Mumbai: Latest updates on May 18
Mumbai: Latest updates on May 18

At least 146 personnel rescued so far from the barge P305 which is sunk on site. Aerial search commenced at first light with Indian Navy P8I on task: Defence PRO

(With inputs from agenciec)

Maharashtra COVID-19 cases below 30,000 for 1st time since Mar-end

The number of daily COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra plunged below the 30,000-mark on Monday with the state reporting 26,616 new infections, taking the count to 54,05,068, the health department said.

This was the lowest single-day count since March 30 when the state had reported 27,918 infections.

According to a health department statement, 516 COVID-19 deaths were also reported, which took the number of fatalities due to the respiratory disease to 82,486.

Vaccination to resume at selected centres on 18 & 19 May’21 The list of CVCs is as follows 

No diversion,Bharat Biotech plant in Pune as per HC order: Ajit Pawar 

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Monday dismissed the allegation that he has diverted a Bharat Biotech project of manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines to his home district Pune.

He said the plant was being set up in Pune following a Bombay High Court decision in this regard.

Pawar is the guardian minister of Pune.

Cyclone impacts power supply to 23 lakh consumers in Maharashtra 

Electric supply to over 23 lakh consumers in western Maharashtra was impacted because of the Tauktae cyclonic storm on Monday, the state discom said.

Supply to over 56 per cent of the consumers in Palghar, Thane, Kolhapur, Pune, Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri and Raigad districts was restored by 2100 hrs, an official said.

Pune district reports 3,208 new COVID-19 cases, 108 deaths

Pune district reported 3,208 new coronavirus cases on Monday, taking its COVID-19 count to 9,62,688, a health department official said.

He said the death toll reached 15,441 with 108 more patients succumbing to the infection in the western Maharashtra district in the last 24 hours.

SC to hear Param Bir Singh's plea seeking transfer of probes against him outside Maharashtra today 

Cyclone: Winds, rain partially damage 190 structures in Pune

Maharashtra: Trees uprooted in Mumbai's Ballard Estate area due to heavy rain and wind.

Mumbai: Possibility of heavy falls at isolated places

Additional vaccination centres and timing

Topiwala Dispensary (Goregaon) Bhagvati Hospital (Borivali)Inactive Centres -Sant Nirankari Bhawan
Shivalik VenturesAyodhya Nagar Yoga Kendra - 12-5
Sunder Nagar Dispensary, Laxmi Nagar Dispensary - 2-8
Sumati Gurjar Hall - 11-3.30
Adharika Bhawan - 2-5

Barge p305 sunk on the site, aerial search operation have been commenced at first light by Navy's P81, Helo and Seaking on the task.

High tidal waves are seen near Marine Drive in Mumbai

INS Talwar is proceeding to render assistance to another oil rig Sagar Bhushan with 101 personnel onboard and an accommodation barge SS-3 with 196 personnel onboard, both of which are adrift and presently located about 50 nautical miles south east of Pipavav Port: Indian Navy (ANI)

Maharashtra has crossed 2 crore mark in COVID-19 vaccination on May 17

Maharashtra | About 50 feet wall of a society & 1 building street light pole fell on 4 parked vehicles in Lokapuram, Thane at around 2.15 am. No casualties reported: Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC) of the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC)

Congress' Sachin Sawant allges ventilator scam, cites report by Auragabad Medical College 

INS Kolkata rescued two survivors from the life raft of vessel Vara Prabha yesterday

Barge p305 sunk on the site; visuals of rescue operation by Indian Navy

Search And Rescue (SAR) Ops Barge P305: 177 personnel rescued so far

Rising prices of fertilisers worry farmers in Maharashtra

COVID-19: 989 cases in Mumbai

Barge P305 of ONGC: Rescue operation underway

A woman narrowly escape accident, after a tree came down crashing on a Vikhroli road during the cyclone on Monday.

Aaditya Thackeray thanks Tata Companies for supporting Mumbai’s covid battle by providing 100 ventilators

Maharashtra has controlled second COVID-19 wave, claims Shiv Sena

Bandra-Worli sea link is now open to commute

Barge P305 of ONGC: Swift rescue operation by Indian Coast Guard in progress

Barge P305 of ONGC: 50 crew airlifted and safely transferred to nearby Wadrai beach.

2 Coast Guard Chetak helicopters operating from Coast Guard Air station Daman have rescued 55 crew so far from the stranded Ship GAL Constructor. Rescue operations continues

Supreme Court starts hearing fresh petition filed by former police commissioner of Mumbai, Param Bir Singh, seeking its direction for transfer of all the probes ordered against him outside the state of Maharashtra

Search And Rescue (SAR) Ops Barge P305: One more Chetak helicopter pressed into service Total 3 aircraft operating from Coast Guard air station Daman

Sharad Pawar writes to Centre on fertilizer price hike

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