MU VC moots proposal for appointment of four pro-VCs

 Mumbai University (MU) Vice Chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh has requested state government to appoint four pro-VCs for streamlining of the administration.

Ratnagiri landslide: 12 feared buried in debris

At least 12 people are feared to be buried in the debris after three houses collapsed following a landslide in Dabhol village of Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district.

Anti-Jaitapur nuclear project protest in fishing boats

In a unique protest, thousands of fisherfolk aboard boats sailed towards the proposed site of Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) here, organisers said on Friday.

Sharad Pawar hints at political realignment in Maharashtra

NCP President Sharad Pawar on Friday questioned Shiv Sena's stand of opposing the Jaitapur atomic power project while being in alliance with BJP and once again hinted at the possibility of political realignment in Maharashtra.

Man held for stealing Kokan Railway property

 A 55-year-old man from neighbouring Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra has been arrested for allegedly stealing the property of Konkan Railway, police said today.

IMAC for coastal security a reply to 26/11 attack: Parrikar

Six years after the Mumbai terror attack, the state of the art Information Management and Analysis Centre (IMAC) for coastal security was inaugurated here on Sunday by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar who described it as "bold initiative" and a reply to 26/11.

Mumbai-Goa double-decker train gets delayed due to Konkan-Central Railways fight

The first ever double decker train service between Mumbai and Goa ran into trouble on its first day itself, with the driver of the train halting it at Roha station on Friday morning.

Fishing trawler sinks after collision with Naval warship

A fishing trawler sank after colliding with Navy`s frontline frigate INS Talwar near Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra injuring four of the 27 persons on board the civilian vessel, Navy officials said on Tuesday.

Bus overturns near Ratnagiri, four injured

A city bus, going to Ratnagiri, overturned Monday morning near Waingani, 12 km from here, police said.

One dies in Maharashtra bank dacoity

One person died and another was injured when dacoits opened fire while looting the Central Bank of India`s Jakadevi branch in Ratnagiri district Thursday, police said.

11 killed in mishap in Ratnagiri

Eleven people, including three children, were killed and two others seriously injured when their car collided with a dumper truck at Dabhil in Maharashtra`s Ratnagiri district, police said on Monday.

10 crew members rescued from cargo ship off Maharashtra

Ten crew members were rescued from an Indian cargo ship which drifted and got stuck off the Konkan coast at Ratnagiri in Maharashtra, police said on Monday.

Teenaged girl kidnapped, murdered in Maha village

A teenaged girl was allegedly kidnapped and later murdered by an unidentified man here, police said on Friday.

‘Identity of Ratnagiri bus mishap victims established`

A day after 37 people were killed in a bus mishap in Maharashtra`s Ratnagiri district, identity of 34 victims has been established, a senior police officer said Wednesday.

Goa House pays homage Ratnagiri bus mishap victims

Goa Legislative Assembly on Wednesday paid homage to the victims of the bus accident at Khed in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra.

Rs 2 lakh compensation for Maharashtra bus accident victims` kin

Maharashtra government on Tuesday announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each to the kin of the victims of today`s bus accident at Khed.

Bus plunges into river in Ratnagiri, 37 killed

At least 37 people were killed and over 15 injured when a Mumbai-bound private luxury bus plunged into a river in Ratnagiri district on Tuesday.

Jaitapur N-row: Protestors launch `jail-bharo`

Thousands of villagers Wednesday launched a `jail bharo` agitation demanding scrapping of the proposed 9,900-MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) coming up here, an activist said.

One dead as Goa-Mumbai bus plunges into ravine

One person was killed and 35 injured when a private tourist bus on its way from Goa to Mumbai plunged into a 200-feet-deep ravine.

A turtle fest in golden sands of Maharashtra

As the day breaks, scores of tiny heads of turtle hatchlings, with twinkling eyes, suddenly pop out of the golden sand beach.