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  • Toxic smog continues to suffocate Delhi

    Delhi breathed poison on Wednesday with pollutants touching calamitous levels, as a thick grey smog hung low across the region, prompting authorities to shut schools till Sunday

    Nov 09, 2017, 10:12 IST

  • Mumbai: Diwali to cracker on with more noise pollution

    The festival of lights will be noisier this year. A test of firecrackers available in the market jointly conducted by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) and NGO AWAAZ on Wednesday found out that Mumbaikars can expect more noise pollution

    Oct 05, 2017, 09:33 IST

  • Bizzare! Blue dogs spotted walking Mumbai streets

    Taloja Industrial area near Mumbai is infamous for its high pollution level and it has become more evident over the past few months. In a very strange and alarming incident, dogs in the Industrial area are turning blue which is due to the dye leaked from the dye making plants in that area. This leakage flows in a nullah nearby from where these dogs are contaminated. Also, when dogs trespass into the dye making units, they get coloured from the waste lying there. A local activist Arati Chauhan lodged a complaint to the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) in this regard requesting the board to take action. There are several chemical units in this area including several dye manufacturing units

    Aug 16, 2017, 23:04 IST

  • Dogs in Navi Mumbai are turning blue and pollution is the reason for it

    The dogs near Navi Mumbai's Taloja Industrial Estate have been mysteriously turning blue and the main reason for it is the untreated industrial wastes being released into a river

    Aug 12, 2017, 15:01 IST

  • Kihim beach litter to be disposed of in proper way: Officials

    After mid-day's article on how Alibaug residents had collected litter from Kihim beach into 1,000 bags, but didn't know what to do with it

    Jun 10, 2017, 14:54 IST

  • Mumbai: Stamp officials pull up BCCI for evasion worth many crores

    Stamp Authority officials said the board has agreed to start with payment of Rs 5 crore; company that controls Mumbai Indians also sent notice, says it has responded to Stamp Authority

    May 20, 2017, 08:10 IST

  • Supreme Court bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR

    The Supreme Court on Friday suspended the licences of all firecracker sellers in Delhi and National Capital Region with immediate effect till further orders, virtually banning their sale and purchase

    Nov 25, 2016, 19:08 IST

  • Chinese products still at a high, firecrackers take a hit in Mumbai

    Loyalties seem to be a bit divided this year in Mumbai, with respect to the local festival markets that spring up around Diwali

    Oct 25, 2016, 17:35 IST

  • Ajay Shirke re-elected unopposed as BCCI secretary

    Ajay Shirke was re-elected as unopposed secretary at the 87th Annual General Meeting of the BCCI which was held today

    Sep 21, 2016, 12:06 IST

  • SC lifts ban on registering diesel vehicles in National Capital Region

    The Supreme Court on Friday said that all diesel vehicles with engine capacity of 2,000 cc or above can now be registered in the National Capital Region subject to depositing one percent of the ex-showroom price of the car with the Central Pollution Control Board

    Aug 12, 2016, 15:25 IST

  • BCCI needs me more than my state body: Ajay Shirke

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India secretary Ajay Shirke yesterday made it clear that he will be relinquishing his post of president of Maharashtra Cricket Association as the "parent body will need him more" in a situation when it is going through major structural reforms

    Jul 19, 2016, 08:24 IST

  • Bombay HC allows May 1 IPL match in Pune

    The Bombay High Court on Wednesday allowed Board of Control for Cricket in India to hold an Indian Premier League (IPL) match scheduled for 1st May in Pune.

    Apr 20, 2016, 16:16 IST

  • It's official. No IPL matches in Maharashtra in May

    The court directed that all matches post April 30, including the finals, be shifted; also pulled up the state in the matter

    Apr 14, 2016, 06:46 IST

  • Maharashtra CA not to file intervention in SC against Lodha’s recommendations

    Although the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has permitted its state units to file individual interventions regarding their reservations against the Justice Lodha Committee’s recommendations, the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) does not intend to file any suit in the Supreme Court

    Feb 25, 2016, 08:26 IST

  • Lindsay Pereira: Deonar: Our very own garbage hill station

    So what if the city has failed to solve the Deonar problem? With the fame it’s brought us, perhaps it can be turned into a tourist attraction

    Feb 13, 2016, 05:51 IST

  • Following Deonar fire, air pollution level triples in Mumbai

    The fire broke out on Thursday at the city’s biggest dumping yard in Deonar, enveloping Mumbai and Navi Mumbai in smoke for days and raising air pollution to nearly triple the normal level

    Feb 02, 2016, 10:35 IST

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