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Mumbai eateries see low footfall post-lockdown; staff, infrastructure constraints make road to recovery tougher
India

Mumbai eateries see low footfall post-lockdown; staff, infrastructure constraints make road to recovery tougher

Due to an acute crunch in staff, several restaurant owners have asked their employees to return to Mumbai to ensure resumption of operation at the earliest

To tackle its increase in coronavirus cases, India takes more measures to treat infected patients
India

To tackle its increase in coronavirus cases, India takes more measures to treat infected patients

India has less than one medical doctor and three nurses per thousand people, the minimum recommended by the World Health Organization.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Nineteen new cases of infection in MMR brings the case count to 47
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Nineteen new cases of infection in MMR brings the case count to 47

80-year-old man succumbed to COVID-19 at a private hospital and took the total death toll to eight.

Bengaluru to take 15 months to clear unsold housing stock, Delhi-NCR needs 44 months: Anarock
Business

Bengaluru to take 15 months to clear unsold housing stock, Delhi-NCR needs 44 months: Anarock

Real estate developers having projects in Bengaluru will take the lowest time of 15 months to clear their unsold housing units, while builders in the Delhi-National Capital Region (Delhi-NCR) may take 44 months to sell surplus inventories, according to property consultant Anarock

Petroleum dealers' body asks fuel stations to close for 20 minutes to mourn Pulwama terror attack victims
India

Petroleum dealers' body asks fuel stations to close for 20 minutes to mourn Pulwama terror attack victims

CIPD secretary Ravi Shinde subsequently said that all petrol pumps in Maharashtra will remain closed from 7 to 7.30 pm and "no sell of petrol, diesel and any other fuel will be done". Petrol station lights will also remain off during the period

Union Budget allocates Rs 584 crore for Mumbai Urban Transport Project; several key railway plans to be expedited
India

Union Budget allocates Rs 584 crore for Mumbai Urban Transport Project; several key railway plans to be expedited

Several key railway projects in the Mumbai region will be expedited with the Union Budget making sufficient provisions for the megapolis, railway officials said on Friday.

Nitin Gadkari launches Rs 1,600-cr road projects in Maharashtra; says work for Baroda-Mumbai highway to begin soon
Business

Nitin Gadkari launches Rs 1,600-cr road projects in Maharashtra; says work for Baroda-Mumbai highway to begin soon

Of the Rs 1,600 crore projects, the Vadape-Thane bypass project is worth Rs 1,183-crore and will be executed by MEP Infra on hybrid annuity mode.

Lodha Developers sells Rs 4,200 crore worth properties in April-Sepember; eyes Rs 9,000 crore sales in FY19
Business

Lodha Developers sells Rs 4,200 crore worth properties in April-Sepember; eyes Rs 9,000 crore sales in FY19

Lodha Developers has emerged as the biggest player in Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) with 18 percent market share in sales, its MD Abhishek Lodha said

Maharashtra dairy farmers call off strike after govt accepts key demand, hikes milk price to Rs 25 per litre from 21 July
India

Maharashtra dairy farmers call off strike after govt accepts key demand, hikes milk price to Rs 25 per litre from 21 July

An end to the four-day agitation by dairy farmers appeared in sight on Thursday, with the Maharashtra government announcing that it had accepted a key demand of the protesters.

As rains batter Mumbai, over 108 flight operations cancelled; 51 diverted to nearby airports
India

As rains batter Mumbai, over 108 flight operations cancelled; 51 diverted to nearby airports

Torrential rain battered Mumbai and its suburbs for the second day on Wednesday, causing massive disruption in flight operations

BMC Election 2017: AAP demands repoll in Mumbai suburbs as voters' names go missing
Politics

BMC Election 2017: AAP demands repoll in Mumbai suburbs as voters' names go missing

On the eve of the counting of votes for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) demanded that repolling be held in the areas where a large number of people could not exercise their franchise as their names did not figure in the voters' list.

Mumbai civic polls: Shanghai dream unreal until infrastructure matches up to rising population
Politics

Mumbai civic polls: Shanghai dream unreal until infrastructure matches up to rising population

Mumbai bats in the high league of the urban places. It has a huge population, although it is constrained when it comes to space. Its civic body has enormous financial resources, larger than several small states.

Climate change and cities: Green buildings shouldn't be treated as an option anymore
India

Climate change and cities: Green buildings shouldn't be treated as an option anymore

If we need our cities to be sustainable, sustainability would require mainstreaming at every level. It requires stringent and systematic inclusive planning. Green approaches for making cities environment-friendly should not be treated as an option anymore.

Climate change and cities: It's not too late to bring green buildings in policy making
Life

Climate change and cities: It's not too late to bring green buildings in policy making

Can cities, which witness population influx, rising levels of pollution and haphazard encroachments daily, endure it any further? Here's how climate change has started affecting cities and why we need green buildings

Make in India 'Maha' fiasco: NCP says 15% investments announced during February event in Mumbai
Business

Make in India 'Maha' fiasco: NCP says 15% investments announced during February event in Mumbai

Fadnavis while speaking during the Make in India week had said that developers' body MCHI-CREDAI has signed a pact to develop 5.69 lakh affordable houses in the MMR area with a proposed investment of Rs 1.10 lakh crore.

CM Fadnavis' MMR plan is a new idea: But by when will we actually see it implemented?
Mumbai

CM Fadnavis' MMR plan is a new idea: But by when will we actually see it implemented?

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has now spoken of making the larger Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) an ‘Economic Capital Region” without indicating fully what he meant by it. It would have been better if he had, because the old aspiration of Mumbai — a part of the MMR — to be a Hong Kong, a Singapore, a Shanghai, or even a financial centre has not been realised

Coming soon in Mumbai: Pink autorickshaws for women, of women, by women!
Mumbai

Coming soon in Mumbai: Pink autorickshaws for women, of women, by women!

State Transport Minister Diwakar Raote said the autorickshaws with women drivers will be either pink or saffron in colour in order to make it easier for commuters to make the distinction

Maharashtra takes cue from Vibrant Gujarat, to host conclave on developing MMR
Economy

Maharashtra takes cue from Vibrant Gujarat, to host conclave on developing MMR

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis made the announcement while launching its logo at the Sahyadri guest house on Friday.