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By Newsgram Staff Writer

Delhi government is considering mounting WiFi antennas on electricity poles instead of cellphone towers under its project to make Delhi a WiFi city in a year. The new ‘Samrt poles’ can be used for multiple purposes like mounting CCTV cameras too, Indian newspaper Indian Express reported.

The move has been motivated by the need to reduce expenditure. The smart poles will not only consume less electricity but wouldn’t require any addition allocation of land to build new towers too, the report said.

The government will not have to seek land from Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and as the electricity poles come under the Delhi government, the process will not face any bureaucratic hassle.

About one-fifth (2.5 lakh – 3 lakh) poles will be turned to smart poles under this model, according to the newspaper.

This WiFi model has come up mainly because of the bad feedback about the NDMC WiFi facilities in started in Connaught Place last year.

Before taking a final decision, a radio-frequency survey will be undertaken of the entire city to find any technical issues. The survey and the availability of electricity poles in different areas will guide the government`s strategy.

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11th Edition of The IAAF Gold Label Race Postponed to October 21

Procam International Joint Managing Director Vivek Singh, said: "This year is a special milestone for us, as Program completes 30 years and to see our vision taking shape in this fashion is very satisfying."

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Around 35,000 running enthusiasts are expected to take part in the Gold Label Race. Flickr
Around 35,000 running enthusiasts are expected to take part in the Gold Label Race. Flickr

In a move to avoid the winter smog and pollution in the national capital, Procam International, the organisers of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM), on Thursday advanced the 11th edition of the IAAF Gold Label Race to October 21.

Around 35,000 running enthusiasts are expected to take part in the annual race, as the organisers announced the registrations for all five categories — Half Marathon (21.097km), Great Delhi Run (6km), Open 10K, Senior Citizens Run (4.3km) and Champions with Disability Run (2.4Km).

The registration for the Gold Label Half Marathon and Open 10K will commence on Friday and stay open till September 7. Flickr
The registration for the Half Marathon and Open 10K will commence on Friday and stay open till September 7. Flickr

The registration for the Half Marathon and Open 10K will commence on Friday and stay open till September 7. Registrations for the Great Delhi Run, Senior Citizens’ Run and the Champions with Disability Run will also open on Friday and close on September 28.

Announcing the details of the upcoming race, Procam International Joint Managing Director Vivek Singh, said: “This year is a special milestone for us, as Procam completes 30 years and to see our vision taking shape in this fashion is very satisfying.”

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“When we introduced this distance in Delhi, we always believed that it had the potential to be one of the world’s most prestigious races and more importantly get Delhi running,” he added. (IANS)

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