At least seven fresh cases of measles were reported and 15 children hospitalised in Mumbai on Tuesday, an official from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said. With this, the city has recorded 527 cases and nine deaths due to the viral disease so far this year. Stay with TOI for all the latest updates:Read Less
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Mumbai sees 7 fresh cases of measles, 15 hospitalisations
At least seven fresh cases of measles were reported and 15 children hospitalised in Mumbai on Tuesday, an official from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said. With this, the city has recorded 527 cases and nine deaths due to the viral disease so far this year, he said. (PTI)
Mumbai reports six new Covid-19 cases; active tally at 48
With the addition of six new cases of coronavirus, the tally of infections in Mumbai reached 11,55,104 on Tuesday, an official from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said. At least seven patients recovered from the infection during the day, taking the count of recoveries to 11,35,310, while the toll remained unchanged at 19,746, he said. (ANI)
Maharashtra has always been taking a line which is taken very politely and in a very understanding way, but the way this has moved is something which definitely we did not like: Congress leader Ashok Chavan on the resolution passed on the Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute
Six held for operating fake call centre, duping people of Rs 4 crore in Mumbai
Six people were on Tuesday arrested for allegedly operating a fake call centre in a plush building in the western suburb of Goregaon in Mumbai and duping people to the tune of Rs 4 crore, police said. The Mumbai police’s crime branch raided an office at DLH Park on S V Road on Monday night, an official said.
Fire breaks out at Mittal Estate in Mumbai’s Andheri area. As many as eight fire tenders have reached the spot. No one has been reported injured in this incident so far. (ANI)
Mumbai | Two Russian nationals held after being found on the 57th floor of The Imperial Twin Tower on Monday. When security guards of the place questioned them, they tried to escape. Case registered at Tardeo police station under section 452 IPC for trespassing: DCP Sanjay Latkar
Oppn will target entire Maharashtra cabinet, not just couple of ministers: Sanjay Raut
Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Sanjay Raut on Tuesday said the opposition would be cornering the entire Maharashtra cabinet over corruption and not just one or two ministers. He feels sympathy for deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis who has to defend his “corrupt” colleagues, Raut said, speaking to reporters in Nagpur.
Mumbai hospitals conduct mock drills; check ICUs, oxygen supply and manpower preparedness
Civic and government hospitals in Mumbai conducted mock drills on Tuesday to check their COVID-19 wards and facilities available for patients in the wake of a spurt in cases of the viral disease in China and other countries, officials said. A doctor from the government-run J J Hospital said they checked the preparedness of their Covid-19 ward, medicine, X-ray and oxygen supply units. (PTI)
We supported today’s resolution. Whatever happens in favour of Maharashtra, we’ll support it. But there are some questions. For over two years, people living in border areas are demanding to include them in Maharashtra, what are we doing about that: Ex-Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray
Maharashtra-Karnataka border issue | Maharashtra legislative assembly unanimously passed the resolution
Central govt should urge the Karnataka govt to implement the decision taken in the meeting with the Union home minister and govt should be given an understanding to guarantee the safety of the Marathi people in the border areas, reads the resolution tabled by CM
All the necessary legal pursuits will be done in the Supreme Court to include Belgaum, Karvar, Nipani, Bhalki, Bidar cities & 865 Marathi-speaking villages of Karnataka in Maharashtra under any circumstances, reads the resolution tabled by CM
Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde moves a resolution over Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute in state assembly
Uddhav demands UT status for disputed K’taka border areas
In his first appearance on the legislative council’s opposition benches, former CM Uddhav Thackeray on Monday demanded Union Territory status for the disputed areas on the Maharashtra-Karnataka border till theSupreme Court decides the issue, while slamming the state government’s silence. The issue caused altercations in both houses between treasury and opposition benches. CM Eknath Shinde later responded by assuring a resolution in both houses on Tuesday, while accusingThackeray’s Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government of having stopped welfare schemes for residents of the disputed border areas.
CM Eknath Shinde to move a resolution in state assembly over Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute
Chief minister Eknath Shinde will move a resolution in the State Assembly on Tuesday over the border dispute between Karnataka and Maharashtra, said deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. Speaking to media persons today, the Deputy Chief Minister hoped that the resolution will be passed by the majority. “Today Chief Minister will move a resolution in the state assembly on the border dispute. I hope the resolution will be passed by the majority,” he said.
Govt will give self-redevpt a push with interest sop: DCM
Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis told the assembly on Monday that the state would take a decision within three months on redevelopment of buildings affected by airport funnel zone height restrictions. “We will see if the concept of floating FSI can be applied to such buildings. The feasibility of this concept will be examined. The state government is also trying to give a push to self-redevelopment and will provide interest subvention through banks such as the Mumbai District Cooperative Bank. We will also examine if there can be some way of crosssubsidy through some incentives for the sale component. The need for a new scheme for redevelopment of old cessed and tenanted buildings that are over 40 years old but not yet dilapidated will also be studied,” said Fadnavis.
Coronavirus figures of Maharashtra are as follows: Positive cases 81,36,526; fresh cases 15; death toll 1,48,415; recoveries 79,87,957; active cases 154; total tests 8,58,67,109.
The recovery rate in the state is 98.17 per cent, while the fatality rate stands at 1.82 per cent
Maharashtra now has 154 active cases, of which Mumbai and Pune account for 49 and 46 cases respectively
As per an official report, Mumbai circle recorded the highest six cases, followed by Pune with four, Nagpur three and Nashik circle two.