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Environment ministry declares 250 sq km area around Radhanagri wildlife sanctuary as eco-sensitive zone

October 23, 2020 7:26:21 am

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.

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BMC collects Rs 2.3 crore as penalty for not wearing masks in public

October 22, 2020 10:38:49 pm

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.

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Maharashtra govt allows lawyers to board local trains during non-peak hours

October 23, 2020 7:18:34 am

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.

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TRP case: Rescinded order to ensure CBI not misused, says Anil Deshmukh

October 22, 2020 1:54:19 pm

"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.

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After Sushant, TRP case: Maharashtra stalls CBI moves, scraps consent to probe cases

October 22, 2020 8:53:44 am

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.

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Uddhav okays disciplinary probe against IAS officer for using ‘foul language’ against senior colleagues

October 22, 2020 9:38:14 am

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.

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Bombay HC allows dining halls in Jain temples to open with restrictions during nine-day Ayambil Oli

October 22, 2020 9:19:35 am

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.

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Mumbai: Two more channels under scanner for TRP ‘manipulation’

October 22, 2020 8:56:43 am

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'.

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Call on starting local train services for all in Mumbai in couple of days: Vijay Waddetiwar

October 22, 2020 9:23:53 am

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.

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BMC standing committee meeting: None of 674 proposals discussed, BJP corporator disqualified

October 22, 2020 9:27:11 am

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.

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Mumbai Police bust sex racket operating through website; four arrested

October 22, 2020 9:43:37 am

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".

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Sedition case: Actor Kangana Ranaut, her sister summoned by Mumbai Police next week

October 21, 2020 10:25:55 pm

The sisters were booked under sections pertaining to committing malicious or deliberate acts with the intention of outraging religious feelings of citizens.

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Mumbai: 27-year-old woman ‘dies by suicide’ in Tardeo; husband, in-laws booked for abetment

October 22, 2020 9:35:39 am

Woman's father tells police she was forced to wear dirty, unwashed clothes of mother-in-law who died 10 years ago.

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Maharashtra govt blocks CBI from probing cases in state without seeking ‘consent’

October 21, 2020 10:44:08 pm

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.

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Mumbai: Sex offender walks out of police station, flees in cab

October 21, 2020 4:25:22 pm

The incident took place at Nagpada police station on Tuesday when the accused was to be taken to Taloja jail in neighbouring Navi Mumbai.

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Teltumbde brought Maoist literature, videos from abroad: NIA chargesheet

October 21, 2020 2:41:49 am

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).

Mumbai: Posing as RIL executives, fraudsters approach foreign banks for loans; FIR lodged

Mumbai: Posing as RIL executives, fraudsters approach foreign banks for loans; FIR lodged

October 21, 2020 12:06:03 pm

The alleged fraud was discovered after the representative of a bank based in South Africa wrote to the RIL's Mergers and Acquisition Department.

Mumbai: BEST bus rams into signal post as driver faints at the wheel

Mumbai: BEST bus rams into signal post as driver faints at the wheel

October 21, 2020 12:03:12 pm

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.

Want to retract statements made to NCB: brother of Arjun Rampal’s partner to court

Want to retract statements made to NCB: brother of Arjun Rampal’s partner to court

October 21, 2020 2:00:31 pm

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.

Drugs case: Sushant’s cook seeks Rs 10 lakh in compensation for ‘illegal detention’

Drugs case: Sushant’s cook seeks Rs 10 lakh in compensation for ‘illegal detention’

October 21, 2020 12:21:56 pm

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.

Maharashtra: NCW chief meets Governor, says ‘Love Jihad’ cases rising

Maharashtra: NCW chief meets Governor, says ‘Love Jihad’ cases rising

October 21, 2020 12:21:25 pm

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.

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‘Centre should draw up permanent measures so farmers get compensation without difficulties,’ says Uddhav Thackeray

October 21, 2020 12:34:01 pm

“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.

Elgaar Parishad: CPI (Maoist) gets Rs 3 cr a year from Maharashtra, MP & Chhattisgarh zone, says NIA chargesheet

Elgaar Parishad: CPI(M) gets Rs 3 crore a year from Maharashtra, MP & Chhattisgarh zone, says NIA chargesheet

October 21, 2020 2:01:55 pm

According to a witness, members of the organisation collect Rs 350 per bag of tendua leaves – containing 1,000 pouches – as tax.

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Plea in Bombay HC seeks strategy to hold FYJC admissions despite interim SC stay on Maratha quota

October 21, 2020 12:30:40 pm

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.

Maharashtra government caps price of masks

Maharashtra government caps price of masks

October 21, 2020 12:30:09 pm

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.