MUMBAI: Prashant Kolwadkar, a resident of Ashtavinayak Apartment, Bandra (E), cannot open the window close to his dining table even at breakfast time. His Kalanagar friend Ajit Verma also has a similar problem. To blame are the sudden swarm of mosquitoes flooding the area as if it were the monsoon. And making matters worse is an unbearable stench emitted by a stretch of the Mithi.

The historic Panvel (or Ulve) creek gets special mention in the Bombay Gazette records. Centuries ago the creek used to have pearls on its sandy bed and was a focal point of trade and commerce with Persia. Today, the creek is mined for a different kind of treasure

Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Thursday appointed a three-member expert committee to study the tidal movement of the Mithi river after construction of a 300-metre long wall on the Vakola Nalla. The committee, which has been told to submit a report in four week, will also look at the effects the wall construction has on the surrounding mangroves.

Mumbai The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) have approached the Union Urban Development Ministry once again for financial assistance to the Mithi river rejuvenation project.

Mumbai: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has given the Mumbai International Airport Ltd (Mial) an ultimatum. In a recent meeting, the agency said that it won

Mumbai Chief Secretary J P Dange reviewed the progress of desilting, deepening and widening of Mithi river on Sunday along with Metropolitan Commissioner Ratnakar Gaikwad and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Commissioner Swadhin Kshatriya. Dange said,

Mumbai As part of its effort to develop a stretch of Mithi river as a tourist spot , the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Friday began the process of infusing oxygen into the river to control its stink.

MUMBAI: Environmentalists are furious at the manner in which MMRDA has laid utility lines on pavements, as the contractor has dumped truckloads of the debris on the mangrove plantation in the Bandra-Kurla Complex.

MUMBAI: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has come up with an alternative method of protecting the Mithi river from encroachment, reclamation and siltation, after environmentalists protested against the proposal for concrete walls in a coastal regulation zone.

This could be yet another Mithi controversy brewing. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has constructed a temporary road right at the mouth of the river near the Mahim Causeway.