PUNE: Epidemic louse-borne typhus is suspected to be the cause of the fever outbreak in Shindewadi village in Pune district that killed two children and affected 90 others this month.

PUNE: The National Green Tribunal bench here has imposed Rs 50,000 fine on the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) for failing to submit an environment status report (ESR) in relation to the

A state-of the art health services bus would provide medical care to rural populace at their doorsteps.

Pune: The lush green hills dotting the city are not green enough.A closer look at the flora on these hills reveals that the slopes have been converted into grassland (monoculture) - not right from

In a major relief to those affected by the Gunjavane dam project, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Maharashtra government to refrain from storing water in the reservoir until the

A ‘Chavadi,’ a traditional facet of Maharashtra’s rural life, is a place where the village community gathers and public business is transacted.

Maharashtra Pollution Control Board's (MPCB) decision to shut 106 stone crushing plants located on city's fringe areas is expected to bring relief to Wagholi residents, who had for long been battli

Six towns in Maharashtra—Lonavla, Shirur, Deolali Pravara, Umred, Vengurla and Sangola, made remarkable achievements over the last one year in waste disposal and management. A combination of proactive and punitive measures ensured that waste management is seen as part of a larger set of social problems and community initiatives.

The Pune Municipal Corporation has been asked to do a environmental impact report for the Pimpri Sandas land for the solid waste management project by the state environment department.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Uttamrao Vitthalrao Bhondwe Vrs. State of Maharashtra & Ors. dated 07/04/2016 regarding quarries and stone crushers operating in eastern edge of Haveli taluka, Wagholi , Bhavadi, Lonikand and Perene, Pune, Maharashtra.

Maharashtra State Pollution Control Board has issued closure notice to 88 stone crushers out of existing 165 crushers and also directions are issued to the concerned Executive Engineer of the Electricity Board to disconnect the electric supply.