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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Mar 07, 2017 17:03 IST
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After the microbiologists gave a positive report after testing the condition of exhibits, the penguins were moved from the quarantine after almost seven months to the exhibits.

After the microbiologists gave a positive report after testing the condition of exhibits, the penguins were moved from the quarantine after almost seven months to the exhibits.(HT FILE)

Mumbai youth falls from seventh floor of building while using mobile phone

A 20-year-old youth fell from the terrace of a seven-storey building in Vakola area of Santa Cruz (East) on Sunday night while he was engrossed in his mobile phone. The police said it’s unclear if he was speaking to someone on his phone or playing a game on it. Read

Mumbai citizen groups against environmental clearance for Versova-Bandra Sea Link

After the state environment department gave an environment clearance with regard coastal regulation zone (CRZ) norms for the 9.5km Versova-Bandra Sea Link (VBSL), citizen groups have raised objections regarding ill-timed public consultations and numerous traffic woes due to the project. Read

You may have to pay Rs 100 to visit the penguin enclosure at Byculla zoo in Mumbai

After the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) administrative wing failed to throw open the Seven Humboldt penguins for public viewing even after seven months, it will now have to again go to the new group leaders of various parties in the civic house for approval of entry fee of up to Rs 100 for viewing the exotic birds kept in Byculla zoo. Read

Railway traffic hit after train runs over five buffaloes near Mumbai

Train traffic was hit after Jaipur-Bandra Superfast Express ran over five buffaloes near Narangi Phata in Virar on Tuesday around 1pm. Read

Shiv Sena believes in tit-for-tat approach

Uddhav Thackeray seems to have perfected the art of having his cake and eating it too. If one thought he would be faced with the hard choice of opting between backtracking on his words to seek BJP support for the mayoral poll in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation or conceding to the Congress demand to pull support from the government for its help in winning that election, neither has happened. Read