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Railway wagons to transport water to parched Latur, says Eknath Khadse

Rlys to quench Latur's thirst

try is working on a plan to utilise its unused wagons to transport water from Ujani dam near Pandharpur to scarcity-hit Latur city and district, Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse said on Monday. The operation is cost intensive and the ... New Delhi Pioneer, 1 month ago
Indian Express

Pune: Dominos tumble, other temples gear up to let in women

Vitthal Rukmuni temple at Pandharpur already moved ahead two years ago appointing two women priests. The decision of the temple trustees of the Shani temple at Shani Shingnapur in Ahmednagar district to allow access to women in the inner sanctum of ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago

Moved by bhakti

Pilgrims make the long journey to Pandharpur singing songs of revolution, their affection for Mother Krishna syncopated to a beat of social reform. Pandharpur is the centre of a bhakti movement that began over eight centuries ago, and gave birth to ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 month ago

Fewer halts for ST buses to Solapur, Pandharpur

Good response from passengers to non-stop bus services on routes like Satara, Baramati, Sangli and Ahmednagar has prompted the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) to introduce similar services on more routes.
 Times of India2 months ago

Moved by Bhakti

Pandharpur is the centre of a bhakti movement that began over eight centuries ago, and gave birth to Marathi literature. For centuries, every year, just before the rains, thousands of pilgrims known as Varkari, followers of Haripath (path of God who ...
 AhmedabadMirror.com1 month ago

Couple held for beating, looting jewellery dealer

The Kasturba Marg police has nabbed a couple for cheating and assaulting a jewellery dealer of Rs 3 lakh and his gold ornaments. While the arrest was made on April 29, the accused were presented to court on Sunday and have been remanded to police custody till ...
 Asian Age20 hours ago
Pune Mirror

Miraj quencher: Well that never dries up

The Haidar Khan bawdi (well) at the Miraj railway station; (inset) a stone inscription beside it that chronicles its historical significance. Indian Railways draws from ancient water source in southern Maharashtra town for Latur, which has ...
 Pune Mirror6 days ago

Think as big as you would while planning spends on TV commercials: Rahul Saigal

By Rahul Saigal Imagine this: Virat Kohli joins a cricket club in a far flung village in Bihar and finds it hard to prove he's good enough to be, at least, the third best batsman on the team. Now replace Virat Kohli with the country's largest ...
 Economic Times1 week ago

Thevar community recalls freedom fighters of yore

MUMBAI: Members of Tamil Nadu's Thevar community gathered to commemorate the kings and queens of many centuries ago whom they say count among the earliest freedom fighters of India. The ceremony was held at Shanmukhananda Hall in Kings' Circle April ...
 Times of India1 week ago
Financial Express

Indian Railways' Jaldoot and parched Latur: All you want to know about country's longest water train

It was in January 2013 that Maharashtra first considered running water trains. It was again to provide water to drought-hit Marathwada. At a Cabinet meeting, then chief minister Prithviraj Chavan said that initial discussions had been held with the ...
 Financial Express2 weeks ago From special orders procuring equipment to the shunting of trains to give Jaldoot preference. From men working day and night, to hurdles, expected and unexpected. From water Miraj is withholding from own, to water now coming to Latur.  Indian Express2 weeks ago The waterway: What is taking to run India's longest watertrain  Yahoo! India2 weeks ago How India's longest water train is coming toLatur  Yahoo! India2 weeks ago
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