while trying to take a selfie …
  • Heavy monsoon rains in MMR: Waterlogging reported in Navi Mumbai, Panvel and several areas | Photos 03 Jul 2020 13:59 Image Source : ATUL SINGH Waterlogging reported in Sion, Kurla of Mumbai following heavy rains As the monsoon rains lashed the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and black clouds darkened the skyline, several city areas including Navi Mumbai, Panvel, Thane …
  • Nalasopara man killed woman, had sex with corpse 03 Jul 2020 09:29 Representative image MUMBAI: A Nalasopara shopkeeper has been arrested for allegedly killing his woman customer and having sex with the corpse last week. The 32-year-old woman who had left home to buy grocery stepped into a novelty shop to check out toys …
  • Mumbai lashed by heavy rains, traffic hit 03 Jul 2020 08:20 Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) In the current season’s first major downpour, rain lashed vast areas of Konkan, including Mumbai since early Friday morning, hitting road traffic movement in several parts of the city, officials said. Heavy showers, often accompanied …
  • Parts of Mumbai to witness heavy rain in next 24 hours 03 Jul 2020 04:39 Image used for representational purpose only MUMBAI: Several parts of the island city witnessed light to moderate rain late on Wednesday. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast the possibility of heavy downpour at isolated places in the …
  • Maharashtra: Shop timings restricted in Vasai-Virar 03 Jul 2020 04:38 A volunteer uses temperature gun to screen vendors at I C Colony, Borivli MUMBAI: Authorities in Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation (VVMC), which has been spared a complete lockdown, brought in curbs in activity on Thursday amid a highest single-day spike …
  • Palghar: 5 youths fall 50 ft, drown at waterfall 03 Jul 2020 02:33 Kal Mandavi waterfall MUMBAI: Five local youths on a picnic despite lockdown fell off a 50ft deep waterfall and drowned, in Jawhar taluka of Palghar district on Thursday. Thirteen boys from Ambika chowk had gone to Kal Mandavi waterfall in Kelichapada- …
  • Mumbai, adjoining areas to get heavy rainfall in 2-3 days: IMD 03 Jul 2020 00:13 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 2 (ANI): Mumbai and its adjoining areas will receive heavy rainfall in the next two to three days, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) in the city on Thursday. The IMD said, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely …
  • NDMA 'red alert' for 'very heavy' rain in Sikkim, West Bengal, Konkan and Goa 03 Jul 2020 00:05 Monsoons hit India The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of India has issued a warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall in some parts of the country as stated by the IMD, India Meteorological Department. The affected areas are sub-Himalayan West …
  • Entire Thane dist under 10-day lockdown 02 Jul 2020 22:44 Written by Abha Goradia | Mumbai | Published: July 3, 2020 1:40:39 am Police check vehicles in Thane on Thursday. (Photo by Deepak Joshi) The Thane collector on Thursday announced a 10-day lockdown beginning Friday in the entire district. The move comes …
  • Rain gives most of Mumbai a miss, heavy shower forecast today: IMD 02 Jul 2020 22:44 Rainfall is likely to increase on the west coast of Maharashtra and interior of Maharashtra till July 5. (File) While the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had forecast heavy rain at isolated places for Mumbai on Thursday, IMD’s Santacruz observatory …
  • 1,000-bed Covid-19 hospital opens in Vasai 02 Jul 2020 18:29 The hospital in Valiv has 150 beds with centralised oxygen supply. MUMBAI: A 1,000-bed dedicated Covid-19 hospital was inaugurated in Vasai by Palghar district's guardian minister Dadaji Bhuse on Thursday. The hospital in Valiv, Vasai (east) has 150 …
  • 5 youngsters feared drown in Palghar waterfall 02 Jul 2020 15:44 Kalmandvi waterfall is a major attraction during monsoon. MUMBAI: Five youngsters are feared drowned in a waterfall in Jawhar taluka of Palghar district on Thursday. Search operation is on. Jawhar police said that a group of 13 boys from Ambika chowk in …
  • MCOCA slapped on 10 Palghar dacoity accused 02 Jul 2020 10:53 Illustration used for representational purpose PALGHAR: The police have charged 10 accused in an armed dacoity case under the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act in Palghar district, an official said on Thursday. The accused had allegedly …
  • IMD issues Orange Alert in Mumbai for July 3, 4; very heavy rain on forecast 02 Jul 2020 08:43 Image Source : AP IMD issues Orange Alert in Mumbai for July 3, 4, forecasts heavy to very heavy rain The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted heavy to very heavy rain in parts of Mumbai, Thane and Palghar over the weekend. The IMD has …
  • Very heavy rain likely in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar 02 Jul 2020 04:05 Photo used for representational purpose only MUMBAI: India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an orange alert for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar for the weekend, indicating heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places. This will bring relief to the city. …
  • Now, a Covid hurdle in bullet train tracks 01 Jul 2020 22:55 The Railways set up the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), a special purpose vehicle, to execute the project. (File Photo) The Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government has a new reason to go slow on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train …
  • Orange alert for Mumbai tomorrow, Saturday with heavy rain forecast at isolated places: IMD 01 Jul 2020 21:06 The total monthly rainfall recorded till June 30 (8.30 am) by the Colaba station was 524.5mm, 16.4 mm below required average of 540.9 mm. (File) THE MET department (IMD) has issued warnings of heavy rain for Mumbai, Thane, and Palghar till July 5, and an ‘ …
  • Maha sees new high of 5,537 Covid cases, deaths cross 8K (Roundup) 01 Jul 2020 17:44 Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) On the first day of a new phase of lockdown till July 31, Maharashtra’s Covid-19 cases rose to a new high of 5,537 – up from the previous high of 5,493 on June 28, while there were 198 more deaths with Thane district fatalities …
  • Heavy rain forecast for Mumbai on July 3-4 01 Jul 2020 16:43 Monsoon clouds seen over Mumbai skyline. (TOI photo) MUMBAI: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar for the weekend indicating heavy to very heavy rains likely at isolated places. This is likely …
  • Maharashtra Coronavirus Live Updates: Cases in Palghar cross 5,000-mark; PMC to start rapid antigen tests 01 Jul 2020 15:22 As many as 4,938 police personnel in Maharashtra have tested positive for coronavirus so far and 60 of them have succumbed to the viral infection, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Wednesday. He said 38 of the 60 deceased were from the Mumbai Police …
  • Covid-19 in Maharashtra: Palghar district's case count crosses 5,000-mark 01 Jul 2020 14:07
  • Palghar Covid count crosses 5,000-mark 01 Jul 2020 13:51
  • Began my day with a run out on the field: Krunal Pandya resumes outdoor training after 3 months 01 Jul 2020 06:46 Image Source : AP IMAGE India all-rounder Krunal Pandya  Confined within the four walls of his home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, India all-rounder Krunal Pandya on Tuesday resumed outdoor training after more than three months. The Baroda cricketer, elder …
  • 4 ‘social workers’ held for cheating 14 farmers 01 Jul 2020 04:28 Mumbai: Five men were arrested for allegedly cheating and extorting money from farmers who received compensation for land acquired for a Rs 1,500-crore gas pipeline project in Palghar. Fourteen farmers told police they were beaten up and forced to pay …
  • ‘India’s freedom safe as long as journalists can speak to power without being chilled by threat’: Bombay HC 01 Jul 2020 01:06 Written by Omkar Gokhale | Mumbai | Published: July 1, 2020 3:57:25 am The HC referred to Supreme Court’s observations in Goswami’s case and said, “India’s freedom will rest safe as long as journalists can speak to power without being chilled by a threat …
  • Maharashtra records 4,878 fresh cases 01 Jul 2020 01:06 A shop selling non-essential goods reopens as part of lockdown relaxations by the state government, in Mumbai on Tuesday. (Photo: Amit Chakravarty) Maharashtra recorded 4,878 Covid-19 cases on Monday taking its tally to 1,74,761. Of them about 90,911 …
  • Bombay HC stays two FIRs filed by Mumbai Police against Arnab Goswami 30 Jun 2020 20:05 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 30 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Tuesday stayed two FIRs registered against Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami in Mumbai over his alleged provocative remarks during a television debate on Palghar lynching …
  • Mint Covid Tracker- Thane reports biggest two-day spike in cases, Mumbai in deaths 30 Jun 2020 20:05 The death toll has reached 16,893 after growing 5 percent over the last two days. This is slightly slower than the growth in the preceding 48-hour period, when it went up by 5.2 percent. The death count in India has nearly doubled in the last eighteen days …
  • Bombay HC stays both FIRs against journalist Arnab Goswami; 'congratulation' says BJP's Sambit Patra 30 Jun 2020 19:26 Woman asks colleague to wear mask, gets beaten up with iron rod The Bombay High Court on Tuesday, June 30, stayed both FIRs filed against Republic TV anchor and Chief Editor, Arnab Goswami. Interim relief was granted to him by the Bombay HC. Reacting to …
  • Krunal Pandya resumes outdoor training after 3 months 30 Jun 2020 18:04 Confined within the four walls of his home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, India all-rounder Krunal Pandya on Tuesday resumed outdoor training after more than three months. The Baroda cricketer, elder brother of Hardik Pandya, had represented India in 18 T20 …
  • Krunal Pandya resumes outdoor training 30 Jun 2020 17:03 Photograph: Krunal Pandya/Instagram Confined within the four walls of his home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, India all-rounder Krunal Pandya, on Tuesday, resumed outdoor training after more than three months. The Baroda cricketer, elder brother of …
  • Arnab Goswami gets interim relief from arrest 30 Jun 2020 10:53 The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted interim relief from arrest to journalist Arnab Goswami and stayed both the FIRs against him for alleged communal coverage of Palghar lynching case and an incident of migrants gathering outside the Bandra station. A …
  • Bombay HC suspends FIRs against Arnab Goswami, says ‘prima facie no case’ 30 Jun 2020 10:34 Written by Omkar Gokhale | Bombay | Published: June 30, 2020 2:20:06 pm   Multiple FIRs have been filed against Arnab Goswami over a TV show on April 21, in which he questioned Congress president Sonia Gandhi over the lynching of two sadhus and their …
  • Maha govt imbibed Cong’s culture, supports the enemy, says Smriti 30 Jun 2020 02:30 Mumbai: Union textiles minister Smriti Irani attacked the Maha Vikas Aghadi government, saying it has soaked in the Congress culture. Irani was speaking to BJP party workers in Mumbai and Konkan through a virtual rally to mark one year of the BJP’s second …
  • Mumbai: For migrants who didn’t leave, charity remains a key lifeline 29 Jun 2020 23:34 Written by Kavitha Iyer | Mumbai | Published: June 30, 2020 2:45:15 am With public distribution system shops still unable to provide groceries to many without ration cards, thousands of families in these areas continue to be served by charitable …
  • Maharashtra: Thane COVID-19 cases cross 30000-mark, deaths nearing 1000 29 Jun 2020 11:37 Image Source : AP Maharashtra: Thane COVID-19 cases cross 30000-mark, deaths nearing 1000 Thane district on Sunday crossed the 30,000-mark in COVID-19 cases, with an addition of 1,345 cases during the day taking the count to 30,289, an official said. The …
  • Mumbai man held for cheating, impregnating women 29 Jun 2020 05:54 The Rabale police have arrested a management graduate for cheating and impregnating several women by creating a fake matrimonial profile. Sachin Dilip Sambre-Patil (35), a resident of Thane who worked with a private firm as sales manager, was arrested on …
  • Maharashtra: New subspecies of Olepa moth discovered in state 28 Jun 2020 23:15 Written by Anjali Marar | Pune | Published: June 29, 2020 2:41:18 am Moreover, the specimen tracked from Palghar showcased 0.6 per cent divergence and was not completely matching with the subspecies found in Israel. (Representational) IN A first, a moth …
  • Maharashtra official probes tribal woman suicide 28 Jun 2020 23:14 Representative image MUMBAI: A one-man fact finding team visited the Jawhar village, Palghar district, on Thursday, where a tribal woman had killed her three-year-old daughter and taken her own life. The woman had a seven-year-old daughter as well, who was …
  • Man kills three children, self in Palghar, police allege domestic issue as reason 28 Jun 2020 10:21 By PTI PALGHAR: Domestic problems might have led a man to allegedly kill his three children before ending his life in Maharashtra's Palghar district, police said on Sunday. Kaliash Parmar (35) allegedly used a knife to kill his three children - a 12- …
  • Four suicides, three suicide bids in 48 hrs shock Maharashtra 28 Jun 2020 09:07 Mumbai/Nagpur, June 28 (IANS) Four alleged suicides and three cases of suicide attempts by different families in Nagpur and Palghar within 48 hours shocked Maharashtra over the weekend, officials said. In the first instance, late on Friday, a woman …
  • Mumbai: Gang stabs Dharavi man to death 'in front of cops' 28 Jun 2020 01:18 Representative image MUMBAI: A 41-year-old man was brutally stabbed by a group of 10 in Dharavi, in the presence of two police personnel, late on Friday night. While the deceased has been identified as Afzal Ibrahim Shaikh, the police said they are looking …
  • Maha Covid-19 cases again cross 5K mark, 167 more deaths (Roundup) 27 Jun 2020 16:54 Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, Maharashtra Covid-19 cases again jumped above 5,000 at 5,318 on Saturday as against Friday’s 5,024 while the state death toll touched 7,273, health officials said. The state fatalities again catapulted …
  • 5 Killed In Accident On Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway In Palghar 27 Jun 2020 11:29 The bodies have been sent for postmortem and further investigation is on. (Representational) Palghar (Maharashtra): Five people died in an accident on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway in Palghar district on Friday evening, the police said. While four people …
  • Five killed in accident on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway 27 Jun 2020 09:46 Palghar (Maharashtra) [India], June 27 (ANI): Five people died in an accident on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway in Palghar district on Friday evening, the police said. While four people died on the spot, one got severely injured in the accident. The injured …
  • Mumbai Cricket Association writes to CM requesting for guidelines to resume training 27 Jun 2020 07:35 Image Source : MCA MCA has written to Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on the issuance of necessary guideline for the resumption of training. The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray requesting the …
  • Over 18,000 Covid Cases In 24 Hours For 1st Time; 5.08 Lakh Total Cases 27 Jun 2020 06:14 Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected state with 1,52,765 infections and 7,106 deaths due to the virus. The state has a positivity rate of 17.52 per cent and death rate of 4.65 per cent. Delhi, which has overtaken Mumbai as the worst-affected city …
  • Mumbai: Five killed as car rams into divider, highway traffic stalls for hour 27 Jun 2020 04:45 The Shuklas and a relative were headed to Navsari for a family function MUMBAI: A family of four from Nalasopara and relative were killed on the spot when their car lost control and rammed into a divider on Mumbai-Ahmedabad national highway at Talasari in …
  • 4 dead as car overturns on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway 27 Jun 2020 03:43 Image Source : PTI/FILE 4 dead as car overturns on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway Four persons died on the spot and another was seriously injured when their car hit the road divider and jumped over to the opposite lane on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway on Friday …
  • Mumbai: Labourer dies after falling in lift duct 26 Jun 2020 23:58 The incident took place on Thursday when they were moving a large wooden cupboard to the fourth floor. (Representational) A 42-year-old labourer, who was helping shift furniture in an underconstruction building in Mumbai, died after falling in a lift duct …
  • MCA writes to Maharashtra government, asks when can cricket restart 26 Jun 2020 20:26 The letter was signed by MCA secretary Sanjay Naik and joint secretary Shahalam Shaikh. (Representational) When can we start playing cricket as “thousands of players are anxiously waiting to resume careers”? That’s the question the Mumbai Cricket …
  • India Crosses 5 Lakh COVID Cases, Over 5,000 Cases In A Day In Maharashtra 26 Jun 2020 17:36 Delhi, earlier this month, overtook Mumbai to be the worst-hit city in India (File) New Delhi: India's total of coronavirus cases crossed the five lakh-mark on Friday after the country reported its highest single-day spike of over 17,000 cases. …
  • Five killed in road accident in Palghar 26 Jun 2020 16:57 Such was the impact of the accident that the car was badly damaged. MUMBAI: Five persons, including an eight-year-old boy, were killed when the driver of their car lost control of the vehicle and rammed into a divider on the Mumbai- Ahmedabad national …
  • MCA keen to resume cricket in COVID-hit Mumbai 26 Jun 2020 16:23 'We have to understand that there are thousands of players who are anxiously waiting to get back to cricketing activities and pursue their careers.' 'They have been patiently waiting for this pandemic to get over. However, it seems that we have …
  • Rohit Sharma begins outdoor training after coronavirus hiatus, says 'good to be back on park' 26 Jun 2020 05:34 India opener and white-ball vice-captain Rohit Sharma returned back to the field on Thursday as he had his first outdoor training session after 3 months hiatus due to the coronavirus. Earlier, Virat Kohli, Rohit, KL Rahul among others were limited to …
  • Maharashtra goes Goa way, allows shacks on eight Konkan beaches 26 Jun 2020 04:53 Picture used for representational purpose only MUMBAI: Maharashtra cabinet on Thursday cleared a policy to allow temporary shacks on some beaches across Konkan coast, like in Goa. As per the cabinet decision, a pilot project on eight beaches will be …
  • Woman kills minor kid, self in jungle 26 Jun 2020 04:53 Mumbai: A 30-year-old tribal from Jawhar taluka of Palghar district, whose husband was jobless since lockdown, killed her three-year-old daughter and took her own life in the jungle. The bodies were found by locals who had ventured there for wood on …
  • Vidarbha surpasses 4,000 mark, more than 50% cases came in June 26 Jun 2020 00:19 Nagpur: Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha region on Thursday surpassed the 4,000-mark. Total 71 new cases were reported from the region taking total to 4,056. Out of these, 2,379 cases (58.66%) were reported in 25 days of June alone which means the relaxation of …
  • High positivity, fatality rates: Centre sends teams to Gujarat, Maharashtra, Telangana 25 Jun 2020 23:55 Health volunteers performing temperature scanning for covid-19 symptoms at Gul Mohammed Chawl in Dharavi on Friday Express photo by Nirmal Harindran, 12-06-2020, Mumbai WITH more than 16,000 fresh coronavirus cases reported on Thursday in a new single-day …
  • Maharashtra: Eco-friendly shacks to come up on 8 beaches 25 Jun 2020 22:08 An advisor will be appointed for each project. (File) In a decision to boost coastal tourism in Maharashtra, the state Cabinet on Thursday approved the erection of beach shacks in Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg and Palghar. The temporary beach shacks, which …
  • Maharashtra: State to give subsidy for orchard plantation 25 Jun 2020 22:08 Government officials said orchards have been destroyed to a large extent in Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Thane and Palghar districts. (File) Three weeks after Cyclone Nisarga destroyed orchards in the Konkan region, the state government Thursday decided …
  • ‘Felt like myself after a long time’: Rohit Sharma returns to outdoor training 25 Jun 2020 16:26 Rohit Sharma spent three months of the lockdown in his residence in Mumbai. (Source: File Photo) Rohit Sharma returned to the field on Thursday after a coronavirus-induced gap of three months and had his first outdoor training session post relaxation of …
  • MMR in a mess, four civic heads shunted out 24 Jun 2020 14:23 Thane, Navi Mumbai, Mira-Bhayandar and Ulhasnagar municipalities will get new bosses The Maharashtra government on Tuesday carried out a major bureaucratic reshuffle in Thane District, transferring the municipal commissioners of Thane City, Navi Mumbai, …
  • Mumbai sees a dip in new Covid cases; experts say too early to predict worst is over 24 Jun 2020 08:16 The city is reporting a discernible dip in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) positive cases amid lingering doubts whether the worst is yet to come, as experts have warned against any complacency including a 100% easing of lockdown restrictions in a bid to …
  • Maharashtra Covid-19 cases spike by 3,721 to 1,35,796; fatalities 6,283 23 Jun 2020 02:18 Representative image MUMBAI: Maharashtra on Monday reported 3,721 new Covid-19 cases and added 113 deaths as part of data updation, including 20 in Mumbai, taking the cumulative case count to 1,35,796 and fatalities to 6,283, a Health official said. Though …
  • Maharashtra: Groom, bride donate 50 beds to Palghar COVID centre 23 Jun 2020 01:08 Image Source : FILE Groom, bride donate 50 beds to Palghar COVID centre A bride and groom from Palghar district set an example for others by donating 50 beds to a COVID care center in Vasai after their marriage ceremony at a local church. The wedding, an …
  • Only 42 days' water supply left in Mumbai - Newz Hook - Changing Attitudes towards Disability 23 Jun 2020 01:07 Mumbai, which is battling a severe COVID-19 outbreak, is also staring at a severe water scarcity crisis. This is because the seven lakes and dams that supply drinking water to Mumbai have water stock that will last only 42 days. With poor rain in catchment …
  • Maharashtra: 3,721 new cases, 113 deaths added 22 Jun 2020 23:39 Mumbai’s toll increased to 3,737 on Monday after it recorded 66 more deaths. Of them, while 46 people had died before June 20, the rest succumbed in the last 48 hours. (Representational) Maharashtra on Monday recorded 3,721 new Covid-19 cases, taking its …
  • Maharashtra COVID-19 cases spike by 3,721 to 1,35,796; death toll reaches 6283 22 Jun 2020 19:15 By PTI MUMBAI: Maharashtra on Monday reported 3,721 new COVID-19 cases and added 113 deaths as part of data updation, including 20 in Mumbai, taking the cumulative case count to 1,35,796 and fatalities to 6,283, a Health official said. Though a total of …
  • Maharashtra: Catholic couple forgo wedding reception to help COVID-19 patients 22 Jun 2020 12:18 The couple donated 50 beds, blankets, sheets as well as oxygen cylinders to a quarantine centre. In Palghar district, 90 people died of the coronaviruses and 1,500 were infected. During the lockdown, Eric Lobo and Merlin Tuscano helped migrants living in …
  • MOB LYCHING : THE EPIDEMIC OF NEW INDIA 22 Jun 2020 12:12 Shilpa Roy As the cases of mob lynching are rising recently, they have become just a social media post which could be easily scrolled away with evoking only repulsion and horror but no justice. The word “lynching” originated in the United States in the mid …
  • Record 1-day jump in Maharashtra cases for third day in a row 22 Jun 2020 03:00 For a third consecutive day, Maharashtra on Saturday recorded its highest 24-hour jump in coronavirus cases with 3,874 more infections, taking the tally to 128,205. Mumbai, the worst-affected Indian city, recorded its highest single-day spike in deaths …
  • Here are all the people permitted on the local train in Mumbai - Mumbai 22 Jun 2020 03:00 The local train service in Mumbai which had completely been closed off for nearly two months due to the extended lockdown had resumed operations from June 15. However, the operations have started in the city for the employees involved in the essential …
  • Coaching classes in Mumbai heavily cut fees, throw in free add-ons 21 Jun 2020 23:38 Photo used for representational purpose only MUMBAI: Coaching class fees have crashed. What once cost Rs 25,000 is today available for a few hundred. Professional course charges that ran into lakhs are now a few thousand. There is also the fine print, and …
  • Mumbai has water for 42 days; BMC says do not panic 21 Jun 2020 18:41 The seven lakes and dams that supply drinking water to Mumbai have water stock that would last only 42 days. Since it hasn’t rained much in the catchment areas of these lakes, there is no increase in the water stock even as only eight days are left in June …
  • COVID-19 | Maharashtra sees highest spike with 3,874 new cases 21 Jun 2020 06:41 Maharashtra recorded 3,874 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, its highest surge in a day, pushing its tally to 1,28,205. The State also recorded 160 fatalities, its second-highest single-day rise, taking its death toll to 5,984. Nearly 51% of Maharashtra’s …
  • Maharashtra: 80 cases of child marriage stopped, 16 FIRs filed since lockdown enforced 20 Jun 2020 23:38 Written by Sadaf Modak | Mumbai | Published: June 21, 2020 4:04:26 am Officials said that incidents in which girls as young as 13 were being forced to marry have come to light from March to June, including in some cases to men double their age. (File) …
  • Tribals from Palghar to work at Covid hospitals 20 Jun 2020 10:54 Image used for representational purpose only PALGHAR: As many as 30 tribals from Maharashtra's Palghar district will work in hospitals treating Covid-19 patients, an official said on Saturday. At least 30 tribal volunteers, including six women, who are …
  • Delhi wakes up to heavy rains, thunderstorms; another spell of showers likely today 20 Jun 2020 09:16 Image Source : PTI Heavy rains, thunderstorms lash Delhi-NCR Delhi-NCR witnessed respite from heat and humidity as heavy rains accompanied with strong winds lashed the national capital and NCR  in the wee hours of Saturday. The India Meteorological …
  • MNS stages protest over Chinese signboard in Thane 20 Jun 2020 09:14 Representative image THANE: Workers of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena staged a protest at a construction site in Thane, over a signboard put up in Chinese. The death of 20 Indian Army soldiers during a clash with Chinese troops at Galwan Valley in eastern …
  • Expect light rain through weekend in Mumbai & Thane, says IMD 20 Jun 2020 06:07 In the 24 hours till 8.30am, June 19, rainfall recorded by IMD Colaba was 44mm while by IMD Santacruz 40.8mm MUMBAI: After a day of significant rain in Mumbai and surrounding areas, Friday reported clear skies once again. IMD has forecast a reduction in …
  • Palghar: Man blinded in attack by neighbour at civic water tap 19 Jun 2020 11:56 Image Source : PTI Palghar Man blinded in attack by neighbour at civic water tap A man with partial vision went blind after being punched in the eye allegedly by a neighbour in a fight at a civic water tap in Nalasopara area of Palghar district, police …
  • Beyond Mumbai and Delhi, the new hotspots in Indias corona map 18 Jun 2020 12:50 Breaking ranks with the rest of the country, Chennai announced a fresh lockdown this Tuesday for the city and its neighbouring districts. Ironically, Chennai is where the number of dead is the least among major cities. Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Pune and Delhi are …
  • After state, monsoon arrives in city 14 Jun 2020 17:59 Although the city witnessed partly cloudy conditions through the day, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday declared the onset of the southwest monsoon over Mumbai and remaining parts of Maharashtra. The monsoon arrived three days late in …
  • Mumbai rain live: High tides hit Marine Drive 04 Jul 2020 08:20 The Met department has issued a red alert for Mumbai, Raigad and Ratnagiri, stating that heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely on Saturday at many places in Palghar, Mumbai, Thane and Raigad. Stay with TOI for all the latest updates:
  • Heavy rains to persist in Mumbai, coastal Maharashtra on Satuday: IMD 04 Jul 2020 07:58 By PTI MUMBAI: Heavy rains will continue to lash Mumbai and the coastal districts of Maharashtra for the second consecutive day on Saturday, an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The IMD had issued a red alert late on Friday for …
  • Heavy rains to persist in Mumbai, coastal Maharashtra on Saturday, says IMD 04 Jul 2020 07:06 Heavy rains will continue to lash Mumbai and the coastal districts of Maharashtra for the second consecutive day on Saturday, an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The IMD had issued a red alert late on Friday for Mumbai, Raigad …
  • Torrents of rain today could trigger urban flood, landslips 04 Jul 2020 00:04 Pune: Weathermen issued a red alert for extremely heavy rain in isolated places on Saturday for Konkan-Goa and Madhya Maharashtra, including the ghat areas of Pune, Nashik, Mumbai, Palghar, Raigad and Thane. Urban flooding in some parts of Mumbai city and …
  • Mumbai: City receives first heavy rain since monsoon onset; water-logging, 3 wall collapses reported 03 Jul 2020 22:35 According to the weather bureau, the rainfall activity over the city will reduce from Sunday. (Photo by Nirmal Harindran) Heavy rainfall, the first since the onset of southwest monsoon on June 14, left several parts of Mumbai and its suburbs inundated on …
  • IMD issues orange alert; ‘very heavy’ rainfall likely during the weekend 03 Jul 2020 22:13 Mumbai will witness generally cloudy sky with light to moderate rain in the city and suburbs. Mumbai: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Thane and Palghar for Saturday and yellow alert on …
  • Maharashtra touches new single-day high in COVID-19 cases 03 Jul 2020 21:12 Maharashtra climbed a new single-day high in COVID-19 cases on Friday, reporting a staggering 6,364 cases as the State’s total case tally breached yet another grim milestone of 1.9 lakh to reach 1,92,990. Of the total case tally though, only 79,911 (a …
  • Extremely heavy rain possible, IMD issues red alert for Mumbai 03 Jul 2020 20:58 By PTI MUMBAI: The IMD late Friday evening issued a red alert for Mumbai, Raigad and Ratnagiri over the next 24 hours, stating that heavy to very heavy rainfall was likely on Saturday in many places in Palghar, Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts. Earlier, …
  • Maha touches new high of 6,364 corona patients, 198 deaths 03 Jul 2020 17:30 Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Maharashtra’s Covid-19 cases continued to break records with a new high of 6,364 – up from Thursday’s 6,330, and notched 198 deaths for the second time in three days, health officials said here on Friday. With the latest fatalities, …
  • REFINERY NEWS ROUNDUP: Plants in Asia-Pacific gradually back to normal 03 Jul 2020 11:52 Refineries in the Asia-Pacific are gradually getting back to normal operations following run cuts in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. A number of refineries in India reduced rates to as low as 35%-40% in the first half of April, with some taking units …
  • Mumbai lashed by heavy rains, traffic hit 03 Jul 2020 08:20 Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) In the current season’s first major downpour, rain lashed vast areas of Konkan, including Mumbai since early Friday morning, hitting road traffic movement in several parts of the city, officials said. Heavy showers, often accompanied …
  • Mumbai to witness heavy rain on Friday, Saturday 03 Jul 2020 02:33 Representative image MUMBAI: The Met department has issued an orange alert, indicating heavy to very heavy rains, for Mumbai on Friday and Saturday. A red alert has been issued for Raigad for Saturday. It said there was a cyclonic circulation over south …
  • Entire Thane dist under 10-day lockdown 02 Jul 2020 22:44 Written by Abha Goradia | Mumbai | Published: July 3, 2020 1:40:39 am Police check vehicles in Thane on Thursday. (Photo by Deepak Joshi) The Thane collector on Thursday announced a 10-day lockdown beginning Friday in the entire district. The move comes …
  • Rain gives most of Mumbai a miss, heavy shower forecast today: IMD 02 Jul 2020 22:44 Rainfall is likely to increase on the west coast of Maharashtra and interior of Maharashtra till July 5. (File) While the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had forecast heavy rain at isolated places for Mumbai on Thursday, IMD’s Santacruz observatory …
  • Very heavy rains predicted in Mumbai, IMD issues orange alert 02 Jul 2020 14:42 Mumbai: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in Mumbai and adjoining coastal districts, and issued an orange alert for the next two days. An orange alert implies that authorities …
  • Employers told to take care of migrant workers 01 Jul 2020 23:45 Pune: The district administration on Wednesday told the employers to take the responsibility of migrant workers returning to Pune, ruling out the possibility of providing temporary shelters to them as was done during the lockdown period. District collector …
  • 4 ‘social workers’ held for cheating 14 farmers 01 Jul 2020 04:28 Mumbai: Five men were arrested for allegedly cheating and extorting money from farmers who received compensation for land acquired for a Rs 1,500-crore gas pipeline project in Palghar. Fourteen farmers told police they were beaten up and forced to pay …
  • An open letter to Prakash Javadeker 01 Jul 2020 02:28 Dear Prakash Javadekarji, May I call upon your attention to a rather peculiar phenomenon that occurred early this month in your home state of Maharashtra, which is already reeling under the impact of Covid pandemic. A cyclone called Nisarga lashed across …
  • Mint Covid Tracker- Thane reports biggest two-day spike in cases, Mumbai in deaths 30 Jun 2020 20:05 The death toll has reached 16,893 after growing 5 percent over the last two days. This is slightly slower than the growth in the preceding 48-hour period, when it went up by 5.2 percent. The death count in India has nearly doubled in the last eighteen days …
  • Maharashtra received 21 per cent surplus rainfall in June 30 Jun 2020 18:15 Written by Anjali Marar | Pune | Published: June 30, 2020 11:15:33 pm The monsoon then entered a weak phase before activity picked up last week. (Representational) Maharashtra received 21 per cent above rainfall in June, while Marathwada outperformed the …
  • Heavy rainfall in Mumbai, water-logging in many parts, more rains in Navi Mumbai, Thane in 48 hours 30 Jun 2020 10:07 Image Source : ANI Mumbai received heavy rainfall on Monday night. Visuals from Lower Parel show streets are waterlogged. Mumbai received heavy rainfall in the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday at isolated places with more thundershowers expected …
  • Man hits wife for stopping visit to his mom 29 Jun 2020 23:49 Pune: A man was booked on Sunday on the charge of brutally attacking his wife with a belt and a stick following a dispute over not allowing him and his son to visit his mother at Khopoli in Raigad district because of the rise in Covid-19 cases. The …
  • Heavy rain expected this week, Pune on red alert: IMD 29 Jun 2020 18:46 Written by Anjali Marar | Pune | Published: June 29, 2020 10:50:22 pm Since the heavy rainfall triggered by cyclone Nisarga – which hit Maharashtra’s coast in early June – it was only on Monday that Pune saw heavy rain. Five districts in the state, …
  • Yes Bank to auction properties of Essel Infra, SKIL Infra in July to recover dues 29 Jun 2020 13:39 NEW DELHI: Yes Bank will next month auction properties of Essel group firm Essel Infraprojects and SKIL Infra to recover dues of Rs 1,368.16 crore. The private bank on July 8 will auction properties owned by Essel Infraprojects in Mumbai. It has also put …
  • Vehicle in Sharad Pawar’s convoy flips onto its side, NCP chief’s car passes safely 29 Jun 2020 10:12 The cop who was driving the jeep sustained minor injuries, an officer from the state highway police said. A police vehicle, which was part of the convoy of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, flipped onto its side near Khandala in Pune …
  • Alibag: As tourists throng Varsoli beach, local residents help cops to send them back 28 Jun 2020 21:13 Written by Sadaf Modak | Mumbai | Updated: June 29, 2020 1:45:55 am Visitors at Varsoli beach, a popular tourist destination three hours away from Mumbai, in Alibag. (Photo by Amit Chakravarty) AT VARSOLI beach in Alibag, a tourist destination three hours …
  • MIDC banks on local workforce to meet shortfall in industriies 28 Jun 2020 00:14 Pune: The Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation would meet the shortfall of 50,000 workforce in 3,200 industrial units by hiring local people and using the skilled workers registered with the skills department. Before the state gives more …
  • Maha Covid-19 cases again cross 5K mark, 167 more deaths (Roundup) 27 Jun 2020 16:54 Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, Maharashtra Covid-19 cases again jumped above 5,000 at 5,318 on Saturday as against Friday’s 5,024 while the state death toll touched 7,273, health officials said. The state fatalities again catapulted …
  • Maharashtra goes Goa way, allows shacks on eight Konkan beaches 26 Jun 2020 04:53 Picture used for representational purpose only MUMBAI: Maharashtra cabinet on Thursday cleared a policy to allow temporary shacks on some beaches across Konkan coast, like in Goa. As per the cabinet decision, a pilot project on eight beaches will be …
  • Vidarbha surpasses 4,000 mark, more than 50% cases came in June 26 Jun 2020 00:19 Nagpur: Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha region on Thursday surpassed the 4,000-mark. Total 71 new cases were reported from the region taking total to 4,056. Out of these, 2,379 cases (58.66%) were reported in 25 days of June alone which means the relaxation of …
  • Maharashtra: Eco-friendly shacks to come up on 8 beaches 25 Jun 2020 22:08 An advisor will be appointed for each project. (File) In a decision to boost coastal tourism in Maharashtra, the state Cabinet on Thursday approved the erection of beach shacks in Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg and Palghar. The temporary beach shacks, which …
  • Maharashtra: State to give subsidy for orchard plantation 25 Jun 2020 22:08 Government officials said orchards have been destroyed to a large extent in Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Thane and Palghar districts. (File) Three weeks after Cyclone Nisarga destroyed orchards in the Konkan region, the state government Thursday decided …
  • BMC hires only 570 Covid yoddhas after 21k apply 25 Jun 2020 15:26 3,000 applicants were from Mumbai, but red tape and poor communication between government and civic bodies meant most did not hear back On April 8, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray appealed to retired doctors and paramedical staff across the state to help …
  • Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani Mukerjea seeks bail citing coronavirus 25 Jun 2020 04:17 By PTI MUMBAI: Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, has filed a plea in a special CBI court here seeking interim bail citing the risk of contracting coronavirus. She is currently lodged in the Byculla women's prison in …
  • Maharashtra: Govt scraps ‘zero’, first Come first serve round for admissions 24 Jun 2020 23:39 Written by Abha Goradia | Mumbai | Published: June 25, 2020 3:19:38 am This year onward, junior colleges run by Mumbai and Pune municipal corporations will reserve 50 per cent seats for students passing out of Mumbai and Pune municipal schools. ( …
  • Mumbai sees a dip in new Covid cases; experts say too early to predict worst is over 24 Jun 2020 08:16 The city is reporting a discernible dip in coronavirus disease (Covid-19) positive cases amid lingering doubts whether the worst is yet to come, as experts have warned against any complacency including a 100% easing of lockdown restrictions in a bid to …
  • Mumbai: Central Railway to restart parcel service to Matheran today 23 Jun 2020 22:36 Written by Iram Siddique | Mumbai | Published: June 24, 2020 2:19:29 am Matheran, an Ecologically Sensitive Zone (ESZ), depends on handcarts and horses for supply of essential goods. However, the cost of ferrying essential items the traditional way …
  • No one is watching over the watchmen 23 Jun 2020 03:43 They are counted as essential workers but have not been offered any compensation or pay that healthcare and community workers enjoy All Vijay (name changed to protect identity) has in the name of protection are a sparingly used 90 ml bottle of sanitiser, …
  • 29 from Mumbai head to Lonavla for fun, booked 22 Jun 2020 23:53 Pune: Seven Mumbai residents were found illegally staying in a bungalow at Tungarli near popular hill station of Lonavla and another 22 persons, all bikers from Mumbai, were booked on Sunday for travelling to Bhushi dam and other spots in Lonavla and …
  • Cyclone Nisarga: 20 days on, many areas in Raigad without power supply 22 Jun 2020 23:39 Written by Sadaf Modak | Mumbai | Published: June 23, 2020 3:14:40 am The team visited villages Akshi, Nagaon, Nagaon beach, Chaul, and Agrav in Alibag; Nandgaon, Rajapur and Murud in Murud taluka; Adgaon, Dive Agar in Shrivardhan; and Harihareshwar, the …
  • Record 1-day jump in Maharashtra cases for third day in a row 22 Jun 2020 03:00 For a third consecutive day, Maharashtra on Saturday recorded its highest 24-hour jump in coronavirus cases with 3,874 more infections, taking the tally to 128,205. Mumbai, the worst-affected Indian city, recorded its highest single-day spike in deaths …
  • Maharashtra: Temporary jail condition deplorable, Navlakha tells partner, lawyer 21 Jun 2020 19:27 Written by Sadaf Modak | Mumbai | Published: June 22, 2020 12:13:15 am Navlakha spoke to his partner Sahba Husain and a lawyer on the phone after permission from a special court on Saturday. (File Photo) Journalist and activist Gautam Navlakha, arrested in …
  • Mumbai: Mountaineer ascends 'Everest' on stairs 21 Jun 2020 07:46 Mithilesh Patil (27) climbed Mt Everest’s height inside a Goregaon skyscraper within two days Walking great distances to buy groceries with his nose and mouth covered is not a life skill that Covid-19 conferred upon 27-year-old Mithilesh Patil. For three …
  • COVID-19 | Maharashtra sees highest spike with 3,874 new cases 21 Jun 2020 06:41 Maharashtra recorded 3,874 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, its highest surge in a day, pushing its tally to 1,28,205. The State also recorded 160 fatalities, its second-highest single-day rise, taking its death toll to 5,984. Nearly 51% of Maharashtra’s …
  • 78 migrants from Chhattisgarh, MP, Assam board wrong train 21 Jun 2020 01:04 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Seventy eight migrants from Chhattisgarh, Assam and Madhya Pradesh, who had boarded a wrong train from the KSR Railway Station to many states including Uttar Pradesh on June 18, have alighted in different parts of the …
  • Maharashtra: 80 cases of child marriage stopped, 16 FIRs filed since lockdown enforced 20 Jun 2020 23:38 Written by Sadaf Modak | Mumbai | Published: June 21, 2020 4:04:26 am Officials said that incidents in which girls as young as 13 were being forced to marry have come to light from March to June, including in some cases to men double their age. (File) …
  • Inside Track: Riding high, but rider 20 Jun 2020 20:24 Written by Coomi Kapoor | Published: June 21, 2020 1:11:54 am Rajnath Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. (Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey/File ) In Modi 1.0, Rajnath Singh was fairly invisible though he held the key Home Affairs …
  • Look into fishermen's plea for Cyclone Nisarga relief: Bombay HC to Maharashtra Disaster Management Authority 20 Jun 2020 06:08 Bombay high court (File photo) MUMBAI: Bombay high court on Friday directed the State Disaster Management Authority to look into a representation for compensation and relief by fishermen community along Maharashtra's coastal areas that were hit by …
  • Maharashtra records highest single-day surge 20 Jun 2020 00:49 Maharashtra recorded its highest single-day surge yet on Friday, with 3,827 new cases being reported, taking its tally to 1,24,331. The State also reported 142 new fatalities, pushing the death toll to 5,893. Of the total cases, 55,651 are active ones. As …
  • 114 deaths in Mumbai, highest single-day toll 19 Jun 2020 22:50 Meanwhile, with 3,827 fresh Covid-19 cases on Friday, Maharashtra broke its Thursday’s record of highest single-day case count. (Representational) For the first time since registering its first death on March 17, Mumbai on Friday reported over 100 Covid-19 …
  • With more than 3,800 new cases, Maharashtra records highest single-day surge 19 Jun 2020 17:56 Maharashtra’s surge in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases continued unabated with the State reporting 3,827 new cases on Friday, taking its total tally to 1,24,331. The total death toll was pushed to 5,893 with 142 new deaths. Of the total cases, 55,651 are …
  • Mumbai witnesses its first intense showers, 4 days after onset of monsoon 18 Jun 2020 10:31 The Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) received intermittent spells of intense showers through Thursday morning -- four days after the onset of the south-west monsoon in the city and its suburbs. The suburbs recorded 19.4 millimetres (mm) of rainfall between …
  • Mumbai rain live: High tides hit Marine Drive 04 Jul 2020 08:20 The Met department has issued a red alert for Mumbai, Raigad and Ratnagiri, stating that heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely on Saturday at many places in Palghar, Mumbai, Thane and Raigad. Stay with TOI for all the latest updates:
  • Heavy rains to persist in Mumbai, coastal Maharashtra on Satuday: IMD 04 Jul 2020 07:58 By PTI MUMBAI: Heavy rains will continue to lash Mumbai and the coastal districts of Maharashtra for the second consecutive day on Saturday, an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The IMD had issued a red alert late on Friday for …
  • Heavy rains to persist in Mumbai, coastal Maharashtra on Saturday, says IMD 04 Jul 2020 07:06 Heavy rains will continue to lash Mumbai and the coastal districts of Maharashtra for the second consecutive day on Saturday, an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The IMD had issued a red alert late on Friday for Mumbai, Raigad …
  • Gokarneswar Panthika turns ghost house sans care 04 Jul 2020 03:53 By Express News Service JAJPUR: In the vicinity of the famed Gokarneswar temple in Jajpur, OTDC-run Panthika was launched to boost tourism prospects in the district. But unused over a decade, it now resembles a haunted house. Located in the picturesque …
  • 31 monuments, ASI sites in Odisha to open from July 6 with COVID-19 safety norms in mind 04 Jul 2020 03:53 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Non-Living monuments, archaeological sites and museums under protection of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in Odisha - barring the Sun Temple at Konark - will open for tourists from July 6 amid Covid safety …
  • Torrents of rain today could trigger urban flood, landslips 04 Jul 2020 00:04 Pune: Weathermen issued a red alert for extremely heavy rain in isolated places on Saturday for Konkan-Goa and Madhya Maharashtra, including the ghat areas of Pune, Nashik, Mumbai, Palghar, Raigad and Thane. Urban flooding in some parts of Mumbai city and …
  • IMD issues orange alert; ‘very heavy’ rainfall likely during the weekend 03 Jul 2020 22:13 Mumbai will witness generally cloudy sky with light to moderate rain in the city and suburbs. Mumbai: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Thane and Palghar for Saturday and yellow alert on …
  • Extremely heavy rain possible, IMD issues red alert for Mumbai 03 Jul 2020 20:58 By PTI MUMBAI: The IMD late Friday evening issued a red alert for Mumbai, Raigad and Ratnagiri over the next 24 hours, stating that heavy to very heavy rainfall was likely on Saturday in many places in Palghar, Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts. Earlier, …
  • REFINERY NEWS ROUNDUP: Plants in Asia-Pacific gradually back to normal 03 Jul 2020 11:52 Refineries in the Asia-Pacific are gradually getting back to normal operations following run cuts in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. A number of refineries in India reduced rates to as low as 35%-40% in the first half of April, with some taking units …
  • West Coast pounded, North-West India next 03 Jul 2020 11:29 The West Coast is currently witnessing a rain fury with the monsoon cranking up a fresh spell as forecast by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) and likely to last over the next 3-4 days. A facilitating offshore trough ran down from North Maharashtra …
  • Red Alert As Heavy Rain Lashes Mumbai, Colaba Receives 22 cm Rainfall 03 Jul 2020 10:45 Mumbai has received more than 10 cm rainfall till 10.30 am. Mumbai: Heavy rain, accompanied by wind, lashed Mumbai and adjoining neighbouring areas today, leaving many low-lying areas in the financial capital waterlogged. The first spell of heavy rain of …
  • Heavy Rain In Mumbai; Civic Body Tweets Dos And Dont's 03 Jul 2020 08:59 Mumbai has received more than 10 cm rainfall till 10.30 am. Mumbai: Heavy rain, accompanied by wind, lashed Mumbai and adjoining neighbouring areas today, leaving many low-lying areas in the financial capital waterlogged. The city, according to the MeT …
  • Mumbai lashed by heavy rains, traffic hit 03 Jul 2020 08:20 Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) In the current season’s first major downpour, rain lashed vast areas of Konkan, including Mumbai since early Friday morning, hitting road traffic movement in several parts of the city, officials said. Heavy showers, often accompanied …
  • Very heavy rains predicted in Mumbai, IMD issues orange alert 02 Jul 2020 14:42 Mumbai: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in Mumbai and adjoining coastal districts, and issued an orange alert for the next two days. An orange alert implies that authorities …
  • Maharashtra: A year after breach of Tiware dam washed away hamlet, 56 families wait on the long road to rehabilitation 02 Jul 2020 04:26 A policeman at the site of the dam breach in Ratnagiri. (Express file photo by Arul Horizon) One year after the breach of Tiware dam in Ratnagiri district, which washed away an entire hamlet and killed 23 people, a long wait continues for 56 families from …
  • After stopping Bander, greens target airport in Chanda tiger corridor 02 Jul 2020 01:27 Nagpur: After successfully blocking auction of Bander coal blocks in the eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR), the greens have trained their guns on greenfield airport coming up in Vihirgaon and Murti villages on Tadoba-Kawal …
  • Shrikant Madhav Vaidya takes over as Indian Oil Corporation chairman 01 Jul 2020 13:50 Shrikant Madhav Vaidya CHENNAI: Shrikant Madhav Vaidya took over as the chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd on Wednesday. He will also be the chairman of Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd, a stand-alone refining subsidiary of IndianOil and Indian …
  • Shrikant Madhav Vaidya takes charge as IOC Chairman, succeeds Sanjiv Singh 01 Jul 2020 07:28 Shrikant Madhav Vaidya on Wednesday took charge as the new chairman of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC). Prior to his elevation, Vaidya was the Director (Refineries) on the IOC Board, since October 2019. He succeeds Sanjiv Singh, who has superannuated from the …
  • Shrikant Madhav Vaidya takes over as IndianOil Chairman 01 Jul 2020 06:49 Shrikant Madhav Vaidya has taken over as the Chairman of IndianOil Corporation Ltd. He will also be the Chairman of Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd, a stand-alone refining subsidiary of IndianOil and Indian Oiltanking Ltd, another joint venture providing …
  • Shrikant Madhav Vaidya takes over as Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Limited 01 Jul 2020 05:55 Mr Shrikant Madhav Vaidya has taken over as the Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. here today. Concurrently, he will also be Chairman of Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd., a stand-alone refining subsidiary of IndianOil and Indian Oiltanking Limited, …
  • An open letter to Prakash Javadeker 01 Jul 2020 02:28 Dear Prakash Javadekarji, May I call upon your attention to a rather peculiar phenomenon that occurred early this month in your home state of Maharashtra, which is already reeling under the impact of Covid pandemic. A cyclone called Nisarga lashed across …
  • Maharashtra records 4,878 fresh cases 01 Jul 2020 01:06 A shop selling non-essential goods reopens as part of lockdown relaxations by the state government, in Mumbai on Tuesday. (Photo: Amit Chakravarty) Maharashtra recorded 4,878 Covid-19 cases on Monday taking its tally to 1,74,761. Of them about 90,911 …
  • Maharashtra received 21 per cent surplus rainfall in June 30 Jun 2020 18:15 Written by Anjali Marar | Pune | Published: June 30, 2020 11:15:33 pm The monsoon then entered a weak phase before activity picked up last week. (Representational) Maharashtra received 21 per cent above rainfall in June, while Marathwada outperformed the …
  • Intense showers lash Shivajinagar, 50.3mm rainfall in about an hour 29 Jun 2020 23:49 Pune: Intense rain lashed Shivajinagar on Monday, showering 54.1mm — the highest 12-hour and 24-hour rainfall of this monsoon — at the location. Shivajinagar received 50.3mm rain in about an hour from 3.45pm to a little beyond 4.45pm on Monday. According …
  • Heavy rain expected this week, Pune on red alert: IMD 29 Jun 2020 18:46 Written by Anjali Marar | Pune | Published: June 29, 2020 10:50:22 pm Since the heavy rainfall triggered by cyclone Nisarga – which hit Maharashtra’s coast in early June – it was only on Monday that Pune saw heavy rain. Five districts in the state, …
  • Mumbai: Increase in rainfall in July first week, says IMD 28 Jun 2020 23:56 The IMD has forecast an increase in the rainfall activity over Mumbai in the first week of July. (File) After a break of a week, rain in Mumbai commenced over the weekend. In 24 hours ending at 8.30 am on Sunday, the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) …
  • Maharashtra: 5,493 fresh cases,156 deaths in state 28 Jun 2020 21:13 So far, 86,575 Covid-19 patients have been discharged after full recovery. (Representational) Maharashtra on Sunday registered 5,493 new Covid-19 cases, taking its total patient count to 1,64,626. With 156 deaths on Sunday, the state’s total toll due to …
  • For 3rd day, M’rashtra corona cases cross 5K, Pune division deaths over 1,000 28 Jun 2020 17:08 Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) For the third consecutive day, Maharashtras Covid-19 cases jumped sharply from Saturday’s highest of 5,318 to 5,493 on Sunday while deaths in Pune Division crossed 1,000, health officials said. The state’s fatalities again shot up …
  • 'Rain relief likely in Mumbai from next week' 28 Jun 2020 00:55 Representative image MUMBAI: Mumbaikars can expect relief from sultry weather from the coming week as officials expect “on and off showers” to resume on June 29. The intensity is likely to increase around July 3-5, weathermen said. The southwest monsoons …
  • Maharashtra goes Goa way, allows shacks on eight Konkan beaches 26 Jun 2020 04:53 Picture used for representational purpose only MUMBAI: Maharashtra cabinet on Thursday cleared a policy to allow temporary shacks on some beaches across Konkan coast, like in Goa. As per the cabinet decision, a pilot project on eight beaches will be …
  • Maha mulls Rs25k core 6-lane e-way parallel to Goa highway, coastal road 26 Jun 2020 04:53 Mumbai: Maha Vikas Aghadi government’s decision to study feasibility of a Rs25,000-crore greenfield six-lane Konkan expressway parallel to the Goa highway and coastal road was criticised as existing roads are awaiting expansion for decades. It’s nine years …
  • Maharashtra: Eco-friendly shacks to come up on 8 beaches 25 Jun 2020 22:08 An advisor will be appointed for each project. (File) In a decision to boost coastal tourism in Maharashtra, the state Cabinet on Thursday approved the erection of beach shacks in Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg and Palghar. The temporary beach shacks, which …
  • Maharashtra: State to give subsidy for orchard plantation 25 Jun 2020 22:08 Government officials said orchards have been destroyed to a large extent in Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Thane and Palghar districts. (File) Three weeks after Cyclone Nisarga destroyed orchards in the Konkan region, the state government Thursday decided …
  • Greek life mobilizes for philanthropy despite the distance 25 Jun 2020 06:57 Despite the coronavirus pandemic canceling in-person philanthropy events for Duke’s Greek organizations, their members still found creative ways to raise money for local and national causes. The Chronicle spoke to representatives of Duke’s fraternities and …
  • Maharashtra's COVID-19 count reaches 1,42,900; Mumbai shops to reopen on odd-even basis 25 Jun 2020 04:17 By PTI MUMBAI: As many as 3,890 new COVID-19 cases were registered in Maharashtra on Wednesday, taking the count of patients to 1,42,900, a health department official said. Coronavirus also claimed the lives of as many as 208 people, taking the state's …
  • Maharashtra: Not yet paid, MSRTC announces 50% cut in May salary for over 1 lakh employees 24 Jun 2020 20:50 Written by Iram Siddique | Mumbai | Published: June 24, 2020 11:43:24 pm This is the first time that the MSRTC, which is dealing with a financial burden, has failed to pay its employees. (File) Reeling from financial losses, Maharashtra State Road …
  • Mumbai Rain Updates- Intermittent Rainfall For The Next 48 Hours 24 Jun 2020 20:28 The city of Mumbai witnesses rain as monsoon knocks once again on the doors of Maharashtra. The Meteorological Department has predicted that in the next 48 hours there will be intermittent rainfall in Mumbai. Rainfall is said to occur at irregular …
  • 8 female inmates join others quarantined at Kalyan school 24 Jun 2020 03:33 Mumbai: Don Bosco School (Kalyan) has been turned into a quarantine centre for prisoners in Mumbai metropolitan region (MMR). It was started for male prisoners but eight women have now been sent there for the 14-day quarantine before they are moved to a …
  • Maharashtra adds 173 more unreported deaths to toll 23 Jun 2020 22:36 Of the 173 deaths, maximum were from Mumbai (65), followed by Solapur (42), Aurangabad (15), Thane (13), Nashik (18), Jalgaon (7) and the rest in Amravati, Mira Bhayander, Buldhana, Kalyan, Malegaon, Pimpri Chinchwad, Ratnagiri, Sangli and Satara. ( …
  • Cyclone Nisarga: 20 days on, many areas in Raigad without power supply 22 Jun 2020 23:39 Written by Sadaf Modak | Mumbai | Published: June 23, 2020 3:14:40 am The team visited villages Akshi, Nagaon, Nagaon beach, Chaul, and Agrav in Alibag; Nandgaon, Rajapur and Murud in Murud taluka; Adgaon, Dive Agar in Shrivardhan; and Harihareshwar, the …
  • CISH initiates process for GI tag for Banarsi Langrha, Chausa mangoes 21 Jun 2020 11:43 With the Malihabadi Dashehari mango getting the GI tag more than a decade back, the city-based Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture has now initiated the process for obtaining Geographical Indication tag for Gaurjit, Banarsi Langrha, Chausa and …
  • In lockdown, postal employees deliver against all odds 21 Jun 2020 06:41 While crores of Indians stayed indoors after the lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic came into force, around four lakh postal department employees across the country worked day in and out to keep essential services running. These unsung heroes risked …
  • Mumbai witnesses its first intense showers, 4 days after onset of monsoon 18 Jun 2020 10:31 The Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) received intermittent spells of intense showers through Thursday morning -- four days after the onset of the south-west monsoon in the city and its suburbs. The suburbs recorded 19.4 millimetres (mm) of rainfall between …