Almost six years after a burial ground was earmarked for the community, Vasai’s Christian community has been allotted one. While the official handover is pending, the community is elated as soon, they will not have to run between individual churches there seeking special permissions to bury their dead kin in their premises.
The Mumbai Air Traffic Control has directed a Vasai aero sports club to immediately suspend its activities after its paragliders were sighted dangerously close to helicopters flying over the area on two successive days.
Two nuns attached to a Vasai convent have been charged with child abuse after the mother of one of the inmates complained to the police that her daughter, along with other students of the convent, were being served stale food and forced to clean toilets.
A reputed convent school in Vasai (E) has instructed its students to shell out Rs 1,000 each for a ‘special uniform for special occasions’, inviting the wrath of parents who called it a ‘daylight robbery’.
Shantaram Kale, who was admitted to JJ Hospital with 70 percent burns after his wife poured four kg hot oil on him, succumbed to his injuries on Saturday night.