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*Indian Railways will, for the first time in its history, deploy ‘bouncers’ on platforms for crowd management, to ensure smooth entry and exit of passengers in air-conditioned trains soon to be introduced on Mumbai’s suburban network. Japan’s suburban network has similar ‘helpers’ who are around to help doors close during peak-hour rush.

 

*With the state reeling under a water scarcity, the washermen at the Dhobi Ghat, near Mahalaxmi, are having a harrowing time, more due to civic apathy than to the severity of the crisis. They have reason to complain, with water supply being cut by 15-20%. Nevertheless, they juggle through mounds of laundry, cleaning, washing and drying them, to ensure timely service to customers.

*The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) may complete 360 road repair works before the monsoon to minimize inconvenience to the public, but completion of work at road junctions is still a problem. Every year, bad road work leads to potholes and cracks that create a nuisance and cause accidents during the rains.

*Flipping through textbooks and jotting points in notebooks may soon be a thing of the past. To match up with digital generation children, schools are beginning to think out of the box, beyond textbooks and blackboards.Tablets will replace textbooks at four centres of VIBGYOR High Group of Schools from the next academic year. The school is introducing its digital curriculum for class V students

*A year after developer P S Chamankar’s proposal for the redevelopment of slums on transport department land at Andheri was rejected, then deputy chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal had convened a special meeting of high-ranking bureaucrats to reconsider the proposal. The developer had submitted his proposal on March 6, 2000, but it was rejected on January 15, 2001. Bhujbal stepped in on July 13, 2001, and told the officials to reconsider it.

*A year after developer P S Chamankar’s proposal for the redevelopment of slums on transport department land at Andheri was rejected, then deputy chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal had convened a special meeting of high-ranking bureaucrats to reconsider the proposal. The developer had submitted his proposal on March 6, 2000, but it was rejected on January 15, 2001. Bhujbal stepped in on July 13, 2001, and told the officials to reconsider it.

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