Aakriti Vasudeva The Indian Express Group
Wednesday 12 December '12The drive is in keeping with a Bombay High Court order.
Tuesday 11 December '12See students of Happy Home and School for the Blind display their talent
Sunday9 December '12Thirty years ago, Vrajlal Patel gave his best shot but failed to join the civil services.
Monday3 December '12One of the few national parks in the world that is completely within the municipal limits of a metropolis, the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) is plagued by encroachment and man-animal conflict due...
Monday26 November '12A year after a devastating blaze engulfed the famous Manish market in south Mumbai, fire-fighting equipment is in place and business almost back to normal.
Friday23 November '12All animals were captured in Maroshi pada in Aarey Colony, where a 50-year-old woman was killed on November 2.
Wednesday21 November '12Expressing displeasure at the state government for seeking more time to take a decision on applications made by Victoria horse-carriage owners seeking renewal of licence, the Bombay High Court on Tues...
Tuesday20 November '12Sees second-coldest November day in 10 years.
Tuesday20 November '12After Saturday night''s leopard attack on a toddler in Bhandup East, the fourth such in five months, the forest department has started trapping leopards.
Monday12 November '12Launches 'Festival of Kindness'' to make it safer for animals
Sunday4 November '12It is widely believed music can heal the soul.
Friday26 October '12The campaign against Mumbai''s Victoria horse carriages has now found international support.
Sunday21 October '12The decision to double the funding was based on a baseline figure of average national funding on biodiversity between 2006 and 2010.
Friday19 October '12The cyclone had destroyed the mangroves which were central to the region's habitat.
Wednesday17 October '12Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday pledged $50 million to strengthen institutional mechanism for biodiversity conservation in the country
Tuesday16 October '12In a report that is of great importance to urban planners, the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity has stated that by 2030 about 60 per cent of the world''s population would be living in urban a...
Tuesday16 October '12People walking in single files with hands on each other''s shoulders is a common sight near Vangani Railway Station in the mornings. But the village is uncommon. It has a healthy colony of visually im...
Monday1 October '12Mumbai received its lowest rain since 2004 this monsoon, with the suburbs recording 1,867.3 mm and the island city 1,433.9 mm.
Saturday22 September '12In a joint operation, animal rights activists and Thane Rural Police saved 17 calves being taken to Bhiwandi from Nashik on Wednesday afternoon for illegal slaughter.
Saturday15 September '12An initiative of the Department of Science and Technology with the Ministry of Environment and Forests, it is a specially designed 16-coach AC train spreading awareness about environmental issues.
Friday7 September '12A survey conducted by 20 students of St Xavier''s college about the functioning of the civic body has thrown up interesting findings.
Thursday6 September '12Contrary to popular notion that Victoria horse carriages are a poor man''s livelihood, it is an established and growing industry with around 25 per cent of the business being controlled by only four p...
Sunday2 September '12Manuj Dhariwal''s fondest childhood memories are of conversations, playful fights and lots of family bonding during board games with grandparents.
Saturday1 September '12The city on received its highest 24-hour rainfall of the season with Colaba weather station recording 112.6 mm between 8.30 am Thursday and 8.30 Friday most of it in the latter 12 hours.
Wednesday22 August '12The city may have received only half the rainfall as compared to last year and one-and-a-half months of monsoon still to go, but the number of complaints of trees falling and branches breaking off rec...