Nikhil Deshmukh

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52 Covid survivors died of black fungus in Maha so far

52 Covid survivors died of black fungus in Maha so far

Rediff.com14 May 2021

Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, became a much talked about subject after some recovering and recovered coronavirus patients were found infected with the disease, whose symptoms include headache, fever, pain under the eyes, nasal or sinus congestion and partial loss of vision.

Rate of Covid increase in Maha tripled in a month

Rate of Covid increase in Maha tripled in a month

Rediff.com24 Mar 2021

The rate of increase in coronavirus cases in Maharashtra between February 14 to March 23 was three times that recorded in the previous four months, data shows.

The real reason behind Maha's COVID-19 surge

The real reason behind Maha's COVID-19 surge

Rediff.com12 Mar 2021

Not only Mumbai, Pune and Thane, but several cities and towns in Maharashtra, including Vidarbha and Marathwada regions, have been witnessing spike in cases. Lockdown or restrictions have been imposed in several cities or districts in the state in a bid to prevent the spread of the virus.

Mangroves destruction to blame for flooding of Mumbai: Experts

Mangroves destruction to blame for flooding of Mumbai: Experts

Rediff.com6 Aug 2020

Mangroves absorb excess water but they are being destroyed in Mumbai in the guise of infrastructure development, city-based environmentalist Debi Goenka told PTI.

For Gujarat polls, brothers-in-law set relation aside

For Gujarat polls, brothers-in-law set relation aside

Rediff.com3 Dec 2017

Jaysukh Kakadiya is contesting as a Congress candidate from Dhari assembly segment in Amreli district, while his brother-in-law Kamlesh Kanani is the BJP's nominee from the neighbouring Savarkundla seat in the same district.