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01 October 2022 11:37 AM IST

NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal & 2 others booked under IPC sec 506 for threatening to kill a Chembur resident

01 October 2022 08:43 AM IST

IMD predicts gentle rain in city this weekend

01 October 2022 11:37 AM IST

BMC collects Rs 692 crore as property tax in first six months this year

The BMC has collected revenue of Rs. 692 crores in the first six months of the current financial year from the property tax, while the last financial year's collection during the same period was around Rs. 622 crores. The civic body has set a target of Rs. 7,000 crores for the financial year 2022–2023. The collection of property taxes picks up after November, said the civic officials.

01 October 2022 11:37 AM IST

Century-Old Neral-Matheran Train likely to resume service soon after 3 years

Here is some good news for frequent visitors of Matheran. The central railway recently began trials between Neral and Aman Lodge. Passenger services will start soon on a full stretch from Neral to Matheran.

01 October 2022 11:37 AM IST

Pune's Chandni Chowk bridge to be demolished on October 2; administration makes special arrangements

01 October 2022 11:37 AM IST

Two bike-borne men opened fire at four people on Kandivali link road Friday night, leaving one dead and three injured

The men were acquaintances and the motive was a personal dispute, police said.

01 October 2022 11:37 AM IST

Container truck catches fire On National Highway in Valsad

A container truck caught fire on NH 48 in the Valsad district in the early hours of Saturday.

The incident took place near Motiwada village. The truck was en route to Ahmedabad from Mumbai. Five fire tenders rushed to the spot to put the fire under control.

01 October 2022 11:37 AM IST

Cong prez polls: Tharoor to start his campaign from Nagpur today, to visit Deekshabhoomi

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor will start his campaign for the party president's election by visiting the Deekshabhoomi monument here on Saturday.

Tharoor will pay his tributes at Deekshabhoomi, where Dr B R Ambedkar converted to Buddhism along with his followers in 1956, on Saturday, said Maharashtra Congress leader Ashish Deshmukh.

01 October 2022 11:37 AM IST

Thane records 45 new COVID-19 cases; active tally at 340

Thane district of Maharashtra has reported 45 new coronavirus positive cases, taking the infection tally to 7,45,049, a health official said on Saturday.

These cases were reported on Friday, and there are now 340 active cases in the district, he said.

As nobody succumbed to the infection during the day, Thane's death toll remained unchanged at 11,962, the official said, adding that recovery count has gone up to 7,33,470.

01 October 2022 11:37 AM IST

Check new timetable of Western Railway for AC locals from Virar to Churchgate

Keeping in mind the overwhelming response to its air-conditioned (AC) local train services, Western Railway (WR) decided to introduce 31 more services starting in October this year. Currently, WR operates 48 AC services on its suburban section between Churchgate and Virar.

01 October 2022 11:37 AM IST

Mumbai: SC amends order on Coastal Road Project, 'Can’t stall development over climate change'

The Supreme Court on Friday remarked that developing countries cannot be told to stop their projects only because they are likely to cause climate change. The development comes as the top court modified its two-year-old order to allow the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai to commence partial development work on the ongoing Mumbai Coastal Road Project.

01 October 2022 11:40 AM IST

Maharashtra PWD minister Ravindra Chavan inspected the Funicular Train project at Malang Gad in Kalyan. He instructed the officials to soon start the work on Funicular Train.

01 October 2022 01:50 PM IST

Thane: Mentally unfit man thrashed on suspicion of being child-lifter in Mumbra, 2nd incident in just two days

A mentally unfit man from Mumbra was beaten by a mob on the suspicion of being a child-lifters on Friday afternoon.

The Mumbra police, after taking the man to the police station, informed the mob that he is not a child-lifter but was mentally unfit.

01 October 2022 01:50 PM IST

Navi Mumbai: Rajesh Narvekar apointed as NMMC administrator

A 2009-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, Rajesh Narvekar, took charge as commissioner and administrator of Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) on Friday evening at civic headquarters in Belapur. Additional Commissioner Sanjay Kakade welcomed him.

01 October 2022 01:50 PM IST

Navi Mumbai: Over 300 students enroll for Aadhar card in special camp

More than 300 student have enrolled for the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Aadhar card during seven-day Aadhaar enrolment and correction camp for school students at the Raigad Zilla Parishad Higher Primary School, Kamothe in Panvel.

01 October 2022 01:50 PM IST

Borivali MP Gopal Shetty inaugurates new BMC school in Malad

Malad has got a spanking new six-storied BMC school equipped with various modern educational facilities.

The newly constructed building of Mumbai Public School in the ​​Malad West area was inaugurated by the MP of the North Mumbai Lok Sabha Constituency, Gopal Shetty. Local MLA Aslam Shaikh, Assistant Commissioner Kiran Dighavkar, Education Officer Shri Raju Tadvi, and former Education Committee Chairman Vinod Shelar were also present.

01 October 2022 01:50 PM IST

Mumbai records whopping 8,628 property sale registrations in Sept, State govt revenue collection rises by 39% YoY: Knight Frank India

Despite rising interest rates, an increase in stamp duty and Shraadh (Pitru Paksha period), Mumbai city (BMC area) saw property sale registrations of 8,628 units in September 2022, contributing over Rs 734 crore to the state revenues. According to Knight Frank India in its survey released on Saturday, as much as 57% of all registrations were in the price band of over Rs 1 crore, while in terms of apartment size, homes between the sizes of 500-1000 sq ft were the most preferred this month. The state's revenues from property registrations grew 39% year on year (YoY).

01 October 2022 03:44 PM IST

Heavy vehicular movement prohibited for 24 hours from 6 am on Oct 5 during Dussehra and Devi immersion processions in city

Ambulance, vehicles for essential supplies, government and semi-government vehicles and vehicles carrying people for Dussehra Rally exempted: DCP Mumbai Police

01 October 2022 03:44 PM IST

Authorities geared up to raze old bridge in Pune's Chandni Chowk in controlled explosion post-midnight

Preparations are going on in full swing to demolish an old bridge in the busy Chandni Chowk area of Pune city in Maharashtra through a controlled explosion during the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday, district officials said.

The planned demolition of the bridge has generated a lot of curiosity among local people.

01 October 2022 03:44 PM IST

'Even I can't afford your car': Nitin Gadkari advices Mercedes-Benz to increase production

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday asked German premium car maker Mercedes-Benz to produce more cars locally and emphasised that such a move reduces the cost besides increasing affordability.

Speaking at the rollout of Mercedes-Benz India's first locally assembled EQS 580 4MATIC EV from its Chakan manufacturing facility in Pune, Gadkari, who is the Minister for Road Transport and highways, said that there is a huge market for electric vehicles in the country.

01 October 2022 03:44 PM IST

Thane court adjourns hearing against Rahul Gandhi till Dec 3 in RSS defamation case

A court at Bhiwandi in Maharashtra's Thane district on Saturday adjourned hearing in the RSS defamation case against Rahul Gandhi till Dec 3.

The case was filed against Gandhi by an activist of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) after watching the speech of the Congress leader in Bhiwandi in which he mentioned that the RSS was behind the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.

01 October 2022 07:20 PM IST

Child Protection Unit of Thane police traces two minors, reunites them with parents

Two missing children were reunited with their parents by the Child Protection Unit of Thane Crime Branch, a police official said on Saturday.

A 15-year-old boy who had gone missing from Neral in Raigad district was found loitering at Matunga railway station in Mumbai, while a 10-year-old boy missing from Malegaon in Nashik was also traced, he said.

01 October 2022 07:20 PM IST
01 October 2022 07:20 PM IST

In the category of cities having population fewer than one lakh, Maharashtra's Panchgani was ranked number one, followed by Chhattisgarh's Patan (NP) and Maharashtra's Karhad.

01 October 2022 07:20 PM IST

Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Mumbai recovers 198 kg high purity crystal methamphetamine (ice) & 9 kg high purity cocaine worth Rs 1476 crores after a truck carrying imported oranges was intercepted in Vashi, Mumbai: DRI Mumbai

01 October 2022 07:20 PM IST

Mumbai Crime Branch takes Salim Fruit, a relative of Chhota Shakeel, into its custody from jail after a court sent him to Crime Branch custody till October 6 in an extortion case. He along with Riyaz Bhati tried to extort Rs 62 lakh from a trader

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