• From JNU PhD & Yale fellowship to a social worker in Chandrapur village, and now a GP member 21 Jan 2021 23:37 NOT many would think of joining a gram panchayat as an elected member to serve a village after doing a PhD from JNU and winning a fellowship in US. But after spending nearly 10 years at Chitegaon village in Mul tahsil of Chandrapur district as the spouse …
  • Maharashtra bird deaths: Toll stands at 12,752 21 Jan 2021 09:21 WITH 4,479 bird deaths recorded in Maharashtra on Tuesday, the toll has risen to 12,752 in the past 12 days. Of the total, 4,351 poultry birds were found dead across the state, the highest toll in a day since January 8. Of them, around 3,700 poultry birds …
  • Covid-19 cases under 100 in Vid’s 5 dists, no deaths in 3 21 Jan 2021 00:48 Nagpur: Five districts in Nagpur division reported just 81 Covid cases while as many districts of Amravati division posted 180 cases on Wednesday. Nagpur district’s 353 fresh cases accounted for Vidarbha’s second lowest tally 614 of the month. So far, day’ …
  • MLA intercepts 7 vehicles with illegal liquor, accused arrested 21 Jan 2021 00:48 Chandrapur: In a move that could put the police department to shame, MLA Kishor Jorgewar himself caught a large consignment of illegal liquor which was being ferried in seven vehicles into the dry Chandrapur district. Sources claimed that one of the seven …
  • 25-yr-old abducted in Ghugus, Rs30 lakh ransom demanded 21 Jan 2021 00:48 Chandrapur: A 25-year-old engineering student (name withheld) was kidnapped from Ghugus town and the abductors have reportedly demanded ransom of Rs30 lakh from the family. Ghugus police has launched a massive manhunt for the abducted youth and are looking …
  • 2 new trains on upgraded Jabalpur-Gondia section 21 Jan 2021 00:48 Nagpur: Seventeen days after the first train rolled out on the upgraded Jabalpur-Nainpur-Balaghat-Gondia route, the Railway Board has approved two more trains on the same route. They will prove beneficial to passengers travelling to Nagpur and Chandrapur. …
  • NH-363, railway track act as impediments for passage of tigers into Kawal Reserve 20 Jan 2021 17:06 ADILABAD: The forest department has identified National Highway 363 and the railway tracks in the area as impediments to free passage of tigers into the core area of the Kawal Tiger Reserve (KTR) from Thadoba Andhari and Thippeshwar Tiger reserves …
  • 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 …
  • Nana Patole top contender to take over state Congress chief’s post from Thorat 20 Jan 2021 08:00 With Congress finishing at the fourth spot among the four major political parties in the Gram Panchayat elections in the state, the demand for a new state party chief is likely to gain momentum. Nana Patole, who is the state Assembly speaker and has …
  • 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 …
  • Only 57% health care workers turn up for Covid vaccination on Day 2 in Vid 20 Jan 2021 01:17 Nagpur: Total 3,227 (57.62%) of 5,600 health care workers took the Covid-19 vaccine jab in 11 districts of Vidarbha on Day 2 of the vaccination drive on Tuesday. Five cases of minor adverse event following immunization (AEFI) were reported, of which two …
  • 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 …
  • NSUI files complaint against Arnab Goswami 19 Jan 2021 01:00 Chandrapur: The National Students’ Union of India (NSUI), student wing of the Indian National Congress, has lodged a complaint against editor-in-chief of Republic TV Arnab Goswami for allegedly leaking sensitive information about surgical strike on …
  • At 391 — Vid reports lowest daily Covid cases in 6 months 19 Jan 2021 01:00 Nagpur: Monday brought a major relief for Vidarbha region as all 11 districts together reported only 391 new cases of Covid-19. Before this, less than 391 cases were reported on July 28 last year — about six months ago. On the other hand, the number of …
  • All parties claim max seats in Vid GP polls 19 Jan 2021 01:00 Nagpur: Taking advantage of the fact that gram panchayat elections are not contested on party symbols, all the four major political parties of the state – Congress, NCP, BJP and Shiv Sena – claimed to have won maximum number of panchayats in Vidarbha. Over …
  • 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 …
  • 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), …
  • Gram panchayats empowered to kill wild animals 18 Jan 2021 00:17 Nagpur: The Standing Committee of National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has empowered gram panchayats to deal with wild animals like dhole, rattle, common langur, rhesus monkey, boars, sambars, barking deer, chital, hyena, hares, porcupine, nilgai, and others …
  • Nagpur’s cases, recoveries, deaths more than 9 districts put together 18 Jan 2021 00:17 Nagpur: Nagpur district’s day’s caseload, recoveries and Covid deaths were double than that collectively of nine districts of the Vidarbha even though the overall figures remained low on Sunday too. Thanks to no reporting of daily Covid numbers from Gondia …
  • Unidentified person killed in leopard attack 18 Jan 2021 00:17 Chandrapur: An unidentified middle aged person was killed in a suspected leopard attack in the shrubby forest near the power substation in Durgapur on Sunday morning. It was the first instance of human kill in predator attack in Chandrapur ravaged by man- …
  • At 69.3%, Vidarbha beats state in vaccinating health workers 17 Jan 2021 09:49 Vidarbha achieved the target of vaccinating 69.3 per cent of frontline workers, surpassing the state average of 63.5 per cent, on the inaugural day of the nationwide Covid-19 inoculation drive. Of targeted 5,600 people at total 56 centres across 11 …
  • 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 …
  • Covid vaccination gets moderate response on first day 16 Jan 2021 23:55 Chandrapur: The Covid vaccination drive that kicked off on Saturday received a moderate response (54%) on the first day. Medical superintendent of Chandrapur GMCH, Dr Bhaskar Sonarkar, became the first beneficiary to be vaccinated by Covid-shield dose. The …
  • ‘Abducted’ girl found dead in Mymensingh 16 Jan 2021 18:46 Police yesterday recovered the body of a seven-year-old girl, who was allegedly abducted three days ago, from Tarakanda upazila of Mymensingh. The girl was identified as Sanjida Akter, daughter of Shahjahan Akanda of Ram Chandrapur village of the upazila, …
  • The karate sisters 16 Jan 2021 18:46 At a time when the public conscience is gripped by fears over women's security, three sisters from a remote village in Lalmonirhat decided to take up matters in their own hands. In a bid to secure their safety, they've not only learned martial arts …
  • 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 …
  • India is launching one of the world’s largest vaccination campaigns. But it’s unclear if one of the vaccines works. 16 Jan 2021 02:42 The mammoth undertaking is a leap forward in the fight against the coronavirus in India, second only to the United States in its total number of cases. The effort is being buoyed by two locally made vaccines and India’s prior experience with large-scale …
  • No bath, no shaving 16 Jan 2021 02:05 KANDI BHEEMANNA TEMPLE (Komaram Bheem Asifabad): These are hard times for the team of forest staff engaged in trapping the tiger that killed two persons in the forests on the outskirts of Papannapet village in Bejjur mandal late last year. Forest officials …
  • Ray of hope for Vid poultry farmers as many samples -ve 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: Poultry farmers of the region can be hopeful of being safe from bird flu, even as they still need to keep their fingers crossed. Samples of a sizeable number of birds that had died during last one week in Vidarbha have been reported to be avian flu …
  • 10k recoveries, 11k Covid-19 cases in first half of January 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: The first fortnight of the New Year has seen 11,588 new Covid-19 cases while 10,593 patients recovered from Vidarbha region in January. For the second day in a row, on Friday, the number of recovered patients was more than the number of new cases. …
  • Maharashtra aims to vaccinate 28,500 on Day 1 at 285 centres 15 Jan 2021 17:57 A total of 285 centres will be opened up for vaccination across Maharashtra on Saturday as state health officials are planning to immunise 28,500 people on the first day of the nationwide inoculation drive. “The number of beneficiaries is less than our …
  • In first lot, only 83k healthcare staff of Vid to get Covishield shots 15 Jan 2021 12:10 Nagpur: Vidarbha has received Covid-19 vaccine doses for only 82,800 (51.94%) health care workers as against 1,59,427 who have registered for phase-I of the vaccination programme to be launched on Saturday at 56 centres in 11 districts of the region. …
  • Polling under way for GP elections in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 06:07 Image used for representational purposeMUMBAI: Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in Maharashtra began on a peaceful note on Friday morning, an official said. The polls, being held with Covid-19 protocols …
  • 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 …
  • 20k doses received, 16,259 to be vaccinated in Chandrapur dist 14 Jan 2021 23:37
  • Polls for 3,857 GPs in Vidarbha today, results on Jan 18 14 Jan 2021 23:37 Nagpur: Elections for 3,857 gram panchayats in Vidarbha will take place on January 15. The elections are taking place all over the state. Counting will be held on January 18. Gram panchayat elections are not contested on party symbols, but leaders of all …
  • Bird flu scare: Owner ‘caged’ in poultry farm for 14 days sans power 14 Jan 2021 23:36 Nagpur: Dhananjay Bhusari is desperately waiting for the next 10 days to pass. His poultry farm in Palandur village of Bhandara has been sealed after death of 300 birds, and he has been ordered to be in ‘quarantine’ there for 14 days. The farm is on a …
  • COVID-19 shot roll-out: Nurses, ANMs gear up for role as vaccinators 14 Jan 2021 21:20 OVER 1,500 nurses in Mumbai and more than 18,000 nurses and auxiliary nurse midwives (ANM) across Maharashtra have received training to administer the Covid-19 vaccination. As the immunisation rolls out across India on January 16, they will play their part …
  • MVA govt may lift liquor ban in Chandrapur 14 Jan 2021 08:48
  • MVA government may lift liquor ban in Chandrapur, sets up panel 14 Jan 2021 05:19
  • 1.84L Covid vaccines arrive in Vidarbha 14 Jan 2021 05:19 A truck carrying vaccines for districts of Nagpur division arrived at Mata Kacheri in Nagpur on Thursday at 2.30 amNagpur: 1.84 lakh Covid-19 vaccines arrived in Vidarbha on Wednesday and Thursday. The number of vaccines arrived are more than the number of …
  • Maharashtra: Among 484 medical facilities audited, 90% don’t have NOC from fire dept 14 Jan 2021 03:14 In an assessment carried out across 484 government hospitals and other medical facilities in Maharashtra after a fire in Bhandara district general hospital killed 10 newborns, officials have found that except for a small handful, none of these facilities …
  • 13-member panel to evaluate liquor ban in Chandrapur 13 Jan 2021 23:12 Chandrapur/Mumbai: The state government has finally agreed to examine the issue of liquor ban in Chandrapur district and instituted a 13-member committee for the purpose. The erstwhile BJP government had banned sale and consumption of liquor in …
  • Government to raise 13 Jan 2021 15:16 “Offer for Sale (OFS) in SAIL opens on Thursday (14.1.2021) for non-retail investors. 15th January (Friday) is for retail investors. GoI would divest 5% equity with a 5% greenshoe option," Secretary, Department of Investment and Public Asset …
  • 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 …
  • Victory of farmers: Sena leader on Supreme Court's stay on farm laws 13 Jan 2021 03:59 Mumbai: Maharashtra Urban Development Minister and Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Tuesday termed "farmers' victory" the Supreme Court's decision to stay the implementation of the three new farm laws enacted by the Centre. Earlier in …
  • Youth abducts ex-fiancee, mom; both rescued 13 Jan 2021 02:02 Chandrapur: Local crime branch (LCB) here cracked a case of kidnapping within five hours and rescued a mother-daughter duo abducted by the girl’s jilted ex-fiance on Tuesday afternoon. LCB team headed by PI Balasaheb Khade arrested three accused in the …
  • 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 …
  • Chandrapur: BRTC contractors to get clean chit in graft case 12 Jan 2021 07:35
  • Vid sees 21 Covid deaths in a day, highest in 30 days 11 Jan 2021 00:43 Nagpur: Daily Covid casualties had come down for almost a month, which was a relieving factor. But, the number of casualties has seen constant rise since the beginning of year 2021. On January 10, total 21 deaths were reported in Vidarbha, highest in the …
  • Poultry prices collapse as bird flu scare keeps customers away 10 Jan 2021 05:12 AS NEWS of confirmed cases of bird flu comes from various parts of the country, prices of eggs and chicken have taken a free fall. The industry hopes this is a temporary phenomenon and would halt in a week’s time. Meanwhile, Maharashtra has reported death …
  • 1k poultry birds die in Parbhani, Latur in 2 days 10 Jan 2021 03:01 Representative imagePUNE: The state government has stepped up its vigil following the death of 1,000 poultry birds in Parbhani and Latur in the last two days. About 1,049 birds have died in the state in the last few days, leading to bird flu scare. “The …
  • More cases, less recoveries for 9th day in a row in region 10 Jan 2021 02:33 Nagpur: The first nine days of the New Year have seen 7,129 Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha as against 6,024 recoveries. The number of new cases has been more than recoveries constantly during January so far. Due to this, the number of patients under treatment …
  • Tiger body parts seized in Rajura range 09 Jan 2021 23:31 Chandrapur: Foresters of Rajura stumbled upon an old case of tiger poaching after recovery of canines, a nail and whiskers of the big cat from Nalfadi village. Sources in the department claimed that a person has been arrested in the case, while team has …
  • Dry run prepares Vid dist admins for Covid vax drive 09 Jan 2021 01:51 ddddNagpur: The Covid vaccination dry run in Vidarbha to assess preparedness of the respective local administrations was successful on Friday as the mock drill passed on without any glitches. Deputy director of health services for Nagpur division Dr Sanjay …
  • 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 …
  • Fascinating internal movement of tigers within TATR recorded 08 Jan 2021 00:29 Nagpur: Tadoba seems to be the first choice for dispersing males from the Kolsa range. In the last two years, there have been four recorded dispersals of young males from Kolsa with fifth one also trying make the park his home. Two months ago, tourists …
  • We knew he would be one soon: DGP Nagrale’s father 08 Jan 2021 00:29 Nagpur/Mumbai: As Namdeo Nagrale, 90, stepped out of his room to inquire the reason behind this reporter visiting their 56, Ramakrishna Colony residence at Dev Nagar, his daughter-in-law Devyani explained the nonagenarian that it was for collecting …
  • Covid vaccination dry run in 10 dists of Vid on Fri 07 Jan 2021 00:07 Nagpur/Amravati: The statewide dry run of the Covid-19 vaccination programme on Friday will cover 10 of total 11 districts of Vidarbha. Nearly 1,000 health care workers will be the dummy beneficiaries. Nagpur district has been excluded as the dry run …
  • 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 …
  • Maharashtra medical colleges and hospitals to hire private firms to provide class IV workforce 06 Jan 2021 20:12 The medical education and drugs department is set to do away with fresh appointments of class IV workers such as helpers and ward boys across all state medical colleges and attached hospitals. From now, private companies will be hired to provide …
  • Expect market to open flat with a negative bias 06 Jan 2021 07:41 The equity markets are expected to open on a flat note on Wednesday with a slight downward bias as the Asian markets and SGX Nifty are ruling in the red. The SGX Nifty is ruling two points lower at 14,230 at 815 am (IST). The NSE Nifty closed firm at 14, …
  • 70 star tortoises repatriated in Maharashtra 06 Jan 2021 06:39 The 70 star tortoises were seized in illegal trading, raids or possessions in the last two yearsTHANE: Probably for the first time in Maharashtra, star tortoises were repatriated within the state, at Tadoba Andhari tiger reserve, by Thane forest department …
  • Stocks to watch: HDFC Bank, RIL, BPCL, Oil India, IndiGo, CBS Bank, GCPL 06 Jan 2021 05:03 SGX Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 24 points down at 14,202 around 8.30 am, indicating a flat-to-negative start for Indian markets on Wednesday. Here are the top stocks to watch in today's session: HDFC Bank: HDFC Bank has witnessed a …
  • Sale of SAIL’s units may not fill Centre’s coffers 06 Jan 2021 02:19 A planned strategic sale of two Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) plants expected to be completed by 31 March will not add to the government’s divestment receipts for this fiscal, a finance ministry official said on Tuesday, requesting anonymity. The …
  • Immunisation drive: Poor internet connectivity in Maharashtra tribal districts to pose challenge, officials raise concern 06 Jan 2021 00:46 With the upcoming large-scale immunisation against Covid-19 depending on an online software, several districts have raised concerns about procedures to follow in remote areas with zero mobile coverage and connectivity. In Maharashtra most of these poor- …
  • Sagarmala Development Company to float SPV for seaplane project 04 Jan 2021 18:45 Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways to initiate Seaplane services on select routes through a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) involving airline operators. The project execution and implementation will be through Sagarmala Development Company Ltd (SDCL), …
  • More cases than recoveries for 3rd day in a row 03 Jan 2021 23:45 Nagpur: Vidarbha region reported more new cases of Covid-19 than the number of patients recovered in a day for the third consecutive day on Sunday. While 774 new cases were reported, 660 patients recovered in a day. This has increased the number of …
  • After 27 yrs, Ghugus finally gets status of municipal council 02 Jan 2021 00:54 Chandrapur: The struggle taken up by the citizens of Ghugus town to elevate its status to municipal council has finally paid off. The state government issued a notification elevating the Ghugus gram panchayat to the status of municipal council late on …
  • Covid-19 relief continues in New Year in Vidarbha 02 Jan 2021 00:54 Nagpur: The first day of the New Year reported 784 new cases of Covid-19 while 732 patients recovered on Friday. Total 13 deaths, including 10 in Nagpur district alone, were recorded. Overall, the relief factor in December continued in the New Year too. …
  • Meet the Chennai girl who owns 130 fossils 22 Jan 2021 10:08 Aswatha Biju’s favourite spot in Chennai is the Egmore Museum. The 13-year-old, who lives in Pallavaram, first visited the museum with her parents when she was five years old. She came across a picture of an ammonite fossil in an encyclopaedia her father …
  • 2 die after consuming spurious liquor in ‘dry’ Gadchiroli 21 Jan 2021 23:32
  • Covid-19 cases under 100 in Vid’s 5 dists, no deaths in 3 21 Jan 2021 00:48 Nagpur: Five districts in Nagpur division reported just 81 Covid cases while as many districts of Amravati division posted 180 cases on Wednesday. Nagpur district’s 353 fresh cases accounted for Vidarbha’s second lowest tally 614 of the month. So far, day’ …
  • State plays safe on Centre’s ‘70 deg C for 3 secs formula’ 21 Jan 2021 00:48 Nagpur: A communication to the state’s animal husbandry department from the Centre mentions that heating poultry meat or eggs for just three seconds at 70 degrees Celsius is enough to kill the avian flu virus. This has gone to the departments in other …
  • 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 …
  • Petrol rates on upswing, Sironcha among costliest in region 20 Jan 2021 01:17 Nagpur: Fuel rates that had remained stable for the entirety of December are on an upswing since January 5. This has increased the prices of fuel by nearly Rs1.5 a litre as compared to last month. Petrol price was at Rs92.31 in the city and diesel price …
  • At 391 — Vid reports lowest daily Covid cases in 6 months 19 Jan 2021 01:00 Nagpur: Monday brought a major relief for Vidarbha region as all 11 districts together reported only 391 new cases of Covid-19. Before this, less than 391 cases were reported on July 28 last year — about six months ago. On the other hand, the number of …
  • Both MVA and BJP claim victory in Maha GP polls 18 Jan 2021 14:55 BJP and Shekab party workers celebrating of the victory Gram Panchayat election result at Panvel in Navi Mumbai on Monday. (TOI photo) MUMBAI: Although the gram panchayat results are yet to be announced officially, the trend shows that the Maha Vikas …
  • 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), …
  • Nagpur’s cases, recoveries, deaths more than 9 districts put together 18 Jan 2021 00:17 Nagpur: Nagpur district’s day’s caseload, recoveries and Covid deaths were double than that collectively of nine districts of the Vidarbha even though the overall figures remained low on Sunday too. Thanks to no reporting of daily Covid numbers from Gondia …
  • At 69.3%, Vidarbha beats state in vaccinating health workers 17 Jan 2021 09:49 Vidarbha achieved the target of vaccinating 69.3 per cent of frontline workers, surpassing the state average of 63.5 per cent, on the inaugural day of the nationwide Covid-19 inoculation drive. Of targeted 5,600 people at total 56 centres across 11 …
  • 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'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 panchayat poll held peacefully 16 Jan 2021 05:37 Polling in 14,234 gram panchayats across 34 districts of Maharashtra took place on Friday. The polling, which continued from 7.30am to 5.30pm all over, ended at 3pm in two naxal-hit districts of Gadchiroli and Gondia. The elections were by and large …
  • 10k recoveries, 11k Covid-19 cases in first half of January 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: The first fortnight of the New Year has seen 11,588 new Covid-19 cases while 10,593 patients recovered from Vidarbha region in January. For the second day in a row, on Friday, the number of recovered patients was more than the number of new cases. …
  • Average 72% polling in Vid GP elections 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: About 72% polling took place on an average in the 3,857 gram panchayats of Vidarbha on Friday. Enthusiasm among voters was evident since morning and long queues were witnessed at polling booths in the afternoon. No untoward incident took place in …
  • In first lot, only 83k healthcare staff of Vid to get Covishield shots 15 Jan 2021 12:10 Nagpur: Vidarbha has received Covid-19 vaccine doses for only 82,800 (51.94%) health care workers as against 1,59,427 who have registered for phase-I of the vaccination programme to be launched on Saturday at 56 centres in 11 districts of the region. …
  • Polling under way for GP elections in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 06:07 Image used for representational purposeMUMBAI: Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in Maharashtra began on a peaceful note on Friday morning, an official said. The polls, being held with Covid-19 protocols …
  • Polls for 3,857 GPs in Vidarbha today, results on Jan 18 14 Jan 2021 23:37 Nagpur: Elections for 3,857 gram panchayats in Vidarbha will take place on January 15. The elections are taking place all over the state. Counting will be held on January 18. Gram panchayat elections are not contested on party symbols, but leaders of all …
  • 1.84L Covid vaccines arrive in Vidarbha 14 Jan 2021 05:19 A truck carrying vaccines for districts of Nagpur division arrived at Mata Kacheri in Nagpur on Thursday at 2.30 amNagpur: 1.84 lakh Covid-19 vaccines arrived in Vidarbha on Wednesday and Thursday. The number of vaccines arrived are more than the number of …
  • HC rejects plea accusing Wadettiwar of suppressing criminal cases 13 Jan 2021 23:12 Nagpur: In a relief to social welfare minister Vijay Wadettiwar, the Nagpur bench of Bombay high court on Wednesday rejected a plea filed by former MLC Mitesh Bhangdiya, accusing the former of suppressing ten criminal cases while applying for passport on …
  • 13-member panel to evaluate liquor ban in Chandrapur 13 Jan 2021 23:12 Chandrapur/Mumbai: The state government has finally agreed to examine the issue of liquor ban in Chandrapur district and instituted a 13-member committee for the purpose. The erstwhile BJP government had banned sale and consumption of liquor in …
  • A roadmap for the young 12 Jan 2021 00:02 Written by Amrut Bang India’s aspiration to become a world leader must resonate more with its youth more than anyone else. Unless the country’s youth take to nation-building, why only India, no country can hope for the development that befits its ambitions …
  • Govt. should focus on incidents like Bhandara, says Fadnavis after security downgrade 11 Jan 2021 12:27 Senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday that the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra government should focus more on preventing incidents like Bhandara hospital fire, in which ten infants lost their lives, instead of concentrating on issues like the …
  • Vid sees 21 Covid deaths in a day, highest in 30 days 11 Jan 2021 00:43 Nagpur: Daily Covid casualties had come down for almost a month, which was a relieving factor. But, the number of casualties has seen constant rise since the beginning of year 2021. On January 10, total 21 deaths were reported in Vidarbha, highest in the …
  • State aims for 51,000 daily vaccinations at 511 centres 10 Jan 2021 05:26 Pune: The state health department aims to vaccinate nearly 51,000 beneficiaries daily when Covid-19 inoculation drives begin for the priority groups. Dr Archana Patil, director of state health services, said the drives will be carried out via 511 …
  • More cases, less recoveries for 9th day in a row in region 10 Jan 2021 02:33 Nagpur: The first nine days of the New Year have seen 7,129 Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha as against 6,024 recoveries. The number of new cases has been more than recoveries constantly during January so far. Due to this, the number of patients under treatment …
  • Dry run prepares Vid dist admins for Covid vax drive 09 Jan 2021 01:51 ddddNagpur: The Covid vaccination dry run in Vidarbha to assess preparedness of the respective local administrations was successful on Friday as the mock drill passed on without any glitches. Deputy director of health services for Nagpur division Dr Sanjay …
  • 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 …
  • Fascinating internal movement of tigers within TATR recorded 08 Jan 2021 00:29 Nagpur: Tadoba seems to be the first choice for dispersing males from the Kolsa range. In the last two years, there have been four recorded dispersals of young males from Kolsa with fifth one also trying make the park his home. Two months ago, tourists …
  • 23-year-old hacked to death by Maoists 08 Jan 2021 00:29 Nagpur: Maoists have allegedly killed 23-year-old Vinod Madavi by slitting his throat in the early hours of Wednesday labelling him a police informer. His body was found on the approach road to his village Kothi Tola in the Bhamragarh taluka in south …
  • Maharashtra minister’s passport impounded for withholding criminal cases 07 Jan 2021 21:07 Minister for Relief and Rehabilitation Vijay Wadettiwar has admitted that he had submitted his passport to the Enforce Enforcement Directorate (ED) office last month following a notice from the passport office to the effect. BJP MLC Mitesh Bhangdia had …
  • ABNORMAL IS NORMAL 07 Jan 2021 00:07 Barging in surreptitiously, 2020 held us captive and left with the most unflattering epitaph ever. Panellists at the TOI Debate unpack the year that was, meditate on the lessons learnt, and forecast what’s in store for humanity 2021 onwards Despite …
  • Gadchiroli: 25-year-old man killed with sharp weapons by suspected Naxals 06 Jan 2021 20:13 A 25-year old man from Kothitola village in Bhamragad tehsil of Gadchiroli district was killed by suspected Naxals on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. Gadchiroli police said that the man, Vinod Madavi, was picked up from his home in the …
  • Immunisation drive: Poor internet connectivity in Maharashtra tribal districts to pose challenge, officials raise concern 06 Jan 2021 00:46 With the upcoming large-scale immunisation against Covid-19 depending on an online software, several districts have raised concerns about procedures to follow in remote areas with zero mobile coverage and connectivity. In Maharashtra most of these poor- …
  • More cases than recoveries for 3rd day in a row 03 Jan 2021 23:45 Nagpur: Vidarbha region reported more new cases of Covid-19 than the number of patients recovered in a day for the third consecutive day on Sunday. While 774 new cases were reported, 660 patients recovered in a day. This has increased the number of …
  • One held for abusing cops in Bhosari 03 Jan 2021 22:59 Pune: The Bhosari police on Saturday arrested a 59-year-old man for abusing and pelting stones at two policemen on Dighi Road in Bhosari. “The arrested man, Prakash Shinde of Chakan, threatened the policemen saying that he had contacts and he would …
  • 100 naxals sneaked into Madhya Pradesh from Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra recently, say cops 03 Jan 2021 06:42 BALAGHAT: Around 100 Naxals from Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra have sneaked into Madhya Pradesh over the past few months to expand their base, prompting the state government to seek deployment of six companies of paramilitary forces in the rebel-hit areas, …
  • 100 Naxals sneaked into Madhya Pradesh from Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra in recent months: police 03 Jan 2021 06:37 Around 100 Naxals from Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra have sneaked into Madhya Pradesh over the past few months to expand their base, prompting the State government to seek deployment of six companies of paramilitary forces in the rebel-hit areas, a police …
  • Covid-19 relief continues in New Year in Vidarbha 02 Jan 2021 00:54 Nagpur: The first day of the New Year reported 784 new cases of Covid-19 while 732 patients recovered on Friday. Total 13 deaths, including 10 in Nagpur district alone, were recorded. Overall, the relief factor in December continued in the New Year too. …
  • Release of Avni’s cub in the wild deferred due to injury 01 Jan 2021 01:24 Nagpur: The much-planned release of Avni’s three-year-old female cub (T1C2) in the wild has been deferred by 10 days as the tigress suffered a minor injury to its left leg eight days ago. State PCCF (wildlife) Nitin H Kakodkar said, “We were about to …
  • 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 …
  • NHAI to build four wildlife underpasses on NH-6 for Rs540cr 21 Jan 2021 23:33 Nagpur: Finally addressing a decade-old issue, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has floated tenders for wildlife underpasses on NH-6 (NH-53) in the dense forest patches left out between Sakoli and Deori in Bhandara and Gondia districts. 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 …
  • Covid-19 cases under 100 in Vid’s 5 dists, no deaths in 3 21 Jan 2021 00:48 Nagpur: Five districts in Nagpur division reported just 81 Covid cases while as many districts of Amravati division posted 180 cases on Wednesday. Nagpur district’s 353 fresh cases accounted for Vidarbha’s second lowest tally 614 of the month. So far, day’ …
  • 2 new trains on upgraded Jabalpur-Gondia section 21 Jan 2021 00:48 Nagpur: Seventeen days after the first train rolled out on the upgraded Jabalpur-Nainpur-Balaghat-Gondia route, the Railway Board has approved two more trains on the same route. They will prove beneficial to passengers travelling to Nagpur and Chandrapur. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • At 391 — Vid reports lowest daily Covid cases in 6 months 19 Jan 2021 01:00 Nagpur: Monday brought a major relief for Vidarbha region as all 11 districts together reported only 391 new cases of Covid-19. Before this, less than 391 cases were reported on July 28 last year — about six months ago. On the other hand, the number of …
  • 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), …
  • Nagpur’s cases, recoveries, deaths more than 9 districts put together 18 Jan 2021 00:17 Nagpur: Nagpur district’s day’s caseload, recoveries and Covid deaths were double than that collectively of nine districts of the Vidarbha even though the overall figures remained low on Sunday too. Thanks to no reporting of daily Covid numbers from Gondia …
  • 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 …
  • Bird flu: 983 more birds die in Maharashtra, state death toll soars to 5,151 17 Jan 2021 11:11 Image Source : ANI Bird flu: 983 more birds die in Maharashtra, state death toll soars to 5,151 Amidst a bird flu scare in some parts of the country, Maharashtra on Saturday reported deaths of 983 birds, taking the cumulative toll to 5,151 in the state. …
  • At 69.3%, Vidarbha beats state in vaccinating health workers 17 Jan 2021 09:49 Vidarbha achieved the target of vaccinating 69.3 per cent of frontline workers, surpassing the state average of 63.5 per cent, on the inaugural day of the nationwide Covid-19 inoculation drive. Of targeted 5,600 people at total 56 centres across 11 …
  • Maharashtra panchayat poll held peacefully 16 Jan 2021 05:37 Polling in 14,234 gram panchayats across 34 districts of Maharashtra took place on Friday. The polling, which continued from 7.30am to 5.30pm all over, ended at 3pm in two naxal-hit districts of Gadchiroli and Gondia. The elections were by and large …
  • Ray of hope for Vid poultry farmers as many samples -ve 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: Poultry farmers of the region can be hopeful of being safe from bird flu, even as they still need to keep their fingers crossed. Samples of a sizeable number of birds that had died during last one week in Vidarbha have been reported to be avian flu …
  • 10k recoveries, 11k Covid-19 cases in first half of January 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: The first fortnight of the New Year has seen 11,588 new Covid-19 cases while 10,593 patients recovered from Vidarbha region in January. For the second day in a row, on Friday, the number of recovered patients was more than the number of new cases. …
  • Average 72% polling in Vid GP elections 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: About 72% polling took place on an average in the 3,857 gram panchayats of Vidarbha on Friday. Enthusiasm among voters was evident since morning and long queues were witnessed at polling booths in the afternoon. No untoward incident took place in …
  • In first lot, only 83k healthcare staff of Vid to get Covishield shots 15 Jan 2021 12:10 Nagpur: Vidarbha has received Covid-19 vaccine doses for only 82,800 (51.94%) health care workers as against 1,59,427 who have registered for phase-I of the vaccination programme to be launched on Saturday at 56 centres in 11 districts of the region. …
  • Maha to cut vaccination sites to 285 for inaugural day 15 Jan 2021 11:44 Pune: The Centre has directed health officials in Maharashtra to scale down the number of its vaccination sites to 285 from the 358 announced earlier. State immunisation officer Dr D N Patil told TOI that the Centre late on Wednesday asked the state to …
  • Polling under way for GP elections in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 06:07 Image used for representational purposeMUMBAI: Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in Maharashtra began on a peaceful note on Friday morning, an official said. The polls, being held with Covid-19 protocols …
  • Bird flu scare: Owner ‘caged’ in poultry farm in Bhandara for 14 days sans power 15 Jan 2021 05:31 Representative imageNAGPUR: Dhananjay Bhusari is desperately waiting for the next 10 days to pass. His poultry farm in Palandur village of Bhandara has been sealed after death of 300 birds, and he has been ordered to be in ‘quarantine’ there for 14 days. …
  • 382 birds reported dead in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 04:31 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 15 (ANI): Cases of bird flu are spreading in Maharashtra with 382 bird deaths reported from nine districts on Thursday, taking the toll to 3,378 across the state. According to the state department, samples of birds …
  • Bird deaths now in Raigad, toll rises to 3,378 in 24 districts 15 Jan 2021 03:07 The number of districts that recorded unexplained bird deaths in Maharashtra increased to 24 on Thursday, with Raigad recording three poultry birds deaths that may be linked to Avian Influenza or bird flu. The number of dead birds in the state since …
  • Covid-19 thief, who had fled from Mayo hospital, nabbed in Naxal belt 14 Jan 2021 23:37 Nagpur: Naresh Malinge, 25, who had fled from Covid ward of Mayo hospital in November last year, was trapped by the crime branch team in the Maoist-belt of Chhattisgarh this week. After fleeing from the hospital, the cops feel he may have been involved in …
  • Polls for 3,857 GPs in Vidarbha today, results on Jan 18 14 Jan 2021 23:37 Nagpur: Elections for 3,857 gram panchayats in Vidarbha will take place on January 15. The elections are taking place all over the state. Counting will be held on January 18. Gram panchayat elections are not contested on party symbols, but leaders of all …
  • Bird flu scare: Owner ‘caged’ in poultry farm for 14 days sans power 14 Jan 2021 23:36 Nagpur: Dhananjay Bhusari is desperately waiting for the next 10 days to pass. His poultry farm in Palandur village of Bhandara has been sealed after death of 300 birds, and he has been ordered to be in ‘quarantine’ there for 14 days. The farm is on a …
  • 1.84L Covid vaccines arrive in Vidarbha 14 Jan 2021 05:19 A truck carrying vaccines for districts of Nagpur division arrived at Mata Kacheri in Nagpur on Thursday at 2.30 amNagpur: 1.84 lakh Covid-19 vaccines arrived in Vidarbha on Wednesday and Thursday. The number of vaccines arrived are more than the number of …
  • Parrots and peacocks negative, but deaths continue 13 Jan 2021 23:12 dddNagpur: Amid cases of dying birds coming up from different parts of the region, there is some good news too. Samples of the parrots, pigeons and peacocks found dead in Nagpur and Yavatmal districts, respectively, have been found to be bird flu negative. …
  • 16 Maharashtra districts report bird deaths, culling begins in Latur 13 Jan 2021 08:45 Sixteen districts in Maharashtra have reported cases of bird deaths so far, with Yavatmal, Amravati and Bhandara reporting fresh cases on Tuesday. With this, 1,839 bird deaths have been reported since Friday. Officials also reported 200 poultry bird deaths …
  • Cleaner rapes woman twice despite 29 passengers inside bus 13 Jan 2021 02:02 Nagpur: A 24-year-old woman’s claim of being raped twice in a moving luxury sleeper bus in the intervening night of January 5 and 6 has left cops baffled as the Pune-bound vehicle had 29 passengers on board. Even as the cops registered a rape offence …
  • 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 …
  • Bhandara fire incident: Lukewarm response to bandh called by BJP, say police 12 Jan 2021 04:34 The BJP call for ‘Bhandara bandh’ against inaction by the state government against authorities at Bhandara’s district hospital, where ten newborns died in a fire at the sick neonatal care unit (SNCU) on January 9, received a lukewarm response, as per …
  • Mumbai, Thane report cases of bird flu, BMC issues guidelines 11 Jan 2021 23:55 A day after Maharashtra became the latest in the list of states that reported bird flu cases, three crows found dead in Mumbai and 17 birds in Thane tested positive for Avian Influenza on Monday. While samples of crows and herons from Mumbai, Ghodbunder in …
  • Vid sees 21 Covid deaths in a day, highest in 30 days 11 Jan 2021 00:43 Nagpur: Daily Covid casualties had come down for almost a month, which was a relieving factor. But, the number of casualties has seen constant rise since the beginning of year 2021. On January 10, total 21 deaths were reported in Vidarbha, highest in the …
  • Poultry prices collapse as bird flu scare keeps customers away 10 Jan 2021 05:12 AS NEWS of confirmed cases of bird flu comes from various parts of the country, prices of eggs and chicken have taken a free fall. The industry hopes this is a temporary phenomenon and would halt in a week’s time. Meanwhile, Maharashtra has reported death …
  • 1k poultry birds die in Parbhani, Latur in 2 days 10 Jan 2021 03:01 Representative imagePUNE: The state government has stepped up its vigil following the death of 1,000 poultry birds in Parbhani and Latur in the last two days. About 1,049 birds have died in the state in the last few days, leading to bird flu scare. “The …
  • More cases, less recoveries for 9th day in a row in region 10 Jan 2021 02:33 Nagpur: The first nine days of the New Year have seen 7,129 Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha as against 6,024 recoveries. The number of new cases has been more than recoveries constantly during January so far. Due to this, the number of patients under treatment …
  • Dry run prepares Vid dist admins for Covid vax drive 09 Jan 2021 01:51 ddddNagpur: The Covid vaccination dry run in Vidarbha to assess preparedness of the respective local administrations was successful on Friday as the mock drill passed on without any glitches. Deputy director of health services for Nagpur division Dr Sanjay …
  • Gadchiroli: 25-year-old man killed with sharp weapons by suspected Naxals 06 Jan 2021 20:13 A 25-year old man from Kothitola village in Bhamragad tehsil of Gadchiroli district was killed by suspected Naxals on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. Gadchiroli police said that the man, Vinod Madavi, was picked up from his home in the …
  • Maharashtra medical colleges and hospitals to hire private firms to provide class IV workforce 06 Jan 2021 20:12 The medical education and drugs department is set to do away with fresh appointments of class IV workers such as helpers and ward boys across all state medical colleges and attached hospitals. From now, private companies will be hired to provide …
  • More cases than recoveries for 3rd day in a row 03 Jan 2021 23:45 Nagpur: Vidarbha region reported more new cases of Covid-19 than the number of patients recovered in a day for the third consecutive day on Sunday. While 774 new cases were reported, 660 patients recovered in a day. This has increased the number of …
  • Covid-19 relief continues in New Year in Vidarbha 02 Jan 2021 00:54 Nagpur: The first day of the New Year reported 784 new cases of Covid-19 while 732 patients recovered on Friday. Total 13 deaths, including 10 in Nagpur district alone, were recorded. Overall, the relief factor in December continued in the New Year too. …
  • Brand Opus India announces winners 22 Jan 2021 03:25 Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 21(ANI/NewsVoir): Global Icon Awards - 2021 has been organised byThese Awards are going to be a small token of appreciation for the individuals who are pushing the boundaries to make an Honorable future of this …
  • 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 …
  • HC turns down ‘false complaint’ under Atrocities Act 21 Jan 2021 23:32 Nagpur: Coming to the rescue of a citizen, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court quashed a police complaint against him under the Section 3(1)(r)(s) of the ‘Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989’, and Section 506 of the …
  • Dead crow from Chanda, duck from Wardha test bird flu +ve 21 Jan 2021 23:32
  • Maharashtra bird deaths: Toll stands at 12,752 21 Jan 2021 09:21 WITH 4,479 bird deaths recorded in Maharashtra on Tuesday, the toll has risen to 12,752 in the past 12 days. Of the total, 4,351 poultry birds were found dead across the state, the highest toll in a day since January 8. Of them, around 3,700 poultry birds …
  • Covid-19 cases under 100 in Vid’s 5 dists, no deaths in 3 21 Jan 2021 00:48 Nagpur: Five districts in Nagpur division reported just 81 Covid cases while as many districts of Amravati division posted 180 cases on Wednesday. Nagpur district’s 353 fresh cases accounted for Vidarbha’s second lowest tally 614 of the month. So far, day’ …
  • State plays safe on Centre’s ‘70 deg C for 3 secs formula’ 21 Jan 2021 00:48 Nagpur: A communication to the state’s animal husbandry department from the Centre mentions that heating poultry meat or eggs for just three seconds at 70 degrees Celsius is enough to kill the avian flu virus. This has gone to the departments in other …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Saraswati pujan at award programme unacceptable to me: Marathi poet Yashwant Manohar 19 Jan 2021 05:37 Renowned poet Yashwant Manohar’s last-minute refusal to accept the “Jeevanvrati” award over the customary Saraswati pujan at the proposed programme has stirred up a controversy in Marathi literary circles. Manohar, who claims to be a rationalist and a non- …
  • At 391 — Vid reports lowest daily Covid cases in 6 months 19 Jan 2021 01:00 Nagpur: Monday brought a major relief for Vidarbha region as all 11 districts together reported only 391 new cases of Covid-19. Before this, less than 391 cases were reported on July 28 last year — about six months ago. On the other hand, the number of …
  • All parties claim max seats in Vid GP polls 19 Jan 2021 01:00 Nagpur: Taking advantage of the fact that gram panchayat elections are not contested on party symbols, all the four major political parties of the state – Congress, NCP, BJP and Shiv Sena – claimed to have won maximum number of panchayats in Vidarbha. Over …
  • MVA, BJP claim big gains in gram panchayat polls 18 Jan 2021 21:50 The ruling tripartite Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) has claimed to have won in more than 80% of the 12,711 gram panchayats where elections were held on January 15. Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) too has said that it emerged victorious in more than 6,000 …
  • Several bulls injured in illegal Maharashtra event 18 Jan 2021 12:15 It’s learnt that the bulls were specially prepared for the event by injecting medicines and also after administering intoxicating substances through their feedNAGPUR: An illegal bull fighting event was organized near Kinhimohi village in Ashti taluka of …
  • Maha panchayat poll results 2021 live updates 18 Jan 2021 10:20 The districts and the district-wise number of gram panchayats where polling is being held are as follows: Thane (158), Palghar (3), Raigad (88), Ratnagiri (479), Sindhudurg (70), Nashik (620), Dhule (218), Jalgaon (783), Ahmednagar (767), Nandurbar (86), …
  • Nagpur’s cases, recoveries, deaths more than 9 districts put together 18 Jan 2021 00:17 Nagpur: Nagpur district’s day’s caseload, recoveries and Covid deaths were double than that collectively of nine districts of the Vidarbha even though the overall figures remained low on Sunday too. Thanks to no reporting of daily Covid numbers from Gondia …
  • Bird flu: 983 more birds die in Maharashtra, state death toll soars to 5,151 17 Jan 2021 11:11 Image Source : ANI Bird flu: 983 more birds die in Maharashtra, state death toll soars to 5,151 Amidst a bird flu scare in some parts of the country, Maharashtra on Saturday reported deaths of 983 birds, taking the cumulative toll to 5,151 in the state. …
  • At 69.3%, Vidarbha beats state in vaccinating health workers 17 Jan 2021 09:49 Vidarbha achieved the target of vaccinating 69.3 per cent of frontline workers, surpassing the state average of 63.5 per cent, on the inaugural day of the nationwide Covid-19 inoculation drive. Of targeted 5,600 people at total 56 centres across 11 …
  • Many take vaccine shots in Wardha 16 Jan 2021 23:54 Wardha: The first phase of Covid-19 vaccination campaign was launched in the district on Saturday in the presence of MP Ramdas Tadas at the civil hospital. Dr Sunita Dixit, a paediatrician, was honoured to be the first beneficiary of vaccination. MP Tadas …
  • 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 …
  • 10k recoveries, 11k Covid-19 cases in first half of January 16 Jan 2021 01:18 Nagpur: The first fortnight of the New Year has seen 11,588 new Covid-19 cases while 10,593 patients recovered from Vidarbha region in January. For the second day in a row, on Friday, the number of recovered patients was more than the number of new cases. …
  • In first lot, only 83k healthcare staff of Vid to get Covishield shots 15 Jan 2021 12:10 Nagpur: Vidarbha has received Covid-19 vaccine doses for only 82,800 (51.94%) health care workers as against 1,59,427 who have registered for phase-I of the vaccination programme to be launched on Saturday at 56 centres in 11 districts of the region. …
  • Polling under way for GP elections in Maharashtra 15 Jan 2021 06:07 Image used for representational purposeMUMBAI: Polling for elections to over 14,000 gram panchayats in 34 of the total 36 districts in Maharashtra began on a peaceful note on Friday morning, an official said. The polls, being held with Covid-19 protocols …
  • Bird deaths now in Raigad, toll rises to 3,378 in 24 districts 15 Jan 2021 03:07 The number of districts that recorded unexplained bird deaths in Maharashtra increased to 24 on Thursday, with Raigad recording three poultry birds deaths that may be linked to Avian Influenza or bird flu. The number of dead birds in the state since …
  • Polls for 3,857 GPs in Vidarbha today, results on Jan 18 14 Jan 2021 23:37 Nagpur: Elections for 3,857 gram panchayats in Vidarbha will take place on January 15. The elections are taking place all over the state. Counting will be held on January 18. Gram panchayat elections are not contested on party symbols, but leaders of all …
  • No mitigation steps in Bor corridor, deer dies in road hit 14 Jan 2021 23:36 The deer was killed by a speeding vehicle near KelzarNagpur: It is a double whammy of sorts for wildlife and the environment on Butibori-Yavatmal NH-361. Neither has the 1.25 lakh saplings planted by National Highways Authority India (NHAI) survived — …
  • 1.84L Covid vaccines arrive in Vidarbha 14 Jan 2021 05:19 A truck carrying vaccines for districts of Nagpur division arrived at Mata Kacheri in Nagpur on Thursday at 2.30 amNagpur: 1.84 lakh Covid-19 vaccines arrived in Vidarbha on Wednesday and Thursday. The number of vaccines arrived are more than the number of …
  • 13-member panel to evaluate liquor ban in Chandrapur 13 Jan 2021 23:12 Chandrapur/Mumbai: The state government has finally agreed to examine the issue of liquor ban in Chandrapur district and instituted a 13-member committee for the purpose. The erstwhile BJP government had banned sale and consumption of liquor in …
  • Parrots and peacocks negative, but deaths continue 13 Jan 2021 23:12 dddNagpur: Amid cases of dying birds coming up from different parts of the region, there is some good news too. Samples of the parrots, pigeons and peacocks found dead in Nagpur and Yavatmal districts, respectively, have been found to be bird flu negative. …
  • India’s quick nod to homegrown COVID-19 vaccine seeds doubt 11 Jan 2021 07:32 NEW DELHI — As the director of a large hospital in the Indian state that has seen the country’s most coronavirus cases, Dr. S.P. Kalantri had been waiting for the day a vaccine would be approved and bring protection not only to his community but also …
  • High drama over felling of full-grown trees near Bapu Kuti 11 Jan 2021 00:43 TreesNagpur: The truce between Wardha Vruksha Bachao Samiti (WVBS) and the public works department was broken after two months when a JCB machine was deployed by the contractor to fell over 30 years old neem and shirish trees near Bapu Kuti on Wardha- …
  • Vid sees 21 Covid deaths in a day, highest in 30 days 11 Jan 2021 00:43 Nagpur: Daily Covid casualties had come down for almost a month, which was a relieving factor. But, the number of casualties has seen constant rise since the beginning of year 2021. On January 10, total 21 deaths were reported in Vidarbha, highest in the …
  • More cases, less recoveries for 9th day in a row in region 10 Jan 2021 02:33 Nagpur: The first nine days of the New Year have seen 7,129 Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha as against 6,024 recoveries. The number of new cases has been more than recoveries constantly during January so far. Due to this, the number of patients under treatment …
  • Rockefeller Foundation recognizes Top 10 Visionaries transforming Future of Food Systems across 8 countries 09 Jan 2021 02:43 AHEAD of the first ever United Nations’ Food Systems Summit, the Food System Vision Prize announced its top 10 “Visionaries” who offer solutions to complex food system challenges across six categories: environment, diets, economics, culture, technology, …
  • Dry run prepares Vid dist admins for Covid vax drive 09 Jan 2021 01:51 ddddNagpur: The Covid vaccination dry run in Vidarbha to assess preparedness of the respective local administrations was successful on Friday as the mock drill passed on without any glitches. Deputy director of health services for Nagpur division Dr Sanjay …
  • Wardha admin tests emergency preparedness during dry run 08 Jan 2021 16:15
  • Covid vaccination dry run at 4 places in Wardha district tomorrow 07 Jan 2021 18:07
  • 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 …
  • Nithia Capital-CarVal Investors acquire 2 Uttam Value steel companies 05 Jan 2021 17:43 Alternative asset managers Nithia Capital and CarVal Investors have acquired the distressed steel plants of Uttam Galva Metallics Ltd(UGML) and Uttam Value Steel Ltd (UVSL) through their Singapore-based Joint Venture Holding Company, Wardha Steel Holdings …
  • Nithia Capital and CarVal Investors complete acquisition of stressed assets of Uttam Group for ₹2,000 crore 05 Jan 2021 13:26 Mumbai: UK-based stressed asset management companies, Nithia Capital and CarVal Investors, announced Tuesday that they have completed the acquisition of Uttam Galva Metallics Limited (UGML) & Uttam Value Steel Limited (UVSL) for a total purchase …
  • Nithia Capital, CarVal Investors close deal to buy two Uttam Steel group companies 05 Jan 2021 11:46 More than two years after they first placed their bid, alternative asset manager Nithia Capital and US-based hedge fund CarVal Investors have completed the acquisition of Uttam Galva Metallics and Uttam Value Steels for ₹2,000 crore. The deal was executed …
  • Nithia Capital, CarVal Investors complete acquisition of two Uttam Group firms 05 Jan 2021 10:35 Nithia Capital, a UK-based alternative investment manager that specializes in transforming under-performing acquired facilities into financially healthy business, and CarVal Investors, a global alternative investment manager focused on distressed and …
  • More cases than recoveries for 3rd day in a row 03 Jan 2021 23:45 Nagpur: Vidarbha region reported more new cases of Covid-19 than the number of patients recovered in a day for the third consecutive day on Sunday. While 774 new cases were reported, 660 patients recovered in a day. This has increased the number of …
  • Govt’s cotton purchase saving grace for farmers 02 Jan 2021 00:54 Nagpur: Once again government intervention has helped farmers in Vidarbha. The procurement by Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) at minimum support price (MSP) in 2020 was three times as compared to the same period in the previous year. There are signs of …
  • Covid-19 relief continues in New Year in Vidarbha 02 Jan 2021 00:54 Nagpur: The first day of the New Year reported 784 new cases of Covid-19 while 732 patients recovered on Friday. Total 13 deaths, including 10 in Nagpur district alone, were recorded. Overall, the relief factor in December continued in the New Year too. …
  • After 2 decades, NU clears Inst of Science’s autonomy proposal 02 Jan 2021 00:53 Nagpur: After efforts spanning over two decades, the Government Institute of Science here may get to realize its dream of attaining autonomy from the next academic session (2021-22). The Nagpur University’s Management Council (MC) has granted its approval …