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Volunteers to protect Yeoor

Environmentalists are slated to patrol the protected forest of Yeoor on the eve of ‘Gatari Amavasya’ (the last day before the holy month of Shravan kicks off) to prevent hooligans from organising any

29 Jul 2016 4:39 AM

Taloja plant blamed for Kasadi pollution

With pollution in the Kasadi River having allegedly reached hazardous levels due to discharge of industrial effluents from Taloja’s MIDC industrial complex, the fishing community and activists are bla

28 Jul 2016 2:19 AM

Tenders invited for land recovery at Mulund dump

In an unprecedented move, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has invited tenders for recovery of land at Mulund dumping ground (MDG).

28 Jul 2016 1:27 AM

Illegal sand mining at Taloja river jeopardises mangroves

Large portions of mangroves and the natural flow of the Taloja river have fallen prey to sledging and dredging activities taking place in broad daylight.

26 Jul 2016 1:15 AM

Locals to protest lapse in deadline

Activists from five villages in the project-affected region of Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant will organise a mass stir next week to protest the lapse in projected timeline for the project.

26 Jul 2016 1:04 AM


Fishermen appeal to help save Kasadi river

Foam seen on the banks of the Kasadi river due to chemical effluents being released into it

24 Jul 2016 1:03 AM

2,000 VRV volunteers to take part in ocean clean-up

This weekend, nearly 2,000 volunteers will participate in a mega ocean clean-up drive at Versova even as Erik Solheim, chief of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and Lewis Pugh, UN patron o

22 Jul 2016 2:12 AM

20 days later, most of 3,800 saplings at MNP washed out

Twenty days after forest minister Sudhir Mungantiwar inaugurated the much-acclaimed mega plantation drive at Maharashtra Nature Park (MNP) in Sion on July 1, a lack of maintenance facilities has put t

21 Jul 2016 2:35 AM

Activists to protest arrival of penguins

As the plush state-of-the-art aquarium of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) gears up to welcome Humboldt penguins, animal welfare activists are to gather at the Byculla Zoo to protest again

19 Jul 2016 1:43 AM


Accidental findings have ASI pleased

The field staff of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Aurangabad circle reported finding of sculptures by villagers of Anjaneri while pipeline was being laid for a check dam recently.

18 Jul 2016 1:51 AM

Ancient artefacts unearthed at Aarey Colony

As the battle between environmentalists and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) rages on over construction activities in the city’s green lungs, recent archaeological findings

17 Jul 2016 2:10 AM

7 newborn puppies found in sack

A month after a dog was thrown off a terrace in Chennai, seven newborn puppies were found tightly crammed inside a gunnysack in Dahisar on Thursday night.

16 Jul 2016 1:37 AM

Civic neglect turns crematorium into dumping ground in Arnala

The apathy of civic officials of Arnala village, which is located on the mouth of the Vaitarna, has forced its residents to bury their dead amidst garbage.

15 Jul 2016 1:53 AM

Fishermen want SIT inquiry on Rs 500 crore scam

Fishermen associations in the state have demanded an SIT inquiry on an alleged Rs 500 crore scam ran by Rajamata Vikar Machhimar Sahakari Sanstha and 14 other fishing associations, which has swindled

15 Jul 2016 1:34 AM


Myth of gold sees 11th century Palghar fort ravaged by hunters

In a recent conservation programme of the 11th century Segwah Fort of Palghar district, activists threw light on how the fort has fallen prey to the greed of local treasure hunters.

14 Jul 2016 2:26 AM

Teen ‘Leopard Ambassadors’ increase awareness about big cat

Two Leopard Ambassadors educate people in their village about human-leopard conflict situation

12 Jul 2016 2:06 AM

One million kilograms plastic removed from Versova beach

As Versova Resident Volunteer (VRV) a massive resident movement working relentlessly to clean the solid waste from Versova beach enters its 40th week, the oceans are lighter than one million kilograms

11 Jul 2016 1:40 AM

Rs 4,000 crore project to help ryots in drought-hit areas

Farmers of drought-affected regions of Marathwada, Vidarbha and vulnerable patches of Purva river waterbeds have become a part of a project partially funded by the World Bank that will help them bette

10 Jul 2016 2:50 AM

IIT Bombay introduces kids to renewable energy

IIT Bombay’s compact solar energy device is now introducing school-going children to the world of renewable energy.

09 Jul 2016 2:06 AM