Mumbai Current Affairs, GK & News

New species of blind freshwater eel discovered in Mumbai

New species of blind freshwater eel has been by four scientists from the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI). Highlights Eel species was discovered from a well in Mumbai, Maharashtra. As per scientists, eel is a blind freshwater hypogean. This is the first such discovered species from Maharashtra and Northern western Ghats. About Blind Eel Species has been ..

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India plans to create Power Islanding systems

India plans to create power islanding systems in several cities of the country to protect the critical infrastructures from potential attacks on the electricity grid of the nation.   Key Points Bengaluru and Jamnagar, which has two of India’s largest oil refineries, are included in the cities which are being assessed for an islanding system. ..

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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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