Kolhapur: Over 1,100 security personnel and 802 city police officials will be deployed to make sure that the Ganesh immersion procession is carried out smoothly on Thursday.

With the Ganapati Visarjan nearing, groups in Nashik are gearing for propagating the eco-friendly way of idol immersion.

The presence of harmful chemicals and toxic paints in the idols, environmentalists point out, poses a major threat to aquatic life.

Nagpur: The rules and regulations set by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) regarding environment-friendly celebration of Ganesh festival keep moving around on tables of different civic authori

NAVI MUMBAI: The city police is gearing up to implement Bombay high court's orders to curb noise pollution during the festivals, mainly till the last immersion day for Ganeshotsav.

The Bombay high court's recent comprehensive order on noise pollution, issued after hearing ten PILs on different aspects of noise pollution, potentially changes the way festivals are celebrated in

Soman and his society members would go to Juhu Chowpatty to immerse the seven-day Ganpati every year

PUNE: The teething troubles in getting citizens to embrace eco-friendly ways of celebrating Ganeshotsav seem to be over with individuals, residential societies and even big mandals going all-out wi

KOLHAPUR: 200 Ganesh mandals from the city, including some major organisations, have decided to mend their ways and pledged to tone down celebrations.

Festivals are going green this year, with Ganesh Chaturthi and Dasara celebrants spreading Save Environment messages.

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