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Tuesday, June 02, 2020



Tiger kills tendu collector in Gadchiroli, first such incident in tendu season

May 10, 2020 12:57 am

This is the third tiger attack casualty in Gadchiroli since last month, the first two being reported on April 16 and 24 in the Armori range among mahua flower collectors.

Carrying the right info about COVID-19, all the way to the rural heartland

April 13, 2020 10:39 pm

Volunteers of local non-profit organisations and NGOs in the State have started translating guidelines by the World Health Organisation on the pandemic into local dialects and tribal languages to relay correct information on COVID-19 in rural and tribal areas in Maharashtra.

Vidarbha to experience first heatwave event of season over next two days: IMD

April 13, 2020 8:15 pm

Earlier this month, the Met office, in its Summer Temperature Outlook forecast for April to June, had predicted a warmer than normal summer season.

Covid-19 patient commits suicide at Maharashtra hospital

April 11, 2020 9:14 pm

Coronavirus (Covid-19): The district collector said, “The man had arrived in Akola district on March 3 and had a travel history to Delhi, however, there is no report as yet, of him participating in the Tabligi event there."

New Maharashtra govt’s challenge: Farmers in drought-prone Vidarbha reel, this time from excess rain

November 28, 2019 1:17 am

The story of agriculture in Maharashtra’s traditionally drought-prone Vidarbha region this time is simple: It has rained so much, especially from September, that the standing crop has wilted from excess water in fields.

Maharashtra election results: From 44 to 29 in Vidarbha, BJP poor show in Fadnavis turf

October 25, 2019 12:02 pm

Maharashtra election results: Not only has Devendra Fadnavis failed to retain the lead in Vidarbha, but his own victory margin, in Nagpur South-West, dropped from 59,000 votes to less than 50,000.

Maharashtra: Vidarbha gets Rs 5,000-crore project to tackle drought

August 03, 2019 3:05 am

Earlier, the state government had taken up a similar tunnel project to tackle drought in eight districts of Marathwada. As many as 167 TMC (thousand million cubic feet) water flowing from Godavari was channelised to cater to the eight districts.

Maharashtra: In 11,078 villages, groundwater levels see worst dip in three years

July 25, 2019 7:35 am

The only positive picture this year emerges from the Konkan region where no village has reported any dip in groundwater levels. This time last year, 81 villages were affected from the coastal belt of the state.

Vidarbha activists oppose power unit expansion, claim diverting water will add to farmers' woes

July 19, 2019 7:01 pm

The activists said that Nagpur had been rated as one of the most polluted cities in India and the new coal-fired power units will further choke the city's remaining clean air with pollutants.

Vidarbha reels under agrarian crisis due to delayed and deficient rains

July 11, 2019 10:37 pm

The Amravati division comprising Amravati, Yavatmal, Akola, Buldana and Washim talukas are particularly affected, with only 427 tankers supplying drinking water.