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Mumbai: Court rejects bail of Virar hospital fire accused

May 01, 2021 6:09 am

Last December, the SC had directed all states to carry out fire safety audits of dedicated Covid-19 hospitals.

Virar hospital misplaced its fire compliance certificate, says police

April 29, 2021 1:04 am

The Indian Express had reported that the fire alarm system of the hospital was not in a working condition when the blaze started in the ICU ward.

Fire at Covid-19 hospital in Vasai kills 13; next of kin to get Rs 2 lakh each

April 23, 2021 12:13 pm

The fire broke out in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Vijay Vallabh Hospital, which is treating Covid-19 patients.

Four migrants run over by a truck in Virar

March 28, 2020 4:59 pm

The four migrants were part of a group of seven who wanted to reach their villages in Rajasthan after crossing into Gujarat.

Mumbai: 38-year-old missing art director’s body found in Virar creek, car still missing

August 11, 2019 8:26 am

The victim, Krishnendu Chouwdhury, was a resident of Bangur Nagar area in Malad (west). Police said he was from West Bengal and had been working as an art director in Mumbai since 2011.

Maharashtra approves new police commissionerate for Mira Road-Virar belt

July 24, 2019 5:19 am

The state will also create an additional 2,200 posts for the region. A total budget of around Rs 174 crore also been allocated to the new commissionerate. The new commissionerate will have 13 police stations.

Mumbai road rage: Hit by car, man ‘abducts’ woman driver in Virar

February 05, 2016 7:44 am

24 hrs on, cops yet to trace both victim and accused; ‘all angles being probed’

SUKH RIVER DROWNING: Cops to visit students’ homes, record statements

September 01, 2014 1:18 am

Meet Chadwa, Prahul Narayan Patel and Kushal Nilesh Dadha, all aged 14 years, were studying in Class IX at the school in Virar.

Day after, 2 teachers who ‘tortured, caned’ teenagers arrested

August 29, 2014 2:50 am

Garg and Palva have been booked under section 324 and 305 of the IPC.

SC relief for 5 lakh families living on ‘forest land’ Zeeshan Shaikh

January 31, 2014 5:48 am

The problem started in 1957 when the state Forest Department issued a notice asking people across the state to prove that their land was not forest land.