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Hazardous tarballs surface on beaches of Mumbai & Goa yet again

The speedy monsoon winds have washed ashore the hazardous blobs of black oils as tarballs across the Mumbai and Goa coastal periphary. Several beaches in Goa, including those popular among tourists like Anjuna, have formed a black sticky carpet of tarballs raising concerns across. Reportedly, a similar phenomenon has been witnessed across some of the most prominent beaches of Mumbai as well. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has excavated more than 20,000 kg of tarballs from Juhu and Versova beaches in Mumbai this month.

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High Speed train corridors to come up on routes connecting Mumbai to Pune & Nagpur!

In a bid to strengthen commute from Mumbai to Pune and Nagpur, the projects for the construction of semi high speed train corridors have been initiated. As per reports, it is expected that the upcoming facility will reduce the travel time between Mumbai and Pune to around 90 minutes. Reportedly, Maharashtra Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation (MRIDC) Limited, a joint venture of the Railway Ministry and Maharashtra government is looking after this project.

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Feel the adrenaline rush as you trek, paraglide & more at Maharashtra's Amba Ghat!

Experience heavenly beauty amid the Sahyadri mountain ranges, as you travel through the snaking pathways of Amba Ghat in Maharashtra. Situated at a height of almost 2000 feet above sea level, this is the destination for travellers who are looking to rejuvenate and reconnect with their inner selves. Let's explore the placid expanse of Amba Ghat so that you can familiarise yourself with the nitty-gritty of travelling to this place.

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Learn a unique 3-player game with 120 playing cards at THIS Maharashtrian town near Goa!

A small town situated near the Maharashtra-Goa border, Sawantwadi was the kingdom of the erstwhile Khem Sawant royal family. A major attraction for tourists who visit this place is the local Ganjifa art, woodwork painting and lacer work, which traces its origin to the 18th-century. If you are looking to step away from the city bustle, then Sawantwadi makes for the perfect getaway, given that you observe COVID-appropriate behaviour.

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Know about THIS town near Goa that is a habitat of the rare Indian Swiftlet

An alluring beach town located on the Konkan coast, almost 110 km from Goa, Vengurla has established itself in history as a famous port town. However, now it is popular among tourists for its long stretch of sandy shoreline nestled amidst high mountains. Let's embark upon a virtual exploration to check out the specialities of this small town!

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