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Cyclone Maha: Palghar on 3-day alert; district administration assesses crop damage due to unseasonal rainfall

November 07, 2019 8:08 am

The newly elected MLA from Shahapur, NCP’s Daulat Daroda, met local tehsildar, and said: “We are working to ensure farmers get monetary help immediately.”

In Palghar, 10 villages near Wadhwan boycott polls

October 22, 2019 1:56 am

In Palghar constituency, more than 10 villages around Wadhwan boycotted the polls. The villagers are protesting against a proposed port, which is to be built by reclaiming 5,000 acres in Wadhwan, located 10 km from Dahanu.

Maharashtra: Palghar collector stops boating, fishing in Vaitarna creek

October 03, 2019 3:30 am

The decision comes after the collector received complaints that despite a High Court order forbidding any activities at the creek, people were still taking boat rides under the bridge.

Mumbai: BMC to relocate six villages with 430 families in Palghar

September 23, 2019 2:17 am

The Gargai dam is the first of three proposed dams in Palghar, aimed at providing potable water to Mumbai and bridging the gap between demand and supply. The other two are Pinjal and Damanganga.

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

August 20, 2019 11:01 am

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’

July 26, 2019 2:07 am

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’

June 24, 2019 1:41 am

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

June 16, 2019 6:32 pm

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

April 15, 2019 1:48 am

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

April 14, 2019 4:11 am

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.


17 students critical after consuming mid-day meal in Palghar

February 26, 2016 9:23 am

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.