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How a village in Maharashtra is helping vultures make a big comeback

In the 1980s, India was home to around 40 million vultures. By 2017, it declined to 19,000. However, Chirgaon, a village in Maharashtra’s Raigad district, has been working on reviving its local vulture population. The village's vulture population has gone up from 22 in 1999-2000 to 249 this year. Mongabay-India writer Sneha Mahale  reports

36 people killed, thousands trapped in landslides in Maharashtra

Raigad/IBNS: Landslides in Maharashtra's Raigad district have killed at least 36 people while thousands have been stranded as incessant rains lashed Konkan region of the state.

Maharashtra fights COVID-19: Lockdown extended till March 31 in Nagpur

Nagpur/UNI: In view of rising in the number of COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra Energy Minister Nitin Raut said on Saturday that the lockdown has been extended till March 31.

Maharashtra: Tremors rocks Talasari in Palghar district

Palghar/UNI: Two tremors were felt in Palghar district within a span of twenty minutes last night, the district authorities said on Saturday.

Maharashtra: Leopard caught in Nashik

Nashik/UNI: A leopard who entered in onion store sieve was caught in cage laid by forest department at Aadwadi shiver in Sinnar taluka of the district in Maharashtra on Friday midnight.

Maharashtra: Mild quake hits Warna valley

Kolhapur/UNI: Mild tremors of magnitude 2.3 on the Richter scale were felt at Warna valley in Panhala tehsil of this district at 0406 hrs on Sunday.

Maharashtra: Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall, 1 dies

Mumbai/IBNS: At least one person was killed as Cyclone Nisarga made landfall in Maharashtra’s Raigad district on Wednesday afternoon.  

Mumbai on alert as Maharashtra, Gujarat brace for Cyclone Nisarga

Mumbai/IBNS: Just two weeks after Cyclone Amphan devastated West  Bengal and Odisha, now Maharashtra and Gujarat are likely to be hit by Cyclone Nisarga on Wednesday afternoon.

Cyclone Nisarga likely to cause major destruction in Maharashtra, Gujarat

New Delhi/UNI: Cyclone Nisarga is most likely to make landfall as a 'severe cyclonic storm' over Maharashtra and Gujarat on Wednesday with high wind speed causing heavy rainfall and damage to power and communication lines, thatched houses and coastal crops in the states.

Cyclone Nisarga likely to cause heavy destruction in Maharashtra, Gujarat

New Delhi/UNI: Cyclone Nisarga is most likely to make landfall as 'severe cyclonic storm' over Maharashtra and Gujarat on Wednesday with high wind speed causing heavy rainfall and damage to power and communication lines, thatched houses and coastal crops in the states.

Magnitude 2.7 earthquake hits Palghar, no casualty

Palghar/IBNS: An earthquake measuring 2.7 on the Richter Scale hit Palghar area in Maharashtra on Saturday, officials said.

Andhra Pradesh on high alert over rising water levels in Krishna river

Vijaywada, Aug 14 (IBNS): After Kerala and Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh is now on high alert over the rising water levels in Krishna river, media reports said.

3.7 magnitude earthquake hits Maharashtra

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Jun 22 (UNI) An earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richetr Scale hit Maharashtra's  Nanded and Hingoli districts on Friday, officials said on Saturday.

Maharashtra: 2.6 magnitude earthquake hits Palghar

Palghar, May 12 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 2.6 on the Richter Scale hit Maharashtra's  Palghar area on Sunday, officials said.

Maharashtra: Heat wave conditions continue in Marathwada region

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Apr 27 (UNI) The heat wave conditions continue to prevail in the entire Marathwada region since last couple of days, as most of the districts were reeling under severe heat.