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191 kg heroin seizure: DRI arrests 3 more from Delhi

August 11, 2020 3:09:02 am

The arrests of Sarvesh Bhatia, an importer, Mohammaed Numan, a middleman, and logistic provider Mahendra Nigam from Delhi comes a day after 191 kg of heroin was seized from Nhava Sheva Port. All three were brought to Mumbai on Monday.

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Uddhav urges PM to transfer Centre’s land for Mahul pumping station

August 11, 2020 2:20:56 am

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that a national-level committee headed by the PM should be set up to tackle natural disasters and for coordination among states.

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PNB scam: ED opposes plea of Nirav Modi’s son on confiscation of properties

August 11, 2020 2:16:33 am

Rohin Modi’s counsel submitted that the properties were purchased in 2006, much before the alleged crime was committed, in 2011, and therefore it did not form part of the proceeds of crime.

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Maharashtra: Waikar may make a comeback in CMO

August 11, 2020 2:12:51 am

Waikar, a three-time MLA and former minister in the previous BJP-led government, refused to comment on the matter, stating that he has not received the order of his reinstatement yet.

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Money laundering: ED questions Rhea, her brother and father again

August 11, 2020 12:53:37 am

The ED is believed to have questioned Rhea further on the investments made by her, the source of income of such investments and the source of funds used to buy her flat in Khar in Mumbai.

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Second sero survey in Mumbai from Aug 13

August 10, 2020 11:10:45 pm

In the first fortnight of July, blood samples of 6,936 people from three wards found that 40.5 per cent people had developed IgG antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, a virus that causes Covid-19. In slums, the exposure was 57 per cent and 16 per cent in non-slums.

Mumbai: Four migrant workers arrested for breaking into shop, stealing mobile phones

August 10, 2020 11:06:12 pm

The police said that the four accused Mukeem Sheikh (30), Wasim Khan (24), Sarwar Ali (32) and Ajmad Sayeed (28) are from Bahraich district in Uttar Pradesh.

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ED begins fresh round of questioning of Rhea Chakraborty, family in money laundering case

August 10, 2020 2:17:20 pm

Rhea, her brother Showik and father Indrajit Chakraborty arrived at the office of the central probe agency in the Ballard Estate area around 11 am in response to their scheduled summons for Monday, officials said.

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Ireland to Delhi to Mumbai: Call from Facebook foils suicide bid

August 10, 2020 7:05:00 am

On Saturday evening, the man started putting up several ‘Facebook Live’ videos of him wanting to attempt suicide. At 7.51 pm, DCP (Cyber Cell-Delhi) Anyesh Roy received the call from Ireland.

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Will go to Belgaum to protest against removal of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s bust if needed: Shiv Sena

August 10, 2020 11:25:07 am

“We also condemn the removal of the statue. But the local Congress legislator played a role in the removal of the statue. Will the Sena protest against the Congress?” BJP leader Ashish Shelar asked.

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Ganesh Chaturthi: As visitors arrive in Konkan, authorities try to allay Covid fears of local residents

August 10, 2020 11:21:10 am

With the district administration stating that people with valid e-passes can travel to Konkan on or before August 12. Authorities said those traveling in private vehicles without valid e-passes will not be allowed in Ratnagiri even before August 12.

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South Mumbai: Man held for duping five metal dealers

August 10, 2020 1:14:53 am

The complainant, a 34-year-old metal trader based out of south Mumbai, told police Kunal Bokadia came to his office in April 2019 to buy stainless steel rods and had sought a 30-day credit period.

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Sushant death: CBI probe attack on state autonomy, insult to Mumbai Police, says Sanjay Raut

August 10, 2020 11:12:58 am

Sanjay Raut said that though the CBI is a central investigation agency, it has proved time and again that it is not independent and impartial. “Many state governments have banned the CBI.

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After initial hiccups, Navi Mumbai ramps up Covid testing

August 10, 2020 11:00:56 am

The city has recorded 18,481 cases with 469 deaths so far with a mortality rate of 2.54 per cent and recovery rate of 77 per cent. On Sunday, the city recorded eight deaths.

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Mumbai: Over 50% water stock in 7 lakes after 3 days of moderate rain

August 10, 2020 12:26:41 am

A total of 191,976 million litres of water, which means water supply worth one-and-a-half months, was added to the seven lakes following the incessant and heavy rainfall along the west coast, including Mumbai and Thane.

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Leopard spotted in Andheri, cameras & trap cages installed

August 10, 2020 10:52:20 am

Rescue teams from Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) and the state forest department scanned the area that is lined with abandoned warehouses, small industrial units and a few residential buildings.

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Man’s wallet lost in Mumbai local train found by cops after 14 years

August 9, 2020 2:21:23 pm

After the easing of restrictions, Padalkar, a resident of Panvel in neighbouring Navi Mumbai township, recently went to the GRP office at Vashi where he was given part of the money that was in the wallet.

Konkan Railway: Rain damages tunnel; disrupts train movement to Goa, South

Konkan Railway: Rain damages tunnel; disrupts train movement to Goa, South

August 9, 2020 2:01:43 pm

Portion of the wall, measuring nearly 10 metres, of the 1.5-km-long tunnel has caved in allowing slush into the tunnel from multiple cracks.

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State to re-verify after medical reports of Anand Teltumbde, Mahesh Raut before Bombay HC show identical details

August 9, 2020 1:22:39 pm

Vijay Hiremath had pointed out that the health parameters mentioned on Mahesh Raut's report were identical to the medical report of activist Anand Teltumbde (68), a co-accused in the case, who is also lodged in the Taloja jail.

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Taking cue from Tokyo, South Korea, BMC mulls underground ponds to store excess rainwater, mitigate flooding

August 9, 2020 1:41:04 pm

Drawing from the flood tunnels of Tokyo, Japan, and the underground ponds of South Korea, civic officials said similar water-retaining structures could also be built in the open spaces in South Mumbai.

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PMC Bank fraud case: JJ hospital told to produce Rakesh Wadhawan’s medical records

August 9, 2020 1:32:22 pm

The court also directed the government-run JJ Hospital, to furnish his medical records, including case management papers, showing health status and treatment given so far along with the two other hospitals where he was referred to for certain treatment earlier.

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Two men held for ‘killing’ blind man in Nallasopara

August 9, 2020 1:46:03 pm

"Two men were arguing with each other in raised voices. Mukesh Sulpatbahar came out of his house and asked them to keep quiet," said Sub-Inspector Sachin Navadkar, a police spokesperson from Palghar.

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‘Mistake in facts’: Mumbai cops drop charges against TV journalist booked for crowding at Bandra station

August 9, 2020 1:27:47 pm

The closure report noted that nowhere in his report did Rahul Kulkarni mention Bandra station. “His news report did not mention the names of the railway stations that would be covered by trains for migrants,” the closure report stated.

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

August 8, 2020 3:24:57 pm

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

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

August 8, 2020 4:34:45 pm

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.