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Actress found dead in her house in Mumbai

13 Jun 2017 | By Kanchan Monga
Mumbai news this Tuesday!

Krutika Chaudhary, an actress hailing from Haridwar, was found dead at her residence in Andheri (west) today.

Considering the decomposed state of her body, police estimate that she died possibly 3-4 days ago. Her body was found lying on bed.

Her body has been sent for autopsy and a case of murder against unknown persons has been registered.

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13 Jun 2017Actress found dead in her house in Mumbai

TransportPrices of return tickets, passes of Mumbai metro revised

Mumbai Metro One that operates the 11.4km Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor has revised the fares of return tickets, store value passes as well as 30-day trip-based passes.

Trip-based passes used to come in two slabs earlier-Rs. 675 for 5km and Rs. 900 for beyond 5km. The revised fare comes in three slabs-0-5km, 5-8km and beyond 8km—at Rs. 750, Rs. 1,050 and Rs. 1,350 respectively.

Gang of mango sellers rob a jewellery store in Mumbai

RobberyGang of mango sellers rob a jewellery store in Mumbai

A gang of mango sellers, who hired the shop next to jewellery store under the pretext of selling mangoes, drilled a hole in the common wall of the two shops and made off with all the gold jewellery and cash in Malad.

A case of house break-in has been registered by the police.

There were no sirens or cameras in the jewellery store.

Civic newsBMC's claims of 'preparedness' questioned as Mumbai gets heavy rainfall

The claims of BMC, Mumbai being rain ready were questioned as the city's downpour brought with it traffic snarls and water logging complaints.

An audit of city's monsoon preparedness highlighted the poor condition of Babasaheb Ambedkar road and how the chronic flooding spot opposite Gandhi Market was not fixed.

However, for quicker response, BMC has released 24 WhatsApp numbers where complaints will be addressed.

EducationMaharashtra Board declares class 10th SSC results

The Maharashtra Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) declared class 10th SSC results on Tuesday.

Mumbai ranked fourth across the state by registering a 90.09% success rate. Konkan was ranked first with 96.18%.

Around 48, 570 students secured above 90% while 1.8 lakh failed in less than three subjects.

Extra marks were allotted for performing exceptional in cultural activities like dancing etc.

PoliticsMaharashtra considers other options to cushion farm loan waiver

As the farmers' protests came to an end, the government is considering options to balance the burden of unpaid loans, given Maharashtra's poor finances.

The government is planning to rope in banks to stagger the loan amounts so that yearly burden is reduced to Rs. 6,000 crore.

The state's debt is estimated to rise to Rs. 4.40 lakh crore from Rs 4.13 lakh crore.