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Among the green gems plotted on the map are the Karvi flower that blooms at Sanjay Gandhi National Park (above) once in eight years.(HT photo)

Biodiversity by the Bay: Mumbai’s green gems plotted on a map

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 09:30 PM IST
Conceived by Purpose Climate Lab (PCL), the map is part of the Biodiversity by the Bay campaign, run by citizens’ collective, Ministry of Mumbai’s Magic and other partner organisations
Huge amounts of unidentified rocky debris was found along the isolated stretches of Girgaum Chowpatty.(HT photo)
Huge amounts of unidentified rocky debris was found along the isolated stretches of Girgaum Chowpatty.(HT photo)

Many rocks washed ashore parts of Girgaum Chowpatty in Mumbai

Hindustan Times,Mumbai | By Mehul R Thakkar
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 01:37 PM IST
Pradip Patadi, a marine conservationist and a nearby resident, who noticed the debris in the afternoon, notified the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) about it. “It may be some material used for the reclamation of coastal road, but it needs to be investigated.”
The foot overbridge links the north end of the Charni Road station to a road leading to Girgaum Chowpatty.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
The foot overbridge links the north end of the Charni Road station to a road leading to Girgaum Chowpatty.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

One more unsafe foot overbridge leading to Girgaum Chowpatty shut

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Mehul R Thakkar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2019 02:33 PM IST
The foot overbridge near Girgaum Chowpatty is the third FoB the BMC has shut on the eastern side of Charni Road station citing safety concerns.
Girgaon chowpatty in Mumbai, India(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Girgaon chowpatty in Mumbai, India(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Cleanliness Woes: Long Way Ahead for Girgaum Chowpatty

Mumbai | By Yoshita Rao
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 05:40 PM IST
Clean-up initiatives by BMC officials aside, Girgaum beach is still in dire need of an anti-littering boost
Work in full swing for Mumbai coastal road at Worli Seaface(HT Photo)
Work in full swing for Mumbai coastal road at Worli Seaface(HT Photo)

Protest fails to make waves; Mumbai’s coastal road stays on course

Hindustan Times | By Steffy Thevar, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2019 11:56 PM IST
Work on exit of tunnel at Girgaum Chowpatty begins; protest on Sunday
The three students came to Mumbai for a drive after the end of their exams.(HT Photo)
The three students came to Mumbai for a drive after the end of their exams.(HT Photo)

Eastern Freeway joyride turns fatal for 2 students, 1 injured

Hindustan Times | By Faisal Tandel, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2018 12:05 AM IST
The man driving the car lost control of the vehicle after he dozed off at around 4.45am
The work at these areas, chosen to avoid slowing down traffic in South Mumbai, is likely to begin from November 1.(Artist’s representation/HT)
The work at these areas, chosen to avoid slowing down traffic in South Mumbai, is likely to begin from November 1.(Artist’s representation/HT)

Civic body to reclaim 2 acres near Girgaum Chowpatty for Mumbai’s coastal road project

Hindustan Times | By Sanjana Bhalerao, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2018 12:06 AM IST
Two acres near Girgaum Chowpatty, Priyadarshini Park to be reclaimed for underground tunnels
Saish Marde’s parents say they saw him being rescued by fishermen after their boat capsized on Monday.(HT Photo)
Saish Marde’s parents say they saw him being rescued by fishermen after their boat capsized on Monday.(HT Photo)

5-year-old missing in Mumbai, kidnapping case filed

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ram Parmar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2018 04:35 AM IST
Three days after his five-year-old son went missing in a boat accident off Girgaum Chowpatty, Jayesh Marde, who works as a contract worker with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in Tarapur, has filed a kidnapping complaint
Local residents said the carcass was found covered with discarded plastic.(STATE FOREST DEPARTMENT)
Local residents said the carcass was found covered with discarded plastic.(STATE FOREST DEPARTMENT)

1 more dead dolphin washes ashore Mumbai’s beach, fourth in one month

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2018 12:56 AM IST
Forest officials said the carcass was decomposed and could not be sent for an autopsy to find the cause of death
Forest officials said the dolphin carcass washed ashore Girgaum Chowpatty, around 2pm, on Friday(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Forest officials said the dolphin carcass washed ashore Girgaum Chowpatty, around 2pm, on Friday(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

8-ft dead dolphin washes ashore Mumbai beach

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2018 01:04 AM IST
This is the ninth case in 2018 and the ninetieth since 2016.
The state has been directed to ensure that the Chhoti Chowpatty part of the beach be cleared by the month-end.(HT File Photo)
The state has been directed to ensure that the Chhoti Chowpatty part of the beach be cleared by the month-end.(HT File Photo)

Restore north-end of Mumbai’s Girgaum Chowpatty, court tells state

Hindustan Times | By Kanchan Chaudhari, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 12:38 PM IST
In its report, the committee had flagged the risk of soil erosion at the northern end of the beach.
After the introduction of 2006 byelaws, BMC initiated a citywide drive in 2007 and planned to fine pet owners for letting their pets litter in pubic places and failing to pick up fater them.(HT Photo)
After the introduction of 2006 byelaws, BMC initiated a citywide drive in 2007 and planned to fine pet owners for letting their pets litter in pubic places and failing to pick up fater them.(HT Photo)

16 people fined in Mumbai for failing to pick up after their pets

Hindustan Times | By Sanjana Bhalerao, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 11:54 AM IST
A similar drive was initiated in 2016 at Marine Drive and Nariman Point after residents wrote to BMC about dog faeces littering the promenade
One of the cruise ships that will be turned into a floating restaurant on the Arabian Sea
One of the cruise ships that will be turned into a floating restaurant on the Arabian Sea

Indian foodies can now dine on the Arabian sea, in ships used by Queen Elizabeth

By HTC
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 12:52 PM IST
Delhi-based business woman Shripriya Dalmia Thirani’s floating restaurants in Mumbai, is the first step towards using the Indian seafront like the Italian and French Riviera. The restaurants, set to open doors in October, will have the best chefs from across the world on board.
Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray had flagged off the project in December 2017.(HT File)
Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray had flagged off the project in December 2017.(HT File)

BMC ready to pump money into Aaditya Thackeray's Mumbai cycling track

Hindustan Times | By Sanjana Bhalerao
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 01:17 AM IST
In a bid to get organisers and sponsors to run the 11-km cycling track till May-end, BMC offered to pay up to Rs3.5 lakh per event held over six Sundays.
The 20 square feet plastic collection bins have a capacity of about 500 kg each.(HT PHOTO)
The 20 square feet plastic collection bins have a capacity of about 500 kg each.(HT PHOTO)

Dump your plastic trash at any of these collection centres in Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2018 11:19 AM IST
The black and gold portable bins will be placed at strategic locations in and around municipal markets, shopping hotspots and railway stations, said civic officials.
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