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5 stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Sep 09, 2016 18:26 IST
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1. BMC issued stop-work notice to Kapil’s under-construction office in July

In a complete twist to the Kapil Sharma saga, wherein he had earlier tweeted about BMC officers demanding Rs5 lakh bribe for his office work, it has now come to the fore that the extension of his under-construction office in Andheri is illegal. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had issued a stop work notice to Sharma under section 354 of the Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act on July 16. Read

2. Schools shift Bakri Eid holiday from Sept 12 to Sept 13

Schools across Mumbai are switching Bakri Eid holiday to September 13 from the previously declared September 12 after the Centre changed the official gazetted date for the holiday. Some schools said they will mark attendance leniently on both the days. Read

3. Four suffer minor injuries in stampede during Navy recruitment drive

Four people sustained minor injuries in a stampede during a recruitment rally at INS Hamla in Malad (West) for Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR) on Friday morning. Read

4. Cops to use pan-Mumbai CCTV network from Oct 2

Starting this Gandhi Jayanti, the Mumbai police’s fight against crime and criminals is poised to touch new highs. On that day (October 2), the most expensive and elaborate security project of the city police, till date, the pan-Mumbai CCTV network, is all set to become a reality. Read

5. New age travellers make impromptu trips, happy with budget stays: Report

India’s new age frequent holidaymakers are in mid-30s, make impromptu trips and are happy to get by with budget stay, found a travel report that studied tourists behaviours in the first half of 2016. Read

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