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Indore: To assess the impact of idol immersion on city's water, regional pollution control board in the first phase of survey has taken samples from different water bodies to check the quality of w

PUNE: The teething troubles in getting citizens to embrace eco-friendly ways of celebrating Ganeshotsav seem to be over with individuals, residential societies and even big mandals going all-out wi

PUNE: Weeks after the Bombay High Court ordered the state government to consider use of noise mapping and classify various zones in the maximum city, a Pune-based organization is voluntarily taking

NASHIK: City-based environment activists have appealed to citizens to celebrate the 10-day-long Ganesh festival in an eco-friendly manner.

KOLHAPUR: 200 Ganesh mandals from the city, including some major organisations, have decided to mend their ways and pledged to tone down celebrations.

Festivals are going green this year, with Ganesh Chaturthi and Dasara celebrants spreading Save Environment messages.

NASHIK: Residents across the state are showing never-before awareness about going for clay idols of Ganesha for household worship this year.

KOLHAPUR: Superintendent of police Pradeep Deshpande on Thursday warned of strict action against violators of the Supreme Court-set noise pollution norms.

MUMBAI: The decibel levels are already on rise and amplifiers continue to blare, even at night with the beginning of the festive season, starting with idol parades for Ganesh Chaturthi next month.

BHOPAL: They are innovative and refuse to use tried and tested material for making idols. If some are making idols with marble and match sticks, others are trying to do so with grains or pulses.