Mumbai: BMC issues fresh guidelines on lockdown, allows home-delivery of food, essential supplies during curbs
The order also said that during the weekend lockdown, take-away from the restaurants in person will not be allowed, although home delivery will now be allowed
Coronavirus News: Maharashtra announces weekend lockdown; Modi reviews situation across India, sends teams to 3 states
Maharashtra, which is the worst affected state, announced a weekend lockdown from 8 pm on Friday and imposed a night curfew across the state between 8 pm and 7 am from Monday
The rules, which come into effect tomorrow, include a curfew from 8 pm to 7 am and a ban on gatherings of five or more throughout the day.
Mumbai Fire Brigade receives one building collapse call almost each day: Poor maintenance, city planning are some reasons why
Mumbai is home to more than 130 skyscrapers. Some of these range from 100 metres (30-storeys) to over 250 metres (70 storeys), while the fire brigade's ladders range from 25-90 m only – sufficient only to reach up to under 30 floors.
Collapse of Kesarbai Building in Dongri: 499 Mumbai structures on same high-risk list as one that collapsed
With more than 40 people feared trapped in the collapse of a three-storeyed building in the Dongri area in south Mumbai on 16 July, 2019 — and 499 buildings in the city identified as similarly vulnerable — an IndiaSpend analysis of municipal data reveals that the fire- and disaster-management budget for India’s financial capital declined 38 percent over three years to 2020.
Mumbai Dongri building collapse: Toll rises to 14 as rescue operations continue; number of casualties likely to rise, say BMC officials
The death toll in a building collapse in south Mumbai's congested Dongri locality has risen to 14, the NDRF said on Wednesday, even as rescue and search operation from the rubble was still on
Mumbai Dongri Building Collapse updates: Toll rises to seven, reports ANI; MHADA says structure doesn't come under its purview
Mumbai Dongri Building Collapse LIVE updates: The Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) has put out a statement saying that the collapsed building in Dongri did not come in its purview.