Mumbai Hospital

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Mumbai: Private Hospitals Ties Up With 5-Star Hotels For COVID Treatment

To tackle the increasing cases of COVID-19 patients in Mumbai, the BMC officials have instructed the hospitals to tie up with hotels to treat patients with mild symptoms. In order to accommodate more patients, the doctors have approved the transfer of patients to hotel who require less medical attention. However, transfer of patients will ensure vacant beds for the patents who need critical care.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 04:45 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: BMC, Mumbai, Covid-19, Maharashtra

Courtesy: NDTV

Kitab Ghar

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Bhopal Civic Body's 'Kitab Ghar' Initiative Betters Underprivileged Students

The Bhopal Municipal Corporation’s unique 'Kitab Ghar' initiative is collecting books from residents and redistributing them to underprivileged children. Partnering with Kabadiwala – a doorstep scrap collecting portal, the civic body provides the books and notebooks collected to BMC-run libraries, and also recycles some of them for environmental cause. Started under the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, the initiative garnered huge support from Bhopalis… read-more

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 03:25 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Good News, better india, Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal, BMC

Representational photo: Mumbai police charging fine.

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Mumbai: Rs 44-Cr Fine Collected From Residents Flouting COVID Norms

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's data has revealed that Mumbai residents have paid Rs 44 crore as fine on account of flouting COVID-19 norms. The fine was collected via combined working of the BMC and Mumbai Police along with railway authorities. Reportedly, on March 20 alone, people paid more than Rs 42 lakh fine for not wearing masks and defying COVID rules. Besides, the Western Railways collected Rs 8.83 lakh during March 1-6 from… read-more

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 03:59 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Mumbai, Covid-19 Pandemic, BMC, Mumbai Police, Western Railways, Fine

Courtesy: India Times

Kangana Ranaut's residence being demolished

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Architects Afraid To Re-construct My Residence Amid BMC Threat: Kangana Ranaut

Nearly six months after demolition of her Bandra residence, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut claimed that architects are afraid of reconstructing it citing threats from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. Claiming BMC "most corrupt civic body" in her tweet, Kangana also laid out her plan to file criminal case against BMC members who teared down her building. Kangana's office cum residence was demolished by BMC in September 2020 alleging it to… read-more

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 01:59 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: BMC, Kangana Ranaut, bandra, Bollywood

Courtesy: The Tribune

Mumbai Flood

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BMC Gets Foreign Consultants To Build Anti-Flood Underground Tanks

Mumbai's civic body BMC has received response proposals from South Korea, Japan and Netherland-based companies to help in building underground water tanks. Reportedly, the idea was mooted by the BMC to create underground ponds to store rain water and high tides. Once proposals are given green signal, the companies will undertake one-year study of the geography, rock and soil nature and stormwater of Mumbai. The companies would charge around… read-more

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 06:56 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: BMC, Mumbai, Tender, Consultants, Mumbai flood

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