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  • BMC plans early screening to check rising deaths from diabetes, BP in Mumbai Aug 08, 2022 03:56 PM IST

    BMC plans early screening to check rising deaths from diabetes, BP in Mumbai

    In Mumbai, there was a six-fold increase in deaths due to diabetes in 2020 from 2015, a report by an NGO said

  • BMC floats tenders for Rs 5,800 crore road concretization project Aug 03, 2022 07:09 AM IST

    BMC floats tenders for Rs 5,800 crore road concretization project

    The civic body, which regularly receives flak for craters on the roads during the monsoon, has undertaken the project as cement concrete roads rarely develop craters, said an official.

  • BMC cancels 10% water cut for Mumbai as stocks in lakes improve Jul 08, 2022 02:42 PM IST

    BMC cancels 10% water cut for Mumbai as stocks in lakes improve

    The civic body has, however, appealed to citizens to use water cautiously till the time there is sufficient increase in the water stock. In view of the inadequate rainfall in the catchment areas of lakes supplying water to Mumbai, the BMC had imposed a 10 per cent water cut in the city from June 27.

  • Ganesh festival: Must for people to immerse PoP idols in artificial lakes, says Mumbai civic body Jul 05, 2022 11:29 AM IST

    Ganesh festival: Must for people to immerse PoP idols in artificial lakes, says Mumbai civic body

    It also announced that there will be a complete ban on the PoP idols in the BMC’s jurisdiction during the festival next year.

  • Is low pricing driving citizens of Mumbai to reside in old dilapidated buildings? Jul 03, 2022 11:53 AM IST

    Is low pricing driving citizens of Mumbai to reside in old dilapidated buildings?

    Concerns over 16,000-plus dilapidated buildings standing tall in Mumbai, which are home to thousands of residents, are growing. Here, experts moot key measures to save or redevelop these buildings.

  • MC Explains: Collapse of building in Kurla once again puts dilapidated buildings of Mumbai in focus Jun 28, 2022 07:27 PM IST

    MC Explains: Collapse of building in Kurla once again puts dilapidated buildings of Mumbai in focus

    Residents fear leaving their homes, despite the buildings being in dilapidated condition, due to difficulties involved in staying in transit camps, and chances of losing control of their homes during the redevelopment stage.

  • Wind tests now mandatory for construction of high-rise buildings above 45 floors in Mumbai Jun 28, 2022 12:02 PM IST

    Wind tests now mandatory for construction of high-rise buildings above 45 floors in Mumbai

    The tests are used in the design of tall buildings globally to identify wind-induced structural loads and responses for which the superstructure must be built. The tests were also conducted on the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

  • In view of deficient June rains, BMC announces 10% water cut in Mumbai Jun 25, 2022 12:56 PM IST

    In view of deficient June rains, BMC announces 10% water cut in Mumbai

    In a release, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said besides the city and its suburbs, the 10 per cent cut will also be enforced in areas falling under neighbouring Thane and Bhiwandi municipal corporations and some villages till water stock improves in the lakes.

  • 50-year-old Mumbai sweeper clears Class 10 board exams, thanks kids for helping him study Jun 20, 2022 05:53 PM IST

    50-year-old Mumbai sweeper clears Class 10 board exams, thanks kids for helping him study

    "I studied daily for three hours. My kids are graduates so they also helped me in my studies. I want to continue my education and complete Class 12," Kunchikorve Mashanna Ramappa said.

  • Maharashtra's daily COVID-19 tally drops below 2,000; one dies Jun 13, 2022 07:59 PM IST

    Maharashtra's daily COVID-19 tally drops below 2,000; one dies

    Maharashtra recorded 1,885 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, down 36% from Sunday, and a single fatality, bringing the total number of infections to 79,12,462.

  • BMC gets over 200 suggestions, objections after lottery draw for reservation of wards in polls Jun 07, 2022 11:50 AM IST

    BMC gets over 200 suggestions, objections after lottery draw for reservation of wards in polls

    Monday was the last day for citizens to submit their suggestions and objections in the matter.

  • Mumbai civic body on alert as COVID-19 cases rise in city Jun 01, 2022 05:05 PM IST

    Mumbai civic body on alert as COVID-19 cases rise in city

    In the wake of a "tremendous" rise in new COVID-19 cases in the city over the past few weeks, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal on Wednesday asked civic officials to ramp up coronavirus testing immediately on a war footing and keep the staff of jumbo field hospitals on high alert.

  • Welspun Enterprises bags Rs 4,636 crore order from civic body BMC Jun 01, 2022 01:14 PM IST

    Welspun Enterprises bags Rs 4,636 crore order from civic body BMC

    This takes the outstanding order book of the company to around Rs 12,500 crore, of which Rs 6,500 crore is in the water sector and the balance Rs 6,000 crore is from the road sector, WEL said in a statement.

  • As deadline ends, BMC to start survey for Marathi signboards at shops, establishments Jun 01, 2022 06:29 AM IST

    As deadline ends, BMC to start survey for Marathi signboards at shops, establishments

    In a release, the BMC said a survey will be undertaken for the next 8 to 10 days for reviewing implementation of the rule about putting signboards of shops and establishments with names written in Marathi — in Devnagari script — and displayed prominently.

  • At 295, Mumbai reports highest COVID-19 cases in over three months May 25, 2022 08:30 PM IST

    At 295, Mumbai reports highest COVID-19 cases in over three months

    Mumbai reported 295 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, the most in over three months, according to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). During the day, no pandemic-related deaths were reported in the metropolis, according to the report.

  • Video: For Mumbai’s new 'world-class' bus stops with exercise bars, Anand Mahindra said… Apr 16, 2022 01:56 PM IST

    Video: For Mumbai’s new 'world-class' bus stops with exercise bars, Anand Mahindra said…

    "Finally, Mumbai will get world-class Bus stops to replace the eyesores that have been blots on the landscape," wrote Anand Mahindra.

  • At 73, Mumbai sees highest one-day rise in COVID-19 cases after March 17; no fatality Apr 13, 2022 11:16 PM IST

    At 73, Mumbai sees highest one-day rise in COVID-19 cases after March 17; no fatality

    With no fresh fatality due to COVID-19, the death toll in Mumbai remained unchanged at 19,560, a BMC bulletin said.

  • Slum dwellers to get drinking water connections from May 1 under BMC's 'Water for All' scheme Apr 12, 2022 10:04 AM IST

    Slum dwellers to get drinking water connections from May 1 under BMC's 'Water for All' scheme

    At present, only structures that have been mapped by the BMC are eligible for a water connection. The new policy changes this practice

  • Rising Input Costs: Are Mumbai builders back to their old tricks? Apr 02, 2022 03:09 PM IST

    Rising Input Costs: Are Mumbai builders back to their old tricks?

    The spin shows old habits die hard for Mumbai builders

  • No fine for not using mask in public places from today: BMC Apr 01, 2022 07:24 AM IST

    No fine for not using mask in public places from today: BMC

    The civic body, however, appealed people to use the mask voluntarily as the pandemic is not completely over.

  • Amid heat wave, BMC asks citizens to stay safe and hydrated Mar 15, 2022 02:08 PM IST

    Amid heat wave, BMC asks citizens to stay safe and hydrated

    A person suffering from a heat stroke should immediately be taken to hospital, it said, and asked people to increase the intake of water and other healthy fluids.

  • BMC: COVID-19 death payouts given to 2,216 applicants in Mumbai Feb 22, 2022 07:11 AM IST

    BMC: COVID-19 death payouts given to 2,216 applicants in Mumbai

    According to a BMC release, 35,138 applications have been received so far from relatives of deceased COVID-19 patients in Mumbai on the Maharashtra government's portal.

  • COVID-19 update | At 356, Mumbai logs lowest daily cases after December 21 last year Feb 07, 2022 08:25 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | At 356, Mumbai logs lowest daily cases after December 21 last year

    The tally of infections now stands at 10,50,194 and the COVID-19 death toll at 16,654, as per a BMC bulletin.

  • BMC waives property tax for some sections: What house owners must know Feb 07, 2022 09:24 AM IST

    BMC waives property tax for some sections: What house owners must know

    Failing to pay property tax on time could attract severe penalties

  • BMC announces 100% relief on property tax for flats measuring 500 sq ft Feb 03, 2022 03:58 PM IST

    BMC announces 100% relief on property tax for flats measuring 500 sq ft

    Maharashtra government’s announcement on the property tax waiver in the affordable housing segment infuses a fresh lease of life for end users and prospective homebuyers

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