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Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

From Akshay Tritiya’s gold bonanza to Eman drama: Mumbai’s top 5 stories so far

Here are today’s top 5 picks so far.

mumbai Updated: Apr 28, 2017 15:40 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
(HT File)

While Mumbai celebrated the auspicious occasion of Akshay Tritiya by buying gold, doctors at Saifee Hospital treating Eman Ahmed were compelled to call the cops after Eman’s sister allegedly fought with the nurses. Meanwhile, police declared that there was no proof that Salman Khan’s bodyguard Shera had assaulted a 25-year-old. With the monsoon just a month away, Mumbai is gearing up to face 18 high tide days. Also, former chief minister and BJP hopeful Narayan Rane might have to wait a little longer to be inducted into the BJP.

Here are today’s top five picks:

1. Akshay Tritiya in pics: Mumbai pays for gold jewellery, gets car, silver coins, phones for free

Plan to buy gold jewellery in Mumbai? Akshay Tritiya, which is celebrated today, may be the ideal day. For, it is not just an auspicious occasion, but a day where you will get free silver and gold coins, discounts on making charges, free electronic items. That’s not all, you could also win free cars and mobile phones in lucky draws.

2. Mumbai hospital calls police after Eman Ahmed’s sister fights with nurses

Doctors at Saifee Hospital, which is treating Egyptian Eman Ahmed to reduce her weight, called the police on Thursday evening after the woman’s sister allegedly fought with the nurses and “violated rules”. However, police said enquiries revealed that all was well.

3. No proof that Salman Khan’s bodyguard assaulted a 25-year-old: Mumbai cops

The DN Nagar police, who had registered a first information report (FIR) against Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s bodyguard Gurmeet Singh, better known as Shera, and three of his aides for allegedly assaulting a 25-year-old, recently termed the case ‘false’. They are likely to file a ‘B summary’ report in the case, which means there is no evidence against the accused.


4. Mumbai to witness high tides on 18 days this monsoon

While the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has begun unclogging drains and completing road work, its preparedness for the monsoon will be put to test for 18 days when the sea-levels rise beyond 4.5 meters in Mumbai. According to information provided by civic officials, the city will witness high tides on 18 days this monsoon.

5. Narayan Rane may have to wait to join BJP

While speculations are rife about Congress leader and former chief minister Narayan Rane’s likely induction into the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the party leaders seem to have put the decision on hold for want of a consensus among other BJP leaders from the state, say sources. The party​ leadership is also not inclined to take any decision on him till the presidential elections, scheduled to be held in July, are over.

First Published: Apr 28, 2017 13:55 IST

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