Mukesh Ambani, the owner of Reliance Industries Ltd.

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Maharashtra: Reliance to Supply 100 Tons of Oxygen to COVID-19 Hospitals

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has started supplying Oxygen from its refinery in Gujarat's Jamnagar to Covid-19 hospitals in the state of Maharashtra. Following an "oxygen scarcity" caused by the increase in Covid-19 cases, Maharashtra will receive 100 tons of oxygen from RIL at no cost. The company is diverting oxygen streams meant for petroleum coke gasification units, after making it suitable for medical use.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 06:32 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: oxygen, Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani, Maharashtra , Mumbai Covid-19 Hotspots

Courtesy: NDTV

No Lockdown, No Curfews In The State, Says Telangana Health Director

Evaluating huge surge in COVID-19 cases in Telangana, the Director for Public Health Dr. Srinivas Rao on April 14 made a consequential caution to the state people. He urged people to wear masks and follow COVID-19 protocols. "The situation might get worsened in the next four to six weeks, despite the government’s complete efforts. If the same situation prevails, it would be difficult to accommodate beds (for COVID-19 patients) in the… read-more

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 12:04 AM / by Samanth Lanka

Tags: Telangana, telangana government, Covid-19, Hospitals, Coronavirus, Maharashtra

Courtesy: Twiitter

Student writing their exams

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Maha Government Postpones Class X, XII State Board Exams To May-June

The Maharashtra government has postponed the grade X and XII Maharashtra state board examinations to May and June, 2021 respectively. Citing fresh surge in the COVID-19 cases, the state’s education minister Varsha Gaikwad in a video message said, "We will ask the other boards to follow decision that the state board has taken." The board exams for HSC and SSC were earlier scheduled to start from April 23 and 29.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 08:34 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Maharashtra , Education, Varsha Gaikwad, Board Examination

Courtesy: The Times of India

Brihanmumbai Nagarpalika

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COVID-19: BMC To Set Up Three Jumbo Field Hospitals In Mumbai

Mumbai BMC on April 12 announced the plan of setting up three jumbo field hospitals in the next five to six weeks in-order to handle increased COVID-19 cases. The jumbo fields, with 2,000-bed capacity, each will serve in three locations. Reportedly, Four-star and five-star hotels will be used as COVID Care Centres. However, Nodal officers will be appointed to monitor ward rooms and jumbo field hospitals.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 06:59 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation , Maharashtra , Covid -19, Covid-Care Center

Courtesy: The Hindu

Mask Mattress

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Mumbai Police Busts Mattress Manufacturer Firm Stuffing Discarded Masks

Maharashtra’s Jalgaon police have sealed a company for stuffing discarded masks instead of cotton to make mattresses. Reportedly, the police also discovered piles of used masks in the factory, which later were burned by cops. Following a tip-off, the cops raided the factory located in Jalgaon, around 400-kms away from the state capital Mumbai. Moreover, an FIR has been registered against the factory owner Amjad Ahmed Mansoori.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 01:53 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Mumbai, Jalgaon factory, Used Masks, Maharashtra

Courtesy: NDTV

Vaccine shortage notice

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Centre Red Flags Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Maha Govt For COVID Care Gaps

The Union government’s COVID-19 review teams has red-flagged Maharashtra, Punjab and Chhattisgarh government for mismanagement in vaccination drive. Visiting 30 worst affected districts in Maharashtra,11 in Chhattisgarh and nine districts of Punjab, the team reported malfunctioning ventilators, sub-optimal surveillance and contract tracing. Besides shortage in healthcare workforce and attacks on health workers, they shockingly revealed couple… read-more

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 11:55 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Maharashtra , Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Covid Review Team, Central Government

Hospital Fire

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Fire At Nagpur Private Hospital Kills 4, Injures Some Others

A fire outbreak in Nagpur's private hospital has killed four people, injuring some others on April 9. Reportedly, the fire broke out on the second floor of the hospital around 8:10 PM from an air conditioner unit in the ICU. Fire extinguishing teams rescued four patients from the burning floor while six managed to escape themselves. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his grief over the tragic accident.

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 11:13 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Maharashtra , Nagpur, Fire, Hospital Fire

Courtesy: Times Now

Sachin Vaze in NIA custody on Anitilia bomb scare

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NIA Sources Reveal Vaze Had Planned "Another Big Act" After Antilia Scare

NIA sources on April 9 said Sachin Vaze was "planning another big act" after the Antilia bomb scare. The agency is also connecting the dots to decipher whether ex-cop Pradeep Sharma helped Vaze. Meanwhile, it stated Param Bir Singh was being questioned as a witness and not a suspect in the case. Earlier, a special NIA court sent Vaze to judicial custody and granted CBI an access to his diaries.

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 - 08:11 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Maharashtra , NIA, Mukesh Ambani, Antilia

Courtesy: Republicworld

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope.

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26 Vaccination Centers Closed In Mumbai Due To Vaccine Shortage

Twenty-six vaccination centers are closed in Mumbai due to the shortage of vaccines. Health Minister Rajesh Tope stated, on April 7, the vaccine doses are only enough to last for three more days. On April 6, in Satara district, the health centers have run out of vaccine doses and had to send people back. The health ministry stated they are waiting for more vaccine doses from the Center to arrive.

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 02:50 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Maharashtra , Mumbai, Covid Vaccine, Health Ministry

Courtesy: NDTV

The Maharashtra HSC and SSC exams 2021 will most likely be postponed due to the rise in Covid-19 cases in the state.

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Maharashtra Education Department is considering delaying exams of HSC and SSC 2021

The Maharashtra Education Department (MED) is considering whether the exams of HSC and SSC must be postponed by a few weeks, citing the sudden surge of covid-19 cases in the state. Though they haven't made a final decision yet, however, students and teachers are urging the government to conduct the exams in May for the safety of the students. A decision is expected to be made by April 9.

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 07:40 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Board Examination, Maharashtra , Covid-19, Education

Courtesy: India Today