Maha sees 23 new COVID-19 cases, zero fatality; active tally at 134
Maha govt issued notices to wardens of 28 hostels over poor facilities
Wardens of 28 government hostels have been served show cause notices and will face inquiries over various complaints about poor facilities, the Maharashtra government informed the state Legislative Council on Friday.
A special squad of the social welfare department had conducted random checks at 54 government hostels in the state, Minister for Social Justice Sanjay Rathod said.
Rathod was responding to a Calling Attention Motion moved by Shiv Sena (UBT) legislator Manisha Kayande, and BJP MLCs Prasad Lad, Nagorao Ganar and Ramesh Patil.
Give loans at lower rates to those wanting to buy clean energy vehicles: Gadkari to banks
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday asked banks to give loans at reduced interest rates to those seeking to buy vehicles that run on clean energy, including flex fuel, electricity and hydrogen.
Speaking at the golden jubilee celebrations of a cooperative bank in Kalyan in Maharashtra's Thane district, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways said it was his dream that vehicles running on diesel and petrol get phased out in the next four to five years.
Uddhav had tried to suppress Amravati pharmacist murder case when he was CM: MLA Ravi Rana, seeks SIT probe
MLA Ravi Rana on Friday alleged then Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray had pressured police to probe the killing of Amravati pharmacist Umesh Kolhe in June as robbery at the behest of a Congress leader and demanded a probe by an SIT to ascertain Thackeray's alleged role.
Replying to Rana's demand, state minister Shamburaj Desai told the Legislative Assembly the State Intelligence Department (SID) will be asked to submit a report to Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on the charges levelled by Rana in 15 days.
CBI files fresh charge sheet against former Mumbai police commissioner in connection with illegal tapping of phones of NSE
WR extends trips of 3 pairs of superfast special trains
WR EXTENDS TRIPS OF 3 PAIRS OF SUPERFAST SPECIAL TRAINS
For the convenience of passengers and with a view to meet the travel demand, Western Railway has extended the trips of 3 pairs of Special Trains on Special Fare on the same composition, timings and path.
According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur – Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Railway, details of these trains are as under:
1. Train No. 01906 Ahmedabad – Kanpur Central Superfast Special has been extended from 3rd January to 28th February, 2023.
Train No. 01905 Kanpur Central – Ahmedabad Superfast Special has been extended from 2nd January to 27th February, 2023.
2. Train No. 04166 Ahmedabad – Agra Cantt. Superfast Special has been extended from 5th January to 23rd February, 2023.
Train No. 04165 Agra Cantt. – Ahmedabad Superfast Special has been extended from 4th January to 22nd February, 2023.
3. Train No. 04168 Ahmedabad – Agra Cantt. Superfast Special has been extended from 2nd January to 27th February, 2023.
Train No. 04167 Agra Cantt. – Ahmedabad Superfast Special has been extended from 1st January to 26th February, 2023.
The booking of extended trips of Train Nos. 01906, 04166 & 04168 will open from
24th December, 2022 at PRS counters & on IRCTC website.For detailed information regarding timings of halts and composition, passengers may please visit www.enquiry.indianrail.gov.in
In order to carry out the work of Launching of Girders (04 Nos) for construction of One Road Over Bridge between Vapi and Udvada station a block will be taken on UP & DOWN lines from 11.45 hrs to 13.15 hrs on Saturday, 24th December, 2022. Due to this block few Western Railway trains will be regulated
Regulation of Trains on 24th December, 2022:
1. Train No. 12926 Amritsar – Mumbai Central Paschim Express will be regulated by 01.15 hrs.
2. Train No. 22954 Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central Gujarat Express will be regulated by 40 mins.
3. Train No 12494 Nizammudin - Pune AC Express will be regulated by 40 mins.
4. Train No. 09154 Valsad – Umargam Road MEMU will be regulated by 01.00 hrs.
5. Train No. 19015 Dadar – Porbandar Saurashtra Express will be regulated by 40 mins.
6. Train No. 09153 Umargam Road – Valsad MEMU will be regulated by 20 mins.
Passengers are requested to kindly take note of the same.
Woman attempts self-immolation outside Vidhan Bhavan in Nagpur to protest remarks against icons
Maha: Raj Thackeray meets CM Shinde
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena president Raj Thackeray on Friday met Chief Minister Eknath Shinde in Nagpur and discussed a range of issues.
Shinde tweeted he met Thackeray in the state legislature complex along with MNS MLA Raju Patil.
"During this time, many topics were discussed, including the work of the legislature," Shinde tweeted.
Thane NCP leader, activists booked for raising slogans against Maha CM Shinde
An offence has been registered against the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Anand Paranjpe and others for allegedly raising slogans against Chief Minister Eknath Shinde during a protest in Maharashtra's Thane city, police said on Friday.
Paranjpe, the NCP's Thane city unit chief, and more than 20 party activists staged a protest and raised slogans against the chief minister outside the party's office in the city on Thursday evening, an official said.
A functionary of the Shiv Sena's Shinde faction approached the police with a complaint after seeing a video of the protest on social media, he said.
The ruling party came on the well of the floor&tried to adjourn the House.We wanted to get a chance to raise Maha-K'taka border issue but it didn't happen as they're scared to speak. Karnataka CM is trying to polarise & create fights: Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray
Heavy traffic congestion in Andheri, Backlog from SV road upto Malcum Baug; commuters plan your travel accordingly
Workers flock to meet NCP leader Jayant Patil at MLA residence who has been suspended from the legislature over his remarks against speaker Rahul Narvekar |
Thieves broke into a home in Thane's Chitalsar area when a woman was out to bring her children home from tuition classes. They took away jewellery and cash kept in the safe, captured in CCTV
Opposition decided to boycott proceedings of the Maharashtra Legislature to protest against not giving them opportunity to speak They sat at the entrance and shouted slogans
Opposition shouting slogans against Shinde Fadnavis govt & also against Karnataka govt at the Vidhan Bhavan in Nagpur
Two new COVID-19 cases in Thane; active tally at 12
Thane district in Maharashtra has reported two new coronavirus positive cases, taking its overall tally to 7,47,387, a health official said on Friday.
These cases were reported on Thursday, and the active infection count stood at 12, he said.
The death toll remained unchanged at 11,967, the official said, adding that the recovery count has reached 7,36,170.
Bombay HC granted bail to Riyazuddin Qazi,who was arrested for his alleged role in discovery of explosives in a vehicle near the residence of industrialist Mukesh Ambani&destruction of evidence in connivance with suspended police officer Sachin Waze in the murder of Mansukh Hiren
Due to Dumper Breakdown Traffic vehicular movement is slow At Gandhi Market B.A Road
Air Quality Index of the most significant places across the city
Maharashtra: About 50 bachelors, wearing 'sehras' (wedding crowns), took out a procession with drums and horses to the Collector's office in Solapur, demanding implementation of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act
BMC to desilt EEH, WEH drains and culverts
After taking control of Eastern Express and Western Express highways (EEH, WEH), the BMC will now desilt the drains and culverts on these key arterial roads. The civic body invited a tender on Thursday for the work that will be carried out throughout the year.
The BMC undertakes desilting of major and minor nullahs in the city, while the culverts below WEH and EEH were earlier cleaned by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA). Two months ago, BMC commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal urged the Bombay High Court to make the BMC the sole planning authority for these two arterial roads.
The estimated cost for desilting of WEH and EEH is around Rs15 crore and the work will be carried out till March 31, 2024.
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