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We need to give people a dignified environment: P K Das

Owing to the constant degeneration of urban conditions and decaying of life in urban areas, particularly in the city of Mumbai, many groups in the city have been trying to infuse more dignity and quality into the lives of people. These include several citizens’ movements, NGOs, organisations and neighbourhood committees. Their efforts and energy are the positive aspects in an ...

Workshop on road safety held in Pune

A one day workshop was organised in Pune by the All India Federation of Motor Vehicle Department (AIFMVDTOA) and Executive Officers Association of Maharashtra Motor Vehicle Department. The workshop, under the Road Safety 2020 programme, was organised in collaboration with the Institute for Transportation Engineers (ITE), Washington DC. Attended by over 30 representatives of the Federation from Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil ...

Chennai’s 14 level crossings to be manned

The Southern Railway will convert 14 of the 58 unmanned level crossings in the Chennai division into manned crossings by the end of the current financial year. It hopes to have personnel posted at all the crossings in the division by 2015. More than one million passengers using suburban trains in the Chennai division face a significant risk to life ...

MMRDA invites bids for Trans-Harbour Link

MMRDA has invited requests for quotations for the 22km Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MHTL) project connecting Sewri in South Mumbai to Nhava Sheva port. A stretch of 16.5km of MTHL will be on sea across the Mumbai harbour and a 5.5km viaduct will be on both Sewri and Nhava sides. There will be two interchanges in the link – one ...

Melbourne Airport unveils $300m expansion plan

A $300m expansion plan unveiled by Melbourne Airport will include the building of a new terminal and an improved motorway access. Terminal 4, the new terminal, is expected to handle about 10 million passengers annually and will service two airlines – Jetstar and Tiger Airways with the existing freight services and aircraft parking services being moved south of the airport. ...