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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Mar 27, 2017 17:18 IST
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1. Victory, faith, life: That’s what you’re really celebrating on Gudi Padwa

The return of spring and all the good it brings; a reminder that not everything bitter is to be shunned - there’s wisdom hidden in every element of your feast. Read

2. In Mumbai: Realtors offer big discounts for Gudi Padwa

Builders in Mumbai are looking forward to Gudi Padwa, the Maharashtrian new year, and hoping that realty sales pick up around this time.They have come up with cash discounts, offers like gold coins, flexible payment options, foreign holidays, and waiver of stamp duty to woo homebuyers.Read

3. In Mumbai: SGNP buffer zone under threat from construction activity

Private builders are ravaging the Dindoshi hills that form part of the buffer zone of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) flouting all environmental norms, say green activists. Read

4. In Mumbai: Twelve vehicles set on fire in Bhandup

Twelve vehicles were set ablaze in Bhandup, in the northern part of Mumbai, in the wee hours on Monday. no one has been arrested yet. Read

5. Mumbai’s Mithi is more sewer than river now

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation may claim it has finished 95% of the work on deepening and widening the Mithi river at a cost of Rs659.83 crore, but, point out environmentalists, nothing has been done to improve the health of the river. Read