October 09, 2021 7:34 am
In a statement, the BMC said that a six-member committee is working on a detailed project analysis to handhold the civic body for sustainable construction during and after the project.
September 17, 2021 11:53 pm
Several environmentalists had protested about the herbicide spraying on Powai Lake, reasoning that it was a crocodile habitat.
September 14, 2021 12:58 am
The BMC has for long been trying to remove hyacinths from Powai lake.
August 25, 2021 2:38 pm
The road will block access to the crocodiles which need to come ashore to bask and lay eggs, said Stalin D, director of NGO Vanashakti and a member of the Bombay High Court-appointed wetland committee.
April 14, 2018 5:58 am
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) standing committee, earlier this week, had passed a proposal put forth by former Congress corporator Pravin Chheda in this regard.
March 30, 2018 2:56 am
The move comes after the Union Environment Ministry told the Lok Sabha in a written statement last year that industrial effluents and household sewage flowing into the Powai lake had raised its pollution levels, eight times above safe standards.
May 12, 2016 1:06 am
According to the officer, Salim and his colleague tried to rescue Zuber, and returned ashore to get a tube that Zuber could use to stay afloat .
September 16, 2012 1:55 am
It amalgamates tradition with one of the greatest needs of modern times celebrating a festival woven into the citys fabric and ensuring it does not degrade the environment.
July 03, 2012 5:04 am
While the city administration has repeatedly failed in its efforts to clean and revive Powai lake,students and faculty of the Indian Institute of Technology,Bombay,have now decided to rejuvenate the lake ,which has often been termed integral to the institutes campus life.
October 05, 2011 3:48 am
The Powai police on Tuesday found a cache of around 700 cartridges in and around Powai lake.