Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

  • Hindustan Times
  • Updated: Aug 12, 2016 17:50 IST

1. Commuters protest at Badlapur station after train arrives late

An agitating mob of around 5,000 commuters stopped two trains — one going from Thane to Karjat and the other, from Karjat to CST — and protested about the regular delay in trains near Badlapur, hence affecting the trains running in the Central line. Read

2. Water levels of 2 lakes yet to reach full mark

While five of the seven lakes that supply water across Mumbai have started to overflow, the remaining two — Upper Vaitarna and Bhatsa — which supply a major amount of water to the city — are yet to reach their full supply mark. Read

3. Donald Trump’s India link: Two luxury real estate projects in Maharashtra

American Republican presidential candidate and real estate tycoon Donald Trump has an Indian business connection. His Trump Organisation is a part of two major luxury real estate projects in Mumbai and Pune. Read

4. IRF employee Qureshi’s custody critical for probing Zakir Naik’s possible involvement

The Mumbai police, probing the case of radicalisation involving Islamic Research Foundation’s (IRF) guest relation officer Arshi Qureshi said his questioning will be the key to ascertain the possible involvement of controversial preacher Zakir Naik in the case. Read

5. Two down in Chinchoti waterfall in Vasai

Two men drowned in Vasai’s Chinchoti waterfall on Wednesday. The bodies were found on Thursday morning by the fire brigade and local swimmers of the area. Read

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