No dandiya and garba this Navratri too: NMMC and PMC

No dandiya and garba this Navratri too: NMMC and PMC

Both the corporations of Navi Mumbai have decided to play it safe this Navratri too in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic, issuing a list of guidelines for this festive of Navratri and Dussehra. Navi Mumbai: As the city gears up to celebrate Navratri from Thursday, 7th October, both the city corporations, the Navi Mumbai […]

Navi Mumbai ‘Mini Lockdown’ met with angry protests

Navi Mumbai ‘Mini Lockdown’ met with angry protests

Local shopkeepers in Kharghar, Kalamboli, Panvel, Seawoods and several other nodes protested angrily, even blocking police vans for ordering shutting down of all non-essential businesses. Navi Mumbai: There were crowded protests against the ‘Mini Lockdown’ in both NMMC and PMC areas, on 6th April, 2021, as angry shopkeepers decided to go vocal when the police […]

Navi Mumbai’s private hospitals start covid-19 vaccinations

Navi Mumbai’s private hospitals start covid-19 vaccinations

Private hospitals with more than 100 beds have been approved by the central government as covid-19 vaccination centres. Navi Mumbai:  The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC), kick-started the covid-19 vaccination drive yesterday, 15 March, 2021, as per the instructions and permission of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, allowing some private healthcare facilities […]

NMMC not in top 10 city municipalities on the Municipal Performance Index 2020

NMMC not in top 10 city municipalities on the Municipal Performance Index 2020

Indore topped the ‘Municipal Performance Index’, under the “million-plus population” category, and New Delhi MC topped in the “less than million population” category. The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) could not make it into the first ten municipalities in the Municipal Performance Index (MPI) 2020, revealed on Thursday, 4 March, 2021, by Hardeep Singh Puri, […]

Navi Mumbai ‘6th most livable city’ in Ease of Living Index 2020

Navi Mumbai demoted to ‘6th most livable city’ in Ease of Living Index 2020

Dropping down from an earlier ranking of 2 in 2018, Navi Mumbai ranked 6th this year, under the “population more than million” category, with Bengaluru topping the list as first most livable city in the country. The City of the Twenty First Century; Navi Mumbai, was ranked as the sixth most livable city in the […]

Navi Mumbai sees a 45% jump in Covid cases

Navi Mumbai sees a 45% jump in Covid cases

February saw a sudden jump in covid-19 cases in Navi Mumbai by as much as 45%, sounding alarm bells for the NMMC. Navi Mumbai: The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) is concerned by the sudden rise in the number of covid-19 cases in the last 15 days of February, 2021. Active cases jumped by as […]

Navi Mumbai Cyclothon 2021 postponed as covid-19 cases spike

Navi Mumbai Cyclothon 2021 postponed as covid-19 cases spike

The NMMC has postponed the cyclothon dates twice – 21 February and now 28 February, 2021, as a precaution amid rising cases of covid-19. Navi Mumbai: The much anticipated “Navi Mumbai Cyclothon 2021” by the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC), has been cancelled citing rising covid-19 cases in the city. The large scale event was […]

Rs 50000 fine on marriage events violating covid-19 norms: NMMC

Rs. 50000 fine on marriage events violating covid-19 norms: NMMC

The NMMC has strictly ordered not to accommodate more than 50 people at marriage events and social gatherings. Navi Mumbai: In the wake of the growing number of covid-19 cases in the city, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has issued a circular outlining the guidelines to be followed at marriage functions and other social […]

Belapur crocodile rescued by Wildlife Welfare Association, sent for medical examination

Belapur crocodile rescued by Wildlife Welfare Association, sent for medical examination

The crocodile, a female measuring 6.43 meters and weighing 35.4 kg, has been sent for medical fitness tests and will be rehabilitated soon. Belapur / Navi Mumbai: The patient and painstaking efforts of the volunteers of Wildlife Welfare Association (WWA) and the help given by the Thane Range Forest department officials, finally helped rescue the […]