At least 15 people were killed across Maharashtra over the last two days due to heavy rains, which continued to lash large parts of the state for the fourth consecutive day Monday, officials said.

After lying low for several months, the H1N1 virus or swine flu has made a comeback in Maharashtra, according to health officials.

The vacation bench of the Bombay high court refused to give any interim relief to residents of Ghodbunder road in Thane, who have challenged the construction of a flyover connecting to the Mumbai-Nashik highway.

Justice KK Tated, observing that there was no urgency to hear the petition adjourned the hearing after vacation.

The petition filed by members of several societies housed on the Ghod

A local court today remanded 105 farmers from the village Gulvanch in Sinnar taluka of Nashik district -- who were protesting against a proposed power plant of Indiabulls -- to police custody till April 20.

Locals are opposing a thermal power station project by Indiabulls in a special economic zone (SEZ), as the lands in 13 villages around Gulvanch are being acquired for this.

Police resorte

Environment education in many schools across the country has moved beyond bookish knowledge and is helping shape bright, young green crusaders.
As many as 60 of the nation

Am empowered group of ministers (eGoM) on food is likely to meet on Monday to decide on permitting export of 5 lakh tonnes of sugar and slash minimum export price of onions, according to sources.

LUCKNOW: Farmers from all over the country on Saturday expressed their concern over soil degradation here at an interactive session held for them at the 10th Agricultural Science Congress.

Farmers represented by 60 representatives selected from different states felt that soil degradation was emerging as a major constraint in increasing country's productivity and therefore had far-reaching impac

Bibekhed village in Buldana district sparkles brightly against the bleak backdrop of Vidarbha known for its despairing farming community. Till about ten years ago, men here wouldn

Driptech has launched retail sales of their low-cost drip irrigation systems in India.
Driptech is an award- winning US-based company that designs and manufactures low-cost, high quality drip irrigation systems for small farmers in Karnataka, Jharkhand, and Tamil Nadu.

Retail sales

The company is launching retail sales of their low-cost drip irrigation systems through dealer network of Godr

MUMBAI: Nature lovers in the city are awaiting the second annual one week bird census in the state which will kick-off from January 22.

An initiative of environmental organization Maharashtra Pakshimitra Sanghatana (MPS), the event will create awareness about conservation of birds.

The campaign will study the status of endangered birds and threats to their existence.

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