Mumbai: Latest news update
Mumbai: Latest news update
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Mumbai: Duplicate Apple accessories worth Rs 69 lakh seized

The CB control wing of the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Mumbai police seized duplicate accessories of I Phone worth Rs 69 lakh recently. Acting on a tip-off officials of CB control unit raided a shop in Nagpada and seized the accessories.

According to the police, the officials of Apple approached EOW about the illegal sale of duplicate products with their brand name. After the primary verification, the sleuths of CB Control raided a shop in Nagpada on Saturday and seized duplicates Apple accessories which include 488 USB-C Power adapters, 320 I phone battries, 1200 USB cables, 141 Airpods, back cases and it's Apple price lables, said officials.

Mumbai: Youth gets 7-yrs-jail for sexual assault on minor, attempt to kidnap toddler

A special court designated under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) on Monday sentenced a 22-year-old to seven years rigorous imprisonment for sexually assaulting a minor and attempting to kidnap a toddler who was with the child.

The incident had taken place in September 2015 when the 10-year-old girl was going to a nearby shop to get chocolate. She had taken the two-year-old child, her neighbour along with her. The youth, unknown to her, had come behind her and touched her inappropriately on her buttocks. The startled girl had shouted. The youth had glared at her and pulled away the toddler who was at her side holding her hand. He had then started running away with the child, when people in the vicinity had apprehended him and then started beating him up.

The Thane crime branch Anti-Human Trafficking Cell arrest woman and detained her daughter for forcing two minors girls into prostitution

Maharashtra state school education department mulls over decision to postpone SSC, HSC board exams amidst Covid-19 surge

Traders out on the street in Nagpur to protest against mini lockdown

Mumbai civic body restricts entry of people at its offices

In the wake of a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has restricted the entry of people at its headquarters and other offices in the city.

Except for public representatives and citizens who have urgent work or meetings scheduled, no other visitor will be allowed to enter the BMC offices, as per a circular issued by the civic body on Monday.

In exceptional cases, the department heads should issue entry passes to people on the basis of their negative RT-PCR test reports of less than 48 hours, said the circular.

IPL 2021: 2 more groundstaff, one plumber test positive for Covid-19 at Wankhede

Days before the start of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League, two groundstaff members and one plumber have tested positive for Covid-19 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Sources within the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Tuesday confirmed the development. It has also come to the fore that in order to conduct the IPL safely at the Wankhede, the groundstaff members would not be travelling and they will be staying in the stadium itself.

Param Bir Singh's corruption allegations against Anil Deshmukh: Petitioner Dr Jaishri Patil files caveat before SC as Deshmukh and Maharashtra govt is expected to approach SC against Bombay HC order

Latest development in Mansukh Hiren death case 

A threat mail was received by CRPF in Mumbai a few days ago naming Union Home Minister Amit Shah and UP CM Yogi Adityanath, concerned agencies have been informed: CRPF sources

On Monday 4,30,592 people were vaccinated in Maharashtra

Newly appointed home minister Dilip Walse Patil meets NCP chief Sharad Pawar 

Maharashtra becomes the first state to cross 8 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

Anil Deshmukh in Delhi to file his petition challenging Bombay High Court order

Maharashtra: 5,287 new COVID-19 cases in Thane, 20 more

Anil Deshmukh row: CBI team to reach Mumbai Tuesday, record statements

With the Bombay High Court on Monday paving way for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct a preliminary enquiry into allegations of corruption levelled against Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh by former Mumbai Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh, a agency team will visit Mumbai on Tuesday.

A CBI source related to development told IANS that "a half-dozen member team of CBI will visit Mumbai to initiate the probe".

Day after record spike, Mumbai COVID-19 tally down to 9,857

A day after recording more than 11,000 COVID-19 cases in a day - the highest so far - Mumbai reported less than 10,000 infections at 9,857 on Monday, while 21 more patients died due to the disease, the city civic body said.

According to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) updated data, 9,857 new cases took the tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,62,302, while the death toll jumped to 11,797.

On Sunday, the city had witnessed the highest-ever 11,163 new COVID-19 cases.

The number of fatalities also went down to 21 from 25 on Sunday.

Pune COVID-19 surge

On Monday, Punedistrict reported 8,075 new coronavirus positive cases, taking the tally to 5,82,904 while 55 fatalities pushed the toll to 10,282, an official said.

A total of 3,240 people were discharged during the day.

With 2,152 fresh cases, the tally in Pimpri Chinchwad township has reached 1,53,080.

After resignation, former Maha min Anil Deshmukh likely to challenge Bombay HC order

Anil Deshmukh, who resigned as the Maharashtra home minister on Monday, is likely to challenge the Bombay High Court order asking the CBI to conduct a preliminary probe into allegations of corruption levelled against him by former Mumbai police chief Param Bir Singh, NCP sources said.

He is likely to approach the Supreme Court on Tuesday, they said.

Maharashtra: 4 booked for duping Nagpur man of Rs 40 lakh

Police have registered a case against four persons for allegedly duping a 52-year-old Nagpur resident of Rs 40 lakh on the pretext of providing admission to his daughter in a medical course, an official said.

The offence took place in 2017 and the victim lodged a police complaint here in Maharashtra on Monday, he said.

BMC orders fire audits of all hospitals in the city

Board Exams: Education Minister to convene meeting today

School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad has convened a meeting on April 6 to discuss the examinations of X and XII classes. Gaikwad had earlier announced that these exams will be held offline but now with the state government’s BreakTheChain Restrictions order issued on Sunday amid rising Covid-19 cases, there is growing demand from the parents and students for online exams.

COVID-19 in Maharashtra: Slight drop in cases after record high

A day after the state and the city reported the highest number of cases in a single day, there was a slight drop in the number of new cases on Monday. There were 47,288 new infections and 155 deaths reported in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours, pushing the overall tally to 30,57,885, with 56,033 deaths till now.

‘BREAK THE CHAIN’ ORDER AMENDED

Students taking offline exams may travel

Commuters with valid tickets can travel from 8pm to 7am for departure and after arrival

Petrol pumps and petroleum-related products, all cargo services, data centres/ Cloud Service Providers/ IT services supporting critical infrastructure and services included in essential services

Only personnel engaged in the service of the place of workshop shall continue to perform their duties

Local disaster management authority to decide allowing domestic help/ drivers/ cooks to work past 8pm and/ or on weekends

(With inputs from agencies)

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