Mumbai: Latest news updates from the city on May 21

MVA govt under Break The Chain order extended free meal through Shiv Bhojan scheme till June 14

From April 15 to May 20, 48.44 lakh benefitted. So far 4.28 crore plates were served under the scheme since its launch on January 26 last year.

'Prefer to suffer and die in #Taloja jail than go to JJ Hospital': Father Stan Swamy seeks interim bail, refuses to get hospitalized

Bombay HC asks secretary to Guv BS Koshyari and CMO Maharashtra by when would the recommendation of state's council of ministers to nominate 12 members to state legislative council be decided

Cyclone Tauktae: ONGC to extend immediate relief of Rs 1 lakh to survivors, Rs 2 lakh to kin of victims and missing persons

'Need to review Disaster Management Act and remove flaws': Shiv Sena leader Neelam Gorhe writes to PM Modi

Dr Gorhe in a letter to Modi said the framework of Disaster Management is designed for village, taluka, district, state and central level but unfortunately during disasters, it is not used but rather stays on paper only. ‘’There is no required and necessary information on the names and numbers of the swimmers, dangerous homes and homeowners, dangerous approach turns in the villages and also land erosion/ slides in prone areas during the rainy season. The framework of the disaster plan is usually for disasters in the rainy season. However, there is no mention or thought given to how to deal with another kind of disaster and actions/solutions to be taken in any other disaster,’’ she noted.

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