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From runaway bride to crossword in New York Times: Top five stories from Mumbai

Mumbai city news: Here are the top five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Jul 05, 2017 17:11 IST
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When a city man realised that his bride was not going to show up, he registered a cheating case against her, asking for a refund of Rs2 lakh spend on the preparation. With the Mumbai university’s delay in declaring results, the directorate of higher education (DHE) has extended the deadline to register for the three-year law course to July 15. In a first-of-its-kind initiative, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Matheran on the central railway and Bandra on the western railway will be get cubicles to feed babies. While a BJP corporator in Mumbai wants pictures of martyred soldiers to be put up in government offices, the New York Times on Tuesday published a crossword in their US Independence Day edition which was made by an Indian.

Here are today’s top five picks:

1. Mumbai man’s message to runaway bride: Can’t marry me? Refund ₹2 lakh spent on preparation

Shrikant Kamble was all dressed up and waiting for his bride at the wedding hall but his bride never turned up. When he realised that his bride, Pooja Bhandari, was not going to show up, Kamble approached the Kalachowky police station, and registered a complaint against Pooja. In his complaint, Kamble wrote that he had been preparing for the wedding since the past two months, and spent Rs2 lakhs for the ceremony, which never took place.

2. Mumbai university results delayed: Deadline for LLB admission registration pushed to July 15

With the Mumbai university’s delay in declaring results, the directorate of higher education (DHE) has extended the deadline to register for the three-year law course to July 15. Even as the decision comes as relief to law aspirants in the city, it will cause a delay in law admissions. Candidates from universities other than MU will bear the brunt of this delay.

3. CST, Bandra, Matheran to get cubicles to feed babies

In a first-of-its-kind initiative, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Matheran on the central railway and Bandra on the western railway will be get cubicles to feed babies. In the second stage, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT), Kalyan, Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Lonavala and Igatpuri stations on the CR will get the facility. On the Western Railway, the cubicles will be provided on stations where washrooms will undergo renovation under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

4. BJP corporator wants photos of martyrs in government offices so ‘soldiers’ sacrifice gets respect’

A BJP corporator in Mumbai wants pictures of martyred soldiers to be put up in government offices. In a bid to infuse nationalism among citizens, corporator Ram Barot sought to move a motion in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) which is likely to be discussed on Thursday. In his proposal, Barot has stated the move will make citizens respect the soldiers’ sacrifice for the country. He has also said that in this way citizens can pay homage to them.

5. Mumbai banker’s crossword makes it to New York Times

The New York Times, an American daily newspaper, on Tuesday published a crossword in their US Independence Day edition (July 4) with a unique theme which intends to bring the people of the US and India closer. The crossword was made by an Indian - Mangesh Ghogre, 37, a resident of Nerul, a Mumbai suburb. An investment banker by profession, Ghogre themed the crossword on ‘Fourth of July’.