• Maharashtra: It’s ‘ghar wapsi’ for five Shiv Sena corporators who joined NCP 10 Jul 2020 04:32 CM Uddhav Thackeray MUMBAI: Two days after CM Uddhav Thackeray expressed his unhappiness over the NCP inducting five Shiv Sena corporators from Parner into its fold, the five defectors returned to the Sena. The councillors did their ‘ghar wapsi’ by tying …
  • Panel set up with Karnataka to tackle floods in border districts, says Jayant Patil 09 Jul 2020 23:30 To resolve the problem, this year the two governments have come together to set up a mechanism wherein there will be three-level coordination talks. (Representational) A three-level coordination committee has been set up to tackle recurring floods in the …
  • Vidarbha records highest 7 deaths; 3 in Nagpur 09 Jul 2020 23:17 Representative image NAGPUR: Seven deaths were reported in Vidarbha on Wednesday, the highest in a day for the first time since the outbreak of pandemic. Three Covid-19 patients died during treatment in Nagpur, 2 in Buldhana and 1 in Akola. Swab samples of …
  • SRPF jawan among 5 new corona patients in Chandrapur district 09 Jul 2020 02:04 Chandrapur: Five more Covid-19 positive cases were reported in Chandrapur on Wednesday. The caseload of district increased to 133 after the administration included three jawans of SRPF who had tested positive late on Monday night into the tally. As per the …
  • COVID-19: Indian Man Buys N1.5M Gold Face Mask. Goes Viral (Photos) 08 Jul 2020 18:50 Home | News | General | COVID-19: Indian Man Buys N1.5M Gold Face Mask. Goes Viral (Photos) A 49-year-old man from Pimpri-Chinchwad has caught the attention of media after photos of him wearing a gold mask went viral. A resident of Indrayani Nagar in …
  • Intermittent intense rain likely in Mumbai: IMD  07 Jul 2020 07:00 By PTI MUMBAI: Mumbai and its neighbouring areas received moderate to heavy rains in the last 24 hours, the IMD said on Tuesday and predicted intermittent intense showers over the next day. The Matheran hill station in neighbouring Raigad district received …
  • Pics show how rain disrupted normal life in Mumbai 06 Jul 2020 13:36 01 / 40 /news/india/these-pictures-show-how-incessant-rain-disrupted-normal-life-in-mumbai/eventshow/76810969.cms01 The massive rain lashed Mumbai and its neighbouring districts for the third consecutive day on Sunday, resulting in …
  • T Cong urges CM KCR to take up Almatti issue with Centre 06 Jul 2020 00:26 Almatti dam on Krishna river Hyderabad: The Congress in Telangana on Sunday demanded that chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao immediately convene an all-party meeting on the Almatti dam issue. The party also asked the chief minister to take up the issue …
  • Maha sees respite as daily Covid tally goes back under 7K mark 05 Jul 2020 17:57 Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Maharashtra’s Covid-19 situation improved a bit with the state recording 6,555 new cases – down from Satuday’s highest of 7,074 cases – and fatalities dropped sharply to 151 from 295 a day earlier, health officials said here on Sunday …
  • 'Telanagana CM should ask Centre to stop Karnataka from increasing Almatti dam's height' 05 Jul 2020 15:46 AICC secretary Ch Vamshi Chand Reddy. HYDERABAD: The Congress on Sunday demanded that chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao immediately convene an all-party meeting and also take up with the Centre to stop Karnataka state government from taking up works on …
  • Rain clobbers Maharashtra, high alert in Konkan 05 Jul 2020 13:58 Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to batter coastal Konkan Maharashtra, including Mumbai, for the third consecutive day on Sunday, and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued high alerts for the next two-five days, officials said. As …
  • Pune: Man wearing gold mask goes viral on social media 04 Jul 2020 22:48 Passersby stop for a glimpse of Shankar Kurhade, who wears a gold mask worth Rs 3 lakh, in Pune on Saturday. (Photo by Rajesh Stephen) A 49-year-old man from Pimpri-Chinchwad has caught the attention of media after photos of him wearing a gold mask went …
  • Corona cases in Maha cross 2 lakh, record 295 deaths in day 04 Jul 2020 18:19 Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) With staggering 7,074 new coronavirus cases in a day, Maharashtra’s total tally crossed the 2-lakh mark on Saturday apart from a record daily high of 295 deaths, health officials said here on Friday. The number of fatalities in the …
  • Luxury in the time of Covid-19: Pune man dons ex... 04 Jul 2020 12:45 With Covid-19 restrictions easing and more people venturing out of their homes, most Indian states have made wearing masks compulsory. Adding a dash of luxury to his protective gear, a resident of Pimpri-Chinchwad of Pune district, Shankar Kurade, has got …
  • Pune man dons gold mask worth Rs 3 lakh 04 Jul 2020 12:33 Jul 04, 2020, 05:22PM ISTSource: TOI.inNow that wearing a mask in public places has become the new normal, a resident of Pimpri-Chinchwad of Pune district, Shankar Kurade has got himself a mask made of gold worth Rs 2.89 lakhs amid the Covid-19 pandemic. …
  • Pune man shells out nearly Rs 3 lakh for gold mask, leaves netizens baffled 04 Jul 2020 12:05 By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published: July 4, 2020 5:12:07 pm Shankar Kurhade shows his face mask made out of gold as he poses for a photograph amidst the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in Pune. (Source: Reuters) At a time when physical distancing …
  • ‘A Fragmented Feminism: The Life and Letters of Anandibai Joshee’ review: A voice all her own 04 Jul 2020 11:41 On March 31, 1865, in Pune, a girl child was born to Gangabai and Ganpatrao Joshi — their fifth child, whom they named Yamuna. On her ninth birthday, March 31, 1874, she was married to Gopalrao Joshee, a widower of about 26, employed as a postmaster at …
  • Pune Man Wears Mask Made Of Gold Worth Nearly Rs. 3 Lakh 04 Jul 2020 08:15 Shankar Kurade got himself a mask made of gold worth Rs 2.89 lakh. Pune: A resident of Pimpri-Chinchwad of Pune district, Shankar Kurade, has got himself a mask made of gold worth Rs 2.89 lakh amid the coronavirus pandemic. "It's a thin mask with …
  • 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, …
  • Covid fatigue frays essential workers 03 Jul 2020 16:30 By Vinay Dalvi, Rahi Gaikwad, Chaitanya Marpakwar, Linah Baliga, Kamal Mishra, Shashank Rao 100 days after the nationwide lockdown on March 25, Mirror speaks to frontline workers from various fields and finds that even the most dedicated are starting to …
  • Your Weekend Planner July 3: Soulfulness of Sufiyum Sujatayum, soullessness at Tuticorin 03 Jul 2020 14:04 Dear Reader, Half of this year is gone. What started as an opportunity to rediscover inner peace, has now turned into a burden so heavy that it keeps us in bed, crushing us under its weight - awake, coiled up, there, but not there. Unlock 2.0 kicks in with …
  • Marathi writer in quarantine files complaint for leaking details 03 Jul 2020 01:04 Belagavi: A popular Marathi writer filed a police complaint against Belagavi City Corporation (BCC), accusing it of leaking a letter, pertaining to him staying in quarantine, on social media. However, police claimed the complaint cannot be entertained as …
  • Maharashtra: State crosses 1 million tests, one lakh recoveries 02 Jul 2020 21:36 In Mumbai the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation plans to also scale up its testing by 2,000 more tests per day in a few days. (Representational) Maharashtra crossed a million mark in testing with 10,20,368 Covid-19 tests conducted until Thursday. It …
  • Maha sees new high of 6,330 Covid cases, Mumbai cases cross 80K 02 Jul 2020 18:14 Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Maharashtra’s daily Covid-19 cases scaled a new record of 6,330 – up from Wednesday’s high of 5,537, with Mumbai’s tally crossing the 80K mark, health officials said here on Wednesday. The number of fatalities in the state were 175, …
  • Maharashtra proposes Marathi college near Karnataka border 02 Jul 2020 07:03 The Maharashtra government has formed a committee to set up a special college in Kolhapur district, near the Karnataka border, that will provide higher education to students who choose Marathi in school instead of Kannada. The move comes two days after all …
  • 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 …
  • Sindhudurg diocese aiding victims of flood and Covid-19 (Photos) 01 Jul 2020 19:20 The Sindhudurg Diocesan Development Society (SDDS) has been working with marginalized sectors of society, particularly young people and children, for more than a decade in the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. Mumbai (AsiaNews) - On June 27 and 28, the …
  • 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 …
  • 2 kids create seed bank while in lockdown 01 Jul 2020 04:04 Shravani and Aditya Patil’s project emerged from their desire to do their bit for society Putting the lockdown and the summer vacations to optimal use, two children from a family in Moshi have initiated their own project of starting a seed bank. Shravani …
  • MSRTC puts e-bus project on priority 01 Jul 2020 01:47 Pune: The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has prioritised procurement of e-buses, for which 12 charging points are to be set up at the MSRTC’s head office at Shankarsheth Road in July. The move comes at a time when the Pune Mahanagar …
  • 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 …
  • Teachers lend students an ear with advice on careers 30 Jun 2020 23:26 Pune: Issues ranging from courses suitable for speech and hearing impaired to a career in defence and questions about schools closing due to the pandemic, teachers are fielding questions and thus doubling up as counsellors during the lockdown. The state …
  • BJP’s team royal has 6 Rajya Sabha MPs with Jyotiraditya Scindia’s entry 30 Jun 2020 18:20 NEW DELHI: When Jyotiraditya Scindia and Leishemba Sanajaoba recently got elected to the Rajya Sabha, they reinforced the trend of erstwhile royals flocking to the BJP and securing a place in the upper house of Parliament on party ticket. Currently, the …
  • 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 …
  • City’s air action plan lacks sources of pollution: Analysis 30 Jun 2020 00:45 Nagpur: The city’s clean air action plan does not contain information on the sources of air pollution and also lacks a legal mandate for implementation. This was revealed in the latest independent analysis released on Tuesday by the Council on Energy, …
  • Migrants return to Maharashtra: ‘Kin reluctant but we can eat only when we earn’ 28 Jun 2020 21:13 Written by Sadaf Modak | Mumbai | Published: June 29, 2020 1:50:05 am Migrant workers screened at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai as they return to Maharashtra. (Express photo by Pradip Das/File) “Our families were reluctant to let us return. But we …
  • 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 …
  • Screen & log all returning migrants: Maharashtra home minister 28 Jun 2020 10:40 Anil Deshmukh PUNE: With over 15,000 returning migrant workers showing up at the state’s major transit points daily, Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh has asked officials to ensure record-keeping and health screenings are kept up at all such …
  • Children with progeria hold out messages of hope in lockdown 28 Jun 2020 09:33 Written by Prerna Mittra | New Delhi | Updated: June 28, 2020 2:43:54 pm Nine-year-old Aditya Sahu has been spending his time doing some artwork, and creating beautiful objects with the help of waste materials. Almost three months in lockdown and now in …
  • 15,000 workers returning daily; state home min calls for proper checks 28 Jun 2020 00:13 Pune: With over 15,000 migrant workers returning every day to the state, Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh has asked officials to ensure record-keeping and health screenings are kept up at all entry points, including train and bus stations. “These …
  • Maharashtra: 6,368 fresh Covid-19 cases in state, 167 deaths 27 Jun 2020 21:15 Mumbai recorded 1,402 new positive cases on Saturday, reaching 74,252. (Representational) THE STATE recorded 6,368 positive cases of Covid-19, taking the total to 1,59,133 on Saturday. Health officials said out of them, 5,318 cases were freshly reported …
  • 6,368 new cases in Maharashtra, 167 deaths 27 Jun 2020 19:56 Mumbai recorded 1,402 new positive cases on Saturday, reaching 74,252. (Representational) The state recorded 6,368 positive cases of Covid-19, taking the total to 1,59,133 on Saturday. Health officials said out of them, 5,318 cases were freshly reported …
  • 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 …
  • Coronavirus spreading fast in Solapur rural 27 Jun 2020 09:56 Solapur rural has total 266 positive patients and 99 of them have been discharged. It has reported 14 deaths s...Read More KOLHAPUR: Covid-19 cases are fast being reported from rural parts of Solapur district. On Thursday, the district recorded its highest …
  • Dist lags in contact tracing, ratio less than four per case 27 Jun 2020 00:03 Pune: The district’s performance on the crucial contact tracing front in the Covid-19 fight has been the poorest in the Pune revenue division till the last week. According to the Pune division’s dashboard of June 20, the contact tracing ratio of Pune …
  • Maharashtra crosses 1.5 lakh mark, records 5,024 Covid cases-most in a day 26 Jun 2020 20:25 The state’s toll stands at 7,106 with 175 deaths registered on Friday. (Representational) For the first time since the state reported its first Covid-19 case on March 9, Maharashtra on Friday recorded 5,024 infections – the highest-ever count reported in a …
  • M’rashtra Covid cases cross 1.5 lakh, deaths over 7,000 26 Jun 2020 16:57 Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Showing no respite, Maharashtra’s Covid-19 cases again jumped sharply from Thursday’s high of 4,841 to 5,024 on Friday while the state’s death toll crossed the 7,000-mark to touch 7,106, health officials said. The state fatalities …
  • Batasan bombing suspect captured 19 Jun 2020 07:26   ZAMBOANGA CITY – An Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bomb-making expert involved in the bombing incident at the Batasan Complex in Quezon City 13 years ago that killed  Basilan Representative Wahab Akbar was arrested yesterday in a Muslim village in this city. …
  • Mumbai: Quarantined at municipal school, travellers complain of poor quality of food & unhygienic conditions 15 Jun 2020 22:33 Written by Laxman Singh | Mumbai | Published: June 16, 2020 3:47:24 am As per the Union government’s latest guidelines, international travellers will be kept in institutional quarantine for seven days and then another seven days in home quarantine. ( …
  • Zamboangueña  leads PNPA Class 2020 23 May 2020 15:39 ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 23 May) —  Fire Cadet First Class Lee B. Ann Palermo of Upper Calarian, this city, led Mandayug Class 2020 of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) during their simultaneous graduation rites on Friday – the PNPA in …
  • Bandra incident: Maharashtra cyber cell zeroes in on 30 persons for spreading fake news 16 Apr 2020 04:35 Image Source : INDIA TV Huge crowds gathered at Bandra station on Tuesday evening, in hopes that trains would be plying for their hometowns More than 30 accounts on various social media platforms, including a TV news channel, have been identified by the …
  • Coronavirus in Mumbai: City emerges as COVID-19 'hotspot' as cases cross 500-mark. Check BMC map 07 Apr 2020 10:58 Image Source : PTI Mumbai continues to account for a majority of the coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, the total number of cases has rose to 891 on Tuesday. Worst-hit by deadly coronavirus, Mumbai has emerged as 'hotspot' for COVID-19 in …
  • Covid-19 Live: 2 more cases reported in Dharavi 07 Apr 2020 07:56 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates First T: The first T is testing. If you don't test, you won't be able to find out which houses have been affected. It'll go on spreading. South Korea identified every single individual through large …
  • Fifth COVID-19 patient dies in Maharashtra, total positive cases at 125 26 Mar 2020 20:52 Express News Service MUMBAI: The 65-year-old woman who succumbed to COVID-19 on Thursday marked the fifth death of coronavirus in Maharashtra. The woman was from Govandi area of Mumbai, she was admitted in Tandon hospital and DY Patil hospital initially, …
  • Philippines: Zambo agri office begins steps vs. fall armyworm 13 Nov 2019 08:07 By Teofilo Garcia, Jr. ZAMBOANGA CITY -- The Office of the City Agriculturist (OCA) has launched a massive information campaign on the management of fall armyworm (FAW) or Spodoptera frugiperda, an invasive species which causes significant damage to crops, …
  • Nazarbayev Center to host 5th meeting of Astana Club Nov 11-12 29 Oct 2019 16:54 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On November 11-12, 2019, the Nazarbayev Center will host the fifth annual meeting of the Astana Club, the largest platform for discussing geopolitical and security issues in the region. During the two-day event, experts will discuss …
  • Laxman Savadi fails BJP in Kolhapur and Sangli, party wins only two seats out 18 24 Oct 2019 20:23 Express News Service BELAGAVI: The desperate attempts made by BJP to elevate Laxman Savadi to the Deputy Chief Minister (DCM) 's post in Karnataka hoping to capitalise on his strong links with voters in 18 assembly segments of Sangli and Kolhapur …
  • Zambo govt. to relocate informal settlers 20 Sep 2019 13:13 THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT of Zamboanga is set to relocate informal settlers, especially those near riverbanks and other areas exposed to geological hazards, as part of a contingency and safety plan following the recent flash floods that affected over 1,400 …
  • India: Most vulnerable stand top priority for Caritas India Flood Relief in Maharashtra 01 Sep 2019 06:41 Disaster affects everyone but the most vulnerable section of the society experience the major setback during such a humanitarian crisis. In most of the humanitarian disasters, vulnerable people usually get neglected due to their poorer health, lower …
  • Beng warns barangay chairmen 24 Aug 2019 01:40 MAYOR BENG CLIMACO has warned barangay chairmen who fail to clear public roads of all obstruction shall be slapped with disciplinary sanctions. Climaco’s warning came after the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) urges mayors to put …
  • India: Flood situation remains grim in many parts of the country 09 Aug 2019 05:41 In Maharashtra, flood situation remains grim in Sangali, Satara and Kolhapur districts. One rescue boat overturned today near Brahmanal in Sangali district. Till now 9 dead bodies are recovered taking death toll in recent floods to 25. In Karnataka, Chief …
  • Heartbreaking, interesting tales by prisoners to President Magufuli 16 Jul 2019 17:49 By Louis Kolumbia @Collouis1999 [email protected] es Salaam. President John Magufuli visited Butimba Prison in Mwanza on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 where he was greeted with both tear-jerking and interesting tales by inmates. Some of the inmates, …
  • Polymer-lined ponds save water for farmers 04 Jun 2019 21:47 Jalasanchay is an affordable end-to-end water conservation solution. Mumbai: A new technique to conserve water for irrigation by creating artificial farm ponds is getting popular in rain scarce areas of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Karnataka. …
  • Centre consents changing old Mangkhi village to Mungankhun 19 Mar 2019 01:31 New Delhi, March 18 (PTI): The Centre has given its consent for changing the name of a village in Nagaland, taking to nearly two dozens the number of name-change proposals, including those of towns and railway stations, to be cleared in the past one year, …
  • SSS demands Sangli seat from Congress 15 Mar 2019 20:57 Shetti held a meeting with Congress leaders on Friday to discuss the demand for the Sangli seat. Mumbai: Raju Shetti-led Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS) has asked the Congress party to leave Sangli Lok Sabha seat for it. Interestingly, the Sangli …
  • Lok Sabha: 11 Proposals To Change Names Of Villages Pending With MHA 13 Dec 2018 00:08 The Home Ministry has informed the Lok Sabha of at least 11 proposals to change names of villages in five states that are pending with the central government. The central government has also given its 'no objection' to renaming of 22 villages, …
  • 11 proposals to change names of villages pending with Home Ministry 12 Dec 2018 12:30 At least 11 proposals to change names of villages in five states are pending with the central government, the Home Ministry has informed the Lok Sabha. The central government has also given its 'no objection' to renaming of 22 villages, towns and …
  • Guard loses motorcycle to robbers 19 Nov 2018 07:36 A security guard of a telecommunication company was robbed by three suspects wearing bonnets who took his motorcycle at the PLDT tower site in Barangay Mercedes, Zamboanga City on Saturday. According to police report, the victim identified as Ryan Coralat …
  • THANK GOD! It’s FRIDAY! 16 Nov 2018 06:06 For the Tetuan Parish, that very common expression means literally just that, for on Friday, November 16, 2018, at 7 in the evening at the Centro Pastoral, the concert UN NOCHE DE OFRECIMIENTO, will wow its audience. The four-part concert aims to raise the …
  • BJP govt approves renaming of 25 Indian cities 12 Nov 2018 00:41 BJP govt approves renaming of 25 Indian cities ISLAMABAD: The BJP government has given consent to the renaming of at least 25 cities and towns across India in the past one year and among the pending proposals is one for the state of West Bengal and …
  • Modi government renamed 25 towns and villages in last one year 11 Nov 2018 15:41 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: After Allahabad and Faizabad now it is time for West Bengal to be renamed as 'Bangla' as per sources, Centre has a proposal pending with it regarding the renaming of the state. In the past one year, the union …
  • Govt approved renaming of 25 places in past 1 yr 11 Nov 2018 14:51 NEW DELHI: The Centre has given consent to the renaming of at least 25 towns and villages across India in the past one year and among the pending proposals is one for the state of West Bengal, according to officials. Allahabad and Faizabad are the latest …
  • Govt approves renaming of 25 places in past one year 11 Nov 2018 10:41 NEW DELHI: The Centre has given consent to the renaming of at least 25 towns and villages across India in the past one year and among the pending proposals is one for the state of West Bengal, according to officials. Allahabad and Faizabad are the latest …
  • Pedestrian killed, 2 others injured in road accidents 11 Nov 2018 08:04 A pedestrian was killed while two others were injured, including a young boy, during two separate vehicular accidents at Barangay Sangali and Lower Calarian, Barangay Campung Islam, both in this city on Friday. Reports identified the fatality as Bahia …
  • Government approves renaming of 25 places in past one year 11 Nov 2018 07:53 NEW DELHI: The Centre has given consent to the renaming of at least 25 towns and villages across India in the past one year and among the pending proposals is one for the state of West Bengal, according to officials. Allahabad and Faizabad are the latest …
  • CHO continues to monitor measles cases 08 Nov 2018 07:29 The City Health office (CHO) continues to closely monitor measles cases in the city, as the outbreak declaration remains in effect. Assistant City Health Officer Dr. Kibtiya Uddin said the measles outbreak declared last February cannot be lifted yet as …
  • Smuggled gold worth Rs 18.2 crore seized in Bengal, two arrested 27 Oct 2018 17:20 Siliguri (West Bengal), Oct 27 (IANS) In one of the biggest crackdown on gold smuggling in the two years, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 55 kg of smuggled gold worth Rs 18.2 crore from West Bengal’s Siliguri and arrested two persons, an …
  • Sulawesi, devastation does not stop Catholic volunteers (Photos) 19 Oct 2018 20:21 The earthquake caused landslides in at least 16 locations. On the field there is a task force that brings together various organizations. The story of an expedition to bring aid to the villages of Kulawi, about 85 km south of Palu. In the remote village of …
  • P100K worth of shabu seized from drug pusher 17 Oct 2018 07:59 About P100,000 worth of alleged shabu was recovered from a suspected drug pusher during a buy-bust operation at Doña Maria Drive, Barangay Tetuan, Zamboanga City, on Monday. Personnel of the Station Drugs Enforcement Team (SDET) of Police Station 6 …
  • Drug pusher nabbed in Sangali 13 Oct 2018 05:42 Personnel of Police Station 3 conducted a buy-bust operation at the Fishing Port in Barangay Sangali, Zamboanga City that resulted in the arrest of a suspected drug pusher and the confiscation of more or less P40,000 worth of alleged shabu. Police report …
  • Fire damages house in Sangali 27 Sep 2018 05:20 A house was damaged by fire in Sitio Aplaya, Barangay Sangali, Zamboanga City on Tuesday. Reports coming from Police Station 3 shows that the fire started inside the house of a certain Razma Gampal y Arudding, 27, married. Police said the house occupants …
  • Fisherman dies in freak accident 18 Sep 2018 06:31 A fisherman died after his foot was accidentally amputated when he was about to go fishing in the waters off Barangay Tumalutab, Sacol Island, Zamboanga City on Sunday. Police Station 4 report identified the fatality as Danny Sanchez y Reñedo, 26, married …
  • Maharashtra: Congress slams government on plan to levy cess on water from deep wells 01 Sep 2018 13:11 — By PTI | Sep 01, 2018 05:57 pm Kolhapur: The Congress Saturday criticised the Maharashtra government for its plan to levy cess on extraction of water from deep wells calling the move as anti-farmers. The opposition party also taunted the BJP-led …
  • Brawl inside canning factory, two hurt 27 Aug 2018 06:20 Two workers of a canning factory were stabbed and wounded by in a brawl at Seacoast Canning Factory, Barangay Talisayan, Zamboanga City on Saturday. The victims were identified as Abdula Wadja and Jamar Gani, both single and residents of Barangay Sangali. …
  • NGCP seeks investors for Mindanao-Visayas Interconnection Project 25 Aug 2018 05:57 The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) yesterday called out to possible investors for the Mindanao-Visayas Interconnection Project (MVIP) In a press conference held yesterday in a local hotel, Atty. Cynthia Perez-Alabanza head of NGCP’s …
  • ZCPO celebrates its 24th year 19 Aug 2018 06:11 The Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO), originally called the Zamboanga City Police Command (ZCPC) was activated in the month of August 1994. The new police unit replaced the defunct Zamboanga City Metro District Command        (MetroDisCom). 11 Police …
  • Coast Guard intercepts over 60 persons entering Zambo port 14 Aug 2018 05:57 Members of the Philippine Coast Guard - Zamboanga Station intercepted at least 63 undocumented Filipinos who were on board an inter-island vessel off the waters of Basilan. Zamboanga City Coast Guard Station chief, Lt. Commander Noriel Ramos said that …
  • (Together again?) Both Beng, Celso for NEA takeover 03 Aug 2018 06:14 (Enlightenment—Passage of the Day) Q.) WHAT SIGNS WILL SHOW US WHEN THE END NEARS IN THIS WORLD? A.) “FOR THERE SHALL ARISE FALSE CHRISTS, AND FALSE PROPHETS, AND SHALL SHOW GREAT SIGNS AND WONDERS; IN SO MUCH THAT IF IT WERE POSSIBLE, THEY SHALL DECEIVE …
  • Maratha bodies slam CM for ‘criminal’ remark 23 Jul 2018 22:02 Demand that Fadnavis apologise even as agitation enters its sixth day with protests across the state. Mumbai: The Maratha reservation stir entered its sixth day on Monday. By now, the agitation has fanned out to various cities in Marathwada and western …
  • Milk supply drops by 25 per cent in Mumbai 17 Jul 2018 22:06 Agitation has intensified in parts of Western and Northern Maharashtra. Mumbai: The milk agitation has intensified in parts of Western and Northern Maharashtra. Milk tankers from Gujarat were forcefully stopped by the protesters’ leader Raju Shetti, MP, …
  • (IMC uproar) Zamcelco to announce rebid result on August 2 17 Jul 2018 06:06 (Enlightenment—Passage of the Day) Q.) HOW DO WE HAVE TO LOVE GOD, OUR ALMIGHTY FATHER WHO’S IN HEAVEN? A.) “THOU SHALT LOVE THE LORD THY GOD WITH ALL THY HEART, AND WITH ALL THY SOUL, AND WITH ALL THY MIND, AND WITH ALL THY STRENGTH.” (MARK 12:30). Email: …
  • Lobregat hails Pacquiao for TKO Victory 16 Jul 2018 05:10 Congressman Celso Lobregat hailed boxing icon, Senator Manny Pacquiao on his technical knockout (TKO) victory over Argentinian Lucas Matthysse during a star-studded boxing match yesterday at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The boxing legend …
  • CHO continues dengue, measles monitoring 13 Jul 2018 06:27 The City Health Office (CHO) continues to monitor the status of dengue and measles cases in the city. Based on CHO data, only one case has been reported so far for July, but OIC City Health Officer Dr. Dulce Miravite urged residents to continue practicing …
  • Another death during Amarnath Yatra 12 Jul 2018 17:06 [India], July 12 (ANI): The Indo-Tibetan Border Police on Thursday carried another dead body to the nearest road head in Amarnath Yatra from the Baltal route. The 52-year-old man has been identified as Sambhaji from Sangali, Maharashtra probably died due …
  • Zamcelco out to prove their critics wrong? 09 Jul 2018 05:50 (Enlightenment—Passage of the Day) Q WHAT ARE THE FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT, FOR WHICH THERE’S NO NEED FOR LAW TO FOLLOW? A.) “THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT IS LOVE, JOY, PEACE, LONGSUFFERING, GENTLENESS, GOODNESS, FAITH, MEEKNESS, TEMPERANCE: AGAINST SUCH THERE IS …
  • Sayyaf militant captured in Zamboanga City 29 Jun 2018 16:37 ZAMBOANGA CITY – Local police have captured an Abu Sayyaf fighter, who allegedly took part in mass abductions and brutal murders of civilians in the southern Filipino province of Basilan over a decade ago. Police said Wahab Salapuddin, alias Abu Damdam, …
  • NCP’s Niranjan Davkhare to join BJP 23 May 2018 23:52 According to sources, Niranjan is eyeing re-election to the legislative council from his current constituency of Konkan Graduates. Mumbai: NCP’s youth leader and MLC, Niranjan Davkhare, resigned from the party on Wednesday and will be joining the BJP on …
  • Candidates of barangay, SK polls sign peace pact 10 May 2018 06:02 Over 300 candidates running for various posts in the upcoming Sangguniang Kabataan and Barangay elections yesterday signed a peace covenant sponsored by the Zamboanga City Police, Commission on Elections, Department of Interior and Local Government and the …
  • Public advised not to panic but be vigilant 10 May 2018 06:02 City Hall yesterday advised residents not to panic but to always remain vigilant and alert amidst the numerous challenges besetting the city. This, as some residents Wednesday expressed apprehensions in light of reports that military and police authorities …
  • CSMT to go green with wind power 09 May 2018 21:41 Mankhurd station is also on its way to be converted into a green station by March next year. Mumbai: After Asangoan and Neral - the Matheran section, it is the turn of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus heritage building to get illuminated with wind …
  • No hitting below the belt, please 05 May 2018 05:35 (Enlightenment—Passage of the Day) Q. WHAT’LL HAPPEN TO THOSE WHO REFUSE TO LISTEN TO OBJECTIVE CRITICISMS—ESPECIALLY, OUR TOP PUBLIC OFFICIALS? A.) “IF YOU REJECT CRITICISM, YOU ONLY HARM YOURSELF; BUT IF YOU LISTEN TO CORRECTION, YOU GROW IN …
  • 6 hurt in road mishap 03 May 2018 06:14 Six people were seriously injured in a motorcycle-tricycle collision on Tuesday along MCLL Highway, Barangay Culianan, this city. Injured were Nasri Jawali y Ahajin, 20, a tricycle driver, his passengers identified as Hansing Jalahin y Ahajin, 27; Basir …
  • Two apprehended as police raid ‘Tarian’ in east coast 02 May 2018 06:15 Operatives of the Sangali Police Station (Police Station 3) on Monday arrested two persons for engaging in illegal cockfighting or locally known as ‘Tarian’at Purok 5, Barangay Sangali, this city. Apprehended were Michael Luturio y Canas, 41, single, of …
  • Fisherman missing 13 Apr 2018 06:38 A fisherman was reportedmissing after he was allegedly shot by the security crew of a fishing vessel and fell into the water off Sibago Island, Tuburan Municipality, Basilan Province. A report reaching Police Station 4 shows that Rashid Akbar y Abdurahim, …
  • CHO extends measles vaccination 04 Apr 2018 06:22 The City Health Office has extended its measles outbreak immunization program as it fell short by more than 2,000 children to immunize to meet its 95% target. Dr. Ivy Iturralde, chief of the Epidemiology Surveillance Unit, told the press briefing Monday …
  • Measle cases in Zambo still in outbreak level - CHO 03 Apr 2018 07:40 Although the measles cases in the city have decreased in the past weeks, the City Health Office (CHO) said that the number of reported cases is still in the epidemic threshold or outbreak level. CHO Epidemiologist Dr. Ivy Iturralde said that for the months …
  • State govt reminded of its ‘constitutional’ duties, HC asks it to keep the public 01 Apr 2018 06:27 — By Narsi Benwal | Apr 01, 2018 12:15 am informed about monsoon preparedness Mumbai : The Bombay High Court recently reminded the Maharashtra government of its duty towards the public at large and particularly the obligation to raise the standard of …
  • Bhima Koregaon violence: Sambhaji supporters stage protest in Mumbai against demand for his arrest 28 Mar 2018 22:54 Supporters of Sambhaji Bhide stage protest in Mumbai  The supporters of Sambhaji Bhide, booked for Bhima Koregaon violence, today staged protest in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra against the demand for his arrest in this case. On January 2, a day …
  • Thane corporator Sandeep Pawar’s murderers arrested 21 Mar 2018 04:51 — By Prerana Bharade | Mar 21, 2018 09:08 am Thane: Four persons were arrested in connection with the murder of independent corporator by Thane anti-Extortion cell. The two more fled away while the police were successful to nab the four from Majiwada. The …
  • Golden Crescent Awards resume 19 Mar 2018 13:32 BOTTOMLINE BY Prof. Ali Yacub   “Those who struggle in Us (our path) unto them We shall show them our ways,” -Holy Qur’an, 26:29 “Actions are judged according to intentions, everyone will be recompensed according to what he intends,” -(Hadith) Holy Prophet …
  • He Wore A Black Short & A Collared Shirt 12 Mar 2018 06:48 A cadaver, in advance decomposition, was found by some playing children yesterday morning—May 11, in a river separating the barangays of Mercedes, Culianan and Pasobolong, the East Coast. The same kids were on their excursion, as the usual comes any Sunday …
  • Girl hurt in vehicular accident in east coast 11 Mar 2018 06:45 A girl landed in a hospital after she was accidentally bumped by a van driven by a businessman along MCLL Highway, Barangay Tictapul, Zamboanga City on Friday. The victim was identified as Majajoy Cantil Selomenio, 8, a pupil of Tagasilay Elementary School …
  • Measles death toll in Zamboanga City rise to 3 02 Mar 2018 09:51 (FILE PHOTO) After overcoming the reluctance of some parents to have their children vaccinated against measles in the wake of the Dengvaxia scandal, Davao City health workers were finally able to administer the antimeasles shots with the help of other …
  • Civil registration activities ongoing 21 Feb 2018 04:03 The City Civil Registrar’s Office under Atty. Eric Elias is currently conducting activities in connection with the Civil Registration Month celebration this February pursuant to Proclamation No. 682 issued in 1991 by then President Corazon C. Aquino. Atty. …
  • Mahigit 10 pulis na may katangi-tanging accomplishment sa Region 9, pinarangalan 20 Feb 2018 12:07 Ni Jun Cronico Eagle News Service ZAMBOANGA CITY (Eagle News) – Pinarangalan ng pamunuan ng Police Regional Office 9 ang kanilang sampung pulis ng medalya ng kagalingan (PNP merit medal) sa isang flag-raising ceremony sa Project 9, Brgy. Mercedez, …
  • Civil registrar's office holds awareness programs 20 Feb 2018 12:06 THE Zamboanga City Civil Registrar's Office is conducting activities in connection with the Civil Registration Month celebration pursuant to Proclamation 682 series of 1991. Lawyer Eric Elias said the ongoing activities are aimed to promote and …
  • Missing woman found dead in Zamboanga City 16 Feb 2018 12:48 ZAMBOANGA CITY – A 22-year old woman who had been reported missing by her family was found dead in Zamboanga City in southern Philippines. She was murdered. Police on Friday said the decomposing body of Rizza May Cuartocruz was recovered at Sitio Cabigan …
  • Three brothers tagged as suspects in killing 16 Feb 2018 07:06 The Sangali Police has identified three brothers as suspects in the killing of Arnel Pantaleon, a businessman and resident of Kilometer-18, barangay Bungiao last Tuesday. Chief Insp. Chester Natividad, Chief of the Sangali police station, identified the …
  • Measles outbreak declared in Zambo 13 Feb 2018 07:27 Mayor Beng Climaco has declared a measles outbreak in Zamboanga City in view of the 1,343 percent increase in measles cases recorded from January 1 to February 1 this year. This, based on Executive Order BC 333-2018 issued February 9 per recommendation of …
  • CHO reports measles outbreak 10 Feb 2018 04:30 The City Health Office recorded a total of 101 suspected cases of measles from January 1-27 representing a 1,343% increase as compared to the number of cases registered during the same period last year. The number is way more than the outbreak threshold …
  • 2 men nabbed for slay of woman in Zamboanga City 26 Jan 2018 09:10 ZAMBOANGA CITY—Police authorities here on Friday said two men were arrested for the killing of the 25-year-old bar guest relations officer, whose decomposing body was found on a vacant lot in front of the National Power Corporation (Napocor) in Barangay …
  • The Case is Closed 09 Jan 2018 05:07 Barangay eMedia, through its field reporter assigned in the East Coast partner Joe Rebollos, had the privilege to document the breakthrough of the Sangali Police about that story which was scribbled last week in this column—the coldblooded killing of a …
  • She was Shot in Her Own Bed 06 Jan 2018 07:17 Zamboanga City was baffled when it heard that news of a barbaric killing, in the East Coast, to a young lady inside their own bedroom, and while she was fast asleeptwo dawns ago. The victim did not see anymore the light of that day, as she was later …
  • Climaco orders sustained police visibility in Zambo 22 Dec 2017 06:02 Mayor Beng Climaco has instructed the Zamboanga City Police Office under the leadership of Sr. Supt. Neri Vincent Ignacio to strengthen police visibility in the city even as she reminded the security forces that extended martial law remains in effect in …
  • Zamboanga police receive 3 patrol cars 19 Dec 2017 11:56 THE City Government has turned over three brand new vehicles worth P4.17 million to the Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) as part of its commitment to support the security sector. Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar led the turnover of the vehicles that …
  • Beng turns over 3 police cars to ZCPO 19 Dec 2017 06:36 Mayor Beng Climaco aggressively pursues commitment to support the security sector as she turned over 3 brand new Ford Ranger vehicles to the Zamboanga City Police Office for use of police stations 1 (Vitali), 2 (Curuan) and 3 (Sangali). Each Ford Ranger …
  • Positive side 11 Dec 2017 06:45 (Enlightenment—Passage of the Day) Q.)WHAT’S THE MOST COMPELLING STATEMENT IN THE HOLY BIBLE AIMED TO PEOPLE WITH VAST WEALTH ON EARTH, YET SPIRITUALLY THEY’RE WRETCHED? A.) “FOR WHAT SHALL IT PROFIT A MAN, IF HE SHALL GAIN THE WHOLE WORLD, AND LOSE HIS …
  • Stepson kills stepdad over ‘Tuba’ 06 Dec 2017 06:00 An elderly man was axed to death by his stepson at Sitio Mala, Barangay Sangali, Zamboanga City on Monday. Police Station 3 commander Chief Insp. Chester Natividad identified the  victim as Sulficio Noyat y Alfonso, 70, married, of the said barangay. …
  • BFAR IX implements closed fishing season on sardines 02 Dec 2017 06:48 The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Regional Office No. IX, Zamboanga held yesterday its 6th Send-Off Ceremony of the 28 patrol boats to commence monitoring and surveillance activities in relation to the annual closed season for the conservation …
  • Two suspected Abu Sayyaf members nabbed in Zamboanga 23 Nov 2017 03:57 Two suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) were arrested by joint police and military personnel in Sitio Malasugat, Barangay Sangali, Zamboanga City, on Tuesday. A report coming from Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) identified the suspects as …
  • Troops arrest 8 Abu Sayyaf bandits 22 Nov 2017 15:22 GOVERNMENT security forces have arrested eight suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in two separate law enforcement operations in Western Mindanao, officials announced on Wednesday, November 22. Arrested were the following: Omar Amping, 39; …
  • OCVet staffs undergo training 21 Nov 2017 13:21 OFFICIALS from the Human Society International (HSI) are in Zamboanga City to train veterinarian and technical personnel of the City Government on the new trends in mass dog vaccination applications. Dr. Mario Ariola, City Veterinarian Office chief, said …
  • Humane Society Int’l trains city vets 21 Nov 2017 07:10 Officials from the Human Society International (HSI) are in the city to train City Government veterinarians and technical personnel on new trends in mass dog vaccination applications pilot testing the project in 20 selected barangays. City Veterinarian Dr. …
  • Young leaders take over key City Gov’t posts 13 Nov 2017 06:48 Some 42 young leaders will take over key posts of the City Government starting today, November 13, as they undergo a 6-day Rotary Club training aimed to develop youth’s potentials as servant leaders of tomorrow. This, as Mayor Beng Climaco has issued …
  • JUEGO NA ZAMBOANGA BASEBALL CHAMPION MMAA 09 Nov 2017 08:37 Juego de Baseball na Zamboanga 2017, el ya gana na Secondaria Baseball Champion. MMAA ( manicahan Mercedes athletics Association) 2nd CVAA Curuan Vitali Athletics Association . Na elementaria baseball – Champion  ALAA contra CVAA . 2nd el CVAA , 3rd MMAA, …
  • Black bugs ‘invade’ Sangali Police Station 05 Nov 2017 06:46 The police station in Barangay Sangali, Zamboanga City was reportedly invaded by thousands of black bugs since Wednesday. According to Chief Inspector Chester Natividad, station commander, starting last Wednesday night they have already noticed that many …
  • Police nab armed jeepney dispatcher 04 Nov 2017 07:37 A public utility jeepney (PUJ) dispatcher was nabbed by intelligence operatives of Police Station 11 for illegally possessing a handgun at the Sangali-Bunguiao terminal area along Tomas Claudio Street, Barangay Zone III, Zamboanga City, on Thursday. Randie …
  • Coast Guard rescues 31 fishermen off Zamboanga City 15 Oct 2017 07:19 ZAMBOANGA CITY — Thirty-one fishermen were rescued by the Coast Guard after their boat was capsized by big waves Sunday dawn off the sea east of this city.   Zamboanga Coast Guard Station chief Lt. Cmdr. Alvin Dagalea said travel of all vessels were also …
  • Oil spill in Sangali Port  15 Oct 2017 06:36 Personnel from the Western Mindanao Power Corporation yesterday morning conducted clean-up operations to clean up the oil spill along the shoreline of the fishing port in barangay Sangali, this city. This after a leak transpired in the main pipeline of the …
  • Man who tries to rape girl, busted 27 Sep 2017 06:16 A man was arrested for allegedly trying to rape a young woman in Barangay Sangali, Zamboanga City, Monday night. Police Station 3 Commander, Chief Inspector Chester Natividad said, a certain Reynold Sotomil y Ignaico, 21, single, of the said place …
  • Zambo’s master dev’t plan now ready for SP approval 27 Sep 2017 06:16 The City Planning and Development Coordinator’s Office submitted on Monday the final draft of the master development plan (MDP) of Zamboanga City to Mayor Beng Climaco who in turn will forward the same to the Sangguniang Panlungsod for approval into a …
  • PhilHealth holds ‘Alaga Ka’ caravan in Zamboanga 19 Sep 2017 13:02 THE Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) reeled off on Tuesday, September 20, its series of caravan to inform the public, especially the indigents, on the programs and benefits of the agency. The caravan, dubbed as “Alaga Ka” or " …
  • Man nabbed for illegal gambling 15 Sep 2017 06:30 The police arrested an alleged illegal numbers game collector in Sitio Sangali Diutay, Barangay Tagasilay, this city, on Tuesday. Police Station 1 operatives led by Chief Inspector Joseph Lim arrested Puti Muhalip y Bantala, 47, married, and a resident of …
  • MNLF intel officer held for questioning 11 Sep 2017 03:58 By Eugene A. Lasprilla An alleged intelligence officer of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF)-Misuari Faction was held for questioning by members of the Public Safety Company, Regional Public Safety Battalion 9 along Valderosa Street, Zamboanga City. …
  • Car rams pedicab, three hurt 01 Sep 2017 06:26 There persons, including a girl, were seriously injured after they were accidentally rammed by a car along Sitio Islamic, Barangay Sangali, this city, the other day. The victims were identified as Lannie Rose Lumacad y Ascalon, 25, married, Erica Jane …
  • Man stabbed in Sangali 01 May 2017 06:36 A man was stabbed and wounded near an internet café in Barangay Sangali, this city, yesterday dawn. The victim was identified as Aljin Alih y Fullo, 21, single and a resident of the said barangay. Police report disclosed that the victim attempted to evade …
  • Dead sunfish found in Sangali 01 Mar 2017 05:07 A dead sunfish that was found in Barangay Sangali is causing concern among residents of Zamboanga City. The sunfish was found lifeless, floating on the waters off Sangali in the east coast of the city, Monday morning According to a report, the carcass of …
  • Karnataka, Maharashtra setting up panel to manage floods in monsoon 10 Jul 2020 03:50 Image Source : PTI Karnataka, Maharashtra setting up panel to manage floods in monsoon Karnataka and Maharashtra would set up a joint committee to manage floods in the Krishna river basin during the monsoon when heavy rains lash both states, an official …
  • Engineer jumps from 11th floor of building, dies 10 Jul 2020 01:41 Pune: A 25-year-old engineer, working for private company in Chikhali, ended his life by jumped off the 11th floor of a building in a housing complex in Moshi on Wednesday evening. Police said they were not immediately able to ascertain the reason behind …
  • In Karad, municipal school uses local cable TV network to air classes for students 09 Jul 2020 23:34 Written by Abha Goradia | Mumbai | Published: July 10, 2020 2:28:56 am A teacher records her lecture at Karad Municipal School No. 3. (Express Photo) The colourfully-painted classroom of Karad Municipal School No.3 in Satara district has now been turned …
  • Panel set up with Karnataka to tackle floods in border districts, says Jayant Patil 09 Jul 2020 23:30 To resolve the problem, this year the two governments have come together to set up a mechanism wherein there will be three-level coordination talks. (Representational) A three-level coordination committee has been set up to tackle recurring floods in the …
  • Nishar was held in Maharashtra for burglaries 09 Jul 2020 23:21 Sheikh Babu Nishar Vadodara: In a startling revelation, police have found that the 62-year-old victim of custodial death, Sheikh Babu Nishar, had cases of thefts and burglaries lodged against him in Maharashtra. While searching for him after a missing …
  • Three more state prisons report Covid cases in last 2 weeks, total tally 762 in 13 jails 09 Jul 2020 20:31 The total number of inmates and prison staff who have tested positive for the infection till now across 13 prisons is 596 and 166 respectively, of whom 281 and 93 have recovered. (File) Over the last two weeks, three new prisons in Maharashtra have …
  • Monsoon above normal as rains migrate to North India 09 Jul 2020 13:36 The rainmaker monsoon trough over North India has shifted alignment further to the North with its western end anchored over Amritsar with its body and tail running across Karnal, Bareilly, Ballia, Patna and Bhagalpur and its end running close to the …
  • K’taka, Maha to discuss steps to control flood situation 07 Jul 2020 19:03 Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) Karnataka Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi would discuss measures to control the flood situation during the southwest monsoon rains with his Maharashtra counterpart Jayant Patil, an official said on Tuesday. “Jarkiholi is …
  • Unlock 2.0, Day 7: Burglars wearing PPE kits flee with gold; patient goes missing from Thane Covid facility 07 Jul 2020 16:43 India has ramped up its hospital infrastructure to adequately and effectively manage coronavirus cases, the ministry said. India’s coronavirus tally crossed 7 lakh on Tuesday, with around 22,252 new cases and 467 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. The …
  • Heist in Covid Times: PPE Suit Wearing Burglars Flee With Gold Worth $52,000 in India - Video 07 Jul 2020 14:06 India 12:04 GMT 07.07.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): The Indian government has started the unlocking process and opened up several sectors and markets in order to revive the economy, but several states, including Maharashtra, have extended …
  • Live: Covid tests in India cross 1 crore mark 07 Jul 2020 12:05 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Delhi: BJP MP Gautam Gambhir hands over Kanti Nagar #COVID19 isolation centre set up by his foundation to Delhi Government. He says, "This is not the time for politics but to serve people". CBSE brings …
  • Heist At Maharashtra Jewellery Store, Thieves In PPE Suits 07 Jul 2020 07:54 Robbers wore masks, plastic jackets, hand-gloves during jewellery theft (Representational Image) Satara, Maharashtra: Burglars wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) kits broke into a jewellery shop in Maharashtra's Satara district and walked away …
  • Live: Mylan gets DCGI nod for remdesivir in India 07 Jul 2020 06:10 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates IAS Mir Mohammed has been given additional charge of the position. Sivasankar continues to remain IT Secretary. Burglars wearing PPE kits flee with 780 gm gold in Maharashtra Burglars wearing personal protective …
  • Pics show how rain disrupted normal life in Mumbai 06 Jul 2020 13:36 01 / 40 /news/india/these-pictures-show-how-incessant-rain-disrupted-normal-life-in-mumbai/eventshow/76810969.cms01 The massive rain lashed Mumbai and its neighbouring districts for the third consecutive day on Sunday, resulting in …
  • Maha sees respite as daily Covid tally goes back under 7K mark 05 Jul 2020 17:57 Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Maharashtra’s Covid-19 situation improved a bit with the state recording 6,555 new cases – down from Satuday’s highest of 7,074 cases – and fatalities dropped sharply to 151 from 295 a day earlier, health officials said here on Sunday …
  • Rain clobbers Maharashtra, high alert in Konkan 05 Jul 2020 13:58 Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to batter coastal Konkan Maharashtra, including Mumbai, for the third consecutive day on Sunday, and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued high alerts for the next two-five days, officials said. As …
  • Corona cases in Maha cross 2 lakh, record 295 deaths in day 04 Jul 2020 18:19 Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) With staggering 7,074 new coronavirus cases in a day, Maharashtra’s total tally crossed the 2-lakh mark on Saturday apart from a record daily high of 295 deaths, health officials said here on Friday. The number of fatalities in the …
  • 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 …
  • Chargesheet: Rs 5cr was demanded from victim 04 Jul 2020 00:04 Pune: The Pune police on Friday stated in a chargesheet filed before a special MCOCA court that the seven persons arrested for kidnapping and murdering Laxmi Road shoe shop owner Chandan Shevani in January had demanded Rs5 crore from him. The accused …
  • Chargesheet filed against 7 accused in Chandan Shevani murder case 03 Jul 2020 18:25 An offence of murder was lodged at the Bundgarden police station under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, and sections of the Indian Arms Act. (Representational) The Crime Branch of Pune City Police on Friday submitted a chargesheet against seven …
  • Societies shun 5K housemaids of Janata Vasahat 03 Jul 2020 16:31 Awareness campaign launched to sensitise employers in Sahakar Nagar and other areas, as the housemaids — rendered jobless and unpaid — say they are on the brink of death by starvation now thanks to the lockdown. The slum has long been declared a non- …
  • Encroachers on forest land bigger threat to Tadoba than coal block 03 Jul 2020 00:03 Nagpur: While the threat of mining in Bander coal block, located in the eco-sensitive zone of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR), has been warded off, a bigger damage to the park is likely to be caused by encroachments on forest land in the core and …
  • Resigned to Covid-19, std X students go through misgivings 02 Jul 2020 23:21 Pune: Students of standard X, already weighed down by being the 'Covid-19 batch', have spent a summer of uncertainty on every front with lockdown casting its long shadow over their education and future. For most standard X students, the time after …
  • Maharashtra: Consumers flood MSEDCL offices seeking correction in ‘excessive’ power bills for June 02 Jul 2020 21:37 The MSEDCL said consumers were also making a beeline to their offices for activating a three-month EMI for their June bill. (Representational) EVEN AS the BJP has spoken out against “excessive” power bills received by consumers, the Maharashtra State …
  • Maharashtra: State crosses 1 million tests, one lakh recoveries 02 Jul 2020 21:36 In Mumbai the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation plans to also scale up its testing by 2,000 more tests per day in a few days. (Representational) Maharashtra crossed a million mark in testing with 10,20,368 Covid-19 tests conducted until Thursday. It …
  • Maha sees new high of 6,330 Covid cases, Mumbai cases cross 80K 02 Jul 2020 18:14 Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Maharashtra’s daily Covid-19 cases scaled a new record of 6,330 – up from Wednesday’s high of 5,537, with Mumbai’s tally crossing the 80K mark, health officials said here on Wednesday. The number of fatalities in the state were 175, …
  • India-Israel project seeks to help farmers use water and energy more efficiently 02 Jul 2020 16:10 The project aims to replace inefficient pumps with energy efficient pumps and sensors to measure actual water usage. (Representational) In a bid to prevent depletion of the water table during agriculture, the governments of Israel and India, along with …
  • HC directs Maharashtra to conduct random Covid-19 tests in jails, additional forces to be deployed at prisons 02 Jul 2020 09:51 Written by Omkar Gokhale | Mumbai | Updated: July 2, 2020 1:52:02 pm The Court also said that the temporary prisons, which are to be used as quarantine centers, should also follow ICMR guidelines and said that additional forces be deployed at all the …
  • Micro containment zones rise up to 109 in PMC areas 01 Jul 2020 23:45 Pune: The civic administration on Wednesday increased the number of micro containment zones from 74 to 109 in areas under its limits following the recent spike in coronavirus cases. The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), in its first rearrangement of zones …
  • ‘Padukas’ with few warkaris reach Pandharpur by bus 30 Jun 2020 23:26 Pune: Chants of `Dnyanoba-Tukaram’ filled the air as the padukas (footprints) of Sant Dnyaneshwar and Sant Tukaram Maharaj were taken in two separate specially decorated buses from Alandi and Dehu to Pandharpur on Tuesday afternoon. The padukas will reach …
  • Teachers lend students an ear with advice on careers 30 Jun 2020 23:26 Pune: Issues ranging from courses suitable for speech and hearing impaired to a career in defence and questions about schools closing due to the pandemic, teachers are fielding questions and thus doubling up as counsellors during the lockdown. The state …
  • 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 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, …
  • If reopened, there could be over 400,000 Covid-19 infections red-light areas in India: Report 29 Jun 2020 13:33 A coalition of expert’s projects, including those from Harvard Medical School and the Yale School of Medicine speculated that there could be over 400,000 infections and 12,000 deaths among red light area workers and residents in the next one year if they …
  • Pune: Liquor worth Rs 2 crore seized in 4 months 29 Jun 2020 02:47 Photo used for representational purpose only PUNE: The Pune rural police have seized illicit liquor worth Rs 2 crore and arrested 850 persons involved in either production or transportation of illicit liquor in the past four months. Police have registered …
  • 834 fresh Covid-19 cases in Pune, 27 patients succumb 28 Jun 2020 23:10 Pune: The Pune Metropolitan Region added 834 Covid-19 cases on Sunday, taking the tally to 20,857. With 27 fatalities, the death toll for the region crossed the 700-mark, standing at 720, the district administration stated on Sunday. According to the data …
  • Migrants return to Maharashtra: ‘Kin reluctant but we can eat only when we earn’ 28 Jun 2020 21:13 Written by Sadaf Modak | Mumbai | Published: June 29, 2020 1:50:05 am Migrant workers screened at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai as they return to Maharashtra. (Express photo by Pradip Das/File) “Our families were reluctant to let us return. But we …
  • Maharashtra: 50 prisoners from Akola district jail test positive 28 Jun 2020 21:13 Other than Mumbai Central, a significant number of Covid cases have been detected in Solapur, Aurangabad and Satara prisons. (Representational) As many as 50 inmates of Akola District Prison have tested positive for Covid-19, taking the total number of …
  • India’s female Corona-warriors: Underpaid and unappreciated 28 Jun 2020 10:46 BANGALORE — A million women community health workers form the tip of the spear in India’s battle against the novel coronavirus. But many of them work without proper protection or payment while facing discrimination and violence. Ashas, or Accredited Social …
  • Screen & log all returning migrants: Maharashtra home minister 28 Jun 2020 10:40 Anil Deshmukh PUNE: With over 15,000 returning migrant workers showing up at the state’s major transit points daily, Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh has asked officials to ensure record-keeping and health screenings are kept up at all such …
  • Fadnavis seeking publicity with absurd claims: NCP chief 28 Jun 2020 07:37 Earlier in the week, Mr Fadnavis had claimed that the NCP had approached his party in November 2019 to form a stable government Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said that BJP leader and former chief minister Devendra …
  • 15,000 workers returning daily; state home min calls for proper checks 28 Jun 2020 00:13 Pune: With over 15,000 migrant workers returning every day to the state, Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh has asked officials to ensure record-keeping and health screenings are kept up at all entry points, including train and bus stations. “These …
  • Maharashtra: 6,368 fresh Covid-19 cases in state, 167 deaths 27 Jun 2020 21:15 Mumbai recorded 1,402 new positive cases on Saturday, reaching 74,252. (Representational) THE STATE recorded 6,368 positive cases of Covid-19, taking the total to 1,59,133 on Saturday. Health officials said out of them, 5,318 cases were freshly reported …
  • 6,368 new cases in Maharashtra, 167 deaths 27 Jun 2020 19:56 Mumbai recorded 1,402 new positive cases on Saturday, reaching 74,252. (Representational) The state recorded 6,368 positive cases of Covid-19, taking the total to 1,59,133 on Saturday. Health officials said out of them, 5,318 cases were freshly reported …
  • ‘Don’t politicise border issue, security issues’: Pawar chides Rahul 27 Jun 2020 17:56 Satara (Maharashtra), June 27 (IANS) Taking a swipe at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Saturday urged him not to politicise matters of national security, and remember that after the 1962 India-China war, …
  • 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 …
  • Person should be mindful of his own worth: Ajit Pawar on Gopichand Padalkar's comment 27 Jun 2020 13:17 By PTI SATARA: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Saturday took a swipe at BJP legislator Gopichand Padalkar over his controversial comment about NCP chief Sharad Pawar. Padalkar, a member of the state Legislative Council, is under fire over …
  • China grabbed 45,000 sq kms of Indian land post-1962 war: Sharad Pawar 27 Jun 2020 10:41 SATARA: Amidst a war of words between the Congress and the BJP over the face-off with China, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said matters of national security shouldn't be politicised and added one cannot forget China had captured about 45000 sq kms …
  • Dist lags in contact tracing, ratio less than four per case 27 Jun 2020 00:03 Pune: The district’s performance on the crucial contact tracing front in the Covid-19 fight has been the poorest in the Pune revenue division till the last week. According to the Pune division’s dashboard of June 20, the contact tracing ratio of Pune …
  • Maharashtra: 18 inmates test positive in Jalgaon prison, state has over 300 infected prisoners now 25 Jun 2020 19:21 As per the data till Wednesday night, of the total 311 inmates and 78 prison staff who have tested positive in the state, 255 and 70, respectively, have recovered. AS many as 18 inmates from Jalgaon District Prison tested positive for coronavirus disease ( …