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'Movement of tigers outside protected areas to blame for 26 human deaths'

Mumbai, Feb. 13 -- Maharashtra reported 26 human deaths attributed to tiger attacks in 2019, the highest in the country. According to data tabled before Rajya Sabha by the Union environment ministry o... Read More


Cloud cover brings down city's temperature

Mumbai, Feb. 13 -- The city witnessed cloudy conditions on Wednesday, which led to a marginal drop in the day temperatures. The weather bureau said the cloud cover was caused by weather conditions ove... Read More


40 bikers booked for using wildlife sanctuary as racing track, 1 held

Mumbai, Feb. 12 -- Forest officials, on Tuesday, arrested one person of a biking club for using a protected wildlife sanctuary as a motorcycle racing track in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). Th... Read More


33 manmade lakes are out of list, Thane sees 99.5% dip in wetlands

Mumbai, Feb. 12 -- Wetland numbers in Thane district have dropped by 99.5% with all human-made lakes in the area excluded under the new rules. Out of 132 selected wetland sites, the district administ... Read More


City records 2nd highest min temp in Feb in 10 years

Mumbai, Feb. 12 -- At 22.4 degrees Celsius, Mumbai recorded its second highest February minimum temperature in a decade on Tuesday, which was almost 5 degrees above normal. South Mumbai recorded 22 d... Read More


33 manmade lakes are out of list, Thane sees 99.5% dip in wetlands

Mumbai, Feb. 12 -- Wetland numbers in Thane district have dropped by 99.5% with all human-made lakes in the area excluded under the new rules. Out of 132 selected wetland sites, the district administ... Read More


40 bikers booked for using wildlife sanctuary as racing track, 1 held

Mumbai, Feb. 12 -- Forest officials, on Tuesday, arrested one person of a biking club for using a protected wildlife sanctuary as a motorcycle racing track in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). The... Read More


Path clear for Navi Mumbai golf course

MUMBAI, Feb. 10 -- Opening doors for a golf course and apartment complex, two major wetland zones - Training Ship Chanakya (TSC) and NRI Complex - in Navi Mumbai have been excluded from the final wetl... Read More


Mumbai to get country's largest air quality monitoring network

Mumbai, Feb. 10 -- The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) recently approved the development of an air quality monitoring network of 90 stations in the city, which will make it the largest such n... Read More


Path clear for Navi Mumbai golf course

MUMBAI, Feb. 10 -- Opening doors for a golf course and apartment complex, two major wetland zones - Training Ship Chanakya (TSC) and NRI Complex - in Navi Mumbai have been excluded from the final wetl... Read More