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CM slams Oppn for ‘shedding crocodile tears’ over farmers’ suicide

    Special Correspondent, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday launched a scathing attack against opposition Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) over alleged delay in disbursement of farm loan waiver amount duri..

NCP leader Supriya Sule arrested during ‘Rasta Roko’

  Staff Reporter, NCP flays use of excessive force against peaceful agitators Sule sustained hand injury during ruckus After covering a distance of 156 kms from Yavatmal, Halla Bol yatra taken out by Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) entered Nag..

Various organisations stage dharna on first day of Winter Session

  Staff Reporter, On one side the infrastructure development gaining its speed to change the Orange city of into a metropolitan while on other side people from all corners of the state gathered at Patwardhan ground to fight for their basic demand..

Thieves burgle cash, ornaments worth over Rs 60 lakh from CA’s house

  Staff Reporter, IN A sensational daylight house-breaking theft in Dharampeth locality, thieves burgled cash, gold ornaments and diamond-studded jewellery collectively worth over Rs 60 lakh from the residence of well-known Chartered Accountant P..

Chief Minister inspects Riot Control Squad

  Staff Reporter, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has inspected the Riot Control Squad on Monday after arriving in Vidhan Bhavan. Director General of Police (DGP) Satish Mathur apprised CM about the squad and the equipment given to them. Under t..

‘Vidarbha Bandh’ receives mixed response

    Staff Reporter, ‘Vidarbha Bandh’ called by Vidarbha Rajya Andolan Samiti (VRAS) alongwith other pro-Vidarbha unions on Monday for separate Vidarbha statehood has received a lukewarm response in city and across the Vidarbha. ..

NDDB to train farmers for milk production

  Staff Reporter, On the lines of Jalyukt Shivar, Government initiates the idea of farms with fodder, says Chief Minister Animal conservation and milk production are the important aspects of the farmers. These sectors can help them in raising th..

Fadnavis defuses Opposition attack on farm loan waiver

  Special Correspondent, Fadnavis releases district-wise details of Rs 19,000 cr released under the scheme Charges Opposition with adopting only disruptive strategy On the eve of commencement of Winter Session of Maharashtra Legislature, Chief ..

Opposition set to corner Govt on farm loan waiver

  Staff Reporter, Claiming State Government’s failure on all fronts, Opposition not keen to bring no confidence motion Even as they claim that ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena alliance has lost trust of people, the State's Oppositio..

BSP chief Mayawati blames BJP of anti-dalit bias

  Staff Reporter, BSP supremo threatens to embrace Buddhism Predicts mid term polls Accuses BJP of misusing CBI, ED, I-T to terrorise opposition Charging Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Governments in centre and in many states with pursuing anti-..

Laxmikant Deshmukh is President of Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan

  Staff Reporter, Laxmikant Deshmukh has been elected as the President of the 91st Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan, being held at Baroda. He defeated Vidarbha’s Dr Ravindra Shobhne by a margin of 70 votes.In the run for the post of..

Try to attract more companies in MIHAN: CM to officials

  Staff Reporter, “Various companies are ready to come to MIHAN. The talks are underway with the companies. Crores of rupees investment would come through these companies. Considering all these aspects see to it that the companies should ge..

Gorewada becoming new tourist destination for citizens

  By Kaushik Bhattacharya, Gorewada forest is another bonanza for region’s nature lovers and specially for the people of Nagpur city who can experience the flora and fauna at their neighbourhood. The 1,914 hectare forest can be reached afte..

Over Rs 13,000 cr to be given for irrigation: CM

  Staff Reporter, “If we want to resolve the issues of farmers then irrigation can be the only solution. Considering this aspect we have decided to provide a fund of Rs 13,500 crore for the irrigation in state. This fund will be given by Ce..

Mayawati’s public rally today

Staff Reporter, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) National President Mayawati will address a public meeting at Kasturchand Park on December 10. The meeting is scheduled at 11 am and is touted as ‘Vishal Karyakarta Sammelan’. Through Mayawati’..

Construction of segments for Metro at Hingna Casting yard in full swing

Staff Reporter, Hundreds of labourers working from dawn to dusk at Hingna Casting yard to construct segments for Nagpur Metro Rail. The casting yard has played a major role in the construction of Nagpur Metro. Till now, the Hingna yard has cast 1,150 s..

Stormy winter session on cards

Special Correspondent, Opposition Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) are busy in fine-tuning strategy to corner ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena combine in winter session slated from December 11. The opposition is holding a ..

Calls at Police Control Room reduced by 12,000

Staff Reporter, Scientific analysis of distress calls at Police Control Room and pro-active action over it, has given much relief to city police and citizens as number of calls/day has been reduced by as much as 50% in just three months. Now, the Contr..

‘To follow ideals, principles of Shakuntai Warhadpande will be real tribute to her’

Staff Reporter, Former Karyawahika of Rashtra Sevika Samiti of Vidarbha Prant, late Shakuntai Warhadpande was a compassionate advisor for the members of Rashtra Sevika Samiti. She was a great orator. She also had unique ability to organise and develop ..

BJP felicitates Sudhakar Deshmukh

                    Staff Reporter, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers accorded a grand felicitation to Nagpur West BJP MLA Sudhakar Deshmukh who has been bestowed with the status of Ministe..

High Court’s notice to MSEDCL against ignoring wait-list claim

Legal Correspondent, In response to the writ petition filed by Pravin Dadaji Fulzele (33), resident of Allapalli in Armori tahsil of Gadchiroli district, against appointment of a Gitte Mohan Hanumant Rao, as Accounts Assistant by the  MSEDCL Who w..

Bt cotton benefited only Multinationals like Monsanto

Special Correspondent, A seminar on ‘Bt Cotton, A Boon or Curse to Farmers’ concluded on the note that politicians introduced Bt cotton in the country directly without consulting research institutes or agriculture varsities in order to brin..

‘No cement roads till completion of water, drainage line works’

Staff Reporter, Chandrashekhar Bawankule, Guardian Minister of district, directed the officials of Zilla Parishad (ZP) to accord top priority to completion of the works of water supply lines, and drainage lines. No Gram Panchayat should be given permis..

Sniffer dogs suffering due to apathy of Forest Deptt

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, The two sniffer dogs brought to control poaching from Hyderabad in 2016 have fallen victim to the apathy of Forest Department.Drawing the attention of Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF) RK Singh towards the is..

NMC suspends Asst Commr, 2 others

  Staff Reporter, Spare parts purchase scam The shadow of alleged irregularities in purchases of spares made for civic body workshop finally reached at the doorsteps of the administration leading to suspension of an Assistant Commissioner and tw..

BJP rejects Patole’s charges as ‘baseless, motivated’

  Staff Reporter, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday rejected all allegations made by former BJP MP from Gondia-Bhandara Nana Patole against the party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and dubbed t..

Property tax issue rocks general body meet

  Staff Reporter, The House avoids debate citing Municipal Commissioner’s absence Absence of Municipal Commissioner Ashwin Mudgal prompted the general body of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) to postpone discussion on the vexed issues of..

‘Surgical strikes enhanced the respect, confidence about forces amongst people’

  Staff Reporter, ‘Surgical strike’ which the Indian Army conducted against Pakistani trained terrorist, have given tremendous moral boosting to the Fauj besides winning over confidence of the people in our capability”, said Lt ..

Rs 17 lakh theft at mobile shop on Central Avenue

  Staff Reporter, IN A daring theft, a six-member gang of thieves gained access into mobile shoppe by breaking open the shutter and took away cash, high-end handsets, and cameras collectively worth over Rs 17.31 lakh on early Friday morning.The s..

VHP accuses NMC of hurting Hindu sentiments

  Staff Reporter, Only Hindu shrines are targetted in anti-encroachment drive, alleges VHP while warning to launch an intense agitation Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leaders on Friday lashed out at BJP ruled Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) for ..

Cops ask NMC, MMRCL to expedite incomplete works

  Staff Reporter, Due to ongoing cement road and Metro works, traffic is in disarray and situation will worsen during winter session. Nagpur Police bosses have asked the authorities to clear some patches to ease the situation Ongoing Cement Road..

‘Rs 50 cr being utilised to curb Naxalism, usher in development in Gadchiroli distt’

    Special Correspondent, DGP Satish Mathur lauds C-60 Commando Force for gunning down seven Naxalites in Kallad forest Says cops are receiving support from locals in anti-Naxalite operations MAHARASHTRA Director General of Police Satish..

CM clears metro region devpt plan

  Special Correspondent, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, on Thursday, cleared the ambitious Nagpur Metropolitan Region Development Plan. The Chief Minister, who was in Nagpur to attend a function, informed ‘The Hitavada’ that he had..

Inflated property tax demands to rock NMC meet today

  Special Correspondent, Property Tax Department of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is issuing inflated tax demands to property owners without giving them an opportunity to raise objection under Rule 15 (2), alleged Praful Gudadhe Patil, senio..

Divisional Commissioner inaugurates Flag Day donation drive

  Staff Reporter,   Divisional Commissioner Anoop Kumar has appealed citizens for making liberal donation to Armed Forces Flag Day as the funds collected are used for welfare of ex-servicemen and their families. He inaugurated the Flag Day ..

Mayo Hospital gets nod to purchace equipment worth 2.28 cr

  Staff Reporter, In a major boost for health care system in city, Department of Medical Education, Maharashtra Government, has given administrative approval for purchasing the latest equipment and machineries worth Rs 2.28 crore for Indira Gandh..

Modernisation is new archaism: Bellanger

  By Kartik Lokhande, Aurélien Bellanger, French author and President of the Jury Prix Ecrire Ville, is writing a book on urbanisation   From the simple looks of this French young man, one cannot gauge the depth of his personality. ..

RPF seizes ‘hawala’ haul of Rs 1.10 cr

  Staff Reporter, The consignments seized from two separate persons travelling by different Duronto Express trains included diamonds, gold and silver ornaments Crime Intelligence Branch (CIB) Wing of Railway Protection Force in Nagpur Division o..

Couple arrested for ‘buying’ new-born for Rs 50,000

  Special Correspondent, Inter-state racket in sale-purchase of babies suspected Cops obtain two-day PCR of the accused couple DHANTOLI Police have arrested a couple for allegedly purchasing a 12-day-old baby from her poor mother by promising t..

Ex-HC judge Gilani to probe into PU plot allotments

  Staff Reporter, ‘The Hitavada’ had exposed the scandal a decade ago Ex-Judge of the High Court Justice M N Gilani has consented to probe the allotment of 325 public utility (PU) lands by Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) to political ..

MNS leader abduction case: Court grants bail to accused

  Staff Reporter, Tushar Pundkar, who was arrested by Dhantoli Police on Tuesday for abduction of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena’s (MNS) Amravati City President Santosh Badre-Patil, walked out of police custody on Wednesday after court granted ..

Sex racket busted at Hotel Dwarkamai

  Staff Reporter, Social Security Branch (SSB) of City Police busted a sex racket at Hotel Dwarkamai in Ganeshpeth Police Station area and rescued a Russian girl. The cops have arrested a man in this connection. The accused has been identified a..

City police to lay thrust on technology for winter session of State Legislature

    Staff Reporter, Aiming at using less manpower during the upcoming Winter Session of Maharashtra Legislature, Commissioner of Police (CP) Dr K Venkatesham and his team are all set for scientific deployment of force based on micro study o..

NMC razes 42 houses built in just 10 days in Wathoda

  Staff Reporter, Nehru Nagar zone of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), on Wednesday, demolished 42 houses newly constructed houses in Wathoda area. These houses were constructed within last 10 days in the locality. NMC registered FIR against 1..

Bawankule takes stock of 246 ‘issues’, asks deptts to complete ongoing works

  Staff Reporter, To speed-up development projects in city, Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Wednesday took review of 246 issues and asked the respective departments to prepare their status report and expedite completion of the ongoi..

Rich tributes paid to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar

  Staff Reporter, Various social, cultural, religious, political organisations, Government establishments, Central and State Government Offices and Non-Government organisations paid rich tributes to architect of Indian constitution, Dr Babasaheb ..

Bacchu Kadu supporters attack, abduct MNS Amravati city chief

  Staff Reporter, Alert cops foil the nefarious designs of Prahaar activists MNS leader badly injured in the attack, hospitalised Ongoing spat between Achalpur MLA Bacchu Kadu and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) activists took an ugly turn wit..

HC directs 50 absent school mgmts to pay fine of Rs 10,000 each by 18th

  Legal Correspondent, In the suo motu PIl entertained by the High Court at its own initiative regarding need for proper maintenance of buses by the schools in the city and for issuing appropriate directions to 133 respondent -school managements,..

Be courteous to patients, relatives:State Govt tells Resident Doctors

  By Vikas Vaidya, DMER asks GMCs to try to become Zero Conflict Institute’ MCI prepares module of AETCOM that means Attitude, Ethics and Communication for the future doctors to be included in the medical curriculum from 2018-19 Taking se..

Over Rs 600 crore RTE dues of schools pending with Govt

  Principal Correspondent, MESTA firm on boycotting RTE process if fees not reimbursed by December 31 MESTA’s demands Compulsory TC Regular reimbursement of RTE Withdraw conflicting circulars/GRs Reimburse fees to weaker section studen..

Mayawati to address public meeting in city on Dec 10

  Staff Reporter, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) National President Mayawati will address a public meeting at Kasturchand Park on December 10. The meeting is scheduled at 11 am and is touted as ‘Vishal Karyakarta Sammelan’. Through Mayawat..

‘Redress grievances of people regarding water supply’

  Staff Reporter, Rajesh Ghodpage, Chairman of Water Works Committee of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), asked the officials concerned to redress the grievances of people regarding water supply. Addressing a meeting of Water Works Committee o..

Bravo! Crime rate in city shows a decline

  By Dheeraj Fartode, City’s crime rate was 441.1/lakh in year 2015, it declined to 392.9/lakh in year 2016 with 29.8 lakh population       Pro-active policing and stern preventive action against criminals had borne fru..

Hit-and-run: 4 killed, 5 injured in truck-ambulance collision

  Staff Reporter, The accident ocurred near Eight Milestone on Amravati Road in Wadi After the mishap, the truck driver sped away Ambulance driver too fled the spot IN A ghastly mishap, four persons, including a 12-year-old boy and his mother,..

RDSO’s nod to Mazee Metro service in At-Grade section

  Staff Reporter, For Nagpurians, a New Year gift is in offing as only CMRS inspection remains before beginning of commercial services on 5.4 km stretch from Khapri to Airport South Comes the new year and Nagpurians can look forward to beginning..

Due to poor response, city bus operator may incur Rs 52 cr loss

  Special Correspondent, As against carrying capacity of 2.80 lakh commuters, only 1.65 lakh citizens are using city bus service leading to daily loss of Rs 14 lakh The public transport in the city is not getting positive response of the citizen..

Mayor reviews preparations of death centenary event of Kasturchand Daga

  Staff Reporter, THE Death Centenary of Late Rai Bahadur Kasturchand Daga will be observed on December 16 at Kasturchand Park (KP ground). Mayor Nanda Jichkar has taken review of the preparation of the function along with the family members of ..

HC notice to NMC over closed Marathi medium schools

  Staff Reporter, In last few years, 23 Marathi medium schools have been shut down Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has issued notice to Nagpur Municipal Corporation over a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) highilighting disturbing trend of clos..

NMC to issue Occupancy Certificate within 8 days

  Staff Reporter, Maharashtra Government has directed Municipal Corporations and Municipal Councils to issue building commencement certificate within 30 days and Occupation Certificate within 8 days. Recently, the High Court has directed power ut..

Ex-student of BVM Ashti Debanjan Kundu to join NDA

  Staff Reporter, Debanjan Kundu, ex-student of Bhavan’s B P Vidya Mandir (BVM), Ashti, has cleared the entrance examination and the Services Selection Board to get his name in the coveted list of successful candidates who will join the Nat..

AICTE Chairman calls upon GenNext to contribute to shaping new India

  Staff Reporter, Addressing the 104th convocation of RTMNU, Dr Anil Sahasrabudhe lists out eight-point formula for overhauling higher education to address issues of unemployability of fresh graduates Calling upon graduates to step forward and c..

2 killed as MSRTC bus rams into stationary truck near Mauda

  Staff Reporter, Twenty-four passengers injured, six are critical The truck was stranded in the middle of the road A car following the MSRTC bus also got involved in the mishap Driver of MSRTC bus and a passenger were killed while 24 other pa..

SC order on registration of properties puts Govt in a fix

  Special Correspondent, Last year, PAC had directed State Government to stop registry of properties sans Occupancy Certificate and Completion Certificate Maharashtra Government or any of its department and any local body can not stop transactio..

NMC proposes to relax qualification for firemen

    Special Correspondent, The move is justified by NMC office bearers to recruit maximum local candidates as fireman rescuer IN a questionable move, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has proposed to change the qualification criteria ..

Relatives of Madduru show courage, donate his organs; liver taken to Mumbai

  Staff Reporter, Madduru Sreenivasulu becomes a hero It was the courage of relatives of Madduru Sreenivasulu that must be lauded as they took a decision to donate his organs when he was declared brain dead. His liver was sent to Mumbai, the ret..

Munna Yadav’s pre-arrest bail rejected

  Staff Reporter, The Sessions Court on Saturday rejected anticipatory bail application moved by BJP leader and Chairman of the Maharashtra State Construction Workers Welfare Board Omprakash alias Munna Yadav in his ongoing tiff with arch rival M..

They need respect, not sympathy: Minister Badole

  Staff Reporter, “The society needs to give respect to persons with disabilities instead of extending mere sympathy. The persons with disabilities are very much part of the society and they have a strong desire to contribute to the cause o..

Guardian Minister pulls up MJP officials

Guardian Minister pulls up MJP officials..

‘No AICTE approval to colleges with less than 30% admissions’

By Kaushik Bhattacharya “All India Council for Technical education (AICTE) will not give fresh approval to the technical institutions which have less than 30% admissions for five years. We have taken the matter of vacant seats in engineering coll..

‘Revision of curriculum is needed to increase competency among engineering students’

Staff Reporter, “Inspite of India having the largest engineering human resource in the world, industries in the country are of the view that 97 per cent of these graduates are not competent enough. To bridge this gap, it is necessary that the stu..

Beware of cyber stalkers: CP

Staff Reporter, With an objective of creating awareness about Cyber crimes, the Nagpur City Police on Saturday organised a programme titled ‘Cyber Safe Nagpur’ at Chitnavis Centre where Rakesh Kripalani a Cyber Psychologist and Mahesh Rakhe..

HC allows plea against rejection of woman candidate’s poll papers

Legal Correspondent, Allowing the writ petition filed by Anita Arun Rahangdale against rejection of her nomination papers for the post of Sarpanch, Justice Z A Haq at the High Court here has directed the Returning Officer for elections at Gram Panchaya..

State Government set to miss deadline for NIT dissolution

SPECIAL REPORT By Manish Soni, MAHARASHTRA Government is likely to miss the December 31, 2017 deadline for dissolution of Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) and its merger with Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC). The decision to dissolve NIT was taken in ..

RTMNU’s 104th convocation today

Staff Reporter, Dr Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman of All Indian Council for Technical Education to grace the convocation ceremony The 104th convocation of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) will be held on Sunday at 10 am at Suresh Bh..

Guardian Minister pulls up MJP officials

Special Correspondent, Negligence of officers of Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran (MJP) has badly hit the works under Chief Minister’s Water Supply Scheme in Nagpur district during last one year. The Government has sanctioned 44 projects under the ..

Musical ‘crossroads’ provides intriguing experience

Staff Reporter, The Zero Mile Music festival, held in memory of Late Pt Bhaskarrao Moroney, that spoke of bringing cultures together, truly revealed a intriguing blend of Folk, Hindusthani Classical, devotional music, produced by Local artists and thos..

Justice Deo inaugurates Sr Divn Civil Court in Umrer

Umrer Correspondent/Staff Reporter, Justice Rohit B Deo inaugurated the new Civil Court (Senior Division), in Umrer on Saturday. Speaking on the occasion, he said that the demand of people of Umred was fulfilled. “The initiative of opening the Ci..

Prime accused in Agrekar murder case commits suicide in Raipur

  Staff Reporter, IN A sensational twist to the lottery trader Rahul Agrekar abduction-cum-murder case, the absconding main accused Durgesh Bokde committed suicide before city police teams zeroed in on him. Durgesh’ was found dead in Gupta ..

‘Rahul Agrekar was intocricket betting’

  Staff Reporter, DECEASED Rahul Agrekar was involved in cricket betting and was a bookie, though so far his name had not figure don police’sradar.Disclosing this DCP Zone III Rahul Maknikar said, “Post untimely death of Rahul,we unde..

‘IoT set to unleash technological disruptions touching daily life’

  By Praveen Vighre, IoT opens up exciting new opportunities for business and economic growth, says Dr Rizwan Ahmed * Smart toasters forcing the consumers into reconsidering eating habits by refusing to toast any bread that is not considered &lsq..

Preparations for Winter Session of State Legislature in full swing

Staff Reporter, WITH barely a week to go before theWinter Session of Maharashtra Legislature commences at sprawling Vidhan Bhavan, truck loads of files from Mantralaya have arrived at Nagpur. Besides,Vidhan Bhavan staffers have started giving finishing t..

Illegal fishing in Totladoh dam comes to an end

Staff Reporter, FOREST Department had a tough fight on hand to stop the illegal fishing scandal carried out in Totladoh reservoir in Maharashtra part since past many years. They used to face different odds as well attacks by the fishermen. Finally, the P..

AG (Audit)-II donates Rs 45,000 to Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram

Staff Reporter, AS a step towards social responsibility initiative, the staff members of the office of Accountant General(Audit)-II,Maharashtra, has donated an amount of Rs 45,000 to Vidarbha Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram, an organisation serving the Tribal peop..

NMC’s special meet onfinancial crisis today

  Staff Reporter, FACING near empty coffers and inability to mop up revenue by tapping fresh sources, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has organised a special general body meeting of Nagpur Municipal Corporationon December 2 to discuss unp..

Extortion was motive behind Rahul Agrekar’s murder, reveals Harode 

  Staff Reporter, Cops obtain 10 days’ PCR of one of the prime accused Pankaj Harode who was brought to city from Kolkata on Thursday Cops nab Harode’s cousin for sheltering the accused duo and accepting pistol for safe keep Lure of..

RTMNU’s 104th convocation on Dec 3; Sahil Dewani to get highest 20 medals

  Principal Correspondent, AICTE Chairman Dr Anil Sahastrabudhe to deliver convocation address For the first time in the history of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU), after medicine branch parted from it, a student will be r..

‘Missing’ Branch Manager of Muthoot Finance booked for Rs 43.41 lakh fraud

  Staff Reporter, Branch Manager Ashish Thomas had replaced mortgaged gold ornaments of about 47 customers with fake ones in last seven months Wadi police have booked branch manager of Muthoot Finance for alleged fraud of Rs 43.41 lakh. The bran..

6,000 disability certificates ready in less than 100 days

  Staff Reporter, Tehsil-wise number of disability certificates Tehsil Number of certificates ready Nagpur city          1,900 Kamptee               394 Mouda      ..

How To Calculate Your Property Tax

  By Manish Soni, Formula of property tax calculation Now as per formula to calculate ALV = Location block Rate x Net Built Up Area x Structural Factor x Use Factor x age factor x occupancy. THE cash-strapped Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) ..

Back-to-back development work testing patience of Abhyankar Nagar residents

  Staff Reporter, Since last fortnight one side of the stretch from Shraddhanandpeth Square to VNIT, already a narrow road, has been dug-up causing severe inconvenience to road users   Residents of Abhyankar Nagar in South West Nagpur Asse..

Husband gives talaq to wife on cell phone

  Staff Reporter, Though declared as unconstitutional by the Supreme Court, the city seems to be still witnessing the cases of Triple Talaq. Aseem Sheikh, a resident of Kamptee ended his marriage of nine years with three simple words ‘Talaq..

One of prime accused in Agrekar murder case arrested in Kolkata

  Staff Reporter, Wanted for abduction and murder of Rahul Agrekar, Pankaj Harode was hiding in a lodge in Howrah Crime Branch sleuths along with the arrested accused to reach city by Thursday evening In a major breakthrough, Crime Branch sleut..

‘Strive to bring change in present edn system’

  Staff Reporter, Education is becoming another commodity. There is a need to bring back the good things of past in to the system, said General (Retd) V K Singh With the resolution to generate happiness in schools by creating students with happy..

From a shunned cop to authority on terrorism

  By Shirish Borkar, Nagpurian Shirish Thorat brings forth the dirty game of ISIS in Syria in his new book POLITICAL interference almost put paid to this upright cop’s hopes of achieving something great in his field. But the ‘officer..

Nature camps for students from Dec 1

  Staff Reporter, One group will consist of 200 students from 5 schools and 10 teachers Sudhir Mungantiwar, Forest Minister, has taken initiative and started ‘Chala Mazya Tadobala’ programmes for students in Chandrapur district. On t..

Houses dangerously close to HT line: NMC submits list of 573 owners to HC

  Staff Reporter, Nagpur Municipal Corporation on Wednesday submitted a list of 573 residential units situated in close proximity to high tension power lines. The NMC in its affidavit has confirmed the existence of such areas where high tension l..

Kamptee Road widening work endangers commuters

  By Sagar Mohod, For the commuters using Kamptee-Nagpur stretch the current widening work of the road is giving hell of an experience. From the past one month National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) appointed contractor started the work for f..

BJP continues winning streak in DPC polls too

  Staff Reporter, BJP wins 19 out of total 20 seats from NMC segment Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) registered an emphatic victory in District Planning Committee (DPC) elections by winning at least 22 out of total 25 seats from various segments. I..

Stormy Winter Session on cards from Dec 11

  Staff Reporter, 13 new Bills to be tabled in winter session of Mah assembly The two week long winter session of Maharashtra Legislature slated from December 11 at Nagpur is all set to be stormy affair as the opposition parties have decided to ..

‘Yes, I Can’ is the only success mantra, says Dr Kamble

  Staff Reporter, Each student has some or other special talent but he or she should be aware of it. A student should be confident and should believe in himself or herself. A belief of ‘Yes, I Can’ can help a student to achieve succes..