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Yogesh Naik


Not in consonance with CRZ laws, MCZMA stalls Aksa Beach redevelopment plan
Wed, Jun 30, 2021

Under the proposal, which had come up before the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) earlier in the month, the MMB had proposed to repair bunds, reconstruct pathway, construct parapet wall and provide solar lights for a stretch of 300 metres.

Week after rodent bite case, Rajawadi hospital to renovate ICU
Wed, Jun 30, 2021

Last Tuesday, a rodent had nibbled the eye of patient Shrinivas Nagesh Yellapa in the ICU. The patient, who was on a ventilator, had subsequently died.

Environmentalists complain ashram in Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary constructing illegal extensions
Tue, Jun 29, 2021

Tungareshwar sanctuary is part of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP). The ashram occupies land in the area, which was declared a reserved sanctuary in 2003.

Mumbai: Motorists can travel non-stop from Worli to BKC as MMRDA opens second arm of Kalanagar flyover
Mon, Jun 28, 2021

The 804-metre long, 7.5-metre wide arm is the longest of the three-direction flyover at Kalanagar and its work has been completed in just four months.

Mumbai confidential: On leave
Mon, Jun 28, 2021

IPS officer Param Bir Singh, who has accused former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh of corruption resulting in the Maha Vikas Aghadi government initiating several inquiries against him, has been on leave for close to two months.

Transfer Azad Maidan, Oval Maidan & Cross Maidan ownership to us: Sports dept to Maharashtra govt
Sun, Jun 27, 2021

A part of the Azad Maidan near CST station has been given to the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited for construction of Metro corridors.

Maharashtra urban development department issues changes in DCR rules
Sat, Jun 26, 2021

The department segregated the ongoing mill land development from the greenfield mill land development projects.

MCZMA clears project for Airoli-Vikhroli power transmission towers
Fri, Jun 25, 2021

The MCZMA, which cleared the project earlier this month, said 679 mangrove trees would have to be removed for laying the approach path and tower foundation for the project. Another 6,874 mangrove trees would be affected due to a stringing operation.

Mumbai: Suspended four times, jailor reinstated week before his retirement
Sat, Jun 26, 2021

The police officer has been suspended a total of four times in his career on various charges, ranging from graft to molestation.

Siddhivinayak temple to auction 16,000 litres of ghee unfit for human consumption
Fri, Jun 25, 2021

The ghee, procured for Rs 50 lakh last March, will now be auctioned with a rider that it should not used for making any eatables.

Mumbai: Rat nibbles on patient’s eye in ICU of BMC-run hospital
Tue, Jun 22, 2021

After the incident, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar visited the patient and held a meeting with Rajawadi hospital staffers.

Mumbai: Green nod to section of Virar-Alibaug multi modal corridor project
Tue, Jun 22, 2021

First envisioned in 2008, the project was initially being handled by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) before being handed over to the MSRDC.

Mumbai Confidential: ‘Shroud’ of Secrecy
Mon, Jun 21, 2021

The NIA was never generous about sharing information with the media in the Ambani security scare case, but the agency has taken its obsession for secrecy to unprecedented lengths.

Maharashtra gears up for third wave, set to launch dashboard on oxygen, beds
Mon, Jun 21, 2021

At a meeting chaired by CM Uddhav Thackeray last week, the state’s Covid-19 task force had warned that a third wave of the infection could hit Maharashtra within the next two to four weeks.

SRA cancels projects at Aarey Milk Colony, green activists rejoice
Fri, Jun 18, 2021

The move was welcomed by environmentalists, including activist Zoru Bhathena.

16 crew members of barge that ran aground in Raigad district rescued
Fri, Jun 18, 2021

A Coast Guard statement said early morning, it received telephonic information from the second officer of Indian flagged MV Mangalam (IMO-9084619) intimating the vessel was partially sinking with 16 crew on board, around 3 km near Revdanda Jetty in Raigad.

Maharashtra: Thackeray visits Raj Bhavan, meets Governor Koshyari on his birthday
Fri, Jun 18, 2021

Sources in the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said that Thackeray's aide Milind Narvekar was instrumental in fixing the meeting with the Governor in an apparent attempt to break the ice.

Mumbai: Thane district police seeks 40-acre plot to build its headquarter
Fri, Jun 18, 2021

At present, Thane district police superintendent Vikram Deshmane sits in Thane and shares all amenities with the Thane city police. The Palghar district, which was carved out from Thane, has also got its own headquarters.

Bandra East MLA complains about Mumbai Cong chief to Sonia
Thu, Jun 17, 2021

Zeeshan Siddiqui, the youngest MLA from Mumbai who won from the Shiv Sena stronghold of Bandra East, is said to have expressed unhappiness over recently appointed Mumbai Regional Congress Committee President Bhai Jagtap’s style of functioning.

Mumbai Film City: Nod to convert 130-acre no-development zone to industrial zone
Wed, Jun 16, 2021

The move is expected to facilitate redevelopment of the premises and attract more investment, said an official.

Mumbai: MMRDA to cut mangroves on 1 hectare for Metro station
Tue, Jun 15, 2021

Environmentalists have raised objection to the clearance and said despite adequate land available for building the station, the mangroves are being cut.

Maharashtra Human Rights panel orders relief for two women professors over sexual harassment complaint
Sun, Jun 13, 2021

The man, who was arrested in January and February 2020 on separate complaints by the two women, had died last September.

Amid rush & shortage: Wardha hospital reduced Remdesivir use, said it made ‘no difference’ to patients
Fri, Jun 11, 2021

According to the guidelines, Remdesivir should not be used for patients with mild Covid-19 symptoms, who are in home care or at Covid Care Centres.

Maharashtra Cabinet nod to proposed amendments for protection of ‘heritage’ trees
Fri, Jun 11, 2021

The Cabinet also green-lighted the formation of the Maharashtra Tree Authority, which will take all decisions regarding protection of trees.

Suspended for fourth time, Aurangabad jailor to get his post back days before retirement
Tue, Jun 08, 2021

Hiralal Jadhav, 58, has been suspended four times in his career on various charges, ranging from graft to molestation.