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Wednesday, Aug 21, 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 (135 results)
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
Jun 30, 2019 23:27
Creation of urban forests has been part of the agenda of India’s environment departments read more
Jun 23, 2019 23:50
Some finance experts have been campaigning for the formal recognition of Islamic banking, arguing that it will bring more Muslims into the financial mainstream read more
Jun 17, 2019 00:53
Research by the Mangrove and Marine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation of Maharashtra says illegal fishing methods such as using banned nets are killing juveniles that have not had a chance to breed read more
Jun 10, 2019 04:34
There are demands that the building, which was once the fashionable Watson’s Hotel, should be saved. The building is an important architectural landmark. read more
Jun 03, 2019 12:05
Thane creek, located between Mumbai harbour is 26 km long and its narrower upper areas have mudflats, salt pans and diversity-rich mangroves forests which urgently need to be saved. read more
Jun 02, 2019 23:41
The wetland and the adjacent Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary are globally significant, serving as a stop for migratory birds read more
May 26, 2019 23:41
Is the waterhole census report worrying? Should Mumbai be worried about the decline in the number of animals reported in its forest? read more
May 19, 2019 23:40
Tungareshwar, which is around 85.70 sq. km in area, is connected to other protected natural areas like the Nagla block of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) and Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary read more
May 12, 2019 23:11
Light pollution does not raise the alarm that air or water pollution does and this is the reason why there are no guidelines or safety standards in most parts of the world read more
May 05, 2019 20:54
Municipal agencies have to provide equipment such as pumps at dangerous sites like clogged sewers. But contractors do not want to spend on the safety equipment read more
Apr 28, 2019 23:08
The ban on construction in a 1-km radius, had been removed in the final ESZ notification read more