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Mumbai-Goa highway shut after landslide

Meanwhile, the downpour since Friday night led to flood-like situation in many districts of Konkan region on Saturday with several rivers overflowing.
Till the evening on Saturday, the Konkan region had received 121.8mm rain.(HT Photo)
Till the evening on Saturday, the Konkan region had received 121.8mm rain.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 28, 2019 06:21 AM IST
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Ex-CM Narayan Rane’s son arrested after pouring muddy water on engineer

Nitesh Rane was on a visit of an under-construction site on the highway at Gadnadi, near Vagade Gaon, in his constituency, Kankavli, over complaints of waterlogging.
Maharashtra MLA Nitesh Narayan Rane and his supporters on Thursday allegedly threw mud on an engineer and tied him to a bridge near Mumbai-Goa highway in Kankavali. (PTI photo)
Maharashtra MLA Nitesh Narayan Rane and his supporters on Thursday allegedly threw mud on an engineer and tied him to a bridge near Mumbai-Goa highway in Kankavali. (PTI photo)
Updated on May 28, 2020 10:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Widespread heavy rain expected for entire Konkan coast on Wednesday as Cyclone Vayu nears

The cyclone is expected to lead to heavy rainfall for Konkan and Goa from late Tuesday night till Wednesday
Mumbai received its first thunder shower of the monsoon on Sunday night.(HT Photo)
Mumbai received its first thunder shower of the monsoon on Sunday night.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 12, 2019 12:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByBadri Chatterjee, Mumbai

Two Mumbai researchers discover new damselfly species in Konkan

While surveying Odonates (species of dragonflies and damselflies) in Vimaleshwar village near Devgad in Sindhudurg district, Dattaprasad Sawant, a student at Sir JJ Hospital, Byculla, first photographed this species in 2017.
Sindhudurg marsh dart (Ceriagrion chromothorax) is the latest addition to the endemic species of the damselfly family.(Photo Credit: Dattaprasad Sawant)
Sindhudurg marsh dart (Ceriagrion chromothorax) is the latest addition to the endemic species of the damselfly family.(Photo Credit: Dattaprasad Sawant)
Published on May 28, 2019 12:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent, Mumbai

Monkey fever: Maharashtra reports 2 deaths, 26 infected in Sindhudurg

Monkey Fever has killed two people in Maharashtra in the first two months of 2019 – a major cause for concern for the state health machinery. The viral infection, a tick-borne haemorrhagic fever, also known as Kyasanur Forest Disease (KDF), is said to have spread from Karnataka where it has claimed over 14 lives since January 1.
Deaths of monkeys —the sentinel carrier of the ticks which spread KFD — are used as event-based surveillance to indicate which areas need the highest amount of observation and preventive measures.(AFP/ Representative Image)
Deaths of monkeys —the sentinel carrier of the ticks which spread KFD — are used as event-based surveillance to indicate which areas need the highest amount of observation and preventive measures.(AFP/ Representative Image)
Updated on Mar 15, 2019 02:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySadaguru Pandit

No special tag for Maharashtra’s tiger corridor, danger of mining lurks around

The Union environment ministry, in a draft notification released on October 3, proposed the declaration of 56,825 sqkm or 37% of the Western Ghats as ESA, but left out the 38kmx10km forests of Dodamarg-Sawantwadi belt in Maharashtra’s Sindhudurg district in the classification
Updated on Oct 22, 2018 04:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByBadri Chatterjee, Mumbai

Coming soon: Hotel at picturesque Sawantwadi railway station

As the station is far from the city, the hotel is likely to be a boon for passengers.
As the station is far from the city, the hotel is likely to be a boon for passengers.(HT FILE PHOTO)
As the station is far from the city, the hotel is likely to be a boon for passengers.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Published on Sep 23, 2018 06:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai

Mumbai goes dry from tomorrow to Monday, courtesy legislative council polls

Sale and distribution of liquor banned for three consecutive days from Saturday on account of Maharashtra Legislative Council elections on June 25.
Mumbai and the Konkan coast will go dry for three consecutive days from Saturday.(HT File Photo)
Mumbai and the Konkan coast will go dry for three consecutive days from Saturday.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2018 02:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDebasish Panigrahi, Mumbai
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