Plan includes inter-river basin water transfer, will come into force by Dec 2017

The court urged bigger NGOs such as Tata Trust and others to come forward with suggestions, expertise and financial assistance.

"Efforts will be taken to see to it that environment is not affected while constructing the road,” said U J Dabe, Superintending Engineer, MSRDC.

In compliance of Tree Authority directives, MMRC would also plant three new trees for every one that is chopped down.

Cleaning the holy Ganges is no simple task and has been the objective of many activists, environmentalists and politicians, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Five private hospitals — Jaslok, Hinduja, Global, Wadia and Surya Child Care — work with anganwadis to bring malnutrition cases in district down from 43,865 to 7,562 in over three months.

These findings are part of a study conducted by the Central Institute of Fisheries Education on awareness, perceptions and adaptation strategies of women of the urban fishing village to climate cha

According to transport department officials, pollution from vehicles, has been increasing rapidly across the state, especially in major cities such as Pune and Mumbai.

The bins are put on the tricycle which goes door to door for waste collection.

THE monsoon season has barely passed and there have already been two incidents of fires at the Deonar dumping ground within a week, raising concerns over the condition of the city’s three landfill