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Despite the rising COVID cases in Maharashtra, all schools in Mumbai and other districts of the state are set to resume physical classes from January 24. Apart from classes 1 to 12, the pre-primary schools will also be conducting offline classes from the next week in Maharashtra. As per the order released by the Maharashtra School Education Minister, Varsha Gaikwad, the reopening of schools will be carried out in line with the existing COVID protocols in the state.

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With the completion of track laying work on the Metro Line 2A and Metro Line 7, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is all set to start its commercial run for the public of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region soon. While MMRDA has completed the work on Phase 1(Dahanukarwadi and Aarey) of this project, the nodal agency awaits the clearance certificate from the Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety (CMRS) now.

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After registering 46,723 new cases on January 12, the graph of daily COVID infection tally has been depicting a slight slump in Maharashtra. Registering a fall of around 10,000 cases from Sunday, 31,111 fresh COVID cases were detected across Maharashtra, on Monday. While this news brings a sense of relief for all, the rise in Omicron infection in the state has become a cause of concern in the state, claims health officials.

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Mumbai City, the defending champions of the Indian Super League 2021 is all set to represent India in the AFC Champions League (ACL) 2022. The draw for the group stage declaring the names of all the contesting teams were revealed in an event in Kuala Lumpur on Monday, informed the club. Notably, the islanders have been placed in Group B alongside Al Jazira of UAE, Al Shabab of Saudi Arabia and the Air Force Club of Iraq in the upcoming ACL. As per reports, the fixture dates of Mumbai City's ACL matches and the venue for the group stage games will be announced later.

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International passengers from the United Arab Emirates including Dubai arriving at Mumbai airport are no longer required to undergo a seven-day home quarantine or take the RT-PCR upon arrival now. As per a notification issued by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Sunday, the new directives will come into effect from midnight January 17. All the SOPs applicable to countries other than those in the at-risk category are now applicable to UAE, read reports.

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Have you ever thought about how easy would life be if you could order your license on your phone, just like you order yourself a cuppa-noodles? Well, in a revolutionary move, BMC Mumbai has turned your once impossible dreams into a reality, with the launch of BMC’s Chatbox. MyBMC Assist is here to rescue Mumbaikars from the hassle of making multiple visits to the government offices by offering around 80 services at the click of a button.

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Moving forward with the ambitious Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link project, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has achieved yet another milestone. On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, the MMRDA erected the first Orthotropic Steel Deck for the construction of the longest sea bridge in India. With a first in India moment, the magnum opus project has inched closer towards its completion now, informed MMRDA in a tweet.

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As per the daily health bulletin issued by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, 13,702 fresh COVID cases were reported in Mumbai on Thursday. After registering high cases every day, the maximum city witnessed a 16.55% drop in single-day figures as compared to the day before. Notably, on Wednesday, Mumbai marked a whopping 41% spike in daily cases as 16,420 people tested positive for coronavirus on the same day.

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Located just 166 km from Mumbai, the iconic Raigad Fort is perched as one of the most imposing hilltops forts in the country. This archaic site is known to be a treasure trove of vibrant past, ethnic culture and of course, splendid architectural magnificence that pulls tourists from every corner of the world!

Through centuries, the Raigad Fort has been dubbed as the strongest protagonist of the Deccan Plateau but the reality of its coarse walls stands quite in contrast to the fables narrated in history books. The once glorified capital of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, today stands as just another historic site, brought down by weather-tear, old age and blatant neglect. However, this is not the end! History is about to be rewritten and here's how.

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After getting an exemption from the Maharashtra government, the prestigious AFC Women's Asian Cup is all set to kick off from January 20 in Pune, Mumbai and Navi Mumbai. The tournament will see 12 leading teams contend for the Asian football title till February 6, 2022. Following this, the winning team will be crowned champions and lift the iconic trophy, becoming only the second team to do so after Japan in 2018.

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Though the pandemic scare continues to wreck the health situation, a decline in the number of new cases in Mumbai has brought some respite. As per reports, around 11,647 fresh infections were reported here on Tuesday, down from 2,001 from the previous day. This is notably the fourth day in succession when cases in Mumbai are dipping. The cumulative city tally now stands at 9,39,867 cases.

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