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Mumbai updates: VIP movement likely to hit traffic flow in city today

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Friday, December 02, 2022, 03:33 PM IST
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02 December 2022 03:33 PM IST

Massive traffic jam from Churchgate station to Queen's Necklace 

Traffic congestion in South Mumbai

Traffic congestion in South Mumbai | FPJ

Traffic jam near Churchgate station

Traffic jam near Churchgate station | FPJ

02 December 2022 03:33 PM IST

Pregnant Cow rescued at Majiwada in Thane by activist, TMC

02 December 2022 03:33 PM IST

Maharashtra government partially lifts 4-year ban on single use plastic

The Maharashtra government in a late evening order on Thursday partially lifted a four-year plastic ban. With this the government has allowed use, storage, trade, distribution, and transportation of all single-use disposable items including spoons, straws, plates, cups, glasses, forks, and containers that are made by using compostable material.

In a circular issued, the environment and climate change department (ECCD) has also permitted use of plastic packaging material with thickness below 50 microns and non-woven polypropylene bags, of at least 60 grams per square metre (GSM).

02 December 2022 01:10 PM IST

Thane based builder and very close aide of CM Eknath Shinde Ajay Ashar appointed as vice Chairman of newly created MITRA on the lines of NITI Aayog. Former MLA Dr Rajesh Kshirsagar is another vice Chairman They have been appointed for two years or till further orders.

02 December 2022 01:10 PM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh chairs the meeting of the Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Defence, on Defence Shipyards, at Mumbai.

02 December 2022 01:10 PM IST

Traffic on Mahakali caves road towards pump house Andheri East heavily congested, citizen complains on Twitter. 

02 December 2022 01:10 PM IST

A woman gave birth to a child in a local train today at 5.58 am. The train manager of Kasara local (UP) while train at Titwala station alerted that a woman was experiencing labour pain. On-duty station master Toofan Lal Meena and pointmen Santosh Karu and Somnath Godse with the help of GRP and RPF rushed the woman to a hospital after she delivered a baby boy in the local train. 

02 December 2022 01:10 PM IST

Point failure was reported on Up & Down fast line of WR at 7.34 am at Virar, the same was restored at 8.01 am

02 December 2022 01:10 PM IST

Early morning fire outside Andheri West Railway Station; no casualty reported

02 December 2022 01:10 PM IST

Traffic vehicular movement is slow at Shankarwadi Bus Stop, [Western Express Highway] Southbound 

02 December 2022 01:10 PM IST

 Two minors arrested for raping a 13-year-old girl on Nov 30 at a school in Matunga. The victim and accused minor boys are students of 8th standard. A case under Section 376 (D) of the IPC and under the POCSO Act has been registered: Matunga police

02 December 2022 01:10 PM IST

Maharashtra ministers Chandrakant Patil & Shambhuraj Desai's visit to Belagavi in K'taka which was scheduled for December 3,postponed to December 6. Min Patil's tweets, they postponed it on request of Ambedkarite orgs of Belgaum & are visiting on BR Ambedkar's death anniversary

02 December 2022 01:10 PM IST

Citizens complain of traffic congestion near Shanmukhanad Hall, Matunga, due to an event and illegal hawkers.

02 December 2022 01:10 PM IST

Waste segregation pilot underway in 2 wards

The BMC has initiated its pilot project in two wards to achieve 100% waste segregation at source in two wards. It will deploy dedicated vehicles to collect wet waste, which will be transported to the composting plant in Kanjurmarg.

Nearly 50 housing societies from G-South (Worli Seaface) and 150 from H-West (Khar) are participating in the programme that started on Nov 15. Those complying with the civic norms will get a 5% rebate in property tax and will also be felicitated, a civic official said.

Deputy Chief Engineer (Operations) Praful Jadhav said, “A civic team will create awareness in societies, hold meetings with office bearers, play jingles and arrange competitions to encourage complete waste segregation. Our supervisory staff conducts random checks to ensure there’s no mischief.”

02 December 2022 01:10 PM IST

Air Quality Index of the most significant places across the city in 'poor' category

02 December 2022 07:42 AM IST

VIP movement likely to hamper traffic flow in the city today, on weekend

The Mumbai Traffic Police on Thursday announced that due to planned VIP movement on December 2, between 11 am to 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm to 5 pm, traffic movement will be slow around Santacruz, Vakola, Bandra, Worli-Sea Link, Haji Ali, Air India, Regal Circle. “Citizens are requested to plan their commute accordingly,” they cautioned.

VIP movement and events in the city scheduled through the weekend are likely to throw traffic on several routes in the suburbs and south of Mumbai into a disarray from Friday. Traffic disruption is expected to spill into the weekend.

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