According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), particulate matter (PM) in the air in Mumbai is set to increase this Diwali, making the air more polluted as compare

Chief secretary asked to look into matter personally, file affidavit

In an effort to ensure correct practices when it comes to hospital waste management, the ministry of environment has issued a new set of Biomedical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules in March.

BMC had recorded 12 dengue deaths in 2015, state death toll stood at 126, say DHS figures.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday said his government is working on beach cleaning and liquid waste management as part of efforts to protect the marine ecosystem.

The panel approved assistance of Rs 1,269 crore, of which Rs 589.47 crore is supplementary assistance for damage to kharif crops and Rs 679.54 crore for damage to rabi crops

Alleging that business houses are lobbying for environmental clearances, Shaikh said that all waste processing activities are inevitably done in the eastern suburbs.

The decrease in the number of vehicles being checked has been attributed to the lackadaisical attitude by both PUC centres and vehicle owners.

The paper was presented by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune.

They were present in the court along with Chief Conservator of Forest T S K Reddy and Deputy Conservator of Forest (Nagpur) Mallikarjun.