Maharashtra

Mumbai’s air quality ‘poor’, but better than last 2 years

Mumbai’s air quality ‘poor’, but better than last 2 years

Rise in pollutants owing to bursting of firecrackers Though the city’s air quality remained poor on Friday owing to Deepavali celebrations, it fared better compared with figures during the same period in the past two years. ‘Lower emission levels’ The overall air quality index (AQI) score on Friday was 242, …

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HC refuses to stay work of Chhatrapati Shivaji statue

HC refuses to stay work of Chhatrapati Shivaji statue

Raps Centre for failing to reply to petition by green activists Mumbai: The Bombay High court on Friday refused to stay the construction of the proposed ₹3,6oo-crore Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj statue, and held the Centre responsible for breach of a court order. The court was hearing a public interest litigation …

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Racketeers counted on cops’ lethargy to operate for years

Racketeers counted on cops’ lethargy to operate for years

Channelling money through accounts also helped card cloning accused: police Mumbai: The people arrested in connection with the pan-India card cloning racket have told the police that they relied on the police lethargy in investigating cases that extend beyond state borders, which helped them evade arrest for nearly 10 years. …

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Uproar in BMC over Sewri TB Hospital staffers’ suspension

Uproar in BMC over Sewri TB Hospital staffers’ suspension

Sena corporators take up motion claiming action against nurses unfair Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s general assembly erupted into an uproar on Thursday during discussion over the suspension of four Sewri TB Hospital staffers. Some Opposition corporators even got patients to the civic headquarters to highlight their plight, after which Mayor asked …

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BMC marks first hawking pitches in Borivali, Gorai

BMC marks first hawking pitches in Borivali, Gorai

To be allotted to vendors after approval from committee The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started marking hawking pitches in Borivali and Gorai as the first step in implementing its hawking policy. While the pitches have been approved by the zonal committee, the BMC will need approval from the head …

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