Sajana Nambiar

Sajana Nambiar

Sajana is a correspondent for Kalyan and has an experience of about four years covering civic and cultural issues for Thane edition of HT.

Articles by Sajana Nambiar
The Wall of Humanity behind Acharya Atre auditorium in Kalyan. (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)
The Wall of Humanity behind Acharya Atre auditorium in Kalyan. (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)

Wall of Humanity has no takers in Kalyan

PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 12:28 AM IST
A Wall of Humanity set up at the backside of the Acharya Atre auditorium in Kalyan (W) is of no use as it is not visible to anyone
The second phase of immunising frontline workers like police personnel and civic staff started on Thursday in Thane. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
The second phase of immunising frontline workers like police personnel and civic staff started on Thursday in Thane. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)

60 Covid vaccination centres in Thane; KDMC aims to complete phase 2 by February 15

By Ankita G Menon & Sajana Nambiar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 12:27 AM IST
Thane district will have around 60 Covid-19 vaccination centres starting from the end of this week, up from its current count of 46 centres
On Monday, around 10am, a portion of the ground-plus-one storey godown at Harihar compound in Dapode village, located on Bhiwandi’s Mankoli Road collapsed. (HT PHOTO)
On Monday, around 10am, a portion of the ground-plus-one storey godown at Harihar compound in Dapode village, located on Bhiwandi’s Mankoli Road collapsed. (HT PHOTO)

Bhiwandi godown collapse: Death toll reaches 2; Owners, firm booked for negligence

PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 12:07 AM IST
Twenty-year-old Hrutik Patil, who suffered severe injuries in the Bhiwandi godown collapse on Monday, succumbed to his injuries at Jupiter Hospital in Thane the same night
Rescue operations underway at the collapse site. (Praful Gangurde/HT)
Rescue operations underway at the collapse site. (Praful Gangurde/HT)

33-year-old security guard killed, 7 hurt in godown collapse near Mumbai

PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2021 01:01 AM IST
A 33-year-old security guard died, while seven workers were injured after a portion of a ground-plus-one storey godown collapsed at Harihar compound in Dapode village, located on Bhiwandi’s Mankoli Road, on Monday around 10am
One worker has been rescued from the godown collapse in Bhiwandi. (Praful Gangurde/ HT photo)
One worker has been rescued from the godown collapse in Bhiwandi. (Praful Gangurde/ HT photo)

Godown collapses in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi; worker rescued, more feared trapped

PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 01:08 PM IST
A godown located at Harihar compound, Mankoli, in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra, collapsed around 10
Construction of a wall along Waldhuni river at Gauripada, Kalyan (W). (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)
Construction of a wall along Waldhuni river at Gauripada, Kalyan (W). (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)

Maharashtra CM help sought over Kalyan park project affecting Waldhuni river

PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2021 01:25 AM IST
The city park project in Kalyan has hit a roadblock with an environmental activist from Ambernath writing to the Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray to cancel the project as it encroaches on the Waldhuni river
Healthworkers flash victory sign after being vaccinated in Thane in phase 2. (Praful Gangurde/HT photo)
Healthworkers flash victory sign after being vaccinated in Thane in phase 2. (Praful Gangurde/HT photo)

Thane civic body tops Covid vaccination chart with 124% success rate

By Ankita Menon, Sajana Nambiar and Raina Shine
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 01:01 AM IST
The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) has completed 124 per cent vaccination till Friday, the highest across Thane district
With the KDMC elections likely to be held this year, AAP bought the construction materials, spending their own money and started building the wall. (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT photo)
With the KDMC elections likely to be held this year, AAP bought the construction materials, spending their own money and started building the wall. (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT photo)

After civic body’s inaction, AAP build crematorium wall in Kalyan

UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2021 12:55 AM IST
After giving 10 days to the Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) to build the wall of a crematorium at Vitthalwadi in Kalyan (E), the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) members have themselves started the construction as the civic body failed to do so
The Ambernath Municipal Council and Maharashtra Pollution Control Board served notices to five jeans washing units located at different places in Ambernath on Wednesday. (HT photo)
The Ambernath Municipal Council and Maharashtra Pollution Control Board served notices to five jeans washing units located at different places in Ambernath on Wednesday. (HT photo)

Notices to jeans washing units in Ambernath for violating environment norms

PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 12:32 AM IST
In a joint drive against jeans washing units causing pollution in Waldhuni river, the Ambernath Municipal Council (AMC) and Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) served notices to five jeans washing units located at different places in Ambernath on Wednesday
The Kalyan station road, which is congested throughout the day, will undergo a transformation under SATIS in the next three years. (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT photo)
The Kalyan station road, which is congested throughout the day, will undergo a transformation under SATIS in the next three years. (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT photo)

Kalyan station premises to get a new look in 3 years under SATIS

PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 05:08 PM IST
If all goes as per plans for the Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC), the Kalyan station premises will wear a decongested look with better traffic management, parking facilities and flyovers in the next three years
Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray along with other ministers during the inauguration of Patripool RoB by CM Uddhav Thackeray (not pictured) via video conference, in Kalyan, on Monday, January 25, 2021. (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT Photo)
Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray along with other ministers during the inauguration of Patripool RoB by CM Uddhav Thackeray (not pictured) via video conference, in Kalyan, on Monday, January 25, 2021. (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT Photo)

CM Uddhav Thackeray inaugurates Patripool RoB, SATIS and smart city integrated command centre in Kalyan

PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 12:17 AM IST
Maharastra state chief minister (CM) Uddhav Thackeray inaugurated the new Patripool rail overbridge (RoB) via video conference and used the event to stress the importance of wearing face masks to stay protected against Covid-19
A health worker takes a swab sample in Thane. For the first time since the vaccination drive began in Thane, the number of immunisations crossed 102 % on Saturday. (Praful Gangurde/HT photo)
A health worker takes a swab sample in Thane. For the first time since the vaccination drive began in Thane, the number of immunisations crossed 102 % on Saturday. (Praful Gangurde/HT photo)

Only 1 Covid death in 24 days in Bhiwandi

PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 01:56 AM IST
The Bhiwandi Nizampur City Municipal Corporation (BNCMC) has recorded just a single Covid death in the last 24 days while the daily case count has reduced drastically
The new Patripool Rail Over Bridge (ROB) will be inaugurated by CM Uddhav Thackeray through a video conference. (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT photo)
The new Patripool Rail Over Bridge (ROB) will be inaugurated by CM Uddhav Thackeray through a video conference. (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT photo)

Commuters’ woes to end on Jan 25 as Kalyan’s Patripool ROB is ready to be opened

UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 01:02 AM IST
The news of its opening has created a buzz in the city with the photos of the new, aesthetically and technically-advanced bridge going viral since Thursday night
Maharashtra government appealed to the Supreme Court against the high court’s decision and filed a caveat in the apex court seeking exclusion of the 18 villages from KDMC. (HT PHOTO)
Maharashtra government appealed to the Supreme Court against the high court’s decision and filed a caveat in the apex court seeking exclusion of the 18 villages from KDMC. (HT PHOTO)

SC accepts intervention petition by Kalyan-Dombivli citizens on 18 villages

PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 12:15 AM IST
On March 14, 2020, the state government, in a notification, had decided to remove the 18 villages out of the 27 villages from KDMC and form a separate civic body, while the remaining 9 villages shall remain in KDMC
Vasant Govindrao Kulkarni, a ward boy at Rukminibai civic hospital, Kalyan, was infected with the virus in August and was admitted for 12 days. (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT photo)
Vasant Govindrao Kulkarni, a ward boy at Rukminibai civic hospital, Kalyan, was infected with the virus in August and was admitted for 12 days. (Rishikesh Choudhary/HT photo)

Got vaccinated so I can work without fear: Kalyan hospital ward boy

By Sajana Nambiar & Ankita Menon
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:56 AM IST
VASANT GOVINDRAO KULKARNI, WARD BOY Forty-five-year old Vasant Govindrao Kulkarni, a ward boy at Rukminibai civic hospital, Kalyan, was infected with the virus in August and was admitted for 12 days
TMC health workers show victory sign on Day 1 of vaccination at Ghodbunder Road civic hospital in Thane. (Praful Gangurde/HT photo)
TMC health workers show victory sign on Day 1 of vaccination at Ghodbunder Road civic hospital in Thane. (Praful Gangurde/HT photo)

Technical glitches mark vaccination drive across Thane district

By Sajana Nambiar, Ankita Menon & G Mohiuddin Jeddy
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:41 AM IST
The Thane Municipal Corporation and Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation authorities had to individually call all the beneficiaries on Friday night to inform about the vaccination process and allot time slots accordingly due to the issues faced by the CoWIN portal
An NGO installed a giant-sized billboard with ‘breathing’ lungs at Kharghar’s Utsav chowk on January 15 to demonstrate the lethal impact of polluted air on human health. (HT photo)
An NGO installed a giant-sized billboard with ‘breathing’ lungs at Kharghar’s Utsav chowk on January 15 to demonstrate the lethal impact of polluted air on human health. (HT photo)

Navi Mumbai: Plea to form panel to check air quality in Kharghar-Taloja belt

UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:31 AM IST
The giant pair of lungs are made up of a white filter medium. A pair of fans are fixed at the back of the billboard, which suck in the air
Citizens cast their votes in the gram panchayat election at Anjurdiva village in Bhiwandi on Friday. (Praful Gangurde)
Citizens cast their votes in the gram panchayat election at Anjurdiva village in Bhiwandi on Friday. (Praful Gangurde)

Maharashtra: 79% voting turnout for elections of 12,711 village panchayats

By Surendra P Gangan & Sajana Nambiar
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 01:12 AM IST
Termed as a litmus test for the ruling parties as well as the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a year after the changed political equations in the state, polls for more than half of the state’s village panchayats were held on Friday
The Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) will be vaccinating a total 300 beneficiaries on the first day of the vaccination drive. (Praful Gangurde/HT photo)
The Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) will be vaccinating a total 300 beneficiaries on the first day of the vaccination drive. (Praful Gangurde/HT photo)

Maharashtra govt strikes out one vaccination centre in Kalyan-Dombivli

UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 12:34 AM IST
Out of the four vaccination centres that were planned to conduct the Covid vaccination in Kalyan-Dombivli on Saturday, only three will have the vaccination programme as one was cancelled by the Maharashtra state government
An elderly person is helped during the gram panchayat elections in Anjur dive, Bhiwandi, on Friday. (Praful Gangurde/HT photo)
An elderly person is helped during the gram panchayat elections in Anjur dive, Bhiwandi, on Friday. (Praful Gangurde/HT photo)

Gram panchayat polls see 80.23% turnout in Thane district

UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 12:30 AM IST
The Covid-19 pandemic failed to dampen the spirit of the voters who turned out in huge number at the 146 gram panchayats in Thane district to cast their on Friday
Covid vaccine being transported to Thane, from where it will be distributed to other civic bodies in the district. (Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Covid vaccine being transported to Thane, from where it will be distributed to other civic bodies in the district. (Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)

Kalyan Dombivli civic body to carry out Covid vaccination drive in four centres; gets 6,000 doses

PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 12:50 AM IST
Following recommendations of representatives of the World Health Organization (WHO) to conduct vaccination drive at a larger space during last week’s dry run, the Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) has now finalised four centres for the first phase of Covid-19 vaccination which is slated to take place on January 16.
Two Indian pond heron birds found dead at Gauripada in Kalyan (West) on Tuesday afternoon. (Rishikesh Choudhary/ HT)
Two Indian pond heron birds found dead at Gauripada in Kalyan (West) on Tuesday afternoon. (Rishikesh Choudhary/ HT)

Bird flu: Two pond herons found dead in Kalyan, near Mumbai

PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 01:00 AM IST
Two Indian pond herons were found dead at Gauripada in Kalyan (West) on Tuesday afternoon, near Guru Atman Circle
On Monday, the civic body recorded 65 cases while the number of progressive cases was 62,573. (HT PHOTO)
On Monday, the civic body recorded 65 cases while the number of progressive cases was 62,573. (HT PHOTO)

Kalyan civic body shortlisted for the final round of Covid-19 innovation award

PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 12:41 AM IST
The Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) is the only municipal corporation in Maharashtra to be shortlisted for the final round of Covid-19 innovation award under the smart city mission of the Central government.
Civic hospital in Kalyan is set for the dry run.(Rishikesh Choudhary/ HT)
Civic hospital in Kalyan is set for the dry run.(Rishikesh Choudhary/ HT)
(Pic for representation)
(Pic for representation)

MNS workers vandalise Torrent Power offices in Bhiwandi

UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 02:12 AM IST
A video of the incident went viral on social media as onlookers kept watching the entire act
A BMC health care worker collects swab samples of residents at Kalanagar.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
A BMC health care worker collects swab samples of residents at Kalanagar.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Shiv Sena candidate Pravin Gulvi and five others have been booked.
Shiv Sena candidate Pravin Gulvi and five others have been booked.

Six arrested for creating ruckus in election office in Bhiwandi ahead of gram panchayat polls

UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 12:51 AM IST
Six people including a Shiv Sena candidate were arrested for creating a ruckus in the election office and causing obstacles in election work at Nimbavli gram panchayat on Tuesday.
Water coming out of a pipeline valve at Birla College Road in Kalyan (W) after it was damaged by a vehicle on Saturday morning.(HT photo)
Water coming out of a pipeline valve at Birla College Road in Kalyan (W) after it was damaged by a vehicle on Saturday morning.(HT photo)

Kalyan water pipeline fault hits supply for 45L people

PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2021 12:40 AM IST
Power failures led to a water pipeline burst on Saturday; repair works carried out, normalcy restored
A person donates clothes at the racks placed near the ‘Wall of Humanity’ at Rani Laxmibai Park, Kalyan.(Rishikesh Choudhary/ HT PHOTO)
A person donates clothes at the racks placed near the ‘Wall of Humanity’ at Rani Laxmibai Park, Kalyan.(Rishikesh Choudhary/ HT PHOTO)

‘Wall of Humanity’ set up to help needy in Kalyan

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sajana Nambiar
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 04:24 PM IST
This idea of the Wall of Humanity was supported by the Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) when Sachin Raut, 28, founder of the NGO Helping Hands approached the civic commissioner Vijay Suryavanshi to help provide a wall in KDMC vicinity
The children were rushed to hospital, where the girl was declared dead on arrival.(Photo for representation)
The children were rushed to hospital, where the girl was declared dead on arrival.(Photo for representation)

3-year-old falls into trench near Mumbai, dies

UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 12:53 AM IST
According to the police, the girl and her five-year-old friend, were playing near the trench when they fell into the pit after losing balance
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