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2 engineering students drown in Pavana dam

According to information from the Lonavla rural police, 11 students from the college had come to the Pavana dam in Maval taluka for recreation. However at 11 am, two students slipped and fell into the dam. The other students were unable to rescue the duo.
Villagers and police rushed to the spot, but could only recover their bodies from the dam.(HT Photo)
Villagers and police rushed to the spot, but could only recover their bodies from the dam.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 10, 2019 03:36 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

Mosquito menace in Pimpri Chinchwad municipal corporation river areas

Survey states water hyacinth key to mosquito breeding
The water hyacinth on Mula river has turned into a breeding ground for mosquitoes at Sangvi.(HT/PHOTO)
The water hyacinth on Mula river has turned into a breeding ground for mosquitoes at Sangvi.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 06, 2018 02:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByShrinivas Deshpande

Alert after predator North American fish found in Pune’s Pavana dam

Officials identified the fish caught in Pavana dam, about 17 cm in length and weighing 2.5 kg, as the ‘alligator gar’, which is called so due to its resemblance to the American alligator, particularly the broad snout and long, sharp teeth.
A dead Alligator Gar, an American predator fish, was found in Pune’s Pavana dam (in picture) which has put the fisheries department on alert.(HT File Photo)
A dead Alligator Gar, an American predator fish, was found in Pune’s Pavana dam (in picture) which has put the fisheries department on alert.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 04, 2018 12:39 PM IST
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Maval firing: Maharashtra withdraws criminal cases on 185 farmers

The Pune rural police had lodged criminal cases against 260 farmers who were booked on charges of rioting during their protest against the construction of a pipeline from Pavana reservoir to Pimpri-Chinchwad.
The Bombay high court pulled up the state government for letting off SP Karnik with just a warning in connection with the firing.(HT Photo)
The Bombay high court pulled up the state government for letting off SP Karnik with just a warning in connection with the firing.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 26, 2018 03:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByNadeem Inamdar

PCMC residents wage lone battle against hyacinth on Pavana river

Like-minded people have cleaned most of Pavana river, without any help from the civic body
The Rotary Club of Walhekarwadi, a non profit organisation has cleared 1257 tonnes of hyacinth from last 171 days without any help of civic body with an aim to clear Pavana river in Pune, India, on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (HT PHOTO)(HT PHOTO)
The Rotary Club of Walhekarwadi, a non profit organisation has cleared 1257 tonnes of hyacinth from last 171 days without any help of civic body with an aim to clear Pavana river in Pune, India, on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (HT PHOTO)(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 25, 2018 09:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByShrinivas Deshpande

River development programme: Gujarat firm which brought Sabarmati to life to ‘reshape’ Pavana, Indrayani

PCMC plans to implement the river development programme for Pavana and Indrayani rivers in Pimpri-Chinchwad on the lines of the Sabarmati river development programme in Gujarat. The civic body has allotted a tender to HCP Design Planning And Management firm, which has the experience of making the Sabarmati river development project report.
The river development project will help revive the Pavana river in Chinchwad, which is currently suffocating due to untreated sewage problems and the hyacinth menace.(HT PHOTO)
The river development project will help revive the Pavana river in Chinchwad, which is currently suffocating due to untreated sewage problems and the hyacinth menace.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 26, 2018 04:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByShrinivas Deshpande, Pune

Water level in Pune’s Pavana Dam depletes to 39 per cent

Irrigation department officials, however, claim the water in the Pavana dam will remain at this level till the end of June and only a delay in this year’s monsoon, which begins in July, will create a water-supply issue for Pimpri-Chinchwad.
Water level in the Pavana dam dropped to 39.92 per cent on Monday. Residents of Pimpri-Chinchwad are likely to face water cuts during summer because of this.(HT PHOTO)
Water level in the Pavana dam dropped to 39.92 per cent on Monday. Residents of Pimpri-Chinchwad are likely to face water cuts during summer because of this.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 24, 2018 02:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByShrinivas Deshpande

Pune residents suffer as PCMC fails to check hyacinth, mosquito breeding

In view of public furore over the hyacinth-mosquito menace, mayor Nitin Kalje had directed the health department to clear the water logging caused by hyacinth in the Pavana, Indrayani and Mula rivers.
Residents furious as uncontrolled growth of water hyacinth on the Mula river is becoming a breeding spot for mosquitoes in Mamtanagar, Sanghvi area in Pune.(HT PHOTO)
Residents furious as uncontrolled growth of water hyacinth on the Mula river is becoming a breeding spot for mosquitoes in Mamtanagar, Sanghvi area in Pune.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Apr 12, 2018 02:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByShrinivas Deshpande
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