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BMC to tie up with NGOs, local groups to prevent littering in Mithi River

May 10, 2022 8:46 pm

Officials from the Solid Waste Management (SWM) department said that from May 17, the BMC will start training NGOs and local groups so that they can start convincing residents not to throw garbage in Mithi River.

Mithi river polluted for last 11 yrs, says MPCB report

April 10, 2022 2:05 am

The Mithi traverses through slums, squatters, industrial and residential complexes of Powai, Saki Naka, Kurla, Dharavi and Vakola before ending at Mahim creek and finally into the Arabian Sea, which is filled with water hyacinth, garbage, plastic and sewage.

Debris being dumped in Mithi river: BJP leader writes to Chahal

April 06, 2022 9:15 am

An official from BMC's storm water department said that debris are being dumped near the riverbank so that JCBs and dumpers can go inside and remove silt from the river as part of pre-monsoon work.

Dulari Devi wins the Padma Shri: The unique style and message in art by Dalit women in Bihar

November 20, 2021 2:05 pm

Geru, Gobar and Godna artforms are helping these women achieve self-expression, social recognition and economic independence.

BMC panel gives nod for tunnel construction to check Mithi river pollution

August 18, 2021 8:30 pm

Last week, the proposal was held back without any discussion in the committee meeting. On Wednesday, the proposal was tabled once again before the standing committee and was cleared. 

Mithi river rising even when there is no high tide should be wake-up call for Mumbai: BJP MLA

July 20, 2021 8:44 am

The former minister urged Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to immediately convene a meeting of all political parties, elected representatives and experts to discuss and find a solution to the crisis.

Mumbai: Mithi overflows again, washes away talks of double desilting

July 17, 2021 11:10 am

The BMC has clearly said that they have doubled the quantity of silt removed from Mithi River to increase its holding capacity

Multiple delays later, BMC hands over work on Mithi River bridge to MMRDA

July 14, 2021 11:31 pm

On Wednesday, the Standing Committee of the BMC, in a meeting, cleared the proposal of paying Rs 51.81 crore to MMRDA as the contractor appointed by the BMC has failed to complete the reconstruction of the crucial bridge at CST Road, Kurla, which connects BKC and Kalina to Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR), an official said.

One dead, five hurt after four-storey structure collapses on house in Bandra

June 07, 2021 11:12 pm

Local MLA Zeeshan Siddique said the incident happened at around 1.45 am and the deceased hailed from Bihar.

Mumbai: 4 firms express interest in river rejuvenation projects

February 28, 2021 8:25 pm

Apart from Mithi river, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has planned rejuvenation and beautification of these three rivers and developing them into tourist places.