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Plan to build power lines over 60-hectare mangroves withdrawn

Mumbai, Jan. 21 -- The state's coastal authority has delisted a proposal by Tata Power to build transmission lines over around 60 hectares (ha) of mangrove forests after the power distributor decided ... Read More


At 34degC, Mumbai gets warmer; quality of air remains 'poor'

Mumbai, Jan. 21 -- After recording the coldest January temperature since 2013 at 11.4 degrees Celsius on Friday, this week Mumbai is witnessing warm weather and high air pollution. The day temperatur... Read More


Plan to build power lines over 60-hectare mangroves withdrawn

Mumbai, Jan. 20 -- The state's coastal authority has delisted a proposal by Tata Power to build transmission lines over around 60 hectares (ha) of mangrove forests after the power distributor decided ... Read More


Dip in temperature makes Mumbai's air quality poor

MUMBAI, Jan. 20 -- The city saw a sharp spike in air pollution levels over 48 hours, with the air quality index (AQI) rising from 89 (satisfactory) on Friday to 167 (moderate) on Saturday and 210 (poo... Read More


Centre nod for Rs.643.5-cr plan to tackle sea level rise in Maha

Mumbai, Jan. 19 -- The Central government has given the go-ahead to the Maharashtra Maritime Board's (MMB) Rs.643.5-crore project to create artificial reefs, dunes and other defences against the risin... Read More


Centre nod for Rs.643.5-cr plan to tackle sea level rise in Maha

Mumbai, Jan. 19 -- The Central government has given the go-ahead to the Maharashtra Maritime Board's (MMB) Rs 643.5-crore project to create artificial reefs, dunes and other defences against the risin... Read More


Spike in air pollution after temperature rises

Mumbai, Jan. 19 -- The city witnessed a sharp rise in air pollution on Saturday as a marginal increase in temperatures was recorded. The air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 167 for PM2.5 pollutant... Read More


'JNPT destroyed 7K mangrove trees for port expansion'

Mumbai, Jan. 18 -- The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has destroyed mangrove forests outside the area allocated for port expansion, an inspection of the site has revealed. The Raigad district admi... Read More


At 11.4degC, Mumbai wakes up to coldest Jan morning since 2013

Mumbai, Jan. 18 -- True to the weather department's prediction that the minimum temperatures on Friday morning will fall to record lows, the city recorded the lowest minimum temperature recorded in Ja... Read More


'JNPT destroyed 7K mangrove trees for port expansion'

Mumbai, Jan. 18 -- Close to 7,000 mangrove trees were found dried up and destroyed across two locations in Uran, Navi Mumbai, being developed by the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) for its 4th Cont... Read More