The city’s planning pipeline includes about 25 market-rate projects in the Mission, totaling about 1,300 units. In the first half of 2016, the Planning Commission will likely vote on two major Mission District proposals: Lennar Corp.’s 160-unit project at 1515 South Van Ness Ave. and Nick Podell Co.’s 274-unit complex at 2000 Bryant St. A third bellwether project at 16th and Mission — which opponents call the “monster in the Mission” — could also come before the commission but is on hold because of a legal dispute between the property owner, the Jang family, and the developer, Maximus Real Estate Partners. … [Read more...] about Mission market-rate housing battle not over despite Prop. I loss
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According to the data reviewed by HT, the deaths were recorded from May 9 till May 27 across several zones including the East Central Railway zone, North Eastern Railway zone, Norther Railway Zone and North Central Railway zone; and the ages of the dead ranged from 4 to 85. The list also mentions the co-morbidities or accidents that caused the deaths in a few cases. Data between May 1 and May 8 was not available. … [Read more...] about Railway Protection Force reports 80 deaths on Shramik trains
Arun Kumar: As Dr. John pointed out, lockdown is needed to slow the pace of increase of the disease. The apex has to be brought down to the capacity that we have and use the time of lockdown to build the capacity for health to cope with the emergency that is going to come. We need testing, more hospitalisation capacity, more doctors etc. Lockdown gave you time only for that. It is not a cure. In the lockdown, production completely stops, demand also correspondingly falls because of income decline. So what you have is a situation where both supply and demand are affected, the economy comes down, and only essentials are produced. In my judgment only 25% of the economy was working, so you had a minus 75% rate of growth, about 200 million people lost work because 94 % of the employment is in the unorganised sector. That completely stopped as they did not have working capital, supplies. So 94% of the workforce has lost employment. Those in agriculture can continue, and in mining and rural … [Read more...] about Can India’s workforce have a safe return to business?