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Top five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Oct 19, 2016 18:20 IST
Hindustan Times

1. Man nabs mobile thief after 45-min chase despite being attacked with paper cutter

A 26-year-old man from Bandra (East) fought a mobile thief, despite being attacked with a paper cutter, and chased the accused for several kilometres in two different vehicles before nabbing him with the help of Kurla police. Read

2. Festive airfare at par with rly sleeper class, bookings could fly past 10 million

Airfares usually climb during festive seasons but a flurry of flash sales made air tickets considerably cheaper this month as compared to the same period in September, found a study that compared fare differences across 24 domestic routes. Read

3. Mumbainama: HABITAT III harps on inclusiveness; Mumbai needs it badly

Mumbai, as other Indian cities, has paid scant attention to Habitat III and its outcomes. This is partly because the global summit sees a collection of national government officials while cities are governed by local — or state — officials and bureaucrats. Read

4. RTI activist’s murder: 7 things we know so far

61-year-old Right to Information (RTI) activist Bhupendra Vira was shot dead at his residence in Kalina at Santacruz (East) by unknown persons last Sunday. Read

5. Thane: Truck carrying acid topples, school in vicinity shut

The regional disaster management cell (RDMC) swung into action after a truck carrying several drums of hydrochloric acid overturned on the busy Ghodbunder road in Thane on Wednesday morning. Read

First Published: Oct 19, 2016 18:20 IST