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Mumbai City Latest Updates: BMC keeps tax structure unchanged as it unveils Rs 39,038 crore budget – Mumbai Mirror

The Times Of India |
Feb 04, 2021 , 10:13:08 IST
In a relief to citizens, no additional civic tax or licence fee was proposed in the budget by the BMC. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) unveiled a Rs 39,038.83 crore budget for the year 2021-22. In the budget, BMC has focused on various ongoing development projects, besides health services, education, and other facilities. The civic body has also decided to redesignate all its schools as ‘Mumbai Public Schools’ in an attempt to change their perception. Meanwhile, the city has also seen a spike in new COVID-19 cases. In the last 10 days, the COVID cases have often been below 400. However, on Wednesday, Mumbai saw 503 new cases. Catch all the latest updates from the city here.

10:13 AM (IST)

Mumbai: Woman forgets Rs 6 lakh gold and silver ornaments, cash on a local train

A woman from Kalyan was returning home from a wedding in Thane with the bag containing gold and silver ornaments and cash — all of Rs 6 lakh in value. READ MORE

10:01 AM (IST)

Sena’s Raas-Garba’ programme at Malad to woo Gujaratis

Days after the ‘Jalebi-Fafda’ event in Andheri, Shiv Sena has planned a ‘Raas-Garba’ programme at Malad on Sunday to woo the Gujarati community. Hemraj Shah, a Sena functionary who has organised the event, said 21 Gujarati industrialists and businessmen will be present. The events are being organised with an eye on BMC polls in February 2022.

09:14 AM (IST)

Thane: BJP corporator Sanjay Waghule’s office vandalised

An investigation has also been launched based on the CCTV footage READ MORE

09:13 AM (IST)

Maharashtra colleges to reopen from February 15

Compulsory attendance waived off READ MORE

09:12 AM (IST)

After penguins, Mumbai Zoo to welcome giraffes, zebras, jaguars

The BMC hopes to gradually bring giraffes, zebras, white lions, jaguars and other wild species to make the VJBUZ – set up in 1861 and one of the oldest in the country – into a world-class zoo. READ MORE

09:05 AM (IST)

Mira Bhayandar reports 12 new coronavirus cases

Mira Bhayandar on Wednesday reported 12 new coronavirus cases taking the cumulative positive cases in the area to 26351. The twin-city has reported less than 15 new cases in the last three days. One person succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours and with that, the death toll has reached 797. For the past few weeks, the region has been reporting more recoveries than positive cases. On Wednesday, a batch of 15 persons was discharged from hospitals and COVID Care Centres after recovery.

09:04 AM (IST)

Does eating before sunset help you lose weight?

Since our sleep-wake cycle and our body clock is set by external factors such as time of day, it’s possible that food consumed before sunset and after sunset are handled differently by the body. READ MORE

09:01 AM (IST)

Mumbai to become flood-free during monsoon?

BMC makes a dedicated budget provision for 58 chronic flooding spots READ MORE

08:59 AM (IST)

ICYMI: From watchtowers to modern interactive platform, here’s what Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary has to offer

08:56 AM (IST)

Mumbai: Civic body to rebrand BMC schools as ‘Mumbai Public School’

BMC has also proposed to open 10 new CBSE schools in Mumbai READ MORE

08:56 AM (IST)

Mumbai DCP files defamation complaint against Arnab Goswami

A senior Mumbai Police officer has filed a criminal defamation complaint against Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami for certain claims made during the coverage of the probe into the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. READ MORE

08:51 AM (IST)

ICYMI: BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Joint Municipal Commissioner accidentally drinks sanitiser

08:49 AM (IST)

Maharashtra: Dhananjay Munde in trouble again

A week after a woman withdrew her complaint against social justice minister Dhananjay Munde, he appears to be in fresh trouble as her elder sister, who was in a relationship with him, has demanded custody of her two children, who are with him. READ MORE

08:48 AM (IST)

Mumbai: Major tragedy averted as bus catches fire; 40 rescued

The incident took place near Mahalakshmi railway station in the city around 7.40 pm. READ MORE

08:47 AM (IST)

Palghar: 11 children hospitalised for suspected food poisoning

The children reported symptoms such as vomiting and nausea after eating lunch at a wedding. READ MORE

08:46 AM (IST)

BMC unveils Rs 39,038 crore budget

Here are the key highlights READ MORE

08:42 AM (IST)

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