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Mumbai Metro work expedited, Aqua Line to open early next year December 8, 2023
By 2030, Mumbai’s Metro system is set to cover a distance nearly equal to the city’s old suburban rail and carry 11 million passengers.
Cyclone Michaung: North Chennai people left to fend for themselves December 8, 2023
As North Chennai residents wait for aid, the only succour in this time of need comes from a small group of volunteers toiling every day to help
Gaps in BWSSB data, public scepticism: Why rainwater harvesting is not popular in Bengaluru December 7, 2023
BWSSB’s unclear data makes it challenging to identify how many properties exactly are supposed to implement rainwater harvesting.
Resilience during adversity: How RWAs in Tambaram helped combat floods December 7, 2023
When the cyclone hit Chennai, residents’ groups from this suburb swung into action for relief work and to prevent flooding of homes.
Travel a nightmare for migrant workers as Indian Railways reduces sleeper coaches December 7, 2023
RTI data plus indicative evidence from activists point to cuts in sleeper berths by Indian Railways. Migrant workers tell us how it hits them.
Will the ban on open garbage burning reduce pollution in Mumbai? December 7, 2023
The BMC banned open-air garbage burning citywide due to frequent declines in the city’s air quality index (AQI) to the ‘poor’ category.
Calm after the storm in Chennai: What Cyclone Michaung left behind December 6, 2023
A photo essay depicting the aftermath and trail of destruction left behind by the storm that hit Chennai
Bengaluru suburban rail: A ‘rail’y good project moving at snail’s pace December 6, 2023
It could improve commute for 10 lakh residents, but after 37 months, only Corridor 2 is underway. And here, less than 16% work is done.
Coming up next: NEP in more than 800 non-autonomous colleges of Mumbai December 5, 2023
Six months into NEP implementation by autonomous colleges, MU’s non-autonomous colleges now gear up for the transition in the next academic year.
Joining the EV wave: Is Chennai wired for change? December 4, 2023
As Chennai envisions becoming an EV hub, incentives and improved charging facilities are crucial in steering the city towards EV adoption.
Utilise treated wastewater: Bengaluru’s first water balance report December 4, 2023
Bengaluru’s first water balance report by urban researchers analyses total water consumption, offering insights for building water resilience.
Make a difference: Click an accessible space for wheelchair users in the city December 2, 2023
The #findwheelchairaccessibleplaces campaign in Chennai is being launched on December 3rd, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Mumbai Buzz: Winter is here | Booming real estate | Reservoir reconstruction and more… December 2, 2023
This week in Mumbai: Winter is here – lowest min temp; Booming real estate ; Malabar Hill water reservoir reconstruction and more…
Bengaluru Buzz: Uber Green starts EVs | Unboxing BLR Habba … and more December 2, 2023
Other News of the week: Activists slam regional green office for inaction, 40% commission documents submitted, and steps for safer roads.
Chennai Buzz: Orange alert for Chennai | Stray dog census begins and more…! December 2, 2023
This week in Chennai: 2 tonnes of dead fish removed from Kapaleeswarar temple tank, GCC begins stray dog census and vaccination and more.