According to Knightfrank, a real estate consultancy firm, at present, there are 3,17,898 units under construction in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.
The cost related to dealing with air pollution-related diseases is only set to go up, especially for the city’s poor, say scientists.
MPCB’s air quality data collected from Sion and Bandra in the past decade shows annual nitrogen oxide concentrations in the range of 60-80µg/m3
The tribunal had earlier ordered an expert bird survey of the area.
BMC’s draft DP released in February had, however, proposed new development on the 1,009 hectares of Aarey land, leaving only 232 hectares of the pristine green cover intact.
Green crab species requires around eight months for achieving marketable size to earn maximum profit.
An NIO expedition has unearthed rich, diverse marine life beneath Angria Bank off Maharashtra coast.
Drishti is far more accurate than the current imported systems being used, said IMD officials.
Departments to meet over the next couple of days to take decisions on relief.
A flash sale is a war. The victims are the clothes thrown on the floor, stepped on, dragged beneath greedy shoppers.
Fisheries department will now invite e-tenders for a contractor for fish feed and upkeep of the tanks.
Waste dumped by locals has taken up the space created after removing concrete around tree trunks following another NGT order.
"It was emanating a terrible smell and we buried it at the beach itself. It was a whale," said Range Forest Officer RH Patil.
The gold bars were recovered from dustbins at the first and last toilet cubicles of the washroom near the immigration arrival hall.
Residents claim this is the fourth instance of a leopard snatching a pet dog from the neighbourhood since the past two months.
In the last two years, an annual loss of about 300 livestock has been reported from the Junnar forest division.
Richest corporation of the country still has pockets where open defecation is the only choice.
At present, the animals are dependent on frozen meat from the animal husbandry department’s Quality Control Laboratory at Goregaon. The Laboratory tests the legal carabeef meat before it is exported.
Environment clearance committees working overtime to appraise projects to be sent for approval.
BMC engineers visited the campus and were keen on creating a constructed wetland near the main gate entrance to treat water from Powai village that flows through the IIT campus into the lake.
Tucked away in Andheri is a 3-acre monastery that gets prayer requests from across the world; inside, eight Carmelite nuns who almost never step out go about their chores baking the Holy Bread for parishes across Mumbai and praying.
'A good thing has happened,' said Vinduri Mirchandani, who has just celebrated her 100th birthday. She was injured in the blast at Century Bazaar.
The marsh crocodile was first spotted by policemen patrolling inside the BMC’s largest water treatment plant complex.
The tribunal passed the order while hearing an by Right To Information (RTI) activist Mohammed Ishtiaque Bagban.
The 5,500-sq-m water body will be surrounded by walkways, seating arrangements; construction debris hitherto covering the pond will be used to build hillock-like structures around it.
The city that gets deluged by the monsoon also loves its showers.
And she points to the man, whose face is splashed across the newspapers in front of her for that misery.
In Maharashtra, 294 cases of animal-related deaths and injuries were reported in 2014, according to the NCRB.
In June, SpiceJet operated 521 flights from Mumbai, while Air India operated 1,248 departing flights.
Protestors allege that the company has not given them any raises since two years and have 'tricked' new employees into forming another union to dilute the simmering discontent.
Studies show PM1 is the cause of pollution-linked cardiovascular disease.
A blue whale that lost its way. Villagers who did everything they could to save their devmasa. The story of a heroic struggle on a beach near Mumbai.
"The flight hit while aligning with the aerobridge damaging the fuselage close to the front door of the aircraft," a DGCA source said.
An area of about 20 hectares along the stretch is being reclaimed for the project, according to NGO Paryavaran Dakshata Manch, which has filed the petition.
For the first time, forest department officials knew exactly where Chotu, the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) went.
After confirming the dolphin at the spot at 7.30 pm, a stretcher to carry the 200-kg dolphin was made by 11pm to the tempo to transport it to Dharmantar creek, 20 km away.
Author of bestselling novels such as The Rozabal Line, Chanakya’s Chant and The Krishna Key, Ashwin Sanghi is known for delving into history and mythology.