MANASI PHADKE The Indian Express Group


Single-line connection: India's first monorail set for opening in Mumbai in the new year

Monday 30 December '13

The monorail is coming to India for the first time, though two years late.
For a year now, MSRDC reduced to a bit player

Tuesday 17 December '13

A major chunk of the work that the MSRDC was expected to undertake is still awaiting state govt clearance.
Two years on, sea-plane project awaiting crucial nods

Monday 16 December '13

The project is aimed at cutting travel time from Juhu to Girgaum Chowpatty.
MSRDC backtracks, revokes termination notice of DB Realty

Monday 16 December '13

Firm granted extension till March 31, 2014, to complete ‘minor work’, says minister Kshirsagar.
6 months after lottery, MHADA yet to refund deposits to all

Saturday 7 December '13

It was mandatory for each participant to deposit Rs 10,000 with the housing authority.
With no space to park, bus service in Bandra-Kurla Complex fails to take off

Thursday 5 December '13

The MMRDA will reportedly provide the capital, while BEST will operate the service.
Three yrs on, MMRDA junks plan of setting up e-disposal unit

Wednesday 4 December '13

More than three years after conceiving the project, the city’s development authority has decided to scrap its ambitious plan of setting up a plant for the processing and disposal of the city’s electro...
Pedder Road flyover gets MoEF panel green signal

Wednesday 4 December '13

An expert committee of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has finally recommended green clearance for a 4.1-km flyover on the congested Pedder Road.
CCTV cameras to watch every corner of sea link

Tuesday 3 December '13

MSRDC plans 80-odd cameras to beef up security. It will hold a meeting with police today.
4 Chira Bazaar buildings may be razed for Colaba-Seepz Metro

Thursday 28 November '13

The old structures are coming in the way of construction, are likely to be rebuilt once work is complete.
Marine Drive beautification project delayed again

Monday 25 November '13

Differences between Development authority and architect; MMRDA says firm is quoting high price.
Cultural evenings may bring BKC to life after work hrs

Thursday 21 November '13

Every evening, the plush business district of Bandra-Kurla Complex gradually empties out.
Allotment of 39 amenity plots stands to be cancelled

Wednesday 20 November '13

These were given to trusts, real estate firms by CMs.
Eastern Freeway to have more entry, exit points

Monday 18 November '13

The Eastern Freeway, which has considerably cut down travel time between south Mumbai and Chembur, will soon have more entry and exit points.
Hope revives for 800 stuck projects

Friday 15 November '13

Environment nod: MoEF go-ahead to constitute two regulatory bodies in state.
For second time, MEPL lone bidder for sea link toll

Thursday 14 November '13

The corporation spent months re-tendering, heavily diluting the eligibility criteria.
Flop bids & 2 yrs later, govt moves again on Dharavi redevelopment project

Wednesday 13 November '13

We are looking to float tenders as soon as possible.
MMRDA to levy penalty for delay in monorail

Tuesday 12 November '13

The first phase of the 19.5-km Chembur-Wadala-Jacob Circle monorail was to be completed by October 2010.
Peddar Road flyover project back on table after 10 months

Wednesday 6 November '13

The committee had cleared the project last year and recommended it for environment clearance.
HC quashes plea against sea link toll contract

Monday 4 November '13

MSRDC can now float fresh tender pending for nearly a year, finalise firm in a month.


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