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Two followers of rape-accused 'godman' arrested for abetment

Two followers of a self-styled godman from Karnataka who is wanted in a case of rape in Goa have been arrested on the charge of abetment, police said on Sunday.

Oct 08, 2017, 17:00 PM IST

Seven Karnataka students, teacher drown off Maharashtra coast

Seven engineering students, three of them female, and their teacher from Belgaum in Karnataka drowned in the sea off Malvan, Sindhudurg, here on Saturday afternoon, police said.

Apr 15, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

Sindhudurg: India's cleanest 'mini-paradise'

Earlier this week, Sindhudurg suddenly shot into the national limelight after it was declared as "cleanest" district in the plains in the country.

Sep 12, 2016, 08:13 AM IST

Mandi cleanest district in hilly areas of India, Sindhudurg in plains: Survey

A total of 22 hill districts and 53 plain areas were assessed under the Gramin Swachh Survekshan launched in May this year. Mandi was judged as the cleanest district in 'Hills' category and Sindhudurg cleanest in the 'Plains' category.

Sep 09, 2016, 08:57 AM IST

Behead MIM president Asaduddin Owaisi legally, says Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Thursday attacked MIM president Asaduddin Owaisi for his refusal to say `Bharat Mata Ki Jai` and said he should be "legally beheaded".

Mar 17, 2016, 14:35 PM IST

Sindhudurg SP to be sent on compulsory leave: Fadnavis

 Sindhudurg SP Dattatray Shinde will be sent on compulsory leave, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today informed the Assembly after opposition MLAs created noisy scenes, seeking action against the official for the way he handled the sand mining dumper operators stir in the coastal district.

Mar 11, 2016, 18:13 PM IST

Pankaja Munde row: Fadnavis says ready to conduct probe if Oppn provides evidence

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Friday that the government is ready to conduct a probe into the alleged irregularities in awarding contracts by Women and Child Development (WCD) ministry under Pankaja Munde, if Opposition provides evidence of violation of norms, adding that she has asked the former to probe into the matter if there is any need.

Jun 26, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Chikki scam: Pankaja Munde gave contract to NGO headed by Congress leader?

In a new twist to the controversy involving Pankaja Munde, it was revealed on Friday that the NGO, which was given a contract by the Maharashtra Women and Child Development Minister to supply 'chikkis', is headed by a Congress leader.

Jun 26, 2015, 10:18 AM IST

Goa Police to escort fish consignments from Maharashtra

Fish consignments from Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district will be ferried to Goa under police escort, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Wednesday.

May 13, 2015, 15:35 PM IST

Goa's remote municipality shows way for plastic waste disposal

 The non-recyclable plastic waste in Goa will now become a source to generate fuel, thanks to an initiative of state's one of the most rural municipal councils at Pernem.

Mar 13, 2015, 11:37 AM IST

Law against forced conversion possible: Maharashtra bishop

There can be a law to prevent forced conversions but there should not be a blanket law against conversions per se, because it would impede the freedom to choose religion, Bishop Fr. Alwyn Barreto from Maharashtra`s Sindhudurg diocese said Saturday.

Jan 03, 2015, 14:59 PM IST

Sindhudurg DySP in ACB net for taking bribe

A senior police officer from Konkan range in Sindhudurg district has been arrested for allegedly demanding and receiving a bribe of Rs 20 lakhs, ACB said here today.

Mar 04, 2014, 14:54 PM IST

Maharashtra transporters demand withdrawal of entry tax by Goa govt

Transporters from Sindhudurg, Maharashtra held protests on state border warning to intensify their agitation if Goa government did not withdraw entry tax imposed on vehicles entering the state.

Apr 15, 2013, 18:52 PM IST

China keen to fund Maharashtra hospital

China has evinced interest in providing funds for modernisation of the government hospital in Vengurla in Sindhudurg district.

Nov 28, 2012, 15:57 PM IST

Ancient rock sculptures discovered in Maharashtra

Rock sculptures dating back to between 4,000-7,000 BC have been found in a well-preserved condition in the forests near Kudopi village in Sindhudurg district of coastal Konkan region, an official said here Tuesday.

Nov 21, 2012, 08:34 AM IST

MoEF extends moratorium in Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg

The Ministry of Environment and
Forests has extended till December the moratorium imposed on
projects in Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg,
seeking environmental clearance under the environmental impact
assessment (EIA) notification.

Oct 31, 2011, 10:47 AM IST