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Learn from Mumbai landslides, avoid homes on Kharghar and Parsik hills, say green activists

Last month, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had launched a CIDCO project to develop 250 acres into a real estate property including villa plots.
Parsik hills in Navi Mumbai have already been ravaged by large scale quarrying.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Parsik hills in Navi Mumbai have already been ravaged by large scale quarrying.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Published on Aug 23, 2020 02:45 PM IST
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Hindustan times, Navi Mumbai | By G. Mohiuddin Jeddy

Kharghar – the commercial and residential hub for Navi Mumbai

Because of the excellent city planning by CIDCO, Kharghar is spacious with multi-lane wide roads equivalent to some main highways of Mumbai.
Kharghar also falls in the Navi Mumbai Airport Influence Area or otherwise known as NAINA.
Kharghar also falls in the Navi Mumbai Airport Influence Area or otherwise known as NAINA.
Updated on Nov 08, 2019 05:51 PM IST
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Is Kharghar the new Gurugram of Mumbai?

One cannot but compare the startling similarities between an emergent Kharghar, arguably the shifting node for MMR, and Gurugram, which rapidly transformed from a barren ecosystem to a bustling and credible satellite city for residents of NCR.
Khargar(Actual image)
Khargar(Actual image)
Updated on Oct 24, 2019 02:51 PM IST
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Kharghar, a smart face of the 21st century

Kharghar has seen significant structural and social changes leading to popularity amongst realtors and dwellers alike. What is behind its growth as a smart city?
For representation purpose only.(Shutterstock)
For representation purpose only.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 11, 2019 12:39 AM IST
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Maharashtra elections 2019| Mumbai residents urge candidates to save city’s wetlands

The residents’ forum has submitted their demand to the respective parties. The forum members have will speak about the issues to party workers, who come for election campaigns.
The residents’ forum has submitted their demand to the respective parties. The forum members have will speak about the issues to party workers, who come for election campaigns.(HT image)
The residents’ forum has submitted their demand to the respective parties. The forum members have will speak about the issues to party workers, who come for election campaigns.(HT image)
Updated on Oct 06, 2019 03:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai | By Padmja Sinha

HC to decide pond case in December; hope floats for Kharghar residents

The high court has given a stay order on any activity in and around the pond till it decides the case.
Residents have been fighting to save the pond at Sector 19 in Kharghar in Navi Mumbai.(HT image)
Residents have been fighting to save the pond at Sector 19 in Kharghar in Navi Mumbai.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 14, 2019 02:37 AM IST
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Navi Mumbai | By Padmja Sinha

Quick-fix solution: Cidco repairs craters overnight for CM visit

Residents claimed as the work was done in haste, it will not last long and the potholes will reappear once it starts raining.
In the past few months, the residents’ association of Kharghar wrote five letters to Cidco, requesting them to fix the potholes, but Cidco only gave false promises.(HT image)
In the past few months, the residents’ association of Kharghar wrote five letters to Cidco, requesting them to fix the potholes, but Cidco only gave false promises.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 12:36 AM IST
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Navi Mumbai | By Padmja Sinha

Navi Mumbai: The rise of planned infrastructure and birth of a city

The satellite city has been flourishing since its inception due to a robust growth in residential, commercial and industrial real estate.
The DY Patil Sports Stadium is a football and a cricket stadium at Navi Mumbai.
The DY Patil Sports Stadium is a football and a cricket stadium at Navi Mumbai.
Updated on Aug 30, 2019 05:53 PM IST
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Upset over bad roads and water crisis, Kharghar residents threaten to boycott polls

Around 400 residents from Phanaswadi have decided to boycott the upcoming Assembly elections owing to the authorities’ inaction on bad roads and water crisis.
Residents from kharghar to boycott election over bad roads and water problem in Navi Mumbai.(Photo by Bachchan Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Residents from kharghar to boycott election over bad roads and water problem in Navi Mumbai.(Photo by Bachchan Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 29, 2019 06:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai | By Padmja Sinha

Bappa on his way, but mandals still await nod

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) started accepting applications for the 10-day festival, which begins on September 2, from June. Once a Ganesh mandal applies online, the ward forwards the application to various departments including police, traffic and fire brigade.
A press release issued by the BMC on Friday stated that after demands for more time, the mayor wrote to the administration to extend the deadline to apply for permissions.(HT image)
A press release issued by the BMC on Friday stated that after demands for more time, the mayor wrote to the administration to extend the deadline to apply for permissions.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 19, 2019 01:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Steffy Thevar

23-year-old foreigner arrested with cocaine worth 3 crore in Navi Mumbai

A case has been registered against the arrested accused under different sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act by Azad Maiden police.
The Anti-Narcotic Cell (ANC) of the Mumbai crime branch on Friday arrested a 23-year-old Ghanaian and seized 500 grams of cocaine from him.
The Anti-Narcotic Cell (ANC) of the Mumbai crime branch on Friday arrested a 23-year-old Ghanaian and seized 500 grams of cocaine from him.
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 02:38 AM IST
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Mumbai | By Faisal Tandel

Activists claim Panje is wetland, share proof

Two environmentalists on Thursday shared with the HC-appointed panel unverified coordinates and codes of areas across the 213-hectare Panje area, overlapping with the zones identified in the National Wetland Atlas: Maharashtra State 2011.
Environmentalists have questioned the state mangrove and wetland panel’s claim that Panje is not a wetland. (Reptresentative Image)(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Environmentalists have questioned the state mangrove and wetland panel’s claim that Panje is not a wetland. (Reptresentative Image)(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2019 02:32 AM IST
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Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee

Students spread a green message

Kharghar school kicks-off week-long environmental awareness programme; students write essays, plant saplings along with teachers.
Greenfingers Global School, Kharghar, spread the message on the importance of environment through various activities for students of different classes.
Greenfingers Global School, Kharghar, spread the message on the importance of environment through various activities for students of different classes.
Updated on Aug 08, 2019 11:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Kharghar school students make seed balls

A seed ball (or seed bomb) is a seed that has been wrapped in soil material — usually a mixture of clay and compost — and then dried.
Radcliffe School, Kharghar, had recently organised an activity on seed balls germination for the students of Class 6.
Radcliffe School, Kharghar, had recently organised an activity on seed balls germination for the students of Class 6.
Updated on Aug 06, 2019 12:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Man drowns in Mumbai’s Dharavi creek, body yet to be found

According to the police, Shaikh, along with his friends, had gone to the creek to enjoy the rainfall. While venturing into the creek, Shaikh got caught in the current and was pulled into the water.
A man in his early 20’s is suspected to have drowned in a creek at Dharavi that connects to Mithi River on Sunday afternoon. Mehboob Mazhar Shaikh’s body is yet to be found(HT Photo)
A man in his early 20’s is suspected to have drowned in a creek at Dharavi that connects to Mithi River on Sunday afternoon. Mehboob Mazhar Shaikh’s body is yet to be found(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 12:33 AM IST
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Mumbai | By Faisal Tandel

At Pandavkada in Navi Mumbai: 3 drown, one feared dead near waterfall

Pandavkada waterfalls and its surroundings are a restricted area, as there is no adequate infrastructure to ensure safety of tourists. “The area where the women drowned on Saturday is a prohibited zone,” Pradeep Tidar, senior inspector from Kharghar police station.
Pandavkada waterfalls and its surroundings are a restricted area, as there is no adequate infrastructure to ensure safety of tourists.(Bachchan Kumar/ HT file photo)
Pandavkada waterfalls and its surroundings are a restricted area, as there is no adequate infrastructure to ensure safety of tourists.(Bachchan Kumar/ HT file photo)
Updated on Aug 04, 2019 01:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai | By Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan

Rs1,768cr Kharghar land scam: Panel submits probe report

The report is expected to be submitted to Maharastra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis next week.
The Kharghar land was given to Koyna project-affected persons who later sold it to a builder.(HT Photo)
The Kharghar land was given to Koyna project-affected persons who later sold it to a builder.(HT Photo)
Published on Jul 21, 2019 04:10 AM IST
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Mumbai | By Surendra P Gangan

29 arrested for visiting prohibited Pandavkada falls in Navi Mumbai

This is the first time the police have taken action against revellers at the Pandavkada waterfall this year.
Kharghar police on Sunday arrested 29 people for allegedly entering Pandavkada waterfall, where entry is prohibited during the monsoon.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Kharghar police on Sunday arrested 29 people for allegedly entering Pandavkada waterfall, where entry is prohibited during the monsoon.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jul 16, 2019 06:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

Don’t use sewage to cultivate farms along Mumbai’s railway tracks: Bombay HC

The petitioner claimed that an NGO had taken random samples of vegetables grown on rail farms at Panvel and Juinagar in Navi Mumbai and on chemically analysing them, revealed the presence of heavy metals like zinc, cadmium, lead, cobalt and chromium beyond permissible limits.
Men work on a vegetable farm outside Bandra railway station.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Men work on a vegetable farm outside Bandra railway station.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 30, 2019 11:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai

People’s power revives Navi Mumbai pond

The PCMC cleanliness squad has joined residents in collecting garbage and debris collected by residents for the past few weeks now
The lake at Sector at 35 in Kharghar, which has turned into a dump yard, is slowly being revived.(Bachchan Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The lake at Sector at 35 in Kharghar, which has turned into a dump yard, is slowly being revived.(Bachchan Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jan 18, 2019 12:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Padmja Sinha, Navi Mumbai

A Catch-22 debt trap for Ola, Uber cab drivers

They find themselves defaulting on EMIs for their cars and also difficult to opt out of the job
Since October 22, the majority of the Ola and Uber cab drivers have been on an indefinite strike(HT PHOTO)
Since October 22, the majority of the Ola and Uber cab drivers have been on an indefinite strike(HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 30, 2018 12:36 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Kailash Korde, Mumbai

No help from management, Ola-Uber drivers to head towards Maharashtra CM

Commuters fight surge pricing, shortage of cabs
The strike kicked off on October 22.(HT FILE)
The strike kicked off on October 22.(HT FILE)
Updated on Oct 29, 2018 12:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Kailash Korde, Mumbai

Panvel civic body to start collecting garbage from tomorrow

It has also set March 31, 2019, to make the region zero-garbage area.
The areas such as Kharghar, Kalamboli and Kamothe which have been the worst-hit be dealt with extra caution.(HT PHOTO)
The areas such as Kharghar, Kalamboli and Kamothe which have been the worst-hit be dealt with extra caution.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 30, 2018 12:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By G Mohiuddin Jeddy

State to Bombay HC: Kharghar pond that residents want to save is not a wetland

Residents who had petitioned the HC to seek protection for the wetland, have refuted the claim and have said MRSAC’s own website identifies the water body as a lake or pond
Murbi Talao at Sector 18/19 Kharghar in Navi Mumbai(HT File)
Murbi Talao at Sector 18/19 Kharghar in Navi Mumbai(HT File)
Published on Sep 11, 2018 01:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai

Panel to probe Kharghar land scam

One-member commitee to look at allotments made to Koyna project-affected over the past 15 years
The Kharghar land was given to Koyna project-affected persons who later sold it to a builder(HT Photo)
The Kharghar land was given to Koyna project-affected persons who later sold it to a builder(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 21, 2018 12:54 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Faisal Malik, Mumbai

Kharghar traffic cops fill potholes on Mumbai’s Sion-Panvel highway to ease congestion

The traffic department on Saturday started filling potholes along a one-km stretch, following which PWD officials repaired that part of the busy road.
Traffic officials temporarily filled up potholes with concrete pieces left on the side of the highway during repairs done last year.(HT Photo)
Traffic officials temporarily filled up potholes with concrete pieces left on the side of the highway during repairs done last year.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2018 04:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan, Navi Mumbai

Navi Mumbai land deal: CM orders stay on all sale transactions related to plot

Fadnavis made the announcement in the legislative council on Friday, a day after ordering a judicial probe into the land deal
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.(HT File Photo)
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 06, 2018 04:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai

Navi Mumbai land deal: Sena tells CM to come clean, BJP’s Lad files suit against Congress leaders

Shiv Sena slams CM Devendra Fadnavis on Kharghar deal in its ‘Saamana’ editorial, following allegations made by Congress earlier this week.
According to the Congress, the Fadnavis-led BJP government helped a builder illegally acquire 24 acres of Cidco-owned land in Kharghar.(HT File Photo)
According to the Congress, the Fadnavis-led BJP government helped a builder illegally acquire 24 acres of Cidco-owned land in Kharghar.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 04, 2018 05:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai

Plastic collection centres a hit among Navi Mumabi residents

PCMC has also organised an exhibition-cum-guidance programme at Vasudev Balwant Phadke Auditorium on July 3
Tejaswini Galande from PCMC inspects plastic collected at one of the centres(Bachchan Kumar/HT)
Tejaswini Galande from PCMC inspects plastic collected at one of the centres(Bachchan Kumar/HT)
Published on Jun 27, 2018 06:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Padmja Sinha, Navi Mumbai

5-year-old boy drowns in pit in Navi Mumbai

Police say Rajeev Sardar was playing when he slipped and fell into the pit, which was at a construction site
A five-year-old boy drowned in a construction site pit in Kharghar on Monday.(HT File Photo/Used for representational purpose)
A five-year-old boy drowned in a construction site pit in Kharghar on Monday.(HT File Photo/Used for representational purpose)
Updated on Jun 27, 2018 12:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan, Navi Mumbai
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