Instances of child trafficking and stories of missing children go on to prove how vulnerable children are. The data shared by the police department reflect, particularly, the predicament of the girl child. Statistics show 459 boys and 750 girls had gone missing in 2013. Of these, 336 boys and 522...Saturday, 15 February 2014 - 6:00am
Over 1.05 lakh hawkers from the city can now rejoice as the longstanding and most awaited hawkers' policy has been formulated, under which they would liable to operate in hawking zones and would also get insurance benefits. Residents had been complaining against the growing hawker menace in the...Saturday, 15 February 2014 - 6:00am
Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan stressed the need to improve the infrastructure of the city as Thane’s population has been increasing. “A decision on cluster development will be be taken soon,” he said at the function to inaugurate the Kapurbawdi flyover in Thane on Monday. He also expressed...Tuesday, 19 November 2013 - 9:31am
The polluted aftermath of Diwali has egged children to come up with ways to celebrate the festival in an eco-friendly manner. Four students of classes V and VI have designed a robotic Diwali lantern that speaks and even wishes you ‘Happy Diwali’. Brainstorming of Shreya Modkar, Aditya Nirmale...Tuesday, 29 October 2013 - 11:40am
You may have a blast at Diwali but it is an ordeal for pets and strays. It is during Diwali that maximum cases of pets and strays being injured are registered. The high-decibel noise scares animals who scamper for shelter and are hit by vehicles. “Dog bite cases too increases and there have...Tuesday, 29 October 2013 - 11:32am
As part of the Bas Aur Nahin campaign, WRSSF (Western Region Social Service Forum), a non-profit organisation, conducted a self- defense and awareness workshop at Vishwa Gurukul College, Thane on Saturday. Sharif Bapu, a senior self defense expert was invited to train 17, 18 year-old girls. ...Sunday, 6 October 2013 - 8:15am
A three-year-old female Leopard was caught on Tuesday evening near Kolshet in Thane. The leopard, along its family of three, was on loose for about a month and was causing fear among the residents of Hirananadani Estates, Kolshet and Brahmand.Wednesday, 25 September 2013 - 7:32am
Not many are aware of skin donation. Over 1,000 burn patient need skin surgery in a year. Dr. Sunil Keswani from National Burns centre, said, “Anybody above 18 years can donate their skin except people having HIV, Hepatitis or skin cancer, which will be used for treatment. The whole...Tuesday, 6 August 2013 - 6:00am
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