User: divya_rrs Topic: Bombay
Category: Local Trains
Last updated: Jan 15 2020 11:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Have cities really made it easier for women to report crimes against them? 15.1.2020 Citizen Matters
As India strives to ensure faster delivery of justice in cases involving crimes against women, several steps have been taken to improve ease of initial reporting. Here are some reports from different cities that indicate how these are functioning on the ground.
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Kerala in Rain Peril 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The 16 states of India are facing rain devastation and Kerala the gateway of monsoon in India is a peril. About 40 persons have died and about 40,000 people were evacuated sent to relief camp. The Red and Orange alert have been sounded in the State. Geographically the Kerala is more on length and less in vide size. Its entire west in located on Arab sea. It is state of backwaters also and river transport here in just like local trains and buses. The entire state is waterlogged. It is Mumbai like situation, on both Mumbai and Kerala being sea shore state can drain out rain water quickly but now there are not outlet left and has resulted in sea on land also. Entire Western, Southern and Eastern Cost of India are located on seacoast of Arabian Sea. Indian ocean and Bay of Bengal and fortunate to have 2 monsoon – the summer and winter rains. But due to heavy population there are very heavy pressure on land also and the first and direct impact or calamity is construction are over without any provision for ...
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Maratha Reservation 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Entire Maharashtra is in turmoil on the Maratha Reservation agitation turning violent with arson, damage to public property attack on train and road movement and forcing the closure of shop disrupting the public life. On July 25th agitations raided the Mumbai metropolis. The opposed local trains and city transport of ‘BEST’ buses disrupted. The unruly and violent agitators stopped the buses in mid-way and forced the commuters get off without realizing their plight to be stranded in that way on road where violent mobs are holding the city to ransom. This Maratha agitation erupting from time to time by this being the year of approaching Lok Sabha elections has gone very violent. Many deaths unrelated to agitation are linked with agitation to fan the fire. The parties in opposition from election point of view declaring solidarity and support with them. Now on all the small or big agitation the violence is must as it is considered the success of that agitation. The main theme is to disrupt and prevent ...
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Downpour in Mumbai 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The proverbial heavy monsoon rains lashed the Metropolis Mumbai on Saturday June 9. It was around 100 centimeter rainfall there. As usual every year this year also it brought back all the problems of flooding, water-logging, trains and other air and road traffic coming to grinding halt for hours. The Mumbai Municipal Corporation also as usual assured the people of Mumbai before the outbreak of rains that this year it had made adequate preparations to meet the challenge of downpour and rain waters will flow out rapidly. But nothing of that sort came to save and rescue the people from the deluge. The Corporation said that it had installed high horsepower pumping sets at the places known for water logging of long duration, but at all failed in action and Mumbai remain submersed for long hours. The Mumbai is a city of commuters and local trains like every year on Saturday also they faced the worst wrath of monsoon and remained stranded. It also appears that Mumbaites are habitual and immune to it. They ...
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IRCTC: Central Railways to run special trains on Mahaparinirvan Diwas; check details here 6.12.2019 Scroll.in
As many as 12 special Mumbai locals will run to manage the extra rush of passengers traveling on the occasion of Mahaparinirvan Diwas.
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Watch: How does pollution in Mumbai vary according to the mode of transport? 19.10.2019 Scroll.in
Mumbai is the most polluted coastal city of India.
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Jaipur, Jodhpur, Durgapura railway stations bag top spots in Indian Railways’ cleanliness survey 2.10.2019 Scroll.in
Among 109 suburban stations, the Andheri station in Mumbai, and Virar and Naigaon stations on its outskirts were adjudged the cleanest.
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Talk back or not: Railways in two minds 18.9.2019 DNA
A few weeks ago, sources said that Union Railway minister Piyush Goyal gave adverse remarks on 'talk-back' system.
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Inside Raj & DK’s ‘The Family Man’: ‘What if James Bond lived in Chembur and rode a scooter?’ 14.9.2019 Scroll.in
Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK speak to ‘Scroll.in’ about the making of their Amazon series ‘The Family Man’, starring Manoj Bajpayee.
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Can Mumbai metro or monorail save the day as monsoon submerges the suburban lines? 8.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Thousands of crores have been spent on these two public transport projects, but as rains throw usual life out of gear, can they really provide effective alternatives or support to the Mumbai locals, the lifeline for commuters in the city?
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1 crore people to use Metro by 2024: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis 8.9.2019 DNA
Hybrid Metro rail to be a game changer as it will cover narrowest of roads in areas like Kalyan, Dombivali
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MRVC commences preliminary work for CBTC system on Mumbai suburban network 19.8.2019 Projects Monitor

The Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC) has begun preliminary work towards implementation of the Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) system on the Mumbai suburban network. The CBTC is a signalling system which will improve the efficiency and safety of operations. The project is a part of Rs 33,690 crore Mumbai Urban Transport Project 3A (MUTP […]

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Mumbai: DK Sharma to head Metro operations 16.8.2019 DNA
A graduate in electrical engineering, he held various important posts during his stint in Central, Western, South Central as well as Konkan Railway.
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Current affairs wrap of the day: August 3rd, 2019 3.8.2019 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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Rains return with flooding, trains buoyant but buses reroute in Mumbai 25.7.2019 DNA
Many routes of BEST buses had to be diverted due to waterlogging while suburban railways ran rather smoothly, though with delays.
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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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Another monsoon, another deluge: Why Mumbai gets inundated nearly every year 10.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An outdated drainage system and the depletion of mangroves have severely crippled the city’s natural defences against floods.
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The Daily Fix: Intense rain in short bursts is the new normal – Mumbai’s rulers must deal with it 3.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
City authorities must build infrastructure that is appropriate for the new realities of climate change.
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Mumbai rains: Suburban railways suspended, Govt declares holiday 2.7.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Mumbai The Central Railway (CR) on Tuesday suspended suburban train services after incessant record rain flooded tracks at several spots between Mumbai-Thane, and services on Western Railway were also hit as Maharashtra government declared a precautionary public holiday for the city, officials said. As Mumbai was battered with average 375 mm rains, this has […]
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Top news: At least 33 dead after minibus falls into gorge in Jammu and Kashmir 1.7.2019 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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