The carcass of a four-foot-long finless porpoise washed ashore at Bhuigaon beach, Vasai on Saturday morning.
A six-year-old male leopard was run over by a speeding vehicle near Sativali, Vasai, on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway on Friday night. This is the tenth leopard that has been killed by a vehicle, since 2004, raising questions on what measures the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and other agencies should undertake to prevent such […]
The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has ordered the Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation to pay Rs22.52 lakh as compensation to the relatives of a fisherwoman who died after falling off a VVMC bus. The tribunal also made the private bus operator, Bhagirathi Transport, Bhiwandi and the insurance company as party to the compensation.
Motorists, using the Vasai creek bridge that was partly shut in September to fix a crack, will have to face traffic jams for another four to five months as repair work began on Friday.
In an attempt to save an hour’s journey, life of a 20-year-old Vasai marathon runner was cut short earlier this week. Lokesh Waghmare tried to alight from a moving express train in Vasai when he slipped and fell on the tracks, and was crushed to death.