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Mumbai to get 3rd airport by 2040, Navi Mumbai airport to be operational by mid-2020

Navi Mumbai airport to be operational by mid-2020, Mumbai to get 3rd airport by 2040
Jan 16

The upcoming Navi Mumbai airport is scheduled to be operational by mid-next year, while Mumbai is expected to have three airports by the year 2040. Navi Mumbai Airport Earlier this week, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the upcoming Navi Mumbai airport is likely to be operational by the mid next year. Speaking at […]..Read More

IMD to roll out thunderstorm prediction system, install 200 rain gauges in Mumbai before monsoon

IMD to roll out thunderstorm prediction system, install 200 rain gauges in Mumbai before monsoon
Jan 15

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) is set to implement an end-to-end prediction system for forecasting thunderstorms and lightning by April 2019. “Last year, during the pre-monsoon season a series of thunderstorm or dust storm affected the northern states and claimed about 200 lives. Hence, the IMD will be implementing an end-to-end prediction system for predicting […]..Read More

Amid backlash, Hotstar removes ‘Koffee with Karan’ episode featuring Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul

Amid backlash, Hotstar removes 'Koffee with Karan' episode featuring Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul
Jan 11

In a first, online streaming platform Hotstar has removed an episode of ‘Koffee with Karan’ starring Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul after backlash over the cricketers’ sexist remarks. As of Thursday night, the episode starring the duo is no longer available on the streaming platform. Even Star World, which aired the episode on TV, removed […]..Read More

10% quota for general category poor: Parliament passes bill, set to become law

10% quota for general category poor: Parliament passes bill, set to become law
Jan 10

In a historic move, the Parliament on Wednesday approved an amendment to the Constitution to make economically-weaker sections of general category eligible for 10 percent reservation in education and government jobs. The Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019 bill was approved by the Rajya Sabha with 165 votes in favour and seven against after a day-long […]..Read More

Residential sales rose by 3% in Mumbai in 2018 compared to 27% in Bengaluru, 9% in Delhi

Mumbai saw 3% rise in residential sales in 2018 compared to 27% in Bengaluru, 9% in Delhi
Jan 09

The sale of residential units in Mumbai rose by just 3 percent in 2018, compared to the aggregate 6 percent growth witnessed across the country’s eight major cities, according to a Knight Frank report. According to the report by the global real estate consultancy firm, 2.42 lakh units were sold across eight major cities in […]..Read More