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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Nov 04, 2016 17:09 IST
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1. 26-year old murdered over parking row in Mumbai, 1 arrested

A 26-year-old man was killed by two people who attacked him with a knife over a parking row at Antop Hill in Central Mumbai on Thursday night. One of the accused has been arrested. Read

2. Bird migration studies stagnate in India after Centre cites security reasons

Not a single study on migratory patterns of birds has taken place in Maharashtra and various other parts of the country in the past three years and this is not the best of news. Read

3. As farewell gift, collector drives chauffeur to office on retirement day

58-year-old Digambar Thak, who has driven 18 collectors of Akola district for more than 30 years, was given a fitting farewell by his current boss, G Sreekanth. Read

4. Victoria era ends: The rein is over for Mumbai’s horse-drawn carriages

Victorias date back to the 18th century, when they were an important mode of public transport in the Bombay Presidency. Over the years, a ride on the open carriages became a popular attraction that took tourists to south Mimbai’s landmarks, such as the Taj Hotel, Marine Drive and the Gateway of India. The ban allows the police to fine drivers like this one for plying, but let them run anyway as there is no alternative in place. Read

5. Mumbai teen falls off train while doing stunts

A video clip showing a teenager falling from a Churchgate-bound train while performing a stunt has gone viral. The Government Railway Police (GRP) said that the accident, which probably took place a few days ago, was not reported to them. Read