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Kavitha Iyer

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Kavitha Iyer works as Associate Editor with The Indian Express, Mumbai.

Sea link plan sinks,paves the way for ‘Western Freeway’
Tue, Oct 04, 2011

Three tunnels,including one running under the length of the Juhu beach,as well as a slew of new coastal roads to be built entirely on landfill or reclaimed land

Sea link plan sinks,paves the way for ‘Western Freeway’
Tue, Oct 04, 2011

Three tunnels,including one running under the length of the Juhu beach,as well as a slew of new coastal roads to be built entirely on landfill.

Tenders to be floated for consultants
Thu, Sep 29, 2011

The long-delayed Dharavi Redevelopment Project could finally get a nudge forward with the government all set to invite tenders for a consultant to advise the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority on planning the redevelopment of Sector 5 of the slum,which is to be undertaken by the authority.

Slums on MbPT land to go soon
Wed, Sep 28, 2011

The Union Ministry of Shipping has reportedly expressed willingness to give up some of its land in Mumbai currently occupied by slums for their rehousing under the Rajiv Awas Yojana.

‘Slum-free Mumbai key to slum-free India’
Wed, Sep 28, 2011

A Slum-free Mumbai is necessary to fulfill the dream of a slum-free India,said Union Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja on Tuesday.

Shanties to be razed this week,shifting of families in progress
Sat, Sep 24, 2011

MMRDA has instead decided to fast-track the Sahar elevated road project,which also includes the rehabilitation of nearly 700 slumdwellers.

Shanties to be razed this week,shifting of families in progress
Fri, Sep 23, 2011

With the proposed rehabilitation of slumdwellers squatting on 276 acres at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport still awaiting a key decision on who is eligible for free rehousing,the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has instead decided to fast-track the Sahar elevated road project,which also includes the rehabilitation of nearly 700 slumdwellers.

Sea reclamation suggestion splits MoEF committee
Mon, Sep 19, 2011

The technical committee formed on a directive from the Ministry of Environment and Forests to study the feasibility of coastal roads for Mumbai is now split down the middle over a radical suggestion by an expert member regarding land reclamation up to 100 metres off the shore,a move that will comprehensively alter the city’s coastline as well as the curbs on real estate development imposed by the Coastal Regulation Zone norms.

Mumbai decaying,Cong-NCP indifferent
Tue, Sep 06, 2011

A scathing,no-holds-barred comment on the urban decay in Mumbai and the decline of the financial nerve centre of the country.

She fought cancer,personally & professionally
Tue, Aug 30, 2011

Dr Dinshaw,67,died on Friday in Mumbai.

Rallying behind Anna
Sun, Aug 28, 2011

Anna Hazare’s village of Ralegan Siddhi has received over a lakh visitors.

Govt roped in Maharashtra top babus for talks two weeks back
Tue, Aug 23, 2011

* Also prepared a Marathi version of its Lokpal Bill for Hazare.

Owner ‘missing’,salvor threatens to sell tanker
Fri, Aug 19, 2011

The company threatened to sell the 999-tonne tanker if its dues are not settled.

Cong self-goal: How Manish Tewari didn’t do his homework on Anna
Thu, Aug 18, 2011

Task force set up by state govt gave clean chit to ‘whistleblower’ Hazare.

Crew ditched Pavit in haste: Manager
Fri, Aug 12, 2011

For nearly three days from June 26,as 999-tonne tanker MT Pavit rolled and pitched ominously in stormy seas off the coast of Oman with its engine refusing to fire,the 13-member crew on board were apparently given repeated technical advice and suggestions from the ship’s Dubai-based operators over satellite phone and e-mail.

Anna calls for ‘second freedom struggle’,says will fast for 15-20 days
Wed, Aug 10, 2011

“We have requested them to present their views before the committee,” said panel chairman Abhishek Manu Singhvi.

INS Vindhyagiri rises from sea
Wed, Jun 22, 2011

After nearly five months under water below Berth No 5 in South Breakwater at the Naval Dockyard,warship INS Vindhyagiri was hauled up almost completely by late Tuesday

Soon,special rehab policy for Dharavi,CSIA slumdwellers
Wed, May 18, 2011

Close on the heels of the decision to invite fresh global tenders for the Dharavi Redevelopment Project,the state government is on the verge of announcing a special rehabilitation policy for slumdwellers in Dharavi and those squatting on land belonging to the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.

SPARC of hope for airport rehabilitation plan
Fri, Apr 29, 2011

The state government’s ambitious claim that the rehabilitation of slumdwellers squatting on airport land will be underway in 2011 is now not only set to keel over

On duty at Left Side Room,Ward No. 4
Mon, May 18, 2015

How nurses at Mumbai’s KEM Hospital kept Aruna Shanbaug alive for 37 years.

Moon Walker
Sun, Feb 20, 2011

Susmita Mohanty designs for future space explorers and lunar residents. And dreams of watching earth-rise and earth-set from the moon

Islamic preacher to address Oxford Union via satellite
Fri, Feb 11, 2011

I will be speaking on Islam in the 21st century.

Rabbi Holtzberg’s father accuses Chabad of fraud
Wed, Nov 24, 2010

Rabbi Nachman Holtzberg accused the ultra-orthodox Jewish group of “large scale manipulation and falsification of records

Amid property dispute,Bombay HC takes over Nariman House
Fri, Nov 19, 2010

The Nariman House building in South Mumbai,which became one of the symbols of the global span of the 26/11 terror attacks.

Nariman House caught in property dispute
Fri, Nov 19, 2010

Renovation work stalled as Chabad movement factions battle over rights; matter in court.

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