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BJP leader and former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis addresses a press conference in Mumbai(PTI Photo)

Fadnavis accuses Maha police harassing Remdesivir supplier

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PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2021 05:34 AM IST
The former Maharashtra Chief Minister added that the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Manjunath Singe told they had inputs that some exporters had 60,000 vials and they only wanted to verify the same.
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Around 64% voting recorded for Pandharpur bypoll

PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2021 01:22 AM IST
Voters came out to exercise their right despite the surge in Covid-19 pandemic and rise in temperature. The turnout figures are subject to change as the polling procedure was going on till late Saturday.
Later in the day, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray confirmed that he called the Prime Minister.(CMO)(HT_PRINT)
Later in the day, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray confirmed that he called the Prime Minister.(CMO)(HT_PRINT)

Maharashtra, Centre trade barbs over oxygen supply, remdesivir

UPDATED ON APR 18, 2021 03:44 AM IST
State minority affairs minister and NCP chief spokesperson Nawab Malik said chief minister Thackeray tried to contact Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the phone to take up the shortage of oxygen and remdesivir but was told that the PM is on a Bengal tour.
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BMC forced to move patients due to oxygen shortage

By Mehul R Thakkar
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2021 12:57 AM IST
In a first in the Covid-19 pandemic, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had to move 168 Covid patients admitted to various civic-run hospitals across the suburbs, including Bandra, Jogeshwari and Borivali to jumbo centres on account of a shortage of oxygen.
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Mumbai: Two kill man for robbing 500 from them, arrested

By Megha Sood
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2021 12:54 AM IST
Versova police have arrested two men within eight hours for killing a man after he robbed them of 500 a day earlier.
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Mumbai: Assistant police inspector booked for raping colleague

PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2021 12:53 AM IST
The 30-year-old woman police officer has alleged that API Sandip Peese, 32, had promised to marry her and raped her repeatedly from January 2014 to April 2021.
University of Mumbai. (HT FILE)
University of Mumbai. (HT FILE)

Mumbai colleges all set to upgrade tech for another online academic year

PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2021 12:51 AM IST
While last year the virtual classroom system was forcefully thrown at the institutes, this time colleges are already busy preparing for the 2021-22 academic year, and the idea is to enhance the system which is already in place rather than make do with the routine.
University of Mumbai. (HT FILE)
University of Mumbai. (HT FILE)

University of Mumbai announces PET results for PhD, MPhil

PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2021 12:43 AM IST
The University of Mumbai (MU) on Saturday announced results for the preliminary eligibility test (PET). According to the information shared by the varsity, 55.8% of applicants for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and 47.5% Master of Philosophy (MPhil) applicants cleared the entrance test.
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Those returning from Kumbh Mela should be quarantined for 10 days: Mumbai mayor

By Mehul R Thakkar
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 11:56 PM IST
In the wake of the rise in Covid-19 cases being detected in Haridwar at Kumbh Mela, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar said that those returning from Kumbh Mela should be quarantined for ten days in hotels and they should be left only if they test negative
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Colour-coded stickers must to ply within Mumbai: Top cop

By Vijay Kumar Yadav
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 11:54 PM IST
To check on motorists taking to roads for no valid reasons or trivial work and causing traffic jams, Mumbai police commissioner (CP) Hemant Nagrale on Saturday announced self colour coding of vehicles plying in Mumbai
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Maharashtra records 67,123 cases, highest single day count till date

PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 11:52 PM IST
Maharashtra on Saturday recorded its highest single-day jump in Covid-19 cases with 67,123 fresh infections
Maharashtra's caseload is nearing 3.8 million with 59,970 deaths, 3,061,174 recoveries and 647,933 active cases, the bulletin showed.(Bhushan Koyande/ HT Photo)
Maharashtra's caseload is nearing 3.8 million with 59,970 deaths, 3,061,174 recoveries and 647,933 active cases, the bulletin showed.(Bhushan Koyande/ HT Photo)

Maha adds record 67,123 new Covid cases; Mumbai’s daily tally below 9,000 again

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 08:27 PM IST
Almost 420 people succumbed to the disease while 56,783 recovered in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours. The state’s caseload is nearing 3.8 million with 59,970 deaths, 3,061,174 recoveries and 647,933 active cases, the bulletin showed.
Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik(HT File Photo)
Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik(HT File Photo)

Covid death certificates should have PM photo too: NCP’s swipe over vaccine doc

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 07:46 PM IST
Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik's remark comes on a day when India reported over 200,000 Covid-19 cases for the third day in a row.
Union minister Piyush Goyal said Maharashtra received the highest quantity of oxygen across the country.(Sanjeev Verma/HT file photo)
Union minister Piyush Goyal said Maharashtra received the highest quantity of oxygen across the country.(Sanjeev Verma/HT file photo)

'Shameless politics': Piyush Goyal to Uddhav after oxygen shortage complaint

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 04:02 PM IST
During his address to the people of Maharashtra on April 13 over the worsening Covid-19 disease situation, CM Uddhav Thackeray said there is a shortage of medical oxygen, beds and an increased demand for the Remdesivir drug in the state.
Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray during the launch of a Marathi language book on Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute on Jan 27 (CMO)(HT_PRINT)
Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray during the launch of a Marathi language book on Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute on Jan 27 (CMO)(HT_PRINT)

Thackeray called Modi over oxygen shortage, told PM on Bengal tour: Minister

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 03:49 PM IST
  • The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), however, refuted Nawab Malik’s allegation saying PM Modi himself reviewed the state of oxygen supply on Friday amid surging Covid-19 cases.
Mayor Kishori Pednekar also said Mumbai, which is among the worst-hit cities by the coronavirus disease, should be brought under a complete lockdown. (Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
Mayor Kishori Pednekar also said Mumbai, which is among the worst-hit cities by the coronavirus disease, should be brought under a complete lockdown. (Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)

Those returning from Kumbh will spread Covid-19 like 'prasad': Mumbai mayor

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 02:56 PM IST
Kishori Pednekar welcomed Prime Minister Modi’s tweet appealing devotees to keep the Mahakumbh symbolic as the country reported more than 200,000 new Covid-19 infections for the third straight day in a row.
The Sena blamed election rallies in West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry for the surge in Covid-19 cases. (ANI)
The Sena blamed election rallies in West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry for the surge in Covid-19 cases. (ANI)

Sena blames Centre, EC for surge in Covid-19 cases

PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 02:39 PM IST
The Sena said the Covid situation would have been brought under control had the Centre reduced the “political dose” and focussed on the fight against the pandemic.
A health worker taking a swab sample from a shopkeeper for a RT-PCR Covid-19 coronavirus test in Chennai on April 10. As per the health ministry, 10 states - Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan - are showing a steep rise in daily Covid-19 cases. They accounted for 82.82% of the new infections on April 10.(Arun Sankar / AFP)
A health worker taking a swab sample from a shopkeeper for a RT-PCR Covid-19 coronavirus test in Chennai on April 10. As per the health ministry, 10 states - Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan - are showing a steep rise in daily Covid-19 cases. They accounted for 82.82% of the new infections on April 10.(Arun Sankar / AFP)

5,039 new Covid-19 cases in Thane district, 39 die

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UPDATED ON APR 17, 2021 02:23 PM IST
Thane district's COVID-19 mortality rate is 1.69 per cent now, an official said. So far, 3,42,069 patients have recuperated, which took the recovery rate to 84.23 per cent.
File photo: Police Naka Bandi at Cadburry Junction at Mahalaxmi in Mumbai. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
File photo: Police Naka Bandi at Cadburry Junction at Mahalaxmi in Mumbai. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Mumbai police asked for deployments to check crowding amid Covid-19 surge

By Vijay Kumar Yadav
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 10:48 AM IST
The police force have received orders from chief minister Uddhav Thackeray for stricter enforcement of the restrictions imposed in view of the pandemic.
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State witnesses its highest one-day spike of 63,729 Covid cases

PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 01:44 AM IST
Amid the rampant violation of lockdown norms, the state witnessed its highest one-day spike of 63,729 Covid cases, which took the tally to 3,703,584 on Friday
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3 labourers dead, four injured in wall collapse at Bhiwandi, Mumbai

PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 01:03 AM IST
The incident took place at Tukaram compound at Katai village where the wall of Loom Shed company which was under repair collapsed.
Bombay high court. (HT FILE)
Bombay high court. (HT FILE)

Bombay HC grants bail to man arrested with around 8kg ganja

By KAY Dodhiya
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 01:01 AM IST
The court said ascertaining whether the quantity was more than permissible limits was the prerogative of the trial court and added that the man had been in jail since 2019.
The agency has seized equipment used to cultivate marijuana from the flat. (HT)
The agency has seized equipment used to cultivate marijuana from the flat. (HT)

NCB busts marijuana racket operating from 2BHK flat at Dombivli

By Manish K Pathak
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 12:58 AM IST
The arrested accused are Javed Jahangir Shaikh and Arshad Khatri. NCB allegedly seized more than 1kg hybrid cannabis worth 80 lakh from the duo as well as equipment used to cultivate the contraband.
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Over 67,000 students get RTE seats in Maharashtra, nearly 5,000 in Mumbai

By Ankita Bhatkhande
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 12:54 AM IST
The civic body also held a separate lottery for admissions to 10 newly opened Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and ICSE schools on Thursday and Friday and allotted seats to 2,730 students.
Bombay high court. (HT FILE)
Bombay high court. (HT FILE)

Bombay HC allows Jain temples to cook, deliver food during 9-day fast

By KAY Dodhiya
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 12:53 AM IST
The HC directed the petitioner trusts to ensure that the volunteers followed Covid-related standard operating procedures (SOPs) and to furnish the list of volunteers to jurisdictional police station.
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Mumbai: Cop suspended for rape of colleague, threatening her of acid attack

By Vijay Kumar Yadav
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 12:46 AM IST
The accused also stalked the complainant and sent her objectionable content to the man who was to marry her, in order to foil her marriage.
A major fire broke out at Dreams Mall, Bhandup on March 25, leading to the death of nine people. (HT FILE)
A major fire broke out at Dreams Mall, Bhandup on March 25, leading to the death of nine people. (HT FILE)

Mumbai Dreams Mall fire: Admin, MFB were aware of lack of fire safety

By Mehul R Thakkar
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 12:43 AM IST
Both Mumbai Fire Brigade and the court-appointed administrator highlighted the lack of fire safety measures in their reports, but nothing came of it.
Supporters at Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut's campaign for MES’s Shubham Shelke in Belgaum. (ANI FILE)
Supporters at Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut's campaign for MES’s Shubham Shelke in Belgaum. (ANI FILE)

After Shiv Sena, NCP backs MES candidate for Belgaum bypoll

PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 12:34 AM IST
Maharashtra NCP chief Jayant Patil visited Belgaum on Friday to support Shelke in the bypoll necessitated after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Suresh Angadi died due to Covid-19 in September last year.
For representational purposes only. (HT FILE)
For representational purposes only. (HT FILE)

70-year-old murdered at her home in Mumbai

By Manish K Pathak
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2021 12:31 AM IST
Some unknown person killed the woman by slitting her throat with a sharp object and fled after stealing gold ornaments and cash worth 3.5 lakh from her house. Bhandup police registered a case of murder and robbery against unknown assailant.
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