Mumbai Current Affairs, GK & News

Mumbai’s Undersea Tunnel- Key Facts to know

Mumbai will start the first undersea tunnel of India in 2023 which is being constructed as part of Coastal Road project of Mumbai. Key Facts Two tunnels will be built under the Mumbai Coastal Road Project. The tunnel will have the length of 2.07 km out of which 1 kilometre portion will be under the ..

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What are the Blue tides spotted at Mumbai beaches?

The blue tide phenomenon was observed in several stretches of Maharashtra coast – such as in the Juhu Beach. The phenomenon is due to bioluminescence, which is the emission of light by microscopic marine plants called phytoplanktons. Eg: dinoflagellates. The blue light stems from chemical reactions of proteins inside the organism. What are Dinoflagellates? It ..

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Delhi, Chennai among cheapest cities to rent

According to a new report published by Purely Diamonds, Delhi and Chennai are the cheapest cities in the country to rent a house. The couples and newly-weds looking to rent a house should start looking in these cities in the country if they want to cut down on their expenses for living in an apartment. ..

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Sero Study Done in Mumbai: Slums Score over the Residential Societies

Serological surveillance study done in 6936 people in three municipal wards in slums and non-slum areas in Mumbai showed a very high proportion of asymptomatic COVID 19 infection. The survey has been conducted by NITI Ayog, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. What has the study shown? As per the ..

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Plasma Donation Program to be launched in Dharavi, Mumbai

Maharashtra government will launch a plasma donation program following the ‘Plasma Daan Sankalp Abhiyan’ for primary screening of recovered COVID 19 patients in the Dharavi area of Mumbai. This comes after Dharavi set an example of controlling the Coronavirus spread and that is why the local MP has now organized a plasma donation camp there. ..

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