Sunday, Nov 27, 2022



Take 5: 'Felt like an earthquake. Stars fall from sky, but it was round...'

April 30, 2022 11:06 pm

On April 2, “burning objects” were seen falling from the sky in several parts of Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region, including a metal ring of 8-10 ft diametre that was spotted by residents of Ladboli village in Chandrapur district.

Premature deaths, high SO2 levels: Study points at fallout of thermal power station in Chandrapur

February 28, 2022 10:36 pm

The study concluded that air pollution from coal-fired power plants not only impacts people in the immediate vicinity but travels long distances, and the concentration levels put everyone at risk, especially vulnerable citizens such as children, the elderly, and pregnant women.

After worker’s death, forest dept begins work on translocating tigers from Chandrapur thermal station area

February 20, 2022 7:30 am

After a contractual worker of the Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station (CSTPS) was killed in a tiger attack earlier this week, locals and workers staged a protest demanding mitigation measures to be implemented.

Maharashtra: Adult male tiger rescued from well in Chandrapur

November 08, 2021 3:56 pm

Chief Conservator of Forests N R Praveen said the animal climbed up using a cot that had been lowered into the well and ran away into the forest

ZP school teacher held for ‘sexually assaulting’ seven minor girl students

October 06, 2021 8:56 am

The teacher was arrested on Monday after the village erupted in anger when they got to know about the teacher's act, and gathered at the school.

Maharashtra: Chandrapur sees attacks over 'black magic' charges, 7 saved from lynching

September 05, 2021 9:12 pm

All the accused have been held under the Maharashtra Prevention and Eradication of Human Sacrifice and other Inhuman, Evil and Aghori Practices and Black Magic Act, 2013.

In Chandrapur hotbed, forest officials bring down tiger threat

June 17, 2021 9:28 am

Chandrapur accounts for as many as 200 of Maharashtra’s 311 tigers, and hence much of its man vs animal conflict. Central Chanda is estimated to hold 25 adult tigers.

Tigress that attacked veterinary doctor in Chandrapur two days ago found dead

June 05, 2021 10:29 pm

On June 3, when the forest department staff had gone to check the tigress, it had suddenly attacked them. While running for cover, veterinary doctor Ravikant Khobragade had fallen down.

Chandrapur: Six-month-old tiger cub reunited with mother after being rescued from well

April 21, 2021 11:28 pm

The forest department said it got information about the cub falling into a farm's well in Chichpalli range of Chandrapur at 8.30 am on Wednesday morning.

Activist begins hunger strike to save the last lake in Chandrapur

February 27, 2021 10:49 pm

Bandu Dhotre, who runs environmental NGO Eco Pro, has been fighting for the cause of Ramala Lake, built by the Gond kings more than 500 years ago to supply water to the walled city of Chandrapur, since 2009.