5 stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

  • Hindustan Times, Mumbai
  • Updated: Jul 28, 2016 17:06 IST

1. Aurangabad arms haul: The soft-spoken electrician who became ‘Abu Jundal’

He was a soft-spoken polite boy, known to his friends, family and police authorities as Zabi. However, a car chase with the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on May 9, 2006 altered Zabi’s reputation.The ATS recovered a record haul of 43 kg of RDX, 16AK-47 rifles and nearly 4,000 rounds of ammunition. It arrested 17 of Zabi’s friends and accomplices. Read

2. Vijay Mallya’s private jet to be e-auctioned next month

Struggling to find takers for industrialist Vijay Mallya’s private jet, the service tax department will e-auction it on August 18. Only 2 of the 42 interested bidders had turned up for the previous auction held in May. Read

3. Picture perfect: Doctor captures three generations of tigers on film

“I have been visiting Tadoba since 2011 and was lucky to see Maya every time I visited. Slowly we both developed a bond. Maya then started posing for me.” Read

4. Maharashtra govt to reconsider ‘No helmet, no fuel’ rule

The Maharashtra government is likely to reconsider the ‘No helmet, no fuel’ rule, set to be implemented from August 1. Giving in to the resistance from two-wheeler riders and petrol pump owners, the government decided to assess the feasibility of its implementation, said chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday. Read

5. BMC road scam: Maharashtra government to investigate 200 road work contracts

The Maharashtra government on Thursday said a detailed investigation into the multi-crore Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)road scam will be conducted. Read

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