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  • It is Horn "Not Okay" Please in Maharashtra

    Mumbai Traffic Police's anti-noise campaign seems to have been long forgotten by the department itself, but the state transport department on Thursday issued a circular asking all vehicle owners in Maharashtra to remove "Horn Okay Please" message from their vehicles.

    Friday, 1 May 2015 - 6:15am
  • Tenants oppose MbPT's decision to revise rental rates

    The BPT Tenants Association on Tuesday has declared its opposition to Mumbai Port Trust's (MbPT) decision to levy new rental rates that will be effective from 2012. A meeting about the matter will be conducted on Wednesday, which is likely to be attended by all the tenants of properties on MbPT...

    Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 6:35am
  • By year-end, your commute to BKC may get fancy with AC & Wi-Fi

    Those commuting to and from Bandra-Kurla Complex are likely to get air-conditioned hybrid buses with Wi-Fi later this year.

    Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 5:40am
  • Is this why BEST hiked fares twice in past 3 months?

    The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) may have increased its bus fares citing "rationalisation", but what the passengers are getting in return is certainly irrational quality of service.

    Monday, 27 April 2015 - 6:50am
  • Mumbai's fourth RTO to kick-start next week

    National Informatics Centre (NIC), an organisation that provides information technology support to government agencies, is yet to be informed to update its portal for including the latest RTO of Maharashtra for online appointments.

    Saturday, 25 April 2015 - 5:55am
  • MMOPL accepts public authority tag, provides info under RTI

    Providing information under the RTI Act, MMPOL in a covering letter mentioned who the public information officer (PIO) is.

    Friday, 24 April 2015 - 6:10am
  • Fare fixation committee invites commuter opinion over metro fares

    Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro passengers have been invited by the Fare Fixation Committee (FFC) to submit their opinion on what the fares on Mumbai Metro should be.

    Friday, 24 April 2015 - 5:35am
  • Traffic congestion at Freeway end prompts new bridge plan

    Ever since the Freeway was inaugurated on June 13, 2013, motorists have witnessed bumper-to-bumper traffic during peak hours on the southern end of P D'Mello Road. The congestion is witnessed particularly between Orange Gate and GPO traffic junction and it takes close to half an hour to cross this...

    Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 6:55am
  • dna exclusive: Maharashtra government plans flyover in South Mumbai's congested section to connect to Freeway

    To improve access to the proposed coastal road in Mumbai and provide a vital east-west link in the city, the state government is considering a flyover which will connect to the Eastern Freeway.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 5:05am
  • Centre to develop Ulhas river for passenger, cargo transportation

    "Approval of union cabinet has been given to make 101 rivers of India into waterways. 10-11 of them are from Maharashtra," said Nitin Gadkari, minister of road transport and highways; and shipping, "The areas of Mumbai-Thane-Kalyan too will have waterways in future."

    Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 7:10am