Neha Kulkarni

Articles By Neha Kulkarni

Navi Mumbai airport construction: Affected residents worried about source of income, await CIDCO plots

Ten months after they received the monetary compensation for construction of the international airport, a majority of the affected families are investing the amount.

Ladies special: Colourful makeover for coaches gets thumbs up, Railways to review feedback

However, the railways wants to ensure that the “paint job” stands the test of time against daily wear and tear.

Marque Heritage on Wheels

The Mercedes-Benz Classic Car rally in Mumbai saw some of the finest classics, with styles from convertibles to saloons.

Mumbai: MRVC proposes surcharge on suburban railway fares

On Wednesday, the state government approved partially funding the project and the surcharge on fares. The proposed surcharge now awaits the nod of the Railway Board, NITI Aayog and the Cabinet.

Mumbai: CIDCO mobility plan to improve connectivity

NAINA, which comprises 270 villages in the talukas of Karjat, Thane and Panvel, is projected to be the hub for education, medical and information technology services.

A dozen new AC trains likely for Mumbai by 2020

Currently, one AC local plies between Churchgate and Virar stations on the Western Railway (WR). The train is popular, especially during the peak hours.

Mumbai: Air Deccan flights to Kolhapur, Nashik suspended

The airline is now left with around 30 routes in the Northeast, Kolkata and Gujarat. The ministry has given it an ultimatum of one month to operate regular flight services to these routes.

Mumbai: Central railway to install 64 new ceiling fans

In 2016, the first High Volume Low Speed (HVLS) fan, costing Rs 3.5 lakh, was installed at the suburban concourse at CSMT between platforms 2 and 3.

Mumbai: Centre likely to approve loan for MUTP works soon

The MRVC is expected to receive funds for the projects in three ways - bank loans, lease of funds from the Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) as well as funds from the state government and Railways.

Mumbai: At CSMT station, commuters remember the 52

At the memorial, which was inaugurated on January 30, 2009, many offered prayers and lit candles.

Mumbai-Goa cruise Angriya makes waves, clocks 80% occupancy

The ship, with six decks and 104 cabins, ferries 399 passengers at a time. The price of a one-way ticket is in the Rs 7,000-12,000 range.

26/11 attacks: A son plans think-tank to improve national security

The foundation, ‘26/11’, will comprise academicians from universities across the world, who will conduct research into security issues.

10 years after 26/11 attack, what’s changed at CST station

Today, the iconic railway station, one of the busiest in the world, has got key security upgrades: from a full-fledged Integrated Security System (ISS) to a dedicated dog squad.

Two floatels to be inaugurated in Mumbai: Guests to be tracked by QR codes, 500 life jackets in each ship

There will be 500 life jackets and 15 rafts on each ship and two marine staff members will be posted in the pontoon boat shuttle services that would be made available.

Mumbai: Security to be stepped up in 37 railway stations

After the 2008 attacks, the Railways had implemented the Integrated Security System, which include the installation of door frame metal detectors, hand held metal detectors, vehicle scanners and other equipment to guard entry and exit points at stations.

Ahead of floating restaurant launch: Mumbai Port Trust tightens security guidelines for eatery and jetty operators

The launch is scheduled on November 17 and pontoon boat arrangements to ferry guests to the restaurants from jetty number 5 at the Gateway of India, security cabins and a jetty supervisor are expected to be in place before that.

Air India flights delayed in Mumbai after ground staff strike

As many as 10 domestic and three international flights were delayed by up to three hours due to the strike, the airline official said.

High risk of ‘bird hit’ at site for Navi Mumbai airport, warns study

“Navi Mumbai harbours a very high bird diversity, which is being threatened by fast-paced development,” states the study, which observed around 287 species within 10 km of the proposed site since December 2011.

Travellers give polluted Delhi a miss, head to other northern cities

According to travel websites, there is a dip of 25 per cent in the number of solo travelers and families heading to Delhi for Diwali.

For 40 years, he has been making train models to fuel his passion

Andheri resident Adil Diwecha has made models of more than 250 coaches of trains, including the Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Mahamana Express and the recently introduced AC local trains on the Mumbai suburban section.