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Imran Fazal

  • December chill boosts runners' performance, clock in lesser time

    While many Vasai-Virar residents remained indoors on Sunday, the nip in the air proved to be a boon for runners participating in the half and full marathons. This was in contrast to last year when the heat spell in October played spoilsport. After emerging victorious in two consecutive runs, Kavita...

    Monday, 22 December 2014 - 5:11am
  • 77-year-old blind marathoner lauded by Sachin Tendulkar for his will power

    After completing the 21-km half marathon on Sunday, he was called a role model by the Master Blaster

    Monday, 22 December 2014 - 7:45am
  • Virar builder fired upon, escapes unhurt

    A builder and his friend were fired upon by some people at Kumbharpada in Virar (East) on Sunday. However, they escaped unhurt as they successfully ducked the bullets and ran away from the spot. According to the Virar police, who are investigating the case, the incident happened after a spat...

    Monday, 22 December 2014 - 6:20am
  • Marathoner Kavita Raut scores a triple hat-trick, breaks own record

    December chill boosts runners\' performance, clock in lesser time

    Monday, 22 December 2014 - 6:53am
  • Driver of pickup van dozes off, accident kills two

    In the wee hours on Saturday, a pickup van jumped the divider and collided with an oncoming tanker leading to the death of the tanker driver and a person in the van. The loader in the van sitting next to him, was injured in the accident. All because, the driver of the pickup dozed off. The injured...

    Sunday, 21 December 2014 - 5:45am
  • Crooks pretended to be agents for Narendra Modi's Jan Dhan scheme

    The crooks in the slum pockets of Nalasopara East have allegedly started pretending to be agents collecting money from people to open their bank accounts under the Jan Dhan Yojana scheme. Many people have fallen prey to their ruse, Nalasopara police said. The local members of the Bharatiya Janata...

    Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 7:00am
  • Dacoits tie up and loot Dahanu man

    Four dacoits armed with a sickle broke into a bungalow in Dahanu, tied the owner up and looted him of a 32-bore pistol and 70 rounds, 17 rounds of different bores, as well as Rs 10,000 cash. Gholvad police identified the robbery victim as SD Patel, 38. "Patel was inside his bungalow, which is...

    Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 6:40am
  • Newborn baby dumped at Vasai, dies of cold

    In a shocking incident, a newborn baby boy died of cold after he was dumped behind a school. The police suspect that the newborn was the result of an illicit affair. The Valiv police have roped in the dog squad to trace the accused. Further investigations are on. The newborn baby was found dead by...

    Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 7:20am
  • Man held for killing his wife, a RPF constable

    Mira Road police have arrested a 36-year-old man for allegedly killing his wife, a constable in Railway Protection Force (RPF). It was the autopsy which nailed the husband. The woman was found dead at their residence in Shanti Pak area in Mira Road. The couple's 8-year-old son is an eyewitness to...

    Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 6:05am
  • Man held for raping 14-year-old niece, molesting her elder sister

    A 38-year-old man has been arrested by the Valiv police for allegedly raping his 14-year-old niece and molesting her elder sister. A Vasai court has remanded him into police custody till December 18. On Saturday, the accused allegedly raped his niece and threatened to kill her if she revealed the...

    Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 7:20am