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BMC should be booked for Deonar fire, inaction against contractors: NCP leader Kiran Pawaskar

Apr 11, 2016

BMC should be booked for Deonar fire, inaction against contractors: NCP leader Kiran Pawaskar

NCP leader Kiran Pawaskar on Monday demanded that the civic body be booked for "culpable homicide" in connection with the recent fires at the Deonar dumping ground. #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation #Kiran Pawaskar
Will follow scientific process to dispose of Deonar waste, says Mumbai civic body

Mar 31, 2016

Will follow scientific process to dispose of Deonar waste, says Mumbai civic body

A day after holding a meeting with Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in the light of the fire incidents at Deonar dumping yard, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday said it would follow a scientific process to dispose of waste. #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #BMC #Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation #Prakash Javadekar #Deonar fire #Deonar
Air quality in Mumbai descends into the 'poor' category following recent Deonar fire

Mar 29, 2016

Air quality in Mumbai descends into the 'poor' category following recent Deonar fire

The recent fire at the Deonar dumping ground sent the air quality in Mumbai plummeting down to ‘poor’. A Times of India report on Monday said that pollution in the city went from ‘moderate’ to ‘poor’ within a span of a few days #Delhi #NewsTracker #Mumbai #BMC #Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation #Malad #Prakash Javadekar #Mazagaon #Environment Protection Act #air quality index #Deonar fire #Deonar dumping ground #System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR)
Deonar dumping ground fire: Residents demand immediate solution in protest at Azad Maidan

Mar 22, 2016

Deonar dumping ground fire: Residents demand immediate solution in protest at Azad Maidan

Amid rising health concerns over smog spreading in areas adjacent to the Deonar dumping ground where a fire broke out on Saturday emitting toxic gases, a large number of residents on Tuesday protested at Azad Maidan in Mumbai, demanding an immediate solution to the problem. #Mumbai #BMC #Azad Maidan #Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation #Smog #Deonar fire #Deonar
No space bar: Mumbai civic body clears proposal for six cow shelters

Dec 23, 2015

No space bar: Mumbai civic body clears proposal for six cow shelters

The civic body of Mumbai last week passed a proposal to build one lakh square feet of cow shelters in the city, according to a news report. #NewsTracker #Mumbai #BMC #Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation #Homeless #Open spaces #cow shelters #Ram Barot
Now, sex education to be part of all BMC schools in Mumbai

Sep 25, 2015

Now, sex education to be part of all BMC schools in Mumbai

Starting from the next academic year, civic schools in Mumbai will have sex education as part of the curriculum #didyouknow #Mumbai #Sex education #BMC #Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation #school #Shareworthy #Sheetal Mhatre
Nearly half-a-decade later, H1N1 returns to haunt Maharashtra: Death toll to overtake 2010 body count

Sep 11, 2015

Nearly half-a-decade later, H1N1 returns to haunt Maharashtra: Death toll to overtake 2010 body count

The present outbreak of swine flu (H1N1) across the state is likely to become the worst since 2010. Maharashtra saw 669 deaths in 2010, and this year has already seen 667 fatalities #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation #Swine flu #H1N1 #Nagpur Medical College #Maharashtra Public Health Department
Mumbai meat ban turns political: Shiv Sena and MNS sell meat on the street

Sep 10, 2015

Mumbai meat ban turns political: Shiv Sena and MNS sell meat on the street

On the first day of the staggered four-day meat ban in Mumbai, a clear divide was apparent between the ruling alliance of the BMC with one partner calling for for a ban on the the sale of meat and the other selling meat on the street. #BJP #NewsTracker #MNS #Shiv Sena #NCP #Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation #Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation #Mira-Bhayander Municipal Corporation #Mumbai Meat Ban