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7 months 2 weeks 2 hours 27 minutes ago
A fire broke out in a few shops located in a chawl, a residential structure, in Bhandup area of Mumbai on Thursday evening, but nobody was injured, officials said.
The blaze erupted in Chopda Chawl on LBS Marg in Bhandup west around 6.15 pm, they said. After being alerted, at least four fire tenders were rushed to the spot, an official said, adding that as per the preliminary reports, the fire is confined to four to five shops in the chawl.
7 months 2 weeks 2 hours 29 minutes ago
Outgoing Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari was on Thursday accorded a farewell by staff and officials at Raj Bhavan here.
A shawl and bouquet were presented by Santosh Kumar, principal secretary to the governor, while felicitation speeches were delivered by those present, a Raj Bhavan statement said. A guard of honour will be presented to Koshyari by the Navy at Raj Bhavan on Friday, after which he will leave for Dehradun in his native Uttarakhand later in the afternoon. (PTI)
7 months 2 weeks 2 hours 30 minutes ago
A day after an official in charge of the civic anti-encroachment cell was attacked, employees of the Thane Municipal Corporation registered protest by wearing black badges on Thursday. Assistant Municipal Commissioner Mahesh Aher was attacked by alleged Nationalist Congress Party workers outside the TMC headquarters on Wednesday evening. Police later registered a case of alleged attempt to murder against NCP MLA and former Maharashtra minister Jitendra Awhad and seven others in connection with the attack. (PTI)
7 months 2 weeks 3 hours 56 minutes ago
Maharashtra on Thursday reported 19 new cases of Covid-19, taking the tally to 81,37,346, while the death toll stood unchanged at 1,48,421, a health department official said: PTI