Deonar row: Methane leak is deliberate, says NGO - 4 months ago
The civic body is deliberately allowing large quantities of methane gas to be leaked out of the Deonar dumping ground in order to build a case in favour of allowing the full opening of the controversial Kanjurmarg dump, Vanashakti has alleged.
Mumbai metro to miss CMs March 2013 deadline - 4 months ago
The citys metro project is being overseen by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, a public agency, and its implementation is handled by Mumbai Metro One Private Limited, a private firm.
At 12.6 °C, Friday seasons coldest - 4 months ago
Mumbai woke up to the coldest day of this winter so far on Friday. Both the island city and suburbs witnessed temperatures diving below normal and the piercing winter chill sustained till late in the day.
Don't fail this Mumbai green lung - 4 months ago
The 150-year-old Veermata Jeejabai Bhosale Udyan in Byculla struggles to retain its original identity, thanks to an apathetic municipal corporation.
Dont fail this green lung - 4 months ago
The 150-year-old Veermata Jeejabai Bhosale Udyan in Byculla is struggling to retain its original identity, thanks to an apathetic municipal corporation. Spread over 53 acres and housing 3,213 trees, the botanical garden continues to be dwarfed by the zoo.
Green tribunal raises stink over sea link - 5 months ago
Says air and noise pollution have risen in Worli and authorities are shifting blame.
Tribunal seeks road map to curb pollution - 5 months ago
National Green Tribunal asked the Delhi-based Central Road Research Institute to conduct studies and recommend a traffic plan or solution to help bring pollution under permissible levels.
Norms were flouted to allow dumping at Kanjurmarg: NGO - 5 months ago
MCZMA, a nodal agency reporting to the union environment ministry for screening coastal projects, has allegedly connived with the civic body to facilitate the loss of wetlands in the Thane creek and this is evident in the go-ahead it gave the latter for starting a dumping ground at Kanjurmarg, says environmental non-profit organisation Vanashakti.
Winged visitors in Mumbai; cry for safety tag on wetlands - 5 months ago
With the onset of migration of Flamingos and other migratory birds to Mumbai, bird watchers and ornithologists have demanded that the long-pending proposals to declare the Thane and Sewri wetlands as protected sites be expedited.
Milan subway work on, to open in Jan - 5 months ago
The long-pending work to join the two ends of the incomplete Milan rail overbridge (RoB) was started on Saturday night after the Western Railways and MMRDA concluded negotiations.