How to celebrate Diwali safely amid covid-19

How to celebrate Diwali safely amid covid-19

Diwali celebrations will be different this year owing to the pandemic and hence some precautions have to be taken for general safety during this festival of lights Diwali is almost here and people are with mixed feelings. Some are aware that it would be just like all the other festivals that came before it and […]

MSRDC to chop more than 600 trees for constructing a new Thane creek bridge

MSRDC to chop more than 600 trees for constructing a new Thane creek bridge

The bridge will be the third one to be built on the thane creek and connecting Sion-Panvel highway Navi Mumbai: The The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation Limited (MSRDC) will be constructing a new bridge across the Thane creek connecting the Sion-Panvel highway. To be able to do so, they will be cutting down more […]

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. […]