Bombay High Court denies permission to slaughter animals in residential apartments, housing societies on Eid al-Adha
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday restrained the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) from granting permission for slaughter of animals this Bakr-Id inside residential flats.
Ragpickers at Mumbai's Deonar, despite being 'unsung heroes of sustainability', battle garbage mafia and state apathy
At the Deonar dumping ground, it is easy to find many children who grow up in the garbage — the unregulated industry of child ragpickers is on the rise.
As Eid ul Zuha approaches, the BMC has made arrangements to put in place an online system to get permissions to slaughter animals during the festival.
India seems to have a problem when it comes to implementing measures which could prevent mishaps like fires from taking lives.
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.
Over two months after a major fire at the Deonar dumping ground in Mumbai, the central government has directed the city's civic to close the dumping area
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.
The fire that broke out at the Deonar dumping ground on Saturday was doused on Monday, and the MCGM suspects the fire to be an act of sabotage
Fresh smoke was witnessed this morning at the Deonar dumping ground, where the fire which has been raging for three days now intensified last evening even as people living in the vicinity complained of discomfort due to the fumes emanating from the site.
A fire that broke out at Deonar dumping ground in the eastern suburbs of the city is still raging, civic officials said on Sunday.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday ordered a probe into the recent fire and smog in suburban Deonar by a panel headed by a senior IPS officer.
Deonar was engulfed in thick smog resulting from a fire that broke out in the city's largest and oldest dumping ground.