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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Oct 05, 2016 17:06 IST
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The Yatra.com survey that covered of more than 5,000 people found that a majority of them have packed their bags for a holiday between Navratri and Diwali. (HT file photo)

1. Mumbai records highest 24-hour October rain in three years

In just the first five days of October, heavy rain over Mumbai saw the city go past its average rainfall for the month. Read

2. Not satisfied with Adarsh society scam probe: Bombay HC

“We are not satisfied with the investigation as reflected from the report submitted today on several issues,” said the bench of Justice Abhay Oka and Justice Amjad Sayed while commenting on the second report submitted on Wednesday by advocate Manisha Jagtap. Read

3. Festive season results in surge in air travellers ‘on holiday’

Almost seven in 10 Indians who responded to a travel survey said they would like to travel during the festive season. The Yatra.com survey that covered of more than 5,000 people found that a majority of them have packed their bags for a holiday between Navratri and Diwali. Read

4. Pilots spot ‘blue balloons’ while touching down at Mumbai airport

“We have alerted the concerned authorities. Unusual flying objects such as balloons are unsafe for flights. It could get sucked into a plane’s engine and affects its performance,” said an ATC official. Read

5. 3 call centres in Thane raided for cheating US loan defaulters

Three call centres in Mira Road were raided late on Tuesday and more than 750 employees are being questioned for alleged online fraud, after a probe by the Thane crime branch and Thane rural police showed the centres were a front for cheating loan defaulters in the United States. Read