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Railway police gears up to foil bids to sabotage railway tracks

Staff Reporter, GRP keeping a close vigil on movement of trains and gangmen Following eight attempts in last three years to sabotage railway tracks, Government Railway Police (GRP) is keeping a close vigil on movement of trains and also monitoring pat..

Special discount scheme at Vraksh Resort, Pench

Business Bureau, SUMMER is the favourite time of year for family vacations. Holidays provide a great opportunity for some special memories, Vraksh Resort, Pench summer special is here again with newly design facilities, amenities for valuable customers..

Sadhana Sahakari Bank Limited performs ground breaking ceremony

Business Bureau, SADHANA Sahakari Bank Limited recently performed the ground breaking ceremony to start work of its bhavan by the hands of Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping. Kailashchandra Agrawal, President of Vi..

Four persons arrested for theft of gold worth over Rs 17 lakh

Staff Reporter, LAKADGANJ Police arrested four persons, including a computer operator and a driver attached to Digambar Jain Dharamshala, and took a juvenile delinquent into custody for their involvement in the sensational theft at the residence of a s..

Dr Gupta is faculty for Asia Pacific Federation of Coloproctology

Staff Reporter, Dr Pravin J Gupta, an anorectal surgeon of city has been invited as a faculty for the 16th symposium of the Asia Pacific Federation of Coloproctology at Seoul, Republic of Korea between March 29 and April 2. Dr Gupta will be speaking o..

‘Parents should give more time to their kids’

Staff Reporter, Mayor Nanda Jichkar called upon parents to spare more time with their kids to shape their career. “It is the tender age for the holistic development,” she said. Jichkar was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the annual da..

Action against Resident Doctors: Hospitals observe total bandh

Principal Correspondent, Expressing solidarity with the protesting residents doctors across Maharashtra demanding minimum security and stern action against miscreants, all the hospitals in Nagpur observed a total Bandh on Thursday. Condemning the unwar..

‘Central Railway Nagpur Division in power-saver mode for revenue’

By Sagar Mohod, Rs 5 lakhs will be saved across the division by adopting power saving methods, revealed Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Brujesh Kumar Gupta Savings electricity is now translating into earnings for Railways and the same is now being f..

Cops seize four mausers, 26 live cartridges from woman’s house

Staff Reporter, Cops suspect role of Raju Bhadre and his associates In a major swoop, Sakkardara police seized four country-made mausers and 26 live cartridges from the residence of a woman in Sewadal Nagar, on Wednesday. The woman has been identified..

AIMIM activists object to screening of ‘Adam & Eve’; ransack Krishna Talkies

Staff Reporter, TENSION erupted in Ganeshpeth area after a group of people belonging to a minority community, including some activists of All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM), resorted to violence over the alleged objectionable poster of a m..

India needs to devise effective energy policy: Prof Yadav

Staff Reporter, “India needs to devise an effective energy policy,” said Prof G D Yadav, a recipient of Padma Shri and Vice-Chancellor of Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai. He was speaking at the inauguration of second National Works..

‘Saha Rutunche Saha Sohale’ romances six seasons

Staff Reporter, Kudos to Saptak Nagpur and anchor Renuka Deshkar for the presentation of the programme ‘Saha Rutunche Saha Sohale’, conceptualised by Renuka Deshkar that dealt with the mood and romance of each of the six seasons like &lsquo..

‘Remote Sensing techniques play vital role in water management activities’

Staff Reporter, Remote Sensing (RS) coupled with Geographical Information System (GIS) is playing an important role in water resource management activities. RS with GIS has emerged as a powerful tool for monitoring water quality and water pollution, sa..

Govt supersedes Nagpur APMC Board

Business Bureau, District Collector Sachin Kurve takes over as Administrator HC had slammed authorities for extending term of old body, ordered fresh poll Rude jolt to Saoner MLA Sunil Kedar and his associates IN A surprise move, one of the biggest ..

‘Dr Dorle’s book shows his commitment towards society’

Staff Reporter, Late Dr Avinash Keshav Dorle was a guiding force of entire pharmaceutical industry in India. His contributions for the development and growth of Pharmaceutical sector is unforgettable. The book penned by Dr Dorle till his last breath sh..

Do not waste water: Nanda Jichkar to citizens

Staff Reporter, CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) celebrated the World Water Day in the NEERI Auditorium. Mayor Nanda Jichkar was the Chief Guest on this occasion. Director, CSIR-NEERI Dr. Rakesh Kumar and Dr. Pawa..

Play ‘Julius Caesar’ wins hearts

Staff Reporter, This ides of March, all roads led to Banyan Hall in Chitnavis Centre, where Hislop College Centre for Performing Arts put up a spellbinding show of Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar’, as a tribute to the bard. The play was..

Hislop College begin with bang

Defending champions and hosts Hislop College defeated Ishwar Deshmukh COllege of Physical Education (IDCPE) 3-1 to begin their campaign in style in the 19th Rev Stephen Hislop Memorial Inter-College Football Tournament. The tournament is being played a..

Extreme Taekwon-do kids excel

Children who train at Extreme Taekwon-do Academy, hogged the limelight, grabbing medals in the recently concluded Nagpur district inter-school taekwon-do tournament which was conducted at the Divisional Sports Complex in Mankapur. The budding youngster..

Kamwani-Kothari dazzle

Sports Reporter, Raju Kamwani partnering Ujwal Kothari became besides being admired also became the much envied pair as they outclassed the Sanjeev Arora-Ravi Jaiswal duo 246-20 in a league phase outing of the ongoing M.K. Naidu Memorial C.P. Club Snic..

Major fires at Bhandewadi dumping yard

Staff Reporter, A series of major fires broke out at Bhandewadi dumping yard on Tuesday, following which fire tenders were rushed to the spot. However, another fire broke out at 11.15 pm, and the fire-fighting was still in progress around midnight. As ..

Dr Ambedkar College

THE third session of Yatra-journey through Nagpur, Vidarbha and Maharashtra was conducted recently at Dr Ambedkar College, Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur. The speaker for this session was Dr Prashant Sonone, Scientist, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Nagpu..

CICR develops cotton genotypes that mature in l20 days

By Vikas Vaidya, A scientist at Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR) has developed cotton genotypes which matures in less than 120 days. The crop is cultivated presently at Coimbatore and Nagpur which was successful. It will take two more years..

Forest Deptt still in deep slumber, fails to install alarm system

By Ramesh Marulkar, To curb tiger poaching, two months ago NTCA had directed Forest Department to use newly-developed alarm system which will alert field staff about poaching of wild animals by electrocution, but callous officials have failed to take a..

Maharashtra Vocational Teachers’ Assn holds regional conference

Staff Reporter, Maharashtra Vocational Teachers’ Association had organised a regional conference, here. MLC Nago Ganar was the chief guest for the inaugural function. Dr Yogal Rayalu, President of the association presided over. General Secretary..

Rasika to take on sixth seed in Vietnam meet

Sports Reporter, CITY shuttler Rasika Raje, who won the All India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament at Valsad, Gujarat, in the first week of March, will take on local lass sixth seed Nguyen Thuy Linh in the first round of the Ciputra Hanoi-Yonex Sunr..

NMC scraps ‘Occupancy certificate’ norm to get new water connection

Special Correspondent, Administration justifies the compulsion to protect interests of buyers, while corporators wanted to scrap it dubbing it as anti-people The general body of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) scrapped the condition of possessing o..

Tariff hike round the corner as MSEDCL seeks nod to recover Rs 24,251 crore

Staff Reporter, Consumer activist Pratap Hogade demands disclosure of attached documents of tariff petition and public hearing on it Maharashtra Veej Grahak Sanghatana has warned people to brace-up for hike in power tariff, around 12 per cent annually..

Bhushan Shingne nominated as NIT Trustee

Staff Reporter, Congress names three corporators on NMC’s Standing Committee Bhushan Shingne, a senior corporator of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been appointed as Trustee of Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) in the general body meeting on Mond..

Paul-Mhaisalkar thrill beyond midnight

Sports Reporter, Amit Seth and Amit Agrawal though playing on sportingly despite losing their league outing, somehow proved to be stepping stones to the success of other more skillful teams as the L.K. Naidu Memorial-C.P. Club Snickets League 2017 ente..

‘Andhashraddha Nirmoolan should aim to establish society on scientific principles’

Staff Reporter, The movement like Andhashraddha Nirmoolan should be aimed at changing the basic mindset of people and establish the society on scientific principles. Unfortunately forces strengthening superstition are gaining ground and even ruling the..

MAHAGAMS inks MoU with German company for recycling fly ash

Staff Reporter, MahaGenco Ash Management Services Ltd. (MAHAGAMS) has signed MoU with German based Zaak Technologies GMBH at Delhi. The German company is a startup focusing on recycling industrial waste into high value products using patented clean tec..

Residents stage protest against attack on doctor in Dhule, demand strict security

Staff Reporter, A number of Resident Doctors of Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) staged a protest against the attack on a doctor in Dhule. The members of Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD), submitted a memorandum to Dr Abh..

Cong, NCP, SS join hands

Amravati Bureau, Amravati, Mar 19, Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Shiv Sena and two Independent members have joined hands for the election of Amravati Zilla Parishad (ZP) President and Vice-President to be held on March 21. The decision ..

Combined efforts must for addiction-free society, says Badole

Amravati Bureau, Amravati, Mar 19, Terming addiction as a major problem in society, Maharashtra Minister for Social Justice Rajkumar Badole expressed his displeasure over addiction in the districts where liquor sale is prohibited. Government is tryin..

Annatyag Andolan in support of farmers evokes good response

Our Correspondents, YAVATMAL/MAHAGAON/WARDHA, Mar 19, Yuva Parivartan Manch on Sunday staged 'Annatyag Andolan' at Tiranga Chowk near Samta Maidan in the memory of debt-ridden farmer from Chilgawan village Sahebrao Pawar, who ended his life along wit..

Tushar Gandhi seeks to clear many ‘misconceptions’ about Mahatma

District Correspondent, WARDHA, Mar 19, THE nation did not get independence as gift from the British Government. Freedom was in fact the result of long struggle by many people. However, in the present scenario, people who merely identified themselves..

Swami Sitaramdas Maharaj’s birth anniversary celebrated

Staff Reporter, Various programmes to mark 208th birth anniversary of Yogiraj Swami Sitaramdas Maharaj were held on Friday at the premises of late Kamaltao Wath Education Institution’s Swami Sitaramdas High School. The programmes started with in..

NCP delegation apprises Mayor of woes faced by East Nagpur residents

Staff Reporter, A delegation of Nationalist Congress Party workers led by East Nagpur President Duneshwar Pethe and Working President Kadir Sheikh met Mayor Nanda Jichkar and apprised her of the problems faced by residents in East Nagpur. The party ha..

Smt Radhikatai Pandav College of Engineering

IT IS a proud moment ‘Viper Super King’, a team of students of Smt Radhikatai Pandav College of Engineering, Umred Road, when they scored a massive success in their debut participation in the 4th Edition of the National ‘Go-Kart Design..

No new tax proposed in NMC budget

Special Correspondent, Municipal Commissioner Shravan Hardikar presents Rs 1,700 crore budget before NMC’s Standing Committee Revenue generation from pay and park scheme to surpass proposed income to be generated from subsidised public transpor..

Less takers for Green Army in Green City!

By Ramesh Marulkar, It may come as a shocker for Nagpurians as Nagpur district finds last position in the district-wise list of members registered for the Green Army, in Maharashtra. A total of 9,49,891members have been registered as on March 18 with e..

Jagruteshwar Devasthan - A religous heritage of Vidarbha

By Rajendra Diwe, Shri Paachpaoleshwar Shri Jagruteshwar temple, situated in Jagnath Budhwari area, Golibar, Bharatmata Square is one of the oldest temples not in Nagpur city but also in Vidarbha. This temple has been considered as ‘Gram Devta&rs..

Significant archaeological evidence found at Ubali during excavation

By Vikas Vaidya, Post Graduate Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University has unearthed significant archaeological evidence at Ubali at Kalmeshwar Taluka in Nagpur district.Dr Preety Tr..

Gadkari to open Dr Hardas IMA Annex building today

Staff Reporter, INDIAN Medical Association (IMA), Nagpur had undertaken construction of IMA Annex, an elegant 4 story structure that has come up in its premises. The project is now completed and its inauguration and handing over ceremony of various spe..

Thaker-Gimi, Mohta-Rai teams post innings wins

Sports Reporter, Cue sport buffs, especially the ones who love to play the thrilling mix of snooker and cricket — snickets — spent an thrilling Saturday evening dishing out innings’ defeats as the R.K. Naidu Memorial C.P. Club Snicket..

Paramotoring nationals’ finale today

Sports Reporter, With more than 25 paramotor pilots competing in the first ever National Paramotoring Championship at Adventure Village, Paragliding ground, Kapurbawadi Road, Khindsi backwaters in Ramtek a supercharged air of not only paramotoring, but..

Mayor appeals for people’s co-operation in ongoing infrastructure projects

Staff Reporter, The first citizen of Nagpur, Mayor Nandatai Jichkar sought people’s co-operation for ongoing infrastructure projects which she said are aimed at transforming the city. Yes, she admitted due to simultaneous execution of several pro..

HC junks both FIRs against VCA, dubs police conduct as ‘unethical’

Staff Reporter, • Cops under fire for filing FIR out of vengeance, with malafide motives • High Court pulls up police officers for disregarding opinion of Advocate General Junking both the First Information Reports (FIRs) filed by Nagpur Po..

Opportunities always thrive in challenges: Rahul Bhatia

Business Bureau “TO BECOME successful, one needs to anticipate opportunities well ahead of time and competitors. Hindsight is sharper than foresight and that conviction is always the propellant for growth,” said Rahul Bhatia, Founder and Gr..

One injured as truck collides with tanker coming from wrong side near Kondhali

Kondhali Correspondent, A truck driver was seriously injured when his vehicle collided with a tanker near Kondhali on Nagpur-Amravati Road on Friday. The tanker was reportedly coming from the wrong side, said Kondhali police. According to police, the ..

HC stays demolition of any part of Empress Mall

Legal Correspondent, Ordering notice to the respondents including the State Govt. and the Nagpur Municipal Corporation , Justice Z.A.Haq, has stayed further demolition of any portion of the Empress Mall, in response to the writ petition filed by the pe..

‘Budding lawyers should focus on IPR’

Staff Reporter, In the face of changing trade environment, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) have become an important and inevitable aspect. The budding lawyers should focus on IPR, as there would be tremendous scope for them in future, said, Justice ..

High Court blasts administration for delaying aid to distressed ryots

Legal Correspondent, In backdrop of increasing number of suicides by farmers, High Court deplores apathy of official machinery to reach aid in time to affected farmers Expressing gross dissatisfaction over the State Government machinery to distribute ..

‘Donating blood is service to mankind’

Staff Reporter` Blood donation plays an important role in service to mankind. Donating blood can be a great contribution as far as welfare of the society is concerned, observed Puran Meshram, Registrar, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (R..

Vidarbha Sahitya Sammelan holds short story meet

Staff Reporter, Vidarbha Hindi Sahitya Sammelan had organised a short story meet with senior litterateur Indira Kislay in the chair.Kislay weaved popular song ‘Chalo Dildar Chalo, Chand ke Par Chalo’ to make her presentation more interestin..

BYK demands train connectivity from city to Ratlam-Udaipur

Staff Reporter, A DELEGATION of Bharatiya Yatri Kendra (BYK) and Digambar Jain and Trivedi Brahman Samaj handed over a memorandum of demand to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. The organisations demanded train connectivity to Ratlam- Udaipur from Nagpur...

Holi Milan by SHGs of Karveer Solutions

Staff Reporter, The women associated with self help group of Karveer Solutions celebrated Holi Milan function with zeal. President Chhaya Wazalwar presided over the function. The women played holi and also put colours on each other. Women also particip..

ISA conducts practical-oriented training

Staff Reporter, The practical-oriented training programme of ISA Nagpur was held. This was the unique initiative taken by ISA. The Anaesthesia society has started this programme of imparting practical oriented training to post graduates few years back ..

Women’s SHGs allege cheating by microfinance companies

Staff Reporter, Vidarbha Rajya Andolan Samiti and Shetkari Sanghatna led a morcha of members of women’s self help groups on Kamleshwar Tahasil office. The women have alleged cheating by microfinance companies. A memorandum addresed to the Chief ..

HC finds all ULC allotments irregular, illegal

Staff Reporter, Out of 99 allotments, 64 are cancelled Govt directed to take possession of all vacant ULC lands within a month ULC land beneficiary Educational Institutions to be treated as aided schools/colleges for admission process Housing soci..

ZP accountants start indefinite strike

Staff Reporter, Furious about non-implementation of various demands by the administration, Zilla Parishad account department employees led a protest at Zilla Parishad premises, besides going on an indefinite strike from Wednesday. Under the banner of ..

Shiv Sena workers pay rich tributes to Shivaji Maharaj

Staff Reporter, Shiv Sena, Nagpur district unit workers led by the Unit Chief Satish Harde paid floral tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, on his birth anniversary, at its office near ST Stand, Ganeshpeth. Harde appealed to the workers to spread t..

Cotton worth Rs 5 cr gutted in Arvi

Our Correspondent, ARVI, Mar 15, A sudden fire broke out at Sri Ganesh Natural Fibers Company on Pulgaon road in the wee hours of Wednesday and 2,000 cotton bales and 6,000 quintal cotton total worth Rs 5 crore was reduced to ashes. A short- circuit ..

Engineering student caught with pistol, live cartridges

Amravati Bureau, Amravati, Mar 15, Sensation gripped Rukhmini Nagar area of the city on Wednesday after the guard at the house of MLA Dr Sunil Deshmukh caught an Engineering student along with a countrymade pistol and live cartridges. The student has..

BJP SC Morcha welcomes Mayor Nanda Jichkar

Staff Reporter, MAYOR Nanda Jichkar, Deputy Mayor Deepraj Pardikar, Ruling Party leader Sandip Joshi and Standing Committee Chairman Sandeep Jadhav paid visit to Deekshabhoomi recently. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) SC Morcha welcomed Mayor Nanda Jichka..

Musical ‘Gane Jane Mane’ mesmerises audience

Staff Reporter, PRATRIKUTI Events and Entertainment organised ‘Gane Jane Mane’ programme at Vasantrao Deshpande auditorium recently. This was the sixth edition of Pratrikuti events and entertainment to provide a platform to the emerging and..

Traffic cops book over 900 drunk drivers during Holi

Staff Reporter, TRAFFIC Police booked over 900 drunk drivers, besides initiating action against 542 persons for rash driving, during Holi festival. Cops detained hundreds of vehicles, including two-wheelers, after initiating action against drivers for ..

NMC issues ultimatum to Empress Mall

Staff Reporter, Remove unauthorised construction within 24 hrs or face demolition, warns civic body Nagpur Municipal Corporation has issued ultimatum to developer of the Empress Mall to immediately remove unauthorised construction within 24 hours, sin..

Bawankule orders action against ‘absent’ officials

Staff Reporter, Chandrashekhar Bawankule inspects Kamptee Tehsil Office Taking a tough stand against the officials and employees who do not come to office in time, Chandrashekhar Bawankule, Guardian Minister of district, asked the senior officers to t..

Forest Deptt seeks 8,000 guards for plantation in non-forest areas

By Ramesh Marulkar, Realising insufficient staff in non-forest areas and fulfilling the gigantic target for plantation of 50 crore saplings during the next three years in Maharashtra, Forest Department calculated need for as many as 8,000 Forest Guards..

Akhil Vishwa Sarayuparin Brahman Mahasabha seeks change in caste-based reservation policy

Staff Reporter, Akhil Vishwa Sarayuparin Brahman Mahasabha recently organised a programme ‘Jatigat Arakshan Neeti Va Uska Rajnitikaran (policy of caste based reservation and its political aspect) at Mor Bhavan. Senior Advocate Surendra Mishra and..

Bijotsav Group, Nagpur Garden Club hold kitchen garden workshop

Staff Reporter, “Organic food is rich in Vitamins and enzymes and does not create any type of pollution. Hence, it is environment-friendly,” said Sharad Paliwal. He was addressing the participants of Kitchen Garden Workshop organised jointl..

Soni Samaj celebrate Women’s Day with fervour

Staff Reporter, SONI Samaj Mitra Mandal (Mahila Samiti) celebrated International Women’s Day recently. Ritu Zargar, President of Mahila Samiti urged women to take care of their health as well as work hard to strengthen community. Reena Jargar, S..

Attukal Pongala Mahotsavam held

Staff Reporter, ATTUKAL Pongala Mahotsavam was held at Ayyappa Temple, Poonkavanam, Anandnagar, on Saturday as per traditions followed at famous Attukal Temple in Trivandrum. About 200 devotees participated in the Pongala and about 100 took part in Man..

Sandeep Jadhav elected Chairman of NMC’s Standing Committee

Special Correspondent, Sandeep Jadhav, senior corporator and former Deputy Mayor, was elected unopposed as Chairman of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) Standing Committee on Saturday. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Sandeep Jadhav got support ..

City shuttler Ritika Thaker appears for Standard X paper in Berlin

By Anupam Soni IN A first of its kind, young and promising city shuttler, Ritika Thaker, appeared for one of her ICSE board papers in Berlin, Germany, while representing the nation in an international event.The talented player had been selected in the ..

Nagpur IAP’s first women’s wing in

Staff Reporter, PROBABLY with a view that woman paediatrician can render better treatment to the babies, Central unit of Indian Academy of Paediatricians (IAP) came out with an idea to form women wing of IAP all over the country. Nagpur cannot be an ex..

OCHRI holds health check-up camp for CISF personnel

Staff Reporter RECENTLY Orange City Hospital and Research Institute (OCHRI) organised a free health check-up camp at Nagpur’s Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport premises for the benefit of staff of Airport Authority of India (AAI) and Ce..

Dr Vinky Rughwani feted for service to Thalassemia patients

Staff Reporter, THE Rotary District 3030 felicitated Dr Vinky Rughwani for his rendering best service to society. The Rotary District 3030 covers almost 102 Rotary Club units right from Gondia to Nashik. This honour has come to Nagpur, which is a matte..

‘Women empowerment can happen only when there is no gender difference’

Staff Reporter, HUNDREDS of women gathered together to celebrate ‘International Women’s Day organised by Nagpur Mahila Club and Aashrita Mahila Club on Saturday afternoon, at the banquet hall, Hotel Hardeo.The club invited talented women fr..

BJP celebrates thumping win in UP, Uttarakhand polls

Our Correspondents, CHANDRAPUR/AMRAVATI, Mar 11, activists of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headed by Chandansingh Chandel, Chairman of Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra Limited, and Harish Sharma, President of Ballarpur Municipal Council,..

Two lakh job-seeking youths migrating from Vidarbha every year: Aney

Staff Reporter, Sounding warning of unemployment in the Vidarbha, Former Maharashtra Advocate General (AG) Shrihari Aney on Friday claimed that more than two lakh youngsters migrating to other parts of Maharashtra and country. “Nagpur has become..

Bogus documents racket: Documents relating to disputed properties seized

Staff Reporter, A day after conducting search at the office of ‘estate agent’ Vinay Deshraj Bhatia and seized documents from there, the district administration has come across documents relating to disputed properties indicating that Bhatia..

‘72 Naxal offences registered when G N Saibaba was out on bail’

Staff Reporter, Emphasising that Maoist ideologue Prof G N Saibaba was ‘mastermind’ of several violent activities in Gadchiroli district, Anti-Naxalite Operation (ANO) has revealed that total 72 Naxal offences were registered in the said di..

Reconsider ban on Mahua flower trade: HC to Govt

Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has directed the State Government to take speedy decision about lifting ban on the trade of Mahua flowers as recommended by the committee constituted by State Government. A division bench consisting of Justice Bhushan G..

Jadhav set for his election as Chairman of NMC Standing panel

Staff Reporter, Sandeep Jadhav of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set for his election as Chairman of Standing Committee of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), in a special meeting of the committee at Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Hall in NMC’s Civil..

‘Sujok - A truly well-researched therapy’

Staff Reporter, Sujok is a modern, well researched, well documented and well tested method of ‘Pran Chikitsa’. It works on energy streams in body. While regulating the energy, it helps to treat diseases, said Sarsanghachalak of Rashtriya Sw..

Saurashtra University becomes first varsity to establish Prof Park Chair

By Rajendra Diwe Saurashtra University Rajkot in Gujarat has become the first university to establish Prof Park Chair and the Prof Park Gallery at the Saurashtra University campus at Rajkot in 2012. The university has recognised that Sujok therapy as a..

‘Need to sensitise people to show respect to our soldiers’

Staff Reporter, “Take time off your busy schedule and visit the far flung areas of our borders to get the first hand knowledge of conditions in which our brave soldiers are keeping vigil, protecting our motherland and sacrificing their lives. Onl..

‘Students must focus on research and contribute to nation’s growth’

Staff Reporter, RSS Sarsanghachalak Dr Mohan Bhagwat conferred with Doctor of Science during the 8th Convocation of MAFSU “Speak the truth. Do your duty. Act in accordance with morality. Do not deviate from learning. Revere your mother as God. R..

Veer Patni of winner of Ashok Chakra late Hangpan Dada to be feted today

Staff Reporter, Prahar Samaj Jagruti Sanstha, has started the tradition of honouring the valiant recipient of the Ashok Chakra, highest peace-time gallantry award winner and has been doing it with sincerity and devotion for last three years. The awards..

Amravati, Akola get new Mayors

Amravati Bureau, AMRAVATI, Mar 9, Sanjay Narwane elected 15th Mayor of Amravati Sandhya Tikale elected Deputy Mayor SANJAY Narwane of the Bharatiya Janata Party has been elected as the 15th Mayor of Amravati City. Elections took place at late Sudam..

Podar World School

Alexis Multi-specialty Hospital organised a health check-up camp for school children of Podar World School, Koradi Road as part of their school health programmes. Around 500 children from Standard I to X. Out of 500 children examined, they were diagnose..

Grace Pinto honoured with ‘Nayika Sanmaan’

Staff Reporter, Grace Pinto, Managing Director, Ryan International Group of Institutions was honoured with Nayika Sanmaan recently. Kiran Shantaram, Chairman of Federation of Film Societies of India and Head of Asian Film Foundation, and former Sherrif..

Digitalisation in the field of medical education is must: Dr Dilip Mhaisekar

Staff Reporter, In coming years, in the field of medical education the entire working system and functioning shall be completely digitalised and everybody should get prepared oneself to accommodate themselves in that modern system, said, Dr Dilip Mhais..

Play ‘Kahi Khadu Che Tukde’ reflects damaging effect of politics, neglect on rural students

Staff Reporter, Marathi play ‘Kahi Khadu Che Tukde’ provided a shocking view of what goes on in rural schools, which, in the name of education seem to backtrack in traditions and working, the orthodox belief and following of rituals the har..

Governor to confer DSc on RSS chief today

Staff Reporter, The Governor of Maharashtra Ch Vidyasagar Rao will preside over the 8th Annual Convocation of the Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur at Dr Vasantrao Deshpande Hall, on Thursday at 10 am. The Governor will confer ..

Digital evidence helped cops secure conviction of Saibaba and others

Staff Reporter, The conviction of Prof G N Saibaba and five others for sedition and for being members of banned anti-national Maoist organisation, by Gadchiroli Sessions Court on Tuesday, is a landmark of sorts for the police machinery fighting the Mao..

Mundle Public School

STUDENTS of Mundle Public School emerged winners in the second Maharashtra Kung-Ku-Wushu Federation Cup held at Shirdirecently. Around 13 students got gold, silver, bronze medals respectively. Trupti Tekam, Harshita Malvi, Urvanshi Chincholkar and Athar..