At 9pm on Wednesday, more than 200 people had queued up outside Hard Rock Cafe, Worli, hoping to get passes to watch Australian rockers, Wolfmother, to perform for the very first time in India. Though the tickets were already sold out three days before the gig, Mumbaikars still wanted to try their...Friday, 7 March 2014 - 6:00am
Summer time is when cactus flowers bloom and Maharashtra Nature Park in Mahim is all set to host the fourth edition of its summer plant show this weekend. With three categories — Bonsai, Cactus and Bougainville — the exhibition will showcase some of the best plants from the city.Friday, 7 March 2014 - 8:00am
The geographical location of Mumbai provides the city with almost 300 days of sunlight in a year, making sun the most abundantly available source of energy that we are yet to tap into. The ministry of new and renewable energy launched a comprehensive solar plan for 60 cities called the 'Solar...Thursday, 27 February 2014 - 6:00am
The first Indian team to participate in the World Solar Decathlon is all set to leave for the Palace of Versailles in France this April. The 70-member-strong Team Shunya has been working on a solar house prototype for the past year. It is scheduled to be finished by March 15 after which it will be...Thursday, 27 February 2014 - 6:00am
Even though Mumbai is home to a large number of corporates who can afford to incorporate solar energy in their industries, they surprisingly haven't found the time or money to do so. On the other hand, one of the few solar installations in the city belongs to a humble public toilet run by Triratna...Thursday, 27 February 2014 - 8:30am
Lakhs of devotees throng the Sanjay Gandhi National Park and the adjoining Tungareshwar Sanctuary on the occasion of Mahashivratri every year. But they leave behind a trail of havoc at the ecosystem. In their bid to protect the flora and fauna at the park, forest officials have decided to set up...Friday, 21 February 2014 - 6:00am
The residents of Artek Apartments in Bandra are the proud owners of a unique garden bench that's made from recycled Tetra Pak cartons. It's what they got after recycling more than 2,000 cartons in nine months. Over the past few months other housing societies too have taken up the responsibility to...Wednesday, 19 February 2014 - 6:00am
Beaches with miles of golden sand often conjure up images of sun, tranquility and vacation for most of us. People think of sand as a vast unbridled resource that would never get over even in their wildest dreams. However, the notion is as fragile as a sandcastle. Sand Wars, an investigative...Tuesday, 18 February 2014 - 6:00am
A complete ban on sand mining is not enough to control illegal dredging and trade of the material and there is a need to introduce cheaper alternatives to divert attention from this limited resource. These were the remarks by Principal Secretary of Revenue and Forests Pravin Pardeshi after he...Tuesday, 18 February 2014 - 6:00am
Mumbai city and suburbs experienced unexpected rain showers for a second consecutive day on Saturday, due to a low pressure formation over Gujarat. The sun was hidden and there was a cool breeze for most of the day. The weather office expects the cool, breezy conditions to continue for another day.Sunday, 16 February 2014 - 6:00am
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