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Draft EIA great threat to goal of achieving sustainable growth: Aaditya to Javadekar

Draft EIA great threat to goal of achieving sustainable growth: Aaditya to Javadekar

In a letter to Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, on August 10, Aaditya raised several issues, including exemption being granted to environmentally destructiv

HC revokes BMC order which suspended licence of pvt hospital over overcharging Covid-19 patients

HC revokes BMC order which suspended licence of pvt hospital over overcharging Covid-19 patients

Kiran Dighavkar, assistant commissioner, G-North ward, BMC, had issued the order on July 30, suspending the licence of Family Care Hospital, which is run by Scandent Imaging Limited, for a month, on t

Authorities cant curtail validity of passports issued to persons facing prosecution: Bombay HC

Authorities cant curtail validity of passports issued to persons facing prosecution: Bombay HC

The bench cited that there are at least two earlier HC judgements declaring that this period cannot be curtailed in case of a person facing criminal cases, unless a certain period is specified in the

Slight decline in positivity rate welcome sign: Pune Divisional Commissioner

Slight decline in positivity rate welcome sign: Pune Divisional Commissioner

Divisional commissioner Saurabh Rao said overall, the projections estimated a total of 1,60,208 cases in Pune by the end of August. In the last 10 days, however, the positivity rate had declined to 22

Palghar lynching: After mob attack, dy SP fired two shots to keep stone-pelting villagers at bay

Palghar lynching: After mob attack, dy SP fired two shots to keep stone-pelting villagers at bay

The Maharashtra CID had last week filed a third chargesheet against 47 men at a magistrate court in Dahanu after completing its probe into an attempt to murder Jawhar Division DySP Bhagwat Sonawane an

Consider opening places of worship for all faiths: HC to Maharashtra govt

Consider opening places of worship for all faiths: HC to Maharashtra govt

The bench suggested that in order to ensure that no crowd gathers at the shrines at any point of time, the state government could fix certain time slots and the number of persons to be allowed to ente

Vacancies in govt hospitals: Bombay HC seeks state's response on PIL

Vacancies in govt hospitals: Bombay HC seeks state's response on PIL

The PIL stated, "It is pertinent to note that at present the immediate threat posed is due to the upcoming festivals like Ganesh Utsav, where large numbers of people are expected to travel in Konkan r

Air pollution killing giant Asian honey bees: Study

Air pollution killing giant Asian honey bees: Study

A first-of-its-kind quantitative analysis on the impacts of air pollution on insects by the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru indicates a decline in Indias insect population, i

Maharashtra to extend order reserving 80% beds in pvt hospitals by three months

Maharashtra to extend order reserving 80% beds in pvt hospitals by three months

In view of rising Covid cases, the state government on May 21 had passed a notification, which allowed it to take over 80 per cent beds in private hospitals and regulate treatment charges. The notific

DY Patil Dental college asks fourth-year students to appear in-person for final exams

DY Patil Dental college asks fourth-year students to appear in-person for final exams

The college has scheduled exams beginning from August 24 and have asked students to be quarantined before appearing for them. The students were asked to arrive in Pune on Sunday, August 9 to and be qu

Bombay HC seeks state's response on PIL seeking relief for specially-abled students

Bombay HC seeks state's response on PIL seeking relief for specially-abled students

Stating that while the government has introduced online teaching for regular students, no steps were taken for special students, the PIL stated that 7 per cent of the state's population comprised diff

Fight against Covid not over yet, efforts being made to ensure there is no second wave: Uddhav

Fight against Covid not over yet, efforts being made to ensure there is no second wave: Uddhav

Thackeray, who was speaking in a videoconference of ten CMs with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to review the Covid-19 situation, said that the state government is making efforts to reduce the mortality