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Torrential rains continue to lash Mumbai, IMD forecasts 'very heavy rains' 9.7.2018 Zee News : States
Heavy showers continued to lash Mumbai and adjoining areas bringing back the traffic woes for the city.
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Mumbai reels under torrential rain, bridge closed for traffic 8.7.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The low-lying areas of Parel, Dharavi, Matunga and King's Circle in Mumbai and towns in the neighbouring Thane district, including Diva, Dombivali, Kalyan and Ambernath, were flooded due to copious rains.
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India's richest young women fear public transport most; poorest fear cinema halls 2.7.2018 Sify Finance
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In coming ten years- 350 more billionaires, and a GDP that will treble to become fourth largest in the world says New World Health report 29.6.2018 Sify Finance
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Leading sovereign wealth funds mull investment in infrastructure projects in Maharashtra 26.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Leading sovereign funds from Abu Dhabi, China, Norway, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have evinced interest to pick up equity or provide fund or both in a couple of infrastructure projects in Maharashtra. The state government has held talks with Abu Dhabi Investment Authority for equity and project finance for the Rs 46,000 crore Mumbai Nagpur Super Communication Expressway and Rs 25,000 crore Dharavi slum redevelopment project. Abu Dhabi Investment Authority may invest up to $5 billion in these two key projects being aggressively pursued by the state government. State Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that sovereign wealth funds, as well as multilateral development banks including World Bank, Asian Development Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), are being tapped for equity investment as well as project finance. "In the present situation, investment in government promoted projects is the safest one. The government has already lined up finance from a couple of banks for the Mumbai Nagpur ...
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Photojournalist reunites kid with parents 26.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Runaway child was spotted at Elphinstone Road station by The Hindu staffer
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Rains pound Mumbai, throw life out of gear; heavy downpour forecast for Tuesday 25.6.2018 Zee News : States
The southwest Monsoon picked up momentum in Mumbai, bringing heavy showers. Heavy rains lashed the metropolis and Thane district throughout the night and continued on Monday morning, causing water-logging at several places and slowing the movement of suburban trains, thus causing inconvenience to office-goers.
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How women can confront and conquer urban chaos 25.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
The most effective way to feel safe in a messy sordid city is to look its “unsafe” spaces straight in the eye and stare them down. That way, you reclaim your space in them and naturalise them for yourself.
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Mumbai soaks in the spirit of Sao Joao 25.6.2018 DNA: Opinion
While citizens were spending a relaxed Sunday, East Indians and Goan Catholics in city celebrated San Jao Cha Sann or San Jao festival. The festival is dedicated to St John the Baptist, who is said to have baptised Jesus Christ. Members of the community celebrate the festival at Bassein (Vasai), Dharavi Beth (Manori, Gorai and Uttan), Pond (Vile Parle) and other gaonthans in city. "It's basically the feast of St John the Baptist. Back then one used to be baptized by taking a dip in the well or a water body or water being poured on the head. Christ was baptized in the Jordan river. Thus, people are baptised by being immersed in water," said Gleason Baretto, founder trustee of Mobai Gaothan Panchayat, adding, "On this auspicious day we have also decided to approach authorities to restore our wells, ponds and lakes and protect them." Sebastian Sequeira, President of Goan Outreach Association (GOA) which organised the festival said, "As part of the celebrations this year, we have invited Goans from across ...
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Watch: Woman slams accelerator instead of brake, injures 8 in Mumbai 22.6.2018 Zee News : India National
The incident occurred on June 19 evening when the woman, a resident of Kalbadevi in South Mumbai, lost control over the vehicle at T-Junction on 90 feet road in Dharavi, an official said.
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Can you displace Aarey tribals: HC to Mumbai Metro 21.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
No further eviction, says MMRCL
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Millionaires increased by 20%; demonetisation impact wearing off, while GST is a transitory impact says Capgemini study 19.6.2018 Sify Finance
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NBCC reaffirms interest in carrying out Dharavi Redevelopment 18.6.2018 DNA: Mumbai
NBCC India, the National Buildings Construction Corporation, is still interested in carrying out the redevelopment of Dharavi — Asia's biggest slum — which is a big land mass filled with shanties. The state government has now decided to redevelop these slums via a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV). NBCC is looking for a 26 per cent share in the SPV. Only last week, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadanvis, during his foreign visit to Dubai, had met MBM Group, one of the leading groups there. This group had shown interest in Dharavi redevelopment. Fadnavis, during one of his programmes last year, had announced that the government will redevelop Dharavi by forming an SPV. Yogesh Sharma, Executive Director (Engineer) said: "We are looking for a 26 per share in the SPV, the search for funding agencies is on." The funding agencies will be foreign investors who will invest in the SPV that will ultimately redevelop Dharavi. Last year, in September, DNA had reported that NBCC was interested in redeveloping ...
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FIFA ticket for Thane girl who dreams to be a soccer coach 17.6.2018 DNA: Opinion
It's a dream come true for 20-year-old Shraddha Aher. She is among the few selected from the country by OSCAR Foundation to visit Russia for watching 2018 FIFA World Cup. Aher, a Thane resident has been playing soccer for last two years and wants to be a football coach in future. She is now coaching around eight girls from near her locality. Just like Aher, Poonam Gautam from Ambedkar Nagar slum in Mumbai, Lalu Rathod and Akshay Chauhan from the city too will be there in Russia as part of a six-member youth delegation. These youngsters will be participating in FIFA Foundation's 'Football For Hope' festival — FIFA's global initiative for youth and community development, from June 26 to July 3. Speaking about her love for football, Aher, said, "During school days, I saw a few of my friends participating in different sports, but I could not participate due to lack of financial support. After my junior college, I started taking young leader training from OSCAR foundation, which not only developed my learning ...
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In Kaala, the hero is the mirror image of the villain 16.6.2018 Hindu: Health
And that is the real cause for concern in Pa. Ranjith’s latest film
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'Kaala' symbolisms can become a political burden for Rajini 15.6.2018 Rediff: Columns
If Team Rajini expected Kaala to carry the superstar's political message off-screen, it may have proved counter-productive. If the not-so-infrequent presence of Muslim residents of Dharavi, including that of Kaala's ex-love Zarina, in many scenes is expected to convey a political message, it is a no-brainer, says N Sathiya Moorthy.
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Controversy over ‘Kaala seth’ refuses to die down 15.6.2018 Hindu: News
Film not based on Thiraviam Nadar, says Ranjith
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<I>Kaala</I>: Neither Marx nor Manmohan Desai 14.6.2018 Rediff: Movies
'Kaala's sin is not that it is presented as a mouthpiece for its director Pa Ranjith's political viewpoints, but that it makes a travesty of them.'
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Power shutdown hits several parts of city 13.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
A major technical failure at Dharavi Receiving Station of Tata Power at 4.51 p.m. on Tuesday led to a power shutdown in several parts of the city. T
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UAE keen to invest in Maharashtra Infrastructure projects 12.6.2018 Projects Monitor

Monday, June 11, 2018: Just three months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic visit to UAE, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis was in Dubai to discuss key investment proposals for his state. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s visit had seen a reiteration of Dubai’s commitment to invest around USD 75 billion in […]

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