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By: Hindustan Times - HT Smartcast

If there is one city in India which never sleeps, it is Mumbai. In order to not only keep our Mumbaikars update but to also give an in-depth understanding of what the latest news from this city means for its dwellers, Sachin Kalbag, Executive Editor, Hindustan Times (@SachinKalbag) and Rohini Ramnathan, RJ, Radio Nasha (@rotalks) discuss the latest headlines every morning.  This is a Hindustan Times production, brought to you by HT Smartcast

New restrictions due to Omicron
#363
Yesterday at 2:25 AM

The government has been taking precautions regarding the arrival of a new covid variant named Omricon. Here are the steps being taken by the government. Tune in with Rohini and Sachin to know all.


Cuffe Parade made a significant mark!
#362
Last Friday at 2:45 AM

Cuffe Parade's resident took their problem of less illumination over footpaths to their elective representative. Tune in with Rohini and Sachin to know what action awaits.


Health workers to get booster shots soon
#361
Last Thursday at 2:43 AM

Further steps are taken for prevention against Covid-19. Discussion about vaccination for children and booster shots are at peak. To know more, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listener.


Sundar Mumbai, Swachh Mumbai!
#360
Last Wednesday at 2:48 AM

BMC is planning actions for making Mumbai a cleaner city. There are 24 wards in Mumbai and introducing competition among them can make Mumbai better. Tune in as Sachin & Rohini discuss the plans for a cleaner Mumbai.


Railways have introduced 8 AC local trains
#359
11/23/2021

Railway has introduced 8 AC locals. They are also planning to cut down the fair to increase the popularity of the same. To know more, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


BMC to take a step forward for electric Vehicle
#358
11/22/2021

Due to the rising price of petrol, the electric car is a far better alternative. The problem with adoption is the lack of a charging point. BMC has come up with a solution. To know more, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


You will soon be able to book tickets for Mumbai Locals from your phone
#357
11/19/2021

The UTS system will be linked to Covin application, to update the status of your vaccination. After 14 days of 2nd dose of the Covid vaccine, passengers are allowed to travel. To know more, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Booster shots and all about Vaccination!
#356
11/18/2021

The efficiency f vaccination needs to be maintained through booster shots. Maharashtra Government has sought time with the state to discuss overall vaccination. To know more, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Pod Hotel to be established in Mumbai Central
#355
11/17/2021

The first-ever Indian Railway Pod Hotel has been established outside the DMO railway station. Railway passengers, as well as commoners, could avail of the facility. To know more, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Side Effects of Covid-19 are still to be discovered
#354
11/16/2021

The side-effects of covid-19 have shifted beyond the respiratory system. The study indicates that there is a deep impact on the ear that may lead to partial hearing or complete loss. To know more, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Some Private Hospitals are allowed to switch Covid beds to normal beds.
#353
11/15/2021

Due to declining cases of Covid-19, BMC permitted some private hospitals to switch a few covid-beds to normal beds. To know more, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


99% Population of Mumbai has received at least a dose of Covid Vaccine
#352
11/12/2021

Happy day for Mumbai! 99% of the population had received at least a single dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on Wednesday. The total doses being administered is 1.5 crore. To know more, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Maharashtra has administered 10 crore vaccine doses on Tuesday
#351
11/11/2021

Maharashtra administered 10 crore doses of the Covid vaccination on Tuesday. While it may appear big, when compared with the percentage all over India, shows the real picture. Tune in with Rohini and Sachin.


Chhath Puja will be celebrated with new norms this year
#350
11/10/2021

On the occasion of Chat Puja, the government has issued new norms to be followed. After the demand led by people, BMC has decided to contribute to this by their end. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Chat Puja will be celebrated with new norms this year
#349
11/10/2021

On the occasion of Chat Puja, the government has issued new norms to be followed. After the demand led by people, BMC has decided to contribute to this by their end. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


What is the on ground situation of Covid-19
#348
11/09/2021

Positively, there has been no rise in cases during the ongoing festive season in Mumbai. Experts suggest that the effect of the Delta variant seems to be declining. To know about this, tune in as @rotalks and @SachinKalbag share everything with their listeners.


Air Quality Index reaches the "poor" category after Diwali!
#347
11/08/2021

AQI has been deteriorating for years after Diwali. But this time it reached the "poor" category. With the rising problem of lungs after corona outbreak, it is dangerous for people out there. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Western Railway has introduced infotainment screens
#346
11/02/2021

Infotainment screens to be installed in local trains. The main agenda behind this step is raising revenues. Commoners will have to pay no extra amount for the same. To know about this, tune in as Rohini shares everything with their listeners.


Single tickets can now be used for Mumbai locals
#345
11/01/2021

A monthly pass was mandatory for those who wanted to travel through Local. But now, single tickets are available for those who want to travel once a week or rarely. To know about this, tune in as Rohini share everything with their listeners.


Government launches new advisory on Diwali
#344
10/29/2021

Advising people not to burn crackers, Government launches a new advisory for Diwali due to health effects of Covid -19. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Ground reality of Mumbai's Covid Situation
#343
10/28/2021

With the dip in the number of Covid-19 cases, the state has witnessed a decline in weekly positivity rate to 1.45%. This week saw a decrease in the number of cases in 25 districts compared to the last week. Tune in to this episode as Rohini & Sachin discuss the Ground reality of Mumbai's Covid Situation.


Mumbai locals will be working at full capacity from tomorrow.
#342
10/27/2021

Mumbai locals will be resuming their functioning with 100% capacity from tomorrow. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Vaccination drive has been started for College Student
#341
10/26/2021

Government has taken new initiative for college students as well as staff. Vaccination drive have been started. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


New rising concern of Dengue and Malaria
#340
10/25/2021

The rising cases of Dengue and Malaria have caused a new concern. Municipal corporations are ready to take certain measures. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


How can students use public transport without getting Vaccinated?
#339
10/22/2021

The government allowed students to travel through public transport with some conditions attached to it. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Navi Mumbai sets a new record of vaccination!
#338
10/21/2021

Congratulations! A new record set. Navi Mumbai becomes the first place where all those above 18, received at least a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Navi Mumbai sets a new record of vaccination!
#338
10/20/2021

Congratulations! A new record set. Navi Mumbai becomes the first place where all those above 18, received at least a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Mumbai is going back to its pre-pandemic self!
#337
10/20/2021

The decreasing trend on the Covid-19 graph has led to the return of Mumbai to its pre-pandemic self. With new relaxations, the government has announced new guidelines. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


No death due to Covid-19 for the first time since the pandemic began
#336
10/19/2021

Mumbai did not record any deaths due to Covid-19 on 17th October for the first time since the pandemic began in March last year. Tune in as Rohini & Sachin talk about the good news in this episode.


Taxi drivers are demanding increase in minimum fare
#335
10/18/2021

Increasing rate of CNG in past few days resulted in demands for increase in minimum fare by taxi drivers. They are suffering a loss of Rs.60 per day. To know about this, tune in as @rotalks and @SachinKalbag share everything with their listeners.


Colleges in Maharashtra to reopen from October 20
#334
10/15/2021

Amid the sustained decline in the Covid-19 cases in the state, the Maharashtra government announced that colleges in the state will reopen from October 20. Tune in as Rohini & Sachin discuss the SOPs announced.


Theatres to reopen in Mumbai !
#333
10/14/2021

The Maharashtra government has issued guidelines for the reopening of cinema halls, theatres, and auditoriums from October 22 at 50% seating capacity. Tune in as RJ Rohini and Sachin share the whole story.


Bharat Biotech's vaccine has been approved for children
#332
10/13/2021

Central governments' Covid-19 subject expert committee has approved the Bharat Biotech's Covaxin vaccine for emergency use. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Those without Aadhaar card can get vaccination now!
#331
10/12/2021

Those without Aadhaar cards were constantly worried about the path towards their vaccination. Now we have two centers in Mumbai that will be dealing with it. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin shares everything with their listeners.


All about 'Maharashtra Band' held today!
#330
10/11/2021

Maharashtra Band to be held today by farmers. They will be requesting shops and established to close their ownership. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Is unlock impacting the number of covid-19 cases?
#329
10/08/2021

Last Wednesday encountered a strong surge in the cases. However, this is not to conclude the impact of unlock procedure. We must watch the trend for few days. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Places of worship will open today in Mumbai
#328
10/07/2021

All the places of worship will open today in Mumbai with yet new set of restrictions. We all must take care. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin share everything with their listeners.


Cultural programs are restricted- Navratri
#327
10/06/2021

There are still some restrictions on the celebration of cultural events in India. What are they? To know about this, tune in as @rotalks and @SachinKalbag share everything with their listeners.


All about ZyCoV-D
#326
10/05/2021

ZyCoV-D is the vaccine that is soon going to be introduced for children. There are several discussions about it. Releasing itself in India, the production pace is expected to gradually increase. Tune in with Rohini and Sachin, to know more!!


Does Ganesh Chaturthi proved to be a success!
#325
10/04/2021

Ganesh Chaturthi was the first public festival to be celebrated after Covid-19 outbreak. It was probably the time to decide about the emergence of third wave. To know about this, tune in as Rohini and Sachin shares everything with there listeners.