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MMRDA nixes rent waiver to Coldplay concert organisers

Bowing down to pressure from activists and opposition parties over the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) granting 75 per cent rent waiver to Global Citizen organiser of British

06 Nov 2016 1:01 AM

State halts bid to build PMAY homes

Looks like it is election over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project, for even after the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) floated a bid for construction of homes under t

06 Nov 2016 12:47 AM

DMRC recommends metro cess on petrol and diesel

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has recommended to the state government to levy a separate metro cess on the sale of petrol and diesel in the state to fund metro projects.

05 Nov 2016 1:44 AM

MMRDA told to audit work given to tainted firms

The city civic body has suggested to state infrastructure agency Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) that it should appoint a third party consultant if contract for the extension

02 Nov 2016 2:24 AM

IIT-B orders a ‘clean’ cut in hostel budget

At a time when the central government has intensified its Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan to promote cleanliness, the Centre-run Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B), has allegedly reduced the budget

30 Oct 2016 5:26 AM


LMV toll waiver hinges on Centre

The Summit Mullick Committee set up by the state, said the state will have to take approval from the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

30 Oct 2016 5:22 AM

Rail expert ‘signals’ pitfalls for running high-speed trains

The Railways is upbeat about running high-speed trains like the Spanish Talgo and Rajdhani between Mumbai and Delhi at a speed of 160 kilometres per hour (kmph), but Chandrika Prasad, a former Railway

29 Oct 2016 1:03 AM

MMRDA wants Coastal Road extended to Virar

To improve north-south connectivity, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has suggested to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) that the proposed 33.5km long Coastal Road betwe

28 Oct 2016 12:48 AM

MMR will need 10,000 hectares to build 21 lakh homes: MMRDA

While the government has identified around 800 hectares of land parcel in satellite cities near Mumbai to build 1.1 lakh affordable homes under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), the Mumbai Metrop

24 Oct 2016 2:03 AM

E-way to Nagpur may get rainwater harvesting system

The next monsoon could well turn out different for villages and districts along the proposed Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway, what with the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) having propo

23 Oct 2016 12:28 AM


Builders ask state to relax escrow clause

With the state government planning to release a draft of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) by end-October, builders with projects under construction or delayed are a worried lot.

21 Oct 2016 12:48 AM

Maharashtra gives Coldplay 75 per cent rent waiver

To pay only Rs 2 crore instead of Rs 8 crore for using BKC venue.

20 Oct 2016 7:08 AM

Pay Rs 20,000 for soft copy: MMRDA

Believe it or not but the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) wants Rs 20,000 to provide a soft copy of a single blue print — detailed project report (DPR) of its proposed Metro c

17 Oct 2016 1:11 AM

Will MMRDA let ‘Cold-play’ freely at BKC

Global Citizen, the organisers of British rock band Coldplay’s upcoming concert in the city, and the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) want the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development

15 Oct 2016 1:40 AM

MMRDA against salt pan development

The state government is banking heavily on developing salt pan land for the construction of affordable homes, but the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) believes it is important

14 Oct 2016 2:26 AM


Mumbai to have 1.8 million fewer people by 2041: MMRDA

Mumbai’s burgeoning population will be reduced by 1.8 million by 2041, as people will move to neighbouring satellite townships like Navi Mumbai, Vasai-Virar and Kalyan Dombivali.

13 Oct 2016 7:00 AM

SRA’s free housing led to city slums: MMRDA

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority’s (MMRDA’s) draft Regional Plan 2016-2036 has alleged that an increase in the number of slums in the city is a result of limitations in the Slum Re

13 Oct 2016 1:11 AM

IIT-B may withdraw invite to Pak students

In the backdrop of rising tensions between India and Pakistan, students and the management at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) have been reconsidering the decision to accommodate Pakista

10 Oct 2016 3:42 AM

GAIL in talks to lay natural gas pipeline from Mumbai to Nagpur

The Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL), India’s largest government-owned natural gas processing and distribution company, has shown interest in laying a natural gas pipeline between Mumbai and Nagp

10 Oct 2016 1:15 AM

MMRDA fears backlash of BMC’s potholes

Fearing backlash from the motorists, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) and the traffic department has told the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Public Work D

09 Oct 2016 12:52 AM