KOLHAPUR: Environmentalists have expressed concern over the uncontrolled deforestation of private forests in southern Maharashtra.

KOLHAPUR: The implementation of Supreme Court's ruling banning bullock-cart races poses a big challenge for the police department and administration.

Sangli district guardian minister Patangrao Kadam said on Tuesday that two major lift irrigation projects-Tembhu and Takari-Mhaisal-have received Rs 112 and Rs 90 crore, respectively, from the Unio

The Sangli district collectorate auctioned 14 plots for sand mining on Sunday and earned Rs 10.32 crore. It is the first auction after a Supreme Court stay on sand mining was lifted recently.

IFC plans to lend $15.75 mn to the company

NSL Power, which plans to invest $45 million to set up new wind farms in Maharashtra, is planning to raise around $15.75 million from the International Finance Corporation.

The decision of Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal-II to allow height of the Almatti dam to 524.26 metre would impact the natural flow of Krishna and Panchganga rivers, said irrigation department offi

More Cases In State Than Last Yr; Pune’s Disease Burden Highest; Officials Blame Weather

Pune: The number of dengue cases in the state has shot up to an alarming high, with as many as 3,564 cases reported between January and October this year, more than twice the number in 2012 when 1,436 cases of the disease were reported.

The dengue virus type 2 (DENV-2) is currently predominant among the three serotypes of the virus co-circulating in Pune, scientists at the city-based National Institute of Virology (NIV) have found

The company is already operating a 40 MW solar PV project in Rajasthan

Reliance Power today said its 45-MW wind power project at Vashpet in Maharashtra has commenced operations. The Anil Ambani-led company is already operating a 40 MW solar PV project in Rajasthan and with the commissioning of the 45 MW wind power capacity, its operating renewable capacity has doubled to 85 MW, a company statement said.

Authorities Deploy 136 Additional Tankers