An IndiGo Airlines passenger was hurt on-board a Chandigarh-bound flight on Friday after a co-passenger inadvertently rolled out the aircraft’s emergency chutes, sparking a safety scare.
State transport (ST) bus employees in Thane went on strike in protest against the death of the ST driver who succumbed to a heart attack after an altercation with an autorickshaw driver in Bhiwandi on Thursday. Not a single bus left the depot since 5.00 am on Friday.
Termed the ‘world’s heaviest woman’, 36-year-old Eman Abdellatif is slated to arrive in Mumbai in the wee hours of Saturday. She will fly here in specially-modified Egyptair freighter carrier Airbus 300-600 and then taken to Saifee Hospital, where a specialised facility has been set up, keeping in mind her unique treatment and surgery requirements.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will screen students of Orchid International, Malad, after a six-year-old student was diagnosed with H1N1. This is the first swine flu case to be reported this year.
As the poll battle for Mumbai and other civic bodies heats up over the next 10 days, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis will hold nearly 50 rallies across the state.