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Lower cut off for RT-PCR test will lead to missing infections: ICMR to Maha

New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has informed the Maharashtra government that it is not at all advisable to use a lower cycle threshold (CT) parameter in RT-PCR tests as it will lead...

‘Allegations serious’: SC dismisses Maha, Deshmukh’s pleas

New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to entertain petitions by the Maharashtra government and former state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, challenging the Bombay High Court order directing a preliminary enquiry by the CBI into...

Maha govt to blame for current Covid outbreak across the country: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Apr 7 (IANS): Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday held the Maharashtra government responsible for the current outbreak of Coronavirus across the country. He said the state government's lax attitude led to escalation of cases at...

In just 6 months, Mumbai migrants ready to pack-up again

By Quaid Najmi (IANS) Barely six months after they returned, thousands of migrants working in Mumbai and Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) are now re-packing their bags to go back home as Maharashtra is in the grip of a tsunami-like...

Maha Becomes 1st To Cross 80L-Milestone Of Covid Jabs

Mumbai: Amid the raging Covid-19 scourge, Maharashtra has become the first state in India to cross the landmark 80,00,000 vaccination jabs from January 16 till date, according to official data released here on Tuesday. The state — which has the highest...

Uddhav Thackeray has forfeited moral authority to govern: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) After the resignation of Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, Union Minister of Law and Justice and senior BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said that Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had forfeited the moral...

‘Letter-bomb’ blast: Post HC ruling, Deshmukh voluntarily quits as HM

Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has resigned from his post, hours after the Bombay High Court asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the corruption allegations levelled against him by former Mumbai Commissioner...

Pune: Night curfew, stringent norms clamped as Covid surges

Pune, April 2 (IANS) Amid a massive surge in Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra's cultural and IT capital, Pune, the district administration has come out with a 'mini-lockdown' style night curfew and other stringent norms for a week to control...

Maha ‘letter-bomb’ probe panel: BJP calls it ‘eyewash’

Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) A day after the Maharashtra government announced a high-level inquiry headed by a retired judge to probe the allegations of ex-Mumbai police chief Param Bir Singh's allegations against Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, the Opposition Bharatiya...

With 4L tally, Mumbai braces for second wave of Covid

Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) A day after Mumbai added 5,890 new Covid-19 patients to take the tally past the 4-lakh mark, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) geared up for a possible second war against the virus, a top official...

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Easing lockdown could lead to 3rd Covid-19 wave in UK: Scientists

London, April 12 (IANS) British scientists have warned that the British government is risking a third wave of Covid-19...