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    Yuva Sena install posters against fuel price hike

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena, though have decided not to join nationwide strike — Bharat Bandh called by main opposition Congress and left parties, its youth wing — Yuva Sena led by Aditya Thackeray has installed posters across Mumbai city against hike in fuel price. The poster features the prices of petrol, diesel and CNG along with a tagline, ‘Yehi hai acche din?’ (Are these good days?).

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    Mumbai: Shiv Sena hands out plastic water bottles at event

    Mumbai: Yuva Sena president Aditya Thackeray, who had pushed for the ban on single-use disposable plastic, ironically, failed to note that plastic mineral water bottles were being distributed to the people gathered for the party’s 52nd anniversary on Tuesday. Among the Sena dignitaries present at the event was cabinet minister (environment) Ramdas Kadam.

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    Mumbai: Dabbawalas get boost of e-cycles

    Mumbai: Mumbai’s Dabbawalas are all ready to get a boost of electricity-run cycles, or simply, e-cycles. The Dabbawalas were given five cycles by Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray and Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar in an official function held in Wilson Gymkhana at Marine Drive on Monday.

  • Mumbai: Iconic Kamala Nehru Park gets a new avatar

    Mumbai: Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray, on Thursday, inaugurated the refurbished Kamala Nehru Park. The iconic park on Malabar Hill reopened after it had undergone restoration for 12 months. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has restored the park along with the adjoining Hanging Garden, also known as Pherozeshah Mehta Garden. The BMC has also constructed a foot-over bridge that will connect both the gardens which will help citizens visit the gardens without

  • First toilet exclusively for women built near Mumbai Central station

    Mumbai: Mumbai’s first women-only toilet was inaugurated by Aditya Thackeray and Mayor of Mumbai, Vishwanath Mahadeshwar. A group of Norwegian volunteers, once drug addicts, have built the toilet exclusively for women near Mumbai Central station.  Thackeray and Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, in a joint initiative to promote women sanitation, have also installed city’s first sanitary napkin vending machine in the toilet.

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    Demonetisation intent ‘dubious’, blogs Aditya Thackeray

    Mumbai: Noting that the Shiv Sena had opposed demonetisation over its implementation, but not its intent, party leader Aditya Thackeray has said that, one year down the line, “even the intent seems dubious”.

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    Mumbai: BMC finally gives nod to rooftop restaurants in malls and hotels

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Commissioner (BMC) Commissioner Ajoy Mehta on Wednesday took the long-pending decision of allowing roof-top restaurants in commercial malls and residential hotels like lodge in Mumbai city, a concept of Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray. Surprisingly, the draft policy was vehemently opposed by Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP).

  • FCV Academy kicks-off, gets positive response

    Mumbai : The FCV International Football Academy, headed by former A-League coach Tony Walmsley of England, officially kicked in Mumbai and received a positive response with over 100 enthusiastic kids participating in the assessment trials on the opening day at the academy’s Mumbai base at the Lions Sports Complex, Milan Subway, Santacruz (West).

  • Mumbai: Sachin, Aditya Thackeray participate in cleanliness drive; earn praise from Modi, see photos

    Mumbai: Cricket maestro Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar and Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray and others picked up brooms to sweep parts of Bandra here on Tuesday, earning praise directly from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The move follows a recent appeal by Modi to prominent personalities urging them to take part in the renewed sanitation drive ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’, launched for a fortnight as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’s third anniversary on

  • Mumbai: MBMC polls are a family affair for some

    Husband-wife, mother-daughter, siblings and kin of powerful politicians — the August 20 polls for the 95-member Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) will be one big family affair in which many candidates flaunt a rich political inheritance. Some candidates pitted against their own relatives while others are entering the political world by holding the hand of a family member who is already a political figure.

  • Landslide win for Thackeray and team in MDFA elections

    Mumbai : Aditya Thackeray won by the highest number of votes in the recently conducted MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) Elections for the Executive Council. All the other 26 candidates from the Thackeray-led panel were also successful, winning by a landslide victory. A total of 37 candidates had contested for the 27 Executive Council seats.

  • Mumbai: Ambulance sirens to be louder now

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government has agreed with the demand of Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray to increase audibility of sirens installed on ambulance from the existing 65-75 decibels to 120 decibels. The government has issued the notification in this regard.

  • Laura, Vijith shine at MDFA Night

    Mumbai : Senior players Laura Estibeiro and Vijith Shetty were declared as the ‘Best Defender’ in the Women’s League and ‘best Midfielder’ in the men’s Elite Division League respectively, during MDFA Awards Night 2016-17, which was graced by the presence of Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar, former India captain Bruno Coutinho and a host of dignitaries at the Cooperage Football Stadium.

  • Thackeray lauds Aizawl coach and players

    Mumbai : MDFA Chairman Aditya Thackeray, was all praise for new I-League champions Aizawl FC and their Mumbai-based coach Khaild Jamil and Mumbai players Jayesh Rane and Ashutosh Mehta.