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3 killed in road accident in Thane

Thane | Tuesday, Jan 23 2018 IST

Three people were killed when a two-wheeler, they were travelling in, collided with a tractor-trailer in Bhiwandi taluka of the district in the wee hours on Tuesday. The accident occurred around 0100

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Shil-Daighar building collapse case: whistle-blower deposes in Thane court, identified accused officials

Thane | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST

The crucial witness in the case of infamous Lucky Compound building collapse that claimed 74 lives on Monday told the district and sessions court here in his examination-in- chief that he had made sev

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Illegal hotels razed in demolition drive in Thane

Thane | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST

The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) on Monday razed 16 illegal hotels in a massive demolition drive and sealed bars and hookah paralours which were being operated without due permits in the city.

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Thane District Collector asks youth to work for making cities smart

Thane | Sunday, Jan 21 2018 IST

Thane District Collector Mahendra Kalyankar has asked youth to participate in the national programme for building smart cities across the country. Addressing the concluding session of the two-day na

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Thane skyscraper fire: seven policemen felicitated for bravery

Thane | Sunday, Jan 21 2018 IST

Seven personnel of the Naupada Police station were felicitated in a function here on Sunday for risking their lives and saving the lives of the residents of the 26-storey residential building in the l

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Dahanu Municipal Council official trapped in ACB net

Thane | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Thane police on Friday arrested the chief officer of the Dahanu Municipal Council in Palghar district for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 95,000 fro

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Demand for yoga accessories from abroad rises

Thane | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST

The demand for yoga accessories, including 'Neti Patra', a traditional pot used in cleansing the nasal passage, in foreign countries, has been growing year after year. Talking to reporters

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Sitting BJP corporator among 3 arrested for plotting murder of rival, remanded to police custoday

Thane | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

The city police on Friday arrested three people, including sitting BJP corporator Mahesh Patil of the Kalyan- Dombivili Municipal Corporation, on the charge of allegedly plotting to kill another corpo

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Major fire breaks out in Thane skyscraper, none hurt

Thane | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

A devastating fire broke out in a skyscraper in the Naupada locality of the city on Friday. The fire started at about 1330 hours from the electric wire between third and fourth floors of the building

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Woman gram sevak held for graft

Thane | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

A woman gram sevak of Palghar district was arrested by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials for accepting a bribe of Rs 12,000 here on Thursday. Police said that the village gram sevak, Bhavana Dhol

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6 get 1 yr imprisonment in cheque bounce case

Thane | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

Six partners of a real estate firm have been sentenced to one year imprisonment in a cheque bouncing case. A compensation of Rs 26 crores has been awarded to the complainant, also a developer. T

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Thirty students taken ill following suspected food poisoning

Thane | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

As many as 30 students of a Madrassa in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi of the district have been admitted in Nair Hospital in Mumbai following suspected food poisoning. Of them, six are said

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