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Sharvari Patwa


Now,BMC forms cell to oversee construction of gardens
Wed, Sep 25, 2013

The civic body has delayed development of 22 gardens by over a year

A suburbs prima that’s no more
Tue, Sep 24, 2013

H-West ward,once home to bungalows and old villas with distinct architecture,now paints an ugly picture with haphazard constructions and congested roads,says Sharvari Patwa

Illegal structures in Mumbra to be mapped
Mon, Sep 23, 2013

TMC will start mapping illegal structures across Mumbra to prepare a long-term policy of cluster housing for the region.

Most illegal but non-dilapidated buildings not in TMC ‘re-survey’ list
Mon, Sep 23, 2013

The death toll in the collapse reached three Sunday,with the body of Moin Mustan Qureshi (35) being recovered from the debris.

And now,it’s Govinda ala re at Times Square
Fri, Sep 20, 2013

A team of 13 will form a human pyramid as part of initiative to promote the state’s culture

Days of cellphone towers on schools,hospitals may finally be over
Wed, Sep 18, 2013

The draft signed by BMC chief Sitaram Kunte says that permission to install only one tower on one building/wing of the building will be given.

BMC threat looming,Campa Cola residents seek land ownership
Sun, Sep 15, 2013

Last week,SC had allowed them to approach the civic body to get their 'illegal' flats regularised

Piling inventory,poor sales may force builders to slash rates,say experts
Thu, Sep 12, 2013

Firms such as Mantri Developers recently announced free gold coins for home buyers

Buy a flat,get gold coins,air-conditioners for free
Wed, Sep 11, 2013

Desperate Real estate companies are offering brokers foreign junkets besides huge incentives to boost sales

‘In the ’50s & ’60s,mill workers were main clients at Racecourse’
Mon, Sep 09, 2013

Khushroo N Dhunjiboy,chairman of RWITC's managing committee,says the state’s tax policy has exported the wagering business from Mumbai to Bangalore and Hyderabad

Kalyan mandal — an all-women effort this year
Sun, Sep 08, 2013

At 119,Kalyan Subhedarwada Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav mandal has a twist to its celebrations

SRA issues showcause to 300 builders
Sat, Sep 07, 2013

The SRA has identified over 400 such projects.

Bandra,Andheri,Borivali & Matunga residents top ‘litterbugs’ in city
Thu, Sep 05, 2013

Residents of Bandra (West),Andheri (West),Matunga and Borivali are the top offenders in littering,spitting and urinating in public places,according to data from the BMC

BMC to study profile,traffic density of roads
Mon, Sep 02, 2013

BMC has now decided to study the profile and traffic plan of each road before it begins its Rs 7,000-crore road construction project

To check dropout rate,civic body likely to start anganwadis at its schools
Mon, Sep 02, 2013

To decrease the dropout rate in civic schools,BMC is likely to start anganwadis in its schools next year.

Poll pyramid,party to people
Thu, Aug 29, 2013

Jitendra Awhad,NCP MLA in Thane,has offered Rs 1.1 crore to the winners of his event,the biggest jackpot this year.

Cut to size by Doppler radar,developers write to state govt
Tue, Aug 27, 2013

Following the July 2005 deluge,the state government had decided to set up the Doppler radar,which offers advanced weather warnings and predictions and is capable of weather surveillance up to 400 km.

BMC tops up road contracts to woo big firms
Tue, Aug 20, 2013

Size of each road contract to be raised to Rs 300 crore from the present Rs 165 crore to include maintenance work

Want to sponsor Andhericha Raja? You will have to wait till 2058
Mon, Aug 19, 2013

Typically,the mandal chooses a family as a sponsor through a lottery every year.

‘UID enrolment low in posh areas’
Sat, Aug 17, 2013

Although a majority of the city’s population has enrolled for the Unique Identification Number (UID) project,data shows wards comprising areas considered posh have registered lower enrollments

Fire officer complains: Navy didn’t give us details
Thu, Aug 15, 2013

After a six-hour operation to douse the INS Sindhurakshak fire,the Mumbai Fire Brigade said Wednesday it would have been better placed to save lives if the Navy had provided more information.

Fire Officer complains: Navy didn’t give us details
Thu, Aug 15, 2013

Mumbai Fire Brigade said it would have been better placed to save lives

BMC fines contractors Rs 3 cr for not installing GPS on vehicles
Wed, Aug 14, 2013

The civic administration has levied a Rs 3-crore fine on garbage collection contractors for not installing Global Positioning System (GPS)-based vehicle tracking devices even after a year.

Single no more: Mumbai male rhino finds a mate in Delhi
Tue, Aug 13, 2013

After being celibate all his life,popular Byculla zoo’s sole male rhino has now found a mate.

Sole rhino at Byculla zoo finds a mate,1,400 km away
Tue, Aug 13, 2013

The average life expectancy of a rhino in captivity is around 40 years.