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    Mumbai: Train delay on Wednesday caused by unit failure between Bhandup and Kanjurmarg, says CR

    Mumbai: Central Railway (CR) services were delayed by 30-40 minutes during Wednesday morning peak hours because of unit failure on a Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminal (CSMT)-bound slow train, inconveniencing thousands of commuters, mostly officer-goers and students. “There was a minor technical glitch between Bhandup and Kanjurmarg on the Up fast line between 8.22 and 8.37 am. Few trains were delayed on the Up fast line due to this.

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    Mumbai Fire: Three fire incidences reported in the city

    Mumbai: Three incidents of fire were reported in Mumbai city on Wednesday. A minor fire broke out in a sixteenth storey high-rise residential building at Kanjurmarg east early morning. According to the information provided by Disaster Management Cell officer, 13 people had been admitted to the hospital after suffocation due to fire. Meanwhile, late in the evening, two more fire incidents have been reported at Dahisar and Goregaon, however no injury been

  • Mumbai: 7 workers hurt while repairing gas pipeline

    Mumbai: Seven workers sustained injuries while repairing the Mahanagar gas pipeline at Gandhi Nagar junction at Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg in Kanjurmarg on Tuesday night when an earthmover scraped and damaged the pipeline. The high pressure gas came in contact with a parallel electric wire which led to the fire.

  • BMC elections: Stinking, congested Kanjurmarg seeks a makeover

    Mumbai: Home to the plush Hiranandani towers and several shopping malls, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) S ward (Bhandup, Vikhroli, Kanjurmarg and Powai) is struggling to solve issues like Kanjurmarg dumping ground and widening of the LBS Marg. The S ward, spread across 64sq km, is one of the largest wards of the city with 14 electoral wards out of which 80 per cent have been reserved for women category.

  • Mumbai: Deonar dumping ground to keep tabs on garbage trucks

    Mumbai: Days after a scam worth Rs 900 crore was unearthed that exposed irregularities carried out by BMC garbage trucks, the civic body has now set up an automated weighing machine at the Deonar dumping ground. However, the scam was detected in the Kanjurmarg and Mulund dumping grounds.

  • Long term solution sought on dumping ground issue in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Opposition parties in the state Legislative Council on Wednesday demanded that a long term solution needs to be found for the issue of dumping of garbage in the city, since the present spots are nearly full and there is no more space.

  • Bhandup based dreaded gangster arrested for threatening officer

    Mumbai: On Saturday, the Kanjurmarg police arrested a Bhandup-based dreaded gangster for allegedly threatening to kill a government official. Mayur Shinde (33) was arrested for threatening an officer in connection with an irrigation project.

  • Road repair scam: Only one contractor responds to MCGM’s tender

    Mumbai: The scam in road repairing has affected the pothole-filling work in the city. The MCGM has not yet reportedly found the contractor to undertake the job this year and hence the city will be witnessing bumpy roads and water logging problems during monsoon like any other year.

  • Mega block on Central Railway

    Mumbai : Central Railway will operate mega block on Sunday between Matunga and Mulund slow line from 11.50 am to 3.50 pm. Slow trains leaving from CST will not be available at Vidhyavihar, Kanjurmarg and Nahur stations.

  • Staying alive in polluted Mumbai

    RADHIKA JHAVERI gives an overall perspective of the state of environment in and around Mumbai and what can be done about it.

  • Civic officials visit dumping grounds to consider shifting waste from Gorai

    Mumbai : With the BMC mulling over the proposal to shift solid waste from the Gorai dumping ground to Kanjurmarg, Mulund and Deonar dumping grounds for waste treatment, the civic body’s standing committee visited these spots to understand the feasibility of the proposal.

  • Proposal to shift garbage from Gorai dismissed

    Mumbai : While the BMC administration came up with the proposal to divert dumping waste from Gorai dumping ground to Mulund, Deonar and Kanjurmarg, corporators across party lines vigorously opposed it, leading to its dismissal.

  • MMRC likely to take up Jogeshwari-Kanjur Metro

    Mumbai : With the extension of the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ (Metro 3) corridor up to Kanjurmarg, the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation is now likely to take up the elevated Jogeshwari-SEEPZ-Kanjurmarg (Metro 6) corridor from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority. MMRC is already implementing the Metro 3 corridor.