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Covid grips Maharashtra hostel, 229 students test positive

Washim (Maharashtra): Amid a fresh spurt in Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra, a staggering 229 students, 4 teachers and some non-teaching staffers have tested positive in a residential school hostel in Washim, an official said here on Thursday. The cases have been reported from the residential school-cum-hostel at Degaon village in Risod tehsil, sending shockwaves in district […]

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2 highly mutated variants detected in Kerala, Maharashtra, Telangana: Centre

New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday informed that it has found two specific variants of SARS-CoV-2 — N440K and E484K — circulating in three states, Maharashtra, Kerala and Telangana, which have been detected with high number of mutations. However, no causal link between these two variants and the outbreak in Kerala and Maharashtra have been established […]

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Maharashtra won’t permit sale of Baba Ramdev’s Coronil

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday said it will not allow the sale of Coronil, an “anti-Covid” medicine manufactured by Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurveda. The Maha Vikas Aghadi government has pointed out that the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has questioned the trials of Coronil while the World Health Organisation (WHO) has refuted Patanajali Ayurveda’s claims. Home […]

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Maharashtra Governor barred from boarding state govt aircraft

Mumbai: In a huge embarrassment, the Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari was reportedly barred from boarding a state government aircraft to fly to Dehradun and then onto Mussoorie for an official function, airport sources said here on Thursday. The incident happened around 9 a.m. at Mumbai Airport when the Governor and his aide reached to take […]

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Maharashtra orders probe into ‘BJP hand’ in similar tweets of celebs

Mumbai: In an unprecedented development, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Monday ordered a probe into whether the BJP influenced the tweets done by celebs like Bharat Ratnas Lata Mangeshkar and Sachin Tendulkar, Akshay Kumar, Saina Nehwal and others on the ongoing farmers’ protest. Terming it a “serious” matter, Deshmukh ordered the state Intelligence Department to […]

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Farmers’ protest: Maharashtra govt orders probe into tweets by celebs

Mumbai: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Monday ordered a probe into the tweets done by celebs like Bharat Ratnas Lata Mangeshkar and Sachin Tendulkar, Akshay Kumar, Saina Nehwal and others on the ongoing farmers’ protest. Terming it a “serious” matter, Deshmukh ordered the Intelligence Department to go into the background of the tweets, many of […]

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BJP jolted, Mumbai VP Krishna Hegde joins Shiv Sena

Mumbai: In a jolt to the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra, the saffron party’s Mumbai Vice-President and ex-legislator Krishna Hegde joined the ruling Shiv Sena here on Friday evening. When contacted by IANS, Hedge confirmed the development after emerging from a meeting with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray at the latter’s residence. “I have joined […]

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Maharashtra horror: 12 kids given sanitizer instead of polio drops, 3 nurses suspended

Yavatmal: In a shocking lapse, at least 12 kids were administered hand sanitizer instead of the oral polio vaccine drops at a Primary Health Centre in Ghatanji’s Kapsi-Kopari village in the district, officials said here on Monday. Taking cognisance of the incident, the district health authorities late on Monday suspended three nurses after a preliminary investigation. […]