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5 stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Sep 27, 2016 16:58 IST

1.Check-ins at airports across the world easier: Survey

Check-ins at airports across the world became easier in 2015 when compared to the previous two years with a larger number airports adopting automation to issue boarding cards and baggage tags, found a survey that collected data from 225 airports.Read

2. MNS protests outside Karan Johar’s office

The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) stepped up its protest against Pakistani artistes by holding protests against filmmaker Karan Johar outside his office. After rounding up the activists and taking them to the police station, the Mumbai police have provided security outside the producer-director’s office in Andheri West. Read

3.Maratha protests: CM Fadnavis in catch-22 situation

Will Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis meet the same fate like his Gujarat counterpart Anandiben Patel?

As the BJP-led government completes two years next month, Fadnavis is facing one of his biggest challenges so far in the form of the silent Maratha uprising in Maharashtra similar to the Patel agitation in Gujarat (minus the violence) that ultimately cost Anandiben her job. Read

4.Goods worth Rs56 lakh left behind by WR commuters this year

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) on the western railway found goods worth Rs56.50 lakh in 340 cases till August this year. In 274 cases, the goods were returned to the rightful owners, officials said. Read

5.HC refuses to consider Bhujbal’s plea

The Bombay high court on Tuesday refused to consider former Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal’s plea to be released on bail in an alleged money laundering case after his petition challenging the validity of two sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. Read