Dipti Singh

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Dipti Singh has been a Journalist for 13 years. She is currently a Special Correspondent with The Free Press Journal, and reports extensively on issues related to civic affairs in Mumbai. Earlier in her reporting career, she has also covered the education beat.

Stories By Dipti Singh

14 of 24 BMC wards record over 100 cases in two days

Coronavirus in Mumbai: 14 of 24 BMC wards record over 100 cases in two days

The analysis of the number of cases reported in the last seven days has shown a downward trend in the last two weeks.

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Stage records 2,940 COVID-19 cases in one day

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Stage records 2,940 COVID-19 cases in one day

Maharashtra on Saturday reported 2,940 new coronavirus patients, taking the total number of cases in the state to 65,168. Meanwhile, 99 p...Read More

Mumbai: Fire erupts in SoBo highrise; no injuries

Mumbai: Fire erupts in SoBo highrise; no injuries

Panic unfurled at a high rise in Tardeo after a fire broke out in the kitchen of a flat on the 26th floor of the ground plus 39 storey bu...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Three fire brigade personnel succumb to COVID-19

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Three fire brigade personnel succumb to COVID-19

After the Mumbai Police, now even Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) personnel have fallen prey to the deadly coronavirus. Following the death of ...Read More

Coronavirus in Kalyan-Dombivli: Jain temple in Dombivli organises religious event, violates lockdown

Coronavirus in Kalyan-Dombivli: Jain temple in Dombivli organises religious event, violates lockdown

50 Jain monks and their disciples from Mumbai gathered for a religious function in a Jain Temple on Thursday morning

Coronavirus Update: Growth rate of COVID-19 cases show downward trend in Mumbai

Coronavirus Update: Growth rate of COVID-19 cases show downward trend in Mumbai

A Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) data on Thursday has revealed that growth rate of infection and CoVid 19 cases across the city...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Three tested positive at Dongri children’s home, two discharged

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Three tested positive at Dongri children’s home, two discharged

The first case of Covid-19 at the centre was detected on May 6 after a 17-year-old boy apprehended by the police in a sexual assault case...Read More

Coronavirus Update: Mumbai Fire brigade sets up quarantine facility for its frontline staff

Coronavirus Update: Mumbai Fire brigade sets up quarantine facility for its frontline staff

Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) sets up Covid Care Centre 2 (CCC2) (for Asymptomatic positives and those with mild symptoms) for its officers a...Read More

Open spaces can be used against
vector-borne diseases, suggests Mumbai Mayor

Open spaces can be used against vector-borne diseases, suggests Mumbai Mayor

When the monsoon hits Mumbai in the first week of June, the maximum city which is battling to contain the coronavirus pandemic will have ...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: BMC to acquire private buildings for quarantine facilities

Coronavirus in Mumbai: BMC to acquire private buildings for quarantine facilities

Many private hotels and hostels have been taken over to accommodate doctors and medical staff and to quarantine people. BMC now plans to ...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Growth rate of COVID-19 infection in ‘least affected’ wards rises steadily

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Growth rate of COVID-19 infection in ‘least affected’ wards rises steadily

The average growth rate of Covid-19 cases in Mumbai from May 16 to May 22 was 6.61%, according to data released by the Brihanmumbai Munic...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Dharavi's doubling rate increases to 21 days; better than city and state

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Dharavi's doubling rate increases to 21 days; better than city and state

A data by BMC’ G (North) ward has revealed that the doubling rate of the coronavirus outbreak in Asia’s biggest slum has increased to 21 ...Read More

Mumbai Airport

2,423 Indians land in Mumbai by 17 special flights under Vande Bharat Mission

As many as 2,423 Indians have landed in Mumbai by 17 special flights organised by the Union Government from various countries under the V...Read More

Coronavirus outbreak: Maharashtra crosses 3,000-mark in a day, with 58 deaths

Coronavirus outbreak: Maharashtra crosses 3,000-mark in a day, with 58 deaths

Maharashtra continues to be the worst-affected state in the country, recording more than 3,000 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the highe...Read More

After Sion hospital, video of patient sharing space with body at Ghatkopar's Rajawadi hospital goes viral

After Sion hospital, video of patient sharing space with body at Ghatkopar's Rajawadi hospital goes viral

A 140-seconds long clip shared by BJP leader and MLA Nitesh Rane on Sunday via twitter showed a dead body, covered in a plastic bag, kept...Read More

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Trains begin ferrying goods to Matheran

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Trains begin ferrying goods to Matheran

In a major relief to the residents of Matheran, train services carrying essential goods from Aman Lodge to Matheran has started. The trai...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Paranoid SoBo employers now test their house helps for coronavirus

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Paranoid SoBo employers now test their house helps for coronavirus

More than 10 people working as house helps and maids have been tested positive for coronavirus in last 10 days in D ward that constitutes...Read More

Pre-monsoon preparation: BMC traces 1479 mosquito breeding spots in the city

Pre-monsoon preparation: BMC traces 1479 mosquito breeding spots in the city

The number of breeding spots of mosquitoes that spread dengue, malaria and chikungunya, spike during monsoon as stagnant rainwater gets c...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: State govt deputes three IAS officers to micro-manage key hospitals

Coronavirus in Mumbai: State govt deputes three IAS officers to micro-manage key hospitals

Mumbai: As coronavirus cases continue to surge across Mumbai, the state government on Thursday deputed three IAS officers to three major ...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Residents allege BMC workers have left filth from nullahs on the road for over a week

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Residents allege BMC workers have left filth from nullahs on the road for over a week

Mumbai: Stuck indoors due to lockdown owing to coronavirus outbreak, residents across the city have raised a stink over the Brihanmumbai ...Read More

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