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Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Mar 24, 2017 17:12 IST
Hindustan Times

1. NEET to be held in 4 more cities in Maharashtra

Keeping in mind a 41.4% increase in the number of students registering for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) compared to last year, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has added 23 more cities, including four in Maharashtra, to conduct the test in the country. READ

2. Devendra Fadnavis says enough is enough, warns of legal action against doctors if strike continues

With state government’s patience running thin over the five-day strike by nearly 4,500 resident doctors in Maharashtra, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday warned of legal action if they failed to resume work today after his meeting with their representatives. READ

3. Conditions are ripe to build Ram temple in Ayodhya, says Shiv Sena

Weeks after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stormed to power with a landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh after a gap of 15 years, the Shiv Sena on Thursday rooted for the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya, saying that the political situation in the most populous state is conducive to doing so. READ

4. Russian national and minor rescued from flesh trade in Mumbai; two arrested

The social service (SS) branch of the Mumbai crime branch recently rescued a 24-year-old Russian national and a 16-year-old girl from sex rackets in separate raids. READ

5. Have no objection if doctors on strike are penalised, MARD tells Bombay high court

In an affidavit filed in the Bombay high court, the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) president and secretary on Friday said they have no objection if the striking doctors are penalised for the five-day stir. READ

First Published: Mar 24, 2017 17:11 IST