Parents of a 5-month-old baby have managed to raise Rs 16 crore for a life saving injection that their boy needed through crowdfunding. Parents of Dhairyarajsinh Rathod were told their son would not survive as he suffers from a rare genetic disorder called Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type I. Only a Rs 16 cr injection could help.
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Mumbai City Corporation pressed into service tractor jetting machines modified to spray disinfectants in public floating areas in the city to control the spread of COVID-19. Mumbai reported 3,039 new COVID cases, 4,052 recoveries and 71 deaths on May 07. COVID caseload of the city stood at 6,71,394 with 49,499 active cases.
IPL's 'Mumbai Indians' team snapped at Kalinga Airport in Mumbai as they returned home after suspension of IPL due to surge in COVID-19 cases. Cricketer and son of Sachin Tendulkar, Arjun Tendulkar was also seen along with his teammates. BCCI decided to suspend the IPL tournament after several players tested positive for the virus. 'Mumbai Indians' had won 4 matches out of 7 played so far in the tournament.
India, in the last 24 hours, recorded 3,60,960 fresh Covid-19 cases and 3,293 deaths; Food delivery startup Zomato has filed for an initial public offering of up to ₹ 82.5 billion amid a huge surge for food delivery during the pandemic; Four patients died after a fire broke out at a private hospital near Thane in Maharashtra in the wee hours of Wednesday. All this and more news a 2 PM.
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Twitter thread about a struggling Litti-Chokha vendor from Mumbai is going viral online. A Twitter user Priyanshu Dwivedi recently shared a post about a Litti-Chokha vendor who sits near Versova Beach in Mumbai. According to Dwivedi, the man, named Yogesh, sells the best Litti-Chokha in the vicinity and that too for just Rs 20. Zomato India shared their response to the tweet and promised to help Yogesh.
#LittiChoka #Zomato #ViralPost
Bengaluru police have booked Hitesha Chandranee, who had accused a Zomato delivery person of hitting her, for assault. An FIR has been filed against Hitesha Chandranee based on a complaint by the Zomato employee Kamaraj. She has been accused of wrongful restraint, assault, intentional insult and criminal intimidation. A video of Hitesha alleging that she had been assaulted by a Zomato employee over delayed delivery had gone viral on social media on March 9. According to Kamaraj, Hitesha had hit him with a slipper, hurled abuses at him and tried to punch him when she accidentally hurt herself.
#Zomato #Kamaraj #HiteshaChandranee
A day after a bangaore customer made a video that went viral narrating her ordeal with a zomato delivery agent, the man has alleged that he never attacked her. This is the delivery agenexecutive's version of events.
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Many people across the country are coming forward to help India in a fight against COVID-19. Mumbai-based businessman Ketan Rawal is providing his vanity vans to Mumbai Police for free to facilitate police personnel who are serving in scorching heat. Last year, he gave 19 vanity vans to Mumbai Police and this year he already gave 12 of his vans and is planning to give more vans. "I am also ready to provide vans to hospitals to add a number of beds there," Rawa said to ANI. Many people like him are stepping forward to help the needy people amid COVID pandemic.
The COVID-19 vaccine went out of stock at BKC Jumbo vaccination centre in Mumbai on April 20. The boards reading 'vaccine out of stock' were put up outside the vaccination centre. Dean of BKC Jumbo Vaccination Centre, Rajesh Dere said, "We had 350-400 Covishield doses, we've administered it. We're awaiting more doses. Around 2000 Covaxin doses are available for second dose that is being administered. We have received information that we will get the Covishield doses by this evening. If that happens, we will begin vaccination tomorrow. We realised last night about the shortage of Covishield doses." Mumbai Police made announcement for the general public, outside BKC jumbo vaccination centre to not gather at the gates of the centre.
BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly, Devendra Fadnavis, has alleged that Mumbai Police on April 17 arrested a remdesivir supplier whom BJP had approached to supply the anti-viral drug to the state amid the surge in COVID cases. Fadnavis said, "Four days ago we had requested Bruck Pharma to supply us (Remdesivir) but they couldn't until permission was given. I spoke with Union Min Mansukh Mandviya and we got FDA's permission, but at about 9 pm, police arrested him (supplier)." LoP visited the police station where the supplier was held. "DCP told us that they received inputs that some exporters had 60,000 vials and wanted to verify the same. We showed them permission letter. He (DCP) said it wasn't communicated to them. Whatever happened was wrong," said Devendra Fadnavis.
On a day that the Centre has sent a team to probe reports of post poll violence in Bengal, a video has gone viral of Union Minister V Muraleedharan's convoy coming under attack by locals in Panchkhudi..