Sugar export from Maharashtra hit due to lockdown

June 29, 2020

Nearly 36 lakh tonne sugar has been exported from Maharashtra between January and June this year as against the target of 60 lakh tonne during the period, an official said on Monday. The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown has slowed down the export process, Maharashtra State Cooperative Sugar Factories Feder | Read more|

Monsoon covers entire Maharashtra

June 14, 2020

Four days after hitting coastal Maharashtra, the southwest monsoon made a steady progress and has now covered the entire state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday. The progress of the monsoon has so far been normal and on the expected lines, an IMD official said. | Read more|

Maharashtra minister tests positive for COVID-19

June 12, 2020

A Maharashtra cabinet minister, who belongs to the NCP, has tested positive for COVID-19, sources said on Friday. The minister, who hails from the Marathwada region, had attended the cabinet meeting held at the state secretariat here earlier this week, the sources said. | Read more|

In Maharashtra 30 Police personnel died of COVID-19 so far

June 4, 2020

At least 30 police personnel,including an officer, have so far died due to COVID-19 in Maharashtra, while over 2,500 have tested positive for the disease, an official said on Thursday. Nearly 18 of the total 30 victims were working in the Mumbai Police force and contracted the deadly infection while implementing the lo | Read more|

Cyclone Nisarga: 10 sailors rescued

June 3, 2020

At least 10 sailors were rescued from a ship, which was stranded off the coast of Ratnagiri in Maharashtra due to high tide and heavy rains in the wake of cyclonic storm Nisarga on Wednesday, an official said. Heavy rains pounded Ratnagiri as Cyclone Nisarga made its landfall on Wednesday. | Read more|

Over 6,500 new coronavirus cases in India

May 26, 2020

In India the death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 4,167, while the number of cases climbed to 1,45,380, registering an increase of 146 deaths and 6,535 cases since Monday 8 am,?the Union Health Ministry said. The number of active COVID-19 cases climbed to 80,722. As many as 60,490 people have recovered and one patient ha | Read more|

In India record jump in COVID-19 cases

May 23, 2020

The COVID-19 cases in India saw the biggest spike for the second consecutive day on Saturday with 6,654 new infections in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to over 1.25 lakh, while the toll rose to 3,720 after 137 more deaths, the Union Health Ministry said | Read more|

States told not to use rapid test kits

April 21, 2020

As per news report of Hindustan Times, States advised not to use rapid testing kits for two days. A lot of variations, kits will be tested and validated by on-ground teams and we will give advisory in the next 2 days: R Gangakhedkar, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) | Read more|

In India, Corona death count reaches 339, cases soar to 10,363

April 14, 2020

In India, the death toll due to coronavirus infection rose to 339 while the number of cases soared to 10,363 on Tuesday, said the Union Health Ministry. While the number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 8,988, as many as 1,035 people have been cured and discharged and one had migrated, it said. | Read more|