21 things happened in Mumbai on 1st January 2021


Welcome to 2021

We have curated a list of 21 things which happened in Mumbai on 1st Jan. Some of them are good news for us happening in 2021 and some are not so good. But still here is one for your reading.

1. Mumbai registers 631 new COVID-19 cases taking tally to 2.94 lakh; fatality rate at 3.78%

On Friday, January 1, 631 persons tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Mumbai propelling the city’s COVID-19 tally to 2,94067. 9 deaths were reported.

2. NCB arrests 3 peddlers with synthetic drug in Mumbai

MUMBAI: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested three peddlers on charge of possessing synthetic drug mephedrone, officials said on Friday.

3. 15% water cut in Mumbai on January 5 and 6

The BMC has announced a 15% water cut from 10am on January 5 till 10am on January 6 in large parts of Mumbai and its suburbs.

4. 27 booked for drink driving in Navi Mumbai

Like Thane, the drink-and-drive cases in Navi Mumbai came down by more than 92 per cent on December 31. The Navi Mumbai traffic police booked 27 people …

5. 35 drunk drivers arrested in Mumbai on New Year’s Eve

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 2 (ANI): As many as 35 motorists were caught driving under the influence of alcohol and 3,049 motorists were caught for …

6. Maharashtra’s Covid-19 vaccination dry run in four districts today

With the Covid cases under control, the state government is now focussing on the vaccination drive, which is set to begin soon. The state will hold a dry run for …

7. Dedicated FASTag lanes on E-way soon

The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) will soon introduce dedicated lanes for FASTag users on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway.

8. Mumbai police bust online fraud: Four arrested from Bihar, West Bengal

City cyber police officers on Tuesday busted an online fraud racket and arrested four of its members – two each from Bihar and West Bengal. The accused would …

9. BSNL takes over MTNL’s Delhi and Mumbai mobile network operations

The development has come on the back of BSNL’s proposal sent to the telecom department on October 27 this year, expressing interest to manage networks..

10. Air quality remains poor in Mumbai; IMD predicts cloudy skies for Saturday

The New Year kicked-off with very poor air quality and reduced visibility owing to hazy conditions on Friday. The air quality in Mumbai and its surrounding areas …

11. Most popular hangouts wore a deserted look in Thane, Kalyan

Due to the pandemic, the Thane police claimed that the crowd at the regular hangouts in the city was not even five per cent of that expected on New Year’s Eve.

12. In 2021, Mumbai could finally get two more Metro corridors, seven years after the first one

Mumbai: In the coming year, Mumbai may finally add two new Metro lines to its measly Metro rail network of 11.4 kilometres — seven years after the first corridor …

13. Mumbai: 19,220 properties registered in December, over 3,400 in last 4 days

MUMBAI: December has ended on a high note for Mumbai’s property market. From December 1 till 2 pm on Thursday, home sales registrations recorded a …

14. Gas leak in Vashi during civic work

A Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL) pipeline burst during road digging work undertaken for an underground drainage channel near the Vashi bus depot causing.

15. Mumbai welcomes 2021 abiding by all Covid restrictions, roads cleared by 11 pm

Here’s how the maximum city of Mumbai welcomed 2021. India Today TV visited several places to find out how the people of Mumbai embraced the new year, …

16. Kalyan: Devgandharva music festival only for a day

The renowned Devgandharva music festival of Kalyan city will be held only for one day this year rather than the regular three days, and entry will be free for the …

17. Mumbai runners ring in 2021 with a fitness party

The first dawn of 2021 is said to be a new beginning, a time to refresh oneself and step into the new year with a fresh outlook. And that was exactly what was in …

18. Sensex logs longest weekly winning streak in 10 years

Mumbai: Indian stocks advanced, closing their longest weekly winning streak in a decade. The S&P BSE Sensex climbed 0.3% to 47,868.98 in Mumbai at the …

19. Mumbai doctors share tips on how to improve mental health

Mumbai doctors have shared tips on how to improve mental health this year. Doctors spoke about the various challenges faced by people due to the …

20. Non-subsidised LPG cylinder price hiked by Rs 17

With effect from January 1, the price of non-subsidised liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders remained at Rs 694 per cylinder (14.2 kilograms) each in Delhi …

21. After 2020’s great silence, Rambo Circus tent opens to audiences on New Year’s Day

Rambo Circus was among the first, globally, to adapt. When BookMyShow created an online show by filming the live acts, it became a high-grosser.