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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Sep 16, 2016 18:05 IST
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1. Mumbai: 2.09 lakh idols immersed in this Ganeshotsav

Despite heavy rain in Mumbai on Thursday and Friday morning, devotees immersed 41,441 Ganesha idols at various immersions spots across the city. Read

2. DGCA suspends probe into tape of abusive spat between pilots

The aviation safety regulator’s investigation into an audio excerpt of a pilot abusing his junior in a domestic flight’s cockpit voice recorder hit a dead end on Thursday. A few days ago, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had asked a budget airline to identify the pilots heard abusing and intimidating a junior pilot during a training flight. Read

3. Heart flown from Pune to Mumbai, saves woman’s life

City doctors performed the city’s 28th heart transplant after the family members of a brain-dead man from Pune donated his heart on Thursday morning. Read

4. J Dey trial starts again; defence cross-examines two witnesses

A sessions court on Friday restarted the trial in the murder of journalist J Dey, who was shot dead allegedly by gangster Chhota Rajan’s henchmen in Powai on June 11, 2011. The defence cross examined two witnesses in the case. The trial was stayed after Rajan’s arrest last year. Read

5. Maharashtra minister’s reply to child deaths due to malnutrition: Let them be

“Let them be.” That’s what state tribal minister Vishnu Savara reportedly said when he was informed about 600 child deaths due to malnutrition in Maharashtra. According to local reports, Savra made the controversial remark during his visit to a family of a child who purportedly died of malnutrition. The child died a fortnight ago. Read

First Published: Sep 16, 2016 18:05 IST