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Monday, Nov 18, 2019
Manoj R Nair

Manoj R Nair

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Manoj R Nair is part of Hindustan Times’ nationwide network of correspondents that brings news, analysis and information to its readers.

articles by Manoj R Nair (146 results)
Nov 18, 2019 00:31
The number of students in municipal schools in Mumbai has dropped from over four lakh in 2014 to three lakh in 2018 read more
Nov 10, 2019 23:40
Mumbai’s record in adapting to climate change has been abysmal read more
Oct 20, 2019 23:44
“Green” firecrackers will produce 70% of the emissions that a regular specimen releases. read more
Oct 13, 2019 23:59
The Manori-Gorai-Uttan area has regularly erupted in protests whenever the government makes plan to bring construction to the area read more
Oct 07, 2019 00:27
The country banned manual scavenging in 1993. In 2013, employing workers for the job became a criminal offence. Though there are laws that prohibit manual cleaning of dangerous drains, death continues to stalk workers read more
Sep 30, 2019 00:47
Around 39,000 seats, including 4,000 in Mumbai, set aside for students from financially distressed families, remain vacant read more
Sep 22, 2019 23:40
Aarey’s fate is precarious: the car depot will take away 3% of the area; even if the car depot is shifted out, 97% of the area has no protection read more
Sep 15, 2019 23:15
The BMC has been desperately trying to stop the flight of students from its schools. However, cosmetic efforts to increase enrolments won’t work. The solution is to monitor and improve education outcomes read more
Sep 09, 2019 00:22
On Wednesday, when one of the highest rains for a September day paralysed Mumbai’s roads and suburban trains, the monorail provided relief for commuters read more
Sep 02, 2019 00:03
While elevated lines cost less than a third of an underground network, savings in traffic congestion, pollution and maintenance make an underground system cheaper in the long run read more
Aug 18, 2019 23:58
In 1988, residents of the villages in the Vasai-Virar region, located between Mumbai and Dahanu, started a campaign to stop the state government from appointing Cidco as the planning agency to convert the agricultural area into planned towns read more
Aug 12, 2019 00:33
The Supreme Court had issued a directive to the Union environment ministry to declare ESZs around 21 national park and wildlife sanctuaries read more
Jul 29, 2019 07:04
In India, it will be tougher to restrict car ownership but regulations discouraging vehicles with internal combustion engines and squeeze on free parking will make it tougher to own cars. read more
Jul 07, 2019 23:27
Population experts have said that while India’s large population presents challenges in providing food, housing, jobs and other essentials, the country has entered a demographic stage when a plateauing of population and a subsequent decline in numbers... read more