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Amid bustling city,there stand out two land marks.

The sloping, titled roofs, narrow lanes, the lush greenery give a quaint touch to Artist Village. The six-hectare space at Belapur’s Sector 8 with around 600 houses stands out among the city’s plush high-rises and modern landmarks. Enter the quiet area and the old charm is visible in its nook and corner. The twists and turns remind of an actual ... Read More »

Ahead of new academic year, NMMC released list of 14 schools illegal

Ahead of the academic year 2018-19, the NMMC education department, has released the list of 14 schools which are not recognised by the state or the civic body. As many as 14 schools has been declared as illegal and parents has been forwarned from seeking admissions for their wards in them. These schools include Al Momin School, Belapur, Right Way ... Read More »

Bid date extended for Vashi bridge lane expansion

Closure of the finance bid of Rs 757 crore Vashi bridge lane expansion eluded yet again as none of the four parties in the fray bid on Saturday. The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) that is doing the project on Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) model, will fund it. The next date of submission of bid documents has been ... Read More »

High Court lifts ban on buildings near airport facing height curbs

The Bombay  High Court has lifted a two year embargo on aviation authorities deciding on applications to relax height restrictions of buildings in the vicinity of the airport. It will benefit all those who want to build beyond the prescribed height in the restricted area around the airport and also old buildings that are seeking relief. They can push their ... Read More »

BMC requests pollution board to act against wet waste flouters.

The BMC recently requested the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) to take action against 36 entities across the city, including the income-tax commissioner’s office, Nabard, ICICI Bank, Mumbai Cricket Association, Bharat Diamond Bourse, American consulate and Hyper City mall, for not following wet waste segregation and processing rules. The MPCB is empowered under the Environment Protection Rules to cut water ... Read More »

90% of Tower illegal, Bandra flats in probe

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached 33 flats in a 26- storey “internationally designed” tower- LE88- at Bandra Reclamation as part of a money laundering probe against former Congress minister Baba Siddique and others. The value of the flats according to ED is over Rs 460 crore. 90% of the tower which has 86 flats worth more than Rs 1,200 crore ... Read More »

Court imposed penalty on 7 societies of Rs. 15,000 each for flouting waste rules

A metropolitian magistrate’s court has imposed a penalty of Rs. 15,000 each on seven societies for not processing their wet waste under the new BMC rule. While the BMC had dragged these societies to court for  violating rules and not paying the fines it had imposed on them, there was much talk about the same with government institutions that broke ... Read More »

Rs.15000 fine on 7 housing societies for not managing waste .

Seven housing societies from Govandi and Chembur area under the M-East ward of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) were penalized by the Metropolitan court for not segregating and processing waste. Four other housing societies have been given one month time to comply with rules to manage waste. The seven societies that were fined Rs 15,000 each were RCF Colony, Saras CHS, ... Read More »

Civic body gets AA+ credit rating for the fourth consecutive year

NMMC has been given high credit rating of AA+ stable by the country’s renowned credit rating and research agency India Rating and Research (IRR). The ranking reportedly reflects the corporation’s financial stability and administrative acumen to make optimum utilisation of the funds towards improving the city. Of the Rs. 2,987 crore budget estimated in 2017-18, the administration informed that it ... Read More »

12 Maha cities shortlisted for liveability study: Navi Mumbai

The housing and urban affairs ministry has formulated a ‘liveability index’ computed through assessment of the quality and standard of life. The index will be set on four pillars, 15 categories for assessment and 79 categories to arrive at a composite measure that like air quality index will indicate the liveability standard of the city. The index, computed after a ... Read More »