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‘Cinema is a great teacher of culture’

By Aasawari Shenolikar, In the New Year, when the sun shone its first rays on the land of rising sun, it marked the beginning of a new era in the Indo-Japanese relations. The 60th anniversary of signing of the Cultural Agreement between two culturally ..

Underpass to connect Wardha Road with Manish Nagar, Besa

Special Correspondent, Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Limited (NMRCL), along with National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), will construct an underpass to connect Wardha Road with Manish Nagar and Besa, Beltarodi areas. NMRCL engineers have made a bea..

Electrocution of wild animals: Book MSEDCL officials as co-accused, demand NGOs

  Special Correspondent, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has come under severe criticism of representatives of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) for its ‘inactivity’ and lack of seriousness abou..

Big Bazaar woos customers with ‘Sabse Saste 6 Din’

Business Bureau BIG Bazaar has been a part of the nation-wide celebration through its iconic shopping fest, ‘Sabse Sasta 6 Din’ that takes the country by storm. Being in its 20th year, the ‘Sabse Sasta 6 Din’, hosted by Big Baza..

General insurance employees stage agitation against listing of PSUs

Business Bureau, GENERAL Insurance Employees All India Association (GIEAIA), the largest trade union of public sector general insurance companies directed its units across the country to hold lunch hour demonstrations to register their protest against ..

Arun Ford launches 2017 EcoSport Platinum Edition

Business Bureau, ARUN Ford which is the new dealership of Ford India in Nagpur launched the ‘Platinum’ edition of its popular compact SUV Ford EcoSport. The EcoSport Platinum Edition will be available on the 1.5-litre diesel variant priced ..

Admissions open at CIPS and Little Pearls

Business Bureau, CENTRAL India Public School (CIPS) and for pre-school at Little Pearls Nursery School has opened admissions for classes I to IX. CIPS has been making quite a name for itself in the education arena bagging lot of awards and featuring in..

City lad Yash Thakur in India Under-19 ODI team

Sports Reporter, AFTER a fine show in the Youth Asia Cup, which India colts won in Sri Lanka, Nagpur pacer Yash Thakur has been named in India’s Under-19 One-Day International (ODI) team that will play against England in five matches. The 17-year-..

HC admits plea against raids on ‘hookah’ parlour

Legal Correspondent, Justice Bhushan Gavai and Justice Atul Chandurkar at the High Court have admitted the writ petition filed by M/s Kerbstone Coffee Lounge and managing partners- Zahid Shakil Syed and Gurpreet Chhabra, seeking declaration that their bu..

Dr Gajbhiye, Mishra get bail in bribery case

Special Correspondent, SPECIAL Court (Anti-Corruption) on Friday released Dr Meenakshi Induprakash Gajbhiye (Wahane), Dean of Indira Gandhi Government Medical College (IGGMC) & Mayo Hospital, and her alleged conduit Vijay Mishra, on bail. Arrested ..

Traffic hit for two hours as train runs over stray cattle near Godhni

Staff Reporter, Stray cattle held-up train operations on Nagpur-Betul route on Friday morning. About four trains were delayed by nearly two hours after the cattle came under 15119 Rameshwaram-Manduadih Express at Godhni. The incident occurred in jurisdic..

Traffic hit for two hours as train runs over stray cattle near Godhni

Traffic hit for two hours as train runs over stray cattle near Godhni..

‘RPI (A) candidates will contest on their own symbol and not on BJP’s symbol’

Staff Reporter, Sending feelers to rebels, Republican Party of India (A) State unit chief, Bhupesh Thulkar said they too would be accommodated in party hierarchy if they fall in line. He also reiterated that Rajan Waghmare is the President appointed of r..

Proper EIA report can help in mitigating many environmental issues: Nyati

Staff Reporter, Recycling and Environment Industry Association of India (REIAI), a non-profit organisation, had organised a three-day workshop for consultants engaged in Environment Impact Assessment work, here. International environmental expert K P Ny..

NCP to form alliance with smaller parties to avoid division of votes

Staff Reporter, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has decided to build a mega alliance of like minded smaller and secular parties to avoid division of votes and also to pose challenge to Congress Party. Anil Deshmukh, President, NCP, Nagpur city unit, sa..

Only 130 flat schemes in 3 tehsils around Nagpur city!

Staff Reporter, Believe it or not, but according to Zilla Parishad (ZP) officials, there are only 130 flat schemes in three important tehsils around Nagpur city, namely Hingna, Kamptee, and Nagpur Rural. The information came to fore when ZP members as..

VCA keen to pay ‘bandobast’ dues early

Legal Correspondent, During hearing of the public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a social worker Paramjeet Singh Kalsi, at the High Court regarding dues of the Nagpur Rural Police running into lakhs and lakhs of rupees for security and traffic arra..

Form special squad to tackle parking mess in Dhantoli: HC

Staff Reporter, HC directs NMC to clear encroachments from parking spaces and submit ATR by February 2 Giving last chance to Traffic Police and Nagpur Municipal Corporation to tackle the menace of parking in Dhantoli area and commercial use of earmark..

Two-day Taal Utsav in memory of Pt Prabhakar Desai from January 21

Staff Reporter, Taal Sadhana Utsav, Maifil Nagpur and Karhade Brahman Sangh, both well-known groups dedicated to the cause of promoting Hindustani classical music, will be organising Taal Utsav in memory of Pt Prabhakar Desai renowned tabla player of t..

Every booth is important: Saroj Pandey

Staff Reporter, Bharatiya Janata Party state in-charge Saroj Pandey on Thursday exhorted the local BJP leaders to pay attention towards every booth so as to ensure splendid victory in the ensuing civic body polls. Pandey was here to review the poll pr..

Amazing example of fitness and togetherness

By Shreejita Shridhar, Many marriages these days barely last for few months or may be just a few years. Often, compatability issues rock the boat and couples find it difficult to tolereta each other. Growing age often brings along peculiar problems tak..

Sports, cultural programmes for officers in Water Conservation Department from January 22

Staff Reporter, State-level sports and cultural programmes 2016-17 of officers and employees working in Department of Water Conservation, Government of Maharashtra will be held from January 22 to 24 at Aurangabad.The first round of selection of officer..

Cong stages demos at RBI against demonetisation

Staff Reporter, Congress Party took to streets again to launch protest against demonetisation. Congress activists staged gherao at Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday. The Congress has asked for resignation of RBI Governor Urjit Patel, accusing hi..

New Tagore Cultural Complex to house SCZCC

Staff Reporter, South central Zone Cultural Centre (SCZCC) Nagpur that holds the cultural reins of seven States will be housed in a newly-planned complex by the Ministry of Culture Government of India. The building will be named Tagore Cultural Complex..

‘Science Expo is an interface between Science and society’

Staff Reporter, The ‘Science Expo-2017’ was inaugurated on Wednesday by Dr N Kutumba Rao, Additional Director General, Geological Survey of India (GSI), in presence of Dr Rakesh Kumar, Director, National Environmental Engineering Research I..

‘Babu Jagjeevanram fought for eliminating discrimination’

Staff Reporter, “The vision of Babu Jagjeevanram is relevant today, when the society is facing different kind of discrimination. He had projected changing the mindset of people by bringing all to equal status. Convertion into other religion is no..

Good response to two-wheelers’ rally promoting traffic rules

Staff Reporter, AS A part of Road Safety Week celebrations, Traffic Branch of the City Police on Wednesday took out a two-wheelers rally to create awareness among people about traffic rules. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Smartna Patil flagged..

Blood donation camp by Mohota Alumni successful

Staff Reporter, Mohota Alumni Association had conducted a blood donation camp recently which got tremendous response from alumni members, students, teachers and staff of Shri Mathuradas Mohota College of Science. Sunil Paunikar from Alumni Association,..

Advance Trauma Care workshop evokes good response

Principal Correspondent, Department of Surgery, NKP Salve Institute of Medical Sciences in association with Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedics, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Oral Maxillo facial surgery organised an Advanced Trauma Care Workshop ..

Defeat the opponents of development: CM

Principal Correspondent, Fadnavis praises Ganar as an ideal representative of teachers’ Stressing that Maharashtra has started changing under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday appealed people to show &l..

Judges, lawyers, reporters, cops participate in blood donation camp

Staff Reporter, Monday was one of those rare days in the history of High Court when the sitting judges, leading lawyers, registry officials, security personnel and even mediapersons covering court proceedings come together to donate blood to replenish ..

Cong to finalise candidates for civic polls on Jan 27-28

Staff Reporter, Congress will take a final call about forging electoral alliance with like-minded parties very soon. The powers about seat sharing have been delegated to district presidents and to local leaders, stated MPCC President Ashok Chavan. If t..

‘Maharashtra is changing for better: Fadnavis

Amravati Bureau/PTI, Amravati, Jan 16, CM addressed a gathering of graduates after BJP nominee and sitting MLC Ranjit Patil filed his nomination papers for February 3 Legislative Council polls Stressing that Maharashtra has started changing under th..

Students of Channawar’s e Vidyamandir corner glory

District Correspondent, WARDHA, Jan 16, The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has been taking up initiatives to provide interactive, participatory, hands-on, innovative and creative learning experiences to students studying in its affiliate..

LTJSS signs MoU with Quick Heal Foundation

Staff Reporter, Lokmanya Tilak Jankalyan Shikshan Sanstha (LTJSS), has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Quick Heal Foundation,to form “Cyber Awareness Literacy Cell (CALC)” in college to create cyber awareness among..

Dr Belsare honoured with Life Time Research Award

Staff Reporter, Dr Shahshikala Belsare, Ex Professor of Bio Chemistry, Barkatullah University, Bhopal and hailing from Nagpur was honoured with the Life Time Achievement Award and Gold Medal by Indian Academy of Environmental Sciences at National Confe..

Stage set for elections, polling on Feb 21

Special Correspondent, Elections of Nagpur ZP and Panchayat Samiti not announced due to directions of the HC With announcement of Municipal Corporation elections in Maharashtra on February 21, stage is set for a battle royale for Nagpur Municipal Corp..

Beware walkers! 92 pedestrians killed in city in road accidents in 2016

By Dheeraj Fartode, Non-availability of footpaths responsible for high casualties 141 two-wheeler riders killed in road accidents Non-usage of footpaths on part of citizens is proving to be dangerous for pedestrians who are proving to be sitting duck..

Sena seeks to showcase its strength to BJP in civic polls

Staff Reporter Billing the ensuing elections as fight to finish, Shiv Sena leaders exhorted party rank and file to gear-up as this civic elections provides a never before opportunity to show Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) its right place. A jam packed h..

Over 25,000 persons participate in ‘Chakka Jaam’ agitation

Staff Reporter, Protagonists of separate Vidarbha state under the banner of Vidarbha Rajya Andolan Samiti staged ‘Chakka Jaam’ agitation at 85 places in Vidarbha region. Over 25,000 persons participated in the agitation in support of the de..

Programme on mediation awareness held

Staff Reporter, Nagpur Family Court had organised a programme as a part of mediation awareness and Marathi language conservation fortnight. Judge of the court Subhash Kafre was in the chair.Kafre guided the litigants about the mediation procedure and s..

Rally to mark Electrical Safety Week evokes good response

Staff Reporter, Electrical Safety Week is being observe by Maharashtra Government across the state from January 11 to 17. The week is being observed to generate awareness among people about the consequences of negligence of safety measures and safe han..

City lad tops in National Science Olympiad

Staff REporter National Science Olympiad is held every year by Science Olympiad Foundation New Delhi. This year Sameer Vivek Pande of Shivaji Science College Congress Nagar bagged 1st international rank in level I examination. He was awarded with a med..

Shiv Sena to go alone in NMC, ZP polls

Staff Reporter, Shiv Sena has decided to contest civic body and Zilla Parishad elections independently in Nagpur. Even during last elections, the Shiv Sena had electoral understanding with Bharatiya Janata Party, but could achieve moderate electoral su..

Tendu auction brings all-time high revenue of Rs 155 cr

By Ramesh Marulkar, Forest Department earned a revenue of whopping Rs 155 crore in tendu auction by e-tendering for the tendu season 2017. This is all time high revenue (royalty) earned by the department so far. The revenue for last year’s tendu ..

Annual gathering of Shri Nagpur Gaurakshan Sangh held

Staff Reporter, The annual gathering and ‘Vanbhojan’ was held at the premises of Gaurakshan of Shri Nagpur Gaurakshan Sangh, Bahadura, the ancient Gaushala of city. More than 700 members along with their families participated in the same. V..

Bhagwat Katha helps to increase knowledge of a person: Ashok Vyas

Staff Reporter, ‘Bhagwat Katha’ helps to increase knowledge of a person and inspires people to lead a simple life, said Ashok Vyas while delivering discourse on ‘Shrimad Bhagwat Katha’ at Geeta Mandir at Subhash Road. The seven..

Mumbai’s Pradhan wins 1st prize in photography expo

Staff Reporter Pratik Pradhan from Mumbai won the first prize of Rs 25,000 in the national-level wildlife photography competition-cum-exhibition organised by Shrushti Paryavaran Mandal at Chitnavis Centre, Civil Lines, from Tuesday. Sarang Naik, also ..

‘Pancham Ke Paanch Sur’ enthral audience

Staff Reporter, A musical programme ‘Pancham Ke Paanch Sur’ - Ek Sham R.D. Barman ke Naam was organised recently in IMA’s J R Auditorium. On this occasion chief guest, Dr Avinash Wase, President of IMA inaugurated the program. Dr B K..

Samvidhan Sanman Parishad convention held to mark birth anniversary of Savitribai Phule

Staff Reporter, RSS supported BJP Government, violating the Constitution of India at every step. All parties of developmental agenda should come together to fight this corporate world favouring facist government, said founder of RPI (Secular) Shyam Gai..

BJP retains bastion, gets jolt in Kamptee

The Hitavada team, Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule suffers reverses in Kamptee where Congress won President’s post The party reigns supreme in Gondia and Tirora Municipal Councils Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) maintained its supremacy..

City dentists bring international laurels

Staff Reporter, Doctors Girish Bodhare and Pranita Rode both Post graduate students in the Department of Periodontics and Oral Implantology, VSPM Dental College and Research Centre secured second position in the prestigious ‘Annual Essay Competit..

Sena workers extend financial help to murder victim’s family

Staff Reporter, Shiv Sena workers led by District Unit Chief Satish Harde visited the residence of Rohit Gachhiwale in Juni Mangalwari and extended financil help of Rs 11,000 to the bereaved family. Rohit was murdered on December 21. City Unit Secreta..

Be careful about safety while on road: CP

Staff Reporter, Inaugurates Road Safety Fortnight Campaign Every citizens should give priority to safety while driving a vehicle or walking on the road. It is the duty of every citizen to check accidents on roads and loss of life. The authorities will..

VHA appeals CM for priority sector label

Staff Reporter, Recently Vidarbha Hospital Association office bearers Dr Anup Marar- Secretary and Dr Sameer Paltewar, Treasurer met Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister- Maharashtra and apprised him about the increased various taxes, water and electricit..

Consult a dietitian - Get ‘Fooducated’!

Principal Correspondent, The exercise if not supported by proper and timely diet then it affects the health of human being. The role of dietician, nutritionist has increased in our day to day life. So, everybody should consult his or her dietician to g..

Workshop on ‘soil-less organic terrace gardening’ evokes good response

Staff Reporter Shivaji Science College in association with Rotary Mihan Town, IWSA and Nagpur Mahila Club had organised one day workshop on Soil less Organic Terrace Gardening. Chief guest of the programme Dr R B Thakre explained the importance of soi..

67.36 % polling in 11 municipal councils in Nagpur, Gondia distts

The Hitavada Team, Counting of votes to begin at 10 am on Monday at designated centres in respective areas Polling for 11 municipal councils in Nagpur and Gondia district was held peacefully on Sunday. Both the districts reported an average of 67.36 p..

Babudom cashing in on inflation

By Dheeraj Fartode, Anti-Corruption Bureau data shows sharp jump in bribe demand Demand for corruption is increasingly getting linked to inflation. Higher the cost of living, more the ‘demand’. Gone are the days of someone asking for grati..

Leopardess dies in territorial fight with tigress in Kondhali

Special Correspondent, A three to four years old leopardess was found dead prima facie in a territorial fight with tigress in compartment no: 16 near Garamsur village in Kondhali Forest Range on Sunday. The body was lying there for the last three days ..

State Election Commissioner visits Kalmeshwar

Staff Reporter, J S Saharia, State Election Commissioner, visited Katol, Kalmeshwar, and Kamptee and took stock of the progress of polling for municipal council election on Sunday. He also interacted with officials and voters. Saharia paid a visit to ..

‘Preserving wealth of heritage for past three generations’

By Rajendra Diwe, The members of Vidarbha Heritage Society on Sunday visited the museum of miniature household items owned by Malan Indurkar in civil lines “Wealth never lasts three generations. The first generation creates wealth, the second ge..

Workshop on Paediatric Bronchoscopy held in Nagpur Veterinary College

Staff Reporter, Nagpur Veterinary College organised a workshop on Paediatric Bronchoscopy in the college premises on Saturday that was inaugurated at the hands of Prof A K Misra, Vice-Chancellor, Maharashtra Animal & Fishery Sciences University, Na..

Over 1,150 aspirants seek Cong ticket

Staff Reporter, The parliamentary board of Nagpur City Congress Committee (NCCC) conducted interviews of aspirants seeking tickets for civic body elections slated in February. The aspirants from South West Nagpur and West Nagpur completed the interview..

Polling for 11 mpl councils in Nagpur, Gondia distts today

Staff Reporter, Total 92 candidates are in the fray for 11 posts of directly elected civic chiefs, 1,190 contesting for 244 seats of councillors The booths are all set for polling on Sunday for 11 municipal councils in Nagpur and Gondia districts in V..

Lifer for five in murder case

Special Correspondent, ADDITIONAL Sessions Judge A V Dixit on Saturday sentenced five persons to life imprisonment in the sensational Rupesh Kale murder case. The court convicted Sandesh alias Golu Venu Naik, a resident of HUDCO Colony, Kamesh Ravindr..

4-yr-old boy killed, father, sister injured as car hits motorcycle

Staff Reporter, RASH driving by a car driver claimed the life of a four-year-old boy and injured his father seriously near Sakhare Hardware Stores at Godhni in Mankapur area on Saturday morning. The incident created tension in the locality with hundre..

When 95 years old ‘Vishranti Gruha’ narrates its life story...

By Rajendra Diwe, The members of Vidarbha Heritage Society on Saturday visited the famous landmark of town - Vishranti Gruha, the South Indian food joint established in 1922 People of city know me as ‘Vishranti Gruha’. I am serving them fo..

Opt for BJP for overall development: CM

Staff Reporter/ Umrer Correspondent, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, on Saturday, addressed public meetings at Ramtek, Umred, Saoner, and Kamptee and appealed to the people to vote for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in the municipal counci..

Garden Club-The Hitavada annual flower show today

Staff Reporter, Nagpur Garden Club and ‘The Hitavada’ have organised 105th Annual Flower Show-2017 on Sunday at Kusumtai Wankhede Hall, North Ambazari Road. The show is held in memory of Leelatai Subhedar, Past President of Nagpur Garden Cl..

Fun-tastic mood marks BVM Civil Line’s ‘Bal Mela’

Staff Reporter, On the bright and chilly morning, the zeal and zest reached its zenith as the Bal Mela at Bhavan’s B P Vidya Mandir, Civil Lines, had spell bound the youth and old alike. The annual mega fest, was a huge hit. The smiles, laughter,..

‘Govt-Tata pact to boost devpt, Digital India dream’

Chandrapur Bureau, State Government and Tata Trusts signed agreement for two key projects – Natural Resources Management and Statistics Based Administration “THE Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Forest Department of Maharashtra Go..

CM promotes development agenda during Narkhed, Kalmeshwar mpl poll campaign

Staff Reporter, Promising to bring positive change in the lives of rural folks if Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is elected to power in municipal councils, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, while addressing campaign meetings at Narkhed and Kalmeshwar, al..

Maharana Pratap sacrificed his life to protect ‘Dharma’: Bharatbuwa Ramdasi

Staff Reporter, Five-day Rashtra Dharma Kirtan Mahotsav inaugurated at Chitnis Park Stadium In a very effective manner, Ramdasi presented diferent events in the life of Maharana Pratap in Uttar Ranga Maharana Pratap was one of the strongest warriors ..

‘Carving out Vidarbha state is only solution to region’s devpt’

Staff Reporter, The state of Vidarbha will be formed and is a writing on the wall. Let there be session of the state legislature or not in Nagpur, for eight weeks or two weeks. It has no meaning and is an eyewash, said retired Supreme Court Judge Vikas..

Grand shobhayatra marks 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh

Staff Reporter, City, on Thursday, witnessed a grand shobhayatra to mark 350th Birth Anniversary of Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Maharaj. The procession organised by Shri Kalgidhar Satsang Mandal was started at 1.00 pm from Mandal Hall at Indira Gandhi Col..

Appointment orders to heirs of sanitation workers distributed

Staff Reporter, Mayor Pravin Datke on Monday distributed appointment orders to 175 legal heirs of sanitation workers in Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) at NMC’s Town Hall in Mahal. Bharatiya Janta Party’s (BJP) Scheduled Caste front of c..

Stone pelting, lathi-charge during ‘Nangar’ morcha leave more than 12 injured

Amravati Bureau, AMRAVATI, Jan 5, THE Nangar morcha called by Prahar Sanghatana under the leadership of MLA Bacchu Kadu for various demands regarding farmers and farm labourers on Thursday turned violent as angry activists pelted stones on cops after..

Declare bamboo as priority sector for development: Recommends committee

By Ramesh Marulkar, A committee constituted by the State Government to recommend strengthening of bamboo sector has given stress on Government declaring bamboo sector as a priority sector for development, considering its potential in employment generat..

Maharashtra Police Raising Day celebrated with gusto

Staff Reporter, Nagpur City Police and their rural counterparts organised various programmes as a part of Maharashtra Police Raising Day celebrations. A visit of students of Sindhi Hindi High School, Khamla, to Rana Pratap Nagar Police Station was orga..

Gadkari campaigns for candidates in Kamptee, Saoner

Staff Reporter, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is a party of workers and every dedicated worker is given opportunity, irrespective of caste or religion, said Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari. This is evident from the fact that the position which At..

Bharatnatyam Arangetram of Ramya Iyer on January 7

Ramya Iyer, disciple of Guru Ratnam Janardhanan and a senior student of Pratibha Nritya Mandir, will perform Bharatnatyam Arangetram, at Dr vasantrao Deshpande Hall, at 5.30 pm on January 7. Ramya, who is pursuing post-graduation in biotechnology, has b..

Musical ‘Jab Chali Thandi Hava’ provided pleasant listening

Staff Reporter, Musical ‘Jab Chali Thandi Hava’ made pleasent listening, and artists, all amateurs, did a fine job in rendering some of the old Bollywood classics, that saw today’s elders grow, from schools to, colleges, and beyond hu..

Various bodies, political parties pay tributes to Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule on birth anniversary

Staff Reporter, A large number of organisations, political parties and citizens of the city paid tributes to Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule on her birth anniversary on Tuesdy. The reports of various programmes held on the occasion have continued to pur i..

Mahagenco gets Urja award

Staff Reporter, Mahagenco, the State owned generation company, was bestowed with Urja award after being adjudged with best generation company in the energy sector in country. The company got recognition for having highest installed generation capacity ..

Shifting of Navargaon village in Bor Tiger Reserve begins

By Ramesh Marulkar As a step towards making Bor Tiger Reserve inviolate, Forest Department has been able to rehabilitate 205 families of the total 294 from Navargaon village to Khadki village (Hanuman Temple) situated on Nagpur-Wardha Road. Navargaon ..

State declares Lifetime Achievement Award to Maruti Chitampalli

Staff Reporter, Maharashtra Government’s Department of Marathi Language, on Tuesday, declared Vinda Karandikar Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award to renowned ornithologist-author ‘Aranyarishi’ Maruti Chitampalli. Maharashtra Rajya S..

Deeply engrossed in ‘Mission Quality’

The Hitavada Team, The task of a leader is difficult. For, he has to ensure the best output of an institution he is heading, irrespective of the limitations imposed by availability or non-availability of resources. This holds true for Dr Sidharthvinaya..

Various organisations remember Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule

Staff Reporter The city celebrated birth anniversary of social reformer Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule, who opened the doors of education for women by opening a school for women, on Tuesday. Nagpur Municipal Corporation Corporator Harshala Sable, forme..

NCP to contest polls onits own strength: Patel

Staff Reporter, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will fight forthcoming elections to Nagpur Municipal Corporation and Zilla Parishad on its own strength by not depending on alliance with Congress, said Praful Patel, NCP Leader and former union minister..

‘Do not use nylon manja this Sankranti’

Staff Reporter, King Kobra Organisation Youth Force members staged street plays, Dharna etc to generate awareness against use of nylon manja for flying kites. The members led by Founder President of the organisation Arvindkumar Ratudi have been staging..

CIIMS, SNCI start Young Scientist award in memory of Dr G M Taori

Staff Reporter, It was a proud moment for Central India Institute of Medical Sciences (CIIMS), Nagpur and Society of Neurochemistry, India (SNCI) to begin a ‘Young Scientist Award’ in the memory of late Dr G M Taori who was himself a renown..

Chief Minister promises to take Maharashtra to glorious heights

  Staff Reporter, • Devendra Fadnavis bestowed with prestigious Nag Bhushan award • Reiterates commitment to wipe-out backlog of Vidarbha • Nagpur getting its legitimate due • Nagpur-Mumbai prosperity corridor will change des..

On-line building plan sanction system from January 10

Staff Reporter, Maharashtra Government will launch Building Permit Management System (BPMS) from January 10 to sanction building plan without human intervention, said Vijay Gautam, Principal Secretary of IT Department.Gautam was speaking with mediaperson..

Nagpur will be smartest city of India, says CM

  Special Correspondent, •‘Smart Nagpur’ to have wi-fi by April •4,000 high density CCTV cameras to keep tab on traffic, public places •From Building sanction to birth certificate, all services will be provided at door-..

Man stabbed to death over liquor on New Year eve

Staff Reporter, Year 2016 ended on a bloody note as the Second Capital of the State witnessed one more murder over liquor. According to police, Kumar Wasudeo Haldar (28) attacked Akash Girad (26) with a sharp weapon. The incident occurred around 11.30 pm..

Four persons arrested in late night firing incident

Staff Reporter Yashodara Nagar Police have arrested four persons in firing incident. The accused were produced in the court and the court ordered their four days custody.The accused are identified as Mohd Ehfaz (20), Mohd Faizan alias Faizul (21), Firoz ..

Driver booked for stealing pistol, cartridges

Staff Reporter, Hudkeshwar police are investigating a theft wherein a person decamped with a pistol and live cartridges. The accused has been identified as Atish Koche (25), a resident of Jaripatka. The complainant is Amrutpal Singh Baldev Dallake (39), ..

Truck knocks moped rider dead

Staff Reporter A speeding truck knocked dead a youth near Manish Nagar under the jurisdiction of Hudkeshwar Police Station on Saturday evening. According to police, the accident occurred at 5.30 pm when Rahul Ramesh Hiwse (25), a resident of Raghuji Nag..

‘Use Information-Technology to expedite dispensation of justice’

Staff Reporter, Promising a much better and Information-Technology enabled physical infrastructure to judiciary in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday urged all stakeholders to expedite the process to dispense the justice and reduce t..