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5 stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Sep 30, 2016 17:19 IST
Navratri

1. 10 Navratri venues to look out for in Mumbai

The much-awaited Navratri festival, the official dance festival of India, begins tomorrow. Normally a nine-day festival, this year has an extra day, making it a 10-day revelry. So, for the 10-day festival, let’s take a look at 10 different venues across the city where you can showcase your dancing skills. Read

2. Man, wife and daughter held for torturing 75-year old mother

The DN Nagar police on Thursday arrested a 75-year-old woman’s son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter for allegedly physically and mentally torturing her. In a video submitted to the police, the son can be seen by trying to strangle his mother and tying her legs to a fan with a saree. Read

3.HC refuses to entertain PIL challenging Surya Namaskar in BMC schools

The Bombay high court on Friday refused to entertain PILs on Surya Namaskar being made mandatory in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) schools. A municipal councillor had, while filing the public interest litigation, challenged the civic body’s decision to make Surya Namaskar mandatory for students studying in civic schools. Read

4.QNET case: Billiards champion Michael Ferreira surrenders before court

Former world billiards champion Michael Ferreira has surrendered before a court in connection with the QNET cheating case on Friday. Another accused Malcom Desai also surrendered with him. Read

5. Man who created fake account of director Ayan Mukerji to cheat writer arrested

Unit 11 of the Mumbai crime branch arrested a 33-year-old man for allegedly blackmailing and trying to cheat a freelance writer after creating a fake Facebook account in the name of Hindi film director Ayan Mukerji. The arrested accused, Mohammad Shoeb Mohammad Iqbal Jethwa, was arrested from Mumbai Central railway station on Thursday, said police officer.Read