New station near Thane may be ready in 2 years

07th July, 2018

Thane: If all goes as planned, the alternate railway station between Thane and Mulund could be made operative within two years, claim officials from the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC)....


Thane to get 100 e-charge stations for bikes, cars

05th July, 2018

THANE: Gearing up for the new-age electric to roll out on the streets shortly, the Thane municipal administration has drawn up plans to set-up a good 100 public electric charging stations across the lake city...


Residents worry over missing drainage lids in city, demand survey

02nd July, 2018

Thane: The missing or damaged lids over drainage lines and manholes in the city has become a cause of concern for residents who fear these unguarded gaping holes...


Month-long tree plantation drive kick started, over 10K sapling planted on Day 1

02nd July, 2018

Thane: Armed with small and big saplings, shovels, and in some cases sacks of fertile soil, hundreds of civic and administrative officials, environmentalists, citizens, students and many others flocked...


Thane school adopts village in Yeoor Hill

29 June 2018

Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School in Thane has initiated the 'adopt-a-village' project at Jambulpada in the Yeoor Hills region.....


Workshop on National Children’s Science Congress held

27 June 2018

As many as 60 young science enthusiasts from various city-based schools discussed the need to embrace practical approach to learning science in a bid to make it more engaging.....


City Women to Pray for their Hubby’s Long Life, well being on Vat Purnima Today

27 June 2018

Dressed in new sarees, adorned with gold jewellery, green bangles, red bindi and traditional nose ring, married women from Maharashtrian families will celebrate Vat Purnima on Wednesday.....


Rain Effect : Air Quality in Lake City gets Better

26 June 2018

The air quality in Thane city has turned better by 33 per cent following a heavy downpour since Sunday....


On a Swachh note: City schools give students lessons on zero-waste mgmt

25 June 2018

THANE: Teaching children the need and methods to segregate and manage their household waste is a crucial part of the community to turn Thane into a zero waste and Swachh city, academicians from various city schools believe....


Vets alert pet owners to look out for diseases like gastro, distemper in rains

25 June 2018

Thane: It’s not only humans that get affected by the changing weather situations. The drop and rise in mercury levels also affects the furry animals, especially the rains...


Dry and Dull Yeoor forest turns Flowery with Blooming Beauties

19 June 2018

Be it with the mushrooming bundles of the white Kuli Fodshi, or the blooming pink and white Gulabi Karnful on the trees and flowering of numerous types of lilies, the onset of monsoon seems to have brought with it a new life to the dry Yeoor forest....


Residents see Red as TMC plans to Stop Trash Collection from big hsg Complexes

17 June 2018

The municipal administration’s decision to stop collection of trash from big residential societies from June 15 has drawn the ire of residents and activists who fear it could lead to health hazards...


Guerrilla Gardening takes Root in Mumbai

17 June 2018

Exhausted with the overbearing grey concrete that is creeping up on the city like some futuristic horror film, a growing number of people have decided to do their bit to cultivate little green utopias, sometimes as rebel gardeners...


Thane Schools Organise FYJC Form Filling Sessions

14 June 2018

As the First Year Junior College (FYJC) online admissions are scheduled to begin from Thursday, the rush to reserve a seat in the best institute during this month-long enrolment..


Monsoon showers lure migratory birds to wetlands in search of food and breeding grounds

11 June 2018

In addition to bringing citizens a much needed respite from the sweltering heat and toxic air, monsoon showers in and around the lake city for the last few days...


Risky affair : Vandana flyover not ready but motorists start using it

07 June 2018

Commuters who are using Vandana-Khopat flyover may be putting not only theirs, but also the lives of other motorists in danger as they are using the yet-to-be completed flyover...


Only Pre-monsoon Showers yet, but 27 tree fall incidents Reported in Thane

06 June 2018

With pre-monsoon showers lashing the city, a string of tree fall incidents were witnessed in different parts of the city.....


Thaneites Strive towards making the Thane a Greener Place

06 June 2018

Even as the pre-monsoon showers since the last two days had uprooted many fully-grown trees across the lake city, dozens of Thaneites spent Tuesday morning making up for this loss by plainting more trees....


5 New Weather Stations inaugurated on World Environment Day

06 June 2018

Six weather monitoring stations were inaugurated in the city by civic chief Sanjeev Jaiswal on Tuesday on the occasion of World Environment Day....


E-bus Launch : TMC hopes to Spark eco-friendly Commuting Trend

06 June 2018

The Thane municipal administration, on Tuesday, unveiled its first electricity-powered bus that will soon be inducted in the Thane public transport fleet.....


Mumbai : Race for sought-after degree courses to hot up

31 May 2018

The last of Class XII results, for HSC, has brought cheer to many with a higher number of students scoring above 90% and Mumbai cornering the largest share......


Thane Students lift Success rate to 89.53% from previous year, Girls outperform Boys

31 May 2018

While there has been a drop in the overall success rate in the Thane division, students of Thane city have scored better in HSC exam this year.....


Thane Schools Cheer as many Score cent percent in CBSE Class X exam

30 May 2018

On Tuesday, the campuses across city schools were filled with excitement and jubilation after the CBSE Class X results were declared...


Gearing up for rains, TMC asks Thaneites to ensure stability of trees on their premises

28 May 2018

The municipal corporation has now fixed the responsibility of ensuring stability and safety of full grown trees within private properties, including residential or commercial....


TMC plans underground metro route to link old & new Thane

27 May 2018

The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) is planning an underground route for the internal metro linking the old and new Thane metro stations as the dense localities along the stretch is proving to be a hindrance....


CR plans to approach TMC to deploy hygiene marshals to rein in litterbugs at Thane station

26 May 2018

The Central Railways is mulling to approach the municipal corporation to deploy its team of beat marshals to rein in litterbugs at Thane railway station....


Dead fish float at lake in Hari Om Nagar due to toxins

25 May 2018

Hundreds of dead small fish were found floating at Bhoir lake in the man-made lake at Hari Om Nagar on Thursday. Experts have attributed this to the high toxin levels and lack of dissolved oxygen in the water....


40% Pre-monsoon Nullah Cleaning yet to be taken up

25 May 2018

With barely a week left for the completion of the pre-monsoon nullah cleaning drive deadline, the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) revealed that 40 per cent of the work is still remaining....


Locals Nurturing Biodiversity will soon benefit from its trade

25 May 2018

In an attempt to ensure that the local denizens of every region, who are responsible for the conservation of the natural resources in their area...


CM Devendra Fadnavis inaugurates Kopri rd widening Project, Traffic not to be hit just yet

22 May 2018

The widening of the Kopri bridge into an eight-lane road will be achieved by December 2019 and will be undertaken in phases so as to ensure minimal disruption to traffic movement between Thane and Mumbai, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday...


A Walk to Remember : Young Minds Curious about Butterflies visit Kopri’s Botanical Garden

21 May 2018

Armed with their binoculars and mini butterfly encyclopaedia, a group of over a dozen schoolchildren flocked to Kopri’s Dattaji Salvi botanical garden and participated...


Don't let Heavy Vehicles Enter Thane During Peak Hours : Locals

21 May 2018

When contacted Amit Kale, deputy commissioner of police, Thane traffic, says that heavy vehicles are not allowed during peak hours. As a result, Thanekars want heavy vehicles including trucks and buses to be banned from Thane roads during peak hours....


Doctors, Path Labs asked to Register, but TMC yet to Fine Tune System

20 May 2018

The callous approach of the municipal health department was once again highlighted after it was revealed that the civic team had not even bothered to prepare any format before coercing doctors and pathology labs in the city to apply for registration....


It’s not a Clean Sweep for Thane City in Swachh Top Three List

20 May 2018

Despite the extra efforts by the municipal corporation to beautify the city and the plethora of citizen-initiated cleanliness drives over the past year, the lake-city failed to make it to this year’s Swachh Survekshan list as one of the cleanest cities....


Thane : CM sanctions Rs 350 crore for development of Ulhasnagar

19 May 2018

A total of Rs 350 crore has been sanctioned for the development of Ulhasnagar at a meeting held at Shahyadri guest house addressed by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis....


Beating all odds : Student scores 61% despite chicken pox

18 May 2018

Beating all odds, a 15-year-old student from Dnyan Ganga Education Trust managed to secure 61.6% in the ICSE board despite suffering from chicken pox during the exam period....


Civic Works on Roads may Delay tests for Metro IV

17 May 2018

The ongoing road widening, highway repair and flyover construction works undertaken in Thane city may possibly delay the schedule...


Shiv Sena bags key TMC Standing Committee Post

17 May 2018

The ruling Shiv Sena on Wednesday bagged the key post of the standing committee chairperson following a last minute withdrawal by BJP nominee and NCP’s apparent boycott of the poll process....


Thane’s 50% ICSE Students Score Aabove 90% Marks

15 May 2018

Sweets, outings and celebrations filled school campuses and homes in Thane on Monday as every Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) school in the city saw cent per cent results....


NCP Workers Stage Protest to Abolish toll at Mulund

15 May 2018

The city unit of the NCP on Monday staged a throaty protest at the Mulund toll naka demanding the abolition of the ‘seemingly never-ending toll’ and ease of passage for city motorists...


Sudden Water Cuts in Parts of City Upset Thaneites

13 May 2018

Residents of Ghodbunder Road and neighbouring areas have been witnessing water cuts since the last couple of days, forcing them to rely on the thriving tanker water...


Bus Service on Cards to woo Streetkids to Attend Signal School

12 May 2018

In order to reach out to a maximum number of streetchildren across the city and to encourage them to join the ‘signal school’ at Teen Haath Naka, a bus service is being planned for these kids from the next academic year...


TMC Plans to Increase Public Roads under Cluster Redevpt

10 May 2018

If all goes as planned, then the city could soon boast of a three-fold increase in the network of public roads putting an end to the recurring problem of parking and crawling traffic.


Repair work on Mumbra Bypass begins, Throws Traffic out of Gear

09 May 2018

Over thousands of commuters were inconvenienced due to the Mumbra Bypass which was shutdown for repair work, due to which all the heavy vehicle traffic was diverted on the interior lanes of Thane city...


Bullet Train Route Survey to be Finalised by May End

08 May 2018

The survey for finalizing the route of the ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train route passing through Diva has reached its final stage and is likely to be completed by this month end following which the negotiations over acquisitions will start, informed officials....


Plastic ban : ‘3-month Relief is Defeating the Purpose’

07 May 2018

While the state government has extended the deadline to dispose of polyethylene and plastic items like spoons, containers etc....


Thane Metro DPR to be Ready in 2 Months

05 May 2018

The detailed project report (DPR) of Thane Metro will be ready in another two months. The DPR will be submitted to the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC), which had asked MahaMetro to prepare the same...


Soon, take a Ferry from Thane to Mumbai, Government Orders Study

29 Apr 2018

The daily rigorous commute between Thane and Mumbai, and Thane and Panvel could soon turn into a pleasant breezy ride. The Union ministry of surface transport and inland...


Route, Location of Stns for PRTS to be finalized by Next Month

28 Apr 2018

The first phase of the personal rapid transport system (PRTS) will soon be implemented in Thane and Mumbra and the routes and locations of the stations will be finalized by next month, said officials....


Waterways Project worth Rs 661 crore gets in-Principle nod

26 Apr 2018

The first phase of the inland waterways route linking Vasai-Thane-Kalyan has received an in-principle approval from the department of Union surface transport and waterways paving way for the Thane...


Electric-Powered TMT Buses may hit City Roads by May End

24 Apr 2018

If all goes as planned then Thaneites may be able to get a cool and comfortable ride in the much awaited electric-powered buses by the end of summer season....


Board Games are Pass Camps in Artificial Intelligence hit among Kids

24 Apr 2018

Gone are the days when board games like ludo, scrabble, monopoly and the likes used to be a favourite past time for kids during vacations. In this technology-driven age, tec-based toys....


In artificial Intelligence Age, many School Teachers Unaware of Concept

24 Apr 2018

The number of youth showing interest in the world of artificial intelligence has increased drastically in recent times. However, many schoolteachers are still oblivious of the existence of this concept....


Tenders Floated for Infra work Outside new Thane Station

21 Apr 2018

The municipal corporation has invited tenders for the construction of approach roads and bus stations at the new Thane railway station.....


From planting Trees to Car-Pooling, Thaneites take steps to Protect Nature

21 Apr 2018

With the temperature and sea levels rising across the globe, glaciers on the verge of melting and forest and mangrove cover massacared mindlessly, a group of earth warriors have taken up the responsibility of protecting the environment..


Thane gets its First Colourful Slum Pocket, 4,000 more to be Painted

20 Apr 2018

With the temperature and sea levels rising across the globe, glaciers on the verge of melting and forest and mangrove cover massacared mindlessly, a group of earth warriors have taken up the responsibility of protecting the environment..


Pokhran Road 2 gets a Green touch, Footpath Garden Opened

10 Apr 2018

The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) inaugurated a unique footpath garden on Saturday alongside Pokhran Road 2. The garden is part of the beautification project that has been undertaken by the civic body in its road widening plan around a year ago...


TMC Launches Multipurpose Tax Portal

10 Apr 2018

The Thane municipal corporation (TMC) on Saturday launched a multi-purpose web portal called my property tax portal. The website, which earlier was restricted to just bill payments, will now allow users to get updates..


Thane's First Slum Waste Management Initiative Runs into Trouble

10 Apr 2018

After segregating, weighing and handing over waste to the civic garbage collection vans for almost a year in Azad Nagar 2 slum area, the city's first slum waste management initiative seems to have died down slowly.....


4 months on, rent-a-cycle scheme yet to take off

17 Dec 2017

Nearly four months after its inauguration, the much-hyped bicycle-sharing facility is yet to take off as the municipal corporation has reportedly failed to provide basic infrastructure to make the initiative fully operational.


Train Commute along Thane-Diva stretch to get Colourful, Pleasant

14 Dec 2017

Civic chief Sanjeev Jaiswal plans to colour the compound walls along the railway tracks between Thane and Diva with an aim to make the nearly 12km-long stretch a pleasing experience for commuters...


Winter bliss : Thane Cyclists enjoy Pedaling in Foggy Mornings

14 Dec 2017

While the foggy and cool mornings over the past few days have slowed down traffic due to the low visibility, it seems to have also attracted a new section of cyclists to the city roads and makeshift cycling tracks...


Set up own wet waste mgmt system, TMC tells big socs & commercial units

13 Dec 2017

The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) has instructed housing societies with 5,000 square metre area and commercial units generating over 100kg of waste daily to set up their own wet waste management systems before January 1, 2018.....


Low Quality Maintenance Work Done in Auditoriums : Activists

13 Dec 2017

The slab collapse at Gadkari Rangayatan auditorium last week has once again exposed the inferior quality of maintenance work carried out by the Thane.....


Wheels of Change: Scrapped TMT Buses may soon turn into toilets for women in city

13 Dec 2017

If all goes well then the Thane Municipal Transport body may soon convert buses that are meant to be scrapped into washrooms, exclusively for women. These washrooms will be parked at crowded spots in the city.....


4-day Times Sanskruti Art festival to show its Colours yet again in City

8 Dec 2017

The picturesque Upvan Lake will come alive once again with the illumination of its periphery to extend a rousing reception to the much-awaited Thane's Times Sanskruti Art Festival.....


At 817 Commuters/Bus Daily, TMT among most Crowded Transport

7 Dec 2017

The TMT ferries an average of nearly 817 passengers per bus daily making it one of the most crowded public transport services in the entire of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR)....


Green Plans being Chalked out for dist, ‘Saving Forest Cover main Focus’

6 Dec 2017

From wiping out illegal encroachments in green zones to expanding green cover manifold by bringing the numerous state-wide environmental projects to the district, IFS officer Rajendra Kadam, who took over the reins of the Chief Conservator of Forests (Thane) last week...


Implement Better Safety Steps on GB Road : Residents, Activists

6 Dec 2017

After a spate of accidents involving heavy vehicles carrying hazardous chemicals on the highways in recent times, residents and activists have claimed for better safety measures to be adopted by authorities...


Thane District Records Decade’s Highest Rainfall this Season

5 Dec 2017

The district witnessed the strongest monsoon of the decade this year recording a total rainfall of 3206.4mm across the seven talukas from June to September...


Brace for snarls on Eastern Express Highway, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg soon

30 Nov 2017

In the coming months motorists will have to face long traffic snarls on Eastern Express Highway (EEH) and Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg (LBS) due to commencement of civil construction work for Wadala-Thane-Kasarvadavli Metro-4 corridor...


Old Thane-New Thane Theme Park

30 Nov 2017

An initiative by Thane MLA Pratap Sarnaik to construct a theme park in Thane to create awareness of the history of the city...


Thane Petrol Station Shuts Down After Motorists Protest For Diluting Petrol With Water

30 Nov 2017

Teen Hath Naka Fuel Pump Station In Trouble After Several Motorists, Whose Refuelled Vehicles Broke Down, Allege That Petrol Was Diluted With Water; Police Shut Station Until Probe Is Complete....


Nitin Company gets noisiest Junction tag; Pokhran Road follows suit

28 Nov 2017

THANE: With every passing day vehicular traffic and construction work in the city have been on the rise. This has led to a rise in noise pollution. Honking is one of the major reasons for a rise in decibel levels, especially at major junctions of the city....


33% Housing Societies fail to Submit Audited Accounts

28 Nov 2017

MUMBAI: Around 20,000 housing societies in the Mumbai metropolitan region have not submitted their audited finances for the 2017-18 fiscal to the cooperatives department even after extensions to the September deadline....


Over 3,000 Start their Day on A Fit Note at Happy Streets

27 Nov 2017

THANE: The much-awaited Happy Streets Season-VI was back with a bang on Thane streets. The event got off to a spectacular start on Sunday morning with over 3,000 fitness freaks streaming into the no-vehicle zone of Gladys Alvares Road from as early as 7am....


Sports is Serious Business for theseTrainers who go on to Inspire Others

27 Nov 2017

THANE:'Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose - it teaches you about life,' once said Billie Jean King, an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player. Many youngsters have taken inspiration....


Bird-Watchers' Conclave begins in Thane Today

25 Nov 2017

MUMBAI: In cities, their suburbs, and outskirts, as forest patches and wetlands shrink to make way for the advancing asphalt and concrete, habitats lose connectivity, impacting species' ability to get where they need to go to find food, water, shelter, and mates.....


Slab Collapses in Thane; Senior Citizen Klled

25 Nov 2017

THANE: A senior citizen was killed while three others suffered injuries after part of a third floor slab of a 20 year old building collpased in the Wagle estate area of Thane city.....


First of its kind Bio Diversity Park Ready since 7 Months but Still Shut for Done

24 Nov 2017

More than seven months after completion, the ambitious and first-of-its-kind bio-diversity park along Saket Road still hasn't been thrown open to the public. This is because the officials haven't received an appointment by the forest minister to inaugurate the park....


Pharmacy gets Notice for Selling Medicines meant to Treat Animals

22 Nov 2017

A pharmacist and partner of a pharmacy in Naupada have been booked by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for allegedly selling drugs to patients, which were wrongly labelled and meant to treat animals...


World Television Day just another Day for Thaneites as the Idiot Box Loses its Charm

22 Nov 2017

While the main source of entertainment, the television (TV), was the most sought after visual mass media once upon a time, its relevance today seems limited with the reach of social media and the internet...


With High Pollution Levels, Thaneites may soon be Gasping for a Whiff of Fresh Air

22 Nov 2017

Breathless, could be the one word that can describe the life in the lake city. A study by the municipal administration has revealed that more than 90% of the over 22 lakh population live....


Public Participation in Policy Planning Plays a key Role in Managing Civic Affairs

20 Nov 2017

Urban planning appears to be in a crisis. Dictated more by private capital and the ambitious outlook of the planners, our cities are witnessing a skewed development pattern, given the increasing disconnect with the people it is meant to serve.....


Maharashtra to Push for E-Bikes for Delivery of Food, Goods

20 Nov 2017

The state transport department plans to push for electric bikes for delivery of food and other goods here to reduce pollution on roads.....


Raj Thackeray to hold anti-hawkers rally in Thane on Nov 18

18 Nov 2017

Continuing his party’s campaign against hawkers around railway stations in Mumbai, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray has decided to hold a rally in Thane on Saturday....


City traffic dept get tech savvy, use tabs to jot down reports

17 Nov 2017

In a move to streamline internal communication bumpers and reduce the use of paper, the city traffic department has switched to digital technology to share daily reports with their seniors....


Jaggery, dates ladoos make way in Thaneites homes as winter sets in

17 Nov 2017

With winter fast approaching, the aroma of jaggery and sesame seed ladoos, ghee, jaggery barfis and other such delicacies has overpowered the bylanes of the lake city...


MMRDA appoints three contractors for MTHL

16 Nov 2017

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) executive committee, headed by chairman Sumit Mallick, and chief secretary, government of Maharashtra, on Thursday, accorded administrative approval to the appointment of three contractors to construct all three packages of the 22-km Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL)....


Thane Theme Park to Showcase City’s Landmarks

16 Nov 2017

You can soon see all the popular landmarks of Thane by visiting in one park. The work on the park has been going on for eight months and it will cost Rs16 crore. The first theme park in the city, the Old Thane New Thane theme park coming up at the Patilipada signal at Ghodbunder is set to open around first week of December....


Eco­friendly ride : You can travel on electric bus in Thane from January

16 Nov 2017

GREEN WAY For the first time, TMC will invest in buses at zero cost; appointed agency will look after operations for 10 years.If all goes as per the Thane Municipal Corporation’s (TMC) plans, 10 new electric buses are set hit the road by the end of this year....


Saket-Gaimukh Shoreline Road may Face Hurdles as NGT stays Construction in CRZ

13 Nov 2017

The ambitious Saket-Gaimukh shoreline road plan drafted by the TMC and MMRDA could possibly run into environmental hurdles after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) recently stayed all construction proposals falling within the coastal zone....


Thaneites Feel the Chill as Temp Drops to 21C

13 Nov 2017

Since last week the city has been witnessing a slight drop in temperatures, especially at night. But this cool climate will be short-lived as temperatures will shoot up by a few notches in the days to come....


‘Skill Development Centres needed in City to Guide Budding Entrepreneurs’

12 Nov 2017

Bitten by the bugs of ideation, innovation, experimentation, risk and entrepreneurship, youngsters across the nation seem to have been shunning traditional and stable jobs to start their own ventures in a variety of sectors over the past few years...


10 Electric AC Buses likely to Hit City Roads by Jan 2018

12 Nov 2017

Close on the heels of Mumbai, commuters from Thane will also be able to avail the services of 10 hi-tech electric powered buses that are likely to be deployed by January next year in the city....


TMC offers 3 options to Dist for alternate Stn Land Transfer

11 Nov 2017

The municipal corporation has presented three options before the state health department for handing over the required part of land from its regional mental health hospital for developing an alternate railway station on the Central Railway route between Thane and Mulund...


TMT adds 39 New Buses on Ghodbunder-Mira Road Corridor

10 Nov 2017

As many as 39 new buses inducted to the TMT fleet on Thursday will soon be plying on the busy Ghodbunder and Mira Road corridor....


TCS Centralises City Operations into One Centre in Thane; to House 30,000 Employees

8 Nov 2017

As part of consolidating its operations in the megapolis spread across multiple locations, largest software exporter Tata Consultancy ServicesBSE -1.10 % today launched a new campus at the suburban Thane that can house 30,000 people....


It’s Official : Mumbai to Goa ferry Service Starts Next Month

8 Nov 2017

Road, air and now, sea: starting December 2017, you will have a slightly sexier way to arrive in India’s sunshine state. The much-awaited ferry service from Mumbai to Goa is all set to launch next month, Union minister Nitin Gadkari announced on Tuesday....


Bird Watchers from Thane Eagerly await Salim Ali Bird Count

7 Nov 2017

Bird watchers and avifauna enthusiasts from Thane will participate in the Salim Ali bird count on November 12. Equipped with their binoculars, cameras and a list of species of birds provided to them by the Bombay Natural History Society...


‘Mindset Change is the Key to Clean Campaign’

5 Nov 2017

Whether it is the outcome of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-year-old nationwide Swachha Bharat Abhiyan or a delayed impact of the Sant Gadgebaba Swachhata Abhiyan started by former deputy chief minister and Late RR Patil in 1999...


Now Experience North Pole Feel in City; Snow World on the Cards

5 Nov 2017

The municipal corporation is working towards recreating the sub-zero terrains of the polar region within the humid confines of the lake city, by developing a snow world theme park in Kolshet.


From Making Soaps to Learning Dinning Etiquettes Kids make most of their Vacation

5 Nov 2017

With space on the Thane railway platforms getting crunched due to the construction of foot-over-bridges, activists fear that the commuter safety is at an increasing risk.


‘Platform Space Filled with Foot-over-bridges Pillars, food stalls, no Space left for Commuters’

3 Nov 2017

With space on the Thane railway platforms getting crunched due to the construction of foot-over-bridges, activists fear that the commuter safety is at an increasing risk.


Special Mega Block between Mulund and Thane Stations

3 Nov 2017

The Central Railway will operate a five hours traffic and power block on the Up slow line between Mulund and Thane stations on the intervening nights of November 3- 4 and 4-5 for undertaking repairs on the Kopari bridge on the Eastern Express Highway.


Realty Projects to get Only One-Year Deadline Extension

2 Nov 2017

The central government, which had jolted builders when it introduced a real estate regulatory law last year, maintained that a limited permissible one-year extension..


Repairs yet to begin for Parsik tunnel

1 Nov 2017

The Parsik tunnel finds itself in a precarious condition because of the slums that have mushroomed on it. Multiple leakages inside the tunnel through which water spurts onto passing trains and its ceiling is cracked


Thane Smart City Project: Works worth Rs 700 crore Approved

31th October 2017

The works were approved in a meeting chaired by Board's chairman Manu Srivastava. The Board has been constituted jointly by Thane Municipal Corporation and the Maharashtra government...


Thane district's share in Maha GDP on rise, may overtake Mumbai's in future

30th October 2017

Thane district is expected to replace Greater Mumbai as the prime economic hub of the state. The projection has been made by The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI), Delhi, in its report 'Assessing Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Strategies for Maharashtra'.


Metro between Kalyan-Bhiwandi & Thane to cut down travel time

27th October 2017

The freshly approved metro connect between Thane and Bhiwandi-Kalyan could soon cut down the travel time between these cities to barely 40 minutes compared to the present arduous two hour journey made via the dense road or railways.


TMC plans sops for hsg socs conserving green cover in city

27th October 2017

The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) now wants to encourage residents to participate in conservation of the green cover in their respective areas.


State CAG audit points out to Rs 1.56 crore loss in TMC waste disposal over the years

27th October 2017

An audit by the state comptroller and auditor general (CAG) has punched holes in the waste disposal process of the Thane civic body pointing out to financial losses to the tune of Rs 1.56 crore over the last few years.


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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