• Maharashtra bird deaths: Toll stands at 12,752 21 Jan 2021 09:21 WITH 4,479 bird deaths recorded in Maharashtra on Tuesday, the toll has risen to 12,752 in the past 12 days. Of the total, 4,351 poultry birds were found dead across the state, the highest toll in a day since January 8. Of them, around 3,700 poultry birds …
  • A brand that empowers women artisans in rural India 21 Jan 2021 06:08 When Asha Scaria, founder of ethical clothing brand Swara VOW (Voice of Women), broached the idea of an online portal for garments they stitched to the women from the tribal communities of Dungarpur, it was met with scepticism. “The women were suspicious …
  • Covid-19 cases under 100 in Vid’s 5 dists, no deaths in 3 21 Jan 2021 00:48 Nagpur: Five districts in Nagpur division reported just 81 Covid cases while as many districts of Amravati division posted 180 cases on Wednesday. Nagpur district’s 353 fresh cases accounted for Vidarbha’s second lowest tally 614 of the month. So far, day’ …
  • Partially blind teen moves HC as MBBS admission quashed 21 Jan 2021 00:48 Nagpur: A partially blind boy has approached the Nagpur bench of Bombay high court challenging the State Common Entrance Test (CET) Cell’s decision to cancel his MBBS admission in Lokmanya Tilak Medical College in Mumbai. While issuing notices to the …
  • Maharashtra: 53 per cent of targeted recipients get COVID-19 vaccines amid glitches 20 Jan 2021 06:22 By PTI MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday said that 14,883 healthcare staffers, or 52.68 of the targeted beneficiaries for the day, were administered COVID-19 vaccine doses across 274 centres in the state as the inoculation drive resumed after …
  • Only 57% health care workers turn up for Covid vaccination on Day 2 in Vid 20 Jan 2021 01:17 Nagpur: Total 3,227 (57.62%) of 5,600 health care workers took the Covid-19 vaccine jab in 11 districts of Vidarbha on Day 2 of the vaccination drive on Tuesday. Five cases of minor adverse event following immunization (AEFI) were reported, of which two …
  • Maharashtra: Bird deaths cross 6,000 since Jan 8 in state 19 Jan 2021 05:36 The number of bird deaths in Maharashtra has reached 6,816 since January 8. After the confirmation of bird flu deaths by the ICAR-National Institute of High-Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal, close to 10,000 poultry birds and 500 eggs have been …
  • Only 1 recipient reports side effects on Day-2 of Covid vaccination 19 Jan 2021 01:00 Nagpur: Only one health care worker, from District Women’s Hospital at Amravati, was required to be hospitalized on Day-2 after Covid-19 vaccination. Eight of the nine health care workers admitted on Sunday were discharged on Monday. Deputy director of …
  • At 391 — Vid reports lowest daily Covid cases in 6 months 19 Jan 2021 01:00 Nagpur: Monday brought a major relief for Vidarbha region as all 11 districts together reported only 391 new cases of Covid-19. Before this, less than 391 cases were reported on July 28 last year — about six months ago. On the other hand, the number of …
  • Khisa is symbolic of the times we live in, says filmmaker Raj More 18 Jan 2021 23:26 A child’s shirt pocket is a world of wonders, where they keep an assortment of valuables, from pebbles and marbles to money and scribbled notes. The protagonist of the short film, Khisa, which is a part of the Indian Panorama section of the International …
  • Maha panchayat poll results 2021 live updates 18 Jan 2021 10:20 The districts and the district-wise number of gram panchayats where polling is being held are as follows: Thane (158), Palghar (3), Raigad (88), Ratnagiri (479), Sindhudurg (70), Nashik (620), Dhule (218), Jalgaon (783), Ahmednagar (767), Nandurbar (86), …
  • Maharashtra: Over 280 mild cases of adverse events reported across state 18 Jan 2021 06:49 In 24 hours after healthcare workers were administered vaccine against Covid-19 on Saturday, over 280 cases of adverse event following immunisation (AEFI) were reported from across the state. Officials said “all cases are mild” and required no serious …
  • Nagpur’s cases, recoveries, deaths more than 9 districts put together 18 Jan 2021 00:17 Nagpur: Nagpur district’s day’s caseload, recoveries and Covid deaths were double than that collectively of nine districts of the Vidarbha even though the overall figures remained low on Sunday too. Thanks to no reporting of daily Covid numbers from Gondia …
  • Bird death count surpasses 5,000-mark in Maharashtra 17 Jan 2021 20:41 Pune: The number of bird deaths in the state crossed 5,000, as 982 poultry birds were found dead in Thane, Raigad, Satara, Sangli and Ahmednagar, among other locations, on Saturday. The animal husbandry department officials said more bird samples from the …
  • Charla Huber: Calling white women 'Karens' is just another form of racial stereotyping 17 Jan 2021 16:08 The name “Karen” has received quite a bit of attention over the past year or so. The term is used for women who demonstrate their sense of entitlement in demanding things of others. It’s commonly used to refer to Caucasian women, and it floods social media …
  • At 69.3%, Vidarbha beats state in vaccinating health workers 17 Jan 2021 09:49 Vidarbha achieved the target of vaccinating 69.3 per cent of frontline workers, surpassing the state average of 63.5 per cent, on the inaugural day of the nationwide Covid-19 inoculation drive. Of targeted 5,600 people at total 56 centres across 11 …
  • Maharashtra: Nine districts report flu in poultry birds 16 Jan 2021 11:54 THE NATIONAL Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal, a nodal body for testing bird flu cases, on Friday confirmed the cause of poultry birds’ (chicken) death in Nanded, Pune, Solapur, Yavatmal, Ahmednagar, Beed and Raigad districts to …
  • Maharashtra's mini-general polls to test Uddhav Thackeray's MVA govt 16 Jan 2021 08:22 Image Source : PTI Voters show their identity cards as they wait for their turn to cast their votes for Gram Panchayat election, at Varunji village in Karad. A mini-general election at the grassroots level was completed without major incidents in 14,234 …
  • Ray of hope for Vid poultry farmers as many samples -ve 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: Poultry farmers of the region can be hopeful of being safe from bird flu, even as they still need to keep their fingers crossed. Samples of a sizeable number of birds that had died during last one week in Vidarbha have been reported to be avian flu …
  • 10k recoveries, 11k Covid-19 cases in first half of January 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: The first fortnight of the New Year has seen 11,588 new Covid-19 cases while 10,593 patients recovered from Vidarbha region in January. For the second day in a row, on Friday, the number of recovered patients was more than the number of new cases. …
  • In first lot, only 83k healthcare staff of Vid to get Covishield shots 15 Jan 2021 12:10 Nagpur: Vidarbha has received Covid-19 vaccine doses for only 82,800 (51.94%) health care workers as against 1,59,427 who have registered for phase-I of the vaccination programme to be launched on Saturday at 56 centres in 11 districts of the region. …
  • Maha to cut vaccination sites to 285 for inaugural day 15 Jan 2021 11:44 Pune: The Centre has directed health officials in Maharashtra to scale down the number of its vaccination sites to 285 from the 358 announced earlier. State immunisation officer Dr D N Patil told TOI that the Centre late on Wednesday asked the state to …
  • Over 50% of 44 dead bird samples in state test positive for avian flu 15 Jan 2021 11:44 Pune: The animal husbandry department on Thursday stated that over 50% of the 44 dead bird samples in Maharashtra had so far tested positive for avian influenza. The department received the test results of the 44 samples on Thursday. Thane district had the …
  • Polling under way for GP elections in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 06:07 Image used for representational purposeMUMBAI: Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in Maharashtra began on a peaceful note on Friday morning, an official said. The polls, being held with Covid-19 protocols …
  • Bird flu scare: Owner ‘caged’ in poultry farm in Bhandara for 14 days sans power 15 Jan 2021 05:31 Representative imageNAGPUR: Dhananjay Bhusari is desperately waiting for the next 10 days to pass. His poultry farm in Palandur village of Bhandara has been sealed after death of 300 birds, and he has been ordered to be in ‘quarantine’ there for 14 days. …
  • 382 birds reported dead in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 04:31 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 15 (ANI): Cases of bird flu are spreading in Maharashtra with 382 bird deaths reported from nine districts on Thursday, taking the toll to 3,378 across the state. According to the state department, samples of birds …
  • Bird deaths now in Raigad, toll rises to 3,378 in 24 districts 15 Jan 2021 03:07 The number of districts that recorded unexplained bird deaths in Maharashtra increased to 24 on Thursday, with Raigad recording three poultry birds deaths that may be linked to Avian Influenza or bird flu. The number of dead birds in the state since …
  • Polls for 3,857 GPs in Vidarbha today, results on Jan 18 14 Jan 2021 23:37 Nagpur: Elections for 3,857 gram panchayats in Vidarbha will take place on January 15. The elections are taking place all over the state. Counting will be held on January 18. Gram panchayat elections are not contested on party symbols, but leaders of all …
  • Bird flu scare: Owner ‘caged’ in poultry farm for 14 days sans power 14 Jan 2021 23:36 Nagpur: Dhananjay Bhusari is desperately waiting for the next 10 days to pass. His poultry farm in Palandur village of Bhandara has been sealed after death of 300 birds, and he has been ordered to be in ‘quarantine’ there for 14 days. The farm is on a …
  • 238 more birds die in Maharashtra, samples sent for testing 14 Jan 2021 10:51 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 13 (ANI): A total of 238 more birds died in various districts of Maharashtra on Wednesday, including poultry birds and crows. The State Animal Husbandry Commissioner office said in a press release that samples of all …
  • 1.84L Covid vaccines arrive in Vidarbha 14 Jan 2021 05:19 A truck carrying vaccines for districts of Nagpur division arrived at Mata Kacheri in Nagpur on Thursday at 2.30 amNagpur: 1.84 lakh Covid-19 vaccines arrived in Vidarbha on Wednesday and Thursday. The number of vaccines arrived are more than the number of …
  • Maharashtra bird toll rises to 2359, 481 in a day 14 Jan 2021 03:19 The number of bird deaths in Maharashtra since January 8 has reached 2,359 with 481 deaths recorded across the state on Wednesday. Of the 481 cases, 455 were poultry birds. Of these, 294 birds died in Yavatmal, 18 in Latur, three each in Beed and …
  • Maharashtra: No Covid vaccine for minors, pregnant women, says Rajesh Tope 13 Jan 2021 15:38 Image Source : ANI Maharashtra: No Covid vaccine for minors, pregnant women, says Rajesh Tope Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Wednesday that the 'Covishield' vaccine will not be administered to people under 18 years of age, pregnant …
  • ‘Maharashtra will receive 9.83 lakhs vaccine doses in first batch’: D N Patil 13 Jan 2021 08:45 Dr D N Patil, from Directorate of Health Services, coordinates Maharashtra’s entire vaccine programme — from measles and rubella vaccination for children to regular polio drives. Since the last few months, he has been working on training health workers, …
  • 16 Maharashtra districts report bird deaths, culling begins in Latur 13 Jan 2021 08:45 Sixteen districts in Maharashtra have reported cases of bird deaths so far, with Yavatmal, Amravati and Bhandara reporting fresh cases on Tuesday. With this, 1,839 bird deaths have been reported since Friday. Officials also reported 200 poultry bird deaths …
  • Maharashtra starts culling 15,500 birds as avian influenza spreads 13 Jan 2021 05:38 Maharashtra has started culling 15,500 poultry birds in Latur and Parbhani after cases of avian influenza was confirmed in these two districts. Animal Husbandry Commissioner Sachindra Pratap Singh said on Tuesday that the culling is being carried out in …
  • Maha gets 9.63 lakh doses from Serum Institute 13 Jan 2021 02:18 A truck transports vaccines from SII to Pune airport on Tuesday to be flown to different statesMUMBAI/PUNE: Mumbai will receive its first consignment of the Covid-19 vaccine from Pune early on Wednesday, officials said. The BMC is expected to get …
  • Bird flu scare: Bhandara village under containment 13 Jan 2021 02:02 Nagpur: The toll of poultry birds in Vidarbha crossed 500 on Tuesday. Poultry deaths have been reported in Nagpur, Bhandara, Yavatmal, Amravati and Akola districts. This has led to strict imposition of restrictive measures including home quarantine of …
  • State sees 2,936 new COVID-19 cases, 3,282 recoveries, 50 deaths 13 Jan 2021 00:54 Maharashtra on Tuesday reported 2,936 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally of infections to 19,74,488, the State health department said. With 50 more people succumbing to the viral disease, the cumulative death toll in the State mounted to 50,151, an …
  • National Youth Day: Courses about Swami Vivekananda on offer 12 Jan 2021 21:21 National Youth Day: National Youth Day: As a tribute to the contribution of Swami Vivekananda towards the country, India celebrates his birth anniversary as National Youth Day on January 12. Calling Vivekananda a ‘national youth icon’, the University …
  • State to cull 80k birds from today in Parbhani; all 36 dists on alert 12 Jan 2021 12:57 Mumbai: With more than 1,200 avian flu deaths confirmed in Maharashtra, the government has ordered culling to begin on Tuesday in the most infected clusters starting with a village in Parbhani district in Marathwada where close to 80,000 birds will be …
  • Vaccine doses for state expected from Tuesday, over 500 vaccination sites ready: Maharastra health director 12 Jan 2021 04:35 Maharashtra Director of Health Dr Archana Patil on Monday said the state was expecting vaccine doses from Tuesday, and arrangements are being made to transport the doses to regional centres in the state. A total of 511 vaccination sites have been readied …
  • Uddhav instructs district administrations to provide proper information on bird flu 11 Jan 2021 23:06 Appealing to people to desist from spreading rumours on H5N1 avian influenza which has been detected in some parts of Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday directed the respective district administrations to communicate proper information …
  • Vid sees 21 Covid deaths in a day, highest in 30 days 11 Jan 2021 00:43 Nagpur: Daily Covid casualties had come down for almost a month, which was a relieving factor. But, the number of casualties has seen constant rise since the beginning of year 2021. On January 10, total 21 deaths were reported in Vidarbha, highest in the …
  • Poultry prices collapse as bird flu scare keeps customers away 10 Jan 2021 05:12 AS NEWS of confirmed cases of bird flu comes from various parts of the country, prices of eggs and chicken have taken a free fall. The industry hopes this is a temporary phenomenon and would halt in a week’s time. Meanwhile, Maharashtra has reported death …
  • 1k poultry birds die in Parbhani, Latur in 2 days 10 Jan 2021 03:01 Representative imagePUNE: The state government has stepped up its vigil following the death of 1,000 poultry birds in Parbhani and Latur in the last two days. About 1,049 birds have died in the state in the last few days, leading to bird flu scare. “The …
  • More cases, less recoveries for 9th day in a row in region 10 Jan 2021 02:33 Nagpur: The first nine days of the New Year have seen 7,129 Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha as against 6,024 recoveries. The number of new cases has been more than recoveries constantly during January so far. Due to this, the number of patients under treatment …
  • Katepurna mining report seeks action against road contractor 06 Jan 2021 00:57 Nagpur: The report submitted by the revenue and forest department in the illegal extraction of murrum in the eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of the Katepurna wildlife sanctuary in Akola and Washim districts have recommended the filing of a complaint against …
  • Rain, thunder and lightning over Pune on January 8: IMD 05 Jan 2021 19:02 Pune and its surrounding areas will experience light to moderate rain accompanied by thunder and lightning on January 8, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD), Pune. Cloudy and overcast sky conditions, which have been prevailing since the …
  • More cases than recoveries for 3rd day in a row 03 Jan 2021 23:45 Nagpur: Vidarbha region reported more new cases of Covid-19 than the number of patients recovered in a day for the third consecutive day on Sunday. While 774 new cases were reported, 660 patients recovered in a day. This has increased the number of …
  • Akola cops adopt ‘Nelson system’ to step up efficiency in probe 03 Jan 2021 00:54
  • Vax transportation problems unlikely in state, say experts 03 Jan 2021 00:22 A vaccine van arrives at a hospital during Saturday’s mock drillPune: State immunisation officer Dr DN Patil and state National Health Mission commissioner Dr Ramaswami N on Saturday said Maharashtra was unlikely to face any problems in transporting the …
  • Covid-19 relief continues in New Year in Vidarbha 02 Jan 2021 00:54 Nagpur: The first day of the New Year reported 784 new cases of Covid-19 while 732 patients recovered on Friday. Total 13 deaths, including 10 in Nagpur district alone, were recorded. Overall, the relief factor in December continued in the New Year too. …
  • Andhra Pradesh High Court gives nod to conduct gram panchayat polls in state 21 Jan 2021 12:11 Amaravati: In a setback to the Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy administration, the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Thursday gave the green signal for the conduct of elections to gram panchayats in four phases from February 5. The Division Bench of the High Court, …
  • Andhra Pradesh HC quashes case by CID over land purchase in Amaravati 20 Jan 2021 17:05 Vijayawada: In a major setback to the state government, the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday quashed the prosecution launched by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) against some individuals in the sensational “insider trading” case. The case …
  • Andhra Pradesh High Court strikes down insider trading in Amaravati cases 20 Jan 2021 06:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday struck down the cases registered by the Crime Investigation Department (CID) alleging insider trading in purchase of lands by some people in Amaravati. The concept of the offence …
  • Info in public domain, no complaint: Andhra HC quashes cases against TDP leaders 20 Jan 2021 01:09 The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday quashed cases filed by the CID alleging insider trading in land transactions — during the tenure of the Telugu Desam Party — before the region between Krishna and Guntur districts was declared as the Amaravati …
  • Andhra Pradesh staff unions to meet Governor 19 Jan 2021 12:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Leaders of the AP JAC Amaravati (Joint Action Committee of Employees Associations) will call on Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan in the Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday and  submit a memorandum explaining their grievances on …
  • Andhra HC ex-judge disputes correctness of phone call transcript 19 Jan 2021 05:33 Stating that he had spoken over a call with a suspended District Munsif wherein he is alleged to have made enquiries about land dealings by kin of a Supreme Court judge, former Andhra Pradesh High Court judge Justice (retd) V Eswaraiah Monday contended …
  • Relatives of senior judge involved in benami deals in Amaravati, Justice Eswaraiah claims in SC 18 Jan 2021 14:53 By PTI NEW DELHI: Former Andhra Pradesh High Court judge Justice (retd) V Eswaraiah has alleged in the Supreme Court that relatives of a "senior sitting" apex court judge were involved in "benami transactions" in the Amaravati land scam …
  • Less than 50 per cent beneficiaries show up for COVID-19 vaccination in Andhra 17 Jan 2021 17:10 By PTI AMARAVATI: Less than 50 per cent of the targeted beneficiaries turned up for coronavirus vaccination in Andhra Pradesh on the second day on Sunday, but that was the highest in the country. According to data released by the Health Department, only 13 …
  • At 69.3%, Vidarbha beats state in vaccinating health workers 17 Jan 2021 09:49 Vidarbha achieved the target of vaccinating 69.3 per cent of frontline workers, surpassing the state average of 63.5 per cent, on the inaugural day of the nationwide Covid-19 inoculation drive. Of targeted 5,600 people at total 56 centres across 11 …
  • Active COVID-19 cases fall below 2,000 mark in AP after more than 7 months 16 Jan 2021 18:56 By PTI AMARAVATI: For the first time in more than seven months, active COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh fell below the 2,000 mark to 1,987. While 114 fresh cases were reported in 24 hours ending 9 am on Saturday, the state also saw 326 recoveries and zero …
  • TDP, BJP workers among accused over AP temple attacks: DGP 16 Jan 2021 02:05 Amaravati:  In a new twist to the attacks on temples in the state, Andhra Pradesh police chief D G Sawang on Friday said over 20 activists of TDP and BJP were among the accused in connection with the incidents and spreading "false propaganda", …
  • Shifting sands: TDP and BJP’s search for a “Hindu” vote against YSCRP primes AP politics for a new divide   14 Jan 2021 23:37 Andhra Pradesh politics is on the cusp of a decisive change with the rightward shift by its former chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu. A combination of national, regional and local dynamics is catalysing this politics of religious identity. BJP’s dominance …
  • Debt shot up, but used every penny for public welfare, says Botcha 14 Jan 2021 15:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Admitting that the debt burden on the State has increased because of the government’s schemes, Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD) Minister Botcha Satynarayana, however, said that every paisa of the …
  • Smart Cities Mission train officers in data-driven governance 13 Jan 2021 14:26 In Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur, the officer envisioned a new traffic system that automates e-challans through violation sensors. At Tumakuru in Karnataka, it was a refashioning of buses to include GPS tracking and sensors connected to a mobile application. …
  • Andhra Pradesh gets 4.96 lakh doses of Covaxin 12 Jan 2021 10:17 AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday received 4.96 lakh doses of Covaxin, the much awaited coronavirus vaccine. A special cargo plane brought the vaccine to the Vijayawada airport from Pune on Tuesday afternoon. From there the consignment was shifted to …
  • Telugu Desam demands CBI probe into attacks on temples 11 Jan 2021 22:24 VIJAYAWADA:, Strongly opposing SIT investigation, the Telugu Desam on Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the alleged 140 attacks on temples, idols and priests in the last one year and claimed that party boss N Chandrababu Naidu had not offended Christians in …
  • 5K Run evokes Enthusiastic response 11 Jan 2021 05:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: City-based Amaravati Walkers and Runners Association (AWARA) organised a Clean- Green Run along with National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in the lush green fields adjoining the River Krishna in Vijayawada on Sunday. …
  • Beyond the Central Vista verdict, key questions 10 Jan 2021 19:45 Public commitment in civic projects and procurement of professional services are areas that need definite improvement The Supreme Court of India has cleared the decks for the intensely contested new Parliament and Central Vista projects in New Delhi. …
  • COVID-19: 199 new COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh 09 Jan 2021 17:51 Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], January 9 (ANI): A total of 199 new COVID-19 cases and 1 death were reported in Andhra Pradesh in last 24 hours, the state's health department said. "In the last 24 hours; 50445 samples are tested in Andhra …
  • Andhra CM lays foundation for reconstruction of 9 temples 08 Jan 2021 19:23 Amaravati, Jan 8 (IANS): Amid the furore over the reported desecration of Hindu idols and allegations of rising attacks on Hindu temples in Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday laid the foundation for the reconstruction of nine …
  • Mekapati Goutham Reddy invites Australian firms to open lithium battery units in Andhra 08 Jan 2021 18:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Industries and Commerce Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy has welcomed the investors from Australia to open shops in Andhra Pradesh.  The minister felt that collaboration between Australia and AP will yield better results …
  • Andhra intermediate board to implement 1:40 teacher-student ratio 07 Jan 2021 12:44 AMARAVATI: The Board of Intermediate Education (BIE), the regulator of the crucial two-year intermediate course in Andhra Pradesh, will implement a teacher-student ratio of 1:40 from the next academic year, 2021-22, an official said on Thursday. However, …
  • APPSC exams go digital, candidates to take up test on tablets 07 Jan 2021 08:23 AMARAVATI: Government job aspirants in Andhra Pradesh will take up the APPSC recruitment tests using tablets, thanks to the new digital initiative to do away with answer sheets. The Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has virtually …
  • AP BJP leaders arrested for trying to take out yatra over desecration of Lord Rama idol 05 Jan 2021 14:51 Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh BJP president Somu Veerraju and several party leaders were arrested on Tuesday when they attempted to take out a yatra in Ramatheertham protesting the desecration of Lord Ramas idol in a temple there last week defying ban orders …
  • People lay carpet of flowers to see off transferred Andhra Pradesh HC CJ Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari 04 Jan 2021 19:32 By PTI AMARAVATI: A carpet of flowers was laid by women and farmers here on Monday to accord a send-off to outgoing Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari, who has been transferred to Sikkim. Holding the national flag, …
  • Fall in active COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh, total tally at 8,83,082 03 Jan 2021 14:26 By PTI AMARAVATI: The number of active COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh fell to the 3,000 level even as the state added 232 fresh cases and saw 352 recoveries and four deaths in 24 hours ending 9 am on Sunday. The state COVID-19 chart now has 8,83,082 …
  • Andhra Pradesh faces debt burden of Rs 3.73 lakh crore: CAG 03 Jan 2021 14:12 Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government's gross debt burden has increased to Rs 3,73,140 crore by the end of November 2020. CAG's latest accounts revealed that from April to November 2020 alone Rs 73,811.85 crore was borrowed from different …
  • Super speciality hospital to start soon in Anantapur 03 Jan 2021 07:58 Anantapur: The super specialty hospital at Anantapur, being set up as part of post-bifurcation package, will soon start providing services to people of Anantapur as also those from the surrounding districts of Rayalaseema. The well-equipped hospital will …
  • View: Reviving growth should be the main focus of Budget 2021 02 Jan 2021 19:10 The primary objective that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will have in mind when she drafts her budget this year would be reviving growth, after a GDP decline of some 7.5% forecast for 2020-21. A secondary objective would be to provide relief to those …
  • Series of attacks on temples in Andhra triggers outrage 02 Jan 2021 11:52 Amaravati, Jan 1 (IANS) A series of incidents of vandalism of Hindu temples in Andhra Pradesh has triggered public outrage and demands from the opposition parties for stringent action even as Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy promised that the …
  • Andhra Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Maheswari transferred to Sikkim High Court 01 Jan 2021 07:15 Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari has been transferred as Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court on Thursday. The notification was issued after securing the approval of President Ram Nath Kovind, directing …
  • Vizag, Amaravati to get water and land management training institutes 01 Jan 2021 05:25 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government has decided to establish a state-level Water and Land Management Training Institute (WALMTI) in Kadapa and three regional centres in Visakhapatnam, Amaravati and Nellore to function like a centre of …
  • Andhra Pradesh High Court airs concerns over transfer of Chief Justices during key trials 01 Jan 2021 03:49 HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh High Court has expressed concern over the timing and way in which chief justices and judges of high courts have been transferred, even as it pointed out that the Supreme Court and High Court were "under attack by persons …
  • At 69.3%, Vidarbha beats state in vaccinating health workers 17 Jan 2021 09:49 Vidarbha achieved the target of vaccinating 69.3 per cent of frontline workers, surpassing the state average of 63.5 per cent, on the inaugural day of the nationwide Covid-19 inoculation drive. Of targeted 5,600 people at total 56 centres across 11 …
  • Amravati MLC poll: One seat, 27 candidates, 35,000 voters 30 Nov 2020 23:45 Amravati: The stage is set for the election of one seat to the Maharashtra Legislative Council from Amravati Division Teachers’ constituency on December 1. Around 35,000 teacher voters will decide the fate of 27 candidates in the fray by exercising their …
  • Nagpur police bust Rs 100 crore software-aided ponzi racket; 12 arrested 29 Nov 2020 17:47 Written by Vivek Deshpande | Nagpur | Updated: November 29, 2020 10:55:05 pm The accused managed to give some initial investors returns as promised but soon started faltering on it, police said.The Nagpur police has busted a Rs 100 crore software-aided …
  • Will Walker finally stay put? Answer key to tiger roadmap 16 Nov 2020 23:21 Officials point to two forest stretches that can provide a larger area for a tiger population to move about: the 74-sq km Katepurna Sanctuary in Akola and the 18-sq km Karanja Sohol Sanctuary in Washim.In March, a radio-collared tiger in India grabbed …
  • Spotlight on Walker, Dnyanganga poses conservation challenge 15 Nov 2020 19:56 The department is weighing many options to take the story of Walker, aged about three years, forward in terms of making it the centrepiece of a conservation initiative that would be the first of its kind in the country.With growing number of tigers, India …
  • Nagpur records over 3,000 new cases, toll now 1,935 18 Sep 2020 19:53 Other high profile Covid-19 patients from Nagpur include State Minister Sunil Kedar and Assembly Speaker Nana Patole, but they were tested in Mumbai. (Representational)Nagpur recorded 3,420 new cases on Thursday and Friday, taking the total number of cases …
  • In another single-day high, Vidarbha records 94 deaths 10 Sep 2020 20:29 The district also recorded 1,934 fresh cases on the day, taking the total reported count to 46,490.(Express photo By Amit Mehra/Representational)VIDARBHA RECORDED a new single-day increase in the number of deaths due to Covid-19 on Thursday, as 94 …
  • BMC chief visits Nagpur as district’s daily positive tally nears 2,000 mark 04 Sep 2020 18:57 Brihanmumbai Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Chahal. ([email protected])EVEN as a special team headed by Brihanmumbai Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Chahal visited Nagpur on Friday, the district’s daily Covid-19 positive tally inched closer to the 2,000 mark. …
  • Heavy rain, flood situation: NDRF teams, columns of Army deployed in Vidarbha region 30 Aug 2020 21:09 Nagpur district Guardian Minister Nitin Raut visited affected parts of Nagpur district and directed officials to conduct damage assessment survey as soon as possible. Four rescue teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and one column of the …
  • Covid toll crosses 1,000 in Nagpur 30 Aug 2020 19:54 Written by Vivek Deshpande | Nagpur | Published: August 31, 2020 12:05:44 am Among 56 deaths reported as per Sunday’s bulletin, the highest (15) were reported from Ludhiana followed by Patiala (8). (Representational)The Covid-19 toll crossed the 1,000-mark …
  • Nagpur Covid-19 case count 4,792, over 3,200 reported in July alone 29 Jul 2020 22:10 After Nagpur, Akola is the second most-affected district in terms of cumulative positive cases, with a case tally of over 2,500, with 104 deaths. (Representational) Cases of Covid-19 and deaths due to the infection have seen a steep rise in Nagpur district …
  • Maharashtra allows hotels to take in and sell new liquor stock 09 Jul 2020 17:39 New Delhi: The Maharashtra government has allowed hotels with FL III licenses to take in new liquor stock and sell it till the lockdown gets over, through an order passed by the state’s excise department on Thursday. The order was passed by state's …
  • Maharashtra: HC raps Buldhana collector, directs civic admn to ensure sewage is not released into Lonar lake 07 Jul 2020 21:07 The court also warned against deliberate absence and/or breach of court’s directions. (Representational) THE NAGPUR bench of the Bombay High Court has directed civic authorities in Buldhana district to strictly ensure that sewage is not released into …
  • Melghat cell brings fire-hit areas down from 107 sqkm to 10 sqkm in 3 years 06 Jul 2020 01:21 Nagpur: Bringing down the area under forest fires from 10,764 hectares (107sqkm) to 1,000 hectares (10sqkm) in the last three years, the Melghat Tiger Reserve’s (MTR) fire cell in Amravati has become a role model for the forest department when it comes to …
  • Maharashtra: State crosses 2 lakh mark, reports 7,074 fresh cases 04 Jul 2020 20:43 So far, out of 10,80,975 laboratory samples, 2,00,064 have tested positive (18.51%). (Representational) Maharashtra’s Covid-19 case count crossed two lakh with a record single-day spike of 7,074 new cases on Saturday. Fatalities in the state continued to …
  • Sudden surge in Akola’s neighbouring districts, 2 deaths recorded in Amravati 28 Jun 2020 00:56 Nagpur: After wreaking havoc in Akola with more than 1400 positive cases and 74 deaths, it seems that the novel coronavirus has made its way into the rural areas of the neighbouring districts – Buldhana and Washim. On June 27, Akola recorded 57 new cases, …
  • Maharashtra COVID-19 cases spike by 3,870 to over 1.32 lakh; 101 deaths take toll to 6,170 21 Jun 2020 18:35 By PTI MUMBAI: Maharashtra on Sunday reported 3,870 new COVID-19 cases and 101 deaths, including 41 from Mumbai, taking the total tally to 1,32,075 and fatalities to 6,170, a health official said. This is the second highest spike in the number of cases in …
  • Maharashtra: Akola reports 5 more deaths 21 Jun 2020 00:18 The district has a cumulative positive cases tally of 1,163 with 752 patients discharged. (Representational) THE Covid-19 death toll in Akola district continues to spiral with five more deaths — a woman and four men — in the last 24 hours, taking the toll …
  • Submit report on water in Lonar lake turning red before June 29: Bombay HC to NEERI, Agarkar institute 15 Jun 2020 21:31 The bench also directed the irrigation department to regularly collect data on water levels of the lake and dam constructed upstream for experts for comparative analysis, and give reports to the court periodically. (source: wikimedia commons) The Nagpur …
  • Akola death toll crosses 50-mark as it records 5 deaths in a day 14 Jun 2020 18:46 So far, in Akola district, 637 persons have been discharged after treatment and 319 are undergoing treatment. (Representational) AKOLA DISTRICT crossed 50-mark in Covid-19 deaths on Sunday as five deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, the biggest …
  • Lonar lake turning reddish: Buldana collector asks NEERI to find out why 11 Jun 2020 21:05 Lonar lake is a crater-lake at Lonar in Buldana and is believed to have been created over 52,000 years ago. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Buldana Collector Suman Chandra has requested the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, …
  • 29 temporary prisons earmarked across Maharashtra 29 May 2020 18:37 Officials maintained that adequate security measures have been put in place at the temporary prisons, which are not as fortified as regular prisons. (Representational Photo) As many as 29 temporary jails have been earmarked across Maharashtra till now, of …
  • With 5000-bed Covid care centre, Nagpur authorities prepare for ‘corona peak’ 11 May 2020 19:32 The city, so far, has 35 quarantine centres with a capacity to house 10,000 patients. (Representational) Nagpur is ready with what may be the biggest ‘Covid care centre’ in the country with a capacity to house 5,000 persons. Set up on the premises of the …
  • Maharashtra: ‘Zero Covid’ Wardha records two cases, including one death 10 May 2020 20:36 “We are trying to trace the origin of her infection. We came to know that a relative, who is a nurse at Nagpur, had come to visit the family about 15 days ago,” Bhimanwar said. (Representational) After remaining free of coronavirus for about two months, …
  • Curbs in Nagpur to be partially lifted 04 May 2020 22:28  Municipal Commissioner Tukaram Mundhe issued a fresh order allowing “hosiery, stationary, in-situ construction work and government offices with 10 per cent staff in attendance”. (Representational)  Nagpur Municipal Commissioner Tukaram Mundhe on Monday …
  • Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope announces health insurance for all, Covid cases touch 12,296 03 May 2020 00:07 Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope (File) MAHARASHTRA RECORDED the highest single day jump in its toll with 36 deaths due to coronavius (COVID-19) on Saturday. The toll crossed 500, touching 521. Across the state, 790 new cases were recorded. Mumbai …
  • Amaravati: Officials on alert after two Covid-19 deaths in neighbourhood of first case 24 Apr 2020 17:24 Written by Vivek Deshpande | Nagpur | Published: April 24, 2020 10:02:15 pm District officials said that they have been doing a lot of contact tracing. (Source: Getty Images) Officials in Amaravati are on alert after two deaths Wednesday turned out to be …
  • Maharashtra: 350 new coronavirus cases in state, count 2,684 14 Apr 2020 21:20 Four died at Pune’s Sassoon general hospital on Tuesday, with the toll climbing to 38 in the district. A total of 49 people tested positive in Pune on Tuesday, District Collector Naval Kishore Ram said. (Representational Image) With 350 new cases, …
  • Coronavirus in Maharashtra: With 21 new COVID-19 cases tally near 1,400-mark; Mumbai worst-hit 10 Apr 2020 10:37 Image Source : AP The total number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra has reached 1,364. The total number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra has reached 1,385 after 21 new positive cases were reported on Friday, according the state health department data …
  • Maharashtra reports 162 new COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 1,297; Mumbai tops with 857 cases 09 Apr 2020 11:51 Image Source : AP Of the 72 deaths in the state so far, 45 were reported in Mumbai, ten in Pune, three in Thane, two each in Kalyan- Dombivli With 162 fresh COVID-19 positive cases reported on Thursday, the total number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra …
  • Coronavirus in Maharashtra: 8 deaths, 117 new cases, count 1,135 08 Apr 2020 20:59 In Pune, ten deaths were registered since late Tuesday night due to COVID-19. The toll is now 18 deaths and 40 new positive cases. The number of positive cases is now 198, District Collector Naval Kishore Ram said. With eight deaths and 117 new cases, the …
  • Maharashtra COVID-19 tally rises to 1135 with 117 new cases: Government 08 Apr 2020 16:55 Mumbai: On the fifteenth day of the national lockdown on Wednesday the number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra increased by 117 to 1,135, with Mumbai city recording 72 new cases, a state health official said. The death toll of COVID-19 cases in the …
  • Coronavirus: Maharashtra becomes 1st state to cross 1,000-mark; Mumbai, Pune worst-hit 08 Apr 2020 11:44 Image Source : ANI In Mumbai, the death toll climbed to 40, as per data released by Health ministry. The tally of COVID-19 patients in the country's financial capital now stands at 686, making it one of the hotspots of deadly virus not only in state …
  • Maharashtra becomes first Indian state to have more than 1,000 coronavirus cases 08 Apr 2020 07:45 Maharashtra thus became the first state in the country to report more than 1,000 coronavirus cases, he said. Simultaneously, the death toll due to COVID-19 rose by 12 to 64 across the state. In Mumbai, the death toll climbed to 40, the Brihanmumbai …
  • 60 Tablighi Jamaat attendees in Maharashtra switch off mobile phones, go into hiding 08 Apr 2020 05:21 Image Source : AP File Image About 50-60 people who had returned to Maharashtra after attending the Tablighi Jamaat event at Delhi's Nizamuddin Markaz, have switched off their mobile phones. According to the Maharashtra Home Ministry, the attendees …
  • Maharashtra coronavirus cases cross 1000 mark; death toll at 64. Check district-wise tally 08 Apr 2020 05:20 Image Source : PTI Maharashtra coronavirus cases cross 1000 mark; death toll at 64. Check district-wise tally On the fourteenth day of the national lockdown on Tuesday Maharashtra reported a sharp spike by 150 in coronavirus positive cases, with Mumbai …
  • Number of coronavirus cases in Maharashtra crosses 1,000 07 Apr 2020 14:47 MUMBAI: One hundred and fifty persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in Maharashtra on Tuesday, taking the number of COVID-19 patients in the state to 1,018, a health official said here. Maharashtra thus became the first state in the country to …
  • Maharashtra COVID-19 cases soar to 748, Mumbai emerges as coronavirus hotspot. Check full list 06 Apr 2020 06:19 Pune has recorded 100 positive coronavius cases With 113 fresh cases of COVID-19 recorded on Sunday, Maharashtra's total number of confirmed cases have now jumped to 748 in the state,  according to the figures released by state's Health Ministry …
  • Maharashtra coronavirus tally mounts to 748; death toll 45: PTI 05 Apr 2020 19:12 Maharashtra on Sunday recorded 113 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of such people to 748 in the state. Simultaneously, the death toll due to coronavirus rose to 45 with 13 more people succumbing to the infection, a Health official said. …
  • Vidarbha: Man tests positive for coronavirus in Washim, first case in district 03 Apr 2020 17:49 In Vidarbha, Nagpur has a tally of 16 positive cases (Representational Image) Washim district in Vidarbha got his first case of novel coronavirus, with a 60-year-old man testing positive for the virus Friday. Washim Collector Hrishikesh Modak said, “a 60- …
  • Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 19 in Maharashtra, cases now 336 02 Apr 2020 00:39 Security tightened as Worli Koliwada and Adarsh Nagar, Prabhadevi remains sealed. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran) The death toll in Maharashtra due to COVID-19 touched 19 on Wednesday, with the total number of cases rising to 336. While a 56-year-old …
  • Maharashtra: Eighty-two more test positive, cases now 302 31 Mar 2020 19:05 The 82 new cases included 59 from Mumbai, 13 from neighbouring districts of Mumbai, five from Pune, three from Ahmednagar and two from Buldhana. The number of cases doubled to 200 in five days on March 29. (Representational Image) The number of COVID-19 …
  • 'Walker' covers over 3,000 km to zero in on his new home 31 Mar 2020 06:14 The tiger, one of the three cubs born to a Tipeshwar tigress (T1), was radio-collared on February 27 last year as part of the “Studying dispersal of Tigers across Eastern Vidarbha landscape” project. A male tiger from Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in …
  • Maharashtra earmarks Rs 45 crore for food, shelter to migrant workers 30 Mar 2020 15:51 By Express News Service MUMBAI: Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday approved a fund of Rs 45 crore for the food, shelter and other facilities for the migrant labourers stranded in Maharashtra due to lockdown amid coronavirus outbreak. The …
  • Buldana victim 1st Covid-19 death outside Mum 29 Mar 2020 13:53
  • Buldana vicitm first coronavirus death outside Mumbai, 3 more test positive in Nagpur 29 Mar 2020 12:55
  • Planning a post-exam trip to bust stress? Here's why Siwalik Fossil Park & Lonar Lake should be on your itinerary 12 Mar 2020 10:03 A vacation after school exams may not need too much planning if you get your pointers in place right-away. Read along for amazing bets this Summer. HIMACHAL’S PRIDE: SIWALIK FOSSIL PARK Siwalik Fossil Park, Saketi, Sirmur District in Himachal Pradesh …
  • Women's Day 2020: School girls made District Collector for a day in Maharashtra 04 Mar 2020 20:29 What is self-quarantine? In the run-up to International Women's Day, the Buldhana district administration in Maharashtra has come up with one of its kind initiatives to celebrate womanhood as it is giving an opportunity to the bright girls of Zilla …
  • Three held, 2 detained for assault on couple in Jalna 01 Feb 2020 03:19 While the police said the motive behind the assault was yet to be ascertained, police said the woman, who is reportedly in her early 20s, was also molested by the men. (Representational Image) Three persons were arrested and two others detained on Friday …
  • This tiger becomes India's 'first' ever to have walked 1,700 km 28 Dec 2019 14:04 (Representative photo) Photo courtesy WII. The radio-collared sub-adult tiger, TWLS-T1-C1, from Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in Yavatmal district of Vidarbha, continues to evoke awe and curiosity about his seemingly unstoppable journey. Now, into the …
  • Home invaders and hijackers arrested, Durban 15 Dec 2019 12:44 South African Police Service Police officers from the Umlazi Highway Patrol and K9 Unit arrested five suspects for a house robbery in the Wentworth area. The suspects were arrested whilst fleeing from the crime scene. On 11 December 2019, at 14:30, the …
  • 55-year-old disabled woman raped, murdered in Maharashtra’s Buldana district 07 Dec 2019 21:56 The accused apparently entered the house some time in the night and raped the woman under the influence of alcohol. A 55-YEAR-old disabled woman was raped and murdered in Maharashtra’s Buldana district on Friday night, police said. A 28-year-old man, who …
  • Tipeshwar Tiger Travels 1300 Km In Search Of New Territory, Mate 03 Dec 2019 04:19 A male sub-adult tiger from Tipeshwar reached Dnyanganga on Monday. A male sub-adult tiger (TWLS-T1-C1) on Monday reached Dnyanganga Sanctuary in Buldana district covering a distance of 1,300 kilometers across Maharashtra and Telangana in a span of about …
  • Maharashtra: Dy CM Ajit Pawar was BJP target in irrigation, other ‘scams’ 23 Nov 2019 23:27 NCP Ajit Pawar reaches Y.B.Chavan hall in Mumbai for NCP meeting on Tuesday. Express Photo by Amit Chakravarty 12-11-19, Mumbai Ajit Pawar, who took oath as deputy chief minister in a BJP-led government on Saturday morning, has been linked to cases in the …
  • BJP-Sena on a high, leads in 149 seats in Maha (2nd Lead) 24 Oct 2019 06:18 Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena combine on Thursday raced ahead in its bid to retain power in Maharashtra by notching leads in 149 constituencies out of 288 — more than the half-way mark of 144. The opposition Congress- …
  • Maharashtra Poll Results 24 Oct 2019 05:02 MUMBAI: Maharashtra's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena's dream run continued with their candidates leading in over 125 constituencies while the opposition Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) nominees were ahead in around 75 seats …
  • Cong. attacks BJP-ruled States over farmer suicides 15 Oct 2019 02:16 The Congress on Monday said while farmer suicides in the BJP-ruled States like Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh continued unabated, leaders of the ruling party including Chief Ministers of these States refused to acknowledge them. “How shameful! When farmers …
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP takes selective action against rebels 11 Oct 2019 14:54 Express News Service MUMBAI: BJP has acted against some of the dissidents. However, the action is selective. Only four dissidents have faced action, according to party insiders. Condition in Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena is not much different. The BJP on …
  • Maharashtra: Bodies of woman, 4 daughters found floating in Buldana well 23 Sep 2019 10:45 Buldana:  Bodies of a woman and four of her daughters were found floating in a well in Buldana's Malegaon here on Monday, police said. The police have reached the spot and an investigation underway.   According to locals the deceased had left home for …
  • ‘90 dogs found dead not from Bhokardan’: Municipal Council chief 13 Sep 2019 21:11 Buldana police has arrested five persons from Bhokardan town in neighbouring Jalna district. (Representational Image) Even as Buldana police are seeking legal advice to fix the responsibility of the mass killing of stray dogs, Bhokardan Municipal Council …
  • PETA seeks action against officials in Buldana dog deaths case 13 Sep 2019 11:14 PETA has taken up the issue with authorities. “There is clear violation of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. (Representational image) Even as Buldana police are seeking legal advice to fix the vicarious responsibility of extermination of stray dogs …
  • Dogcatchers hired by municipal body subjected canines to extreme cruelty: Police 12 Sep 2019 01:48 Police said the Bhokardan Municipal Council in Jalna district had outsourced the job of catching stray canines to dog catchers. (Representational image) POLICE HAVE detained four persons in connection with an alleged incident of cruelty, in which more than …
  • Vidarbha reels under agrarian crisis due to delayed and deficient rains 11 Jul 2019 17:53 Till date, Amravati has received 74 per cent rainfall whereas Nagpur division got 77 per cent. (File photo) Delayed and deficient rains this season, coupled with a drinking water and agrarian crisis have left Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region in the lurch. The …
  • Maharashtra Man Beats Girlfriend's Brother To Death Over Break-Up: Police 19 Jun 2019 16:57 The man was arrested from his relative's house in Aurangabad. (Representational) Jalna: A man and his accomplice were arrested in Maharashtra's Jalna district on Wednesday for allegedly killing the brother of the girl he was in love with. Twenty- …
  • Vidarbha: Congress-NCP polled more votes than BJP-Sena in 10 Assembly segments 24 May 2019 23:38 Suresh alias Balu Dhanorkar (Source: Twitter/@BalubhauOffice) In at least 10 of the total 62 Assembly segments in Vidarbha’s 10 Lok Sabha constituencies, the Congress-NCP has polled more votes than the BJP-Sena. In 2014 polls, when the saffron allies …
  • Delhi sweats as mercury soars, other states on alert 29 Apr 2019 07:41 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: The national capital reeled under scorching heat on Sunday, with the maximum temperature recorded at 41.2 degrees Celsius, officials said. The minimum temperature settled at 25.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal, …
  • 2nd phase: 20,716 polling booths, 27000 VVPATs in place in Maharashtra 18 Apr 2019 01:15 Mumbai, Apr 17 (PTI) A total of 179 candidates are in the fray from ten constituencies in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra where voting will be held on April 18. A senior poll official Wednesday said around 85,46,000 voters are …
  • Two triangular fights likely in Lok Sabha Phase 2 in Maharashtra 26 Mar 2019 16:20 By Express News Service MUMBAI: At least two of the 10 Lok Sabha seats, going to poll in the second phase on April 18, would see triangular fights. This was clear on the last day of filing nominations for the phase on Tuesday. While candidates from Akola, …
  • No chance for young blood? Shiv Sena has bet on ageing war horses, say analysts 24 Mar 2019 10:45 MUMBAI: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray’s decision to field 17 sitting MPs for the Lok Sabha elections means a lost opportunity for the party to shed the flab and reach out to the next generation, said political analysts. Renominations for leaders …
  • Shiv Sena lok sabha candidates 22 Mar 2019 13:46 Mumbai: The Shiv Sena Friday declared its first list of 21 candidates in Maharashtra for next month's Lok Sabha polls, retaining 17 sitting MPs and denying ticket to the lawmaker who had allegedly slapped an Air India employee in 2017. Ravindra Gaikwad …
  • Sena announces 21 candidates, drops MP who slapped AI employee 22 Mar 2019 13:01 Mumbai: The Shiv Sena Friday declared its first list of 21 candidates in Maharashtra for next month's Lok Sabha polls, retaining 17 sitting MPs and denying ticket to the lawmaker who had allegedly slapped an Air India employee in 2017. Ravindra Gaikwad …
  • Pulwama terror attack: Two from Maharashtra’s Buldana district among deceased 15 Feb 2019 16:43 At least 40 CRPF personnel were killed on Thursday afternoon in the Valley when a suicide bomber rammed his Scorpio SUV laden with explosives into a CRPF bus in south Kashmir. A pall of gloom descended on Buldana district with the news that two of the …
  • Vishrambaug Wada: PMC’s ‘heritage site’ in a state of neglect 07 Jan 2019 10:34 The Vishrambaug Wada, famous for its carved woodwork, was the residence of Peshwa Bajirao II. (File) A PROMINENT Peshwa monument of the 19th century, the restoration work of Vishrambaug Wada has been neglected by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC).  …
  • Mumbai co-op bank with zero NPA bags top award Standard News 06 Jan 2019 05:45 Mumbai-headquartered Pratap Cooperative Bank (PCoB), which has notched a record of zero non-performing assets (NPAs) for 10 years, has been named for the Maharashtra State Cooperative Banks Association Ltd. (MSCBAL) 23rd award for last fiscal, an official …
  • Mumbai co-op bank with zero NPA bags top award 05 Jan 2019 09:43 Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Mumbai-headquartered Pratap Cooperative Bank (PCoB), which has notched a record of zero non-performing assets (NPAs) for 10 years, has been named for the Maharashtra State Cooperative Banks Association Ltd. (MSCBAL) 23rd award for last …
  • Farmers’ suicide: In six prone districts of Vidarbha, tally continues to drop since 2015 29 Dec 2018 16:37 The state government has been faithfully recording farmers’ suicide tally since 2006 following intensive media coverage of farmers’ suicides in the region. (Representational Image/File) The combined rural suicide tally of six cotton-producing districts …
  • From 22 deaths to 0, how cotton district in Maharashtra battled pesticide poisoning 19 Nov 2018 00:50 Written by Vivek Deshpande | Yavatmal | Updated: November 19, 2018 4:30:52 am Maharashtra used to witness 30-60 deaths of farmers on an average every year due to overexposure to pesticides. Express Photo by Deepak Daware BHOJRAJ UIKE hands over a new white …
  • Vidarbha gripped by dengue, scrub typhus 27 Sep 2018 07:41 Written by Vivek Deshpande | Nagpur | Published: September 26, 2018 7:25:01 pm While there has been one confirmed death due to dengue so far, scrub typhus has caused 23 deaths, including five from Madhya Pradesh. (representational image) Vidarbha has been …
  • Congress leader declares Rs 5L bounty on MLA’s tongue 06 Sep 2018 21:29 Kadam’s remarks at a Dahi Handi event on Monday, where he spoke about abducting women, has embarrassed the BJP. Mumbai: The opposition against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Ram Kadam touched a new height on Thursday when a former minister and Congress …
  • Fresh spells wipe out monsoon deficit in Maharashtra 23 Aug 2018 10:49 MUMBAI: Rainfall over the past 10 days has wiped out deficit in most districts of the state. From nine such districts a few days ago, rainfall is now deficient only Nandurbar and Sangli, the India Meteorological Department said. Eight districts now have …
  • Rain deficit only in Nandurbar amd Sangli dist 23 Aug 2018 02:22 PUNE: The rain in the state over the past 10 days has wiped out deficits in most districts. From nine such districts a few days ago, rainfall is now deficient only in Nandurbar and Sangli, the India Meteorological Department said. Eight districts now have …
  • Pesticide inhalation: Drop in cases of hospitalisation in Yavatmal district 08 Aug 2018 06:35 Last year, 18 agricultural labourers had died in Yavatmal after they accidentally inhaled fumes while spraying chemicals on the field. (Source- File) There is a substantial drop in pesticide inhalation-related hospitalisations in Yavatmal district, …
  • International Tiger Day: 2,226 out of 3,890 big cats live in India 30 Jul 2018 11:53 India has witnessed 63 per cent increase in the number of tigers between 2006 and 2014. (File) Marked as an occasion to raise public awareness and support for tiger conservation, Global Tiger Day — also known as the International Tiger Day — will be …
  • Milk Strike in Maharashtra: All you must know about dairy farmers’ protests 18 Jul 2018 10:16 Due to protests led by dairy farmers, the milk supply is severely hit in major cities of Maharashtra. The daily farmers, under the leadership of Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatan (SSS) and Maharashtra Kisan Sabha (MKS), are protesting across Maharashtra since …
  • As farmers agitate, Mumbai, other cities stare at milk crisis 16 Jul 2018 12:56 Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Thousands of milk farmers across Maharashtra launched an agitation for their various demands early on Monday, hitting supply of fresh milk across big and small cities in the state. Scores of milk tankers bound for major cities …
  • In Maharashtra, Milk Farmers Protest; Supply Badly Hit 16 Jul 2018 10:59 Mumbai: Milk supply in Maharashtra was badly hit after thousands of farmers launched a protest on Monday, demanding better price and subsidy of Rs 5 per litre. Tankers supplying milk to major cities including Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik and others were …
  • Maharashtra milk farmers protest 16 Jul 2018 08:11 Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Thousands of milk farmers launched an agitation early on Monday, hitting supply of fresh milk across big cities in Maharashtra, in support of various demands. Scores of milk tankers bound for major cities including Mumbai, Pune, …
  • Maharashtra: Activists decry broad gauge conversion of railway track through Melaghat Tiger Reserve 29 Jun 2018 00:11 Melghat Tiger Reserve. AP PROTEST by wildlife activists against what they term as a “hasty and illegal” go ahead granted to the metre-to-broad gauge conversion of a 29-km stretch of a railway track passing through the “core and critical tiger habitat” of …
  • Maharashtra banker demands sex from peasant woman 23 Jun 2018 15:35 Buldana (Maharashtra), June 23 (IANS) In an outrageous incident, a branch manager of the public sector Central Bank Of India allegedly demanded sexual favours from a women to clear her loan application, officials said here on Saturday. The incident …
  • Maharashtra: Bank manager seeks sexual favour from farmer's wife in exchange of crop loan, booked 23 Jun 2018 12:51 The incident happened in Datala branch of Central Bank of India. (File) A bank manager and his peon from Maharashtra’s Buldana district have been booked for allegedly demanding sexual favours from a farmer’s wife seeking crop loan. Both the accused are …
  • Rain clouds penetrate into interior Maharashtra, MP, Chhattisgarh 22 Jun 2018 06:20 Satellite maps from early this morning has been showing an influx of rain clouds into the interior of South Peninsula from the Bay of Bengal across the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha coasts. The clouding had grown along an elongated swathe bounded by Kalipatnam, …
  • Cheaper, faster DNA tests make diagnosis better 07 May 2018 22:10 MUMBAI: Delhi IT professional Salim Khan's considers his brush with genomics at KEM Hospital in Parel a medical wonder. He had painfully accepted that medicines wouldn't work for his incurable neurological condition, myasthenia gravis. But seven …
  • More than 30 Maharashtra districts facing water contamination: Report 29 Apr 2018 17:51 MUMBAI: Water samples collected from over 30 districts of Maharashtra were found to have contaminants, a report by the state's Public Health Laboratory has stated. The Maharashtra Public Health Laboratory has found that water taken from various sources …
  • Why Maharashtra farmers walked 170 km and how their strike played out 14 Apr 2018 19:10 In the hilly terrain at the northern tip of Western Ghats, bordering Maharashtra and Gujarat, lies Surgana, an erstwhile princely state ruled by tribal chieftains of the Mahadev Koli tribe. Surgana joined the instrument of accession to be part of the …
  • Bombay High Court rejects plea for medical termination of pregnancy by ‘rape victim’ 29 Mar 2018 00:53 Bombay High Court (Express Photo by Pradeep Kocharekar/Files) The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court has rejected the plea for medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) of a 32-year-old woman from Buldana district, who had claimed she had conceived the …
  • Bombay High Court revokes relief from arrest granted to D S Kulkarni, wife 17 Feb 2018 01:35 Bombay High Court said the investigating agency was at liberty to arrest the accused booked on charges of cheating thousands of investors of Kulkarni’s DSK Group. (File Photo) The Bombay High Court on Friday vacated the interim relief from arrest granted …
  • Bombay HC revokes relief from arrest granted to DSK Group owner and wife 17 Feb 2018 00:06 Bombay High Court said the investigating agency was at liberty to arrest the accused booked on charges of cheating thousands of investors of Kulkarni’s DSK Group. (File Photo) The Bombay High Court on Friday vacated the interim relief from arrest granted …
  • Bombay High Court withdraws interim protection given to Pune builder 16 Feb 2018 09:22 MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court today withdrew the interim protection from arrest that it had earlier granted to a Pune-based builder and his wife in an alleged cheating case. D S Kulkarni and wife Hemanti have been booked by the Pune police on charges of …
  • Hailstorm in Maharashtra damages 1.25 lakh hectare of crops 12 Feb 2018 16:40 MUMBAI: The hailstorm that hit several parts of the state yesterday damaged crops over an area of 1.25 lakh hectare across 11 districts, Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Pandurang Fundkar said today. "A primary damage assessment report has stated that …
  • Hailstorm kills 4, ruins crops 12 Feb 2018 06:20 Panchanama ordered, Opp. seeks compensation for Marathwada, Vidarbha. Mumbai: On Sunday, four people died in hailstorm that affected three districts of Vidarbha and four districts of Marathwada damaging crops like cotton and pulses. The state government …
  • Maharashtra: Avian flu in poultry birds of 16 districts 21 Jan 2021 23:37 The National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases in Bhopal, a nodal body for testing cases of bird flu, on Thursday confirmed that poultry birds (chicken) in 16 districts of Maharashtra have died due to Avian Influenza. Bird flu has been found in …
  • KBC-fame woman among Vid farm widows headed to Delhi 21 Jan 2021 23:32 Activist Kishore Tiwari is leading a team of widows of farmers who had committed suicide to join the protests in DelhiNagpur: Chairman of Vasantrao Naik Shetkari Swavalamban Mission (VNSSM), a state government task force on agrarian crisis, Kishore Tiwari …
  • Maharashtra bird deaths: Toll stands at 12,752 21 Jan 2021 09:21 WITH 4,479 bird deaths recorded in Maharashtra on Tuesday, the toll has risen to 12,752 in the past 12 days. Of the total, 4,351 poultry birds were found dead across the state, the highest toll in a day since January 8. Of them, around 3,700 poultry birds …
  • Covid-19 cases under 100 in Vid’s 5 dists, no deaths in 3 21 Jan 2021 00:48 Nagpur: Five districts in Nagpur division reported just 81 Covid cases while as many districts of Amravati division posted 180 cases on Wednesday. Nagpur district’s 353 fresh cases accounted for Vidarbha’s second lowest tally 614 of the month. So far, day’ …
  • State plays safe on Centre’s ‘70 deg C for 3 secs formula’ 21 Jan 2021 00:48 Nagpur: A communication to the state’s animal husbandry department from the Centre mentions that heating poultry meat or eggs for just three seconds at 70 degrees Celsius is enough to kill the avian flu virus. This has gone to the departments in other …
  • Gram panchayat polls: AAP-backed candidates foray into rural politics, win 96 seats 20 Jan 2021 10:42 Tasting electoral success for the first time in Maharashtra, Aam Aadmi Party-backed candidates won 96 seats in the state gram panchayat polls, the results for which were declared on Tuesday. The AAP-backed candidates had contested 300 seats in 13 districts …
  • 4,351 poultry birds found dead across Maharashtra, highest toll since January 8 20 Jan 2021 10:41 The National Institute of High-Security Animal Diseases in Bhopal, a nodal body for testing cases of bird flu, has confirmed that the cause behind the deaths of chicken in Thane on Monday night was bird flu or Avian Influenza. With this, three villages in …
  • Maharashtra gram panchayat election results: AAP wins 96 seats, 41 in Yavatmal 20 Jan 2021 06:54 <p>AAP had contested 300 seats across 13 districts. (File photo)<br></p>MUMBAI: The Aam Aadmi Party secured 96 seats in the gram panchayat elections in Maharashtra, opening its electoral account in the state. It secured 41 seats in …
  • Maharashtra: 53 per cent of targeted recipients get COVID-19 vaccines amid glitches 20 Jan 2021 06:22 By PTI MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday said that 14,883 healthcare staffers, or 52.68 of the targeted beneficiaries for the day, were administered COVID-19 vaccine doses across 274 centres in the state as the inoculation drive resumed after …
  • Court asks govt to explain Bembla pipeline corruption allegations 20 Jan 2021 01:17 Nagpur: Expressing concern over allegations of corruption and unethical practices in Rs302 crore Bembla-Yavatmal Amrut Water Supply project, the Nagpur bench of Bombay high court on Tuesday directed Maharashtra government to explain its stand on the …
  • Petrol rates on upswing, Sironcha among costliest in region 20 Jan 2021 01:17 Nagpur: Fuel rates that had remained stable for the entirety of December are on an upswing since January 5. This has increased the prices of fuel by nearly Rs1.5 a litre as compared to last month. Petrol price was at Rs92.31 in the city and diesel price …
  • HC blasts forest dept for no accountability in Avni killing 20 Jan 2021 01:17 Nagpur: The Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court blasted the Maharashtra forest department for its negligence to fix accountability against officers who prima facie did not perform their duty properly and lacunae in the Pandharkawda tigress Avni (T1) shooting …
  • Uti village, Umarkhed college will have special celebration of Biden-Harris inauguration 20 Jan 2021 01:17 Dr Atul Gawande along with trust president Ram Deosarkar and senior trustee Dr Yadavrao RautNagpur: The inauguration of Joe Biden, who will be the 46th president of the United States, will be watched by people all across the globe on Wednesday. But Uti, a …
  • Won 70 gram panchayat seats in Maharashtra, says AAP 19 Jan 2021 15:35 The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday said it has made a “spectacular debut” in the recently concluded gram panchayat polls by winning 70 seats across rural Maharashtra. At least 300 party members contested the elections, the party said. In a press release, the …
  • At 391 — Vid reports lowest daily Covid cases in 6 months 19 Jan 2021 01:00 Nagpur: Monday brought a major relief for Vidarbha region as all 11 districts together reported only 391 new cases of Covid-19. Before this, less than 391 cases were reported on July 28 last year — about six months ago. On the other hand, the number of …
  • All parties claim max seats in Vid GP polls 19 Jan 2021 01:00 Nagpur: Taking advantage of the fact that gram panchayat elections are not contested on party symbols, all the four major political parties of the state – Congress, NCP, BJP and Shiv Sena – claimed to have won maximum number of panchayats in Vidarbha. Over …
  • MVA, BJP claim big gains in gram panchayat polls 18 Jan 2021 21:50 The ruling tripartite Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) has claimed to have won in more than 80% of the 12,711 gram panchayats where elections were held on January 15. Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) too has said that it emerged victorious in more than 6,000 …
  • Several bulls injured in illegal Maharashtra event 18 Jan 2021 12:15 It’s learnt that the bulls were specially prepared for the event by injecting medicines and also after administering intoxicating substances through their feedNAGPUR: An illegal bull fighting event was organized near Kinhimohi village in Ashti taluka of …
  • Maha panchayat poll results 2021 live updates 18 Jan 2021 10:20 The districts and the district-wise number of gram panchayats where polling is being held are as follows: Thane (158), Palghar (3), Raigad (88), Ratnagiri (479), Sindhudurg (70), Nashik (620), Dhule (218), Jalgaon (783), Ahmednagar (767), Nandurbar (86), …
  • Maharashtra: Over 280 mild cases of adverse events reported across state 18 Jan 2021 06:49 In 24 hours after healthcare workers were administered vaccine against Covid-19 on Saturday, over 280 cases of adverse event following immunisation (AEFI) were reported from across the state. Officials said “all cases are mild” and required no serious …
  • Nagpur’s cases, recoveries, deaths more than 9 districts put together 18 Jan 2021 00:17 Nagpur: Nagpur district’s day’s caseload, recoveries and Covid deaths were double than that collectively of nine districts of the Vidarbha even though the overall figures remained low on Sunday too. Thanks to no reporting of daily Covid numbers from Gondia …
  • Maharashtra starts toll free number for bird flu 17 Jan 2021 23:34 NEW DELHI: Amid rising bird flu cases in the state, Maharashtra government has started a toll free helpline for farmers to report any unusual mortality of birds after confirmation of avian influenza cases in poultry in Central Poultry Development …
  • Bird death count surpasses 5,000-mark in Maharashtra 17 Jan 2021 20:41 Pune: The number of bird deaths in the state crossed 5,000, as 982 poultry birds were found dead in Thane, Raigad, Satara, Sangli and Ahmednagar, among other locations, on Saturday. The animal husbandry department officials said more bird samples from the …
  • Consumption of well-cooked chicken safe: Centre asks states to rethink poultry sale ban 17 Jan 2021 11:11 Image Source : PTI New Delhi: Workers unload chickens at Ghazipur Murga Mandi, in New Delhi, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. The Central government on Saturday requested the state governments across the country to rethink the ban on the sale of poultry and allow …
  • Bird flu: 983 more birds die in Maharashtra, state death toll soars to 5,151 17 Jan 2021 11:11 Image Source : ANI Bird flu: 983 more birds die in Maharashtra, state death toll soars to 5,151 Amidst a bird flu scare in some parts of the country, Maharashtra on Saturday reported deaths of 983 birds, taking the cumulative toll to 5,151 in the state. …
  • At 69.3%, Vidarbha beats state in vaccinating health workers 17 Jan 2021 09:49 Vidarbha achieved the target of vaccinating 69.3 per cent of frontline workers, surpassing the state average of 63.5 per cent, on the inaugural day of the nationwide Covid-19 inoculation drive. Of targeted 5,600 people at total 56 centres across 11 …
  • Maharashtra: Nine districts report flu in poultry birds 16 Jan 2021 11:54 THE NATIONAL Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal, a nodal body for testing bird flu cases, on Friday confirmed the cause of poultry birds’ (chicken) death in Nanded, Pune, Solapur, Yavatmal, Ahmednagar, Beed and Raigad districts to …
  • Maharashtra's mini-general polls to test Uddhav Thackeray's MVA govt 16 Jan 2021 08:22 Image Source : PTI Voters show their identity cards as they wait for their turn to cast their votes for Gram Panchayat election, at Varunji village in Karad. A mini-general election at the grassroots level was completed without major incidents in 14,234 …
  • Ray of hope for Vid poultry farmers as many samples -ve 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: Poultry farmers of the region can be hopeful of being safe from bird flu, even as they still need to keep their fingers crossed. Samples of a sizeable number of birds that had died during last one week in Vidarbha have been reported to be avian flu …
  • Stray incidents of clashes mar GP polls in Yavatmal 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Yavatmal: Barring stray incidents of group clashes at a few places, voting to elect members of 925 gram panchayats in 16 tehsils of the district was largely peaceful on Friday. As per preliminary estimates, 62.5% voters exercised their franchise till 3. …
  • Book PI for protecting accused: HC to SP 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: After an elderly couple knocked the doors of the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court alleging several discrepancies in the probe of their son’s suicide at his in-laws’ home, the judges slammed Yavatmal police inspector (PI) and directed …
  • 10k recoveries, 11k Covid-19 cases in first half of January 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: The first fortnight of the New Year has seen 11,588 new Covid-19 cases while 10,593 patients recovered from Vidarbha region in January. For the second day in a row, on Friday, the number of recovered patients was more than the number of new cases. …
  • Average 72% polling in Vid GP elections 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: About 72% polling took place on an average in the 3,857 gram panchayats of Vidarbha on Friday. Enthusiasm among voters was evident since morning and long queues were witnessed at polling booths in the afternoon. No untoward incident took place in …
  • In first lot, only 83k healthcare staff of Vid to get Covishield shots 15 Jan 2021 12:10 Nagpur: Vidarbha has received Covid-19 vaccine doses for only 82,800 (51.94%) health care workers as against 1,59,427 who have registered for phase-I of the vaccination programme to be launched on Saturday at 56 centres in 11 districts of the region. …
  • Polling under way for GP elections in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 06:07 Image used for representational purposeMUMBAI: Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in Maharashtra began on a peaceful note on Friday morning, an official said. The polls, being held with Covid-19 protocols …
  • Bird flu scare: Owner ‘caged’ in poultry farm in Bhandara for 14 days sans power 15 Jan 2021 05:31 Representative imageNAGPUR: Dhananjay Bhusari is desperately waiting for the next 10 days to pass. His poultry farm in Palandur village of Bhandara has been sealed after death of 300 birds, and he has been ordered to be in ‘quarantine’ there for 14 days. …
  • 382 birds reported dead in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 04:31 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 15 (ANI): Cases of bird flu are spreading in Maharashtra with 382 bird deaths reported from nine districts on Thursday, taking the toll to 3,378 across the state. According to the state department, samples of birds …
  • Bird deaths now in Raigad, toll rises to 3,378 in 24 districts 15 Jan 2021 03:07 The number of districts that recorded unexplained bird deaths in Maharashtra increased to 24 on Thursday, with Raigad recording three poultry birds deaths that may be linked to Avian Influenza or bird flu. The number of dead birds in the state since …
  • Polls for 3,857 GPs in Vidarbha today, results on Jan 18 14 Jan 2021 23:37 Nagpur: Elections for 3,857 gram panchayats in Vidarbha will take place on January 15. The elections are taking place all over the state. Counting will be held on January 18. Gram panchayat elections are not contested on party symbols, but leaders of all …
  • No mitigation steps in Bor corridor, deer dies in road hit 14 Jan 2021 23:36 The deer was killed by a speeding vehicle near KelzarNagpur: It is a double whammy of sorts for wildlife and the environment on Butibori-Yavatmal NH-361. Neither has the 1.25 lakh saplings planted by National Highways Authority India (NHAI) survived — …
  • Bird flu scare: Owner ‘caged’ in poultry farm for 14 days sans power 14 Jan 2021 23:36 Nagpur: Dhananjay Bhusari is desperately waiting for the next 10 days to pass. His poultry farm in Palandur village of Bhandara has been sealed after death of 300 birds, and he has been ordered to be in ‘quarantine’ there for 14 days. The farm is on a …
  • 238 more birds die in Maharashtra, samples sent for testing 14 Jan 2021 10:51 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 13 (ANI): A total of 238 more birds died in various districts of Maharashtra on Wednesday, including poultry birds and crows. The State Animal Husbandry Commissioner office said in a press release that samples of all …
  • 1.84L Covid vaccines arrive in Vidarbha 14 Jan 2021 05:19 A truck carrying vaccines for districts of Nagpur division arrived at Mata Kacheri in Nagpur on Thursday at 2.30 amNagpur: 1.84 lakh Covid-19 vaccines arrived in Vidarbha on Wednesday and Thursday. The number of vaccines arrived are more than the number of …
  • Maharashtra bird toll rises to 2359, 481 in a day 14 Jan 2021 03:19 The number of bird deaths in Maharashtra since January 8 has reached 2,359 with 481 deaths recorded across the state on Wednesday. Of the 481 cases, 455 were poultry birds. Of these, 294 birds died in Yavatmal, 18 in Latur, three each in Beed and …
  • Parrots and peacocks negative, but deaths continue 13 Jan 2021 23:12 dddNagpur: Amid cases of dying birds coming up from different parts of the region, there is some good news too. Samples of the parrots, pigeons and peacocks found dead in Nagpur and Yavatmal districts, respectively, have been found to be bird flu negative. …
  • 16 Maharashtra districts report bird deaths, culling begins in Latur 13 Jan 2021 08:45 Sixteen districts in Maharashtra have reported cases of bird deaths so far, with Yavatmal, Amravati and Bhandara reporting fresh cases on Tuesday. With this, 1,839 bird deaths have been reported since Friday. Officials also reported 200 poultry bird deaths …
  • Maharashtra starts culling 15,500 birds as avian influenza spreads 13 Jan 2021 05:38 Maharashtra has started culling 15,500 poultry birds in Latur and Parbhani after cases of avian influenza was confirmed in these two districts. Animal Husbandry Commissioner Sachindra Pratap Singh said on Tuesday that the culling is being carried out in …
  • Bird flu scare: Bhandara village under containment 13 Jan 2021 02:02 Nagpur: The toll of poultry birds in Vidarbha crossed 500 on Tuesday. Poultry deaths have been reported in Nagpur, Bhandara, Yavatmal, Amravati and Akola districts. This has led to strict imposition of restrictive measures including home quarantine of …
  • Latur poultry birds died of avian influenza: Animal husbandry dept 12 Jan 2021 12:57 Pune: The animal husbandry department, Maharashtra, has declared Latur poultry bird deaths as confirmed cases of avian flu and is likely to implement all protocols, including humane culling of poultry birds, in the infected zones at two places in the …
  • Mumbai, Thane report cases of bird flu, BMC issues guidelines 11 Jan 2021 23:55 A day after Maharashtra became the latest in the list of states that reported bird flu cases, three crows found dead in Mumbai and 17 birds in Thane tested positive for Avian Influenza on Monday. While samples of crows and herons from Mumbai, Ghodbunder in …
  • Vid sees 21 Covid deaths in a day, highest in 30 days 11 Jan 2021 00:43 Nagpur: Daily Covid casualties had come down for almost a month, which was a relieving factor. But, the number of casualties has seen constant rise since the beginning of year 2021. On January 10, total 21 deaths were reported in Vidarbha, highest in the …
  • Adivasi students deprived of drinking water 11 Jan 2021 00:43 Yavatmal: Village Mangrul Chavhal of Nandgaon Khandeshwar (Amravati district) is deprived of potable drinking water, thanks to the contractor of Nagpur-Mumbai Samruthi Maha Marg (High Way) currently under construction. There is a big well on a two-acre …
  • More cases, less recoveries for 9th day in a row in region 10 Jan 2021 02:33 Nagpur: The first nine days of the New Year have seen 7,129 Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha as against 6,024 recoveries. The number of new cases has been more than recoveries constantly during January so far. Due to this, the number of patients under treatment …
  • Dry run prepares Vid dist admins for Covid vax drive 09 Jan 2021 01:51 ddddNagpur: The Covid vaccination dry run in Vidarbha to assess preparedness of the respective local administrations was successful on Friday as the mock drill passed on without any glitches. Deputy director of health services for Nagpur division Dr Sanjay …
  • State env ministry stops felling of 3,200 trees in Ytl 09 Jan 2021 01:51 Nagpur: The state environment and climate change ministry has stopped the felling of over 3,200 big trees to widen the road by just two metres between Yavatmal-Darwha-Kukta on state highway no. 282. In July and August last year, TOI had first reported how …
  • 3 centres clear vax dry run test in Yavatmal 08 Jan 2021 16:15
  • Dry run of Covid vaccination in Yavatmal tomorrow 07 Jan 2021 14:59
  • Rain, thunder and lightning over Pune on January 8: IMD 05 Jan 2021 19:02 Pune and its surrounding areas will experience light to moderate rain accompanied by thunder and lightning on January 8, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD), Pune. Cloudy and overcast sky conditions, which have been prevailing since the …
  • For farmers, agency means choice 05 Jan 2021 17:31 Written by Vikas Birhma India’s 150 million farmers are a diverse community. When a farmer tries to sell his harvest, multiple factors like proximity to APMC mandis, landholding, caste, gender, and access to credit, intersect to create a unique set of …
  • ‘A new face’ of Maha farm crisis heads for Delhi 03 Jan 2021 23:45 All India Kisan Sangh is bringing 100 farmers including 35 farm widows from Kolhapur to join farmers’ protest at Delhi-PunjabNagpur: All India Kisan Sangh (AKS), the peasants’ wing of Communist Party of India (CPI), is bringing in widows of farmers who …
  • More cases than recoveries for 3rd day in a row 03 Jan 2021 23:45 Nagpur: Vidarbha region reported more new cases of Covid-19 than the number of patients recovered in a day for the third consecutive day on Sunday. While 774 new cases were reported, 660 patients recovered in a day. This has increased the number of …
  • Covid-19 relief continues in New Year in Vidarbha 02 Jan 2021 00:54 Nagpur: The first day of the New Year reported 784 new cases of Covid-19 while 732 patients recovered on Friday. Total 13 deaths, including 10 in Nagpur district alone, were recorded. Overall, the relief factor in December continued in the New Year too. …
  • How contract farming helps the seed industry 01 Jan 2021 15:35 The same contract farming, which has evoked objections from the protesting farmer groups, are sustaining the ₹22,000-crore domestic seed industry. Ever since the Green Revolution, seed companies have grown in the country where they have sourced the seeds …
  • Covid-19 cases under 100 in Vid’s 5 dists, no deaths in 3 21 Jan 2021 00:48 Nagpur: Five districts in Nagpur division reported just 81 Covid cases while as many districts of Amravati division posted 180 cases on Wednesday. Nagpur district’s 353 fresh cases accounted for Vidarbha’s second lowest tally 614 of the month. So far, day’ …
  • Maharashtra: 53 per cent of targeted recipients get COVID-19 vaccines amid glitches 20 Jan 2021 06:22 By PTI MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday said that 14,883 healthcare staffers, or 52.68 of the targeted beneficiaries for the day, were administered COVID-19 vaccine doses across 274 centres in the state as the inoculation drive resumed after …
  • Only 57% health care workers turn up for Covid vaccination on Day 2 in Vid 20 Jan 2021 01:17 Nagpur: Total 3,227 (57.62%) of 5,600 health care workers took the Covid-19 vaccine jab in 11 districts of Vidarbha on Day 2 of the vaccination drive on Tuesday. Five cases of minor adverse event following immunization (AEFI) were reported, of which two …
  • At 391 — Vid reports lowest daily Covid cases in 6 months 19 Jan 2021 01:00 Nagpur: Monday brought a major relief for Vidarbha region as all 11 districts together reported only 391 new cases of Covid-19. Before this, less than 391 cases were reported on July 28 last year — about six months ago. On the other hand, the number of …
  • MVA, BJP claim big gains in gram panchayat polls 18 Jan 2021 21:50 The ruling tripartite Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) has claimed to have won in more than 80% of the 12,711 gram panchayats where elections were held on January 15. Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) too has said that it emerged victorious in more than 6,000 …
  • Several bulls injured in illegal Maharashtra event 18 Jan 2021 12:15 It’s learnt that the bulls were specially prepared for the event by injecting medicines and also after administering intoxicating substances through their feedNAGPUR: An illegal bull fighting event was organized near Kinhimohi village in Ashti taluka of …
  • Maha panchayat poll results 2021 live updates 18 Jan 2021 10:20 The districts and the district-wise number of gram panchayats where polling is being held are as follows: Thane (158), Palghar (3), Raigad (88), Ratnagiri (479), Sindhudurg (70), Nashik (620), Dhule (218), Jalgaon (783), Ahmednagar (767), Nandurbar (86), …
  • Maharashtra: Over 280 mild cases of adverse events reported across state 18 Jan 2021 06:49 In 24 hours after healthcare workers were administered vaccine against Covid-19 on Saturday, over 280 cases of adverse event following immunisation (AEFI) were reported from across the state. Officials said “all cases are mild” and required no serious …
  • Nagpur’s cases, recoveries, deaths more than 9 districts put together 18 Jan 2021 00:17 Nagpur: Nagpur district’s day’s caseload, recoveries and Covid deaths were double than that collectively of nine districts of the Vidarbha even though the overall figures remained low on Sunday too. Thanks to no reporting of daily Covid numbers from Gondia …
  • At 69.3%, Vidarbha beats state in vaccinating health workers 17 Jan 2021 09:49 Vidarbha achieved the target of vaccinating 69.3 per cent of frontline workers, surpassing the state average of 63.5 per cent, on the inaugural day of the nationwide Covid-19 inoculation drive. Of targeted 5,600 people at total 56 centres across 11 …
  • Maharashtra's mini-general polls to test Uddhav Thackeray's MVA govt 16 Jan 2021 08:22 Image Source : PTI Voters show their identity cards as they wait for their turn to cast their votes for Gram Panchayat election, at Varunji village in Karad. A mini-general election at the grassroots level was completed without major incidents in 14,234 …
  • Ray of hope for Vid poultry farmers as many samples -ve 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: Poultry farmers of the region can be hopeful of being safe from bird flu, even as they still need to keep their fingers crossed. Samples of a sizeable number of birds that had died during last one week in Vidarbha have been reported to be avian flu …
  • 10k recoveries, 11k Covid-19 cases in first half of January 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: The first fortnight of the New Year has seen 11,588 new Covid-19 cases while 10,593 patients recovered from Vidarbha region in January. For the second day in a row, on Friday, the number of recovered patients was more than the number of new cases. …
  • In first lot, only 83k healthcare staff of Vid to get Covishield shots 15 Jan 2021 12:10 Nagpur: Vidarbha has received Covid-19 vaccine doses for only 82,800 (51.94%) health care workers as against 1,59,427 who have registered for phase-I of the vaccination programme to be launched on Saturday at 56 centres in 11 districts of the region. …
  • Polling under way for GP elections in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 06:07 Image used for representational purposeMUMBAI: Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in Maharashtra began on a peaceful note on Friday morning, an official said. The polls, being held with Covid-19 protocols …
  • Polls for 3,857 GPs in Vidarbha today, results on Jan 18 14 Jan 2021 23:37 Nagpur: Elections for 3,857 gram panchayats in Vidarbha will take place on January 15. The elections are taking place all over the state. Counting will be held on January 18. Gram panchayat elections are not contested on party symbols, but leaders of all …
  • Bangladesh apparel exports were taking huge COVID hit. Second wave in US, Europe has made things worse 14 Jan 2021 19:41 They fear a fresh downturn in the industry of around 4 million workers, executives, and small and medium investors. The clothing industry that fetches 80 percent of Bangladesh’s export earnings is one of the forces driving the economy. The sector faced a …
  • 1.84L Covid vaccines arrive in Vidarbha 14 Jan 2021 05:19 A truck carrying vaccines for districts of Nagpur division arrived at Mata Kacheri in Nagpur on Thursday at 2.30 amNagpur: 1.84 lakh Covid-19 vaccines arrived in Vidarbha on Wednesday and Thursday. The number of vaccines arrived are more than the number of …
  • Cleaner rapes woman twice despite 29 passengers inside bus 13 Jan 2021 02:02 Nagpur: A 24-year-old woman’s claim of being raped twice in a moving luxury sleeper bus in the intervening night of January 5 and 6 has left cops baffled as the Pune-bound vehicle had 29 passengers on board. Even as the cops registered a rape offence …
  • Woman allegedly raped inside moving bus in Maharashtra 12 Jan 2021 12:35 A 21-year-old woman in Pune has alleged that she was raped by an attendant inside a moving private luxury bus while it was on its way to the city from Nagpur. An FIR has been registered at Pune’s Ranjangaon police station. According to the victim, the …
  • 11 UK returnees test positive for new coronavirus strain in Maharashtra 12 Jan 2021 09:40 Image Source : PTI 11 UK returnees test positive for new coronavirus strain in Maharashtra  As many as 3,519 travellers from the UK have undergone RT-PCR tests in Maharashtra so far, and 76 of them tested positive for COVID-19, including 11 who were found …
  • Vid sees 21 Covid deaths in a day, highest in 30 days 11 Jan 2021 00:43 Nagpur: Daily Covid casualties had come down for almost a month, which was a relieving factor. But, the number of casualties has seen constant rise since the beginning of year 2021. On January 10, total 21 deaths were reported in Vidarbha, highest in the …
  • More cases, less recoveries for 9th day in a row in region 10 Jan 2021 02:33 Nagpur: The first nine days of the New Year have seen 7,129 Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha as against 6,024 recoveries. The number of new cases has been more than recoveries constantly during January so far. Due to this, the number of patients under treatment …
  • Total 75 persons detected with new UK mutant strain in India 09 Jan 2021 01:53 Altogether 4,858 people have been traced who travelled between India and the UK after the cases of infection by new variant came to light New Delhi: The total number of people who tested positive for the new UK strain of the coronavirus reached 75 on …
  • Less than 100 patients under treatment in Washim now 09 Jan 2021 01:50
  • Loan repay demand by official is not abetment to suicide: Bombay HC 07 Jan 2021 21:07 The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has quashed an FIR against a finance company employee, charged with abetment to suicide for demanding loan repayment from a borrower, saying it was a part of the employee’s duty and cannot be said to have instigated …
  • Demanding loan dues can’t be abetment to suicide: HC 07 Jan 2021 00:07 Nagpur: In a verdict that would bring relief to thousands of employees working as recovery agents with banks and financial institutions, the Nagpur bench of Bombay high court has ruled that demanding outstanding loan amount from a defaulting person cannot …
  • Katepurna mining report seeks action against road contractor 06 Jan 2021 00:57 Nagpur: The report submitted by the revenue and forest department in the illegal extraction of murrum in the eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of the Katepurna wildlife sanctuary in Akola and Washim districts have recommended the filing of a complaint against …
  • Back from UK, 8 persons test positive for mutated variant in Maharashtra 05 Jan 2021 00:09 Eight persons in Maharashtra who returned from United Kingdom recently have tested positive for the B.1.1.7 lineage, a new mutation responsible for widespread transmission in the UK. The eight — five from Mumbai, one each from Pune, Mira Bhayander and …
  • 38 positive for UK Covid-19 strain in India, experts say no need to panic 04 Jan 2021 18:49 Eight samples were found to be positive for the UK Covid-19 variant in Maharashtra, of which one is from Pune, state health officials said. So far, a total of 38 samples have been found to be positive with the UK variant genome in the country. Pune …
  • More cases than recoveries for 3rd day in a row 03 Jan 2021 23:45 Nagpur: Vidarbha region reported more new cases of Covid-19 than the number of patients recovered in a day for the third consecutive day on Sunday. While 774 new cases were reported, 660 patients recovered in a day. This has increased the number of …
  • Covid-19 relief continues in New Year in Vidarbha 02 Jan 2021 00:54 Nagpur: The first day of the New Year reported 784 new cases of Covid-19 while 732 patients recovered on Friday. Total 13 deaths, including 10 in Nagpur district alone, were recorded. Overall, the relief factor in December continued in the New Year too. …
  • 9,206 TB cases found in Maharashtra after month-long drive 02 Jan 2021 00:14 Following a month-long drive, the Maharashtra government has detected at least 9,206 new tuberculosis (TB) cases in the state. The maximum cases were detected in Thane (988), Pune (647) and Ahmednagar (539). The state government began door-to-door …