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5 stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Dec 07, 2016 17:31 IST

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Centre marks buffer zone around Sanjay Gandhi National Park, allows construction work

The Union environment ministry on December 5 issued a notification, demarcating an area upto a radius of 4km around Sanjay Gandhi National Park, (SGNP) Borivli, as a buffer zone, where construction work as per law could be carried out. It has declared the area an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ). Read

A year on, Maharashtra govt’s towering ‘housing for all’ claim falls flat

A year after the Devendra Fadnavis-led state government adopted the Centre’s ‘housing for all’ mission, setting an ambitious deadline to create 19 lakh affordable houses by 2022, not even a single tenement is ready or even close to completion. Read

Dilip Kumar’s Twitter handle states he’s fine, thanks well-wishers

Doctors at Lilavati Hospital, Bandra, where 93-year-old thespian Dilip Kumar has been admitted since Tuesday morning, said he has developed deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in his left leg. DVT is a condition wherein blood clots form in one or more veins in the body. Read

Mumbai court denies bail to developer Pujit Aggarwal

A magistrate court has last week refused to grant bail to Pujit Aggarwal, managing director and chief executive officer of developer firm Orbit developers. While rejecting bail, the court observed that if granted bail, Aggarwal will tamper with the investigation. Read

Mumbainama: Why Salman Khan cannot make Mumbai’s stink go away

Actor Salman Khan was apparently disgusted at the sight of some people answering the nature’s call at Bandra Bandstand, decided to marshal his awesome power to do something about it, approached the venerable Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) with an offer to install mobile toilets, and the next thing you know, the BMC made him the face of its campaign against open defecation. Inspired by Khan, a private company pledged to donate 30 mobile toilets. Many more donations may come the BMC’s way. Read

First Published: Dec 07, 2016 17:30 IST

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