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Covid: 12 more test positive at Thane old age home in Thane, tally touches 67

On Sunday, officials said that 55 people were found to be infected at the old age home. The district administration has already declared Sorgaon village in Bhiwandi Taluka, where the facility is located, as a containment zone.
Thane has so far recorded nearly 5,70,000 cases and 11,581 deaths due to the coronavirus disease.(Yogendra Kumar/HT file photo. Representative image)
Thane has so far recorded nearly 5,70,000 cases and 11,581 deaths due to the coronavirus disease.(Yogendra Kumar/HT file photo. Representative image)
Published on Nov 29, 2021 12:32 PM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Covid-19 surge: 11 hotspots of Thane to be under lockdown from March 13 to 31

In Mumbai, the number of active patients who are undergoing treatment has increased by almost 89 per cent compared to last month. Eight civic wards including Andheri (West), Chembur, Govandi are major contributors to active caseload in the city.
A cotton candy seller walks past a graffiti honouring the frontline workers in fight against Covid-19, on a street in Navi Mumbai on Monday.(Reuters Photo)
A cotton candy seller walks past a graffiti honouring the frontline workers in fight against Covid-19, on a street in Navi Mumbai on Monday.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Mar 09, 2021 08:36 AM IST
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Provide potable water, transportation to tribal families in two hamlets cut off from rest of the world: HC to MIDC

A two-member HC division bench, comprising Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice Ajay Gadkari, on Wednesday, directed Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) authorities to ensure that potable water and necessary transportation facilities are immediately provided to the distressed tribals living in these two hamlets.
The bench also directed the district collector, Thane, to file an affidavit that would capture a realistic picture of the facilities available in the two tribal villages and the facilities that would be required to be provided on an urgent basis.(HT Photo)
The bench also directed the district collector, Thane, to file an affidavit that would capture a realistic picture of the facilities available in the two tribal villages and the facilities that would be required to be provided on an urgent basis.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2020 05:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByKanchan Chaudhari

Covid-19: Mumbai has lesser number of active cases than Pune, Thane districts

The state health department data showed that Mumbai has 22,773 active Covid-19 positive cases, as compared to 23,738 and 34,006 in Pune and Thane districts, respectively.
Mumbai is gradually inching towards the one lakh Covid-19 positive cases mark and the tally stands at 95,100 until Tuesday. Photo by Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times
Mumbai is gradually inching towards the one lakh Covid-19 positive cases mark and the tally stands at 95,100 until Tuesday. Photo by Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times
Updated on Jul 15, 2020 04:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySwapnil Rawal

Relatives violate Covid-19 funeral protocol in Ulhasnagar, 18 test positive

Over 70 people including relatives and friends of the deceased visited a hall where the body was kept.
Municipal workers wearing protective suits cremate the body of Covid-19 victim in Karad, Maharashtra.(PTI)
Municipal workers wearing protective suits cremate the body of Covid-19 victim in Karad, Maharashtra.(PTI)
Updated on May 30, 2020 05:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ulhasnagar | BySajana Nambiar| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Latest coronavirus updates in Maharashtra: With 47 new cases, state now has 537 Covid-19 patients

Mumbai has once again emerged as the worst affected by the coronavirus disease in the western state, which saw its first case on March 9, and reported at least 20 deaths.
Mumbai has once again emerged as the worst affected by the coronavirus disease in the western state, which saw its first case on March 9, and reported at least 20 death(PTI)
Mumbai has once again emerged as the worst affected by the coronavirus disease in the western state, which saw its first case on March 9, and reported at least 20 death(PTI)
Updated on Apr 04, 2020 02:22 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

33 man-made lakes are out of list, Thane sees 99.5% dip in wetlands

Wetland numbers in Thane district have dropped by 99.5% with all human-made lakes in the area excluded under the new rules. Out of 132 selected wetland sites, the district administration has verified and proposed only eight for final notification to the state government.
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Updated on Feb 12, 2020 04:42 PM IST
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ByBadri Chatterjee, Mumbai

Sejal Sharma commits suicide, co-star Nirbhay Shukla claims she was stressed about her dad’s health

TV actor Sejal Sharma‘s co-star Nirbhay Shukla has claimed she was stressed over her father’s health and
TV actor Sejal Sharma was found hanging at her Mumbai residence.
TV actor Sejal Sharma was found hanging at her Mumbai residence.
Updated on Jan 25, 2020 01:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Charred body of a retired navy officer found in Thane flat

The charred body of a retired naval officer identified as Guddu Singh has been found in his flat in Thane, Maharashtra.
Around 1.30am, neighbours noticed smoke coming out the retired navy officer’s house and alerted the police.(Getty Images/ Representational Photo)
Around 1.30am, neighbours noticed smoke coming out the retired navy officer’s house and alerted the police.(Getty Images/ Representational Photo)
Updated on Jan 06, 2020 09:18 AM IST
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Thane | ByPress Trust of India

Maharashtra shop owner offers 1kg onions free on purchase worth Rs 1,000

Sheetal Handlooms, a shop in Maharashtra’s Ulhasnagar, saw a spike in business on Saturday after its owner announced the “onion free with saree” offer, one of the staff said.
Onion prices have crossed the Rs 100 per kilogram mark in almost all markets in the country for the past several weeks, making it one of the major points of acrimony in the country’s political discourse.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Onion prices have crossed the Rs 100 per kilogram mark in almost all markets in the country for the past several weeks, making it one of the major points of acrimony in the country’s political discourse.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 15, 2019 07:36 AM IST
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Thane | ByPress Trust of India

Cabinet approves cost hike for five irrigation projects worth 6,000 crore

The current ruling dispensation, however, has claimed that it has set specific parameters for granting such RAAs and they will be given to only those projects nearing completion.
The state cabinet on Monday gave its nod of revised administrative approval (RAA) to five irrigation projects worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>6,203 crore.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The state cabinet on Monday gave its nod of revised administrative approval (RAA) to five irrigation projects worth 6,203 crore.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 11:33 PM IST
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Mumbai | BySurendra Gangan, Mumbai

Pothole death: 5-year-old falls off bike in Mumbai, crushed under tempo

The family lives in Ghansoli, Navi Mumbai and Vedant was a student of ASP Public School, Ghansoli.
The tempo driver, 45-year-old Avinash Taware, was arrested after he took the boy to hospital, where the latter was declared dead on arrival.(HT image)
The tempo driver, 45-year-old Avinash Taware, was arrested after he took the boy to hospital, where the latter was declared dead on arrival.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 17, 2019 04:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thane | ByMegha Pol

1,052 rescued from train in 5-hr operation near flooded Vangani

After getting off the train, passengers had to wade through the water and then climb up a hillock to reach the main road, where emergency facilities awaited them.
(HT Photo)
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Updated on Jul 28, 2019 02:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByKailash Korde

Tansa overflows in Mumbai; Modak Sagar to be next

The total water storage capacity of Mumbai’s lakes is 14.47 lakh million litres.
The water level of Tansa lake touched 128.63m on Thursday.(HT Photo)
The water level of Tansa lake touched 128.63m on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 26, 2019 01:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByEeshanpriya MS

FYJC admissions: 60% Thane colleges fill up after two rounds

Compared to the previous academic year, there has been a 20% increase in the number of students who have opted for college admissions within Thane district
Photo for representational purpose.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Photo for representational purpose.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 25, 2019 12:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAnkita Menon, Thane

London’s newest park is an example of what Mumbai can create from Aarey

Mumbai has large natural areas, but most of it — the forests and private clubs — is not accessible to the public
Over the decades, milk production in Aarey milk colony has dropped to 100,000 litres daily, with the city getting most of its supply from co-operatives and companies located in western Maharashtra(HT FILE)
Over the decades, milk production in Aarey milk colony has dropped to 100,000 litres daily, with the city getting most of its supply from co-operatives and companies located in western Maharashtra(HT FILE)
Published on Jul 22, 2019 12:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByManoj Nair

32-year-old trespasses at railway crossing, run over in Thane district

According to the government railway police (GRP), the incident took place in Khadavli, near Titwala
Senwar Ganesh Rawate, the victim, was run over at a crossing between Khadavli and Titwala stations of the Central line.(FOR REPRESENTATION/HT FILE)
Senwar Ganesh Rawate, the victim, was run over at a crossing between Khadavli and Titwala stations of the Central line.(FOR REPRESENTATION/HT FILE)
Updated on Jul 19, 2019 01:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByPriyanka Dhomse, Kalyan

Puppy beaten to death in Thane housing complex, 1 booked

The incident happened in a housing complex in Bhayander township’s Shanti Nagar area on July 3, a Thane Rural police official said.
A man has been booked in Maharashtra’s Thane district for allegedly beating to death a puppy, police said Tuesday.(HT File (Representative Image))
A man has been booked in Maharashtra’s Thane district for allegedly beating to death a puppy, police said Tuesday.(HT File (Representative Image))
Updated on Jul 10, 2019 09:31 AM IST
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Thane | ByPress Trust of India

Minor kills brother for not letting him play PUBG game

The boy flew into rage when the victim, Mohammad Shaikh (19), asked him to stop playing the game on his mobile phone this morning, said senior police inspector Mamata D’Souza.
Shaikh was rushed to government hospital where he was declared brought dead.(HT Photo)
Shaikh was rushed to government hospital where he was declared brought dead.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 29, 2019 08:28 PM IST
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Thane | ByPress Trust of India

4 killed as rains batter Mumbai on first day

In Goregaon suburb of north-west Mumbai, four persons of a family including a minor girl suffered electrocution from some live wires in the vicinity of their home in which two perished and two were injured.
In another incident in Andheri, a 60-year old woman Kashima Yudiyar, was electrocuted near the RTO office and declared dead on admission to a hospital.(Santosh Harhare/ HT Photo)
In another incident in Andheri, a 60-year old woman Kashima Yudiyar, was electrocuted near the RTO office and declared dead on admission to a hospital.(Santosh Harhare/ HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 28, 2019 09:27 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByIndo Asian News Service

Signal snag on CR leads to delays, cancellations of Mumbai suburban railway services

CR suburban services were thrown out of gear during the rush hour on Monday morning, leaving officer-goers irked and were affected till the afternoon.
The cancellations led to overcrowding on platforms, said passengers.(HT Photo)
The cancellations led to overcrowding on platforms, said passengers.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 18, 2019 08:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByKailash Korde

Schools set to reopen but 9K students in Thane district wait to get RTE seats

Parents in dilemma as dates for second lottery yet to be announced
After the end of the first lottery, 3,957 students secured admissions , while 1,907 students did not take admissions.(Photo for representation)
After the end of the first lottery, 3,957 students secured admissions , while 1,907 students did not take admissions.(Photo for representation)
Updated on Jun 07, 2019 01:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAnkita G Menon, Thane

Lok Sabha Elections Results 2019: BJP-Sena maintains grip over Thane district, wins all three seats

In Thane and Kalyan, the Sena had a clear majority from the first round, against the NCP candidates.
BJP candidate Kapil Patil won from the Bhiwandi Lok Sabha seat.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
BJP candidate Kapil Patil won from the Bhiwandi Lok Sabha seat.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Published on May 24, 2019 03:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByMegha Pol and Sajana Nambiar, Mumbai

Mumbai draws the line around flamingo haven

The state has proposed a buffer zone of 3,405.99 ha, extending from 0 to 3.5 km around the sanctuary’s area, which has been designated an ESZ.
In December 2018, the Supreme Court (SC) had issued a directive that the Union environment ministry should declare ESZs around 21 national park and wildlife sanctuaries which do not have buffer zones.(HT Photo)
In December 2018, the Supreme Court (SC) had issued a directive that the Union environment ministry should declare ESZs around 21 national park and wildlife sanctuaries which do not have buffer zones.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 16, 2019 07:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByBadri Chatterjee

Construction is eating into the protective buffer around Mumbai’s forests

The ban on construction in a 1-km radius, had been removed in the final ESZ notification
Forest areas inside Aarey Milk Colony are at risk because the government is yet to stop construction at these sites.(HT Photo)
Forest areas inside Aarey Milk Colony are at risk because the government is yet to stop construction at these sites.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 28, 2019 11:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByManoj R Nair

Massive fire in Thane factory, no casualties: Officials

The fire was reported from a paint brush and colour manufacturing factory-godown at Jai Mata Di compound in Kalher around 6.30 am. No casualty or injury has been reported so far in the incident.
Fire in painting brush and plastic material godown at jai mada di compound Kalher village Bhiwandi(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Fire in painting brush and plastic material godown at jai mada di compound Kalher village Bhiwandi(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 22, 2019 01:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhiwandi | BySajana Nambiar

740 autos and 20 buses for disabled voters in Thane

Within Thane district, there are 7,945 specially-abled persons. The Thane election portal has listed contact numbers of volunteers who will help with the services.
“If needed, we shall add more services. On April 29, these buses will ply on a ring route in each constituency and cater to specially-abled voters,” said Rajesh Narvekar, Thane district collector.
“If needed, we shall add more services. On April 29, these buses will ply on a ring route in each constituency and cater to specially-abled voters,” said Rajesh Narvekar, Thane district collector.
Updated on Apr 21, 2019 07:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thane | ByHT Correspondent

Thane election office reaches out to voters with Leopard as mascot

Thane election office mascot along with the slogan “Vote Thane Vote” will be installed at prime locations in the city to encourage voters’ participation in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
The Thane election office has adopted the leopard as its mascot.(HT Photo)
The Thane election office has adopted the leopard as its mascot.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 17, 2019 12:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thane | ByHT Correspondent, Thane

9 candidates pull out of election fray in Thane district

Number of candidates is now 66; In Bhiwandi, rebel candidates from Congress and Shiv Sena withdrew their nomination
Election squad checking vehicles at Patalipada, Ghodbunder Road, Thane on Friday.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Election squad checking vehicles at Patalipada, Ghodbunder Road, Thane on Friday.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Published on Apr 13, 2019 12:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMegha Pol, Thane

Thane district to set up 18 all-women polling booths

Polling booths will have drinking water facility, medical kits, ramps and crèches; physically challenged will be provided transport to reach the booth
The Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) has placed a board outside its headquarters near Shivaji Chowk in Kalyan (West), urging residents to sign and pledge that they will cast their vote in the upcoming polls..(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)
The Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) has placed a board outside its headquarters near Shivaji Chowk in Kalyan (West), urging residents to sign and pledge that they will cast their vote in the upcoming polls..(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)
Published on Mar 31, 2019 12:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMegha Pol, Thane
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