The RTPCR swab test

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Always Expected Second Wave Of Pandemic, Says Mumbai's Deputy MC

As India was gasping from the second COVID-19 wave with several shortages, Mumbai, fought the pandemic successfully. Mumbai's Deputy Muncipal Commissioner, Iqbal Chahal stated that rising cases were controlled with the help of field hospitals, rigorous sanitization of slums, 800 converted ambulances and many such positive steps. "We always expected a second wave of pandemic," Chahal added. Furthermore, huge volunteer efforts helped feeding… read-more

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 12:20 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Mumbai, Covid-19, SECOND WAVE, field hospitals, pandemic

Courtesy: NDTV

Mumbai's Female Police officer gets raped by three men

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Mumbai Woman Police Inspector Raped On Pretext Of False Promise

Woman Assistant Police Inspector at Meghawadi Police Station on June 11 has filed an FIR of being raped by three men in Mumbai. According to her statement, the first man had an affair with her after which he made an indecent video and shared with two others. "The case has been shifted to Powai police station under zero FIR. No arrests... search is on for the three accused," said Police.

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 02:49 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Mumbai, Women Police Inspector, rape

Courtesy: Magzter

Mumbai rains

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Mumbai Rains: IMD Issues Red Alert For June 13

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert in Mumbai for June 12 and a red alert for June 13, due to a heavy rainfall. The civic control rooms and other agencies including the power utility firms like BEST and Adani have been issued a notice of "high alert". Squads from NDRF and Navy are made ready to assist in case of an emergency.

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 05:33 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: rainfall, Mumbai, orange alert, Red Alert

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Building Collapse

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11 Die As Residential Building Collapses In Mumbai After Heavy Rains

In a tragic incident, 11 people were reported dead after a four-storey residential building collapsed in Malvani area of Mumbai on June 9, after the city witnessed a heavy rainfall. While seven more have sustained serious injuries, the fire brigade has rescued 15 other people with the help of police and residents. Taking a precautionary measure, the BMC has evacuated three nearby buildings which were in the same condition.

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 10:32 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Mumbai, BMC, Building Collapse, heavy rains

Courtesy: India Today

Waterlogging on train tracks

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Heavy Rains Pause Life In Mumbai, Other Cities Of Maharashtra

Advancement of monsoon season brought heavy rains in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on June 9. The Indian Meteorological Department recorded rainfall at 50.4 mm and 65.4 mm in Mumbai. According to the Chief PR Officer of Mumbai Central Railway, heavy rains have caused waterlogging on tracks, thus cancelling train services. Earlier also, the IMD warned four days of heavy rainfalls in the city since June 9.

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 08:12 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Mumbai, rainfall, IMD Forecast, Mumbai Central Railway, waterlogging

Courtesy: Times of India

Dilip Kumar

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Veteran Actor Dilip Kumar Hospitalized Due To Breathlessness

Bollywood superstar 'Tragedy King' Dilip Kumar has been hospitalized in Mumbai’s Khar Hinduja hospital on June 6. The 98-year-old actor was admitted after facing issue of breathlessness, which he was reportedly facing for the past few days. He was hospitalised last month as well after facing a similar health issue but was discharged later. Notably, Dilip Kumar made his… read-more

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 - 12:15 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: Dilip Kumar, Mumbai, Bollywood, Hospitals

Courtesy: News18

Mumbai Clown

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Mumbai Man Dresses As Clown, Spreads COVID Awareness Among Children

Ashok Kurmi, a social worker in Mumbai, has been raising COVID awareness among children while dressing up as a clown, Santa Claus, Spiderman and cartoon characters for the past one year. Kurmi says, "Municipal workers wear PPE kits that scare slum dwellers, particularly children." Notably, Kurmi spends about Rs 15,000 monthly for purchasing the costumes, sanitisers and other necessary items. He vows to continue this until the COVID-19 is over… read-more

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 - 09:05 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Ashok Kurmi, Mumbai, Covid-19, Maharashtra

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Jeetu Jaan.

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Mumbai Police Arrests YouTuber For Allegedly Killing Wife

The Mumbai Police on June 1 arrested YouTuber Jeetu Jaan for allegedly murdering his wife Komal Agarwal who was found hanging from a ceiling fan at their residence. Initially the death was declared accidental but police later arrested Jeetu after Komal's family accused him of killing her. According to the deceased's family, Jeetu routinely assaulted Komal over household chores. Meanwhile, autopsy report is awaited to clear the doubts.

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 - 10:56 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Mumbai, Youtuber, Crime, Jeetu Jaan, Komal Agarwal

Courtesy: India.com

Prince Harry with Meghan Markle.

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Harry-Meghan's Charity To Set Up COVID Relief Centre In Mumbai

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Archwell Foundation has partnered with the World Central Kitchen to set up a community COVID relief centre in Mumbai. The centre plans to function as emergency response kitchen or vaccination site along with becoming food distribution hub, school, clinic or community gathering space for families during "calmer times". This is the third of the total four such centres planned by the two organisations.

Fri, 21 May 2021 - 02:11 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, COVID-Relief Centre, Archwell Foundation, World Central Kitchen, Mumbai

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Free Press Journal

Teen's Molester Monk Commits Suicide At Mumbai Jain Temple

Manhar Muni Desai, a 70-year-old monk who was convicted of molesting a teen in march 2012, has committed suicide at a Jain temple in Mumbai. As per police officials, “Desai was found hanging from a ceiling fan by one of the temple workers.” Desai was given a two-year jail term sentence earlier this month but his arrest got delayed due to the pandemic. He also left behind a suicide note.

Fri, 21 May 2021 - 01:39 PM / by Santosh Tibeli

Tags: Suicide, Mumbai, India, Coronavirus Pandemic

Courtesy: India Today