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Mumbai: Latest updates on September 22

03:03 PM Sep 22, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Maharashtra adds 3,131 COVID-19 cases, 70 deaths

Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 3,131 new COVID-19 cases and 70 fresh fatalities, while 4,021 patients recovered from the infection in the state. With these additions, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the state rose to 65,27,629, while the death toll increased to 1,38,616 and the number of recoveries shot up to 63,44,744.

Customs Department arrests two international passengers with 5kgs of heroin worth Rs 25 cr

Customs Department, Mumbai says it has arrested two international passengers, who arrived from Johannesburg with 5kgs of heroin worth Rs 25 crores at Mumbai International Airport. The accused have been sent to judicial custody for 14 days.

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Mumbai weather forecast: Moderate rainfall with possibility of heavy spells at isolated places likely today

Water level in city's seven lakes

Western Railways plans more AC coaches for local services

The Western Railway is planning to increase AC coaches for local services.

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They conducted a survey among local train commuters of the Mumbai Suburban network and tried to know about their preference for a change in local trains services.

Speaking to ANI, Alok Bansal, General Manager of Western railway said that this survey was conducted with 20 questions and 70 per cent of the commuters requested Railway authorities to increase the number of AC locals.

"We are working towards more AC local services and we are in continuous talks with Maharashtra government's Mumbai urban transport Project (MUTP) and Central government's Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation (MRVC)," he said.

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