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Irrigation Scam: ACB registers two more FIRs

Staff Reporter, In an FIR regarding Nerla (Paghora) LIS works, ACB books two then partners of M/s Srinivasa Construction and M/s R Balarami Reddy and Company, apart from five then officers of VIDC In another FIR regarding works of Ghodajhari branch ca..

Orange, Pomegranate processing unit to be set up at Katol: Chief Minister

Staff Reporter, Chief Minister launches first automatic weather station of State under ‘Mahavedh’ project in Dongargaon in district Reiterating the commitment of the State Government under his leadership to improving agricultural income, C..

State Govt positive to relax territorial limit to waive agri loan taken from money-lenders

Staff Reporter, Maharashtra Government has informed the High Court that decision to relax territorial limit to waive loans taken by farmers from money lenders residing in adjoining taluka headquarters is under active consideration of Chief Minister. A ..

Gaurav Joshi makes city proud, once again wins Boeing national championship

Staff Reporter, City lad Gaurav Joshi once again won the prestigious 2016 Boeing national championship conducted by IIT Delhi recently. He maintained the top spot by winning the championship for the second consecutive time. Joshi received a prize mone..

Maharashtra Foundation day programme today

Staff Reporter, Guardian Minister Chandrashekher Bawankule to hoist flag at main function Maharashtra will be celebrating 57th foundation day on May 1. Nagpur’s main function will be held at Kasturchand Park at 8 am. Guardian Minister Chandra-sh..

Creating a ‘LAST’ing effect

Staff Reporter, ‘Why does ‘Chapati’ puff up on cooking?’‘How will you prove that the earth is spherical?’‘Is the mirror visible?’‘Why does the vendor wrap the earthen pot containing kulfi in red col..

Madhumatke unravels maverick of Kishore Kumar in ‘Diamonds Forever’

Staff Reporter, Sagar Madhumatke, the versatile singer who brings alive the music of Kishore Kumar with his songs, had the audience going into raptures with his fine rendition of some of the hits that Kishore Kumar had rendered solo as well as in duets..

JNARDDC gears up to extract rare earth elements

By Kaushik Bhattacharya, China’s restriction, encourage India to produce REE through aluminium waste Cost-effective process to extract REE being developed REE is essential for defense systems and modern gadgets Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Resea..

Rs 50 lakh cash stolen from businessman’s house

Staff Reporter, IN A sensational theft, an unidentified thief stole Rs 50 lakh cash from the residence of businessman in Kotwali area.A resident of Mauli Building, Chitar Oli, Badkas Chowk, Vishnu Dhanraj Advani (54) owns about 6 bars and restaurants. ..

‘NMC to receive Rs 25 crore from Government for housing scheme’

Staff Reporter, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) will create awareness among masses for spreading advantage of Prime Minister Affordable Housing Scheme in slum areas. Directing NMC officers to play more pro-active role, Chetana Tank, Chairperson of S..

Nagpur Metro provides umbrellas to its workers

Staff Reporter, On one hand Nagpur Metro has been working day and night to bring a trustworthy transport system for the city of Oranges while on the other hand it is committed to safeguard the interests relating to human health. Nagpur has been experie..

Population Foundation opposes mandatory pre-natal sex determination test

By Ajay Mardikar, Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director of Population Foundation of India, has opposed the recommendation of the Public Accounts Committee, making pre-natal sex determination test mandatory for every pregnant woman. Talking to The Hitava..

Enjoying study hours is Siddharth’s success mantra

By Iffat A Sheikh, WITH the philosophy to be different in life, he doesn’t have any role model as he aspires to charter his own course in life. Meet Siddharth Chandak from Bhavan’s B P Vidya Mandir, Civil Lines, who has scored 321 marks out..

PDKVian team joins CM’s initiative to ‘Transform Maharashtra’

Staff Reporter, Team ‘AGRO-INTEGRA’ selected to participate in the Chief Minister’s initiative ‘Transform Maharashtra’ ‘Transform Maharashtra’, an initiative by the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, has become..

Never expected to be topper: Praagy Rastogi

Staff Reporter, Praagy Rastogi of St Paul School and Junior College is a city topper in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Mains) with 327 marks out of 360. He also brought laurel to the city by securing 44 All India Rank in the examination. “I nev..

Dedicated study, hard work helped me to excel in JEE Mains: Sameer Pande

Staff Reporter, Dedication, hard work and clear concept helped Sameer Pande to bag All India 68th Rank and become the city’s second topper in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) on Thursday. Sameer scored 322 out of 360 marks in the JEE Main t..

‘Practice to reduce negative marking is very important’

Staff Reporter, Harsh Dolhare, a student of Shivaji Science College, performed well in Joint Entrance Examination (Mains) with 312 marks and 164th All India Rank here on Thursday.Focus on technique and practice to reduce negative marking are the most i..

No respite to Nagpurians due to traffic jams on various roads

Staff Reporter, Ongoing construction work of Nagpur Metro is proving to be a nightmare for the citizens as traffic jams on every road has become a regular feature. The worries for road users have further increased due to ongoing construction of cemen..

Maharajbag tigresses to get companion in rescue centre

Special Correspondent, Chief Wildlife Warden, Maharashtra, Shree Bhagwan,wrote a letter to the Controller of the zoo on Apr 26 regarding the issue THE long wait for three tigresses in Maharajbag zoo for getting a mate is over now with the Forest Depar..

Fire at Nitika Pharma:Magisterial probe begins

■ Staff Reporter MAGISTERIAL enquiry has started in the fire incident at Nitika Pharmaceutical Specialities on December 2, 2016, in which 12 persons died. Shirish P Pande, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Nagpur city, has started the enquiry into the causes ..

Legal Metrology Department to get more teeth to curb overpricing

By Ajay Mardikar, Legal Metrology Department contemplating stern action against dual pricing of packaged goods, as these goods are sold at very high prices at important places The consumers are likely to get the packaged water bottles, cold drinks and..

HC grants four weeks furlough to Arun Gawli

Staff Reporter, Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted four weeks’ furlough to don Arun Gawli, who is undergoing life imprisonment at Central Jail. Gawli is lodged in the Nagpur Central Prison after being convicted for the murder..

Mudgal promises transparent, result-oriented NMC

Special Correspondent, New Municipal Commissioner assumes charge, accords priority to complete the unfinished works New Municipal Commissioner Ashwin Mudgal has directed administration to prepare list of crucial projects of civic body and also categor..

City police Zone-III: Massive surge in cases of murders and hurt with overall crime

By Dheeraj Fartode, Crime increased in the Zone Murder cases tripled Detection rate improved Graph of hurt cases is increasing Murder of aged Architect not detected Decrease in preventive action Zone-III of Nagpur Police Commissionerate covers Ko..

Now, MRI test free for poor in GMCH

Principal Correspondent, Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) has directed Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) not to charge from the patients Below Poverty Line (BPL) for investigative tests conducted on MRI. Thanks to Nitin..

Ca Cervix is second common cancer in India, says Dr Rajasi Sengupta

Staff Reporter, “Cervical cancer is the second commonest cancer in women in India. It is caused mostly due to a virus called HPV ( Human Papillomavirus) which is spread through sexual contact. High risk behavior among young adults these days has ..

G H Raisoni Institute of Engineering and Technology

G H Raisoni Institute of Engineering and Technology had organised Mini Model making contest for the first year students. The programme was inaugurated at the hands of P L Nichat, Divisional Manager, Ashok Leyland Service Training Centre. Total 20 models..

Govt to desilt Gosikhurd, other dams; make available fertile soil to farmers

  Staff Reporter, State Cabinet clears policy under which e-tendering process will be conducted for contracts for extraction of fertile layer of soil and sand from the projects Making modifications to the Government Resolution of 2014, and consi..

Ex-Ranji player Amol Jichkar ends life

Staff Reporter, A former Ranji cricketer of city -- Amol Manohar Jichkar (38) -- committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his residence in Civil Lines. The incident came to fore on Tuesday morning. Sitabuldi cops are suspecting financ..

Show cause notices served to EE, JEs for dereliction of duty

District Correspondent, BULDANA, Taking serious cognizance of large number of complaints received against Executive Engineer (EE) and seven Junior Engineers (JE) during Janata Darbar, Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has ordered to serve show ..

Meditation is only solution to get rid of stress: BK Suraj Bhai

Staff Reporter, Rajyoga meditation is the only solution to get rid of stress, strain, tension, depression and many psychological disorders, said Rajyogi Brahmakumar BK Suraj Bhai from Mount Abu.Delivering discourse at Brahmakumaris Seva Kendra in Vasan..

‘Personality shaping, an Indian vedic perspective’

Staff Reporter, ‘One who has developed his Panch Koshas can be an asset to his own self, his family and society and help in nation building’ asserted Namita Purohit, founder and counsellor, ‘Bhakti Women’ and ‘Build Worthy..

City girl Shweta Sinha receives Colors Golden Petal Award

Staff Reporter, This is another feather in cap of Nagpurians as city daughter, TV actress Shweta Sinha received prestigious Colors Golden Petal Award for best role in comic fiction serials in popular TV shows. Shweta Sinha is daughter of late Prakash ..

‘Pushparani Didi devoted her life to spread network of Brahmakumaris’

Staff Reporter, Rajyogini Brahmakumari Pushparani Didi had devoted her life to spread a strong network of Prajapita Brahmakumaris Ishwariya Vishwavidyalaya and preached human values through the same. To complete her work would be a real tributes to lat..

WRD forms panel to ‘amend’ directions for fast completion of irrigation projects

Staff Reporter, The restrictions were imposed following multi-crore irrigation scam The Government works in a circular pattern, that is, it ends a cycle at a point where it all had started. At least the latest step by Water Resources Department (WRD) ..

City police’s Zone - I records decrease in crime rate despite surge in body offences

By Dheeraj Fartode, Zone - I of Nagpur Police Commissionerate covers Sonegaon, MIDC, Hingna, Pratap Nagar, Bajaj Nagar and Wadi Police Stations. The Zone is witnessing decreasing trend in crime by 7.07% and 12.66% increase in detection rate, which is m..

NSS being restructured to empower youth

By Ajay Mardikar, Started as pilot project in 1969, NSS today has over 42 lakh volunteers across country The National Service Scheme (NSS), which was started in the Mahatma Gandhi Birth Centenary Year in 1969, is being restructured, to involve maximum..

Authority’s failure to appreciate in-camera statements leads to quashing of detention

Legal Correspondent, Justice Bhushan Dharmadhikari and Justice V M Deshpande at the High Court have held that the detaining authority-the Commissioner of Police, Pune’s failure to verify the three in-camera statements to verify the truthfulness o..

I have given my best for city’s development: Hardikar

Special Correspondent, Monday was the very busy day for the outgoing Municipal Commissioner Shravan Hardikar as several delegations of citizens, officers and employees union met him to express gratitude and also with a request to issue final orders in ..

Arun-Arundhati to train badminton aspirants

Sports Reporter, Special camp at Taywade Mahavidyalaya, Koradi begins on May 1 FORMER India number one Arundhati Pantawane and her India coach husband Arun Vishnu will train city’s badminton players in a special summer camp to be hosted by Taywa..

NBYS boys, SNG girls are champs

Sports Reporter, After much discussion, hosts Shivaji Nagar Gymkhana’s girls were adjudged the winners of the Nagpur Disrict Junior Basketball Championship which wrapped up at the hosts’ courts on Monday. From among the boys it was Nutan Bh..

Masterchef Vishnu Manohar creates new world record

Staff Reporter, Beats earlier record of non stop cooking for 40 hours, held by American M Benjamin Goes extra mile by not stopping after completing 52 hours as announced earlier His marathon continued till 5.30 pm on Sunday when he summed up with &ls..

Smart parking bay coming up on Central Bazar Road in Ramdaspeth

Staff Reporter, Footpath to be used for parking of four-wheelers, to have sensors and boom barriers NMC to save trees on the road stretch Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is creating a smart parking bay at Central Bazar Road stretch from Hotel Tuli..

Mayor begins special drive to visit Prabhags in city

Staff Reporter, Mayor Nanda Jichkar has started a special drive to visit Prabhags in city to know the problems and issues of residents and to guide them. As a part of drive, Jichkar visited areas in Mini Mata Nagar in prabhag 24 and took a review of pr..

‘Hospitals with facilities should co-operate to control Swine Flu’

Staff Reporter, The hospitals in city as well as district having facilities of ventilator and intensive care units (ICU) should co-operate to control Swine Flu by admitting the patients in these hospitals, said Nagpur District Guardian Minister, Chandr..

Snicket champs, Ritika felicitated

CP CLUB felicitated the pair of Ujjwal Kothari and Raju Kamwani who emerged champions in Adv MK Naidu-CP Club Snickets League-2017 and upcoming city shuttler Ritika Thaker the other day. Both winners Kothari and Kamwani were awarded individual trophies..

‘Pressure mounting on doctors due to rising attacks’

Principal Correspondent, Amruta Devendra Fadnavis installed new body of Nagpur IMA Expressing concern over rising attacks on doctors, Amruta Devendra Fadnavis said, “These days, it has become difficult for the doctors to work without fear. The f..

‘Maoists responsible for halting development in tribal areas’

Staff Reporter, IN a seminar on ‘Understanding Urban Agenda of Maoists’ organised by Bhumkal Sanghatan at Rashtrabhasha Sankul here, the speakers denounced the violence of Maoists and said that the outlaws were creating problems in developm..

Dr Joshi meets RSS chief

Staff Reporter, Veteran BJP leader and former Union HRD Minister Dr Murli Manohar Joshi on Friday evening met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Dr Mohan Bhagwat and had a closed door meeting. Dr Joshi arrived here from New Delhi on Friday morning..

Hardikar transferred, Mudgal to be new Mpl Commissioner

Staff Reporter, State Government transfers IAS officers Suresh Kakani is new Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of MADC Maharashtra Government, on Saturday, transferred over 60 Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officers including Shravan Hardikar..

Now, Jai’s cub goes missing!

Staff Reporter A sub-adult tiger ‘Srinivas’ is learnt to have gone missing from Umrer-Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary. The beast’s radio-collar was found on a road in Mausi village near Nagbhir, the other day. It may be noted that &lsqu..

Officers should work to reform, perform, transform: Anoop Kumar

Staff Reporter, “Government service offers a great opportunity to gain various experiences. Civil Services Day programme serves as a platform for sharing of these rich experiences and thoughts,” said Anoop Kumar, Divisional Commissioner. He..

Amruta Fadnavis to grace IMA installation today

Staff Reporter, Amruta Devendra Fadnavis will install the new body of Indian Medical Association (IMA), Nagpur branch on April 23 at 5.30 pm. Dr Ashok Tambe, President, IMA, Maharashtra State; Dr Y S Deshpande, President Elect, IMA M S will be guests ..

Chef Vishnu Manohar appears all set to break world record

Staff Reporter, The excitement in the hall was worth savouring. There was the gradual build up in tempo of people’s expectations, as the hands of the clock kept its progressive move towards the objective. Well-wishers, friends and family members ..

Bhagwat Geeta is scientific document for leading purposeful life: Warnekar

Staff Reporter, Warnekar was addressing at ‘Prize Distribution function’ of Shriram Janmotsav Shobhayatra organised by Shri Poddareshwar Ram Mandir’s Shriram Janmotsav Shobhayatra Samiti Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta is a scientific document..

‘Don’t be job-seekers, become job-givers’

Principal Correspondent, Appealing educational institutions to encourage students to go for start-ups, Maharashtra’s Education Minister Vinod Tawde said, “Educational institutions should come forward and start programmes that would help stu..

Bawankule approves KP’s perspective design

Staff Reporter, Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule approved the proposed design of Kasturchand Park by the students of Institute of Design Education and Architectural Studies and Smt Manoramabai Mundle College of Architecture on Friday during a..

Scholarship amount to be transferred  to college-student joint account: Tawde

Staff Reporter, Provision proposed for release of 85% of RTE reimbursement amount to schools, says Education Minister Admitting that non-release of scholarship amount has created a major problem for colleges, Maharashtra’s Education Minister Vin..

City artist transforms Ajni rly station into bright art gallery

By Sagar Mohod Art is not something that should remain within the confines of four walls of Art galleries. Art has to provide meaning to the lives of people. Driven by this passion, a city artist descended at Ajni Railway Station and provided a touch o..

Bumper crop brings down mango prices by 30 per cent

Business Bureau, WITH bumper crop this season, the prices of mango have declined by 30 per cent in the wholesale market. The influx of mangoes in the Kalamna marketyard has increased manifold when compared with last year. Rajesh Chhabrani, Director of..

NMC to provide better services to traders: Jichkar

Business Bureau, A felicitation programme of newly-elected team of NMC was organised by Nag Vidarbha Chamber of Commerce (NVCC). Prakash Mehadia, President of Nag Vidarbha Chamber of Commerce (NVCC) recently felicitated Mayor Nanda Jichkar by presentin..

Chef Vishnu Manohar’s record breaking feat begins amidst chanting of shlokas

Staff Reporter, Celebrity Chef Vishnu Manohar, commenced his record breaking feat  of cooking non stop for 52 hours    from 8 am on Friday at the Institution of Engineers Hall amidst chanting of vedas and shlokas and seeking of bles..

Fire engulfs a section of Seminary Hills forest

Staff Reporter, Damage to biodiversity of the area dominated by bamboo clumps A large portion of forest in prime Seminary Hills range was destroyed in a major fire on Thursday evening. The Forest Department believed that it was a man-made disaster tha..

Black Buck dies of extreme scorch in Maharajbag Zoo

Staff Reporter, Record-breaking hot weather claimed the life of a black buck in Maharajbag Zoo on Wednesday night. According to Forest Department, workers found a black buck dead when they went inside the enclosure to feed it on Thursday morning. A te..

DLSA holds camp to make people aware about children’s issues, protection laws

Staff Reporter, The District Legal Service Authority (DLSA) had organised an awareness camp to generate awareness about Child Friendly Legal Services to Children and their Protection Scheme 2015, at the District Court, here. District and Sessions Judg..

Tawde to deliver convocation address at YCCE today

Principal Correspondent The third graduation ceremony of Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering, Wanadongri will be held on Friday at Shri Datta Meghe Auditorium Hall, YCCE Campus, Wanadongri at 12 noon. Vinod Tawde, Maharashtra’s Education M..

Mrunal Shendurkar makes it big in music world of Mumbai

Staff Reporter, City-based singer and one of the lesser known voices, Mrunal Shendurkar has made it big in the commercial music world of Mumbai . Mrunal has been a singer associated with small orchestra groups of the city like ‘Sa Re Ga Ma’..

Programme of devotional songs by Brahman Ekta Sangh held

Staff Reporter, A programme of devotional songs was presented by Brahman Ekta Sangh at Bhosla Ved Shala captivated a good gathering. Singers Manashree Joshi,Pranjali Agnihotri, Rasika Sutavne, Shruti Baiwar, Manoj Joshi rendered songs such as Anandache..

Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management

DEPARTMENT of Management Technology, Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management (RCOEM) organised ‘Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Course’ for the students of MBA and engineering. The course was conducted by Dr R R Lakhe, Direc..

Gondia’s Birsi airport to pay Rs 34 lakh property tax to GP

Principal Correspondent, After much deliberation, the airport authorities have agreed to pay Rs 4 lakh as first installment Bowing down to the pressure created by Birsi Gram Panchayat (GP), Gondia’s Birsi airport has paid property tax as demande..

Sanction to building plan: HC raps Mpl Commissioner over discrepancy in affidavit

Staff Reporter, Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has rapped the Municipal Commissioner for making incorrect statement in an affidavit about granting sanction to building plans for residential and commercial use on industrial plots and orally warned hi..

City scientists should contribute to city’s progress: Nanda Jichkar

Staff Reporter, The 28th foundation day programme of Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre was celebrated “In the era of Smart City concept every individual including Scientists of every Government Institutions of Nag..

Over 60% voting in CMC elections

Chandrapur Bureau CHANDRAPUR, Despite the searing heat on Wednesday, people of Chandrapur stepped out to exercise their franchise for the elections of Chandrapur Municipal Corporation (CMC) and clocked little over 60 percent voting. On its part, the a..

‘Follow the Science of Bhagwat Geeta to restore glory of nation’

Staff Reporter, Patrale termed ‘Bhagwat Geeta’ as a scripture of scientific religion and has a deep rooted science in it. Engineers should interpret the verses in Geeta to understand the science in the same Engineers in India should follow..

Musical ‘Raag Rang Geet Sang’ inspires common man to love classical music

Staff Reporter, There could not have been a more simpler version of a programme to make the common man understand and relish the beauty of some the famous Bollywood songs that haunt, purely due to its classical music base. Musical ‘Raag Rang Geet..

NHAI transfers Wardha Road, Kamptee road stretches to PWD

By Manish Soni PWD yet to take a call to accept NH stretch from Kamptee to Khapri To provide reprieve to hospitality industry and to protect state revenue from liquor sales and permit rooms, National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has taken a major..

Pranshu Pathak, Ayush Mehta make city proud in chess

Staff Reporter, Exhibiting excellent performance, Pranshu Pathak and Ayush Mehta representing Madhya Pradesh team in the 43rd State Sub-Junior Chess Championship 2017 secured top most positions, adding feathers of glory on the crown of city. The champ..

CM, Prabhu hold talks on fast tracking Rly projects

Staff Reporter, Railways surveying feasibility of Warud-Arvi link Maharashtra Government and Railway Ministry has agreed in principle for gauge conversion of 110 Nagpur-Nagbhid Narrow Gauge line and a joint venture would be signed during the year. Chi..

Consumers must be aware of their rights: Dr Kamat

Staff Reporter “In an era of changing lifestyles and newer products, everyone is a consumer who pays for for food items and a wide range of goods. Hence, being a consumer, everyone should be well aware of his or her rights and be alert,” sa..

Retd RSP officer killed in hit-n-run accident

Staff Reporter, AN INSTRUCTOR, who trained hundreds of school students under the Road Safety Patrol (RSP) scheme, himself died in an unfortunate hit-n-run accident, presenting an inexplicable irony of fate.The deceased, Ramrao Yashwant Rewatkar (59) wa..

MGIHU students on warpath: Sexual harassment

District Correspondent, WARDHA, TENSION mounted at Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University (MGIHU) when a victim girl M Phil student, who was allegedly sexually harassed by a Ph D student, staged dharna in front of the administration building o..

Regional meeting of Patanjali Yog Samiti held

Staff Reporter, A regional meeting of five prominent organisations- Patanjali Yog Samiti, Bharat Swabhiman, Mahila Patanjali Yog Samiti, Kisan Seva Samiti and Yuva Bharat was held at Shivaji Sabarguha, Shivaji Nagar recently. State In-charge Vishnu Bhu..

Extend tur procurement process, farmers to NAFED

Extend tur procurement process, farmers to NAFED..

Wildlife lovers pay tributes to ‘Jai’

Special Correspondent, Wildlife lovers, volunteers of Conservation Lenses and Wildlife (CLaW), photographers, stakeholders and representatives of NGOs paid tributes to ‘Jai’, the iconic tiger, by candle light vigil at RBI Square on Tuesday ..

City-based GSI scientists discover new coal deposit in MP’s Sohagpur basin

By Kaushik Bhattacharya, About 695 million tonne coal deposit found in 62 sq km area of Devanitola, Pachri and Bihar coal blocks in Madhya Pradesh Geologists honoured with National Geoscience Award 2016 for this discovery A team of Geological Survey ..

Why public money spent on erroneous advice, HC’s poser to MSEDCL

Legal Correspondent, Very unhappy and agitated High Court division bench consisting of Justice Bhushan Gavai and Justice Atul Chandurkar, has made no change in its order of March 29, 2017, during hearing of the contempt petition filed by Pramod Singh P..

3 years’ imprisonment for Kuttu,4 others in tiger poaching case

Special Correspondent, The poachers had killed a tiger in Paoni Forest Range in Bhandara district In a landmark decision, the Judicial Magistrate First Class, Paoni, S S Sayyad, held guilty Kuttu Pardhi and four others in tiger poaching case in Bhanda..

Gram Jayanti Mahotsav celebrated

Staff Reporter, Gurudeo Sambhav Seva Mandal celebated Gram Jayanti Mahotsav on the occasion of Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj birth anniversary. The celebration was organised at Ved Nagar ground under Ward no 1. President of Yuva Mazdoor Foundation, Khem..

NMRCL damages power cables of MSEDCL

Staff Reporter, Citizens facing power outage in scorching summer due to negligence by agencies In yet another instance, an underground power cable got damaged in Dharampeth area of city on Monday. The culprit this time was contractor of Nagpur Metro R..

Bawankule kick-starts NMC’s river cleaning drive

Staff Reporter, “Rivers and water sources are our natural belongings and it is our responsibility to keep them clean and pollution-free,” stated Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule while launching cleaning drive of Nag River, Pili Ri..

Will continue my fight against corruption, injustice: Choube

Special Correspondent, “My fight against corruption, injustice, and victimization will continue till the last breath of my life,” asserted noted social worker and veteran journalist Umesh Choube while replying to a public felicitation on co..

It’s 450 C; Heat wave sweeps region

Staff Reporter, Brahmapuri in Chandrapur district second hottest place in the country Nagpur, Wardha, and Akola record maximum temperature of 45 degrees Celsius As predicted by Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), heat wave swept Vidarbha region o..

NMC’s mega river cleaning campaign from today

Staff Reporter, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) along with Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) and other organisations will launch a month-long river cleaning campaign from April 17. The drive will continue for one month till May 15. Guardian Minister C..

Forestmen arrest 3 accused selling...

She had instructed the officials to take necessary steps to control such anti-social activities. Gandhi is also National President of the People for Animals. Gedam, Round Officer, conducted the raid with active participation of U P Bawne, B B Hore, D P..

Booty worth Rs 3.75 lakh stolen in 3 separate thefts

Booty worth Rs 3.75 lakh was stolen from three separate places by unidentified persons in city. At each of the place the thieves picked on locked houses. Unidentified persons decamped with booty worth Rs. 1.49 lakh from Vidyabharti Nagar on Old Kamptee..

Youth held with pistol, live round,

MIDC police nabbed a youth and seized a country-made pistol and a live round. The youth, identified as Shubham alias Nimbu Nimbulkar (19), a resident of Pakkhide Layout, Vijay Nagar, behind SRPF camp, was nabbed on Saturday from Vaishali Nagar garden. H..

‘Yugpurush Mahatma’ to be staged today

Staff Reporter, The play Yugpurush Mahatma, based on life and works of Mahatma Gandhi and his Guru Shrimad Rajchandraji, would be staged on Sunday, April 16, 2017. The first show would be staged on behalf of Cultural Department of Government of MADHYA ..

Two years later...very little change at Turagondi

By Rajendra Diwe, In 2015, when Sinchan Shodh Yatra activists visited the Turagondi Minor Irrigation Project site, VIDC officials had claimed that Rs 12 cr were spent on the ‘non-existing’ dam On April 15, 2017, VIDC officials stated that ..

Smart City survey through drone starts

Staff Reporter, The survey of Pardi-Bharatwada-Punapur under area-based development approach under Smart City project was started with the help of a drone camera, on Saturday. Shravan Hardikar, Municipal Commissioner; Deepak Wadibhasme, Chairman of Lak..

Sultan, Badshah in SF

Sports Reporter, Late Saturday evening witnessed the emergence of the four semi-finalist teams of the ongoing Nagpur districtwide cycle polo tournament for veteran men organised by Nagpur District Amateur Cycle Polo Association at the Urdu High School,..