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In what appears to be a case of 'love jihad', a former Mumbai-based model has accused her Muslim husband of domestic abuse and of pressurizing her to convert to Islam after their marriage.

Rashmi, who has been married to Asif Shahbazkar for 12 years, has registered a complaint against two people at the Bandra police station.

Investigation is currently underway.

Now, Mumbai has taken the title from Ahmedabad, as the preferred centre for bullion trade in India. With the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax, the octroi has been withdrawn, that dealers had to earlier pay on gold-silver purchases.

In the pre-GST era, there was 2% octroi on silver and 0.1% octroi on gold in Maharashtra; it has now been subsumed in GST.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to construct two-three storey public toilets to overcome space constraint in the metropolis.

The BMC intends to spend Rs. 376cr to construct over 18,000 public toilet blocks in 2018.

In addition, the BMC is planning to complete the tender process by the end of this year; the work will start by January 15, 2018.