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  • Minor who was gang-raped in Mumbra was under influence of M-Cat

    Ongoing investigations into the gang rape of a 13-year-old girl in Mumbra earlier this month have revealed that the victim was under the influence of mephedrone (MD) when she was sexually abused.

    Sunday, 22 February 2015 - 5:55am
  • 11 cases of swine flu detected in Kalian And Dombivli Municipal Corporation

    Every day new cases of Swine Flu is coming up in city and spreading terror among people. In twin city kalian And Dombivli Municipal Corporation 11 cases of swine flu has been detected out of which four have tested positive with the flu whereas report for three patients is negative and reports of...

    Tuesday, 17 February 2015 - 5:25am
  • 2,000 pledges for organ donation at Hiranandani marathon

    It was a proud moment for Ghodbunder Road as more than 10,000 people ran for humanity on Sunday at the third edition of Hirananadani Half Marathon at Thane. This edition's slogan – Run for a new life – was aimed at promoting organ donation.

    Monday, 16 February 2015 - 5:43am
  • Thane's marriage registration office shut on Valentine's Day

    No other news could put more of a damper on the most romantic day of the year. If you live in Thane and are planning to get hitched on Valentine's Day, you will have to change your dates because the marriage registration office will be shut this February 14th.

    Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 5:55am
  • AAP Thane goes great guns, contributes Rs8 Lakh towards Delhi campaign

    With elections in Delhi set to happen in a week, supporters of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and Aam Admi Party (AAP) are trying their best to woo voters. Interestingly, support for AAP is pouring in from Thane, with contributions amounting to Rs8 lakh.

    Tuesday, 3 February 2015 - 6:50am
  • Thane's biodiversity gets richer by 13 new birds

    Rich greenery of Thane is home to many flora and fauna. Yeoor hills and many lakes in the city is home to various birds and in a recently conducted bird count by Thane based HOPE, en environmental NGO affiliated to Rotary club of Thane, in association with Enviro Vigil, 111 species of birds were...

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 5:40am
  • It's near hell for women with psychosocial, intellectual disabilities in hospitals: Rights report

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) has found that women forcibly admitted in government institutions like mental hospitals suffer grave abuses. It has prepared a report on the issue after visiting 24 mental hospitals, general hospitals with beds for psychiatric treatment, rehabilitation centres and...

    Sunday, 18 January 2015 - 7:45am
  • Residents say no to spending Rs1 crore on CCTVs

    Instead they demand beat chowkis at prominent areas

    Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 6:40am
  • CM Devendra Fadnavis launches road safety app for women

    Though Thane topped the list of drink-driving cases with 628 complaints registered on New Year's Eve, Thane traffic department's 'Mission Road Safety 2015' gained momentum with the presence of CM Devendra Fadnavis. It seems the Thane traffic police is on road safety spree as they have developed app...

    Tuesday, 6 January 2015 - 7:20am
  • 'Robotic sandals' by Thane kids all set to enter the big stage

    It's a moment of pride for everyone at the Children's Tech Centre in Thane. The group, which aims to imbibe scientific values and spirit in the minds of the children, is all set to enter a national stage on Monday. A pair of 'robotic sandals', capable of generating high voltage at just few taps,...

    Sunday, 4 January 2015 - 7:30am