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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Sep 06, 2016 18:06 IST
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1. Preeti Rathi acid attack case: Accused held guilty of murder

The special women’s court on Tuesday held the accused in the Preeti Rathi acid attack case guilty of murder. The court convicted Ankur Panwar, Rathi’s relative, and set the sentencing date for Wednesday. Read

2. How Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations have evolved over the years

As millions in Maharashtra observe the largest festival of Ganesh Chaturthi in the state, it is difficult to believe that the celebrations, at least in its current form, are just over a century old. Read

3. Air India serves showcause notice to four pilots for refusing duty

At least four Air India (AI) pilots were served show cause notices for refusing flight duty even as the airline’s main pilots’ union maintained that they followed the printed roster. Read

4. HC postpones hearing on admissions in private medical, dental institutes

Admissions to private medical and dental institutes in the state hit another road block on Tuesday after the Bombay High Court postponed a hearing on private medical admissions to Wednesday. Read

5. Kejriwal, AAP betrayed people’s expectations: Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare has said he is “very saddened to see” that some of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s colleagues have gone to jail. Read