Mumbai: BMC control rooms to handle bodies

MUMBAI, April 14 -- In the backdrop of rising deaths in the city owing to Covid-19, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has revised its guidelines to ensure smooth passage for cremation of pa... Read More

With 79 deaths, Mumbai's Covid toll crosses 12K on Sunday; tally 520K

MUMBAI, April 12 -- The city's death toll crossed the 12,000-mark on Sunday one year after the first Covid-19 death was reported in the city on March 17, 2020. Sunday saw 79 deaths, the highest in ov... Read More

Vaccine shortage: 25 centres in Mumbai shut; stock only till Friday

MUMBAI, April 9 -- Amid shortage of Covid vaccines, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation shut 25 vaccination centres on Thursday, even as Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar warned that the vaccination mi... Read More

Cases may start to dip in city post April 20: BMC chief

MUMBAI, April 8 -- As the city is under a mini lockdown with the shutting of non-essential shops, malls and religious places, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has maintained that this will... Read More

All Mumbai beaches to stay shut till April 30: BMC

MUMBAI, April 7 -- I n addition to the state government's guidelines on lockdown, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) chief Iqbal Singh Chahal on Tuesday ordered that all beaches in the city shal... Read More

Mumbai: Containment zones, sealed buildings doubled

MUMBAI, March 31 -- As the number of cases in the city has gone up drastically in the last one month, the number of containment zones, sealed buildings and floors have more than doubled. However, muni... Read More

'Mumbai's Dreams Mall a firefighting nightmare'

MUMBAI, March 27 -- The firefighting system, including the sprinklers inside the mall, were non-functional owing to which the fire on Thursday night spread to the upper floors of Dreams Mall in Bhandu... Read More

9 killed in Dreams Mall fire in Mumbai

MUMBAI, March 27 -- Nine Covid-19 patients, mostly senior citizens, were killed on Friday after a massive fire broke out at Sunrise Hospital, located inside the Dreams Mall in Bhandup, officials said.... Read More

Mumbai sees 5,505 new Covid-19 cases

MUMBAI, March 26 -- While the city saw a record number of new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said the daily caseload could go up to 10,000 in the coming da... Read More

Mumbai reports over 5K Covid-19 cases

MUMBAI, March 25 -- For the first time since the outbreak of Covid-19, the city recorded more than 5,000 cases of Covid-19 in a single day. On Wednesday, Mumbai had 5,190 new cases of Covid-19, the hi... Read More