Mumbai reports 773 new cases and 10 deaths
Mumbai city on Thursday reported 773 new cases and 10 deaths, taking its infection tally to 7,22,736 and the toll to 15,348.
Maharashtra's COVID-19 case tally tops 60 lakh
With the addition of 9,844 new COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra on Thursday, the state's cumulative infection count crossed the grim milestone of 60 lakh, while 197 patients succumbed to the infection, the health department said. The state's total caseload now stands at 60,07,431, said the health department in a statement. With 197 more deaths, the fatality count reached 1,19,859 (which included 359 'old' deaths), it report said.
CBI books Mumbai-based pvt firm for causing approximately Rs 2,435 cr loss to banks
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday registered a case against a Mumbai-based private company, its former executive and others for for causing an alleged loss of approximately Rs 2,435 crores to State Bank of India and other consortium member banks.
In a statement, the CBI said that it registered a case on a complaint filed by State Bank of India against the "private company based in Mumbai and others including its then CEO, then CFO, then directors and unknown persons, bank officials for causing an alleged loss of approximately Rs 2435 crore to State Bank of India and other consortium member banks".
Mumbai police book builders Shrikant Paranjape, Shashank Paranjape, others in cheating case
Mumbai police on Thursday registered a case against builders Shrikant Paranjape, Shashank Paranjape and others for allegedly indulging in cheating and forgery in business.
Uddhav Thackeray instructs health dept to prepare for possible COVID third wave
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has instructed the state health department to make ample preparations for the possible COVID third wave including providing oxygen, ICU beds, field hospital facilities to all the districts.
In a notice issued by the Chief Minister to the health department, Thackeray said that seven districts with a high rate of infection should be more careful, informed the state Public Relations department. He further directed the health department to increase COVID testing and vaccinations. "7 districts with a high rate of infection should be more careful. Increase tests, vaccinations. Don't rush, don't take risks," read the notice.
ED records statement of DCP Raju Bhujbal in connection with alleged corruption case against Anil Deshmukh
Today’s weather forecast
Light to moderate rain expected in city and suburbs. A high tide of 4.85 mtr expected at 12.33 pm. A low tide of 1.60 metres is likely to occur at 6.42 pm today.
Mumbai: Owner of tugboat that sank during cyclone Tauktae booked for culpable homicide
A case of culpable homicide has been registered in Mumbai against the owner of Varaprada tugboat that sank in the Arabian Sea during last month's cyclone Tauktae, in which 11 persons were killed, an official said on Friday.
Barge P305 and Varaprada - both support vessels working for the state-run ONGC's offshore oilfields near Mumbai - had borne the brunt of cyclone Tauktae, which made landfall on Gujarat coast on May 17.