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Monolith spotted in Mumbai: Sculptor behind the mysterious monoliths explains their purpose and why she remains anonymous

March 10, 2021 10:56 pm

In an email interview, the anonymous artist behind these monoliths in India, said, “The purpose of this monolith, just like the several that have cropped up around the world, is to spark a conversation about wildlife conservation.”

Mumbai Confidential: A Dash of Science

January 24, 2021 9:07 pm

For the upcoming summit in March, the convention has unanimously voted world renowned astrophysicist, researcher and author Dr Jayant Narlikar, a Padma Bhushan awardee and a winner of several global accolades, as the president.

Explained: Politics behind Maharashtra govt's decision to move contentious metro shed out of Aarey

October 19, 2020 12:28 pm

Uddhav Thackeray announced on Sunday that the government had decided to move the car-shed out of Aarey to Kanjurmarg, an eastern suburb.

Aarey car shed relocation: Govt revives an old option, with help of a technicality

October 12, 2020 10:05 am

According to sources, the 41-hectare dried salt pan land at Kanjurmarg, where the car shed will now come up, was a much-favoured option for its construction when plans for the 33.5-km long underground Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro 3 corridor were first drawn up in 2013.

Uddhav junks Aarey Metro shed, shifts project to Kanjurmarg

October 12, 2020 10:01 am

BJP lashes out, Fadnavis underlines huge cost escalation, ‘indefinite’ delay

600 acres land in Aarey Colony to be reserved as forest, says Uddhav Thackeray

September 03, 2020 9:53 am

Uddhav Thackeray, who chaired a meeting on Aarey land, said that the government had decided to invoke Section 4 of the Indian Forest Act in respect of 600 acres in the over 3,000-acre Aarey Milk Colony.

Shifting Metro car shed from Aarey Colony unviable, says panel appointed by Uddhav Thackeray

January 29, 2020 7:59 am

The committee, headed by Additional Chief Secretary (Finance) Manoj Saunik, submitted its recommendations to the Chief Minister’s Office on Tuesday.

Maharashtra: Panel set up to examine if Aarey carshed can be shifted, report in 15 days

December 12, 2019 2:38 am

The four members are additional chief secretory (Finance), principle secretory (Environment), MD of Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation and the chief forest conservator of Sanjay Gandhi National Park (Borivali).

‘Not a single leaf will be cut till further notice’: Uddhav stays Aarey metro carshed project

November 29, 2019 10:01 pm

A month ago, just ahead of the Maharashtra elections, strong protests had erupted in Aarey over the cutting of trees for the construction of Mumbai metro. He added, "Not a single leaf will be cut till further notice."

Approach Centre to develop 51 acres abutting Aarey: Forest dept tells Mumbai's Film City

November 07, 2019 9:51 am

The Film City plans a complete revamp of facilities, including a film museum, amusement park, studios, production resources and hotels among others.


With plea and protests, Save Aarey campaign gathers momentum

September 11, 2019 7:10 am

Apart from the car shed for Metro line 3, a part of the Aarey Milk Colony -- which adjoins Sanjay Gandhi National Park -- will also be used to create Metro Bhavan, the nerve-centre for the 337-km network which is under construction.