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Winning ideas to revive Buckingham Canal and make Chennai climate-proof 10.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Eyes on the Canal, an initiative that aims to revive the Buckingham canal, had launched an open ideas competition to transform the neglected waterway. The winning entries propose various innovative approaches that focus not only on the canal but also on overall climate resilience.
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GoAir announces lowest fares for domestic flights starting at Rs 999: Details here 4.12.2018 Zee News : Business
Under the scheme the lowest fare of Rs 999 falls under the Ex-Bagdogra route.
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Disequilibrium: Unmade in India 1.12.2018 Financial Chronicle
Resident activism in collusion with a top Delhi government official has created an Aleppo slapbang in the middle of Ring Road where the pivot to NCR’s airport terminus has been compromised by small men with large egos. Time and cost overruns make the journey to and fro hellish as an architectural disaster sees no closure Dreams and reality are often conflated, that is the essence of magical realism. Emma Allman describes it succinctly – Magical realism can feel more nebulous than your average genre. The very name sounds pretty darn contradictory. If there’s magic involved, isn’t it fantasy? How can it be realism if there are magical elements? What is magical realism? The definition has come to encompass a few different functions of fantastic elements in stories that are unwilling to confirm or deny for the reader that these elements exist in its world. It can sometimes feel unsettling or give the story a dream like quality. But in a nation of the blind, the shill of influencers matters as we have ...
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PHOTOS: Farmers march to Mumbai for land rights, drought relief 22.11.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The farmers are demanding implementation of the Swaminathan Committee report, which suggested that farmers must have assured access and control over resources such as land and water. They are also demanding an increase in the minimum support price and a judicial system to ensure its implementation.
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City Buzz: Faizabad renamed Ayodhya | Diwali impact on air quality | Delhi Signature Bridge opening…and more! 12.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Did the SC order have any impact on Diwali pollution? Which are the other cities that may see a name change after the renaming of Faizabad to Ayodhya? What's special about Delhi's new Signature Bridge? All this and more news from our cities in our weekly recap.
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GoAir offers lowest fares for domestic flights starting at Rs 999: Details here 22.10.2018 Zee News : Business
The non-refundable and non-transferable fare will be available be given on first come, first serve basis.
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GoAir goes international, launches maiden flight to Phuket 13.10.2018 Zee News : Business
The budget-carrier will have direct flight from Delhi and Mumbai to Phuket.
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Mumbai: Cracks on flyover in Thane; closed for vehicular traffic 5.9.2018 Zee News : States
Notably, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had travelled Monday on the bridge during his visit to the town to attend the 'Dahi Handi' festival.
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SPEAK UP: Decongesting Mumbai – Is it mission impossible? 30.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
SPEAK UP: Decongesting Mumbai – Is it mission impossible?
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Mumbai: Lower Parel bridge undergoes repair; here are the traffic diversions in the area for the next few weeks 24.7.2018 DNA: Top News
Ahead of the closure of Lower Parel Bridge starting Sunday morning, the Mumbai traffic police has issued several diversions for motorists travelling from south Mumbai and travelling further towards western or central suburbs. The Western Railway had on Sunday asked Mumbai traffic police to shut the nearly century-old bridge that was built back in 1921. The closure also means those coming from south Mumbai onwards will have to use Senapati Bapat Marg and the stretch below Lalbaug flyover for going down towards suburbs. Those travelling to Phoenix Mall will have to take a right Shingate Chowk towards Bharat Mata chowk and further head towards Phoenix Mall via Prabhadevi. The closure of the bridge is not only for vehicles but also for pedestrians. This was done after a detailed technical inspection of the bridge by IIT Bombay , BMC and WR. Traffic diversions 1. Traffic proceedings from Bharat Mata junction to Shingate chowk take a left from Shingate Chowk towards NM Joshi Marg. 2. Traffic from Arthur Road ...
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Mumbai rains, live updates: Train traffic resumes on Harbour, Western lines 3.7.2018 Zee News : India National
Incessant rains have once again made Mumbai's civic amenities vulnerable with locals grappling to negotiate their way around the city.
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Late-night accident on JJ flyover claims one life 15.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Three injured in accident involving two bikes and two cars
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Flyover carriageway closed for a week for repairs 12.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
A chunk of concrete fell off the structure in April
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Myer Bevan nets New Zealand’s winner 5.6.2018 Hindu: Sport
The game was played at a fast pace
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Sion flyover work to begin after rains 4.6.2018 DNA: Popular News
In a major relief for motorists, the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has said that the Sion flyover on Eastern Express Highway (EEH) will not be shut during monsoon considering the renovation work on the flyover has been postponed until the end of monsoon. Earlier, the MSRDC had plans to shut the flyover for renovation work in April. However, as the repair work did not get any contractors bidding for the same, it was postponed till May. A MSRDC official said, "We have not been able to appoint any contractor yet. Now, we have decided that the contractor will be appointed during monsoon and flyover will be shut for repairs only post monsoon as renovation cannot be carried out during heavy downpour. Also, there will be increased traffic congestion due to the halt on the flyover." The MSRDC plans to replace more than 150 bearings on the flyover at an estimated cost of Rs 5 crore.  The repair work is being initiated after a study by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Bombay had ...
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Where goes the slum dweller evicted in Indian cities? 30.5.2018 Citizen Matters
Slums are increasingly being evacuated in Indian cities, often violently, to make way for city ‘beautification’, smart cities and even book fairs. But no one tracks where the evicted poor go. »
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CBI books AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes, others in flying license case 30.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) registered a corruption case against AirAsia Group chief operating officer Tony Fernandes, aviation lobbyist Deepak Talwar and others for alleged violation of norms in getting licences for international operations. The CBI also carried out searches at five places in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. The agency glided past the maze of files in the Ministry of Civil Aviation only to find an act of corruption carried out for allegedly getting licences for international operations to an aircraft operator AirAsia. The case relates to the allegations of getting relaxation from the 5/20 rules of the Ministry of Aviation for procuring licences and also from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) rules during UPA regime in 2013 and 2014. As per 5/20 rule, national carriers are required to have five years of operational experience and a fleet of minimum 20 aircraft to fly overseas. It is alleged that accused paid money that was used to pay bribes to known public servants ...
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Ateli-Phulera section of Western Dedicated Freight Corridor to be opened on Aug 15: Railways 26.5.2018 General News
The 190-km Ateli-Phulera section of the dedicated railway freight corridor between the National Capital Region (NCR) and Mumbai would become operational on August 15, Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani announced today. He made the announcement after a day-long inspection of the section falling in Haryana (Mahendragarh district) and Rajasthan (Jaipur district). The 190-km section contains 10 viaducts and major bridges, 127 minor bridges, one rail flyover and 118 road under bridges. There are six stations and two junctions -- Ateli and Phulera -- in the section. The section is part of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor between Uttar Pradesh's Dadri which falls in NCR and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in Mumbai. The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) will run freight trains at a maximum speed of 100 kilometres per hour (kmph) as against the current maximum speed of 75 kmph. The average speed of freight trains will also be increased from 26 kmph to 70 ...
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L&T Construction bags order worth Rs 1,425 cr 23.5.2018 General News
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) today said its subsidiary L&T Construction has won an order worth Rs 1,425 crore in the domestic market. The transportation infrastructure business of L&T Construction has bagged an order worth Rs 1,425 crore, the engineering and construction major said in a BSE filing. L&T said the company has secured an order from a private client for the construction of eight lane Vadodara - Kim Expressway, package I (part of Vadodara Mumbai Expressway) in Gujarat. The project involves the construction of 23 km of eight-lane rigid pavement carriageway, connecting road, flyovers, interchanges, rail over bridges and vehicular/pedestrian/cattle underpasses, it added. Shares of the company were trading at Rs 1,329.45 apiece, up 0.72 per cent, on BSE.
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L&T Construction bags order worth Rs 1425 crore 23.5.2018 General News
Under Transportation Infrastructure business
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