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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Sanya Malhotra was recently seen in Shakuntala Devi, in which she played Anupama Banerji, daughter to Vidya Balan's titular math genius. The film is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Kundan Shah directorial Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, starring Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Om Puri, Pankaj Kapur, Satish Shah, Satish Kaushik, Bhakti Barve and Neena Gupta, was released on August 12, 1983.

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Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, starring Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi and Angad Bedi, released on Netflix on Wednesday.

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Twitter has pushed out a new update that allows users to choose who can reply to their tweets and who can't. This new setting is now available for every user globally including India.

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Here's how you can disable the Google Meet tab inside of the Gmail app and have that extra space for reading additional mails.

Mumbai News

Migrant workers return to scarce jobs, low salaries
Migrant workers return to scarce jobs, low salaries

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.

Subdued celebrations: No Dahi Handi on Janmashtami, mandals hold blood donation camps, distribute medicines
Subdued celebrations: No Dahi Handi on Janmashtami, mandals hold blood donation camps, distribute medicines

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.

167 artificial ponds for immersion of Ganpati idols
167 artificial ponds for immersion of Ganpati idols

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.

Endangered 25-ft whale shark found at Sassoon Dock, two booked
Endangered 25-ft whale shark found at Sassoon Dock, two booked

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.

Fake influencer scam: Police records statement of COO from digital marketing firm used by Badshah to buy ‘views’
Fake influencer scam: Police records statement of COO from digital marketing firm used by Badshah to buy ‘views’

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.

Drive against milk adulteration launched: As punishment, blue dye to be added to milk if found to be substandard
Drive against milk adulteration launched: As punishment, blue dye to be added to milk if found to be substandard

Minister of Dairy Development Sunil Kedar said, “Milk adulteration is a serious issue; it is hazardous to health. The dairy and food and drugs departments are launching a massive campaign.

Maharashtra: Man ‘tries to set himself ablaze’ near SP’s office in Ahmednagar
Maharashtra: Man ‘tries to set himself ablaze’ near SP’s office in Ahmednagar

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.

Influencer scam: Police records statement of COO of digital marketing firm used by Badshah ‘to buy views’
Influencer scam: Police records statement of COO of digital marketing firm used by Badshah ‘to buy views’

Rapper Aditya Sisodia alias Badshah, in his statement to 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.

Heavy rains to hit parts of Mumbai, neighbouring districts
Heavy rains to hit parts of Mumbai, neighbouring districts

Isolated places in Mumbai are likely to receive heavy rains, while neighbouring districts of Thane, Raigad and Ratnagiri will witness more intense showers for the next 24 hours, the official said.

‘He is immature’: Sharad Pawar on grand-nephew’s demand for CBI probe in Sushant’s case
‘He is immature’: Sharad Pawar on grand-nephew’s demand for CBI probe in Sushant’s case

Parth Pawar, the eldest of state’s Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar had earlier written a letter to state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh seeking a CBI probe in actor Shushant Singh Rajput’s death.

Dead whale shark found at Mumbai’s Sassoon Dock, probe ordered
Dead whale shark found at Mumbai’s Sassoon Dock, probe ordered

The whale shark (Rhincodon typus) is protected under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act of India, 1972, rendering the capture and killing of the fish a cognisable offence.

Maharashtra Coronavirus Live Updates: Maharashtra reports 12,712 new cases, 344 deaths
Maharashtra Coronavirus Live Updates: Maharashtra reports 12,712 new cases, 344 deaths

Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune, Thane Coronavirus (Covid-19) News Live Update: The number of active cases in Mumbai is 19,047. Pune city reported 1,665 new cases along with 19 deaths.

Allegations of corruption: BMC to audit purchases, jumbo care centres, hiring of manpower
Allegations of corruption: BMC to audit purchases, jumbo care centres, hiring of manpower

BMC’s Vigilance department has issued guidelines to all user departments to maintain all documents related to purchases and services hired to fight coronavirus for an online audit.

Complaints of overcharging: Adhere to govt guidelines, Navi Mumbai civic body tells pvt hospitals
Complaints of overcharging: Adhere to govt guidelines, Navi Mumbai civic body tells pvt hospitals

In the directive, issued by NMMC chief Abhijit Bangar, all hospitals have also been told to start rapid antigen test with kits provided by the civic body if required.

Maharashtra to extend order reserving 80% beds in pvt hospitals by three months
Maharashtra to extend order reserving 80% beds in pvt hospitals by three months

In view of rising Covid cases, the state government on May 21 had passed a notification, which allowed it to take over 80 per cent beds in private hospitals and regulate treatment charges. The notification lapses on August 31.

Maharashtra: 32-yr-old Covid patient who escaped from Jalgaon facility found dead
Maharashtra: 32-yr-old Covid patient who escaped from Jalgaon facility found dead

“As there was heavy rush in the facility, the patient managed to dodge the caretakers and fled. On learning that the patient was missing, they informed Amalner police station,” a police officer said.

Vacancies in govt hospitals: Bombay HC seeks state’s response on PIL
Vacancies in govt hospitals: Bombay HC seeks state’s response on PIL

The PIL stated, “It is pertinent to note that at present the immediate threat posed is due to the upcoming festivals like Ganesh Utsav, where large numbers of people are expected to travel in Konkan region from the rest of Maharashtra.”

Bombay HC seeks state’s response on PIL seeking relief for specially-abled students
Bombay HC seeks state’s response on PIL seeking relief for specially-abled students

Stating that while the government has introduced online teaching for regular students, no steps were taken for special students, the PIL stated that 7 per cent of the state’s population comprised differently-abled people.

Mumbai: Kin vandalise hospital after death of patient
Mumbai: Kin vandalise hospital after death of patient

The man, Suresh Chavan, a resident of Ghansoli, was rushed to Fortis Hospital in Vashi after 2 am when he complained of chest pain.

Palghar lynching: After mob attack, dy SP fired two shots to keep stone-pelting villagers at bay
Palghar lynching: After mob attack, dy SP fired two shots to keep stone-pelting villagers at bay

The Maharashtra CID had last week filed a third chargesheet against 47 men at a magistrate court in Dahanu after completing its probe into an attempt to murder Jawhar Division DySP Bhagwat Sonawane and 14 other policemen on the morning of April 17.

Five lakh letters will be sent to CM to highlight dairy farmers’ problems: BJP
Five lakh letters will be sent to CM to highlight dairy farmers’ problems: BJP

Dairies across the state had taken to slashing their procurement prices from Rs 27 per litre to Rs 15 per litre after reporting a drastic reduction in their returns during the lockdown.

Draft EIA great threat to goal of achieving sustainable growth: Aaditya to Javadekar
Draft EIA great threat to goal of achieving sustainable growth: Aaditya to Javadekar

In a letter to Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, on August 10, Aaditya raised several issues, including exemption being granted to environmentally destructive activities like coal prospecting, crushing and screening of iron ore, etc.

Disha Salian post mortem report rebuts Rane’s claim: no sexual assault
Disha Salian post mortem report rebuts Rane’s claim: no sexual assault

Incidentally, former Maharashtra Chief Minister M Narayan Rane, a BJP leader from Konkan and a former member of the Shiv Sena, had alleged that Salian had been “raped and murdered” and that the state government was trying to save “one of the young ministers.”

Pulled up by HC, BMC withdraws order suspending hospital licence
Pulled up by HC, BMC withdraws order suspending hospital licence

The court said that the civic body’s action was not as per the law and a ‘knee-jerk’ reaction to a viral video related to the hospital.

Fight against Covid not over yet, efforts being made to ensure there is no second wave: Uddhav
Fight against Covid not over yet, efforts being made to ensure there is no second wave: Uddhav

Thackeray, who was speaking in a videoconference of ten CMs with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to review the Covid-19 situation, said that the state government is making efforts to reduce the mortality rate in the state.

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