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Wednesday, February 19, 2020



Damaged by floods in Sangli, library’s mission to save 75,000 books: Staff, students, 6 hair dryers

September 06, 2019 8:30 am

The biggest concern remains the manuscripts — nearly 300 had been digitised recently, but the computer that stored the records was washed away.

Yediyurappa didn’t open Almatti doors that led to flooding in state: Sanjay Raut

August 19, 2019 2:32 am

In an indirect dig at the BJP, the Sena MP said the funds kept for upcoming assembly polls should be used to rebuild the villages devastated in floods.

Road connectivity to 28 Sangli villages restored, three in Kolhapur still cut off

August 18, 2019 12:36 am

As per the surveys conducted so far, 3,853 homes in Sangli district have been damaged in the floods, with 625 completely destroyed. In Kolhapur, the number of damaged homes has been pegged at 12,512, of which 747 have been completely destroyed.

No link between Almatti dam discharge and Sangli floods: former irrigation official

August 17, 2019 11:04 am

Pathak said Almatti backwaters run for 200 km from Sangli. “And the capacity of Almatti is 173 TMC. The dam was in a position to hold lots of water flowing from Sangli area,” he said.

In Pune relief camps: doctors counsel the flood-affected; parties send supplies

August 13, 2019 11:09 am

The city unit of NCP sent a team of doctors with medicines to Sangli and Kolhapur to provide free medical treatment to affected people. NCP chief Sharad Pawar participated in the programme, organised to send the team to the two districts.

Flood in Sangli, Kolhapur: Water receding fast, officials shift focus to health

August 12, 2019 12:15 pm

Pune Divisional Commissioner Deepak Mhaisekar on Sunday said the administration will now focus on providing health facilities and conducting cleanliness drives in the flood-affected areas as soon as the water recedes.

Maharashtra flood recedes: 40 dead, over 4 lakh in camps, 203 roads still cut off

August 12, 2019 9:13 am

The toll touched 40 on Sunday, as rescuers recovered five more bodies from last week’s boat capsize in Sangli district.

Kolhapur and Sangli floods: Toll rises to 27 as rescue boat capsizes

August 09, 2019 1:35 pm

Teams of the National Disaster Response Force, Indian Army and Navy continued evacuating people to safer locations in boats in coordination with the local administration.

The Birdbox Challengers

April 13, 2019 12:15 am

A group of engineers in Pune are addressing the problem of vanishing sparrows by teaching enthusiasts to build birdboxes.

Bapu Vategaonkar, ‘Robin Hood of Sangli’, dies at 96

January 17, 2018 6:04 am

After his release from prison, Vategaonkar turned to spirituality; he conducted religious discourses and sermons in and around Sangli.