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    Thane: Rural police arrest 17 people for allegedly holding captive three cops

    Mumbai: The Thane rural police arrested 14 persons for allegedly holding captive three policemen for hours and beating them up. The accused persons also include two women. The incident took place early morning on Tuesday in a residential colony at Mira Road. Police sources said that the Thane police control room received a call complaining that a party was playing loud music in the wee hours of Tuesday in the residential locality.

  • 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

  • Third party audit: Report card on police performance released

    Bhayandar: To measure perception and expectation of effective policing and to understand public opinion about experiences as well as levels of comfort while interacting with the men-in-khaaki, the Nagpur-based, Tirpude Institute of Management Education has conducted a survey for the Thane (rural) police.

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    Mumbai Plane Crash: Pall of gloom grips woman pilot’s complex in Kashimira

    Bhayandar: A pall of gloom descended on the Green Wood area of Kashimira, Mira Road, as news of the demise of Marya Zuberi, tricked here on Thursday afternoon. Marya who stayed in row house (number 1) of the sprawling residential complex, was pilot of the King Air C90 charter aircraft which crashed in Ghatkopar.

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    Bhayandar: MBMC bags Rs 3.14 lakh in fines

    Bhayandar: The sanitation department of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has so far seized nearly 1,166 kilograms of plastic bags and collected fines amounting to more than Rs 3.14 lakh from local traders, shopkeepers and street vendors who were found using the banned material.

  • Mumbai Crime Branch finds dead man ‘alive’ in Mira Road

    Mumbai: Father of a 36-year-old man had registered murder case against his son Pannelal Yadav’s wife and in-laws in June 2017 but the sleuths of Mumbai crime branch unit VIII have found him alive in Mira Road.

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    Mumbai Rain Effects: Water-logging at Mira Road

    Bhayandar: The spell of heavy rains on Monday morning left many areas of the twin-city waterlogged and again exposed the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation’s (MBMC) apathy towards controlling massive debris dumping in the region, shoddy de-silting and disaster preparations to face the monsoon blues.

  • Mumbai: 3 women, including 2 models, held for prostitution in Thane

    Thane: The district rural police arrested three people, including two small-time models, for allegedly being involved in flesh trade in the Bhayander township here, an official said today. The arrests were made after the police got a tip-off that a woman was running a flesh trade business from the premises of a salon which was closed sometime back on the Mira Road here.

  • Sex racket busted at Mira Road’s massage salon

    Bhayandar: The Thane (rural) police busted a high profile sex racket which was operating from an upscale residential colony under the guise of a family salon and spa in Kashimira. Interestingly the salon owner floated online advertisements on prominent web portals to lure their potential clientele by offering massage  services.

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    Bhayandar: Mira Road medical stores face action for selling sedatives without prescription

    Bhayandar: Stung by an alarming rise in cases of substance abuse, which had led to a spurt in petty crimes across the region, the Thane (rural) police during course of investigations stumbled upon the source of such drugs which turned out to be some medical shops in Mira Road which had been dispensing sedative tablets and cough syrups without mandated prescriptions issued by registered medical practitioners.

  • Mumbai: Patients served with Worm-laced poha at MBMC hospital

    Bhayandar: In a shocking incident, patients admitted to the maternity ward of Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) run-Bharat Ratna Indira Gandhi Hospital in Mira Road, were allegedly served with Worm-laced poha as breakfast on Monday morning.

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    Bhayandar: Retired Kargil war soldier duped by builder

    Bhayandar: A retired army man who was also the member of a contingent in the Kargil war between India and Pakistan in 1999 has turned out to be one of the 12 victims who has been cheated by a builder to the tune of Rs 8 lakh under the false promise of offering a flat in Mira Road.

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    Mumbai: Police play Samaritans to save people from drugs, alcohol

    Bhayandar: Promising a new dawn for people especially youngsters who are trapped in the intoxicating web of drugs and alcoholism, the Thane (rural) police has now embarked on a mission that aims at dissuading abusers from the habit and preventing them from falling prey to the vicious circle of peddlers.

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    Mumbai: BJP-Sena turn inauguration location into battle arena!

    Bhayandar: As the twin-city welcomed the New Year on the auspicious occasion of Gudi Padwa, Cheti Chand and Ugadi, the local BJP and Shiv Sena unit turned a venue for inaugurating an elevated storage reservoir (ESR) into an arena with ugly display of chaos and high decibel sloganeering in the Shanti Nagar area of Mira Road on Sunday.

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    Mumbai: Water crisis hits Mira Road

    Bhayandar: Summer is yet to peak, but water crisis has already hit a number of places in the city. Thus exposing the tall claims of the BJP-led Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) made in context to the successful implementation of the 75 MLD water supply project. After a span extending nearly six years, the MBMC had lifted the ban on new water connections from April 30, 2017, this on the virtue of

  • Mumbai: Mobile phones stolen, as students keep them outside HSC examinations hall

    Bhayandar: For three students appearing for the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations at a reputed educational institute which was their center in Mira Road, it wasn’t the question paper that stole the thunder for them, but the theft that took place within the school premises on Thursday.