Mumbai News Live: Mumbai records second warmest Nov morning in 10 years; logs 272 new Covid-19 cases

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Mumbai Live News: Mumbai on Wednesday recorded its second warmest November morning in the past 10 years with the minimum temperature at 26.5 degrees Celsius, only about a degree less than the highest minimum temperature of 27.4 degrees Celsius, recorded on November 4, 2018. Experts attribute the rise to the continuing influence of a low-pressure system in the Arabian Sea, that formed close to the Maharashtra coast.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra accounted of 1,003 new Covid-19 cases and 32 deaths, according to a health department official. Mumbai district had the highest number of infections with 272 new cases and two deaths. Currently Mumbai has the highest number of active cases, the tally is 3,568.

Maharashtra Cyber department said in the past four to five days they have flagged 36 inflammatory and fake news posts on social media. These posts were majorly related to Tripura violence and were circulated triggering violence in various parts of Maharashtra.

Also, a local court Wednesday allowed an application filed by Mumbai Police for declaring former city police commissioner Param Bir Singh and two others as absconding accused in connection with an extortion case after the Crime Branch submitted that the three of them could not be found at any of their known addresses.

Mumbai Live News: Mumbai records second warmest Nov morning in 10 years; Maharashtra records 1,003 new Covid-19 infections; Mumbai district logs 272 new Covid-19 cases; Maharashtra cyber department flags fake news on Tripura violence. Follow Latest updates here.

A special NIA court here has allowed activist Anand Teltumbde, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, to have a telephonic conversation with his mother for five minutes in the wake of the death of his brother Milind Teltumbde, a top Naxal leader, in an encounter with security forces last week.
          
Anand Teltumbde is currently lodged in Taloja jail following his arrest in the Elgar Parishad case in April 2020. 
        
The court on Tuesday allowed his plea in which he sought a telephonic conversation with his mother. The detailed order was made available on Wednesday.
        
In his plea, Teltumbde said his 90-year-old mother is in a state of shock and bereavement after Milind’s demise and therefore he may be permitted a telephone call. (PTI)

Mumbai district reported the highest 272 new infections during the day, followed by Pune district with 107 new cases.

Of eight administrative regions of Maharashtra, the Mumbai region reported the highest 461 new COVID-19 cases, followed by 306 in Pune region and 128 cases in Nashik region.

Aurangabad region reported 39 new cases, Latur 29, Kolhapur 22, Nagpur 13 and Akola region five cases.  (PTI)

The result of the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on families, migrants returning to villages and closure of affordable budget schools is reflecting in school education as the latest Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) underlines what could be a key outcome of these factors combined — a big jump in government school enrollment accompanied by a fall in private school enrollment.

Maharashtra has emerged as one of the top five states in the country where enrollment in government schools has risen sharply by 9.2 per cent since 2018. Read more

A local court Wednesday allowed an application filed by Mumbai Police for declaring former city police commissioner Param Bir Singh and two others as absconding accused in connection with an extortion case after the Crime Branch submitted that the three of them could not be found at any of their known addresses.

Following the order, Special Public Prosecutor Shekhar Jagtap said the police will now paste notices at Singh’s known addresses and print them in newspapers directing him to appear before the investigating officer within 30 days. In case of failure to do so, the police can initiate the process for the attachment of Singh’s properties. Read more

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On November 6, Dr Vishakha Shinde, a senior resident doctor posted at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Ahmednagar District Hospital for months on Covid duty, reported to work as usual. Her day was cut short by a fire in the ICU, leaving 11 Covid patients dead. Within 72 hours, Shinde, 27, found herself in the district sub-jail along with nurses Sapna Pathare, Asma Shaikh and Channa Anant.

Eleven days later, the four continue to be in jail, even as officials are yet to act on the preliminary investigations that showed the hospital did not have a fire No Objection Certificate, nor were its water sprinklers functional. While the fire is suspected to have started due to a short-circuit, police are still awaiting the electrical inspection report. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has written to the state government alleging an attempt to “shift the blame” to medical staffers, while the state doctors’ association has sought “a fair probe”.

A look at the pods at Mumbai Central railway station from the inside. (Photo: Twitter/@RailMinIndia)

Meanwhile, in a first, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), in collaboration with the Indian Railways, has introduced the “pod concept” of bed-sized retiring rooms at the Mumbai Central railway station.

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