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Water from artificial immersion sites, Plaster of Paris idols dumped directly into Thane creek by civic body

An environment group has requested the Maharashtra government to intervene and direct an end to the practice
Muse Foundation, the group, first came to know about the practice in 2019 when it received a response under the Right to Information (RTI) Act from the corporation that they had been collecting Ganesh idols at 19 artificial ponds and dumping them at Thane Creek.(HT Photo)
Muse Foundation, the group, first came to know about the practice in 2019 when it received a response under the Right to Information (RTI) Act from the corporation that they had been collecting Ganesh idols at 19 artificial ponds and dumping them at Thane Creek.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 04, 2020 11:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByBadri Chatterjee

Oval Maidan-sized green cover wiped out from Thane creek section over 10 years: Report

The authorities, who carried out the study, have attributed the green cover loss to debris dumping, encroachments, dumping of plastic and hazardous waste
Updated on Aug 21, 2020 10:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByBadri Chatterjee

Humour: Winter is coming

’Tis the season to flirt with culture and reconnect with undhiyu-making households
Mumbai winters encourage one to become a walking emblem of good taste and high thoughts...(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Mumbai winters encourage one to become a walking emblem of good taste and high thoughts...(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Updated on Nov 26, 2019 02:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRehana Munir

Foreign experts, divers to look for Dabholkar murder weapon in Thane creek, CBI tells court

Dabholkar was shot dead on August 20, 2013, at about 7.20 am by two unidentified persons aged about 25 to 30 years when he was on his morning walk on the footpath of Omkareshwar Bridge behind Balgandharva Rangmandir in Pune.
Activist Narendra Dabholkar was killed in 2013.(AP file phoot)
Activist Narendra Dabholkar was killed in 2013.(AP file phoot)
Updated on Aug 09, 2019 04:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Mumbai’s 2nd-largest natural area Thane Creek needs to be saved

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.
The wetland and the adjacent Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary are globally significant, serving as a stop for migratory birds using the Central Asian Flyway.(HT File Photo/Praful Gangurde)
The wetland and the adjacent Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary are globally significant, serving as a stop for migratory birds using the Central Asian Flyway.(HT File Photo/Praful Gangurde)
Published on Jun 03, 2019 12:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByManoj R Nair

18th century war weapons to be displayed along Thane creek

On Saturday, six cannons were dug up. They will now be placed on a raised wooden platform, built by the TMC near the creek.
Six cannons, excavated on Saturday, will be placed on a raised platform at Mith Bunder in Kopri.(Praful Gangurde/ HT)
Six cannons, excavated on Saturday, will be placed on a raised platform at Mith Bunder in Kopri.(Praful Gangurde/ HT)
Published on May 26, 2019 01:20 AM IST
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Thane | ByAnkita G Menon

Activists to go NGT way to put Mumbai’s mangroves on the map

Activists say most wetlands left without protection against development; state says resolution of images the only issue
Under the CRZ norms, CRZ I includes ecologically sensitive areas such as mangroves, coral reefs and mudflats, where any kind of development is prohibited.(HT FILE)
Under the CRZ norms, CRZ I includes ecologically sensitive areas such as mangroves, coral reefs and mudflats, where any kind of development is prohibited.(HT FILE)
Updated on Oct 23, 2018 12:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByBadri Chatterjee, Mumbai

Three bird habitats in Mumbai included in Central Asian Flyway

Globally, nine migratory flyways have been identified under the Convention of Migratory Species (CMS)
The number of Flamingos decreases at Kopri creek due to illegal dumping.(HT Photo)
The number of Flamingos decreases at Kopri creek due to illegal dumping.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 10, 2018 12:20 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByBadri Chatterjee, Mumbai

Maharasthra govt clears three road projects between Mumbai and other cities

Proposal for Mumbai-Pune expressway link, Bandra-Versova sea link, Thane bridge cleared.
CM Devendra Fadnavis(HT Photo)
CM Devendra Fadnavis(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 30, 2018 12:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByFaisal Malilk, Mumbai

Untreated sewage has polluted 7 spots along Mumbai’s coast

Study done in March by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board found that Mahim creek has the highest faecal content.
The pollution, according to the water quality index (WQI), was the worst at the mouth of the Mithi river.(HT File)
The pollution, according to the water quality index (WQI), was the worst at the mouth of the Mithi river.(HT File)
Updated on Jun 19, 2018 12:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByBadri Chatterjee, Mumbai

Mother who strangled baby, threw body into Thane creek surrenders after 15 days

Thane woman confesses to strangling the infant because it was handicapped.
The woman told her in-laws that she had left the baby with her mother(HT Photo)
The woman told her in-laws that she had left the baby with her mother(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 05, 2018 12:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByPriyanka Dhomse, Thane

Maha notifies flamingo sanctuary at Thane creek

The notification, however, allows right of way for construction, operation and maintenance of seven transmission lines — three from MSETCL and four from Tata Power
In April, the mangrove cell began boat rides for citizens through Thane creek to witness migratory and wetland birds that flock the site.(HT Photo)
In April, the mangrove cell began boat rides for citizens through Thane creek to witness migratory and wetland birds that flock the site.(HT Photo)
Published on May 22, 2018 12:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByBadri Chatterjee, Mumbai

Father and 7-year-old son go fishing, drown in Thane creek

While the police have recovered the man’s body, rescue operations are still underway to find the child.
The incident took place in the stretch of the creek that passes through Hiranandani Estate on Sunday.(HT File Photo/Used for representational purpose)
The incident took place in the stretch of the creek that passes through Hiranandani Estate on Sunday.(HT File Photo/Used for representational purpose)
Updated on May 22, 2018 09:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByArvind Walmiki, Thane

These forts tell story of Thane’s glorious past

The civic body’s move to relocate Thane Central Jail has highlighted the need to preserve the other forts in Thane and Kalyan
Various organisations came together to conduct the Ghodbunder Festival, which involved a heritage tour, lectures on conservation and folk events.(Praful Gangurde/HT)
Various organisations came together to conduct the Ghodbunder Festival, which involved a heritage tour, lectures on conservation and folk events.(Praful Gangurde/HT)
Updated on May 20, 2018 12:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAnkita G Menon, Thane

Flamingo spotting may resume in Sewri after Mumbai trans-harbour project is done: BNHS

The blueprint to develop Sewri port as a flamingo-watching area is being worked on with the state government
Flamingos spotted during the Flamingo Festival held in Mumbai in 2017.(HT PHOTO)
Flamingos spotted during the Flamingo Festival held in Mumbai in 2017.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 12, 2018 01:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByBadri Chatterjee, Mumbai

Land for Mumbai-Ahmedbad bullet train comes at high price, say farmers

The government has promised development to the regions that will be connected by the bullet train, but there are concerns about what it means for small farmers who will give up their land for the project.
Framers are demanding that they be compensated properly for the land they will lose to the project.(Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
Framers are demanding that they be compensated properly for the land they will lose to the project.(Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 30, 2018 05:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMegha Pol, Thane
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