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Published on: Monday, August 23, 2021, 02:59 PM IST

LIVE Mumbai: Latest updates - MVA Govt to buy medicines & kits worth Rs 550 crore for third COVID-19 wave

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Mumbai: Latest updates on August 23  | BL Soni

Mumbai: Latest updates on August 23 | BL Soni

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23 August 2021 08:31 AM IST

Mumbai: Man who attempted suicide outside Mantralaya dies during treatment

A 48-year-old man who tried to kill himself outside the Maharashtra secretariat here by consuming some poisonous substance died during treatment at a hospital, police said on Sunday.

A police official said the deceased was identified as Subhash Jadhav, a resident of Ambegaon in the Pune district.

(With inputs from agencies)

23 August 2021 08:31 AM IST

3.4 magnitude earthquake hits Maharashtra's Hingoli

An earthquake of magnitude 3.4 on the Richter scale hit Hingoli in Maharashtra on Sunday.

According to National Center for Seismology (NCS), the tremors were felt at 20:06 hours on Sunday in Hingoli.

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to hold a key meeting with Dahi Handi Coordination Committee in Mumbai today via video conferencing. Various "Dahi Handi mandals" had requested the state govt to allow them to celebrate Dahi Handi while keeping it small scale.

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23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Maharashtra: 86,648 vaccinated through 695 sessions; cumulative tally reaches 5,31,09,579

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

#WATCH: 3 arrested for thrashing a vegetable vendor in Matunga, Mumbai. One of the accused had taken the shop on rent & victim worked for him there. Later, victim himself took it on rent after speaking with the owner following which the accused beat him up.

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Elgar Parishad case: NIA draft charges claim accused wanted to wage war against nation

The NIA in its draft charges submitted before a special court here in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case has claimed the accused persons wanted to establish their own government and "wage a war against the nation".

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) submitted the draft earlier this month and a copy of it was made available on Monday.

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23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Maha: 19-year-old student ends life by hanging

A 19-year-old student, who was doing CA foundation course, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his residence in Nagpur early on Sunday, police said.

The deceased was identified as Pradyumna Mayuresh Chendke, a resident of Laxmi Park in Waghdhara area, they said.

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Sex racket busted in Nagpur, 2 rescued, 1 arrested

A sex racket operating out of a salon near Medical Chowk in Nagpur was busted, leading to the arrest of a man and the rescue of two others, including a teenager, police said on Sunday.

Acting on a tip off, which was confirmed by a decoy, the Social Security Branch (SSB) of Nagpur police raided the salon, an Imambada police station official said.

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Sensex up 395 points, currently trading at 55,724; Nifty at 16,556

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23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Man loses ₹50k in cyber con for paying insurance premiums

A 33-year-old Andheri-based finance officer fell prey to a cyber con and lost ₹50,000 on the pretext of paying premium of a life insurance policy. The unidentified accused in this case, seemed to have all the information of the insurance policy, which trapped the complainant over a phone call. While a case of cheating and impersonation has been registered at Andheri police station under sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Information Technology (IT) Act, police are probing the matter.

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Mumbai weather update: Moderate rain in city & suburbs; possibility of occasional intense spells 

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Maha: Thane logs 196 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Enforcement Directorate (ED) files a chargesheet against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh's aides Kundan Shinde and Sanjeev Palande in an alleged money laundering case.

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

HC stays police probe against Sony Pictures on allegation of criminal defamation in 'Scam 1992'

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Mumbai: Click here for water level in city's seven lakes as issued by BMC on August 23

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Mumbai: Woman's body found stuffed inside bag in drain

The body of a woman was found stuffed inside a plastic bag in a drain in suburban Makhurd, with police suspecting it to be a case of murder, an official said on Monday.

Some passersby spotted the bag lying in the 'nullah' (drain) in Zakir Hussain Nagar of Mankhurd in the early hours of Sunday and alerted local police, he said.

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Maharashtra: Mokhada Police, Palghar arrested a man for thrashing&abusing a person while subjecting him to bonded labour in exchange for Rs 500 loan. The person later allegedly died by suicide; he had taken the loan for his son's funeral.Accused to be presented before court today

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Ensure not a single child dies of malnutrition, Bombay High Court tells State

The Bombay High Court on Monday warned the Principal Secretary, Health Department of the Maharashtra government of strict action, if even a single child dies in any of the tribal areas due to malnutrition. The HC has ordered the state to depute Gynaecologists and Pediatricians in all these areas so that proper care is taken of pregnant women and children.

The bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice Girish Kulkarni was hearing a PIL filed way back in 2007 highlighting the high numbers of deaths of children, pregnant women and lactating mothers in Melghat near Amravati, due to malnutrition.

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Koregaon-Bhima case: NIA says JNU, TISS students were recruited for terror

The Shiv Sena on Monday said opposition parties will have to make "shrewd and clever moves" to defeat the BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections and West Bengal and Maharashtra have shown that the Modi-Shah juggernaut can be halted in the poll battlefield and on the political chessboard.

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

Govt denies permission for customary Dahi Handi celebrations considering threat of Delta plus variant spread and third wave

23 August 2021 02:59 PM IST

In a bid to combat Covid-19 third wave in Maharashtra the public health department will purchase medicines & kits worth Rs 550 crore

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