L&T wins orders from Mumbai Metro, PM Awas Yojana worth Rs 1,266 cr

Larsen & Toubro said it was awarded a Rs 928-cr contract by a government agency to construct 13,314 flats under the Prime Minister Awas Yojana Scheme. The flats, which will take the shape of 284 towers with four floors each, will be constructed in various locations of Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh, it added. “The scope […]

Mumbai Police block Mevani event, organizers threaten to hold it in the open

Mumbai Police have denied permission to the Chhatra Bharati, a students’ organization in the city, to hold an event today featuring Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani and JNU student Omar Khalid. Police have started rounding up the organizers into vans and taken possession of the hall. Organizers said they will hold the event at an alternate […]

Godrej Properties, Nirmal to co-develop huge project in Thane West

Mumbai-based real estate company Godrej Properties said it has signed a joint venture agreement with Nirmal Ventures, also based in Mumbai, for developing a residential project in Thane. The project, located on the Lal Bahadur Shastri (LBS) Marg, Thane West, will be developed under a development management agreement, the company said. Spread over 14 acres, […]

BEST bus users can now pay using Freecharge and Ridlr

Freecharge, owned by Snapdeal, said users of BEST public transport buses in Mumbai can pay for their tickets using its wallet service. This has been achieved by tying up with Ridlr, the official mobile ticketing app partner of BEST. “BEST commuters can now pay for their bus tickets and monthly passes digitally, saving them the […]

Inox Multiplex starts operations at Mumbai’s Metro House Cinema

InoX Leisure Ltd said it launched the commercial operations at Mumbai’s iconic Metro House cinema. The new multiplex has 6 screens and 1491 seats. The multiplex operator had won the lease for the building a little more than a year ago. Metro House was shut in 2014, 79 years after it was opened. It was […]

Kalpataru developer to support Mumbai railway station painting drive

Real estate company Kalpataru Ltd said it will support ‘Hamara Station Hamari Shaan’, an initiative to beautify the railway premises in Mumbai. The project includes makeover of 36 Railway stations across Central and Western suburban lines in Mumbai between 2nd to 8th October 2016. It is a joint initiative of ‘Mumbai First’ and ‘Making A Difference’ […]

Free Wifi at Mumbai Local stations extended to Andheri, Borivali and Kurla

Indian Railways, along with Google and Railwire, has expanded its free Wifi service in Mumbai to three more stations — Andheri, Borivali and Kurla, taking the total to 16 in all. Railwire Wi – Fi will be available to any user who has a working mobile connection on a smartphone. The project was kicked off […]

Mukta Arts opens up multiplexes in Panvel and Goregaon

Mukta Arts, an Indian production house, announced that they started a two screen cinema theater at Goregaon, Mumbai and three-screen property at Panvel in Raigad district, Maharashtra. It will total the company’s properties to 16 and screen counts to 43. The company, founded by film producer Subhash Ghai, started two theaters last month at Dehradun and […]

Tata DoCoMo launches unlimited calling packs for prepaid users in Mumbai, Maharashtra, Goa

Tata Docomo, the telecom brand of Tata Teleservices Limited, launched unlimited calling packs for subscribers in Mumbai, Maharashtra & Goa. “With this offer, Mumbai subscribers can call 6 Million Tata Docomo customers without roaming charges while roaming in Rest-of-Maharashtra & Goa. Customers travelling within Mumbai, Rest-of-Maharashtra & Goa can now enjoy seamless connectivity and no […]

MMRDA sanctions Rs 35,400 cr for Mumbai Metro mega expansion

The MMRDA has sanctioned Rs 35,400 crore for a 118-km expansion of Metro network in Mumbai. The new areas for which money has been sanctioned include Dahisar-Charkop-Bandra-Mankhurd Metro-2 corridor (Rs 12,000 crore and 40 km), Wadala-Ghatkopar-Thane-Kasarvadavali Metro-4 via Wadala GPO and R.A.Kidwai Marg (Rs 12,000 crore and 40 km), Dahisar-E-Andheri-E-Bandra-E Metro-5 corridor (Rs 8,100 crore […]