Navi Mumbai Navratri festivities stand cancelled amid Covid-19 fears

Navi Mumbai Navratri festivities stand cancelled amid Covid-19 fears

One of the most grandly celebrated festivals of Navi Mumbai, Navratri, begins today, without any of it’s pomp and gaiety, amid Covid-19 fears. Navi Mumbai: The year 2020 will most likely be remembered for the year of humble celebrations as fears of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has kept all celebrations, big or small, at bay. […]

Kharghar and Taloja battle with pollution again, thanks to Taloja industries

Kharghar and Taloja battle with pollution again, thanks to Taloja industries

Early mornings in Kharghar and Taloja bring with them a mixture of hazy and pungent air. Kharghar / Navi Mumbai / PMC: Once again, Kharghar and Taloja residents are battling with pollution, thanks to some of the chemical industries located at the Taloja MIDC area. Since some days, there has been increased pollution in both […]

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CIDCO to plant 14,000 saplings for 109 hectares of mangroves cut for Navi Mumbai International Airport

The mangrove saplings will compensate for cutting a huge mass of mangroves in Navi Mumbai and will be maintained by a contractor for 7 years. Navi Mumbai / Mumbai: In a bid to compensate for the cutting of mangroves in Navi Mumbai, the state revenue and forest department has ordered afforestation on forest land in […]

NMMC Commissioner unveils ‘Mahatma Gandhi Chasma and Charkha’ murals to mark Gandhi Jayanti celebrations

NMMC Commissioner unveils ‘Mahatma Gandhi Chasma and Charkha’ murals to mark Gandhi Jayanti celebrations

The murals, made of waste, were installed to mark Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti and the inaugural ceremony of Swachh Survekshan, 2021.    Navi Mumbai / CBD-Belapur: The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC), marked Gandhi Jayanti Celebrations, 2020, in great style, by unveiling two unique murals dedicated to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. The murals, “Mahatma […]

Dandiya & Garba events unlikely this Navratri in Navi Mumbai

Dandiya & Garba events unlikely this Navratri in Navi Mumbai

The Maharashtra Government is yet to issue official guidelines for Navratri celebrations, but many Dandiya organisers around Navi Mumbai say that they may not be hosting the annual Dandiya and Garba event this Navratri Navi Mumbai: Citizens are yet to get over the obvious dull Ganesh Utsav celebrations and here comes yet another festival that […]

Maharashtra’s ban on loose cigarettes won’t make a huge difference: Navi Mumbai citizens

Maharashtra’s ban on loose cigarettes won’t make a huge difference: Navi Mumbai citizens

Maharashtra has now become the first state in India to put a ban on the sale of loose cigarettes. Navi Mumbai / Maharashtra: The Maharashtra state government has taken a calculated step towards bringing down the percentage of cigarette smokers by banning the sale of loose cigarettes and beedis throughout the state. It’s a move […]

Kharghar pet dog owners making best use of the monsoons at isolated spots

Kharghar pet dog owners making best use of the monsoons at isolated spots

The pandemic has not dampened the spirits of dog lovers who are sneaking out to visit isolated spots in Kharghar to have a personal time with their best Navi Mumbai / Kharghar / PMC: It has been more than 7 months since dog lovers walked around freely with their pets, met other dog lovers or […]

Kharghar receives a new spell of rains

Kharghar receives a new spell of rains

Thunder and lightning continued overnight with cloudy skies in the morning followed by a fair amount of rain during the evening on Wednesday Navi Mumbai / Kharghar / PMC: The weather of Kharghar turned cool as dark clouds covered the skies and rains, accompanied by lightning and thunder, visited the entire Panvel region during the […]