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Mumbai: Thane district police seeks 40-acre plot to build its headquarter

June 18, 2021 1:09 am

At present, Thane district police superintendent Vikram Deshmane sits in Thane and shares all amenities with the Thane city police. The Palghar district, which was carved out from Thane, has also got its own headquarters.

Waterlogging throws Thane, Navi Mumbai traffic out of gear

June 09, 2021 11:17 pm

Thane civic officials said waterlogging was reported from at least 55 locations, with two incidents of landslide.

Mumbai, Thane may witness light rain on weekend

May 13, 2021 4:00 am

Under the influence of the weather system, IMD issued a yellow alert for Sunday for Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg with forecast of thunderstorm with lightning, rain and gusty winds at isolated places.

Boy dies in lightning strike in Maharashtra's Thane

May 07, 2021 3:52 pm

The boy from Thane's Shahapur tehsil was reportedly died after being struck by lightning on Friday. Late in the evening, the rural police said the incident occurred at Farde Pada.

Fire in hospital near Mumbai kills 4 admitted in ICU

April 28, 2021 8:55 pm

Maharashtra has seen multiple critical incidents in hospitals in the last one month. Last week, 14 Covid-19 patients in the ICU of a private hospital in Virar died in a fire.

Colleges reopen in rural areas of Thane after 11 months

February 15, 2021 1:43 pm

Collector Rajesh Narvekar in an order issued on Sunday said only 50 per cent attendance will be allowed in a day and the educational institutions will have to strictly follow all COVID-19 prevention guidelines

Idli seller killed by 3 customers after argument over Rs 20

February 06, 2021 3:11 pm

The victim, identified as Virendra Yadav, used to sell idlis. On Friday, three customers came to his road-side joint and told him that he owed them Rs 20.

A room of her own

January 09, 2021 8:32 am

A ‘period room’ in a toilet block in Mumbai stakes a claim on the city — on behalf of its women

Maharashtra Coronavirus Highlights: 6,738 new cases; 8,430 recover, 91 die

October 29, 2020 10:28 am

In an indication that the spread of the virus is slowing down in Mumbai, the doubling rate of Covid-19 cases crossed 100 days in all 24 administrative wards of the city on Tuesday.

Maharashtra Coronavirus HIGHLIGHTS: With 48 deaths in last 24-hrs, Mumbai's coronavirus death toll crosses 10,000-mark

October 24, 2020 8:06 am

Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune Coronavirus News HIGHLIGHTS: Nearly 1500 new infections were also recorded, taking the city's Covid count to 2.48 lakhs. 


How Mumbai, suburbs are fighting Covid-19

July 02, 2020 8:10 pm

The country’s worst-affected state, Maharashtra, on Wednesday recorded 5,537 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the total count to 1.8 lakh. With 198 deaths also recorded on the day, the toll crossed 8,000 as the state clocked 100 days of lockdown.

Thane massacre: Man murders 14 members of his family before committing suicide

February 28, 2016 10:03 pm

In the wee hours of Sunday, a 35-year-old chartered accountant from Thane allegedly murdered 14 of his family members with a knife and then hung himself to death. The deceased include eight children, his wife, his three sisters, and his parents.

Building collapse in Thane kills 9, many more fear trapped

July 29, 2015 12:38 pm

At least 20 families residing in the structure are feared trapped in the debris.


What the thousands of farmers protesting in Maharashtra are demanding

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Around 30,000 farmers and tribals are marching from Thane to Azad Maidan in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Here’s a list of their long-pending demands.