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Maharashtra to have 5-day working week for state employees

Maharashtra to have 5-day working week for state employees

The decision is likely to benefit nearly 20 lakh state government employees on payroll in Maharashtra.

Feb 12, 2020, 17:28 PM IST
Dawood Ibrahim's close aide Tariq Parveen sent to police custody till Feb 13

Dawood Ibrahim's close aide Tariq Parveen sent to police custody till Feb 13

Tariq was arrested by Mumbai Crime Branch on Sunday from the Dongri area.

Feb 11, 2020, 09:01 AM IST
Nagpur lecturer, set ablaze by jilted stalker, succumbs to burn injuries

Nagpur lecturer, set ablaze by jilted stalker, succumbs to burn injuries

A bulletin released by the hospital at 7.43 am on Monday informed that the victim succumbed to her injuries. She was on ventilator since Friday evening. 

Feb 10, 2020, 08:34 AM IST
Raj Thackeray's 'quit India march' targets infiltrators

Raj Thackeray's 'quit India march' targets infiltrators

Coming out in support of the CAA, Raj Thackeray said it has been in existence since 1955 and was intended to give citizenship to persecuted "minorities" in Pakistan, Bangladesh or Afghanistan, but

Feb 09, 2020, 22:13 PM IST
Maharashtra teen repeatedly raped by uncle in captivity rescued after 24 days

Maharashtra teen repeatedly raped by uncle in captivity rescued after 24 days

The girl has told police that the accused repeatedly raped her after confining her to a room and keeping it locked whenever he went out somewhere, the official said. 

Feb 09, 2020, 11:31 AM IST
Fire breaks out at scrap godown in Mumbai; 4 fire engines rushed

Fire breaks out at scrap godown in Mumbai; 4 fire engines rushed

According to a fire brigade official, the blaze occurred on the ground-plus-one floor godown in the wee hours on Sunday.

Feb 09, 2020, 09:56 AM IST
Massive fire breaks out at a factory in Mumbai's Morivali Industrial Area, second such incident in a day

Massive fire breaks out at a factory in Mumbai's Morivali Industrial Area, second such incident in a day

The blaze erupted in the incense sticks-manufacturing unit at around 9:15 pm and soon spread to various departments on its premises.

Feb 08, 2020, 23:48 PM IST
18,084 people screened for coronavirus at Mumbai international airport till February 8

18,084 people screened for coronavirus at Mumbai international airport till February 8

 35 of the passengers had symptoms similar to Coronavirus, their samples are also sent to the National Institute of Virology Pune and results of same are awaited. 

Feb 08, 2020, 21:41 PM IST
Shiv Sena MLA Ravindra Waikar appointed as Chief Coordinator for Maharashtra

Shiv Sena MLA Ravindra Waikar appointed as Chief Coordinator for Maharashtra

Shivsena MLA Ravindra Waikar was appointed as Chief Coordinator for the Maharashtra Chief Minister's Office and he will be holding the rank of Cabinet Minister. 

Feb 08, 2020, 15:59 PM IST
Fire in Navi Mumbai high-rise, six fire engines rushed to spot

Fire in Navi Mumbai high-rise, six fire engines rushed to spot

"No casualty has been reported so far and the cause of the fire is being ascertained," Kadam said.

Feb 08, 2020, 14:59 PM IST
Homosexual relationship leads to murder in Mumbai's Dombivli

Homosexual relationship leads to murder in Mumbai's Dombivli

The Thane Police arrested Praful Pawar (27) for murdering the deceased Umesh Patil and claimed that the two were in a homosexual relationship.

Feb 07, 2020, 15:30 PM IST
Peter Mukerjea gets bail in Sheena Bora murder case after four years

Peter Mukerjea gets bail in Sheena Bora murder case after four years

It is to be noted that Peter Mukerjea was arrested on November 19, 2015, in the Sheena Bora murder case, in which his former wife Indrani Mukerjea is the main accused. 

Feb 06, 2020, 18:10 PM IST
Blast in banquet hall near mall in Maharashtra's Thane, watchman injured

Blast in banquet hall near mall in Maharashtra's Thane, watchman injured

A watchman was inured in a high intensity explosion in a banquest hall near the Maxus Mall in Bhayander township of Maharashtra's Thane district just after midnight on Thursday (February 6, 2020),

Feb 06, 2020, 14:03 PM IST
Fire in Mumbai's Malabar Hill residential building, no injuries reported

Fire in Mumbai's Malabar Hill residential building, no injuries reported

At least 17 people, trapped in the building due to intense heat and smoke, were rescued. 

Feb 05, 2020, 23:44 PM IST
Leave India yourself or get thrown out in MNS style: Posters threatening Bangladeshi infiltrators put up in Mumbai's Panvel

Leave India yourself or get thrown out in MNS style: Posters threatening Bangladeshi infiltrators put up in Mumbai's Panvel

The posters, threatening the illegal Bangladeshis residing in Mumbai, bear pictures of MNS chief Raj Thackeray and his son Amit.

Feb 04, 2020, 09:08 AM IST
How Mumbai police used Twitter to save a man from committing suicide

How Mumbai police used Twitter to save a man from committing suicide

The Mumbai Police saved the life of a  39-year-old who was about to end his life by instantly responding to his tweet and providing proper counselling to him. 

Feb 03, 2020, 18:32 PM IST
10 killed, seven injured as dumper collides with SUV in Maharashtra's Jalgaon

10 killed, seven injured as dumper collides with SUV in Maharashtra's Jalgaon

A dumper truck coming from the opposite direction collided with the SUV on Chopra-Faizpur road near Hingola village in Yaval tehsil, the official at Faizpur police station said.

Feb 03, 2020, 10:26 AM IST
Maharashtra government imposes ban on alcohol consumption at ancient forts

Maharashtra government imposes ban on alcohol consumption at ancient forts

As per the GR, first-time offenders could incur a fine of Rs 10,000 and six months imprisonment under section 85 of the Maharashtra Ban on Liquor Act 1949, on violation of the order.

Feb 02, 2020, 23:53 PM IST
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray supports CAA, opposes NRC

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray supports CAA, opposes NRC

Uddhav Thackeray is leading a coalition government in Maharashtra with Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). Interestingly, both Congress and NCP are opposing the CAA and the proposed NRC.

Feb 02, 2020, 21:32 PM IST
Maharashtra college bans mobile phones to improve students' focus on education

Maharashtra college bans mobile phones to improve students' focus on education

The ban, which was imposed 15 days ago, has not only helped students focus better in classrooms, but also improved their interaction with their peers, says the college principal.

Feb 01, 2020, 11:56 AM IST