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Borivli nat'l park gets its sixth tiger

MUMBAI, Nov. 23 -- The Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) in Mumbai's Borivli got its sixth tiger on Sunday. SGNP forest officials said the 11-month-old tigress was brought to the national park around... Read More


Slums feel Oct heat, are 6degC warmer than bldgs: Study

Mumbai, Nov. 21 -- The city's slum settlements are five-six degrees warmer than their neighbouring housing societies, while 37% of Mumbai's households with metal roof structures are exposed to a risk ... Read More


Govandi biomedical treatment plant to be moved out of city

Mumbai, Nov. 21 -- The state environment department has directed Mumbai's only biomedical waste treatment facility to commence the shifting process out of Mumbai by December 2021 and complete it by Fe... Read More


SGNP to get cub after reunion bid with tigress fails

Mumbai, Nov. 21 -- Following a failed reunion attempt of an 11-month-old tigress at the Chichpalli range of Chandrapur forest division earlier this year, the Maharashtra forest department has decided ... Read More


Game on: Meet the woman game developer now in a global Hall of Fame

India, Nov. 20 -- A woman from Palakkad, Kerala, has become the first Asian inducted into the Global Women in Games Hall of Fame. Poornima Seetharaman, 36, was added to a list of just 24 women designe... Read More


Marginal dip in noise levels on Diwali: MPCB

Mumbai, Nov. 20 -- Noise levels on the day of Diwali (November 14) dipped marginally in Mumbai as compared to the decibel levels recorded in the previous years of the festive day, the Maharashtra Poll... Read More


MoEFCC clears state proposal to study humpback whales

Mumbai, Nov. 20 -- Maharashtra is the third state along the country's west coast to join the studies on the distribution and population of Arabian Sea humpback whales. The initiative has already been... Read More


MoEFCC okays Maharashtra's proposal to study distribution, population of Arabian Sea humpback whales

India, Nov. 19 -- Maharashtra is the third state along the country's west coast, which will join the studies on the distribution and population of Arabian Sea humpback whales. The initiative has alre... Read More


Mumbai: 'Pollution levels spiked in Oct; highest so far in 2020'

Mumbai, Nov. 19 -- Mumbai recorded the worst air quality across Maharashtra in October, which was also the month with the worst recorded air quality in the year so far, according to the Maharashtra Po... Read More


Maharashtra: Uran to get its first mangrove park by June 2021

India, Nov. 18 -- The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), the largest port container terminal in India, plans to build a 200-hectare (ha) mangrove park at Belpada in Navi Mumbai's Uran by June 2021. ... Read More