Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh Festival, Mumbai’s Biggest, Cancelled Due To Covid

Coronavirus: The Ganesh idol at Lalbaug in Parel area of Mumbai is among the biggest crowd-pullers. Mumbai: “Lalbaugcha Raja”, the biggest draw of Mumbai’s 11-day Ganesh festival, will be missed this year. The organisers of the Lalbaug celebrations decided today to cancel the event because of the coronavirus pandemic. This is a first in Lalbaugcha […]

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Notices Issued To 4 Top Private Hospitals In Mumbai Over COVID-19 Treatment: Report

Bombay, Jaslok, Hinduja and Lilavati Hospitals served notices for not following rules (Representational) Mumbai: Maharashtra Public Health Minister Rajesh Tope today said show cause notices have been served to four prominent private city hospitals for not following rules with regard to COVID-19 treatment and warned of strict action against hospitals violating norms. He said the […]

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Doubling Rate Of COVID-19 Cases In Mumbai Is 14 Days: Uddhav Thackeray

BMC had arranged for intensive care units and isolation beds at several places: Uddhav Thackeray Mumbai: The number of COVID-19 patients in Mumbai is doubling over a period of 14 days, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Saturday as he interacted with doctors of BMC-run hospitals. During the video conference interaction, Mr Thackeray praised […]

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Second COVID-19 Case In Mumbai’s Dharavi In Less Than 24 Hours

Coronavirus Mumbai, Dharavi: The risk of COVID-19 spreading fast is very high at Mumbai’s Dharavi slums Highlights Second case in less than 24 hours reported from Mumbai’s Dharavi More than a million people live in Dharavi Total number of positive cases in Maharashtra is 335, 16 people dead Mumbai: A second coronavirus case has been […]

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Mumbai’s Siddhivinayak Temple Closed Amid Coronavirus Scare

Siddhivinayak temple’s medical health department would remain functioning to help patients Mumbai: The Siddhivinayak Temple of Mumbai — a famous shrine to Lord Ganesh — today closed its doors, emphasising the need to avoid crowded places and break the chain to counter coronavirus. An official of the temple board, which is operated by the Maharashtra […]

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China sees fewer coronavirus cases, wary of international travellers

Mainland China reported an overall drop in new coronavirus infections on Sunday, but major cities such as Beijing and Shanghai continued to wrestle with cases involving infected travellers arriving from abroad. Mainland China had 16 new confirmed cases on Sunday, the National Health Commission said on Monday, down from 20 a day earlier. That brings […]

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Gulf nations on verge of lockdown as coronavirus spreads in the Middle East

Saudi Arabia closed public spaces on Sunday and announced a pause in most government operations while Qatar and Oman imposed entry restrictions as Gulf Arab states broadened efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus and support their economies. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar reported new cases, raising the total number in […]

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Germany tries to halt US interest in firm working on coronavirus vaccine: Report

Berlin is trying to stop Washington from persuading a German company seeking a coronavirus vaccine to move its research to the United States, prompting German politicians to insist no country should have a monopoly on any future vaccine. German government sources told Reuters on Sunday that the U.S. administration was looking into how it could […]

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US President Donald Trump tests negative for coronavirus

President Donald Trump has tested negative for the new coronavirus, according to the president’s personal physician. The White House released the test results Saturday night after Trump told reporters hours earlier that he had taken the coronavirus test, following days of resisting being screened despite the fact that he had been in recent contact with […]

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Australia’s Morrison calls for urgent G-20 finance meeting as covid-19 wreaks havoc on economy

Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison called Sunday for an urgent meeting of finance chiefs from the world’s top industrial and emerging nations amid market turmoil spurred by the coronavirus outbreak. Detailing his talks with world leaders, Morrison said he supported a proposal by India Prime Minister Narendra Modi to organize a link-up between G-20 leaders. […]

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