Police investigation showed that the Covid hospital’s administration didn’t have a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the fire safety department and had not trained their medical team for firefighting, as per guidelines.
Gwalia Sweet shop at Mansi crossroads was sealed after three out of nine employees tested positive during a drive held by the AMC health team at commercial establishments in the city on Thursday.
The Indian Express spoke to a few of them on how they helped keep the virus at bay.
On Thursday, AMC directed all these establishments to immediately send details of their designated Covid co-ordinator to the respective zonal office.
DERC chairman Justice (retd) SS Chauhan told The Indian Express that the regulator will take the losses being suffered by the companies and government due to Covid-19 into account while drawing up the revised tariff, due to be issued by the end of August.
In 24 hours that ended at 8.30 am on Thursday, the suburbs recorded 42 mm of rain while the figure for south Mumbai was 17.7 mm. The IMD classifies 15.6 mm to 64.4 mm of rainfall as moderate, and 64.5 mm to 115.5 mm as heavy.
The senior officer said a special team of the Crime Branch conducted crime-mapping of 15 districts: “It compiled crime figures from this year and sent the data to all DCPs and other senior officers.”
The accused, a 29-year-old Major posted in Nashik, is currently on leave and is likely to return to work after August 15. Currently, his phone is switched off and the police are trying to track down his location.
On Wednesday morning, fishermen at the Sassoon Dock in Colaba informed the police about the dead whale shark, which had been cut into pieces for sale even before the state fisheries department officials reached the dock.
Officials from the Hydraulic Engineers (HE) department said that in case of non-payment of water bills, 2 per cent additional charges are levied on the arrears of water bills every month after the due date. “Under Abhay Yojana, the 2 per cent charge is waived off.
According to BMC officials, IIT-B will submit its report by next week with plans of reconstruction, damage to hill and opening of traffic. About 150 metres stretch of B G Kher Road has sunk by four feet to six feet.
On Tuesday, hundreds of students were forced to send scans of their answer sheets by email to varsity authorities, after facing issues with uploading them on the exam portal. Several students alleged the server crashed minutes before the submission deadline.
At the Anand Vihar ISBT, a steady stream of migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh are arriving in Delhi to resume work in NCR, around three months after the lockdown was eased.
Desperate to find work after the five-month lockdown, in the face of dwindling savings and the inadequate financial support from the government, many like Mantu Singh are returning to find work in the state, only to find they are worse off than before.
To begin with, a five-month feasibility study is set to be launched to prepare a roadmap of the proposed changes in road design, carry out surveys to find out the volume of fast and slow moving vehicles, their origin and destination, and pedestrian count, among others.
Since the past two weeks, Thane-based Sanskruti Yuva Pratishthan Dahi Handi, holder of Guinness World Record and Limca Book of Records in the past for the tallest human pyramid, has been distributed medicines for cough and cold to the needy.
Civic officials said that they want residents to use their nearest artificial ponds for visarjan and take out small processions with a few people to ensure social distancing.
The 25-foot female whale shark was illegally caught by a fishing trawler and abandoned at the dock, officials said after preliminary probe. It had been cut into pieces for sale even before the state fisheries department officials reached the dock.
Sagar Gokhale was called in after rapper Aditya Sisodia alias Badshah, in his statement to the police, said he had paid Qyuki around Rs 75 lakh to get 75 million “views” in a day for a song he released last year.
According to police, the incident took place early on Monday. The person, who works as a welder in Ahmednagar, went to meet the SP at around 10.30 am but could not meet him, following which he poured a bottle of petrol on himself, police said.
“The relative of a critical Covid-19 patient who was in dire need of plasma therapy reached out to us on Twitter. Today, two of our colleagues, Constable Bhaskar Bera & Police Driver Pappu Kumar Singh donated plasma,” Kolkata Police wrote on their official Twitter handle.
The facility is a customised, fully-equipped, robust vehicle outfitted with specialised equipment. It serves as an on-scene command, coordination and communication center to handle airport emergencies.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued the alert, following which fishermen have been asked not to venture into the sea till August 15. Out of 205 dams in the state, 69 are on high alert, 11 on alert and 8 on warning level.
In his letter, activist Mahesh Pandya wrote, “As today is the last day to submit comments/suggestions regarding draft EIA 2020 notification, I would like to request you to continuously follow transparent process regarding development with this issue."
San Lucas, a project of seven wings in three high rise towers, with a total of 336 units, has 200 flats ranging from 2BHK to 4 BHK sold since 2014. According to the buyers, the project was due for completion in 2016.