Anjali Lukose

Articles By Anjali Lukose

Breathless in Mumbai- Part II- Construction activity has direct correlation with particulate matter concentration: Study

According to Knightfrank, a real estate consultancy firm, at present, there are 3,17,898 units under construction in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.

Breathless in Mumbai-Part I-What experts say: ‘Evidence shows link between TB & pollution — both indoor and outdoor ’

The cost related to dealing with air pollution-related diseases is only set to go up, especially for the city’s poor, say scientists.

Breathless in Mumbai-Part I: Gasping for fresh air

MPCB’s air quality data collected from Sion and Bandra in the past decade shows annual nitrogen oxide concentrations in the range of 60-80µg/m3

Green tribunal asks MoEF to explain CRZ dilution

The tribunal had earlier ordered an expert bird survey of the area.

Aarey Colony: Don’t give nod to construction in eco-sensitive area, NGT tells civic body

BMC’s draft DP released in February had, however, proposed new development on the 1,009 hectares of Aarey land, leaving only 232 hectares of the pristine green cover intact.

Sindhudurg : Green crab cultivation yields rich harvest

Green crab species requires around eight months for achieving marketable size to earn maximum profit.

India’s Great Barrier Reef?

An NIO expedition has unearthed rich, diverse marine life beneath Angria Bank off Maharashtra coast.

‘Made in India’ visibility device to be installed at Mumbai airport soon

Drishti is far more accurate than the current imported systems being used, said IMD officials.

Rains elusive, Marathwada stares at grave farm crisis

Departments to meet over the next couple of days to take decisions on relief.

A flash sale in Mumbai means war! Four shoppers talk about their battle scars

A flash sale is a war. The victims are the clothes thrown on the floor, stepped on, dragged beneath greedy shoppers.

Taraporevala Aquarium : 700 fish dead in 5 months, heat on officials

Fisheries department will now invite e-tenders for a contractor for fish feed and upkeep of the tanks.

NGT asks BMC to act against those dumping garbage around trees

Waste dumped by locals has taken up the space created after removing concrete around tree trunks following another NGT order.

Whale carcass washes up at Maharashtra beach

"It was emanating a terrible smell and we buried it at the beach itself. It was a whale," said Range Forest Officer RH Patil.

Mumbai Customs seize 18 gold bars worth Rs 47.81 lakh from airport washroom

The gold bars were recovered from dustbins at the first and last toilet cubicles of the washroom near the immigration arrival hall.

Leopard caught on CCTV stealing pet dog in Thane

Residents claim this is the fourth instance of a leopard snatching a pet dog from the neighbourhood since the past two months.

Committee lists steps to sensitise people, avoid man-animal conflicts

In the last two years, an annual loss of about 300 livestock has been reported from the Junnar forest division.

Dirty Mumbai: 6,400 tonnes of solid waste, 40 pc sewage go untreated

Richest corporation of the country still has pockets where open defecation is the only choice.

No beef, SGNP to float fresh tenders for buffalo meat

At present, the animals are dependent on frozen meat from the animal husbandry department’s Quality Control Laboratory at Goregaon. The Laboratory tests the legal carabeef meat before it is exported.

350 projects await green nod in MMR

Environment clearance committees working overtime to appraise projects to be sent for approval.

IIT-Bombay team ready with a natural system to treat Powai lake water

BMC engineers visited the campus and were keen on creating a constructed wetland near the main gate entrance to treat water from Powai village that flows through the IIT campus into the lake.