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Everything you need to know about Thane: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Chavan applies balm to angry realtors

May 2, 2012 at 9:34 PM

Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) A week after the powerful realty industry's sharp criticism of the Maharashtra government for "inaction and policy paralysis", Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan attempted to soothe their ruffled feathers, a top industry official said here Wednesday.

Dream of affordable homes gathers dust in Maharashtra

April 25, 2012 at 7:09 PM

Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) An ambitious plan to construct 500,000 affordable homes in Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra is gathering dust due to "inaction and policy paralysis" on the part of the state government, a top realtors' body alleged here Wednesday.

Mumbai dabbawallas hike rates again

April 25, 2012 at 11:36 AM

Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) The soaring inflation has pinched hard Mumbai's famous tribe of dabbawallas, who ferry lunch boxes to and fro in the city daily. From June 1, they plan to hike their monthly delivery charges by Rs.50 per customer.

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Goodbye to gigantic Ganesh idols

April 23, 2012 at 4:04 PM

Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Days of the Ganesh idols towering over the city at over 25 feet are over. Now, idols of the Hinduism's revered elephant god, the harbinger of good fortune, will not grow taller than 15 feet, the committee that oversees the festival has decided.

Central Railway fire halts Mumbai

April 18, 2012 at 4:21 PM

Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Millions of commuters and students in the city faced a harrowing time Wednesday as local trains were running late by around 40 minutes following a fire in a signal cabin on the Central Railway (CR), an official said.

Two fathers and their daughters drown in Maharashtra

April 16, 2012 at 6:59 PM

Thane (Maharashtra), April 16 (IANS) Four people, two fathers and their daughters, drowned when they missed their footing and slipped into the reservoir of Maharashtra's Musai dam, police said Monday.

Mega celebrations mark Jain temple bi-centenary

April 15, 2012 at 1:39 PM

Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Last week, thousands of Jain families here and in Thane were pleasantly surprised to receive large, neatly packed flat boxes at their homes by courier.

Three minor quakes in Maharashtra, Gujarat

April 14, 2012 at 8:53 PM

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes in western and coastal Maharashtra and one in the Bhuj region of Gujarat shook large parts of the two western Indian states Saturday, officials said.

Mild quakes in Maharashtra, Gujarat

April 14, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes, measuring 4.5 and 4.9 on the Richter scale, shook Gujarat and Maharashtra here Saturday, a top weather official said.

'Punish Thane man for illegally possessing snakes'

April 11, 2012 at 6:51 PM

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 of whom bit a woman causing her death last week.

Five of family drown in Thane

April 10, 2012 at 7:30 PM

Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) A mother and her four children were found floating in a river in Maharashtra's Thane district Tuesday, police said.

Oil poisoning? Alarming sea animal deaths on India's west coast

April 7, 2012 at 12:01 PM

Mumbai/Ratnagiri, April 7 (IANS) Two giant Baleen's humpback whale sharks washed up dead on the Mumbai and Thane beaches in separate incidents last week. This was preceded by a Bryde's whale shark getting washed ashore at a beach in Ratnagiri, around 250 km south of Mumbai.

Maharashtra to probe housing quota misuse

April 4, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) The Maharashtra government will probe instances of politicians and bureaucrats allegedly acquiring more than one flat under the housing quota, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here Wednesday.

Shiv Sena, MNS shutdowns in Raigad, Thane

March 29, 2012 at 11:28 AM

Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Parts of Thane and the entire Raigad district, both adjacent to Mumbai, observed a shutdown Thursday to protest some local issues, including the theft of a temple idol, officials said. Tight security was in place.

Maharashtra celebrates Gudi Padwa

March 23, 2012 at 8:01 PM

Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) As a string of harvest festivals began in Maharashtra Friday, the weekend came a day earlier with people across the state celebrating Gudi Padwa (New Year's day) with enthusiasm.

Families of Indians aboard Costa Concordia concerned over kins fate

January 18, 2012 at 8:19 PM

Hyderabad/Thane, Jan 18 (ANI): Last week's accident of the Costa Concordia liner off the west coast of Italy has created major worries for the families of the 130 Indians who were on board the ship.

Families of Indians aboard Costa Concordia concerned over kins fate

January 18, 2012 at 2:40 PM

Hyderabad/Thane, Jan 18 (ANI): Last week's accident of the Costa Concordia liner off the west coast of Italy has created major worries for the families of the 130 Indians who were on board the ship.

Manmohan Singh to provide compensation to states hit by cyclone 'Thane'

December 31, 2011 at 4:53 PM

Chennai, Dec 31 (ANI): Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), V Narayanasamy, on Saturday urged Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to provide monetary compensation with an aim to carry out relief and rehabilitation operations in the states hit by cyclone 'Thane'.

Train derails in Mumbai station

December 21, 2011 at 4:57 PM

Mumbai, Dec 21 (ANI): A women's reserved coach in a local passenger train derailed while departing from Mumbai.

Maharashtra Govt. to review Hazare's security: R.R Patil

October 21, 2011 at 12:08 PM

Thane (Maharashtra), Oct 21 (ANI): Maharashtra Home Minister R.R Patil has said that appropriate security measures would be provided to veteran anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare.

Pawar advises Pranab, Chidambaram to publicise facts on 2G note issue

October 1, 2011 at 11:43 AM

Thane, Oct 1 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has advised both Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Home Minister P. Chidambaram to place all facts related to the 2G Spectrum allocation before the public in the interest of good governance.

Three killed in Thane factory fire

September 22, 2011 at 12:48 PM

Thane, Sep 22 (ANI): At least three people were charred to death and another fifteen were injured in a cloth factory fire in Maharashtra's Thane District on Thursday.

Malay-Indian party urges government to set up bureau to address Indian community's problems

September 20, 2011 at 4:56 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Sept 20(ANI): Malay- Indian political party Makkal Sakthi has urged Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak to set up a bureau specifically to tackle problems faced by the Malay-Indian community.

Neeraj Grover's parents meet R.R. Patil, seek legal assistance

August 4, 2011 at 9:03 PM

Mumbai, Aug 4 (ANI): The parents of slain television executive Neeraj Grover met Maharashtra Home R.R. Patil here on Thursday to seek the best legal assistance in the shocking murder case.

Gadkari reaffirms BJP's commitment to economic reforms in India on UK visit

July 19, 2011 at 1:43 PM

London, July 19 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari has reaffirmed his party's commitment to economic reforms, and said that the fast changing global scenario was helping India play a pro-active role in global recovery and redefining the new economic world order.

Grover case: Jerome appeals against conviction, says Susairaj's confession should not be accepted

July 17, 2011 at 5:07 PM

Mumbai, July 17 (ANI): Former naval officer Emile Jerome, who is in jail for killing television producer Neeraj Grover, has moved the Bombay High Court against his conviction.

"I'm convicted and this is a big stigma in my life," says Maria Susairaj

July 2, 2011 at 8:32 PM

Mumbai, July 2(ANI): Kannada actress Maria Susairaj, who walked free from Mumbai's Byculla Jail today after having already served her three-year sentence in the murder case of television executive Neeraj Grover, said that she had left her past behind and was undecided about her future.

Grover murder case: Maria Susairaj released from Mumbai Jail (Update)

July 2, 2011 at 1:28 PM

Mumbai, July 2 (ANI): Kannada actress Maria Susairaj, who was convicted for destruction of evidence in the murder case of television executive Neeraj Grover, walked free from Mumbai's Byculla Jail on Saturday for having already served her three-year sentence awarded by a court during the trial.

Grover murder case: Maria Susairaj to walk free today

July 2, 2011 at 12:00 PM

Mumbai, July 2 (ANI): Kannada actress Maria Susairaj, who was convicted for destruction of evidence in the murder case of television executive Neeraj Grover, is likely to walk free from Mumbai's Byculla Jail on Saturday for having already served her three-year sentence awarded by a court during the trial.

Grover murder case: Jerome gets 10 years, Maria 3

July 1, 2011 at 2:16 PM

Mumbai, July 1 (ANI): A Mumbai Session Court on Friday sentenced Kannada actress Maria Susairaj to three years while her boyfriend Emile Jerome Mathew, a Navy Lieutenant, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in the murder case of television executive Neeraj Grover.

Jerome, Maria held guilty in Grover murder case

June 30, 2011 at 4:48 PM

Mumbai, June 30 (ANI): A Mumbai sessions court on Thursday held small-time Kannada actress Maria Susairaj and her boyfriend Emile Jerome Mathew, a Navy Lieutenant, guilty in the murder case of television executive Neeraj Grover.

Dey murder probe: Maharashtra Govt. asked to file status report by June 21

June 16, 2011 at 2:04 PM

Mumbai, June 16 (ANI): A day after three people were detained and let off after questioning in connection with the murder of Mid-Day crime reporter Jyotirmoy Dey, the Bombay High Court today hauled up the Maharashtra Government, and asked it to file a status report on the probe by June 21.

70 percent turnout in second phase of Assam elections

April 11, 2011 at 8:52 PM

Guwahati, Apr 11 (ANI): Brisk polling was recorded on Monday in the second and final phase of elections for 64 assembly constituencies in Assam, with a voter turnout of 70.35 per cent.

Assam polls: Violence reported from Rangiya

April 11, 2011 at 2:34 PM

Guwahati, Apr 11 (ANI): Voters clashed with police personnel in Rangiya in Kamrup District of Assam on Monday during the second and final phase of elections to the state's 126-member Assembly.

Brisk polling in Assam

April 11, 2011 at 12:37 PM

Guwahati, Apr 11 (ANI): Brisk polling was recorded on Monday in the second and final phase of elections for 64 assembly constituencies in Assam, with an estimated 22 per cent of voters exercising their franchise in the first three hours.

Polling underway for second phase of Assam elections

April 11, 2011 at 10:42 AM

Guwahati, Apr 11 (ANI): Polling for the second phase of Assembly elections in Assam for 64 of the 126 seats is going on today.

Tendulkar, Dravid signatures dominate Thane fan's autograph collection

March 3, 2011 at 1:27 PM

Thane, Mar.3 (ANI): Santosh Chapekar, cricket fan from Thane, showed his love for the game by displaying a collection of 2,000 autographs of cricketers from across the globe on cricket bats, balls, gloves and pads.

Fire breaks out in furniture warehouses in Thane

February 28, 2011 at 5:34 PM

Thane, Feb 28 (ANI): A fire broke out in furniture warehouses in Thane, Maharashtra, on Monday , causing huge losses.

Stray leopard spreads chaos in Thane

February 6, 2011 at 11:57 AM

Thane, Feb 6 (ANI): The sighting of a leopard spread panic among Thane District residents on Saturday.

Police arrest 22 women escorts in Thane

December 24, 2010 at 4:55 PM

Thane (Maharashtra), Dec.24 (ANI): Maharashtra Police arrested 22 women, accused of working as escorts in a beer bar in Maharashtra's Thane District.

Around 300 runners take part in Mumbai barefoot half marathon

December 12, 2010 at 8:11 PM

Navi Mumbai, Dec.12 (ANI): Around 300 runners participated in a twenty-one kilometer-long barefoot half marathon organised by the Barefoot Runners of India Foundation (BRIF) here on Sunday.

Debt ridden farmer commits suicide in Maharashtra

December 7, 2010 at 12:16 PM

Thane, Dec 7 (ANI): A farmer on Monday committed suicide due to bad crops and under the fear of non-payment of debt taken from the moneylender in Maharashtra's Thane District.

Debt ridden farmer commits suicide in Maharashtra

December 7, 2010 at 11:43 AM

Thane, Dec 7 (ANI): A farmer on Monday committed suicide due to bad crops and under the fear of non-payment of debt taken from the moneylender in Maharashtra's Thane District.

Debt ridden farmer commits suicide in Maharashtra

December 7, 2010 at 11:43 AM

Thane, Dec 7 (ANI): A farmer on Monday committed suicide due to bad crops and under the fear of non-payment of debt taken from the moneylender in Maharashtra's Thane District.

Auto-rickshaw driver sets traffic policeman on fire in Thane

October 28, 2010 at 6:40 PM

Mumbai, Oct.28 (ANI): An auto-rickshaw driver set ablaze a traffic police constable, three days after he was fined for traffic violations in Mumbai's Thane District.

Ten killed in Thane building collapse

August 18, 2010 at 12:42 PM

Thane, Aug 18 (ANI): At least ten persons reportedly died after a two-storeyed building collapsed at Kalwa near Thane in Maharashtra on Tuesday night.

Salem's lawyer to file complaint Maharashtra Home Minister

July 28, 2010 at 10:24 PM

Pune/Bhopal, July 28 (ANI): Gangster Abu Salem's lawyer on Wednesday said that a complaint will be filed against Maharashtra Home Minister Ramesh Bagwe for falsely alleging that Salem was receiving 'five-star treatment' in jail.

Gangster Abu Salem shifted to Thane jail

July 28, 2010 at 11:49 AM

Thane (Maharashtra), July 28 (ANI) Gangster Abu Salem on Wednesday shifted to the Taloja jail in Maharashtra's Thane District.

Shiv Sena protests lifting of ban on James Laine book on Shivaji

July 12, 2010 at 12:47 PM

Mumbai, July 12 (ANI): Shiv Sena protested in various parts of Maharashtra against the lifting of a ban on a book, which allegedly carries derogatory references to Shivaji, the legendary Maratha warrior king.

Commuting by CNG driven autos, taxis to cost dearly in Mumbai

June 22, 2010 at 10:35 PM

Mumbai, June 22 (ANI): Commuting by taxis and autorickshaws is going to be a costly affair in Mumbai, as a decision to hike fares of Compressed Natural Gas driven vehicles was taken on Tuesday here in a meeting.

Suspended Mumbai cop nabbed for threatening builder

June 15, 2010 at 7:48 PM

Thane, June 15 (ANI): Suspended Mumbai Police officer Ravindra Angre was arrested on Tuesday for threatening a relative of a Thane builder.

Malaysia's Makkal Sakthi party wants Tamil school nearby

April 27, 2010 at 1:23 PM

Malaysia, Apr 27 (ANI): The Malaysia Makkal Sakthi Party (MMSP) which is lead by R.S. Thanenthiran, is pushing for the construction of a Tamil school in the Serendah region.

Fire at Indian blade factory

April 26, 2010 at 7:40 PM

Thane (Maharashtra) Apr 26 (ANI): A massive fire engulfed a blade-making factory in Maharashtra's Thane District, causing losses amounting to millions of rupees late on Sunday night.

Amar Singh hopes Sharad Pawar, Praful Patel would resign on moral grounds

April 25, 2010 at 8:36 PM

Thane/Pune, April 25 (ANI): Former Samajwadi Party leader and Member of Parliament Amar Singh has expressed hope that the Union Ministers, if involved in the Indian Premier League controversy, would resign on moral grounds.

Amar Singh hopes Sharad Pawar, Praful Patel would resign on moral grounds

April 25, 2010 at 8:36 PM

Thane/Pune, April 25 (ANI): Former Samajwadi Party leader and Member of Parliament Amar Singh has expressed hope that the Union Ministers, if involved in the Indian Premier League controversy, would resign on moral grounds.

Fire engulfs Thane's 'Liberty Oil Mill'

April 13, 2010 at 5:12 PM

Thane, Apr 13 (ANI): A major fire engulfed the 'Liberty Oil Mill' in Thane city's Shahpur Block this morning.

Transgender beauty pageant concludes in Mumbai

February 22, 2010 at 3:54 PM

Mumbai, Feb. 22 (ANI): In a unique beauty contest in Mumbai, eighteen transgendered models walked the ramp at the grand finale of India's first transgender beauty pageant.

Malaysia's Makkal Sakthi low on power

January 23, 2010 at 3:00 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Jan.23 (ANI): The newly-formed Malaysia Makkal Sakthi Party's descent into divisive chaos with rival factions going for each other's jugular has put paid to a grand plan to give the Indian poor a strong political voice of their own.

HyperCITY strengthens expansion plans with its fifth hypermarket in India

January 14, 2010 at 6:18 PM

Mumbai, Jan 14 (ANI/Business Wire India): HyperCITY Retail (I) Limited, today launched its much awaited store at Big Thane Shopping Centre, Ghodbunder Road, Thane. After the successful launch of four stores; in Mumbai, Vashi, Jaipur and Hyderabad; HyperCITY Thane is the fifth store in India and third in Mumbai.

Local train derails in Mumbai, disrupts services

December 17, 2009 at 1:04 PM

Thane (Maharashtra), Dec 17 (ANI): Trains on the central line in Mumbai have been delayed by over half-an-hour after three bogies of a local train derailed outside the Thane station early this morning.

Pravin Mahajan slips into coma after brain haemorrhage

December 12, 2009 at 11:27 AM

Thane, Dec 12 (ANI) Pravin Mahajan, who is undergoing life imprisonment for murdering his brother and late Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pramod Mahajan, lapsed into coma following a suspected brain haemorrhage.

Pravin Mahajan granted 14-day parole to visit 'ill wife'

November 27, 2009 at 1:21 PM

Nashik (Maharashtra), Nov 27 (ANI): Pravin Mahajan, who is undergoing life imprisonment for murdering his brother and late Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pramod Mahajan, was on Friday granted a 14-day parole to meet his wife Sarangi.

Cyclone alert issued across Maharashtra, Gujarat coastline

November 11, 2009 at 10:40 AM

Mumbai/ Ahmedabad, Nov 11 (ANI): A cyclone alert has been sounded across north Maharashtra and south Gujarat, besides coastal areas by Meteorological (Met) Department in the wake of a deep depression over the southeast and the Arabian Sea.

12 hurt as Gandhidham-Bangalore Express derails near Thane

November 4, 2009 at 11:15 AM

Thane (Mumbai), Nov 4 (ANI): At least twelve persons sustained minor injuries when twelve coaches of the Bangalore bound Gandhidham Express derailed at Bhiwandi in Maharashra's Thane district this morning.

Christians reconvert to Hindu faith in Thane in Maharashtra

October 27, 2009 at 2:03 PM

Thane, Oct 27 (ANI): A group of 6,000 Christians got reconverted and took to Hinduism at a function held in Thane on Monday.

2 killed, 11 injured after water pipeline falls on moving train in Mumbai(Lead)

October 23, 2009 at 6:12 PM

Mumbai, Oct 23 (ANI): At least two persons including the local train driver were killed and eleven others injured when a water pipeline along with part of a bridge fell on a moving train between Mulund and Thane station disrupting train services on the Central Line in Mumbai.

1 killed, 12 injured after water pipeline falls on moving train in Mumbai(Lead:Mumbai train acciden

October 23, 2009 at 3:52 PM

Mumbai, Oct 23 (ANI): At least one person was killed and twelve others injured when a water pipeline along with part of a bridge fell on a moving train between Mulund and Thane station disrupting train services on the Central Line in Mumbai.

Water pipeline falls on moving train in Mumbai

October 23, 2009 at 12:52 PM

Mumbai, Oct 23 (ANI): A water pipeline along with part of a bridge fell on a moving train between Mulund and Thane station disrupting train services on the Central Line in Mumbai.

Maharashtra Govt. announces compensation for slain Thane firemen's family

October 18, 2009 at 7:41 PM

Thane (Maharashtra), Oct 18 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Sunday announced a Rs.200,000 compensation to the kin of each of six firemen, who lost their lives while on duty in Thane.

Six firemen die from suffocation in Thane fire

October 18, 2009 at 11:50 AM

Thane (Maharashtra), Oct 18 (ANI): At least six firemen working with the Thane fire service died from suffocation after getting stuck in a lift in a housing complex where they had gone to put out a blaze.

Malaysian PM ready to work with any group to resolve Indian community's issues

October 11, 2009 at 4:38 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 11 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said he is willing to work with any group in order to address the problems faced by the Malay Indian community.

MIC against entry of another Indian party in Barisan Nasional

September 29, 2009 at 1:34 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Sep. 29 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress youth wing chief T. Mohan has said that the party would not allow another Indian party to be admitted into the Barisan Nasional.

MNS General Secretary Satish Pradhan resigns from post

September 26, 2009 at 7:06 PM

Mumbai, Sep 26 (ANI): Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) General Secretary Satish Pradhan resigned from the post on Saturday giving a blow to the Raj Thakre led party just before the assembly election.

Scientists work to keep Terrapin turtle off endangered species list

September 23, 2009 at 3:38 PM

Washington, September 23 (ANI): University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers, exploring strategies for conserving the Diamondback Terrapin along Alabama's Dauphin Island coastline, are working to keep the once-celebrated turtle off the endangered species list.

Heavy rains wreak havoc in Thane

September 5, 2009 at 9:48 PM

Thane (Maharashtra), Sep.5 (ANI): Normal life was badly affected due to heavy and incessant rains for nearly 10 hours Thane on the outskirts of Mumbai and its surrounding areas.

Protest in Mumbai as local railway line trips

September 1, 2009 at 7:46 PM

Mumbai, Sep 1(ANI): A brief halt in the Mumbai local railway line due to a technical snag caused uproar in Thane district on Tuesday, as commuters protested against railway authorities.

Disrupted Mumbai railway service resumes partially

September 1, 2009 at 1:32 PM

Mumbai, Sep.1 (ANI): Train services along the Western Railway route resumed partially on Tuesday, hours after police had to resort to a baton charge and firing in the air to disperse irate passengers.

Police fire in the air, baton charge mob at Mumbai railway station

September 1, 2009 at 1:31 PM

Mumbai, Sep.1 (ANI): Police on Tuesday resorted to firing in the air and baton charging irate passengers near a Mumbai railway station.

More than hundred hospitalised after gas leak in Thane district

July 24, 2009 at 1:59 PM

Khadipar (Maharashtra), July 24(ANI): Over a hundred people were hospitalised late last night in the Khadipar town of Maharashtra's Thane District following when a poisonous gas leak from an aging chemical factory.

Mumbai prepares for highest tide of season

July 24, 2009 at 11:51 AM

Mumbai, July 24 (ANI): Mumbai is all set to face the highest tide of the season, which will hit its shores on Friday.

Monsoon Marathon staged in Thane sans any rain

July 12, 2009 at 8:35 PM

Thane, July 12 (ANI): Thousands of enthusiasts from different walks of life and age groups participated in the annual 'Varsha Marathon' or, the Monsoon Marathon held at Thane in Maharashtra on Sunday.

Shiv Sena protests against erratic power supply in Thane

July 1, 2009 at 12:52 PM

Thane (Maharashtra), July 1 (ANI): Shiv Sena party workers ransacked a power station in Thane in a violent protest against power tariff hike and growing power shortage on Tuesday.

Patil for alternative dispute settlement mechanism

June 27, 2009 at 8:13 PM

Thane (Maharashtra), June27 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today called for introducing mobile courts in remote areas and alternative dispute settlement mechanism in order to make justice affordable and accessible to weaker sections of society.

Ducon secures FGD order for 3x250 mw power plant from BHEL

June 18, 2009 at 4:31 PM

Farmingdale (New York) June 18 (ANI/Business Wire India): Ducon Technologies Inc. - Ducon announced that it has secured a prestigious contract from Indian Government owned giant Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) for a limestone based Flue gas Desulfurization (FGD) system for 3 x 250 MW thermal power plant being set up by Indian power company, National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd.(NTPC) at Bongaigaon in, north east India.

Plot to kill Magsaysay winner Anna Hazare revealed

June 1, 2009 at 7:43 PM

Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) The killers of Congress leader Pawan Raje Nimbalkar have revealed here Monday that there was a contract given out to kill Maharashtra's social and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, a Magsaysay Award winner.

Thailand's Deputy PM to be charged with electoral fraud

May 29, 2009 at 6:05 PM

Bangkok, May 29 (Xinhua) Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban is in trouble as the Election Commission has decided to file electoral fraud charges against him for distributing towels carrying his and his party's name, a media report said Friday.

Thackeray family feud now out in the open

May 24, 2009 at 11:25 AM

Mumbai, May 24 (ANI): The Shiv Sena and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena have both been electorally routed in Mumbai and in parts of Maharashtra in the recent general elections, but this has not stopped the Thackeray family from bringing its internal bickering out into the open.

MNS has not taken votes of Shiv Sena, claims Raj Thackeray

May 23, 2009 at 12:22 PM

Mumbai, May 23 (ANI) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray has said that MNS did not steal anybody's votes.

New Malay Indian party vows no street protests

May 20, 2009 at 1:27 PM

Petaling Jaya, May 20 (ANI): The newly-formed Indian origin Malaysia Makkal Sakti Party will not resort to street protests, preferring to solve things through discussions.

New Malaysian Indian party vows non-violence

May 20, 2009 at 10:48 AM

Kuala Lumpur, May 20 (IANS) The newly-formed Malaysia Makkal Sakthi Party, the latest outfit that claims to speak for the Indian community in this country, will not resort to street protests and would prefer to solve issues through discussions, its president has said.

Hindraf leaders form new political party to address Malay-Indians' aspirations

May 19, 2009 at 1:36 PM

Klang (Malaysia), May 19 (ANI): Several Hindraf leaders in Malaysia have formed a political party, which they say is aimed at addressing the aspirations of the Indian community.

New party for Malaysian Indians formed

May 19, 2009 at 10:59 AM

Kuala Lumpur, May 19 (IANS) Several key members of the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf), banned in Malaysia, have set up Makkal Sakthi Party, the latest outfit that claims to speak for the Indian community in this country.

Two killed in Thane chemical factory blast

May 14, 2009 at 10:08 AM

Thane, May 12 (ANI): Two workers were killed in a massive blast, which gutted down a chemical factory in Ambernath area of western Thane on Tuesday.

Rubber gets a new home in Maharashtra's Konkan region

December 16, 2008 at 12:19 PM

Raigad (Maharashtra), Dec 16 (IANS) Rubber plantations are taking strong roots in Maharashtra's coastal Konkan region, thanks to a salubrious climate, improved yield and the state's own initiative to popularise the cash crop.

Nine killed in Maharashtra road accident

December 10, 2008 at 7:30 PM

Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Nine people, including eight members of three Mumbai families, were killed when a truck rammed into a car on the outskirts of the city early Wednesday, police said.

Deshmukh lauds cops' sacrifice, announces compensation

November 27, 2008 at 5:07 PM

Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Thursday lauded the 'supreme sacrifice' made by 14 police personnel who were killed in shoot-outs with terrorists here. He announced a compensation of Rs.500,000 for the next of their kin.

A martyr's death for Maharashtra ATS chief Karkare

November 27, 2008 at 5:06 PM

Nagpur, Nov 27 (IANS) As brave in death as in life. That was Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare, who was killed while leading from the front in the battle against the terrorists that attacked India's financial capital Mumbai, killing at least 101 people and injuring over 250 others.

Shiv vada-pav will be as popular as McDonald's burger: Uddhav Thackeray

November 25, 2008 at 4:25 PM

Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray has said that the branded Shiv vada-pav launched here would gain popularity across the world and even compete with global burger giants like McDonald's.

'Shiv vada-pav' launched, to hit global markets soon

November 24, 2008 at 10:13 PM

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Monday launched Mumbai's favourite streetfood - vada-pav - as the party's branded 'Shiv vada-pav' and promised to make it a 'global' phenomenon soon.

MNS to contest maximum Lok Sabha seats: Raj

November 24, 2008 at 9:23 PM

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Monday said his party would field as many Lok Sabha seats from Maharashtra as possible in the forthcoming general elections, setting at rest speculation about a possible rapprochement with his uncle, Shiv Sena supremo Balasaheb Thackeray.

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