Everything you need to know about Municipal Colony: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Municipal Colony: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) With the early arrival of the monsoon in the national capital, the city's three municipal corporations (MCDs) have been caught unprepared with de-silting of drains yet incomplete, leading to flooded roads and resulting traffic jams.
A delegation comprising of 27 members comprising functionaries of Municipal Bodies from Tamil Nadu today visited the SDMC ?s Headquarters at Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Civic centre as part of their exposure visit to Delhi.
Amritsar, June 14 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Friday was left "aghast" after he found out that the municipal corporation and improvement trust of Amritsar had laid down parallel sewerage line in the city, wasting crores of rupees of public money.
Shimla, June 10 (IANS) The Queen of the Hills, as Shimla was fondly called by the British, has been shortlisted for a global project to lower greenhouse gas emissions on the pattern of European cities, a municipal official said here Monday.
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) chief Jai Prakash Agarwal Sunday accused the BJP of hampering the development of the capital.
Ghaziabad, June 9 (IANS) Concretisation of open spaces in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad, on the edge of the national capital, has been leading to considerable rise in temperatures and adding to the challenge of already depleting ground water levels in the town, warn enviromentalists.
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) For the first time in its 148-year history, electronic eyes will monitor floods and flood-prone areas of Mumbai, courtesy 100 CCTV cameras put up at strategic locations, an official said Wednesday.
South Delhi Mayor, Mrs. Sarita Choudhary inaugurated a Month long Anti Malaria/Dengue Control Programme from Dengue and Malaria. This Programme is initiated for creating awareness by Municipal Councillors & RWAs of South Delhi about
Shanghai, June 1 (IANS) A man in Shanghai died from the H7N9 strain of bird flu Friday, raising the toll from the virus in China to 38.
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) Three local traders were Friday fined Rs.100,000 each, the highest penalty levied so far in Himachal Pradesh, for storing banned tobacco-based products, an official said.
South Delhi Municipal Corporation Mayor Smt. Sarita Chaudhary today inspected the Saket and Lado Sarai areas in South Zone. During inspection Shri Manish Gupta, Commissioner, Shri Ravi Das, E-in-C, Shri Ashok Kumar, D.C., Shri Sushil Singh, DC(Advt.) and other high officials, representatives of RWAs and citizens of local area in large number were present
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Wholesalers, retailers and manufacturers across Maharashtra called off their month-long agitation against the local body tax (LBT) imposed by civic agencies following talks with Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan here Thursday.
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) It's poll time again in West Bengal - and the judiciary is playing a vital role in making it happen.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Amar Chitra Katha, which has depicted India's rich culture for generations of Indians through its comics, has launched a complete collection of its 300 titles.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Thousands of traders in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra, along with prominent state politicians, courted arrest Thursday demanding scrapping of the new Local Body Tax (LBT), officials said.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Delhi Lokayukta Manmohan Sarin Wednesday issued notice to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and her Transport Minister Ramakant Goswami for putting up their posters in public places.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Delhi Lokayukta Manmohan Sarin Wednesday issued notice to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and her Transport Minister Ramakant Goswami for their posters in public places.
Pune, May 12 (ANI): The eatery, German Bakery that came into the limelight after a bomb blast that killed 17 patrons and injured over 60 others in 2010, has been formally reopened at the posh Koregaon Park area here with the owners hoping to erase the terrible memory.
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) Just over a month after the Himachal Pradesh High Court directed the Shimla Municipal Corporation to ensure that the streets of this popular hill resort, once the summer capital of British India, are free of stray dogs, animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi has stepped in.
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) The toll due to the H7N9 avian influenza in China has risen to 33, with the death of an 83-year-old woman in Shanghai, officials said Saturday.
Nagpur, May 9 (IANS) In an unexpected fall-out of the ongoing traders' strike, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has reported a steep drop in cash flow by way of Local Body Tax to just around Rs.2 crore since April 1, when it (LBT) was implemented, an official said.
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) A standoff is brewing between the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and the main opposition CPI-M over the administration's refusal to allow the Marxists to hold a public meeting at the very spot in north Kolkata where Banerjee had addressed the people last week.
Beijing, May 6 (Xinhua-ANI): Heavy smog that has shrouded Beijing for days is unlikely to disperse soon, environment authorities in the Chinese capital predicted on Monday.
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) A knife-wielding man stabbed two people to death and injured another in Beijing, police said. The assailant also died from injuries suffered while resisting arrest.
Changsha, May 2 (Xinhua-ANI): A 55-year-old man died Wednesday morning in central China's Hunan Province due to an infection of H7N9 avian flu, local health authorities said.
Mayor of East Delhi, Ram Narayan Dubey today on occasion of foundation day of East Delhi Municipal Corporation released a booklet on its achievements ?Aakalan? at its headquarter Udyag Sadan
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Around 3,500 resident doctors in all government-run hospitals in Maharshtra have called off their four-day-old strike Friday, an official here said.
Shimla, April 26 (IANS) A sweetmeat seller was fined Rs.one lakh, the highest ever penalty in the state, by a designated officer for selling sweets that failed to comply with the Food Safety and Standards Act of 2006, an official said Friday.
Washington, Apr. 22 (ANI): Reese Witherspoon, who reportedly told the police officer arresting her for disorderly conduct, "do you know my name," did not utter those words, a source has said.
Beijng, April 18 (IANS) The number of avian flu affected cases reached 31 in Shanghai, with the confirmation of a new case Wednesday, health authorities said.
Ahmedabad, April 16 (IANS) Ahmedabad Tuesday launched the first-of-its-kind heat action plan to create a comprehensive early warning system and preparedness plan for extreme heat events fuelled by climate change.
Chandigarh, April 16 (IANS) It may not entirely be in the line of duty, but some officials in Haryana could soon be counting the genital organs of sterilised dogs.
Berlin, April 11 (IANS/EFE) The western German city of Cologne will return an Oskar Kokoschka painting taken by the Nazis from Jewish art dealer Alfred Flechtheim to his heirs to settle a long-running dispute over the work, officials said.
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) Construction of a new airport in the Chinese capital will start next year, and the facility is expected to be completed and put to use in 2018, officials said Wednesday.
Hyderabad, April 8 (IANS) IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Ltd Monday said it will construct integrated multilevel automated car parking facility at a cost of Rs.35.04 crore in the old city of Hyderabad.
The first meeting of South Delhi Muncipal Corporation has been scheduled for April 16, 2013 to elect its Mayor and Deputy Mayor besides three members of the Standing Committee.
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) In a freak accident, one person drowned and eight others were suffocated, including one seriously, when a water main pipeline burst and flooded their home Monday, officials of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
Thane, April 7 (IANS) One more person was arrested Sunday for the collapse of a seven-storey building at Thane that left 74 people dead, and a court here has sent all the nine to 14 days police custody, police said.
Thane, Apr 7 (ANI): Five more persons, including an assistant municipal commissioner and a Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) corporator, were today arrested in connection with the building collapse at Shil Phata area in Maharashtra's Thane district, in which 74 people died and over 60 others injured.
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) To mark World Health Day, a group of 60 cyclists Sunday set out for an expedition in the 'Queen of Hills', as Shimla was fondly called by the British.
Thane, Apr 7 (ANI): With the death of an injured woman at Sion Hospital in Mumbai, the death toll in the building collapse at Shil Phata area in Maharashtra's Thane district has risen to 74.
Thane, Apr 6 (ANI): In a major breakthrough, police on Saturday finally arrested the absconding builders Jameel Qureshi and Saleem Shaikh, who were on the run for the past couple of days, after 72 people had died and over 60 were injured in what is being termed as Maharashtra's worst building collapse in a decade. One of them was arrested from Siddharthnagar in Uttar Pradesh, the other was arrested in Thane by the Thane Crime Branch.
Thane (Maharashtra),April 6 (ANI): The death toll from a building that collapsed in Thane, Maharashtra, has risen to 71. Among the dead are 25 children. Sixty-two people are on the list of injured.
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) The Maharashtra legislative assembly witnessed uproarious scenes Friday over Thursday's building collapse in Thane in which 48 people were killed.
Thane (Maharashtra), April 5 (IANS) Even as the death toll in Thursday evening's seven-storey building collapse rose to 48, two officials were suspended Friday for not heeding complaints regarding the unauthorised structure.
Thane (Maharashtra), April 5 (IANS) Even as the death toll in Thursday evening's seven-storey building collapse rose to 45, disaster management and fire brigade officials Friday continued rescue operations, 22 hours after the tragedy.
Thane (Maharashtra), April 5 (IANS) Rescue efforts in the Shil Phata area of Thane district continued Friday with rescuers so far recovering 34 bodies from under the debris of an unauthorised seven-storey building that collapsed. Another 57 people bearing injuries, mostly critical, were rescued after the Thursday evening collapse.
Thane (Maharashtra), April 4 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and dozens injured Thursday as an unauthorised seven-storey building collapsed here, officials said.
Thane (Maharashtra), April 4 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 22 others injured after a seven-storey building came crumbling down here, officials said.
Shanghai, April 4 (IANS) Another person died of H7N9 bird flu in China's Shanghai cith Thursday, taking the total number of such deaths in the country to four, reports Xinhua.
Beijing, April 4 (IANS/EFE) The levels of two pollutants harmful to human health rose sharply in Beijing in the first three months of 2013 relative to the same period of last year, the South China Morning Post reported, citing a government official.
East Delhi Municipal Corporation today started a special drive for registration of cycle rickshaws and rickshaw pullers/pliers through their Citizen Service Bureaus whereas North Delhi Municipal Corporation had initiated
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A 25-year-old man was shot dead outside his house by one of four drunken people he was playing Holi with, police said Thursday.
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Mumbai city and suburbs erupted in colours as thousands poured out of houses and building complexes from early Wednesday to play Rang Panchami.
Panaji, March 23 (IANS) The hero during the budget session of the Goa legislative assembly was unfortunately not the budget.
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure Friday unveiled a prototype model of water conservation, marking 'World Water Day'.
Agra, March 21 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Agra is in the process of introducing a new way to raise funds for the maintenance and development of civic infrastructure - a tax on tourists who stay in five- four- and three-star hotels.
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) It took a stern order of the Bombay High Court for the country's top municipal corporation and other civic bodies to finally remove hundreds of illegal hoardings defacing various cities of Maharashtra.
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) To estimate the iron-deficiency anaemia in east Delhi, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) Friday launched a programme to assess the health of 50,000 school children in the area.
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) Xi Jinping, a graduate from the prestigious Tsinghua University, was Thursday elected president of China and chairman of the country's top military body. He began working at the age of 16.
Shanghai, March 12 (IANS) The number of floating dead pigs found in a river in the Chinese metropolis has increased to 5,916, officials said Tuesday.
Rio de Janeiro, March 12 (IANS) Vicente del Bosque, one of the most successful managers in the history of football, has been welcomed into the Laureus family as a Laureus Ambassador.
Rio de Janeiro, March 12 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt and British heptathlete Jessica Ennis won the Laureus World Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards for their dominant performances at the London Olympics.
Sao Paulo, March 11 (IANS/EFE) A 38-year-old reporter was gunned down at his home in Ipatinga, a city in Brazil's Minas Gerais state, officials said.
Rio de Janeiro, March 9 (IANS) Academy Award winning actor Morgan Freeman is to host the 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards here.
Okhla Composting Plant of SDMC got Carbon Credits and Rs. 25 Lac from United Nations Frame Work Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and becomes the first composting planting the country.
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) A Chinese police officer has donated 100,000 yuan ($16,000) to the Beijing Police Foundation which he had received by a philanthropist after being injured on duty.
Pune, March 3 (IANS) Pune Municipal Corporation's (PMC) property tax department has recovered Rs.560 crore between April 2012 and February 2013 of fiscal 2012-13, an official said here Sunday.
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) Allan Delves and his sister Jayna, both from Sussex in the United Kingdom are pleasantly surprised by the efficiency of the birth and death wing of the Shimla Municipal Corporation.
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) A day after a seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped in a municipal school here, three people - including the school inspector and principal - were suspended, an official said Saturday.
New Delhi, Mar. 2 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who has expressed her shock over the Mangolpuri rape case, on Saturday said the MCD and the Delhi Police have taken up the probe in right earnest.
New Delhi/Varanasi, Mar. 2 (ANI): Highlighting the need for strengthening the law enforcement agencies in the country, Union Water Resources Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday condemned the rape of a seven-year-old girl in Mangolpuri, and said there is a need to change the mindset of the people at large.
New Delhi, Mar. 2 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Saturday said the government is taking incidents of rape very seriously, and added that he has given instructions to the police to act firmly on the deplorable incident that took place in Mangolpuri.
New Delhi, Mar 2 (ANI): The Delhi Police resorted to tear gas shelling to quell and contain violence that erupted following report of a girl's rape in a government run school in the national capital.
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) An eight-year-old girl, a student of Class 2, was allegedly raped inside the premises of a municipal school here leading to a violent protest outside the school and hospital where she was admitted Friday afternoon, police said.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 28 (IANS) American music sensation Cee Lo Green will entertain a star-studded audience at next week's Laureus World Sports Awards here.
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (ANI): A 24-year-old man left his small daughter in his pickup truck for hours while he partied in a sleazy strip club.
Berlin, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) German conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch died at his home in the Bavarian city of Grassau, in southern Germany, the Bayerische Staatsoper, or Bavarian State Opera, said Sunday. He was 89.
Mexicali (Mexico), Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) Police in this northwestern Mexican border city seized a "cannon" used to launch packets of drugs to the US side of the frontier, officials said.
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) A fireworks spree at the Chinese traditional lantern festival Sunday dragged Beijing's air quality to hazardous levels, official figures show.
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) About 390,000 motor vehicles have been registered in Beijing over the past two years, less than half of those in 2010, China Daily reported Sunday.
Chairman of the Education Committee of North Delhi Municipal Corporation, Rekha Gupta today displayed the new designed uniform for 4.5 lac students studying in 780 Municipal Schools in the North
Nairobi, Feb 17 (IANS) Football Kenya Federation (FKF) and the Kenyan government are in the process of submitting a bid to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and the 2015 Africa Youth Championships.
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai Tuesday announced that it will address all cases of harassment of women at its offices in an effective and prompt manner.
Mayor of South Delhi, Mrs. Savita Gupta today inaugurates reconstruction work of Community Hall at Amar Colony, Lajpat Nagar in Central Zone. President of BJP Delhi Pradesh, Vijender Gupta graced the occasion as chief guest
Junagarh (Gujarat), Feb. 10 (ANI): Two people were killed and six others were injured after a nine-storey building collapsed in Junagarh district of Gujarat on Sunday.
Phnom Penh, Feb 8 (IANS) A court in Cambodia Friday convicted a 58-year-old French national of child sex abuse and sentenced him to 18 months in jail, Xinhua reported.
It seems that collection of property tax for Municipal Corporation is not going to be easy in coming days. Despite all the communiqué and requests from the concerned persons, collection of property tax has
Beijing, Feb 2 (IANS) The police chief of Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi province, has been removed from his post due to a scandal involving his role in covering up his son's drunk driving offence.
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) Beijing authorities said Tuesday they were investigating two high-class restaurants operating in two ancient temples in the Chinese capital.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) plans to construct a commercial tower near Azadpur Metro station, a senior civic officer said Friday.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The South Delhi Municipal Corporation would install CCTV cameras and appoint female security guards in its 179 girls schools in the capital, official said Thursday.
Health Minster Dr. A.K. Walia has said that it is a matter of satisfaction that the prevalence of leprosy in Delhi is on decline. In 2001, the prevalence of leprosy in Delhi was 4.5 cases per 10000 populations. It has now
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, son of the late party supremo Bal Thackeray, formally took charge as the party president Wednesday.
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) The air quality in Beijing Wednesday took a turn for the worse again, as smog blanketed the city.
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) An animal rights group Tuesday objected to the inclusion of exotic animals in a Mumbai zoo, citing its bad conditions.
Chairman, Education Committee in South Delhi Municipal Corporation, Satish Upadhyay and Area Councillor, Pushpa Singh made a surprise inspection in the Municipal Primary School at Mehrauli Dargah of South Zone.
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) Beijing will strengthen its efforts to slash the density of major air pollutants by two percent this year, an official said Tuesday.
Shimla, Jan 19 (IANS) The 'Queen of Hills', as this popular destination is fondly called, Saturday woke to a heavy snow blanket, snapping power and electricity supplies.
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) In an ambitious plan, the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) is set to provide a whopping 3.10 million new connections by 2016.