news paper clippings on safety issues in maharashtra trekking july 2017

No more walking ‘green mile’ for Pune trekkers: Safety top priority as accidents spike
PUNE Updated: Aug 20, 2017 16:28 IST

nullah in Tamhini ghat Two trekkers still missing
 Tamhini valley and Maan taluka,n Bhira dam area,hills located at Pimpri village
TOi TNN | Jul 24, 2017, 12:22 AM IST

waterfall near Gidhad Lake in Lonavla accident 21st july 
waterfall near Tiger Point 
Mumbai trekker slips into a 15-ft ditch under waterfall in Lonavala, dies Updated: Jul 21, 2017 10:10 IST

According to Raigad and Navi Mumbai police, 16 people have died and more than 50 have received injuries at various waterfalls and hilly areas around Mumbai during this monsoon.

mahuli accident 2017
After 2 deaths in Lonavla, Thane bans trekking at Mahuli, Tansa and Bhatsa till Sept Jul 23, 2017 01:52 IST

2 tourists die as they imitate the ‘Baahubali jump’ at Mahuli waterfall; police to bar tourists’ entry.
 Mumbai Mirror | Updated: Jul 20, 2017, 07.26 AM IST

Madhe ghat accident 17.07.2017 shared by  Onkar Oak
rescued by Shivdurg mitra lonavala
Madhe Ghat is located around 62 km south west of Pune bordering Raigad district and in the vicinity of Torna Fort,
ramesh mane,sachin gaikwad

Organise treks responsibly or face legal action.
Hindustan Times, Pune 12 July 2017.
#ShivdurgaMitra #Lonavala #YashwantiHikers #khopoli #NisargaMitra #Panvel …

Monsoon trek over the weekend? Don’t go to these 15 dangerous sites in Maharashtra till September
Mumbai city news: The group of 55, stuck at Devkund between two streams of the Kundalika river, was rescued after a six-hour operation

MUMBAI Updated: Jul 11, 2017 14:58 IST

2 Mumbai trekkers survive 200-foot fall, rescued from Raigad after 5-hour operation
Mumbai city news: The incident took place around 3pm on Sunday afternoon at Peb Fort or Vikatgad, near Neral, Matheran, which is 2,500 feet above sea level

MUMBAI Updated: Jul 11, 2017 14:58 IST

Missing Pune trekkers found dead at Maharashtra’s Devkund, police want to stop trekking in the area
The Raigad police has asked the district collector to impose prohibitory orders under section 144 of the Criminal Procedure code (CrPC)

MUMBAI Updated: Jul 11, 2017 15:43 IST

Two Pune trekkers on their way to Maharashtra’s Devkund waterfall go missing

पेब किल्ल्यावरून कोसळलेल्या दोघांना बाहेर काढले
Maharashtra Times | Updated Jul 10, 2017, 06:16 PM IST

Mumbai: 55 students trapped at Devkund waterfalls rescued
The students had gone to Devkund waterfalls near Bhira village some 50 kilometres from Mumbai.

2,500kg of alcohol bottles: This is how monsoon trekkers ruined a waterfall near Mumbai
Mumbai city news: Locals told HT that villagers get injured passing through these areas daily, owing to the discarded glass bottles

MUMBAI Updated: Jul 03, 2017 20:43 IST

आखून मोहिमा पावसाळी आम्ही घुमतो सह्याद्रीचा कडे कपारी…पण जरा जपूनच 2016

7 lost trekkers found after 9-hr search in Lonavala hills 15-Jan-2013


Lost In Trekking
Sept 1, 2007: Ajay Tanaji Kolhe from Thane came to Khandala for trekking with eight friends. The trek started in the Ulhas valley, around 55 km from Lonavala. While crossing a nullah, Kolhe lost his way and went into missing. Fellow trekkers filed complaints with the police.After 32 days without food and potable water, Kolhe found his way back home.
Jun 15, 2008: A 16-member group of the citybased trekkers descended the Nagphani valley in Lonavala-Khandala region to experience the monsoon magic.As they negotiated t
heir way down the valley alongside a water fall, they realised that rain and fog had reduced visibility in the valley.The lost their sense of direction and contacted relatives, who contacted the Lonavala police.The police sent a team with the guide and rescued the trekkers.

Feb 2009: Two software engineers, Shaurya Vardhan Garg and Sagar Munjal Sanghvi, lost their lives during their trek to Torna fort, which is about 45 kms from the city. Members of Giridarshan club were roped in for the search operation at the base of the fort.They found the bodies after two days of search.The bodies were recovered from a gorge, at a depth of about 1,100 feet from the Zunzar machi area of the Torna fort.

 So far, Professor Sachin Joshi has mapped 58 of the roughly 350 forts in the state with the help of GPS. These are lesser-known forts, which makes the mapping of the others all the more important. The forts mapped so far include Manikgad, Vishramgad, Mangad, Chandragad, Alibagug, Khanderi-Underi and Revadanda.

Engg student drowns near Bhushi dam – DNA 2012

पर्यटनाचा आनंद घ्या.. पण जपून….. – – Maharashtra Times › Maharashtra › Pune New
Jun 7, 2011

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