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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Nov 14, 2016 17:03 IST

1. Banks closed today, ATMs shut; cash woes continue

ATMs remained shut in the in cities because of shortage of bank notes and recalibration of the new currency. The situation has compounded as all banks are closed on Monday because of Guru Nanak Jayanti. Read

2. Soil around Mumbai’s garbage dumps contains hazardous levels of mercury: Study

High levels of mercury have been found in the soil and water around biomedical waste treatment facilities at Govandi near Deonar dumping ground, and Uran in Raigad district, a study by Amity School of Biotechnology, Amity University, and the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board has revealed. Read

3. In Mumbai: 500 vehicles parked within wetlands, district collectorate starts probe

The district collectorate has initiated investigation into an alleged destruction of mangroves, reclamation and levelling of wetlands to make way for a private parking area for nearly 500 vehicles at Madh, Malad (West). Read

4. Pilots prepare for head-on collision with aviation safety regulator

Pilots in India are preparing for a head-on collision with the aviation safety regulator in the wake of an upcoming policy which threatens to ground aviators for feigning illness. Read

5. In Mumbai: Second crack on Lalbaug flyover shuts it down again

Lalbaug Flyover, which was shut for commuters after a crack surfaced on it, has now developed another crack near the ITC, Parel end. Read