BMC nod for renaming of Kandivali Clubhouse
MUMBAI: The BMC Friday approved a Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) proposal to rename Kandivali Clubhouse as Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana Club. Mayor Sunil Prabhu announced the decision after a meeting with leaders of all parties at BMC building. The renaming will be done on November 11 at a function at the club house.BJP leader Manoj Kotak said, “The decision was made after all parties agreed to the proposal.”
Central Railway services disrupted
MUMBAI: Suburban services on the Central line were affected after an overhead electric wire break was reported between Sion and Matunga at 7.50pm on the Up local line. Three services were held up while others were running late. The Up slow services were diverted on the fast line between Vidyavihar and Byculla, said a Central Railway spokesperson.
Hotelier shot at, one arrested
MUMBAI: Praveen Shelar, a hotelier in Vashi and a Shiv Sena activist, was shot at by three men at 5.30 am Friday while he was boarding a CST-bound Asangaon local train at Vasind railway station. One of the suspects, Ram Prasad Kahar (35) was nabbed by the police and the main accused and his accomplice escaped. Shelar was operated upon at a private hospital in Kalyan and the bullet was removed from his left calf, police said.