User: divya_rrs Topic: Bombay
Category: Traffic Woes
Last updated: Jan 30 2020 19:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Watch: Salman Khan cycles to his shoot for ‘Dabangg-3’ to beat the Mumbai monsoon traffic 7.9.2019 Scroll.in
The Bollywood actor is known to cycle on Mumbai’s streets.
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Know Your Legend: Meet Sadanand Shetye, kabaddi’s first Arjuna awardee who paved way for many more 6.8.2019 Scroll.in
The all-rounder won a record 12 senior national championship titles with the Railways side.
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Watch: How a ‘bus service’ became a ‘boat service’, and other scenes from the Mumbai rains 4.8.2019 Scroll.in
The National Disaster Response Force and other relief teams are on standby, should the situation worsen.
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Mumbai: Heavy rains cause water logging in several areas, flights delayed 26.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The IMD said there would be heavy to very heavy rainfall in Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai in the next 24 hours.
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Mumbai: Hefty fines drive cars into parking lots 15.7.2019 DNA
Parel area's six parking lots see 23% rise in vehicles this month, but three-quarters of the spaces still remain empty
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The big news: Lok Sabha gives nod to extend President’s rule in J&K, and nine other top stories 28.6.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Mumbai witnessed heavy rains leading to heavy traffic congestion, and Trump jokingly warned Putin against meddling in US elections.
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Mumbai: Heavy rain disrupts traffic, causes waterlogging in some areas 28.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Two people were killed in rain-related incidents in Nashik district.
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Mumbai air pollution isn’t as bad as Delhi’s? Think again 25.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The city’s sea breeze most often blows away pollutants. But when winds are light, noxious gases and particulate matter remain suspended in the air.
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Current affairs wrap of the day: June 6th, 2019 6.6.2019 Scroll.in
Get all the big national and international news and stay up to date with Current Affairs and General Knowledge to prepare for competitive exams.
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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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