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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Oct 26, 2016 17:29 IST

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Salman Khan’s bodyguard Shera booked for assault

Actor Salman Khan’s bodyguard Shera has been booked for assault.The DN Nagar police is searching for Shera, who has been booked for causing grievous injury to a person in Andheri (West) on Wednesday. The police said the fight was the outcome of a brawl which started after Shera and the complainant abused each other. Read

Gold worth ₹2.8 crore found in aircraft toilet in Pune

In what is touted as one of the biggest seizures in the country, authorities in Pune found 10 huge gold bars in the rear toilet of a SpiceJet plane which landed from Dubai on early Wednesday.“We recovered 10 gold bars weighing 9.1 kilograms valued at Rs2.8 crore ,from a flight which had arrived at 4am from Dubai,” said K Shubhendra, deputy commissioner, Pune Customs. Read

Pujari calls restaurant after his henchman slurs, fails to deliver

Fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari made another threat call, this time to the owner of Gajalee Hotel, a day after two of his men landed there and threatened a waiter asking him to give Pujari’s phone number to his boss.The duo had apparently also fired a round from a dummy revolver on Friday night when they landed there, however, their threat was not clear as the person who entered the hotel slurred and couldn’t be understood. Read

Mumbai: Few homebuyers this Diwali as prices stay high

While the Diwali season usually sees a spike in the number people buying homes, this year, high prices are keeping buyers away in Mumbai.That, combined with the massive slowdown crippling the real estate sector, means even a period considered auspicious in India for such buys is unlikely to give the market a boost. Read

New local railway station likely to be near Panvel

Hope of a new suburban railway station near Panvel on the trans-harbour line of the Central Railway has soared with railway minister Suresh Prabhu responding positively to Shiva Sena MP Shrirang Appa Barne’s demand for it.Barne, an MP from Maval Lok Sabha constituency which includes Panvel, has been requesting Suresh Prabhu for a new suburban station at Bhingarwadi onthe Panvel-Karjat line, to serve the commuting needs of eleven villages. Read