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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Nov 28, 2016 18:32 IST
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DGCA back-pedals on proposed rule to punish pilots feigning illness

India’s aviation safety regulator might have to eat its own words, just weeks after it warned pilots that they would be punished for feigning illness. Sources in the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) told HT that the ‘draconian’ draft might be put on the back-burner. Read

Daycare centre assault: Cops record statements of other parents

The police have started recording the statements of parents who send their children to the Kharghar playschool at which a nine-month-old girl was assaulted last week. The police are trying to determine whether other children were also assaulted. Read

“Will govt shoot people that loot banks to survive?” asks Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena supported Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Udayanraje Bhosale’s contention that people would “loot and destroy banks” if the situation arising out of demonetisation did not improve soon. The party said Bhosale voiced the concerns of the common man.Read

Upadhyay-Bhambhani murders: HC likely to hear Chintan’s bail plea

Artist Chintan Upadhyay — accused in the murder of his estranged wife, artist Hema Upadhyay, and of her lawyer Harish Bhambhani — has approached the Bombay high court seeking bail. A bench of Justice NW Sambre is likely to take up his plea for hearing on Monday. Read

Senior citizen cheating case: Police recover car used in the crime

Police investigating the case of the 63-year old businessman from South Mumbai, who was duped of Rs57.50 lakh while exchanging old currency, have recovered the car used by the accused to commit the crime. Police recovered the Tata Safari, in which the senior citizen was asked to keep his money, from Mazgaon. Read