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Mumbai: BEST alerts electricity consumers about ‘conman’ posing as bill collection agent | Mumbai News

MUMBAI : The BEST on Tuesday put out an alert for an alleged conman, identified as Johar Bhopalwala alias Abdul Sadiq. It has warned electricity consumers from entertaining this person and giving money to him. BEST spokesperson Manoj Varade said , “The man, aged around 50 years, is going around south Mumbai areas, posing as …

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Maharashtra’s Covid-19 case count rises by 5,544, death toll by 85 | Mumbai News

MUMBAI: The cumulative tally of coronavirus patients in Maharashtra went up to 18,20,059 on Sunday with the addition of 5,544 new positive cases, the health department said. As the virus claimed the lives of 85 patients, the state’s death toll reached 47,071, it said. A total of 4,362 patients recovered from the infection and got …

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Sanjay Raut’s conduct does not befit leader & MP: Bombay HC | Mumbai News

MUMBAI: The HC said the conduct of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut “certainly does not befit a leader… who is also a Parliamentarian.” The bench said Raut “without being bothered that the rule of law should prevail, was determined to teach a lesson to the petitioner (Kangana Ranaut).” The HC said Raut has “not denied …

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Mumbai: Longest serving rector of Mt Mary Basilica passes away at 97 | Mumbai News

MUMBAI: An elderly shepherd of the Catholic Church in Mumbai, Msgr Nereus Rodrigues, passed away at age 97 Thursday. He was the longest serving rector of Mt Mary’s Basilica, Bandra, and a pioneering educationist who founded St Andrews College in the same suburb. Holy Family Hospital nearby also owes its landmark status to him. His …

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Mumbai adds 800 new Covid-19 patients, 14 deaths | Mumbai News

Health department workers in Mumbai’s Dharavi slum area MUMBAI: The city reported 800 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, a drop from more than 1,000 daily infections recorded over the last three days, while 14 more patients died due to the infection, the city civic body said. The financial capital had reported over 1,000 cases on …

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Mumbai: Woman found with skeleton of mom under cot | Mumbai News

Representative image MUMBAI: In a bizarre case, a 47-year-old mentally-ill woman was found living with the skeletal remains of her 83-year-old mother under a bed in their 1,500 sqft cottage in Khar’s Chuim village. There is no clarity on when and how the senior citizen died Police discovered the corpse on Friday following complaints from …

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Maharashtra: Murder accused on run for 19 years nabbed in Thane | Thane News

THANE: The police in Maharashtra’s Thane city on Friday apprehended a man who had been on the run after allegedly killing his roommate 19 years ago, an official said. Acting on a tip-off, the police nabbed H Rajaram Rajiv Shetty (65) from Kalwa area of the city in the early hours of the day, the …

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5,011 new coronavirus cases in Maharashtra, 100 deaths | Mumbai News

MUMBAI: Maharashtra’s Covid-19 tally rose to 17,57,520 with the state reporting 5,011 new cases of infection on Wednesday, the health department said. Notably, the daily spike in the cases had hovered around 3,000 in the last few days. With 100 new deaths being reported during the day, the state’s death toll rose to 46,202, the …

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Maharashtra: Nine from investment firm held for duping people of Rs 23 lakh | Navi Mumbai News

THANE: The Navi Mumbai police have arrested nine officials and agents of a private investment firm for allegedly duping five investors of Rs 23.02 lakh by promising them lucrative returns, a police official said on Tuesday. The accused accepted investments in a money scheme from some people while promising them higher returns and later closed …

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Post-Covid guidelines firmly in place as temple doors set to open in Maharashtra on Monday | Mumbai News

Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai (file photo) MUMBAI: Post-Covid guidelines will be firmly in place Monday as the state permits religious places to reopen to the public once more. Shirdi Sai temple and Siddhivinayak trust have instructed devotees to book online darshan before visiting. Churches will not resume public attendance at mass as yet, although devotees …

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Mumbai: Robbers barge into senior citizen’s home; his daughter fights them | Mumbai News

Representational Image MUMBAI: Three armed men allegedly barged into the house of an elderly businessman at Jogeshwari East and tried to injure him and his family in a daring daylight robbery on Wednesday. They would have gotten away had the businessman’s plucky daughter not fought back and yelled for help. The three robbers were attempting …

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Bombay HC allows two Jain temples to open on five Diwali days | Mumbai News

MUMBAI: Bombay high court on Tuesday allowed two Jain temples at Dadar and Byculla to open on five days of Diwali, from Dhanteras to Bhai Beej. A bench of Justices Shahrukh Kathawalla and Abhay Ahuja granted relief to Shri Atma Kamal Labdi Surishwarji Jain Gyan Mandir Trust and Sheth Motisha Religious and Charitable Trust, which …

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Thane man bites, fractures neighbour’s finger, arrested | Thane News

THANE: A 24-year-old man was held in Vartak Nagar area of Thane for allegedly assaulting neighbours and biting and fracturing the finger of one of them, police said on Monday. The incident took place in Lokmanya Nagar area on Saturday night, said Vartak Nagar police station assistant inspector SG Hattekar. “Vikram Sonawane barged into his …

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Four held for motorcycle thefts in Navi Mumbai | Navi Mumbai News

NAVI MUMBAI: The Navi Mumbai police have arrested four persons for their alleged involvement in nine cases of motorcycle thefts and seized two-wheelers worth Rs 4.75 lakh from them, an official said on Saturday. According to the police, the motorcycles were stolen from the limits of APMC, Panvel, RCF and Shivaji Nagar police stations, where …

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Thane: Man kills wife over nude video with boyfriend | Thane News

BHIWANDI: A 50-year-old man stabbed his wife to death in Bhiwandi after the woman’s nude video with her boyfriend went viral on social media. The accused identified as Rafique Mohammad Yunus, later surrendered before police. The couple were living at Ansar Nagar area in Bhiwandi with three kids. Police said due to lockdown Rafique, who …

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Maharashtra records 5,505 new Covid-19 cases, 8,728 recoveries; 125 die | Mumbai News

MUMBAI: Maharashtra’s Covid-19 tally increased to 16,98,198 on Wednesday with the addition of 5,505 new cases, said a state health department official. The state also reported 125 deaths, taking the fatality count to 44,548, he said. A total of 8,728 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally of recovered …

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For ‘hate speech’ on Maharashtra CM, man to appear in Mumbai court today | Mumbai News

NAGPUR/MUMBAI: A Nagpur court which released Sameet Thakkar on personal bond of Rs15,000 and cash surety of Rs 10,000 in the case involving his comments against CM Uddhav Thackeray, said overcrowding in jails and importance of social distancing amid the pandemic were considered while granting bail. Mumbai police immediately moved an application seeking Thakkar’s custody. …

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Free testing for Covid-19 at 244 locations across Mumbai from Monday: BMC | Mumbai News

MUMBAI: The BMC from Monday is providing for free testing for Covid-19 at 244 locations across the city. Citizens can call up the local ward war room or 1916 or check online to know the nearest testing centre. This will take the number of testing centres to over 300 in the city. Around 54 private …

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