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Saturday, July 21, 2018

Benita Chacko


Take 5: ‘In cinema theatres, loot machi hai’
Sun, Jul 22, 2018

On July 13, Maharashtra directed cinema halls to stick to the MRP of food products and said viewers should be allowed to carry own eatables in. Desai has been in charge of two Mumbai theatres, Maratha Mandir Theatre and G7 Multiplex, since the 1970s.

Mumbai development authority to revamp signages along Western Express Highway
Sat, Jul 21, 2018

“In places where the signages have been damaged, we will be replacing them with new ones. These will include directional, warning and informational signages,” said R A Rajeev, Metropolitan Commissioner.

Mumbai: Contractor fined Rs 5 lakh after child drowns in pit
Sat, Jul 21, 2018

While the MMRDA is still awaiting the police report to determine culpability, the police have booked the contractor for causing death due to alleged negligence.

Samruddhi corrdior: 83% land already acquired, rest to be done through Land Acquisition Act
Thu, Jul 19, 2018

“We have acquired 83.27 per cent of the land and will acquire the remaining land through compulsory acquisition,” said Dr Chandrakant Pulkundwar, Joint Managing Director, MSRDC.

Mumbai Metro 3: Crossover Tunnel Boring Machine to start work from August
Wed, Jul 18, 2018

Efficient removal of paste is facilitated by the TBM’s provision to remove some of the heavy steel plates from the cutterhead and create a larger opening in it.

Mumbai Monorail to resume Chembur to Wadala run
Tue, Jul 17, 2018

The services of Phase I will resume with revised fares, which are almost at par with the Metro One fares. While the previous fares ranged between Rs 5 and Rs 19, they have now been hiked to Rs 10 and Rs 40.

CZA Annual Inventory: SGNP lost seven leopards in 2017-18 fiscal
Fri, Jul 13, 2018

The other leopard was three-and-a-half-years-old and died within 36 hours of being rescued from a conflict in the wild.

Mumbai receives 93 per cent above normal rainfall this season
Wed, Jul 11, 2018

With 299 mm, Vasai records highest rainfall, followed by Palghar with 290 mm

Mumbai Metropolitan Region heritage areas to get a boost
Tue, Jul 03, 2018

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is set to release circuit maps of nine places

Week after Wadala wall collapse: IEI, PEATA to seek registration of geotechnical engineers
Mon, Jul 02, 2018

Institution of Engineers (IEI) and the Practising Engineers, Architects and Town Planners Association (PEATA) will hold a meeting in this regard on July 3

MMRDA environment society to assess water bodies in Mumbai Metropolitan Region
Thu, Jun 28, 2018

The Society is likely to finalise a consultant next month for conducting the survey.

Residents marked ineligible for rehabilitation file appeal with MHADA
Mon, Jun 25, 2018

Many of them have rejected the MMRC’s proposal to rehabilitate them as Project Affected People and have filed appeals with MHADA expressing dissatisfaction at being marked ineligible.

Mumbai: After LTSE pulls out, MMRDA weighs options to run monorail
Sat, Jun 23, 2018

The MMRDA could also consider operating and maintaining the corridor on its own. It will mean hiring and training of new staff for driving the trains and conducting other activities.

Maharashtra: Malvan receives 345 mm rain, two youths washed away in Pen
Fri, Jun 22, 2018

On Thursday, Mumbai received scant rainfall with the Santacruz observatory recording 0.1 mm rainfall and Colaba receiving 0.8 mm rainfall.

Hyperloop stretch from Mumbai to Pune may connect Metro corridors
Thu, Jun 21, 2018

Touted to be the future of commuting, the Hyperloop is expected to reduce travel time between the two cities from four hours to 25 minutes.

MMRDA told to improve road at Dadar for NOC
Wed, Jun 20, 2018

"We have asked the MMRDA to remove them and let us know when they are done. We will then conduct our mock drill,” said a senior official from the Fire department.

MMRDA plans model village to quell opposition
Tue, Jun 19, 2018

The Slum Rehabilitation Society (SRS), a consultant appointed by the MMRDA, has submitted a Detailed Project Report (DPR) after conducting a study of the village to ascertain the current socio-economic condition and development needs of the village.

LTSE walks out of Mumbai monorail contract
Sat, Jun 16, 2018

MMRDA may have to take over till new contractor finalised; operations likely to be delayed further

Virar Alibaug Multimodal Corridor: MMRDA to submit Detailed Project Report for project this month
Thu, Jun 14, 2018

The eight-lane corridor is likely to have around 72 bridges, 21 flyovers, two overpasses, two rail over bridges, 35 Vehicular Underpass (VUP), four Pedestrian Underpass (PUP), 10 interchanges and five tunnels.

Mumbai Monorail operations: Maharshtra government seeks response on safety compliance from MMRDA
Wed, Jun 13, 2018

The MMRDA proposes to start the services of Phase II connecting Wadala to Sant Gadge Maharaj Chowk along with resuming the operations of Phase I.