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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Sep 12, 2016 18:33 IST

1. Delay at city airport more than double between 3am and 3pm, reveals MIAL data

Data available on flight operations for the month of August showed that long waits at the city airport have more than doubled between early morning (3am to 9am) and the first half of the day (9am to 3pm). Read

2. Train accidents rise during Ganeshotsav

Railway accidents in Mumbai witnessed a rise last week, during the ongoing Ganesh festival, with 70 people losing their lives and 86 others getting injured in various mishaps on the suburban section mostly due to overcrowding, as compared to trespassing. Read

3. ACB pulls up socks to up conviction rate

The Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), which is currently reeling under the pressure of improving its conviction rate, said it would soon be implementing a slew of measures and is in the process of chalking out a plan to tackle the issue. Read

4. Senior citizen murdered at Kalyan chawl

A 65-year-old man was stabbed to death while he was asleep in a chawl in Kalyan on Monday early morning. Read

5. Probe confirms Kapil Sharma destroyed Versova mangrove

Owners of 50-60 homes, including actor-comedian Kapil Sharma, in Versova have extended their properties into 10 metres of protected wetlands over the past three years and destroyed mangrove, said officials of the state mangrove cell who visited the site on Monday. Read