News in Pics by Rons Bantwal – Feb 9

Daijiworld Media Network – Mumbai (RD/SP)

Mumbai, Feb 9:

Traffic was disrupted for a while owing to collision of a goods tempo and a taxi on Senapati Bapat Marg, near Matunga Railway Station on Western Railway (WR) here on Thursday February 5.

Bruhanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) Undertaking general manager Uttamrao Khobragade inaugurated Kapilvastu – 2009, an information calender on the occasion of Mukhnayak's Foundation Day in the metro on Thursday.

A child riding tricycle accompanied by his mother walks along near  the busy Mahim market here on Thursday.

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) chairman C B Bhave with ICICI Bank chairman, CII, managing director and CEO K V Kamath, at the 4th CII Corporate Governance Summit here on Thursday.

Harper Collins Publishers India senior commissioning editor and rights director Saugata, author Kankana Basu, actress Supriya Pathak, during the launch of Kankana Basu's book 'Cappuccino Dusk', at Oxford Book Store, in the metro on Thursday.  Kankana Basu is a metro based freelance journalist and illustrator.

Triumph Run – 2009, for the special children (mentally challenged, blind, dumb and deaf) was flagged off by Thane police commissioner Anil Dhere, which was held at Thane police parade ground, here on Sunday February 8.  Around 450 students from 30 schools across Thane district and metro participated.

Major fire broke out in an Industrial area located on Mahim - Dharavi Road, here on Sunday.

Metro is all set to have a new spiritual and tourist destination, 'Global Vipasana Pagoda' which was inaugurated by President of India Pratibhatai Patil on Sunday and dedicated to humanity as Monument of Peace and Harmony.

Actress Raveena Tandon visited Carter Road Seafront at Bandra (West) for the 'Mumbai Clean Up Drive' on Sunday February 8, as part of NDTV and Toyota's ‘The Greenathon’ that was embarked upon to spread environmental awareness and lending their support to the drive.     

Bollywood actress Preity Zinta at the metro's biggest clean up drive at the sea fronts, in order to spread environmental awareness in the metro on Sunday.

The eighth wonder of the world, by Krishna Mehta and Brinda Miller.  A 40 ft high pyramid has 3 sides each adorned with three different kinds of water related objects, one side has assortment of plastic bottles, the second side has taps, various material and sizes, and the third side has assorted plastic buckets. Lamps inside are draped with fabric of screen printed droplets.


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