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'Sindhudurg' - 8 News Result(s)

  • Crucial tiger corridor in Maharashtra gets legal cover

    It's a big victory for villagers and environmentalists alike, fighting to save Maharashtra's fragile forests that are part of the Western Ghats. The Bombay High court has ordered the state government to declare the Sawantwadi-Dodamarg belt in the Sin...

  • Two TV actors killed in Mumbai-Pune expressway accident

    Two TV actors killed in Mumbai-Pune expressway accident

    A spate of accidents on the Pune-Mumbai Expressway left two television actors dead and six injured - including the deputy district collector of Sindhudurg and two Korean nationals - in three separate accidents between Monday night and yesterday morni...

  • Environment Ministry extends moratorium in Konkan

    The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has extended its moratorium on new projects in the districts of Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg in Maharashtra. The moratorium has now been extended till December 31, 2012. The moratorium means that no new proj...

  • Maharashtra council polls: NCP emerging stronger, jolt to Rane

    Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane of Congress suffered a jolt on his home turf in Sindhudurg district in Konkan, as the NCP made considerable inroads into Vengurla, Malvan and Sawantwadi, as counting of votes of 133 municipal councils was ...

  • Coming soon: India's first Sea World in Maharashtra for Rs 509 crore

    Coming soon: India's first Sea World in Maharashtra for Rs 509 crore

    Tondawali, some 450 km south of the city, is an obscure but dainty village in Malvan, Sindhudurg, in the Konkan belt in the state.

  • 'Black magic' murders: Bombay High Court upholds death of four

    Observing that there was no sign of reformation and repentance, the Bombay High Court today upheld the death penalty of four convicts, including a self-proclaimed 'tantrik', for the brutal murders of ten people in 2003.

  • Sindhudurg: Mining at the cost of tigers?

    Sindhudurg: Mining at the cost of tigers?

    Are plans being laid for mining in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra at the cost of tigers? Located in the fragile Western Ghats, forests in Sindhudurg are crucial wildlife corridors that connect the Anshi-Dandeli Tiger Reserve in the south with the Sahyadri Tiger Project in the north. But they cou...

  • Sindhudurg: Fake mining clearances?

    Sindhudurg: Fake mining clearances?

    Sindhudurg district, located in the fragile Western Ghats, Maharashtra's southern-most district bordering Goa could see an invasion by as many as 49 mines. Even as they await clearance, villagers have alleged that the environment reports, on which these clearances are given, are bogus. What's also i...

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