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Saturday, Feb 22, 2020
Manoj R Nair

Manoj R Nair


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 (157 results)
Feb 17, 2020 00:01
The resettlement colony at Aarey will be a test for environment groups that had carried out some of the most sustained public protests in the city against tree felling at Aarey Milk Colony read more
Feb 09, 2020 23:43
Thane district public health laboratory has found the water of the Ulhas river to be unpotable, odorous and contaminated with industrial pigments and chemicals like chlorides read more
Feb 02, 2020 23:52
There is very little hope of Aarey being preserved for posterity unless the area gets statutory protection read more
Jan 19, 2020 23:30
A few years ago the municipal corporation had looked at the idea of having locker rooms where students could leave their books after class without having to cart them from home and back. The idea was never implemented. read more
Jan 12, 2020 23:46
The BMC has a ‘public private partnership programme’ for its schools. If the municipal corporation extends the programme to more schools it will be a revival for an idea that has implemented half-heartedly, if not apologetically. read more
Jan 05, 2020 23:39
The BMC, which plants saplings along roads during the monsoon, has been planting fewer trees in the last few year read more
Dec 29, 2019 23:36
A recent report from education think tank Praja Foundation says number of students at municipal schools continue to decline. read more
Dec 23, 2019 01:06
Mumbai has had a lackadaisical attitude towards air pollution, believing that sea breezes will sweep away the murk, but the CSE study has shown that the city needs more than the sea to clean up its air. read more
Dec 16, 2019 00:34
While it has been 15 years since the sewer lines were planned, the Mithi revival project is moving at a snail’s pace. read more
Dec 09, 2019 01:27
Sindhi Sangat, a Mumbai-based cultural group, filed a case in the Delhi high court more than a decade ago, petitioning the government to start a television channel in their language. read more
Nov 25, 2019 00:00
Over the decades, a substantial portion of Aarey Colony’s green cover has been lost to new construction projects read more
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