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5 stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Dec 01, 2016 17:07 IST

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Queues outside a bank in Currey Road. (Anshuman Poyrekar)

Demonetisation: Long queues to deposit, withdraw cash continue

In a repeat telecast of yesterday, there was no respite for people even on Thursday as they continued to wait in long queues to deposit and withdraw their salaries. Read

Vasai station escalator worth ₹1 crore non-functional since August

An escalator worth Rs1 crore installed at Vasai Road platform 2— the east side of the north foot over bridge (FOB) — has been non-operational since August 22. One of 21 new facilities inaugurated by Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu in July, during his short trip to Mumbai, the escalator has been gathering dust over the past several months. Read

Maharashtra guv asks universities to go cashless, accept fees through online banking

Maharashtra governor and chancellor of universities in the state Ch Vidyasagar Rao on Thursday asked universities in the state, and the colleges affiliated to them, to shift to electronic transfers or transactions while accepting fees from students or while dealing with stakeholders. Read

Indian cobra rescued from Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai

A four-foot Indian Cobra was rescued from Taloja central jail in Navi Mumbai on Thursday morning. A few inmates had spotted the venomous snake near the kitchen around 8.30am and informed the officials. Read

Owner of chemical firm booked for negligence after 2 workers burn to death

The Taloja police booked the owner and the management of Nedilex Company in MIDC after two of their workers were burnt to death on the premises on Wednesday evening. Read