Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015



At ATC tower, high stress, half the manpower
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

City airport works with just 225 Air Traffic Control Officers-half the sanctioned 450 posts.

‘Persecution of Christians’ theme this Good Friday
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Devotees will carry posters and placards calling for awareness on the instances of attacks on churches and the clergy.

KEM report points to high toluene levels in Chembur-Mahul belt
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

The report was based on the emission inventory report by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board.

Women waiters, bar singers, pin hopes on extended nightlife
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Hospitality industry says a vibrant nightlife means better pay for 5 lakh-strong workforce dependent on them.

MNS posters on ‘plight of Marathi Manoos’ leave Christians fuming
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

The posters, which depict a man crucified against the backdrop of highrises, were put up to protest the city’s new development plan.

At Asia’s largest abattoir, butchers fear livelihood loss as beef ban sets in
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

Maharashtra’s beef trade is controlled by Muslims of Qureshi community, who work as butchers and dealers.

Express Impact : Rock crushing units at Thakur Village get MPCB notice
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

There were 11 stone crushers and two functional bitumen plants along the hills at Thakur Village.

Bombay Archdiocese to implement gender policy
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

This is a first-of-its-kind policy in the universal Catholic Church.

Beef for lions in SGNP, for a while
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

Around 300 packets of 900 gms each were brought to the national park.

Archbishop of Bombay condemns attacks on churches, calls for ‘effective action’
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

The shocking assault on one of our nuns has caused anxiety among Christians, said the Archbishop.

Heat on contractor for fish death at Taraporevala Aquarium
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Newsline reported Tuesday that around a hundred marine fish had died in two weeks.

Sanjay Gandhi National Park revamp on the lines of Masai Mara reserve ill-conceived, say environmentalists
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Unregulated tourism suffocates wildlife in Ranthambore and Tadoba, where jeeps block wildlife on spotting them.

It’s a case of Mumbai belly for fish at Taraporewala Aquarium, 100-odd die
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Pollutants, high salinity in water sourced from Arabian Sea prove fatal for them.

BMC’s Rs 12-lakh petunias along Marine Drive begin to wilt
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

The flowering plant, native to South America, can withstand Mumbai’s heat and humidity, but can only last 2 months

Lone white tigress at SGNP operated upon to remove tumour
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Due to their light skin, white tigers are susceptible to cancer.

Longer queues, traffic snarls, but renovated aquarium fails to impress
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

The only showpiece is the three-stride tunnel at the Taraporewala Aquarium, while a ‘no touch’ policy is in force at the marine touch pool.

Jet Airways flight attendant arrested at Mumbai airport while smuggling gold, diamonds worth Rs 1.06 crore
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

The flight attendant, Abdul Hafiz Khatri, was going through the green channel when he was apprehended by Customs officials.

Church women’s panel wants ‘sexist’ priest to take classes on gender sensitivity
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

Catholic priest Fr Neville Fernandes had made alleged sexist statements during the children’s mass on Sunday.

Parsi senior citizens no longer feel safe in ‘ideal residential complexes’
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Following a murder, residents of Parsi colonies have once again begun discussing inadequate security measures.

Bombay Archdiocese probes alleged ‘anti-women’ remarks by Catholic priest
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

On International Women’s Day, the priest had said 'boys are more intelligent than girls'.

Beef dealers vow to keep off water buffaloes, plan protests
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Stakeholders call for lifting ban by March 24; beef availability to take a hit.

‘Monitor pollution at airports, use alternative fuels, renewable energy’
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Emissions from aircraft, up to 1,000 feet above the ground, mainly influence the local air quality.

Parts of Thane creek a step closer to wildlife sanctuary tag
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

State’s wildlife wing in Nagpur sends a proposal to this effect to the state government.

Beef ban: City Speak
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

Vegan or beef-loving, everyone in Mumbai has an opinion on the government’s ban on beef in Maharashtra.

Asphalt units at thakur village: MPCB admits to ‘inadequate’ pollution control systems
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

MPCB officials said there were 11 stone crushers and four bitumen plants along the hills at Thakur Village.

Room To Read: No funds, Asiatic Library turns to youth, festival crowds
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

Digital subscriptions & Kindles have replaced library cards but Newsline finds the value of libraries.

Faster MPCB nod for industries soon
Sun, Mar 08, 2015

From June, all industries can apply online for consent.

Gold worth 70.58 lakh recovered from aircraft at Mumbai airport
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Gold seizures at the Mumbai airport are at an all-time high.

Pay Rs 95 cr to 1,630 fishermen families: NGT to Port Trust, CIDCO, ONGC
Sat, Mar 07, 2015

The NGT has ordered the three agencies to pay Rs 50 lakh & bear the restoration cost for environmental damage.

Explained: LED vs yellow lights for Queen’s Necklace
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

It offer a detailed look at how energy-efficient system is and what can be done to retain Marine Drive’s charm.

Ban On Beef: ‘BJP govt, prodded by RSS, has deprived Muslim dealers of a source of income’
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

Mumbai Suburban Beef Dealer Association meets minority panel; gears up for protest.

Thakur Village ‘polluted’, residents flag stone quarrying in area
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

Residents’ complaints to civic ward office and to MPCB have done little to change things.

MPCB forms squads to enforce ban on plastics
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

According to MPCB officials, there are 414 registered manufacturers of plastic bags in the state, of which 84 are in Mumbai.

‘Bhagwat’s statement stems from lack of knowledge’
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Bombay Archbishop has slammed the statement stating that it stems from lack of knowledge of her work.

Bird-man may soon meet up along Mulund mangrove
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Mangrove park proposal gets a boost after Union minister Prakash Javadekar’s visit last week.

After 130 fish deaths and a Rs 3-crore budget escalation, aquarium to reopen
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

The aquarium was shut in March 2013 and was scheduled to reopen by August last year.