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Shahid Gowari flyover to reopen for traffic on 19th

    The work of laying of steel composite girder across the Shahid Gowari flyover over Variety Square is complete.        Staff Reporter, The launch of viaduct across the flyover is completion The laying of viaduct acr..

Two from city among three Kumbh pilgrims killed in mishap in MP

  Staff Reporter, Fifty others injured as their bus fell into a nullah in Adhartal near Jabalpur THREE youths, including two from Nagpur, were killed and 50 others injured after a private bus carrying pilgrims from Prayagraj Kumbh Mela fell into..

Nagpur Metro to pass from 5th floor of 20-storey Zero Mile building

  Special Correspondent, Nagpur to be first city in the country to have such a facility “Nagpur Metro will pass through the fifth level of a 20-storey Zero Mile building. The first five floors of the building will be ready by December -201..

HC reduces sentence of two young convicts

  Staff Reporter, Converts consecutive sentence into concurrent sentence by applying Reformative Theory of Punishment Taking a lenient view of long sentence imposed on two criminals by Bhandara and Tumsar court for robbery (chain-snatching) in e..

‘IGNOU focusing on ‘Reaching the Unreached’ for last 10 yrs’

  By Vikas Vaidya,   “I want to teach my grandchildren when I am set free and join them,” said a 55-year-old woman inmate in Nagpur prison. She said this when she was asked -- Why did she wish to pursue study?  Her response..

‘Dharma’ unites, politics divides people: Dr Vaidya

  Staff Reporter, ‘Dharma’ is the backbone of society hence one should try to give more to the society Dr Manmohan Vaidya, Sahkaryawah, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, on Sunday defined ‘Dharma’ in a broader perspective, say..

Aim to become employer, Pande tells students

  Staff Reporter, “You should aim to become employer rather than becoming an employee,” said Atul Pande, President of Vidarbha Industries Association. He was addressing the students at the valedictory function of ‘Raman Festival..

Killers of our soldiers will not be spared: PM

  Yavatmal Correspondent, SHG women should become backbone of Indian economy, says the Prime Minister PM dedicates various welfare and devpt works to public will be made for devpt of tribals and nomadic community members “Those behind th..

Vid team donates Irani prize money to kin of Pulwama martyrs

  By Anupam Soni, THOUGH they have beaten Rest of India on two successive occasions, their hearts beat and bleed for India. As the Vidarbha team retained both the Ranji Trophy and Irani Cup titles to become only the third team after Mumbai and Ka..

Nagpur Metro gets Research Design & Standards Organisation certificate

  Special Correspondent, To run at a speed of 80 km/ph up to Sitabuldi Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety team to visit city next week Moving ahead for starting Nagpur Metro in two stretches -- 13 kms and 6 kms -- Maha Metro has received a major..

SIES’ dedication helped Saraswati school grow into a banyan tree, says Purohit

  Staff Reporter, The dedication with which the South Indian Education Society (SIES) performed during the 125 years, has helped the sapling of a school grow into a huge banyan tree. Students bringing laurels to Saraswati High School, conducted b..

Warm reception to PM Modi at airport

  Staff Reporter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport here on Saturday morning, by a special aircraft of the Indian Air Force from New Delhi. At the airport, he was accorded a warm reception.  ..

Time to take action: Purohit on terror attack

  Samudrapur Correspondent, The TN Governor was in Wardha district for public dedication function at Hariom Baba Gaushala   Attempts are being made to break the unity and peace of the country since ages and the Pulwama incident is proof of..

The man who stopped Obama’s convoy

  K M Mallikarjuna Prasanna, Special Inspector General of Police, Nagpur Range.     By Dheeraj Fartode, NOT many are aware of an episode during the then US President Barack Obama’s visit to India in 2010. The world’s most p..

DGGI detects GST evasion of Rs 100 cr in Nagpur Zone

  By Prashant Dongre, Videocon Industries evaded GST to the tune of Rs 25 crore Although, Government had claimed that there would be no tax evasion under the new regime of Goods and Services Tax (GST) still those who are habitual tax evaders did..

DGGI detects GST evasion of Rs 100 crin Nagpur Zone

  By Prashant Dongre,   Although, Government had claimed that there would be no tax evasion under the new regime of Goods and Services Tax (GST) still those who are habitual tax evaders did not comply with any rules. In a major exercise, th..

Buldhana distt mourns death of sons, Vidarbha salutes jawans’ martyrdom

  Sanjay Rajput, 45,  a resident of Malkapur    Nitin Rathod, 37,  a resident of Govardhan Nagar in Lonar taluka     District Correspondent, BULDANA, THEY had resumed their duties just a few days back after sp..

Orange City’s first lungs retrieval at GMCH

  Staff Reporter, Heart, pair of lungs, two kidneys, liver and pair of corneas donated Nagpur city experienced first lungs retrieval when the organs of a 33 year old male died in an accident, were donated by the relatives at Government Medical C..

‘Enforce mandatory helmet supply with two-wheelers rule’

  Staff Reporter, Manufacturers must supply protective headgears along with vehicle, claims a PIL A public interest litigation (PIL) has sought supply of protective headgear by the dealers to every customer purchasing two wheeler for his or her ..

AMD Science expo receives good response

  Staff Reporter, Regional Director and Geo-Scientist of AMD appealed students to make career in Atomic Science The science exhibition organised by Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD), Central Region, on Friday, got ov..

Nagpur seethes with anger over Pulwama terror attack

  Staff Reporter, Anguished by the dastardly attack on CRPF jawans, Nagpurians were united in grief. Across city demonstrations were staged by representatives of political parties, by social organisation, condemning the attack. Sharp reactions em..

PM to flag-off Ajni-Pune train through video link from Pandharkawda today

  Staff Reporter,   To address a convention of members of women’s SHGs at Pandharkawda, and distribute certificates/cheques under MSRLM Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his Maharashtra visit on Saturday, will visit Yavatmal and D..

‘The Nagpur Dialogue 1.0’ on Feb 17

Business Bureau, Ever since the change of political leadership at the Center and the State of Maharashtra, Nagpur is undergoing a massive transformation in various sectors. Be it education, healthcare, arts and culture, infrastructure, IT, industry, publ..

Assault on cops: High Court asks CP to take stern action against accused

  Staff Reporter,   Can not allow hooligans to attack police personnel on duty, observes High Court Coming down heavily upon the hooligans who assaulted the on-duty policemen, Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Thursday directed Commissi..

‘Civic body will generate Rs 2,800 cr by March end’

  Staff Reporter, Property Tax Department has generated revenue of Rs 188 crore by January 31, said NMC’s standing panel chief Virendra Kukreja As per target given by Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) Standing Committee, the civic body wi..

Law colleges for separate Law University in State

  Principal Correspondent, Scrap CET for admissions to law colleges, recognise law as separate faculty are the other demands Pointing out that legal education in traditional law colleges is in shambles, some of the law institutes have demanded t..

Government HMCT awaits AICTE nod for degree institute status

  Staff Reporter, Government Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (GIHMCT), a diploma institute is awaiting the nod from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to get degree institute status. If it gets the status then..

Respecting good qualities is akin to worshipping God: RSS chief

  Staff Reporter, “Respecting and honouring good qualities is aking to worshipping God. For, when one appreciates good qualities irrespective of whether a person is a friend or a rival, one sheds the ego and develops positivity from within...

Polytechnic students should make out career in entrepreneurship: Debadwar

    Staff Reporter, “Every diploma holder is an asset for this institution and they have to represent the institute at national and international level for their whole career,” said Ulhas Debadwar, Chief Engineer, Public Works D..

Rotarians share love with special children through ‘Udaan’

  Staff Reporter, Expressing love may be difficult but sharing love is as easy as sharing happiness together. With the similar belief, Rotary Club of Nagpur in association with Lata Mangeshkar Hospital chose to share love among the specially able..

Traffic, woman police assaulted in three separate cases in 24 hours

  The video grabs of the assault on Traffic police personnel recorded by a bystander near Central Bus Stand in Ganeshpeth on Wednesday      Staff Reporter, In a sudden turn of events, city witnessed spate of assault on on-duty pol..

PM Modi in Pandharkawda on Feb 16

  Staff Reporter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive at Nagpur from New Delhi by a special IAF flight at 9.55 am on Saturday and leave for Pandharkawda by a special helicopter Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Pandharkawda in Yavatma..

HC reinstates SCZCC Assistant Director, awards backwages

  Staff Reporter, Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has reinstated Ravindra Durugkar, dismissed as Assistant Director of South Central Zone Cultural Centre (SCZCC) for alleged discrepancies in logbook of the official vehicle and fudging the dista..

Despite defunct business, broken marriage, no coaching, Priyank at AIR 40 in CA exam

  By Vikas Vaidya, This all India 40th ranker in the Chartered Accountancy (CA) examination represents the story of an indomitable fighting spirit. He did not allow a series of adversities bog his fighting spirit down. And when he appeared for th..

First CNG bus to arrive in city next week

  Staff Reporter, Running behind its schedule, first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) bus will arrive at Nagpur next week. The civic body is switching over city buses to environment-friendly fuel CNG.The Transport Department of Nagpur Municipal Corpo..

Citizens should help to make Nagpur a smart city: Mayor

  Staff Reporter, Mayor Nanda Jichkar urged citizens to help civic body to make orange city - a smart city. “It is the responsibility of the citizens to make city neat and clean,” said the Mayor. JIchkar was taking a round in Nehru Na..

Free yoga camp from February 15

  Janardan Swami Yogabhyasi Mandal will be conducting a new batch of free Yoga classes starting from February 15 in its Ramnagar Centre. The batch will be conducted from 6 am to 7.30 am. Expert Yoga teachers will guide the participants in complete..

Govt nod to converting lease-hold Nazul lands into free-hold in Vid

  Staff Reporter,   Nazul lease-hold lands in Nagpur Division (estimated)  District                          Nazul land lease  Nagpur        &n..

Despite adversities, elevated Metro interchange taking shape at Munje Sq

  Special Correspondent, Trial run of the train from today AS COUNTDOWN for operation of Nagpur Metro from Khapri to Sitabuldi and Lokmanya Nagar to Subhash Nagar begins, officers of Nagpur Metro are working hard to get things ready before openi..

First time on-line CET for engg admissions to begin on May 2

  Staff Reporter, Over 1.5 lakh students register for on-line MHT CET this year On the lines of Joint Engineering Entrance (JEE), Maharashtra Government, too, is conducting its MHT CET for the admissions to engineering, pharmacy and agriculture ..

PM honours Sarpanch from distt with ‘Swachh Shakti-2019’ award

  Staff Reporter, Cleanliness has a power to influence the thinking of people. No one thinks of dirtying a place maintained neat and clean. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi honoured 12 women who have brought about a change in the thinking..

Trans-catheter Mitral Valve Replacement operation performed on 68-yr-old patient

  Staff Reporter, A 68-year-old patient weighing just 36 kilograms complained of heart problem as its already replaced artificial valve was not functioning properly. In such case, maximum doctors avoid performing surgeries as there are chances of..

Ngp Rly Station for Green status

  By Sagar Mohod, Nagpur Railway Station is preparing to be certified as Green Railway Station. To get the ratings right, the division is hiring a consultant to suggest modalities for carrying out necessary changes in building's interior and exte..

Government buildings yet to become hurdle-free for persons with disability

  By Ajay Mardikar, The Government buildings have not been made hurdle-free for the Persons with Disability, even after four years of launching ‘Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan’ (Accessible India Mission) by Government of India. Although step..

Nagpur Metro to start trial-run from Khapri to Ajni Rly Stn from 13th

  Staff Reporter, Stage set to open Metro services from February end   The stage is all set to roll-out Nagpur Metro on a stretch of 19 kms from Khapri to Sitabuldi and Lokmanya Nagar to Subhash Nagar in coming weeks. Nagpur Metro will sta..

76 per cent farmers in distt to get benefit of Sanman Yojana

  Special Correspondent,   Maharashtra Government has rolled-out the ambitious Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sanman Yojana in the State. The small and marginal farmers upto two-hectare land will get benefit of Rs 6,000 per annum in three installment..

State Govt sanctions 13,000 wells in command area of Pench project

  Staff Reporter, Every farmer will get Rs 2.5 lakh for well Government sanctions Rs 1,200 crore for four lift irrigation schemes including Nag River To provide relief to the affected farmers of Nagpur Division, Maharashtra Government has sanct..

Dhantoli police seize counterfeit HP products

  Staff Reporter, Raids across India resulted in seizure worth hundreds of crores Dhantoli Police conducted a raid at a retail shop in Dhantoli area and seized counterfeit HP and Samsung products. This is part of nation-wide raid against illegal..

Paucity of coal may hike power tariff in State

  Staff Reporter, MERC upholds contention of Adani Power Mah Ltd and allows it to recover additional cost for power geenration in view of use of costly fuel With approaching summer, citizens could be subject to tariff shock as Maharashtra Electr..

Road inside Central Jail premises likely to be inaugurated next week

  (1 left ) Completed stretch of the new road. (2 right)Work of road connecting Ajni Railway station is at final stages(3 left)  Asphalting of road from Rahate Colony Square to Ajni Railway Station is underway.      Staff..

KUTUHAL is world’s best health exhibition: Dr Sancheti

  Staff Reporter, Over 2 lakh people quench the curiosity by visiting various stalls Praising interns who were explaining people about various organs, health aspects at different counters, Padma Vibhushan Dr K H Sancheti said, “KUTUHAL is ..

Brrrr It’s 6.30 C

    Staff Reporter, Light rain and thundershowers likely in Vidarbha on February 14 and 15 The cold wave conditions made a fresh comeback in the region as the city recorded the lowest minimum temperature at 6.3 degree Celsius on Sunday. It..

RTE application dates declared

  Staff Reporter, Parents can start filling application forms from February 25 The admission process in schools under Right To Education (RTE) Act in Maharashtra for the year 2019-20 has been started on the official website, from Friday. Interes..

GMCs across State to have learning disability certificate issuing centre

    Dr Sanjay Mukherjee, Praveen Pardeshi By Vikas Vaidya, DMER, Department of Education, Disability to drive the project jointly CMO wants it to start by the end of March There is a reason for parents, having wards suffering from L..

STP to come up on reserved forest land in Ambazari

  Staff Reporter, NIT constructing eight STPs having total capacity of around 65 MLD Maharashtra Government has diverted 0.96 hectare forest land for the construction of Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) at Ambazari. Technically the land is earmarked..

NIT regularises 1,26,813 plots of 2,072 unauthorised layouts

  Staff Reporter, Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) has regularised 1,26,813 plots of 2,072 undeveloped layouts in the city. The Trust has collected a whopping Rs 688.69 crore from the citizens for the development of these layouts. According to NIT ..

‘Today, music in films is passing through experimental phase’

  Staff Reporter, Music and Hindi films are almost inseparable, yet if you want a reasoning that music in films may soon be a history, tune in to Swanand Kirkire. A lead lyricist, singer and writer, busybee personality today, Swanand was point bl..

‘A child must enjoy happiness along the journey of life, not towards the end of it’

  Staff Reporter, “For being successful in life, happiness is needed. All parents want their child to be happy in life. Success actually means to live happily. For Ultimate success in life, happiness is derived along life’s journey an..

VNIT proposes to set up Center of Excellence in Biomedical Engineering

  Staff Reporter, Objectives To undertake collaborative research and development with local regional hospitals and doctors to resolve some of their practical problems in the areas like: Medical imaging, sensory aids, diagnostics and medical in..

NIT Squad resumes demolition drive to pave way for Glocal Mall in Sitabuldi

(1)Enforcement Squad of NIT demolished a portion of Gaysons shop situated on Abhyankar Road, Sitabuldi, on Saturday. (Pics by Satish Raut) (2)  with no other option, the shop-keepers had to place the material taken out to vacate back portion, ..

Kashmir to Kanyakumari on motorcycle in 12 days!

 Dr Shrikant Nimbhorkar (left) and Narayan Gangwani.  By Vikas Vaidya, It was not their first attempt. Also, they did not take this daring step without prior planning. It was not abrupt that they just started from Kashmir on motorbikes and..

Maha Metro’s work to connect ends across Variety Sq to start on 11th

  Staff Reporter, The work to connect the ends of Nagpur Metro Rail project across Wardha Road at Variety Square is all set to start on February 11. The work is expected to be completed in 10 days. Till then, vehicular traffic across Shahid Gowar..

Make Kutuhal-like activity national: Sancheti

  Staff Reporter, Kutuhal, biggest health exhibition begins at VNIT “Considering the global pace in science and technology, satisfying the curiosity of our children is a must. Adults also are unaware about many things. In this context, it ..

Tribal culture has enriched Maharashtra: CM

  Staff Reporter, “Tribal culture is known for its richness of values. Tribes have preserved not only water, land, and forest resources but also the rich traditions of the country. Tribal culture has enriched Maharashtra,” said Devend..

Grand response to 3-day Sujok camp

  The three-day Sujok camp, organised by International Sujok Association at Chitnavis Centre, received overwhelming response.  The camp started on Friday received 2,800 persons by Saturday evening. The therapy of treatment for several ailment..

The importance of Vid’s Ranji double

  By Vidyadhar Date, I AM thrilled by the Vidarbha team’s repeat victory in the Ranji Trophy final since I am from Nagpur. And more so because I was the neighbour of Shyam Sarvate, veteran sports journalist and grandfather of Aditya Sarvate..

CAIT challenges circumventing  of FDI policy by Amazon

  Business Bureau, The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has taken a very serious note of reports of Amazon reducing its stake in Prion thus trying to disassociate itself from Cloudtail. CAIT which has struggled for tougher scrutiny of e-..

VNIT develops Transfer of Technology under KVIC Project 

  Staff Reporter, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) further proved its commitment to use technology for the well-being and upliftment of the poor section of the society. In a small function held recently, VNIT donated three mac..

‘Society must give helping hand to talented specially-abled kids’

  Staff Reporter, “On seeing the specially abled children perform on stage with all exuberance and charm, I feel that they are no less than the abled ones and their talent must be exploited by society to bring them into main stream,” ..

Decks clear for unique health exhibition ‘Kutuhal’, to start today

  Staff Reporter, Decks have been cleared for the unique educative health exhibition ‘Kutuhal’ beginning on Saturday at Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) campus. The event will conclude on Monday, February 11. Niti..

First cockpit front section of Falcon-2000  produced by DRAL in MIHAN assembled

  Staff Reporter, We want to put ‘deadlines’ ahead of ‘headlines’, says Tina Ambani, Chairperson, Group CSR, Reliance Group while addressing a small gathering at DRAL facility in MIHAN By early 2022, we want to assemble t..

CM nominates city’s Dr Dakshindas on DCI

  Staff Reporter, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has nominated Dr Darshan Dakshindas, currently working as Associate Professor at Government Dental College and Hospital (GDCH) on Dental Council of India (DCI). Dr Dakshindas had a f..

Work of stone crushing comes to a standstill near Samruddhi Mahamarg

  Staff Reporter, Over 4,000 people doing work of stone crushing at Sawangi (Devla) and Mondha villages of Hingna Tahsil became jobless as Tahsildar Pratap Waghmare served the notice with some querries to the companies which operate stone crusher..

Journalists’ conviction alone can help in  maintianing their credibility: Arun Shourie

  Staff Reporter, “The journalists have more responsibility, when political pressures are increasing and external and internal threats are tarnishing their image. The credibility goes down if we fall prey to their pressures or lucrative off..

Maholl... Vidarbha, victors again

  Beat Saurashtra by 78 runs to retain Ranji Trophy By Anupam Soni, Man of the final Aditya Sarvate snares eleven wkts in the match VCA announces Rs 3 cr cash reward (apart from Rs 2 cr prize money to be given by BCCI) THE overnight not out Sa..

Govt allows pvt school mgmts to appoint teachers

  Staff Reporter, Private aided school managements to select suitable candidates on merit from a list finalised by Pavitra Portal Making sweeping changes in the teachers’ appointment process, the State Education department has allowed Priv..

‘CAD Pulgaon blast was an accident’

  Staff Reporter, The blast on November 20, 2018 was not due to sub-standard ammunition, stated Minister Dr Subhash Bhamre in a written reply in Rajya Sabha The massive explosion at the Central Ammunition Depot (CAD) in Pulgaon that took pl..

Minor girl rescued from brothel in ‘Ganga-Jamuna’

  Staff Reporter, SOCIAL Security Wing of Crime Branch rescued a minor girl from a brothel in red light area ‘Ganga-Jamuna’ on Wednesday. The girl was dragged in to flesh trade by pimps. Cops launched a search for 53-year-old Kallobai..

Leopard may have jumped shelter centre to kill 9 animals

  By Ramesh Marulkar The animal shelter centre for herbivores adjoining the kraal is likely to have aided the leopard that killed nine wild animals, including four deer, four black bucks and one four-horned antelope on the intervening night of Tu..

Ganesh Jayanti: An auspicious day for spiritual awakening

  By Rajendra Diwe, City celebrates Ganesh Jayanti on February 8 with religious fervour   ‘Ganesh Jayanti,’ the fourth day of Shukla Paksha in Magh month (the 11th lunar month as per Hindu calendar) is celebrated across the cou..

‘Orange City on Canvas’ on Feb 10

  By Ajay Mardikar, Prominent places, which are identity of Nagpur City, will come alive through 50 paintings. The senior prominent persons, who are associated with the city and also Basoli, will express their views about the place verbally and B..

Congress workers invite Priyanka to Nagpur

    Umakant Agnihotri of former Minister Vilas Muttemwar faction and (Right) Dr Nitin Raut of another faction called on AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi separately in New Delhi. Staff Reporter, Both the factions of City Congress on W..

Leopard kills nine animals in Gorewada

    Special Correspondent, In a sensational incident, a leopard killed nine wild animals, including four spotted deer, four black bucks and a four-horned antelope at a time in the kraal (enclosure) on the intervening night of Tuesday and We..

Dr Dhoble comes up with high radiation shielding material using fly ash compound

  Dr Sanjay Dhoble        By Ajay Mardikar, The material is cost effective, easy to carry and can be stored and used for a very long period as it does not have any expiry date The path-breaking research on utilisation of fly ..

Material recovery centres for easy disposal of waste paper, plastic

  By Sagar Mohod, “To facilitate easy disposal of waste paper and plastic material, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has come up with material recovery centres. The centres are run by Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and associated w..

‘Rising trend of smoking, drinking among youths is worrisome’

    Dr Sagar Chiddarwar, Anita  Rao , Vandana Sharma , Julfesh  Shah, Abhijeet Chore       By Vikas Vaidya, Habit of smoking and drinking has become rampant among youngsters. Study says, ev..

‘NMC will meet budget target of Rs 2,801 cr by March end’

  Staff Reporter, Virendra Kukreja, Chairman of Standing Committee of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), is hopeful of meeting the revenue target of Rs 2,801 crore as spelt out in the budget for the year 2018-19. Also, irrespective of the 30 per..

Free Mega treatment camp by International Sujok Assn from Feb 8

  Staff Reporter, International Sujok Association is organising a free mega treatment camp for three days on February 8, 9 and 10 at Chitnavis Centre from 10 am to 4 pm. Chandrashekhar Bawankule, Minister of Energy, New and Renewable Energy Mahar..

‘KKSU must strive for collaboration with other varsities’

    Staff Reporter, “By carrying out research in ancient Indian treasure of knowledge and striving for collaboration with other universities, Kavikulguru Kalidas Sanskrit University can take Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar Guruji Gurukulam ..

NIT begins demolition of shops at Sitabuldi to pave way for construction of Glocal Mall

  Staff Reporter, As per the directions of Supreme Court, Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) has started demolition of shops of Sitabuldi main road situated in the front margin of the Buty Mahal plot, to pave way for the long stalled construction of ..

Six policemen suspended for nexus with drug mafia Abu

  Staff Reporter, ACP Crime to conduct inquiry into the matter for further action Joint Commissioner of Police (Joint CP) Ravindra Kadam on Tuesday suspended four Police Sub-Inspectors (PSIs) and two policemen for their unholy nexus with drug ma..

Transforming forest governance the digital way

  By Ramesh Marulkar, Forest Department envisages customise existing Geographic Information System (GSI) in the next two years in digital way forward for transforming forest governance with creditability and transparency. This will facilitate han..

‘Buland’ to get light and sound effect

  By Sagar Mohod, Travellers to Nagpur Railway Station will soon have a treat to watch as divisional administration plans to improve aesthetics of Buland, the engine that stands tall on the Western side. A proposal of something on lines of light ..

Garlic: Almighty’s antibiotic for humans

  By Rajendra Diwe, About 50 years ago, when a child had a cold, cough and running nose, grandmother used to tie 3 to 4 cloves of Garlic or Lasun, or Lehsun in the child’s neck. The pungent aroma of these cloves used to relieve the child fr..

Gadkari performs bhoomipujan of Mansar-Ramtek-Tiroda Highway

  Staff Reporter, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari performed bhoomipujan of Mansar-Ramtek-Tiroda highway on Tuesday at Ramtek. Addressing a public meeting, Gadkari said that development works worth Rs 2,775 crore are currently on in Nagpur and Bhanda..

Municipal Commr proposes 30% cut in civic budget

    Special Correspondent, Facing a precarious financial position and empty kitty, Municipal Commissioner Abhijit Bangar has proposed 30 percent cut in civic budget. This austerity measure has found very little favour with corportors cuttin..

Rao to open KKSU’s Gurukulam today

  Staff Reporter, Gurukulam to be named after RSS’s Second Sarsanghchalak late Guruji Golwalkar Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to grace the occasion The newly-constructed Gurukulam of Kavikul..

Marriage with a Christian man won’t deprive a SC woman from availing reservation: HC

  Staff Reporter, Pre-Constitution documents can’t be overlooked Conversion by undergoing Baptism must to deny caste validity certificate Mere marriage with a person belonging to forward caste or with person belonging to different faith l..

Inter-state Arms supply racket: ATS nabs coal mafia Sk Haji Sarvar

  Special Correspondent, NAGPUR Unit of Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Monday arrested Ghughus-based coal mafia Shaikh Haji Sarvar for his alleged involvement in an inter-state Arms supply racket.Sarvar and his accomplices had come under ATS scann..

‘All vacant posts in State GMCs to be filled within 6 months’

  Staff Reporter, Government Medical Colleges (GMCs) in Maharashtra are facing problem of vacancy since long. This has resulted in increase in workload on the present staff. Padma Shri Dr T P Lahane who knows the issue in depth has vowed to fill ..