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After COVID-19 lockdown, Mumbai Metro gets tepid response; schools partially reopen in UP, Punjab, Sikkim
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After COVID-19 lockdown, Mumbai Metro gets tepid response; schools partially reopen in UP, Punjab, Sikkim

China, where the pandemic began in December, became the first major economy to return to growth with a 3.2 percent expansion in the quarter ending in June

Mumbai Metro resumes today after COVID lockdown: Services halved, trains to run at one-third capacity
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Mumbai Metro resumes today after COVID lockdown: Services halved, trains to run at one-third capacity

Thermal screening will be done at the entry gates and passengers will have to wear masks and maintain social distance.

Two COVID studies paused due to safety issues; Mumbai metro to resume from 19 Oct, India's tally crosses 72 lakh
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Two COVID studies paused due to safety issues; Mumbai metro to resume from 19 Oct, India's tally crosses 72 lakh

India’s coronavirus tally rose to 72,39,389 on Wednesday as the country reported 63,509 new infections in 24 hours. The country’s toll climbed by 730 to 1,10,586

Plan to build Metro car shed at Aarey scrapped, cases against protesters to be dropped, says Uddhav Thackeray
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Plan to build Metro car shed at Aarey scrapped, cases against protesters to be dropped, says Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray added that the project will be shifted to govt land in Kanjurmarg and that the land "will be available at zero rate"

Uddhav Thackeray directs withdrawal of cases against citizens who protested tree felling in Mumbai's Aarey Colony
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Uddhav Thackeray directs withdrawal of cases against citizens who protested tree felling in Mumbai's Aarey Colony

The decision was taken in a state cabinet meeting after Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray raised the issue, which was supported by ministers Jitendra Awhad and Aslam Shaikh among others

Centre announces SOPs for Metro train services: only asymptomatic passengers allowed, masks compulsory
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Centre announces SOPs for Metro train services: only asymptomatic passengers allowed, masks compulsory

Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri said Metro train services, except in Maharashtra, will resume in a graded manner from 7 September and all lines will become operational by 12 September

Maharashtra government removes Ashwini Bhide as MD of MMRC amid controversy over Mumbai Metro-III car shed
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Maharashtra government removes Ashwini Bhide as MD of MMRC amid controversy over Mumbai Metro-III car shed

Amid the ongoing controversy over the Aarey metro car shed for line-3 trains, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday stripped Ashwini Bhide from the post of Managing Director of Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation

Daily Bulletin: Army flag march across Brahmaputra Valley amid CAB protests; UK goes to polls; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Army flag march across Brahmaputra Valley amid CAB protests; UK goes to polls; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Assam under curfew amid protests against Citizenship Amendment Bill; Supreme Court to hear pleas seeking review of Ayodhya verdict; Quentin Tarantino says he plans to make a third Kill Bill film; day's top stories

Uddhav Thackeray orders stoppage of work on Aarey car shed for Mumbai Metro, says 'not a single leaf' to be cut until further orders
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Uddhav Thackeray orders stoppage of work on Aarey car shed for Mumbai Metro, says 'not a single leaf' to be cut until further orders

The Metro authorities had earlier defended tree felling by contending that it is restricted only to a small area in Aarey Colony, and is necessary to ensure a modern transport system for Mumbaikars.

Days after protests over tree cutting, prohibitory orders lifted as normalcy resumes in Mumbai's Aarey Colony
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Days after protests over tree cutting, prohibitory orders lifted as normalcy resumes in Mumbai's Aarey Colony

The police had imposed prohibitory orders in Aarey Colony under Section 144 of the CrPC on Saturday, following protests by activists against the felling of trees

SC order restraining authorities from cutting trees in Aarey 'moral victory' for environmental actitivsts, says Shiv Sena
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SC order restraining authorities from cutting trees in Aarey 'moral victory' for environmental actitivsts, says Shiv Sena

Hailing the Supreme Court's order restraining authorities from cutting any more trees in Aarey Colony here to make way for a Metro car shed, the Shiv Sena on Monday said it is a 'moral victory' for environmentalists

'No more trees to be axed in Aarey': SC orders status quo even as Maharashtra govt says 'no further cutting required'
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'No more trees to be axed in Aarey': SC orders status quo even as Maharashtra govt says 'no further cutting required'

The apex court decided on Sunday to register as public interest litigation a letter addressed to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi by a law student Rishav Ranjan seeking a stay on the cutting of trees

Aarey Colony protests in Mumbai: Prohibitory orders remain in force as 29 protesters granted bail; SC to hear plea today
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Aarey Colony protests in Mumbai: Prohibitory orders remain in force as 29 protesters granted bail; SC to hear plea today

The MMRCL has defended tree felling by contending that it is restricted only to a small area in Aarey Colony, and is necessary to ensure a modern transport system.

Mumbai Police arrests 29 activists protesting tree cutting at Aarey Colony; leaders across party lines slam state govt
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Mumbai Police arrests 29 activists protesting tree cutting at Aarey Colony; leaders across party lines slam state govt

Twenty nine were arrested as clashes broke out between the police and activists protesting the felling of trees for a proposed Mumbai Metro car shed at the Aarey Colony in North Mumbai

Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon slams felling of 1,800 trees, says Shiv Sena only 'tweeting about issue'
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Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon slams felling of 1,800 trees, says Shiv Sena only 'tweeting about issue'

Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: Criticising the Shiv Sena for "just tweeting" about the cutting of trees in Aarey, AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon also hit out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and said that no other leader from any political party joined the protests till 10 am on Saturday

Bombay HC refuses to declare Mumbai’s Aarey Colony a forest, dismisses petitions against felling of 2,700 trees
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Bombay HC refuses to declare Mumbai’s Aarey Colony a forest, dismisses petitions against felling of 2,700 trees

In a win for the BJP government in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed all petitions against the cutting of 2,700 trees for the metro car shed and refused to declare Mumbai's Aarey Colony as a forest area,

Akshay Kumar travels by Mumbai Metro from Ghatkopar to Versova, draws flak for supporting Aarey forest destruction
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Akshay Kumar travels by Mumbai Metro from Ghatkopar to Versova, draws flak for supporting Aarey forest destruction

After Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar has attracted the wrath of Twitterati for promoting Mumbai Metro

Mouni Roy's car gets damaged after debris fall; actress disappointed over 'irresponsible' Mumbai metro construction
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Mouni Roy's car gets damaged after debris fall; actress disappointed over 'irresponsible' Mumbai metro construction

Mouni Roy was near PVR cinemas in Juhu, where the trailer of her film Made In China was being launched.

Fact-check on MMRC's claims over Aarey reveals gaping holes; activists, citizens protesting Metro-3 shed slam govt for 'propaganda'
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Fact-check on MMRC's claims over Aarey reveals gaping holes; activists, citizens protesting Metro-3 shed slam govt for 'propaganda'

‘The MMRC is spreading propaganda against Aarey, and we will fight against it’, was the general mood at a protest outside the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation’s office on Friday, a day after the civic body which is in charge of the multi-crore project published a full-page ad in at least 16 newspapers titled ‘The truth you should know’.