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Tunnel boring work to begin on October 25

Mumbai, Sept. 8 -- The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will begin the tunnel boring work for the Mumbai Coastal Road Project by October 25, the timeline prepared by the civic coastal road dep... Read More


No water cuts in Mumbai from today

Mumbai, Aug. 29 -- There will be no water cuts in Mumbai from Saturday, the Brihamumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) announced on Friday, as the level of the seven lakes that supply water to the city h... Read More


City records only 587 cases; BMC says tech issue

Mumbai, Aug. 26 -- The city has reported 587 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, its lowest daily figure in the past 105 days since May 12, when Mumbai's daily count was 426. However, the Brihanmumbai Mun... Read More


Curve flattened, but 4 pockets in Dharavi still under BMC watch

Mumbai, Aug. 24 -- Four most densely populated slum pockets inside Dharavi - Matunga Labour Camp, Kumbharwada, Kala Killa and Koliwada - continue to be on the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC... Read More


BMC expects spike in Covid-19 cases amid Ganpati celebrations

India, Aug. 22 -- Anticipating crowds around markets and Ganesh pandals, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has instructed assistant commissioners of all wards to deploy more civic staff to disp... Read More


22 of city's 24 wards have fewer than 1,000 active cases: BMC

MUMBAI, Aug. 20 -- Of the 24 wards in Mumbai, 22 have less than 1,000 active Covid-19 cases, according to data from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) available until August 17. The R-Centr... Read More


Philippines to follow dharavi plan

Mumbai, Aug. 19 -- The Philippines government will follow the Dharavi model to contain Covid-19 outbreak in their densely populated slums, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation chief Iqbal Singh Chahal s... Read More


Philippines govt to follow Dharavi model to curb Covid spread in slums

Mumbai, Aug. 19 -- The Philippines government will follow the Dharavi model to contain the Covid outbreak in their densely populated slums, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) chief Iqbal Singh C... Read More


Philippines to follow Dharavi model for tackling Covid-19 in slums: BMC chief

India, Aug. 18 -- The Philippines government has reached out to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to implement the Dharavi model of containing the outbreak of Covid-19 in its densely populated ... Read More


Will review 20% water cut in city: BMC chief

Mumbai, Aug. 17 -- With the improved water levels in the seven lakes that supply water to the city, civic chief Iqbal Singh Chahal on Sunday said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will re-e... Read More