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  • Mumbai: MHADA to take over redevelopment project of Patrawala Chawl, Goregaon

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) has planned to make an appeal to National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) in order to take over the redevelopment project of Patrawala Chawl in Goregaon. This comes after a decision taken by National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) in pending matters against developer Guru Ashish Developers Private…

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  • Mumbai: Dhobi Ghat to get a facelift and to be freed of slum encroachment

    Mumbai: The iconic Dhobi Ghat is all set to get a facelift by freeing itself from the slum encroachment. This has been made possible after two city-based real estate groups have come forward to take up the redevelopment project of Dhobi Ghat located at Mahalaxmi in Mumbai. The project work involves rehabilitating the slum dwellers…

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  • Mumbai: Buyers tag some Buildings as inauspicious over Vaastu, supernatural sightings

    Mumbai: Various builders in Mumbai have alleged that religious beliefs and supernatural sightings as main reasons for which the buyers tag a particular building as inauspicious. There are number of lanes, colonies which are considered haunted which abound the city. The builders find it difficult to name the properties as specifying the exact locations of…

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  • Mumbai: SRA conducts biometric survey for the first time in Aarey Colony

    Mumbai: The Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) has for the first time conducted door to door biometric survey at Aarey Colony. This comes after the state government instructed the SRA authorities to conduct the survey to find out the tribal and non-tribal population residing in the area. There was no data with the government on the…

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  • Mumbai: Now, check out map of city’s slums on SRA’s website

    Mumbai: Mumbaikars will now be able to view slum clusters in the city on a map uploaded on the web. This map is uploaded by the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) on their website and has so far identified at least 2397 slum clusters in the city. This has been made possible through a system called…

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  • Mumbai, SRA, Slum Rehabilitation Authority, SRA website, SRA web portal, SRA's digital site

    Mumbai: SRA to launch their own web portal for citizens

    Mumbai: The Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) is all set to go digital with them creating a web portal for the citizens and developers. The web portal will help the citizens, architects and developers to access information on redevelopment projects online. The SRA authorities are working on the project since the past three months. The City…

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  • Mumbai: MHADA begins issuing notices to housing societies for recovery of dues

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority has begun issuing notices to cooperative housing societies for non-payment of service charges worth Rs 341 crore. The action comes after tenants continued to defer paying service charges to MHADA; this had been happening for the past decade. Flat-owners are served notices every year for non-payment. The…

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  • Mumbai: Abusive rants, gas enquiry are common calls received on Railway helpline number

    Mumbai: At least 40 percent calls received on the national Railway Protection Force (RPF) helpline number 182 of Central Railway have turnout to be irrelevant. Officials operating the helpline number said that they were receiving abusive calls and some also seek information on gas cylinder delivery. Many of the callers have also sought for communication…

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  • Mumbai: Central Railway to lay modern technique of ‘microtunneling technology’ drains below tracks

    Mumbai: The Central Railways have planned to use modern technique of ‘microtunneling technology’ to lay drainage lines below the railway tracks without affecting the rail and road traffic. This would be initiated by appointing professors from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Bombay) who would help in providing suggestions to solve drainage related problems on the…

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  • Mumbai: Railway Police rescues teen girl in nick of time at Airoli station

    Mumbai: A 16-year-old girl was saved by an alert RPF official after she attempted to commit suicide by slashing her wrist on Friday. The RPF staffer rushed to save the girl and managed to get her medical attention within the golden hour (the first hour after a traumatic injury, when emergency treatment is most likely…

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