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Mumbai Metro accident: One killed, 11 injured (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) One person was killed and 11 others were injured when a slab of a staircase of an under-construction Metro railway station collapsed here Tuesday, officials said."One ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s urban tunnel to be ready by January 2013


August 24th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) India's first twin tunnel on an urban transport network is nearing completion, heralding a significant infrastructure addition to the country's commercial capital.The first of the two ... Read more...

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‘Structural failure of launching girder led to Mumbai bridge crash’


July 20th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) A structural failure of a launching girder resulted in Thursday night's accident on the Eastern Freeway Project bridge near Wadala in Mumbai which killed one person ... Read more...

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Give Adarsh building to defence authorities: Court


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday suggested to the promoters and members of the Adarsh Housing Society to hand over the controversial 31-storey building to the defence ... Read more...

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Six consortiums give bids for sea link


March 19th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Six proposals involving 18 top companies and consortiums have been submitted for India's second sea link, an official said Monday.The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), ... Read more...

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‘Mumbai mega infra-projects to be completed by 2013′


March 7th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Focusing on completing mega-infrastructure projects in and around Mumbai, the state government has allocated Rs.4,825 crore for the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for fiscal ... Read more...

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Team Anna calls off ‘jail bharo’ agitation (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday announced withdrawal of the proposed nationwide 'jail bharo' agitation which was to start Friday.His statement came shortly after anti-corruption ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare to end fast


December 28th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Social crusader Anna Hazare announced Wednesday he would be ending his fast later in the day.Hazare, who began his fast at Mumbai's MMRDA ground Tuesday ... Read more...

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Show unity against corruption, Digvijay tells MPs


December 27th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) With the parliament set to debate the contentious Lokpal bill Tuesday, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh called it an opportunity for parliamentarians to show ... Read more...

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Hazare greeted with black flags ahead of protest


December 27th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Anna Hazare was greeted with black flags soon after he came out of a government guest house in Bandra here to proceed to Juhu beach ... Read more...

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Hazare arrives in Mumbai


December 26th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Anna Hazare Monday evening reached Mumbai ahead of his three-day agitation for a strong Lokpal bill.Hazare, who looked fit and fine, is likely to halt ... Read more...

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Team Anna members to stage protest in Delhi (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) As Anna Hazare on Tuesday begins his three-day fast in Mumbai to push for a strong Lokpal bill, his key team members, including Shanti ... Read more...

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Key Team Anna members to stage protest at Ramlila ground


December 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) As Anna Hazare Tuesday begins his three-day fast in Mumbai to push for a strong Lokpal bill, key Team Anna members including Shanti Bhushan ... Read more...

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All set for Hazare’s fast in Mumbai (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Hundreds of Team Anna volunteers gathered at the sprawling MMRDA grounds here Monday to oversee preparations a day ahead of the three-day "peaceful agitation" by ... Read more...

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Government spreading lies about Anna: Kejriwal


December 25th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Dismissing reports of Anna Hazare's links with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Sunday said the government was spreading "rumours" about ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s MMRDA grounds set for Hazare fast


December 25th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) The MMRDA grounds here which Anna Hazare chose for his three-day fast for a strong Lokpal bill is spread over 48,000 sq metres and can ... Read more...

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Team Anna gears up for Lokpal stir


December 25th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Preparations are on in full swing to spruce up the MMRDA grounds here ahead of activist Anna Hazare's three-day fast beginning Tuesday for a strong ... Read more...

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Team Anna to decided Delhi protest venue Saturday


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Team Anna will Saturday finalise the venue of their protest in the national capital, a spokesperson said Friday as Anna Hazare announced that members ... Read more...

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Team Anna earns sharp rebuke from Bombay High Court


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) "How is the country's interest involved", the Bombay High Court asked sharply to Team Anna while rejecting their petition for a concession in the charges ... Read more...

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After court tick-off, Team Anna gets Mumbai ground for agitation (Roundup)


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare flayed the demand for concession as "improper", but his activist supporters nevertheless managed to get the MMRDA ground here at low rates from ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare flays team for moving court


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 23 (IANS) Veteran social crusader Anna Hazare Friday termed as "improper" the decision by his activists to move the Bombay High Court seeking concessions for a ... Read more...

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Court permits Hazare fast at MMRDA Ground


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday allowed Team Anna to hold its proposed agitation at the MMRDA Grounds in suburban Bandra-Kurla Complex at concessional rates, entailing savings ... Read more...

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Team Anna moves court against steep ground charges


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Anna Hazare's India Against Corruption (IAC) group Thursday filed a petition in the Bombay High Court against the Rs.3.77 lakh daily rental demanded by city ... Read more...

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Team Anna to move court against ground charges


December 21st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Anna Hazare's India Against Corruption (IAC) group said it will move court Thursday against the Rs.3.77 lakh daily rental demanded by city authorities for allowing ... Read more...

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Maharashtra takes step forward on Mumbai-Raigad sea bridge


November 24th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Wednesday invited request for qualification (RFQ) for the Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link (MTHL), a bridge across the Arabian Sea which will link Mumbai island ... Read more...

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India’s second sea-bridge to come up in Mumbai


September 8th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) India's second major bridge across the sea - the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) - has been accorded formal approval, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said ... Read more...

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Metro Rail-I to be operational in Mumbai in 2012


September 5th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) More than 80 percent of civil work on Mumbai's Rs.2,356 crore Metro Rail-I project, expected to be operational sometime in 2012, is complete, an official said ... Read more...

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Two killed as monorail slab collapses (Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Two employees of Larsen & Toubro were killed when a slab of the under-construction monorail collapsed here Friday evening, an official said.The accident took place when ... Read more...

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Elephanta village to get solar power


December 17th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Thirty homes of a village at the Elephanta Island, only a few kilometres away from Mumbai, will Monday get illuminated using solar power.The Mumbai Metropolitan Region development Authority ... Read more...

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Navy peeved at Mumbai skyscraper, ministry examines issue (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The construction of a residential skyscraper in Mumbai's Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) has raised the heckles of India's Western Naval Command (WNC) and responding to the ... Read more...

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Vikrant maritime museum proposal to be revived


October 5th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) The proposal to convert the decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Vikrant into a maritime museum is expected to be revived soon with fresh tenders for the project, a top ... Read more...

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US institute to advise on security for Mumbai trains, buses


June 15th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with Los Angeles-based Mineta Transportation Institute for its advice on world class security to Mumbai's public transportation systems. "We are ... Read more...

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Lodha realtor to build India’s tallest 101-floor building


May 25th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Pune/Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), entrusted with the infrastructure development of the city, Tuesday got a bid of Rs.4053 crore for its proposed 101-storeyed Iconic ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport access route to be decongested soon


May 14th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) A total of 700 people will be rehabilitated under a project to decongest the approach road to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) here, an official said Friday. The Mumbai ... Read more...

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Elephanta Island to get a regular power supply soon (Lead)


May 13th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) A unique international effort initiated by the Maharashtra government will soon bring electricity supply to the 1,500 villagers living on the Elephanta Island, famous for the World Heritage ... Read more...

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