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MNS distributes seeds of different fruits & vegetables in Thane

Thane, Jul 12 (UNI) The Thane unit of the Raj Thackeray lead MNS on Friday distributed “Bombs” to more than 500 citizens here at a small function held at the party headquarters at Thane.
Those present include the Thane and Palghar district, president Avinash Jadhav, and State leader Abhijit Panse.
The “Bomb” distributed was a ball made up of seeds of different fruits and vegetables with mud used in the manufacture and given the shape of the bomb.
The citizens are expected to place them at convenient places so that they get mixed up with the earth and give rise to plants, it was stated.
This novel idea has been initiated keeping in mind the environment requirements and need to grow more trees.
Talking to the media, the spokesman of the party Thane Unit Nainesh Patankar said it has been observed that any amount of persuasion of the people to take to tree plantation does not not have any result and hence we have come up with this idea.
In this, the citizens are just required to place the bomb like an object at a convenient place and this dissolves and spreads and gets mixed with the earth and with the help of the rainwater the plants grow and the benefit of the tree plantation and the environment can be reaped, he said.
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Annabhau Sathe Foundation's president booked in cheating case

19 Jul 2019 | 12:13 AM

Nanded, Jul 18 (UNI) A case was filed on Thursday against the President and Secretary of the Annabhau Sathe Bahuuddeshiya Sevabhavi Sanstha, located at Ganga in Mukhed tehsil of the district, for deceiving the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDC).

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Man gets capital punishment for double murder

19 Jul 2019 | 12:12 AM

Nanded, Jul 18 (UNI) A local court on Thursday awarded capital punishment to an offender and life imprisonment to the other, in a double murder case of honour killing.

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Ex-KDMC corporator booked for cutting cake during birthday celebration

19 Jul 2019 | 12:08 AM

Thane, Jul 18 (UNI) The Kalyan taluka police have booked a Shiv Sena leader and former corporator of the Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC), for allegedly cutting his birthday cake with a gifted sword, in a function.

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Single-storey decrepit building collapses in Thane, none hurt

18 Jul 2019 | 11:23 PM

Thane , Jul 18 (UNI) In yet another incident close on the heels of Dongri building crash, a single-storey decrepit building collapsed in the Bhiwandi town of the district on Thursday.

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Youth dies as tractor overturns in Nashik

18 Jul 2019 | 11:00 PM

Nashik, Jul 18 (UNI) A youth was killed and four others were injured when a tractor-trolley they were travelling in overturned on Sinnar-Thangaon road at Devichi Khind in Sinnar taluka of the district.

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