PUNE: India experienced 167 instances of cold waves, the highest in 13 years, across different stations in December, according to data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Pune: The four-member committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) is learnt to have recommended a fine of Rs 171 crore on German auto major Volkswagen (VW) for causing “health damage

PUNE: As many as 717 patients have succumbed to swine flu at various hospitals in Pune city ever since the virus first struck in 2009.

PUNE: Politicians in the city are using the reduced water supply to attack opponents and score brownie points with the citizens ahead of the state elections.

PUNE: As many as 75 people succumbed to swine flu in the state in October alone, taking Maharashtra’s H1N1 death count to 244 till October 18 this year.

Pune: As many as 69 people succumbed to swine flu in Maharashtra in September alone, taking the state’s death toll from the contagion to 101 in the first nine months of the year.

PUNE: Eminent ecologist-scientist Madhav Gadgil on Monday urged the state government not to suppress the Zoning Atlas report, especially for the Konkan region that is witnessing an industrial boom.

Pune: Ecologist Madhav Gadgil on Wednesday said that citizens and governments should take measures to create new groves in cities and immediate surroundings, besides preserving the ones in forest a

Pune: Bioenergy scientists from Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) have discovered a method to reduce the impact of stubble burning, which is the main cause of air pollution in New Delhi.

Pune: The Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) has sought environment clearance to the proposed site for the international airport in Purandar.

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