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Palghar: Spike in moderate malnourishment as six-meals-a-day scheme rolled back

A Palghar district official said they had used District Planning and Development Council’s fund to stretch the six meals up till March after the programme was modified. “But funds exhausted thereafter,” he said.

School providing shelter hit, residents at a loss: ‘We will die of exhaustion’

The villagers, including children, sat on the wet ground with umbrellas as shock after shock passed under their feet on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday.


Annaji in real life, Anjali on appointment letter, Palghar teacher ‘could lose job due to clerical error’

Based out of Talasari in Palghar, Kulsenge joined duty nine years ago but the name on his appointment letter read ‘Anjali Kulsenge’. He said it was “adjusted” back then, but zilla parishad records show that no teacher by the name Annaji Kulsenge exists in the system.

Every drop counts: These water trucks are lifeline for parched Maharashtra

Maharashtra is witnessing one of its worst water emergencies in years, with the government deploying 6,597 tankers to supply water to 5,243 villages and 11,293 hamlets. SANDEEP ASHAR spends a day with MH 09A 9646 and its driver as they travel 148 km to deliver water to some of the most parched villages of Palghar district.

Day after EC freezes 'whistle' in Palghar, Independents allege they had to wait till midnight at RO’s office to get symbols allotted

The Independent candidates in Palghar claimed that they had to wait till midnight on Friday to be allotted their symbols. A few of them have written to the Delhi office of the EC seeking an explanation.

Pune: Alphonso term ‘used rampantly’, mango growers from state seek to protect exclusivity of product

Alphonso or Hapus is called the ‘king of mangoes’ because of its unique taste and texture. Originally, mangoes grown in the Konkan region of the state were known by this name but over the years, other states such as Karnataka and Kerala have also started growing this fruit.


Lok Sabha polls 2019: BVA loses fight for ‘whistle’ as EC freezes poll symbol

The issue of the election symbol had cropped up after the BMP nominated candidates on the Palghar seat. The BVA, led by Vasai MLA Hitendra Thakur, reportedly had held talks with BMP’s national president, Taslimunissa Khan, urging her to change the party’s decision.

Palghar district: Officials adopt undernourished children, govt data shows fall in malnutrition cases

Last week, at a meeting of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare officials in Assam, the Maharashtra government presented a poster about the pilot project attempted in Palghar.

Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway: Three killed, two children injured as bikes collide

The deceased have been identified as Swapnil (28) and Sharmila Shingada (25) and Manoj Guhe (28).

Palghar bypolls: Absence of a north Indian leader may have cost Sena polls

“It is true that we don’t have a prominent North Indian face in the party. But, we fight elections with party president Uddhav Thackeray as our only face and all of us as Sainiks,” said Vinay Shukla, Sena coordinator who campaigned in the north Indian belt of the constituency.

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17 students critical after consuming mid-day meal in Palghar

Palghar (Maharashtra), Feb 26 (ANI): Over 100 students fell ill after consuming mid-day meal at a government-run school in Palghar district of Maharashtra. An official of the district education department Prakash Mokashi said action will be taken against the guilty. Jyoti Jadav, a student of the same school, said her stomach started aching after consuming the meal. 17 of the Kasa village primary school students are still critical.The police have sent food samples for tests to a laboratory in Mumbai.