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Yogesh Naik


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.

Mumbai: False ceiling at Sahyadri guesthouse collapses
Sat, Jun 05, 2021

A Sahyadri staffer said that Environment Minister Aditya Thackeray was in the building when the incident took place.

IAS officer S V R Srinivas appointed MMRDA Commissioner
Thu, Jun 03, 2021

Rajeev had retired in February 2021 and had been given a three-month contract to helm the MMRDA.

No decision yet, clarifies Maharashtra govt after minister announces ‘unlock plan’
Fri, Jun 04, 2021

Relaxation of restrictions as per the situation in different areas is only under consideration and no decision has been taken, a statement from the Chief Minister's Office said.

Mumbai confidential: Meeting the CM
Mon, May 31, 2021

Amravati's Independent MLA Ravi Rana, who has been apparently trying unsuccessfully to meet Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for some time now, last week decided to stick his application on the door of the CM's office on the sixth floor at Mantralaya.

Maharashtra: In run-up to civic polls, infra projects lined up for completion
Sun, May 30, 2021

On Monday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will flag off trial runs of Metro 2A that runs from Dahisar to D N Nagar and Metro 7 that will connect Dahisar East to Andheri East.

Mumbai: In run-up to civic polls, infra projects lined up for completion
Sun, May 30, 2021

In the next few months, six big infrastructure projects including four being built by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) and two by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) are attaining completion and are likely to be thrown open for public use.

Maharashtra’s road development agency to conserve ancient temples, floats tender
Sun, May 30, 2021

The public works department-controlled MSRDC’s tender invites proposals for conservation of eight temples in the first phase.

Cyclone Tauktae: Aground at Palghar, barge wreckage raises oil leak fears
Sun, May 30, 2021

When Cyclone Tauktae struck earlier this month, the four-deck Gal Constructor anchored offshore near Alibaug started drifting several nautical miles in Palghar and got stranded there. All the 137 crew members were rescued by the Coast Guard.

Mumbai: Pipe burst floods Kalyan Shil road, MLA demands probe
Fri, May 28, 2021

Water also entered some vehicles and they stopped working leading to jams.

Maharashtra lockdown to continue, some relaxations likely
Thu, May 27, 2021

Inputs from various municipal commissioners, police and health department will be taken before declaring relaxations, officials said.

Deshmukh case is key for state as Jaiswal takes charge of CBI
Thu, May 27, 2021

John Lobo and Mohan Katre are the other two officers from the Maharashtra cadre who had headed the agency.

Mumbai: Medical college at St George’s Hospital
Wed, May 26, 2021

At present, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has four medical colleges located at Nair, KEM, Cooper and Sion hospitals with a capacity of approximately 850 MBBS seats.

Mumbai: Ahead of civic polls, posters outside vaccine centres vie for attention
Tue, May 25, 2021

With posters of different parties and politicians pasted outside vying for people’s attention, many vaccination centres have got a distinct election feel about them.

Varaprada Captain, engineer identified: 85 bodies found, Navy says all accounted for, search to go on until each identified
Mon, May 24, 2021

So far 15 bodies have been recovered from the shore -- eight in Raigad district of Maharashtra and seven in Valsad in Gujarat.

Amid Cyclone Tauktae, one of the biggest offshore rescue operations by the Navy and Coast Guard
Sun, May 23, 2021

By May 16, a day before Cyclone Tauktae, 94 of 99 vessels in the Mumbai High area had returned to the shore. Among the vessels, with over 600 men on board, that did not was barge P305. The Sunday Express on what happened next — the SOSs that went out and the leap of faith that kept many going amid one of the biggest offshore rescue operations by the Navy and Coast Guard.

P305 tragedy: INS Makar, equipped with side scan sonars, to search for the missing
Sat, May 22, 2021

INS Makar is a survey catamaran, which is used to conduct hydrographic surveys by the Navy. It is being brought down from Karwar in Karnataka to assist in the mission.

Safety onus on the barge owner, Capt ignored Cyclone Tauktae warnings: ONGC, Afcons
Fri, May 21, 2021

Awal said ONGC had 99 vessels in the sea, of whom 94 had come back paying heed to weather warnings, but not P305. It said it has an emergency management system and warnings from statutory bodies, including the Coast Guard, had been forwarded to all the vessels.

Cyclone Tauktae: 26 bodies found, search on for 61, probe ordered into gaps and lapses
Thu, May 20, 2021

The missing include around 50 men onboard P305, and at least 11 on another vessel, tug boat Varaprada, which is missing, Navy officials said.