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HC maintains lifer for Monika Kirnapure’s murderers

  Staff Reporter, Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Friday maintained lifer to all the four accused in Monika Kirnapure murder case and dismissed their appeal while concurring with the trial court ruling that accused persons deserve no sympath..

Tearful adieu to Ushatai Chati

Staff Reporter, Ushatai Chati, former Pramukh Sanchalika of Rashtra Sevika Samiti, was consigned to flames at Mokshadham on Friday. A host of eminent dignitaries from Rashtra Sevika Samiti and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) were present and bid a te..

NMC proposes lowering premium on commercial use of industrial plots

  Staff Reporter, General body of NMC to take up the proposal in today’s meeting The general body of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), in its meeting scheduled on Saturday, will consider a resolution of Civil and Projects Committee regar..

Photography expo, competition inaugurated

  Staff Reporter, “A Picture speaks louder than words as photos enhance the learning skills of the students,” said Mrunalini Dasture, Director, Royal Gondwana Public School at the inauguration ceremony of the photography exhibition an..

Hingoli & Nagpur police arrest three members of fake currency racket

  Staff Reporter, The Hingoli police had recovered fake currency with face value of Rs 90,000 from Hingoli Joint team of Hingoli Police and City Police arrested three members of a fake currency racket at Gittikhadan area and seized fake currency..

Park car on WHC road and be ready to pay Rs 900 fine

  Staff Reporter, Traffic police to take stern action against vehicles parked on WHC road Traffic Control Branch of Nagpur Police will start imposing heavy fines on illegally parked vehicles on West High-Court Road (WHC) from Saturday. “We..

Chief Secy asks officers to prepare water use plan

  Staff Reporter Sumit Mullick, Chief Secretary of Maharashtra, has asked the officers of Nagpur Division to prepare a water use plan keeping in mind deficient rainfall so far. He issued the directions in this regard in a meeting held at Division..

Ushatai Chati passes away

  Staff Reporter, Third Pramukh Sanchalika of Rashtra Sevika Samiti Ushatai Chati passed away on Thursday afternoon. She will be given guard of honour on Friday at Devi Ahilya Mandir, Dhantoli, at 10 am. After the respects are paid, the funeral p..

Scientists from NEERI take water samples of Kanhan's WTP for testing

  Staff Reporter, Swinging into action, scientists of Water Technology Department of National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) collected samples of raw water from Water Treatment Plant on Thursday for testing. Samples were als..

Parking for 4-wheelers banned on WHC Road

  Staff Reporter, Residents of Dharampeth and nearby area welcomed City police’s move of banning parking for four-wheelers between Law College square and Laxmi Bhawan Square. The traffic police on Thursday took out a rally to aware the citi..

City celebrates birthday of lyricist Gulzar with his melodious songs

  Staff Reporter, Nagpur City has gained a reputation of being hooked on to Bollywood hits composed by greats. Gulzar, lyricist, director, dialogue writer is one of them. Gulzar, who completes 82 years, still carries on with his unique compositio..

Healthy communication between partners is key to successful married life: Dr Deshpande

  Staff Reporter Happy and healthy communication between two partners in bedroom is a key for successful married life, said noted sexologist Dr Sanjay Deshpande.Dr Deshpande was delivering late Kusumtai Wankar lecture on ‘Vaivahik Saukhyach..

HC directs registration of PIL over pollution caused by CTPS

  Staff Reporter, Considering the latest report of Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) about air and water pollution caused by thermal power station operated by Mahagenco at Chandrapur, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has directed re..

‘Get involved in doing creative work to remain happy in life’

  Staff Reporter, “One must turn to writing Poetry or stories after retirement to remain happy in life,” exhorted former Judge of Supreme Court Justice Vikas Sirpurkar, while addressing the gathering on the occasion of the release of ..

HC appoints panel to inspect danger spots near high tension power lines

  Staff Reporter, Builder denies any wrongdoing, High Court to hear the matter again on Friday   Taking a step further to fix the responsibility of those responsible for illegal constructions very close to high tension lines hereby creatin..

‘In my backpack, I carry my passion’

  By Madhura Sonegaonkar and Trupti Parkar They say you are never too busy for your passion. Radhika Ghike, a city biker, is breaking all the stereotypes by doing the so called “boyish activities”. A pharmacologist by profession, Radh..

Citizens angry over poor quality of water

  Staff Reporter, Greenish raw water at Kanhan is due to high algae growth claims OCW After hundreds of citizens from North, East and parts of Central Nagpur complained about poor quality of water supplied by OCW during last few days, the civic ..

Biryani centre owner brutally killed in Pachpaoli, three held

  Special Correspondent, Injured in attack, his friend is battling for life at a hospital The deceased wanted to settle a feud between his son and the accused SENSATION prevailed in Pachpaoli area after a group of anti-socials brutally killed a..

‘GR on pension not applicable to Judicial Officers in State’

  Legal Correspondent, Justice A S Oka and Justice A K Menon have in a order pronounced in the PIL filed by Vihar Dhurve, have held that the impugned State Government Resolution of October 31, 2015 is not applicable to the Judicial Officers in th..

In all, 17 accused held in Pench tiger poaching case

  Special Correspondent, With the arrest of four more accused in tiger poaching cases in the core area of Pench Tiger Reserve on Monday, the total number of accused has now gone to 17.Of them, 12 were granted Magisterial Custody Remand and sent t..

HC respite to SGAU students

  Staff Reporter, In a major respite to students of Sant Gadgebaba Amravati University (SGAU) who were finding it difficult to secure admissions for MCA in college of their choice within SGAU due to non-inclusion of any college in seat matrix due..

Of the lost culture of kabaddi

  The whole scene was almost from some foreign country, as if nearly impossible in Nagpur. The Mankapur Sports Complex hosted as many as 11 kabaddi matches in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL). Teams competed with one another. Players exerted to achiev..

Yavatmal court awards death penalty to seven in human sacrifice case

  Yavatmal Correspondent Additional District and Sessions Judge A S Waghmare on Monday awarded capital punishment to Manoj Atram, Devidas Atram, Yadhavrao Tekam, Punaji Atram, Ramchandra Atram, Motiram Atram and Yashodabai Meshram in the sensatio..

4 top hotels on cops’ radar for faciliating ‘drug parties’

    By Dheeraj Fartode, Cops recovered video footage of the ‘rave parties’ after busting a drug racket In a first concrete evidence of rampant drug use in the second capital of State, city police have recovered video footage of..

IGP Patankar, DIG Shinde get President’s police medals

  Staff Reporter, Special Inspector General of Police (IGP) (Nagpur Range) Pratapsingh Patankar and Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) (Gadchiroli Range) Ankush Shinde have been awarded President’s police medal for meritorious service..

‘Map’ping a success story

  By Iffat A Sheikh The very child-like enthusiasm is what separates Chandrakant Ambhaikar from his peers. Even in his sunset years, he is ever willing and ever ready to take on newer challenges in life. The 75-year-old lean man with an average b..

Stern action will be taken against drug-peddlers, suppliers: CP

  Commissioner of Police Dr K Venkatesham said that he would not allow drug menace in city police jurisdiction. “If one member of the family becomes a drug addict the entire family suffers a lot. Such activities would not be tolerated. Citiz..

Ashok Barve to get President’s Civil Defence and Home Guards Medal today

  Staff Reporter, Ashok Barve, Junior Demonstrator at National Civil Defence College Nagpur has been awarded the President’s Civil Defence and Home Guards Medal for Meritorious Services on the occasion of Independence Day.Barve joined Natio..

‘No nuisance will be allowed on I-Day’

  Staff Reporter, Cops to book rule violators under Environment Act and Noise Pollution Act City police will intensify crackdown against those who are violating noise pollution norms across the city on Independence day. “The DJ operators s..

NCI to cater to needs of commoners: Chief Minister

  Principal Correspondent, National Cancer Institute’s Phase-I of 470-bed facility launched Around 10 lakh people in India suffer from various types of Cancer and 7 lakh succumb to it. Most of the patients and their relatives have to suffe..

Tata coming with a mega project in Nagpur, reveals Nitin Gadkari

  Staff Reporter, Tata Group which started its industrial journey from Nagpur from Empress Mills and scripted India’s industrial growth is coming with a mega project with massive investment in Nagpur to re-establish its connect with Nagpur,..

Air India inducts first SpiceJet aircraft for service at MRO

  Business Bureau, Air India Engineering Services Limited (AIESL), a subsidiary of Air India inducted the first SpiceJet aircraft VTSZM 737 at its state-of-the-art MRO facility at Nagpur on Sunday, to perform C1 check. This is the first major mai..

The Hospital of emotions!

  By Vikas Vaidya, In society many people lose their near and dear ones because of various reasons. The two young boys, who are close friends, also lost their close relatives -- one his father while the other lost his wife -- long back. The cause..

‘Eklavya Ekal Vidyalaya teachers helping to develop patriotic, virtuous citizens’

  Staff Reporter, Teachers and supervisors working in more than 500 ‘Eklavya Ekal Vidyalaya’ run by late Laxmanrao Mankar Memorial Trust are working very hard for the educational, social, economical and political transformation. In ad..

Plea against rejection of TDR for land in Nandanwan by NMC fails

  Legal Correspondent Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has rejected a petition challenging the decision of Assistant Director of Town Planning, turning down request of the four petitioners seeking transferrable development rights (TDR) for the l..

Wild buffalo, lesser florican breeding centre proposed

  Special Correspondent, Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University (MAFSU), Satpuda Foundation and expert NGO will prepare a proposal for wild buffalo and lesser florican breeding centre in Nagpur and submit it to the State Government in..

Ansari has become a communal Congressman: Indresh Kumar

Staff Reporter, Indresh Kumar, senior Pracharak and National Executive Member of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), on Saturday took a dig at Hamid Ansari, former Vice-President, who recently remarked that Muslims were feeling insecure in India. &ldquo..

Medical admission process under cloudas parents allege blatant violations

Staff Reporter, THE ongoing medical admission process has come under sharp criticism of aggrieved parents and medical aspirants as the second list displayed by Deemed Universities and Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) has names of hu..

Land deals to freeze in Smart City area

Special Correspondent, Chairman of Smart City devpt company issues directions in this regard to Stamps and Registration Department NIT asked not to sanction any layout in these areas   Nagpur Smart City first in the country to clear HR Policy ..

Indo-UK Medicity, NCI first phase to be launched today

Staff Reporter, Chief Minister of Maharashtra and several Union Ministers to grace various functions First external party aircraft to be inducted at Air India MRO in MIHAN for maintenance Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, and a host o..

Dacoity minutes after van delivers cash at UCO Bank; cops suspect insider’s role

Staff Reporter, Police interrogate over 15 local criminals to get a breakthrough A cash delivery van had delivered Rs five cash in the Uco bank just before the armed dacoits stormed into the bank on Thursday. This ‘revelation’ of informati..

‘Fun and Fair Disneyland’ in city from I-Day

Staff Reporter, Gagan Amusement Park organising ‘Fun and Fair Disneyland’ at Reshimbag ground from August 15 for 40 days to mark the 70th Independence Day. The park would remain open from 10 am to 10 pm on August15 whereas on other days the..

‘Need to awaken people with patriotic feeling’

Staff Reporter, The identity of India is its great culture. The rate of degradation of culture, values and morals in India is fast. The real threat for its existence is from inside the country not for the outsiders. This is the reason, there is a need ..

Five armed dacoits loot Rs 7 lakh cash from UCO Bank’s Gondegaon branch in Kanhan

  Kanhan Correspondent, Second dacoity at gun-point in 3 months Masked dacoits damaged bank’s CCTV recorder Five special teams formed, said Addl SP Five armed dacoits looted Rs seven lakh cash from Gondegaon branch of UCO Bank on Friday...

Scholar Dr Rambhau Pujari no more

Staff Reporter, A scholar par excellence, an academician and social worker Dr Ramkrishna Madhav alias Rambhau Pujari passed away on Friday following a brief illness. He was 78. Rambhau leaves behind wife Vijayatai, sons Manish and Mangesh, and a host o..

SC allows bail to 2, sets aside HC’s rejection

  Legal Correspondent, Upholds bail to four dismissing SLPs by mother of deceased Setting aside rejection of bail by a Single Judge Bench of the High Court, on October 12, 2015, Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman and Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul at the..

‘Follow teachings of Mahabharata to protect nation’

  Staff Reporter, Mahabharata is a blue print of entire human life on the earth. This is not just an epic but an encyclopedia of eternal values, morals and ethics to enrich humanity, said scholar of Saint literature, Pramod Dorle on Friday. Dorl..

Varun Gandhi urges youths to take lead in social transformation

  Staff Reporter, Calling it irony that India that is poised to become a nation of youngsters by year 2020 in World, has however to be content with fact that their public representatives average age is rising upwards. Sharing this fact a young pa..

Sakkardara, Sonegaon lakes to be closed for idol immersion

Staff Reporter, Nanda Jichkar, Mayor, directed the officials concerned to stop immersion of idols in Sakkardara and Sonegaon lakes. Besides, she said, the administration should conduct proper study and stop immersion of idols in two more lakes this yea..

Mana students take out huge protest march

  Staff Reporter, Thousands of youngsters belonging to Mana community took out a morcha on Wednesday protesting against the delay in issuance of caste certificates to them. Infact, more than hundred students also tounsured their heads to register..

Gross misappropriation, misuse of power at APMC

  Special Correspondent, Inquiry Committee submitted report to Government The Governing body of Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) was illegally auctioning the shops in the fruit market in Kalmana, therefore, the auction of all the 20 s..

Events to mark I-Day at OFAj from August 12

  Staff Reporter, Ordnance Factory Ambajhari (OFAj), Nagpur is celebrating Independence Day at Ambajhari estate. Toward this a number of pragrammes have been planned. Flag hoisting will be done by Ravindran Viswanathan, IOFS, General Manager, OFA..

Kingpin of NU scam Kohchade dies after heart attack in jail

  Staff Reporter, Yadav Natthu Kohchade, kingpin of Nagpur University (NU) marksheet, revaluation and degree scandal passed away on Thursday evening. He suffered a heart attack in prison and was shifted to Government Medical College and Hospital ..

High Court dismisses PDKV former V-C Dr Dani’s plea

  Legal Correspondent, Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has dismissed the petition filed by Dr Raviprakash Dani challenging his removal from the post of Vice-Chancellor (V-C) of Dr Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth (PDKV) by the Chancellor vi..

27 dreaded goons detained under stringent MPDA, seven more on Crime Branch’s radar

  By Dheeraj Fartode, Mumbai police have detained just four criminals while Pune cops have detained 11 criminals under the MPDA in last 7 months Cracking a whip against habitual criminals, Nagpur City Police have slapped stringent Maharashtra Pr..

Gittikhadan cops nab three, recover two country-made pistols, cartridges

  Staff Reporter, Gittikhadan police have arrested three youngsters and recovered two country-made pistols along with 24 live cartridges and two magazines from their possession. The arrested accused includes a B.Sc student who is native of Bihar ..

Paddy growers irked as MP Govt stops releasing water from Chourai Dam

  Ramtek Correspondent, Paddy growers in Ramtek tehsil are getting restless and the tapping into fears politicians are now wading into waters of Pench river by calling for agitation if water is not released from Chourai Dam by Madhya Pradesh Gove..

Erring NMC, NIT officers under High Court scanner

  Staff Reporter, High Court hints at tough action against those responsible for allowing illegal constructions near high tension line ignoring mandatory prohibition Officers of Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) and Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NM..

HC notice on PIL alleging excessive tourism in TATR

  Staff Reporter, Against 125 vehicles allowed to enter in Tadoba from various gates daily, 905 more vehicles were illegally permitted by forest officials in April-June 2015, the PIL states Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Wednesday issued n..

NTCA team to survey Melghat rly line from 13th

  Staff Reporter, The team will undertake survey of the 27.30 km railway line passing from Jhari gate to Dhulghat of West Melghat IN A step to give momentum to the work of conversion of railway metre gauge line to broad gauge (Akola-Khandwa line..

Govindacharya launches ‘Say no to China’ nation-wide campaign

  Staff Reporter, The main objective of ‘Rashtriya Swabhiman Andolan’ is to build sense of responsibility of common people in India towards protecting the nation, said Kodipakam Neelameghacharya alias K N Govindacharya, founder of Ras..

Email address not mandatory while filing I-T return: HC

  Staff Reporter Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed banks and financial institutions not to insist upon email address, particularly from senior citizens, while filing Income Tax (I-T) return. Even if the space earmarked for e..

Rs 1 cr aid for ventilators from District Devpt Fund

  Staff Reporter, “Organ donation can give a new lease of life to an individual. Organisations like Indian Medical Association and others should take lead in creating awareness about organ donation in the society. As a step towards in this ..

Arrested ex-Maoist leader was still active, say police

  Staff Reporter, Following any ideology including Maoism is not a crime, says Tusharkanti Bhattacharya’s wife Shoma Sen Tusharkanti Bhattacharya, former Central Committee Member of banned CPI (Maoist), who was arrested by Gujarat Police o..

Kingpin with 3 others held from Mumbai, Ahmednagar

  By Dheeraj Fartode, Illegal currency exchange racket receives a rude jolt Several beneficiary city bizmen under scanner In a major breakthrough in seizure of demonetised cash worth Rs 97.50 lakh, the Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested four culp..

Tackle problem of unwed mothers in tribal area: HC to machinery, NGOs

  Staff Reporter, The PIL had highlighted an unhealthy unsavory practice of unwed mothers prevalent in Kolam Tribe in Zari Jamni and other Tahsils of Yavatmal district Exhorting the official machinery, elected representative and social workers t..

Crime Branch conducts ‘weed out agents’ operation at 14 Govt offices

  Staff Reporter, The crackdown will continue to weed out the agents from govt offices, says DCP Kadam Cops detain 69 agents, recover bogus medical certificates and seal of insurance company The City Crime Branch on Tuesday conducted operation ..

Head Constable in ACB trap

  Staff Reporter, ANTI-CORRUPTION Bureau (ACB) officers on Tuesday caught Head Constable Motiram Dashrath Shinde, attached to MIDC Police Station, red-handed while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 10,000 from an accused in an abduction case fo..

With a clean sweep, Eco-Pro winning hearts, minds

  By Ramesh Kallepelli, CHANDRAPUR, The first mission of involving general public in cleanliness drive has been accomplished. We are heading towards second mission that is involvement of govt machineries, stressed Dhotre Countrymen had voluntar..

Middle-level Commanders and Staff Officers law course commences at IML

  Staff Reporter, The 48th Middle-Level Commanders and Staff Officers Law Course commenced at the Institute of Military Law (IML), Kamptee, on Monday. The course started with the opening address of Brig Vijay Kumar, Commandant, Institute of Mili..

Drone to keep watch on morchas, rallies during winter session

  Special Correspondent, The drone cameras and mobile surveillance vehicles will keep a close watch on the morchas, agitation and big rallies taken out during winter session of Maharashtra Legislature in Nagpur. The drone cameras and mobile surve..

HC seeks reply on Dr Dani’s plea

Staff Reporter, Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Monday asked the respondent Chancellor’s office, State Government and them to file reply on a petition filed by Dr Raviprakash Dani, Vice-Chancellor of Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, ..

Join campaign against Chinese products: RSS to affiliated organisations

  Staff Reporter, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has urged its different affiliated organisations to work together to boycott Chinese products and embrace Indian products. The meeting of co-ordination committee of different organisations like ..

High Court allows release of open jail prisoner without insisting on surety

  Legal Correspondent, Allowing criminal writ petition filed by 39 years old Manik Bapurao Shejal (39), serving life-sentence for committing murder, as inmate of an Open Prison at Morshi in Amravati district, Justice P B Varale and Justice M G Gi..

NMC to deploy 45 new mini buses from August 15

  Staff Reporter, The Transport Committee of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) will procure 45 new mini buses for the city. The operators appointed by the local body will start deploying buses from August 15 in phase wise manner. Bunty Kukde, C..

Average rainfall in Divn, reservoirs’ situation worrisome

  Staff Reporter, Inspite of not so good rains as per popular belief the average downpour was still quite on track, the official record seemed to indicate. So all those harbouring worries should put the blues behind and enjoy the season, since ev..

Campaign against Chinese goods begins

  Staff Reporter, Rashtriya Swadeshi Suraksha Abhiyan started its campaign against Chinese goods with the blessings of chief pujari of Swaminarayan mandir, Nandanvan, here. A booklet ‘Chunauti’ based on challenges posed by China and o..

‘Adding scholarship to teaching has immense importance’

  Staff Reporter Speakers at ‘The Hitavada’ Annual Conclave of Heads of Institutions of Higher Education deliberate on the theme, ‘Adding Scholarship to Teaching’ Education is a tool of value addition that helps a student..

ATMs at high risk: Gang withdrawing money without registering transaction

  Staff Reporter, Rs 7.25 lakh withdrawn from SBI’s ATM at Trimurti Nagar A gang of ATM fraudsters is active in the city and has so far withdrawn lakhs of rupees from ATMs by creating a technical glitch in the machine, thus baffling both b..

‘Yoga has taught me that nothing is impossible in this world’

  By Nandu Andhare, “When I started the attempt to do 60 hours of yoga that involved 7,777 asanas, I found it to be an uphill task. Yet, I stuck to it. Half way on Day Two, I felt like giving up, but my Mind was strong and so was the will p..

Miners working in sandstone mines for over 10 years exposed to risk of Silicosis: Study

  By Kaushik Bhattacharya Workers of stone carving industry more exposed to this occupational disease Prolonged exposure to silica dust in stone mines and stone carving units can cause silicosis disease among miners and workers, reveals a study ..

Canines of poached Tiger in Pench recovered

Special Correspondent - Investigation in the poaching case of two Tigers in Pench Tiger Reserve is achieving progress with forestmen arresting two more accused and recovering canines of a tiger in Kolitmara village in West Pench on Saturday. It is repo..

Laudable gesture: Women tie rakhis to Metro Rail workers

  Staff Reporter, This ‘Rakshabandhan’ festival turned out to be a very special occasion for the workers of Nagpur Metro as women of orange city tied Rakhi on their hands to celebrate the festival in a very unique way. These workers ..

‘Prestigious Elsevier, UK publishes book by RTMNU faculties’

  Principal Correspondent, This book is a one-stop guide to OLED  technology, which explores the ways in which the development of organic semiconductor materials is opening up new applications in electronic and optoelectronic luminescent dev..

Mpl Commissioner suspends Dr Milind Ganvir

Municipal Commissioner Ashwin Mudgal, on Saturday, suspended Health Officer Dr Milind Ganvir. Interestingly, Dr Ganvir’s suspension comes a few days ahead of his retirement from service. He will retire on August 31, 2017. Dr Ganvir, who was on lea..

Author-cop M B Chande breathes his last at 96

                Madhav Balwant Chande, former Assistant Commissioner of Police, and author of as many as six books, passed away on Saturday at a ripe old age of 96. He is survived by wife Radha, two sons, ..

Rly Board orders nation-wide check of non-issue tickets after scam in Hatia Divn

                    By Sagar Mohod The fraud, running in crores of rupees, hints at susceptibility of UTS to manipulation Railway Board Director directs SER General Manager to put 10 staffers..

High Court annexe building coming up on PWD land

Special Correspondent, The extension of Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court Building has been planned at a sprawling land of Meghdoot Bungalow situated right in front of the existing High Court premises. Public Works Department (PWD) has prepared a plan ..

State’s stamp duty hike to make gifting property costliest in city

                      Special Correspondent, If you are planning to gift a property to a blood relative, be ready to shell out more money. For, Maharasthra Government has moved a Bill in..

Dr Vikas Mahatme on Indian Nursing Council

Staff Reporter, Rajya Sabha member Padma Shree Dr Vikas Mahatme has been elected as member of Indian Nursing Council. Having vast experience in medical field, Dr Mahatme feels that paramedics and nurses are pillars of modern medicine and they play a ve..

FDA raids ‘bogus’ doctor in Bhandara distt, seizes medicines worth Rs 5 lakh

Staff Reporter, A team of Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) from Nagpur, in co-ordination with the officials from Bhandara and Gondia districts, raided a clinic and a medicine shop run by a ‘bogus’ doctor Vasant Vishwanath Balbudhe at vil..

Our elders: They deserve respect from youths

      THE last few days saw news of some senior citizens getting knocked down by speeding vehicles in hit-and-run cases. Similar news items keep appearing in newspapers every now and then, thus becoming an unfortunate but integral part..

‘Provide education to over 1 lakh ‘out of school’ kids’

  Staff Reporter, In a path-breaking order, Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Friday directed State Government to make every efforts to provide primary education to more than one lakh out of school kids and spell out proposed steps for ensurin..

Why are Rural Police turning blind eye towards illegal transportation?

  By Dheeraj Fartode, Illegal passenger transport continues under ‘watchful’ eyes of traffic cops They came, they saw, but thereafter what happened was sort of unexpected. Normally, on seeing cops, people who had haphazardly parked t..

Lonar lake’s preservation suffers due to inaction

  Legal Correspondent, After perusing the submission of proceedings of the High Court Committee’s meetings held on April 8 and May 19, 2017 to consider preservation of the historic and naturally formed Lake at Lonar in Buldhana district cou..

NMC razes unauthorised construction of hotels near Anjuman Complex

  Staff Reporter Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), on Friday, razed the unauthorised construction of hotels and eateries near Anjuman Complex in Sadar. The action was taken by Enforcement Department Squad of Mangalwari Zone. Already, NMC had i..

‘Samvad’ discusses problems of girls, women in society

  Staff Reporter, ‘Samvad’, a programme to discuss problems of girls and women in society, was organised by the women cell and the Task Force committee for protection of girls at Dhanwate National College recently. Dr Yashodhara Hadk..

A new, pulsating India is rising, says Debroy

  Staff Reporter, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh residential course concludes “A new, pulsating India is rising. I welcome participants of this course who have come from various countries of the world to come to India as Indian citizens and be a ..

‘Nagpur Metro service likely by year end’

  Staff Reporter, Commercial service of Nagpur Metro on the At Grade section of Khapri is likely to start by end of this year. Disclosing this here on Friday, Brijesh Dixit, Maha Metro, said that prior to that we are trying to get 5.5 km At Grade..

Assam, Meghalaya Governor Purohit arriving on Aug 5

  Staff Reporter, Governor of Assam and Meghalaya Banwarilal Purohit will arrive in city on Saturday evening. Purohit, who will be on a two-day visit, will arrive at Dr Babasaheb International Airport from Kolkata by a service flight at 7.55 pm o..