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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Nov 08, 2016 17:22 IST
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November night temperature hits its lowest since 2013, shoots up pollution levels In Mumbai

Mumbai woke up to a cool Tuesday morning as the minimum temperature recorded at 5.30am fell 5.2 degrees Celsius below normal, making it the lowest November night temperature since 2013. Read

In Mumbai: Palghar, Dahanu women close train doors to bar Virar passengers

Angry women commuters of Palghar,Dahanu and other areas on Tuesday morning, closed all the doors of a Dahanu-Churchgate local to prevent Virar passengers from boarding the ladies coach. The ensuing ruckus resulted in chain pulling and this delayed local services for a few minutes. Read

Bombay House assault case: Police arrest all 7 security guards

The MRA Marg police, on Tuesday, arrested two more security personnel in connection with the attack on photojournalists outside Bombay House. The police summoned them for questioning after the photographers named them in their complaint. They were arrested later. Read

Five things we know about the Buldhana tribal school rapes

The rape of the10-year-old girl studying in a state-aided tribal boarding school in Khamgaon tehsil of Buldhana in Vidarbha came to light after the Class 4 student complained of a stomach ache, which was alluded to pregnancy. This happened when she was home for Diwali vacations. Read

Mumbai’s disappearing community baths

A cold tub of water, a small ceramic-tiled cubicle and a bar of soap – a tumbledown salon off Stable Street in Mumbai’s Kamathipura area has for 60 years given thousands of homeless workers a place to take a good shower at the end of long day. It’s a haamam or a Turkish community bath house; but it is hardly as opulent as it sounds. Read