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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Oct 04, 2016 17:31 IST
Weathermen predicted that the sky would be cloudy with heavy rain at isolated areas over the Konkan coast, including Mumbai, for the next two days.
Weathermen predicted that the sky would be cloudy with heavy rain at isolated areas over the Konkan coast, including Mumbai, for the next two days.(HT file photo)

1. SGNP’s oldest male Royal Bengal tiger dies after renal failure

Forest officers said that Palash was responsible for 80% of the tiger population in SGNP as the remaining tigers are his progeny. “We were extremely nervous over the past week due to his health. It is a great loss for SGNP as he was greatly loved by all our staff,” said Shailesh Deore, range forest officer, SGNP. Read

2. South Bombay records more overnight rain than suburbs

Weathermen predicted that the sky would be cloudy with heavy rain at isolated areas over the Konkan coast, including Mumbai, for the next two days. Read

3. Up close and dangerous: Fighting the dengue bite

The aedes aegypti mosquito that spreads dengue and chikungunya. The BMC is looking to identify and stop the breeding of the mosquitoes, as cases of dengue rise in Mumbai. Read

4. Maha govt faces HC music for not getting noise metres on time

The Bombay high court on Tuesday criticised the Maharashtra government for not being able to get 1,843 decibel metres that would have helped record noise levels and catch offenders during the current festive season, despite a court-set deadline. Read

5. How comfortable are IIT-B students with LGBTQs on campus?

While there was acceptance, the survey revealed some opposing views as well: 37% believed homosexuality was against their religion, while 38% students advised a medical cure for this “problem”. Read