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5 stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Sep 07, 2016 17:51 IST

Suburban stations on CR could get another 57 escalators

Majority of suburban stations on Central Railway (CR) will have at least one escalator, if the railway ministry sanctions the number of required escalators proposed in the 2017-18 railway budget that is expected in February 2017. Read

22-year-old dies 25 days after hit-and-run incident

Almost a month after a 22-year-old pedestrian was knocked down by a speeding car while she was on her way to office, the woman succumbed to her injuries at a Vile Parle hospital on Tuesday. The MIDC cops are still looking for the driver who fled the spot without offering any help to the victim. Read

Scientists crack the code of preterm birth

Scientists in Mumbai claimed to have found a link between preterm births — babies born before the expected due date — and bacterial infection in the mother’s vagina during pregnancy. While the study was done in female mice, researchers are now looking to undertake a similar study in humans. Read

Leopardess that attacked Palghar tribals trapped

A leopardess that was declared problematic after she attacked tribals and preyed on a sizeable amount of their livestock and pets across villages in Palghar district, was trapped on Tuesday by officials from Forest Department, Dahanu. The big cat was lured into the trap by using a puppy as bait. Read

Dabholkar murder case: CBI files charge-sheet, books Tawde for murder, criminal conspiracy

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a charge-sheet in the Narendra Dabholkar murder case, wherein it booked Sanatan Sanstha activist Dr Virendra Tawde for criminal conspiracy and murder of rationalist Dabholkar. Read