Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: Thane

25 die in landslides as heavy rain hits Mumbai, IMD issues ‘red alert’

Mumbai witnessed over 100mm rainfall in just six hours Sunday due to a sudden change in climatic conditions, according to India Meteorological Department.

Three patients die in fire at private hospital in Thane

The fire broke out at the Prime Criticare Hospital at Kausa in Mumbra locality near Thane at 3.40 am. There were no coronavirus patients in the hospital. said an official.

Antigen test at venue, couples counselling — how Maharashtra’s tackling super-spreader weddings

Maharashtra has so far recorded 21.6 lakh Covid cases, of which 79,093 are active. Pune has the most number of active cases at 15,872, followed by Nagpur and Thane.

There’s a price war to hire doctors & nurses in Mumbai’s Covid-hit satellite cities

Civic bodies in Mumbai Metropolitan Region are offering massive pay hikes to doctors and healthcare workers to meet the severe shortage amid the pandemic.

Over 450 new cases daily, but Covid hotspot Thane doesn’t have enough ICU or oxygen beds

Thane administration has said the situation is under control, but also acknowledged that there is 'need for more infrastructure'.

Filthy community toilets, ‘shoddy’ screening: How Thane Covid cases nearly tripled in June

Thane recorded 3,271 Covid-19 cases until 1 June, a number that shot up to 9,644 by 30 June. In the same period, the number of deaths doubled to 380 from 149.

Losses worth Rs 1.25 crore in Thane, Palghar due to Cyclone Nisarga: MSEDCL

MSEDCL said its Kalyan circle office bore the maximum brunt of the cyclone that flattened 168 power poles and destroyed 8 transformers and power lines of 32-km length.

Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall close to Alibaug, to weaken as it reaches Mumbai

Over the next three hours, Raigad and adjoining areas of Mumbai and Thane are forecast to face wind speeds of 90-100 kmph, gusting to 110 kmph.

Couple from Thane ties the knot wearing masks amid coronavirus panic

The wedding ceremony was earlier scheduled to take place on March 22, but in view of the 'Janata curfew' to be observed on that day, they decided to reschedule the event.

Muslim taxi driver beaten up in Mumbai suburb, asked to chant Jai Shri Ram

A case has been registered against 3 men under IPC sections 295 (hurting religious sentiments) and 392 (robbery) for allegedly beating up the cab driver.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

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An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.