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PM Narendra Modi sounds poll bugle in Chhattisgarh

Asks people to elect stable govt; takes on Cong over graft, ignoring farmers.

23 Sep 2018 1:33 AM

Mistrust for media runs deep in Kashmir

Twenty-six-year-old Gulzar Ahmad may be just a farm labourer from a sleepy town in Kashmir’s Baramulla district, but he is no stranger to media attention.

22 Jul 2016 2:46 AM

‘Conservation, growth can co-exist’

Environment minister checks out the exhibition which was organised in Mumbai as part of the International Biodiversity Day on Sunday

23 May 2016 1:43 AM

Heat-struck reptiles find way into homes in Mumbai

Seek shade & water, are rarely poisonous.

18 May 2016 6:09 AM

Youth arrested for trying to sell star tortoises

The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) arrested a 24-year-old man near Chetna College in Bandra (east) on Wednesday for allegedly trying to sell star tortoises.

13 May 2016 1:55 AM


Mumbaikars flock to ‘last’ flamingo festival

Not wanting to miss possibly the last flamingo festival held at Sewri, Mumbaikars on Saturday braved the sun and heat and flocked to Sewri jetty to catch a glimpse of the pink migratory birds.

06 Mar 2016 1:23 AM

‘Pre-monsoon showers arrived early this year’

A couple on the bike is well-prepared as unseasonal rainfall lashes parts of Thane Friday. Rainfall was seen in Mumbai as well. (Photo: Deepak Kurkunde)

05 Mar 2016 1:57 AM

Government to use data, experts to handle mammal strandings

In light of the increasing number of sightings and stranding incidents of marine animals in Maharashtra, the state forest department together with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has decid

26 Feb 2016 7:20 AM

India’s humble pangolin scrambles for survival

While pangolin trade is illegal in India wildlife experts say that these scaly ant-eaters are being hunted in enormous numbers. The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau’s data back up this claim.

24 Feb 2016 7:08 AM

Airoli flamingo sanctuary will open to public in April

By April, Mumbaikars would be able to take a walk through a mangrove forest and observe a flamboyance of flamingos and other migratory birds right within the heart of the Thane creek.

03 Feb 2016 4:02 AM


37-feet long whale buried at Juhu beach

Amidst the stench and the crowd, it took 50 men, two JCBs and two cranes to bury the 37-feet long whale that washed up on the Juhu beach on Thursday night.

31 Jan 2016 1:26 AM

Charkop slum back day after being razed

Slum dwellers attempt to use the debris from demolition drive to reconstruct their hutments. (Photo: Shripad Naik)

22 Jan 2016 2:33 AM

Snag in JCB hampers charkop demolition drive

A technical snag in the JCB used by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to demolish the illegal structures that had come up in the 50 acres of mangroves in Charkop on Monday has reportedly played s

12 Jan 2016 4:50 AM

Government promises to act on dying Charkop lake

Efforts from residents and environmentalists to protect and restore Charkop lake may have finally borne fruit with the Mumbai suburban collector promising action against culprits.

11 Jan 2016 4:37 AM

Remove contractors from Jalyukt Shivar: Waterman

Stockholm Water Prize winner of 2015, Rajendra Singh believes that only if Maharashtra eliminates the use of contractors in the work carried out under the Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan, can the state face re

24 Dec 2015 6:54 PM


Tree cover rising at cost of forests: Activists

With a tree cover of 9,558 sq km, Maharshtra has once again outdone other states in maintaining and increasing its tree cover.

11 Dec 2015 12:41 AM

‘India should ask for 80Gt of carbon to sustain itself’

India should ask for at least 80GtC (gigatonnes of carbon) for the period beyond 2030 as its long-term claim to the carbon budget, said experts at a discussion held in Mumbai, ahead of the Paris clima

29 Nov 2015 1:22 AM

‘MMRC’s claim that Aarey is not forest land is ridiculous’

Environmentalists and activists who had been fighting to save the green cover at Aarey colony have reacted strongly against the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) report that said that Aarey is not

25 Nov 2015 6:08 AM

‘Star rating is becoming proxy for green building regulation’

State governments and city administrations have been providing incentives to builders of green rated buildings without independent official monitoring and oversight of actual energy and resource savin

23 Nov 2015 12:49 AM

Centre’s eco list ignores Maharashtra tiger corridor

In a notification released recently by the Centre declaring 17,340 sq km of the Western Ghats in Maharashtra eco-sensitive, the government has left out an entire taluka.

15 Sep 2015 6:27 AM