• Covid positivity rate drops to less than 10 per cent in Maharashtra 30 Oct 2020 19:40 Fumigation in progress at a municipal hospital after a session of Covid-19 testing, in Mumbai. (Express Photo: Amit Chakravarty, File)AFTER FIVE to six months of a soaring positivity rate, Maharashtra has finally started witnessing a decline in Covid-19 …
  • Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray transfers 13 IAS officers 25 Oct 2020 03:14 Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday transferred 13 bureaucrats and appointed them to various posts in state-run corporations and local bodies. Ashwani Kumar, a 1987 batch IAS officer, has been posted as …
  • Uddhav Thackeray transfers 13 IAS officers 23 Oct 2020 22:35 Other IAS officers who have been transferred include A S Ranga Naik (2009), who has been appointed as Joint Chief Executive Officer, Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation. (File)Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday transferred 13 bureaucrats …
  • 664 students across Maharashtra joined online classes hosted by BMC teachers 15 Oct 2020 22:25 Written by Abha Goradia | Mumbai | October 16, 2020 2:20:45 am Applications were rejected if there were multiple entries by the same applicant, or if an applicant was unreachable or did not express further interest, officials said. (Representational)NEARLY …
  • Pune's road accident fatalities drop by 19% 12 Oct 2020 03:23 On the contrary, Pimpri-Chinchwad witnessed a surge of 43% in accident fatalities in 2019, says data released by state govt In a dramatic improvement with active participation of police and commuters, accident fatalities in Pune city have come down in 2019 …
  • Maharashtra could be completely unlocked by November-ende 11 Oct 2020 10:28 Every activity across Maharashtra, including schools, gymnasiums and railway services, could be unlocked from the coronavirus-enforced lockdown by the end of November, health minister Rajesh Tope said on Saturday. He added that rates for the gold standard …
  • New laws like a stab in farmers’ hearts: Rahul Gandhi 29 Sep 2020 21:37 Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.Arguing that the farm laws are yet another attack on the people like demonetisation and the GST, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the laws will have to be opposed as they are like a “stab in the farmers’ hearts”. “ …
  • In Maharashtra, slow decline in cases and positivity rate over past two weeks 28 Sep 2020 23:41 Ratnagiri, Raigad and Palghar have a high positivity rate. In Ratnagiri, Civil Surgeon Dr Ashok Bolde said 50 per cent of people have tested positive.Over the last two weeks, a gradual decline in daily new cases of Covid-19 and the positivity rate has been …
  • Slight decline in active Covid-19 cases in 17 districts across Maharashtra 28 Sep 2020 18:42 Pune has been reporting over 2,000 new cases every day, and more beds are needed to accommodate the increasing number of patients. (Representational Image)An analysis by the state government shows a slight decline in the number of active Covid-19 cases …
  • Maha cases cross 13L-mark, 92K added in just 5 days (Roundup) 25 Sep 2020 20:35 Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Maharashtra added a staggering 92,000-plus cases in just five days this week, taking the state’s tally above the 13 lakh-mark, though new cases and deaths declined on Friday, health officials said here. The state recorded 17,794 new …
  • India’s big bicycle boom 22 Sep 2020 05:27 With gyms and pools shut and health suddenly becoming priority, people around India turned to cycling during the coronavirus lockdown. How long will it last? “Dasu Da asked me to go along, so I thought, ‘Chalo ghoom ke aa jate hai’ (Let me go along),” says …
  • Record 26,000 Covid patients cured as Maha tally crosses 12 lakh 20 Sep 2020 15:51 Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Maharashtra’s Covid-19 tally on Sunday crossed 12 lakh even as a record 26,408 patients were fully cured and returned home, including a 106-year-old great-grandmother, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said here. The state recorded 20 …
  • Covid: Maha recoveries outnumber new infections; 425 deaths (ROUNDUP) 19 Sep 2020 18:19 Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Maharashtra on Saturday notched a new record of 23,501 Covid-19 recoveries compared with the number of new infections, besides recording 425 more deaths, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said here. The state recorded 21,907 new cases …
  • 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 …
  • Maha notches more cures than new infections; 440 deaths (Roundup) 18 Sep 2020 18:48 Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) In a rare occurrence, Maharashtra on Friday notched more Covid-19 recoveries compared to new cases, besides recording 440 deaths, health officials said here. The state recorded 21,656 new cases, lower than the highest tally of 24,886 …
  • 4 officials suspended in Rs 1.2-crore bribery case; ACB preps to grill Addl Collector 17 Sep 2020 03:41 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths are preparing to question Medak Additional Collector Gaddam Nagesh after a court gave them custody for four days even as the State government placed him and three other Revenue …
  • Maharashtra Covid cases cross 11 lakh, deaths down 16 Sep 2020 17:12 Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Maharashtra on Wednesday saw a fresh spurt in new Covid cases, pushing up the number of infectees above 11 lakh – though deaths subsided, health officials said here. The state recorded 23,365 cases – lower than the highest one-day …
  • More than 22,000 new coronavirus cases recorded in Maharashtra - Mumbai 15 Sep 2020 17:43 Coronavirus cases in the state of Maharashtra have increased significantly, and the total has crossed ten-lakh mark, making this the first state to have such a high number of cases. The state health department released the data on Saturday, and as of …
  • Low-pressure area intensifies, drops heavy rain 14 Sep 2020 13:31 Sunday’s low-pressure has intensified to being well-marked a day, causing heavy to very heavy rainfall over parts of North-East India, Telangana, Rayalaseema and Lakshadweep and heavy over East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Bihar, Madhya …
  • Maharashtra Covid cases, deaths again soar 13 Sep 2020 16:43 Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) A day after easing of Covid-19 infections and deaths, Maharashtra’s fatalities again soared in the 400-plus range even as the state inched close to Russia in terms of total cases, health officials said here on Sunday. With 22,543 new …
  • Covid: Maha breathes easy with fewer deaths, cases 12 Sep 2020 17:18 Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) After recording the highest Covid-19 deaths and new cases during the past few weeks, Maharashtra breathed easy on Saturday with fewer infections and fatalities, health officials said here. With 22,084 new cases – lower than the peak …
  • 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 …
  • Coronavirus cases in Mumbai cross 1.5 lakh mark - Mumbai - Mumbai Live 07 Sep 2020 01:17 Coronavirus cases in the city of Mumbai have decreased over the last few days, however, the count has seen a rise in other cities of Maharashtra. As of September 3, 2020, coronavirus cases in Mumbai crossed 1.5-lakh mark, with 1,50,095 cases. A total of 1, …
  • NDA exam: Long journeys and anxiety over ‘infection’ 06 Sep 2020 23:43 Sukesh Bhonsale’s paternal uncle Chandrashekhar drove him down in their own vehicle to Nagpur from BaramatiNagpur: Though attendance for NDA exam was very low, those who did appear went through gruelling hours of travel. Since last week, the Bhonsale …
  • Covid: Maha cases scale new peak of 23K; deaths above 300-mark 06 Sep 2020 17:58 Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) For the fifth consecutive day, Maharashtra Covid-19 scaled a new peak of 23,350 fresh cases – surpassing the Saturday high of 20,489 – and notched fatalities above the 300-mark, health officials said here on Sunday. With 23,350 new …
  • Nagpur sees steep rise in Covid cases, but also better recovery rate 03 Sep 2020 19:49 Written by Vivek Deshpande | Nagpur | Published: September 4, 2020 1:02:57 am The day's toll in Vidarbha, including Nagpur, also touched a new high of 71 deaths. The total number of deaths in Vidarbha's 11 districts is 1,783. (Representational) …
  • 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 …
  • Covid toll crosses 1,000 in Vidarbha, Nagpur records highest single-day toll of 46 20 Aug 2020 18:37 Written by Vivek Deshpande | Nagpur | Published: August 20, 2020 11:02:02 pm The Covid-19 case tally in the district is now 17,722, which accounts for about half of Vidarbha's over 38,000 cumulative cases. (Representational)VIDARBHA’S death toll due to …
  • Maha Covid tally hits new record for 2nd consecutive day 20 Aug 2020 17:24 Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Maharashtra recorded the highest Covid-19 new cases for the second consecutive day on Thursday, with the death toll soaring above the 300-mark, health officials said. The state recorded a new high of 14,492 cases – up from the …
  • Mumbai’s Covid toll crosses 7K, Maha sees over 12K new cases (Roundup) 14 Aug 2020 19:26 Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 deaths in Mumbai crossed the 7,000-mark on Friday while Maharashtra recorded another 12,000-plus new cases even as the number of recoveries in the state crossed 4 lakh, health officials said. With 364 Covid …
  • Maha Covid deaths, cases zoom up again, but recoveries rise too (Roundup) 12 Aug 2020 17:31 Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) After a brief lull, Maharashtra’s Covid-19 deaths and cases soared again into thee higher ranges with the Mumbai region seeing a jumping of 1,000 deaths in just eight days, but simultaneously, recoveries have also improved, health …
  • With whopping 1,412 cases and 45 deaths, Vid Covid tally crosses 25k mark 12 Aug 2020 00:24 Nagpur: With highest ever single day surge of 1,412 Covid-19 cases, Vidarbha’s total case count surpassed 25,000 mark and reached 25,911 on August 11. It is exactly five months from March 11, the day Vidarbha’s first Covid-19 case was reported. It took 153 …
  • Over 1k cases, 30 Covid deaths in Vid for 5th day in a row 09 Aug 2020 23:49 Nagpur: With over 1,000 Covid-19 cases and 30 deaths reported for the fifth consecutive day, Vidarbha’s caseload surpassed 23,000 to reach 23,185 while the toll reached 647 on August 9. Once again Nagpur remained the worst-hit district with 518 cases and …
  • 16-day-old city boy youngest to die of Covid-19 in Vidarbha 09 Aug 2020 00:06 Nagpur: A shocker came for Vidarbha region on Saturday when a 16-day-old boy from Nagpur died of Covid-19 at GMCH. The boy is the youngest Covid-19 victim of Vidarbha region. Doctors at GMCH informed that the boy was born at GMCH 15 days ago. At the time …
  • Prisons dept plans 10,000 capacity jail in Mankhurd 08 Aug 2020 00:05 Pune: The state department of prisons has told the public works department (PWD) to prepare a plan for a 25-storied prison with capacity to accommodate 10,000 inmates, on a five-acre plot at Mankhurd in Mumbai. “We are planning to create this facility on …
  • Ngp dist alone reports 40 of Vid’s 45 Covid deaths on Fri 07 Aug 2020 23:25 Nagpur: The increasing graph of Covid-19 deaths in Vidarbha took a never-before leap on August 7 with 45 casualties reported in a day. Of these, 40 deaths were reported from Nagpur district only. Amravati reported three deaths, while Akola and Yavatmal one …
  • Three deaths, spike of 108 positive cases in Amt 07 Aug 2020 18:06 Amravati: Three covid deaths and a spike of 108 cases on Friday took the district’s toll to 86 and count to 2872. A report from the civil surgeon's office said that a 70-year-old woman from Vanipura in Karanja Lad town of Washim district, a 62-year-old …
  • Covid cases surge in Nagpur: Over 220 deaths, 103 in last 6 days 06 Aug 2020 18:50 Written by Vivek Deshpande | Nagpur | Published: August 6, 2020 11:02:38 pm Overall, the region’s total case tally is nearing the 19,000 mark. (Representational) WITH testing scaled up due to the addition of 21 new facilities to carry out rapid antigen …
  • Single day highest tally of cases in Nagpur, deaths in Vid 05 Aug 2020 23:30 Nagpur: In highest ever single day figures, Nagpur recorded 658 cases alone while entire Vidarbha saw 1,090 cases and 32 deaths on Wednesday. In Vidarbha’s highest ever single-day Covid death toll, most took place in Nagpur (15) and Amravati (10) taking …
  • With 22 deaths, fatality rate of Vidarbha is moving upwards 05 Aug 2020 00:21 Nagpur: For the fourth time in row on August 4, Vidarbha region reported more than 20 Covid-19 deaths taking the total death toll of the region to 480. With 93 deaths reported just in 4 days of August, the case fatality rate of region increased to 2.72%. …
  • 135 test positive in Amravati 04 Aug 2020 21:08 Amravati: Recording its second highest single-day spike of 135, the district took its Covid count to 2598 on Tuesday. With 83 getting discharge, the number of recovered patients reached 1830. This left 698 active cases, including 15 taking treatment in …
  • Maha records 266 Covid fatalities, Nagpur rockets to 50 deaths (Roundup) 03 Aug 2020 17:20 Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Maharashtra continued to record a high daily Covid toll with 266 deaths on Monday, including a sudden shooting up of fatalities in the state’s second capital Nagpur, even as the recovery rate improved further, health officials said. …
  • With 23 on Sunday, Vidarbha saw 43 Covid-19 deaths in 2 days of August 02 Aug 2020 23:20 Nagpur: Record 23 Covid deaths were reported on Sunday in Vidarbha region taking the fatality count to 430. In the first two days of August, the region has witnessed 43 Covid deaths. On Sunday, highest 15 deaths were reported from Nagpur, followed by six …
  • Maha sees 260 Covid fatalities, Chandrapur loses zero death status (Roundup) 02 Aug 2020 18:53 Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) After a peak of 322 on August’s first day, Maharashtra saw its daily Covid fatalities dip to 260 on Sunday, while Chandrapur district in Vidarbha region recorded its first death due to coronavirus, health officials said. The state has …
  • BSNL launches ‘Bharat Air Fibre’ service in Maharashtra 02 Aug 2020 11:08 Share00 New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) State-run BSNL on Sunday launched ‘Bharat Air Fibre’ services at Akola in Maharashtra allowing the residents of Akola and Washim districts to get wireless internet connections on demand. The service is part of the Centre’s ‘ …
  • 1st Covid-19 victim in Chanda, record 20 deaths in Vidarbha 02 Aug 2020 01:31 Nagpur: Chandrapur registered first Covid-19 death on Saturday and lost its status as the only district in Maharashtra that had not reported any victim of novel coronavirus so far. Vidarbha reported record 20 Covid deaths on Saturday — 13 in Nagpur, four …
  • Maha records highest 322 Covid deaths, toll crosses 15K 01 Aug 2020 17:27 Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) On the first day of August, Maharashtra jumped to a new high of 322 Covid-19 deaths, with the state death toll crossing the 15,000-mark, besides notching fresh cases in the 9,000 plus range, officials said here on Saturday. The state …
  • 40-year-old Covid-19 patient ends life in Washim, 16 deaths in Vidarbha 01 Aug 2020 09:42
  • With over 10k cases and 226 deaths, July sees Vid racing towards peak 31 Jul 2020 23:39 Nagpur: With 10,323 new patients and 229 deaths, July no doubt has been the worst month so far for Vidarbha region for Covid-19 scenario. The month accounts for 69% of total Covid-19 cases and 60% deaths since the pandemic reached here. According to …
  • 40-yr-old Covid-19 patient ends life in Washim, 16 deaths in Vidarbha 31 Jul 2020 23:39 Nagpur: A 40-year-old Covid-19 patient from Karanja Lad town in Washim district committed suicide on Friday due to stress and trauma after testing positive. This is the second suicide by a positive patient in Vidarbha, the first being by a 30-year-old …
  • 12% less rainfall in July; showers soon in Aug 31 Jul 2020 23:39 Nagpur: The month of July saw the region receiving 12% less rains than the normal. According to data of the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC), Nagpur, the city recorded 452.8 millimeters rainfall, 4% less than the normal 470.7 mm. However, as per the …
  • Covid: Maha gets 11K new cases, total overtakes Mexico (Roundup) 30 Jul 2020 18:22 Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Maharashtra’s new Covid-19 cases on Thursday breached the 11,000-mark, while 266 more deaths were recorded, health officials said. Touching a new high, the state saw 11,147 new Covid cases, surpassing the previous peak of 10,576 on …
  • Ngp, Amt record 70% Vid caseload in record 618 cases, 15 deaths 30 Jul 2020 02:27 Nagpur: Two days after crossing the 500-mark for the highest single-day cases, Vidarbha reported another record high of 618 Covid cases and 15 deaths on Wednesday, taking the tally to 13,601 cases and 355 deaths. Nagpur with 305 and 10 deaths, and Amravati …
  • Amravati witnesses 23.16% jump in results 29 Jul 2020 23:27 Nagpur: On the lines of the entire state’s results, Amravati division too achieved its best ever performance with a jump of 23.16% in pass percentage in comparison to last year’s results. At 71.98% last year, it was at the second last place, above Nagpur, …
  • 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 …
  • 40 pc work on Samruddhi Corridor completed, 623-km stretch to be operational by Dec 2021 29 Jul 2020 18:57 On how much of the projected Rs 55,000 crore cost has been used, Radheshyam  Mopalwar said, “We have spent about Rs 18,000 crore so far, with some payments in the pipeline.” (Representational) FORTY per cent work on the ambitious Hindu Hrudaysamrat …
  • 6 Covid deaths in dist, 1 in Akola as Vidarbha sees 389 new cases 29 Jul 2020 01:16 Nagpur: With six Covid-19 deaths in Nagpur on Tuesday taking toll of district to 99 and Vidarbha region’s to 340, total Covid-19 cases reached 12,948. After reporting 400-plus cases from July 22 to 26 and 555 on July 27, the number came under 400 for the …
  • India Plans Construction of 1.2 GW Solar Power Parks in Various States 28 Jul 2020 03:07 Jul 27, 2020 10:13 AM EDT Plans for constructing new solar power parks with a total combined capacity of 1.2 gigawatts to be installed in several Indian states have been announced. The country pushed forward several ambitious projects in renewable energy …
  • Vidarbha sees highest deaths, cases, recoveries in a day 27 Jul 2020 23:50 Nagpur: The last week of July began with a hint of how severe the projected peak of Covid-19 cases in mid-August could be. Vidarbha reported 555 new cases, the first time it has crossed 500 in a day. With highest ever 10 deaths in Nagpur, total 18 deaths …
  • 5 Vid dists in top-10 for recovery rates in state 27 Jul 2020 09:56 Nagpur: Gondia, Bhandara, Akola, Amravati and Chandrapur, five districts in Vidarbha, are among Maharashtra’s top 10 districts with highest recovery rate of Covid-19. Overall, Vidarbha’s recovery rate is higher than the state and national average so far. …
  • 94-yr-old man is now oldest Covid survivor of Vidarbha 27 Jul 2020 00:34 Nagpur: A 94-year-old man in Amravati triumphed over coronavirus and walked out of hospital on Sunday. Bhojraj Punse, a resident of Hanuman Nagar in Amravati became positive of July 19 along with three others but never lost heart. He is now oldest Covid-19 …
  • Rapid antigen tests in Vid set to burden city med infra 27 Jul 2020 00:34 Nagpur: Almost all districts in Vidarbha will be conducting rapid antigen tests in large numbers in coming week starting from Monday. While it’s good move as it will increase number of tests significantly in rural Vidarbha, health facilities in Nagpur are …
  • Maha Covid cases: Fatalities ebb, but MMR deaths 9K-plus (Roundup) 26 Jul 2020 18:10 Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) For the third consecutive day, Maharashtra notched a downslide in Covid-19 cases and deaths, though Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) continued to cause concerns as fatalities crossed the 9K-mark on Sunday, health officials said. The …
  • 9-year-old from Amravati state’s likely youngest Covid victim 26 Jul 2020 01:56 Nagpur: A nine-year-old boy from rural Amravati, who was diagnosed with Covid-19 just a day ago, died in Covid ICU of Nagpur GMCH on July 25. The victim, who was having several complications, including quadriparesis and respiratory failure, could be the …
  • How effective are lockdowns? Jury is still out 25 Jul 2020 01:17 Nagpur: The city will follow two days of janata curfew this weekend. Municipal commissioner Tukaram Mundhe has also made it clear that he will enforce at least 14-day complete curfew-like lockdown, if people don’t follow Covid distancing rules, and adapt …
  • Covid cases cross 11k mark in Vid, last 1k in just 2 days 25 Jul 2020 01:17 Nagpur: With more than 400 new Covid-19 cases for the third day in a row, Vidarbha’s case count surpassed the 11,000-mark and reached 11,123 on Friday. It took just two days to reach the last 1,000 cases which hints at increase in doubling rate of cases in …
  • With 8 deaths and 401 new cases, Vid Covid surge continues 24 Jul 2020 02:59 Nagpur: For the second day in a row, Vidarbha recorded a surge of 400-plus Covid-19 cases on Thursday and total cases reached 10,655. Of these, 6,009 (56%) cases have been reported in July alone. Number of recovered patients on Thursday was 296 with which …
  • Vid Covid-19 cases cross 10k with highest ever spike of 479 23 Jul 2020 01:25 Nagpur: Registering highest ever single day spike of 479 Covid-19 cases, Vidarbha surpassed the 10,000-case milestone on July 22. While it took 133 days for the region to record 10,255 cases, about 55% of these (5,609) came in July alone. Deaths were …
  • Maharashtra govt sanctions grant for modernisation of 121 madrassas 22 Jul 2020 22:24 Written by Sandeep Ashar | Mumbai | Published: July 23, 2020 3:20:50 am Maharashtra’s Minority Development Minister Nawab Malik said the “grants approved are for the teachers’ salary component. An independent proposal will be formulated with infrastructure …
  • Maharashtra: Active Covid caseload share drops in 8 dists in a month, rises in 24 others 22 Jul 2020 00:12 Until July 20, a total of 72,648 patients recovered in Mumbai, 1,665 in Akola, and 196 in Gondia. The daily number of new cases and daily discharges are at par in the financial capital, according to the state government statistics. (Representational) The …
  • 8 deaths in Vid, including 6 in Nagpur alone 22 Jul 2020 00:06 Nagpur: After a day of respite, when more patients were discharged than new Covid patients admitted in Vidarbha, July 21 saw the region reporting 314 new cases while only 213 patients recovered in the 11 districts. Vidarbha now has 9,776 Covid-19 cases, …
  • Maharashtra Covid cases jump by another 8,000, death toll surges 200 21 Jul 2020 21:36 What is unique about delirium in COVID 19 patients is that it is now bedevilling patients of all age groups and not just limited to be experienced by older patients. (Picture for representation only)Reuters Maharashtra's daily Covid-19 tally continued …
  • Maha’s Covid cases jump by another 8K, deaths again cross 200 21 Jul 2020 17:57 Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Maharashtra’s daily Covid-19 tally continued to range over the 8,000-level on Tuesday, while deaths again shot above the 200-mark, health officials said. The state notched 8,369 new cases, as against Monday’s 8,240 cases, while the …
  • Day of relief: Record 323 recover in Vid against 276 new patients 20 Jul 2020 23:41 Nagpur: The number of Covid-19 patients recovered and discharged from hospitals in Vidarbha exceeded the number of new patients reported on Monday. This has happened for the first time in July which has reported more than 50% of the total Covid-19 cases of …
  • Maha Covid cases fall below 9K, MMR tally crosses 2 lakh 20 Jul 2020 17:54 Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Maharashtra’s daily Covid-19 cases continued in the upper reaches, scaling the 8,000 mark on Monday, but deaths again dropped below the 200-level even as Mumbai Metropolitan Region crossed the 2 lakh tally, health officials said. The …
  • Over 200 farmers ended life in lockdown in Amr Div: RTI reply 20 Jul 2020 01:09 Nagpur: Despite various measures to stem farmers’ suicides, they continue unabated, particularly in Amravati division. In last 7.5 years, over 7,300 farmers have ended their lives owing to crop failure and mounting debts. Of these, over 200 came in the …
  • Highest 11 Covid-19 deaths in a day as Vid crosses 9k cases 20 Jul 2020 01:09 Nagpur: On a day Vidarbha saw the worst ever daily toll of 11 Covid-19 deaths, the region also passed the 9,000-case mark on Sunday. Over 4,500 of those have come in 19 days of July. Five deaths were recorded in Nagpur, two each in Amravati and Buldhana, …
  • Maharashtra’s daily Covid cases swing above 9K, 258 new deaths 19 Jul 2020 17:51 Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Touching a new high, Maharashtra’s Covid-19 cases on Sunday climbed over the 9,000 mark, while deaths again shot above the 200 level, health officials said. The state notched a staggering new 9,518 cases, higher than the 8,641 …
  • City sees 5 deaths as Vid Covid-19 toll rises to 238 18 Jul 2020 00:46 Nagpur: Nagpur on Friday recorded five deaths of Covid-19 patients, highest day tally for any district in Vidarbha so far. Patients also died in Amravati, Yavatmal and Washim taking total toll in Vidarbha to 238. Three of the eight deceased are below 50 …
  • Coronavirus cases nearing one lakh-mark in Mumbai, state records 8,308 new cases 17 Jul 2020 22:14 According to state officials, 300 people afflicted by the virus have, however, been labelled as non-Covid deaths. (Representational) Mumbai on Friday recorded 1,214 new Covid-19 cases taking its total count to 99,164. With 70 per cent of those infected …
  • With five deaths, Nagpur records highest single-day Covid toll 17 Jul 2020 18:17 The region’s death rate, at about 2.8 per cent, is much lower than that of Maharashtra. (Representational) Nagpur saw the highest single-day spike in deaths due to coronavirus disease (Covid-19), with five patients succumbing to the disease on Friday. This …
  • Mahagenco to set up three mega solar parks in Vid 17 Jul 2020 01:12 Nagpur: Energy minister Nitin Raut has decided to go for solar energy in a big way. He has directed Mahagenco to set up several solar parks having total capacity of 602 MW in three phases. In the second phase, three solar parks having total capacity of 390 …
  • With 3,500+ cases in July alone, Vid surpasses 8k mark 17 Jul 2020 01:12 Nagpur: Vidarbha’s total Covid-19 case count reached 8,195 with 265 new cases detected in a day on Thursday. Five deaths – 2 in Buldhana, and 1 each in Amravati, Akola and Wardha— were also reported in the day taking total toll to 230. Alarmingly, 3,549 …
  • From 7th spot last yr, Amravati division improves to 4th in state 17 Jul 2020 01:11 Nagpur: Performance of Vidarbha’s both divisional boards, Amravati and Nagpur, improved drastically this year. Amravati divisional board, which has jurisdiction over five districts, has jumped to the fourth spot in state. That’s a big jump from the seventh …
  • Rapid antigen tests could be a game changer for Vid 16 Jul 2020 01:38 Nagpur: Since some of the districts in Vidarbha started using rapid antigen tests, there has been a spike in positive patients, adding to the region’s count too. But experts told TOI that this could prove to be a long term game-changer policy in management …
  • Lockdown back in many districts of Vidarbha 15 Jul 2020 19:49 Nagpur: Rising number of Covid-19 cases in Amravati has made the administration in all five districts of the division to impose lockdown-like restrictions on public movement. Most parts of Amravati division will follow these restrictions from July 15. …
  • Day of dubious distinction: Vid surpasses 200 deaths, 7k cases 13 Jul 2020 00:52 Nagpur: Vidarbha recorded more than 200 Covid-19 cases for the fourth consecutive day and seven Covid-19 deaths in a day for the second time in July, on Sunday. The region also surpassed 7,000 cases, 200 deaths and the recovery rate dropped to 67%, which …
  • 5 dead as Vid records over 200 cases for 3rd day 12 Jul 2020 00:29 Nagpur: Vidarbha recorded five Covid-19 deaths on Saturday, taking the total death toll to 199 in the region. The youngest deceased was a 40-yr-old man from Gondia district. Two patients died in Buldhana, which surpassed Yavatmal in number of cases (445) …
  • At 363, Vid sees highest single day spike in Covid-19 cases 10 Jul 2020 01:33 Nagpur: A record 363 new cases of Covid-19 were reported from 11 districts of Vidarbha on July 9 taking total number of Covid-19 cases across 6,000 mark. Two patients, a 78-year-old man from Kondhali and a 66-year-old man from Amravati, died during …
  • Vidarbha records highest 7 deaths; 3 in Nagpur 09 Jul 2020 23:17 Representative image NAGPUR: Seven deaths were reported in Vidarbha on Wednesday, the highest in a day for the first time since the outbreak of pandemic. Three Covid-19 patients died during treatment in Nagpur, 2 in Buldhana and 1 in Akola. Swab samples of …
  • Deaths in Nagpur, Washim; record 72 cases in Akola 28 May 2020 01:33 Nagpur: Covid-19 positive cases in Vidarbha witnessed a second-highest single day surge on Wednesday with 91 new cases. Out of these, 72 were reported from Akola alone. A 71-year-old woman who died in Nagpur tested positive while a 65-yr-old man, who was …
  • Gondia, Washim, Wardha: Ccases coming from all parts of Vid now 19 May 2020 23:38 Nagpur: As expected, returnees from Covid-19 hotspot zones are turning out to be coronavirus positive. On Tuesday, 33 cases were reported from Vidarbha and 10 of them were of the travellers. Apart from the red zoned Akola (18) and Amravati (4), cases were …
  • 61-year-old Washim man is Vid’s new +ve case 04 Apr 2020 03:23
  • 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- …
  • Pune: Back home in Washim during strike, HEF worker found dead, suicide suspected 25 Aug 2019 04:37 Police said Kad had come home, to Sawargaon Barde village in Washim district, on Thursday, two days after the nationwide strike of the ordnance factories, including the HEF, started. (Representational Image/File) In a suspected case of suicide, a 24- …
  • Maharashtra poll battle: ​Chandrapur, Yavatmal-Washim & Amravati reflect the uneasy Sena-BJP patch-up​ 05 Apr 2019 03:38 CHANDRAPUR | AMRAVATI | YUVATMAL-WASHIM: Pre-poll political migrations, internal squabbles and incumbency burdens of multi-term MPs make the electoral fights in three Vidarbha constituencies intriguing. These seats also appear to be reflecting the internal …
  • Mumbaikar's heart saves Washim man 01 Aug 2017 09:49
  • Govt doctor beaten up by nurse over pending salary in Washim 16 Jul 2017 13:27 Press Trust of India, Mumbai, Jul 16 2017, 18:25 IST The doctor was beaten up for aleegedly not paying salary and has lodged a complaing against the nurse. representative image. A doctor working with a rural hospital at Manora in Washim district of …
  • Mumbai, Hingoli, Washim, Raigad, Jalna, Latur worst performers in state: Centre to evaluate midday meal scheme 12 May 2017 00:27 Written by Dipti Singh | Mumbai | Published:May 12, 2017 4:31 am The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry will conduct an evaluation study of the Midday Meal Scheme (MDMS) in schools across all states to monitor and assess it. The ministry will …