Jul 09, 2021 09:30 PM IST
On July 8, too, the drive remained suspended in BMC and Maharashtra government-run centres in the metropolis due to the paucity of coronavirus vaccine doses.
- Jun 14, 2021 05:32 PM IST
Dharavi had been adding around one to three COVID-19 cases daily since May 31. The cases of coronavirus infections being reported from the slum had peaked in April this year with 99 fresh cases being added on April 8.
- Jun 14, 2021 03:50 PM IST
Forget being flood-free, Mumbai needs to urgently prepare to face annual floods and bounce back with minimum damage
- May 04, 2021 08:36 PM IST
Oxygen plants, oxygen refilling units, and new jumbo COVID-19 facilities are being set up in Mumbai. A total of 6,000 oxygenated beds and 1,500 ICU beds will be added in preparation for the coronavirus third wave. The city currently has 11,200 oxygenated beds and 2,900 ICU beds.
- Apr 19, 2021 05:26 PM IST
If a coronavirus patient dies while being treated at a government facility, then the corpse will be put inside a body bag and sent to the mortuary, where it will be sealed further with due precaution.
- Apr 10, 2021 07:28 PM IST
The Mumbai civic body said on April 10 that wine shops will be allowed to sell liquor only through home delivery service between 7.00 am and 8.00 pm.
- Mar 20, 2021 10:03 PM IST
Seriously ill patients who require immediate medical attention, such as cancer patients, people with cerebral palsy, mental illnesses or severe physical disabilities, will also be exempted from the rule upon producing supporting documents.
- Dec 29, 2020 08:42 PM IST
BMC had said in November that all schools in Mumbai will remain closed till December 31 even though the Maharashtra government had allowed schools to reopen for Classes nine to 12 from November 23.
- Dec 19, 2020 09:44 PM IST
While water supply will be cut off entirely in pockets of Ghatkopar and Sakinaka, there will be a 15 percent cut in water supply in the rest of the city for 24 hours.
- Nov 13, 2020 09:20 PM IST
BMC officials have said the daily COVID-19 count will be closely monitored in the meantime and a final call on resuming local train services will be taken accordingly
- Oct 29, 2020 06:26 PM IST
Back in September, BMC had demolished Kangana Ranaut’s office in her absence on grounds of 'illegal structural violations' -- a move that was criticised by many for being retaliatory and punitive rather than administrative.
- Sep 09, 2020 06:56 PM IST
The 33-year-old Bollywood actor has alleged that the Maharashtra government is targeting her for picking a fight with the Shiv Sena.
- Aug 20, 2020 10:30 PM IST
Only mild or asymptomatic COVID-19 patients aged below 50 years will now be allowed to be home quarantined, that too, if they do not suffer from any other chronic health issue, such as high blood pressure and diabetes.
- Aug 06, 2020 04:11 PM IST
BMC data has revealed that the number of COVID-19 patients under institutional quarantine has also gone down by 62 percent over the past month.
- Aug 02, 2020 10:36 PM IST
Lauding the act aimed at promoting gender equality in the Maximum City, Maharashtra Environment and Tourism Minister and Yuva Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray shared photos of the newly installed traffic lights on Twitter.
- Jul 27, 2020 10:38 PM IST
The 144 young nurses on coronavirus duty were supposed to get paid a daily allowance of Rs 300 for working in the COVID-19 wards along with their salaries, but they haven't received any payment, nor have they got their appointment letters
- Jul 23, 2020 09:49 PM IST
Though ICMR protocol mandates an RT-PCR test for people whose rapid antigen test result is negative, it is the large incidence of false negatives that is a cause for concern.
- Jul 03, 2020 02:07 PM IST
Despite minors constituting less than one percent of the total number of coronavirus cases, over 6,000 children have tested COVID-19 positive in Maharashtra already.
- Jun 22, 2020 06:18 PM IST
According to BMC data, over 5,000 buildings remain sealed in the city.
- May 18, 2020 01:01 PM IST
After an English daily published a report claiming that women staffers of the pre-monsoon workforce were not getting equal remuneration, Thackeray took to Twitter to seek immediate remedial action on it
- May 08, 2020 06:38 PM IST
Iqbal Chahal, who is currently UDD principal secretary, has been named as the new BMC Commissioner.
- May 04, 2020 06:48 PM IST
Mumbai's Guardian Minister Subhash Desai informed that mobile toilets are now being provided in such slum areas.
- May 04, 2020 02:39 PM IST
BMC claims that 79,000 residents of Dharavi have already been tested for the novel coronavirus disease and more than 2,000 have been institutionally quarantined over concerns of exposure to the deadly virus
- Mar 13, 2020 04:00 PM IST
Any Mumbaikar exhibiting any symptom of COVID-19 infection is reportedly being referred to Kasturba Hospital immediately, while those who aren’t are being advised to self-quarantine for 14 days.
- Feb 07, 2020 09:44 PM IST
Hit by the ongoing economic slowdown coupled with a slump in the real estate sector, the Shiv Sena-run civic body is exploring every way possible to increase revenue earnings.