The city of Thane is situated on the western banks of Thane creek with Parsik Hills on the east and Yeoor hills on the west. The word ‘Thane’ is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘sthāna’ which means ‘place’. Besides being the stamping ground of the pre-historic tribes, Thane has a rich cultural heritage, mythological background,…

Two minor boys from Upwan who had sneaked out of their homes on Saturday evening to go swimming in a neighborhood lake in Vartak Nagar, drowned, police informed. The bodies were found Sunday afternoon. According to the police, the boys, residents of Rambaug slums, were playing in their locality till Saturday evening when they decided…

The city of Thane is situated on the western banks of Thane creek with Parsik Hills on the east and Yeour hills on the west. The creek not only provides natural protection to the place but has also facilitated the transport of big and small ships since ancient times. This has also acted as an…

  Photo by: @raj.rane The city of lakes, Thane alias Thana is the headquarter of Thane district located in the north-west side of Maharashtra.  It city was originally known as ‘Sristhanaka’ named after Lord Ganpati as the word means the residence of Lord Ganesh. It was an important Portuguese trading center until the Marathas captured…

Photo Credit: @explorethane Mama Bhanja is a hill located in Thane West at Lokmanya Nagar.   It is a prominent mountain and can be seen from anywhere. There are two hills, one is Mama Hill and the other is Bhanja Hill. Mama Hill is at the top whereas Bhanja Hill is a little lower than…