In a shocking incident, reported in Thane, seven workers lost their lives when an elevator plunged from the 40-storey Runwal Eirene building in the Balkum area. Two other workers sustained serious injuries and were rushed to a private hospital. Upon receiving information about the incident, local police and fire brigade personnel rushed to the scene, and the police are currently investigating the matter.
in a viral video, a woman legislator from the Thane district of Maharashtra was seen slapping a junior civic engineer in public view. Mira Bhayandar MLA Geeta Jain abused two engineers of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) over razing a house which resulted in its occupants, including children, being forced to stay on the road ahead of monsoon. The MLA said she didn't regret it and is ready for the consequences.
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In Thane, a major fire broke out at Orion Business Park adjacent to Cine Wonder Mall. The incident occurred at around 8:30 pm, on April 18. The efforts by Balkum Fire Station firemen are still underway to douse out the fire. Moreover, the authority confirmed that no casualties have been reported from the spot. Avinash Sawant, regional disaster management cell (RDMC) chief is supervising the operation.
Following heavy rainfall, several parts of the city of Mumbai have been waterlogged, as of September 13. The situation was at its very worst in Mumbai’s Simon area, with water levels extremely high, disturbing life. Meanwhile, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an “yellow alert” to Mumbai, and adjourning places like Pune, Thane, Raigad and Phalgar. Since June 1 to August 12, over 120 persons have lost their lives.
In Thane’s Ulhasnagar, a group of dacoits looted a house, and stole valuables worth Rs 10.4 lakh, informed police on August 31. The victim was a priest Swami Dana Ram Sahib Durbar, a religious denomination. Reportedly, the gang entered the house by breaking open the main door at around 5 am on August 30. According to the complaint, the accused a carried swords, and also attacked the priest’s son.
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A private school teacher charged for caning a Class 10 pupil and breaking his hand in Maharashtra's Thane. Police launched a case on August 27 under section 325 (voluntarily causing severe harm) of IPC, based on a complaint filed by the wounded student's parents. The 15-year-old youngster had a disagreement with a classmate, who complained to the instructor. The accused then caned the victim, causing his wrist to swell.
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Ahead of the grand celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi in Maharashtra, a grand replica of the Ayodhya temple is being made in the State. Notably, pictures of the grand 120-feet high Ayodhya temple replica being constructed in Thane, Maharashtra is all over social media platforms. Besides Thane, many regions of Maharashtra are gearing up for 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival, with excitement and making idols for Ganesh Chaturthi Utsav, on August 31… read-more
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In Maharashtra’s Thane, the slab of the fifth floor of the Komal Park building collapsed, informed investigating officer Laxmikant Patil, on August 26. The incident left one labourer dead, and another injured. Following the incident, helpers rushed and evacuated everyone from the building. Meanwhile, the building has been sealed by Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation, he stated. Further details on the matter is awaited.
The Mumbra police arrested three people for allegedly stealing 39 bikes from Mumbra, Kalwa and Shil-Daighar areas, on August 14. The arrested were identified as Mohammad Amir Mohammad Siddiqui (47), Jawad Anwar Khan (23), and one Faizan Rizwan Shaikh ( 22), all Mumbra residents. Notably, in the past few days, Mumbai were witnessing bike theft threats, and to curb the stealing, police formed teams and nabbed the accused.
The Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) of the Mumbai crime branch seized 266 kg ganja hidden in two cars, confirmed police on August 10. As per sources, two people identified as Ashwin Kumar Ashok Sharma (32) and Raju Ramesh Lohar (24), both residents of Thane, were carrying ganja worth Rs 80 lakh. They were arrested from Airoli, hane, following which a case was registered under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
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