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The study suggested that along with tier-I cities, including Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai, women from tier-II cities, such as Ahmedabad, Indore, Jaipur and Patna, are emerging as "decision makers" when it comes to traveling solo. Women travellers between the age groups of 25 to 40 from tier-II cities ... Maharashtra
Now, farmers' unions and organizations spread over Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana, have declared support to the Maharashtra ... "We plan to stop the supply of farm produce like vegetables, fruits, milk, poultry products, and food grains from villages to cities from 1 June," Sirohi said. protests

After 70 years of remaining in the dark, Maharashtra village finally gets electricity ... A Remote tribal village in Amravati's Bulumgavhan in Maharashtra was electrified after 70 years of independence. ... With the population of just over 500, nearest town from the village is at the distance of 112 Km.
The transformation in Bulumgavan village has been brought about through the Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation (MVSTF) initiative. The foundation has taken up the task of changing the lives of 1,000 villages in the state through specially appointed Chief Minister's Rural ...
Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday reiterated that the Nanar mega refinery petrochemical project would be completed but the state government would speak with project affected people (PAPs). His statement came after PAPs led by Bhai Samant met Sharad Pawar, chief of ...
In order to fight scarcity of water, a competition-'Water Cup' is being held between several villages in Mahrashtra's Parli town to see who is able to ... A tireless work is underway in every village with the help of Earth movers to constructof enough multiple structures in order to ensure that rain water does ...

Bombay High Court has refused to stay the Maharashtra government notification banning use of plastic materials across the state. The court has granted three more months time to manufacturers, traders and retailers to dispose of the existing plastic bags that they have. Same time frame has been given ...
Thorat's mortal remains were brought from Aurangabad town to his village of Fakirabad Wadi (in Vaijapur Tehsil) at 11. 30 a.m.. Impassioned scenes of grief were witnessed as a massive crowd followed the funeral cortege from Mhasoba Chowk to his home in Vaijapur chanting "Kiranbhau amar rahe ...
... The villages alongside highway having over 5,000 populous or those who have been developed as Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) or has been declared as a state, national or international tourist place or the state government has sanctioned the development plan of a ... excise
Massive protests were witnessed on Wednesday ahead of the match between CSK and Kolkata Knight Riders and an identified protestor flung a shoe at CSK's Ravindra Jadeja during the match. The BCCI had short-listed four cities to host matches but eventually Pune was finalised since CSK ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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. Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
"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. Chennai Maharashtra
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. Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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. Chennai Maharashtra

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. Chennai Maharashtra
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. Chennai Maharashtra
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, ... Chennai Maharashtra
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. Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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. Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai 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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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. Chennai Maharashtra
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. Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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. Chennai Maharashtra
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 ... Chennai Maharashtra
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. Chennai Maharashtra
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. Chennai Maharashtra
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, ... Chennai Maharashtra
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. Chennai Maharashtra


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