On Tuesday, the state-run Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, the planning body, indicated that it expected to award the contract before December, which would pave the way to kick start construction in the same month.
A study published in this week's PLOS Medicine on large-scale rural sanitation programs in India highlights challenges in achieving sufficient access to latrines and reduction in open defecation to yield significant health benefits for young children The researchers, led by Sumeet Patil from the School of Public Health, University of California at ... (more)
MUMBAI: Weeks after the central government said it would explore the possibilities of acquiring the Homi Bhabha bungalow, it now says that only the Maharashtra government is empowered to declare the historic residence of Dr Homi Bhabha, close to Hanging Garden in Mumbai as a protected monument.
Over a year after the Mumbai Heritage Conservation Committee formed a sub-committee of heritage and fire-fighting experts to prepare a fire safety framework for heritage structures in the city, the Mumbai Fire Brigade has inspected only three buildings - the Bombay High Court , the Mantralaya building and the Old Customs House till date.
I had followed the protocol by welcoming the PM and attended all the three functions with him in Mumbai, the function at Nagpur does not involve any protocol issue, he said Hitting out at BJP for creating controversy over his not attending the foundation stone laying ceremony for Nagpur metro rail, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Satuarday ... (more)