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mumbai Updated: Aug 09, 2016 16:50 IST
The Mumbai police submitted their report on controversial speaker Zakir Naik, who is under the scanner of Indian intelligence agencies yet again, after an accused allegedly involved in fidayeen attacks and terrorist activities in different countries, was said to be watching his videos and was inspired by his speeches
In a two-day series, HT visits the spots where fatal accidents have occurred, finds the problems causing accidents and addresses the solutions. In some cases, the roads have not been properly designed, while at other places, the signaling system has failed.
Five unmarked bullet proof vehicles, each carrying fully armed commandos, have been deployed at as many strategic points across south Mumbai in what is being said to be the Mumbai police’s preparedness to deal with lone wolf strikes that have become a global menace.
The state mangrove cell has said the local municipal corporation has destroyed mangroves and illegally reclaimed 10 hectares (24.7 acre) of wetlands at Bhayander (East).
Leptospirosis claimed its fifth victim in Mumbai this monsoon. An 18-year-old girl from Govandi died last week, according to the municipal corporation.