Death

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Final Year Medical Student Hangs Herself To Death In Mumbai: Maharashtra

In Maharashtra’s Mumbai, a final year medical student allegedly hanged herself to death at her residence in Agripada area, informed police on September 24. The victim has been identified as Shreyasa Pathkar, who took her life when she was home alone. According to the police, no suicide notes have been recovered from the spot, and the body has been sent for postmortem. 

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 07:30 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Maharashtra , Mumbai, Suicide, Student Death, Agripada Area

Courtesy: ANI

Chandrashekhar Bawankule

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BJP’s Maharashtra Unit Demands Ban On PFI

BJP’s Maharashtra unit has demanded for the ban on Popular Front of India (PFI) for its alleged involvement in anti-national work in the country. Maharashtra’s BJP president Chandrashekhar Bawankule said that he will speak to CM Eknath Shinde and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis about the same. This has come after slogans like “Pakistan Zindabad” were raised during one of PFI’s protests in Pune. 

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 04:39 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Maharashtra , BJP, Eknath Shinde, PFI, Pune

Courtesy: ANI

Mosquito

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Malaria Cases Increase By 62% & Dengue Cases By 16%: Mumbai

In Maharashtra’s Mumbai, Malaria cases have gone up drastically by 62% and Dengue cases by 16%. From here, experts believe that the cases will only increase in the coming days. Between September 5 and 11, the number of Malaria cases stood at 118, and Dengue cases at 51. Between September 12 and 18, Malaria cases rose to 191 and Dengue cases to 59. Meanwhile, Hepatitis cases jumped to 31.

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 04:58 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Malaria, Dengue, Hepatitis, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Mumbai Airport

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Mumbai Airport Handles 1,30,374 Passengers In 24 Hours, Highest Since Pandemic

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) handled 1,30,374 passengers in 24 hours on September 17, making it the highest since the beginning of the pandemic. The growth in footfall is reportedly due to rising flight movements, newer destinations and an increase in airline’s capacity. Also, on September 17, CSMIA witnessed 839 total flight movements. Meanwhile, IndiGo, Air India and Emirates stand at the top three spots.… read-more

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 - 04:32 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: CSMIA, Maharashtra , Mumbai, Flight, Travel

Courtesy: ANI

Suresh Rawat and Cow

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Lumpy Skin Disease: Rajasthan MLA Takes Cow To Assembly, Cow Runs Away Within Minutes

Protesting against the spread of Lumpy Skin Disease in Maharashtra and adjoining states, BJP MLA from Rajasthan Suresh Rawat took a cow along with him, to the assembly. However, as soon as Rawat reached the spot and started to speak, the cow ran away within minutes. Meanwhile, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot assured that the state government is looking into the matter.

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 - 03:33 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Lumpy Skin Disease, Rajasthan, Jaipur, Maharashtra , Suresh Rawat

Courtesy: ANI

BMC

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BMC Starts Construction Process Of 2 Bridges In Maharashtra

The BMC has started the process of construction of two important bridges that were announced in the 2022 - 23 civic budget. Notably, work on Juhu Vile Parle Development (JVPD) bridge is expected to start within a month, whereas the other bridge proposed to decongest Western Express Highway (WEH) will take some time, confirmed BMC. For the bridge construction, the State Government is to release Rs 350 crore.

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 03:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bridge construction, Maharashtra , Civic Body, Bridges, Mumbai

Johnson’s Baby Powder

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FDA Cancels Manufacture Of Baby Powder By J&J In Mumbai Plant Over Quality Standards

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cancelled manufacturing of baby powder by Johnson and Johnson (J&J)’s in Mumbai's Mulund plant on Thursday as samples were unable to meet the standard quality parameter.  The product may affect the health of the skin of the babies and has been recalled from the market. "For the safety of the public, we have cancelled the licence,” said an FDA official. 

Sat, 17 Sep 2022 - 11:00 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Johnson and Johnson, Baby powder, Maharashtra , Mumbai, FDA

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Mumbai Waterlogging

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Several Parts Of Mumbai Waterlogged Following Heavy Downpour: Maharashtra

Following heavy rainfall, several parts of the city of Mumbai have been waterlogged, as of September 13. The situation was at its very worst in Mumbai’s Simon area, with water levels extremely high, disturbing life. Meanwhile, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an “yellow alert” to Mumbai, and adjourning places like Pune, Thane, Raigad and Phalgar. Since June 1 to August 12, over 120 persons have lost their lives. 

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 - 10:26 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Maharashtra , Mumbai, waterlogging, Floods, Thane

Courtesy: ANI

Farmer Suicide

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60 Farmers Die By Suicide In Yavatmal In Last 43 Days: Maharashtra

Farmer suicides have increased in the state of Maharashtra, with over 60 cases of death having been reported in the last 43 days from Yavatmal area. The farmers reportedly took the extreme step after failing to repay debt, with the torrential rains having only made the situation worse. Moreover, over 205 cases of farmer suicides have been reported from the state, so far this year.

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 08:28 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: farmer suicide, Maharashtra , Yavatmal, Crop Damage, Mumbai

Courtesy: ANI

Lumpy Skin Disease

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Lumpy Skin Virus: 43 Animals Dead, 21 Districts Affected In Maharashtra

Maharashtra State Animal Husbandry Department informed that as many as 43 animals have died of Lumpy Skin Virus, and 21 districts have been reportedly affected. The state has notably, started vaccinating cattle across the state. No effect on milk production and consumption has been reported yet. Reportedly, it’s the cows and buffaloes who have fallen victim to the virus. It is feared that the virus could be transmitted through milk. 

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 06:45 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Maharashtra , Mumbai, Lumpy Skin Virus, Cattle Trafficking, Health

Courtesy: ANI