User: divya_rrs Topic: Bombay
Category: Traffic Woes
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Current affairs wrap of the day: June 6th, 2019 6.6.2019 Scroll.in
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Mumbai’s traffic jams are the worst in the world, Delhi stands at fourth spot: Report 5.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The study surveyed only these two Indian cities.
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Smogged, but unfazed: Mumbai needs to take air pollution more seriously than it does 5.6.2019 Citizen Matters
For many Mumbaikars, 'air pollution' is a Delhi or at most a North Indian problem. Yet, Mumbai air itself says otherwise on many a day. But are city authorities really aware and equipped to take the steps they need to?
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Are Mumbaikars prepared for the environmental impact of new coastal projects? 15.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Government and policy makers assume solving Mumbai's congestion and traffic problems solves everything else. But half a dozen new projects could have far reaching impact on the environment and people's livelihoods.
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‘Destructive futility’: 10 reasons why Mumbai’s Coastal Road Project should be scrapped 7.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
It will provide little benefit, if any at all, but extract enormous economic, social, environmental and public health costs.
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In this novel, something big enough to bite a human head off at one go is on the loose in Mumbai 20.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Three gruesome murders sets detective Aditi Kashyap on the trail of werelions in Krishna Udaysankar’s fantasy crime novel ‘The Beast’.
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Why I am going to protest against the Elevated Corridor, and what the govt should be doing first 15.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The government can take some quick impact decisions to fix the road congestion issue - including improving signal timings and rationalising bus routes.
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As Mumbai’s coastal road construction speeds up, even car owners are joining the protest against it 14.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Who is the multi-crore project being built for?
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City Buzz: Delhi bid to end manual scavenging | Rs 6500 crore for Mumbai Metro | Pune resilience plan..and more! 4.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Will Delhi finally be able to end manual scavenging with technology? What are Mumbai Metro's plans with the historic loan from ADB? And why is Kolkata Metro causing serious concern among commuters? Catch a recap of some of the important headlines from our cities last week.
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Shri Nitin Gadkari to lay foundation stone for six-lane NH project to connect Ring Road – DND Junction with Delhi-Mumbai Expressway 28.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari will lay the foundation stone for a six-lane access-controlled NH project at Kalindi Kunj-Meethapur Road in Delhi tomorrow.
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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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