Author: Farid Salagame

The girder commenced its voyage on a 25,000 tonnes barge from Mazagon Docks on Wednesday at 12.30 pm and reached the Worli bay at 4 am the next day, awaiting the further process. In the first experiment of its kind in the country, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has successfully connected the upcoming Mumbai Coastal Road (MCR) with the existing Bandra Worli Sea Link (BWSL) using ‘tidal waves conditions’ in the Arabian Sea, officials said here on Friday. The significant milestone was achieved by successfully installing the first, gigantic 136 metres long Bow Arch String Girder, made of steel, weighing…

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BENGALURU (Reuters) – Japan’s SoftBank is seeking to sell a 1.1% stake in the Indian food delivery platform Zomato through a block deal worth 11.28 billion rupees ($135.36 million), CNBC-TV18 reported on Thursday, citing sources. The floor price for Zomato’s shares is set at 120.50 rupees apiece, the report added, a near 1% discount to the stock’s last closing price. This is the third time since August that SoftBank will offload its stake in Zomato, India’s largest online food delivery service. It sold a similar stake in October. Zomato and SoftBank did not immediately respond to Reuters’ requests for comment.…

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Set to open towards the end of the month, Yi Jing offers a wide range of Chinese food, including hand-pulled noodles made using a 4,000 years old technique What does a Chinese meal comprise for you? Does a delicious portion of asparagus lightly battered, deep fried, and then tossed in spices and topped with a generous amount of red chilli, which looked very intimidating but didn’t hurt, hit the spot? We were confronted with this question at Yi Jing, ITC Maratha’s Chinese restaurant which is set to open to the public towards the end of this month. Acting on its…

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The duration of the repair process will be determined post-excavation and an assessment of the pipeline’s damage extent. After a series of pipeline damage in the city last week, the BMC has now detected heavy underground leakage on 600mm dia. Pali hill Reservoir inlet near Balgandharva Rang Mandir at Bandra West. The repair work will be undertaken at three locations on Friday. However, the duration of repair work, exact cause and water cuts will be decided after excavation and assessment of the extent of damage to the pipeline. The BMC received a complaint of leakage at 24th road near Balgandharva…

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Tata Group will start manufacturing Apple iPhones for domestic and global markets in India in the next two and a half years, stated India’s Electronics and Technology Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Friday (Oct 27), in a sign of increasing confidence of global players in the South Asian giant’s booming tech manufacturing sector.  “@GoI_MeitY stands fully in support in growth of Global Indian Electronics companies that will in turn support global Electronic brands that want to make India their trusted manufacturing and talent partner and to realize PM’s goal of making India a global electronics power,” posted Minister Chandrasekhar on X. …

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As of now, the current condition of weather which is high temperature in day and pleasant temperature in night will remain for few more days. Winter season may start from the first week of December. There are no weather conditions have generated around the sea and range of Himalayas because of which temperature will go down. As of now, the current condition of weather which is high temperature in day and pleasant temperature in night will remain for few more days. Mahesh Palawat, vice president of sky met weather website said, ” There is no Westerly disturbance in the wind…

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27,343 hospitals have been empanelled under the scheme, that are now providing both cashless, and portable treatment facilities. Narendra Modi government’s flagship health insurance scheme, Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna, has helped save at least ₹1 lakh crore in treatment costs in the five years since its inception in 2018, data from the Union ministry of health and family welfare showed. The scheme is designed to provide financial risk protection against catastrophic health expenditure and is implemented in insurance or trust or mixed mode as decided by states. “More than ₹5.7 crore worth cashless treatments have been provided and 25.4…

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Air pollution has been shown to have a serious impact on the general population, causing various respiratory conditions and viral infections With deteriorating the air quality index and surge in viral cases, including swine flu, in Mumbai and the MMR region, health experts have cautioned the members of public to refrain from bursting firecrackers and making bonfires, in the coming days, as it would lead to surge in respiratory ailments including viral infections. A study in Journal of Cardiovascular Research concluded that long term exposure to air pollution affects the heart, lung and blood vessels, which can cause serious morbidities and mortality.…

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As the Sharadiya Navratri festival draws near on October 15, stunning idols of Goddess Ambe are making their way to pandals across Mumbai. Sunday witnessed vibrant ‘aagman’ processions, attracting hundreds of devoted followers. Pics/Ashish Raje As the Sharadiya Navratri festival draws near on October 15, stunning idols of Goddess Ambe are making their way to pandals across Mumbai. Pics/Ashish Raje Among these remarkable idols is the towering 31-ft Khetwadi Chi Aai of Khetwadi 12th Lane, paying tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji on the 350th anniversary of his coronation. The idol of Khetwadi Chi Aai wields an impressive array of weapons, including…

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Based in Navi Mumbai, the new data centre sits on a land parcel of 15 acres and is capable of supporting 120 Megawatts (MW) of IT power capacity Colt Data Centre Services (DCS) will invest 750 million US dollars – about Rs 6230 crore – in building data centre capacity at new facilities in Mumbai and Chennai in the next three to five years, company executives told Business Standard after launching its first facility in Mumbai. Based in Navi Mumbai, the new data centre sits on a land parcel of 15 acres and is capable of supporting 120 Megawatts (MW)…

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