User: divya_rrs Topic: Bombay
Category: Traffic Woes
Last updated: Mar 29 2020 12:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Lockdown: 90 cities in India record minimal pollution 29.3.2020 Rediff: News
Welcoming the reduction in pollution, environmentalists urged the government to treat it as a "wake-up call" and stop its "obsession" with "development" at the cost of the environment.
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Panic-buying, traffic jams: Scenes of chaos caused after PM Modi’s lockdown announcement 25.3.2020 Scroll.in
Prime Minister Narendra Modi failed to convince citizens that essential supplies would be available.
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Coronavirus: ‘Who will feed the stray animals?’ Community carers worry about curbs on movement 24.3.2020 Scroll.in
With lockdowns being imposed across parts of India, Good Samaritans who feed free-roaming animals face an unusual challenge.
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Coronavirus: Maharashtra announces statewide curfew, CM says people did not heed lockdown orders 23.3.2020 Scroll.in
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked residents to observe the lockdown as it was important to ensure that the virus does not spread.
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Coronavirus: Mumbai municipal head orders closure of public spaces; calls for decongesting hospitals 21.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Under the order, all patients who are in a stable condition will either be discharged or shifted from major hospitals to peripheral hospitals.
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Coronavirus to test Mumbai's resilient spirit 19.3.2020 Rediff: News
'Coronavirus is not the only emergency, and it is certainly not the only illness people can suffer from'
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Mumbai, Delhi see decline in traffic congestion 18.3.2020 Rediff: Business
Mumbai saw an average 46 per cent decline in congestion during the morning rush hour on Tuesday. New Delhi's data also showed an average 34 per cent decline in congestion during morning.
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“Why Bengaluru can’t be Singapore: The crux is land ownership” 15.3.2020 Citizen Matters
Illegal developments and citizens' unwillingness to relinquish land have snowballed into the lack of road networks in Bengaluru. And thus, the city's traffic mess remains perennially unsolved. What could be the solution now?
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Brace for traffic snarls on EEH 25.2.2020 Hindu: Rx
Sion flyover to be shut for repairs from Tuesday to March 2
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City Buzz: Shaheen Bagh updates | Underwater Metro in Kolkata | Hope for Delhi pollution hotspots…and more 23.2.2020 Citizen Matters
Been busy during the week? Catch a recap of the most important news from our cities in our weekly round-up.
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Soon, motorists to get seamless connectivity from WEH to BKC 20.2.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Elevated road on Hans Burga Marg, likely to be ready by Oct., will ease congestion
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Bengaluru has the world’s worst traffic, four Indian cities in top 10: Report 30.1.2020 Scroll.in
An average trip in the city in 2019 took 71% more time to complete than it would if there were no traffic.
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Bengaluru is the world's most traffic choked city 30.1.2020 Rediff: News
Apart from Bengaluru, the other Indian cities featured among the top ten most congested cities globally are: Mumbai at fourth position with 65 per cent congestion (same as the traffic congestion level in 2018) followed by Pune at fifth place with 59 per cent congestion, and New Delhi at eighth position with 56 per cent congestion level.
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Water Logging 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
On just a few minutes heavy rains right from Mumbai to Bhopal and every town and village there is water logging and flooding all over. So far it is as Municipal affairs to deal with it. The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior etc all on the eve of rainy seasons claim that measures have taken to clear drainage and nullah system and people will not feel and adverse affect. But the very first rainfall first of all wash off the claims of Municipal Corporation and roads became open drainage and all over floods and traffic is held up in water jam. Now the Central and all State Government should assume the responsibility such water logging and flooding all over. The problem of such vast dimension is beyond the capacity of Municipal bodies. Now it should be concurrent Central and State subject.
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Will congestion pricing help Mumbaikars add an hour and a half to their day? 28.1.2020 Citizen Matters
A year-long survey done in 2019 conducted by ITDP found that Mumbaikars spent an average of 85 minutes daily stuck in traffic. That also means an estimated productivity loss of over Rs 3600 crores per annum. Is congestion pricing the solution?
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Water Logging 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
On just a few minutes heavy rains right from Mumbai to Bhopal and every town and village there is water logging and flooding all over. So far it is as Municipal affairs to deal with it. The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior etc all on the eve of rainy seasons claim that measures have taken to clear drainage and nullah system and people will not feel and adverse affect. But the very first rainfall first of all wash off the claims of Municipal Corporation and roads became open drainage and all over floods and traffic is held up in water jam. Now the Central and all State Government should assume the responsibility such water logging and flooding all over. The problem of such vast dimension is beyond the capacity of Municipal bodies. Now it should be concurrent Central and State subject.
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Water Logging 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
On just a few minutes heavy rains right from Mumbai to Bhopal and every town and village there is water logging and flooding all over. So far it is as Municipal affairs to deal with it. The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior etc all on the eve of rainy seasons claim that measures have taken to clear drainage and nullah system and people will not feel and adverse affect. But the very first rainfall first of all wash off the claims of Municipal Corporation and roads became open drainage and all over floods and traffic is held up in water jam. Now the Central and all State Government should assume the responsibility such water logging and flooding all over. The problem of such vast dimension is beyond the capacity of Municipal bodies. Now it should be concurrent Central and State subject.
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Elections, Kashmir, environment and citizens: 12 stories from the 12 months gone by 31.12.2019 Citizen Matters
As we come to the end of the year, a look at some of the most topical, important and appreciated stories of 2019.
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Top news: Hyderabad Police claim vet rape-murder accused tried to flee, were killed in self-defence 6.12.2019 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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Steep fines for traffic violations are making Indian drivers more cautious – and provoking debate 19.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
While the Union Government is hoping the fines will bring down the number of violations, a number of states have chosen to dilute them.
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