QMumbai: Dry Spell for ATMs Across Mumbai, IPL Stars Buy House

Another Dry Spell for ATMs Across Mumbai?

ATMs across the city, especially those in the western suburbs, seem to be running low on cash for the last one week.

Whether or not this is still an after-effect of demonetisation, the few functioning ATMs have been witnessing long queues, with people sharing their annoyance over the trouble caused and the difficulty in getting their own money.

Andheri resident Saalim Khan (26), who owns a garment factory in Sewri, said, “None of the ATMs around my factory had any money in them when I tried last week. Even the lines outside the ATMs near my house have been unusually long.”

(Source: Mid-Day)

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IPL 2017: Mumbai Indians Stars Hardik and Krunal Pandya Buy House in Andheri

The Pandya brothers – Hardik and Pandya – are enroute to stardom, at least in the Indian Premier League. If they continue their good form, they will surely replace the other brother duo of Yusuf and Irfan Pathan and become the new poster boys of Indian cricket from Baroda.

Younger brother Hardik Pandya's pyrotechnics against KKR saw him notch up a 23-ball 29 to anchor his team to a win. Then it was the turn of elder brother Krunal, who played a lovely cameo as his 37 off 20 balls was largely instrumental in Mumbai Indians knocking off a tricky target of 159 vs Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 12.

(Source: Mid-Day)

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Sachin Trailer Released: Family, Fixing and His Fairytale Career

Sachin Tendulkar at the launch of Sachin: A Billion Dreams. (Photo: Yogen Shah)

62,000 views in 10 minutes and you know this one is meant to be special.

Sachin Tendulkar posted a 2-minute ‘teaser’ of his biographical film Sachin: A Billion Dreams and safe to say, this is not one you'll want to miss.

“I was just 10 years old when India won the World Cup in 1983. That is where my journey started. I too wanted to hold the World Cup trophy in my hand some day,” narrates Sachin as the trailer takes you to the start of the cricket legend’s journey.

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Four Men Arrested by Mumbra Police, Who Say the Motive Was to Derail Train

The Mumbra police have arrested four men and charged them for attempt to sabotage, nearly three months after the Madgaon-Dadar Jan Shatabdi Express almost crashed into a 380-kg rail that was placed on the tracks near Diva.

The incident took place on January 25, and the railways said it appeared an “act of terror”. Various security agencies had also apprised the railways about a possible sabotage ahead of the Republic Day. The four arrested on Thursday are residents of Dombivali, but the police hadn’t revealed their names at the time of going to press.

(Source: Mumbai Mirror)

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Bike Skids on JJ Flyover, Doc Killed

A 28-year-old doctor from JJ hospital died after his bike skid on the JJ flyover, at around 3 am on Thursday. The deceased, Dr Tajindar Singh, sustained severe injuries to the head, said the police.

Second year resident doctor in the anesthesia department, Singh was on his way to JJ hospital on his Bullet when his bike skid at a curve and he lost control of the bike.

(Source: Mumbai Mirror)

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Brave Dog Killed While Protecting Owner from Armed Attacker In Mumbai

A pet dog paid with his life while trying to save his parent from an assaulter. While the police arrested a 23-year-old for the killing, the accused managed to secure bail last evening. Antop Hill police said the incident took place on Monday. The accused, Venkatesh Devendra, who works as a mechanic, had been stalking his neighbour Jyothy Devendra.

On Monday evening, Devendra requested Jyothy to meet him at the local temple. During the meeting, Jyothy, who was accompanied by Devendra's sister-in-law Roshi, made it clear that she wasn't interested in him. Angered by the rejection, Devendra tried to attack Jyothy. However, his sister-in-law intervened and warned him of dire consequences.

“In the ensuing argument, Devendra took out a knife to threaten Roshi but she managed to escape and got to a home nearby for help,” said an officer with the Antop Hill Police station.

(Source: Mid-Day)

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Russian Couple, Who Breached Security by Entering Mumbai Waters, Set Sail for Indonesia

After they sailed into the city on Sunday in their yacht without any security clearances Russian globetrotting couple Orlov Dmitry (45) and Orlov Alena (39) are now on their way to Indonesia. The couple set sail yesterday morning.

The couple had already been declared clean by the Russian embassy during verification. On Sunday, the couple had anchored their yacht at a lighthouse close to the Gateway of India. They dropped anchor after running out of food and approached local fishermen for help. The fishermen alerted the Colaba police.

(Source: Mid-Day)

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Mumbai Cop Steals Valuables Worth Rs 10 Lakh From Police Station, Replaces Them With Imitation

Here’s what happens when law enforcement becomes the lawbreaker. In a case that is one part ingenious and one part sheer outrageous, mid-day has learnt that the a head constable attached with the Kherwadi police station was booked, arrested and suspended last month after it was discovered that while serving as cashier and storekeeper at the station, he allegedly stole gold, silver and other items worth Rs 10 lakh seized in several criminal cases and replaced them with imitations.

The constable, identified as Yashwant Vitthoba Teli, was booked last month by the Vakola police for cheating wherein the complaint against him alleges that while serving at the Kherwadi police station between 2013 and 2014, Teli snuck away gold and silver jewellery along with mobile phones and cash that amount to R10lakh. He would then fudge the entries in the register to dupe his seniors.

(Source: Mid-Day)

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