Massive fire breaks out

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Massive Fire Breaks Out In Oshiwara Furniture Market

In Mumbai, a massive fire broke out in Jogeshwari near the Oshiwara furniture market. Reportedly, 10 fire tenders have reached the spot and efforts to douse the blaze are underway. Furthermore, the BMC stated that no one has been injured yet and casualties reported. It is yet to be ascertained what caused the fire. Meanwhile, an activist claimed that the fire was caused by a cylinder blast.

Mon, 13 Mar 2023 - 03:51 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Oshiwara Furniture Market, Massive Fire, Mumbai Market, Fire Tenders, BMC

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Building Collapse In Navi Mumbai

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Four-Storey Building Collapsed In Navi Mumbai, 1 Killed; Rescue Operation Underway

In Maharashtra's Navi Mumbai region, a four-storey building collapsed, at 10:30 pm, on October 1. The unfortunate incident killed one person, following which the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, City Police and fire brigade, rushed to the incident spot and launched a rescue operation, in the Bonkode village, Navi Mumbai. "About 32 people staying there had come out before the collapse, investigating underway," said Purushottam Jadhav.

Sun, 02 Oct 2022 - 11:20 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: accident, Building Collapse, Navi Mumbai, RESCUE OPERATION, BMC

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

No Plastic

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BMC Seizes 2000 Kg Banned Single Use Plastic In Mumbai

In an inspection operation, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) seized more than 2,000 kg of banned plastic in the last two-and-half months. With this, a fine of Rs16 lakh from the shops and dealers using banned and single-use plastic was collected. Notably, the civic body revived the drive against banning plastic on July 1, and planned to inspect malls, supermarkets and shops, in a phased manner.

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 02:59 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Single Use Plastic Ban, Civic Teams, Plastic Banned, Mumbai, BMC

Lumpy Skin Disease

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BMC Takes Serious Note Of Lumpy Skin Disease Amongst Cattles

Amid the spread of lumpy skin disease in cattle, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) adopted precautionary measures for animals. Notably, the BMC teams consisting of officers and employees will start visiting various cattle sheds in Mumbai, and issuing notices to cattle shed owners. The BCM officials will also see if cattle sheds are unclean and provide medical treatment to the animals found infected with the diseases.

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 11:31 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: animals, Cattle Shed, Lumpy Skin Disease, BMC, alert

Ganesh Idol Immersion

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Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration In Full Swing; Mumbaikars Immerse 34,000 Idols

The festive mood of Ganesh Chaturthi is in the air of Mumbai, Maharashtra. On September 1, the devotees immersed around 34,122 Ganesha idols and Hartalika in natural and artificial ponds on the one-and-a-half day of the festival. This is the first Ganesh Chaturthi celebration with enthusiasm and no restrictions, after the pandemic. Furthermore, the BMC officials are also on alert, to ensure no untoward incidents occur due to the rush.

Fri, 02 Sep 2022 - 03:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, Mumbai, Idol Immersion, BMC, Covid-19

Ganesh Chaturthi

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BMC Marks 13 Bridges Dangerous & Unsafe For Ganesh Chaturthi Procession

Ahead of the grand Ganesh Chaturthi festival, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is working to make awareness regarding 13 dangerous bridges in the City. Notably, the corporation, on August 29, created awareness regarding the unsafe bridges for Ganesh mandals' processions.  The 13 mentioned bridges have been declared dangerous and are marked for reconstruction at a later date. Furthermore, the nine-day Ganesh Chaturthi celebration… read-more

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 03:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, Dangerous Bridges, BMC, Ganesh Mandals, Reconstruction


Photo: Mid-Day

BMC Issues Notices To 8,437 Residents For Not Taking Action Against Mosquito Breeding

Notices have been issued to 8,437 residents, commercial establishments and societies in Mumbai, for not checking and destroying spaces that are responsible for mosquito breeding. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has initiated legal action against 594 societies, and has collected over Rs 9,22,800 in penalties. BMC informed that in 2022, 2,315 cases of Malaria and 289 cases of Dengue have been reported in Mumbai.

Fri, 26 Aug 2022 - 01:30 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Malaria, Dengue, Mumbai, BMC, Mosquito Breeding

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Ganesh Chaturthi

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BMC Approves 1,947 Applications For Ganpati Mandals In Capital City: Maharashtra

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has received 3,255 applications for Ganpati pandals in Mumbai. Of the total, permissions for only 1,947 mandals have been given so far. Notably, many associations in Mumbai, Maharashtra is gearing up for the grand celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi, especially after the Eknath Shinde-led Maharashtra government lifted all restrictions on the celebrations. This year, the 11-day "Ganesh Pooja" read-more

Wed, 24 Aug 2022 - 03:02 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, applications, BMC, Navi Mumbai, Permissions

Ganesh Chaturthi

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BMC To Construct 162 Artificial Ponds For Ganesh Idol Immersion: Mumbai

Ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) decided to construct 162 artificial ponds for idol immersion. Constructed in Mumbai, the BMC will also deploy trucks with immersion facilities and idol collection centres in 24 wards. Furthermore, the municipal corporation launched, an official website to enrol… read-more

Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 10:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Water bodies, Artificial Ponds, BMC, Ganesh Chaturthi, Ganesh Idol Immersion

Ganesh Chaturthi

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BMC To Charge Rs 2,000 For Each Potholes Due To Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations

Under the new Eknath Shinde-led Maharashtra Government, all restrictions imposed for festive celebrations, especially "Ganesh Chaturthi" has been lifted. However, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation issued a set to guidelines for the pandal set up, including Rs 2,000 for each pothole, created due to the pandal erection or procession. Notably, Eknath Shinde announced to make Mumbai potholes free, soon. In this regard, he directed… read-more

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 10:57 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mumbai Roads, potholes, Ganesh Chaturthi, BMC, cm eknath shinde