PUNE: Accounting for 90 chikungunya cases till May this year, Pune continues to be the hotbed of mosquito-borne disease in the state.

Mumbai: A total 261 persons in Maharashtra have died due to swine flu so far, of which, 10 passed away in Mumbai.

PUNE: Villages located on the outskirts of the city along the baby canal have demanded that the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) supply fresh drinking water through tankers.

PUNE: Maharashtra will soon join other states equipped with a special special satellite surveillance system to map their 3,500 odd stone quarries and help government officials curb illegal mining a

PUNE: Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday approved handing over of 19.9 hectares of forest land in Pimpri Sandas village, where Pune solid waste will be scientifically treated.

The census work began at 12 noon on May 10 and lasted until 12 noon of May 11.

The groundwater situation in Pune region has also shown marked improvements in the last 3 months

Farmers have a complex relationship with their land: losing it means losing an entire way of life. A survey of the original inhabitants of Maan, a village near Pune where land was acquired for an information technology park and industrial estates, found that the process of acquisition was both attractive and scary for the farmers involved. Almost 70% of the respondents were willing to sell their land under different conditions. They were bitter about the escalation of land values after acquisition. What farmers want is a share in the future appreciation of land.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Hanuman T. Rakte & Others Vs. Aurangabad Distillery Ltd. & Others dated 14/03/2017 regarding pollution caused by M/s Aurangabad Distillery Pvt Ltd., Pune, Maharashtra. Affidavit filed by Regional Officer, MPCB, Pune, who visited the site and collected samples for water analysis from dug well and tube well located in the vicinity of M/s Aurangabad Distillery Pvt Ltd, reveals that water samples taken from the dug well of the Applicant had pale brownish colour.

The project is the brainchild of a Mumbai-based couple Kislay and Sheena Vora, as part of which, Vora and his team go around the city and bandage tree branches.

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