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Drone Used To Drop Covid-19 Vaccines In Remote Palghar Village, First Time In Maharashtra

Dec 18, 2021 PTI

According to District Collector Dr Manik Gursal, the experimental initiative transported a a batch of 300 vaccines from Jawhar to Zaap village in Maharashtra's Palghar. The operation was completed in just a little over nine minutes.

Maha: 35-Year-Old Deputy Sarpanch Jumps From Second Floor Over False Alarm, Dies

Sep 16, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The incident took place on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday when a group of villagers from Kasa had gathered to play cards in a building next to a Ganpati pandal, additional superintendent of police Prakash Gaikwad said.

1 Dead, 5 Injured In Maharashtra Textile Factory Explosion

An official said one person was charred to death and five others injured after an explosion took place at a Tarapur textile factory.

4-Year-Old Drowns In Thane As Rains Wreak Havoc In Maharashtra

Jul 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Thane and Palghar were among the worst areas in Maharashtra affected by heavy rainfall which continued to cause accidents and hamper essential services on Sunday and Monday.

Four Held For Thrashing 35-Year-Old Man To Death In Maharashtra’s Palghar

Based on the postmortem report, which revealed several injuries on the body, the police registered a case under Indian Penal Code Section 302 (murder)

13 March, 2021

4 Held For Stealing Motorcycles In Palghar After Learning Tricks From YouTube

Outlook Web Bureau

Inspired by trade tricks from Youtube, the accused learnt learnt the technique of starting motorcycles without keys

11 January, 2021

24-Year-Old Newly Married Man Kills Wife Over Domestic Dispute In Maharashtra

Outlook Web Bureau

The accused and the 28-year-old victim got married on December 7, 2020

06 January, 2021

Man Arrested For Raping 3-Year-Old Girl In Maharashtra’s Palghar


The incident took place on Saturday when the 38-year-old accused barged into the victim's hut at a village in Talasari taluka while she was sleeping with her mother.

24 December, 2020

19 More Held For Palghar Mob Lynching, 5 Minor Detained


Those arrested included a 70-year-old man, an M Tech degree holder and a professional employed as a manager in a well-known company

03 November, 2020

Palghar Lynching Case: Bail Granted To Four Accused


Nearly 200 people were arrested over lynching of two sadhus in April

01 November, 2020

Missing Tribal Woman Found Hanging In A Forest After 20 Days


A 26-year-old tribal woman was found hanging in Maharashtra's Palghar district. Her relatives identified the skeletal remains through her saree and 'mangalsutra': Police


07 September, 2020

3.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mahatashtra's Palghar, No Casualty


The earthquake was experienced at 8.07 am in Paraswadi area of Dahanu taluka, district disaster control cell chief Vivekanand Kadam said.

11 June, 2020

Palghar Lynching: SC Seeks Maha Govt's Reply On Pleas Seeking CBI, NIA Probes


The fresh plea filed by 'sadhus' of 'Shri Panch Dashban Juna Akhara' has sought transfer of the probe to the CBI, claiming that there is 'reasonable apprehension of bias' if Maharashtra police proceeds with the investigation.

21 April, 2020

Shiv Sena-BJP Hostilities Reach A Flashpoint Over Raj Bhawan 'Delay', Mob Lynching

Giridhar Jha

With Governor's decision to seek a legal advice on Uddhav Thackeray's nomination to the Legislative Council, and BJP’s criticism of the law and order situation, hostilities between Shiv Sena and BJP appear to have reached a flashpoint

20 April, 2020

Palghar lynching: Two Cops Suspended For Negligence In Duty; 101 People Arrested


Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said stern action will be taken against those involved in the lynching of the three men.

20 April, 2020

Palghar Lynching: All Culprits Arrested, Will Be Brought To Justice, Says Uddhav Thackeray


The incident took place on April 16 night when three men from Kandivali in Mumbai were going in a car towards Surat in Gujarat to attend a funeral.

12 August, 2019

Maharashtra: 25-Year-Old Man Arrested For Murder Of Cousin Over Monetary Dispute In Palghar

Outlook Web Bureau

The accused, Nitin Tambda, a farm labourer residing at Pranali village in Tarapur town of the district, had lent Rs 2,000 to his cousin Anil Tambda (28) staying in the same area, the police said.


12 May, 2019

Mild Tremors Felt In Maharashtra’s Palghar District

Outlook Web Bureau

No reports of casualties or damage to property. Thane district officials are carrying out a ground survey.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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