BOM13 MH-CYCLONE-IMD Cyclone 'Nisarga' set to intensify; coastal areas on alert Mumbai, Jun 2 (PTI) Cyclone 'Nisarga' is very likely to intensify into a 'severe cyclonic storm' over the next 12 hours and cross Maharashtra and South Gujarat coast on Wednesday, an IMD official said on Tuesday.
BOM14 MH-CYCLONE-NDRF-LD CM 10 NDRF teams deployed as cyclonic storm approaches: Maha CM Mumbai: Ten teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed for rescue operations in view of the cyclonic storm 'Nisarga', which is likely to hit the west coast of Maharashtra on Wednesday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday.
BOM9 GJ-CYCLONE-EVACUATION Guj: Ahead of cyclone, over 20,000 people to be evacuated Ahmedabad: With Gujarat bracing for the approaching cyclonic storm 'Nisarga', the Valsad and Navsari district administrations have started evacuating nearly 20,000 people from 47 villages located close to the state coastline, officials said on Tuesday.
BOM3 MH-HC-PM CARES-CENTRE Centre opposes in HC plea on declaration of PM CARES funds Nagpur: The Centre on Tuesday opposed and sought dismissal of a petition seeking declaration of funds received by the Prime Ministers Citizens Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation (PM CARES), a public charitable trust created by the government amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
BOM10 MP-INDORE-TRAIN Special train with over 1,200 workers leaves Indore for WB Indore: A 'Shramik' special train carrying 1,250 stranded migrant workers left Indore in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday for Bardhaman in West Bengal, a Western Railway (WR) official said.
BOM12 MH-VIRUS-MUMBAI COP DEAD Another Mumbai policeman dies of COVID-19; state toll 29 Mumbai: An Assistant sub-Inspector (ASI) of Police died due to COVID-19 on Tuesday, taking the total number of the police personnel having succumbed to the viral infection in Mumbai to 19 and in Maharashtra to 29, an official said.
BOM11 MH-LOCKDOWN-AUTO DRIVER-HELP Funds pour in for man who used wedding savings to feed poor Pune: The gesture of a Pune-based auto-rickshaw driver to use the money saved for his wedding to feed migrant labourers has moved people across the country, many of whom have opened their purses to offer monetary help to him.
BOM5 CG-LOCKDOWN-UNIVERSITY EXAMS C'garh to hold final year varsity exams after lockdown ends Raipur: The Chhattisgarh higher education department has decided to conduct university exams only for final year students in the state in view of the coronavirus outbreak, an official said on Tuesday.
BOM2 CG-NAXAL-ENCOUNTER Naxal killed in encounter with police in Chhattisgarh Raipur: A Naxal, carrying a reward of Rs 8 lakh on his head, was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Tuesday, police said.
BOM4 MH-CYCLONE-BOATS 13 fishing boats from Palghar still in sea as cyclone nears Palghar: As Maharashtra prepares for the approaching cyclonic storm 'Nisarg', 13 boats of fishermen from Palghar are still out in the sea and efforts are being made to get them back to the shore quickly, authorities said on Tuesday.
BOM1 MH-LOCKDOWN-WELL Maha: Father-son use lockdown time to solve water woes Aurangabad: Even as people are trying to find different ways to overcome boredom during the lockdown, a father-son duo from a village in Maharashtra decided to utilise the time to dig a well to solve the problem of water scarcity in their area.
BES8 MH-VIRUS-AURANGABAD CASES Maha: Aurangabad records 55 new COVID-19 cases; tally at 1,642 Aurangabad: At least 55 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district on Tuesday, taking the count in the region to 1,642, a district official said.
BES2 MH-LOCKDOWN-RTI-VIRTUAL HEARING MP starts virtual hearings in RTI appeals to reduce pendency Bhopal: With the coronavirus-induced lockdown resulting in pendency of over 7,000 Right to Information (RTI) appeals in Madhya Pradesh, state information commissioner Vijay Manohar Tiwari has started conducting virtual hearings in the cases through mobile video calls.
BES6 MH-SENA-GOVERNOR CM Thackeray stood his ground on university exams issue: Sena Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari insisted on holding the final year exams of degree students in the current situation, but Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray rejected the demand showing 'the spine Thackerays are known for', the Shiv Sena said on Tuesday.
BES13 GJ-VIRUS-FOODGRAINS Over 68 lakh families to get free foodgrains under NFSA again Ahmedabad: About 68.7 lakh families holding ration cards under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) in Gujarat will get free foodgrains for the third time since April amidst the coronavirus-driven lockdown, the state government said on Tuesday.
BES14 MP-VIRUS-BIRTH MP: COVID-19 patient gives birth to baby girl in Sagar Sagar (MP): A 24-year-old COVID-19 patient gave birth to a baby girl at a hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district, an official said on Tuesday.
BES7 GA-BANGLADESHIS-ILLEGAL 10 Bangladeshis, 18 Ugandans caught for illegal stay in Goa Panaji: At least 10 Bangladeshis and 18 Ugandan women were caught for illegal stay in North Goa, police said on Tuesday. PTI RSY RSY