Radhika Jain
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Posh BKC plagued by traffic snarls and wily auto drivers

The area is also dotted with five star hotels, diamond bourse, hospitals and schools, apart from top restaurants serving world cuisine. High net worth individuals fork out megabucks to own posh residences here. But BKC is now dealing with poor last mile connectivity

An executive from the top management of a company, who did not wish to be named, said, “Over a period of time, traffic jams have become so acute at peak hours in BKC that I was compelled to switch to taking the local train from my residence in the western suburbs.” (Vijay Bate/HT Photo)
Updated on May 18, 2023 01:28 AM IST

Two Khar Danda fire victims undergo surgery; relatives struggle to arrange funds

Six members of the Jaiswal family, including two children, were critically injured in a fire in their one-plus-one chawl in Mumbai. Two of the victims have undergone surgery at the National Burns Centre at Airoli, but the family is struggling to pay for the treatment. According to Dr Sunil Keswani, the medical director at NBC, the two patients are on ventilators and being monitored. The family, who have spent INR2.5 lakh ($3,400) at the centre alone, are trying to raise funds to cover the cost of the treatment.

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Updated on May 17, 2023 01:01 AM IST
ByRadhika Jain

Who will pay for beautification of buildings on Marine Drive, ask residents

Most societies, the residents said, have recently painted their buildings and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) plan to uniformly paint and “beautify” the buildings will lead to wastage of society funds. A section of Marine Drive residents also opined that a committee comprising stakeholders could have been formed based on which a decision should have been taken.

Mumbai, India - June 29, 2018: UNESCO heritage tag for Victorian + Art deco ensemble at both sides of oval maidan+ art building of Marine Drive near Oval Maidan from Eros+building on Marine drive in Mumbai, India, on Friday, June 29, 2018. (Photo by Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times) (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Updated on May 04, 2023 12:40 AM IST
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