User: divya_rrs Topic: Bombay
Category: Traffic Woes
Last updated: Jul 28 2017 15:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Changing the way India commutes 28.7.2017 Hindu: Home
A successful transit-oriented development plan will encourage citizens to walk and use public transport rather than private vehicles, says A. Shankar
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Massive traffic jam on LBS Road 26.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Mumbai: The collapse of Sai Darshan building in Ghatkopar on Tuesday morning resulted in massive traffic jams, particularly in the initial one hour. Traffic was subsequently diverted to ensure rescue ...
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Activists back RJ Malishka on social media, say BMC is ‘intolerant’ 21.7.2017 TOI: Cities
The controversy over BMC serving a notice to radio jockey (RJ) Malishka following her parody song and making fun of the condition of city’s roads and traffic jams doesn’t seem to end. On Thursday social media and messengers went viral with several Mumbaikars coming out in support of the RJ.
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Spurred by various data plans, users are increasingly going online after midnight 20.7.2017 ET: Infotech
"The success of night calling plans has led the operators to come up with night exclusive plans, which was initially influenced by Jio," said a research analyst.
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Uber launches 'Decongest India' to promote mobility, curb pollution 19.7.2017 News
Campaign will draw attention to issues - car pooling, affordable and reliable mobility options
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Sena hounds RJ for song lampooning BMC (With Song Video) 19.7.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
A parody song by a well-known RJ mocking the pathetic condition of roads and unending traffic jams in Mumbai has gone viral and unsettled the civic body, which has threatened action against the RJ for breeding mosquitoes at her home.
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RJ Malishka comes under fire for targeting BMC 19.7.2017 Deccan Herald - Entertainment
India's popular radio jockey Malishka Mendonsa has come under fire for a song sequence on Shiv Sena-controlled Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in the wake of the monsoon and what the common man goes through during the rainy season. RJ Malishka's song - 'Mumbai tula BMC var Bharso Naye Ka' - (Mumbai…don't you have faith in BMC) had gone viral on the social media and commoners and celebrities are responding to it. The song, in lighter vein, blames the BMC for the monsoon woes that Mumbaikars have to face every year, beginning with the potholes menace, the traffic jams on roads and railway disruptions. However, the mocking of BMC has not gone down well in the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena, who had assured a trouble-free monsoon to the Mumbaikars. Two Shiv Sena leaders - Amey Ghole, who is a corporator and Samadhan Sarvankar and the son of Shiv Sena legislator Sada Sarvankar, had approached BMC commissioner Ajoy Mehta and want him to file a Rs 500-crore defamation suit against RJ Malishka ...
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Sion-Panvel highway faces 7km traffic pileup as heavy downpour lashes Mumbai & suburbs 16.7.2017 Thane News, Latest Thane News Headlines & Live Updates - Times of India
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Set up noise complaint system before festivals: HC to Maha 14.7.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the State government to immediately set up a grievance redressal mechanism, before the festive season begins. Citizens should be able to complain about violation of noise pollution rules via email, telephone calls, and text messages. The division bench of Justices Abhay Oka and Vibha Kankanwadi said, "The state government should file an affidavit stating the steps taken by August 11." The court gave the direction after advocate Rohan Cama, appearing for Awaaz Foundation, complained that the government has not acted on the directions given by the court in August 2016. Not even a toll free number has been allotted. The State said that the Regional Transport Authority and Traffic police would be conducting awareness workshops for public transport drivers. Petitioners also raised the issue of the State writing to the Centre, asking it to relax noise rules during festivals. The bench reminded the government and other political parties that the Special Leave petition ...
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Set up system ASAP for noise plaints, says Bombay High Court 14.7.2017 DNA: Top News
The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to immediately set up a grievance redressal mechanism, before the festive season begins, for citizens to complain about violation of noise pollution rules by mandals and pandals via email, telephone calls, and text messages. The division bench of Justices Abhay Oka and Vibha Kankanwadi said, “The state government should file an affidavit stating the steps taken by August 11.” The court gave the direction after advocate Rohan Cama, appearing for Awaaz Foundation complained that the government has not acted on the court’s order passed in August 2016. Not even a toll free number has been allotted. The State said that the Regional Transport Authority and Traffic police would be conducting awarness workshops for public transport drivers.  Petitioners also raised the issue of the State writing to the Centre, asking it to relax noise rules during festivals. The bench reminded the government and other political parties that the Special Leave ...
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Keep Ganesh fest hushed in silent zones: Mumbai NGO writes to PM 13.7.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
Anti-noise pollution activists have raised a strong objection against Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's plans to relax noise pollution norms for the Ganesh utsav festival in silence zones. City-based NGO, Awaaz Foundation has written to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention. They also plan to bring the issue to the Bombay High Court's notice on Thursday during a hearing on a petition on curbing traffic noise. Recently, Fadnavis said that the State will seek permission from the Union Environment Minister to permit loudspeakers in silence zones for the 10-day festival this year. In case the request was not processed in time, the State government will issue an Ordinance to allow it, he said. In her letter to the PM and Union Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. Convenor of Awaaz Foundation Sumaira Abdulali has appealed to them on behalf of the health of citizens of Mumbai to intervene against such a measure, which also violates a Statute of the Indian Parliament, the Noise Pollution ...
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MTP, BMC to end Bandra traffic chaos 8.7.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
In a bid to ease traffic jams on city roads the Mumbai Traffic Police and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) have joined hands and are now looking for solutions to improve the traffic situation from Bandra Terminus up to the Bandra court stretch. Pedestrians and motorists were in for a surprise as both the authorities cracked down on illegal parking and demolished encroachments along the Bandra (east) station road, AK Marg. The move which is being carried out since July 2 has resulted in major decongestion of traffic on the entire stretch. "We identified the major problems affecting traffic movement, which includes vehicles being parked randomly, encroachments and the rickshaw stand operating at one of the exits of Bandra station. Since July 2, we have towed over 350 vehicles," informed Satish Gaikwad, Senior Police Inspector, BKC traffic division adding that some of the vehicles towed had not been moved for months and there was a possibility of it being stolen or abandoned. He added that currently ...
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What Spider-Man could help with 6.7.2017 Rediff: Movies
Traffic jams or bumpy roads?
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Morning News Call - India, July 6 6.7.2017 Sify Finance
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Uddhav takes on govt. on noise laws 5.7.2017 Hindu: National
Alleging discrimination against Hindus, Sena chief asks government for permanent solutions
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National Cyber Security Coordinator visits Mumbai port terminal 29.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
National Cyber Security Coordinator Gulshan Rai on Thursday visited the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) a day after one of the terminals was hit by a global cyber attack, to restore the operations.
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Special team to patrol 15km e-way stretch 29.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Special team to patrol 15km e-way stretch
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Cyberattack hits operations at JNPT 29.6.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
 Operations at the Jawaharlal Nehru port at Nhava Sheva in Raigad district across the Mumbai harbour — one of the biggest container ports in the country — were hit since Tuesday night as a fallout of the global cyberattack.The Ministry of Shipping and the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) are monitoring the situation and taking counter measures. Dr Gulshan Rai, National Cyber Security Coordinator, and other top officials from the CERT-In, country's nodal cyber security agency, have been rushed to Mumbai to work with the port and state government officials, to address the issue. JNPT Chai
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Rush hour woes: Harbour and WR services disrupted 29.6.2017 Hindu: News
Gravel erosion at Mankhurd in the morning, and tree branches falling on lines near Lower Parel in the evening compound passenger misery
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Not much impact of ransomware attack on India, says govt. 28.6.2017 Hindu: S & T
Operations hit at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in Mumbai
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