From Oct 23, 'smart' registration certificates for new cars, bikes in Thane

23rd October 2017

Starting October 23, the regional transport department will have over registration certificates (RC) in the form of smartcards. This will be given to all those who will be purchasing two-wheelers and cars from Monday.


Show utmost care for animals during Diwali celebrations: Thane veterinarians

20th October 2017

City-based veterinarians have cautioned animal lovers and pet owners to take preventive measures to ensure that animals are not scared or injured due to the noise or the spark emitted by firecrackers.


City marks Chhoti Diwali with holy bath, exchange of sweets

19th October 2017

Lake city was twinkling like a star as people lit diyas and removed rangolis outside their homes, marking the onset of Diwali. Thaneites put up strings of led lights, fairy lights and lanterns to celebrate Diwali with full enthusiasm.


Realty business hit, TMC earns less revenue in H1 of 2017-18

17th October 2017

The property market seems to have taken a beating in Thane as builders and redevelopment contractors are apparently slow-peddling on new projects, considering that the Thane civic body's collections from development charges, payable by builders, has hit rock bottom to just Rs 184 crore in the last six months.


Thaneites go eco-friendly this Diwali: Bamboo, jute, cloth & cardboard rock

14th October 2017

Be it a vibrant variety of cane, jute and cloth made kandils or reusable floating rangolis and traditional clay diyas, many stores have gone a step ahead and ensured that all their Diwali decorations are made from eco-friendly material in an attempt to be a part of the green celebrations this year.


Bombay HC lifts stay on OCs to Ghodbunder Road buildings

13th October 2017

The Bombay high court on Wednesday lifted its stay on grant of occupation and commencement certificates to new constructions and building projects on Ghodbunder Road in Thane


Proposed 6-km freeway between Shilphata & Kalwa may ease traffic

12th October 2017

The state public works department is mulling constructing a freeway between Shilphata and Kalwa to ensure a smooth and faster dispersal of traffic between Thane, Mumbai and Panvel, Pune on the old highway.


If tapped well, city could have collected water for 900 days

12th October 2017

The city witnessed one of the strongest monsoon season this year that could have otherwise ensured the water supply requirement of over 900 days for the city if it was tapped properly by the authorities.


23% infants not fully vaccinated, TMC to start 4-month-long drive

12th October 2017

More than 23 per cent of the over 27,000 new-born and infants from the deprived pockets in the city have not been completely vaccinated and could be susceptible to infectious diseases and at risk of untimely death, said officials in the civic health department.


Sudden temperature change from hot to cold makes people feel ‘sick’

10th October 2017

The fluctuating temperature due to the sudden rains in the evenings and blistering heat during daytime has given a cold and cough to almost everyone in the city.


Rs 150 cr due: Why is TMC lenient towards traders, ask activists

10th October 2017

Citizen activists' from Thane are planning to launch a no-tax payment agitation starting next month protesting the apparent lenient approach of the TMC towards the octroi default payments.


Kopri Bridge Work to Kick off by Jan

9th October 2017

In a major relief for lakhs of motorists plying daily between Mumbai and Thane, the construction work to release the bottleneck at Kopri road overbridge (RoB) in Thane..


Trans-Harbour rly Commuters Ffume Over Revised Timetable

9th October 2017

Commuters travelling on the Trans-Harbour route are upset with the recent revision in the timetable which, they claim, focuses more on Panvel route, leaving commuters travelling on the Sanpada-Vashi sector with less services....


Two-wheelers out, Space under Nitin flyover Turned into Recreation Zone

9th October 2017

From a neglected, poorly lit place that was occupied by garbage cans and two-wheelers, the space below Cadbury-Nitin Company flyover has undergone a complete transformation. The area has been used as a recreational spot for Thaneites.


City Vendors see Lack of Spark in Sale of Firecrackers

9th October 2017

he Diwali festival is just around the corner and shops across the city have already started selling diyas, lanterns and rangoli. However, the sale of firecrackers in the city has gone down this season.


Kendriya Vidyalaya Assures Anxious Parents of Timely Portion Completion

8th October 2017

In an attempt to reassure anxious parents of students from the Kendriya Vidyalaya school about the timely completion of curriculum, the school's authorities have put up a notice on their website declaring that completion of curriculum is their top priority.


Piramal Finance to Invest Rs 280 crores, in Puranik’s Project in Thane

5th October 2017

Piramal Enterprises, through its subsidiary Piramal Finance (PFL), will invest Rs 280 crores in Puranik’s flagship project ‘Puranik City Reserva’, in Thane. “We hope that this will be a long and rich relationship with the Puranik Group, which has a demonstrated track record of execution in the Thane micro market.


‘Hawker menace must be tackled, more entry & exit points need of the hour at stations’

5th Oct 2017

The hawker menace on the railway bridges and near the entry and exit points seems to be the pressing issue that has been plaguing the Thane suburban network.


TMC to redraw DP for cluster redevelopment zones

5th Oct 2017

The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) is likely to start designing micro development plans (DP) soon for each of the eight cluster stretches identified in the city for implementing the redevelopment project to ensure a planned zone with all amenities.


Students of KV’s class I to V to resume school at building in Naval area from today

3rd Oct 2017

After six long weeks of an unscheduled vacation, students of Kendriya Vidyalaya's class I to V will resume their studies at a building in the Naval area of the Air Force Station on Tuesday.

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