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Mumbai Fire Brigade sends a team to One Avighna Park to scrutinise firefighting strategy

Mumbai, Oct. 24 -- Two days after the major fire at the posh 60-storeyed One Avighna Park at Currey Road, the Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) on Sunday sent a team of fire brigade officers to the spot to do... Read More


Active Covid cases in Mumbai go up to 5K from 2,800 in August

Mumbai, Oct. 23 -- The active Covid-19 cases in Mumbai have increased by 78% between August 21 and October 21 after shooting up to over 5,000 active cases this month, from the average of 2,800 cases i... Read More


Mumbai high-rise fire: Challenges in firefighting

Mumbai, Oct. 23 -- The fire at Mumbai's Avighna Park that claimed one life has once again turned the spotlight on fire safety in high-rises buildings. In cases where a tall building's internal firefi... Read More


79 civic schools in Mumbai yet to start teaching sessions on campus for classes 8-10

Mumbai, Oct. 14 -- Ten days after schools in Mumbai reopened for students from classes 8 to 12, 79 civic schools are yet to commence teaching sessions on the school premises, data from Brihanmumbai Mu... Read More


88.7% of 16,034 Covid beds in Mumbai hospitals vacant

Mumbai, Oct. 10 -- While the number of Covid-19 cases reported in Mumbai daily has increased slightly this week, 88.7% or 14,237 of total 16,034 beds in Mumbai's hospitals for Covid patients are prese... Read More


BEST to procure 2,100 electric buses, set up 55 electric charging stations in Mumbai

Mumbai, Oct. 8 -- Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transportation (BEST) will have only electric buses in its fleet by 2027, and plans to procure 2,100 electric buses, provide dedicated services to co... Read More


All women vaccine drive at public vaccine centres in Mumbai on Saturday

Mumbai, Oct. 8 -- Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will conduct an all-women vaccination drive at all public vaccination centres between 10.30am and 6.30pm on Saturday, to bridge the gender di... Read More


With two new members in penguin family, Mumbai's Byculla zoo likely to reopen next month

Mumbai, Oct. 8 -- With two penguin babies as its main attraction, and the terrestrial birds' aviary complete, the Byculla zoo is likely to reopen by the start of November. The Brihanmumbai Municipal C... Read More


With quarantine or Covid-19 vaccination centres on premises, over 20 municipal schools yet to restart

Mumbai, Oct. 6 -- Three days after all schools in the city restarted classes 8 to 12, about 20-25 municipal schools had still not opened until Wednesday, as they have vaccination or quarantine centres... Read More


Maha schools reopen: Banners, Covid norms welcome students at Matunga municipal school

Mumbai, Oct. 5 -- On October 4 at 8 am, Pooja Singh, a Class 10 student of LK Waghji Mumbai Public School in Matunga (East) walked into her school 19 months after she last sat in a classroom. Pooja a... Read More