The Kuntephal storage tank under the Ashti lift irrigation scheme is expected to store 5.68 tmcft (thousand million cubic feet) of water for drought prone Beed district in Marathwada and irrigate nearly 27,543 hectares.
Even as Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday told HT that the ongoing probe into Maharashtra’s irrigation scam by the anti-corruption bureau (ACB) would look into former deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar’s links to the Pune-based Raj Group, the evidence is growing.
Doctors at Fortis Hospital, Mulund, announced Mumbai's first heart transplant since an unsuccessful attempt way back in 1968.
As many as 200 species of birds have been spotted in the mangroves and tidal flats along the Thane creek, a first-of-a-kind documentation has listed.
Here’s another example of ineffective spending of taxpayers’ money. The central fountain at Five Gardens in Matunga, which was constructed six months ago, is already non-operational.
Your complaints against noise pollution will now be tackled faster. The Maharashtra government has allowed senior inspectors of police stations to take action against offenders under the Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000.
The designated TADA court on Monday completed the procedure of recording the statement of all the seven accused facing trial in the case.
While the Bombay high court (HC) had put the onus of tackling noise pollution on the police, anti-noise campaigners said citizens also need to keep tracking their complaints in order to check whether the police follow the order.
The prosecution on Monday objected to the bail application of 35-year-old advocate Janhavi Gadkar, who was arrested in a drink-driving case, stating she was involved in other accidents as well.
It has witnessed a sharp decline in bus passengers in the past seven months. Between December 2014 and June 2015, the number of passengers saw a drop of nearly 20%.
Efforts being taken to preserve Mumbai’s green cover will take another hit – this time, owing to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) proposal. The civic administration will seek permission to cut and replant around 150 trees across the city for development projects.
Villagers of a town in coastal Ratnagiri were baffled to find a 10-year-old girl, who has said she is from Byculla, loitering on a village road on Friday. The police have launched a hunt to trace her family.
A 58-year-old woman from Colaba was shocked to receive a message on her mobile phone stating that her credit card had been used for shopping worth Rs 2.85 lakh at Uttarakhand.
Like the previous four years, the University of Mumbai (MU) has delayed declaring results of almost all major degree courses.
The Shiv Sena on Monday adopted an aggressive tone over the debate on 'Hindu terrorism' and said India is "one hundred per cent a Hindu nation" and the community has no reason to spread terror in its own country.