Since May 13, when they began with providing packed meals to passengers on board six or seven trains, they have clocked more than one lakh meals in total for those boarding the trains alone.
Fadnavis asked the CM to ensure a representative from the Reserve Bank of India was present at the SLBC meeting.
The initiative began when Sunil Pawar, a youth from Katkari community, and his team of 10-12 friends — who facilitated various work of Katkari tribals at revenue offices in Shahpur — decided to start an enterprise of selling Giloy in local markets.
In a televised speech to the state, Uddhav claimed that while his government has been seeking 80 trains daily to send migrants back to their respective states, the Centre is sending only 30 to 40 trains daily.
The total death toll in Maharashtra reached 1,654, including 988 deaths in Mumbai. Of the 58 deaths reported Sunday, 39 were from Mumbai, six each from Solapur and Pune, four from Aurangabad, and one each from Latur, Thane, and Mira Bhayandar.
In a video meeting on May 20, Municipal Commissioner I S Chahal directed the 24 ward officers to appoint ‘community leaders’ and set up a war room at the local level.
Knowing that many of their neighbours were elderly, under financial stress and did not have access to online delivery applications, the men set up a market on the buildings’ terrace – selling vegetables, fruits, and later pulses and oil at prices below the market rate.
The new facility will serve moderately ill patients who require symptomatic care but not intensive hospital support. Currently, Mumbai has over 4,500 beds for moderately and critically ill patients in public hospitals, another 1,500 in private hospitals.
A division bench of Justices R D Dhanuka and Abhay Ahuja was on Friday hearing through videoconference a plea filed by Sahyog Homes Ltd, through advocate Nilesh Gala, seeking clarification from the civic body on requisition order.
Markets in the metropolis are usually flooded with people busy shopping for the festival, while thousands of people assemble at prominent places like the Minara Masjid in south Mumbai and Haji Ali Dargah to offer namaz.
The court directed the police and the state government to look into the allegations and examine the video clip and file response to the plea within a week.
BMC officials expect the dearth of beds and doctors to treat critical patients will be plugged for the coming days with the fresh inflow of doctors and beds through 80 per cent reservation of beds in private hospitals.
On Saturday, workers had complained of suffocation and uneasiness while cleaning the vacuum pan, which is used in sugar mills for sucrose extraction.
The woman, in her late 20s, had Saturday put up a post on Instagram – a video- and photo-sharing networking service – stating that she was tired of the aspersions cast on her by the people she was living with.
“Since the CET cell doesn’t release its question papers or answer sets, I appear for the exam to get a feel of the questions and that helps me while I am coaching students,” he said.
In a statement released Saturday, the students’ union alleged lack of transparency in additional charges being levied on students. Students claim dining hall fees have been increased at the last minute, and three days after the results were to be declared, on May 19.
On April 26, the authority had issued circular allowing developers to carry out pre-monsoon works following Covid guidelines.
Maharashtra, India’s worst-hit coronavirus state, is keen to reopen schools gradually from June 15 onwards. State’s School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad speaks to The Indian Express on the plans, safety measures and new SOPs. Excerpts:
In the fourth phase of the lockdown, Maharashtra has identified municipal corporation areas in Mumbai, Pune, Thane, Nagpur and 15 other cities as red zones.
The civic body had, on April 24, launched the helpline 1916 to address queries related to Covid-19. Apart from these queries, the helpline also answered queries related to food supply for the needy, travel-related information in the city and civic complaints.
Radhika Madan, Parth Samthaan and others travel as flights resume