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mumbai Updated: Nov 07, 2016 17:28 IST
Hindustan Times
Harbour line,FYJC admissions,Jaywantiben Mehta

Harbour line trouble: Fracture near Kurla delays services in Mumbai

After the mega block between Nerul and Mankhrud on Sunday, that resulted in suspension of all services between Panvel and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) from 11.30am to 3.30pm, commuters faced trouble on Monday because of delayed train services — result of a rail fracture, in which the track develops cracks because of fluctuations in weather or wear and tear. Read

In Mumbai: Slipshod FYJC admissions prompt suggestions for next year

Criticising the haphazard manner in which admissions to the first year junior colleges (FYJC) were conducted this year, education activists have recommended changes in the process for next year. Read

Former Union minister Jaywantiben Mehta passes away in Mumbai

Senior BJP leader and former Union minister Jaywantiben Mehta passed away early on Monday at her South Mumbai residence. She was 78. Mehta had served in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government as the Union minister of state for power. Read

Travellers in India prefer economic stays: Study

Holiday budgets in India saw a double digit spike this year but most travellers chose economic stays over big hotels, found a study that compared vacation spends. The savings on stay were utilised on other experiences on the itinerary, it added. Read

In Mumbai: 16 injured after overcrowded bus topples in Thane

At least 16 passengers were severely injured after a private luxury bus headed to Dhangadhi in Nepal from Borivli, toppled in Thane on Monday. The injured were taken to a private hospital while the ones with minor injuries have been shifted to civic hospital. Read

First Published: Nov 07, 2016 17:28 IST