New Delhi: The blanket ban on metallic and plastic pouches for pan masala and gutkha since March 1 seems to be having no effect on the sales figures. In fact, retailers are raking in the moolah by charging more than the printed price without using paper pouches, and buyers are not complaining.

The sanitation workers of MCD, who do not have their own dwelling spaces in the city, will be allotted houses at concessional rates under Dr Ambedkar Housing Scheme. The scheme was launched here on Thursday to mark Dr Ambedkar Jayanti.

Animal rights organisation PETA has written a letter to the city civic body seeking permission to put up advertisements on garbage trucks saying 'Meat Trashes the Planet.'

In the letter to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation municipal commissioner Subodh Kumar, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has sought permission to place sidewards ads on Mumbai's garbage trucks reading, 'Mea

Rs56,701 for one square foot of land in Kharadi?

AHMEDABAD: The green quotient of your surroundings might grow.

With the three existing landfill sites oversaturated, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is going to make its Narela-Bawana landfill site operational from next month.

Roads in various parts of the city would soon be cleaned using mechanical sweepers.
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi's Standing Committee meeting on Monday cleared the proposal after a long delay of three years.

MCD Standing Committee chairman Yogender Chandolia said:

The Municipal Mazdoor Union has alleged that in the last five years, 60 employees of the BMC-run Sewri TB hospital have suffered from tuberculosis.

The MCD has made it mandatory for all 33 sentinel surveillance hospitals to report all dengue and chikungunya cases online to do away with the problem of under-reporting of cases.

The nodal officers of the hospitals have been trained to report the cases online, said an MCD official.

All the hospitals and other health service providers would be given a unique password to login and update the

More than five water projects aimed to quench the thirst of Mumbai and its rapidly growing metropolitan region are facing opposition from locals. Their demand is to first provide water to the locals and the tribal population and then go ahead with the project.