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Mumbai witnesses highest all-time November rain

Mumbai, Nov. 9 -- Rain on Friday created a new weather record for the city - highest-ever rain for November - data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) showed. The record, created in just t... Read More


Lawyer wants Supreme Court?to declare climate emergency in India, files a petition

Mumbai, Nov. 9 -- A petition in the Supreme Court has been filed seeking directions to the Union environment ministry to declare a climate emergency in India. The petition also seeks to achieve zero g... Read More


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


Rare record: Mumbai records highest all-time November monthly rain

India, Nov. 8 -- The tally for monthly rainfall this November in Mumbai has been the highest ever, according to data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD). In just two heavy spells recorded ... Read More


Cyclone Maha effect: City, MMR record cleaner air

Mumbai, Nov. 8 -- Parts of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) enjoyed good air quality on Thursday on account of fast-moving winds under the influence of tropical cyclone Maha weakening into a deep ... Read More


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