Report highlights massive hill-cutting in region; Gadgil says previous and present govts do not care.

Quarrying could affect environment, should be regulated, say experts.

PUNE: Though monsoon is yet to hit the city with all its might, mosquito-borne diseases like dengue have already started rearing their heads.

The report of the Central Groundwater Board (CGWB) said that as many as 31% of the wells analysed in Maharashtra in November 2014 had water levels a good 5 to 10 metres below the surface.

For some store owners, though, the controversy has not majorly impacted the sale of the product.

PUNE: The National Green Tribunal bench in Pune has restrained two developers from constructing a resort-cum-hotel on a hill top at Lonavla for causing environmental degradation and also endangerin

PUNE: The rural areas of Pune and Thane districts can expect to get Bharat Stage IV fuel — an environment-friendly alternative — from April 1 next year.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter NAB Lions Home for Aging Blind Vs Kumar Resorts & Ors. dated 26/05/2015 regarding construction activities by Respondent Nos. 1 and 2 (Kumar Resorts & Kumar Ailani) at village Khandala-(Lonavala), Tal. Maval, district Pune.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Wireless Co-operative Housing Society Vs Chaitrali Builders/Sumashilp (P) Ltd. dated 26/05/2015 regarding environmental clearance granted to Chaitrali Builders/Sumashilp (P) Ltd., Pune by the MoEF.

Although India is set to become water scarce country by 2025 due to demand-supply mis-match, the water sector is expected to see investment of USD 13 billion from overseas players in the next few y