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22 July 2022 07:52 AM IST

With 1 Lakh enrolments, BMC accomplishes mission admission

The BMC’s mission of enrolling one lakh students in the civic body’s 1,150 schools, having classes from nursery up to tenth grade, has been successful as this academic year saw 1,02,500 admissions. Of these, the highest 32,000 pupils enrolled in the English medium, while the lowest 17,500 opted for the Marathi schools.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

All trains are plying smoothly: Central Railway

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

NMMC to keep one centre open till 10 pm for precautionary dose of COVID-19

The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation will keep one of its centres for precautionary doses of Covid-19 vaccination till 10 pm to complete the vaccination drive as early as possible. Citizens who return home late from their offices can visit the Vashi hospital for the precautionary dose. 1,13,037 citizens have taken the third dose or the precautionary dose.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

Mumbai: IMD predicts moderate rains with cloudy skies for next two days

The Indian Metrological Department (IMD) has forecasted mild rainfall with cloudy skies for the next two days over Mumbai, while the maximum temperature of the city will continue to remain above 30 degrees Celsius.

According to IMD, Mumbai is likely to witness a partly cloudy sky with light to moderate rain in the city and suburbs for the next 48 hours.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

Mumbai: 95% COVID beds vacant; BMC decides to shut all jumbo centres

The BMC has decided to shut all jumbo COVID centres as over 95 per cent of beds are lying vacant. As per data, 10,792 of 11,051 normal COVID beds are vacant, while 1,444 of 1,523 Oxygen beds are unoccupied. Moreover 99 per cent of oxygen and ventilator beds are also lying vacant.

The city has, meanwhile, witnessed 77 per cent drop in active coronavirus cases in the last 19 days.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

Western Railways extends trips of 13 pairs of summer special trains

For the convenience of passengers and with a view to meet the travel demand, Western Railway has extended the trips of 13 pairs of Summer Special Trains on Special Fare on the same composition, timings, halts and path.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

BMC to rework electoral ward reservation; may reserve 64 wards for OBC community

With the Supreme Court approval to the Banthia Commission report on OBC population and paving the way for reservations to the community in the local body polls, the BMC will have to again rework the electoral ward reservation process.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

Partly cloudy sky with light to moderate rain in city and suburbs: BMC

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

MSHRC summons 6 Mumbai, Thane officials over land mafia operating in Vasai

The state rights commission sought the top officials to conduct probes and submit reports before August 4.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

Mumbai: BMC shuts down city's first digital valet parking in Dadar

A civic official from the G-North ward said that incessant heavy rainfall in the last fortnight forced them to close the facility. He said the number of visitors had reduced and business was also low during this period.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

Thane records 165 new COVID-19 cases; active tally at 1,018

With the addition of 165 coronavirus positive cases, the infection tally in Maharashtra's Thane district has increased to 7,33,112, a health official said on Friday. With the death of one patient during the day, the toll rose to 11,924, while the count of recoveries reached 7,21,106, the official added.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

Mumbai weather update: IMD predicts moderate rains with cloudy skies in city

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has continued the ongoing green alert for Mumbai today due to the absence of significant weather systems over the city. According to IMD, on Friday, the city will witness generally cloudy skies with light to moderate rain in the city and suburbs.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

Maharashtra: Helpline for women in distress is in need for help

The Maharashtra State Commission for Women helpline for woman in distress is in itself need of help to function. The helpline is out of service with majority of the victims unable to access online services to reach out for help.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

Mumbai: BMC will screen kin, close contacts of tuberculosis patients for free

In a first, the BMC will screen the close contacts and relatives of tuberculosis patients with the help of Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) testing. This technique will help the civic body to detect latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) among households.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

Railways will charge Rs 50 extra on your meal if not opted for catering services while booking tickets

The Indian Railways have removed on-board service charges for all non-pre-ordered meals and beverages on premium trains like Rajdhani, Shatabdi, and Duronto Express. But, an additional Rs 50 will be charged for snacks, lunches, and dinners with immediate effect. As per the circular issued by the railway board on July 15, new rates will apply only to those who will not opt for the catering services while booking their tickets.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

Thane: Teen dies as truck overturns on Mumbai-Nashik highway

A 14-year-old girl sleeping in a roadside shanty was crushed to death after an empty truck overturned on her in Thane city of Maharashtra early on Friday, officials said.

The incident took place in the limits of Kapurbawdi police station on the Mumbai-Nashik highway around 6.15 am, they said.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

Patra Chawl land scam: Swapna Patkar, wife of Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut's close aide Sujit Patkar, arrived at ED office in Mumbai. Raut has been summoned by ED in this case on 27th July

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

Mumbai: Rail corporation invites bids for station at BKC, tunnels for bullet train project

The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited has invited bids for the design and construction of an underground station at Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex and for tunnels for the bullet train project, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Friday.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

Bad stretch near Kalwa on Mumbai-Nashik highway causes traffic snarls, commuters troubled

In spite of Chief Minister Eknath Shinde's directions, commuters on the Mumbai-Nashik highway continue to face issues on the stretch between Thane city and Kharegaon bridge because of traffic congestion. Commuters who navigated through the stretch within 15-20 minutes remain stranded for hours because of the traffic.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

NMMC relaxes height restrictions of Ganpati idol for mandals

The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has relaxed its earlier order for the celebration of the Ganpati festival in the city. The civic body has lifted the height and mandatory sadhu clay idols at Ganpati mandals.

22 July 2022 03:28 PM IST

Navi Mumbai: Special camp on hygiene during menstruation held in Panvel

A special camp was conducted at Panvel Tamsai village by Motherhood Hospital, Kharghar, to create public awareness about hygiene during menstruation.

22 July 2022 08:56 PM IST

Maha: Betrayal, not revolt, says Shiv Sena MLC on acts of Shinde camp that brought down MVA govt

Legislators loyal to Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde had not revolted against the leadership of Uddhav Thackeray but had betrayed him and the Shiv Sena, said Member of Legislative Council Ambadas Danve in Aurangabad on Friday.

22 July 2022 08:56 PM IST

CBSE announces Class 10 board exam results, 94.40 pc students pass

22 July 2022 08:56 PM IST

Shops to display names in Marathi: SC notice to Maha govt on plea against state govt's rule

The Supreme Court Friday sought responses from Maharashtra and others on a plea challenging a Bombay High Court which refused to quash the state government's rule mandating shops and establishments to display their names in Marathi (Devanagari script) language.

22 July 2022 08:56 PM IST

Yet to get money from Maha govt to buy new books for library as asked by HC, say Taloja prison

22 July 2022 08:56 PM IST

Best Actor award goes to Ajay Devgan for Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior and Suriya for Soorarai Pottru: IB Ministry

22 July 2022 08:56 PM IST

Maharashtra: Actor Salman Khan leaves from the office of Mumbai Commissioner of Police Vivek Phansalkar

22 July 2022 08:56 PM IST

Amravati chemist murder case | NIA produced 7 accused in Umesh Kolhe murder case, in Amravati, in a special NIA court. The court sent the accused to judicial custody for 14 days.

22 July 2022 08:56 PM IST

Uddhav Thackeray refused to provide security to Eknath Shinde after Naxalites death threats: Shiv Sena MLA Suhas Kande

22 July 2022 08:56 PM IST

Shiv Sena expects Murmu to uphold constitutional values, says Sanjay Raut

22 July 2022 08:56 PM IST

Two patients of BA.5 Omicron variant found on July 22 in Maharashtra

22 July 2022 08:56 PM IST

National High Speed Rail Corporation invites bids for design and construction of Bandra-Kurla Complex high speed Rail (BulletTrain) Station in Mumbai. This will be the only underground station in Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor.

22 July 2022 08:56 PM IST

Actor sonu sood meets MP Shrikant Shinde and Rahul Shewale

22 July 2022 08:56 PM IST

SC allows Centre to continue security cover of Mukesh Ambani, family

22 July 2022 08:56 PM IST

Actor Salman Khan applied for a weapon license for self-protection at the Mumbai CP office, after he recently received a threat letter: Mumbai Police

22 July 2022 08:56 PM IST

Check Anil Parab’s phone to find out whether Thackeray called up Fadnavis for an alliance, Shinde camp

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