Mumbai: Over 60 minibuses of BEST stay off roads due to strike
Over 60 of the total 275 mini buses run on wet lease by the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) Undertaking stayed off roads in Mumbai on Monday owing to a strike by a private bus contractor’s staff at Wadala depot over non-payment of salary and provident fund issues.
Trains on Central, Harbour lines plying routinely
Mumbai: Tenants to pay 18% GST on residential rental
Not just kitchen budgets, new GST rules are all set to unsettle rentals, too. The Finance Ministry’s revenue department has introduced 18 per cent GST on residential rentals across the country, starting July 18. As per the notification, a residential dwelling rented to a person registered under GST would attract a tax of 18 per cent. Moreover, the lessee needs to pay the tax, keeping the lessor out of legal obligations.
Mira Bhayandar civic body stares at vaccine shortage for 'encouraging' booster drive
The elaborate arrangements by the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) to administer booster doses which has received an encouraging response from citizens is all set to hit a hurdle as the health department is staring at a shortage of vaccines.
Maharashtra and Mumbai report zero COVID-19 deaths
Maharashtra and Mumbai reported zero COVID-19 deaths on Monday following which the death toll remained constant at 1,48,026 and 19,632 fatalities respectively. The previous zero deaths in the state were reported on July 10 this year, while the city had reported zero deaths on July 12.
After spell of heavy rainfall, Mumbai to see moderate showers for next 10 days
According to Skymet Weather, no new monsoonal weather systems have been predicted for Mumbai for the next few days, leading to only moderate showers and cloudy skies, along with an increase in the maximum temperature that would be around 32 degree Celsius.
NCP & Congress urge CM Eknath Shinde not to stay the development works
Leaders of the Nationalist Congress Party and Congress met Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde separately on Monday and appealed to him not to stay the development works and projects that were undertaken by the Maha Vikas Aghadi governmen
Mumbai: Vehicles skid off extra smooth road in Borivali
The BMC's multipurpose van skidded and fell of the Gorai Jetty road on Monday morning. Fortunately, no one was injured in the incident but several vehicles had skidded in the past few days on the road which is constructed a month ago, said the local residents. A fresh complaint was sent to municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal on Monday.
Mumbai: 700 societies still have dangerous trees that need to be trimmed
During monsoon preparedness, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) sent notices to 9,000 housing societies in the city to trim or cut dangerous trees on their premises. Accordingly, 8,300 societies trimmed the trees by July 13, while 700 societies still have dangerous trees that need to be trimmed.
Mumbai civic body says city and suburbs to see light to moderate rain in city and suburbs
Thane: State govt approves Rs 5 crore for 3 disco fountains
Being mindful of the perseverance of Thane’s lakes, the Ovala-Majiwada constituency MLA Pratap Sarnaik carried out regular follow-ups with the state government officials to get the funds for beautifying three lakes. Ensuingly, the state government has approved Rs 5 crore to develop and beautify the three lakes at Upvan, Kasarvadavali, and Mogharpada.
Mumbai civic body to build foot-over bridge in Girgaum four years after Kelewadicha bridge demolition
After considering the inconvenience to Girgaum citizens, BMC has decided to construct a foot-over bridge outside the Charni Road station. The bridge will begin from Charni Road railway station and will expand till Dr Bhalerao Marg, Sahitya Sangh Mandir.
Mumbai: Five-year-old falls in open drain in Jogeshwari
Officials said that the boy fell in an uncovered sewage drain near the Oshiwara Garden while playing at the spot. Local residents who witnessed the incident immediately called the authorities, and Mumbai Fire Brigade, Oshiwara police, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials and an ambulance were rushed to the spot.
2 dead, 3 injured in Amravati house collapse
Two persons were killed and three others injured after their house collapsed in Maharashtra's Amravati district on Tuesday morning, police said.
Seven electric bikes gutted in fire at e-bike shop in Pune
At least seven electric bikes kept at a showroom here in Maharashtra were gutted in fire on Monday night during charging, fire brigade officials said. Nobody was injured in the incident.
COVID-19: Maharashtra sees 26 cases of Omicron BA.5 variant, 13 of BA 2.75
Maharashtra on Monday reported 26 cases of BA.5 Omicron variant and 13 of BA. 2.75 variant say the latest reports from the National Institute of Virology, Pune and BJ Medical College, Pune. Of these cases, 23 were from Mumbai, 13 from Pune and one each from Buldhana, Latur and Thane.
Malad: Five men held in Rs 3.5 crore stock scam
The Mumbai cyber police have arrested five men for allegedly stealing client data of a share trading firm and selling shares worth Rs 3.58 crore. The suspects, including two former employees of the Malad-based firm, impersonated the company's staff and persuaded three customers to share One-Time Passwords (OTPs) that is required for selling shares.
Thane records 88 new COVID-19 cases
As many as 88 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in Maharashtra's Thane district, taking its tally of infections to 7,32,648, a health official said on Tuesday. With the addition of the latest cases on Monday, the district currently has 1,185 active COVID-19 cases, he said.
The COVID-19 death toll in the district stood at 11,921 as there was no report of any fresh fatality, he said. The recovery count in Thane has reached 7,19,439, the official added
Thane: 3 held for Rs 12.2 crore theft in a private bank
Police have arrested three persons for allegedly stealing Rs 12.20 crore from a private bank in Maharashtra's Thane district, an official said on Tuesday. The theft took place on July 9 at the bank's branch in Manpada area of Dombivli town here.
IMD's Mumbai centre forecasts light to moderate showers in Thane, Palghar, Mumbai and other districts
Light to moderate spells of rain very likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Raigad, Thane, Palghar,Mumbai, Nasik, Pune during next 3-4 hours. -IMD MUMBAI
Mumbai weather update: Low rainfall expected today, temperature to rise
The maximum temperature in Mumbai had experienced a drop during the heavy rainfall most of July, but on Monday the temperature increased by 3.8 degree °Celsius compared to Friday, due to less rainfall.
Panvel civic body holds workshop on single-use plastic ban
The Panvel Municipal Corporation (PMC) held a workshop at Adya Krantiveer Vasudev Balwant Phadke Natyagruha on the single-use plastic ban and disseminated information about the ban to the traders and citizens of the municipal area. Single-use plastic has been banned all over the country.
BMC to reinstall tetrapods on Marine Drive after residents complained of 'vibrations' during high waves
On Monday, July 18, officials of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation visited two residential buildings in Marine Drive after the residents complained "unusual vibrations" during high-tide hours last weekend.
Dadar Vyapari Sangh and BMC come together to provide valet parking
The parking services will be provided through 'Park Plus' app to solve parking problems near Dadar Station
12 Shiv Sena MPs set to join Eknath Shinde camp, will get two ministerial berths at Centre
In yet another jolt to the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena, 12 of the 19 Party MPs on Monday attended the virtual meeting with Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and extended their support while expressing their faith and confidence in the latter’s leadership. These MPs were unanimous in their argument that their fate is safe and secure in the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance and not with the party's relationship with NCP and Congress.
CM Eknath Shinde meets the 12 Shiv Sena MPs
Thane: Property cell crime unit nabs 3 accused of Rs 12.20 crore theft at ICICI Bank
The Thane property cell team arrested three accused after nine days of the thefts of around Rs 12.20 crore from ICICI Bank Vault in Manpada at Dombivali.
Ex-Mumbai police commissioner Sanjay Pandey appears before ED again in NSE phone tapping case
Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Pandey appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Delhi for the second day on Tuesday for questioning in a money laundering case linked to the alleged illegal phone tapping of NSE employees, officials said.