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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Yogesh Naik


Raigad administration begins land acquisition to build colony for Taliye landslide victims
Sat, Aug 21, 2021

The administration is also taking over another 10.5 hectares of land nearby to give proper houses to those who are facing constant danger of landslide in the locality.

State govt requests Bombay HC to allow heritage tourism in its premises
Sat, Aug 21, 2021

In the meeting, Thackeray, while maintaining that the HC building is a beautiful structure and an architectural marvel, had said that tourists visiting Mumbai must be allowed to visit the court.

Tenders floated for proposed Marina at Princess and Victoria docks
Fri, Aug 20, 2021

Mirajkar said the Marina will be built on a public-private partnership basis.

Maharashtra govt moves to fill three posts in MPSC
Fri, Aug 20, 2021

The absence of members had created a massive backlog for the commission, which over the past years has had to fill 2,000 government posts.

Mumbai: Infra development of MHADA colonies to be handled by BMC
Thu, Aug 19, 2021

At present, MHADA does the infrastructure improvement itself or pays the BMC to do the work. The BMC has, however, been told that it should plan the infrastructure keeping in mind future requirements of these colonies when they get redeveloped.

Floodgates at junction where Mithi river flows into airport stops entry of water
Wed, Aug 18, 2021

Operations at the international airport have been affected on various occasions due to water accumulation on the runway after heavy rainfall. The Mumbai International Airport Limited had repeatedly asked the state government for a solution to this issue.

Drones to deliver healthcare services in remote areas in Palghar district
Mon, Aug 16, 2021

“The proposal is part of a pilot project through which we are planning to send vaccines and emergency medicines to remote areas. We will use the services of an agency, which has shown interest,” said Dr S Suryawanshi, the district health officer.

MADC completes extension of Shirdi airport, work for night-landing facility
Mon, Aug 16, 2021

The Shirdi airport started commissioning on October 2, 2017. It had 13 arrivals and same number of departures each day until the lockdown was imposed last year.

Mumbai confidential: Rallying Support
Mon, Aug 16, 2021

Narayan Rane, recently inducted into the Union Cabinet, is planning a massive rally from Mumbai to his hometown in Sindhudurg in the third week of August with many stops en route, in what appears to be an effort by the former Shiv Sainik to mobilise his followers ahead of the Mumbai civic elections.

Boardwalk-cum-cycle track to connect Mahim Fort and Bandra Fort, project to cost Rs 167 crore
Mon, Aug 16, 2021

Additional Commissioner (Projects) of BMC P Velarasu said that the total length of the stretch will be 3.59 km and the width will be six metres, including 1.75 metres of a walkway with 2.5 metres of cycle track in between and another 1.75 metres of cycle track on the other side.

Mumbai: 1,400 seeds of Palmyra Palm planted in Aarey
Sun, Aug 15, 2021

Palmyra leaves were used for writing and had household, religious and agricultural uses. Its plantations have dwindled, and knowledge of palmyra palm leaf weaving and jaggery making is fading.

First death due to Delta Plus variant in Mumbai, senior citizen died in July
Fri, Aug 13, 2021

The first was an 80-year-old woman from Ratnagiri, who succumbed on June 13.

Mumbai: Revamp in store for 800-year-old Mahim Fort
Thu, Aug 12, 2021

A senior officer of the BMC who visited the fort with the tourism minister said that there are 230 hutments in the fort, adding these need to be rehabilitated first.

Maharashtra govt resumes discussion on buying Air India building
Wed, Aug 11, 2021

While the MVA government is keen on purchasing the building at Rs 1,400 crore, Air India told the state government in the Tuesday meeting that its internal valuation was around Rs 2,000 crore.

Maharashtra: Empty liquor bottles found in Mantralaya, investigation ordered
Wed, Aug 11, 2021

The bottles were found lying under the staircase leading to the canteen on the ground floor of the Mantralaya.

Under Bandra Kurla Connector: Plot facing encroachment threat to be turned into one of city’s largest parks
Tue, Aug 10, 2021

The proposed park will have a pathway area of 955 sq m and garden area of 1,800 sq m, with a shrub forest of 475 sq m and Miyawaki forests of 730 sq m.

Mumbai: Uddhav makes first MLA fund allocation for Shivaji Park
Tue, Aug 10, 2021

Thackeray's decision to allocate his first Local Area Development (LAD) Fund to Shivaji Park -- one of the largest open spaces in Mumbai spread over 22.7 acres -- speaks to Shiv Sena’s special relationship with the park.

Mumbai: 20 Covid patients among 58 shifted as LPG tank leaks at Kasturba hospital
Sun, Aug 08, 2021

The incident occurred at 11.34 am in the hospital's LPG gas yard, which supplies gas for cooking and equipment sterilisation purposes.

Chandrakant Patil-Raj Thackeray meeting fuels buzz of alliance for civic polls
Fri, Aug 06, 2021

Both parties have, however, denied that the meeting was to discuss about the alliance.

ESZ around Thane sanctuary set to be restricted to 3.89km as Union ministry steps in
Thu, Aug 05, 2021

The ESZ is supposed to act as a transition zone from areas of high protection to less protection.

Maharashtra sanctions Rs 83 L to repair trial court inside Arthur Road jail
Thu, Aug 05, 2021

A senior jail officer said the court was locked for the last six years and could not be maintained as the jail authorities did not have the keys.

Mumbai to get its first genome sequencing laboratory
Wed, Aug 04, 2021

The genome sequencing facility was suggested by the state task force for tackling the Covid-19 pandemic. Another project – Spinraza therapy for spinal muscular atrophy in children will also be started.

Mumbai: Adani Electricity files FIR against Siddharth Colony residents for power theft
Tue, Aug 03, 2021

This was a follow up action to the power disconnection drive undertaken by AEML in Siddharth Colony against the consumers who had not paid their bills for the past few years.

Mumbai: New stretch of Kopri Bridge likely to open to traffic soon
Tue, Aug 03, 2021

The Rs 250 crore project of widening the bridge from an existing 4-lane stretch to an 8-lane stretch is under execution by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).

Citing proximity to existing premises, HC suggests Mumbai Port Trust land ideal for new court complex
Tue, Aug 03, 2021

A senior port trust official said the matter was discussed at a recent meeting between chief secretary S J Kunte and officials of MbPt.