Among the participants were also 1,130 senior citizens and 1,220 disabled participants.
The victory was finally clinched by the Ethiopian runners Solomon Deksisa and Amane Gobena, clocking 2:09:34 and 2:25:49, respectively.
Harsh Shah, an animal welfare officer nominated by the Environment Ministry validates these claims. Shah, who also conducts rescue operations in south Mumbai, received at least 40 to 50 cases of bird injuries through the day.
The proposed 32-km Wadala-Ghatkopar-Thane-Kasarvadavali corridor will also be extended in the south till GPO, improving connectivity between south Mumbai and Thane and reducing the pressure of the suburban railways.
The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation is constructing a new train route in the area, with the station for Mumbai Central set to come up outside the cinema. The MMRC is currently excavating the ground to make space for the station premises.
The 75-metre bridge was constructed by Railways and opened to public on May 16, 2017. Earlier commuters had to walk around 200 metres to change between the Western suburban line and metro corridor, often discouraging them from using public transport.
“The municipal corporation wants the Metro to go through the congested areas of the city, as it will benefit more people. There are not many commuters along the current alignment,” said a senior MMRDA official
The MMRDA has appointed Simplex Infrastructure to design and construct the first phase of the corridor, a 12-km stretch from DN Nagar to BKC, and will soon finalise the contractor for the second phase.
The BMC proposes to soon connect the suburbs of Goregaon and Mulund through the two underground tunnels beneath the Sanjay Gandhi National Park . General AK Vaidya Marg will form a part of the 16-km Goregaon Mulund Link Road (GMLR).
“These are the most prolific showers as they can be observed with the naked eyes. The phenomena is observed every December. If you are in a good location, you can see around 200 to 250 meteor showers every hour,” added Ajmera.
The last time Mumbai received showers in the winter month was on December 13, 2014, when 1.5 mm rainfall was recorded. December 2008 and 2009 witnessed so little rainfall that it could not be recorded.
Sixty four Indian Army personnel, who have been training for almost a month for a sailing expedition from Mumbai to Goa and back, will kick off their adventure on Friday. While the Amy has organised several sailing expeditions, this is the first time that so many personnel are heading for one. They have been training […]
MMRDA also proposes to construct skywalks across the Western Express Highway to connect Metro 7 stations with both sides of the road, and connect the existing Metro One corridor with the upcoming Metro 2, Metro 3, Metro 4 and Metro 7 with skywalks.