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"The Department of agriculture of Maharashtra has not considered the problem in its right perspective. It is holding the seed companies and dealers responsible, leaving free the trait or technology provider (MMB), who collects the trait value on every seed packet and who is really responsible for the efficacy ...
Bhopal: Unseasonal rain and hailstorm over the last couple of days have caused heavy damage to crops in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. While bad weather has mostly affected horticulture crops in the Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra, rabi crops like wheat and gram have been ...

Late last December, in reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Union finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said though the Maharashtra government is lobbying hard for an IFC at Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), there is a limit on the number of IFCs one can have, so another can only be considered after ...
Mumbai: The Protection Of children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was framed in 2012 to ensure speedy trial of offences against children but data compiled by law ministry shows pendency of such cases is piling up with Maharashtra, UP and Madhya Pradesh topping the table. Recommended By ...
libraries in state-run schools in Maharashtra to be soon filled by books on PM Modi. The state govt will purchase books worth Rs 59.42 lakh. The books are being procured under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. Exam Warriors by Narendra Modi | Image for representation ...
Retaining its position as the state with the highest tree cover, Maharashtra has witnessed a marginal rise in tree cover over the last two years, stated the State of Forest 2017 survey. In 2015, trees covered an area of 9,558 sq km in the state. Last year, the figure was 9,831 sq km. However, environmentalists ...

Mumbai: A beleagured Maharashtra government is in a bind over compensation to farmers affected by the hailstorm which has hit large parts of the state. finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar told The Hindu everything is being done to make a budget provision for a compensation package, even as Chief ...
Mumbai: Come February 18, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev would be rubbing shoulders with Richard Branson of Virgin Atlantic. The Maharashtra government is pulling out all stops to make its investment summit, magnetic Maharashtra, a big success by roping in some big names. Besides Indian CEOs and ...
Maharashtra: Boy's eardrum damaged as teacher hits him for not bringing book. The student forgot to bring a textbook to the school. Irate over it, the teacher hit him hard on his left ear and following this the boy suffered extreme pain and the ear started bleeding. Mumbai Updated: Feb 13, 2018 11:03 IST. PTI, Palghar.
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government is looking at finalising five to six pilot projects involving startups in the next few months to test blockchain technology in the state, a senior bureaucrat told ET. The projects would be in the areas of financial inclusion, land records, supply-chain financing, goods and ...
The recent spate of suicide attempts at Mantralaya -- and the death of a murder convict who jumped off the fifth floor last week -- has prompted the Maharashtra government to install a safety net at the building's second floor-level to prevent further such incidents. The safety net, installed on Monday, ...
According to a Hindustan Times report, people of Maharashtra could soon be able lodge a complaint through a quick response (QR) code on stickers in autos and taxis. The report said that the QR code stickers have been approved by the state transport department that will have details of auto and taxi ...
Mumbai, Feb 12 (PTI) Maharashtra has reported the highest growth in mangrove cover, of 82 square kilometres, in the last two years in the country, said a forest official. "The states mangrove cover increased from 222 sq km to 304 sq km, registering an increase of 37% over the previous assessment in 2015 ...
The Maharashtra government is extending its social outreach in the Maoist insurgency-affected areas with the Home department proposing a new scheme to give jobs to kith and kin of informers who lost their lives after their cover was blown during anti-Maoist operations. The government has already ...
Court ends 4-year fuel woe of R-Power's Maharashtra plant ... New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has asked state-run Coal India to immediately start supplying coal to Reliance Power's Butibori power station near Nagpur in Maharashtra, granting the Anil Ambani group company relief in a dispute dogging it ...
Maharashtra government will, according to The Asian Age, spend Rs 59.42 lakh buying on books focusing on Narendra Modi as supplementary reading material for students in classes I-V. These books will be used in schools run by the state government. In stark comparison, just Rs 3.25 lakh has been set ...
The hailstorm that hit several parts of the state yesterday damaged crops over an area of 1.25 lakh hectare across 11 districts, Maharashtra agriculture Minister Pandurang Fundkar said today. "A primary damage assessment report has stated that over 1.25 lakh hectare of crops were damaged in 1,086 ...

woman Dies In Hailstorm In Maharashtra's Parbhani District. With the death of Kamble in Parbhani, the death toll in the hailstorms in the state since Sunday had risen to four. Mumbai | Press Trust of India | Updated: February 13, 2018 03:38 IST. 2 Shares. email. PRINT. COMMENTS. Woman Dies In Hailstorm In ...
The unseasonal rain and hailstorm over the past couple of days have impacted standing rabi crops across parts of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. The rain has affected standing crops such as wheat, corn, onion, jowar (sorghum) and green gram on about 1.24 lakh hectares in Maharashtra. Orange and ...
New Delhi: The Maharashtra government produced statements of four judicial officers before the Supreme Court on Monday to clear the web of suspicion around the "untimely" death of judge B H Loya on December 1, 2014, when he was conducting trial in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case in ...
The situation in Maharashtra and elsewhere is grim. Congress workers should visit each and every hamlet and make people aware about the failure of the present government," he said. Vikhe Patil said Rahul Gandhi had elaborated various problems plaguing the country after he assumed a new role as the ...
Bhiwandi, Jan 31: A major fire broke out at a godown in Gayatri Nagar area of Bhiwandi in Maharashtra on Wednesday morning. Five fire tenders have been rushed to the spot. There are no reports of any casualty or injury till now. The exact cause of fire is yet to be ascertained. The fire reportedly broke out ...
Mumbai: In a move aimed at blunting opposition criticism for imposing goods and services tax on sanitary pads, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday decided to implement a scheme to sell sanitary napkins to rural women at a subsidized rate. The scheme titled Asmita Yojana would provide a packet of ...
Nine months after rolling out a policy to unlock more buildable areas in space-starved Mumbai, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday relaxed some of its provisions. On April 13, 2017, the government had permitted private redevelopment or renewal of housing societies or commercial establishments ...
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has decided to appoint temporary public relation (PR) officers for 30 departments to inform the people about its decisions and counter any "misleading" information in media, drawing flak from the opposition which called it a propaganda exercise. A Government ...
... Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, we are pleased to inform you that the Company has been declared L-1 bidder by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for a new EPC Project under under NHDP Phase IV-B in the in the state of Maharashtra.
The Maharashtra government has brought out a new telecom infrastructure policy, which will support its digital ventures. The policy will help in creating and maintaining the telecom infrastructure for its citizen-centric digital initiatives. The State Cabinet gave its clearance on Tuesday. A press statement ...
Mumbai: In a major policy bailout to long-stuck Navi Mumbai Special Economic Zone Pvt. Ltd (NMSEZ), the Maharashtra government on Tuesday allowed the promoters to convert the SEZ into an 'integrated industrial township'. Reliance Industries Ltd chairman Mukesh Ambani is one of the promoters of ...
The state believes that once the corridor is done, it will catapult Maharashtra over other states in the country. However, the corridor has been facing some thorny issues: farmers in many villages have refused to part with their land, and banks have been reluctant to fund the project until their conditions were ...
Mumbai: In 2013, a stray remark by the then deputy chief minister of Maharashtra, Ajit Pawar, who, while responding to farmers' demand for water said: "If there is no water in the dam, should we go and urinate," had cost his government dearly. The comment gave the BJP a perfect stick to thrash the ...
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, according to official data. Till November last year, as many as 42.72 lakh household toilets have been ...
As reported earlier by The Indian Express, the ground staff belonging to one of the trade unions, Maharashtra Forest Guards and Foresters Union, demanding upgradation of their pay scales, had threatened to skip gadgets necessary for use in the census. They argued that their work manual did not ...
Thai woman Held For Running Spa Sex Racket In Maharashtra. Acting on a tip-off, a team of police officials raided a spa in the Virar area of the district and arrested the 43-year-old Thai woman yesterday, Assistant police Inspector SA Ingole said. Cities | Press Trust of India | Updated: January 21, 2018 ...
Maharashtra ranks fifth among states that have lost maximum forest areas to encroachers. Of the state's 61,579 square kilometre (sq km) of forests, which is a fifth of its geographical area, encroachers have taken over 670sq km -- more than the area of Greater Mumbai, which is 603sq km. The data on forest ...
The Maharashtra government is all set to introduce a system to issue daily district-wise weather advisory to farmers across the state. "The system has a capacity to generate weather alerts for every ten minutes, if required. The state is taking a step forward to explore the possibility of issuing weather advisory ...
The Maharashtra government has prepared a proposal to shift from paper to online lottery in order to earn more revenue, an official said. Maharashtra principal secretary (planning) Vijay Kumar Gautam said the state government is studying the lottery model of Kerala, which earns a huge revenue through it.
... .PUNE: An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale jolted areas near the Koyna dam in Maharashtra today, the MeT department said. No casualty or damage to property was reported so far. Tremors were felt in the Koyna region at 11.36 am today, according to the India Meteorological Department ...
6 Get Death Sentence In Maharashtra Honour Killings Of 2013. The convicts have also been ordered to pay a fine of Rs. 20,000 each and directed the government to compensate the victims' families. All India | Indo-Asian News Service | Updated: January 20, 2018 15:41 IST. 2 Shares. email. PRINT. COMMENTS.
The state police complaints authority (SPCA) received 649 complaints from various parts of Maharashtra in its first year. The majority of the complaints registered related to police officials refusing to file a first information report (FIR). The authority started functioning in January last year, after the Supreme ...
As part of its campaign for 2018, 'Maharashtra 360-degree', the tourism arm of government of Maharashtra, Maharashtra Tourism Development corporation (MTDC) will be putting special focus on cuisine, informed Jaykumar Rawal, minister, tourism and employment guarantee scheme, Government of ...
The Maharashtra government has stepped up efforts to reduce the consumption of tobacco in schools. The state education department has undertaken a campaign to make schools compliant with COTPA (Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act). COTPA requires all educational institutes to be tobacco ...
Mumbai(Maharashtra) [India], January 18 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday conducted searches at 32 places in Maharashtra in an on-going investigation of a case relating to alleged exchange of demonetised currency notes. The searched was carried out at different locations of ...
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has approved a Rs 4,000-crore project aimed at promoting climate-resilient agriculture, to be partially funded by the World Bank. A government resolution (GR) issued yesterday said the project, named Nanaji Deshmukh Krishi Sanjivani Yojna, will be implemented in ...
Aiming to provide free access to government data, Maharashtra will be the first state in the country to have a cloud policy. Speaking at Maharashtra technology Summit, CM Devendra Fadnavis stated that the public cloud, unveiled yesterday, will create a $2 Bn opportunity for the startups and other big data ...
In a bid to strengthen the state's startup ecosystem, the Maharashtra Cabinet has approved the Maharashtra State Innovation and Startup Policy in a meeting recently. The policy, which was in the making for over a year, aims to facilitate the emergence of around 10,000 startups over the next five years ...
The Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra government to reconsider the existing costs of sanitary napkins and make them available at subsidised rates to women. This request comes after a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed by the Shetty Women Welfare Foundation, which is an NGO ...
Sugar prices in Maharashtra have fallen to Rs 29.40 per kg at mill gate, hitting a level last seen in March 2016, at a time when millers are also complaining of sluggish offtake. A section of millers have expressed their inability to pay farmers as per the 70:30 revenue sharing formula and challenged the ...
Mumbai, Jan 10 (): State-run Bank of Maharashtra, which under the prompt corrective action of the Reserve Bank due to very high bad loans, and Aviva Life insurance have entered into a corporate agency arrangement to distribute the latter's products. With this tie-up under the open architecture system, ...
In a major move, the Maharashtra government has approved additional 0.5 FSI (which determines buildable area on a plot) for the island city to be available on the payment of a premium -- 60% of the ready reckoner rates. Floor Space Index (FSI) typically indicates how high a developer can build on a plot.
The state government cannot leave everything to be looked after by courts, said the Bombay high court on Wednesday, while slamming the Maharashtra government for its inaction in maintaining urban roads. "It can't be that the state will not do anything and leave everything [state administration] to be run ...


 

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