New NMMC commissioner wants ‘clean Navi Mumbai’

New NMMC commissioner wants ‘clean Navi Mumbai’

Navi Mumbai: A.B. Misal, the new municipal commissioner wants the NMMC to rank up in the next Swachhata Survekshan contest that will be held in 2020. Hardly a week into his new role as the new civic chief, he held a meeting with senior and middle level employees to discuss things further. During the meeting […]

NMMC’s Swachhata contest for Navi Mumbai housing societies, offices, markets, eateries etc.

NMMC’s Swachhata contest for Navi Mumbai housing societies, offices, markets, eateries etc.

In a bid to get a head start in the upcoming Swachhata Awards, 2021, the NMMC has organized a citywide Swachhata contest to involve citizens in the quest for cleanliness Navi Mumbai:  The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has organized a Swachhata contest within the city, well ahead of the prestigious Swachhata Survekshan Awards, 2021, […]

Kharghar and Taloja Pollution Residents get temporary relief from pollution after MPCB intervention

Kharghar and Taloja Pollution: Residents get temporary relief from pollution after MPCB intervention

The air in Kharghar and Taloja is less hazy, with little or no pungent smell since a week Kharghar/Taloja/Navi Mumbai/PMC: Thanks to the intervention by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), residents of Kharghar and Taloja have received temporary relief from the pollution that had been plaguing the two localities during early mornings and late […]

The importance of early detection of breast cancer during COVID-19 times

The importance of early detection of breast cancer during COVID-19 times

While it is essential to detect breast cancer at an early stage, it becomes crucial to do so with the added threat of COVID-19 The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has relegated all other medical concerns to a lower priority on the public and private healthcare spectrums. The diagnosis and management of breast cancer, which continues to […]

Onions imported from Iran fail to make up for onion shortage in Navi Mumbai

Onions imported from Iran fail to make up for onion shortage in Navi Mumbai

25 tonnes of Iranian onions; import fall short of Navi Mumbai’s onion requirements Vashi / Navi Mumbai: Just last week, Vashi’s Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) had happily received around 25 tonnes of onion imported from Iran in a bid to meet the needs of the city. The import has however, fallen short. In the […]

Schools in Navi Mumbai to remain closed till Diwali: Maharashtra Govt.

Schools in Navi Mumbai to remain closed till Diwali: Maharashtra Govt.

The decision comes after the detailed guideline released earlier this month by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for reopening schools and colleges in the country Navi Mumbai / Maharashtra: All schools in Navi Mumbai will remain closed as the state of Maharashtra has decided not to reopen schools anytime soon, at least not till […]

Taloja Pollution: MPCB orders 4 polluting Taloja companies to shut down, issues notices to 4 others

Taloja Pollution: MPCB orders 4 polluting Taloja companies to shut down, issues notices to 4 others

The action comes in response to numerous complaints by Kharghar and Taloja residents concerning growing pollution in the area post lockdown period Kharghar/Taloja/Navi Mumbai/PMC: In response to numerous complaints made by Kharghar and Taloja residents and the relentless pursuit by local organisations, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) (regional office) has taken action on 8 […]

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. […]