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
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.
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.
Palghar/UNI: Two tremors were felt in Palghar district within a span of twenty minutes last night, the district authorities said on Saturday.
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.
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.
Mumbai/IBNS: At least one person was killed as Cyclone Nisarga made landfall in Maharashtra’s Raigad district on Wednesday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
Palghar/IBNS: An earthquake measuring 2.7 on the Richter Scale hit Palghar area in Maharashtra on Saturday, officials said.
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.
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.
Palghar, May 12 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 2.6 on the Richter Scale hit Maharashtra's Palghar area on Sunday, officials said.
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.