Adults and children using tyres to swim at Taloja Jail pond

Adults and children using tyres to swim at Taloja Jail pond

In an obvious indication of their lack of swimming skills, many adults, and their young family members under 14, can be seen risking their lives in the pond along the Taloja Jail road. Kharghar / Navi Mumbai / Panvel: There has been a surge in the number of people visiting the Taloja Jail Pond located […]

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 […]

Kharghar Central Park to reamin shut until further notice: PCMC

Kharghar Central Park to remain closed until further notice: PCMC

Following a huge rise in covid-19 cases in the PCMC area, especially in Kharghar, the corporation has decided to shut the Central Park for as long as needed. Kharghar / Panvel / Navi Mumbai: The Panvel City Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has ordered for the shutting down of the Kharghar Central Park, consideration the growing numbers […]

Light showers in several parts of Navi Mumbai

Light showers in several parts of Navi Mumbai

Areas between Panvel to Vashi and further, received some light to moderate showers today, bringing the temperature down a bit. Navi Mumbai: Light showers and thunder took Navi Mumbai citizens by surprise today 18 February, 2021, at around 8 pm. Local residents were relieved to hear the thundering of the clouds that came out of […]

Make “Local Crisis Group” meetings” compulsory: Technologists’ Welfare Association demands

Make “Local Crisis Group” meetings compulsory: Technologists’ Welfare Association demands

The demand comes a day after a major fire broke out at a chemical unit in the Taloja MIDC area. Panvel / Navi Mumbai: The recent fire incident at Taloja MIDC sent many into panic, pressing on the urgent need for better crisis management. The Technologists’ Welfare Association, Panvel, has written to the PCMC Commissioner, […]

PCMC begins taking charge of CIDCO utility plots

PCMC begins taking charge of public utility plots from CIDCO

Navi Mumbai / Panvel / PCMC: The Panvel City Municipal Corporation has asked CIDCO to hand over public utility plots. The plots that spread across Kharghar, Kalamboli and Panvel, include gardens, playgrounds and daily bazaar plots and will be taken on a lease for a period of 60 years. Apparently, the PCMC will be charged […]

10 remaining Navi Mumbai airport villagers to relocate before December 15

CIDCO demolishes illegal chawls built on core airport area in Panvel

Navi Mumbai / Panvel: The City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra’s (CIDCO) anti-encroachment department cleared a 32 acre land marked as a core airport area. The land in Chinchpada, Panvel, had been encroached upon and illegal chawls had been built on it. The land had first been allotted to the Panvel Municipal Corporation (PMC) […]

State forest department to finally file chargesheet against HOCL chemical plant in Panvel

State forest department to finally file chargesheet in HOCL chemical plant leak case

Navi Mumbai / PMC / Panvel: The state forest department seems to have come out of their slumber. 6 months after a chemical leak at the HOCL chemical plant at Panvel, that killed 31 monkeys, the department is filing a chargesheet against the company. In December, 2018, the carcasses of 31 monkeys (Bonnet macaque) and […]

Illegal bullock cart race busted, seven held for cruelty

Illegal bullock cart race busted, seven held for cruelty

Navi Mumbai / Panvel: The Panvel police arrested seven people accused of cruelty against animals by participating in illegal bullock cart races held in Panvel. Police officials informed that the police busted an illegal bullock cart race that was being held in Shiravli village in the Panvel taluka.  As the cops arrived, people ran away […]

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Six polling stations in Maval region to be totally run by women

Navi Mumbai / Maval: In a one of a kind incident, six out of the 2,504 polling stations in Maval, will be managed by women. The decision of the Election Commission to do so comes as an example and their first attempt at empowering women in the state. Also read: Election commission appoints over 14,000 […]