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JNPT to reclaim more wetlands for terminal

MUMBAI, Nov. 8 -- Environmentalists and fishermen in Uran have opposed the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT)'s plans to use wetlands to create an additional 110 hectares (ha) for its hovercraft jetty... Read More


Mangroves at Panje hacked, says local

MUMBAI, Nov. 8 -- A week after the Bombay high court (HC) was told that Panje and Karanje fall under coastal regulation zone (CRZ), there are reports of mangrove destruction at the Panje wetlands. A c... Read More


Injured tiger stranded near river

Mumbai, Nov. 7 -- A sub-adult tiger was found stranded between rocks under a bridge at Shirni river near Chargaon village in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district on Wednesday morning. Local forest office... Read More


New rule may shock solar power consumers

MUMBAI, Nov. 6 -- The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has come up with a new policy, under which the concessions have been reduced for consumers who install small generating units... Read More


Cyclone Bulbul may delay onset of winter in Maha

MUMBAI, Nov. 6 -- The India Meteorological Department said winter onset in Maharashtra will be delayed by at least another two weeks owing to the development of a tropical cyclone - Bulbul - in the Ba... Read More


New MERC?rule may shock solar power consumers

MUMBAI, Nov. 6 -- The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has come up with a new policy, under which the concessions have been reduced for consumers who install small generating units... Read More


Cyclone Bulbul may delay onset of winter in Maha

MUMBAI, Nov. 5 -- The India Meteorological Department said winter onset in Maharashtra will be delayed by at least another two weeks owing to the development of a tropical cyclone - Bulbul - in the Ba... Read More


Cyclone Bulbul may delay onset of winter in Maharashtra by at least 2 weeks

MUMBAI, Nov. 5 -- The India Meteorological Department said winter onset in Maharashtra will be delayed by at least another two weeks owing to the development of a tropical cyclone - Bulbul - in the Ba... Read More


2,520 mangroves to be lost to pipeline

MUMBAI, Nov. 5 -- The state's coastal authority has permitted construction of a 39-km pipeline running across Thane creek from Raigad to Mumbai, which will lead to destruction of 2,520 mangrove trees ... Read More


2 Maha wetlands protected as CRZ-I

MUMBAI, Nov. 5 -- Panje and Karanje wetlands in Uran, Navi Mumbai are safeguarded as Coastal Regulation Zone I, the highest protection under the CRZ notification, the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Manageme... Read More