Interesting News – Archives 2010-17

Mumbai Airport Sets World Record By Handling 969 Flights In A Day

30th Nov 2017

Congratulations to the entire team – Proud to be an Indian

Creating a new world record for single-runway operations, Mumbai airport handled 969 take-offs and landings in 24 hours on Friday. It broke its own record of 935, said a Mumbai International Airport Ltd spokesperson (MIAL).

Source: Mumbai Airport Sets World Record By Handling 969 Flights In A Day! – Indiatimes.com

Longest Bridge in India – Dhola-Sadiya

15th April 2017

About 9 kms, 30% longer than the Bandra Worli Sea link. This is being built on Lohit river.

Once opened, the bridge will reduce travel time between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh by up to four hours. There is no operational airport in Arunachal.

Indore is the cleanest City – Mysore dropped to the 5th place

4th May 2017

Sad to note that Mysore has dropped to the 5th place and missed an hat-trick.

India’s cleanest city is Indore in Madhya Pradesh and the runner up, Bhopal, is also from the same state, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu said today, announcing the names of 25 cities that have been voted the best by citizens. The government’s “Swachh Survekshan 2017”, which has assessed cities based on lakh of votes from 434 cities, also says the dirtiest city is in Uttar Pradesh – Gonda.

Source: Swachh Survekshan 2017: These Are India’s Cleanest And Dirtiest Cities | News

Salman a free man – Has justice been served?

10th Dec 2015

Finally Salman Khan is free. We do not know the truth, what had really happened? Hope justice is served? Hope money power was not used by the super rich Salman Khan to turn things into his favour? We the common citizens of India has full faith in the Judicial system of India.

Actor Salman Khan is not guilty in the 2002 hit-and-run case, the Bombay High Court ruled today, overturning his conviction by a lower court in May and dropping all charges against him.

Source: Salman Khan Acquitted In 2002 Hit-And-Run Case, Breaks Down in Court

Odd And Even Number Vehicles to be Allowed in Delhi on Alternate Days

This is really a bold move by the Delhi Government. The AAP government has been left with no other choices than taking such strong steps. Citizens of Delhi should take this decision as positive and respect the decision.

Under fire over rising pollution in Delhi and the lack of a concrete plan to tackle it, the Arvind Kejriwal government has announced that private vehicles with odd and even registration numbers will be allowed on the roads of the national capital only on alternate days starting next month.

Source: Odd And Even Number Vehicles to be Allowed in Delhi on Alternate Days

Update : Looks like the people of Delhi are comming forward and giving full support the Government plans. It is the responsibility of every citizen to do their best to contribute to stop / reduce pollution. Nothing is going change overnight. Congrats Delhiwalon….

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