Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Nov 02, 2016 16:59 IST
Hindustan Times
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1. Kaali-peeli cabbies want permission to operate across Maharashtra

Losing out on business with the advent of app-based taxis like Uber and Ola, the black-and-yellow cab unions, popularly known as Kaali-Peelis, have demanded that the cabbies be given permission to operate across the state and not just Mumbai. Read

2. Senior citizen thwarts robbery attempt in Mumbai

A 65-year-old woman thwarted three men who allegedly posed as police officers and tried to steal her gold ornaments in Santacruz (west) on Saturday morning. Read

3. Diwali weekend in Mumbai trains: 39 dead in 90 accidents

Diwali witnessed a mad rush in Mumbai local trains and the overcrowding, caused because of the delay in train arrivals and jaywalking across railway tracks led to 90 accidents on the local suburban section between Saturday and Tuesday. Thirty-nine people have died and 51 others have been left grievously injured. Read

4. Say no to all noise, not only to firecrackers

This year’s Diwali celebrations registered a good enough drop in average decibel levels and Mumbai had its quietest Diwali in a decade, by all accounts available so far. Read

5. In Mumbai: Car crashes into trailer on Uran-Panvel Road, two dead

Two people, including a three-and-a-half -year-old boy, died and five others were injured after the car they were travelling in was hit by a trailer on Uran-Panvel road on Tuesday. Read

First Published: Nov 02, 2016 16:59 IST