Rail block on Mumbai's Harbour line, suburban trains to get more crowded
There is a rail block scheduled on Harbour Line between Kurla and Vashi from 11:10 am to 4:10 pm today.
As a result, the Down Harbour line services to Panvel/Belapur/Vashi from Mumbai CST and Up Harbour line services for CST leaving Panvel/Belapur/Vashi will remain suspended.
Passengers of Harbour line can travel via Trans-Harbour / Main Line till 4 pm.
Mumbai Police nabs 2 men for running illegal telephone exchanges
Maharashtra's Anti-Terrorist Squad held two men for running illegal Voice over Protocol (VoIP) telephone exchanges in Maharashtra and causing a loss of Rs. 15 crore to the government.
However, terror angle has been ruled out.
According to Security agencies, these exchanges are used by the intelligence unit of a neighbouring country to acquire sensitive military information.
The two men were held in a raid.
BMC to conduct contests to clear up Mumbai's mess
Dropping from 10th position to the 29th in all-India cleanliness ranking, Mumbai will soon come up with a competition to clear up its mess.
According to Rais Shaikh, who tabled this idea, the competition pits wards against each other. This would help trigger a debate on the subject at the grassroots.
BMC's past efforts of cleaning up Mumbai have been critiqued for being half-hearted.
Mumbai's TIFR says farming came to India 10,000 years ago
According to studies conducted by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), farming that is so widespread across the country came to India 10,000 years ago and grains such as rice, wheat and millet were grown much later.
The migrants began farming in the Indus-Ganga region and their farming techniques spread as the group moved to the east and south of the country.