Nagpur

Vid still 35% deficient in rainfall, sowing operations affected

    Staff Reporter Barring a downpour a few days ago, entire Vidarbha region is yet to receive widespread rains. As a result, the region is deficient as compared to average rainfall in the month of June, so far. Due to this, sowing ope..

RTE admission Round 3 extended to 28th

   Staff ReporterPrimary Education Department of Maharashtra has further extended the last date of admissions to be confirmed under Round 3 to be done under Right to Education Act (RTE). The round extended to June 28. Earlier, the date was ..

‘CILLAGE’ - A knowledge integrated sustainable village is need of the day: Dr Anil Kakodkar

   Staff Reporter “In the contemporary knowledge era, one could have greater opportunities in villages than in cities reversing the industrial era paradigms. In this context, the frontline research institutions can be instrumental in ..

Kidnapped 4-yr-old girl rescued within one hour

    Staff ReporterThe Butibori MIDC police rescued a four-year-old girl, who was kidnapped by two youths, within one hour. The kidnappers had demanded Rs seven lakh ransom for the girl’s safety, police said. The arrested accused ..

Lendi Talao extinction leavesNaik Talao in state of nullah

    Staff ReporterTHE ‘planned’ assault on city’s waterbodies, by the authorities and people alike, has left ugly scars in the form of nullahs that were once pristine lakes. The strangulation of Lendi Talao has had a ..

State Govt limits rebate in power bills for industries of region to Rs 20 cr annually

    Staff ReporterMaharashtra Government has given green signal to the scheme providing rebate in power tariff to industries for promoting industrialisation in backward regions of Vidarbha, Marathwada and North Maharashtra and D and D..

COVID-19: Distt registers 95 new single-day cases

    Staff Reporter Situation on the novel coronavirus pandemic front is becoming grim in Nagpur district as 95 new single-day cases were registered on Thursday. Nagpur rural reported 44 new cases while 55 persons tested positive for th..

BSc Semester 4 Maths 1 exam cancelled as Gondia college clerk circulates RTMNU question paper online

    Staff ReporterTHE BSc Semester 4- Mathematics 1 paper had to be cancelled by Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) on Thursday after the question paper was leaked online among students by a clerk in a Gondia colleg..

Sena city unit backs Thackeray as top party leaders abstain

    Staff ReporterAmid the political crisis playing out in Maharashtra over the fate of Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) Government, a group of some 50 volunteers of Shiv Sena’s city unit held a show of strength backing embattled Chief Mi..

MSEDCL’s 150 charging stations for e-vehicles to come up in city

    Staff ReporterAs number of electric vehicles on city roads is increasing steadily, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) is taking steps to boost charging stations and one such station is already set u..

People using ‘trimming’ tactics to avoid State Urban Tree Act

   Staff ReporterWith arrival of monsoon, the cases of illegal tree-trimming in city have increased drastically. On one hand Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has banned trimming of trees without permission. On the other, citizens are taki..

‘Action should be taken against those responsible for Handore’s defeat’

    Staff ReporterExpressing deep anguish over the defeat of Chandrakant Handore, Congress candidate in Maharashtra Legislative Council polls, Kishore Gajbhiye, senior Congress leader demanded action against those responsible for the ..

‘I am still with Shiv Sena’

   Staff Reporter“I had unknowingly gone to Surat, Gujarat and joined Eknath Shinde. I was unaware of the developments there. When I came to know the reality behind camping of Sena MLAs at Surat under the leadership of Shinde, I escap..

NMC polls: Draft voters’ list for 52 Prabhags to be released today

    Staff ReporterTaking one more step closer for general election to Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), the draft voters list for the 52 Prabhags will be published on Thursday. The process is part of the programme finalised by State ..

City politics feels ripples of MVA drama

    Staff Reporter THE hectic political developments, that have caught the attention of not only Maharashtra but also the nation, had bearing on public discourse in Nagpur too. The ripples of the fast-paced political developments since..

Now, they strangled Lendi Talao too

    Staff ReporterLike Dobe lake, Lendi Talao, too, is getting strangulated by the city fathers and of course by the public too. If one recalls the image of Lendi Talao in 2019 and compare it with that of today’s status, one woul..

Show ‘josh’ in recruitment drive: Shantakka

    Staff ReporterRashtra Sevika Samiti head Shantakka on Tuesday lauded the efforts of Central Government for announcing Agnipath scheme and also advised protesting youth to show their ‘josh’ in the recruitment drive.̶..

MSEDCL extends Rs 11 crore aid to Covid-19 victim families in Ngp circle

    Staff ReporterCovid-19 wrecked havoc across countries and Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL), too, was not left untouched from its dark shadow. In Nagpur Circle alone, 22 officer and employees plus ..

Thieves chop two sandalwood trees at Raj Bhavan

    Staff ReporterEven high security area is no longer safe as thieves in a most daring attempt chopped off two full-grown sandalwood trees from the Raj Bhavan campus on Sunday. Raj Bhavan, it is the residence of Maharashtra Government..

Yoga useful for physical, mental health: Gadkari

    Staff ReporterTo ensure a healthy and stress-free life, regular practice of yoga is essential and the early, one starts the better results one gets, stated Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari. Agreed today ever..

‘Indian Council of Veterinary Research to be reality soon’

   Staff Reporter “India will soon get Indian Council of Veterinary Research to function on the lines of Indian Council of Agricultural Research,” said Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister for Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Dairy Dev..

Four cops transferred to Police HQ over death of man during raid

   Staff ReporterFour police personnel of Pachpaoli Police Station were transferred to Police Headquarters following death of a citizen during a police raid late Sunday night. The 59-year-old man allegedly fell from the terrace of his two-s..

60.4 mm rainfall in city in three-and-a-half hrs

  Staff Reporter Monday brought the much-awaited relief for Nagpurians as first widespread downpour of this monsoon lashed the city. Within three-and-a-half hours on Monday evening, the city received 60.4 mm rainfall. Due to heavy downpour, some..

Will construction of retaining wall so late, control damages at Sonegaon lake?

   By Vikas VaidyaNagpur Municipal Corporation has taken up the work of constructing retaining wall at Sonegaon lake. Though the retaining wall is a necessary component in the survival of the lake, will so much delay in taking up the work, ..

‘Special, precious moment’ for Raunak, Divya

   By Anupam Soni   CITY’S first Grandmaster Raunak Sadhwani andWoman Grandmaster Divya Deshmukh, who are part of the Indian squad for the forthcoming Chess Olympiad, attended the flagging off ceremony of the first-ever torc..

Rlys rewrite APARs rules, introduceGroup KPI to adjudge officers

   Staff Reporter AS PART of reforms in Indian Railways, Railway Board notified new norms for recording the Annual Performance Appraisal Reports (APARs) of officers. New rule for APARs comes into effect from 2022- 23 annual year onward..

Zoos on forest land to be considered asforestry activity: MoEFCC guidelines

    Staff Reporter MINISTRY of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has stated that the zoos established on forest land shall be considered as forestry activity. It has recently issued guidelines in this regard to ..

Cong, other parties are instigatingyouth for violence: Gen V K Singh

    Staff Reporter UNION Minister of State and former Army Chief General V K Singh (Retd) PVSM, AVSM, YSM, ADC, on Sunday, accused Congress and other opposition parties of creating controversy and instigating youth over the Agnipa..

99 vehicles stolen from Ajni andHudkeshwar areas in last 5 months

    By Dheeraj Fartode AFTER sustained pressure led to dip in house-breaking thefts (HBTs), police officials are now grappling with the sudden rise in thefts of vehicles in the jurisdictions of Ajni and Hudkeshwar police stations ..

An intimate world

FURIOUS waves kept thudding into his thighs. He remained stoic and firm in his bid to build strength and power in his body. A daring escape from the penal colony of French Guiana ruled Henri Charrière’s mind. He devised ways, plotted routes and finally set out on the massive ocean towards freedom... Each word from the best-seller “Papillon”, the all-time famous autobiography by Charrière, hold the power to transport the reader to the clamorous sea around the prison on the isolated island. The dingy ..

‘A good book works as portal to newer worlds’

No culture or civilisation can thrive in absence of knowledge. And what can be a better source of knowledge than man’s ‘most loyal friend’, books? Reading is a skill that can nurture and develop every mind. Since ages, books have been playing an essential role in shaping up successful personalities around the globe. As we celebrate the National Reading Day, President of Panchsheel Vachnalaya Dattatrey Narayanrao Supner talks about the changing trends in reading habits with ‘The Hitavada’. During his ..

Will Sakkardara lake ever have clean water?

There is no change in the status of Sakkardara Lake since last so many years. The quality of water is dwindling day-by-day. The authorities and public are forcing it to die a slow death. In fact, in the year 2020 it dried up completely. People assumed, the lake vanished like Dobi lake or Pandharabodi. To the misfortune of those who wanted the lake to die, the lake came out like a Phoenix. But the damages done by everyone to the waterbody left their marks. The water-level no more remained as it used ..

‘Creation should last longer than the artist’

Years ago, while walking to his school in Akola, he saw artists using clay and transforming it into beautiful idols of deities. He wondered whether it was magic. It’s 2022 now, and he has sculpted his dreams into reality to a great extent. Meet a young artist Nilesh Ingle, who hails from Akola in Vidarbha, and has made his mark in the world of art, especially portaiture.. Recently, on June 14, 2022, Nilesh Ingle got a reason to celebrate. For, he was among the team of artists of South Central Zone ..

State announces Rs 5 cr compensation for affected farmers of Nandgaon

Government of Maharashtra has announced a compensation of Rs 5 crore for the farmers who lost their agricultural land due to fly ash dumping in Nandgaon village. Maharashtra Environment Minister Aditya Thackeray, on Friday, chaired a review meeting with MahaGenco, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), District Collector, Centre For Sustainable Development (CFSD) and Asar in which he took various decisions on Nandgaon village. The minister directed that the compensation be rolled out over the ..

Finance Deptt ‘reminds’ PSUs, corpns to ‘operate in framework of rules’

Drawing lessons from the observations of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), Finance Department of Maharashtra Government has ‘reminded’ the public sector undertakings (PSUs) and corporations in the State to ‘operate in the framework of rules’. Interestingly, the CAG had made certain observations regarding the operations of PSUs in its report on functioning of Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) and its project Multimodal International Airport and Hub at Nagpur (MIHAN). The CAG report ..

Ashwini Pathe proves nothing is impossible

    By Nitisha Jain “NOTHING is impossible. If we are determined and focused in life then we can achieve anything,” feels Ashwini Pathe, SSC topper in Vidarbha in Divyang category. Ashwini scored 79.80 per cent marks in Cla..

Daughter of tea shop owner, Prajakta tops city

   Staff ReporterRunning a tea shop, efforts of Vijay Bhude finally paid off. His daughter Prajakta topped the Std X examination with 98.80 per cent marks. The day of the result was celebrated by the Bhude family like a festival as their da..

Man duped of Rs 18 lakh on pretext of selling plot

   Staff ReporterMANKAPUR Police, on Thursday, booked five persons, including a married couple, for allegedly duping a middle-aged man of Rs 18 lakh on the pretext of selling a plot in Jai Bharat Co-operative Housing Society, Godhni.The ac..

Happy Home Developers Director, 3 others booked for defrauding farmer

   Staff ReporterBORI Police, on Thursday, booked director of Happy Home Developers and three others for allegedly defrauding a farmer to the tune of Rs 69.50 lakh in a land deal.The accused have been identified as Amol Devaji Walke (45), D..

NMC schools post 99.31 pc results

   Staff ReporterThe students of schools run by Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) came out with flying colours in the SSC examination as result was 99.31 per cent. The results of Marathi medium schools were at par with that of other medium..

SSC results: Nagpur 4th, Amravati 7th in State

   Staff ReporterDESPITE increase in pass percentage in the SSC exam results announced on Friday, Nagpur and Amravati Divisions of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, went down from their positions of second..

Goon, planning to commit major crime, held

    Staff ReporterAJNI Police arrested a goon planning to commit some major crime and seized a country-made pistol and four live cartridges collectively valued at Rs 26,200 from his possession. Identified as Shailendra alias Sanu Jain..

SSC results today

 Staff ReporterThe result of Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSC) will be declared on Friday at 1 pm. The result will be announced online. The date for the distribution of marksheets will be announced later.Maharashtra State Board of Second..

Monsoon finally arrives in Vid

  Staff ReporterAfter a scathing summer which saw the temperatures remain above 45 degree Celsius towards its fag end, the monsoon has finally reached Vidarbha. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has declared onset of Southwest Monsoon i..

‘Planned’ land-grabbing drowns two water-bodies

    By Kartik LokhandeAN OFFICIAL fraud has come to light. Nagpur city has lost two of its precious water-bodies in a span of 15 years, officially! The city fathers and bureaucrats have allowed these two water-bodies -- Sanjay Nagar T..

Southwest monsoon likely to enter Vid in next 48 hrs

    Staff ReporterThe South West Monsoon is likely to enter Vidarbha in next 48 hours as the conditions are favourable for its advancement, stated Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in a press release on Wednesday. Light rains and ..

NMC jacks up fares of city bus service by 17 per cent

    Staff ReporterTo pare down the losses, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has effected 17 per cent hike in fare of city buses with immediate effect. Following the step taken earlier by Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (..

Jaiswal rewrites push-ups World Record

    By Anupam SoniTOTAL 3331 push-ups in an hour...sounds astonishing! But city’s fitness enthusiast Kartik Jaiswal rewrote World Record for push-ups in an hour at the Vidarbha Hindi Sahitya Sammelan Hall, on Wednesday. Jaiswal b..

Goyal Proteins Ltd’s Rs 380 cr plant to come up at Butibori

    Staff ReporterAfter a long gap, the Butibori MIDC would witness a fresh impetus as Goyal Proteins Limits, a Jaipur-based group, is investing Rs 380 crore to set up soyabean extract plant. “The plant would be spread over 50 ac..

Cyber attacks from East Asian countries on Indian websites: Maha Cyber chief

    Staff ReporterAgainst the backdrop of cyber attacks on Indian websites, the Maharashtra Cyber conducted a detailed investigation and came to the conclusion that the attacks were being made by East Asian countries.It may be mentione..

No escape for MBBS students from doing rural internship

    Staff ReporterNo MBBS student in Maharashtra now can skip rural service to be rendered by them after completion of graduation. Earlier there was a provision by which student could pay Rs 10 lakh fine against not rendering service i..

HPC’s call on reducing deputation in NCC soon: NCC DG

    By Kaushik BhattacharyaMinistry of Defence has raised a proposal to cut down deputation to National Cadet Corps (NCC) by 75 per cent and make up the deficiency by hiring ex-servicemen on contract. The proposal has been made to opti..

Smart City to build 100 e-toilets, set up 400 smart bins in city

    Staff ReporterTo plug the gaps in the scheme meant to overhaul city infrastructure for making it Smart City, the administrators of NSSCDCL approved host of decisions combining health and education along with hygiene. Starting with ..

Over 1.5 lakh more students register for Engineering CET

    Staff ReporterThere is good news for the institutions imparting technical education as 6,89,496 students registered for Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test (MHT-CET) for the admissions to degree engineering courses. This number ..

Air Marshal Vibhas Pande is new AOC-IN-C of Maintenance Command

   Staff ReporterAir Marshal Vibhas Pande AVSM VSM assumed the command of Maintenance Command, IAF as 37th Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief on Tuesday.The Air Marshal was commissioned in the Aeronautical Engineering (Mechanical) branch on Au..

Local Tree Committee dissolved within 4 months

    By Kaushik BhattacharyaOn one hand, incidents of uprooting of trees in city are increasing day-by-day, while on the other hand, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) dissolved the Local Tree Committee on Tuesday. The Tree Committee wa..

Parcel containing air gun cracker pellets explodes at GPO

    Staff ReporterSensation prevailed at the General Post Office (GPO) in Civil Lines when a packet containing cracker pellets of air gun exploded on Tuesday evening. A large number of police officials rushed to the spot as a security ..

Arrest Sheikh Hussain in 48 hrs or face agitation, warns BJP

    Staff Reporter Lodging a complaint against Congress leader Sheikh Hussain at Gittikhadan Police Station, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders have demanded his arrest within 48 hours for his derogatory remarks against Prime Ministe..

Top police officials in State set to complete their two-year tenure

    By Dheeraj FartodeAS MAHARASHTRA Police circles are agog with speculations about transfers of top-rank police officers in the coming months, State Home Minister Maharashtra Dilip Walse-Patil has ruled out any untimely transfers. &#..

Burglars decamp with booty worth Rs 12.75 lakh in two separate thefts

    Special Correspondent BURGLARS seem to be striking at will in the Second Capital with two more sensational thefts being reported from Wathoda and Nandanvan Police Station areas in which booty worth Rs 12.75 lakh was stolen. Inciden..

Stray dogs’ population reaches 1 lakh in city

    Staff ReporterWaking up before the situation turns critical, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is getting its act together for sterilisation of stray dogs whose population is estimated to be around one lakh in city. The stray ..

Another spell of pre-monsoon showers in city

    Staff ReporterLight rains all over Nagpur on Monday evening gave a signal of arrival of southwest monsoon in next few days in the region. Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had already predicted that southwest monsoon in Vidarb..

Letting students develop their products and become inventors, the GP way

    Staff ReporterGovernment Polytechnic (GP), Nagpur has set up two students-centric projects --Electric Vehicle Technologies and Product Development Centre. This is for the first time that any Diploma Engineering College in this regi..

City Cong protests over ED notice to Sonia, Rahul

    Staff ReporterHundreds of Congress workers in Nagpur came together in front of CGO Complex to protest the action of Enforcement Directorate (ED) of issuing notice to Party President Sonia Gandhi and Congress leader and Member of Pa..

Politicking to pick up post release of final voters’ list for NMC elections on July 7

   Staff ReporterEven though the dates of general elections to Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) are not clear as yet, State Election Commission (SEC) is moving ahead and completing all pre-poll formalities. In the latest move, the dates f..

‘Raut should have shown magnanimity by ensuring Sanjay Pawar’s victory’

    Staff Reporter“Shiv Sena always says it respects Sambhajiraje. In reality it does not. This was proved in recently held Rajya Sabha polls. Sanjay Raut, the candidate of Sena for Rajya Sabha failed to respect Raje. He did not ..

Patel, Walse-Patil ask NCP workers to be prepared to go solo in upcoming polls

    Staff ReporterPraful Patel, newly elected Rajya Sabha Member, and Dilip Walse-Patil, Home Minister of Maharashtra and Contact Minister of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) for Nagpur and Gadchiroli, asked party workers to have high ..

Website of Institute of Science hacked

   Staff ReporterThe official website of the Institute of Science Nagpur was hacked by Malaysian hackers on Sunday.The home page of the website had a message against India and carried an appeal ‘to unite again and start a campaign aga..

Police closely watching anti-socialorganisations in State: Home Minister

    Staff ReporterMaharashtra Police is keeping a close watch on activities of anti-social elements ‘of both sides’, Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse-Patil on Sunday said that no one would be allowed to disturb law and..

Hemoglobin laddus at World’s Best Dry Fruits

World’s Best Dry Fruits is offering ‘Hemoglobin Laddu’ which are prepared by dry fruits procured from 37 countries. it has no sugar, no gud, no khoa and no preservatives. ‘Hemoglobin Laddu’ increases hemoglobin by 3-4 points in a month. Dry fruits are considered healthy food and it can save from diabetes and heart attack. Dry fruits also reduces bad cholesterol and risk of heart attack...

‘Collective efforts must to achieve child labour-free society’

CHILD labour has remained a big problem world-wide. Much has been said and written about the menace but the rising figures tell that the problem is growing each passing year. The coronavirus pandemic has added to the woes as many children have been forced into child labour due to loss of earning members of the family or total stop on income due to lockdown. On the occasion of Anti-Child Labour Day (June 12), ‘The Hitavada’ reached out to Dr Nandkishor Bhagat, HoD, Criminology and Correctional Administratio..

Park vehicle with discipline, else...

Beware citizens! Parking your vehicle in ‘no parking’ area will cost you Rs 760 for two-wheeler, and Rs 1,020 for four-wheeler from Sunday as the Traffic Branch of Nagpur police will start towing vehicles parked in ‘no parking’ areas. The decision was taken by the officials of Nagpur police and Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) as unauthorised parking of vehicles on streets is causing traffic jams across city. NMC has provided 10 towing vehicles (six for two-wheelers and four for four-wheelers) to ..

No mechanism to check stray dogs’ menace?

  By Kartik Lokhande : December 2021 -- A 51-year-old bike-borne man sustains major injuries and dies in a freak mishap in Dhantoli, Nagpur. He met with a mishap as he panicked because three aggressive stray dogs chased him.  December ..

Pack of stray dogs mauls 5-yr-old boy to death in Katol

IN A horrific incident, a pack of stray canines mauled a five-year-old boy to death in Katol area on Saturday morning. Panicked parents and neighours rushed the victim, Viraj Raju Jaiwar (5), a resident of Dhantoli, Katol, to Rural Hospital where the doctors declared him ‘brought dead.’ As per reports, Viraj and his elder sister were on a morning walk. Suddenly, they were surrounded by a pack of stray dogs who were barking at them continuously. Viraj’s sister tried to shoo them away. However, one ..

Tiger found dead near railway track in Arjuni Morgaon Forest Range

In an unfortunate incident, a full-grown male tiger ‘T-1’ that was roaming in Lakhandur Range for a few months was found dead near the railway track between Vadegaon-Wadsa route on Saturday morning. According to Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) Dada Raut, around 9.30 am on Saturday, they got information from ARM Gupta that the carcass of tiger was found near the railway track near stone no 1093/6-7 on Vadegaon -Wadsa route. The area comes under Compartment No 260 of Korambhi Beat in Arjuni Morgaon ..

Amit Kowe suicide case: Cops book 10, including former Manager of WCL

DHANTOLI Police, on Friday, booked 10 persons, including a woman and former Manager of Western Coalfields Limited (WCL), for allegedly abetting social worker Amit Kowe to commit suicide. The accused have been identified as Rasheed Alam (50), Rahul Singh (45), both residents of Sealdah, DRM office, Raja Bazar, Kolkata, West Bengal; Rajendra Tiwari (50), a resident of Ajni; Shilpa Salpatti (43), a resident near Manewada Road, Ajni; former Manager of WCL Rakesh Khurana (50), a resident of B- 501, ..

NCP’s Patel wins RS polls; ‘confused’ over one extra vote he secured

Former Union Minister and senior leader of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Praful Patel got elected to Rajya Sabha. Nut, he is ‘confused’ over one extra vote he secured. Patel, who won Rajya Sabha polls whose results were declared in the wee hours of Saturday, secured 43 votes against decided 42 votes. While talking to the mediapersons at Nagpur’s Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Patel expressed his confusion. “There were 51 votes of NCP and as per our discussion within party, we had ..

RTE admission Round 3 begins; to conclude on June 19

   Staff ReporterPrimary Education Department of Maharashtra has begun Round 3 of the admissions to be done under Right to Education (RTE) Act. This round will conclude on June 19. Second round got three extensions and it endedon June 6.The..

Father, two sons get lifer for killing neighbour

    Staff ReporterADDITIONAL Sessions Judge M S Azmi on Thursday sentenced Munna Mohan Mahato (50) and his two sons Ramu alias Chunni (26) and Chetan (24) to life imprisonment after the charges of killing their neighbour Ashok Santaram..

Two crucial changes in Class XI admn process

    Staff Reporter Department of School Education and Sports has introduced two changes in this year’s Class XI admission process. Students who get locked in the first round due to the allotment to first preference can participat..

RSS recce: ATS hands over JeM ultra to J&K police

    By Dheeraj FartodeAFTER a more than two-week-long interrogation by Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) Nagpur, the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist, who had conducted recce of Dr Hedgewar Smriti Bhavan of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sang (RSS..

They rose against all odds

    Staff ReporterDeath of parents shatters dreams of any student. Such a big loss could also impact the academic performance of any sincere and hard working boy or girl. But it is not true in the case of some of the students of the ci..

MSEDCL detects power pilferage of Rs 63.23 crore in Vidarbha

    Staff ReporterFlying squad of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) unearthed power thefts worth Rs 63.23 crore during raids across Vidarbha. The drive aims to reduce commercial losses. During the year..

FDCM to supply 300 cu mt teakwood for Central Vista Parliament Project

   Staff ReporterForest Development Corporation of Maharashtra (FDCM) has received an order from Central Government to supply 300 cubic metres of teakwood from its Ballarshah depot, recently. The teakwood will be utilised for the constructi..

Light rain, cloudy sky bring mercury down

    Staff ReporterOvercast sky, gusty winds and drizzles in the evening decreased maximum temperature in city by almost 2 degrees Celsius, on Thursday. For last one week maximum temperature in Nagpur washovering above 45 degrees Celsiu..

City Police cancel 43 gun licences

    By Shirish BorkarNAGPUR City Police have cancelled 43 firearm licences issued to various individuals for possible misuse and non-adherence to the rules framed under the provisions of law.Last year, police had revoked 36 firearm lic..

Five victims lodge molestation plaint against Karate teacher

    Staff ReporterAfter registering a First Investigation Report (FIR) against a Karate teacher for raping a minor girl, the Kanhan police on Wedneday registered five more FIRs against the teacher on the charges of molestaiton.The teac..

Posing as Army officer, man dupes Dr Bhave couple of Rs 2 lakh

    Staff ReporterMASQUERADING as an Army officer, a cyber crook siphoned of Rs two lakh from the bank accounts of well-known psychiatrist Dr Sudhir Bhave and his ophthalmologist wife Dr Shubhangi Bhave by luring the latter into holdin..

‘Success is all about your hard work and dedication’

     By Kaushik BhattacharyaAditya Prasad Shiledar of Hislop College, emerged probable city topper in Arts stream in Class 12 exams with 94.33 per cent marks. His passion towards English literature paid him rich dividends in the e..

Regular study yields great results for Mitesh

    By Kaushik BhattacharyaRegular study and hard work are the keys to success for Mitesh Wandhare who became the probable city topper in Science in Std XII examination. Mitesh scored 97.50 per cent marks in the examination on Wednesda..

Discipline, clear concept fetch success for Urvi

    By Kaushik BhattacharyaUrvi Shah of St Paul High School and Junior College believes that clear concept and discipline in studies has helped her become probable city topper in Commerce stream in Class 12. Urvi scored 97.83 per cent ..

Aman corners glory, scores 99 pc marks

    By Apoorva MethiThe Agrawal family of Arjuni Morgaon was busy receiving congratulatory messages and calls and attending to a stream of well-wishers visiting them since Wednesday morning. For, their son, Aman Rameshchandra Agrawal, ..

HSC results: Aman from Gondia is probable State topper with 99%

    Staff ReporterAman Rameshchandra Agrawal from Saraswati Junior College, Arjuni Morgaon, Gondia, scored 99% marks in Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) examination. With this fantastic score, Aman is probable State Topper. H..

City police to start gathering biometric data of criminals

     By Dheeraj FartodeTOP brass of Nagpur police, on Wednesday, issued an order to all 34 police stations for immediate implementation of Automated Multi-modal Biometric Identification System (AMBIS). The order was issued after a..

HSC results today

   Staff ReporterRESULTS of Higher Secondary Certificate Examination (HSC) of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education will be declared online on Wednesday, June 8 at 1 pm. Students will get their marksheets on F..

Sudden surge in COVID-19 cases in Nagpur district

    Staff ReporterA sudden surge in COVID-19 cases is witnessed in Nagpur district as on Tuesday 25 people got infected by the virus. It maybe noted that on Monday, the district had registered only two cases. The sudden rise in positiv..

80 kms in 104 hrs! Indian Co creates Guinness record

    Amravati BureauThey have done it. A stretch of 80 kms of bituminous road constructed in just 104 hours! Thus, also paving a way for entry into the very prestigious Guinness Book of World Record. The nation, in general and Amravati..

NIT’s convention centre on ESIC’s land affects workers health services

    Staff ReporterEmployees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) dispensary at Somwaripeth is facing a threat to its existence as Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) is dilly-dallying on matter of handing over possession of the land despite d..

Conservation work of ‘Khajuraho of Vidarbha’ at Markanda to re-start shortly

    By Shirish BorkarAFTER the brouhaha by historians, scholars, devotees and locals over alleged irregularities committed by conservationists in revivifying the ancient Markanda group of temples at Chamorshi in Gadchiroli district, th..

RTMNU issues fresh instructions for students taking Summer exams

    Staff Reporter The first phase of Summer examinations of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU) is beginning on June 8. Students appearing in the examinations must carry the admit card duly signed by their respectiv..