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After Gargai, BMC's Pinjal Dam likely to drown 1,131ha forests

Mumbai, Sept. 17 -- Another ambitious project of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) - the proposed Pinjal Dam in Palghar - would submerge 1,130.82 hectares [11 sq km] of forests if it gets t... Read More


BMC to tie up with 2 Tokyo experts to tackle flooding

Mumbai, Sept. 17 -- The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has planned a joint venture with two Tokyo-based experts to help with flood management and mitigation in the city. The experts, associa... Read More


Drama, poetry, music: BMC's bid to attract people to 24x7 parks

Mumbai, Sept. 17 -- Poetry clubs, music and storytelling sessions, drama classes - these are some of the cultural activities the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is planning to conduct at 23 p... Read More


Rs.550-cr proposals passed in one hour at BMC meet

Mumbai, Sept. 9 -- Ahead of the election code of conduct for the Maharashtra Assembly polls in October, the BMC standing committee on Monday passed 154 proposals worth approximately Rs.550 crore, with... Read More


'Why outrage over cutting trees now and not between 2013-2017'

Mumbai, Sept. 8 -- The managing director of the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL), Ashwini Bhide, took to social media on Friday to ask citizens why they were opposed to the cutting of tre... Read More


Why outrage over cutting trees now and not between 2013-2017: MMRCL chief

Mumbai, Sept. 8 -- The managing director of the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL), Ashwini Bhide, took to social media on Friday to ask citizens why they were opposed to the cutting of tre... Read More


Poor attendance at Mumbai offices day after chaos

India, Sept. 5 -- Thousands of commuters were stranded at railway stations, municipal schools, or in their offices as the city came to a standstill on Wednesday. Many were forced to spend Wednesday n... Read More


Can't let trees be hacked for Metro-3 depot: Protesters

MUMBAI, Sept. 2 -- On the third day of protests against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)-appointed tree authority's decision to cut and transplant 2,646 trees at Aarey Colony for work on t... Read More


61 locations across 22 roads in Mumbai's Dadar to be no-parking zones

MUMBAI, Sept. 1 -- Starting Tuesday, 61 locations across 22 roads in the bustling Dadar West market, mostly in the vicinity of Gokhale Road, will be no-parking zones. The G North ward, under whose ju... Read More


Can't let trees be hacked for Mumbai's Metro-3 depot: Protesters

MUMBAI, Sept. 1 -- On the third day of protests against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)-appointed tree authority's decision to cut and transplant 2,646 trees at Aarey Colony for work on t... Read More