Five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss
mumbai Updated: Aug 08, 2016 17:10 IST
Travellers frequenting the Western Express Highway and western suburbs, particularly between Andheri and Dahisar, need to brace for more traffic snarls from Monday, as the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Developing Authority (MMRDA) plans to barricade the roads for construction of the Metro 7 corridor
An analysis of weather data for 103 years (1901 to 2004) by researchers from the Indian Institutes of Technology in Mumbai and Chennai shows that rainfall has decreased over the years, reducing water stocks even in river basins that have a surplus. The data was collected from 1,384 weather stations of the India Meteorological Department.
As many as nine people were jailed in the first half of this year by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) on the central line for travelling on the rooftop and performing stunts in local trains. The crackdown recorded a fourfold rise with the arrests of 1,023 people, of which more than 80% were travelling on the Harbour line.
“I am gay, that’s ok! I am lesbian, that’s ok!” These and similar such slogans reverberated on Pune’s two busy streets that pass through Deccan during the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride March held on Sunday. Its theme: Inclusivity in the workplace.
A list of the city’s hottest new places to grab a bite.