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Titled Only Murders in the Building, the series follows three strangers who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one, the streamer said in a statement.

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Abhishek Bachchan tested negative for coronavirus on Saturday. He first tested positive on July 11 along with his father Amitabh Bachchan.

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Actor Nazriya Nazim wrote an adorable post wishing Fahadh Faasil on his birthday.

Technology

Amazon has now announced Freedom Sale starting today on its platform. The sale will continue till August 11.

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Security researchers at CheckPoint have discovered over 400 vulnerabilities Qualcomm’s chip. Here's everything you need to know.

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The scientists have not been able to figure out the shape of our solar system's heliosphere because its closest edge is more than ten billion miles from Earth.

Mumbai News

PMC Bank fraud: Bombay HC directs Special Court to decide on Rakesh Wadhawan’s plea seeking treatment at pvt hospital by Aug 19
PMC Bank fraud: Bombay HC directs Special Court to decide on Rakesh Wadhawan’s plea seeking treatment at pvt hospital by Aug 19

HC directs state-run hospital to produce Wadhawan’s health reports

For Ganesh Chaturthi, govt nod to special trains from Mumbai to Konkan
For Ganesh Chaturthi, govt nod to special trains from Mumbai to Konkan

The state’s nod comes as a response to a letter sent by the Central Railway (CR), which had sought the government’s view, as rail officials were receiving appeals for such trains from public representatives.

Bhojpuri actor found dead, two booked for abetment to suicide
Bhojpuri actor found dead, two booked for abetment to suicide

The Kashimira police, which had earlier lodged an accidental death report, registered a case of abetment to suicide on Monday following a complaint filed by Anupama Pathak’s nephew Dilipkumar Jha.

As BMC chops trees to clear roads, experts say replant uprooted ones wherever possible
As BMC chops trees to clear roads, experts say replant uprooted ones wherever possible

BMC could have saved many trees if scientific pruning exercise and risk assessment had been undertaken before the monsoon, said Vaibhav Raje, who runs Treecotech that provides arboriculture services.

Malabar Hill landslide: Ridge Road, part of Hughes Road likely to be closed for six months for repairs
Malabar Hill landslide: Ridge Road, part of Hughes Road likely to be closed for six months for repairs

Primary investigation has revealed that over a period of time water had started accumulating between the retaining wall and the hill slope causing deterioration in the structural stability of the wall.

Sushant Singh Rajput Suicide: HC refuses to pass order on PILs, awaits Supreme Court decision
Sushant Singh Rajput Suicide: HC refuses to pass order on PILs, awaits Supreme Court decision

The pleas sought that either a special investigation team be constituted or the case transferred to the CBI or to any other investigating agency outside Mumbai “in the interest of justice”.

14-day home quarantine for all domestic flyers: BMC
14-day home quarantine for all domestic flyers: BMC

The letter comes in the backdrop of the BMC’s decision to deny the request of Bihar IPS officer Vinay Tiwari, who arrived in the city on Sunday to probe actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case, seeking exemption from 14-day home quarantine.

Vinay Tiwari returns to Patna: ‘Not me, Sushant Rajput case probe was quarantined by BMC’
Vinay Tiwari returns to Patna: ‘Not me, Sushant Rajput case probe was quarantined by BMC’

Minutes before leaving the city, Vinay Tiwari told mediapersons, “Not me, the investigation of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case was quarantined by the BMC.”

State govt rejected lawyers’ request to be allowed to travel by local trains, Bombay HC told
State govt rejected lawyers’ request to be allowed to travel by local trains, Bombay HC told

A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice A S Gadkari was hearing a clutch of pleas that claimed several lawyers did not own private vehicles and it became difficult for them to commute to the court.

Mumbai: Nair hospital records 100th plasma donation
Mumbai: Nair hospital records 100th plasma donation

As awareness gradually grows, doctors said more and more recovered patients are stepping forward to donate for other critically infected patients. Plasma of recovered patients has antibodies that neutralises coronavirus.

Sushant Singh death case: HC refuses to pass order on PILs seeking transfer of probe to CBI, awaits SC decision
Sushant Singh death case: HC refuses to pass order on PILs seeking transfer of probe to CBI, awaits SC decision

The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, had directed Maharashtra Government to submit a status report in a probe, after hearing a plea filed by Rhea seeking that the FIR registered against her by the Bihar Police be transferred to Mumbai Police

In quarantine, Bihar IPS officer entertains social media followers with self-composed poems
In quarantine, Bihar IPS officer entertains social media followers with self-composed poems

In contrast, he said, the officers’ quarters at the Maharashtra State Reserve Police Force campus in Goregaon East are less than ideal conditions for him to compose or even record his poems.

Mumbai: Leaks, waterlogging at some Covid centres
Mumbai: Leaks, waterlogging at some Covid centres

As the hospital has created staff accommodation in the nearby Lalit and Sofitel hotels, nurses and doctors were able to reach in time for their shift. On Thursday, only five ward boys of 43 appointed were absent.

Mumbai: 361 trees uprooted in two days
Mumbai: 361 trees uprooted in two days

The wind speed in south Mumbai on Wednesday was equivalent to the post-landfall effect of severe cyclonic storm Nisarga (90-100 kmph), which was recorded in Mumbai on June 3

Landslide in Malabar Hill damages 4 water pipelines
Landslide in Malabar Hill damages 4 water pipelines

While South-bound traffic could be opened in a day or two, North-bound will take some time as rocks and mud from the hill continue to fall down, said an official.

Mumbai floods: Leptospirosis, dengue cases likely to rise
Mumbai floods: Leptospirosis, dengue cases likely to rise

“Dengue, leptospirosis, H1N1, hepatitis and gastroenteritis are under control except malaria,” a BMC official said. Apart from testing patients with fever for Covid-19, the civic body has asked all hospitals and dispensaries to conduct rapid antigen test for malaria.

Mumbai: Water recedes in flooded areas as city receives light showers, intensity to reduce further: IMD
Mumbai: Water recedes in flooded areas as city receives light showers, intensity to reduce further: IMD

“Strong south westerly/westerly monsoonal flow over the Arabian Sea with winds speed reaching up to 60-70 kmph along and off the west coast at lower tropospheric levels is likely to continue to prevail during the next two days,” said IMD.

140-year-old drainage system, highest rain since ‘74 — why south Mumbai flooded
140-year-old drainage system, highest rain since ‘74 — why south Mumbai flooded

The amount of rain that Mumbai experiences has remained unchanged over the last 80 years. The old drainage system, along with Mumbai’s then abundant open spaces, allowed the percolation of water and its faster dispersal.

Sheena Bora death case: Indrani Mukherjea’s bail plea rejected for sixth time
Sheena Bora death case: Indrani Mukherjea’s bail plea rejected for sixth time

In a detailed order made available on Thursday, special judge J C Jagdale observed that important witnesses, including Rahul Mukerjea, who was in a relationship with Sheena, are yet to be examined.

Mumbai: Neighbour arrested for rape of 4-year-old girl
Mumbai: Neighbour arrested for rape of 4-year-old girl

According to the FIR, the incident took place after the girl’s mother, a commercial sex worker, left the house around 8 am and asked a woman, whose room she rented, to look after her daughter.

Mumbai rains HIGHLIGHTS: Rainfall intensity to reduce; Thackeray reviews areas to asses damage
Mumbai rains HIGHLIGHTS: Rainfall intensity to reduce; Thackeray reviews areas to asses damage

The weather department also issued an orange alert for Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Pune, Kolhapur and Satara districts in Maharashtra.

Massive flooding and destruction after heavy rain, strong winds batter Mumbai
Massive flooding and destruction after heavy rain, strong winds batter Mumbai

Breaking its “all-time” record of the highest 24-hour rain in August, the Colaba observatory recorded 293.8 mm rain ending at 8:30 pm on Wednesday — highest in 46 years. The Colaba observatory was set up in 1841, while the archive data is available from 1974.

Mumbai records over 2,319 mm rain, surpasses season’s average
Mumbai records over 2,319 mm rain, surpasses season’s average

As per the 24 hours forecast issued at 2 pm on Wednesday, heavy to very heavy rain is “very likely” in Mumbai city and suburbs with the possibility of extremely heavy rain at isolated places.

Mumbai: Water enters JJ hospital emergency ward, trees uprooted on KEM campus
Mumbai: Water enters JJ hospital emergency ward, trees uprooted on KEM campus

A police official stationed at the hospital said that water overflowed from the OPD building, situated at a height, into the main hospital building situated at a lower level. “The police station’s parking lot was also flooded,” the official said.

Mumbai: Waterlogging hits local train services, NDRF called in to rescue stranded passengers
Mumbai: Waterlogging hits local train services, NDRF called in to rescue stranded passengers

As the rain intensified, heavy waterlogging was reported from Sandhurst Road, Sion, Kurla, Wadala, and Chunabhatti on the CR due to which train operations on Harbour line between CSMT and Vashi were suspended at 3.30 pm.

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