October 02, 2020 10:59 am
The first survey had found 57 per cent of people surveyed in slums and 16 per cent in non-slum areas having antibodies against the virus. The second survey found a rise in the level of antibodies in non-slums, but a fall in slums.
April 23, 2020 12:29 pm
Concerned over the high infection rate and routine lockdown violations in Mumbai, the Home Ministry had earlier sent two separate IMCTs to Mumbai and Pune, authorising them to even give directions to the state authorities.
November 08, 2019 2:26 am
In orders issued on November 4 — a copy of which is with The Indian Express — Kapoor has withdrawn the power of SRA’s executive engineers to issue and revoke stop work notices to building projects.
June 23, 2019 2:31 am
The report by River March, an NGO that has been campaigning for the rejuvenation of Mumbai’s four rivers, was prepared over two weeks in May-June after teams of two members visited all three rivers to check for contamination.
April 13, 2019 4:39 am
The Girls’ Charter of Demands, spearheaded by seven organisations under the banner of Adolescent Girls Learning Community, encourages girls to hold meetings with corporators, assembly representatives and government officials to discuss their demands.
November 13, 2018 1:30 am
Sources said the fresh concessions for slum developers will be included in the notification regarding corrections to be made to the excluded part (EP) of Mumbai’s new development control regulations (DCR).
October 24, 2018 1:40 am
While the state government had sanctioned Mumbai’s new development plan (DP) on May 8, major modifications proposed in permissible floor space index (FSI) for various development and redevelopment schemes were sanctioned in the EP and approved on September 21.
October 18, 2018 7:28 am
State govt approves fresh plan for Rs 26,000-crore Dharavi redevelopment project, extends fiscal sops and indirect subsidies, including waiver of stamp duty.
October 17, 2018 12:11 pm
Mumbai’s new development plan, which has special regulations for Dharavi's redevelopment, has enhanced the overall buildable space that can be constructed in the project through revisions in certain regulations.
September 27, 2018 1:51 am
The incentive scheme has been contentious from the start with developers exploiting it to build slum/PAP tenements in far-off suburbs where land prices are very low and then utilising the additional construction rights on plots in prime locations.
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