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    Mumbai: First phase of Coastal Road to have three interchanges, says BMC

    Mumbai: The first phase of the proposed Coastal Road project will have three interchanges, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said Thursday. The first phase of this ambitious project runs between Princess Street and Bandra-Worli Sea Link Road and the three interchanges will be located at Amar Sons Garden, Haji Ali and Worli Seaface, it said.

  • Man on run for theft from Punjab police held in Maharashtra

    Thane: A man wanted by Punjab police in a case of theft has been arrested in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said Thursday. Local police and a team of Ludhiana police raided a house in Irani Nagar in Kalyan area of the district Wednesday and nabbed Lalu Khani Irani (55). A case of theft has been registered against Irani in Ludhiana, said inspector Ranveer Bias of Thane crime branch. Irani, who hails from Thane, allegedly committed

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    Maharashtra BJP against simultaneous polls, say some leaders

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra BJP is understood to be against simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and the Assembly next year, according to some state party leaders. The issue was discussed at a recent meeting between BJP chief Amit Shah and Maharashtra leaders where the view of the state party unit was put forth, said the leaders who requested anonymity. A leader claimed that Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis too is opposed to simultaneous

  • Maharashtra: Man held for preparing fake visas in Nallasopara

    Thane: A 58-year-old man from Nallasopara area in Palghar district has been arrested for allegedly preparing fake visas, the police said Thursday. Police recovered forged visas from possession of the accused Usman Gani Hussain Shaikh, a senior officer said. The accused wanted to sell the fake visas to the travellers who wanted to fly to China and UAE, a senior official said. Police seized desktop computers, a printer, a graphic card and other accessories, collectively

  • Maharashtra: Man allegedly gives ‘triple talaq’ to wife through WhatsApp, booked

    Aurangabad (Maha): A 26-year-old Muslim man in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra allegedly gave triple talaq to his wife through WhatsApp and was booked following a complaint lodged by her, police said Thursday. The man, Javed Saber Pathan, a resident of Khandala village in Vaijapur taluka in the district, was booked on Wednesday under section 4 of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2018, a police officer said.

  • Thane: Policeman’s son arrested for assaulting cop in Kalyan

    Thane: A 27-year-old man, son of a police officer, was arrested for allegedly assaulting a policeman at Kalyan in Thane district of Maharashtra, an official said Thursday. The incident took place Wednesday night and the accused was identified as Abhijit Shinde, police said.

  • Mumbai: 19-year-old murdered model Mansi Dixit for refusing sex; dated her to show her off to his friends

    On Tuesday, an aspiring 20-year-old model Mansi Dixit’s spine-chilling murder tale came to light after the 19-year-old accused was arrested. As the murder mystery unfolds more details are coming forth. According to reports, 19-year-old Muzammil Sayyed has told the cops that his friendship with Dixit gave him a sense of pride and satisfaction among his friend circle as he had always been bullied since his school days by his

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    BMC to employ more lifeguards in Mumbai

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Mumbai Fire Brigade have decided to hire skilled lifeguards from reputed private agencies to step up the security on the Mumbai beaches. As of now, the strength of lifeguards is 36 and the civic body is set to up the number to 93.

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