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Fire brigade to use app to get mishap alerts from citizens

If all goes according to the plan , citizens may soon be able to alert the Mumbai Fire brigade about a disaster through an android mobile application. The mobile application plan is in its primary stages. The fire brigade has conceptualize it and the design will be ready within a fortnight. The fire brigade recently sent a presentation on the ... Read More »

Family gets 11 lakh relief after booking a flat 34 years ago

Thirty four years after a family booked a flat at Tardeo but never received possession , a district consumer forum has brought to book the errant developer and ordered it to pay almost Rs 11 lakh as compensation . While the family had been perusing the developers for possession ever since they booked the flat in 1985 that they were ... Read More »

Navi Mumbai International airport to be ready by mid 2020 : CM

The Navi Mumbai international airport will be ready by the middle 2020 , said chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday at the global aviation summit in Mumbai. Fadnavis who had first announced the airport will be completed by 2019 , announced that the airport development is on track and will be operative by mid next year. The comment comes at ... Read More »

Underground Metro – 3 ready to go under Mithi Waters

From February the MMRC will begin tunneling 12.5 km below the mthi river bed as mumbai’s first underground metro the colaba andheri seepz line goes underwater. The proposed 33.5 km Metro-3 line will be the second metro in the country to have tunnel under a riverbed. The first is being constructed in Kolkata under the Hoogley river. The MMRC will ... Read More »

925 buildings get notice to renew fire NOC

Alarmed by a spate of fire incidents in the city, especially in the residential buildings , NNMC has asked the fire department to serve notices to housing societies which have not renewed fire NOC. Not only in the city but fire accidents in Mumbai and Thane too have prompted the civic authorities to be strict and implement the rules . ... Read More »

WR float tenders for new bridge in Parel, likely to be completed in 12 months.

Six months after the century old Delisle bridge in Lower Parel was shut for traffic , WR floated tenders for the construction of the new bridge , whose work is expected to be completed in 12 months. Delise bridge a key connector in south Mumbai was closed on July 24 after a safety audit led by IIT Bombay termed it ... Read More »

GST exemption limit doubled for MSMEs

In a big relief to the small and medium sector , ahead of general elections , the GST council on Thursday decided to double the annual exemption turnover limit for business to rs 40 lakh. The exemption limit for the northeast and the hill states has been increased to Rs 20 lakh from the current 10 lakh per annum. With ... Read More »

Work to link Kamothe with S-P road begins.

After much hue and cry , the Public Works Department has finally kicked off work on building remaining two lanes of the three lane vital connectivity that links Kamothe Node with Sion Panvel highway on the Mumbai bound carriage way. The project was delayed ever since the Rs 1230 crore Sion-Panvel highway renovation project got over in 2015 . The ... Read More »

Mumbra and Kalwa could be next metro stop

After criss-crossing the Metropolis , Metro seems to be making its way into the hinterlands with the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) considering an independent route to connect Kalwa and Mumbra with Thane and Mumbai. TMC commissioner recently announced the plan and said that the two suburbs could get the much required connect during phase 2 of Thane’s internal Metro project. ... Read More »

Agent vanishes after Duping tenants of Rs 1.8 cr

A Mira Road based estate agent has disappeared with his family after allegedly duping prospective tenants of heavy deposit to talling more than Rs 1.8 cr . Hardik Shet , the agent , is said to have left behind a note in Gujarati, alleging that he was being harassed by a few people and that he feared for his life. ... Read More »