Friday, 12 August, 2022

Topic: BMC

‘God of Mumbai heritage is in small details’ – BMC is bringing back city’s old street furniture

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s heritage cell is on a mission to restore Mumbai’s heritage street furniture – milestones to bandstands.

Why Uddhav ally Congress is backing Shinde on cancelling MVA govt’s BMC delimitation

As BMC polls loom, Maharashtra govt announces that Mumbai will have 227 wards instead of 236, going back to old ward structure. Congress leader Milind Deora praises move.

Free yoga classes – how BMC plans to boost the immunity of Mumbaikars

The BMC is looking for instructors to conduct free yoga classes at 24 locations across Mumbai to help Mumbaikars boost their immunity.

As Mumbai’s Covid cases see 5-fold spurt in month, BMC intensifies testing-vaccination push

BMC warns of symptomatic cases increasing with onset of monsoon. Maharashtra Health Minister Tope says govt monitoring situation, but no need to panic as hospitalisation rate low.

BMC’s push for tactical urbanism: Mumbai gets new open space in form of Dadar viewing deck

Built at a cost of Rs 6.5 crore, the Dadar viewing deck can accommodate up to 250 people at any given time.

Sena also ‘settling scores through agencies’? How BMC notices to opponents bear party’s stamp

Since 2020, the BMC has sent notices of ‘unauthorised construction’ to at least five high-profile persons who have publicly attacked the MVA and its leaders.

RSS says Thackeray memorial at Shivaji Park disrupting shakha, seeks alternative plot from BMC

In letter written last year, RSS says BMC allotted a 1,755-square-metre plot at Shivaji Park, near the area where Thackeray’s memorial now stands, to the organisation in 1967.

BJP brings up ’93 blasts before BMC poll, slams Shiv Sena for backing ‘Dawood aide’ Nawab Malik

On Wednesday, ED arrested NCP minister Nawab Malik on charges of laundering money for fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, sparking a political slugfest.

How Raj Thackeray and his MNS are planning to resurrect themselves in ‘do-or-die’ BMC polls

Fifteen years since it contested its first BMC election, Raj Thackeray's MNS has been reduced to having just one seat each in the Mumbai civic body and Maharashtra assembly.

Shiv Sena-led BMC unveils record budget in poll year, with an ‘Aaditya Thackeray’ imprint

BMC’s budget of Rs 45,949 crore for FY23 is 17.7% more than FY22. Allocations have been increased for a number of projects and sectors personally pushed by Aaditya Thackeray.

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The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.


Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.