RAJENDRA SHINGNE IN THANE In his visit to district municipal hospital and Kalwa hospital, Health Minister Rajendra Shinge informed that there have been 9 cases detected in Thane and 1 death has occurred due to swine flu. He stressed the need of making the treatment available at private hospitals. OCTROI BANDH Traders and vehicle drivers have decided to conduct a severe protest for canceling octroi duty. On 19th of August 235 traders have threatened of committing suicide outside Mantralaya. They have demanded that the system of the octroi should be stopped and therefore. From Thane, Manoj Singh for NMTV News.