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Yet to receive technical designs for FOBs, Railways raises concern over Army meeting deadline
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

The Army is set to submit the designs of two bridges — corrected version of Parel-Elphinstone bridge and Currey Road station — by Wednesday to the Railways.

CIDCO plans flyover at Kalamboli to cut travel time between Pune and Navi Mumbai airport
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

“We will float a tender to appoint a consultant for the project. Our in-house consultant, Mumbai JNPT Port Road Company Ltd, too will study the project. As it is at a conceptual stage, we are working on the finer details,” said a senior NHAI official.

Women’s panel yet to get details sought from airline
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

We will wait till Tuesday, else summon the airline to our office. We also await completion of investigation by police. We will take the matter to Ministry of Civil Aviation if any lapse on part of the airline is noticed - Rekha Singh, Chairperson, NCW

Passenger held under POCSO Act after actor alleges molestation on flight
Mon, Dec 11, 2017

It was not intentional, accused tells police; Vistara says assisting cops in probe

Matheran-Neral Toy Train: Token machine, giant bell — preserving memories of a bygone era
Mon, Dec 11, 2017

Not much has changed for the narrow gauge service since 1907, the year when the first toy train ran on the route

Actor alleges harassment on flight: Women’s panels take suo motu cognisance, write to DGP, airline
Mon, Dec 11, 2017

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) too took suo motu cognisance of the case and sought details about the incident and the action taken by the airline.

Ten-seater Quest Kodiac lands at girgaum chowpatty: Fog delays seaplane flight
Sun, Dec 10, 2017

Gadkari, Gajapathi Raju wait for 2 hrs to watch it land

Mumbai: Winter travel bookings surge by 20%
Fri, Dec 08, 2017

Most bookings for Christmas, Republic Day weekend; Dubai, Hong Kong, Australia main destination

Mumbai: Currey Road station to have two foot overbridges
Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Railway built FOB in west, bridge in east to be made by Army; commuters say two bridges not needed

Life on the Local: To stay fit, 58-yr-old engineer cycles to office
Wed, Dec 06, 2017

Waking up at 4 am, performing yoga, followed by swimming for at least 1.6 kilometers and finally pedalling his way to the office are part of Purohit’s fitness regimen in the morning.

Temporary FOB in place of Hancock bridge: Encroachments pose challenge, say railway officials
Sun, Dec 03, 2017

In July, the High Court cancelled the contracts, prompting the BMC to invite fresh tenders. However, the matter was further delayed when one of the earlier contractors, J Kumar Infra, approached the Supreme Court in this regard.

Neral-Matheran train: Putting toy train back on track was a challenge, say officials
Thu, Nov 30, 2017

The Central Railway (CR) had taken 18 months to resume its services, a task that presented some unique challenges, particularly that concerned to safety.

FOBs at Elphinstone Road station: Army to complete construction by Jan 31 deadline, says Piyush Goyal
Tue, Nov 28, 2017

Piyush Goyal has instructed senior officials of the engineering departments of 17 zones of the Indian Railways to observe and understand the manner in which the Army engineers complete the work.

This Mumbai pilot’s experimental aircraft could take to the skies soon
Mon, Nov 27, 2017

41-year-old Captain Amol Yadav’s six-seater aircraft receives licence of registration from the DGCA

FOB at Currey Road: Private land in its way, Army halts work
Sat, Nov 25, 2017

Railways to pay Rs 5 cr to Godrej to acquire the 180 sq m land where the bridge will have a landing

Navi Mumbai airport: CIDCO likely to hand over work to GVK by May 2018
Fri, Nov 24, 2017

Officials from the CIDCO said the GVK-led Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) would complete the remaining groundwork at the site and also commence work on building airport infrastructure. 

Railways to submit Army drawings to CRS today for approval
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

The Army now plans to submit proper designs of the bridges to the Railways by November 23.

Western Railways gets lessons in grammar, translation
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

The posters were stuck on the staircases of the FOBs after the stampede at the Elphinstone Road railway station on September 29, which claimed 23 lives.

Major slump in Mumbai tourist cab registrations in April-September
Tue, Nov 21, 2017

Biggest since 2007-08, when tourist cabs were introduced; operators blame tighter rules

Travel time to Shirdi reduced, many prefer air route now
Mon, Nov 20, 2017

Flights show over 80 per cent occupancy during weekends: MADC

Laser lights affecting flights at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport: Officials
Sat, Nov 18, 2017

The lights, officials said, are largely flashed during festive occasions, or during New Year celebrations. “This can be dangerous as it could block pilot’s vision, especially in times of poor visibility,”

Regional connectivity scheme: After months’ delay, daily flight service to Nanded takes off
Fri, Nov 17, 2017

The fare between Mumbai and Nanded has been pegged at Rs 2,500. “Flights would operate daily between the airports. The Mumbai-Nanded route was supposed to be inaugurated in May this year when we launched the Nanded-Hyderabad route. However, due to certain technical issues, it was delayed,” said a TruJet official.

On birthdays and on Father’s Day, a daughter writes: ‘I love you, dad’
Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Nivedita sees her father as the world’s bravest person, who rushed to the aid of railway commuters as soon as he heard the first shots at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

Army submits bridge drawings to Railways
Thu, Nov 16, 2017

The GADs for making bridges at Parel-Elphinstone Road stations, Currey Road and Ambivali stations were submitted to the railways.

Slain railway staffer’s son has a message of love, kindness
Fri, Nov 17, 2017

CST chief ticket inspector's family launched charity in his name in Gwalior, it now sponsors education of underprivileged girls

Cash-strapped BEST increases fares, curtails benefits for employees
Wed, Nov 15, 2017

The fare hike is expected to make monthly passes costlier by at least 30 per cent for up to 20 km, and quarterly passes costlier by 50 per cent.

Foot overbridge for Taloja railway station remains non-starter
Mon, Nov 13, 2017

Priority of procurement of amenities is low for this station as it comes under the E category.

Card payment accounts for less than five per cent of ticket sales in suburban Mumbai
Sun, Nov 12, 2017

Following demonetisation in November last year, the railways aimed at encouraging cashless transactions by accepting payments for monthly and quarterly season tickets through POS machines.

FOB Construction: Army seeks help from Railways to ensure safety of its personnel
Fri, Nov 10, 2017

The Army has further asked the railways for places where they can store material. The railways would also help the army with cranes and other material. “We will guide them on each count,” the official added.

Closed runway, poor weather skyrocket airfares to Delhi
Thu, Nov 09, 2017

The maximum fare on different booking websites showed one-way tickets on the Mumbai-Delhi route Wednesday starting at Rs 24,000 and going up to over Rs 1 lakh for a non-stop flight.

A train ticket examiner who has won laurels in billiards
Wed, Nov 08, 2017

Parekh, who has been playing billiards for the last 17 years, has bagged two bronze medals at World Billiards Championships, a bronze at Asian Billiards Championships and gold at Asian Billiards Sport Championship.

Army seeks Rs 13.6 crore for three foot overbridges; to begin construction by November 20
Wed, Nov 08, 2017

The Army officials would begin marking the location Wednesday and are expected to start the construction work by November 20.

New Notes of Rs 200 and Rs 50 : Visually impaired face trouble using new currency
Mon, Nov 06, 2017

NGO starts online petition to highlight difficulties

Want FOBs that can take heavy load, last long: Railways to Army
Sat, Nov 04, 2017

The Army expects to complete three bridges by January 31.

Our Foot Over Bridges will be temporary, ease only 20% crowd: Indian Army
Fri, Nov 03, 2017

The Army is expected to complete the construction of three FOBs at Elphinstone Road, Currey Road and Ambivali stations by January 31, 2018.

Army inspects station, railway officials list likely hurdles in meeting January deadline
Thu, Nov 02, 2017

The decision to carry out the construction of the FOBs on a war footing was announced when Devendra Fadnavis visited the Elphinstone Road station.