Nagpur latest News-Nagpur City News: The Hitavada

Nagpur

HRD wants university education to be more student-centric

    By Vikas Vaidya Dr Murlidhar Chandekar, Vice-Chancellor of SGAU, one of the five members on the UGC committee that came up with regulations for the qualifications for appointment of teachers says, now it is to be seen that how much a st..

Transmission losses in MSEDCL’s Nagpur Circle lowest in State

Staff Reporter, Regular directions and personal supervision by Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule yield positive result The Nagpur Circle of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has posted lowest transmission losse..

Suggest changes in higher education: UGC to teachers, students, academicians, public

  By Ajay Mardikar, Suggestions are invited on different themes including objectives of exam system, model of exam system, etc The University Grants Commission (UGC) has taken an initiative to bring reforms in higher education institutions. It ..

Rs 95 cr NPA scam in Dena Bank

  Staff Reporter, About 20 scamsters duped the bank in connivance with a Chartered Accountant firm and bank officials Cops are gearing up to put the fruadsters behind bars Officials of Dena Bank unearthed a scam of Rs 95 crore in city wherein t..

Core of existence

  Prose By Vijay Phanshikar, For that brief momentwhen the fire-fly went out .. Othe lonely darkness. - A haiku byHokushi “The lonely darkness”! It would be difficult to find expressions as pregnant with metaphors as this. It enco..

Impact of civic crusade of The Hitavada

  Staff Reporter, Sometimes you just need a push to set the ball rolling. True to its beliefs The Hitavada was at forefront in highlighting the sorry state of civic affairs. However, even after that when change was not visible in a change of tact..

Mpl Commissioner volunteers to wear ‘smart watch’

  Staff Reporter, “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way,” said John Maxwell, an American author, while describing attributes of a leader. Taking a leaf out Maxwell’s teachings, Virendra Singh, Munic..

City artist Supriya exhibits paintings at UK, France

  Staff Reporter, Nagpur’s artist Dr Supriya Dudhal Fulare exhibited her paintings at London, England and France. Both exhibitions are based on different themes. But the painting lovers in both the countries--local and Indian-- appreciated ..

State Govt to set up 100 logistics parks, 25 Integrated Logistics Parks

  Staff Reporter, It is ‘Advantage Nagpur’, thanks to GST regime To promote development of logistics sector in Maharashtra, the State Government has issued a notification to set up 25 Integrated Logistics Parks (ILPs) and over 100 lo..

States accept MCI panel’s modalities for admissions to disabled students

  Staff Reporter, All Medical Education bodies in States posted the report on their respective websites Following finalisation of modalities by Medical Council of India (MCI) there remains no confusion on admissions to disabled students for heal..

Maha government yet to procure 48 lakh quintal Tur, Chana of farmers

  Staff Reporter, Government to provide Rs 1,000 per quintal aid to farmers whose Tur and Chana yet to be procured Despite registration on NCDEX e Markets Limited (NeML), over 4 lakh farmers are still waiting for the Government to procure 48 lak..

‘One in every four adolescent girls fear assault, harassment in public places’

  By Kaushik Bhattacharya, Study by ‘Save the Children’ covered 30 cities and 84 villages in different districts of six States of the country including six districts from Vidarbha region One in every four adolescent girls in the coun..

Shriram Kala Niketan’s play ‘Bhatti’ bags second prize

  Staff Reporter, ‘Bhatti’, a one-act play presented by Shriram Kala Niketan, Nagpur bagged second prize in the All India Multi-lingual Dance, Drama, Mimicry Competition, held at Pune.The national-level competition is being organised ..

City remembers Maharana Pratap on his birth anniversary

    Staff Reporter, Various other social organisations also observed the birth anniversary of the great warrior Maharana Pratap by organising some social events City paid rich tributes to Maharana Pratap on his birth anniversary on Saturda..

‘Public awareness must about Thalassemia and Sickle Cell’

  Staff Reporter, The centre established for Thalassemia and Sickle Cell patients in Nagpur has given new hope of life to them. Thalassemia and Sickle Cell are the hereditary diseases and are controllable. Public awareness is must for these disea..

‘Cabinet expansion ahead of Monsoon Session’

  Special Correspondent, Sudhir Mungantiwar, Finance and Planning Minister, said that State Cabinet expansion would be done before commencement of Monsoon Session of Maharashtra Legislature. The session is slated to be held in the city from July ..

Colleges awaiting inspection from accreditation agencies for 8 months

  Staff Reporter, Though colleges swiftly responded to the circular by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) regarding going for accreditation by National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) and National Board of Accreditation (NBA), n..

Cops, other govt staffers arrested red-handed while gambling

  Staff Reporter, Police busted gambling den near office of Divisional Commissioner Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Zone II Rakesh Ola raided a gambling den near office of Divisional Commissioner in Civil Lines and caught 12 persons red-hand..

Garments, other materials worth lakhs destroyed in fire at Pantaloons outlet

  Special Correspondent, Over nine fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames READY-MADE garments, furniture, air-conditioners, electric meters and other material worth lakhs of rupees were gutted in a devastating fire that broke..

1.82 lakh families in district to get Food Security Scheme benefits

  Staff Reporter, National Food Security Scheme covers above poverty line (APL) persons having saffron ration cards also. The scheme will benefit 8.50 lakh persons in 1.82 lakh families in Nagpur district, said Chandrashekhar Bawankule, Guardian ..

‘A true Sikh will sacrifice life, but not religion’

  By Adv M B Mamtani, Bhai Santram obtained ‘Gursikhi’ from Fifth Guru Shri Guru Arjan Dev Ji. As per Guruji’s instructions, he used to chant Shri Japuji Sahib and the name of God regularly. He was blessed by Guruji, and therefo..

Development of individual is must for nation’s growth: RSS chief

  Staff Reporter, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is not a union of revolutionists who want to reform the nation. RSS is a organisation of dedicated, selfless and determined Swayamsevaks who want to build the nation through self development, sa..

High Court issues notice of contempt to officers of Tech Edn Deptt, 92 others

Staff Reporter, Nagpur bench of Mumbai High Court comprising Justice B P Dharmadhikari and Justice Z A Haq issued notices before admission under the Contempt of Court Act read with Article 215 of the Constitution of India, to top officers of Higher and..

NMC to implement online building plan management system from June 18 

  Staff Reporter, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) will be implementing online Building Plan Management System (BPMS) from June 18. Already, it has informed the architects, designers, private engineers, structural engineers, and supervisors abo..

Awareness rally by Childline taken out to mark Day against Child Labour

Staff Reporter, Nagpur Childline, in collaboration with the Office of Additional Commissioner of Labour had organised an awareness programme at Nagpur Railway Station premises and also took out a rally. The programme was organised to mark ‘World ..

NEET exam: HC asks CBSE to give addl marks to ‘those’ students

Staff Reporter, Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court, on Friday, directed Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) to grant additional marks to aggrieved students in Room No 39 of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) centre at Adarsh Sanskar..

No scholarship, if students don’t opt for accreditated courses: Thakre

  Staff Reporter, Students should go for NAAC or NBA accreditated engineering courses Advising students to be careful while filling options during the admission process of engineering, Gulabrao Thakre, Joint Director of Technical Education, said..

Whatever is in excess, give it to needy: Yajuwendra Mahajan

Staff Reporter, “I always wonder why people admire me. It is because the world is becoming self-centred and so when somebody does some good work society praises him. This is what happening with me. I feel if all of us decide to adopt at least one..

NMC: Senior officers, HoDs also get GPS-enabled watches

  Staff Reporter, After the sanitation workers and inspectors, heads of various departments (HoDs) in Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) also got GPS-enabled watches on Friday. Virendra Singh, Municipal Commissioner, himself wore a watch and dist..

Now, biometric attendance system for Science students in Jr colleges

Staff Reporter, With a clear intention to break the nexus between private coaching classes and junior colleges the Education Department of Maharashtra Government has brought biometric attendance system for Science students in Junior colleges. The Depar..

NMC to develop parking lot on PKV land on Wardha Road

  Staff Reporter, Proposal to be sent to State Government for approval: Sandip Joshi NMC budget for 2018-19 cleared after marathon discussion After marathon discussion over civic budget, the special general body meeting of Nagpur Municipal Corp..

‘Maharashtra domicile students can apply for admission to med courses’

  Staff Reporter, In an order that will have far reaching consequences, Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court directed the Commissionerate of Common Entrance Test (CET) and the Competent Authority of CET Test Cell to process the admission form of a s..

Innovative research facing hurdles due to complicated procedure at entry level

  By Ajay Mardikar, Poor evaluation makes strict entry meaningless Quality of doctoral research on 10 to 15 years is poor With entry point to research being made more and more stricter, research is likely to affect adversely. The procedures for..

‘Parties prefer EVMs to VVPAT’

  By Vikas Vaidya, Taking serious cognisance of constant allegations being made by various political parties over Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), the Supreme Court has given a ruling to install Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) mechan..

‘A Kind Me’: 125 cops trained on total professionalism

  WITH an aim to strengthen the police-public bond, a training programme ‘A Kind Me’ was organised for traffic police at N-Cops Excellence Centre, Patel Bungalow, Chhaoni, on Thursday. Under the leadership of Commissioner of Police Dr..

Sons are foremost perpetrators of elders’ abuse: Report

  Staff Reporter, As against the findings of the previous reports blaming daughters-in-law, this year’s survey report prepared by HelpAge India and Federation of Senior Citizens Organisations of Maharashtra (FESCOM) reveals that sons are th..

Inspiring journey of Mona from failure to success

  By Sonal Fuke, My heart fills with immense and intense joy and pride to share with you the success story of this girl, Mona Wasule. Mona came to our house in 2005, having just failed in Class X, as household help. Dejected by her failure, she h..

Desi stance

  Actor Varun Dhawan says that it is high time Indians stop looking at the West for heroes as we there are a number of legends within their own country. Varun was at the launch of author Amish’s book Suheldev and The Battle of Bahraich, bas..

‘Farmers today lack Govt’s support’

  Chandrapur Bureau, Rahul Gandhi visits kin of late Dadaji Khobragade at Nanded in Nagbhid The AICC President accuses State Government of ignoring poor farmers and of favouring industrialists “There are many talented farmers who have the..

HC stays decisions on NIT’s proposals ‘till further orders’

  Staff Reporter, The decision of State Government to abolish Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) has been challenged before Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court. Justice Bhushan Dharmadhikari and Justice Z A Haq, on Wednesday, issued notices to Secretar..

NMC to hold co-ordination meets with other agencies: Mpl Commr

  Special Correspondent,   Agencies taking up work that involves digging up road will have to seek permission of NMC and deposit amount required for restoration of road Taking serious cognisance of a delegation of ‘The Hitavada&rsquo..

NIT Board gives nod to deleting reservations on nine plots

  Special Correspondent, In a major decision to pave way for regularisation of illegal constructions over land reserved for various public purposes under development plan, Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) Board of Trustees gave its nod to delete re..

Pharmacist Times owner Ajay Soni arrested on extortion charges

  Special Correspondent, Ambazari cops are likely to arrest some more persons AMBAZARI Police on Wednesday arrested Ajay Badrinarayan Soni, owner of weekly ‘Pharmacist Times’ for allegedly blackmailing Vice-President of Maharashtra S..

‘Energy of youths can be channelised for their better future’

  Staff Reporter, IGNOU’s ‘Gyan-Kaushal Manthan’ held with Principals of Engineering and Polytechnic Colleges Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Nagpur Regional Centre has organised ‘Gyan-Kaushal Manthan&rsquo..

Hazardous spots on IT Park Road

  Staff Reporter, ‘THe Hitavada’ team took a review of some of the areas like Gopal Nagar, Tukadoji Nagar, Kamgar Colony, IT Park Road and found the place in utter mess, with no proper drains to clear the flow of rain water along the ..

‘The Hitavada’ confronts civic authorities with city ills

  Staff Reporter, “Why are you so insensitive?” With this question, ‘The Hitavada’ editorial team, doubling as common citizens -- with extensive documentation in hand about the mess strewn across the city in the name of de..

Maha Metro gets status of spl planning authority for Nagpur Metro rail project 

  Staff Reporter, Maharashtra Government has appointed Maha Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL or Maha Metro) as special planning authority for Nagpur Metro rail project. Urban Development Department of State Government has given special statu..

Back to schools without caring for the ‘back’

  By Kaushik Bhattacharya, Despite research and discussion on heavy school bags affecting students’ health, the Government has failed to take serious cognisance of matter. The students, once again are made to carry the heavy load of books a..

GreenDispo for disposal of menstrual waste launched

  Staff Reporter, ‘GreenDispo’ an eco-friendly incinerator for menstrual waste was launched during a programme held at CSIR-NEERI, here. ARCI Hyderabad, CSIR-NEERI and SOWBAL Aerothermics have jointly developed the sanitary pad incine..

Class XI admission process to begin today

  Staff Reporter, The Centralised Admission Process (CAP) for admission to Class XI will witness online form-filling by students. While the first part of the admission process was to be completed by schools last month, this second part, to be don..

Tourism in buffer of TATR to continue during monsoon

  Special Correspondent, Wildlife Wing of Forest Department has decided to close tourism in the core area of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) from July 1 during monsoon as per the tiger conservation plan. However, it will keep open jungle safa..

‘Smart’ bus stops coming up in city

SPECIAL REPORT By Manish Soni, Going ahead with its plan to transform the Orange City into ‘smart’ city, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has taken a big leap in Smart City Mission by providing ‘smart’ bus stops to commuters...

Kukreja presents ‘Green Revolution’ Budget

  Special Correspondent   No hike in present tax structure ■ Total budget is of Rs 2946 crore ■ WITH an aim to make Nagpur a pollution free city, Virendra Kukreja, Standing Committee Chairman of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC),presen..

Man massacres five of his family

  Staff Reporter, A MENTALLY-ILL man brutally massacred five members of his family, including his own son and sister, in Aradhana Nagar under jurisdiction of Nandanvan Police Station in the wee hours of Monday. All the bodies were found with head..

65,105 Ha zudpi land notified as forest, no proposal cleared for deforestation

    By Kartik Lokhande, ■ March 7, 2014 --‘The Hitavada’ headline read“Zudpi Jungle:More loss than gain for Vidarbha”. The first paragraph of the story under the said headline was as follows: “Devil liesin det..

MMC launches first of its kind CME portal, an digital initiative in medical education

  Staff Reporter, MAHARASHTRA Medical Council (MMC) has taken first of its kind digital inititiave in medical education by launching State's first accredited on-line CME portal with credit points at the hands of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. ..

Faith, food & fellowship

  By Iffat Amjad Sheikh, AS you step into the crooked narrow by lanes of Mominpura,you are transported to a different world, a world in which there isaplace for foodies - whether a connoisseur or not.The crowded place welcomes everyone with open..

Moderate to heavy showers in Vidarbha during next 48 hrs

  Staff Reporter, Monsoon in June in Nagpur division  PLACE  AVERAGE (MM)   TILL JUNE  11 (MM)  Nagpur    204.50  68.70  Nagpur    165.60  68.70 ..

Restore childhood, eliminate child labour

  By Alka Panse Tiwari, A SMALL place in Mominpura market where the kids under age group 10-15 were forced to sit in a cage. A small cage where they could neither raise their neck upwards nor they could stretch their arms and legs. They would be ..

City fails monsoon test in the very first spell

  Staff Reporter, Water-logging even on newly-constructed cement roads, at traffic junctions, under Narendra Nagar railway under bridge, Khamla market and countless many areas of the city leaves citizens cursing the civic authorities for flawed p..

Mist cooling system to be extended at Railway Station

  Staff Reporter, Platform no. 4 and 5 to be covered with unique high pressure mist cooling system that provides relief during scorching summer Central Railway’s Nagpur Division also planning to cover balance portion of platform no. 2 and ..

Rhushabh Gedam tops in JEE Advanced from Vidarbha

  Staff Reporter, Rhushabh’s rank is AIR 130 and 3 in reserved category Hitesh Kandala and Mohd Taufeeque get AIR 168 and 303 securing second and third positions in Vidarbha Rhushabh Gedam, a student of Delhi Public School, topped in Join..

NMC’s budget today, revenue likely to be around Rs 2,500 cr

  Staff Reporter, Virendra Kukreja, Chairman of Standing Committee of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), will present civic budget for the year 2018-19 before the general body in a special meeting slated at Town Hall on June 11 at 11 am. This wi..

Goof up in NATA score: CoA to recheck papers

  Staff Reporter, The goof up in the results of National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) conducted for the admissions to Architecture courses, compelled Council of Architecture (COA), Apex body for the Architecture courses in India, to reche..

BJP’s ‘Sampark Abhiyan’ from 15th

  Staff Reporter, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) South-West Nagpur Mandal will start ‘Sampark Abhiyan’ at Mandal level from June 15 to June 30. The meeting was organised at Gulmohar Hall, Khamla. Sudhakar Kohle, City President of BJP; P..

Various educational activities at Raman Science Centre increase students’ interest

  Special Correspondent, As per info gathered by Abhay Kolarkar, around 4.38 lakh visitors were recorded at the centre in last FY 2017-2018, while 7.25 lakh visitors to outreach various programmes conducted by the centres Raman Science Centre (R..

RMC predicts heavy rains in next 48 hours

  Staff Reporter, Heavy rainfall lashed the city on Saturday evening. However, Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) called it pre-monsoon showers. “We are taking it as pre-monsoon because the exact scenario can be described on Sunday onward..

Delhi man dupes RS member Dr Mahatme of Rs 1.55 lakh

  Staff Reporter, Dr Mahatme had sent a cheque to the accused for purchase of two machines. He encashed the cheque without delivering the machines Dhantoli police have booked a Delhi-based man for defrauding Member of Rajya Sabha Dr Vikas Mahatm..

RITES submits second phase DPR of Nagpur Metro

  Special Correspondent, Total length is 48.3 kms Cost of project is Rs 10,500 crore   The corridors of Phase II Automotive Square to Kanhan MIHAN to Butibori MIDC ESR Prajapati Nagar to Transport Nagar Lokmanya Nagar to Hingna Vasude..

Monsoon Session: City police need additional staff of 6,355 personnel

  Staff Reporter, City police also request for 698 additional vehicles for bandobast City Police is ready with plans of bandobast for ensuing monsoon session of Maharashtra Legislature that will begin at Nagpur from July 4. Nagpur Police have re..

JEE (Advanced) results today

  The results of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) (Advanced) 2018 will be released by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, on Sunday, June 10. The results of IIT JEE (Advanced) 2018 will be announced on the official website, the link f..

Shanta Shelke’s poems reveal richness of Marathi language

  Staff Reporter, Song writer and poetess Shanta Shelke’s immortal classic work, was once more brought before an august gathering of Bhavgeet-lovers, in a programme organised under the aegis of Vidarbha Gaurav Pratishthan and Yashwantrao Ch..

Tushar Sabale’s 2nd solo expo in London from 11th

    Staff Reporter, A NAGPURIAN and former student ofVNIT, Tushar Sabale is all set to display his paintings in his second solo exhibition at the Nehru Centre Gallery, the cultural wing of Indian High Commission, London. The exhibition will..

Now, farmers can vote in APMC elections, HC issues order

  Staff Reporter, Justice Bhushan Dharmadhikari and Justice Zaka Haq at Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court here held that the elections of Agriculture Produce Marketing Committee (APMC), Nagpur, will be held as per the amendment to APMC Act, there..

Monsoon hits southern tip of Vidarbha

  Staff Reporter, This year, Monsoon has kept date. It hit western part of Maharashtra as well as the southern tip of Gadchiroli district in Vidarbha, on Friday. A D Tathe, Regional Director, Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC), Nagpur, con..

Amravati Divn climbs up one position

  Amravati Bureau, Performance of Amravati Division improves by 1.13 per cent as compared to last year, placed at 7th spot among 8 divisions The results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) summer-2018 examination were declared on Friday. Amrav..

SSC results: Nagpur Board at bottom of table in State, again!

  Staff Reporter, Girls with pass percentage of 89.31 outshine boys with 82.85 In the results of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination conducted by Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) declared o..

Khot asks BJP workers to reach every household in city

Staff Reporter, Minister of state for agriculture Sadabhau Khot on Friday asked BJP workers to reach every household in the city during ‘Sampark for Samarthan Abhiyan’ and explain them prop-people initiatives of BJP led Union and State gove..

Mayor reviews NMC’s monsoon preparedness

Staff Reporter, Mayor Nanda Jichkar and Municipal Commissioner Virendra Singh issued instructions to all zones to complete the clean all nullahs by next week. A meeting was held at Central office of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) wherein they took ..

RTMNU names moderation hall after Dr Barhate without fanfare

  Staff Reporter, Finally, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) has named its moderation hall after noted academician, administrator Dr Arvind Barhate paying tributes to him but without any ceremony. Had University bosses done i..

Dr Hedgewar, a ‘great son of Mother India’: Pranab

  The former President’s visit to pay tributes to RSS founder Dr Hedgewar was not part of his scheduled itinerary and an impromptu decision, said sources FORMER President and the Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday described ..

Goons open fire at Pune-bound pvt bus driver in Waddhamna

  Staff Reporter, Four armed goons first thrashed the bus driver when he refused to allow them to board the bus which was full to capacity SENSATION prevailed at Waddhamna near Hajrat Sayedshah Malang Baba durgah on Amravati Road in Wadi after g..

Affordable housing: State Govt endeavours to create awareness, slum-dwellers fail to realise

  Staff Reporter, NMC almost completes validation of applications, appeals people to approach on their own for getting the documents verified NIT, MHADA try to complete construction by October, Roughly thousands of houses to be ready for posses..

PM interacts with 15 beneficiaries of Gharkul project

  Kondhali/ Katol,   Prime Minister Narendra Modi has talked with 15 beneficiaries of Gharkul Project that comes under Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojana. The beneficiaries shared their views and problems with Prime Minister in presence of Distric..

Engineering admission process begins

  Staff Reporter, Students are supposed to submit the applications by June 19 The Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell in coordination with Directorate of Technical Education (DTE Maharashtra) has started process of admissions to First Ye..

Monsoon likely to hit Vidarbha on June 9: IMD

  Staff Reporter, Thunderstorm with gusty winds in next 48 hours Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that monsoon is likely to hit Vidarbha on June 9 as it has already reached Goa and some parts of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.As ..

‘There has to be regular dialogue between people and police’

  By Dheeraj Fartode, WHEN he left a cozy job with a package of Rs 15 lakh per annum in a reputed multi-national company a day after getting double-promotion, Shailesh Balkawade was just following the goal his father had set for him -- to serve t..

Pranab Mukherjee arrives, to address RSS event today

  Staff Reporter, Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India, arrived in the city on Wednesday. He will address the valedictory function of ‘Sangh Shiksha Varg’ of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at Reshimbagh on Thursday at 6.30 p..

Pune cops arrest Adv Gadling, Shoma Sen, Mahesh Raut from city in Bhima-Koregaon case

Ads S gadling, Shoma Sen, Sudhir Dhawale Special Correspondent, The suspected Maoists were allegedly involved in inciting communal violence during bicentenary of the historic Bhima-Koregaon battle in Pune in January PUNE Police on Wednesday arrested ..

High Court puts onus on tuition classes to curb road mishaps

  Staff Reporter, Tuition classes asked to take affidavit from students coming to tuition classes to ensure they do not drive geared vehicles without valid licence To curb the unauthorised driving of geared two-wheelers by under age drivers, Nag..

How we collude in corrupting education

  By Vijay Phanshikar, Parents had asked Anuraag never to miss a single period in his 11th Standard as he moved from the purist atmosphere of the school to junior college. So, he went to junior college, not far from his home, religiously and went..

Organ donation gives new lease of life to three patients, eyesight to two

  Staff Reporter, Fourth organ retrieval witnessed at AVBRH, Sawangi (Meghe) The rising awareness about organ donation is a welcome development and it is giving the gift of life to many. With effective counselling of the family members, people a..

‘Funds of funds’ to help youths start their own companies

  Staff Reporter, Government has created ‘fund of funds’ of Rs 10,000 crore to help youths to innovate and go for their own start ups and become entrepreneurs, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday while interacting youths wi..

City engineer designs ‘ambulance’ for people from remote forest areas

  Staff Reporter, The remote forest areas of Gadchiroli are beautiful. At the same time, they are challenging. For, if a person from a tribal hamlet takes ill, four-wheeled ambulance cannot reach there and the patient is at risk despite the distr..

HAL carries out hot weather tests on its LUH in city

  By Nandu Andhare, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) carried out some critical tests on its latest platform named Light Utility Helicopter (LUH), in the city on Tuesday. Speaking exclusively to The Hitavada, HAL’s Chief Test Pilot Wg Cd..

85,559 Ha of irrigation potential created in Vid in 4 yrs

  By Kartik Lokhande, Govt spends Rs 15,070 cr in 4 years to create the irrigation potential CM’s ‘War Room’ ensures effective monitoring of progress of the projects Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led Government in Maharashtra h..

HC panel slams NMC, NIT, SNDL for not identifying ‘all the violators’

  Staff Reporter, Seeks extension from HC to ensure that hearing process, regarding structures in the close proximity of HT power lines, is not hampered The special committee appointed by Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court, in its report submitte..

Thousands of Vidarbha kids opt for Mumbai, Pune colleges

  By Vijay Phanshikar,   She is a sincere and brilliant Nagpur student who got reasonable marks in the 12 standard State Board examination this year. While she studied in a reputed junior college, she often complained that the college did n..

When cartoons make a call to ‘save nature’!

  Staff Reporter, Adding the touch of humour with a message to ‘Save Nature’, local artists presented a special two-day cartoon exhibition to mark the World Environment Day at SCZCC premises on Tuesday.Organised by Cartoon Katta and S..

‘Financial viability will be a challenge for Nagpur Metro’

  By Manish Soni, He is known for his dedication, devotion and planning. Dr. Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director of Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited is known as ‘Mr. Perfectionist’ among Metro officials and employees. He comple..