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Tension prevailed in the Ahmednagar city of Maharashtra today after Shiv Sena workers protested against alleged insult of warrior king Shivaji by the deputy mayor, who is a BJP member. Sena workers pelted stones at a BJP office near Gandhi Maidan, calling for a bandh (shut-down) in the city. According ...
The residents have taken to the grievance redressal portal of the Maharashtra government and have been posting their complaints online in addition to a facebook page being run to ... Stalin Dayanand, member of wetland committee, said, "The wetland behind NRI Complex at Nerul is an asset to the city.

1 Dead, 11 Hospitalised After Suspected Gas Leak In Maharashtra. One worker, identified as Sanjay Sharma, died of suffocation and a case of accidental death was registered at Ulhasnagar city police station in this connection, police said. All India | Press Trust of India | Updated: February 16, 2018 19:22 ...
"Hyosung corporation is likely to invest around Rs 3,000 crore in a manufacturing facility in Maharashtra. In the first phase of the project, the company will invest Rs 1,250 crore and the state government will soon take a decision on its request to allot 100 acres land near Aurangabad," the official told PTI.
It was in July last year that Gopal Chaudhary, a farmer from Manchanpur village in Akola district, 237km from Nagpur, noticed the onset of the pink bollworm attack on seven-acre of his just-flowering cotton field. Chaudhary said neither local officials nor fellow farmers took his complaint seriously then.
A 21-year-old man, who was in relationship with a girl from his village, was today found strangulated to death in Satara district of Maharashtra, police said. Two relatives of the girl were arrested today. The body of Akshay Jadhav, a resident of Patan taluka, was found at Khanducha Wada in Yerad village ...

Dhananjay Totey, president, Maharashtra Orange Growers' Association, told TOI that as per preliminary reports, close to two lakh metric tonne of marketable oranges and those in the flowering stage were destroyed in the Vidarbha region and adjoining Madhya Pradesh due to the hail and rain.
To such an extent that day temperatures have been settling above the normal by two to three degrees over most of Maharashtra, particularly Vidarbha region. ... Further, the city of Akola recorded a day maximum of 35.2°C, Chandrapur 34.8°C and Satara 33°C, which is three degrees above the normal.
These villages, located at highly depleted forest hills in the northeastern part of Kerameri, bordering Jivti taluk in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra, have ... the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled tribe people in these villages were actually forest land and there existed no boundary demarcating each village.
Otherwise, the marginal farmers grew sugarcane, wheat and sorghum on their five-acre farm in Waluj village of Mohol block in Solapur district, Maharashtra. Solapur is prone to drought. Farmers here are mostly marginal landholders, owning less than five acres. When it rained, they cultivated sugarcane, ...
In its latest bid, the Maharashtra government has demanded Aurangabad to be added to the Centre's National Heritage City Development and ... the state administration hopes that the Centre will consider its request on Aurangabad's inclusion to HRIDAY while planning the second set of heritage cities.
Bhiwandi city in the Thane district of Maharashtra state in Konkan division is located 20 km to the north-east of Mumbai and 15 km to the north-east of Thane city. The city of Bhiwandi is known for its textile industry and has the largest number of Power looms in the country. Bhiwandi has been developing as ...
Chavan said considering Fadnavis' goodwill with both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and finance minister Arun Jaitley, more was expected from the Budget for Maharashtra. "I am told a few crores have been sanctioned for the Mumbai suburban network, but the rest of the state, including backward areas of ...
Nashik, Maharashtra: A court here on Saturday sent six men to the gallows in the honour killings of three Dalit youths in Ahmednagar district five years ago. On January 15, Nashik ... Gharu, 24, had fallen in love with an upper caste Maratha girl of the Darandale family from Sonai village. The lovers planned ...
New Delhi: Maharashtra has constructed the maximum number of individual household toilets under the Centre's flagship Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) scheme, followed by Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, ... The Centre is focusing on construction of toilets to make the cities open defecation free by 2019.
Cruising the Arabian Sea's azure waters fringed by green mangroves on the 121-km long coastline beginning with the coastal village of Vijaydurg to ... Utilising such awareness, UNDP Global Environmental finance initiated a four-year-long mangrove crab farming in 2011 in 17 villages of Sindhudurg ...
In a bid to reduce congestion on city roads, the country's largest container port - the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in Navi Mumbai - has demanded demarcated lanes on the proposed Virar-Alibaug multi-modal corridor for heavy vehicles. The project is being executed by the Mumbai Metropolitan ...

The state government is likely to give its nod to the city's long-pending Draft Development Plan 2014-34 by the end of February, said officials who are part of the process. The plan -- which will play an important role in deciding the city's land use and infrastructure development for the next 20 years -- is ...
Agricultural practices, construction of religious structures and urbanisation near tier I and II cities were the main concerns, an official said. ... Maharashtra has lost to encroachers forest area bigger than Mumbai, the Hindustan Times reported on Sunday, citing data that the Union Environment Ministry ...
TV Today Network Ltd. has donated Rs 93,25,944 to the Care Today Fund for the FY 2014-15, consistent with Section 135 of companies Act, 2013. The Care Today Fund established Care Today A/c TV Today Network Ltd. (FY 2014-15) and deployed these funds to implement three projects aligned to the ...
None of the tabled cities fell under the 'good' category. CPCB officials said the qualities in a city are influenced by weather conditions to a significant extent. While Navi Mumbai recorded annual average AQI of 76 which positioned the city at number three, Mumbai's AQI stood at 107. The Maharashtra ...
Lucknow: UP is second behind Tamil Nadu (11 cities) to offer maximum number of cities to be revamped under the Smart City project. With three cities from UP ... Besides UP, states like Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh had also nominated multiple cities. While Gujarat and Madhya ...
The NCP leader further alleged that the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution corporation Ltd. (MSEDCL) was forcefully recovering money from the farmers, ... Mr. Pawar visited Shahaji Rathod, a farmer from Ujani village in Latur's Ausa Taluka at a local hospital and announced ₹1 lakh for his treatment.
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has hiked bulk water tariff for all industries that draw water as raw material, like bottled water companies, ... It has been hiked by 16% of the 25 paise standard rate, but only one dam supplying water to the city, Bhatsa, is state-owned, and even then BMC contributed.
Post a successful response of over 2 cr in Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Radio City is all set to create a benchmark for its only listener choice award, Radio City ... Radio City is the strongest network with presence across 11 cities in Maharashtra and has always been at the forefront in supporting and promoting ...
Nanded/Aurangabad: A cleric in Maharashtra's Nanded has been booked for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl and molesting another minor, police said. Three local politicians from the girl's village in Majalgaon tried to pressure her mother not to file a case against the cleric, identified as Maulavi Saber ...
Maharashtra government is planning to install RO purifiers to provide safe drinking water in 3,000 villages. The department of water supply and sanitation will provide these machines. The department of water supply and sanitation has prepared a plan to further the campaign of open-defecation free villages ...
If they are not reigned in time, then the city, which is known for its cultural values, will become ugly. The killing of Deven Shah should ring alarm bells for the government," the party said in an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana'. "Industrialists and traders have brought BJP to power at the Centre and in ...
Mumbai: Despite a significant decline in malaria cases and a near 50% drop in fatalities, Maharashtra climbed up the charts to record the third highest number of ... Here, the distance between villages to a sub-centre could stretch up to 40km, making blood collection on slides to a testing centre, a difficult ...
Only three of the 1.7 lakh teachers who appeared for the Maharashtra Teachers Aptitude and intelligence Test (TAIT) in July 2017 were able to score more ... Ulhas Wadodkar, who heads the city unit of Maharashtra Rajya Shikshak Parishad, said, "First of all, the government does not have jobs for those ...
The Sena said like Mumbai, instances of gang war, ransom demand and issuing threats to people have increased in Pune, which is no more a city for pensioners (referring to the city no more being peaceful) but is dominated by education tycoons, builders and land mafia. The mass inflow of people for ...
Sanjay Baliram Shinde, the accused, was later arrested from Supa village near Shirur in the district. Shinde opened fire at two places -- Nagar Mori and Borawake Nagar --- in Daund town this afternoon, killing three persons, police said. "Initially police thought he was hiding in his house. When a police ...
Mumbai: Union ministry for drinking water and sanitisation in its report published on Monday informed more than 34,000 villages became open defecation free. The report also stated 16 districts announced as Open Defecation Free (ODF) from the state. The report says, during past three years after the ...
A high-level empowered committee consists of Maharashtra State Cabinet and headed by Chief Minster Devendra Fadnavis has set up to achieve the target of constructing 19.4 lakh tenements in 322 cities under the Prime Minister Awas Yojana (PMAY) before 2022. The State's Housing Minister Prakash ...
In a bid to stop farmers suicides and raise farmers income, the Maharashtra government has began two new initiatives: One, getting retail and agro ... that they could procure farm produce from Maharashtra,"said Ramnath Subramaniam, CEO of Maharashtra's Village Social Transformation Foundation.
In a tragic incident, a boat carrying 40 school children on board capsized near Maharashtra's Dahanu. According to reports, 32 children have been rescued, while efforts are on to locate the missing. Palghar Superintendent of police Manjunath Singe said that no death has been confirmed yet. The Coast ...
Dalit protests against the violence during the celebrations of the bicentenary of the battle of Bhima Koregaon have engulfed the state of Maharashtra. ... over the question of whether it was a Dalit or a Maratha who conducted the last rites of Shambhaji, the son of Shivaji in a village near Bhima Koregaon.
The demonstrations forced transport delays and the closure of schools and shops in Maharashtra's capital city. Among ... protests were also held elsewhere in other towns and cities of Maharashtra like Nagpur, Pune and Baramati (NDTV). ... Reports of rioting came in from the town of Aurangabad too.
For the last two days, the state has seen stone-pelting, torching of buses and civil unrest in the bigger cities of Mumbai and Pune and a bandh. But the violence has crept into the smaller towns of Maharashtra as well. protests were also held in Kolhapur, Parbhani, Latur, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, Hingoli, ...
Mumbai: Thane and Navi Mumbai are among the four cities of Maharashtra that figure in the top-10 hot-spot list for nitrogen Oxide (NO2) gas pollution, according to a recent ... In 2007, not a single Indian city had critical NOx levels, but in 2016, 12 per cent of cities are in the 'critical' category, said the report.
In a meeting chaired by Fadnavis to review the state's preparedness for the survey which will start in January and is conducted by the Quality Council of India (QCI), he has announced a prize money of Rs 20 crore to the cities that are under the covered under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban ...
Nagpur: The last rites of Major Prafulla Moharkar, who was killed in a cross-border attack by Pakistan troops in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, were performed with full military honours at his village in Maharashtra. During the last rites, gun salutes were offered by the army and the state police to the ...
The maiden flight DN 181 took off from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here to Jalgaon, about 410 km to the northeast of the Maharashtra capital, ... The airline aims to "revolutionise" air travel in India by connecting cities that weren't accessible by air before, with price points that allow even a ...
Mumbai: A new set of stringent parameters on drought declaration has left drought-prone villages in Maharashtra with little hope. The parameters, prepared and released by the central government as part of the Manual for Drought Management, 2016, used for the first time this year, has found as ...
Mumbai: More than 8,000 villages in the state have reported below 50% of average crop productivity during 2017 Kharif season, but relief has only been extended to nearly 300 (nearly 4%) of them. Thanks to the new stringent drought rules, under which central assistance can only be sought only in case of ...
New Delhi: The Centre has released nearly Rs 9,940 crore to the states so far for the Smart Cities Mission, with Maharashtra accounting for the highest amount of Rs 1,378 crore, followed ... The Centre released Rs 8 crore to West Bengal whose New Town Kolkata was selected for the mission in May 2016.
Out of the Rs 9940 crore released to 99 smart cities by the Centre, cities in Maharashtra have received the largest share of funds followed by Madhya ... "the progress of implementation depends on the round of selection as it takes around 15-18 months from the date of selection of a smart city to call tenders.
The Maharashtra government is conducting a sample survey of the Maratha community members in over 700 villages, ahead of the deadline set by the Maratha Kranti Morcha over its reservation demand. According to Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission Chairman, Justice (retired) M.G. ...
An official data on farmer suicides reveals an alarming number in Maharashtra. The state has witnessed over 1400 farmer suicides despite farm loan waiver announced by the chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. Crop failure and the shoddy implementation of the loan waiver scheme are the primary reasons ...
The Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has till now announced the names of 90 cities under the scheme and each city will get Rs. 500 crore as central ... Some of the cities that have sent their proposals include Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), Bihar Sharif (Bihar), Amravati (Maharashtra), Erode and Dindigal ...


 

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