A massive fire razed through a seven-storey residential building in Goregaon on Friday. At least seven people were killed while another 51 were injured in the mishap. The fire, which broke out in the wee hours of Friday morning, quickly spread through the multi-story building, trapping residents within. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed condolences to the families of the deceased and those injured in the devastating Goregaon fire incident and declared that an ex-gratia payment of Rs 2 lakh from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) would be provided to the next of kin of each deceased victim. Additionally, Rs. 50,000 will be offered to those injured in the mishap to aid in their recovery process.
If the idea of visiting a typical desi mela in the heart of Mumbai excites you, it’s time to head to the Dindoshi festival in Goregaon. This local fair is currently a hotspot for fun with varied ride options, quirky shopping, games and lip-smacking desi food. You can even try out the popular fire paan and smoke biscuits here. This desi local mela experience took us down memory lane when these melas were the heart of entertainment in the city much before the malls and adventure parks made an entry. This festival will only last till 7th May, so hurry up and head here now.
The construction of the Metro 3 car depot at Aarey will begin soon, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde announced on Thursday, confirming that the government has given the official nod to resume the work. Meanwhile, his deputy, Devendra Fadnavis, dismissed former environment minister Aaditya Thackeray’s allegations that Mithi river would flood because of the car shed.
Amidst an explosive second wave of the pandemic, the BMC has been making arrangements for additional beds in the city. Apart from the existing Jumbo #COVID care centre at the NESCO exhibition hall in #Goregaon, additional beds have been added to the facility. Watch this video to find out more.
03 May,2021 12:00 AM IST
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