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This Ganesh Utsav, no Lalbaugcha Raja, 10-day Covid campaign instead

July 02, 2020 4:40 am

On Wednesday, the Lalbaugcha Raja Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav cancelled its festivities, which were due to begin on August 22, citing the Covid-19 pandemic. The mandal instead announced a 10-day awareness campaign for cured patients to donate plasma.

Pune firm develops Ganesh thrones made of recycled paper

August 24, 2019 7:33 am

Ideal Eco-Products in Pune manufactures the eco-friendly throne, which weighs at least 900 gram in a paper bag and has the capacity to hold a Ganapati idol weighing up to 15 kg.

A Green Goodbye

October 01, 2018 1:10 am

Thanks to Gujarat HC order, civic corporations, police and Ganesh pandal organisers were forced to come together to stop the age-old practice of immersing idols in natural water bodies this Ganesh Chaturthi, thereby paving the green immersion model.

No significant drop in noise levels: College of Engineering Pune

September 25, 2018 7:43 am

Noise levels monitored by the College of Engineering Pune (CoEP) recorded an average 90.4 decibel (dB) during the final day of the Ganesh festival. Last year, the corresponding figure was 90.9 dB.

Pune: Ganesh immersion procession concludes after 26 hours, 36 minutes

September 25, 2018 8:34 am

It was about one hour and 29 minutes less than last year’s duration of 28 hours and five minutes. With this, the duration of Ganesh immersion procession has gone down for the fourth consecutive year.

Pune plans eco-friendly Ganesh festival

September 15, 2018 10:08 am

While praises have been made on the plastic ban, there have been some incidents of thermocol products being sold.

Ganpati Visarjan: More than 50,000 idols immersed in Mumbai

September 28, 2015 4:18 pm

According to Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) statement, till 7 AM Monday, a total 50,250 idols were immersed at the designated natural and artificial spots.

Malin villagers in temporary homes welcome Ganesh

September 18, 2015 4:53 am

Festival to be celebrated for five days in a simple manner, earlier they celebrated for 10 days.

Congress submits memo to cops in favour of sculptors making Ganesh idols ‘too tall’

August 20, 2015 1:32 am

According to the August 11 order of the Vadodara police commissioner, no Ganesh idols made of plaster of paris must exceed the height of five foot.

Ganesh in Kannada remake of 'Pataas'

May 19, 2015 12:23 pm

Tentatively title "Gani", the remake will not be a frame-to-frame copy of the original.


Ganesh Chaturthi: Eco-friendly idols attract Mumbaikars

August 05, 2018 6:46 am

The concept was perceived in 2015 by Dattadri Kothur, this unique idol is designed to grow into a tree after immersion and save the environment.