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Over 100 people suffer from food poisoning in Rajura

    Chandrapur BureauCHANDRAPUR More than 100 people were affected by food poisoning after consuming the meal arranged on account of the marriage ceremony function by Choudhary family in the village Chincholi (Bu) in Rajura taluka on Monda..

Govt working to implement Pradhan Mantri Krishi Yojana effectively

  Staff Reporter, “Maharashtra Government is concerned about improper implementation of crop loan scheme for the benefits of farmers in the State. Government is working on plugging the loop holes that crashed the scheme in Maharashtra and s..

Bollworm attack: Comprehensive plan from all deptts needed, says Fadnavis

  Staff Reporter, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis asked all departments and agencies to combine their energies to save cotton crop from the bollworm attack in the State. On Sunday, Fadnavis chaired a meeting on pest attack on cotton crop in city..

Vital organs of Amravati brain dead girl taken to Mumbai, Nagpur

  Amravati Bureau, Vital organs, including kidneys, heart, lung, liver, skin and eyes of a 24-year-old brain dead girl from city was taken to Mumbai and Nagpur hospitals for providing a new lease of life to four patients. The harvested lungs and ..

FDA fails to ensure food safety: CAG

  By Rajendra Diwe, Case No 1- March 29, 2018: Pouches of Organic Coconut Smiles has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children frail or elderly people an..

Massive response to National Lok Adalat in city

  Staff Reporter, Once again a large number of cases came to be disposed of in National Lok Adalat held in the District Court premises on Sunday,which achieved an impressive, 55 % success ratio, as 8,760 pending cases were settled amicably. The r..

Abp Abraham to be laid to rest today

  Staff Reporter, Even as merely hours remained before the mortal remains of the late Dr. Abraham Viruthakulangara, Archbishop of the Catholic Church of Nagpur will be buried in the Saint Francis de Sales Cathedral, those who held him near and de..

6-year-old Varad creates new National Record

  Staff Reporter, Six-year-old Varad Malkhandale, son of Bhushan Malkhandale, who is already known for records, once again created three National-level Records at an event organised by India Book of Records (IBR). The ‘On Spot Adjucatoin Ev..

‘Each one should think what can one give to one’s nation’

  Staff Reporter, Science is not a limited knowledge. It keeps on expanding every day. Students interested in science should never keep the knowledge within them, but they should spread it among as many people around, said Pramod Padole, VNIT Dir..

CCTV cameras help cops in cracking over 100 cases

  Special Correspondent, On January 8, this year 2018, five goons had murdered a notorious Sarang Madne in a gang war at Borgaon Square and the perpetrators thought that no trace was left. However, proving these criminal wrong, the city cops nabb..

High Court issues notice to civic body on shabby internal roads

  Staff Reporter, Contractors damaging internal roads, abandoning the work of construction and asphalting of the internal roads is a common sight in practically every prabhag. One such instance was brought to the notice of Nagpur bench of Bombay ..

To plan or not to plan?

  By Kartik Lokhande,   State Government faces the big question, thanks to casual approach of the agencies concerned in submitting seasonal crop reports in time * Yavatmal district has earned the dubious distinction of being a hotspot for ..

Adv Ujwal Nikam appointed as SPP

  Special Correspondent, Led by Justice C L Thool, SC-ST Commission starts probe into allegations against Assistant Commissioner of Police Kishor Supare MAHARASHTRA Government on Saturday appointed well-known lawyer Padma Shree Adv Ujwal Nikam a..

Valuable manuscripts with RTMNU facing destruction, says CAG report

  By Ajay Mardikar, The treasure of about 15,000 manuscript of historical importance, available with Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, is on the verge of destruction. The neglect in preserving the important documents and some old bo..

French delegation visits MIHAN project

  Staff Reporter, Delegates of France appreciated the infrastructure created at Multimodal International Hub Airport Nagpur (MIHAN) and hoped that companies in France are willing to invest in India and particularly in Nagpur too.A business delega..

A soldier beyond uniform

  By Vijay Phanshikar, “Thanks again a hundred times. Now I depart. Jai Hind.” Just on April 10, 2018, Colonel Sunil Deshpande wrote these final words before signing off a letter in Marathi to a few of his friends! And under the sign..

Kelibag Road widening: NMC to start demolishing shops from April 23

  Special Correspondent, Enforcement Department of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has started survey of properties to be affected due to widening of congested Kelibag road in Mahal. The civic body will start demolition of its properties situa..

NMC faces heat over water supply

  Staff Reporter, During the general body meeting on Friday, the corporators belonging to the Ruling as well as the Opposition sides cornered Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) administration over low pressure supply of water, contaminated water ..

Col Sunil Deshpande VSM, passes away

  Staff Reporter, Col Sunil Deshpande VSM, Founder of Prahar Samaj Jagruti Sanstha, Prahar Military School, passed away on Friday. He was 75. Col Deshpande was Commanding Officer of the famed ‘Kali Panchvi’ 2nd Maratha Battalion, havi..

Protect wildlife, but do not victimise hapless farmers: HC

  Staff Reporter, Instead of prosecuting farmers for installing barbed wire and electrocuting it to save crops from marauding wild animals, efforts should be made to install electrical system or other devises on those farmlands which are suscepti..

First liver transplant unit starts at Wockhardt

  Staff Reporter, Wockhardt Hospital is all set to conduct liver transplant surgeries at its premises in city. This will be the first liver transplant unit in Vidarbha and patients have no need to go to big cities like Mumbai or Delhi for liver t..

Homoeopathy, a boon for haemophilia patients

By Rajendra Diwe, Haemophilia is a mostly inherited genetic disorder that impairs the body’s ability to make blood clots, a process needed to stop bleeding. The disorder results in people bleeding longer after an injury, easy bruising and an incr..

ISRO ex-Chairman lauds efforts bycity kids to make ‘Smart Dustbin’

  Staff Reporter, The issue of segregation of waste is being discussed on various forum. Government is distributing two separate dustbins -- one is for dry waste and other is for wet. Despite all these efforts, the awareness about dry and wet was..

NMC defers decision on demolition of Rly Station flyover

  Staff Reporter, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is all set to transfer its land between Cotton Market Square and Khowa Market, to Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (Maha Metro) for Nagpur Metro Rail project. However, in its general ..

Sachin Pilgaonkar: Age no bar

  By Aasawari Shenolikar, Fifty five successful years in the industry that gives birth to a new star every Friday is no mean feat. Fifty five years of a career in the entertainment world that includes acting - both on the big screen and ruling th..

Archbishop Abraham Viruthakulangara no more

  Staff Reporter, Reverend Abraham Viruthakulangara, Archbishop of Nagpur, a zealous missionary, passed away on Thursday in Delhi. He was out there for the meeting of all the Hindi speaking Bishops at Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (..

Realty market crosses Rs 10,000 cr mark

  Special Correspondent, Despite harsh regulations and cash crunch, property market bounces back THE property market, that was passing through a bad patch since last couple of years, seems to have shed its sluggishness. The market logged transac..

Mudgal vows to carry forward Kurve’s good work

  Staff Reporter, Municipal Commissioner Ashwin Mudgal has assumed the charge of Nagpur District Collector on Thursday. Outgoing District Collector Sachin Kurve handed over the charge to Mudgal during morning hours. Kurve has been appointed as Di..

HC cancels auction of sand ghats in Nagpur, Bhandara, Gondia

  Staff Reporter, Reverend Abraham Viruthakulangara, Archbishop of Nagpur, a zealous missionary, passed away on Thursday in Delhi. He was out there for the meeting of all the Hindi speaking Bishops at Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (..

Rlys earmarks special fund to facilitate innovation

  By Sagar Mohod, General Managers of Zones, Production Units empowered to utilise upto Rs 2.50 crore for improving overall efficiency To encourage innovation from working railway staff, Railway Board has approved a plan empowering General Manag..

Hitavada Twinkle Club members’ first batch leaves for BMS camp

  By Samiya Akhtar, Twinkle Club and BASF flag off phase 1 of personality development camp Neither the scorching heat nor the fiery afternoon sun could thaw the resolve writ large on the faces of all the children waiting to begin their adventure..

Bhendwal Ghat Mandani predicts good monsoon this year

  Staff Reporter, “DESPITE good rains, farmers will continue to face financial crisis this year. Rainfall will be less in June, but heavy rains will be observed in July and August. The sowing of crops will be less in June, but by July farme..

Self-introspection has solution to all problems: Dr Subhash Chandra

  Business Bureau, IIM-Nagpur holds second convocation Records 100% placement with average annual package of Rs 12.05 lakh CA Rishabh Jain bags gold in academic excellence Bathuloor Yeshwanth wins gold for all-round performance WEDNESDAY was ..

SC seeks compliance from State about deficiencies in GMCs in Vid

  Staff Reporter, Supreme Court of India on Wednesday directed Maharashtra Government to file a detailed compliance report about deficiencies pointed out by the Medical Council of India (MCI) in Government-run medical colleges and efforts to remo..

MADC Board’s in-principle nod to recreational complex in MIHAN

  Staff Reporter, The Board of Directors of Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC), in its meeting held on Wednesday, gave its in-principle nod to a proposal for development of a recreational complex in Multimodal International Hub Airpor..

Government to amend DCR to establish Smart Fin Tech Centres

  Special Correspondent, Maharashtra is the first state in the country that has unveiled financial technology policy Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who is promoting Nagpur as one of the favourite destinations for investment, has p..

Metro pre-launch joy ride from next week

  Special Correspondent, The full-fledged joy ride will start in the month of May after formal launching of the services. The commercial operations are expected to commence from March 2019 Decks have been cleared for a ‘Joy Ride’ of ..

‘Yog Shiksha is the only book on fitness of students’

  Staff Reporter, Nowadays, society is craving for physical comfort and thus increasing the number of health complaints. Yoga is the only solution for various health issues, said Murlidhar Chandekar, Vice-Chancellor, Sant Gadgebaba Amravati Unive..

City youths invent world’s first spit packs for tobacco, paan, consumers

City youths invent worlds first spit packs for tobacco paan consumers Ritu Malhotra Prateek Malhotra Prateek Harde   Staff Reporter, How many times have you felt sick and disgusted on seeing the corner of a wall splattered with spit? Or on watch..

Supreme Court paves way for widening of Kelibag Road

  Staff Reporter, Decks cleared for widening of congested Kelibag Road from 15 mts to 24 mts Paving way for widening of congested Kelibag road situated in densely populated Mahal area from 15 mts to 24 mts, Supreme Court of India on Tuesday dism..

Monsoon session to start in Nagpur from July 4

  Staff Reporter, The Monsoon Session of State Legislature will commence in Nagpur from July 4, and the session is likely to be of one-month duration. A meeting of the committee appointed to look into the matter was held in Mumbai on Tuesday, and..

Bhima-Koregaon riots: Pune police conduct search at city lawyer’s house

  Staff Reporter, Seize two computer hard disks, three pen drives, two memory cards, 96 DVDs, five receipt books of bi-centenary celebrations of Bhima-Koregaon battle, and five books A special team of Pune Police, on Tuesday, conducted searches ..

World Trade Centre at Nagpur to become reality soon

  Staff Reporter, Recognising the future potential of Nagpur as a vibrant city with possibility to emerge as logistics and defence manufacturing hub, the iconic brand World Trade Centre (WTC) has decided to start a Centre at Nagpur very soon. Thi..

RTE 2nd draw on Apr 19

  Staff Reporter, State Government to take action against schools that refuse to give admissions Around 50 per cent seats remain vacant in Nagpur this year, thus, the Education Department has decided to hold the second round of lottery for admis..

No water scarcity in summer: Corporators’ team

  Staff Reporter, Corporators visit Kanhan Water Treatment Plant to get information of water supply in city Orange city will not face water scarcity in this summer as storage in Kanhan river and Pench Dam is sufficient to quench thirst of Nagpur..

C3 of City Police help senior citizen get back Rs 58,000

  Staff Reporter, A ‘trusted’ paying guest girl fraudulently transferred Rs 58,000 of an old-aged landlord to her Paytm wallet in Dhantoli area. However, prompt action on parts of Cyber Complaint Cell (C3) helped the victim to identif..

HC raps govt for messing up scholarship deposit issue

  Staff Reporter, Don’t deposit amount in students’ accounts till you find the solution, directs High Court Coming down heavily upon the State Government for messing up the scholarship deposit issue and putting in place a flawed paym..

Mudgal to take over as Collector on April 19

  Ashwin Mudgal  and Sachin Kurve     Staff Reporter, Additional charge of NMC with Mudgal, till his successor is formally named Sachin Kurve to head Mumbai Suburban Another transfer list expected on April 26 Ashwin Mudgal, M..

Pachpaoli cops bust gang of dacoits

  Staff Reporter, Prompt action by the Pachpaoli police resulted in the busting of a notorious criminal gang comprising five offenders and prevention of their attempts to commit dacoity on Sunday. The accused are identified as Suraj alias Watya ..

Decks clear for Metro ‘joyride’

  Staff Reporter, CMRS team conducts final inspection of Metro’s 5.5 km span from Khapri to Airport  After successful inspection of Nagpur Metro stations and railway track by Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) on Monday, the pos..

154 illegal constructions razed to clear parking area

  Staff Reporter, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has razed 154 illegal constructions out of total 691 to release parking spaces in all 10 zones of Orange city. The action was taken following an ultimatum issued by Nagpur bench of Bombay High ..

‘Devotees of Lord Ram will continue organising procession for years’

  Staff Reporter, The prize distribution function of 52nd Shri Ram Janmotsav Shobhayatra organised “SHRI Ram Janmotsav Shobhayatra has become a unique identity of entire country. This procession is a live example of communal harmony. A tea..

Are we waiting for disaster to strike in tiger reserves?

  By Nandu Andhare, Season for maximum number of tiger sightings has finally arrived. Next two months, will see hordes of visitors visiting the Tiger Reserves in Vidarbha . Resorts are fully booked till end of season. Going by the photographs app..

Leopard enters house in Digdoh, caged

  Special Correspondent & Hingna Correspondent, The beast was tranquilised during the 6-hour long rescue operation and later shifted to Gorewada Rescue Centre Sensation prevailed in Police Nagar Colony in the vicinity of Lata Mangeshkar Hosp..

Ashwin Mudgal to be new District Collector

  Ashwin Mudgal Sachin Kurve           Staff Reporter, Virendra Singh set to be new Municipal Commissioner NMRDA Commissioner Dr Deepak Mhaisekar, District Collector Sachin Kurve transferred to Pune, Mumbai respe..

Mere non-empanellment with CGHS, no ground to deny reimbursement: SC

  Staff Reporter, SC raps CGHS for delay in clearing of medical reimbursement claims Warns CGHS stating that it can not deny medical claim merely because treatment was in non-empanelled hospital when survival of pensioner or staffer is at stake ..

University syllabus must have expiry date: Dr Kane

  Staff Reporter, New act increased students’ participation in decision-making as well as responsibility University administration should establish communication with students’ organisations, says Vishnu Changde Dr S P Kane, Vice-Ch..

Divisive forces negating the thought that India is for all, says Dr MM Joshi

  Staff Reporter, Debate, discussion, and perspective are the hallmarks of a scholar. And, Dr Murli Manohar Joshi, former National President of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and former Union Minister for Human Resources, is the kind of a scholar w..

NMC pays tributes to poet Suresh Bhat

  Staff Reporter, Glowing tributes were paid to legendary poet and Ghazalkar from city Suresh Bhat by the Nagpur Municipal Corporation on his 87th jayanti, by garlanding the statue of the poet installed at the hall named after him at Reshimbaug o..

No progress on Gosikhurd RBC work in last 36 months

  By Rajendra Diwe, Bhoomipujan of Gosikhurd project was performed 30 years ago, but after spending thousands of crores, it remains a telling monument of injustice meted out to Vidarbha region and became a classic example of irregularities, sipho..

Country moving on path shown by Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar: CM

  Staff Reporter, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis garlanded the statue of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar at Samvidhan Chowk, on Saturday to mark his 127th birth anniversary Every citizen got the right of living because of Constitution of India, given by..

Cricket betting racket busted in Bhandara, 16 bookies arrested

  Staff Reporter, Senior officers of Bhandara police under scanner Police seize 230 mobile phones from the spot In one of the biggest cricket betting unearthed in recent times, Nagpur Rural Police busted a full-fledged cricket-betting racket in..

‘Rs 100 crore for new road in front of Railway station’

  Staff Reporter, The ‘design disaster’ flyover in front of Railway Station will be demolished and a new road will be constructed in its place at the cost of Rs 100 crore. Central Government will provide funds for construction of new ..

A century-old Gurukul, spreading light of Jainism

  By Shrikant Ukhalkar, The ‘Shatakpurti Mahotsav’ of Shri Mahaveer Brahmacharyashram at Karanja Lad, will begin from April 18. The year-long celebrations will commence on the auspicious occasion of ‘Akshya Tritiya’. FOR ..

I have inherited spirit of adventurism from my Mother: Aditya Raj Kapoor

  By Nandu Andhare, “Very few people actually know about my mother Geeta Bali. All my spirit adventurism has been inherited by me from her.” disclosed Aditya Kapoor, son of the legendary actor duo Shammi Kapoor and Geeta Bali” w..

Bandar Zira - A sacred place of peace and harmony

  By Rajendra Diwe, The annual urs at the dargah of Sayeed Siddiqui Shah Reh Aliah started from April 14 Bandar Zira is a beautiful picturesque place located near Ambagadh fort in Tumsar tehsil of Bhandara district. It has a tomb and number of t..

Nagpur joins nation in celebrating birth anniversary of Dr Ambedkar

  Staff Reporter, All the Government agencies, social and voluntary organisations paid glowing tributes to ‘Bharat Ratna’ Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar on his birth anniversary on Saturday. A host of organisations garlanded the statue of Dr A..

2,308 applications for ‘Samadhan Shibir’

  Staff Reporter, A total of 2,308 citizens submitted their applications for various documents ahead of ‘Samadhan Shibir’ for residents of South-West Nagpur constituency area. Of these applications, already 2,241 have been disposed of..

Connecting police recruits through virtual classrooms

  Staff Reporter, With an aim to sharpen skills of police recruits, Maharashtra Police has created one virtual classroom each of 10 Police Training Centres (PTCs), Maharashtra Police Academy (MPA) and N-Cops excellence centre, Nagpur. All these t..

I have inherited my spirit of adventurism from my Mother-Aditya Kapoor

  Nandu Andhare “Very few people actually know about my mother Geeta Bali. All my spirit adventurism has been inherited by me from her.” disclosed Aditya Kapoor, son of the legendary actor duo Shammi Kapoor and Geeta Bali” while..

Notice to A-G not necessary in plea challenging subordinate legislation

  Staff Reporter, Is it necessary to issue a notice to Attorney General or Advocate General whenever any central or state enactment or of any subordinate legislation including that of any statutory instrument ? Answering this important question, ..

Rly Station flyover to be demolished

  Staff Reporter, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is all set to transfer its land between Cotton Market Square and Khowa Market, to Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (Maha Metro) for Nagpur Metro Rail project. A proposal in this regar..

NMC to decide fate of ‘those’ 17 persons

  Staff Reporter, In its meeting scheduled on April 20, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) general body will decide the fate of 17 persons seeking restoration in NMC’s service.A proposal in this regard is on the agenda of the meeting. As pe..

Shankhnaad adding to the euphony of Shobhayatras

  By Praveen Vighre, INDIA has a long tradition of Rathyatras, Shobhayatras and religious processions, like the Jagannath Puri Rathyatra, Mysore Dasara etc, apart from the processions held on local level. Nagpur has a rich tradition of Shree ..

‘DTE comes up with five-point revamp plan for technical edn’

  Staff Reporter, Dr Abhay Wagh for a perspective that will have a long term impact The condition of technical education is not very satisfactory and if targeted changes are not incorporated then it may go from bad to worse. The technical instit..

Santosh Ambekar surrenders

  Special Correspondent, GANGSTER Santosh Ambekar wanted by City Police in the sensational Balya alias Ravindra Gawande murder case finally surrendered before Court No 3 in Nyay Mandir premises on Thursday. As per the court order, Ambekar was sen..

Man held for blackmailing directors of two fire engg colleges

  Staff Reporter, IN A joint operation, cops attached to Sakkardara Police and Cyber Cell of Crime Branch arrested a young man from Rajasthan for blackmailing directors of two fire engineering colleges to extort lakhs of rupees from them. Identi..

Cong disrupting Parliament functioning, stoking communal sentiments: BJP leaders

  Staff Reporter, Observing a day-long fast on Thursday as part of nation-wide programme of the party, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and workers at Samvidhan Square here flayed Congress party for disrupting Parliament functioning and also ..

‘Practical exposure needed for youths to ensure quality growth in economy’

  Staff Reporter, Industry- Academia meet organised by DTE was inaugurated at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management “Practical exposure to youths will help the economy to grow qualitatively. It will also help the nation in ..

Dr Joshi meets RSS chief

  Staff Reporter, Former Union Minister for Human Resources Development and senior BJP leader Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi on Thursday met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Dr. Mohan Bhagwat at RSS Headquarters. Dr Joshi reached Nagpur on Wednes..

Aditya Raj Kapoor, joy of biking, and 35,000 km world tour at 60!

  Staff Reporter, “Overall, I enjoyed biking at 60,” said Aditya Raj Kapoor, son of the legendary actor-couple Shammi Kapoor and late Geeta Bali, concluding his talk on his 35,000 km world tour on a bike. However, for the Rotarians an..

NMC may handover city bus service to Metro Rail

    Special Correspondent, Cash strapped Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is mulling a proposal to hand over its public transport, that is in heavy losses, to Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Limited (NMRCL) for further operations. The propo..

MP Chief Minister Chauhan meets RSS top brass

  Staff Reporter, Amidst criticism over giving status of Minister of State to religious gurus, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Dr Mohan Bhagwat, and Sarkaryavah Bhaiyyaji Joshi, at R..

Traffic police intensify drive, issues 21,075 e-challans across city

  Staff Reporter, Traffic Control Branch of City Police have issued massive 21,075 e-challans to motorists who did not adhere to traffic rules and safety norms including driving vehicles without fastening the seat belt, riding motorcycles without..

Man duped of Rs 4.08 lakh in name of linking Aadhaar to mobile number

    Staff Reporter, An online fraudster, posing as representative of Airtel, duped an Engineer of Rs 4.08 lakh in the name of linking Aadhaar with his mobile number on Tuesday, informed Nandanvan police. Victim Kamlesh Kumar Singh Rajkumar..

MSRTC bus knocks motorcyclist dead in Nandanvan, tension in area

  Staff Reporter, TENSION erupted at Jagnade Chowk in Nandanvan area after a Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) bus knocked dead a bike-borne young man on Wednesday night. An irate mob resorted to stone-pelting and smashed the w..

140 representations received to categorise Marathas as backward

  Staff Reporter, Representatives of Other Backward Classes (OBC) on Wednesday stated before the Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission that they had no objection to inclusion of Marathas in list of backward classes. Rashtriya OBC Mahasangh ..

Nagpur’s marriage counsellors best in State’s family courts

  By Ajay Mardikar, In cities like Mumbai, Pune and Thane, the percentage cases settled by granting divorce is high The work of family consellors from Nagpur Family Court was highly appreciated during meeting of Association of Marriage Counsello..

‘Mini Mayor’ elections: BJP wins in 9 zones

    Special Correspondent, BSP-Congress alliance fails to dethrone BJP in Mangalwari Zone High-level drama prevailed in the elections of Mini Mayor of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) where Congress extended its support to Bahujan Samaj ..

Katghora-Dongargarh new rly line to ease coal worries of MahaGenco

  Staff Reporter, MahaGenco gets nod to pick up 26 per cent equity in special purpose vehicle floated by Chhattsigarh Government, Indian Railway and SECL for the 277 km rail route The new line is meant to bring coal from Gare Palma sector-2 mine..

Nagpur’s Pride: IG V D Chafekar at helm of Coast Guard Region West

  Staff Reporter, In a development that makes every Nagpurian proud, Inspector General (IG) Vijay Chafekar has taken over the helm of Coast Guard Region (West). He took over the charge of the office from IG K R Nautiyal, who is proceeding to Viza..

‘Water bodies in city highly contaminated’

  By Ajay Mardikar,   Consuming fish from city lakes can cause cancer Naik Talao most contaminated The city lakes are highly contaminated with heavy metals, which have even been found absorbed in the gills and muscles of fish in these lak..

Date for confirmation of RTE admission extended till 13th

  Staff Reporter,   By Tuesday out of selected 5,357 students, 3,433 confirmed the admission. Considering the non-fulfillment of target, Education Department has extended the date of confirming the admissions in schools under Right to Edu..

Sand mafias attack Patwari in Parseoni tehsil

  Parseoni Correspondent, Revenue employees demand stern action against culprits In a shocking incident, sand mafias murderously attacked a Patwari attached to Parseoni tehsil office at Pipala sand ghat in the small hours of Tuesday, informed po..

Rail exhibition: A rare treat to watch

  Staff Reporter, For visitors, the Rail Exhibition put on at Home Platform is a treat to watch. While most of 18 stalls is a routine fare, mostly promoting railway and government schemes, the models of railway engines were eye catchers. The exh..

Five-acre land reserved for future expansion of HC

  Staff Reporter, A piece of land of five acres near Telangkhedi has been reserved for the future expansion of High Court. With litigation on the rise, number of lawyers and judges is all set to increase and the High Court has directed to reserve..

Major fire in Central Jail, no casualties

  Staff Reporter, More than ten fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames A HUGE QUANTITY of old gunny bags, broken furniture, buckets, scrap and other discarded goods were reduced to ashes after fire broke out in a godown situa..

NMRDA issues notices to 71 schools

  Special Correspondent, Cracking whip against the schools for unauthorised construction of their buildings, Nagpur Metropolitan Region Development Authority (NMRDA) has issued notices to 71 schools in its areas for its regularisation. The NMRDA ..

Nagpur-born entrepreneur Vaijayanti wins national honour

  Staff Reporter, CITY’S own girl, now a reputed national-level entrepreneur, Vaijayanti Rahul Bhalchandra, has been conferred with the Bharat Jyoti Award -- India’s most coveted institutional and globally reputed honour bestowed upon..

Gadkari opens first orange selling outlet at Nagpur airport

  Staff Reporter With a view to take oranges directly to the international customers and open an opportunity for the fruit of the region to enter into the global market, Maha Orange, a growers’ association has started first orange selling o..