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27 August 2021 08:45 AM IST

State govts should explore possibility of imposing night curfew in high positivity areas: Union home secy

Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla on Thursday chaired a meeting through video conferencing to review the steps taken by the state governments of Kerala and Maharashtra for checking the spread of COVID-19. During the meeting, the overall management of the COVID-19 situation in Kerala and Maharashtra was discussed.

(With inputs from agencies)

27 August 2021 08:45 AM IST

Maharashtra reports 5,108 COVID-19 cases, 159 deaths

Maharashtra reported 5,108 new coronavirus cases and 159 fatalities on Thursday taking the tally of infections to 64,42,788 and death toll to 1,36,730, a health department official said.

As many as 4,736 patients were discharged from hospitals, taking the cumulative number of recovered patients to 62,52,150.

The state has 2,93,147 people in home quarantine, 2,334 in institutional quarantine and 50,393 active patients.

Maharashtra's case recovery rate stands at 97.04 per cent while the fatality rate is 2.12 per cent.

The cumulative number of coronavirus tests conducted in the state climbed to 5,30,48,070 with 2,07,265 samples tested on Thursday.

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray has called an all-party meeting today to discuss the issue of OBC quota in local bodies

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27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Defence minister Rajnath Singh leaves for Pune, he will be visiting Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), Southern Command and have interaction with Olympians from Armed Forces who participated in Tokyo Olympics

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Mumbai weather update: Light to moderate rain in city and suburbs

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Mumbai tidal timings 

High Tide:
14:50 hrs- 3.97 mtr

Low tide :
20:51 hrs – 1.17 mtr

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27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

First merit list of FYJC admission today on 11thadmission.org.in

List to be announced at 10 am; students fear tough competition for seats

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Maha: Man gets 10 years rigorous imprisonment for raping, duping woman

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Sensex down 169 points, currently trading at 55,779; Nifty at 16,609

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27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Maha: Nearly 9 lakh consumers owe Rs 391 crore in arrears to MSEDCL in Kalyan zone

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

COVID-19 in Maharashtra: Will night curfew make a comeback? Here's what we know so far

As experts have warned that the third wave of COVID-19 is imminent, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Thursday reviewed the measures taken by the Kerala and Maharashtra governments for checking the spread of Covid-19, through a video conference.

The Union Home Secretary reviewed the efforts being made by the state governments to contain the spread of infections and observed that more efforts would be required to arrest the increase in infections," said a statement issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Bhalla suggested that the state governments should explore the possibility of placing night curfew in areas of high positivity.

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Antilia bomb scare case: cricket bookie Gaur denied bail

A court here on Thursday rejected the bail plea of Naresh Gaur, an accused in the case of SUV with explosives found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence and subsequent murder of businessman Mansukh Hiran.

Gaur, an alleged cricket bookie, was arrested in March 2021 by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad which was investigating the case before it was taken over by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

He claimed in his bail application, filed in April, that he had been made a scapegoat by the investigating agency at the instance of co-accused, dismissed Mumbai police officer Sachin Waze. Waze had never contacted him as alleged, Gaur said.

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Kin of Maha govt staffers who die in service to get jobs

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan's police bodyguard transferred amid reports of 'Rs 1.5 crore annual income'

A head constable with the Mumbai police department, who had been posted as megastar Amitabh Bachchan's bodyguard since 2015, was transferred amid reports of him allegedly earning Rs 1.5 crore annually, an official said on Friday.

The head constable, Jitendra Shinde, has been moved to D B Marg Police Station in South Mumbai as part of a routine transfer, the official said.

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Central agencies being used to harass political opponents: Shiv Sena

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Maha: Thane district's COVID-19 count rises by 253, death toll by six

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Money laundering case: ED attaches assets more than Rs 5 cr of NCP leader Eknath Khadse, others

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday attached assets of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Eknath Khadse and others worth more than Rs 5 crores in connection with a money laundering case.

As per the official statement by the law enforcement agency, it informed, "ED has attached properties of former BJP and now NCP leader Eknath Khadse, his wife Mandakini Khadse and son-in-law Girish Chaudhary in connection with the money laundering case registered against the three." Chaudhary was arrested by ED and is in judicial custody at present while Khadse has been questioned twice by the agency in the Pune, Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) land money laundering case against the three.

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Sonu Sood to be brand ambassador of AAP govt's 'Desh ka Mentor' programme

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Newcomers in BJP spoiled party's relationship with Shiv Sena, says Raut in attack on Rane

Taking aim at Union minister Narayan Rane, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said that some "newcomers' in the BJP have spoiled the relationship between the two parties, which worked together for 25 years.

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Weak bulk demand takes the shine off tomato prices in Maharashtra

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Maharashtra | Police register a case of rape after a 15-year-old girl in Palghar's Nala Sopara alleged she was raped by a man. Case registered under section 376 IPC and POCSO Act, further investigation underway

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Supreme Court refuses to entertain a petition filed by National Investigation Agency (NIA), challenging Bombay High Court's order upholding grant of bail to Areeb Majeed

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Central Railway to operate Mega Block on its suburban sections tomorrow 

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Central Railway to run 63 More Additional Special Trains for Ganpati Festival

1. Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Ratnagiri Special (2 services)

01253 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 05.33 hrs on 10.9.2021 and arrive Ratnagiri at 12.45 hrs same day.

01254 Special will leave Ratnagiri at 13.20 hrs on 10.9.2021 and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 20.50 hrs same day.

Halts: Thane, Panvel, Roha, Mangaon, Veer, Khed, Chiplun, Savarda, Aravali Road, Sangameshwar

Composition: One First AC, Two AC-2 tier, Six AC-3 tier, 4 Sleeper class and one Pantry Car

2. Lokmanya Tilak Terminus – Sawantwadi Road Triweekly special (10 services)

01257 Special will leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 10.40 hrs every Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday from 4.9.2021 to 14.9.2021 and arrive Sawantwadi Road at 22.50 hrs same day.

01258 Special will leave Sawantwadi Road at 23.30 hrs every Monday, Wedesday and Friday from 6.9.2021 to 15.9.2021 and arrive Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 11.55 hrs next day.

Halts: Thane, Panvel, Roha, Mangaon, Veer, Karanjadi, Khed, Chiplun, Savarda, Aravali Road, Sangameshwar, Ratnagiri, Adavali, Vilawade, Rajapur Road, Vaibhavwadi Road, Nandgaon Road, Kankavali, Sindhudurg, Kudal.

Composition: Two AC-3 tier, 10 Sleeper class and 10 Second seating

3. Panvel – Sawantwadi Road 4-days a week Special (14 services)

01259 Special will leave Panvel at 11.55 hrs every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 5.9.2021 to 15.9.2021 and arrive Sawantwadi Road at 22.50 hrs same day.

01260 Special will leave Sawantwadi Road at 23.30 hrs every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday from 4.9.2021 to 14.9.2021 and arrive Panvel at 10.15 hrs next day.

Halts: Roha, Mangaon, Veer, Karanjadi Khed, Chiplun, Savarda, Aravali Road, Sangameshwar, Ratnagiri, Adavali, Vilawade, Rajapur Road, Vaibhavwadi Road, Nandgaon Road, Kankavali, Sindhudurg, Kudal

Composition: Two AC-3 tier, 10 Sleeper class and 10 Second seating

4. Panvel– Chiplun Daily Special (24 services)

01261 Special will leave Panvel at 08.55 hrs daily from 4.9.2021 to 15.9.2021 and arrive Chiplun at 14.30 hrs same day.

01262 Special will leave Chiplun at 15.05 hrs daily from 4.9.2021 to 15.9.2021 and arrive Panvel at 20.30 hrs same day.

Halts: Roha, Kolad, Mangaon, Veer, Sape Wamne, Karanjadi, Vinhere, Diwankhavati, Kalambani Budruk, Khed

Composition: Two AC-3 tier, 10 Sleeper class and 10 Second seating

5. Dadar – Ratnagiri Special (8 services)

01263 Special will leave Dadar at 08.15 hrs on 4.9.2021; 5.9.2021; 6.9.2021 and 9.9.2021 and arrive Ratnagiri at 16.50 hrs same day.

01264 Special will leave Ratnagiri at 17.45 hrs on 4.9.2021; 5.9.2021; 6.9.2021 and 9.9.2021 and arrive Dadar at 00.45 hrs next day.

Halts: Panvel, Roha, Mangaon, Veer, Karanjadi, Khed, Chiplun, Savarda, Aravali Road, Sangameshwar

Composition: 18 Second seating

6. Dadar – Mangaluru Jn one way special

01267 Special will leave Dadar at 08.15 hrs on 10.9.2021 and arrive Mangaluru Jn. at 06.30 hrs next day.

Halts: Panvel, Roha, Mangaon, Veer, Karanjadi, Khed, Chiplun, Savarda, Aravali Road, Sangameshwar, Ratnagiri, Adavali, Vilawade, Rajapur Road, Vaibhavwadi Road, Nandgaon Road, Kankavali, Sindhudurg, Kudal, Sawantwadi Road, Thivim, Karmali, Madgaon, Karwar, Kumta, Murudeshwar, Bhatkal, Sri Mookambika Road Byndoor, Kundapura, Udupi, Mulkhi, Surathkal

Composition: 18 Second seating

7. Nagpur – Karmali Special (4 services)

01255 Special will leave Nagpur at 15.50 hrs on 4.9.2021 and 11.9.2021 and arrive Karmali at 14.15 hrs next day.

01256 Special will leave Karmali at 20.40 hrs on 5.9.2021 and 12.9.2021 and arrive Nagpur at 20.10 hrs next day.

Halts for 01255: Wardha, Badnera, Akola, Shegaon, Bhusaval, Nashik Road, Kalyan, Panvel, Roha, Mangaon, Veer, Khed, Chiplun, Savarda, Aravali Road, Sangameshwar, Ratnagiri, Adavali, VIlawade, Rajapur Road, Vaibhavwadi Road, Nandgaon Road, Kankavali, Sindhudurg, Kudal, Sawantwadi Road, Thivim.

Halts for 01256: Thivim, Sawantwadi Road, Ratnagiri, Chiplun, Roha, Panvel, Kalyan, Nashik Road, Bhusaval, Shegaon, Akola, Badnera, Wardha

Composition: One AC-2 tier, Four AC-3 tier, 11 Sleeper class and 6 Second seating

Reservation: Bookings for above additional special trains on special charges will commence from 29.08.2021 at all computerised reservation centres and on website www.irctc.co.in

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Maharashtra | Police seize more than 8 kg of drugs worth over 29 lakhs from a car near Chinchoti Bridge in Palghar, three arrested drug peddlers have been sent to judicial custody till 2nd Sept; Case registered under the NDPS Act

27 August 2021 03:02 PM IST

Maharashtra | Army Chief General MM Naravane today visited Southern Command Headquarters at Pune and reviewed the operational preparedness. He appreciated the assistance provided to civil administration by the army during the COVID pandemic and recent floods

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