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After Tomatoes, Mumbai Citizens Witness Surge In Coriander Price

While most of the green vegetables including tomatoes have seen a correction in prices, the price of coriander increased in the last week. A pair of coriander was available at Rs 30 to Rs 40 is now available at Rs 60. Traders say the drop in supply led to price rise. Due to heavy rainfall in July, around 40 per cent of coriander crops were damaged and prices shot up.

Fri, 15 Sep 2023 - 01:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Coriander prices, Navi Mumbai, Vegetable markets, Traders, Tomatoes


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Four Employees Of Navi Mumbai Hospital Booked For Assaulting Woman Worker

An offence has been registered against four employees of a hospital in Navi Mumbai for allegedly assaulting a woman contract worker at the facility, As per police, the case was registered under sections 354 (assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 506 (criminal intimidation) and other relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code for the incident that took place at a hospital.

Mon, 28 Aug 2023 - 06:44 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Navi Mumbai, crime news, Assault, Case Registered

ELF Foundation

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ELF Foundation Make Efforts For Better Marine Ecosystem, Removes Sea Waste

A mangrove clean-up drive started by three activists has now become a mission in Mumbai with 20,000 volunteers, for the marine ecosystem, removing water wastage. Called Environment Life Foundation (ELF), the group has so far removed over 125 tonnes and its founder Dharmesh Barai (36) said, " I discussed it with two friends who after a brief thought decided to give some time to clean the area".

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 - 09:01 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Navi Mumbai, Palm Beach, Marine Ecosystem, Sea Waste, EFL Foundation

Building Collapse In Navi Mumbai

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Four-Storey Building Collapsed In Navi Mumbai, 1 Killed; Rescue Operation Underway

In Maharashtra's Navi Mumbai region, a four-storey building collapsed, at 10:30 pm, on October 1. The unfortunate incident killed one person, following which the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, City Police and fire brigade, rushed to the incident spot and launched a rescue operation, in the Bonkode village, Navi Mumbai. "About 32 people staying there had come out before the collapse, investigating underway," said Purushottam Jadhav.

Sun, 02 Oct 2022 - 11:20 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: accident, Building Collapse, Navi Mumbai, RESCUE OPERATION, BMC

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Ganesh Chaturthi

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BMC Approves 1,947 Applications For Ganpati Mandals In Capital City: Maharashtra

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has received 3,255 applications for Ganpati pandals in Mumbai. Of the total, permissions for only 1,947 mandals have been given so far. Notably, many associations in Mumbai, Maharashtra is gearing up for the grand celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi, especially after the Eknath Shinde-led Maharashtra government lifted all restrictions on the celebrations. This year, the 11-day "Ganesh Pooja" read-more

Wed, 24 Aug 2022 - 03:02 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, applications, BMC, Navi Mumbai, Permissions

Adani Ports

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Adani Ports Files Plea In SC Challenging Disqualification Of JNPA Bid

The bid of Adani Ports was disqualified in connection to the tender issued for upgradation of a container terminal by Board of Trustees of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority (JNPA) in Navi Mumbai. After which, Adani Ports and Sepcial Economic Zones Limited (Adani Ports) filed a plea in Supreme Court seeking to challenge the disqualification. The counsel stated that the same plea was earlier dismissed at Bombay High Court. 

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 07:53 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: adani ports, Gautam Adani, JNPA, Navi Mumbai, Supreme Court

Courtesy: ANI

Tap Water

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Regions Under Navi Mumbai Corporation Faces Water Supply Damages, Repairs Underway

Under the Navi Mumbai Municipal corporation, residents of Ulwe node have been suffering from water supply shortages since June 24. Notably, the supply was disturbed after damage to the pipeline, causing trouble, confirmed officials. The water supply issue which started three days ago is expected to continue for more 30-hours, as the engineers are working to resolve the issue soon. Notably,  Dronagiri, Ulwe, Kharghar and adjoining villages are… read-more

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 02:28 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Water Supply, Ulwe, Navi Mumbai, municipal corporation, Pipeline

Navi Mumbai

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Navi Mumbai To Soon Adopt WhatsApp Bot For People To Share Complaints & Suggestions

Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) is aspiring to introduce a WhatsApp bot, for people to share their complaints and suggestions. According to NMMC Commissioner Abhijit Bangar, the WhatsApp bot can be used by people to share their experiences with the civic bodies including hospitals, public toilets, gardens, etc. As of now, people are getting in touch with the corporation through e-mails and Twitter handles. 

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: WhatsApp Bot, nmmc, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra , Abhijit Bangar

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Ganesh Naik

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BJP Leader Ganesh Naik's Pre-Arrest Bail Plea Rejected: Maharashtra

Pre-arrest bail plea of BJP leader Ganesh Naik, in a case of alleged "rape and intimidation", has been rejected by the Thane District court, on April 30. The FIRs filed against Naik was based on a complaint filed by a 42-year-old woman. According to the complaint, Naik was in a live-in relationship with the woman and has a son with her. The complaints have been raised after their alleged breakup. 

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 07:35 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: BJP, Ganesh Naik, Navi Mumbai, Thane, rape

Navi Mumbai International Airport

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Farmers Affected By Navi Mumbai Airport Project Stage Protest, Demand Compensation

Hundreds of protestors representating the farmers from Kalwa-Kharigaon belt staged a sit-in agitation, at Thane district collectorate, on February 15. The protestors demanded compensation for the land they lost due to the upcoming Greenfield Navi Mumbai International airport project. Reportedly, the compensation ratio set for the project affected people is 12.5%. The protestors demanded a compensation of at least 15%.

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 07:14 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Navi Mumbai, Farmers, Land Laws, Airport Project, Maharashtra