Will Navi Mumbai International Airport delay further owing to the naming conflict?

Will the Navi Mumbai International Airport delay further owing to the naming conflict?

While Raigad residents want the Navi Mumbai International Airport to be named after late local leader DB Patil, the state government already seems to have decided to name it after their late supremo Balasaheb Thackeray. Raigad/Navi Mumbai: it looks like delays are becoming synonymous with the Navi Mumbai Inernational Airport (NMIL) as once again work […]

Light showers continue in Navi Mumbai hinting at an early monsoon

Light showers continue in Navi Mumbai hinting at an early monsoon

Navi Mumbai received a pleasant amount of light showers, gusty winds, thunder and lightening, late into the evening on Tuesday. Kharghar / Navi Mumbai: Parts of the city of Navi Mumbai received light showers once again, on Tuesday evening, providing much needed comfort to the residents. The atmosphere, which had been very humid since days, […]

Navi Mumbai receives pre-monsoon showers

Navi Mumbai receives pre-monsoon showers

Several parts of the city remained clouded and received light pre-monsoon showers on Sunday and a day prior. Navi Mumbai: After weeks of hot days and nights, the month of June 2021 could bring in an early monsoon, as the city has been seeing cloudy skies along with light showers here and there. On Sunday, […]

Navi Mumbai Muslim Community observe Ramadan 2021 under covid-19 restrictions yet again

Navi Mumbai Muslim Community observe Ramadan 2021 under covid-19 restrictions yet again

Ramadan 2021 is the second time when the Muslim community of Navi Mumbai, just like the rest of the world, have been celebrating the Holy Month under strict restrictions in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Navi Mumbai: It has been three weeks since Ramadan started on 14th April, 2021, that the Muslim community […]

Work on Vashi dog park, Navi Mumbai’s first such park, commences

Work on Vashi dog park, Navi Mumbai’s first such park, commences

Measuring 870 sq metres and costing Rs. 26 lakh, the dog park will be housed within the 10000 square feet Veer Savarkar Udyan in sector 8, near Sagar Vihar, Vashi. Vashi / Navi Mumbai: The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has finally allowed work to be commenced on  the much awaited dog park project, which […]

Kharghar business owners go the ‘Gandhigiri’ way to protest against the ‘Mini lockdown’

Kharghar business owners go the ‘Gandhigiri’ way to protest against the ‘Mini lockdown’

The protest march saw 600 or more business owners walking from Utsav Chowk to sector 12 market area. Kharghar / Navi Mumbai / PMC: Following up on their stand against the new ‘Mini Lockdown’ restrictions, local business owners in Kharghar took out a protest march on 7th April, 2021. More than 500 people walked back […]

Navi Mumbai ‘Mini Lockdown’ met with angry protests

Navi Mumbai ‘Mini Lockdown’ met with angry protests

Local shopkeepers in Kharghar, Kalamboli, Panvel, Seawoods and several other nodes protested angrily, even blocking police vans for ordering shutting down of all non-essential businesses. Navi Mumbai: There were crowded protests against the ‘Mini Lockdown’ in both NMMC and PMC areas, on 6th April, 2021, as angry shopkeepers decided to go vocal when the police […]

Covid-19 or not, Navi Mumbai played Holi anyway

Covid-19 or not, Navi Mumbai played Holi anyway

Citizens were found lost in festive revelling despite the threat of covid-19 and possibilities of yet another lockdown looming large. Navi Mumbai: Despite the continuous efforts and near pleading of the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) and the Panvel Municipal Corporation (PMC), many indulged in Holi celebrations in ways that clearly violated all social distancing […]

Navi Mumbai’s DY Patil Sports Stadium to host AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022

Navi Mumbai’s DY Patil Sports Stadium to host AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022

Navi Mumbai will be one of the hosting cities, besides Ahmedabad and Bhubaneswar, for the Women’s Asian Cup 2022. Navi Mumbai: The DY Patil Sports Stadium in Nerul has been chosen as one of the three venues for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022.  The other two cities are Ahmedabad and Bhubaneswar. The list was […]

No Holi celebrations this year: PMC and NMMC

No Holi celebrations this year: PMC and NMMC

As Navi Mumbai’s active Covid-19 cases are rising, both the municipal corporations have strictly ordered residents not to celebrate Holi publicly, and also to avoid personal celebrations, if possible. Navi Mumbai: As expected, the Panvel Municipal Corporation (PMC) and the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) have ordered residents not to indulge in Holi celebrations publicly, […]