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15 AC buses gather dust as BEST, MMRDA pass the buck 18.12.2017 Hindu: News
No clarity over who should start service; vehicles procured for ₹1.67 cr. each
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Smart cities: experts call for holistic approach 16.12.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
There should be a 360-degree approach in planning of smart cities to take into consideration several aspects in areas of healthcare, sustainability and security among others. This was the opinion of s...
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Over 70% land for Samruddhi project yet to be acquired 16.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
The government has acquired only 26.64% of the 9,330.04 hectares required for the proposed Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway, or the Samruddhi Corridor, Maharashtra PWD Minister (public undertakings) Eknath Sh...
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Maharashtra to legalise all slums built till 2017 14.12.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
Maharashtra government on Wednesday decided to extend the cut-off year to regularise 3.5 lakh unauthorised slums in the city to 2017 from 2011. According to senior government officials, the proposal for this was already approved by the cabinet last Sunday. "The proposal will now be tabled and approved at the ongoing state Assembly session in Nagpur. This move of regularising 3.5 lakh slums will benefit a total 18 lakh slums dwellers," says BJP MLA Ashish Shelar. Meanwhile, state minister for Housing Ravindra Waikar feels BJP is in hurry to take the credit for the move. "We are not happy with BJP's decision to leak this proposal to the media," he said. "We have been working on it jointly for a long time. We are still preparing rules and regulations, and we have to also see that this move does not encourage people to create new slums. We should have surveyed the slums, then taken a phase-wise decision. We will take this up with the higher authorities." Waikar pointed out that in 2003, the government had ...
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Counterfeit Kunkoo: Cathartic fiction short, India's entry at Sundance 13.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
Counterfeit Kunkoo: Cathartic fiction short, India's entry at Sundance
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Majority of parents in Mumbai feel their children are safe in school, but c... 12.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
Majority of parents in Mumbai feel their children are safe in school, but c...
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Mumbai parents feel children's school safest: survey 11.12.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Despite extensive coverage in recent times regarding the vulnerability of children in schools and untoward incidents, over 80% of parents in Mumbai  feel that their child's school is the safest. Parents of children ranging from ages 3 to 14 from both privileged and underprivileged economic backgrounds took part in the  door-to-door and over the telephone survey conducted by Child Rights & You (CRY). CRY volunteers spoke to parents from slums as well as high-rises in the areas of Cuffe Parade, Kurla, Kalina, Colaba, Sion, Wadala, Powai, Goregaon and Kandivali. Kreeanne Rabadi, Regional Direct
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In photos: How young Indians are bringing colour to Mumbai's slums 11.12.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
They want to make the Maximum City brighter and happier
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Mumbai Five: The Class VI girls who helped their friends get back to school 9.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
An inspired group of Class VI students leads Project Balika to get underprivileged girls back to school
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500 hutments in Cheeta Camp to be razed for mangrove expansion 7.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
MMCU to fence off area with 10-foot-high wall
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Charity commissioner’s drive touches 50,000 people 5.12.2017 தி இந்து - முகப்பு
Campaign aimed at creating awareness of poor people’s right to access charitable hospitals
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Who swings the vote in India? 4.12.2017 Hindu: Opinion
Party leaders and their ideological messages matter more to voters than middlemen
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Versova beach clean-up resumes, Aaditya Thackeray to join in 3.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
Versova beach clean-up resumes, Aaditya Thackeray to join in
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Criminal held for attacking Delhi Police personnel 2.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A 21-year-old criminal has been arrested for attacking a Delhi Police personnel with knife when the later tried to nab him while robbing a biker along with his three accomplices in the national capital, police said on Saturday.
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Mumbaikars we love 28.11.2017 Hindu: News
A small list of people doing invaluable work for the city and its people, who we think should be far, far better known than they are
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Bhiwandi building collapse: Death toll at 4, rescue ops save people trapped 25.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The 'Tahir Biznor' building, situated in Navi Basti area, was unauthorised, a district official said
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Bhiwandi building collapse: Toll rises to four; owner booked 25.11.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
The death toll in a building collapse in Bhiwandi has risen to four after the recovery of a woman's body and the police has booked its owner in connection with the case. The unauthorised four-storey 'Tahir Biznor' building, situated in Navi Basti area, had collapsed yesterday. Regional Disaster Management Cell chief Santosh Kadam told PTI that the fourth deceased was identified as Parvin Khan (65). The other three deceased were Ruksar Yakub Khan (18), Asfaque Mustaque Khan (38) and Jaibunissa Rafique Ansari (61). The officer said nine people were injured in the collapse and they were admitted
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On December 3, hospitals to take charity to the streets 25.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Campaign aims to make the poor aware of their rights to access treatment at ‘five-star’ hospitals
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Building collapses in Bhiwandi near Mumbai; many feared trapped 24.11.2017 Hindu: News
A portion of a ground plus three-storey residential building in Bhiwandi collapsed on Friday morning, claiming one life and leaving at least six others injured so far.Officials with the Thane Municipa...
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City in the docks 24.11.2017 BusinessLine - BL Ink
A street art festival in Mumbai eternalises a fish market and docks that very few in the metropolis have cared to remember or cherish
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