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Police seize 25 lakh masks, Mumbai civic body to get 6 lakh

IndiaTimes Thursday, 26 March 2020
With the Maharashtra government grappling with acute shortage of masks to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak, the seizure of 25 lakh masks in Mumbai on Monday has come as a major relief.
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News video: 4 lakh mask worth Rs 1crore seized by Mumbai Police

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4 lakh mask worth Rs 1crore seized by Mumbai Police

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Rhea Chakraborty to be in jail till October 6 in drug case: Key details [Video]

Rhea Chakraborty to be in jail till October 6 in drug case: Key details

Rhea Chakraborty's judicial custody was on Tuesday extended till October 6 by a special Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act court. Rhea was arrested by the NCB for her alleged involvement in a drugs case linked to Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. NCB arrested the 28-year-old actor on September 8 after questioning her for three consecutive days beginning September 6. If found guilty, she faces up to ten years in jail. Before this, she was remanded to 14-day judicial custody. Rhea and her brother Showik have now filed a bail application in the Bombay HC which the court will take up on Wednesday. Rhea was arrested on the basis of statements from other accused who have been arrested in connection with the case. Rhea has been charged under various sections of the NDPS Act. She was earlier confronted with Showik, Sushant's house manager Samuel Miranda and his house staff Dipesh Sawant to ascertain their roles in an alleged drug racket. As many as 18 people, including Rhea, her brother Showik, and drug peddlers from Mumbai and Goa have been arrested by the NCB so far. The agency’s probe has also brought past and present Bollywood A-listers and others on its radar.

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Watch: 10-ft-long python on Mumbai highway causes traffic jam, rescued [Video]

Watch: 10-ft-long python on Mumbai highway causes traffic jam, rescued

A 10-feet-long python was seen slithering across Mumbai’s Eastern Express Highway. The python caused a heavy traffic jam at the highway on September 21 as car drivers and motorcyclists stopped to have a glimpse of it. The python crossed the road and hid under a car, as per a police official. A team of snake catchers arrived at the spot and rescued the python. It was handed over to the forest department and released into the wild in Thane district. During the rescue operation, local policemen and their counterparts in the traffic branch also reached the spot and restored normal movement of vehicles. Watch the full video for more.

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Watch: 8-ft-long python rescued from under car in Mumbai [Video]

Watch: 8-ft-long python rescued from under car in Mumbai

An 8-ft-long python was rescued from under a car by snake catchers. Snake was rescued on the Eastern Express Highway in Mumbai on September 21. Traffic was halted on the stretch for some time. The snake was handed over to the forest department which later released it in a forest in Thane district.

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Varun Dhawan, Amrita Arora snapped in Mumbai [Video]

Varun Dhawan, Amrita Arora snapped in Mumbai

Actor Varun Dhawan was snapped in Mumbai's Juhu. He looked hot in his sporty attire. Varun also posed for the shutterbugs. Meanwhile, Actress Amrita Arora was spotted with her family at Kareena Kapoor's residence in Bandra. She was accompanied by her husband Shakeel Ladak and kids. The family also clicked for paparazzi.

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Maratha reservation: Maha govt moves SC seeking vacation on its stay order [Video]

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Maharashtra government filed a petition in Supreme Court, seeking vacation of its stay order on Maratha reservation.The Cabinet Minister of Maharashtra and Congress leader, Ashok Chavan met with Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar in Mumbai to discuss the issue of Maratha reservation. The former Maharashtra Chief Minister has said, "A petition has to be filed in the Supreme Court challenging the interim order passed by the top court on Maratha reservation." Chavan added that Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has discussed the matter with senior leaders of the government.

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PM to chair Covid review meeting with CMs of seven high-burden states

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Maharashtra: Death toll in Bhiwandi building collapse rises to 20

The death toll in the three-storey building collapse incident in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi rose to 20, said the Thane Municipal Corporation
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Maharashtra: Death toll in Bhiwandi building collapse rises to 17

The death toll in the three-storey building collapse incident in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi rose to 17, said the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).
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Maharashtra: Death toll in Bhiwandi building collapse rises to 18

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Phase 3 human clinical trial of Oxford vaccine begins in Pune

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Covid: ‘50 lakh cases but almost 45 lakh recoveries’, says Health Secretary [Video]

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With India recording the highest number of COVID-19 recoveries in the world, the government on Tuesday said that for the past four consecutive days the number of daily recovered cases surpassed the new infections reported per day. Addressing a press briefing, Union Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said India has the highest number of recovered cases in the world at 44,97,867. "India's COVID-19 cases share is 17.7 per cent of global infections, while those who have recuperated are 19.5 per cent of total recoveries in world. The daily recoveries from COVID-19 more than number of new infections reported per day since past four consecutive days," he said.

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