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Blame deforestation for rise in temperatures in North India: activist

Pune, Jun 22 (UNI) Social activist Anil Agawane on Saturday attributed rise in temperatures specially in North Indian states, to deforestation and suggested that the only solution to this problem is to plant and grow trees on a large scale.
Despite the government's efforts in creating public awareness about tree plantation on the World Environment Day which falls on June five every year, the entire India is witnessing massive felling of trees everywhere, he said here.
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Maha: VBA to take out state-wide 'Aarakshan Bachav Yatra' from July 25

17 Jul 2024 | 1:47 AM

Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Jul 16 (UNI) Vanchit Bahujan Agadhi (VBA) chief Advocate Prakash Ambedkar said on Tuesday that in view of an explosive situation having arisen in the state at present, VBA will take out 'Aarakshan Bachav Yatra' across the state from July 25 to bring peace in Maharashtra.

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Maharashtra: Lady Sarpanch, husband trapped in ACB net

17 Jul 2024 | 1:11 AM

Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Jul 16 (UNI) A woman Sarpanch and her husband are arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000 from a complainant on Tuesday in Maharashtra's Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar district.

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Maha: Fadnavis flags off special train for Pandharpur

17 Jul 2024 | 12:48 AM

Mumbai, Jul 16 (UNI) On eve of Ashadi Ekadashi, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday flagged off a special express train from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Mumbai to Pandharpur amidst chants of 'Gyanoba Mauli-Tukaram'.

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Hemant Patil seeks inquiry against trainee IAS officer Pooja Khedkar

17 Jul 2024 | 12:23 AM

Pune, July 16 (UNI) Hemant Patil, National President of India Against Corruption, on Tuesday urged the Maharashtra government to probe how trainee IAS officer Puja Khedkar managed to obtain a fake medical certificate of disability.

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Maha: Efforts on to provide affordable houses to citizens of various income groups in coming years: minister

16 Jul 2024 | 11:03 PM

Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Jul 16 (UNI) Maharashtra Housing Minister Atul Save assured on Tuesday that efforts will be made to provide affordable houses to citizens of various income groups in the coming years.

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