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Cyclone Kyarr may keep Mumbai air cleanest in 5 years during Diwali

Mumbai, Oct. 26 -- This Diwali, expect pollution levels to be the lowest that the city has known in five years, thanks to Cyclone Kyarr in the Arabian Sea. In its forecast issued on Friday, the Syste... Read More


Tungareshwar Ashram trust wants to divert forest land

Mumbai, Oct. 26 -- Even after several structures of an ashram were demolished based on a Supreme Court (SC) order, the Shri Sadanand Maharaj Ashram trust has again proposed the diversion of forest lan... Read More


650 mongooses killed for 29,166 fur paint brushes seized across Maharashtra: WCCB

Mumbai, Oct. 26 -- Wildlife enforcement agencies on Thursday seized 29,166 paint brushes made out of mongoose fur in Maharashtra, with 18,924 brushes (65%) from Mumbai alone. This is the largest uniqu... Read More


Expect light rain over next two days: IMD

Mumbai, Oct. 25 -- The weather bureau on Thursday downgraded its rainfall warnings for Mumbai and all districts along the Konkan coast, for the rest of the week. On Wednesday, the India Meteorologica... Read More


5,619 mangrove trees will need to be cut for Gorai-Borivli bridge: MCZMA

Mumbai, Oct. 24 -- The state's coastal authority has said that the most optimal alignment of the proposed bridge between Gorai island and Borivli will require 5,619 mangrove trees across 2.8 hectares ... Read More


5,619 mangrove trees will need to be cut for Gorai-Borivli bridge: MCZMA

Mumbai, Oct. 24 -- The state's coastal authority has said that the most optimal alignment of the proposed bridge between Gorai island and Borivli will require 5,619 mangrove trees across 2.8 hectares ... Read More


Cyclone Kyarr may dampen city's Diwali celebrations this weekend

Mumbai, Oct. 24 -- The weather bureau has predicted a wet Diwali for Mumbai with the possibility of heavy rain across isolated areas in the city and suburbs over the weekend. This is due to the influe... Read More


Height of barricades raised at Metro-3 car shed site in Aarey

Mumbai, Oct. 23 -- A day after the Supreme Court ruled that the construction of the Metro-3 car shed can continue in Aarey Milk Colony but no trees are to be cut, the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MM... Read More


Scientists find six new lizard species along western ghats

Mumbai, Oct. 23 -- Herpetologists have discovered six new gecko species along the Western Ghats and have tried to understand their evolutionary origins in India. So far, only one endemic gecko genus, ... Read More


Mumbai will continue to get light rain till Saturday

India, Oct. 23 -- The city continued to receive post-monsoon showers on Tuesday, too, as light rainfall was recorded in the suburbs and south Mumbai after 9pm. The day and night temperatures were clo... Read More