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T20 World Cup: Sourav Ganguly reaches Mumbai to discuss tax exemption issue ahead of deadline | Cricket

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has reached Mumbai as the Indian board gears up for an all-important meeting to discuss the issue of tax exemption for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup that is set to be hosted by India in October-November. The BCCI is needed to give a tax guarantee to the ...

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For Mumbai, an annual climate crisis reminder

But the climate crisis is certainly not the only driver of environmental risk in Mumbai. The phenomenon’s impact is aggravated by continuous and brazen development on its most ecologically sensitive zones — lakes, rivers, mudflats, wetlands, woods and coastline, and mangroves that create a sort of buffer zone against floods and storm surges. By HT Editorial PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, ...

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Orange alert for Mumbai, Konkan coast till June 15 | Latest News India

Mumbai and the entire Konkan coast in Maharashtra are likely to see heavy to extremely heavy rainfall at isolated locations on Sunday and Monday. Raigad and Ratnagiri districts have been placed under a red category storm alert for Sunday and Monday, indicating a higher chance of severe weather, while Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Sindhudurg districts have been placed under an ...

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Mumbai Rains Live Updates: IMD issues red alert for June 13, 14

Live Mumbai Rains Live Updates: According to the latest data presented by IMD’s Santacruz weather station, Mumbai received 137 mm of rain till 5.30 pm on Friday, 37 mm more than that of Thursday’s. The IMD has said that rainfall between 115.6-204.4 mm is considered as ‘very heavy’. As heavy rains continue to lash Mumbai, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) ...

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Mumbai Rain Live Updates: Waterlogging reported in city’s Mahim area

Live Mumbai Rains Live Updates: Till now, the city has seen 473.4 mm rainfall within 10 days of June, which comprises 93.7% of the monthly average of 505 mm, Hindustan Times reported on Thursday. The IMD Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted moderate rainfall in Mumbai and suburbs with a possibility of heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places. Normal ...

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‘Mumbai has no river to dump Covid bodies’: Mayor Kishori Pednekar’s jibe at UP, Bihar | Latest News India

Mumbai will never do that, the mayor said and in a jibe to BJP-ruled states, Kishori Pednekar said Mumbai has no river where bodies can be dumped, and so the toll can’t be fudged. Mumbai is not underreporting Covid-19 deaths, Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar said on Thursday claiming that Mumbai will never do that. With her clarification came a veiled ...

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LIVE: IMD places Mumbai, neighbouring areas under red category storm warning

Live Mumbai Rains Live: Mumbai till now has so far recorded 416.2 mm rainfall from June 1 to June 9 against a monthly average of 493.1 mm. While Wednesday’s downpour from 8.30 am and 5.30 pm accounts for 43.6% of Mumbai’s average rainfall in the month of June, which is at 505 mm. The south-west monsoon has set over Mumbai ...

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Rain brings Mumbai to a halt again | Latest News India

As heavy rain lashed Mumbai and its suburbs on Wednesday, the city witnessed flooded areas, disrupted train services, halted traffic and stranded citizens, even as the India Meteorological Department issued a red alert for the next four days in some of the districts of the state, including Mumbai. “The southwest monsoon has come in two days earlier than usual this ...

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Vistara flight UK775 between Mumbai, Kolkata suffers severe turbulence, few passengers injured | Latest News India

The airline service provider also said that the injured passengers were provided medical assistance upon arrival in Kolkata and the incident is being investigated on priority. Few passengers travelling in the Vistara’s UK775 flight between Mumbai and Kolkata were injured as the flight encountered severe turbulence minutes before landing, the company said in a statement on Monday. The airline service ...

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CAR T-cell therapy trials for cancer treatment begin in Mumbai | Latest News India

Mumbai: The clinical trial of an indigenously developed CAR T-cell therapy for blood cancer treatment has begun at Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Centre, said researchers of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B), who have developed this gene therapy. CAR T-cells (chimeric antigen receptor T-cells) are cells that are genetically engineered to produce an artificial T-cell receptor, which is widely used ...

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