Top five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Oct 20, 2016 17:53 IST
Hindustan Times
Devendra Fadnavis,BMC,Mumbai

1. Two new Metro lines, ₹194-cr WiFi project for Mumbai

With civic bodies across the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), including the cash-rich Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), going to polls next year, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday rolled out an infrastructure bonanza for the region. Read

2. Now access real-time noise readings from 10 locations in Mumbai

Stations installed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in 2015 between Churchgate and Mulund will provide hourly and weekly decibel (dB) data to citizens, made available on the pollution watchdog’s website. Read

3. Thane: Work on 4 new fire stations may start soon

The proposed fire stations in Thane may finally see the light of the day, as the fire department is slated to start the work on Shil Phata fire station soon, while three other fire stations will be constructed by developers on transfer of development right (TDR) basis. Read

4. Sena to test the waters by going solo in upcoming local body polls in Maharashtra

Amid increasingly choppy relations between allies Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena, the latter is preparing to fight solo in the upcoming elections to state’s various municipal corporations, including the cash-rich Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). Read

5. 3 arrested for stealing ACs from banks, ATMs in Maharashtra

The Nala Sopara police arrested two imposters along with a scrap dealer for stealing air conditioners (ACs) from banks and unguarded ATMs by posing as mechanics in Palghar district of Maharashtra. Read

First Published: Oct 20, 2016 17:52 IST