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Thane: Taxi driver held for aiding MNS man’s killers | Thane News

THANE: Crime branch arrested a taxi driver for the murder of an MNS functionary in broad daylight on Monday. Police are still to find out the motive. They said the shooting of Jamil Shaikh was well-planned, with a single round fired by other assailants on bikes. Shahid Shaikh (31), a resident of Kranit Nagar, Rabodi, …

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Thane: Two more held for attack on MNS leader in Ulhasnagar | Thane News

ULHASNAGAR: The Ulhasnagar crime unit of Thane Police probing attempt to murder case on MNS leader Manoj Shelar last month have arrested two more accused in the case. The two arrested include Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation’s employee Sachin Wankhede (34), who allegedly planned the attack on Shelar and had given his ‘supari’ to the other arrested …

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Two held in Thane for raping teenage girl | Thane News

THANE: Two persons have been arrested from Bhiwandi town in Thane district of Maharashtra for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl, police said on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the news of arrest of the duo on Tuesday night led to violence in their residential area, an officer said, adding that unidentified miscreants damaged some stalls. “The accused duo …

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Maharashtra: Fatal railway mishaps dip due to Covid | Thane News

Representative image Fatal railway track accidents on the Harbour and Transharbour lines due to trespassing and falling off trains drastically dipped during the pandemic. Only 11 such fatal accidents were reported between Belapur and Panvel, from March to October, as compared to 43 incidents during the same time period last year. The Vashi government railway …

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Covid-19: Fresh cases drop across Maharashtra, Mumbai’s active caseload hits 10k | Thane News

MUMBAI: After five consecutive days of 5,000-plus Covid-19 cases,fresh detections in the state dropped significantly. On Monday, the state added 4,153, taking overall tally to 17,84,361. Deaths decreased drastically, making it the lowest in 205 days. In all,30 were reported in Maharashtra, taking the toll to 46,653. Overall fatality rate has dropped to 2.61%. After …

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Couple found dead at home in Maharashtra’s Palghar | Thane News

PALGHAR: A 28-year-old man allegedly killed his wife and then committed suicide at their home in Maharashtra’s Palghar district, police said on Sunday. The incident came to light on Friday night after some neighbours of the couple alerted the police when they did not see any light in their house in Vasai area here, they …

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Maharashtra: Pregnant woman dies due to delay in arrival of ambulance | Thane News

PALGHAR: A 25-year-old pregnant woman has died due to alleged delay in the arrival of ambulance after she started having labour pains in Maharashtra’s Palghar district, officials said on Sunday. The incident took place a few days back, they said, adding that the woman was a “high risk” category patient as she was underweight and …

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Maharashtra: 3 friends found hanging from tree in Thane’s Shahapur | Thane News

THANE: In a shocking case, bodies of three friends two of them relatives were found hanging from a Mahua tree on Friday morning in forest area near Chande village in Shahapur taluka of Thane District. The trio has been identified as Nitin Bhare, 35, Mahendra Dhubhele, 28, and Mukesh Ghavat,22. Police said Dhubhele and Ghavat …

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Maharashtra: Schools in Thane district to remain shut till December 31 | Thane News

THANE: The Thane collector Rajesh Narveker announced on late Friday evening that the schools and colleges will remain shut till year end. Earlier in the day Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had taken the decision to do so and not resume schools and colleges of class IX to XII from Monday, November 23. Guardian Minister Eknath …

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Maharashtra: Book online for darshan in temples; decision on mass after Wednesday | Thane News

A trustee pastes social-distancing floor-marking tapes in a city temple on Sunday MUMBAI: Post-lockdown guidelines will be firmly in place Monday as the state permits religious places to reopen to the public. Shirdi Sai temple and Siddhivinayak trust have instructed devotees to book online darshan before visiting. Churches will not resume public attendance at mass …

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‘Noisy festival in parts of Thane’ | Thane News

Picture used for representational purpose only THANE: Upmarket addresses along Ghodbunder Road in Thane saw one of the noisiest Laxmi pujan celebrations as residents recklessly burst fire-crackers, most of which were heavy smoke generators, a study by anti-noise activist Dr Mahesh Bedekar has revealed. “Most of the fireworks were smoke-generating and could have potentially worsened …

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Thane: Pregnant leopard hit by SUV on highway at Mira Road, dies | Thane News

Screengrab from video of injured leopard after accident MUMBAI: A pregnant leopard crossing the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway at Mira Road on Saturday night was knocked down by an unidentified vehicle. The big cat died during treatment three hours later. An eyewitness, identified as only Bhola, said he was driving on the highway when he saw the …

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Maharashtra: Rs 49 lakh siphoned with fake govt office wage bills | Thane News

Representative image THANE: Three security personnel with the Security Guards Board were booked for allegedly siphoning Rs 49 lakh by forging wage bills of guards posted at offices of the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL). No arrests have been made so far. A police officer said the three were attached to the board …

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Cash van abandoned in Thane’s Bhiwandi, but driver still not traced | Thane News

MUMBAI: The cash van transporting around Rs 4.3 crore, stolen by its driver on Thursday evening, was found abandoned at Kalyan Naka in Bhiwandi, around 44km from Virar. The cash was missing. The van, belonging to a cash logistics company, had a GPS tracking system. While police had zeroed down the van’s last location to …

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Festive weekend will see 30% to 40% of multiplexes open in Maharashtra | Thane News

Due to logistical issues, only a few theatres reopened on November 5 MUMBAI: Around 30-40% multiplex screens will open by Sunday, on a weekend that will see a sole Hindi film hitting theatres. Though the state government had allowed movie theatres to reopen from November 5 at 50% capacity, merely a handful could do so …

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