Maharashtra: Two aides of Vikas Dubey remanded in judicial custody

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Two aides of slain Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey were remanded in judicial custody for 14 days by a court in Thane, an official said on Sunday. The two, identified as Arvind alias Guddan Trivedi (45) and his driver Sushilkumar alias Sonu Tiwari (30) were held on Saturday by Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad from a chawl in Dhokali area of Thane.

Maharashtra: Lockdown in Thane's Bhiwandi town extended till July 19

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The Bhiwandi Nizampur City Municipal Corporation (BNCMC) in Thane district of Maharashtra on Sunday extended till July 19 the ongoing lockdown in the township. Civic Commissioner Dr Pankaj Ashiya issued this order.

Special suburban services to resume on Thane-Vashi Trans-Harbour line from Monday

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One more cop of Valiv police station dies of Covid-19 in Vasai

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A 38-year-old constable of Valiv police station in Vasai (east) succumbed to Covid-19 on Monday. He is the second cop from the same police station to die of the virus.

Thane lockdown: Domestic help get approval to work

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This time, Thane’s lockdown order has made it clear that domestic help and healthcare providers would be allowed to work in housing societies. Additional municipal commissioner Ganesh Deshmukh said, “Maids and home nurses have been exempted from the lockdown as there was a genuine demand from housing societies.”

Navi Mumbai joins other parts of MMR in extending lockdown

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After Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Thane city, Kalyan-Dombivli and Mira-Bhayander on Friday, more cities, towns and rural parts in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region announced an extension of lockdown on Saturday.

Two special locals for Thane-Vashi

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The CR will begin special suburban services on its Trans-Harbour line to cater to essential staff from Monday. It will start two services along the Thane-Vashi corridor—one from Thane at 7.30am, the other from Vashi at 4.30pm, and will halt at Rabale, Koparkhairane, Turbhe and Sanpada to save workers the long Kurla detour.

Covid-19: Lockdown extended in Thane

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Maharashtra’s focus shifts to Kalyan, with hopes of emulating Dharavi model

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With Covid-19 cases rising fast in Kalyan-Dombivli, the municipality’s commissioner, Dr Vijay Suryawanshi, has decided to implement the ‘Dharavi model’ in the area to curb cases. He has appealed to all 122 corporators to form a team of volunteers from all fields to work together with KDMC.

Aditya Thackeray targets Devendra Fadnavis, says he was doing 'Disaster Tourism' in crucial pandemic time

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Covid-19: Lockdown in Thane's rural areas extended till July 19

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The lockdown in rural areas of Thane district has been extended till July 19 considering the rising cases of Covid-19 and an urgent need to stop transmission among residents.

Thane: Mother beats coronavirus, reunited with newborn

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A day-old baby girl who was fostered by an activist after her mother tested positive, was reunited with her mother nearly a month later, on Sunday.

Maharashtra ATS nab two of Vikas Dubey men in Thane

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Maharashtra anti-terrorism squad (ATS) on Saturday detained two henchmen of the recently shot dead gangster Vikas Dubey from a chawl in Dhokali, Thane.

Thane: With 286 new Covid-19 cases, Ulhasnagar crosses 4,000-mark

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As Ulhasnagar reported 286 new Covid-19 positive cases on Sunday, the city crossed 4,000-mark. The city has a population of around 7 lakh, and in last few days there has been a continuous rise in Covid-19 cases here.

Thane: After two differing reports, woman tests Covid negative

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After two contradictory reports, a 44-year-old woman’s third Covid test report came negative on Sunday—much to R Pawar and her family’s relief. Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) conducted the third test on her family’s request. Her first test done at TMC hospital last week came positive, and the second one at a private lab the next day came negative.

Fresh 10-day total lockdown in Pune, 9-day extensions in Thane, KDMC

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A fresh round of lockdowns has been announced in major parts of Pune and Thane districts in view of rising Covid-19 cases. Pune city, Pimpri-Chinchwad and 22 villages bordering Pune’s civic areas will have a complete 10-day lockdown from July 13, while the lockdown in Thane and Kalyan-Dombivli has been extended by nine days, till July 19, and in Mira-Bhayander by 8 days, till July 18.

Palghar: Gujarat-bound truck catches fire, traffic hit for an hour

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Contradictory Covid reports within 24 hours confuse family in Thane

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A 44-year-old woman and her family from Wagle Estate got contradictory reports for two coronavirus tests done within 24 hours. Her first test at Kalwa CSM hospital showed her to be positive but the second one at a private facility the next day showed negative.

Maharashtra ATS arrests two henchmen of UP-based gangster Vikas Dubey gang from Thane

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The Maharashtra anti-terrorism squad on Saturday arrested two henchmen of the UP-based gangster Vikas Dubey gang from Thane. The duo was accused in the killing of 8 policemen on the intervening night of July 2 and July 3 in Kanpur when a police team had gone to arrest Dubey. The duo was caught while searching a safe hide-out in Thane district, near Mumbai.

Patient flees from Dombivli hospital, found dead on road

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A 50-year-old Covid -19 patient on oxygen support died after fleeing a civic-run hospital in Dombivli on Thursday night. Local residents spotted him 100 metres from Shastri Nagar hospital and alerted its staff. According to the locals, some hospital employees reached the spot in 30 minutes and took him to the hospital, where he was declared brought dead.

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