5 stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

  • Hindustan Times
  • Updated: Aug 04, 2016 17:05 IST

Top five noisiest traffic junctions in Mumbai

As the Mumbai traffic police kickstarts its 10-day campaign to curb high noise levels from Thursday, HT takes a look at five of the noisiest traffic junctions in the city and problems related to them, according to a study conducted by anti-noise campaigner Awaaz Foundation earlier this year. Read

New names for twin tigresses at SGNP

The twin Royal Bengal tigresses that were brought to Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) safari last month from Pench Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra, were renamed by park officials as Bijlee and Mastani. Read

A year on, Mumbai’s first heart transplant patient is back to his busy life

It has been a year since the first successful heart transplant surgery in Mumbai and 23-year-old Anwar Khan, the recipient of the transplanted heart, is back to his busy life. Khan, who will soon start working to support his family, confirmed that he prays for the well-being of the family of donors who gave him a new lease of life. Read

Maharashtra will not transfer Pansare murder probe to CBI

The state government on Thursday told the Bombay high court that its own Special Investigations Team will continue probing the murder of rationalist Govind Pansare and the probe will not be transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Read

Rain plays spoilsport: Popular Mahabaleshwar spots shut for tourists

The local administration in Mahabaleshwar, a popular hill station in Maharashtra, has barred tourists from going to six popular sightseeing spots as a precautionary measure because of low visibility, landslide and heavy rains. Read

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