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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Sep 26, 2016 17:18 IST
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1. ‘Pratham’ in orbit: The story of IIT Bombay’s student-built microsatellite

On Monday, the dreams of the current students and alumni of IIT-B took off at 9.15am as the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) launched their microsatellite Pratham from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Read

2. Malegaon blast case: Mumbai court likely to decide on Purohit’s bail plea

A special court in Mumbai is likely to decide on the bail application of Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit — an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, on Monday. Read

3. As Navratri closes in, dance schools in Mumbai go garba

Dance institutes across Mumbai have been brushing up dandiya and garba enthusiasts’ dancing skills through special workshops as the countdown has begun for the upcoming Navratri festival. Read

4. Three deported from Canada with fake visa, arrested at Sahar in Mumbai

Three persons from a family were deported from Canada to India by immigration officials in Canada after they were found carrying fake visas. An FIR has been registered against the trio and they have been remanded to police custody for further probe. Read

5. HT Top Schools Survey 2016: Mumbai schools prepare students for hi-tech world

Prototyping tools such as modelling software, 3D printers, electronics and laser cutters are making their way to the classroom, as educators embrace the ‘maker movement’ -- an educational programme that integrates science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. Read