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BJP promises to make Nagpur a Model City

Special Correspondent, BJP manifesto for NMC election assures to reduce property tax, ensure uninterrupted water supply, deliver quality education, affordable healthcare and undertake massive developmental works Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has promis..

Jambuwantrao Dhote no more

Yavatmal Correspondent, Dhote’s last rites will be performed in Yavatmal on Sunday morning FORMER MP Jambuwantrao Dhote, one of the earliest and oldest protagonists of Vidarbha statehood movement, passed away at his home in Yavatmal on Saturday ..

Danseuse Ankita Deshkar, Arundhati Pande dazzle in Bharatanatyam Arangetram

Staff Reporter, Talented upcoming Bharatanatyam dancers Ankita Deshkar and Arundhati Pande, both disciples of Gurus Kishore and Kishoree Hampiholi dazzled in their Arangetram held at Scientific Society hall on Saturday. Chief guest on the occasion was ..

AOI Vidarbha to extend its outreach activities to rural masses

Staff Reporter, Dr Nitin Deosthale installed as President of AOI Vidarbha-2017, Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI)- Vidarbha Chapter, organised a scintillating event - the installation of its Governing Body for 2017-18. Dr Ashish Deshmukh..

Artistic ode to spirit of womanhood

By Farina Salim Quraishi, Manisha Nagre’s exhibition at Jawaharlal Darda Art Gallery If pictures speak a thousand words, then the vivid and evocative canvases of Manisha Nagre spoke a million words and some more. Spirit of womanhood came alive o..

Festival of Bhagwan Vyankatesh begins

Staff Reporter, The 48th annual festival of Shri Bhagwan Vyankatesh has been started at Shri Vyankatesh Devasthan, Dharaskar Road, Itwari, from Saturday. The festival will conclude on February 20. On the very first day, Kalyanotsav of Shri Bhagwan Vyan..

Gajanan Maharaj’s Pragat Dinotsav celebrated

Staff Reporter, Pragat Dinotsav of Sant Gajanan Maharaj was celebrated with religious fervour at Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj Shraddhasthan in reshimbagh. The grand ‘Rath Yatra’ was started from the premises of Shraddhasthan in the morning. No..

Rise above caste considerations, vote for development: Gadkari

Staff Reporter, Urging people of Nagpur to rise above caste considerations in the NMC elections, Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Friday appealed citizens to caste their vote only for development of city. “Elect our 100 cor..

Demonetisation effect: No cash seizure till date in NMC elections

Staff Reporter, Demonetisation seems to have cast its long shadow on the civic elections as till date no cash seizure was reported from any part of the city. Similarly till date there has been no reports of seizure of liquor either from any part of the c..

Bentley Instt joins hands with Maha Metro

Staff Reporter, World acclaimed Bentley Institute joined hands with Maha Metro, executing the prestigious Metro Rail Project in city, to open BIM Advancement Academy here. The association heralds another new chapter in execution of public projects in cou..

High Court admits SECR’s petition nagainst woman’s claim for pension

Legal Correspondent, Justice Bhushan Dharmadhikari and Justice Swapna Joshi at the High Court have admitted the writ petition filed by the General Manager, South East Central Railway (SECR), Kolkata and its Divisional Railway Manager against the Central ..

Three cops in ACB net

Staff Reporter, ANTI-CORRUPTION Bureau (ACB) officers on Thursday caught Naik Police Constable Sanjay Marotrao Bangadkar, Constable Shoaib Habib Shaikh and Head Constable Gurudeo Santoshrao Kumbhalkar, red-handed for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 5..

2 get lifer in murder case

Staff Reporter ADDITIONAL Sessions Judge T S Akali on Friday sentenced Arif Baksh Mehbood Baksh and Jakir Baksh Mehboob Baksh to life imprisonment in the sensational Naushad Alam Khan murder case.The court acquitted other accused in the case -- Pankaj al..

BJP will get unprecedented absolute majority in NMC: Chief Minister

By Kartik Lokhande • Takes pot-shots at Shiv Sena leaders for sharing dais with criminals and blaming others over law and order situation The elections of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) will be different this time and the ruling Bharatiya Janat..

CM promises to make Nagpur a model city by ’19

Staff Reporter, Work on new airport and cargo terminal to start in a year and completed in three-four years, says Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis IN his first meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) campaign for Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) ele..

Nitin Gadkari to campaign for BJP candidates from today

Staff Reporter, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will be on whirlwind campaign tour of city for next three from Friday onwards for the civic body elections. A salient part of the programme is that Gadkari will hold a road show for Bharatiya Janata Party (B..

Candidates wooing voters with catchy tunes, unique jingles

Staff Reporter, The jingles of both parties maintain that they are the best candidates as Corporators Only three days left for the end of campaigning of election of Nagpur Municipal Corporation and candidates swung into action. The campaign by candida..

NMC launches ‘Digital Rath’ to create awareness among voters

Staff Reporter, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), which is taking novel initiatives to maximise voter turnout in civic election, launched a ‘Digital Rath’ on Thursday to create awareness among voters and motivating them to exercise their ..

Swachh Bharat Mission: Blend of tradition and modernity holds key to its success

By Kartik Lokhande, Alka Charandas Shedmake is happy that a toilet has been constructed in the yard of her household under ‘Gharkul Yojana’. She is not happy that she will not have to go out in the open to defecate, but she is happy that th..

Spotted deer dies even before getting treatment

Special Correspondent, Eurasian Eagle Owl, a rarely seen bird, undergoing treatment at Transit Treatment Centre, Seminary Hills An injured female spotted deer was brought from Paoni Depot, near Ramtek, to Transit Treatment Centre, Seminary Hills, for ..

Karate belt gradation examination held

VIDARBHA Karate Association recently conducted karate belt gradation examination. The examination was held in association with District Olympic Association, Nagpur at CP & Berar High School, Ravi Nagar. The examination was conducted under the guida..

Motorbike stuntmen get warning after priest’s death

Amravati Bureau, AMRAVATI, Feb 16, Police have identified 60 persons notorious for reckless driving and mobike stunts Amravati City Police have prepared a list of 60 youths found involved in reckless stunts on motorbikes and they would be given a wa..

Good news for retired armed forces

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 15, A meeting of State Managing Committee for Amalgamated Special Fund was held under the chairmanship of Governor Balramji Dass Tandon at Raj Bhavan on Wednesday. Several important decisions were taken for the welfare of ..

CM to address five public meetings today

Staff Reporter, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will address five elections meetings to garner support for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates, on Thursday. Fadnavis is arriving in city at 4 pm from Mumbai. He will stay in city for two days and ad..

Thumping wins, thin margins - The tale of last NMC election

Staff Reporter, With election campaign for the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) polls entering the decisive phase, a flashback at last battle for civic body reveals that at many places the contest ended in a photo finish. A look at the statistics com..

Raman Innovation Centre opens

Staff Reporter, The newly-created facility for fostering innovation in Central India -- Raman Innovation Centre -- was inaugurated at Raman Science Centre here on Tuesday at the hands of Prof Siddharthvinayak Kane, Vice-Chancellor of Rashtrasant Tukado..

HERD Foundation draws mural artwork at airport

Staff Reporter, USA artist contributes HERD Foundation unfolds the Community Mural Artwork being created at City’s Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport by illustrious mural artist Augustina Droze from USA along with 46 HERD volunteer arti..

Juhi impresses with her sparkling performance

Staff Reporter, Juhi Manish Selarka is a disciple of Meera Chandrasekaran who performed ‘Bharatnatyam Arangetram’ at Sai Sabhagruha, Shankar Nagar recently. Juhi won hearts of the spectators by her expressions. It was her first attempt of ..

Stage set for Zilla Parishad, Panchayat Samiti polls today

The Hitavada Team UNDATED After all the frantic pre-election activity, the allotment of tickets, the surprises and despairs, the change of loyalties and the efforts to woo the voters, the D-day has finally arrived for candidates with Zilla Parishad (Z..

Sunil Wadettiwar passes away

District Correspondent, GADCHIROLI, Feb 15, Sunil Wadettiwar, younger brother of Vijay Wadettiwar, Congress party’s Deputy Leader in State Assembly, passed away at a private hospital in Nagpur late on Tuesday night. He was 48. Wadettiwar was su..

Tiger dies in territorial fight in West Pench

Special Correspondent, This is the fourth case during this year in Nagpur district One more tiger of 4/5 years of age was found dead, following territorial fight in Kolitmara Forest Range in (West) Pench Tiger Reserve on Tuesday morning. This is the fo..

BJP may release manifesto on Friday; BSP, NCP, others yet to finalise it

Special Correspondent, Nagpur needs a vision for future growth and development. Every political party and leader agrees with this statement. However, only a few take pains to prepare manifesto. While the Shiv Sena and Congress have already their manife..

Ex-minister Eknath Khadse appears before panel probing land grab

Staff Reporter, Eknath Khadse, former Revenue Minister and senior BJP leader, appeared before Justice Dinkar Zoting Committee, which is probing land grab allegations against him. He appeared before the panel here on Tuesday, but could not record his st..

‘Romance is must to lead healthy life’

By Rajendra Diwe, Yesteryear ‘Romantic hero’ Biswajit at 82 explains importance of love and romance in life Mera pyar woh hai ke, mar kar bhi tumko, Juda apni bahon se hone na dega; Mili mujhko jannat to jannat ke badle Khuda se meri jan t..

Students need to be focused to achieve their goals: Dr R N Jha

Staff Reporter, Dr Jha was speaking at the farewell programme for Std XII students of Bhavan’s B P Vidya Mandir, Ashti The age old Guru-Shishya tradition still prevails at Bhavan’s schools in the form of ‘Aashirvachanam’ the bl..

Rs 340 cr dairy devpt project for Vid, Marathwada

Delhi Bureau/Staff Reporter, Project to be implemented in Nagpur, Wardha, Yavatmal, Amravati, Akola, and Buldana districts of Vidarbha region Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minster for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, has given ‘in-principle&rs..

Abha Gaikwad-Patil College of Engg

THE Department of Mechanical Engineering of Abha Gaikwad-Patil College of Engineering organised a day-long industrial visit to Shivam Foods Pvt Ltd for the II Year students. Shivam Foods is a joint venture with Parle Agro Pvt Ltd. The Co-ordinator Petka..

‘Government should act fast to normalise situation in Manipur’

Staff Reporter, “Government should act fast to normalise the situation in Manipur that is going on from last three months by discussing the issues with protesters because people of the state are the main sufferer due to economic blockade,” ..

Parties, candidates intensify campaign

  Staff Reporter, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates Sandip Joshi, Laxmi Yadav, Vanita Dandekar and Lakhan Yerawar from ward 16 have intensified election campaign in the ward. The election campaign rally contacted at Bajaj Nagar, Sai Mandir,..

Bhavan’s students win ‘Bhrushundi Memorial Science Talk’ contest

Staff Reporter, Anwesha Chatterjee and Hrishikesh Bhadke of Bhavan’s B P Vidya Mandir, Civil Lines won the late Shri P G Bhrushundi Memorial Inter-school Science Talk Competition held at Hadas High School (English Medium), North Ambazari Road, fo..

City college sends students of non-professional courses for Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Staff Reporter, We always read that the students of technical courses attending various global summit, visiting industries etc. But city college with an exception has sent their students of non-professional courses to attend Global entrepreneurship Sum..

‘Cancer awareness can curb growing menace of disease’

Staff Reporter, RST Regional Cancer Hospital and Cancer Relief Society organised ‘CME on Basic Oncology and Early Detection Cancer’ held recently, in collaboration with Indian Medical Association and Deputy Director of Health Services, Nagp..

Sandipani School

Sandipani School’s choir group excelled in the inter-school group singing competition, organised by Bishop Cotton School and bagged second position, thus adding a new vibrant feather in their cap bringing laurels to the school. The School Presiden..

Dr Shekhar Pande felicitated for excellence in service

Staff Reporter, Dr Shekhar Pande, Senior Marriage Counsellor at Family Court Nagpur, was felicitated, for Excellence in Service for the last 21 years. Dr Pande was felicitated at the hands of Maharashtra’s Guardian Judge for Family Courts in the..

Goon Little Sardar injured as attackers fire two shots at him in his office

Staff Reporter, Pachpaoli police recover country-made pistol from the spot Notorious goon of North Nagpur, Little Sardar, was shot at in his office at Ashok Square in Pachpaoli Police Station area on Sunday night. Soon after the attack, the assailants..

Fadnavis, Gadkari to address 18 poll meets

Staff Reporter, With barely a week to go before the election campaign for Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) will come to an end, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to field its two ace cards- Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union..

Crorepati candidates in fray from Laxmi Nagar zone

  Special Correspondent, Crorepati candidates are contesting elections from Laxmi Nagar zone of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC). Vijay Raut of BJP and Praful Gudadhe Patil of Congress have surpassed all candidates in two wards- 36 and 38 in te..

A soldier-turned-Buddhist Monk on mission to spread ‘Mahakaruna’

By Rajendra Diwe, ‘Peace keeping force’ is the joke of century. Peace can’t be achieved with any force, but unconditional love, great compassion and tolerance can bring peace. In the era of competition, when the nations are in the rac..

NCC Day celebrated at Nagpur Group Headquarters with enthusiasm

Staff Reporter, National Cadet Corps (NCC) Group Headquarters Nagpur celebrated 69th NCC Day on Friday at NCC Headquarters ‘Yuva Shakti Bhawan’, Telangkhedi Road, Civil Lines, here. A cultural programme along with ‘Bara Khana’ w..

City boys secure second position in National Aero-Modelling contest

Staff Reporter, Three young Aero modelers of Nagpur brought laurel for the city by winning second position in Remote-Control Glider Flying in 2nd National Aero modeling Competition organised by Aero Modelers Association at Shikarbari Airport in Udaypur..

‘Youth should come forward for upliftment of community’

Staff Reporter, Youths should come forward for the upliftment of community. They should organise programmes for the development of community, said Sharad Awathankar on the other day. Awathankar was addressing during the inauguration of a function orga..

Young man done to death near Dighori toll booth

Special Correspondent, IN WHAT appears to be a case of road rage, a young man was done to death following an argument with four anti-social elements whose vehicle brushed against his mobike near Dighori toll booth in the small hours of Saturday. Nandanva..

SC reduces lifer to 7 years’ jail term for 21 accused from city

Legal Correspondent, A Supreme Court (SC) division bench at New Delhi, consisting of Justice A K Sikri and Justice R K Agrawal, has quashed and set aside the conviction of 21 accused persons, who were sentenced to life imprisonment for the offences under..

‘Bhagwat Geeta guides individual to attain fulfillment in materialistic, spiritual life through Karma Yog’

Staff Reporter, ‘Bhagwat Geeta’ is a scripture which guides an individual to attain fulfillment in materialistic and spiritual life through Karma Yog, Dnyan Yog and Bhakti Yog, said Swami Madhavananda on Saturday.Swamiji was delivering discou..

Lakhani honoured for 24x7 water supply

Staff Reporter, Arun Lakhani, Chairman and Managing Director of city-based Vishvaraj Infrastructure Limited, was awarded as the ‘Most Stylish Emerging Industrialist’ for implementing 24x7 water supply scheme in association with Nagpur Municip..

With an eye over elections, 2 MLAs threaten to violate law in MTR

Special Correspondent, MLA of Melghat is up in arms and ready to even violate the Wildlife Protection Act with an eye over winning votes in forthcoming elections. However, NGOs have warned to approach the High Court if district administration supports th..

Gadkari promises to make Nagpur number one city

Staff Reporter, “There are various new projects coming up to Nagpur. The city is witnessing many development works. BJP wants to make Nagpur as number one city and we are vowing to do that,” assured Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. He was addre..

Kulaste appeals VHA to join hands with public to reach in rural sector

Staff Reporter, Appreciating the goodwill gained by Nagpur healthcare which is attracting needy patients from all over Central India, Faggan Singh Kulaste, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare sought innovative public private partnership..

Shiv Sena releases manifesto for NMC polls

Special Correspondent, Shiv Sena, on Saturday, released its manifesto titled ‘Vachannama’ for Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) election and promised to accord topmost priority to water supply in the city. While releasing the manifesto, Sati..

‘Human Brain’ is the best processor: Anoop Kumar

‘Human Brain’ is the best processor: Anoop Kumar..

Doctors unite over attack on Dr Vasant Khalatkar

Staff Reporter, • Protest registered when doctors work by wearing black ribbon Doctors attached to Indian Medical Association and Vidarbha Hospitals Association have come together to register their protest over the attack on noted Paediatrician Dr ..

Govt panel to suggest measures for smooth process to scrap NIT

Govt panel to suggest measures for smooth process to scrap NIT..

Adv Anil Kilor is new HCBA President

Legal Correspondent, Prafull Khubalkar elected Secretary Anil Kilor, a lawyer with several dimensions to his personality – socially active having pro-Vidarbha interest and gifted with artistic touch, has been elected President of the High Court ..

National child psychiatry workshop at NKPSIMS today

Staff Reporter, Department of Psychiatry, N K P Salve Institute of Medical Sciences (NKPSIMS) and Lata Mangeshkar Hospital has organised national child psychiatry workshop on February 11 and 12. The department has invited expert faculty from England. ..

Edify School

The annual Science exhibition was held at Edify School by the students of Classes I to IX recently. Apoorva Pandey, Programme co-ordinator for Science Olympiad examination since the inception in 1988, inaugurated the grand annual festival along with Dir..

Thyroid surgeon Kyung Tae visits workshop at Chikhaldara

Staff Reporter, World Renowned Thyroid Surgeon Prof Kyung Tae visited thyroid surgical workshop at Chikhaldara recently. Prof Kyung Tae, Secretary General, Asia-Pacific Society of Thyroid Surgery (APTS), Director, Hanyang University Hospital Cancer Cen..

Central India Public School

CENTRAL India Public School hosted the Nagpur Bharat Scouts & Guides District event at their Kapsi campus. Total 47 schools with more than 700 students participated in the camp. Dattatreya Mirzapure, President, Nagpur Bharat Scouts & Guides; Pra..

Sindhi Hindi Girls School

Swami Vivekanand Jayanti was celebrated at Sindhi Hindi Girls’ School recently. Bhushan Khubchandani, Treasurer of Arya Samaj was the chief guest. President of Sindhi Hindi Vidya Samiti Hari Bakhru presided over while Chairman of Sindhi Hidni Vidy..

High Court rebukes cops for action against VCA, warns of CBI probe

By Rahul Pande and Rahul Dixit, LASHING out at the city police for conducting “fishing and roving probe against Vidarbha Cricket Association with malafide intent,” just to avenge the dressing down given last week by the High Court about its..

CP suspends senior PI for dereliction of duty while probing gangrape case

Special Correspondent, TAKING a serious note of gross negligence and dereliction of duty in investigating a minor girl’s gangrape case, Commissioner of Police (CP) Dr K Venkatesham on Thursday placed senior Police Inspector (PI) Bhimrao Khandale,..

Metro Rail to construct walk way, restaurants, Amusement park at Ambazari Lake

Special Correspondent, Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Limited (NMRCL) is developing a beautiful Ambazari Lake-view station with walk way, restaurants, shopping, amusement park which will become a major tourist attraction from Dharampeth College to Subha..

Research in Geology must for betterment of society: Dr Kane

Staff Reporter, Geology plays an important role in society. Therefore, the researchers in Geology should channelise their researches for the betterment of society, said Vice Chancellor (V-C) of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) Dr ..

Dilip Deshmukh assumes charge as chief of Ramtek Municipal Council

Ramtek Correspondent, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Dilip Deshmukh assumed charge of President of Ramtek Municipal Council. The very decision that Deshmukh took was appointing Vice-President and Nominated Members. As such, the President announced that K..

‘Govt must focus on providing quality education to all’

By Apoorva Methi, GONDIA, Feb 9, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar pays glowing tributes to Manoharbhai Patel on his 111th birth anniversary “PROGRESS without education and educated people is not possible. Government should focus on providing q..

Abhijeet Gupta takes charge as Narkhed Municipal Council chief

Narkhed Correspondent, Abhijeet Gupta took over as President of Municipal Council, Narkhed. He contested the election on the ticket of Nagar Vikas Aghadi that defeated members of political parties. There was a direct election for the post of President ..

When a great grand niece comes to city in search of her family roots

By Rajendra Diwe, Nagpur, the city in Central India, is known for ‘Zero Mile’ stone. It was once the capital of Central Provinces & Berar in British India. Many buildings in city like Nagpur Railway Station, Kasturchand Park, Raj Bhavan..

Munshi Memorial Inter-School Debate Competition organised

Staff Reporter, In the opinion of the house “It’s Not Truth That Matters, But Victory” was the topic for 29th Munshi Memorial Inter-School Debate Competition being organised at Bhavan’s Bhagwandas Purohit Vidya Mandir, Civil Lin..

City’s first child psychiatry centre to be inaugurated on February 11

Staff Reporter, Department of Psychiatry, NKPSIMS and Lata Mangeshkar Hospital has started first Child Psychiatry Centre in Nagpur at NKPSIMS. It will be inaugurated on February 11, 2017 at the hands of Ranjit Deshmukh, Chairman, VSPM, AHE and in prese..

Impressive vocal, scintillating Sitar recitals mark opening of Pt C R Vyas Mahotsav

Staff Reporter, Pt C R Vyas, the legendary Hindustani classical vocalist, whose music was marked by rendition of Ragas that stood out for their sheer purity and simplicity, uniqueness and melody, had performed his last classical music concert in Nagpur..

PCCF laying stress on making tiger reserves in Vid inviolate

By Ramesh Marulkar, Forest Department receives Rs 57.36 cr from the Centre for rehabilitation Forest Department has received Rs 57.36 crore recently from the Central Government for rehabilitation of villages from the core areas of tiger reserves in Vi..

Passing out parade held at Guards Regimental Centre

Staff Reporter, Aman Singh is the best recruit 209 recruits become proud ‘guardsmen’ In all, 209 recruits of the 110 Course attained the status of combat soldiers at the passing out parade at The Brigade of The Guards Regimental Centre (G..

Workshop on anti-poaching skills at Umrer-Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary

Umrer Correspondent, A day-long workshop was held at Navegaon rest house in Umrer-Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary on Wednesday with a view to train Forest Department employees in fighting and preventing incidents of poaching in wildlife sanctuaries. In th..

1,141 candidates in fray for NMC polls

Special Correspondent, BJP and Congress pacify rebels Allotment of symbols today Now, the bugle for the battleground of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has been sounded. After last day of withdrawal, total 1,141 candidates are trying their luck in..

Ganar retains Nagpur division Teachers’ Constituency seat

Principal Correspondent, Retaining the Nagpur Division Teachers’ Constituency seat of Maharashtra Legislative Council, BJP-supported candidate Nago Ganar defeated his nearest rival Rajendra Zade in second preference votes. Ganar got re-elected as..

FDA acting tough against drugs sold through misleading advertisements

By Rajendra Diwe, FDA Maharashtra seizes drugs worth Rs 1.8 crore under Drugs and Magic Remedies Act 1954 FDA Nagpur Division seizes drugs worth Rs 5.23 lakh in different raids conducted under DMR Act Drug Inspectors of Food and Drugs Administration ..

Staffers protest against Rly Board directive on unions

Staff Reporter, Massive demonstrations were organised by divisional units of Central Railway Mazdoor Sangh (CRMS) and South East Central Railway Mazdoor Congress (SECRMC) here to protest Railway Board missive to divesting supervisors of safety categori..

Inter-school Science quiz held at Raman Science Centre

Staff Reporter, Raman Science Centre and Planetarium had recently organised an inter-school science quiz contest in collaboration with Indian Society for Heating Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE), Nagpur Chapter. The preliminary rou..

Drama festival inaugurated with Marathi play ‘Apurnank’

Staff Reporter, The 64th state-level drama festival and contest of Maharashtra Labour Welfare Board was inaugurated at the hands of senior stage actor Prabhakar Ambone at Kamgar Kalyan Bhavan , Raghuji Nagar, here. Senior personality in the field of dr..

Sane Guruji Urdu High School receives ISO certificate

Staff Reporter, Sane Guruji Urdu High School and Junior College added one more feather to its cap as it got ISO Certificate. Mayor Pravin Datke presented the ISO certificate to school authorities. Patting the Education Department of NMC, Mayor said it..

HH Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin Saheb arrives in city amid devotion, emotion

Staff Reporter, The 53rd Da’i al-mutlaq (spiritual head) arrives on his maiden visit to the Orange City Inaugurates mosque of Dawoodi Bohra community at Mount Road, Sadar For Bohra community of the city, it was a grand day on Sunday. The moment..

Parties trying to minimise damage, wooing rebels

Staff Reporter, Alarmed over wide-spread discontent among party workers due to ticket distribution for Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) elections, senior leaders have undertaken mission “damage control” to improve the electoral prospects ..

Mahaveer Charitable Aarogyam to ensure free services to needy

Staff Reporter, UNDER the supervision of Shri Kundkund Digambar Jain Swadhyay Mandal Trust, Nehru Putla, Itwari, ‘Shri Mahaveer Charitable Aarogyam’ was inaugurated at the hands of Bal Brahmachari Jatishbhai.On the pious occasion of Basant ..

Expo, informative events mark World Cancer Day

Staff Reporter, A programme on World Cancer Day was organised under the aegis of Mure Memorial Hospital, recently. The programme was held at the Nursing School and an exhibition on Cancer was put up on the occasion. Director of the hospital Vilas Shend..

‘Kya Khoya Kya Paya in 2016’ evokes good response

Staff Reporter, Abhinandan Manch of Vidarbha Hindi Sahitya Sammelan recently organised a symposium on ‘Kya Khoya Kya Paya in 2016’ at Mor ?Hindi Bhavan. Ravishankar Dixit presided over. Rajendra Tiwari conducted the proceedings and also pro..

15th anniversary of Jyeshtha Nagrik Mandal celebrated with enthusiasm

Staff Reporter, Jyeshtha Nagrik Mandal, Pande Layout, Khamla recently celebrated its 15th anniversary. Senior Journalist Prakash Edlabadkar was the chief guest. Prof Bhaurao Birewar presided over. Senior citizens who have completed 74 to 80 years were ..

Over 250 students participate in ICMAS Abacus contest

Staff Reporter, ICMAS Abacus Academy conducted a prize distribution function of Abacus competition at Bachharaj Vyas High School, Rajabagsha recently. In this competition about 250 students had participated.Dr Raj Taksale, Director, St. Paul High Schoo..

Twinkle Club’s ‘City Ka Chhota RJ’ contest’s audition today

Staff Reporter, Nagpur has talent, and to prove it, Radio City 91.1FM in association with the Twinkle Club and Gaekwad Patil International School is organising a contest to select ‘City Ka Chhota RJ’. The contest is open to children in the a..

1,118 candidates in fray for 151 posts

• Staff Reporter • Pravin Datke of BJP files objection against Congress candidate Prakash Bante that the latter has three children • Forms of Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena candidates from Prabhag No 35-C stand rejected after scrutiny Of a t..

Confidence Group to pump in Rs 600 crore on expansion

By Prashant Dongre, MOVING fast on the wheels of confidence, city-based Confidence Group, the largest LPG cylinder manufacturer in India, is investing Rs 600 crore on expansion. It will set up 30 additional LPG bottling plants and 152 auto LPG stations (..

Unique KUTUHAL expo gets enthusiastic response

Staff Reporter, The unique scientific exhibition KUTUHAL (Know, Understand, Test, Use, Home Appliances and Learn) organised by Vigyan Bhavan, at Dharampeth Science College, is getting enthusiastic response from students and their parents. The exhibition..