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Oval Maidan. Thackeray slammed the BJP, saying it was a unanimous decision by the allies to approve the open spaces policy as the Sena did not enjoy a majority in the BMC.(HT)

Covid-19 spike: Mumbai's Oval Maidan to be closed from Feb 26

PTI, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 12:44 PM IST
The Oval Maidan, where cricket and football matches are frequently played, witnesses crowds of sport enthusiasts during weekends.
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While schools in other parts of the state reopened for Classes 9 to 12, those in the city are still not allowed to reopen pending approval from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). ANSHUMAN POYREKAR/HT PHOTO
While schools in other parts of the state reopened for Classes 9 to 12, those in the city are still not allowed to reopen pending approval from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). ANSHUMAN POYREKAR/HT PHOTO

Mumbai schools seek 50% weightage for Class 10 internal exams

By Ankita Bhatkhande, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 04:52 PM IST
Currently, the written component for the board exams is 80% and the internal component, which incudes oral and practical, is 20% in each subject.
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Gujarat Police have registered an FIR against four journalists of a Gujarati newspaper for allegedly entering a police station in Rajkot to carry out a ‘sting operation’ and obstructing police personnel from conducting their duties, an official said.(ANI/ Representative)
Gujarat Police have registered an FIR against four journalists of a Gujarati newspaper for allegedly entering a police station in Rajkot to carry out a ‘sting operation’ and obstructing police personnel from conducting their duties, an official said.(ANI/ Representative)

Mumbai: Four Dubai returnees booked for flouting Covid-19 norms

ANI, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 12:29 PM IST
Mumbai Police in a statement said, "We have registered a case on BMC's complaint and booked four Dubai returnees under sections 188, 269 and 270 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code."
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The Mayor had announced on Friday that the state government has deployed marshals to enforce wearing face masks and maintaining social distancing.(HT Photo)
The Mayor had announced on Friday that the state government has deployed marshals to enforce wearing face masks and maintaining social distancing.(HT Photo)

Mumbai Mayor demands police action BMC marshals being manhandled at Juhu beach

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2021 09:14 PM IST
“They are authorised to do this job. Police should look for such people and take action,” Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar said.
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The BMC has been imposing a fine of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>200 for not wearing a face mask in public places.(Reuters)
The BMC has been imposing a fine of 200 for not wearing a face mask in public places.(Reuters)

BMC says over 15 lakh people fined for not wearing facemasks since April 2020

PTI, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 01:06 PM IST
Out of these offenders, 13,008 were caught on Monday and a fine of 26,01,600 was collected from them, a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official said.
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Mumbai: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray with Deputy CM Ajit Pawar, Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat and Tourism and Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray during inauguration of the heritage walk of the BMC headquarters, in Mumbai, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. (PTI Photo) (PTI01_28_2021_000215B)(PTI)
Mumbai: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray with Deputy CM Ajit Pawar, Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat and Tourism and Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray during inauguration of the heritage walk of the BMC headquarters, in Mumbai, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. (PTI Photo) (PTI01_28_2021_000215B)(PTI)

BMC Budget 2021: How much India’s richest civic body plans to spend this year?

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 05:18 PM IST
  • The ruling Shiv Sena has made infrastructure and transportation two key areas as the city of Mumbai gears up for civic polls in 2022.
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The BMC building is famous for its 225 feet tall front tower. (Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
The BMC building is famous for its 225 feet tall front tower. (Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

A walk to remember inside iconic BMC building

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 07:07 PM IST
  • This is the first time that Mumbai civic body has opened doors of its 128- year-old headquarters for tourists through guided tours.
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Photo of Ajinkya Rahane with the Border-Gavaskar Trophy(Twitter)
Photo of Ajinkya Rahane with the Border-Gavaskar Trophy(Twitter)

5 Team India members land in Mumbai, advised home quarantine

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:30 AM IST
On their arrival in Mumbai, the players were felicitated by Mumbai Cricket Association officials.
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Representational image. (File photo)
Representational image. (File photo)

BMC allows various education boards to conduct exams in Mumbai

PTI, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 12:40 PM IST
BMC allows various education boards to conduct exams in Mumbai
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Bollywood actor Sonu Sood.(ANI)
Bollywood actor Sonu Sood.(ANI)

Mumbai: BMC alleges actor Sonu Sood turned residential building into hotel, files complaint

By Mehul Thakkar and Manish Pathak | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 12:38 PM IST
BMC had reportedly issued a notice to Sood regarding the matter earlier. Sood, in October, had moved the city civil court against the notice
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A healthcare worker during Covid-19 screening and swab test at Malad (West) in Mumbai, on Sunday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
A healthcare worker during Covid-19 screening and swab test at Malad (West) in Mumbai, on Sunday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

‘Big salute to doctors and frontline workers’: BMC chief after Mumbai records 3 Covid-19 deaths

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 10:28 PM IST
According to the health bulletin released by the Maharashtra health department, the state recorded 3,282 new Covid-19 cases, 2,064 discharges, and 35 fatalities on Sunday.
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Kangana Ranaut.(AFP File)
Kangana Ranaut.(AFP File)

Kangana Ranaut violated sanctioned plan at her Khar residence: Mumbai court

By Charul Shah | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 01:23 AM IST
The court also perused the floor plan annexed to copies of sale deeds and noted that at the time of purchase, the violations alleged by BMC did not exist
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Representational image.(Bloomberg)
Representational image.(Bloomberg)

Over 1.5k UK returnees in Mumbai to be monitored for new Covid-19 variant

By Sagar Pillai | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 10:51 AM IST
Ward officials have been directed to contact the returnees, check their health, send a medical team if needed and also prescribe reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction tests if required
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Representational photo.(REUTERS)
Representational photo.(REUTERS)

Mumbai: BMC starts training doctors for Covid-19 vaccination

By Rupsa Chakraborty | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 25, 2020 09:29 AM IST
For the initial phase of Covid-19 vaccination, the BMC has estimated the need to train around 2,500 people
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Representational photo.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Representational photo.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Mumbai: 15% reduction in water supply for 24 hours, starting today

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 02:02 PM IST
Two administrative wards, L ward (Kurla) and N ward (Ghatkopar), will not have water at all between December 22 and December 23
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A file photo of New Year parties on December 31, 2019(PHOTO: Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
A file photo of New Year parties on December 31, 2019(PHOTO: Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)

2021: Restaurants gear up for an unusual New Year’s Eve

By Nishad Neelambaran | HT Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2020 12:15 PM IST
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has restricted all celebrations on December 31, 2020 till 11.30pm this year
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The skill development centres are proposed to be in prominent areas next to busy markets, railway stations or other public institutions so that women do not have to navigate lonely and unsafe passages while on their way to these centres(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
The skill development centres are proposed to be in prominent areas next to busy markets, railway stations or other public institutions so that women do not have to navigate lonely and unsafe passages while on their way to these centres(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

For women, Mumbai holds a promise

By Lalita Panicker | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 09:28 PM IST
A chapter “Gender, Special Groups and Social Equity” in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s revised Draft Development Plan, 2034 focuses on how to make the commercial capital friendlier for women in several crucial ways
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Currently, only certain categories of persons including those working for essential services are allowed to travel by local trains, Mumbai’s lifeline.(HT Photo | Representational image)
Currently, only certain categories of persons including those working for essential services are allowed to travel by local trains, Mumbai’s lifeline.(HT Photo | Representational image)

Decision on local trains after monitoring Christmas, new year situation, says Mumbai municipal commissioner

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 11:54 PM IST
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will recommend to the government that railway services resume for all only after monitoring the situation during Christmas and New year celebrations, said Mumbai municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal.
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A health department worker interacts with residents during a door-to-door survey at Dharavi slum in Mumbai earlier this month.(PTI File Photo)
A health department worker interacts with residents during a door-to-door survey at Dharavi slum in Mumbai earlier this month.(PTI File Photo)

Once a Covid-19 hotspot, Dharavi records just 1 new case

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 09:46 PM IST
Mumbai recorded 716 new cases of Covid-19 and 15 fatalities in the last 24 hours, taking the caseload to 2,87,891 and death toll to 10,935, the city’s civic body BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said on Wednesday.
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A health care worker during a Covid-19 screening drive at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT File Photo)
A health care worker during a Covid-19 screening drive at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT File Photo)

41% ICU beds, 33% ventilator beds allotted for Covid in Mumbai vacant as of Thurs

By Eshanpriya MS
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2020 02:33 PM IST
BMC has said there could be a spike in Covid-19 cases in December and January but Mumbai’s health infrastructure is equipped to handle it.
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A health worker takes a swab sample of a resident in Govandi on Thursday.(Pratik Chorge/HT)
A health worker takes a swab sample of a resident in Govandi on Thursday.(Pratik Chorge/HT)

BMC aims to vaccinate 1 crore Mumbaiites within a month

By Rupsa Chakraborty, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2020 01:18 AM IST
Expecting a rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine early next year, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in the blueprint of its immunisation process aims to vaccinate around 1 crore Mumbaiites within a month in the first phase.
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A health worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) checks the temperature of a passenger at a railway station, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Mumbai on November 27, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)
A health worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) checks the temperature of a passenger at a railway station, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Mumbai on November 27, 2020.(Reuters File Photo)

‘Free’ mask, Rs 200 fine in Mumbai for rule violators: BMC

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2020 03:01 PM IST
To curb the spread of the Covid-19 infection in the post-Diwali season, the civic body has increased inspection drives in the city, with the violation of mask rule attracting a penalty of Rs 200.
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Kangana Ranaut.(AFP File)
Kangana Ranaut.(AFP File)

Kangana Ranaut bungalow demolition case: Will study court order before deciding to challenge it, says Mumbai mayor

By Mehul R Thakkar | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2020 03:25 PM IST
The BJP said it was a “political demolition” and BMC must not use public money to compensate Kangana Ranaut, instead, it should come out of the pockets of those who ordered the demolition
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A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a woman to test for Covid-19 as others wait their turn in Mumbai on November 19.(AP)
A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a woman to test for Covid-19 as others wait their turn in Mumbai on November 19.(AP)

Mumbai civic body to visit again houses found locked in anti-Covid drive

By Sagar Pillai | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 02:11 PM IST
A list of the homes that were found locked has been prepared and they will be revisited, screened and tested for Covid if needed.
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Healthcare workers during a Covid-19 screening drive in Andheri (W) in Mumbai on November 20, 2020.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Healthcare workers during a Covid-19 screening drive in Andheri (W) in Mumbai on November 20, 2020.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Mumbai civic body asks people not to visit Ambedkar memorial on his death anniv amid Covid

By Mehul Thakkar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2020 12:58 PM IST
Tens of thousands of people annually on December 6 visit Chaityabhoomi in Dadar to pay their respects to the iconic leader, who headed the Indian Constitution’s drafting committee.
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Health care workers during a Covid-19 screening drive in Andheri (W) in Mumbai on November 20.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Health care workers during a Covid-19 screening drive in Andheri (W) in Mumbai on November 20.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Mumbai: BMC starts counselling of Covid-19 patients

By Rupsa Chakraborty | Mumbai, Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2020 10:43 AM IST
Many Covid-19 patients have reported mental health issues with Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope underlining the need for their regular counselling.
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Officials were anticipating a surge in the number of cases post Diwali and the BMC on Wednesday appealed to people to continue with precautions as it feared the second wave of infections.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Officials were anticipating a surge in the number of cases post Diwali and the BMC on Wednesday appealed to people to continue with precautions as it feared the second wave of infections.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Second Covid-19 wave in Mumbai likely around New Year’s Eve

By Mehul R Thakkar | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 11:53 AM IST
BMC officials said a final decision on whether New Year celebrations will be allowed in hotels and restaurants will be taken next month following a review
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A health worker takes a swab sample of a resident in Mankhurd on Tuesday.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
A health worker takes a swab sample of a resident in Mankhurd on Tuesday.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Maharashtra sees under 3,000 Covid-19 cases for third day in a row

By Swapnil Rawal | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 12:45 AM IST
The state’s tally touched 1,752,509, while the state’s active cases stood at 81,925
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Humboldt Penguins swim in their enclosure at the (Veermata Jijabai Udyan) Byculla zoo in Mumbai.(Kunal Patil/HT Archive)
Humboldt Penguins swim in their enclosure at the (Veermata Jijabai Udyan) Byculla zoo in Mumbai.(Kunal Patil/HT Archive)

Mumbai: Byculla Zoo could reopen in the next 2 months

By Eeshanpriya MS | HindustanTimes, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2020 11:50 AM IST
Precautionary measures will include markings on the ground outside animal enclosures and before ticket counters in a bid to ensure that the visitors comply with social distancing norms
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Representational photo.(REUTERS File)
Representational photo.(REUTERS File)

Mumbai citizen group submits plan for easing traffic woes to BMC

By Tanushree Venkatraman | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2020 11:38 AM IST
Some of the suggestions include odd-even parking from the Paanch Rasta junction to the Ambaji Dham mandir so as to allow more space for traffic flow
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