Covid-19: Why WHO lauded 'Dharavi model'

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has lauded the ‘Dharavi model’, by which the BMC has managed to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus in the slum for good reason: At last count, Dharavi had 2,370 cases and over 200 deaths

Mum: 60 double-decker buses to ply from today

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Nearly 60 double-decker buses will be back on city roads from Monday to cater to the increased passenger load with lockdown curbs relaxed under the state government’s Mission Begin Again campaign.

BMC awards medical contract without tender

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(This story originally appeared in Mumbai Mirror on July 13, 2020)

Mumbai: Biker killed in road accident

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A 24-year-old man was killed after his motorcycle skidded on the Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) here, police said on Sunday, adding that the pillion rider sustained injuries.

China our real opponent, not Pak: Sharad Pawar

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The border dispute with China should be resolved through negotiations and not military action, said NCP president Sharad Pawar in an interview that appeared in Saamna on Sunday.

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Mumbai rain: Yellow alert for Monday, Tuesday

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India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar for July 13-14, indicating heavy rainfall at isolated places being very likely.

Active caseload in Maha breaches one lakh mark

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With addition of 7,827 Covid-19 cases, its third highest single day addition, the state’s active caseload breached the one-lakh mark on Sunday. Now, the state has 1,03,516 patients under treatment. Overall cases for the state also crossed the 2.5lakh mark to reach 2,54,427.

Maha liquor sales in June hit 70% of average

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Of the nearly 30 lakh liquor home delivery orders in Maharashtra during the lockdown, 15.6 lakh orders—more than 50%—were from Mumbai alone, according to the state excise wing. This despite the fact that home delivery in Mumbai started on May 15, a couple of weeks after it had resumed in other parts of the state.

Mum: Man accused of killing daughter gets bail

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Mumbai's Covid-19 tally rises to 92,720

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With 1,263 new Covid-19 cases being recorded on Sunday, Mumbai's case count has mounted to 92,720, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said. The number of fatalities has gone up by 44 to 5,285, it said in a statement.

Mumbai: Couple’s spat hits Pedder Road traffic

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A spat between a couple brought traffic to a halt on Peddar Road on Saturday evening, even as traffic cops tried to sort things out. The woman was issued an e-challan for “abandoning her vehicle in a public place”.

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