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LATUR NEWS

Year-ender: Will 2020 be better for agriculture?

December 26, 2019 7:27 am

Farm prices looking up, along with bumper rabi production, can set the stage for long overdue turnaround.

In Latur, ‘ghost’ of Ujjani pipeline rears its head again

October 15, 2019 11:50 am

This is the second consecutive year, when water scarcity has raised its ugly head in Latur. While rainfall over the last fortnight has alleviated water crisis, around 15 tankers are still used to ferry water in the rural parts of the district.

Latur water supply affected as Jaldoot Express comes to a halt

May 24, 2016 2:23 am

Jaldoot Express had started from April 11 with 10 wagons initially bringing 5 lakh litres of water

Only 1 per cent water remains in Marathwada dams

May 23, 2016 2:22 pm

This is the fourth year of drought in Marathwada in the last five years

Swaraj Abhiyan begins padyatra in drought-hit Latur

May 22, 2016 1:00 am

The padyatra, led by Yadav, started from Somvati of in Latur district, covered more than 20 km, passing through various villages of Latur, including Babhalgaon and Katpur.

Railways withdraws its Rs 2-cr water bill sent to drought-hit Latur

May 14, 2016 3:51 am

Till now more than 6 crore litres of water has been transported by the Railways from Miraj to Latur.

Drought crisis: Month after the water train, Railways sends dry Latur a Rs 2-crore bill

May 13, 2016 8:56 am

"We have sent the bill to the Latur district collector as per the administration's request," Central Railway's General Manager S K Sood told reporters.

Drought mitigation in Latur: Panel to probe complaints of pvt tankers ‘stealing’ water

May 08, 2016 3:01 am

The state government moved into action following complaints from people directly to the Chief Minister’s office regarding lack of improvement in getting their quota of drinking water.

Latur gears up to recharge 10,000 borewells

May 05, 2016 3:23 am

Marathwada region, especially Latur, has been hit hard as dams, rivers and hundreds of wells have dried up.

24th water train reaches Latur

May 05, 2016 3:15 am

The water conservation department, Latur district administration and the NGOs have jointly launched the mammoth exercise to save rainwater from June.

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Drought crisis: Latur eagerly awaits for a 50-wagon water train

April 14, 2016 11:18 am

With Latur staring at its “worst ever” water crisis in decades, the state government has decided to send trains filled with water from Vaarna dam in Miraj, 8 km from Sangli town.

LATUR VIDEOS

Cop forced to chant 'Jai Bhawani' by goons in Latur

February 24, 2016 6:44 am

Latur (Maharashtra), Feb 24 (ANI): In a controversial incident, assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Yusuf Sheikh was forced to chant 'Jai Bhawani' by local goons. The cop was also paraded and assaulted. The group then went away but came back the next morning and started shouting slogans against the head constable and also allegedly assaulted Awaskar when he visited the spot again. Sheikh was allegedly paraded along with saffron flags. Sheikh said a group of men entered the police station and started beating him and others with wooden sticks. He added that they also abused him and asked him to chant 'Jai Bhavani' in order to show them respect.