Maharashtra

Successfully Battling Pesticide Poisoning In Cotton District In Maharashtra

BHOJRAJ UIKE hands over a new white apron to his friend Nilesh Bagde, and both share a laugh. The apron is part of a three-piece kit that Nilesh received this year from the government for use while spraying pesticide on his cotton crop at Taroda village in Kalamb tehsil of Yavatmal district. Behind

Bike-Borne Paramedics In Mumbai

Bike-borne paramedics in Mumbai are redefining the concept of emergency response. In last one year more than 3000 patients have been attended to. The paramedics are all trained in life-saving skills and carry with them things like air splints to arrest fractures, bandages to stop bleeding,

GI Tag For Alphonso From Konkan

Alphonso from Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Palghar, Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra, is registered asGeographical Indication (GI). A Geographical Indication or a GI is an indication used on products that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities or a reputation that are due to

UNESCO Declares Mumbai's Victorian Gothic And Art Deco Ensemble As World Heritage Property

In yet another landmark achievement, India’s nomination of the "Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai " has been inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage list. The decision was taken at the 42 nd session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO at Manama in Bahrain today. As recommended by the

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