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BMC’s operation clean-up for Poisar, Dahisar rivers begins

The Poisar river originates in Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) and meets the sea at Marve creek.
The BMC will set up sewers along 17-km of its banks and nine STPs at a cost of Rs 45.28 crore.(HT image)
The BMC will set up sewers along 17-km of its banks and nine STPs at a cost of Rs 45.28 crore.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 19, 2019 02:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS

Mumbai housing society recycles one lakh litre wastewater daily

The residents also treat organic waste at source
Residents of the Hiranandani Heritage in Kandivli (West) have also taken efforts to reduce excess wastage of water.(Shashi S Kashyap/HT)
Residents of the Hiranandani Heritage in Kandivli (West) have also taken efforts to reduce excess wastage of water.(Shashi S Kashyap/HT)
Updated on Jul 22, 2019 08:26 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai

BMC plans walkway, mangroves along Mithi river

Design includes jogging track, viewing gallery; 25 trucks of debris cleared from site, work fast-tracked
Municipal commissioner Praveen Pardeshi visited the site where Mithi river meets the Arabian Sea at Mahim causeway on Friday, and directed the H west ward office to clean the riverbank and plant mangroves
Municipal commissioner Praveen Pardeshi visited the site where Mithi river meets the Arabian Sea at Mahim causeway on Friday, and directed the H west ward office to clean the riverbank and plant mangroves
Updated on Jul 16, 2019 08:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Eeshanpriya MS, Mumbai

Clean-up crusader joins Clean Coasts campaign

Hindustan Times is partnering this massive effort to save Mumbai’s rivers and its waterfronts.
Lawyer and beach clean-up crusader Afroz Shah has joined operation Jallosh Clean Coasts(HTPhotos)
Lawyer and beach clean-up crusader Afroz Shah has joined operation Jallosh Clean Coasts(HTPhotos)
Updated on May 20, 2019 08:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

Man, son held for murder of son-in-law in Mumbai

The accused’s two minor sons, aged 17 and 15 respectively, allegedly helped him in the act.
While the younger son has been caught and sent to a correction home, the elder son is yet to be caught.(HT PHOTO)
While the younger son has been caught and sent to a correction home, the elder son is yet to be caught.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 20, 2018 01:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai

5-year-old boy going to school run over by car in Mumbai suburb

Driver of the vehicle arrested after incident in Kandivli
Jasmitsingh Suri, the accused, was booked under sections 279 (Rash driving or riding on a public way) and 304 A (Causing death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for rash and negligent driving causing death.(HT FILE)
Jasmitsingh Suri, the accused, was booked under sections 279 (Rash driving or riding on a public way) and 304 A (Causing death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for rash and negligent driving causing death.(HT FILE)
Published on Aug 14, 2018 11:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Jayprakash S Naidu, Mumbai

Trash chokes Mumbai’s Poisar river, civic body blames slums

Officials from BMC’s storm water drains (SWD) department said pollution in Poisar was too much because of a large number of slums and cattle-sheds along the river banks.
The seven-kilometre Poisar river is brimming with untreated domestic waste, sewage, and carcasses, said NGO Watchdog Foundation.(HT Photo)
The seven-kilometre Poisar river is brimming with untreated domestic waste, sewage, and carcasses, said NGO Watchdog Foundation.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2018 01:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai

70 track-crossing deaths in Mumbai so far this year: Railway police

According to the GRP statistics, last year, out of 3,202 deaths recorded on railway premises, around 150 occurred due to track crossing
Railways had put up barricades at many places between the tracks to prevent track crossing. Nevertheless, the commuters continue to cross the tracks illegally, officials say.(HT FILE)
Railways had put up barricades at many places between the tracks to prevent track crossing. Nevertheless, the commuters continue to cross the tracks illegally, officials say.(HT FILE)
Updated on May 15, 2018 12:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Megha Sood, Mumbai

I feel responsible to create an awareness: Amruta Fadnavis

Amruta Fadnavis, who recently sang a song to save the rivers of Mumbai aims to use her passion to help solve environmental issues
Amruta Fadnavis has been involved in the rejuvenation of four Mumbai rivers — Dahisar, Oshiwara, Poisar, and Mithi(HTPHOTO)
Amruta Fadnavis has been involved in the rejuvenation of four Mumbai rivers — Dahisar, Oshiwara, Poisar, and Mithi(HTPHOTO)
Updated on Mar 16, 2018 06:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Anjali Shetty
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