User: divya_rrs Topic: Bombay
Category: Traffic Woes
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A small group of cyclists is trying to transform the way visitors experience Goa 17.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A number of bicycle tours want to break the perception that the nation’s smallest state is all about partying and beach shacks.
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To develop a city for transit, or transit for a city? 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
As urban centres thrive and expand beyond the reach of walking and cycling distances, it becomes important for cities to understand and provide the most efficient and sustainable ways of moving people and goods. Can transit oriented development hold the key?
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Chennai school kids come together at hackathon to solve civic problems 4.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Can a motley group of school students aged 8 to 13 suggest and devise solutions to problems such as air pollution, waste management and water scarcity? Yes, they can and the Sarvalokaa Hackathon in the city gave them a platform to showcase their innovative solutions.
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City Buzz: Fuel stickers for Delhi | BMC crackdown on plastic | Fire scare in Kolkata Metro..and more! 4.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Why is Delhi asking its cars to get stickers on them? How many crores has Mumbai collected in fines for violation of the plastic ban? And why is the privatisation plan for Trivandrum airport in jeopardy? Catch all this and other notable news from across our cities over the last week.
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Maharashtra: At least six police officers injured during protest against alleged cow slaughter 28.1.2019 Scroll.in
Protestors blocked the Mumbai-Goa highway from 5.30 am on Saturday, causing a traffic jam that ran for 7 km.
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Nitin Gadkari to Inaugurate Cable Stay Bridge over River Mandovi in Goa on Sunday 25.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the newly built, 5.1 km long, four-lane, cable stayed bridge over river Mandovi in Goa on Sunday, the 27th of January.
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City Buzz: Delhi civic bodies fined | Mumbai fire brigade upgrades | Pune tax hikes..and more 19.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Why the CPCB has come down on Delhi civic bodies, how Mumbai plans to address fire emergencies, how the Pune civic body proposes to bridge its revenue deficit -- catch all this and more news from our cities this week in this edition of Buzz.
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‘Bombairiya’ movie review: Anything goes (but not much sticks) in a would-be comedy 18.1.2019 Scroll.in
Pia Sukanya’s debut feature is set in Mumbai and has a sprawling cast that includes Radhika Apte, Akshay Oberoi, Amit Sial, Siddhanth Kapoor and Adil Hussain.
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Mumbai: Around 3,000 buses off roads as BEST employees go on indefinite strike 8.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The employees want, among other things, that the company’s budget be merged with that of the city’s civic body.
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NGT order causes heavy traffic jam on highway 5.1.2019 Sify Finance
The ban on entry of heavy commercial traffic into Delhi by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) caused heavy traffic jam on Saturday on the Jaipur-Delhi highway as police forced drivers to take a U-Turn ahead of the Kherki Daula toll barrier.
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Housing Societies ready to join hands with Govt bodies to make Mumbai more liveable city 4.1.2019 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 4 (NewsVoir): In a recently concluded 3 day Expo - Housing Society and Management Show (HSMS-2018) - India's first and only platform for Housing Society members and certified
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Initiatives & Achievements of Ministry of Railways in the year 2018 29.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Indian Railways achieved all- round progress during the year with firm focus on safety and passenger services by leveraging the latest in technology and marshalling the inherent strength of a highly dedicated workforce.
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Year End Review- 2018: Cabinet & CCEA 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
03 Jan 2018   Cabinet gives approval to the Approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina during 10-13 December 2017   The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Note submitted by the Department of Commerce and approved the approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in December 2017.
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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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City Buzz: Mumbai farmers’ stir | Kolkata air worse than Delhi | Google app for neighbourhoods…and more! 24.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Why were plans for artificial rain in Delhi stalled? How did Kolkata pip Delhi in air pollution? What can you do with Google's new Neighbourly app? All this and more from our cities in this week's buzz.
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20,000 farmers march to Mumbai demanding loan waiver, drought compensation 21.11.2018 Zee News : States
The march will conclude at Mumbai's Azad Maidan on Thursday where farmers will stage an indefinite sit-in till demands are met.
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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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India-Japan Development Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, including Africa 29.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
India and Japan committed to working together to promote peace, stability and prosperity, through economic growth and development in the Indo-Pacific, including Africa, by enhancing connectivity through quality infrastructure and capacity building of our partners.
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Facing extinction, India’s scented agarwood is finding ways to grow in home gardens, polluted fields 25.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The resin-filled wood from the tree is used in perfumery and high quality incense.Scientists say the species has adapted to growing in new areas in Assam.
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Deciphering the Mumbai Development Plan 2034 25.10.2018 Sify Finance
BMC's latest announced Development Plan for 2034 could be a mixed bag. Here are some important take-aways from the voluminous vision.
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