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Bombay High Court denies permission to slaughter animals in residential apartments, housing societies on Eid al-Adha
India

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
India

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.

Bakrid: BMC to put online system in place to grant individuals permissions for slaughter
India

Bakrid: BMC to put online system in place to grant individuals permissions for slaughter

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.

Fires in Vizag, Delhi museum, Kollam temple: India needs to take safety more seriously
India

Fires in Vizag, Delhi museum, Kollam temple: India needs to take safety more seriously

India seems to have a problem when it comes to implementing measures which could prevent mishaps like fires from taking lives.

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

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.

Two months on, environment ministry directs closure of Deonar dumping ground
Mumbai

Two months on, environment ministry directs closure of Deonar dumping ground

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

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

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.

Fire at Deonar dumping ground finally doused; civic body suspects sabotage
Mumbai

Fire at Deonar dumping ground finally doused; civic body suspects sabotage

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

Toxic fumes choke neighbouring areas as fire still rages in Mumbai's Deonar dumping ground
Mumbai

Toxic fumes choke neighbouring areas as fire still rages in Mumbai's Deonar dumping ground

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.

Fire breaks out yet again at Deonar dumping ground in Mumbai
Mumbai

Fire breaks out yet again at Deonar dumping ground in Mumbai

A fire that broke out at Deonar dumping ground in the eastern suburbs of the city is still raging, civic officials said on Sunday.

Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis orders probe by senior IPS officers into Deonar fire and smog
Mumbai

Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis orders probe by senior IPS officers into Deonar fire and smog

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.

Welcome to Deonar! Where Mumbai burns its problems and locals choke on the fumes
India

Welcome to Deonar! Where Mumbai burns its problems and locals choke on the fumes

Deonar was engulfed in thick smog resulting from a fire that broke out in the city's largest and oldest dumping ground.