The 33-year-old man from Maharashtra's Thane district, who had tested positive for the Omicron variant of coronavirus, is in a "stable" condition and is responding well to the medical treatment, a senior health official said on Sunday.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday warned that the global risk from the Omicron variant is “very high” based on the early evidence, saying the mutated coronavirus could lead to surges with “severe consequences".
The single- member, Justice Chandiwal (retired) Commission was formed in March this year to probe the allegations of corruption levelled against NCP leader Anil Deshmukh by Param Bir Singh.
The Thane Municipal Corporation has made it compulsory for all civic employees to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as a part of an effort to achieve the cent per cent target in the city by this month-end.
The 76-year-old poet, lyricist and screenwriter triggered a controversy early this month when he told a news channel that right wing all over the world has an uncanny similarity.
Following the raid on Sunday night, the Thane police arrested 56 people, including 21 waitresses, 30 customers and other bar staff members.
The police said the man unable to get his mobile phone recharged offline was tricked by an online fraudster.
The police said the racket used to dupe people by selling their high end cars.
The Union Minister Ramdas Athawale said the strained relationship between the two parties is hampering Maharashtra’s progress.
The incident left the dog blind, while the case has been registered under the animal rights act.
The state has witnessed an increase of 276 new COVID-19 cases.
Thane and Palghar were among the worst areas in Maharashtra affected by heavy rainfall which continued to cause accidents and hamper essential services on Sunday and Monday.
Women who have lost their husbands as a result of Covid-19 will receive Rs 1.5 lakh in compensation, as well as equipment worth Rs 1 lakh for self-employment
Maharashtra Police on Monday arrested a man for allegedly posting defamatory content about state cabinet minister Eknath Shinde.
According to the police, one of the accused suspected that the victim, Ramawtar Dhobi, was abducting a minor girl, following which he raised an alarm and attacked Dhobi.
The BJP has alleged that actor Meera Chopra received the Covid-19 vaccine out of turn at a civic health centre operated by a private firm in Maharashtra’s Thane.
The fire broke out at the Prime Criticare Hospital near Thane at 3.40 am.
The Covid-19 positive inmates were admitted to the Thane Civil Hospital on Monday.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.