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  • Mumbai’s firemen to soon get high-tech fire-resistant suits

    Mumbai: Mumbai’s firemen who always put their lives in danger while fire-fighting will soon have some more protection in the form of high-tech fire-resistant suits made of a special fabric. A senior officer of the fire department has remarked that after repeated incidents of firemen getting injured during fire rescue operations a specially-made suit has…

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  • Mumbai: BMC needs manpower to keep Dadar hawker-free

    Mumbai: Dadar is one of the favorite shopping destinations of Mumbaikars. Therefore, to keep the station premises and other restricted areas free from hawkers it turns out to be a big task before the municipal corporation. Hence, Assistant Municipal Commissioner (AMC) of Dadar (G north ward) Ramakant Biradkar of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has…

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  • Mumbai: Positive response to new waste policy, says BMC

    Mumbai: Many bulk generators, which includes big housing societies, malls and commercial establishments producing 100 kg and above of waste everyday are in a state of confusion on setting up composting pits. On the contrary there are civic wards receiving positive response due to the introduction of the new policy on waste management which is…

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  • Mumbai: Councillors unanimously slam BMC’s waste management policy

    Mumbai: Councillors from all parties on Wednesday slammed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in the Standing Committee meeting on their new circular of not collecting waste of bulk generators who produce 100 kilograms and above of garbage every day. Councillors from all parties stated that the corporation is shedding their responsibility of the waste management…

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  • Mumbai: Corporators from all parties raise objection on BMC’s defunct SAP process that stalls growth

    Mumbai: Corporators from all parties on Wednesday raised an objection on the defunct System Application Product (SAP) of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) which is delaying the developmental work of the city. Mangesh Satamkar, Standing Committee member and Shiv Sena corporator, put forth the point of order in the standing committee and demanded six more months…

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  • Mumbai: BMC raises objection on new Currey Road FOB construction, changes exit point

    Mumbai: After the Elphinstone stampede mishap which killed 23 people and left many other injured on September 29, 2017, the Indian Army has been roped by the Railways for the construction of narrow foot overbridges (FOB) of Elphinstone station along with other two for Currey Road and Ambivali railway stations. However, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation…

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  • Mumbai: BJP corporators in SoBo fight over jurisdiction

    Mumbai: The second largest party Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) after Shiv Sena who made tall claims of being a ‘watchdog’ in BMC and denied to contest any elections for any committee post in the municipal body is now facing infighting among its own party corporators. Rita Makwana the BJP…

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  • Mumbai: BMC issues show cause notice to Cooperage garden caretaker

    Mumbai: BMC has issued a showcause notice to the Cooperage garden caretaker named ‘Opera Enterprises,’ after a six-year-old girl named Janhvi Sharma, a resident of Girgaum died after falling off from a horse during a joyride on Sunday. A senior civic officer stated after the Bombay High Court (HC) ruling no new licence has been…

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  • Mumbai: BMC to take strict action against illegal horse owners

    Mumbai: After a six-year-old girl named Janhvi Sharma died after falling off from a horse during a joyride at Kala Ghoda near Cooperage garden on Sunday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to tighten its grip against illegal horse owners. However, a senior civic officer stated they had initiated action against horse owners much…

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  • Mumbai: Red Crescent Society of India NGO gives 200 tonnes relief aid to Rohingyas

    Mumbai: The Red Crescent Society of India has become the first Non-Government Organisation (NGO) from Mumbai which has come forward to help the Rohingyas. The NGO is providing necessary material like dal, rice, pulses, cloths, medical kits and a lot of other things to help distressed group. Arshad Siddhique, Chairman of Red Crescent Society of…

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  • BJP ropes in Mumbai MLAs, MLCs to campaign in Gujarat election

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) is playing all cards to woo voters so as to win the upcoming Gujarat election. Along with city unit chief Ashish Shelar, other legislators and councillors from Mumbai have been roped-in for election campaigning in Gujarat. The reason for increased trust on BJP leaders from Mumbai by Amit Shah,…

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