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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Aug 08, 2016 17:10 IST
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Goregaon-Dahisar traffic to increase as Metro 7 work begins

Travellers frequenting the Western Express Highway and western suburbs, particularly between Andheri and Dahisar, need to brace for more traffic snarls from Monday, as the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Developing Authority (MMRDA) plans to barricade the roads for construction of the Metro 7 corridor

There isn’t enough water to interlink rivers across India: IIT study

An analysis of weather data for 103 years (1901 to 2004) by researchers from the Indian Institutes of Technology in Mumbai and Chennai shows that rainfall has decreased over the years, reducing water stocks even in river basins that have a surplus. The data was collected from 1,384 weather stations of the India Meteorological Department.

9 jailed for performing stunts, travelling on rooftop on Central Railway this year

As many as nine people were jailed in the first half of this year by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) on the central line for travelling on the rooftop and performing stunts in local trains. The crackdown recorded a fourfold rise with the arrests of 1,023 people, of which more than 80% were travelling on the Harbour line.

LGBT community marches in Pune for equality at workplace

“I am gay, that’s ok! I am lesbian, that’s ok!” These and similar such slogans reverberated on Pune’s two busy streets that pass through Deccan during the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride March held on Sunday. Its theme: Inclusivity in the workplace.

Jamie’s Pizzeria to a gaming bar: 4 hottest new launches in Mumbai

A list of the city’s hottest new places to grab a bite.