From dengue death to birth of rape survivor’s child: Top 5 stories from Mumbai
The stories of the day you shouldn’t missmumbai Updated: Sep 08, 2017 17:03 IST
While a senior executive of Bank of America died of dengue-related complications, a Mumbai marathoner died as he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest during a practice session.
While the counting of donations at Lalbaugcha Raja is still on, the mandal has got Rs1.1 lakh in old notes.
A Dombivli resident has filed a PIL seeking HC action against the BMC officials who failed to vacate Hussaini building.
Meanwhile, the 13-year-old Mumbai rape survivor gave birth to a boy at JJ hospital.
The top 5 stories:
1. Bank of America senior executive dies of dengue-related complications in Mumbai
A senior executive of Bank of America died of a complication triggered by dengue in Mumbai, leading to a warning from specialists that doctors should study the immune system of patients suffering from the disease if the symptoms persist for 4-5 days.
2. Mumbai marathoner dies of cardiac arrest during practice session
GP Waghmare, 63, a retired bank employee from CBD Belapur and a marathoner, suffered a cardiac arrest when he went out for practice on Wednesday morning. Waghmare reached Parsik hills around 7.30am. As he started to run, he felt uneasy and stopped midway. “Other runners asked him if he was fine. He said he was alright, but collapsed in some time,” said a family friend. “He was rushed to a private hospital, but was brought dead on arrival.”
3. Lalbaugcha Raja gets Rs1.1lakh in old notes; collection so far Rs5.8 crore cash, 5.5kg gold, 70kg silver
As the coffers of the Lalbaugcha Raja in Parel, Mumbai’s most visited pandal, were opened on Thursday evening , the organisers found Rs1,10,000 in demonetised Rs1,000 notes.
This year, the donations are expected to be lower than last year’s Rs8 crore. “The heavy rain during the festival and demonetisation affected the collection a bit. Like every year, we will use the money for social causes,” said Balasaheb Kamble, president, Lalbaugcharaja Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal.
4. Bhendi Bazaar building collapse: PIL seeks inquiry into delay in getting structure vacated
A Dombivli resident recently approached the Bombay high court, seeking an inquiry into the inaction of civic officials and the Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust, which is developing Bhendi Bazar, in getting Hussaini building in the area vacated. The 117-year-old building collapsed at 8.30am on August 31, leaving 33 dead.
5. 13-year-old Mumbai rape survivor gives birth to a boy
A 13-year-old rape survivor from Mumbai, who got a nod from the Supreme Court on September 6 to abort her 32-week foetus, delivered a boy after a Caesarean-section surgery at Sir JJ Hospital, Byculla.
The hospital had put together a team of five doctors to conduct the surgery. The baby, which weighs 1.7kg, is in the neonatal intensive care unit.
First Published: Sep 08, 2017 17:03 IST