• Rape case against Maha DySP after colleague’s complaint 22 Jan 2021 10:40 An offence has been registered against a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) in Maharashtra after a woman police officer accused him of rape on the pretext of marriage, an official said on Friday. The alleged incident came to light when the victim, a 31 …
  • Why farmers have a trust deficit with agricultural reforms 22 Jan 2021 10:35 The agriculture sector underwent major changes following India’s economic liberalization in 1991. The reforms in the public distribution system (PDS) where an array of food commodities was replaced with just rice and wheat, followed by a targeting of food …
  • Speed breakers sought on roads meeting highways 21 Jan 2021 01:26 Pune: The Pune unit of the state highway safety patrol (HSP), which covers a vast jurisdiction of 12 districts in western Maharashtra and Marathwada, has requested the PWD and NHAI to install speed breakers at village roads intersecting the state or …
  • Vaccinations surge in state, rural areas push up numbers 21 Jan 2021 01:21 Pune/Nashik/Kolhapur: Covid-19 vaccination in Maharashtra improved on Wednesday, largely due to the enthusiastic participation of beneficiaries from the rural areas. By 7pm, the state had reported vaccination of 18,166 beneficiaries, about 68% of …
  • Vaccination Day 3: Walk-ins, rural push see Maharashtra turnout jump to 68% 21 Jan 2021 00:48 In the three days of vaccination since January 16, a total of 51,650 health workers have been vaccinatedMUMBAI: The third day of Covid-19 vaccination on Wednesday saw an impressive surge in the number of recipients in the state—68% as compared to 52% the …
  • Indian farmers beat water scarcity with innovation 20 Jan 2021 23:09 Krishna Narode, 26, from Gangapur village in India's western Maharashtra state, is visibly excited as he surveys his four-acre farm where he cultivates an array of crops and fruits, including papaya, sugar cane, wheat and ginger.   In a few months, it …
  • Kiren Rijiju: Intend to start 1,000 Khelo India centres at district level across India 19 Jan 2021 15:35 THE AIM was to bring India in the top 10 by the 2028 Olympics and, to make that possible, sports facilities had to be created on the ground, said Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju. “We intend to start 1,000 Khelo India sports …
  • To push development in remote Hingoli village, PhD holder from Spanish university contests GP polls, wins 19 Jan 2021 15:35 Little did 36-year-old Dr Chitra Kurhe know that five years after returning to the country in 2016, armed with a doctorate in political science from the University of Santiago in Spain, she would be contesting the Gram Panchayat elections at the remote …
  • MVA set to dominate, BJP, Sena neck and neck for top position 19 Jan 2021 02:39 As the counting of votes polled in Maharashtra gram panchayat elections continues, the BJP is slightly ahead of the Shiv Sena in a tight race for the single largest party, with the NCP following close behind. The elections were not fought on party symbols, …
  • Caes against fake deals worth Rs2500 crore registered 19 Jan 2021 01:00 Nagpur: Cases involving fake transactions to the tune of over Rs2400 crore have been registered by the directorate general of goods and services tax intelligence’s (DGGSTI) Nagpur unit as on December 31. The Nagpur zone covers Vidarbha and Marathwada …
  • 58% beneficiaries in PMR take shots after three-hr delay in getting started 17 Jan 2021 20:41 Pune: A short 38 days after the first person in the world was inoculated in the UK, healthcare workers across the state stepped out for Covid-19 vaccination on Saturday. Nearly 65% of the 28,500 registered beneficiaries turned up to get the vaccine, senior …
  • Cold conditions to return in Maharashtra by Jan 21: IMD 17 Jan 2021 20:07 Hot and dry day conditions, cloudy skies during afternoon hours and the complete absence of winter chill will continue for the next three days over Pune and districts along southern Madhya Maharashtra and Konkan. However, the India Meteorological …
  • Shiv Sena attacks 'secular' ally Congress 17 Jan 2021 15:08 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 17 (ANI): As the issue of renaming Aurangabad to Sambhajinagar snowballs into a controversy, Shiv Sena on Sunday took a jibe at its ally Congress and attacked it for being "secular" and opposing the name …
  • At Mumbai hospital, health workers cheer as vaccines arrive 16 Jan 2021 14:30 Mumbai: Dozens of health workers clapped and cheered the "vaccine carrier" staff as the coronavirus vaccines doses reached Mumbai's Cooper hospital on Saturday morning. With 'arti' thalis and sweets, the staff of Cooper hospital …
  • Bird flu: Over 2,000 birds to be culled in 2 districts in Maharashtra 16 Jan 2021 14:30 Aurangabad: Samples of dead hens found in two villages in Parbhani and Beed districts, both in Marathwada region, of Maharashtra have tested positive for bird flu, following which culling of over 2,000 birds is being carried out on Saturday, officials said …
  • Health workers at Mumbai's Cooper hospital cheer as vaccines arrive 16 Jan 2021 13:16 Image Source : ANI With 'arti' thalis and sweets health workers at Mumbai hospital cheer as vaccines arrive Dozens of health workers clapped and cheered the "vaccine carrier" staff as the coronavirus vaccines doses reached Mumbai's …
  • Gadkari pitches for more research to identify import substitute products 16 Jan 2021 06:54 AURANGABAD: Union MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari has pitched for more research to identify products that can be indigenously manufactured as cost-effective import substitutes. The industries and industrial associations should do more research to identify …
  • Sharad Pawar for probe into complaints against woman 16 Jan 2021 00:29 A day after terming charges against Maharashtra Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde serious in nature, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar pointed at complaints lodged against the woman who levelled charges against the Minister, saying he has …
  • BJP medical front visits Bhandara hospital, raises questions about fire safety 14 Jan 2021 20:24 The team comprised Dr Vinky Rughwani, MMC vice-president and Vidarbha coordinator, Dr Anup Marar, East Vidarbha convener, Dr Sachin Bagadiya, Marathwada convener, Dr Unmesh Shingne and Dr Anil Kanoje, East Vidarbha co-conveners of BJP Vaidyakiya …
  • India’s Invisible Women Farmers 14 Jan 2021 08:25 AdvertisementAt Tikri village, bordering the western fringes of India’s national capital New Delhi, thousands of farmers from across the country have been agitating since November 26. Their target: the government’s new farm laws, which they view as “pro- …
  • 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 …
  • Breeding of migratory bird River Tern in Bhigwan sanctuary under threat due to increasing human interference: Study 11 Jan 2021 21:02 Growing human activities, unchecked cultivation, cattle grazing and mindless tourism activities have together increased the stress on the breeding and nesting of River Tern, a local migratory bird that visits Bhigwan Reservoir sanctuary annually during the …
  • Maharashtra: Bird flu confirmed in Parbhani district 11 Jan 2021 14:33 The bird flu outbreak, which has been reported in multiple states, has now been confirmed in Maharashtra. The National Institute of High-Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal on Sunday night said that out of eight dead poultry samples sent from Parbhani …
  • Uddhav Thackeray: Urges sugar industry to follow Brazil’s dual model 09 Jan 2021 21:12 Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday urged the state’ sugar industry to adopt a Brazil-like model that will allow mills to toggle between production of sweetener and ethanol. Thackeray, who was speaking at the 44th annual general body meeting of the …
  • Rain lashes Mumbai, Thane; smog engulfs city amid worsening air quality 08 Jan 2021 11:48 Image Source : TWITTER Rain lashes Mumbai, Thane; smog engulfs city amid worsening air quality Mumbai and adjoining areas including Thane woke up to unseasonal rains on Friday morning. However, the city air quality remained severe to unhealthy in some …
  • Maharashtra CM’s Twitter handle refers to Aurangabad as Sambhaji Nagar for the second day 08 Jan 2021 08:25 Despite Congress’ objection to renaming cities, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s official Twitter handle referred to Aurangabad as Sambhaji Nagar for the second day on Thursday. The Twitter handle put out two tweets on Wednesday’s state Cabinet decision …
  • 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 …
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sangram against govt move, seeks Maratha reservation to remain under SEBC 04 Jan 2021 18:49 The state government’s decision to accommodate the Marathas under the Economical Weaker Section reservation has invited wrath from the Shiv Sangram, a part of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance. Shiv Sangram president Vinayak Mete has urged the Maha …
  • ‘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 …
  • Stock in Marathwada dams to last till monsoon 03 Jan 2021 10:02
  • Committee builds a case to scrap time limit for filing money lending plaints 03 Jan 2021 00:55 Nagpur: A state government committee headed by former NCP legislator Vidya Chavan is veering around the view that the period limitation for filing complaints under state’s private money lending regulation law should be done away with or extended. Under the …
  • Bombay HC warns action against govt officials for failing to stop sale, use of nylon manja 02 Jan 2021 20:27 The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court Friday directed the district and municipal authorities in Marathwada and northern Maharashtra under its jurisdiction, to initiate action against those selling and those using nylon kite strings (manja) with …
  • Exhibitors request Salman Khan to release Radhe in theatres on Eid 2021 02 Jan 2021 15:00 Exhibitors associations across India have made an appeal to Salman Khan to release his upcoming film Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai in theatres on Eid 2021. On Saturday, Cinematograph Exhibitors Association of Gujarat, Indian Cine Exhibitors Association, …
  • Koregaon Bhima battle’s 203rd anniversary held on a low-key note at victory tower 02 Jan 2021 00:07 Pune: The 203rd anniversary of the battle of Koregaon Bhima was observed on a low-key note on Friday at the “Jai Stambh” (victory tower) at Perne Phata on Ahmednagar highway, about 27km from here, in the wake of the Covid-induced situation. “Till 1.30pm, …
  • City experiences its warmest January 1 morning after 2013 02 Jan 2021 00:06 Pune: The city experienced its warmest New Year morning in eight years on Friday, while parts of north India shivered under cold conditions on the first day of 2021. The minimum temperature in Shivajinagar on Friday was as high as 15.5°C, making this New …
  • Railways’ coach manufacturing revises production target for 2020-21 01 Jan 2021 10:47 The Covid-19 pandemic will reduce the coach production at Integral Coach Factory (ICF) — Indian Railways’ coach manufacturing unit — by nearly 50 per cent during 2020-21 as compared to the previous year. However, with production in full swing from December …
  • Woman withdraws rape case against Maha Minister Dhananjay Munde 22 Jan 2021 09:42 Image Source : PTI Woman withdraws rape complaint against Maharashtra Minister Dhananjay Munde The Mumbai-based woman who had accused Maharashtra cabinet minister Dhananjay Munde of rape has withdrawn her police complaint, an official said on Friday. The …
  • 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 …
  • Bird flu in poultry spreads to 6 states, Punjab joins the tally 21 Jan 2021 12:16 NEW DELHI: The centre, on Wednesday, confirmed fresh cases of bird flu in Punjab for poultry taking the tally to six states where the disease has been found in poultry. The bird flu in poultry samples was earlier confirmed in states like Kerala, Madhya …
  • Over 50,000 health workers vaccinated so far in Maharashtra 21 Jan 2021 09:23 On Wednesday, Day 3 of the vaccination roll out, 18,166 recipients of the targeted 28,500 were inoculated. Till now, Maharashtra has vaccinated 51,377 health workers, reaching 60 per cent of its target for the first three days. District officials said the …
  • 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 …
  • Pune: Over 2 lakh children of migrant cane harvesters deprived of mid-day meals for months 21 Jan 2021 00:55 Over 2 lakh children of migrant cane harvesters are unable to access either their mid-day meals or their share of ration, as schools in Maharashtra are yet to reopen completely after the pandemic forced them to shut down almost a year ago. Due to lack of …
  • Avian flu: Punjab 6th State to report infection in poultry 20 Jan 2021 21:47 Punjab on Wednesday became the sixth State in the country to report avian flu in poultry birds after Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, according to an official release here. The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD …
  • Maharashtra: Data entry may become a herculean task if Co-WIN glitches continue 20 Jan 2021 10:42 The Co-WIN (Covid Vaccine Intelligence Network) worked better on the second day of vaccination in Maharashtra, but some districts still reported that it was slow and taking too much time to upload data of vaccine recipients. Vaccination centres are bracing …
  • Avian influenza confirmed in ten states for crows migratory 20 Jan 2021 07:22 New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): The central government on Tuesday informed that avian influenza has been confirmed in five states for poultry birds and in 10 states for the crow, migratory and wild birds till January 19. Further, bird flu has been …
  • 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 …
  • P.E.I. Liberal MLA hopes to move on opt-out organ donation bill this fall 20 Jan 2021 03:33 MLA Gord McNeilly would like to see P.E.I. follow in the footsteps of Nova Scotia and shift to presumed consent for organ and tissue donations as early as this fall. This week, Nova Scotia became what is thought to be the first jurisdiction in North …
  • Life and death, Nova Scotia’s unprecedented organ donation programme 20 Jan 2021 01:36 Surgeons are shown performing a lung transplant in Toronto. Nova Scotia is the first to institute a "presumed consent' policy for organ donations (University Health Network It is a first in North America. The maritime province of Nova Scotia has …
  • First in Pune: Sahyadri Hospitals performs 200th liver transplant 19 Jan 2021 15:36 Sahyadri Hospitals added another feather in its cap by conducting 200th liver transplant at its Deccan Unit on Monday. The transplant was conducted on a 32-year-old man from Chakan, who was suffering from end-stage liver cirrhosis, at Sahyadri Super …
  • 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 …
  • MVA set to dominate, BJP, Sena neck and neck for top position 19 Jan 2021 02:39 As the counting of votes polled in Maharashtra gram panchayat elections continues, the BJP is slightly ahead of the Shiv Sena in a tight race for the single largest party, with the NCP following close behind. The elections were not fought on party symbols, …
  • Maharashtra Gram Panchayat polls: Setback for some senior leaders, triumph for others 18 Jan 2021 23:44 While some panels backed by political heavyweights won in the Gram Panchayat elections, others were defeated. A look at prominent leaders who had a stake in the Gram Panchayat elections, and how they fared. A panel of BJP and NCP was defeated by the Shiv …
  • N.S. becomes 1st province to have ‘opt-out’ organ donation. Will the rest of Canada follow? 18 Jan 2021 20:32 Nova Scotia on Monday became the first jurisdiction in North America to implement a policy of presumed consent for organ donation. This means all people in the province are considered organ donors unless they opt out. Children under the age of 19 are …
  • Plugging the pipeline and presumed consent: In The News for Jan. 18 18 Jan 2021 12:20 By The Canadian Press on January 18, 2021. In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what’s on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 18 … What we are watching in Canada … OTTAWA – The …
  • Nova Scotia’s presumed consent law for organ donation takes effect 18 Jan 2021 12:16 Nova Scotia’s new Human Organ and Tissue Donation Act officially comes into effect today, Jan. 18, 2021. The goal is to allow more residents to donate their organs at their time of death through presumed or “deemed consent.” The new model makes Nova Scotia …
  • 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), …
  • Nova Scotia's presumed consent organ donation law now in effect 18 Jan 2021 09:53 Dr. Stephen Beed, medical director of Nova Scotias organ and tissue donation program, is seen at the Halifax Infirmary in Halifax on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. Nova Scotia is the first province in the country to implement presumed consent for human organ and …
  • 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. …
  • Uddhav Thackeray launches ‘revolutionary’ drive, cautions ‘can’t afford to let guard down’ 17 Jan 2021 02:08 The vaccination drive against Covid-19, inaugurated state-wide by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday, saw some technical glitches in the Co-Win app, a software designed for real-time registering of data of people who are vaccinated. State health …
  • Bird flu: Over 2,000 birds to be culled in 2 districts in Maharashtra 16 Jan 2021 14:30 Aurangabad: Samples of dead hens found in two villages in Parbhani and Beed districts, both in Marathwada region, of Maharashtra have tested positive for bird flu, following which culling of over 2,000 birds is being carried out on Saturday, officials said …
  • 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 …
  • Just an exam between 100 women and soldier’s duty 16 Jan 2021 02:18 Pune: A written exam is all that needs to be cleared by a hundred women, mostly from rural Maharashtra, to achieve their dreams of joining the Indian Army. They had attended the first women’s recruitment rally for soldiers on general duty conducted by the …
  • Sharad Pawar for probe into complaints against woman 16 Jan 2021 00:29 A day after terming charges against Maharashtra Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde serious in nature, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar pointed at complaints lodged against the woman who levelled charges against the Minister, saying he has …
  • First Polio Case in Three Years detected in Mumbai 15 Jan 2021 16:12 In recent years, Mumbai has been on its toes fighting to keep Polio at bay. Now the first case in three years has been detected and what makes it worse is that the polio-afflicted girl, Nizali Shaikh from Govandi, a nine-year old child was immunized five …
  • 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 …
  • Facing rape charges, Dhananjay Munde to continue as minister in Uddhav government for now 15 Jan 2021 10:56 Image Source : PTI Maharashtra Minister Dhananjay Munde In a relief for Maharashtra Minister Dhananjay Munde, who is facing rape allegation by a woman, his party NCP has decided to let him continue in the cabinet post for now, sources said on Friday. …
  • 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 …
  • Everything you need to know about Munde case 15 Jan 2021 05:41 Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) which has been under fire from the Opposition BJP over several key issues is once again embroiled in fresh turmoil after minister Dhananjay Munde, a leader from key constituent ally NCP, was accused of rape by a …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 rural polls: Panchayat seats for sale, EC scraps 2 ‘auction elections’ 14 Jan 2021 03:14 In many pockets of Maharashtra, where elections to gram panchayats are scheduled to be held on January 15, democracy is up for sale — to the highest bidder. Complaints and videos of auctions for panchayat seats prompted the Election Commission on Wednesday …
  • 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 …
  • Will ensure unorganised poultry players get insurance: Minister Sunil Kedar 12 Jan 2021 13:49 Mumbai: Amid the poultry sector facing bird flu threat, Maharashtra Animal Husbandry Minister Sunil Kedar on Tuesday said the government will soon take steps to ensure that unorganised players engaged in poultry farming get insurance cover. Talking to …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Avian Influenza confirmed in 10 states: What we know so far 12 Jan 2021 05:59 Image Source : PTI Avian Influenza confirmed in 10 states: What we know so far Avian Influenza has been reported in at least ten states of the country so far. Delhi, Maharashtra and Uttarakhand were the latest to confirm bird flu amid strenuous efforts to …
  • Bird flu outbreak confirmed in 10 states so far 12 Jan 2021 03:06 New Delhi:The Centre on Monday said bird flu has been confirmed in 10 states so far and stressed on increased surveillance around water bodies, live bird markets, zoos and poultry farms. "Till January 11, 2021, Avian Influenza has been confirmed in 10 …
  • Bird flu spreads to 10 states; Centre allays fears of transmission to humans 12 Jan 2021 03:05 NEW DELHI: Hundreds of birds were reported dead in different parts of the country on Monday as the raging bird flu spread to 10 states and Union Territories, prompting several control measures and a government assurance that there are no scientific reports …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Bird flu confirmed in 7 states in India 09 Jan 2021 17:04 NEW DELHI: The Centre on Saturday said the outbreak of bird flu or avian influenza has been reported in Uttar Pradesh, taking the total number of affected states to seven. However, the confirmation of bird flu in Delhi, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra, is …
  • Over 300 birds found dead in Parbhani poultry 09 Jan 2021 04:18 The death of over 300 birds in a backyard poultry firm in Parbhani has set out alarm bells across the state. While experts from the College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences have attributed the death to Ranikhet (virulent New Castle Disease), the animal …
  • Maharashtra: Internet a hurdle in rural areas, smooth Vaccine dry run in most 08 Jan 2021 22:40 While urban areas of the state mostly ran a smooth vaccine trial on Friday, some rural and tribal regions reported connectivity issues with the Co-WIN software and possible difficulty in handling beneficiaries who suffer severe adverse effects after they …
  • Covid vaccination: Dry run tomorrow in over 130 centres across Maharashtra 06 Jan 2021 20:12 A week after a small scale dry run, Maharashtra is gearing up for another on Friday across 34 districts. At least 130 vaccination centres will conduct mock runs to vaccinate 25 beneficiaries each. Officials said the entire drill is aimed at finding out …
  • Dear Nirmala<em>ji</em>, please make cooking oil cheaper 06 Jan 2021 00:04 IMAGE: Kindly note that this image has only been posted for representational purposes. Photograph: Kind courtesy congerdesign/Pixabay On February 1, 2021, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Budget for the Financial Year 2021-2021. …
  • WCD minister directs an inquiry into Beed case 01 Jan 2021 01:21 Pune: State women and child development (WCD) minister Yashomati Thakur on Thursday said that she has directed the state women’s commission to conduct an inquiry into the allegations made by the Beed rape survivor against the gram panchayat of three …
  • Maharashtra: As PMAY (U) beneficiaries wait for funds, state, central agencies in a war of words 31 Dec 2020 18:38 As Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Urban) beneficiaries in Maharashtra, especially those from Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), continue to suffer due to the delay in the release of central subsidy, the state and central agencies are blaming each other, …
  • 30-Year-Old Rape Survivor Alleges She Was Banished From Indian Village 31 Dec 2020 15:35 India 10:09 GMT 31.12.2020Get short URL https://cdn1.img.sputniknews.com/img/107823/45/1078234501_0:225:3072:1953_1200x675_80_0_0_349a3e64331cd6650beed997b4235bcf.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com…
  • Covid-19: Faulty kits cast doubt on positivity rate drop 15 Oct 2020 02:24 Nearly 40% of all RT-PCR tests are carried out at 58 public labs in the state. In PMR too, much of RT-PCR testing is done at government labsPUNE: Doctors at Sassoon were among the first to suspect something was wrong. Over a week ago, the Covid test …
  • Farah Palmer Cup 2020: Canterbury out to extend their dominance as format changes 03 Sep 2020 18:15 After a two-week delay due to the second Covid-19 lockdown in Auckland, the 2020 Farah Palmer Cup gets underway this weekend. The two-tier Premiership-Championship format has been abandoned in the wake of the pandemic, with the 13 teams split into North …
  • We need culturally appropriate health care for Black Canadians 10 Aug 2020 08:32 This column is an opinion by Sharon Davis-Murdoch and Charisma Grace, who are Black health-care advocates, and Jalana Lewis, a community consultant with Diabetes Canada. For more information about CBC's Opinion section, please see the FAQ. As Black …
  • From Amitabh Bachchan to Kriti Sanon: How celebs inspired and motivated fans under lockdown 27 Jul 2020 19:57 Amitabh Bachchan, Kriti SanonYouTube Screenshot The coronavirus pandemic has shown the best and worst of its sides ever since it's outbreak. Best being the nature healing and worst not being able to be with your family. Some have hated the silence …
  • Amitabh Bachchan misses his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan from hospital; BMC declares Big B's bungalow 'Jalsa' COVID-19 free 27 Jul 2020 07:05 Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is currently being treated for COVID-19 in the Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai. But that's not stopping him from spreading positivity with his social media presence, like always. Recently, Big B shared a video where he …
  • Amitabh Bachchan misses father Harivansh Rai Bachchan in hospital, shares video of his poem 27 Jul 2020 05:12 Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday night shared a video reciting his father, Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s poem. The video begins with Big B seen sitting with a book in his hands. After 30 seconds, his voiceover, reciting the poem, plays in the background. The title of …
  • SSR case: Netizens slam Rhea & praise Ankita 23 Jul 2020 07:38 On Wednesday, Sushant Singh Rajput fans from all around the nation joined hands to take part in a peaceful protest to seek justice for late actor Sushant. Taking to social media, all of these supporters were seen lighting candles while praying for the lost …
  • Maharashtra reports 522 cases in last 24 hours, state total now 8,590. Check district-wise list 28 Apr 2020 04:37 Image Source : AP Maharashtra reports 522 cases in last 24 hours, state total now 8,590. Check district-wise list Maharashtra on Monday reported 522 new cases of coronavirus till evening after which its total count reached 8,590. Total death toll now …
  • Woman Charged With Hitting Grandmother With Cane On Her 97th Birthday 27 Apr 2020 20:23 Police say a Muncie woman struck her own 97 year old grandmother in the face Saturday on the victim’s 97th birthday. 27 year old Jalana Taylor is charged with hitting her grandmother several times. No word on what led to the attack but the victim was …
  • Muncie woman accused of beating grandmother at her 99th birthday party 27 Apr 2020 19:47 Posted: Apr 27, 2020 / 12:18 PM EDT / Updated: Apr 27, 2020 / 12:18 PM EDT Booking photo for Jalana Re’chea Taylor provided by the Delaware County Jail MUNCIE, Ind. — A Muncie woman was arrested after she allegedly beat up her grandmother at …
  • Maharashtra's COVID-19 cases cross 8,000-mark, death toll at 342. Check district-wise list 27 Apr 2020 09:31 Image Source : INDIA TV With 440 more people tested positive for coronavirus, the number of COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra crossed the 8,000-mark on Sunday. With 440 more coronavirus positive cases, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra crossed …
  • Amitabh Bachchan shares moving recital of his father’s poem 09 Apr 2020 10:03 Bollywood’s veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan has been quite active on his social media ever since the coronavirus pandemic took hold of the world and confined the population within their homes. The megastar shared a video of himself reciting a poem written …
  • Amitabh Bachchan remembers dad Harivansh Rai Bachchan with poem on hope. Watch video 08 Apr 2020 11:05 When the entire world is sad and fighting coronavirus, Amitabh Bachchan is deriving hope and strength from his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan's Hindi poem Hai Andheri Raat Par Diya Jalana Kab Mana Hai. The actor shared a video in which he is seen …
  • The Reader: Our current electoral system is not working 19 Dec 2019 17:35 The general election has proved one thing, the need for urgent change to our electoral system. The Lib Dems got 11.5 per cent of the vote, which translated to just 11 seats. By contrast, the SNP received 3.9 per cent of the popular vote, which handed them …
  • Gary Powers 21 Nov 2019 01:12 Gary Powers Gary Lee Powers, 74, of Hot Springs, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019 in Little Rock. He was born January 16, 1945 in Warren, Arkansas to Clifford E. Powers and Marguerite Parnell Powers. Gary retired from International Paper after 39 …
  • Burning fields: farmers say they are helpless 17 Nov 2019 00:36 On a November morning, Charanjeet Singh, a 64-year-old farmer in Pakhoke village in Punjab’s Barnala district, was sitting outside his house reading a Punjabi newspaper when he noticed something startling: his name had appeared in an article along with …
  • Poetry that shares love’s secrets 06 Nov 2019 01:55 Poetry that shares love’s secrets Islamabad: Haar jayay gi zindgi laykin Haarnay ka nheen mera ‘Yeh Ishq’ Dr Farhat’s latest poetry collection ‘Yeh Ishq’ is a collection of heartfelt reflections on the many faces of the human heart. Poetry, for him, is the …
  • Kendra Cocksedge and Canterbury an ominous task for Counties-Manukau 27 Sep 2019 06:51 Farah Palmer Cup premiership leaders Canterbury venture north to Pukekohe to take on third-placed Counties-Manukau in the match of the round, tomorrow. Captained by prop Stephanie Te Ohaere Fox with New Zealand player of the year Kendra Cocksedge at …
  • Ball retention key to Port Taranaki Whio in Northland game 27 Sep 2019 02:05 Port Taranaki Whio Assistant Coach Braydon Peterson has put more emphasis on ball retention leading up to his side's clash with Northland in the Farah Palmer Cup at Inglewood's TET Stadium on Saturday. Braydon says if the side holds onto the ball …
  • Hawke's Bay rugby: Tui dedicate victory to absent loosie Kathleen Brown and her family, after her brother's death 23 Sep 2019 01:50 The Hawke's Bay Tui women's rugby team dedicated their drubbing of Taranaki on Friday night to loosie Kathleen Brown and her family. "Kathleen's brother Isaac died in a snorkelling accident near Gisborne last weekend. Kathleen brings so …
  • Rugby: Tui run riot in McLean Park curtain-raiser 20 Sep 2019 11:20 Hawke's Bay Tui women's rugby team head coach Steve Woods got what he was after tonight. "We want a performance we can all be proud of," Woods said before his unbeaten Farah Palmer Cup Championship leaders took on Taranaki at Napier's …
  • Rugby: Tui teen unfazed by new role 20 Sep 2019 01:17 Liana Mikaele-Tu'u will make her starting XV debut for the Hawke's Bay Tui women's rugby team tonight in a position she has never played in. The 17-year-old Hastings Girls' High School Year 13 student, who had 40 minutes as a substitute No …
  • Losses fail to dampen feathers for Whio women's rugby team 19 Sep 2019 02:19 Taranaki Whio women's rugby team have added physicality to the game's three P's - pace, possession and position. Physicality is what Whio veteran Brooke Sim, 27, and newcomer Brooke Neilson, 18, say is exciting about playing rugby. Sim, a  …
  • Port Taranaki Whio women's rugby has team launch at Port Taranaki Centre 14 Aug 2019 08:02 Port Taranaki Whio kicked off its representative season with a team launch at the Port Taranaki Centre, last night. More than 50 players, management, Taranaki Rugby board members and Port Taranaki staff gathered to celebrate the Taranaki women's rugby …
  • The Whio are back 14 Aug 2019 04:45 The Taranaki women's rugby team is back in the national competition for another year. This is the second season that the Port Taranaki Whio is competing for the Farah Palmer Cup national provincial championship, following a four-year hiatus. On Tuesday …
  • Former All Blacks to turn out for Taranaki in Mitre 10 Cup 22 Jul 2019 04:41 Two former All Blacks, four halfbacks, and two sets of brothers are the notable selection points in the Taranaki Bulls squad for the upcoming Mitre 10 Cup championship.  Coach Willie Rickards has included Waisake Naholo and Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi in the …
  • Tropical Storm Barry Gains Strength; Residents Urged To Prepare For Worst 12 Jul 2019 06:14 Officials have urged residents in Louisiana and Mississippi to prepare for a long weekend of potentially catastrophic weather as Tropical Storm Barry, the first major storm of the season, takes aim at low-lying regions in the South. The storm has been …
  • Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Projected path of slow-moving storm includes Tennessee 11 Jul 2019 18:41 Interested in this topic? You may also want to view these photo galleries: Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Tropical Storm Barry has formed in the north-central Gulf Coast and conditions are favorable for it to become a hurricane …
  • New Orleans battles flash flooding as it faces possible hurricane 11 Jul 2019 13:39 New Orleans is battling flash flooding and is in a state of emergency, on hurricane watch, as the city prepares for its biggest test since the catastrophic failure of the city’s flood protection levees during the deadly Hurricane Katrina, which devastated …
  • The Latest: Mississippians brace for potential hurricane 10 Jul 2019 19:38 Updated 2:29 pm CDT, Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Jalana Furlough carries her son Drew Furlough as Terrian Jones carries Chance Furlough in New Orleans after flooding Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Jalana Furlough carries her son Drew Furlough as Terrian Jones …
  • PM Modi remembers his caste only during polls: Prakash Ambedkar 19 Apr 2019 20:02 By PTI JALANA: Bahujan Vanchit Aghadi leader Prakash Ambedkar slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday for talking about his caste. Ambedkar was speaking at a campaign rally for Sharad Wankhede, Vanchit Aghadi candidate from Jalna, here. Two days ago, …
  • Pine Wood Elementary Honor and Banner roll 3rd 9 weeks 16 Apr 2019 19:20 4th Grade Banner Roll Ayden Ashworth, Alexis Brewer, Madison Brown, Shaylee Calcote, Barrett Coody, Mark Cummings, John-Landon Daniels, Nickolas Dillon, Sia Dokwal, Addison Duke, Joaquin Felix, Koltyn Galbraith, Aedan Gillen, Emiyah Gipson, Layaunna …
  • Remembering Talat Mahmood on his birthday 23 Feb 2019 18:55 Talat Mahmood, as a singer, had a special gift being endowed with what is called a melodious voice, or makhmali awaz in his native Urdu. His followers from all over the world call him 'The Shahenshah of Ghazal. Indeed, he came to fame with his …
  • This Mumbai Lawyer Couple Is Opposing Maratha Reservations Despite Threats To Their Lives India 31 Jan 2019 06:37 HuffPost IndiaAdvocate Gunaratne Sadavarte with his wife Jayashri Patil. Patil is the petitioner against Maratha reservation and Gunaratne is representing her in Bombay High Court MUMBAI, Maharashtra — At lunch break on December 10, 2018, as Advocate …
  • Not just the last Mughal: Three ghazals by Bahadur Shah Zafar, the poet king 09 Nov 2018 12:39 Bahadur Shah Zafar II (October 24, 1775-November 7, 1862), the last Mughal king of Delhi, died in Rangoon, Burma (Yangon, Myanmar), exiled by the British. He lies buried there today and his tomb has become a popular shrine, to which devotees congregate in …
  • My Diwali celebrations just got brighter celebrating it with underprivileged kids in Lucknow: Nandish Singh 04 Nov 2018 20:02 Shooting in Lucknow for the film Family of Thakurganj, actor Nandish Singh took some time out to celebrate Diwali with underprivileged kids in Jankipuram area on Saturday evening. “This year, the only thing that was going on my mind was that since I am in …
  • Local Resident JaLana Maupin Launches Pet Wants in Lebanon, TN 02 Oct 2018 23:59 Pet Wants Lebanon offers free delivery to the following communities: Lebanon, Mount Juliet, Castalian Springs, Old Hickory, Herrmitage, and Lakewood. LEBANON, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 02, 2018 When JaLana Maupin moved to Tennessee, she realized her new …
  • Second protester dies in Aurangabad hospital 25 Jul 2018 20:33 The news of his death spread quickly and furious protesters upped the ante in Marathwada. Mumbai: The statewide agitation, demanding reservation for the Maratha community, saw another victim on Wednesday. Jagannath Vishwanath Sonavane, a 50-year-old …
  • Marathas bring bandh to Mumbai today 25 Jul 2018 07:35 Policeman dies in line of duty, 9 cops hurt; 2 protesters attempt suicide. Mumbai: Even as the Maharashtra bandh called by the Maratha Kranti Morcha (MKM) turned violent on Tuesday, the oganisation has given a call for bandh in Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, Navi …
  • Officials: 9-year-old girl killed by stray bullet while sleeping inside home 18 Jul 2018 21:17 PHILADELPHIA (KYW-TV) — Authorities in Cumberland County are investigating the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old girl, who was struck by a stray bullet while she was sleeping in her bed inside her home early Tuesday morning. The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s …
  • 9-year-old girl struck, killed by stray bullet while sound asleep in her bed 18 Jul 2018 21:04 PHILADELPHIA — Authorities in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania are investigating the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old girl, who was struck by a stray bullet while she was sleeping in her bed inside her home early Tuesday morning, July 17. The Cumberland …
  • Young girl killed by stray bullet as she slept at home 18 Jul 2018 19:48 BRIDGETON, N.J. — A 9-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet as she slept in her bed early Tuesday, and authorities urged witnesses to come forward to help find the killer. The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. about a block away from the girl’s home …
  • Stray bullet strikes and kills nine-year-old girl sleeping in her Philadelphia home 18 Jul 2018 15:09 A nine-year-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet as she slept in her bed early yesterday, and authorities urged witnesses to come forward to help find the killer. Source: iStock The shooting happened around 12:30am about a block away from the …
  • Girl, 9, killed by stray bullet shot during gang feud outside Philadelphia home as she slept 18 Jul 2018 11:04 A nine-year-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet as she slept in her bed. The shooting happened at around 12.30am local time yesterday about a street away from the girl’s home in Bridgeton, roughly 40 miles south of Philadelphia. The shots struck …
  • Petrol price hike: PM Modi, Big B, Akshay, Salman trolled for old tweets 24 May 2018 07:32 Posted By: Daliya Ghose On Wednesday, 23rd May 2018,23:05 When petrol price was at its peak point during UPA government, general people including many Bollywood celebrities along with our Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed their displeasure over the …
  • Sharon Marie Jacobsen Michaels 23 May 2018 17:02 Sharon Marie Jacobsen Michaels, 73, passed away peacefully while surrounded by family on May 20, 2018 due to a brain aneurysm, at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City. Over the years, Sharon had expressed that when the time came, she wanted …
  • Prenatal and Postnatal Care: A Woman-Centered Approach, 2nd Edition 02 May 2018 05:22 About the Editors Contributors Reviewers Foreword Preface Part I Physiologic Foundations of Prenatal and Postnatal Care 1 Reproductive Tract Structure and Function Patricia W. Caudle 2 Conception, Implantation, and Embryonic and Fetal Development Patricia …
  • Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray may change some faces for Lok Sabha from Marathwada 20 Apr 2018 05:21 — By FPJ Political Bureau | Apr 20, 2018 09:00 am Mumbai: Beginning preparations for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena president, has told party workers to be ready for polls on their own. Thackeray affirmed that despite rumours about …
  • Baaghi 2 movie review: Rebelling against logic, always 31 Mar 2018 02:42 Baaghi 2’s plot is simple. It’s also a copy. And yet three writers were required to collaborate on its screenplay. Rating: Cast: Tiger Shroff, Disha Patani, Prateik Babbar, Manoj Bajpayee, Randeep Hooda, Deepak Dobriyal, Jacqueline Fernandez Director: …
  • Carver Elementary Banner Roll/Honor Roll 29 Mar 2018 00:03 Here are the students that made Banner Roll and Honor Roll during the 3rd quarter. Staff Report 2nd Grade Banner Roll Audrey Adair, Isabella Baker, Kaitlyn Bradshaw, Matthew Brister,Ryan Brown, Jaylyn Bryant, Demi Burks, Wyatt Burruss, Jackson Callis, …
  • 4-H Youth recognized for communication skills 14 Mar 2018 12:56 The contest is meant to help 4-H youth learn to organize information and develop skills in communication. The winners in the Communication Arts categories will compete on June 7 at the District 4-H Communication Arts Contest in Fargo. Winners from the …
  • 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 …
  • One in 4 million stands taller 09 Feb 2018 21:02 Chandigarh: Bollywood usually waits " bees saal" for reunions. Amitabh Bachchan took two more years, choosing to follow the Congress on Twitter from Friday when the party clocked 4 million followers. "Thank you SrBachchan ji for the follow. …
  • Carver Elementary 2nd quarter Banner Roll/Honor Roll 24 Jan 2018 09:34 Here are the Carver Elementary School Banner Roll and Honor Roll students for the 2nd quarter. Staff Report 2nd Grade Banner Roll Audrey Adair, Kenli Anderson, Aliyah Bailey, Isabella Baker, Jaxson Bell, Kaitlyn Bradshaw, Matthew Brister, Jaylyn Bryant, …
  • Maharashtra tops ODF list, says the Union ministry’s sanitation report 16 Jan 2018 04:44 — By FPJ Political Bureau  | Jan 16, 2018 07:55 am Mumbai: Union ministry for drinking water and sanitisation in its report published on Monday informed more than 34,000 villages became open defecation free. The report also stated 16 districts announced as …
  • Smoke and mirrors: Punjab, Haryana farmers say why they burn stubble 12 Nov 2017 05:16 At Kohand village, Karnal, which has the highest stubble burning figures in Haryana, Sonu, 28, sets his fields on fire (Express Photo/Praveen Khana) PUNJAB Paraali, that is what the 50-60 cm stubble left after farmers have used combine harvesters on …
  • Smoke and mirrors 11 Nov 2017 19:42 At Kohand village, Karnal, which has the highest stubble burning figures in Haryana, Sonu, 28, sets his fields on fire (Express Photo/Gajendra Yadav) PUNJAB Paraali, that is what the 50-60 cm stubble left after farmers have used combine harvesters on …
  • Pamex’s grassroot road show in Maharashtra 01 Nov 2017 04:39 Ichalkaranji and Kudal were the first two stops with further roadshows at Belgaum, Pandharpur, Solapur, Barshi, Latur, Ahmednagar, Jalana, Chikhali / Buldhana and Akola are expected to take place in the coming weeks. Ichalkaranji Parisar Mudarak Sangh …
  • In ‘model’ Karnal, stubble fires rage on 30 Oct 2017 20:38 Karnal: It is 4pm on Sunday and a winter haze hangs over the Delhi-Karnal highway. Driving through the mist, thicker columns of smoke can be seen on both sides of the road from time to time. The source of one such fire, TOI finds, is a field right next to …
  • Maharashtra govt identifies 10 districts as ‘most vulnerable’ to climate change 28 Oct 2017 00:33 Written by ANJALI MARAR | Pune | Published:October 28, 2017 5:01 am Maharsahtra CM Devendra Fadnavis The Maharashtra government has identified Nandurbar as the most vulnerable district to be affected by climate change in the coming decades. This was …
  • Justin Timberlake fans claim spots 10 hours before Pilgrimage show 23 Sep 2017 20:24 Bartenders expess their excitement of the Pilgrimage 2017 Music Festival. Lacy Atkins Backs against the gray fence, Jalana Clingan and Jessika Birchfield have sat in the baking sun since 10 a.m. in anticipation for Justin Timberlake.  Wearing matching …
  • Pilgrimage Festival 2017 23 Sep 2017 18:31 Justin Timberlake fans Melissa Whitmer, Jalana Clingman and Jessica Brichfield got to Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival at 6 a.m. to arrive early for the Timberlake show Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at The Park at Harlinsdale in Franklin, Tenn. Shelley …
  • Hazeldean tops at $15,000 06 Sep 2017 09:50 What better way to start a sale day then with a fall of snow, that is what awaited those who attended the Hazeldean Spring bull sale held on property Hazeldean, Cooma. The sale concluded a big run of spring sales for the Litchfield family in which three …
  • Two remote villages in Uttar Pradesh get independence from darkness after 70 years 12 Aug 2017 19:17 HALDU KHATA, UP: Surprises, irrespective of their kind and magnitude, dont startle Khatoon Bibi. Maybe she has become numb to them. When the 40-year-old homemaker gets to know that it took this reporter three hours to hunt down her village of Haldu Khata …
  • Helping Hand Health Ministries continues reaching out to residents 28 Jul 2017 06:09 Jul 28, 2017 News 0 Dr. Avis Kelly, a graduate of the Howard University Dental School, cannot quench the fire she has to keep serving the country and her associates in the Caribbean population. During the Medical Outreach this was demonstrated at the …
  • Fresh GR to buy three MUVs despite hard times 12 Jul 2017 22:19 The GR also approved Rs 32,460 for the transport of vehicles from Mumbai to respective districts. Mumbai: Merely 12 days after Maharashtra government issued a GR asking for a cut in expenses to absorb the burden added to the exchequer by its recent Rs 34, …
  • Steffon Joseph Scott 1986-2017 09 Jul 2017 06:24 HOWLAND — Steffon “Joe” Joseph Scott, 31, of Howland, passed away at 10:55 a.m. Thursday, June 29, 2017. Mr. Scott was born Jan. 30, 1986, in Media, Pa., the son of Steffon Scott and Channon J. Timko. He was a graduate of Howland High School. Following …
  • Co-op banks fail to meet loan target 04 Jul 2017 22:14 Give Rs 660 crore credit to farmers till June 27th in four districts of Marathwada. Mumbai: District banks are again failing to achieve their target of crop loans this year in Marathwada region, which is the epicentre of farmers’ suicides in the state. The …
  • 95% assessees in zone migrate to new regime 01 Jul 2017 09:04 NASHIK: The offices of sales tax and central excise here have geared up to ring in the goods and services tax (GST) regime coming into effect from July 1. Around 85% of their tax assesses have migrated to GST and they have also provided help desks for tax …
  • Cass County 4-H members qualify for state communication arts contest 28 Jun 2017 16:05 Winners are eligible to participate in the North Dakota 4-H State Communication Arts Contest on Sunday, July 23, at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot. The North Dakota 4-H Foundation, Cass County Electric Co-op, Inc., Cavalier Rural Electric Co-op, Inc …
  • Salman 'Tubelight' Khan on peace with Pakistan – if wishes were horses, beggars would ride 16 Jun 2017 12:59 I've a confession to make before I begin this article: I've hardly seen any movie of Salman Khan and I'm not his fan like Bollywood's crowds of admirers. In fact, I belong to the generation that had loved Motilal, Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor, …
  • Banks: Unable to pay Rs 10,000 to each of 34L farmers 15 Jun 2017 23:34 A total of 34 lakh farmers, who have defaulted on loans since 2012, are eligible for this loan. Mumbai: The Maharashtra government’s move to provide immediate loans of Rs 10,000 to every farmer who defaulted in the last four years, has backfired. Sixteen …
  • How the 3 main parties say they will address African-Nova Scotian concerns 26 May 2017 22:54 Leaders for Nova Scotia's three main political parties say they will work with African-Nova Scotian communities to address environmental racism, land claims and problems for black students in the classroom. Those pledges are part of the results of a …
  • Group presses Nova Scotia candidates for answers on African Nova Scotian issues 15 May 2017 20:50 A coalition of African Nova Scotian organizations are in the process of reaching out to candidates from every party in the ongoing election, asking them to identify how they will approach matters of importance to African Nova Scotians. The coalition sent …
  • Fadnavis shown black flags over Danve’s remark 13 May 2017 21:06 “This is a sign of dictatorship. Youth were detained late at night and their mobiles were snatched,” said NCP state chief Sunil Tatkare. Mumbai: It seems like the controversy over Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state chief Raosaheb Danve’s remarks has only …
  • Lady Geckos secure 6th consecutive rugby championship 14 Mar 2017 10:52 The GW Lady Geckos have now made it 6 straight IIAAG Girl's High School rugby championship titles in a row after shutting out the Academy Cougars at the GW field. The Geckos defeated the Cougars 24-0 led by the scoring duo of Leticia Blas and Jalana …
  • Congress, NCP woo Shiv Sena 13 Mar 2017 20:07 The parties mull joining hands for panchayat polls to counter BJP. Mumbai: Election scheduled across Maharashtra for the Taluka Panchayat Samiti Chairman on Tuesday is likely to see many cross alliances in a bid to keep the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) out …
  • KUAM Gamechangers: GW's Jalana Garcia dominates in football, rugby 23 Feb 2017 09:45 Jalana Garcia is addicted to the rush. She's been playing football since she was 10 years old. The George Washington High School junior is one of the stars of the Lady Geckos' 11-0 rugby squad. She'll be suiting up for the Legacy team in the …
  • Jalana Lewis cares about her community 02 Feb 2017 08:21 His victory confirmed, Lindell Smith thanked a cheering crowd that had gathered last October at Alteregos. Beaming, he then offered praise for the woman who’d managed the campaign that saw him become the first African Nova Scotian to win a Halifax city …
  • 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 …
  • 5-year-old girl raped, killed in Nanded 21 Jan 2021 13:59
  • 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 …
  • Pigs found eating human body near Nanded hosp 21 Jan 2021 06:42
  • Avian influenza confirmed in ten states for crows migratory 20 Jan 2021 07:22 New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): The central government on Tuesday informed that avian influenza has been confirmed in five states for poultry birds and in 10 states for the crow, migratory and wild birds till January 19. Further, bird flu has been …
  • 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 …
  • Serum Institute submits reply in Pune court over 'Covishield' lawsuit 19 Jan 2021 20:58 Serum Institute of India on Tuesday filed its response in the civil court here to a lawsuit by a pharmaceutical products manufacturer and seller over the brandname 'Covishield', saying both companies operate in different product categories and …
  • Pune: Serum Institute files reply in suit regarding ‘Covishield’ trademark 19 Jan 2021 15:35 The Serum Institute of India (SII) Tuesday submitted its response to the suit filed by a Nanded-based firm, seeking injunction against the use of the trademark ‘Covishield’ for its vaccine. Further arguments on the matter are scheduled on January 22. The …
  • 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 …
  • MVA set to dominate, BJP, Sena neck and neck for top position 19 Jan 2021 02:39 As the counting of votes polled in Maharashtra gram panchayat elections continues, the BJP is slightly ahead of the Shiv Sena in a tight race for the single largest party, with the NCP following close behind. The elections were not fought on party symbols, …
  • 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 …
  • 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), …
  • Give up stubborn stand and come for clause by clause discussion on Jan 19: Tomar to farmers 18 Jan 2021 06:52 Ahead of the tenth round of talks scheduled on January 19, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday again urged the protesting farm leaders to give up their “stubborn” stand on the new farm laws and come for a clause by clause discussion. “Now …
  • Ready for alternative to agri laws repeal demand, says Centre to protesting farmers; agitators determined on Republic Day tractor march in Delhi 18 Jan 2021 06:26 Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday asserted that except for the demand of repealing the agriculture laws, the government is ready to consider "seriously and with an open heart" other alternatives. The statement comes ahead …
  • 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 …
  • Uddhav Thackeray launches ‘revolutionary’ drive, cautions ‘can’t afford to let guard down’ 17 Jan 2021 02:08 The vaccination drive against Covid-19, inaugurated state-wide by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday, saw some technical glitches in the Co-Win app, a software designed for real-time registering of data of people who are vaccinated. State health …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • As SC stays implementation of farm laws, FPCs fear setback in business 15 Jan 2021 03:10 After the Supreme Court stayed the implementation of the three farm laws on January 12, Farmers Producer Companies (FPCs) have been fearing a setback in their business. Yogesh Thorat, managing director of the Maha Farmers Produce Company (MahaFPC) – the …
  • 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 …
  • 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 rural polls: Panchayat seats for sale, EC scraps 2 ‘auction elections’ 14 Jan 2021 03:14 In many pockets of Maharashtra, where elections to gram panchayats are scheduled to be held on January 15, democracy is up for sale — to the highest bidder. Complaints and videos of auctions for panchayat seats prompted the Election Commission on Wednesday …
  • Northern Railway changes status of several trains 13 Jan 2021 17:07 New Delhi [India], January 13 (ANI): In view of on-going farmers' agitation in Punjab, the railway has cancelled, short-terminated and diverted several trains for January 13 and 14. The 05211 Darbhanga- Amritsar special train journey commencing on 14. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • In times of family grief, we become one and get tied to our unified selves 10 Jan 2021 07:36 This year started with grief for me. Having just bid farewell to what was the most difficult year for all, I wanted to look at 2021 with optimism. However, that optimism was to last a short while. My grandmother, Chandrabhagabai, the common thread of our …
  • 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 …
  • Pharma sales company files injunction against Serum Institute over use of ‘Covishield’ trademark 05 Jan 2021 17:21 A Nanded-based pharma sales company has filed an injunction suit against the Serum Institute of India (SII) at the Commercial Court in Pune against use of the trademark ‘Covishield’ for its vaccine, claiming that the company had applied for the trademark …
  • 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 …
  • Pune city to get six new police stations, Pimpri Chinchwad 3 04 Jan 2021 23:43 Pune: A meeting of senior police officers and government officials, chaired by deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar, in Mumbai on Monday approved the proposals for setting up six new police stations in Pune city, besides three in Pimpri Chinchwad and one in …
  • Cultural events mark commemoration day of Akshara International School 04 Jan 2021 23:43 Pune: Akshara International School, Pune recently celebrated its commemoration day, marking 10 successful years. It was celebrated to reflect on the school’s past and to acknowledge those that have contributed to its growth. A virtual staff meeting was …
  • 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 …
  • Call on new police stations today 03 Jan 2021 22:59 Pune: Deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar has called a meeting of senior government and police officials at Mantralaya in Mumbai on Monday for taking a final decision on the pending proposals of carving out new police stations from the jurisdiction of the …
  • Trains diverted due to farmers' agitation in Punjab 02 Jan 2021 08:35 New Delhi [India], January 1 (ANI): Due to farmers' agitation in Punjab, some of the trains operated by Northern Railway have been short terminated/diverted. "The 02715 Nanded-Amritsar express of January 2 will be short terminated at New Delhi …
  • 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 …
  • Bird flu in poultry spreads to 6 states, Punjab joins the tally 21 Jan 2021 12:16 NEW DELHI: The centre, on Wednesday, confirmed fresh cases of bird flu in Punjab for poultry taking the tally to six states where the disease has been found in poultry. The bird flu in poultry samples was earlier confirmed in states like Kerala, Madhya …
  • 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 …
  • 19th edition of Pune International Film Festival to be held from March 4-11 21 Jan 2021 00:54 The 19th edition of the Pune International Film Festival (PIFF), dedicated to Covid-19 frontline warriors, is scheduled to be held between March 4 and 11 this year. Adapting the template being followed by other festivals, PIFF, too, will reach out to its …
  • Indian farmers beat water scarcity with innovation 20 Jan 2021 23:09 Krishna Narode, 26, from Gangapur village in India's western Maharashtra state, is visibly excited as he surveys his four-acre farm where he cultivates an array of crops and fruits, including papaya, sugar cane, wheat and ginger.   In a few months, it …
  • Avian flu: Punjab 6th State to report infection in poultry 20 Jan 2021 21:47 Punjab on Wednesday became the sixth State in the country to report avian flu in poultry birds after Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, according to an official release here. The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD …
  • 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 …
  • Haphazard parking adds to commute horror on bypass 20 Jan 2021 08:19 Pune: Trucks and multi-utility vehicles parked along the left lane of the Katraj-Dehu Road bypass, particularly near the approach to the Navale and Vadgaon bridges, pose a serious accident risk to motorists. Commuters complain about the similar problem on …
  • Avian influenza confirmed in ten states for crows migratory 20 Jan 2021 07:22 New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): The central government on Tuesday informed that avian influenza has been confirmed in five states for poultry birds and in 10 states for the crow, migratory and wild birds till January 19. Further, bird flu has been …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Avian influenza confirmed in five states for poultry birds 19 Jan 2021 13:05 New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): The central government on Monday informed that avian influenza (AI) has been confirmed in five states for poultry birds and in nine states for crow, migratory and wild birds till January 18. Further, bird flu has been …
  • Centre confirms bird flu in poultry in 5 states 19 Jan 2021 09:02 NEW DELHI: The centre, on Monday, confirmed outbreak of avian Influenza in 5 states for poultry birds and in 9 states for crows, migratory birds and other wild birds. Union animal husbandry commissioner Praveen Malik told ET that the situation of bird flu …
  • Ruling MVA, opposition BJP claim victories in panchayat polls 19 Jan 2021 09:00 Mumbai: The ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi, as well as BJP, claimed that they had performed well in the gram panchayat elections, results of which were announced on Monday. Gram panchayat elections are not contested on party symbols, but political parties …
  • 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 …
  • MVA set to dominate, BJP, Sena neck and neck for top position 19 Jan 2021 02:39 As the counting of votes polled in Maharashtra gram panchayat elections continues, the BJP is slightly ahead of the Shiv Sena in a tight race for the single largest party, with the NCP following close behind. The elections were not fought on party symbols, …
  • 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 …
  • 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 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. …
  • 10 cases of mild adverse reaction to vaccine recorded in state 17 Jan 2021 09:50 Of the 18,328 people vaccinated in Maharashtra on Saturday, 10 recipients suffered mild adverse reactions, including nausea, vomiting, and anxiety. “We have 14 cases reported from all districts. Close scrutiny of each case was carried out and four were …
  • Bird flu: Over 2,000 birds to be culled in 2 districts in Maharashtra 16 Jan 2021 14:30 Aurangabad: Samples of dead hens found in two villages in Parbhani and Beed districts, both in Marathwada region, of Maharashtra have tested positive for bird flu, following which culling of over 2,000 birds is being carried out on Saturday, officials said …
  • 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 …
  • Maharashtra educator gets award for novel teaching method in lockdown 15 Jan 2021 14:20 LATUR: A Maharashtra teacher, who did not allow coronavirus-induced lockdown to come in the way of continuing his classes for his students in rural areas, has won recognition for his efforts that involved use of conference calls and storytelling. Balaji …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 rural polls: Panchayat seats for sale, EC scraps 2 ‘auction elections’ 14 Jan 2021 03:14 In many pockets of Maharashtra, where elections to gram panchayats are scheduled to be held on January 15, democracy is up for sale — to the highest bidder. Complaints and videos of auctions for panchayat seats prompted the Election Commission on Wednesday …
  • ‘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 …
  • 5,000 poultry birds culled in Latur district, 6k more soon 13 Jan 2021 05:59
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Maha bird flu: 4,000 birds culled in Latur 12 Jan 2021 19:09
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Pune: 3 killed, 18 injured in seven accidents 12 Jan 2021 04:24 In one accident, a truck carrying heavy paper rolls crashed through the iron railings of Bhumkar bridge and fell on the service lane below, hitting an autorickshaw and a motorcycle rider.PUNE: Three persons were killed and 18 others were injured, one of …
  • 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 …
  • 6 accidents in 7 hours on Katraj-Dehu Road bypass: 3 killed, 16 injured 11 Jan 2021 21:02 The Katraj-Dehu Road bypass of the Pune-Bangalore highway saw a series of six separate accidents within a span of seven hours from early Monday morning. Three persons were killed and at least 16 persons sustained injuries in the multiple accidents. Of the …
  • Maharashtra: Bird flu confirmed in Parbhani district 11 Jan 2021 14:33 The bird flu outbreak, which has been reported in multiple states, has now been confirmed in Maharashtra. The National Institute of High-Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal on Sunday night said that out of eight dead poultry samples sent from Parbhani …
  • Bird flu confirmed in Delhi; Sanjay lake shut for visitors 11 Jan 2021 13:19 Delhi has become the ninth state to confirm cases of bird flu amid concerns over the spread of the disease. All eight samples — four from a park in Mayur Vihar Phase 3, three from Sanjay Lake, and one from Dwarka — have been found positive for avian …
  • Yellow peas prices touch 100/kg on firm demand, shrinking supply 11 Jan 2021 09:49 Retail prices of yellow peas have surged to a record Rs 100 per kg owing to firm demand and dwindling supply. This happened as wholesale prices increased 15-20% in two months and fourfold in two years to about Rs 80 per kg after India banned import of the …
  • 3 dead, 10 hurt in two road accidents in Pune 11 Jan 2021 07:04 Representative imagePUNE: One person was killed and 13 others were injured in two separate road accidents in Pune district on Monday, officials said. One of the accidents took place near Ravet area on Pune-Mumbai highway around 4.30am when a private bus, …
  • Three killed, 10 injured in two separate accidents in Pune 11 Jan 2021 06:46 Three persons were killed and 10 others sustained injuries in two separate accidents on patches of highway roads adjoining the city limits of Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad in the early hours of Monday. In one of the accidents, two persons were killed and one …
  • Maharashtra: 180 birds die in 2 days, alert zone around Latur village 11 Jan 2021 04:20 Aurangabad: Amid the bird flu scare in several states, an "alert zone" was declared in a 10-kilometre radius around Ahmedpur area in Latur in Maharashtra after 180 birds, including 128 hens, were found dead over the past couple of days, an …
  • Bird flu: 7 states infected so far, results awaited in Maharashtra, Delhi 11 Jan 2021 00:27 Seven states, namely Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, confirmed the bird flu outbreak within their boundaries Sunday while test results are yet to be known for Delhi and Maharashtra.  The Department …
  • Dead poultry bird samples test positive for bird flu in Maharashtra 11 Jan 2021 00:25 Maharashtra became the latest in the line of states to report cases of Avian Influenza after samples of dead poultry birds tested positive for the H5N1 virus late Sunday. This is the first time that the state has witnessed a case of bird flu since 2006, …
  • Bird flu in 8 states; culling ops on, advisories issued 11 Jan 2021 00:24 The bird flu outbreak has been confirmed in eight states. The Centre’s Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying put out a statement on Sunday, confirming the outbreak in seven states — Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, …
  • 30 crows fall prey to strange disease 10 Jan 2021 18:16 No bird flu, says animal husbandry dept. Nearly 30 crows have died in Ghatkopar and other places in the last one month due to a strange disease. Abhay Rane, who works for Mangalvardhini, an animal welfare organisation based in Ghatkopar, said, “These days …
  • 1 dead, 11 injured as truck hits bus in Latur 10 Jan 2021 15:05
  • 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 …
  • Scamster held for posing as woman, extorting her kin 05 Jan 2021 15:46 Accused created a fake WhatsApp account in her name, asked for money over ill health. Chikhali police have arrested a man on Monday for allegedly cheating people by creating a fake WhatsApp profile with someone else’s identity. Identified as Vishwanath …
  • Amid protests over MSP demand: Within 2 days, Centre gives Maharashtra permission to procure 25% of total arhar produced 04 Jan 2021 18:49 Against the backdrop of a massive farmers’ agitation against perceived government abdication of its responsibility on Minimum Support Price (MSP) assurance, the Centre has granted permission to Maharashtra to procure 25 per cent of the total arhar …
  • 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 …
  • Railways’ coach manufacturing revises production target for 2020-21 01 Jan 2021 10:47 The Covid-19 pandemic will reduce the coach production at Integral Coach Factory (ICF) — Indian Railways’ coach manufacturing unit — by nearly 50 per cent during 2020-21 as compared to the previous year. However, with production in full swing from December …
  • One held; stolen ornaments recovered 08 Aug 2020 14:20 The Muthiahpuram police have arrested a youth from West Bengal in connection with theft of 40 sovereigns of gold ornaments from the house of an engineer and recovered the stolen valuables. Unidentified persons burgled the house of S. Winston Antony Xavier, …
  • Talks for opposition alliance likely to pick up pace in 2019 27 Dec 2018 01:30 Swabhimani Paksha MP Raju Shetti. (Express) In the new year, negotiations between smaller parties and the opposition Congress and NCP are expected to gather momentum in a bid to take on the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in the state and general elections. …
  • Polling for six Maharashtra MLC seats on Monday 20 May 2018 20:10 MUMBAI: Voting for six seats of the Maharashtra Legislative Council biennial elections from local bodies constituencies will be held on Monday, for which major parties in the state are in a seat-sharing agreement. The election is being held as three …
  • Reliance MF, BlackRock lead race for IDFC AMC 09 May 2018 02:22 Rajiv Lall, chairman IDFC Financial Holding Co. Ltd. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint Mumbai: BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset manager, and Anil Ambani-controlled Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd are front runners to buy IDFC Asset …
  • EC announces dates for biennial elections in Maharashtra, by-poll in Andhra Pradesh 23 Apr 2018 12:44 — By IANS | Apr 23, 2018 03:16 pm New Delhi: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday announced the date for the biennial elections in Maharashtra and a by-poll in Andhra Pradesh. The two elections will be held on May 21 between 8 am and 4 pm. The …
  • Election Commission of India announces dates for Maharashtra biennial elections, Andhra Pradesh bypoll 23 Apr 2018 10:21 Election Commission of India (File | PTI) NEW DELHI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday announced the date for the biennial elections in Maharashtra and a by-poll in Andhra Pradesh. The two elections will be held on May 21 between 8 a.m. and …
  • ECI announces election date for Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh 23 Apr 2018 09:58 New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday announced the date for the biennial elections in Maharashtra and a by-poll in Andhra Pradesh. The two elections will be held on May 21 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. The Maharashtra …
  • EC announces dates for Maharashtra biennial elections, Andhra bypoll 23 Apr 2018 09:44 Election Commission of India (File | PTI) NEW DELHI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday announced the date for the biennial elections in Maharashtra and a by-poll in Andhra Pradesh. The two elections will be held on May 21 between 8 a.m. and …
  • ECI to hold biennial and by-election for Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh 20 Apr 2018 18:52 [India] Apr 20 (ANI): Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday announced the dates for upcoming biennial election for Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) and by-election for Andhra Legislative Council (ALC). The elections will be held as the term for …
  • Maharashtra: 1 woman dead, 9 injured in hailstorm in Prabhani district 13 Feb 2018 05:22 With the death of Kamble in Parbhani, the death toll in the hailstorms in the state since Sunday had risen to four. Mumbai:  A woman was on Monday killed, and nine others injured, in a hailstorm that hit Purna tehsil of Parbhani district. " …
  • Sinhalese girls: Blessing to spend one’s life for others 17 Oct 2017 17:33 Colombo (AsiaNews) - "If we look back at the last few years and all the things we have achieved  and experienced we are very happy and proud. But the glory of everything goes only to our beloved Jesus. Only with his blessing, with that of Mary and …
  • Joint project by centre, world bank: Project to improve groundwater levels in 2,000 villages across state 08 Jul 2017 02:21 Written by ANJALI MARAR | Pune | Published:July 8, 2017 6:29 am The cost of the Rs 6,000-crore project will be shared equally by the World Bank and the central government. A TOTAL of 2,000 villages in Marathwada and Vidarbha will be covered under the World …
  • Water conservation programme for Budelkhand to be launched tomorrow 27 Apr 2017 16:49 NEW DELHI: The Centre has planned an extensive water conservation programme for drought prone areas of Bundelkhand (Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh), Marathwada (Maharashtra) and Kalahandi, Bolangir and Koraput (KBK) region of Odisha. The programme will …