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The crime branch had on Tuesday arrested seven members of the gang and seized 19 cars including two Mercedes Benz, two Audi, one Mini Cooper and others, totally worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>7 crore. (HT Photo)

Bombay HC seeks details of levying penalty on illegal constructions in MMR

By Kanchan Chaudhari, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 12:05 AM IST
The Bombay high court (HC) last week directed all municipal corporations within the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), including the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), to furnish details as regards statutory levying of penalties on illegal constructions
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The image shows the cops welcoming Arlo.(Facebook/@Thurston County-Sheriff)
The image shows the cops welcoming Arlo.(Facebook/@Thurston County-Sheriff)

Police dog shot during duty returns home after surgery, gets hero’s welcome

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 12:04 AM IST
“That is the coolest video ever. I'm so happy he's now resting comfortably at home!!” expressed a Facebook user while commenting on the video.
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In September 18, 2018, the HC had reiterated its previous directions to declare mangrove areas as forests and transfer them to the forest department. (Hindustan Times)
In September 18, 2018, the HC had reiterated its previous directions to declare mangrove areas as forests and transfer them to the forest department. (Hindustan Times)

Bombay HC seeks explanation from collectors on non-transfer of mangrove areas to Maharashtra forest department

By K A Y Dodhiya, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 12:03 AM IST
The Bombay high court (HC) has directed collectors of all coastal districts, City and Industrial Development Corporation (Cidco), Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) to submit affidavits explaining why they have not complied with the September 2018 order of the HC, directing to declare all mangrove areas as forests, and transfer the areas to the forest department
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Parents held a silent protest march over the fee hike in November 2020. (Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)
Parents held a silent protest march over the fee hike in November 2020. (Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)

Maharashtra: Parent write to NCPCR over fee hike issues

By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 12:02 AM IST
Parents from across the state have written to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) over issues pertaining to fee hike in private schools in the state
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Health officials credit the widespread screening conducted by health workers at Dharavi to the fall in cases of Covid-19 in the area. (Vijayanand Gupta/HT PHOTO)
Health officials credit the widespread screening conducted by health workers at Dharavi to the fall in cases of Covid-19 in the area. (Vijayanand Gupta/HT PHOTO)

Zero daily Covid-19 cases in Mumbai’s slum area of Dharavi for second time since pandemic started

By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 12:01 AM IST
For the second time since the first Covid-19 case was reported in Dharavi in April last year, no case was reported in the area on Friday
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A beneficiary receiving the Covid vaccine shot at the newly opened vaccination centre at PGIMER, Chandigarh, on Friday. The institute now has two sites for the drive. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
A beneficiary receiving the Covid vaccine shot at the newly opened vaccination centre at PGIMER, Chandigarh, on Friday. The institute now has two sites for the drive. (Ravi Kumar/HT)

Chandigarh bumps up vaccination sites to six after encouraging turnout

By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 12:01 AM IST
After receiving better response to the Covid-19 vaccination drive on Friday, UT health authorities decided to open two more vaccination sites on Saturday
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Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurating the state's first child-friendly police station in Dehradun on Friday. (Paras Negi/HT PHOTO).
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurating the state's first child-friendly police station in Dehradun on Friday. (Paras Negi/HT PHOTO).

Uttarakhand CM announces 1 crore fund for welfare of orphans, street kids

PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 12:01 AM IST
  • The child-friendly police station has been developed under an initiative by the state commission for protection of child rights and police to provide a friendly environment to the children on the streets to prevent them from stepping into the world of crime.
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The Covishield vaccine, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, departed from CSMIA carrying two million doses to Brazil via Emirates Sky Cargo and two million doses to Morocco on Royal Air Maroc. (HT PHOTO)
The Covishield vaccine, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, departed from CSMIA carrying two million doses to Brazil via Emirates Sky Cargo and two million doses to Morocco on Royal Air Maroc. (HT PHOTO)

Covid-19: Mumbai airport exports Covishield vaccines to international destinations

By Neha LM Tripathi, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 12:00 AM IST
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) on Friday became the first airport in the country to export the vaccine to international destinations
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Vaccination room at Shatabdi Hospital, Kandivli. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Vaccination room at Shatabdi Hospital, Kandivli. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Maharashtra: Amravati and Hingoli set example with repeated 100% turnout

By Rupsa Chakraborty, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 11:58 PM IST
Rural districts like Amravati and Hingoli are setting an example for cities by attaining repeated 100% turnout for both Covid-19 vaccinates—Covaxin and Covishield
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Healthcare workers receive a dose of Covishield Covid-19 vaccine, produced by the Serum Institute of India, at Nair Hospital in Mumbai, on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Healthcare workers receive a dose of Covishield Covid-19 vaccine, produced by the Serum Institute of India, at Nair Hospital in Mumbai, on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Private hospitals in Mumbai sensitise staff about the need for Covid-19 vaccination

By Rupsa Chakraborty, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 11:56 PM IST
To encourage healthcare workers (HCWs) to get inoculated, major private hospitals in the city are sensitising staffers about the importance of getting vaccinated
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