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Oxygen masks, safety kits for Metro workers 21.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation on Friday showcased safety measures in place for personnel working on Metro 3 project’s tunneling operations.S.K Gupta,
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Man dies after suffering epilepsy attack inside public toilet 20.4.2018 General News
An 18-year-old man died after allegedly suffering an attack of epilepsy inside a public toilet at Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) here today, police said. Ibrahim Sheikh, a resident of Dharavi, had come to meet his aunt Bilkis Bano (50), who alongwith others from Dnyaneshwar Nagar in suburban Bandra East had launched a huger strike near the Metro-3 office against demolition of their houses. The slums in Dnyaneshwar Nagar had been declared illegal and some of them were demolished for the Metro-3 project, said senior police inspector Kalpana Gadekar of BKC police station. After meeting his aunt, Sheikh stayed at the site of the hunger strike last night. He suffered an attack of epilepsy when visiting a nearby public toilet around 11 AM today and died on the spot, Gadekar said. The exact cause of death will be known after the autopsy report is received, she added. Police recovered some papers related to the treatment for epilepsy which he was taking, the officer said, adding ...
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City Buzz: Cash crisis in ATMs, India’s best paying cities and new role for Delhi Metro 20.4.2018 Citizen Matters
What is making news in Indian cities -- from Mumbai to Ahmedabad and Delhi to Hyderabad? A quick look at some of the most important and interesting headlines for urban India. »
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Reliance Infra debuts in railway space, bags EPC contract 19.4.2018 Sify Finance
Reliance Infrastructure Limited EPC has received the Letter of Award (LOA) from Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) for its maiden railway project worth Rs 774 crore for the construction of third rail line between Jimidipeta and Gotlam on East Coast Railway on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis, the company said on Thursday.
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Sheena Bora Trial: The secretary speaks. The plot thickens 19.4.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Indrani called her personal assistant Kajal Sharma from the UK, May 3, 2012, and told her she had to sign Sheena's resignation letter as if she was Sheena signing it.But she had to first practice the signature and send Indrani proof of her proficiency in signing Sheena's name before sending the letter off.Sharma said she was reluctant and told the court that she told Indrani as much, but Indrani demanded it of her.
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Navi Mumbai airport: CM sets up task force to track progress 18.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
It will also resolve disputes between third parties and govt.
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Aarey metro car shed: HC tells petitioner to file affidavit 17.4.2018 General News
The Bombay High Court today directed a group of activists opposing the construction of the proposed metro car shed in Aarey Colony area to file an affidavit supporting their claim that the Maharashtra government flouted environmental norms in approving the construction work. A bench of Justices SC Dharamadhikari and PD Naik directed the petitioners to file the affidavit by April 24. The bench also directed the petitioners to cite official records and documents to support their claim that the Aarey Colony land, a prominent green lung of the city, was a protected 'forest area' and therefore the state's decision to change its usage for construction of the car shed was illegal. The bench was hearing a petition filed by some activists from the city and some residents of the Aarey Colony area, located near suburban Goregaon. The petitioners had alleged that the state government had illegally modified the draft Development Plan 2034 for Mumbai to show, what was previously a green, no ...
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Bombay HC stays demolition of 8 shops falling in metro route 16.4.2018 General News
The Bombay High Court today stayed a demolition notice issued to eight shops in suburban Andheri by the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (MMRCL) to pave the way for the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro Line-3 project. A division bench of justices A S Oka and Riyaz Chagla, while staying the notice dated April 3, made a prima facie observation that the MMRCL had no powers to carry out such demolition work. The court was hearing a petition filed by the owners of the shops. The petitioners said that they were ready to vacate their premises, but they should be provided with alternate premises as they were affected by the project. The bench today issued a notice to the MMRCL and posted the petition for hearing on April 22. "By way of interim relief, we direct that no steps of demolition or eviction shall be undertaken," the court said.
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Govt. report bats for multimodal transport integration 14.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
UDD team studies public transport systems in Seoul, Singapore during World Bank-funded trip
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Tata Projects wins Mumbai Metro orders worth Rs 1,048 cr 13.4.2018 General News
Tata Projects today said its joint venture (JV) has won orders worth Rs 1,048 crore for Mumbai Metro's elevated line. "The JV of Tata Projects Limited China Harbour Engineering Company (TPL-CHEC) today received the LoA (Letter of Award) for the constructing of two packages of the Mumbai Metro Elevated Line 4," the company said in a statement. The packages lie on the line extending between Wadala and Kasaradavali. "The combined value of both packages is Rs 1,048 crores and requires the contractor to design and construct 14 elevated stations with a viaduct of 12.5 kms. This project will improve connectivity with Thane," the statement said. It said the project is challenging as it involves construction in highly congested locations as well as management of logistics for transportation and erection of heavy girders. It said Tata Projects has successfully completed a similar job in the National Capital Region with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. Vivek Singhal COO Urban Infrastructure, Tata .
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Tata Projects bag Rs 1,048 cr Mumbai Metro packages 13.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Tata Projects Ld on Friday said that its joint venture with China Harbour Engineering Company (TPL-CHEC) has bagged two projects of Mumbai Metro worth Rs 1,048 crore.
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Reliance Infrastructure bags three packages of Mumbai Metro Line-4 project 13.4.2018 General News
Worth Rs 1584 crore
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RInfra, Astaldi JV bags three packages worth Rs 15.84 bn for Mumbai Metro 13.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
RInfra EPC CEO Arun Gupta said the company is well positioned in emerging Metro Rail market
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Fares for Mum-Ahmd bullet train likely between Rs 250 and Rs 3k: NHRCL 13.4.2018 General News
Passengers on board the bullet train, proposed to run between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, have to shell out anything between Rs 250 to Rs 3,000 depending on their destination, a senior official said. Giving the first official indication of the likely fares of the government's ambitious project, Achal Khare, the managing director of National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL), told mediapersons that the fares are based on present projections and calculations. It would be Rs 3,000 between Mumbai and Ahmedabad and as low as Rs 250 between Banda-Kurla Complex (BKC) and Thane, he said. Khare said, "The fares have been based on present projections and calculations. There would be one business class and the fares for this is likely to be higher than Rs 3,000." "The journey will be much more affordable and less time consuming than in a flight, if the trip to the airport, getting boarding passes and security checks are taken into consideration," he said. An official said, a taxi takes anywhere
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RInfra, Astaldi JV wins Rs 1,584 cr contract from Mumbai Metro 13.4.2018 General News
Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) today said its joint venture with Italy's Astaldi SPA has won a contract worth Rs 1,584 crore for a Mumbai Metro line. "RInfra EPC has received the Letter of Award from Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for three packages worth Rs 1,584 crore for construction of North-South Metro-4 corridor which will run between Kasarwadavali in Thane and Wadala," RInfra said in a statement. RInfra had participated in the tender for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for five packages in a joint venture with Astaldi, it said. The scope of work includes part design and construction of elevated viaduct and stations (excluding architectural finishing and pre-engineered steel roof structure of stations) of Line 4, the statement said. This includes entry and exit structures of the stations. The 32.32-km long Wadala-Ghatkopar-Thane-Kasarvadavali Metro will connect Wadala in central Mumbai with the neighbouring Thane district via
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Reliance Infra bags three packages of Mumbai Metro Line 4 13.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Reliance Infrastructure Limited EPC has received the Letter of Award (LOA) from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for three packages worth Rs 1,584 crore for the construction of Mumbai Metro for the North-South Metro-4 corridor, which will run between Kasarwadavali in Thane and Wadala, a company statement said here on Friday.
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Mumbai Metro to purchase 50 MW solar power from upcoming 11.4.2018 General News
Mumbai Metro has assured to purchase 50 MW power from upcoming Vikhran solar plant in Dhule district, a senior Maharashtra government official said today. State Energy department Principal Secretary Arvind Singh said the government had signed an agreement to purchase 50 MW solar power from the plant, to be set up in Dhule district in north Maharashtra. The government, in a bid to strengthen its footing in the renewable energy segment, is planning to set up a 500 MW solar park at Vikhran. "The entire investment in the park will come from private parties. There are two private players who are looking to set up solar power plants in Maharashtra," said Singh, refusing to divulge names of the interested companies. He said Mumbai Metro had given a letter to the Maharashtra State Power Generation Corporation (Mahageneco) and has assured to purchase 50 MW power from the plant. Mumbai Metro is operated by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (all lines except ...
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Take over servicing of all debt liabilities of RInfra unit: HC to DMRC 10.4.2018 Latest News
RInfra said that DMRC had been directed to pay this amount to a consortium of banks, by March 31, to ensure that no account of DAMEPL turns NPA
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Euronet India to modernise payment infrastructure of Yes Bank 10.4.2018 General News
Payment and transaction processing solutions provider, Euronet India, today said it has partnered with Yes Bank to modernise the bank's core payment infrastructure. Euronet will support the bank in switching transactions between end points, driving payment channels and card management services, among others. "We are pleased to partner with Yes Bank on their journey of modernising its core payment infrastructure. This deal will further strengthen our market position in the payment marketplace in India and Asia Pacific alike," Euronet Asia Pacific's regional managing director, Himanshu Pujara, said in a release. ********* MMRDA invites bids for the Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan metro * The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has invited bids to appoint design consultant for the Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan metro-5 corridor. The winning bidder will design and construct the entire 24-km corridor, 17 stations, car depot, OCC, auxiliary structures, among others in 30 .
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Louis Berger consortium bags contract for Mumbai Metro 4 line 10.4.2018 General News
Global consultant Louis Berger today said it has along with its consortium partners DB Engineering and Hill International bagged the contract for the Wadala to Kasarvadavli Metro 4 corridor here. Louis Berger as part of a DB-led consortium was awarded a project management and construction management services contract, including design review, for the 32.32-km corridor from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA). "This latest win highlights our commitment and contribution to India's strategic growth. Our team of experts is well equipped to meet the challenges of this new and next-generation transportation infrastructure project," company's president for international business Jim Bach said in a statement issued here. The Rs 15,549-crore Metro 4 line will be an elevated corridor with 32 stations, connecting Wadala in central Mumbai to Kasarvadavali. It is expected to reduce travel time between Wadala and Kasarvadavali by 50-75 per cent. As part of ...
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