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One lakh excess premature deaths linked to air pollution in 8 Indian cities: Study
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One lakh excess premature deaths linked to air pollution in 8 Indian cities: Study

The researchers attributed this rapid degradation in air quality to emerging industries and residential sources like road traffic, waste burning, and widespread use of charcoal and fuelwood

Birbhum killings: Four arrested from Mumbai brought to Kolkata by CBI
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Birbhum killings: Four arrested from Mumbai brought to Kolkata by CBI

These were the first arrests made by the central agency after taking over the probe

On ‘azaan’ row Shiv Sena says decibel levels for loudspeakers already in place
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On ‘azaan’ row Shiv Sena says decibel levels for loudspeakers already in place

There has been an ongoing row raging on the use of loudspeakers for 'azaan'. It started in Maharashtra and has now rocked Karnataka as well

Gorakhnath temple attack accused Murtaza Abbasi Aadhaar shows him Navi Mumbai resident, UP ATS reaches Maharashtra to collect evidences
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Gorakhnath temple attack accused Murtaza Abbasi Aadhaar shows him Navi Mumbai resident, UP ATS reaches Maharashtra to collect evidences

After arresting Abbasi, UP police raided his residence in Gorakhpur and collected his laptop and a mobile phone which contains videos related to controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik and also about the (Pakistan spy agency) ISI

Corruption case: Dismissed cop Sachin Waze, two former aides of Anil Deshmukh remanded in CBI custody till 11 April
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Corruption case: Dismissed cop Sachin Waze, two former aides of Anil Deshmukh remanded in CBI custody till 11 April

The CBI on Monday arrested Waze, Palande and Shinde in the case, but could not arrest Deshmukh as he is admitted in the state-run JJ hospital

After MNS chief's warning to mosques, partymen play Hanuman Chalisa on loudspeaker outside office
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After MNS chief's warning to mosques, partymen play Hanuman Chalisa on loudspeaker outside office

While addressing the Gudi Padwa rally of the MNS in Mumbai, Raj Thackeray had asked why loudspeakers in mosques are played so loudly

Mumbai Metro rail-3 underground project may take at least two more years to complete, says MMRDA official
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Mumbai Metro rail-3 underground project may take at least two more years to complete, says MMRDA official

The Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra government had earlier decided to shift the Metro car shed from Aarey Colony to suburban Kanjurmarg, delaying the ambitious underground metro line project

After COVID-19 pandemic, India tries to deal with 'silent killer' tuberculosis
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After COVID-19 pandemic, India tries to deal with 'silent killer' tuberculosis

An estimated half a million people died of tuberculosis in 2020 in India— a third of the global toll

Robert Stephens: The man who reimagined Bombay into a city that it could have been
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Robert Stephens: The man who reimagined Bombay into a city that it could have been

Robert Stephens’ new book, which came out this month, is a rigorously researched and originally illustrated compilation of civic projects for the Maximum City that remained on paper

Are restrictions on local train travel for unvaccinated people justified in current scenario? High Court asks Maharashtra govt
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Are restrictions on local train travel for unvaccinated people justified in current scenario? High Court asks Maharashtra govt

A bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice MS Karnik said that, at present, the rate of coronavirus infections was not as high as it was in 2020 and 2021

Five years of Trapped: Vikramaditya Motwane's survival drama speaks volumes of Mumbai, even when confined to an apartment
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Five years of Trapped: Vikramaditya Motwane's survival drama speaks volumes of Mumbai, even when confined to an apartment

As we found ourselves isolated and lonely in the first COVID-19 wave, especially some of us migrant working professionals in the metropolitan cities, we found ourselves testing our limits, both in a functional and an emotional way, like Rajkummar Rao in Trapped.

Maharashtra: FIR against BJP MLA Nitesh Rane, his brother for remarks against Sharad Pawar
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Maharashtra: FIR against BJP MLA Nitesh Rane, his brother for remarks against Sharad Pawar

The case was registered at the Azad Maidan police station under various IPC section, including 120-B (criminal conspiracy), 499 (defamation), 153 (wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot)

No need for citizens to visit police stations for passport verification, says Mumbai police commissioner
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No need for citizens to visit police stations for passport verification, says Mumbai police commissioner

Following Sanjay Pandey's new order, a constable will now go to the address mentioned by the passport applicant to complete the procedure.

Notes on The Bold Type finale — Rolling into future with reflections on ambition, growth, and self
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Notes on The Bold Type finale — Rolling into future with reflections on ambition, growth, and self

The Bold Type is a smiling reminder that ambition and growth need not always be one-track. They could also entail coming back to where you were when you started out — because that's where you want to be.

Maharashtra govt allows 100% capacity in cinema halls, restaurants in 14 districts including Mumbai
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Maharashtra govt allows 100% capacity in cinema halls, restaurants in 14 districts including Mumbai

A government notification said these are districts where first vaccination dose is more than 90 per cent, second dose over 70 per cent, positivity rate less than 10 per cent and bed occupancy of oxygen supported or ICU bed is less than 40 per cent

Mumbai teen Siddarth Mohite bats for whopping 72 hours with eye on setting new world record
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Mumbai teen Siddarth Mohite bats for whopping 72 hours with eye on setting new world record

The 19-year-old Mohite passed compatriot Virag Mane's 50-hour record, created in 2015, before batting for 72 hours and five minutes over the weekend.

Mumbai power outage: Local trains resume operations as electricity gets restored after an hour
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Mumbai power outage: Local trains resume operations as electricity gets restored after an hour

Due to Tata’s grid failure, there was no electricity in Sion, Matunga, Parel, Dadar, CSMT, Byculla, Churchgate, and other areas of Mumbai

On this day in 2016: Mumbai beat Saurashtra to lift Ranji Trophy for 41st time
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On this day in 2016: Mumbai beat Saurashtra to lift Ranji Trophy for 41st time

Mumbai have won the Ranji Trophy the most number of times with 41 titles.

BMC gives nod to resume Mumbai schools from 2 March with pre-pandemic timetable
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BMC gives nod to resume Mumbai schools from 2 March with pre-pandemic timetable

As per the circular, the temperature of each student must be checked before entry into the premises, and schools should ensure 100 per cent attendance of non-teaching staff, all of whom must be fully vaccinated.

IPL 2022 set to kick-off from 26 March, Mumbai and Pune to host league phase, say reports
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IPL 2022 set to kick-off from 26 March, Mumbai and Pune to host league phase, say reports

Ten teams, including two news franchises in Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans, will feature in 70 league matches across four venues with the league set to conclude on 29 May.