After prohibitory orders from the city, Bengaluru Member of
Parliament P. Chikkamuni Mohan, who was originally set to cut the ribbon at the
ceremony, was unable to attend initially. Mohan insisted the ribbon cutting carry
on, so someone else was called in for the job.
The railway invited 32-year-old Chandbi, a laborer who
worked on the site, and her 10-year-old daughter Begumma to inaugurate the new
Begumma cut the ceremonial ribbon and opened the escalator
at platform number four.
on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) 10th World Congress will take place
from October 28 to November 2 in Chicago and the organization is planning the 50th
Anniversary Congress Dinner, which will be held on October 30.
CTBUH, the evening will be a modern interpretation of the 1931 Beaux-Arts Ball
in New York, where titans from the building industry came dressed as the
buildings they had created.”
will have a full cocktail hour and a multi-course menu. To add to the fun of
the evening, there will also be a VIP photo backdrop and some props to help capture
the perfect picture.
be an article of clothing, a full-blown outfit or anything in between. CTBUH
will award a US$1,000 prize for best costume on the night of the dinner.
In order to
win, participants must register
for the competition ahead of time.
An event to promote the debut of a new Olympic sport featured a Polish
man racing an elevator in a seven-story race.
Marcin Dzienski, a speed climbing specialist, scaled a Warsaw hotel as a
neon-lit elevator rose next to him. The 26-year-old climbed a 23-m (75-ft)
plexiglass wall and hit the top after 12.12 seconds, with the elevator close
Speed climbing is one of three climbing disciplines that will be included
in the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Dzienski was the world champion
in a 2016 event.