Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today gave the go-ahead for water supply, road and sanitation projects worth Rs 658 crore in eight cities.

Months ago, when a bunch of “foreigners” came to meet Nileema Mishra, she considered it as just another visit by people who wanted to see her work.

The death toll due to sun stroke in Jalgaon district has reached eight on Tuesday. The deceased include a nine-month-old girl and a 24-year-old bridegroom. The latter died a day before his marriage.

Jalgaon and the northern parts of Maharashtra have been experiencing extreme temperatures, ranging from 41 to 45 degree Celsius.

River connectivity is seen as a possible way to equally distribute of water across a geographical region. Conceptually, inter-linking water ways is appreciated by policy practitioners to resolve water problems but the practical ecological concerns usually delay the implementation.

Kolhapur civic administration has taken up many ambitious projects, thanks to the initiatives by Vijay Singhal, municipal commissioner. He recently received an award from the Prime Minister for the river-linking project he had taken up during his stint at Jalgaon
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Indian schools seem to be coming of age environmentally and the real action in environment activism is not happening in the elite, upmarket schools but rather it is the semi-urban and middle-rung schools that have donned the mantle of being

The monthlong Maharashtra leg of the Red Ribbon Express, which was flagged off from Delhi last year, will begin on Monday with the train painted yellow and red chugging into Amalner station in Jalgaon.

Physicochemical characteristics of groundwater and municipal water in Amalner town by taking water samples from five different stations. The study was carried out by collecting four groundwater samples (Two open well, two bore well) and one municipal water sample during November 2007-February 2008. The results were compared with standards prescribed by WHO and ISI 10500-91.

India has good average annual precipitation, but its poor distribution in space and time has led to the scarcity of groundwater in many areas. Artificial recharge to groundwater requires a composite procedure along with detailed morphometric and hydrogeological studies of the area. In Maharashtra State, a

Mumbai: Preparing for a second wave of swine flu in winter as predicted by WHO, Maharashtra Government has decided to organise a series of workshops to train family doctors and paramedicals statewide to battle the H1N1 virus.
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