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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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Maharashtra: 25-year-old man jumps into Mithi for a swim, feared drowned

September 05, 2019 3:29 am

The incident took place at around 4.15 pm on Wednesday but at the time of going to press, police and fire brigade officials were still trying to trace him.

BMC plans to appoint consultant for Mithi river project

May 29, 2019 12:42 am

According to the proposal, under the Mithi River Water Quality Improvement Programme — worth Rs 670 crore — the BMC has decided to find a permanent solution for continuous discharge of sewerage into the river.

Mithi river: Crores spent as flood mitigation recommendations gather dust

May 27, 2019 2:37 am

The Mithi River Development and Protection Authority (MRDPA) was formed in 2006 to coordinate between the MMRDA and BMC for the restoration of Mithi and to mitigate flooding. However, the committee has not met even once since 2013. The MRPDA is headed by the state’s chief minister.

‘Anything but mithi’, say local residents

May 27, 2019 7:01 am

Mithi is anything but what its name suggests — sweet. Originating at Vihar lake, the Mithi is now covered with water hyacinth, garbage, plastic, sewage, traversing 17.8 km through slums, squatters, industrial and residential complexes of Powai, Saki Naka, Kurla and Vakola before ending at Mahim.

Hardlook: Cleaning Mithi river

May 27, 2019 2:35 am

‘Wall along Mithi, concretised bed a major problem,’ says Lawyer Afroz Shah

Colaba-Bandra-Seepz line: A 170-m Metro tunnel that will go right under Mithi river

May 13, 2019 9:30 am

As work continues on India’s first completely underground Metro Rail line, the section between the Dharavi and Bandra Kurla Complex stations will also witness India’s second under-river tunnelling for a mass transit project, after similar subway tunnel construction beneath the Hooghly in Kolkata.

Maharashtra looking at St Petersburg for technology to make Mithi river navigable

April 16, 2016 4:52 am

A senior official said, “St Petersburg has extensive experience in river cleaning and making rivers navigable."

Minister vows to clean up Mithi river, make it tourist hotspot in 2 years

January 20, 2015 2:11 am

Of the 17.84 km of the river length, 11.84 km is under BMC’s jurisdiction and 6 km is under MMRDA’s.

Beautification plans of Mithi river promenade stuck over CRZ norms

July 27, 2014 12:02 am

About six km of Mithi river from Mahim Causeway to CST bridge falls within MMRDA’s jurisdiction.

MIAL takes steps to prepare new airport terminal for monsoon

June 05, 2014 3:07 am

To check sudden flooding on high tide days, a total of seven portable pumps have been kept ready at the terminal.