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COVID-19: Washington Post praises Mumbai's Dharavi efforts

The American daily newspaper appreciated Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation for the way Dharavi has beaten back the virus against all odds

02 Aug 2020 10:54 AM

Proactive screening helped curb Dharavi’s COVID-19 spread: BMC

According to data, 82 percent of patients in Dharavi have recovered, bringing down the number of active cases to 166

12 Jul 2020 11:47 AM

Maharashtra: BMC to operate 50 mobile dispensaries in suburbs

Under ‘Mission Zero’ action plan, dispensary vans with doctors and medicines to conduct preliminary examination of Covid patients, BMC said

23 Jun 2020 10:11 AM

Mumbai witnesses community spread of Covid19: State health official

Community transmission is the third stage of a disease outbreak, where source of new infections cannot be traced to a particular individual

12 May 2020 11:46 AM

Maharashtra govt ramps up testing in Dharavi to stop spread of pandemic

Authorities have stepped up measures to close off areas where cases have emerged in Dharavi, which is home to around a million people

12 Apr 2020 4:10 PM


Mumbai civic authority seals off several 'containment zones'

CCTV cameras and video analytics will tip off the police if lockdown loiterers come out of their houses

03 Apr 2020 9:25 AM

MHADA to hand over sector 5 to state

The state is planning to conduct the redevelopment under Special Purpose Vehicle (SPC) model.

21 Nov 2018 1:41 AM

Tycoon’s wish comes true on Dharavi school wall

Anand Mahindra spends Saturday afternoon with paint, brushes and schoolchildren at Gandhi Memorial School.

23 Apr 2018 12:08 AM

BMC plans new markets in Dadar, Mahim, Dharavi

The planning has already begun and will be implemented soon, revealed a source from the civic markets department.

23 Oct 2017 1:29 AM

Raising funds for Dharavi

City’s manufacturing hub, Dharavi, is all set to get a shot in the arm with a public crowdfunding campaign that aims to change the slum’s image.

23 Jul 2017 12:13 AM


Mumbai: 15-year-old beaten to death by cricket bat in Dharavi

The victim fell on the ground due to severe head injuries and soon after died on the spot.

14 May 2017 10:19 AM

Voting Woes: Voters vanish from list, fury ensues

Not everyone could exercise franchise; irate citizens allege conspiracy; EC promises action.

22 Feb 2017 1:00 AM

BEST eyes sharper rear view mirrors

By increasing the degree of the convex of a mirror, the objects as seen by the driver are enlarged.

17 Feb 2017 1:46 AM

Now, shop in Dharavi via cell phone

IIT-Bombay develops ‘physical web’ of shops, goods.

06 Jan 2017 4:54 AM

Maharashtra government mulls new redevelopment plan for Dharavi

The project would be implemented through the public-private partnership model and would get a FSI of four.

26 Dec 2016 4:00 AM


Fire guts hundreds shanties in Dharavi, no casualties

Eight water tankers and eight fire engines rushed to the spot and the fire was brought under control at 9 am.

19 Dec 2016 2:05 AM

Dharavi redevelopment hits brick wall with currency ban

The real estate market having gone for a toss after demonetisation, the government’s hope seems to have been dashed.

28 Nov 2016 2:27 AM

More than just slumbai

A tour around Dharavi shows Mumbaikars and tourists a side that is often overlooked— the cottage industries.

20 Nov 2016 12:10 AM