Soon, Victorias to roll out as electric carriages in Mumbai

The banned Victoria carriages will soon make a comeback on the streets of Mumbai, though in a new avatar. The state issued a notification allowing the Victoria operators to run electric carriages on the same routes, mainly around South Mumbai.

MIAL awarded best airport by ACI World

The GVK-led Mumbai International Airport Limited has been awarded the Best Airport by Size and Region in over 40 million passenger category by the Airport Council International (ACI) World.

Source: The Hindu

UDAN takes wings with Chipi airport set to be thrown open

Maharashtra benefits from RCS, 14th airport to come up in Sindhudurg. According to government officials, the airport will improve connectivity to areas of north Karnataka, western Maharashtra and Goa.

Source: thehindu

After 350 years, Shivaji's Raigad Fort to be made global tourist hotspot.

Once considered impregnable, the hilltop Raigad Fort from where Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj laid the foundations of Hindavi Swaraj is poised for a major revamp to make it a global tourist hotspot.

Source: TOI

Get ready to see big cats at the Mumbai zoo this Diwali

Lions and tigers, leopards and other animals will be the huge attraction again. The building that houses the penguin enclosure at the zoo will have another neighbour - a 3D theatre, that will showcase educational films, movies and have talks for students and other visitors.

Source: TOI

Mumbai’s first 3D underground museum to open at Raj Bhavan

This thematic museum will be spread over 15,000 square feet and comprise virtual reality booths in which visitors can time-travel back to the 19th century. This modern museum will use 3D holographic projection technology to tell its story.

Source: TOI