User: divya_rrs Topic: Bombay
Category: Metro
Last updated: Jun 15 2018 02:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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No Metro digging beyond fire temple limits till March 2019 15.6.2018 Hindu: News
High Court adjourns Parsi community’s case to next year citing shortage of time
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Decongesting our cities 15.6.2018 Hindu: Health
It’s time to modify regulation to accommodate app-based public transport services
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Sheena Bora Trial: This Witness is No Pushover 13.6.2018 Rediff: News
The lesson Waghmare sternly received on Monday from CBI Investigating Officer K K Singh and CBI Prosecutor Bharat Badami about the way a witness must answer questions from the defence seemed to have had only a marginal effect on him.
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Compensation based on police report: MMRDA 13.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) will wait for the police report before giving compensation to the family that lost a thr
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Life in a Metro 9.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Men and machines are laying railway lines beneath colonial-era Mumbai, cutting through hard rock and soil
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Bar-code system for Mumbai Metro season tickets 9.6.2018 Hindu: Health
Now, book store value passes on mobiles
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Save our Atash Behrams, urge Parsis 9.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
All five high priests, along with all seven Bombay Parsee Panchayat Trustees joined hundreds of community members to seek realignment of the upcomin
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MMRDA may ask MRVC to operate monorail 7.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Talks on with IL&FS too; MRVC working on proposal
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Electric-feeder buses for the last mile travel: Delhi government 6.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Once the Delhi government achieves its objective of last mile connectivity, then 18-seater electric feeder buses will ply on the roads of the Capital. These buses, which will be incorporated in the transport system once the government gives final shape to its project, will come loaded with a host of features that will also aid in curbing pollution. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is already working on providing end-to-end conveyance to its consumers under the last mile connectivity, for which it is considering e-rickshaws and electric feeder buses. Plans are also afoot to start AC electric feeder buses for short routes. Keeping in tandem with that, Goldstone-BYD eBuzz K6, the first electric feeder bus was launched in the Capital on Tuesday. While it is yet to be finalised when they will run on Delhi roads, the buses are already part of different states' transport system. According to Naga Satyam, executive director of the company, "It is a zero-emission electric vehicle, incorporated with ...
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Karnataka seeks US consulate in Bengaluru 31.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday urged the US to open its consulate in this tech city at the earliest.
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Sheena Bora Trial: Heat and Forgery 30.5.2018 Rediff: News
Then came the electrifying climax of Tuesday's hearing.
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The Netherlands' Queen to meet Mumbai dabbawalas 29.5.2018 General News
Queen Maxima of The Netherlands will meet Mumbai's famed Dabbawalas - tiffin-box carriers at Andheri station here on Wednesday, an association spokesman said on Tuesday.
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MMRC to install 240 pumps to control flooding during monsoon 25.5.2018 General News
The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC), which is implementing the Colaba-Bandra-Speez metro project, will be installing 240 pumps where the metro works are being carried out to control flooding during the monsoons. "The construction has been organised in a manner that wherever the existing infrastructure of the utilities has been taken away, we have diverted properly to avert incidents of flooding due to the ongoing construction," MMRC Director (Projects) S K Gupta here. As many as 240 pumps will be installed at various sites to control flooding, he said.
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Hear Parsis opposing Metro 3 work: HC 24.5.2018 Hindu: News
Court directs MMRCL as community members fear damage to two fire temples
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Mumbai Metro to install 241 pumps for monsoon 24.5.2018 Hindu: Home
MMRCL, MMRDA to depute nodal officer to work with BMC
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HC directs MMRC to hear Parsis opposing Metro 3 alignment 23.5.2018 General News
The Bombay High Court today directed five directors of the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) to grant a hearing to the Parsi community in the city that has been opposing the alignment of the Mumbai Metro III project. Several members of the community and some high priests from two Parsi temples in the city have been opposing the drilling work for two tunnels for the metro III line. A vacation bench of Justices SJ Kathawalla and AS Gadkari directed the five senior members from the MMRC board to grant a hearing to two Trusts that manage the concerned Parsi temples, the high priests, and some chosen representatives of the community. Earlier this week, four high priests from the parsi community had filed a petition in the HC seeking, among other things, that the ongoing drilling work for the two tunnels near Azad maidan in south Mumbai be stopped until further orders from the court. The petitioners told HC that the MMRC was making two tunnels near Azad Maidan as part of ..
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Maharashtra to house India's largest Metro rail network 21.5.2018 General News
In order to avoid traffic congestion, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday said with the help of the Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA), the state government is building India's largest Metro rail network in Mumbai."With the help of the MMRDA, we are building India's largest Metro rail network in Mumbai. With all these initiatives, people will get huge relief from traffic congestion," he said while addressing a gathering.Earlier, the Chief Minister laid the foundation stone and performed 'Bhoomipujan' (groundbreaking ceremony) of the widening work being undertaken of the rail overbridge at Kopri in Thane.The work is expected to be completed in the next 36 months against a cost of Rs. 258.76 crore.The overbridge at Kopri connects Thane to Mumbai via the Eastern Express Highway. The two-lane bridge will be widened to a six-lane one by building two new lanes on each side.After performing the rituals at the Kopri site, Fadnavis inaugurated the ...
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India Ratings Downgrades Reliance Infrastructure and its NCDs to 'IND BBB+'; Revises Rating Watch to Negative 21.5.2018 General News
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Can Bicycle Mayors help Indian cities? 21.5.2018 Citizen Matters
When the city planners cannot think like a cyclist, there comes a need to have a person who can give insights and perspectives. Bicycle Mayor is that person, and Bengaluru is going to have one. »
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Railways orders to upgrade amenities across suburban networks 21.5.2018 DNA: Opinion
The Ministry of Railways recently released a circular issuing the installation of required amenities in suburban railways. These amenities include one-third urinals and toilets for women alone, modular eatables vending machines to replace catering stalls and electronic coach indicators at platforms to name a few. The amenities fall under the minimum essential amenities (or basic amenities) required at 507 suburban stations in Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi and Kolkata. From the four metro cities, there are 35 stations that cater to 30 million passengers; 74 stations cater to between 10 million and 30 million passengers; 398 stations cater to less than 10 million passengers, who will avail these facilities. Passengers with disabilities, too, will be given special provision at stations like ramps, two parking spaces, water drinking tap and suitable toilets. The order has also called for demolition of food stalls and replace them by modular food vending machines or single food stalls at the end of the platforms. ...
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