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Now, Hinjewadi-Mumbai bus service

The Vallabhnagar bus depot of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC or ST) in Pimpri has started a weekend bus service between Hinjewadi and Mumbai for IT professionals working in Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park on a pilot basis.

JICA to provide Rs 4700 cr loan for Mumbai Metro Line-3 project

NEW DELHI: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today signed an agreement with the government for anOfficial Development Assistance ( ODA) loan of Rs 4,700 crore (or 71 billion yen) for construction of Mumbai MetroLine III Project.

Don't withhold Metro mishap details: MMRDA

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), which was informed 18 hours after the death of a worker at a project site, has asked the Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd (MMOPL) to take precautions and not withhold accident details from it.

Mumbai: Several infrastructural projects gain steam after completion of monorail, Metro, Link Road and...

While the various infrastructure and transportation projects in the city of Mumbai have come to an end some projects in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region have started shaping up or are in the nascent stages of execution.

Saki Naka traffic to stay off-track until Metro reaches destination

The ongoing Metro work is inconveniencing many in the city but among those affected the most are the motorists who have to navigate Saki Naki junction daily. During peak traffic hours, it can take anywhere between 20 and 40 minutes to cross the signal, making it perhaps Mumbai's most painful intersection .

Mumbai Metro 3 project: Consultant to design rehabilitation plan

The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) is set to design a plan for in-situ (in the same location) rehabilitation of the project-affected people (PAP) of Girgaum and Kalbadevi for the Metro 3 project.

Mumbai commuters get violent over rail disruption, set ablaze two vehicles in Thane

Angry commuters torched two private vehicles and pelted stones damaging railway property outside Diwa railway station in Thane district near Mumbai to protest against disruption caused in central railway's suburban service during peak hours on Friday morning.

New airport groundwork to be completed within 10 days

Navi Mumbai: The pre-development work of the Navi Mumbai international airport has entered the take-off stage with groundwork such as soil testing, demarcation, measurement...

Mumbai cabbies will now be in white uniform

The good old khaki uniform for taxiwallahs in Mumbai is soon going to be a thing of the past. According to a report in the Mumbai Mirror, cabbies in the city will soon switch to a white uniform, the Maharashtra Transport Department has ruled.


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‘Extend high-speed corridor up to Bangalore’

Railway officials want the proposed Ahmedabad-Mumbai-Pune high-speed corridor extended up to Bangalore, which has witnessed a glut in rail as well as air traffic in the past few years. The pre-feasibility study for the Ahmedabad-Mumbai-Pune corridor has already been completed by Systra, a French consultancy firm. The 643km-long route, if built, will cost an estimated Rs 100 crore per km.

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Railways block Mumbai's growth

''Railways have been a problem since long as they have a different set of rules and discipline. A major part of any east-west linkage is getting their permission for construction work across the tracks,'' said a retired engineer of the public works department.

Bollywood actor Salman Khan talks about his latest film

Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Wednesday hoped that his latest romantic comedy Ready will outshine the box-office-busting performance of blockbuster 3 Idiots, starring his friend and rival Aamir Khan. Ready is Khan’s first release after his blockbuster Dabangg and the trailers have showcased Khan with all his typical on-screen antics, from dancing with dozens of women writhing around him to single-handedly bashing up baddies.

Mumbai has seen 2,600 rail deaths in just 9 months

More than 2,600 commuters have been killed in railway accidents in Mumbai and its extended suburbs in the first nine months of this year, prompting the GRP to put together an action plan.

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