Untimely rains and a hailstorm destroyed crops and orchards spread over 90,000 hectares in Yavatmal district in the last fortnight, official sources said.

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Pune: Reshma (name changed) was diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) during a free health check-up camp held in Satara, about 109 km from Pune. Government doctors asked her husband to start treatment immediately. The man first refused to accept that his wife has been infected. Then he locked her in a room for about a week. When doctors reached his doorsteps, he drove them away.

Yavatmal, Aurangabad and Kolhapur territorial circles have reported huge economic losses due to man-wildlife conflict.

Pune: The western bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered that notices be issued to the collectors of 12 districts to seek their response to a petition that alleges that they have fa

Taking cognisance of potable water contamination in 12 districts of Maharashtra, National Green Tribunal led by Justice V R Kingaonkar and Justice Dr Ajay Desphande issued notices to 12 collectors,

In a setback to the then state revenue minister Narayan Rane, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court quashed his order of refunding Rs 6.50 lakh to a private contractor from the government's coffers

A study of various pollutions in the district and factors that attribute to air pollution has been taken up by a panel of scientists from NEERI and IIT Mumbai, to work out a sustainable solution to

At a time when tigers are crying for inviolate spaces - and forestry concepts are changing in the advent of climate change and carbon credits- demand for 63,000 hectare (630 sq km) reserve forest a

At least 20 persons have lost their lives while more than 5,000 have to be evacuated from low-lying areas of Chandrapur district in Maharashtra following heavy rain.

According to the disaster management cell, 5,204 persons have been evacuated with more than 2,000 shifted to relief camps set up in government schools and public buildings. The authorities have deployed the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to carry out relief and rescue operations.

Letter from State Level Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC), Maharashtra to Collector, Yavatmal regarding environmental clearance for stone quarry proposals dated 26th June, 2013.