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Many cities now want low-cost Metro Lite, Metro Neo: Report

17 Feb 2021

Many cities now want low-cost Metro Lite, Metro Neo: Report

Several cities in India are reportedly considering cheaper alternatives to the Metro rail.

Mumbai: 19-year-old male model allegedly raped and thrashed by four

07 Jan 2021

Mumbai: 19-year-old male model allegedly raped and thrashed by four

A 19-year-old Gujarat-based male model was allegedly thrashed, looted and raped by four men in Thane.

Maharashtra: Father, boyfriend raped teen; dumped fetus gets them arrested

12 Oct 2020

Maharashtra: Father, boyfriend raped teen; dumped fetus gets them arrested

The father and boyfriend of a 17-year-old teen in Maharashtra were arrested on Monday for allegedly raping her repeatedly, reports PTI. The sexual violence left the victim pregnant.

Sharpshooter, involved in attack on Rakesh Roshan in 2000, arrested

10 Oct 2020

Sharpshooter, involved in attack on Rakesh Roshan in 2000, arrested

A notorious criminal and sharpshooter, who was involved in the attack on Bollywood filmmaker Rakesh Roshan earlier in 2000, has been arrested by cops in Maharashtra.

Rains lash Mumbai, trains canceled, heavy water-logging reported

23 Sep 2020

Rains lash Mumbai, trains canceled, heavy water-logging reported

From Tuesday, Mumbai has been witnessing heavy downpour, which led to water-logging in various areas, directly having an impact on road and rail traffic. The rainfall would continue for another 24 hours, said reports.

Mumbai rains: Red alert issued, trains affected, offices shut

04 Aug 2020

Mumbai rains: Red alert issued, trains affected, offices shut

Already battered by coronavirus pandemic, Mumbai on Tuesday woke up to severe water-logging and heavy rains, that threw normal life out of gear.

18 crore Indians may already be protected against COVID-19: Thyrocare

21 Jul 2020

18 crore Indians may already be protected against COVID-19: Thyrocare

COVID-19 is wreaking havoc around the world, with India being one of the worst-hit countries.

Amid surge in coronavirus cases, Section 144 imposed in Mumbai

01 Jul 2020

Amid surge in coronavirus cases, Section 144 imposed in Mumbai

Even as India has started unlocking and several curbs have been lifted, Mumbai Police has imposed Section 144 of CrPC to restrict movements in containment zones and other parts of the city in a bid to contain coronavirus' transmission.

Coronavirus: Maharashtra plans antibody tests for frontline workers, tele-ICUs

20 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: Maharashtra plans antibody tests for frontline workers, tele-ICUs

To upgrade its plan to fight against the coronavirus outbreak, the Maharashtra government has decided to conduct antibody tests for all frontline workers.

Medical-infrastructure could soon collapse in Maharashtra, UP, Delhi, TN, Gujarat

12 Jun 2020

Medical-infrastructure could soon collapse in Maharashtra, UP, Delhi, TN, Gujarat

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in India, the Centre has warned that five most-affected states — Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, and Gujarat — could soon fall short of ICU beds and ventilators, both necessary to defeat COVID-19.

Cyclone approaches Mumbai, NDRF teams deployed

02 Jun 2020

Cyclone approaches Mumbai, NDRF teams deployed

Less than two weeks after India's eastern coast was blown by Cyclone Amphan, the Western coast is prepping to deal with a fast-approaching storm that could amplify into a cyclone in the next 12 hours.

Lockdown 5.0: These 13 cities could see stricter curbs

30 May 2020

Lockdown 5.0: These 13 cities could see stricter curbs

As India nears the end of the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown, the Centre is preparing guidelines for "Lockdown 5.0."

Lockdown 5.0: Centre could extend restrictions for two more weeks

27 May 2020

Lockdown 5.0: Centre could extend restrictions for two more weeks

The Central government is mulling extending the lockdown for two more weeks after May 31, when the current bout of restrictions will end, News18 said on Wednesday.

Trains arrive in Kerala 'unannounced', state government unhappy with Centre

27 May 2020

Trains arrive in Kerala 'unannounced', state government unhappy with Centre

The Left-run Kerala government has slammed the Centre for sending the trains carrying migrant workers to the state without proper communication. The Railways want to be the "super spreader" in the state, Finance Minister Thomas Isaac tweeted.

Reliance JioMart now live across 200 Indian cities: Details here

25 May 2020

Reliance JioMart now live across 200 Indian cities: Details here

The lockdown enforced to contain the outbreak of COVID-19 has surged the demand for home delivery of essentials, giving a significant boost to the business of e-grocers like Bigbasket and Grofers.

Lockdown prevented 20 lakh COVID-19 cases, 54,000 deaths: Government

22 May 2020

Lockdown prevented 20 lakh COVID-19 cases, 54,000 deaths: Government

India has managed to avert an estimated 20 lakh cases of COVID-19 and saved 54,000 lives due to the nationwide lockdown, the government said on Friday. The government said that the lockdown was timely, proactive, and pre-emptive.

These 30 cities will face 'maximum restrictions' during lockdown 4.0

17 May 2020

These 30 cities will face 'maximum restrictions' during lockdown 4.0

As India is set to enter the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown, 30 municipal areas that account for 80% of all cases in India will reportedly face maximum restrictions.

Sonu Sood arranges buses for migrants stuck in Mumbai

12 May 2020

Sonu Sood arranges buses for migrants stuck in Mumbai

In his latest endeavor to help the country combat the coronavirus crisis, actor Sonu Sood arranged ten buses for migrant workers stuck in Mumbai amid the ongoing lockdown.

Mumbai: Doctor sexually assaults 44-year-old male COVID-19 patient

04 May 2020

Mumbai: Doctor sexually assaults 44-year-old male COVID-19 patient

In a shocking incident, a 34-year-old doctor has been accused of sexually assaulting a 44-year-old male coronavirus patient in Mumbai's Wockhardt Hospital on May 1. The accused has now been sacked by the posh medical facility.

With curbs, India could control new coronavirus cases by May-21

01 May 2020

With curbs, India could control new coronavirus cases by May-21

A paper by Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy has claimed India might make considerable gains in the next couple of weeks in the battle against coronavirus, and could potentially put a lid on new cases by May 21.

List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

01 May 2020

List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

The Union Health Ministry has decided to segregate the 733 districts in India into three categories of red, orange, and green zones as the "lockdown 2.0" nears its scheduled end.

Lockdown exit plan to be discussed by PM, CMs today

27 Apr 2020

Lockdown exit plan to be discussed by PM, CMs today

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a video-conference with Chief Ministers of all states on the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown which is supposed to end on May 3.

Reliance's JioMart goes live on WhatsApp: Details here

27 Apr 2020

Reliance's JioMart goes live on WhatsApp: Details here

In a bid to simplify the process of buying groceries and daily essentials, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has launched its JioMart service on WhatsApp.

Coronavirus: India's death toll touches 779; Rajasthan cases cross 2,000

25 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll touches 779; Rajasthan cases cross 2,000

The total number of deaths due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 779, while the number of infections crossed 24,400.

All you need to know about Reliance's grocery business, JioMart

31 Dec 2019

All you need to know about Reliance's grocery business, JioMart

In a major move, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has launched 'JioMart,' an e-commerce venture to deliver groceries.

Mumbai Rains live updates: IMD issues orange alert

04 Sep 2019

Mumbai Rains live updates: IMD issues orange alert

Residents of Mumbai woke up to a wet morning on Wednesday, with heavy downpour during the night throwing normal life out of the gear.

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

05 Aug 2019

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

Even as Mumbaikars witnessed a respite from the torrential rains on Monday morning, schools and colleges were ordered shut in the city.

Mumbai rains: Downpour batters city, 1 dead in Thane

03 Aug 2019

Mumbai rains: Downpour batters city, 1 dead in Thane

Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai for a second consecutive week, throwing normal life out of gear.

Woman delivers baby boy at 'One Rupee Clinic' in Thane

28 Apr 2019

Woman delivers baby boy at 'One Rupee Clinic' in Thane

On Saturday, a 20-year-old woman, Pooja Chauhan, gave birth to a baby boy in 'One Rupee Clinic' at Thane railway station.

2 held for travelling in train on fake disability certificate

08 Apr 2019

2 held for travelling in train on fake disability certificate

Two persons were arrested for allegedly availing train travel concessions by submitting fake disability certificate in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said today.

Thane: Decomposed, chopped body-parts of child found near rail track

18 Feb 2019

Thane: Decomposed, chopped body-parts of child found near rail track

Chopped and highly decomposed body parts suspected to be of a child have been found near a railway track in Thane, Maharashtra, police said today.

Transplant liver rushed from Thane-Parel, this time via Mumbai local

16 Feb 2019

Transplant liver rushed from Thane-Parel, this time via Mumbai local

In a first, a human organ was transported from one hospital to another via Mumbai local trains.

Panic grips as foreign couple lands in Navi-Mumbai using parachute

07 Feb 2019

Panic grips as foreign couple lands in Navi-Mumbai using parachute

Panic spread among locals residing in Navi Mumbai last week, when two unidentified people were spotted landing in the area using a parachute.

Woman Shiv Sena leader cheated of Rs. 9L, 4 booked

04 Feb 2019

Woman Shiv Sena leader cheated of Rs. 9L, 4 booked

A woman Shiv Sena leader has been allegedly duped of over Rs. 9 lakh by four persons in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said today.

Thane: 25 godowns stocked with plastic, rubber gutted, none hurt

04 Feb 2019

Thane: 25 godowns stocked with plastic, rubber gutted, none hurt

A fire destroyed at least 25 godowns, where plastic and rubber material were stored, at a village in Thane, Maharashtra, in the wee hours today.

Years after cop's murder, department 'transfers' her to another branch

22 Jan 2019

Years after cop's murder, department 'transfers' her to another branch

An Assistant Police Inspector recently got transferred from Thane to Wardha branch. Sounds normal, right?

Three arrested for raping 14-year-old girl several times in Thane

13 Jan 2019

Three arrested for raping 14-year-old girl several times in Thane

Three persons were arrested in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra's Thane district for allegedly raping a teenage girl several times.

Thane police arrest dozen men in cases of godown break-ins

03 Jan 2019

Thane police arrest dozen men in cases of godown break-ins

With the arrest of a dozen persons, the Thane police today claimed to have solved at least five cases of theft at godowns in Shil-Daighar area.

Mumbai: 19-year-old nursing student dies during tug-of-war game

15 Dec 2018

Mumbai: 19-year-old nursing student dies during tug-of-war game

In a tragic incident, a 19-year-old nursing student from Thane met with his demise while playing a game of tug-of-war at a college in Mumbai.

Mumbai-Thane skywalk to benefit 25,000 commuters every day

29 Nov 2018

Mumbai-Thane skywalk to benefit 25,000 commuters every day

If everything goes as planned, by next March, there will be a 605 meters long and 145 meters wide skywalk connecting Mumbai with its equally bustling neighbor, Thane, across a creek.