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Morning walk at Malad mall
Tue, May 25, 2010

Soon,Malad residents can enjoy windowshopping during their morning walk. Inorbit mall in Malad west has introduced ‘mall walk’ wherein residents can use the mall premises for morning walks.

10 days after demolition,fear & anger in Mankhurd
Mon, May 24, 2010

The razing of 1,250 hutments took a few hours but the sprawling shanty town of Anna Bhau Sathe Nagar in Mankhurd is scarred,even 10 days later.

Water gets dearer
Mon, May 24, 2010

As the city reels under water crisis,private water tankers are thriving.

No highrises on plots less than 1,000 sq m in area
Mon, May 24, 2010

The technical committee for highrise buildings has decided not to consider any proposals for a high rise on a net plot area of less than 1,000 sq m. It has submitted its draft guidelines for such buildings to the Municipal Commissioner.

Malad water tunnel ready,10 days more for supply
Tue, May 18, 2010

Three months after the Malad water tunnel was damaged,the repair work was finally over on Monday.

Census: Enumerators come up with unique solutions to problems
Sun, May 16, 2010

Enumerators conducting the national census across the city are encountering a variety of problems and are devising their own methods to solve them.

BMC cracks down on vendors selling stale food
Mon, May 10, 2010

To avoid spread of summer-related ailments,the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation...

Museum on city’s water distribution system soon
Wed, May 05, 2010

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is constructing an auditorium-cum-museum to showcase the water supply system in the city,through models and pictures.

Sun, May 02, 2010

A plain looking room in suburban Chembur has attained a character of its own. A group of women assembles here regularly to pursue art. Now,they are using the same art for a noble cause.

Struggling saviours
Mon, Apr 26, 2010

The swelling waves of the sea are not the only threat to the many lifeguards who protect us from drowning.

Ward control rooms to improve emergency response system
Thu, Apr 22, 2010

In a bid to ensure prompt response to any disaster situation in the city,the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation will set up control rooms in its 24 wards.

BMC panel head seeks squad to survey smallscale units
Sat, Apr 17, 2010

A day after a fire killed three people in Santacruz,BMC standing committee chairman and Shiv Sena corporator Rahul Shevale asked the civic administration to set up a special squad for surveying all smallscale units in the city.

Ahead of new P-tax regime,BMC says 800 hands short
Thu, Apr 15, 2010

A shortage of manpower will be the BMC’s biggest obstacle as it gears up to migrate to the capital value-based property tax evaluation system.

40% less water in stock than at same time last year
Wed, Apr 14, 2010

The six lakes that supply water to Mumbai have 40 per cent less in stock than at the same stage last year.

Water quality as much a worry as quantity
Wed, Apr 07, 2010

In the expected dry summer ahead,the cause for concern is not just the quantity of water but its quality,too.

Hawkers’ policy: suggestion deadline now April 20
Tue, Apr 06, 2010

Following the “poor response” to its invitation for suggestions from the public on its new hawkers’ policy,the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Monday extended the last date for submission of ideas to April 20.

More delay likely for new property tax system
Thu, Apr 01, 2010

A year after the state legislature passed a Bill to allow the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to impose property tax based on the capital value of properties...

Panels at police stations to protect social activists
Mon, Mar 29, 2010

Police stations across in the city are forming committees at the local level involving social activists in a bid to protect them from any threat they may face in their line of duty.