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Madhya Pradesh To Start Thermal Screening Of Those Coming From Maharashtra

Thermal screening involves checking the body temperature to check for symptoms. (File)Bhopal: With coronavirus cases showing an upward trend in Maharashtra, people coming to Madhya Pradesh from the neighbouring state will be subjected to thermal screening to check for COVID-19, government officials said.Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan issued directives in this regard while reviewing the coronavirus situation in Madhya Pradesh at a meeting in the state secretariat.Start health examination of persons coming in Madhya Pradesh through districts bordering Maharashtra, Mr Chouhan told officials at the meeting.After the Chief Ministers order, the Home Department issued directives for authorities of districts bordering Maharashtra.Madhya Pradesh, too, is witnessing a steady rise in new COVI

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Follow Covid Rules Or Face Lockdown, Mumbai Mayor Warns Residents

Mumbai: If the surge in daily coronavirus figures is not stemmed and people don't follow Covid protocols, Mumbai may have to face another lockdown, Mayor Kishori Pednekar has said. The warning comes a day after Maharashtra reported over 6,000 Covid cases.In a stern message to the people of the city, she said to avoid the lockdown, all coronavirus protocols will have to be followed strictly."If you are lax (in following anti-coronavirus measures) and numbers continue to increase, then lockdown will have to be imposed. If you want to avoid this, follow the rules strictly," she told NDTV.Ms Pedneker said the coronavirus situation in Mumbai is "serious" and the Brihanmumbai Corporation - the city's municipal body - is doing all it can to bring it under control.  To increase awareness among t

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Woman Harassed By In-Laws For Refusing To Give Son For Adoption: Police

A police case has been registered against the woman's husband and five others (Representational)Thane: Police have registered an FIR against a man and five other members of his family for allegedly harassing his wife after she refused to agree for adoption of her five-year-old son by a relative in Maharashtra, an official said on Wednesday.The woman, 26, got married in 2015 and gave birth to a boy the next year.However, her husband and in-laws, residents of Bhiwandi town in Thane, allegedly harassed her and asked her to give her son to her husband's sister for adoption, the official from Nizampura police station said.When the woman refused to part with her son, her husband threatened to divorce her, the official said quoting the complaint filed by the woman on Monday.A case has been regi

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Girl Among 4 Dead As SUV Collides With Stationary Truck In Maharashtra

The accident took place in Solapur district of Maharashtra. (Representational image)Pune: Four persons, including a girl, were killed after the SUV they were travelling in crashed into a stationary truck in Solapur district of Maharashtra on Friday morning, the police said.One person suffered serious injuries in the accident that took place near Kasegaon village on Sangola-Pandharpur road in the district around 6 am, they said."The dead and the injured hailed from Chandgad tehsil in Kolhapur district. They were on their way to have ''darshan'' of Lord Vitthal at Pandharpur," inspector Kiran Avchar of Pandharpur tehsil police station said."One man, two women and a girl died in the mishap, which left one person seriously injured," he added.Prima-facie, the driver of the SUV lost control ov

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No Promise Was Made On Chief Minister’s Post In Maharashtra: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah took a swipe at the Maharashtra government (File)Kankavli (Maharashtra): Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said he did not promise Shiv Sena - then BJP's ally - to share the chief minister's post if the alliance retained power in Maharashtra after the 2019 assembly election. Shiv Sena, which broke ties with the BJP soon after the election to form government with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Congress, shot back, saying what took Mr Shah over a year to come out with his version on the matter."I don't make promises in closed rooms. Whatever I do, I do it openly. I don't do politics in closed rooms," Mr Shah said, after inaugurating a private medical college at Kankavli in Sindhudurg district.He said the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra is

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Fire At Electricity Office In Maharashtra’s Thane; None Hurt

Thane Fire: Two fire engines, police and the disaster management cell staff rushed to the spot.Thane: A fire broke out at an electricity department's office in Maharashtra's Thane city, but there has been no report of any casualty, an official said on Sunday.The fire erupted around 10 pm on Saturday in the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited's (MSEDCL) office in Wagle Estate locality, Thane civic body's regional disaster management cell chief Santosh Kadam said.Two fire engines, police, and the disaster management cell staff rushed to the spot. The fire was brought under control within an hour, he said."There was no casualty. The cause of the fire and the extent of damage is yet to be ascertained," the official said.On Friday, the Thane unit of the BJP agitated in

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Maharashtra Colleges: महाराष्ट्र में कब और कैसे खुलेंगे कॉलेज, शिक्षा मंत्री ने बताया

Maharashtra Colleges: महाराष्ट्र में कब और कैसे खुलेंगे कॉलेज, उच्च शिक्षा मंत्री ने बताया.नई दिल्ली: Maharashtra Colleges: राज्य के उच्च और तकनीकी शिक्षा मंत्री, उदय सामंत ने जानकारी दी है कि महाराष्ट्र के कॉलेज 15 फरवरी से फिर से खोले जाएंगे. कॉलेजों को कोविड-19  नियमों का पालन करते हुए 50 प्रतिशत की क्षमता के साथ खोला जाएगा. मंत्री ने यह भी कहा कि कॉलेजों के छात्रों के लिए इस वर्ष 75% की न्यूनतम अटेंडेंस के नियम को समाप्त कर दिया जाएगा. इसके अलावा सभी हॉस्टल 15 फरवरी से फिर से खुल नहीं सकते हैं, क्योंकि उनमें से कुछ को क्वारंटाइन सेंटर के रूप में इस्तेमाल किया जा रहा है.यह भी पढ़ेंColleges In Maharashtra to re-open with 50% occupancy from 15th February, rule of minimum 75% attendance to be waived off for this year: Uday Samant, Higher and Technical Education Minister of Maharashtra(Fi

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2 Boys Charred To Death After Bike Catches Fire In Maharashtra

Two boys were charred to death when their vehicle met accident, police said. (Representational)Mumbai: Two teenaged boys were charred to death when their motorcycle caught fire after colliding with a speeding pick-up vehicle in Maharashtra's Amravati district, police said on Saturday.Then motorcycle ridden by Sarthak Vaidya (17) and Nivrutti Salav (15) collided with a pick-up vehicle on Friday evening, an official said.Due to the impact of the collision, the pick-up vehicle pushed the bike along for around 20 to 30 metre, and the resultant friction on the road, triggered a blast in the petrol tank of the two-wheeler, he said.The duo was engulfed in flames and died on the spot, the official said.Sarthak was a Class 10 student and Nivrutti was studying in Class 8, he said.Locals who witnes

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