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    Bandh evokes good response in Mira Road

    Bhayandar: Normal life came to a screeching halt throughout Mira Road and some parts of Bhayandar, as the Opposition’s ‘Bharath Bandh’ supported by the Maharashtra Nav-Nirman Sena (MNS) to protest against rising prices of petrol, diesel and LPG, evoked a good response across the twin-city. After operating for a few hours in the morning, autos and the public transport buses went off the roads. Most of the private education institutions, commercial and

  • Bizman pays Rs 1.75 lakh for fake diploma in pharmacy

    Bhayandar: The Thane (rural) police are on the lookout for two fraudsters who cheated a 37-year-old medical shop owner in Mira Road of Rs.1.75 lakh under the pretext of facilitating his admission to a distance-learning diploma course in pharmacy from a Rajasthan university.

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    Woman duped of Rs 8 lakh for non-existent gift from FB friend

    Bhayandar: Think twice before extending a helping hand to any stranger-turned-friend on social media platforms. A 34-year-old home-maker from Mira Road learnt it the hard way after she was duped of Rs 8.61 lakh by a person she met on popular social networking site Facebook.

  • Hundreds of empty tur dal packets found in garbage, point towards corruption

    Bhayandar: Hundreds of empty tur dal packets, supplied by the Maharashtra government to ration card holders were found in dumps of garbage in the Pleasant Park area of Mira Road, pointing towards rampant corruption in the public distribution system (PDS) of Thane district.

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    Kashimira conman held for pledging fake gold ornaments

    Bhayandar: The Mira Road police have arrested a 35-year-old man who cheated unsuspecting jewellers by pledging fake gold ornaments. According to the police the accused who has been identified as Ghanshyam Soni (35) had walked into Sudarshan Jewellers, a gold ornaments shop in the Hatkesh area of Kashimira, last week.

  • Thousands turn up to bid adieu to Major Kaustubh Rane

    Bhayandar: Chants of “Bharat Mata Ki Jai… Kaustubh Rane Amar Rahe” filled the air as thousands, most of whom had not even heard of Major Kaustubh Prakash Kumar Rane, till a couple of days ago, walked behind his coffin as Mira Road gave its martyr a hero’s farewell.

  • 7,834 students studying in MBMC schools yet to get uniforms, shoes, bags, books

    Bhayandar: It has been nearly two months since the new academic year started off for municipal schools in the twin-city, however thanks to the sudden and unprecedented changes in government policies coupled by sloppiness of officials attached to the education department, 7,834 students studying in the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) schools are still waiting for uniforms, shoes, bags, books and other education material.

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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.