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Plastic Ban: BMC will come to your doorstep to collect plastic waste

Plastic Ban: BMC will come to your doorstep to collect plastic waste 1
Apr 20

In a major relief for lakhs of Mumbai residents, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will send people to collect plastic waste right from their doorstep, starting next week. The initiative comes a month after the state issued the Maharashtra Plastic and Thermocol Products notification that banned the manufacture, use, storage, distribution, sale, import and transportation […]..Read More

Video: Massive fire breaks out at store opposite Breach Candy hospital

Video: Massive fire breaks out at store opposite Breach Candy hospital 1
Apr 20

A massive fire broke out at a stationary and toy store in South Mumbai’s Breach Candy area on Friday evening. Details about the fire: Location: According to preliminary information, the fire originated at ‘Adornica’ store located on the 1st floor of building number 63 on Bhulabhai Desai Road in Breach Candy. The store, which deals […]..Read More

Marathi director accuses Shoojit Sircar of plagiarism, says Varun Dhawan-starrer ‘October’ copy of her film

Marathi director accuses Shoojit Sircar of plagiarism, says Varun Dhawan-starrer 'October' copy of her film
Apr 20

Marathi filmmaker Sarika Mene has alleged the National Award-winning director Shoojit Sircar’s upcoming film ‘October’ is a copy of her film ‘Aarti The Unknown Love Story’. Sarika has claimed that the makers of ‘October’ have lifted the main plot point and characters from her 2017 production. The allegation comes a week before the Varun Dhawan-starrer […]..Read More

Mumbaikars to get live updates about rainfall, water levels across localities this monsoon

Mumbaikars to get live updates about rainfall, water levels across localities this monsoon
Apr 20

Come monsoon, Mumbaikars be able to receive live updates about rainfall in a particular area right on their cell phones. According to a report in The Indian Express, the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is planning to set up a network of 200 to 250 Automatic Rain Gauges (ARG) across the city by June this […]..Read More

22 lakh Mumbaikars not getting food from ration shops due to Aadhaar compulsion: Nirupam

22 lakh Mumbaikars not getting food from ration shops due to Aadhaar compulsion: Nirupam
Apr 20

Around 22 lakh eligible persons in the city are not getting access to food grains and other products sold at ‘Fair Price Shops’ as their ration cards are not linked to Aadhaar or due to glitches in linking, Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam has claimed. “I have accessed rationing data of Mumbai from a government […]..Read More