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.
In April 2012,when she was three months away from the end of her term,then President Pratibha Patil gave up the palatial bungalow that was being built in Khadki,Pune,to serve as her post-retirement residence,after it got mired in controversy.
Mumbai Police Crime Branch has busted a fake currency racket which stretches from Mumbai to Jharkhand. While fake currency worth over Rs 4 lakh was seized,11 people were arrested in connection to the crime.
As many as 30 people were killed when a bus carrying employees of an agriculture university of Ratnagiri district fell into a gorge on Saturday morning. Only one passenger inside the bus, survived the accident, he jumped while the bus was sliding along the slope.