A bridge over Vaitarna River in Palghar district has been closed to trucks, buses and other heavy vehicles after cracks appeared on one of its pillars.
The gang of six highway robbers, arrested earlier this month for the brutal murder of 46-year-old Nallasopara native Prakash Kadu and the robbery of his car, confessed to have committed a string of similar crimes by posing as hitchhikers on the National Highway 8, the Thane Rural police said on Monday. Kadu (46), a driver […]
The number of applications received by the district collector’s office seeking permissions to hold events is just half of what the department had got in 2013.
With the historic and scenic Vasai taluka almost on the verge of becoming a hotspot for drug-peddlers, locals have formed teams to identify youths getting addicted to narcotics substance and create awareness on its side effects. They are also helping the police by reporting about suspicious peddlers. The area has been witnessing rampant supply of […]
Traffic police and RTO have launched a joint crackdown on autorickshaws plying illegally in Vasai Taluka following increasing complaints of refusal to ply, over charging and unruly behavior by drivers. However, the action has led to shortage of autorickshaws on roads as besides the ones scrapped, the others operating illegally have gone underground. People can […]