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  1. Nana Patekar takes up cause of farmer suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Times of India

    Nana Patekar has taken it upon himself to help the farmers of Maharashtra who are committing suicides due to the lack of money. He has offered financial assistance to farmers who are on the brink of committing suicide.

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  2. Upper dams to release water for drought-hit districts; cabinet meet in Sept in MarathwadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Indian Express

    The state government has decided to release water from the upper dams to tide over the drinking water scarcity in districts of Latur, Beed and Osmanabad. However, anticipating a possible backlash from Solapur district where Ujjani dam is located, the government has directed district collectors to undertake effective water management and curtail the supply to sugarcane mills or industries to ensure sustained water supply for drinking purposes in all the eight districts of Marathwada.

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  3. Anna Hazare gets another threat letterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Mumbai: Social activist Anna Hazare has received a threat letter, after which a police complaint was filed today. "The letter mentions name of one Mahadeo Panchal from Latur district and was posted from Osmanabad," Hazare's aide Datta Awari told PTI over phone from Parner.

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  4. Maharashtra: Minor girl attempts suicide after her obscene video goes viralRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Mumbai: A minor girl in Marathwada region of Maharashtra has attempted suicide after an obscene video clip featuring her went viral on social media, police said. "Relatives of the girl have said the culprits who made the clip, used it to blackmail her," Latur's Additional SP Lata Fad said.

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  5. Maharashtra Girl attempts suicide after her obscene video goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | India.com

    Mumbai, Aug 20 : A minor girl in Marathwada region of Maharashtra has attempted suicide after an obscene video clip featuring her went viral on social media, police said. "Relatives of the girl have said the culprits who made the clip, used it to blackmail her," Latur's Additional SP Lata Fad said.

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  6. Swine flu toll reaches 586; Mumbai, Pune and Nashik prime targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | DNA India

    Swine flu continues to spread across Maharashtra, with cities like Mumbai, Pune and Nashik continuing to bear the worst brunt of the disease. Swine flu continues to spread across Maharashtra, with cities like Mumbai, Pune and Nashik continuing to bear the worst brunt of the disease.

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  7. Rains elusive, Marathwada stares at grave farm crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Indian Express

    While rainfall deficit in Marathwada as of Wednesday was 47 per cent, compared to Vidarbha's 7 per cent, Latur, Beed and Parbhani have received between 61 and 65 per cent less rain than normal. The Marathwada region of Maharashtra is heading for a near certain agricultural drought, with the possibility of a hydrological drought looming large too.

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  8. Nana Patekar talks about why he took up the farmers' issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    While doing his bit to help poor farmers in Maharashtra, Nana Patekar says he is worried that they might just rise up in revolution if not helped immediately.... Nana Patekar's is a fascinating story. He is a 'star' who would rather travel in an autorickshaw than buy a luxury car for himself, and decides to spend his hard earned money on the grieving families of farmers who have committed suicide.

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  9. Maharashtra to buy sugarcane from Karnataka for animal fodderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Indian Express

    THE Maharashtra government has decided to import sugarcane in bulk from the neighbouring state of Karnataka to overcome the animal fodder shortage in drought-hit Marathwada. The massive loss of crops due to a poor monsoon has led to an acute fodder crisis across eight districts of Marathwada region.

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  10. Drought-hit Marathwada: Govt to use train services to supply waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | The Indian Express

    Reports from the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Revenue have confirmed that the water crisis that has massively hit 12,000 of a total of 25,000 villages in Latur, Osmanabad, Jalna, Beed and Parbhani districts, owing to low water level in dams as well as scanty rainfall, requires government intervention. Agriculture minister Eknath Khadse said: "It is getting difficult to sustain water supply in some districts of Marathwada as the dams still have a low water level.

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  11. Cloud seeding trials trigger showers in MaharashtraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Hindustan Times

    Trial run for cloud seeding was done in Jalna, Beed, Osmanabad and Latur districts of Maharashtra on Tuesday afternoon, resulting in rain in three villages in Beed district. Speaking to the reporters in Aurangabad on Tuesday evening, Maharashtra agriculture minister Eknath Khadse said that trials will be conducted on Wednesday, and by Thursday the effects would be noticed.

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  12. To check suicides, Maharashtra govt wants drought-hit farmers to sell fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | The Indian Express

    The Maharashtra government has launched a unique initiative to stop farmer suicides. It wants drought-affected farmers in Marathwada and Vidarbha to take up business of selling fish.

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  13. BMC engineer held for bribery in 2014 booked in assets case nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | The Indian Express

    The ACB has found that there was a 97 per cent difference between the value of the assets that the BMC engineer holds and his known sources of income. The Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered a case of disproportionate assets against a former sub-engineer with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation .

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  14. Maharashtra government to lose Rs4,210 crore in payments to cities for LBT lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | DNA India

    The state government decided to scrap local body tax from Saturday for traders with an annual turnover of less than Rs50 crore. Already in a financial mess, the state government may lose around Rs4,210 crore in stamp duty collections devolved to municipal corporations and compensation for revenue losses.

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  15. Rains still play truant, govt chalks out adaptation planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | The Indian Express

    After the initial showers, the long dry spell has adversely hit 20 lakh farmers across 14 districts of the state. With monsoons showing no signs of revival over the last 25-35 days, the state government is exploring options to get farmers to adopt changes in the crop pattern in some districts.

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  16. 11 killed in road accident in MaharashtraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Times of India

    At least 11 people died in Latur city of Maharashtra when a heavy truck collided head on with another vehicle carrying 13 passengers. The accident took place early morning when both the drivers were driving at high speed.

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  17. Maharashtra: Reports emerge alleging mass hysterectomies on women, health minister promises actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | DNA India

    Maharashtra Health Minister Deepak Sawant on Thursday said he will inquire into the reports of hysterectomies allegedly done without valid reasons in various districts in the state. Maharashtra Health Minister Deepak Sawant on Thursday said he will inquire into the reports of hysterectomies allegedly done without valid reasons in various districts in the state.

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  18. Rajasthan might emulate Maharashtra's 'Jal Yukt Shivar Abhiyan'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | DNA India

    "Our state's success story reached Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and after being impressed with our scheme, she has sent a delegation to study our scheme," Munde said. Impressed with the progress of Maharashtra's 'Jal Yukt Shivar Abhiyan,' Rajashtan may also adopt the state's flagship water conservation and Integrated water management scheme.

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  19. Nepal Govt. taking significant steps to monitor quake-linked relief and rehabilitation: Indian envoyRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    More than two months after a massive earthquake left parts of the Kathmandu Valley in a state of devastation, the Government of Nepal, to its credit, has taken significant steps to monitor disaster-related relief and rehabilitation, said India's Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae. Playing host to an Indian media delegation over dinner at a prominent hotel here on Tuesday night, Ambassador Rae said that for him personally, the April 25 earthquake was a terrible and scary experience, and when it struck on a Saturday when he was at home, it seemed as if the official residence was spinning from the impact of the natural calamity.

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  20. Drought-hit farmers now pin hopes on desilted black soilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | The Indian Express

    Bhairu Baban Gate , a farmer in Dahiwadi village of Osmanabad, had almost abandoned the 20 acres of barren farm land. The last 10 years haven't been kind to him, leaving him with no harvest from the non-fertile brown soil in the drought-hit district.

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