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More deserving students than BMC can reward
Tue, Oct 05, 2010

Last year,the BMC introduced a scheme to reward city students with scores of 90 per cent and above in standards X and XII.

After gold in dome,stained glass panels to be restored in BMC
Mon, Oct 04, 2010

After restoring the historic gold dome in the BMC headquarters,the civic administration now plans to restore stained glass panels throughout the heritage structure.

Build on 25% land,help maintain rest: BMC caretaker plan for open spaces
Fri, Oct 01, 2010

Even as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation finalises its controversial caretaker policy for roping in private parties for the maintenance of fast-shrinking open spaces in Mumbai.

BMC mulls advertising on bridges to generate funds for foot overbridges
Mon, Sep 27, 2010

After a series of accidents involving pedestrians on foot overbridges,the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has chalked out a plan to generate funds for better maintenance of the bridges.

‘Not too much cash but roads will get attention they need’
Mon, Sep 27, 2010

Four months after taking charge,Additional Municipal Commissioner Aseem Gupta speaks about the core issues that need to be tackled.

‘Not too much cash but roads will get attention they need’
Mon, Sep 27, 2010

Four months after taking charge,Additional Municipal Commissioner Aseem Gupta speaks about the core issues that need to be tackled.

MIAL wants 200 trees on flight path pruned
Mon, Sep 20, 2010

Trees are now posing problems for aircraft landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.

Centre questions plan for elevated walkway at Chaityabhoomi
Mon, Sep 20, 2010

The Ministry of Environment & Forests (MOEF) has objected to a proposal by the Maharashtra State Coastal Zone Management Authority (MSCZMA).

BMC to finally repair 51 old markets
Thu, Sep 16, 2010

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has proposed to repair its 51 markets that are in dilapidated condition.

NDRF asks BMC to relieve it of monsoon duty
Wed, Sep 15, 2010

With the monsoon expected to withdraw by September-end,the National Disaster Response Force.

Give locals first say on open spaces: state
Tue, Sep 14, 2010

Even as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is trying to revive its caretaker policy for management and maintenance of open spaces,the state government has asked the civic body to ensure the first priority or right of refusal is given to local citizens.

Eyes on you
Mon, Sep 13, 2010

Devotees continued to throng Ganesh mandals amid high security in the city after a terror alert. This year,for mandals too security was top priority.

21 vacant land tenancy plots to be freed for redevelopment
Sat, Sep 11, 2010

As many as 21 vacant land tenancy plots owned by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation will soon be free for redevelopment projects involving private developers.

Ganesh mandals in city feel inflation pinch
Wed, Sep 08, 2010

Rising costs of labour and raw materials may take the sheen out of Ganeshotsav this year. While several mandal organisers claim that they are forced to shell out more money to set up Ganesh mandals this year...

Civic body to allow private contractors to prune trees
Tue, Sep 07, 2010

Under sharp criticism for the increasing number of road accidents that have resulted from trees falling on passersby and faced with a staff shortage...

Tree authority short of equipment and manpower,pruning of trees yet to pick up
Mon, Aug 30, 2010

With days left for the Ganesh festival,the BMC’s tree authority is facing a severe shortage of equipment and manpower to cut and prune trees that are likely to obstruct the Ganesh processions.

On a whistle
Sun, Aug 29, 2010

They are no Romeos whistling their way through songs but a bunch of enthusiasts who rather take their hobby seriously.

Civic body to go online with data on licences
Fri, Aug 27, 2010

Soon,finding out if the neighbouring shop or hotel is legal will just be a click away.

Oct deadline to collect pending property tax
Mon, Aug 23, 2010

With the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) set to implement the new property tax system,the civic body’s assessment and collection department has been given a deadline to clear pending tax settlements.

Work on Lalbaug flyover halts for Ganesh utsav
Fri, Aug 20, 2010

To avoid any inconvenience to the devotees of Lalbaugcha Raja,the construction of Lalbaug flyover will be halted for over 20 days next month.

BMC said 299 potholes across city,mandals count 1,340 on Ganesh route
Tue, Aug 17, 2010

A week after the BMC claimed only 299 potholes remain to be repaired in Mumbai,an umbrella organisation of Ganesh mandals has counted 1,340 in a recce of the routes major mandals will take.

Flood screens to curb garbage flow into sea
Thu, Aug 12, 2010

In an attempt to keep city beaches clean and curb flow of garbage into the sea,the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will install flood screens at all sewerage outfalls.

India Post out,BMC turns to pvt couriers
Tue, Aug 10, 2010

The Tax Assessment & Collection department of BMC will employ private courier services and not the India Post as usual to deliver bills,which would translate into an estimated loss of Rs 78 lakh for the postal department.

No takers for civic body’s multi-crore solution
Thu, Aug 05, 2010

Nearly Rs 70 crore has been spent on purchasing and maintaining them — and they haven’t been used even once this monsoon. Three jet-patching machines,hyped as the quick-fix to the city’s rainy-season pothole problem,are the BMC’s costly — and idle — indulgence.

Pothole danger ahead
Mon, Aug 02, 2010

Flyovers are usually meant to ease traffic congestion along arterial roads,but the city’s potholed flyovers are making driving a risky proposition for motorists.

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