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  • 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: Institutes step in to help dandiya enthusiasts brush up their skills

    Mumbai: Dance institutes across Mumbai have been helping dandiya and garba enthusiasts brush up their dancing skills as the countdown to Navratri begins. Dance schools have been conducting workshops for the last one month. Rohit Poojary, teacher of the eponymous dance academy in Borivli, said, “We conduct around 16 one-hour sessions in a month, wherein we start with basic dance steps and conclude with variations and styles in garba. We have 15

  • Thane, Kalyan, Bhiwandi, Bharat Bandh, MNS, NCP, Congress

    Thane, Kalyan, Bhiwandi peaceful

    Thane: Bharat bandh call was peaceful in Thane, Kalyan and Bhiwandi. The bandh was called by the Congress along with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and 19 other organisations for rising fuel prices. State-run transport buses such as Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Transport (KDMT), Thane Municipal Transport (TMT) and State Transport (ST) – were not affected due to police deployment at all these places.

  • Priest arrested for molesting woman in Kalyan

    Mumbai : A-77-year old priest was arrested by police for allegedly molesting a 27-year-old devotee on temple premises in Kalyan, on Friday afternoon.

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    Thane: Shiv Sena corporator Sarika Jadhav’s husband arrested in extortion racket

    Mumbai: The Thane police on Thursday arrested Shiv Sena corporator’s husband and his brother for allegedly extorting money from a builder in Kalyan. Both were produced in a Kalyan court and remanded to police custody. Police said that the accused identified as Satish Jadhav, husband of Sarika Jadhav, who is a corporator from the Bhagwan Nagar area in Kalyan east, and his brother Jugnu Jadhav were arrested on Thursday.Anti-Extortion Cell officials said that

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    Mumbai: 22-year-old-man commits suicide by jumping in front of train, makes video blaming girl for his suicide

    On Friday, a 22-year-old-man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of the train. The man jumped in front of a CST-bound train between Vitthalwadi and Kalyan stations. According to Mumbai Mirror, the man was identified as Rajesh Bhandari (22), and before committing suicide he made a video blaming a girl for his decision and showed her in the video. The victim before committing suicide shared his mobile password with his friend so

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    Thane: Thieves on bike loot jewellery shopowner

    KALYAN: Three unidentified bike-borne miscreants looted a jewellery shopowner at gunpoint on Service Road in Thane on Thursday night. Police are yet to get any leads in the case. In his complaint to Kapurbawdi Police, victim Suresh Rangnath Thorat, 37, who runs Siddhivinayak Jewellery Shop at Thane, said the incident occurred on Thursday night, as he was returning home on a bike after closing shop.

  • Aadhaar helps reunite missing boy with family after three years

    Bhayandar: A 14-year-old boy, Sagar Dashrath Dhangar, who had been reported missing from Mharalgaon, Kalyan, since January 15, 2015, was reunited with his parents on the basis of his Aadhaar information on Tuesday. According to the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) of the Thane (rural) police, the specially-abled boy had gone missing from his tenement in 2015.

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    Mumbai man kills neighbor over power failure, arrested

    KALYAN: The Nizampura police arrested a 39-year-old man for allegedly killing his 30-year-old neighbour over power failure at the latter’s residence in Bhiwandi. A case was registered against the accused under Section 302 of IPC. The arrested accused, Raghunath Pandurang Pawar, 39, who is the neighbour of deceased Pratik Gaikwad, a labourer.

  • Mumbai: 26-year-old man crushed to death after bike hits pothole, fifth such accident in Kalyan

    Thane: There have been two more pothole deaths – one in Kalyan and the other on the Sion-Panvel highway. In both cases, the victims were riding two-wheelers.  Kalyan’s killer potholes claimed their fifth victim on Friday. A 26-year-old man died when he was hit by a truck after he fell off his two-wheeler that skidded while negotiating a pothole at Gandhare Bridge in Kalyan.

  • Mumbai Rains Latest Updates: FYJC online admissions date for first merit list extended due to heavy rains

    Torrential rains lashed Mumbai and neighboring areas, causing water logging at several places and submerging rail tracks on some routes today. Several roads were waterlogged and rail tracks submerged at some places as heavy rains continued in the city and the suburbs since last night. Of the 26 weather stations in Mumbai and its suburbs, 14 recorded more than 100 mm rainfall since yesterday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) here said, adding

  • Swachta Rath: Special squad cleans muck from Central Railway stations

    Mumbai: In order to clear all the litter and garbage on the railway tracks and platforms, the Central Railway (CR) has formed a special ‘mobile gang’ which will clean railway stations and their premises. Moreover, a special muck train — ‘Swachta Rath’ — is been run by the CR to collect the garbage.

  • Thane: 65-year-old man arrested for raping 8-year-old in Kalyan

    Thane: A 65-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in a public toilet in Kolsewadi in Thane district’s Kalyan area, police said today. Police said that Kamundas Samarudas Manickpure raped the 8-year-old girl when she went to a public toilet in Kolsewadi locality in the afternoon yesterday.

  • 3 stations from Mumbai listed as dirtiest in the country

    In a survey conducted by the Indian Railways in which it was found that out of 10 dirtiest stations in the country three are from Mumbai. The three stations in the list are Kalyan (3rd), Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (5th) and Thane (8th). Mumbai is the only city in the list which has three stations in the list.

  • Soon, a freeway from Airoli to Kalyan

    Mumbai : The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has proposed to construct a freeway from Airoli (near Thane) to Katai Naka (near Kalyan). This freeway is set to benefit commuters coming from Mumbai and heading to Kalyan and Badlapur industrial estate.

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    Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis plans to set up growth centre at Kalyan

    Mumbai: Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said the state government is planning to set up business growth centre at Kalyan on the line of Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC). Fadnavis, in a meeting of officials and people representatives said Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) has already allotted Rs 1000 crore for the time bound development of Kalyan Growth Centre.

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