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India third largest shark catcher in world from 2007-2017: TRAFFIC report

Mumbai, Sept. 12 -- India has been identified as the third-largest shark catcher in the world after Indonesia and Spain. According to a report by wildlife trade monitoring group TRAFFIC that was relea... Read More


How'll metro impact Aarey species? Int'l body to check

India, Sept. 11 -- The India office of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has said it will assess the impact of the Metro-3 car depot construction at Aarey Milk Colony on the ra... Read More


'State's water policy bans construction on river floodplains'

MUMBAI, Sept. 11 -- Environment groups opposing the Metro-3 car shed have drawn attention to the state's recent water policy that bans construction on floodplains of rivers like Mithi that flow throug... Read More


Malad mangroves turn parking lot for over 300 taxis

Mumbai, Sept. 11 -- A 20-acre area abutting mangrove forests in Malad has been converted into a parking lot for more than 300 taxis. The area is located opposite a hotel and next to the Hiradevi temp... Read More


Malad mangroves turn parking lot for over 300 taxis

Mumbai, Sept. 11 -- A 20-acre area abutting mangrove forests in Malad has been converted into a parking lot for more than 300 taxis. The area is located opposite a hotel and next to the Hiradevi temp... Read More


'Mumbai's water policy bans construction on river floodplains'

India, Sept. 11 -- Environment groups opposing the Metro-3 car shed have drawn attention to the state's recent water policy that bans construction on floodplains of rivers like Mithi that flow through... Read More


'State's water policy bans construction on river floodplains'

MUMBAI, Sept. 11 -- Environment groups opposing the Metro-3 car shed have drawn attention to the state's recent water policy that bans construction on floodplains of rivers like Mithi that flow throug... Read More


Mumbai gets break from heavy rain after 8 days

Mumbai, Sept. 10 -- The city got its much-needed respite from the continuous showers, which had lashed several parts of Mumbai in moderate and heavy spells, since September 2. On Tuesday, from 8.30am ... Read More


Sept's torrential showers highest for month in 25 yrs

Mumbai, Sept. 10 -- The monsoon broke another record, with rains over the week taking the total for September to the highest for the month in 25 years. With 52.2mm rain over 12 hours on Monday, the c... Read More


Bullet train: Japanese agency will not allow destruction of mangroves

MUMBAI, Sept. 10 -- The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which is helping India build the bullet train, has said they will monitor the entire process of compensatory plantation and survi... Read More