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Jail official shot at in Navi Mumbai


September 9th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) An official of Taloja jail in Maharashtra's Thane district was injured when he was shot at by some assailants, police said. Personal rivalry is believed to ... Read more...

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Six killed in Maharashtra downpour (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Mumbai received a whopping 15 cm average rainfall in 12 hours since 8 a.m. Monday, even as one person was killed and normal life disrupted, officials ... Read more...

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Toxic fume kills woman in Thane


September 1st, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 1 (IANS) A 75-year-old woman suffocated to death and a man fell sick after inhaling toxic fumes that leaked out of a chemical tank near here Saturday, ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party files complaint against Raj Thackeray


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Wednesday filed a police complaint here against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray for his allegedly derogatory remarks against state party ... Read more...

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Mumbai pins hopes on ‘artificial’ rains


August 16th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Worried by the deficient rains this year, Mumbai's civic body has decided to resort to 'artificial rains' at a cost of Rs.65 million, an official said ... Read more...

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One killed in Maharashtra train accident, probe ordered


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) A 65-year-old woman has been killed, while 14 others have been injured after the speeding Vidarbha Express rammed into 11 derailed coaches of a Mumbai suburban ... Read more...

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Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore dead (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore, popularly known as "Paaniwali Bai", died of old age problems Tuesday in a hospital in Maharashtra's Thane district, family sources said. ... Read more...

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Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore dead


July 17th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore, popularly known as "Paaniwali Bai", died of old age problems Tuesday in a hospital in Maharashtra's Thane district, family sources said. ... Read more...

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Four injured in minor explosion in Thane


July 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Four people, including three women were injured in a blast in the Vasai area of Thane district Tuesday morning, police said.The explosion took place in a ... Read more...

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Family quarrels lead to killings, attempted murder in Maharashtra


June 29th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), June 29 (IANS) In three separate tragic incidents resulting from family quarrels in Maharashtra, two children were brutally murdered, while an elderly couple had a narrow escape from ... Read more...

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MNS activists attack toll posts across Maharashtra


June 13th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) A day after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray questioned the toll collection policy of the state government, hundreds of MNS activists Wednesday attacked ... Read more...

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Maharashtra corporator’s killer nabbed in Lucknow


June 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) A contract killer who along with his associates killed a Congress corporator in Maharashtra in 2010 was arrested here Friday, police said.Rajesh Singh, a resident of ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP score well in five civic bodies’ polls


April 16th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Contrary to expectations, the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party combine performed well in the elections to five municipal corporations, results of which were declared here Monday.Polling ... Read more...

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‘Punish Thane man for illegally possessing snakes’


April 11th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, April 11 (IANS) An animal protection group Wednesday demanded action against a snake rescuer and trainer in Maharashtra's Thane district for what it called illegal possession of reptiles, one ... Read more...

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Railway inspector in dock for corruption


February 26th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided a railway inspector for alleged corrupt activities and amassing huge assets beyond his source of income, an official said ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena indestructible, says Bal Thackeray


February 14th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday asserted that his party was "indestructible" and the Congress could not finish it off even if it had "seven ... Read more...

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Legislator among 1,034 couples in Maharashtra’s biggest mass marriage


January 29th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Jan 29 (IANS) Top political leaders, film stars and celebrities witnessed Maharashtra's first multi-religious mass marriage ceremony in which 1,034 couples tied the knot in Thane district's Virar ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena MP meets Pawar to seek help for development


January 21st, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) In a sudden development, Shiv Sena MP Anand Paranjpe Friday met union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on the eve ... Read more...

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Fake ration card in Sonia Gandhi’s name


January 11th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Jan 11 (IANS) A fake ration card issued in the name of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, enlisting names of her two children as Rahul and Priyanka, was ... Read more...

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Three Mumbai students drown in waterfall


October 31st, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Oct 31 (IANS) A weekend outing turned tragic for three Mumbai students when they drowned in a waterfall in Maharashtra's Thane district, police said Monday.The three had gone ... Read more...

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RInfra’s Dahanu power plant gets ISO 50001:2011 certification


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure's Dahanu Thermal Power Station (DTPS) in Maharashtra's Thane district has become the first power generation company in the world to receive an ISO 50001:2011 ... Read more...

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10 years jail for 2008 Thane blasts convicts


August 30th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) A Mumbai court Tuesday sentenced two men to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for the 2008 Thane and Vashi bomb blasts.The duo Ramesh Gadkari and Vikram Bhave ... Read more...

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Maharashtra cop caught accepting bribe


August 18th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Aug 18 (IANS) A senior police officer in Maharshtra's Thane district was arrested for accepting bribe of Rs.400,000 from a complainant, police said Thursday."Following a complaint against Deputy Superintendent ... Read more...

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Rains disrupt Maharashtra-Gujarat train services


August 1st, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Train services between Maharashtra and Gujarat were briefly disrupted Monday as heavy rains continued to lash several parts of the two neighbouring states since Saturday, officials ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, Thane; four drown


July 30th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) At least four people were killed as heavy rains lashed various parts of Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane district Thursday and Friday, officials said here Saturday.Low-lying ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray again attacks north Indian migrants


July 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) For the second time in five days, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Monday targeted north Indians and the migrant population and demanded a check ... Read more...

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Mumbai-bound train derails, four trains cancelled


June 11th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Six coaches of a Mumbai-bound express train derailed in Maharashtra's Thane district on the Nashik-Mumbai route early Saturday, a central railway spokesperson said. There were no ... Read more...

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India to begin nuclear safety, emergency response drill Friday


June 9th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) India will Friday begin a nuclear safety audit by carrying out a two-day mock drill of its emergency preparedness at the Tarapur atomic plant ... Read more...

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Murder accused MP Padamsinh Patil fined Rs.10,000 (Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), June 7 (IANS) A local court here slapped a fine of Rs.10,000 on suspended Nationalist Congress Party parliament member Padamsinh Patil, who is an accused in a ... Read more...

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Murder accused MP Padamsinh Patil fined Rs.10,000


June 7th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), June 7 (IANS) A local Maharashtra court slapped a fine of Rs.10,000 on suspended Nationalist Congress Party parliament member Padamsinh Patil, who is an accused in a murder ... Read more...

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Most wanted terror error: CBI deletes fugitive’s profile


May 18th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has deleted its website profile of Wazhul Qamar Khan who is out on bail in Thane but had figured ... Read more...

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Coastal villagers marching to Maharashtra assembly over demands


April 18th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Over 2,000 residents of 35 coastal villages in Maharashtra's Thane district Monday reached the outskirts of Mumbai on the first day of their 100-km march to ... Read more...

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Leading girls from hell to humane society (With Images)


March 29th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) In a western Mumbai suburb stands a six-storey building housing 100 girls, mostly minors, who are being educated, given vocational training and psychological counselling. One thing ... Read more...

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Mother kills daughter, hacks off body parts (Lead)


February 19th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Feb 19 (IANS) A woman killed her 26-year-old daughter and then hacked off her head and other body parts in a bout of anger in Maharashtra's Thane district, police said ... Read more...

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Mother hacks off daughter’s body parts


February 19th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Feb 19 (IANS) A woman killed her 26-year-old daughter and then hacked off her head and other body parts in a bout of anger in Maharashtra's Thane district, police said ... Read more...

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