Notified as a wildlife sanctuary in 1985, RWS is home to 264 bird species (migratory and resident), 47 species of mammals, 59 species of reptiles, 20 species of amphibians and 66 species of butterflies.
Since April 9, when the BMC began the drive, it has collected Rs 2.3 crore. Officials said people have become more careless in maintaining distance and wearing masks.
Nearly 2,000 lawyers practising in the High Court and various courts in Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and registered clerks will benefit from the decision.
"CBI will need Maharashtra governments permission henceforth (to operate in the state). It can't carry out investigation here in Mumbai till we issue permission," the minister told reporters on Thursday.
Official sources told The Indian Express that the move follows “apprehension” in the state government that the CBI would take over a similar case on alleged fudging of TRPs in Maharashtra in a bid to move it away from the purview of Mumbai Police.
According to sources, the CM ordered a disciplinary action after senior state officials pointed out this is not the first occasion when Kumar had used “objectionable and intemperate” language against fellow officials on the WhatsApp group.
The court said it was allowing them to serve food on Ayambil Oli Tap following Covid-19 protocols. It, however, said the court had no intention to interfere with the government policies.
Police, meanwhile, have added IPC sections (174, 179, 201 and 204) related to not responding to an order by a public servant, refusing to answer public servant authorised to question and destruction of evidence to the FIR in the ongoing probe into the 'TRP scam'.
Suburban train services were shut down on March 23 during the lockdown. While partial resumption of services was announced on June 15, only those deemed to be essential service providers were allowed to board these trains after being allotted a special pass.
The BMC has 227 elected representatives with five persons, who are experts in various fields or experienced in the civic body's working, being nominated as members.
According to police, on Tuesday, an officer from the Crime Branch (Unit VIII) received a tip-off that a particular mobile number was put up on a website for "escort services".
The sisters were booked under sections pertaining to committing malicious or deliberate acts with the intention of outraging religious feelings of citizens.
Woman's father tells police she was forced to wear dirty, unwashed clothes of mother-in-law who died 10 years ago.
This comes a day after the central probe agency registered an FIR in the TRP 'scam' case based on a reference from the Uttar Pradesh Police.
The incident took place at Nagpada police station on Tuesday when the accused was to be taken to Taloja jail in neighbouring Navi Mumbai.
Anand Teltumbde, who taught at IIT-Kharagpur and later at the Goa Institute of Management before his arrest on April 14, is also alleged to have “inspired” his younger brother, Milind Teltumbde, who has been named in the chargesheet as an absconding accused and top operative of CPI (Maoist).
The alleged fraud was discovered after the representative of a bank based in South Africa wrote to the RIL's Mergers and Acquisition Department.
Around 11.15 am Tuesday, driver Haridas Patil (52), was plying the vehicle between Tata Power in Chembur and Ghatkopar railway station when he collapsed near Vasant Park.
A 30-year old South African national, Agisilaos Demetriades was arrested on Saturday from Lonavla with the NCB claiming that 0.8 gm of charas was seized from him.
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s cook Dipesh Sawant was granted bail by the Bombay High Court on October 7 after he was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on September 5 for his alleged role in the procurement of drugs in connection with the actor’s death case.
NCW Chairperson Rekha Sharma told the Governor there was a rise in cases of ‘Love Jihad’ in the state and highlighted the distinction between consensual inter-faith marriages and Love Jihad, stating that the latter required attention, a statement issued by the NCW said.
“The crops and orchards are damaged due to various reasons. But it is very difficult for the farmers to get compensation from the insurance companies. The Centre should draw up permanent measures on this,” Thackeray said.
According to a witness, members of the organisation collect Rs 350 per bag of tendua leaves – containing 1,000 pouches – as tax.
The petitioner submitted that the process of FYJC admissions had been stalled due to SC's interim stay on Maratha reservation and nearly 2.3 lakh students in Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), including his daughter, were facing uncertain future due to the same.
As per the new rates, an N-95 mask would cost between Rs 19 to Rs 45 depending on its kind, while a 3-ply would cost Rs 4 and a 2-ply mask Rs 3.