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3 more AC locals in city’s kitty.

Your local train journey is set to get cooler with the railway ministry planning to procure three more air condition rakes. The decision comes after the AC local introduced in December last year, got a positive response from commuters. There has also been a demand for more service and halting the trains at other stations. The AC trains will be ... Read More »

“PLANNING AUTHORITY” for faster execution by State Government.

The state government on Wednesday accorded the status of a ‘Planning Authority’ to the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) in order to facilitate the speedy implementation of affordable housing schemes. This move to make Mhada a nodal agency will result in the speedy redevelopment of 114 Mhada layouts spread across Mumbai and cut down red-tapeism. The Mhada has ... Read More »

SIX-LANE KOPRI RAIL OVERBRIDGE WORK TO BEGIN AFTER 13 YEARS

THANE: after a delay of over a decade, the work on the widening of the kopri rail overbridge began on monday , after chief minister (CM) DEVENDRA FADNAVIS laid the foundation stone on monday 21st may. the overbridge at kopri connects Thane to Mumbai via the Eastern Express Highway. the two – lane bridge by constructing two new lanes on ... Read More »

CSMT junction to get brighter, better

Before the start  of monsoon, the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT)  junction is set to get a new look with glass entrances , new railings, imported  lamp & signal posts, & a viewing deck outside  the station. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation(BMC) took up work on the project a year ago to make the area outside the  iconic CSMT-&  tourist-friendly. “The ... Read More »

Govt approved an ordinance to protect homebuyers

The Union Cabinet approved an ordinance to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) 2016 to put home buyers on a par with financial creditors when deciding the fate of real estate companies that have defaulted on loan payments. The ordinance will come into force once again it gets the approval of the President of India. Until now, home buyers ... Read More »

NY- See in Mumbai: plan for ‘Central Park’ at Cuffe Parade to be ready soon

MUMBAI: The design for mumbai’s ambitious 300- acre park modelled on the lines of  the Central park in NEW YORK City, will be ready by next year. part of the Arabian sea will be reclaimed to create space for the park of the Arabian sea will be reclaimed to create space for the park at cuffe parade. civic  official expect ... Read More »

Ship started sea trial from Mumbai to Goa

The final approval to operate Mumbai- Goa passenger ship services is in and the ship started its sea trial in evening. The sea trial involves sailing the ship from Mumbai to Goa and back. The sea trial commenced at 5pm, off the spruced up Domestic Cruise Terminal near Ferry Wharf. The ship is likely to return to Mumbai either on ... Read More »

Six lane kopri rail overbridge work to begin after 13 years

THANE: After a delay of over a decade , the work on the widening of the Kopri rail overbridge began on 21st may, after chief minister (CM) Devendra Fadnavis laid the foundation stone on 21st may. The overbridge at Koper connects Thane to  Mumbai via the eastern express highway. The two-lane bridge will be widened to a six -lane bridge ... Read More »

DP 2034:Experts step up to save open spaces, heritage.

Two weeks after the state gave a nod to the development plan(DP)2034,citizens and urban planners have raised concerns over its provisions,which they claim will allow ”exploitation of public land and give away open spaces to private entities”. A part of the DP and Development Control and Promotion Regulations(rules for execution of DP) is still open for suggestions and objections.The deadline ... Read More »

Changes to your home decor, that can actually save on your electricity bill

Spend more time with your family. Gather in one rooom and make use of lesser appliances. It will help save electricity. Make sure that your windows and doors are shut tight with no outlet for the air when you have your air conditioner/ heater turned on. Use energy efficient appliances. Install low flow taps and shower heads. The estimated electricity ... Read More »