Sonu Sood-Sharad Pawar

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Sonu Sood Visits Sharad Pawar Amid BMC Feud Over Illegal Building

For unknown reasons, actor Sonu Sood met NCP chief Sharad Pawar at his residence on January 13. The move highlights the recent complaint filed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation alleging the actor of being a 'habitual offender'. Reportedly, the actor was accused of carrying out illegal construction work at his six-storey residential building ‘Shakti Sagar’ in the Juhu area. However, Sonu filed a petition stating he did not construct… read-more

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 07:36 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Sonu Sood, Sharad Pawar, NCP, BMC

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Students wearing mask

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Mumbai: BMC To Buy 75 Lakh Reusable Masks For Civic School Students

Hoping to reopen the schools, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is planning to buy 75 lakh reusable masks worth Rs 20 crore for students of civic schools. The announcement came ahead of the earlier imposed COVID-19 restrictions' expiration on January 15. Reportedly, the authorities will distribute 25 masks, washable up to 30 times, to each student, and wearing masks will be compulsory even after the vaccination. 

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 11:59 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Reusable Masks, BMC, Mumbai, Reopening, Schools

Sonu Sood

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Sonu Sood Converted Residential Building Into Hotel: BMC To Police

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has filed a police complaint against actor Sonu Sood, accusing him of converting a six-storey residential building into a hotel without permission. The BMC’s complaint cited that Sonu continued development in an "unauthorised" manner. Stating that he would challenge the complaint in the Bombay High Court, the actor said, "I have taken approval for change of use from the BMC." However, no FIR has been… read-more

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 01:33 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Sonu Sood, BMC, MCZMA, Maharashtra


Representational photo: Kangana Ranaut

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Kangana Denies Merging Flats; Says BMC "Harasses" Her

Denying allegations of merging flats, actor Kangana Ranaut has claimed that the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has been "harassing" her. Kangana said, "Fake propaganda by Mahavinashkari government, I haven`t joined any flats, whole building is built the same way". Besides, she said that she will appeal in the higher courts to challenge the accusations against her. Reportedly, Kangana was alleged of merging three flats into one in… read-more

Sat, 02 Jan 2021 - 03:25 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Mumbai, BMC, Kangana Ranaut, Shiv Sena

Courtesy: Wion News

Food Delivery

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Mumbai: Restaurants Allowed To Deliver Food After 11 PM on Dec 31

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on December 31 allowed the hotels and restaurants of Mumbai to remain open even after 11 PM. However, they can remain opened only till 1.30 AM and, above all, they can take orders only for home deliveries after 11 PM. Moreover, the BMC directed that the COVID-19 protocol should be adhered in its entirety. Reportedly, around 30,000 police personnel and several drones have been deployed for the purpose.… read-more

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 - 01:35 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: BMC, Mumbai, New Year, Hotels, Food Delivery

Courtesy: Zee News

Blood Donation

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BMC Corporator To Offer 1 Kg Paneer Or Chicken To Blood Donors

To raise awareness of blood donation and motivate donors, a corporator from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has decided to offer 1 Kg of chicken or paneer to the donors. The corporator Samadhan Sarvankar has collaborated with KEM hospital for a blood donation camp on December 13, where he expects at least 1000 donors. About the unique initiative, Samadhan said he decided to give chicken and paneer since they are immunity boosters.

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 02:43 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: BMC, Shiv Sena, New Initiative, Blood donation camp

Courtesy: Times Now

Cylinder blast in Mumbai

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16 Injured In Fire Accident At Mumbai's Lalbaug Region

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has informed that a cylinder explosion injured 16 people on December 6 in Mumbai's Lalbaug area. The officials have informed that the accident was a 'level-one' minor fire. Besides, the injured have been moved to King Edward Memorial and Global Hospitals. Reportedly, the fire broke out at a multi-storey building at Ganesh galli, which was shortly doused by two water tankers.

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 - 10:34 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Cylinder-Blast, Mumbai, Injured, BMC

Courtesy: The Indian Express

No burning of crackers this Diwali orders BMC

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Mumbai: BMC Bans Firecrackers In Public, Allows Mild Crackers For Two Hours

Considering the Covid-19 situation, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has banned the bursting of fire crackers in public places. However, it has allowed soundless crackers like phooljhadi and anar from 8-10 pm. The Mumbai police and BMC will take strict action against anyone who violates the norms. To combat the spread of the virus, along with mitigating air pollution in the national capital, National Green… read-more

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 02:11 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Diwali, Firecrackers, BMC, Coronavirus, National Green Tribunal

Courtesy: ANI News

Mumbai Rains

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Heavy Downpour Leaves Parts of Mumbai Waterlogged

Parts of Mumbai received heavy rainfall on the night of September 22, leading to disruptions in local train services and waterlogging in certain areas. In a tweet on the morning of September 23, Mumbai's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said, "Train services on the Central and Harbour lines have been suspended due to waterlogging". BMC has also declared a holiday for all offices and establishments.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 10:07 AM / by Taj Zehra

Tags: Mumbai, BMC, rainfall, Mumbai local train

Courtesy: NDTV

Representational image of BMC

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Mumbai: BMC Asks Private Schools to Adhere to RTE Quota Admissions

In a notice to private schools, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s education department has directed to comply with 25% RTE quota admissions. Reportedly, the notice was sent after some private schools denied admissions under the quota. Earlier, BMC extended the deadline to grant such admission by September 15. Admissions under RTE in private schools are provided by lottery system. However, amid COVID-19, students' attendance is low even… read-more

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 01:14 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: BMC, RTE, Education, NEP, HRD Ministry

Courtesy: Hindustan Times