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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Dec 19, 2016 16:42 IST
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The demonetisation of higher denomination currency notes not only cast its effect on the sale of costly spirits, but it also hit the poor man’s brew.
The demonetisation of higher denomination currency notes not only cast its effect on the sale of costly spirits, but it also hit the poor man’s brew.(Pic for Representation)

Demonetisation hits liquor sale in Maharashtra

Sale of liquor across the state has been hit following demonetisation, which was announced last month, with beer facing the maximum brunt as sales dipped by 11% compared to November last year. Read

Biker killed, two injured while performing stunts on Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai

A 22-year-old biker was killed and two others were injured while performing stunts on the Bandra-Worli Sea Link late on Sunday. Read

India’s elderly may beat the younger generation at globetrotting by 2025

India’s elderly population is likely to beat the younger generation in globe trotting by 2025, projected a global study. Payments technology company Visa estimated the number of households that took foreign trips based on at least one face-to-face card transaction in another country versus the population of all active Visa-branded cardholders in a country. Read

Three held for destroying mangroves by dumping debris at Thane Flamingo Sanctuary

Less than a week after two civic body engineers were booked for mangrove destruction in Mumbai, state government officials arrested three persons for destroying mangroves at the flamingo sanctuary in Thane on Friday. Read

5-year-old girl falls to death from 15th floor of Mumbai building

A five-year-old girl fell to death from the 15th floor of New Hind Mill MHADA colony at Ram Bhau Bhogale Marg in Byculla on Monday. The Byculla police are now investigating if the girl was pushed from the building or she accidentally fell while playing. Read