In her report, Kundan said around 462 rat entry points were identified and closed in 2016. Rat traps were placed in all the wards. Every day, 15-20 rats are caught. Rat holes and burrows identified in the hospital premises were closed permanently.
The recent data of the BMC’s Markets department has revealed that of the 91 markets across the city meant to rehabilitate commercial PAPs, 20 were being used by other agencies as their respective offices.
Earlier this month, senior civic officials decided to conduct a lottery instead, they added. Meanwhile, employees said the reshuffle was uncalled for as the property tax wing was already short-staffed and
After the civic body migrated from the rateable value-based system to the more scientific system based on capital values of properties, tax revenue to the tune of Rs 7,000 crore is locked in disputes and litigation.
Deputy Municipal Commissioner Ranjit Dhakane, said, “Most of the PAPs especially owners of commercial structures are not willing to move from their original location to alternative places offered. They often complain loss in business.”
Kamalaben Mehta is often seen saying this to woman passengers in local trains. At age 86, Mehta prefers to work than stay at home. For the last six decades, the octogenarian has been boarding trains between Vile Parle and Nallasopara in the afternoon, selling beaded bracelets.
The six teams of archaeologists said that misconception and misidentification of ancient stone figures, structures, relics and antiquities among locals was a common and recurring feature of their findings.
‘Discrepancies’ in the Development Plan (DP) reservations continue to haunt many. This time, the trust of the Mount Mary Basilica in Bandra, a grade II heritage structure, has complained that the iconic staircase of the church and an open space outside have been reserved as playground and recreation ground in the DP 2034. The church […]
Supervised by the Centre of Extra Mutual Studies (CEMS), Mumbai University, and Sathaye College, a first-ever systematic and extensive exploration drive was conducted in the Salsette region by five teams
Aiming to sensitise people, ‘Antarchakshu — The Eye Within’, an annual event organised by the Xavier’s Resource Centre for the Visually Challenged (XRCVC), St Xavier’s College, will focus on autism and learning disabilities this year.
Vile Parle corporator Abhijeet Samant has proposed the rebate for societies practising rain water harvesting or waste segregation. The civic body has claimed that the process of framing a policy to provide such incentives is underway.
According to additional commissioner, Vijay Singhal, the civic body had received information about several dumpers bringing in solid waste with debris or construction waste to show increased weight of garbage.
On Monday, following heavy downpour, water was seen seeping in from the roof to the walls and dripping on to electric boards forcing the library administration to temporarily shut down electricity in few of their rooms to prevent short-circuit. Water also got collected on the wooden floors of the library.
Rain water was seen seeping through the roof onto the walls and dripping on electrical boards, forcing the library administration to disconnect power in some of the rooms to prevent short-circuit. Water collected on the wooden floor of the library.
According to residents, the monk in nearly all his sermons urged the community to use the polls to build pressure on their representatives to help shut slaughter houses on certain days of the year. He also asked Jains to vote for a “meat-free society”.