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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


Cyclone Maha to soon make landfall in Guj

Mumbai, Nov. 5 -- The tropical cyclonic storm Maha could be the first intense cyclone to make landfall over Gujarat in over 12 decades in November. The weather bureau on Monday announced that the cycl... Read More


Cyclone Maha to soon make landfall in Gujarat

Mumbai, Nov. 5 -- The tropical cyclonic storm Maha could be the first intense cyclone to make landfall over Gujarat in over 12 decades in November. The weather bureau on Monday announced that the cyc... Read More


2,520 mangroves to be lost to pipeline

MUMBAI, Nov. 4 -- 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


New rules a hurdle in BPCL's plans

MUMBAI, Nov. 4 -- The Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) has requested the state's coastal authority to alter the management plans for Mumbai's east coast to allow more projects. At least 40% of... Read More


'Panje, Karanje wetlands protected as CRZ-I'

MUMBAI, Nov. 4 -- 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