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Simple lifestyle must become a habit: Purohit

  Staff Reporter, Governor of Tamil Nadu Banwarilal Purohit inaugurates four-day IX All India Conference for Principals of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Secondary and Senior Secondary Schools “Simplicity is a virtue that has the potential..

State releases Rs 150 cr special grant to NMC

  Special Correspondent, Ruling party hails Govt for reviving special fund Kukreja promises to clear contractors’ bill At last, Maharashtra Government has released Rs 150 crore as special grant to cash strapped Nagpur Municipal Corporatio..

HC refuses to modify shoot-at-sight order against problem tigress

  Legal Correspondent, HC leaves option of eliminating tigress as measure of last resort with Forest authorities Dismissing the last plea filed by a Mumbai-based organisation - Earth Brigade - and wildlife enthusiast Dr Jerryl Banait, the Nagpur..

VNIT to take Dassault Aviation’s help to set up Centre of Excellence

Dr P M Padole Dr Yogesh Puri with the foreign delegates   Staff Reporter, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) is gearing up to set up Centre of Excellence ‘Industry 4.0’ (fourth industrial revolution) in collaboratio..

Suresh Exports comes under I-T scanner

  Business Bureau, Income Tax Department is investigating whether the company has any links with Rs 10 crore ready-cash seized on Nagpur Hyderabad Road from a vehicle In a major exercise, Income Tax Department, Nagpur, on Monday conducted s..

Ambatkar, Vice-President of MSPM booked for rape

  Staff Reporter, Sonegaon police have booked Piyush Ambatkar, Vice-President of Maharashtra Shikshan Prasarak Manadal (MSPM), Chandrapur for allegedly raping a 22-year-old girl on the pretext of marriage. The police have also charged Piyush, his..

Students burn their degrees to protest against Mahapariksha Mahaportal

  Staff Reporter, A large number of students led by MLA Bachhu Kadu burnt copies of their degree certificates to protest use of Mahapariksha Mahaportal.Kadu and the students alleged that the portal is useless and allows corrupt practices. The pro..

Innovation, knowledge, ethos will make  India a strong economy: Fadnavis

  Staff Reporter, Second graduation ceremony of Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management held “Innovation, knowledge and ethos will be the foundation for making India a developed economy in the era of 4th Industrial Revolutio..

On-line building plan clearing hit as software develops snag

  Staff Reporter, Mayor directs civicadministration to start off-line clearances Already reeling under financial crisis, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is losing huge revenue as Building Plan Management System (BPMS) software of Town Planni..

M-sand may replace natural sand in construction activities

  Staff Reporter, An alternative to natural sand, the new eco-friendly manufactured sand is set to be a game-changer in realty sector With sand excavation operations becoming difficult with every passing day due to cumbersome procedure, environm..

‘Skill-based courses need of the hour’

  Staff Reporter, Giving a clarion call to students and job aspirants to sharpen their skills, learn new contemporary things and take full benefit of new skill-based courses to better their prospects in life, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohi..

Saptak’s popular programme ‘Veglya Waata’ professes positive ideology

  Staff Reporter, It was an evening well spent at the Persistent Limited’s Kalidas hall, in which four enterprising women shared their life’s motivating experiences, in the program titled ‘Veglya Waata’ organised under the..

Keep big aim and chart new course for development, Gadkari tells Marathas

  Staff Reporter, Calling upon leaders of Maratha community to chart a new course, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister, exhorted them to keep big aim in life as and should treat keeping low aim as a crime. Amidst chorus in society for reservations, Gad..

Govt again ducks query on role of Ajit Pawar: irri scam

  Staff Reporter, ACB has already recorded his statement, and his role is being investigated in awarding tender and approving work order in view of Rules of Business, informs Addl DG (ACB) in his latest affidavit AFTER making bold statement not ..

State to release Rs 150 cr to NMC

  Special Correspondent, Government sanctions special grant of Rs 325 cr This may be a festival gift to cash strapped Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), State Government has assured to release Rs 150 crore out of Rs 325 crore as special grants ..

Retired Asst Chief Engineer (PWD) Rakhunde booked in disproportionate assets case

  Staff Reporter, ANTI-CORRUPTION Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday booked Bhaskar Padmakar Rakhunde, retired Assistant Chief Engineer, Public Works Department (PWD), for allegedly possessing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. ACB had..

Provide land for projects, otherwise forget financial aid, Govt warns Mpl Corporations

  Staff Reporter, Maharashtra Government has warned Municipal Corporations to provide land on top priority to Central and State Government’s projects otherwise their grants will be stopped. Urban Development Department of State Government i..

#IAM HER: Bringing out true ‘colours’ of social ills

  By Nitisha Jain, NAVRATRI. Nine nights. Nine forms of Goddess Durga. Nine colours that symbolise revelry and devotion. The festival of happiness and reverence that marks victory of good over evil. It symbolises how we destroy and overpower the ..

Golu - Celebrating Navratri, the Tamil way

  By Jayashree Chari, NAVRATRI brings religious fervour and celebrations rejuvenate everyone. Every State celebrates the nine-day festival ‘Navratri’ in a unique way. Many may not live in the same State, but they do carry the traditio..

Celebs sizzle at ‘The Raaas’ Garba Festival

  Staff Reporter, The Garba fever is scaling a new high every passing day. At ‘The Raaas’, the city’s biggest Garba festival, celebrities from B-Town and the world of television are adding to the enthusiasm of Nagpurians. Right ..

IMD claims normal monsoon in Mah; drought looms large

  Staff Reporter,   More than 20,000 villages are affected by drought in the State While Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) stated that Maharashtra has received seasonal rainfall within the normal range, State is however contemplating ..

Massive scam detected in teachers’ appointment process

  Staff Reporter, Education Department has confirmed massive irregularities in teachers’ appointment process in last four years and out of 1079 cases examined so far in Nagpur division, at least 305 appointments have been found illegal whil..

‘Auction of mining blocks generated Rs 2,20,000 cr revenue in country’

  Staff Reporter, “The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (Amendment) Act or MMDR Act has created transparency in grant of leases through auctions. The auctioned blocks have generated revenue of Rs 2,20,000 crore,” said D..

NMC to pay Rs 50 cr to STP operator

  Staff Reporter, Cash strapped Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) will have to make a financial arrangement of  Rs 4 crore per month for the payment of PPP Operator of Bhandewadi Sewage Treatment Plant (STP).  Nagpur Waste Water Manage..

‘CCIM to promote research in Ayurved’

  By Ajay Mardikar,   Vaidya Jayant Deopujari has been elected President of CCIM, Changing curriculum to suit the demands of modern lifestyle is a major challenge before the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM), said renowned Ayurved ..

Vid’s anaesthetist modifies epidural syringe to reduce cost in anaesthesia

  Staff Reporter, Dr Sunil Dixit intends to patent it Vidarbha’s Anaesthesiologist Dr Sunil Dixit has modified autodetect epidural syringe by using rubber bands reducing the cost of anaesthesia. Now Dr Dixit is intending to patent the prod..

MahaGenco receives international award for excellence in training

  Staff Reporter, State run power general company, MahaGenco, got an international award for excellence in training. The award was presented in a ceremony held recently at Dubai. MahaGenco was chosen among the 50 top corporate firms. Around 200 d..

Govt nod to plan for ‘smart’ devpt of East Nagpur areas

Special Correspondent, The local body will get Rs 1,000 crore in five years from Central, State Governments and NIT for development of four major backward areas of East Nagpur   Proposed development Development          &..

Railways proposes alarm system at CR’s divisional hospital post fire scare

  By Sagar Mohod, After sitting pretty for two long years over the demand of CRMS, administration wakes up, says, process to have a power back up is also on cards Waking up post the fire incident a month ago, officials of Divisional Railway Hosp..

Vishnu Manohar sets new world record in Khichadi making

  Staff Reporter, Chef Vishnu Manohar created yet another record by preparing 3,000 kg of Khichadi in three hours and fifteen minutes. The event was held at Chitnis Park stadium on Sunday morning. Union Minister for Surface Transport, Shipping an..

RPF seizes 15 Kg Ganja from Dakshin Express

  Staff Reporter, Railway Protection Force (RPF) seized 15 kgs of Ganja being illegally transported in Dakshin Express on Sunday. The RPF team failed to arrest culprits involved in the drug trafficking racket. The RPF team conducted searches in ..

Realise inner strength to excel in life, says Shantakka

  Staff Reporter, Rashtra Sevika Samiti celebrated Vijaya Dashmi Utsav at Madhav Nagar ground on Sunday. National weightlifter Meerabai Chanu presided over Let’s vow to follow principles of Hinduism with faith and total surrender to develo..

‘Follow protocol, check-list to locate menacing T1 tigress’

  By Ramesh Marulkar, It appears that Forest Department is not following check-list, protocol and seeking people’s participation to identify and locate the menacing T1 tigress in Pandharkawda Forest Division that killed 13 villagers so far...

Let the spirit of Navratri prevail throughout the year, says CM

  Staff Reporter, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis exhorted the society to provide equal treatment to women in daily life instead of just worshipping her in times of festival. Only those countries where women were treated as equal to men have ach..

NMC mulls modification of application charges for compounding illegal constructions again

  Special Correspondent, Town Planning Department proposes a cap of Rs 5,000 for built-up area and Rs 5,000 for plot in layout After receiving a lukewarm response from citizens, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has again proposed to modify app..

PCCF Misra blamed for delaying T1 tigress tranquilising operation

  By Ramesh Marulkar, VILLAGERS from Ralegaon and Pandharkawda tehsils have criticised the wildlife officers for not handling the operation to tranquilise the menacing T1tigress effectively and causing disruption in their agriculture operations. ..

613 schools in tribal areas of Vid going digital

  Staff Reporter, First experiment in the country to implement the concept of offline digital school, to be launched today   Eklavya Ekal Vidyalaya in 2018-19    Smiles on the face of children studying in 613 schools in remote ..

Crime Branch busts sex racket in Ganeshpeth

  Staff Reporter, SOCIAL Security Wing of the Crime Branch busted a sex racket at Barbie Saloon & Bridal Makeup Studio, near Gandhisagar in Ganeshpeth area and rescued four teenage girls, besides arresting a pimp on Saturday. Cops arrested L..

‘The Seagull’ spellbinds audience

  Staff Reporter, Anton Chekhov's famous classic ‘The Seagull’, directed by Vikash Khurana and adapted by Nandan Majumdar from the original play was impressively presented by Stagecraft Theatre at Tamarind Hall of Chitnavis Centre on ..

Traffic cops ready for bandobast of Dhammachakra Pravartan Din

  Staff Reporter, CCTV surveillance vehicle, 194 traffic cops, Patrolling teams for Deekshabhoomi bandobast duties   Traffic movement banned Traffic movement will be barred at following roads from 6 am of October 17 to midnight of October..

Death is inevitable, accept it with broad heart, say experts at ‘Mrityunjay’

    Staff Reporter, Death is the only thing which is absolutely certain in life. One must accept this fact and decide how to spend last days of life either in hospital or in home with all relatives, said renowned Neurologist, Dr Prafull She..

‘No change of guard in NMC... for the moment’

  Staff Reporter, A day after the reports of change of guard in political leadership of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stated that there was no such plan on cards. Sudhakar Kohale, MLA and BJP city chief, however..

NMC contractors adopt aggressive stance for release of payment 

  Staff Reporter, The contractors working on various projects of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), on Friday, adopted aggressive stance to press for release of their payment. They raised slogans, collected ‘donations’ in a ‘do..

Teenage girl raped by relative at knife-point

  Saoner Correspondent, A teenage girl was raped by her distant relative at knife-point in Nandikheda village of Saoner tehsil on Thursday. Police identified the accused as Rajesh Bhalavi (35), a native of Chhindwara, who is currently working at ..

Relatives allege docs’ negligence in woman’s death after surgery

  Staff Reporter, Taking serious cognizance of the allegations levelled by relatives of a woman who died at Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital (IGGMCH), after she underwent barriatric surgery, the hospital administration has co..

CBSE fixes 33% as passing marks for its Std X students

    Staff Reporter, Easing passing criterion for its Class X students, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has fixed passing percentage at 33%. This will come into effect from examinations to be held in 2019. CBSE, has released a no..

Vishnu Manohar to cook 3,000 kg khichdi on Oct 14

  Staff Reporter, Chef Vishnu Manohar, who is on a record creating spree, received his giant size bowl weighing 510 kilos, at his Rasoi. This was displayed before scribes at a press conference, organised at the Rasoi. Present on the occasion, bes..

Pangolin rescued in Digdoh

  Staff Reporter, A rare species of pangolin was rescued from Lata Mangeshkar Hospital, Digdoh, on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday by Monu Singh, President of Vidarbha Sarpamitra Samiti. The Supervisor at NRI Girls’ Hostel of t..

BJP to name new Mayor, Dy Mayor by October end

  Staff Reporter, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is contemplating bringing in a new face for the post of Mayor ahead of the general elections. The party is also likely to replace Deputy Mayor as well as the ruling party leader in Nagpur Municipal C..

Jobless drunkard throws two sons into well

  Special Correspondent,   His wife works as a labourer to make both ends meet IN A heart-rending incident, an unemployed man killed his two children by throwing them in a well situated in a ground behind Madhavan Nagari at Waghdhara in MI..

‘Noise pollution robbing citizens of peace of mind’

  Special Correspondent, High decibel noise on national, state highways, ring road and internal roads across city, states NEERI in its latest Environmental Status Report Noise pollution is on the rise in the Orange City, thanks to unnecessary ho..

iCare to help State varsities in improving their ranking

  Staff Reporter, Taking serious cognisance of dwindling quality of institutes as far as rating is concerned, Maharashtra’s Department of Higher and Technical Education has appointed Indian Centre for Academic Rankings and Excellence (iCare..

High Court slams State Excise Commr for over-enthusiasm

  Staff Reporter, Reminds young IAS officer that enthusiasm and over-zealousness may cost her career Chiding the State Excise Commissioner Ashwini Joshi for overlooking all procedural niceties while setting aside order passed by District Collect..

‘Sahastrabhojani Kaka’, the man at Mt Pleasure

  By Kartik Lokhande, Years ago, in 1943, a young Shripad had won a cash prize of Rs 15/- in an elocution contest and was given an option to choose between a cup and a trophy. However, he wanted the prize in cash. Soon after getting it from the o..

‘Be strong! Accept challenge of the disease!’

  Staff Reporter, Snehaanchal Charitable Trust organised an interactive session with cancer patients on Thursday at its premises The session was held to mark World Hospice and Palliative Care Day “Yaaro Utho Chalo Bhaago Daudo; Marne Se P..

Air pollution affecting life expectancy in city

  By Kartik Lokhande, Life expectancy of Nagpurians may increase if the district meets national and WHO standards of air quality Negligence has its costs. In case of Nagpur city and district put together, neglect towards air quality is bound to ..

Why so much time to consider Gilani panel report? HC poser to NIT

  Staff Reporter, NIT board yet to consider report over irregularities in PU plots allotment Rapping the Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) for “Taking too much of time to look into (Justice M N Gilani panel) report,” Nagpur bench of Bom..

State Government ‘no’ to release funds in advance for cement road works

  Special Correspondent, Spend your money first before expecting our grants, insists State Government Have funds to start Phase III of cement road construction works, says NMC’s Standing Committee Chairman   Important roads under Ph..

Power paraglider, dog squad join T1 tigress searching operation

  By Ramesh Marulkar, Strategy changed for combing operation After experimenting with thermal drone and elephants to trace the elusive T1 tigress in the jungles of Pandharkawda and Ralegaon tehsils during past 28 days, Forest Department has now ..

NMC contractors agressive over pending bills

  Staff Reporter, NMC contractors and welfare association recently demonstrated against the administration under the leadership of Vijay Nayudu, President. He alleged that administration did not release their payments since March. They met office..

Nandanvan Police recover 33 stolen motorcycles from three-member gang

  Staff Reporter, The accused were selling the bikes at throw-away price Nandanvan police have busted a gang of vehicle-lifters who stole vehicles, replace the engine and chassis numbers with those of scrapped automobiles and sell those at throw..

Police raid two hookah parlours in Gokulpeth

Staff Reporter, Five arrested Owners at large CRIME Branch raided two hookah parlours at Spot 9 Restro Lounge and Spades Restro & Lounge at Gokulpeth in Ambazari area and booked eight persons, including the owners, on Wednesday. Of the eight pers..

Five killed as private bus rams into stationary truck near Umred

  Staff Reporter, Several persons injured in the accident Five persons were killed on the spot and several others suffered grievous injuries after a speeding private bus rammed into a stationary tipper truck laden with blue metal on Nagpur-Armor..

NMC slashes shop rent by 50%

  Special Correspondent, Cash strapped Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has given a big relief to lease-holders of shops, Otas and open spaces situated in its market by reducing present monthly rent by 50 per cent in the meeting of Standing Com..

Forest Deptt developing ASTRA to verify jungle boundaries in Mah

  By Ramesh Marulkar, Forest Department is developing Asset Tracking Application (ASTRA) for boundary verification of jungle areas. This is for the first time in the country that Maharashtra is developing such an application. The use of this app..

RTMNU can plan course in aircraft maintenance

  Staff Reporter Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University has tremendous potential for introducing bachelor-level degree course in Aircraft Maintenance, with the Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport (MIHAN), here. The University ..

A close friend turns kidnapper for money

  Staff Reporter, The police have solved the case and rescued the boy It was a case of a close friend turning kidnapper for money. Accused Prathamesh alias Datta Sanjay Gorle (20) was close friend of Harshit Santosh Pal (17) and the first person..

BrahMos staffer held for spying taken to Lucknow

(left)Nishant Aggarwal(right)The cops taking the accused (face covered) out of court on Tuesday. Staff Reporter, UP ATS obtain three-day transit remand of the accused Nishant Aggarwal The cops tell the court that Aggarwal was in touch with ‘Neh..

Load-shedding is back in festive season

  Staff Reporter, On the eve of Ghatsthapana, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) gave power shock to consumers on double front. First the bad news, the load-shedding has started as coal shortage has hit the therma..

RPF-CBI team seizes 4.4 kg gold ornaments from Duronto Express

DSC Jyotikumar Satija and RPF staff with seized gold ornaments worth Rs 1.31 crore. Staff Reporter, Hands over the ornaments to Income Tax Department Crime Intelligence Branch (CIB) of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) seized 4.4 kg of gold ornament..

Physiotherapy Council to form surveillance committee to monitor bogus institutes

  Staff Reporter, A few hospitals have physiotherapists graduated from unrecognised institutes Patients must ask for the registration details whenever they come across physiotherapists to know their educational authenticity Maharashtra State Co..

Catching them young, making them employable

The girl students working on a machine tool at ZP School in Ambazari.   By Kartik Lokhande, Vocational training programme being implemented in secondary and higher secondary schools in Maharashtra is yielding positive results   One enters..

Couple dupes Syndicate Bank of Rs 15 lakh in car loan fraud

  Staff Reporter, Ganeshpeth police booked a couple for duping Gandhibag branch of Syndicate Bank to the tune of Rs 15 lakh in car loan fraud. The accused have been identified as Swapnil Jaikumar Dixit, Punam Swapnil Dixit, both residents of Plot..

Dr Togadia announces march from Lucknow to Ayodhya for Ram temple

  Staff Reporter, Dr Pravin Togadia, former VHP leader and chief of his newly formed outfit Antarrashtriya Hindu Parishad (AHP), on Sunday announced that he would lead a march from Lucknow to Ayodhya from October 21, if the Centre failed to bring..

Developmental works will reach Banjara settlements, assures CM

  Staff Reporter, Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister, reiterated that State Government was committed to all-round development of Banjara community, and assured the community that the benefits of development would percolate to their settlements. F..

CM announces constitution of Sant Rohidas Charmakar Kalyan Aayog

  Staff Reporter, Former cop Y C Pawar appointed Chairman, Bhaiyyasaheb Bighane of Charmakar Seva Sangh as Member   Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister, announced on Sunday that Maharashtra Government had constituted Sant Rohidas Charmakar K..

CREDAI Nagpur Metro’s expo from 12th

    Business Bureau, CREDAI Nagpur Metro, the apex body of more than 250 builders of Nagpur, will be conducting it’s 9th Property Expo from October 12 to 15. at Chitnavis Centre, Civil Lines, Nagpur. CREDAI Nagpur Metro, which is ass..

Nitin Gadkari asks youths to be innovative

  Business Bureau, While inaugurating the Start-Up Fest 2018 here on Saturday, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, urged the youths to be innovativ..

Rs 2,400 cr per year needed to complete Gosikhurd by 2021

  Special Correspondent, Water Resources Department (WRD) will require Rs 2,400 crore every year to complete the ambitious Gosikhurd national irrigation project by the year 2021. Presently, the cost of the project is Rs 18,494 crore. So far, WRD ..

Sharp-shooter Nawab called back, joins search operation for T1 tigress

  By Ramesh Marulkar,   Padma Shri Dr Prakash Amte against killing the tigress Left with no other option, Forest Department called back national-level sharp shooter Nawab Shafath Ali Khan from Hyderabad to lead the ongoing operation to tra..

Diesel tanker train catches fire; major tragedy averted

  Staff Reporter, Panic gripped passengers at Nagpur Railway Station when an oil tanker of a moving goods train caught fire in wee hours of Saturday. However, timely response by Fire and Emergency Services Department of Nagpur Municipal Corporat..

Ashish Deshmukh unsure of his role in Congress

  Staff Reporter, Speaker of State Assembly yet to accept his resignation Even though he could not claim a full and firm assurance from the Congress party about his political future, Katol MLA Dr Ashish Deshmukh, on Saturday, said that he would ..

124 houses removed in anti-encroachment drive

  Saoner Correspondent, A total of 124 houses were razed during an anti-encroachment drive at Saoner on Saturday. The families had encroached upon the land of Forest Department and Gram Panchayat on Patansaongi-Dhapewada road three decades ago. ..

No ‘sacrifice’ in Koradi Temple from this year

  Staff Reporter, Shri Mahalaxmi Jagdamba Devi Sansthan Trust has decided to ban sacrificing goat or other animals in the name of rituals from this Navratri. In addition, the sale of tobacco, Gutkha, chewing of flavoured tobacco products, cigaret..

Chief Minister to grill poorly performing Police Inspectors

  By Dheeraj Fartode, ‘Bottom four’ police stations are on the CM’s radar AFTER pulling up top brass of State Police for poor performance in recently-held half-yearly meeting of Unit Heads, Chief Minister (CM) Devendra Fadnavis..

‘State to approach SC soon over Zudpi Jungle issue’

  Staff Reporter, Chandrasahekhar Bawankule, Guardian Minister of Nagpur district, said that State Government would soon file an interlocutory application in the Supreme Court to secure release of 86,409 hectares of Zudpi Jungle in Nagpur Divisio..

City environment degrading, air pollution increasing: CSIR-NEERI

  Double trouble: Braving thick dust on bad roads, commuters have nothing but luck to curse.  (Pic by Satish Raut) Special Correspondent, Submitting the environment status report to NMC, CSIR-NEERI suggests various measures to the civic b..

HSC examination from Feb 21, 2019; SSC from March 1

  Staff Reporter, Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) announced the timetable for Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations. The HSC examination will begin on ..

Awareness, discipline among youth must to strengthen democracy: CEC

  Staff Reporter, Generating awareness and inculcating discipline among youth is essential for strengthening democracy in India. The university is taking initiative in this direction and introducing the subject in curriculum is worth appreciating..

Remove fear, cancer is curable if diagnosed early: Dr Mehta

  Staff Reporter, Cancer is totally curable disease. People should not consider Cancer as their death certificate. Cancer can be treated effectively if it is detected in early stage, expressed Dr Ajay Mehta, Director and Head of Surgical Oncology..

Foresters withdraw four elephants from T1 tigress search operation

  Special Correspondent, The operation to tranquilise the menacing T1 tigress in Pandharkawda Forest Division has received a set back with withdrawal of four elephants and returning back by two veterinarians from Madhya Pradesh (MP). The step to..

Need to bridge the gap between growth, infrastructure creation

  Stray animals having a feast at the garbage and filth at Juni Mangalwari Market.   Staff Reporter, Prabhag-22 Localities Quetta Colony, NMC Lakadganj Zone Office, Patidar Bhavan, Adarsh Nagar, Chinteshwar Mandir, Balaji Mandir Square, ..

Remove both dargahs on road within 48 hrs: HC

  Staff Reporter,   High Court stays controversial order of Waqf Tribunal Refusing to grant any more time to the managing committees of two dargahs- Azam Shah Dargah situated right in the middle of Central Avenue and Baba Haider Ali Shah D..

‘Engg students taking admission directly to 2nd year have to pay increased fee’

  Staff Reporter, Those students taking admissions directly to second year degree or diploma engineering have to pay the increased fees. This is what Fee Regulating Authority (FRA) of Maharashtra has clarified. In diploma as well as degree engin..

VNIT to probe incident of students’ illness, makes arrangement for girls’ food

  Staff Reporter, Taking serious cognisance of the incident of mass illness of its girl students, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) administration has decided to conduct a probe into the incident. Meanwhile, it has made a tempo..

‘Rajyoga meditation is a science of transforming lives’

BK Atam Prakashbhai   By Rajendra Diwe, BK Atam Prakashbhai, a gold medalist in MSc (Chemistry), is son of Vidarbha who became world’s top Rajyoga teacher of Brahma Kumaris. Travelling extensively in 88 countries across five continents, h..

Mother kills son, commits suicide in Pravesh Nagar

  Staff Reporter, SENSATION prevailed in Pravesh Nagar when a woman committed suicide after killing her nine-year-old son on Wednesday night. The deceased, Amreen Bi Irfan Shafi (30) and her son Umar Shafi (9) were the residents of Pravesh Nagar,..

Spl squad seizes 9 tonne beef

  Staff Reporter, SPECIAL Squad of Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone V) Harsh Poddar seized nine tonne beef valued at Rs 13.50 lakh and a truck in which it was illegally transported from an unauthorised slaughter house at Uppalwadi on Kamptee R..

New solutions needed in densely populated old city areas

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Rlys dumps recruitment scheme; 2 lakh vacancies in safety category to remain

  By Sagar Mohod, Citing violation of principles of equality by Railways, SC upholds Punjab and Haryana High Court order of scrapping the LARGESS scheme In a solace to aspirants, the Railway Board allowed all Zones to induct beneficiaries select..