Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: First-ever Humboldt baby penguin born on Independence Day

    Mumbai: India’s first-ever Humboldt Penguin was born on Wednesday night at Veermata Jijabai Udyan while India was celebrating its Independence Day. Sanjay Tripathi, veterinary doctor and in-charge of the zoo, told the Free Press Journal that the new-born baby penguin’s health is good and that it is being taken care of by Mr Molt and…

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  • Mumbai, BMC, illegal under-construction hotel, land mafia's hotel, sahar road, andheri andheri east, K east ward,

    Mumbai: BMC takes action against illegal under-construction land mafia’s hotel at Sahar Road, Andheri

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) which several times has received the flak for turning a blind eye against the illegal structures, is in news this time for its timely action. The Andheri K east civic ward officials due to their alertness and regular round-ups in their ward found a hotel was being constructed illegally…

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    Mumbai: BMC’s bid to remove illegal toxic chimneys in Zaveri Bazaar fails

    Mumbai: The Bhuleshwar civic ward of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has outsourced the work to remove illegal toxic chimneys standing tall at dangerous spots in Zaveri Bazaar. However, even after hiring workers the illegal chimneys continue to exist. Assistant Commissioner Jivak Gegadmal remarked that the BMC has hired workers because civic workers are not…

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  • Mumbai: Worli promenade to be beautified with new palm trees

    Mumbai: The Worli civic ward of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has planted total 66 tall palm trees on the Worli promenade to beautify the entire stretch with green cover. According to Amol Vasaikar one of the civic official of the ward various residents and also the Advance Locality Management people approached them to plant uniform…

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  • Mumbai: All 500 law candidates fail BMC’s entrance exam

    Mumbai: The legal department of the BMC has been facing an acute staff crunch for the last few years and to fill the 16 vacant posts, entrance exams were held recently. Interestingly, all the 500 candidates who appeared for the entrance exams in September 2017 failed to  get the required pass  percentage. The BMC is…

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    Mumbai: City fire brigade to get robot to tackle life-threatening situations

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) soon to procure remote controlled robot to help them during life-threatening situation. According to officers, global tenders have been floated in April and bidders have been asked to participate uptill May 2018. “The places which are not accessible there this robots will be operated. Also, initially on trial basis…

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  • mumbai, mumbai fire brigade, hi-tech control room, byculla, emergency situation, main control room

    Mumbai Fire Brigade to soon have hi-tech control room

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) main control room at Byculla headquarter’s would soon turn hi tech. It will have integrated technology which will record the exact location and response time during the emergency situation. Also, the 254 fire engines along with all officers vehicle, and other to have Vehicle Tracking System (VTS). According to…

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    Mumbai: BMC plans to extend Andheri Station subway

    Mumbai: The Andheri west subway is serving no purpose as majority of the people cross the SV road instead of taking the subway. Therefore, the Andheri west civic ward has given a proposal to bridges department to extend the existing subway up to the railway station entry point. Prashant Gaikwad, the Assistant Commissioner of the…

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  • Bandra Reclamation societies turn green and do their bit for waste management

    Mumbai: One of suburban Mumbai’s posh areas — ‘Bandra Reclamation’ — will be proud for their effort towards waste management. Bravo, the Non Government Organisation (NGO) played key role for the success because at present maximum residential housing societies over there have started composting their waste. They have provided composting pits to start the initiative…

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  • Mumbai: Metro pillar working as an obstacle to new Dahisar fire station

    Mumbai: The much-awaited fire station at Kandarpada Dahisar west though ready but cannot be commissioned due to the ongoing Mumbai Metro line 2A project. One of the pillars (Dahisar-Bandra-Mankhurd line) is coming in front of the entrance gate of the fire station, thereby obstructing the mobility of the fire engines. In case of emergency or…

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