Sunday, Oct 02, 2022



E-rickshaw trials begin in Matheran

July 28, 2022 12:54 am

In May, the SC had permitted Maharashtra to introduce eco-friendly e-rickshaw in the Matheran eco-sensitive zone on an experimental basis to check its feasibility to replace the hand-pulled rickshaws plying in the area.

Maharashtra: Matheran's popular mini train may come back on track by 2022 end after three-year break

July 24, 2022 10:39 am

The Neral-Matheran line was built in 1907 as a family enterprise of the Peerbhoys and is now in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) tentative list of World Heritage Sites.

Mumbai: Amid surge in cases, various holiday spots closed for tourists

January 14, 2022 12:47 am

Several hill stations like Matheran, Panchgani and Mahabaleshwar have imposed restrictions. Local businesses and hoteliers have raised concerns over the dip in footfall of tourists.

Tourists on weekend getaway turned back from Matheran; local residents protest, seek relaxation of strict 'level 4' curbs

June 13, 2021 11:06 pm

The first weekend since the state's five-level unlockdown plan saw many from Mumbai, Pune and Thane visiting the hill station.

NGT fines Maharashtra, forest ministry Rs 27 lakh over delay in finalising plan for Matheran

August 24, 2019 7:59 am

Last year, the NGT bench of Justice Raghuvendra S Rathore and Satyawan Singh Garbyal had noted that not only was the ZMP “deficient”, as per a plea submitted to the Tribunal, but it was also delayed by 15 years.

Matheran master plan not ready after 15 yrs, NGT slams state: ‘you don’t seem to be concerned’

August 25, 2018 4:56 am

Highlighting the urgency of the matter, the Tribunal directed the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) to finalise the zonal master plan for Matheran.

Matheran: Residents worried as preparation for ropeway construction starts

August 12, 2018 3:30 am

While the project was first proposed in 2001 by Vinaychand Kothari, a hotelier from Matheran, it has been delayed over the years.

7-yr-old UK national dies after falling off horse at Matheran

April 02, 2015 2:56 am

India Gavin Mayhew was on a holiday in Matheran with her parents Gavin and Tesse and three sibblings.

Electricity board snubs family that brought power to Matheran

March 31, 2015 3:25 am

State electricity regulatory commission dismissed the petition for subsidy for being “not maintainable” before it.


Express Wanderlust: 10 reasons why you should visit the hill station of Matheran

April 05, 2022 10:39 am

Mumbaikers have a reason to visit Matheran this season; it is opening up to tourists after relaxing Covid restrictions.