maharashtra maharashtra  /ˌmɑ hə ˈrɑʃ ˌtrə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a historical area in west-central India

News

  1. Retirement homes in vogue as Indians live longer and prosper

    By Aditi Shah PUNE, India (Reuters) - The Athashri retirement community offers the over-55 crowd Western-style amenities such as a clubhouse, gym, library and pool but with a distinctly Indian twist: a temple on site where residents worship Ganesh, the elephant-headed god followed by many Hindus in Maharashtra state. The 180-unit development in the city of Pune, which enjoys better weather and ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Infant Polio Death Was Rare Case Of Low Immunity: Ministry

    Bangalore: The death of an 11-month-old child due to vaccine-derived polio in Beed district of Maharashtra could have occurred because of low immunity, the union health ministry said.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: INDOlink

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Quotes

  1. "No minister from Maharashtra in the UPA government has the daring to resign on the issue of Maharashtra's pride. At least give hollow threat to resign. Carry resignation letters in your pockets .the border dispute between the two states has been...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Bal Thackeray Source: FV Current Waves

  2. Asked if he would like to play for Sahara Pune Warriors, the new city team in the IPL, Harbhajan said, "I play for the Mumbai Indians. Like Pune, even Mumbai is in Maharashtra. So there is not much difference."
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Harbhajan Singh Source: Times of India

  3. Commenting on the issue in his blog, Amitabh Bachchan wrote, "The casual off the cuff remarks made by Jaya at the music launch function were without malice or deliberate intent, but if it has caused hurt to the sentiments of Maharashtra,...
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Amitabh Bachchan Source: Smash Hits

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