02 Jun, 23:58 (IST)

5 NDRF teams each from Bathinda & Vijaywada airlifted successfully for joining ongoing operations vis-a-vis #CycloneNisarga in Gujarat & Maharashtra respectively. 5 teams for Gujarat already landed in Surat. 5 teams for Maharashtra airborne: NDRF Director General SN Pradhan 

02 Jun, 23:05 (IST)

Cyclone Nisarga - Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport will be operating only 12 arrival flights on June 3. The flights will be operated by 4 airlines which include Air Asia India, Air India, GoAir and SpiceJet to 10 sectors: GVK Mumbai International Airport

02 Jun, 22:11 (IST)

Cyclone Nisarga: IndiGo has cancelled 17 flights to and from Mumbai, to only operate three flights from #Mumbai tomorrow.

02 Jun, 21:25 (IST)

"Had a warm and productive conversation with my friend President @realDonaldTrump. We discussed his plans for the US Presidency of G-7, the COVID-19 pandemic, and many other issues," tweeted PM Narendra Modi

02 Jun, 21:17 (IST)

396 new #COVID19 positive cases reported in the state in the last 24 hours. Total positive cases in the state stand at 6168 and death toll is at 263: Department of Health, West Bengal Govt 

02 Jun, 20:38 (IST)

With 103 deaths and 2,287 COVID-19 positive cases today, Maharashtra's coronavirus tally has surged to 72,300. At least 1,225 patients were discharged today. So far, 31,333 patients have been discharged.

02 Jun, 19:58 (IST)

Mumbai police have imposed Section 144 to stop the movement of people on beaches, promenades and other places near the coast ahead of cyclone Nisarga that is likely to make landfall near Alibaug tomorrow.

02 Jun, 19:17 (IST)

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) office in Rajeev Gandhi Bhawan has been sealed till June 4 after four officials tested positive for COVID19.

02 Jun, 18:45 (IST)

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released a notification for the conduct of class 10th (only for the northeast district of Delhi) and class 12th (all India) examinations that are scheduled to be held from 1st July to 15th July 2020.

02 Jun, 18:36 (IST)

CBI carries out searches at New Delhi-based company for hosting child pornography content on the internet.

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Mumbai, June 2: The lockdown phase five kickstarted with a slew of relaxations in an attempt to open the economy which has come to a grinding halt over the last two months. However, the coronavirus infected numbers in the country show no sign of slowing down and Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected. The tally of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra crossed the 70,000-mark on Monday. The COVID-19 tally in Mumbai crossed the 40,000-mark.

A week after the murder of African American man George Floyd, a private autopsy conducted on his body has confirmed "asphyxia" as the cause of death. The post-mortem was ordered by the bereaved family which wanted to independently find out the exact reason behind his demise.

According to the weather prediction by IMD, a thunderstorm with rain and gusty winds of 20-40 kmph speed would occur over and adjoining areas of Karnal, Sonipat, Panipat in Haryana and Shamli, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Modinagar, Meerut in UP and many places of Delhi during the next two hours.

IMD on Monday sounded a "red alert" warning for Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Dhule, Nandurbar and Nashik districts in view of the cyclonic storm "Nisarga" that is expected to cross north Maharashtra on June 3.

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