• Vid passes 5,000 mark, 3 Covid deaths in a day 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: With three deaths and 150 new cases in a day, Vidarbha Covid-19 cases passed the 5,000-figure on Friday. In first three days of July, the region reported 456 cases and nine deaths, for a total of 5,100, including 3,767 recoveries, 166 deaths, and 1 …
  • Brought to rescue centre in critical condition, tigress dies 03 Jul 2020 19:15 The post-mortem will be conducted on Saturday, officials said. (Representational) A TIGRESS, which was caught at Bamani village in Chandrapur district and brought to Nagpur for treatment on June 22, died on Friday. A press note issued by the Forest …
  • First Covid-19 death in Gondia, Vid cases nearing 5k 03 Jul 2020 02:41 Nagpur: Gondia, where Covid-19 spread had remained fairly in control for the last four months, registered its first Covid death on July 1. A 72-year-old man, a resident of Khodseoni village of Sadak-Arjuni tehsil, died during treatment at GMC, Gondia. He …
  • Encroachers on forest land bigger threat to Tadoba than coal block 03 Jul 2020 00:03 Nagpur: While the threat of mining in Bander coal block, located in the eco-sensitive zone of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR), has been warded off, a bigger damage to the park is likely to be caused by encroachments on forest land in the core and …
  • Aaditya, Rathod welcome scrapping of Bander coal block auction 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: Greens and state ministers are overjoyed with the Union coal and mines minister Pralhad Joshi’s decision to scrap Bander coal blocks, near the buffer and eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR), from the auction list. Bander …
  • 82-year-old woman beats Covid, but 165 fresh cases, two deaths 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: Even as 165 fresh cases and two Covid deaths were reported from nine districts of Vidarbha on Wednesday, an 82-year-old woman from Akola undergoing treatment in Wardha defeated the coronavirus and was discharged on Wednesday. Wardha and Gadchiroli …
  • After stopping Bander, greens target airport in Chanda tiger corridor 02 Jul 2020 01:27 Nagpur: After successfully blocking auction of Bander coal blocks in the eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR), the greens have trained their guns on greenfield airport coming up in Vihirgaon and Murti villages on Tadoba-Kawal …
  • Tadoba ESZ notified in 2019, allows no mines around it 02 Jul 2020 01:27 Chandrapur: Nine months before the coal ministry announced that Bander block on the northern tip of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) is among the 41 in the country to be put up for auction to private parties, the popular park had got protection from …
  • Nagpur received 135% more rainfall than June last year 01 Jul 2020 02:13 Nagpur: This June, the city received 135% more rainfall than it did the same month last year. Data from the Regional Meteorological Centre, Nagpur, said the total rainfall that the city received in June this year is 187.1 millimetres as against the normal …
  • Min: On state request, no auctioning of Bander, 4 coal blocks in Ch’garh 30 Jun 2020 23:17 Nagpur: While the Union environment ministry is still in the dark, the coal ministry is set to issue a notification soon to withdraw auction of Bander in Chandrapur and four more coal blocks in Chhattisgarh from the national list of 41 that was announced …
  • Buffer tourism opens but tourists can’t cross dist border 30 Jun 2020 23:17 Nagpur: Even as wildlife tourism in buffer zone of Tadoba starts from Wednesday, confusion prevails among tourists from other districts whether to go for safari or not as Covid-19 lockdown restrictions have been extended till July 31. Tadoba has started …
  • 14 new cases in Chandrapur 30 Jun 2020 12:22
  • Amravati division accounts for 60% cases, 81% deaths in Vid 30 Jun 2020 00:46 Nagpur: Even as the number of Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha is expected to reach 5,000 by the end of first week of July, the distribution of cases is uneven in the region. A comparison of two revenue divisions shows that Nagpur division, even if bigger in …
  • BJP pounces on Raut for inflated bills, Congress adds fuel to petrol hike fire 30 Jun 2020 00:46 TALE OF TWO PROTESTS: While the Youth Congress activists protested hike in petrol and diesel prices, the BJP t...Read More Nagpur: Political parties held a number of protests in the city on Monday. While BJP protested astronomical power bills issued by …
  • Congress protests hike in fuel prices 30 Jun 2020 00:45 Chandrapur: The city unit of Congress on Monday staged a sit-in agitation before the district collectorate to flay the rise of petrol and diesel prices in the country. “After many have lost their jobs and others have suffered heavy losses in business due …
  • City’s air action plan lacks sources of pollution: Analysis 30 Jun 2020 00:45 Nagpur: The city’s clean air action plan does not contain information on the sources of air pollution and also lacks a legal mandate for implementation. This was revealed in the latest independent analysis released on Tuesday by the Council on Energy, …
  • After activists raise ecological concerns, Bander coal block struck off auction list 29 Jun 2020 22:43 The activists said it could obstruct a vital wildlife corridor connecting TATR to other tiger areas in Nagpur, Bhandara and Gondia districts. (File Photo/Representational) THE Union Ministry of Coal has decided to withdraw the Bander coal bock located …
  • Tiger kills farmer in Chandrapur district 29 Jun 2020 00:53 Chandrapur: A farmer was killed in tiger attack in FDCM Tohgaon forest range and the body was found on Sunday. Divisional manager FDCM Central Chanda, Navakishor Reddy, claimed that the farmer, identified as Dinkar Thengre (57), had gone into the jungle …
  • Despite being rejected twice, Centre and state kept Bander auction move alive 29 Jun 2020 00:53 Nagpur: Far from being a sudden development, the move to auction Bander coal block near Tadoba appears in the making for months. Despite being rejected twice, Centre kept the issue alive even after a decade by seeking NOC from gram panchayats. On May 29, …
  • 6 deaths for sixth time in June, Vid toll 152 28 Jun 2020 22:52 Nagpur: Vidarbha recorded its highest single-day spike of 170 Covid-19 positive cases on Sunday, taking the region’s count to 4,456. Also, six deaths were reported in a day for the sixth time in June, taking the death toll of Vidarbha to 152. Three of the …
  • FIR filed against Dahisar couple 28 Jun 2020 01:18 Representative image The Chandrapur police have initiated criminal proceedings against a couple from Dahisar for breach of lockdown conditions. An official said the couple reached Chandrapur via Nagpur in the second week of June. The two did not report at …
  • Bander coal block: Cast open for disaster 28 Jun 2020 00:57 State ministers Aaditya Thackeray and Vijay Wadettiwar, and MPs Balu Dhanorkar and Jairam Ramesh have appealed to Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar to have a rethink on putting up Bander coal block for private auction. The area lies cheek by …
  • 7 new Covid cases take Chandrapur’s count to 80 28 Jun 2020 00:56
  • Sudden surge in Akola’s neighbouring districts, 2 deaths recorded in Amravati 28 Jun 2020 00:56 Nagpur: After wreaking havoc in Akola with more than 1400 positive cases and 74 deaths, it seems that the novel coronavirus has made its way into the rural areas of the neighbouring districts – Buldhana and Washim. On June 27, Akola recorded 57 new cases, …
  • ‘Stop auctioning of Bander coal blocks’ 27 Jun 2020 01:07 Nagpur: A social worker has filed a PIL in the Nagpur bench of Bombay high court challenging the central government’s move to auction Bander coal blocks near Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) without clearance from the ministry of environment, forest and …
  • 3k out of 4k Covid patients recovered in Vid, 63% of them in June 27 Jun 2020 01:07 Nagpur: A day after surpassing 4,000 Covid-19 cases, Vidarbha on Friday surpassed 3,000-mark in recoveries with total 122 patients discharged from different hospitals in the region. Now, out of 4,138 total cases, 3,104 have recovered, taking Vidarbha’s …
  • State clears Rs280 crore of its share for Itwari-Nagbhid rly project 27 Jun 2020 01:06 Nagpur: The state cabinet on Thursday cleared its share of Rs280 crore for gauge conversion of the 116.15km Itwari-Nagbhid rail line project to be implemented by Maharashtra Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (Maharail). MahaRail is a …
  • Bombay HC seeks replies from Centre, state, Coal India Limited within 8 weeks 26 Jun 2020 23:07 The bench was hearing a PIL filed by Nagpur-based social worker, Pramod Junghare. (File) The NAGPUR bench of Bombay High Court on Friday issued notices to the Union Environment Ministry, Coal Ministry, Coal India Limited, Maharashtra government and …
  • Shepherd killed in tiger attack inside Tadoba buffer 26 Jun 2020 02:56 Chandrapur: A shepherd, identified as Ramesh Veladi, was killed in tiger attack at Mul forest range in the buffer zone of Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) on Thursday morning. This is the 16th human kill — seventh in the TATR buffer — in predator …
  • Maha minister in favour of lifting liquor ban in Chandrapur 25 Jun 2020 22:29 Chandrapur: Maharashtra Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar has said he is in favour of lifting the liquor ban in Chandrapur district once the COVID-19 crisis ends. The previous BJP-led state government banned sale and consumption of liquor …
  • Why Maharashtra Minister Wants Liquor Ban Revoked In A District 25 Jun 2020 07:36 The previous BJP government in Maharashtra banned sale and consumption of liquor in Chandrapur in 2015 Chandrapur, Maharashtra: Maharashtra Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar has said he is in favour of lifting the liquor ban in Chandrapur …
  • ‘Mining in Bander to destroy habitat of 6 tigers’ 25 Jun 2020 01:36 Eco-Pro activists submitting a memorandum to district collector demanding cancellation of Bander coal block au...Read More Chandrapur: Minister for disaster management, relief and rehabilitation and guardian minister of Chandrapur, Vijay Wadettiwar, on …
  • Gadchiroli tiger died in territorial fight 25 Jun 2020 01:36 The tiger’s carcass was found near Khursa (Navegaon) village, Chatgaon range on Tuesday Chandrapur: The tiger found dead in Chatgaon range in Gadchiroli had died in territorial fight with other feline, revealed postmortem on Wednesday. The carcass of a …
  • 18 inmates of Akola jail test Covid-19 positive 25 Jun 2020 01:35 Nagpur: In a first, 18 inmates (all men) of Akola district jail tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday confirming the entry of novel coronavirus in prisons of Vidarbha. Total 310 samples, including those referred from Akola district jail, were tested on …
  • Tiger Killed In Territorial Fight In Maharashtra Forest: Official 24 Jun 2020 17:52 The tiger was killed in a territorial fight with another tiger, an official said (Representational) Chandrapur: The tiger found dead in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district on Tuesday had been killed in a territorial fight with another big cat, a senior …
  • Attempts to reunite tiger cub with mother put on hold in Chandrapur 23 Jun 2020 23:49 Nagpur/Chandrapur: Efforts to reunite a rescued tiger cub with its mother in Chandrapur have come a cropper despite serious attempts by the forest officials. On Tuesday there were reports that the reunion has been called off as mother failed to take …
  • Maharashtra: Man jumps into wife's funeral pyre, then into well, dies 23 Jun 2020 06:34 Image Source : FILE Maharashtra: Man jumps into wife's funeral pyre, then into well, dies A man distressed at the death of his pregnant teen wife committed suicide on Monday by jumping into a well moments after he was pulled out of her burning pyre by …
  • Stop coal block auction to save tigers: Aaditya 23 Jun 2020 02:18 Nagpur: Maharashtra environment minister Aaditya Thackeray on Monday opposed auctioning of proposed coal blocks in Bander, near Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR). TOI had first reported about the auctioning of blocks around 9km from TATR. Former Union …
  • Safaris in Tadoba buffer from July 1, core to remain shut 23 Jun 2020 01:02 Nagpur: The Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) on Monday finally decided to allow tourism from July 1 through all its 13 entry gates in buffer zone. There will be no tourism in core area. The decision was taken after a meeting of representatives of home …
  • Stakeholders, people’s representatives, NGOs oppose Bander mine 23 Jun 2020 01:02 NGO Eco-Pro and netas of Chimur tehsil came together at the coal block site to flay the Union government’s mov...Read More Chandrapur: Stepping up the agitation against the auctioning of Bander coal block in the northern corridor of Tadoba Andhari Tiger …
  • Man rescued from wife’s pyre, ends life in well 23 Jun 2020 01:02 Chandrapur: In a tragic outburst of love for his deceased better half, a man jumped into the burning pyre of his wife to kill himself, at village Bhangram Talodhi in Gondpipri tehsil on Monday evening. After he was saved from the burning pyre by relatives, …
  • Tiger that mauled 5 dies due to ‘septicaemia’ 23 Jun 2020 01:01 Tigress rescued from Nagbhid was brought to Gorewada rescue centre on Monday Nagpur: Problem tiger KT-1, which was responsible for killing five people in Kolara range in buffer zone of Tadoba, died on Monday at Gorewada Rescue Centre. Another tigress …
  • Aaditya urges Javadekar to stop mining near Tadoba 23 Jun 2020 01:01 Nagpur: The Maharashtra government has raised a note of dissent over the Centre putting up the flora and fauna-rich proposed coal block at Bander, near the world-famous Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR), for auction. State environment minister Aaditya …
  • Maharashtra: Aaditya opposes auction of coal mine near TATR 22 Jun 2020 20:41 Thackeray’s opposition to the auction of a coal mining site comes days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the auction process of 41 coal blocks for commercial mining last week. State Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray has written to the …
  • Rescued From Wife's Funeral Pyre, Maharashtra Man Jumps Into Well, Dies: Cops 22 Jun 2020 18:44 The man was declared dead upon arrival at the hospital, police said (Representational) Chandrapur, Maharashtra: A man distressed at the death of his pregnant teen wife allegedly died of suicide on Monday by jumping into a well moments after he was pulled …
  • Maharashtra: Tiger that killed five people dies at rescue centre 22 Jun 2020 16:21 NAGPUR/CHANDRAPUR: A tiger, which was captured earlier this month after it killed five people in the Tadoba Andhari Reserve area, died at a rescue centre in Maharashtra's Nagpur district on Monday, forest officials said. The tiger, officially …
  • Urgent loans seen as a cheaper fin option 22 Jun 2020 00:28 Nagpur: Even as the response to government’s Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) was moderate initially, businessmen with unutilized limit in their earlier cash credit (CC) facilities too are going in for the debt. More than emergency funding, …
  • ‘Covid-19 showed world how important anaesthetists are’ 22 Jun 2020 00:28 During the Covid-19 pandemic, one specialty of modern medicine that has emerged into the limelight is anaesthesiology. Previously, anaesthetists used to be people behind the curtains. But in Covid-19 times, they are emerging as doctors working in ICUs, …
  • Vidarbha GMCs report 88 deaths so far, curb mortality rate 22 Jun 2020 00:28 Nagpur: Government medical colleges and hospitals across the state are playing a crucial role in treatment of Covid-19 patients. In Vidarbha, all six government medical colleges have been converted into Covid hospitals in record time. They are not only …
  • 6 deaths reported 4th time in June; toll at 125 22 Jun 2020 00:28 Nagpur: Five districts — Nagpur, Akola, Amravati, Yavatmal and Buldhana — having highest Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha reported total of six deaths on Sunday. Two patients died in Akola, while one each died in remaining four districts. This is the fourth time …
  • No funds released by Pune’s TRTI to coach ST students between 2016 and 2019 for engineering entrance exams 21 Jun 2020 20:42 Written by Abha Goradia | Mumbai | Updated: June 22, 2020 12:59:31 am The RTI query was filed by a Chandrapur-based Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirant Aakash Bambode. (File) For three years, from 2016 to 2019, Pune-based Tribal Research and …
  • 3 dead in car accident in Chandrapur 21 Jun 2020 15:59 Representative image CHANDRAPUR: Three people were killed on Sunday after the tyre of their car burst and the vehicle rammed into a road divider on Nagpur-Chandrapur highway in Warora tehsil here, police said. An official identified the deceased as …
  • COVID-19 | Maharashtra sees highest spike with 3,874 new cases 21 Jun 2020 06:41 Maharashtra recorded 3,874 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, its highest surge in a day, pushing its tally to 1,28,205. The State also recorded 160 fatalities, its second-highest single-day rise, taking its death toll to 5,984. Nearly 51% of Maharashtra’s …
  • 6 Covid patients die in Vid, Amravati cardiologist tests positive as 131 new cases surface 21 Jun 2020 01:42 Nagpur/Akola/Amravati/Chandrapur: Five Covid positive patients died in Akola while a Buldhana patient, too, passed away even as Vidarbha reported 138 new cases, including that of a well-known cardiologist from Amravati on Saturday. This is the …
  • Bid for reunion with mother: Tiger cub shows ‘signs of stress’, withdrawn 21 Jun 2020 00:18 The female cub got separated from the family on April 24, when it was rescued from the farm in Chichpalli forest range. (File) Forest department officials have withdrawn the tiger cub from the spot where it was kept in a cage for about two days for reunion …
  • Uproar in Chandrapur over Bander coal block auctioning 20 Jun 2020 23:42 The Bander coal block is located on the periphery of Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve near the Navegaon and Kolara...Read More Chandrapur: Protests erupted in Chandrapur on Saturday, after TOI reported about the Union government’s plans to auction off the …
  • Sarus cranes number up in Gondia and Balaghat 20 Jun 2020 23:42 As per the six-day estimation exercise conducted from June 13 to 18, 45 sarus cranes were recorded in Gondia d...Read More Nagpur: Despite threats like poaching and electrocution, the number of sarus cranes has marginally increased by 6 in Gondia in …
  • Bander 80% forest, but report says no clearance needed 19 Jun 2020 23:44 Nagpur: Views of wildlife experts and concerns of state forest department have been completely overlooked by the central government while releasing Bander coal blocks near Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) for auction. The coal blocks were studied in …
  • Tiger kills farmer in Nagbhid range 19 Jun 2020 23:44 Chandrapur: A tiger killed a farmer busy working at his farm near Tukum village under Nagbhid forest range. Body of victim Rajendra Ganvir (55) was recovered on Friday morning. Ganvir had gone to the farm on Thursday, but did not return home by evening. …
  • Maharashtra: Forest dept attempts to reunite strayed cub with tigress in ‘first-of-its-kind’ rescue after DNA match 19 Jun 2020 19:10 This is the first time that a tiger cub is being sought to be reunited with its mother through a DNA match. (Reuters/Representational) The forest department has initiated an operation to reunite a rescued tiger cub with its mother after kinship was …
  • Vid passes 5,000 mark, 3 Covid deaths in a day 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: With three deaths and 150 new cases in a day, Vidarbha Covid-19 cases passed the 5,000-figure on Friday. In first three days of July, the region reported 456 cases and nine deaths, for a total of 5,100, including 3,767 recoveries, 166 deaths, and 1 …
  • With online education impossible, Gadchiroli ZP teachers land at students’ homes 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: Online classes is an alien concept for children living in the 120-odd villages of a remote taluka in Naxalite-infested Gadchiroli district. Some villages in Bhamragarh taluka don’t even have electricity while many are outside the range of mobile …
  • Maharashtra: Naxal killed in Gadchiroli encounter 03 Jul 2020 19:15 Over 25 shoulder bags were recovered from the spot, indicating that at least those many Naxalites were camping, said Bansal. (Representational) At least one Naxal was killed in an encounter in Gadchiroli on Friday evening. “We had information about the …
  • First Covid-19 death in Gondia, Vid cases nearing 5k 03 Jul 2020 02:41 Nagpur: Gondia, where Covid-19 spread had remained fairly in control for the last four months, registered its first Covid death on July 1. A 72-year-old man, a resident of Khodseoni village of Sadak-Arjuni tehsil, died during treatment at GMC, Gondia. He …
  • Gadchiroli collector creates portal to increase farm loan disbursement 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: Gadchiroli collector Deepak Singla launched a portal (www.kccgad.com) last week for farmers to enrol in and alert the district administration before applying for bank loans. The aim is to increase timely farm loans disbursement and reduce refusals …
  • 82-year-old woman beats Covid, but 165 fresh cases, two deaths 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: Even as 165 fresh cases and two Covid deaths were reported from nine districts of Vidarbha on Wednesday, an 82-year-old woman from Akola undergoing treatment in Wardha defeated the coronavirus and was discharged on Wednesday. Wardha and Gadchiroli …
  • Adivasi rights activist celebrates 33rd birthday in jail 01 Jul 2020 20:21 On his 33rd birthday, Mahesh Raut, an accused in the Bhima-Koregaon violence, on Wednesday, spoke to his sister and mother in Gadchiroli from Taloja central jail where he is lodged. Mr. Raut, the youngest accused in the case who was arrested from Nagpur on …
  • Nagpur received 135% more rainfall than June last year 01 Jul 2020 02:13 Nagpur: This June, the city received 135% more rainfall than it did the same month last year. Data from the Regional Meteorological Centre, Nagpur, said the total rainfall that the city received in June this year is 187.1 millimetres as against the normal …
  • Amravati division accounts for 60% cases, 81% deaths in Vid 30 Jun 2020 00:46 Nagpur: Even as the number of Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha is expected to reach 5,000 by the end of first week of July, the distribution of cases is uneven in the region. A comparison of two revenue divisions shows that Nagpur division, even if bigger in …
  • Shunned by herd, elephant calf dies due to ‘trauma’ 30 Jun 2020 00:45 Nagpur: An elephant calf, which had got stuck in a marshy lake pond on June 10 and was intriguingly deserted by the herd, died on Monday. Though foresters had rescued the 4.5-year-old calf Aditya, it did not respond to treatment at Kamlapur camp in …
  • 6,000 tribal in lurch as Gadchiroli police seize Rs1.2 cr cash 30 Jun 2020 00:45 Nagpur: After police recently seized Rs1.2 crore in cash, payments have been held up for tendu leaf collection, a major source of income for at least 6,000 tribals in the backward Bhamragarh tehsil of Gadchiroli. Locals say the money was for labourers, …
  • Remote taluka in Gadchiroli working on school reopening plan 30 Jun 2020 00:45
  • PM should extend Rojgar scheme to 4 distress districts of Maharashtra, says Fadnavis 29 Jun 2020 23:34 Fadnavis said the scheme, if extended to the four distressed districts of Maharashtra, would help interstate migrants, and also help create rural infrastructure using the workforce and funds dedicated for the scheme. Opposition leader Devendra Fadnavis …
  • 364% jump since June 1: Questions over contact-tracing, isolation measures as Covid cases rise in Mira Bhayander 28 Jun 2020 23:56 Written by Abha Goradia | Mumbai | Published: June 29, 2020 2:58:17 am Activists, meanwhile, have questioned the decision to transfer top civic officials amid the pandemic. (Representational) A burgeoning satellite town in Mumbai’s vast outback, Mira …
  • 6 deaths for sixth time in June, Vid toll 152 28 Jun 2020 22:52 Nagpur: Vidarbha recorded its highest single-day spike of 170 Covid-19 positive cases on Sunday, taking the region’s count to 4,456. Also, six deaths were reported in a day for the sixth time in June, taking the death toll of Vidarbha to 152. Three of the …
  • Sudden surge in Akola’s neighbouring districts, 2 deaths recorded in Amravati 28 Jun 2020 00:56 Nagpur: After wreaking havoc in Akola with more than 1400 positive cases and 74 deaths, it seems that the novel coronavirus has made its way into the rural areas of the neighbouring districts – Buldhana and Washim. On June 27, Akola recorded 57 new cases, …
  • 3k out of 4k Covid patients recovered in Vid, 63% of them in June 27 Jun 2020 01:07 Nagpur: A day after surpassing 4,000 Covid-19 cases, Vidarbha on Friday surpassed 3,000-mark in recoveries with total 122 patients discharged from different hospitals in the region. Now, out of 4,138 total cases, 3,104 have recovered, taking Vidarbha’s …
  • Maha minister in favour of lifting liquor ban in Chandrapur 25 Jun 2020 22:29 Chandrapur: Maharashtra Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar has said he is in favour of lifting the liquor ban in Chandrapur district once the COVID-19 crisis ends. The previous BJP-led state government banned sale and consumption of liquor …
  • Why Maharashtra Minister Wants Liquor Ban Revoked In A District 25 Jun 2020 07:36 The previous BJP government in Maharashtra banned sale and consumption of liquor in Chandrapur in 2015 Chandrapur, Maharashtra: Maharashtra Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar has said he is in favour of lifting the liquor ban in Chandrapur …
  • Gadchiroli tiger died in territorial fight 25 Jun 2020 01:36 The tiger’s carcass was found near Khursa (Navegaon) village, Chatgaon range on Tuesday Chandrapur: The tiger found dead in Chatgaon range in Gadchiroli had died in territorial fight with other feline, revealed postmortem on Wednesday. The carcass of a …
  • 18 inmates of Akola jail test Covid-19 positive 25 Jun 2020 01:35 Nagpur: In a first, 18 inmates (all men) of Akola district jail tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday confirming the entry of novel coronavirus in prisons of Vidarbha. Total 310 samples, including those referred from Akola district jail, were tested on …
  • New Municipal Commissioners Appointed In Navi Mumbai, Ulhasnagar, Mira-Bhayandar 24 Jun 2020 20:28 The Maharashtra government on Tuesday announced the transfer of three municipal commissioners. As per the order, new municipal commissioners have been appointed in three cities including Navi Mumbai, Ulhasnagar and Mira-Bhayandar.  The order of IAS …
  • Tiger Killed In Territorial Fight In Maharashtra Forest: Official 24 Jun 2020 17:52 The tiger was killed in a territorial fight with another tiger, an official said (Representational) Chandrapur: The tiger found dead in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district on Tuesday had been killed in a territorial fight with another big cat, a senior …
  • MMR in a mess, four civic heads shunted out 24 Jun 2020 14:23 Thane, Navi Mumbai, Mira-Bhayandar and Ulhasnagar municipalities will get new bosses The Maharashtra government on Tuesday carried out a major bureaucratic reshuffle in Thane District, transferring the municipal commissioners of Thane City, Navi Mumbai, …
  • Mumbai: 4 civic commissioners transferred after Covid cases increase in MMR 23 Jun 2020 22:36 Written by Sandeep Ashar | Mumbai | Published: June 24, 2020 1:18:26 am Since June 5, the four municipal corporations have collectively reported 8,489 positive cases, which is a 94 per cent hike in the cases reported before in these municipalities. ( …
  • As Corona cases cross 1 lakh, 4 MMR civic chiefs shunted out 23 Jun 2020 19:47 Share00 Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) As the number of Covid-19 cases in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region crossed the 1 lakh mark on Tuesday, the state government effected a major bureaucratic shake-up by transferring four civic bodies chiefs in theregion’s worst- …
  • Vidarbha GMCs report 88 deaths so far, curb mortality rate 22 Jun 2020 00:28 Nagpur: Government medical colleges and hospitals across the state are playing a crucial role in treatment of Covid-19 patients. In Vidarbha, all six government medical colleges have been converted into Covid hospitals in record time. They are not only …
  • 6 deaths reported 4th time in June; toll at 125 22 Jun 2020 00:28 Nagpur: Five districts — Nagpur, Akola, Amravati, Yavatmal and Buldhana — having highest Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha reported total of six deaths on Sunday. Two patients died in Akola, while one each died in remaining four districts. This is the fourth time …
  • No funds released by Pune’s TRTI to coach ST students between 2016 and 2019 for engineering entrance exams 21 Jun 2020 20:42 Written by Abha Goradia | Mumbai | Updated: June 22, 2020 12:59:31 am The RTI query was filed by a Chandrapur-based Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirant Aakash Bambode. (File) For three years, from 2016 to 2019, Pune-based Tribal Research and …
  • COVID-19 | Maharashtra sees highest spike with 3,874 new cases 21 Jun 2020 06:41 Maharashtra recorded 3,874 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, its highest surge in a day, pushing its tally to 1,28,205. The State also recorded 160 fatalities, its second-highest single-day rise, taking its death toll to 5,984. Nearly 51% of Maharashtra’s …
  • 6 Covid patients die in Vid, Amravati cardiologist tests positive as 131 new cases surface 21 Jun 2020 01:42 Nagpur/Akola/Amravati/Chandrapur: Five Covid positive patients died in Akola while a Buldhana patient, too, passed away even as Vidarbha reported 138 new cases, including that of a well-known cardiologist from Amravati on Saturday. This is the …
  • Maharashtra: 80 cases of child marriage stopped, 16 FIRs filed since lockdown enforced 20 Jun 2020 23:38 Written by Sadaf Modak | Mumbai | Published: June 21, 2020 4:04:26 am Officials said that incidents in which girls as young as 13 were being forced to marry have come to light from March to June, including in some cases to men double their age. (File) …
  • Vid passes 5,000 mark, 3 Covid deaths in a day 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: With three deaths and 150 new cases in a day, Vidarbha Covid-19 cases passed the 5,000-figure on Friday. In first three days of July, the region reported 456 cases and nine deaths, for a total of 5,100, including 3,767 recoveries, 166 deaths, and 1 …
  • Bawankule is gen secy of BJP state unit 03 Jul 2020 23:46 Nagpur: Former minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has been finally rehabilitated with the BJP top bosses appointing him as one of the six general secretaries of the state unit. Former mayor Archana Dehankar and corporator Dharmapal Meshram have been …
  • First Covid-19 death in Gondia, Vid cases nearing 5k 03 Jul 2020 02:41 Nagpur: Gondia, where Covid-19 spread had remained fairly in control for the last four months, registered its first Covid death on July 1. A 72-year-old man, a resident of Khodseoni village of Sadak-Arjuni tehsil, died during treatment at GMC, Gondia. He …
  • First record of greater flamingoes near Nagzira 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: On Wednesday, many bird lovers and forest officials were delighted to see new winged guests — the greater flamingoes — at Saundad Lake near Sakoli in the Navegaon-Nagzira Tiger Reserve (NNTR) landscape. Bhandara and Gondia districts are known for …
  • 82-year-old woman beats Covid, but 165 fresh cases, two deaths 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: Even as 165 fresh cases and two Covid deaths were reported from nine districts of Vidarbha on Wednesday, an 82-year-old woman from Akola undergoing treatment in Wardha defeated the coronavirus and was discharged on Wednesday. Wardha and Gadchiroli …
  • Employers told to take care of migrant workers 01 Jul 2020 23:45 Pune: The district administration on Wednesday told the employers to take the responsibility of migrant workers returning to Pune, ruling out the possibility of providing temporary shelters to them as was done during the lockdown period. District collector …
  • Nagpur received 135% more rainfall than June last year 01 Jul 2020 02:13 Nagpur: This June, the city received 135% more rainfall than it did the same month last year. Data from the Regional Meteorological Centre, Nagpur, said the total rainfall that the city received in June this year is 187.1 millimetres as against the normal …
  • Kharif sowing at 40% in Maharashtra 30 Jun 2020 07:25 Of the 151.34 lakh hectares of land under kharif cultivation, including sugarcane, sowing on 60.56 lakh hectares (40 per cent) has been completed in Maharashtra. Kharif cultivation, except sugarcane, is done on 141.99 lakh hectares, of which sowing …
  • Amravati division accounts for 60% cases, 81% deaths in Vid 30 Jun 2020 00:46 Nagpur: Even as the number of Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha is expected to reach 5,000 by the end of first week of July, the distribution of cases is uneven in the region. A comparison of two revenue divisions shows that Nagpur division, even if bigger in …
  • After activists raise ecological concerns, Bander coal block struck off auction list 29 Jun 2020 22:43 The activists said it could obstruct a vital wildlife corridor connecting TATR to other tiger areas in Nagpur, Bhandara and Gondia districts. (File Photo/Representational) THE Union Ministry of Coal has decided to withdraw the Bander coal bock located …
  • 6 deaths for sixth time in June, Vid toll 152 28 Jun 2020 22:52 Nagpur: Vidarbha recorded its highest single-day spike of 170 Covid-19 positive cases on Sunday, taking the region’s count to 4,456. Also, six deaths were reported in a day for the sixth time in June, taking the death toll of Vidarbha to 152. Three of the …
  • Migrants return to Maharashtra: ‘Kin reluctant but we can eat only when we earn’ 28 Jun 2020 21:13 Written by Sadaf Modak | Mumbai | Published: June 29, 2020 1:50:05 am Migrant workers screened at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai as they return to Maharashtra. (Express photo by Pradip Das/File) “Our families were reluctant to let us return. But we …
  • Sudden surge in Akola’s neighbouring districts, 2 deaths recorded in Amravati 28 Jun 2020 00:56 Nagpur: After wreaking havoc in Akola with more than 1400 positive cases and 74 deaths, it seems that the novel coronavirus has made its way into the rural areas of the neighbouring districts – Buldhana and Washim. On June 27, Akola recorded 57 new cases, …
  • 3k out of 4k Covid patients recovered in Vid, 63% of them in June 27 Jun 2020 01:07 Nagpur: A day after surpassing 4,000 Covid-19 cases, Vidarbha on Friday surpassed 3,000-mark in recoveries with total 122 patients discharged from different hospitals in the region. Now, out of 4,138 total cases, 3,104 have recovered, taking Vidarbha’s …
  • State clears Rs280 crore of its share for Itwari-Nagbhid rly project 27 Jun 2020 01:06 Nagpur: The state cabinet on Thursday cleared its share of Rs280 crore for gauge conversion of the 116.15km Itwari-Nagbhid rail line project to be implemented by Maharashtra Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (Maharail). MahaRail is a …
  • Bombay HC seeks replies from Centre, state, Coal India Limited within 8 weeks 26 Jun 2020 23:07 The bench was hearing a PIL filed by Nagpur-based social worker, Pramod Junghare. (File) The NAGPUR bench of Bombay High Court on Friday issued notices to the Union Environment Ministry, Coal Ministry, Coal India Limited, Maharashtra government and …
  • Maharashtra crosses 1.5 lakh mark, records 5,024 Covid cases-most in a day 26 Jun 2020 20:25 The state’s toll stands at 7,106 with 175 deaths registered on Friday. (Representational) For the first time since the state reported its first Covid-19 case on March 9, Maharashtra on Friday recorded 5,024 infections – the highest-ever count reported in a …
  • 18 inmates of Akola jail test Covid-19 positive 25 Jun 2020 01:35 Nagpur: In a first, 18 inmates (all men) of Akola district jail tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday confirming the entry of novel coronavirus in prisons of Vidarbha. Total 310 samples, including those referred from Akola district jail, were tested on …
  • New Municipal Commissioners Appointed In Navi Mumbai, Ulhasnagar, Mira-Bhayandar 24 Jun 2020 20:28 The Maharashtra government on Tuesday announced the transfer of three municipal commissioners. As per the order, new municipal commissioners have been appointed in three cities including Navi Mumbai, Ulhasnagar and Mira-Bhayandar.  The order of IAS …
  • Mumbai Rain Updates- Intermittent Rainfall For The Next 48 Hours 24 Jun 2020 20:28 The city of Mumbai witnesses rain as monsoon knocks once again on the doors of Maharashtra. The Meteorological Department has predicted that in the next 48 hours there will be intermittent rainfall in Mumbai. Rainfall is said to occur at irregular …
  • MMR in a mess, four civic heads shunted out 24 Jun 2020 14:23 Thane, Navi Mumbai, Mira-Bhayandar and Ulhasnagar municipalities will get new bosses The Maharashtra government on Tuesday carried out a major bureaucratic reshuffle in Thane District, transferring the municipal commissioners of Thane City, Navi Mumbai, …
  • Cyclone Nisarga: 20 days on, many areas in Raigad without power supply 22 Jun 2020 23:39 Written by Sadaf Modak | Mumbai | Published: June 23, 2020 3:14:40 am The team visited villages Akshi, Nagaon, Nagaon beach, Chaul, and Agrav in Alibag; Nandgaon, Rajapur and Murud in Murud taluka; Adgaon, Dive Agar in Shrivardhan; and Harihareshwar, the …
  • Vidarbha GMCs report 88 deaths so far, curb mortality rate 22 Jun 2020 00:28 Nagpur: Government medical colleges and hospitals across the state are playing a crucial role in treatment of Covid-19 patients. In Vidarbha, all six government medical colleges have been converted into Covid hospitals in record time. They are not only …
  • 6 deaths reported 4th time in June; toll at 125 22 Jun 2020 00:28 Nagpur: Five districts — Nagpur, Akola, Amravati, Yavatmal and Buldhana — having highest Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha reported total of six deaths on Sunday. Two patients died in Akola, while one each died in remaining four districts. This is the fourth time …
  • COVID-19 | Maharashtra sees highest spike with 3,874 new cases 21 Jun 2020 06:41 Maharashtra recorded 3,874 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, its highest surge in a day, pushing its tally to 1,28,205. The State also recorded 160 fatalities, its second-highest single-day rise, taking its death toll to 5,984. Nearly 51% of Maharashtra’s …
  • 6 Covid patients die in Vid, Amravati cardiologist tests positive as 131 new cases surface 21 Jun 2020 01:42 Nagpur/Akola/Amravati/Chandrapur: Five Covid positive patients died in Akola while a Buldhana patient, too, passed away even as Vidarbha reported 138 new cases, including that of a well-known cardiologist from Amravati on Saturday. This is the …
  • Sarus cranes number up in Gondia and Balaghat 20 Jun 2020 23:42 As per the six-day estimation exercise conducted from June 13 to 18, 45 sarus cranes were recorded in Gondia d...Read More Nagpur: Despite threats like poaching and electrocution, the number of sarus cranes has marginally increased by 6 in Gondia in …
  • NU to assess if situation normal to conduct exams 19 Jun 2020 23:44 Nagpur: With Maharashtra government on Friday ending impasse over final year/semester university examinations, the Nagpur University would be reviewing whether the situation is normal for holding exams amid surge in Covid-19 cases in Nagpur, Gondia, …
  • Gondia police station in-charge, sub-inspector in ACB net 19 Jun 2020 23:44 Nagpur: Assistant police inspector (API) Pradeep Atulkar, in-charge of Gondia (rural) police station, along with sub-inspector Umesh Gutal, on Friday landed in Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) net for accepting a bribe of Rs 35,000 from a head constable. The …
  • Bander 80% forest, but report says no clearance needed 19 Jun 2020 23:44 Nagpur: Views of wildlife experts and concerns of state forest department have been completely overlooked by the central government while releasing Bander coal blocks near Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) for auction. The coal blocks were studied in …
  • Maharashtra adds over 6,000 patients in 24 hours as case count crosses 1.9 lakh 04 Jul 2020 01:43 Health workers conduct door-to-door screening at Evershine Nagar in Malad on Friday MUMBAI: For the second day in a row, Maharashtra added over 6,000 cases to its Covid-19 tally. Friday’s 6,364 cases are the highest so far in a day, beating the previous …
  • HC stay allows mayor Joshi to attend NSSCDCL board meet 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: The Nagpur bench of Bombay high court on Friday imposed a stay on disqualification of Director Identification Number (DIN) of mayor Sandip Joshi, and also allowed him to attend the meeting of board of directors (BoD) of Smart City company — Nagpur …
  • City hospital, only from Maha, picked for Covid vaccine trial 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: Nagpur’s Gillurkar Multispecialty Hospital and Research Institute in Reshimbag is the only one in Maharashtra selected for clinical trial of the country’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine. ICMR has selected 12 institutes across India to conduct …
  • Vid passes 5,000 mark, 3 Covid deaths in a day 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: With three deaths and 150 new cases in a day, Vidarbha Covid-19 cases passed the 5,000-figure on Friday. In first three days of July, the region reported 456 cases and nine deaths, for a total of 5,100, including 3,767 recoveries, 166 deaths, and 1 …
  • Lonar water colour back from pink to normal 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: The 56,000-year-old Lonar crater sanctuary lake in Buldhana district, which turned red/pink on June 8, has attained its original form. In the last two-three days, the crater water has turned blue-greenish again. Last month, the lake water had …
  • 30 more Central Jail inmates test +ve, 102 results awaited 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: Thirty more Central Jail inmates tested Covid-19 positive on Friday raising concerns for the administration as 96 from the prison have been found infected so far. Soon after the news of more prisoners testing positive spread, panic gripped the …
  • With online education impossible, Gadchiroli ZP teachers land at students’ homes 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: Online classes is an alien concept for children living in the 120-odd villages of a remote taluka in Naxalite-infested Gadchiroli district. Some villages in Bhamragarh taluka don’t even have electricity while many are outside the range of mobile …
  • 95% of NCAP target achieved in 74 days 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: In some good news for New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru, the lockdown has resulted in these four cities achieving 95% of their 2024 National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) target in just 74 days. This observation came to the fore in an analysis …
  • Raut promises free power if Centre gives Rs10k cr 03 Jul 2020 23:47 State Energy minister Nitin Raut Nagpur: State energy minister Nitin Raut has promised free electricity to residential consumers if central government agrees to his demand of Rs10,000 crore grant for Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company …
  • Cops chase kidnappers and rescue man about to be killed 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: City police chief BK Upadhyay, relieved after a kidnapped man about to be killed was rescued, announced Rs 30,000 rewards to two constables who on Thursday chased the killers on bike and thwarted their design. Their action resulted in arrest of the …
  • Sr inspector posted at airport tests +ve 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: A 49-year-old woman inspector, attached to passport wing of the special branch of city police, tested Covid positive on Friday. She is the first officer of city police to be infected by the coronavirus. Earlier, three constables had tested positive …
  • Covid Scare: Locals say ‘no’ to tourism in Karhandla 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: With opposition from villagers, guides and drivers, monsoon tourism plan in Umred-Karhandla-Paoni Wildlife Sanctuary and Madnapur gate near Kolara in Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) buffer has been shelved. While tourism in Tadoba buffer from …
  • NU to start process for conferring DLitt on CJI Bobde 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: Nagpur University has decided to start process for conferring honorary Doctor of Literature (DLitt) on chief justice of India Sharad Bobde. A decision in this regard was made by NU’s Management Council during its meeting on Friday. After it was …
  • VIL pulls out, Veolia to operate city’s drinking water supply 03 Jul 2020 23:46 Nagpur: Vishvaraj Infrastructures Limited (VIL) has reportedly pulled out of Orange City Water Private Limited (OCW), its joint venture with Veolia Water India Private Limited to operate the city’s drinking water supply worth Rs200 crore per annum and …
  • Bawankule is gen secy of BJP state unit 03 Jul 2020 23:46 Nagpur: Former minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has been finally rehabilitated with the BJP top bosses appointing him as one of the six general secretaries of the state unit. Former mayor Archana Dehankar and corporator Dharmapal Meshram have been …
  • Some hospitals selected for clinical trials caution against ‘impossible’ timeline 03 Jul 2020 23:23 Testing at Mandala in Mumbai Friday. (Photo: Amit Chakravarty) In its letter, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has told the 12 hospitals selected for carrying out clinical trials of Covaxin to “ensure that the subject enrolment is initiated no …
  • Brought to rescue centre in critical condition, tigress dies 03 Jul 2020 19:15 The post-mortem will be conducted on Saturday, officials said. (Representational) A TIGRESS, which was caught at Bamani village in Chandrapur district and brought to Nagpur for treatment on June 22, died on Friday. A press note issued by the Forest …
  • Maha touches new high of 6,364 corona patients, 198 deaths 03 Jul 2020 17:30 Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Maharashtra’s Covid-19 cases continued to break records with a new high of 6,364 – up from Thursday’s 6,330, and notched 198 deaths for the second time in three days, health officials said here on Friday. With the latest fatalities, …
  • 'Unstable weather resulted in lightning deaths' 03 Jul 2020 16:33 Representative image NEW DELHI: A combination of above-normal temperatures in eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar and moist southerly winds from the Bay of Bengal led to an "instability" in the atmosphere, resulting in large-scale incidents of …
  • India’s first COVID-19 vaccine may be launched by Aug. 15 03 Jul 2020 11:47 INDIAN Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is likely to launch the first COVID-19 vaccine by Aug. 15 in partnership with Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturing company Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL), a letter said on Friday. “It is envisaged to …
  • ICMR pushes Bharat Biotech to launch coronavirus vaccine by 15 August 03 Jul 2020 07:57 “It is envisaged to launch the vaccine for public health use latest by 15 August 2020 after completion of all clinical trials. BBIL is working expeditiously to meet the target, however final outcome will depend on the cooperation of all clinical trial …
  • Government invites bids for Delhi-Varanasi high-speed rail corridor 03 Jul 2020 05:03 NEW DELHI: The government has begun work on its plans for a second high-speed rail corridor in the country, between Delhi and the prime minister’s constituency of Varanasi, by inviting bids on Thursday for the preparation of designs for the proposed …
  • First Covid-19 death in Gondia, Vid cases nearing 5k 03 Jul 2020 02:41 Nagpur: Gondia, where Covid-19 spread had remained fairly in control for the last four months, registered its first Covid death on July 1. A 72-year-old man, a resident of Khodseoni village of Sadak-Arjuni tehsil, died during treatment at GMC, Gondia. He …
  • Goons released due to Covid outbreak leading to spike in crime 03 Jul 2020 02:41 Nagpur: The release of around 850 prisoners, who were either given bail or released on parole citing corona risk inside Nagpur central jail, has led to a spike in crime raising concern of city police. After 17 murders in the city in little more than a …
  • Corona scare at HC after staffer’s brother found +ve 03 Jul 2020 02:41 Nagpur: Criminal section at Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court was sealed on Thursday after a staffer’s brother working in the Central Jail here tested positive for Covid-19, as per the HC sources. However, the HC administration heaved a sigh of relief …
  • Shun China: BEML ready to cut metro tender cost 03 Jul 2020 02:33 Chinese firm had outbid PSU by Rs 400 cr for 216 Metro coaches Public Sector Undertaking Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML), which recently lost a Rs 1,600-crore-contract to a Chinese firm to manufacture 216 Metro coaches has expressed willingness to reduce …
  • Mayor Joshi visits city q-centres, praises facilities offered by NMC 03 Jul 2020 00:03 Nagpur: Mayor Sandip Joshi, who is locked in a war of words with municipal commissioner Tukaram Mundhe over several issues, praised the facilities at quarantine centres in the city being offered by the NMC. On June 30 and July 1, Joshi visited Pachpaoli, …
  • Central Jail virus chain: One jailer, 10 guards, 1 kin test Covid positive 03 Jul 2020 00:03 Nagpur: Corona scare kept spreading its tentacles in Nagpur Central Jail as another 12, including a woman jailer, tested positive. Apart from 10 guards, wife of one of them also tested positive. The results of another 47 samples collected from the jail are …
  • Wockhardt first pvt hosp in Vid to start Covid treatment 03 Jul 2020 00:03 Nagpur: Gandhinagar unit of Wockhardt Hospital in city became first private hospital in the region to begin treating Covid-19 patients from July 1. The 45-bed independent unit is 500m away from the hospital’s main building on north Ambazari Road. Several …
  • Encroachers on forest land bigger threat to Tadoba than coal block 03 Jul 2020 00:03 Nagpur: While the threat of mining in Bander coal block, located in the eco-sensitive zone of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR), has been warded off, a bigger damage to the park is likely to be caused by encroachments on forest land in the core and …
  • Smart City work at snail’s pace, says MLA Khopde 03 Jul 2020 00:03 Nagpur: MLA Krishna Khopde on Thursday claimed the Smart City project being implemented over 1,750 acres in east Nagpur has hit a roadblock. “Since last two years, only 5% work related to area based development was carried out in Punapur, Bharatwada and …
  • Head constable’s complaint led to FIR against Gantawar couple 03 Jul 2020 00:03 Nagpur: The alleged Disproportionate Assets (DA) case against NMC’s deputy chief medical officer Dr Praveen Gantawar and his wife Dr Sheelu, also a medical officer, was based on a complaint filed by a police head constable in 2014. Booked a day ago by the …
  • Raut seeks Rs10k cr for MSEDCL from Centre 03 Jul 2020 00:02 Nagpur: Energy minister Nitin Raut has sought Rs10,000 crore assistance from Union power ministry for the cash-strapped Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Corporation Limited (MSEDCL). In a letter to power minister RK Singh, Raut said that about …
  • Mundhe protecting NMC’s ‘tainted’ doc couple: Tiwari 03 Jul 2020 00:02 Nagpur: Senior BJP corporator Dayashankar Tiwari accompanied by ruling party leader Sandeep Jadhav on Thursday accused municipal commissioner Tukaram Mundhe of protecting controversial deputy chief medical officer of Nagpur Municipal Corporation Dr Praveen …
  • Doc booked for forcing wife to have unnatural sex 03 Jul 2020 00:02 Nagpur: A 45-year-old doctor running a hospital at Wani in Yavatmal has been charged with assault, threatening and unnatural sex after a complaint by his wife, also a medical practitioner. The survivor has complained that her husband would repeatedly …
  • Utilize grounded planes for transporting cargo: Gadkari 03 Jul 2020 00:02 Nagpur: Mooting an idea that can be a win-win situation for all, Union minister Nitin Gadkari has suggested that grounded passenger aircraft, which are presently not being used due to restrictions in view of the Covid pandemic, should be used for …
  • Soyabean seed failure complaints rise 6-fold in a week 03 Jul 2020 00:02 Nagpur: The number of farmers affected by failing soyabean seeds in Vidarbha has increased six times in less than a week. As against 1,100-odd complaints registered by the agriculture department offices in Nagpur and Amravati divisions by June last week, …
  • Calls grow to allow return of long-term visa holders from Pakistan 03 Jul 2020 00:02 Nagpur: Relatives of Pakistani citizens who were living in India on long-term visas (LTVs), but are stranded in Pakistan after going there for brief visits before the Covid lockdown, have sent SOS messages through videos. They are requesting authorities to …
  • New Khapri ROB to be complete by mid-Sept 03 Jul 2020 00:02 NHAI has set a date of September 15 for completion of the project Nagpur: After months of delay, the new railway overbridge (ROB) at Khapri is finally nearing completion. The portion over Nagpur-Wardha railway line has finally been laid and now concreting …
  • NU colleges to have CSR fund for poor students 03 Jul 2020 00:02 Nagpur: In a development that would bring smiles on faces of poor students, Nagpur University on Thursday decided to set up a ‘College, Students Responsibility (CSR)’ fund in every college. The amount collected would be used to help poor students, who …
  • UGC lists 24 clone journals, teachers taken for a ride 03 Jul 2020 00:02 Nagpur: Many university level teachers, including several from Nagpur University and nearby districts, have been left baffled after they found that the journal they preferred to publish their papers are clones of the reputed ones recommended by the apex …
  • Covid-19 a hurdle in MahaJyoti’s way 03 Jul 2020 00:02 Nagpur: The delay in setting up Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Research and Training Institute (MahaJyoti), headquarters of which was shifted from Pune to Nagpur earlier this year, has left several OBC students in the lurch. Modelled on the lines of Babasaheb …
  • SECR breaks own record, runs 4-in-1 freight train 03 Jul 2020 00:02 Nagpur: The South East Central Railway (SECR) zone broke its own record on Thursday by running a freight train attaching four rakes. The entire rake of 236 wagons was nicknamed ‘Super Python’. According to Shobhana Bandopadhyaya, divisional railway manager …
  • Transport bodies struggle to get decent ridership 02 Jul 2020 23:21 Number of passengers go up during peak hours Pune: The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) and Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) are struggling to get decent ridership off peak hours. PMPML traffic manager Anant Waghmare …
  • Only 70 donors: Doctors appeal to recovered Covid patients to donate plasma 02 Jul 2020 22:44 A Covid camp at Mahatma Phule Nagar in Mankhurd on Thursday. (Photo by Amit Chakravarty) Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday had made a public appeal, calling for plasma donation by people who have recovered from Covid-19. The plea comes in the …
  • Case of transporting tigress carcass: State forest staffer held by MP officials gets bail 02 Jul 2020 21:36 High Court Justice Sujoy Paul, while dismissing the MP Forest department’s contention to deny bail to Khandate, however, said the bench was “not going into the merit of the case”. (File) THE Madhya Pradesh High Court on Thursday granted bail to Maharashtra …
  • Maha sees new high of 6,330 Covid cases, Mumbai cases cross 80K 02 Jul 2020 18:14 Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Maharashtra’s daily Covid-19 cases scaled a new record of 6,330 – up from Wednesday’s high of 5,537, with Mumbai’s tally crossing the 80K mark, health officials said here on Wednesday. The number of fatalities in the state were 175, …
  • Industries can expand in tier-2 and 3 cities for skilled manpower: Nitin Gadkari 02 Jul 2020 16:02 Jul 02, 2020, 08:09PM ISTSource: ANIUnion Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari inaugurated New Global Innovation Park Facility at Haryana’s Manesar via video conferencing from Nagpur. He stressed on the need to move to tier-2 and …
  • In future, the world of large campuses is dead: Tiger Tyagarajan 02 Jul 2020 11:01 The NYSE-listed Genpact, one of the companies instrumental in putting India on the outsourcing map, is seeing a mix of opportunities and headwinds as a result of Covid-19. In a conversation with BusinessLine, Tiger Tyagarajan, Genpact’s President and CEO, …
  • Shashank Manohar 'anti-Indian', reduced India's importance in world cricket: Ex-BCCI boss N Srinivasan 02 Jul 2020 07:52 Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N Srinivasan has said Shashank Manohar's departure as International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman is good riddance. On Wednesday, the ICC said that Shashank Manohar stepped down from the …
  • Maharashtra to crack down on ill-timed critical referrals from private hospitals 02 Jul 2020 04:53 Photo used for representational purpose only MUMBAI: Three patients died at the state-run St George Hospital last week within 24 hours of being transferred from private hospitals in a critical condition, prompting the authorities to take a serious note of …
  • Manohar caused huge damage to Indian cricket: Srinivasan 02 Jul 2020 04:11 File image of Shashank Manohar (TOI Photo) MUMBAI: Moments after the statement from the International Cricket Council (ICC) came on Wednesday evening, announcing that Shashank Manohar will be stepping down from the chair, the Nagpur-based lawyer’s long- …
  • Aerosol Packaging Market Analysis Highlights the Impact of COVID-19, 2020-2024 | Increasing Demand for Aerosol Packaging in Cosmetic and Personal Care Industry to Augment Growth | Technavio 02 Jul 2020 02:45 LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 1, 2020-- Technavio has been monitoring the aerosol packaging market and it is poised to grow by $ 12.18 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 3% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date …
  • Aaditya, Rathod welcome scrapping of Bander coal block auction 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: Greens and state ministers are overjoyed with the Union coal and mines minister Pralhad Joshi’s decision to scrap Bander coal blocks, near the buffer and eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR), from the auction list. Bander …
  • First record of greater flamingoes near Nagzira 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: On Wednesday, many bird lovers and forest officials were delighted to see new winged guests — the greater flamingoes — at Saundad Lake near Sakoli in the Navegaon-Nagzira Tiger Reserve (NNTR) landscape. Bhandara and Gondia districts are known for …
  • Doctor, five jailors among 44 from Central Jail positive 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: A woman doctor from Nagpur Central Jail, five jailors, including two senior (Group I) personnel, 26 guards and 12 inmates were tested Covid-19 positive on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, four members of a guard’s family residing at prison quarters …
  • After lockdown, China row giving pharma cos a headache 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: The pharmaceutical sector, which depends on China for over 70% of its raw material, foresees tough times if imports from the eastern neighbour are banned. The lockdown has already left units facing a shortage of raw materials due to logistics …
  • New PCCF Rambabu to focus on operational efficiency 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: The new principal chief conservator of forests (head of forest force), Dr N Rambabu, will focus on operational efficiency of the forest department with the help of IT apps to ensure ease of work. Rambabu, an IFS officer of 1986 batch, took over …
  • NMC issues 2nd notice to garbage operator 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: Stating that media reports about mixing mud in garbage have maligned the reputation of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), a show cause notice was issued to one of the two garbage collection operators — AG Enviro Infra Projects Pvt Ltd of Thane on …
  • ACB books NMC med officer Dr Gantawar, wife in DA case 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: Nagpur Municipal Corporation medical officer couple Dr Praveen Gantawar (48) and his wife Dr Sheelu (45), both residents of Fortune Residency, Ramdaspeth, was on Wednesday booked by the Nagpur unit of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in a …
  • No funds, no school: State association writes to CM 02 Jul 2020 01:28 The association has written to CM Uddhav Thackeray saying that the cost of sanitizing schools is beyond their ...Read More Nagpur: A major state-level association of school managements, comprising mostly aided vernacular institutes, has written to chief …
  • No irregularities, all decisions to be tabled before BoD: Mundhe 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: A day after Union minister Nitin Gadkari sent a letter to minister of state for housing and urban affairs, demanding action against municipal commissioner Tukaram Mundhe, the latter issued a clarification that he did not commit any irregularities …
  • NMC to sign MoU with Centre for 40 e-buses 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: Decks have been cleared for the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) to get central government-funded 40 electric buses. “The NMC will enter into a memorandum of understanding with the central government’s department of heavy industries and public …
  • 9k fly into city but no case of q-violation 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: In last 37 days since domestic flights have resumed, 16,126 people arrived at Nagpur Airport. Of these, 8,784 were from the city. The state government has made 14-day home quarantine mandatory and directed action be taken in case of violation. …
  • Butibori-Yavatmal 4-lane cement road almost ready 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: Travelling to Yavatmal district is now no longer a pain for Nagpurians. National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has almost completed the cementing and four-laning of Butibori-Tuljapur national highway near the border of Marathwada and now you …
  • Law university starts academic session via virtual classrooms 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: In view of the coronavirus pandemic, Maharashtra National Law University (NLU) started its new academic session (2020-21) through online mode on Wednesday. Though the teaching would be imparted through virtual classrooms, it would be limited to odd …
  • ‘Vid OBC students forced to pay open category fees by DU’ 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: The other backward class (OBC) students from undergraduate to PhD from Vidarbha have demanded that the Delhi University (DU) charge them application fee as per SC/ST and SEBC category instead of bracketing them under open category. As per …
  • Gadchiroli collector creates portal to increase farm loan disbursement 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: Gadchiroli collector Deepak Singla launched a portal (www.kccgad.com) last week for farmers to enrol in and alert the district administration before applying for bank loans. The aim is to increase timely farm loans disbursement and reduce refusals …
  • 82-year-old woman beats Covid, but 165 fresh cases, two deaths 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: Even as 165 fresh cases and two Covid deaths were reported from nine districts of Vidarbha on Wednesday, an 82-year-old woman from Akola undergoing treatment in Wardha defeated the coronavirus and was discharged on Wednesday. Wardha and Gadchiroli …
  • IIM-Nagpur doubles intake to 240 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: In some good news for Vidarbha’s management aspirants, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM-N) here has doubled its intake capacity from 2020-21 academic session. Thanks to overwhelming demand, the intake has been increased from 120 to 240. …
  • After stopping Bander, greens target airport in Chanda tiger corridor 02 Jul 2020 01:27 Nagpur: After successfully blocking auction of Bander coal blocks in the eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR), the greens have trained their guns on greenfield airport coming up in Vihirgaon and Murti villages on Tadoba-Kawal …
  • Sustainable heating can cut CO2 by 30% in Himalayan region 02 Jul 2020 01:27 Nagpur: Sustainable solutions for heating homes and other living spaces in the Indian Himalayan region can reduce emission of carbon dioxide by 30% by 2030, reveals the latest report by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) India and The Energy and Resources Institute …
  • Maharashtra forest watcher held by MP for five months for ‘moving tiger carcass’ as states fight over probe 01 Jul 2020 22:54 Officials from MP maintain that Khandate was involved, along with a few Maharashtra Forest Department staff members, in the alleged crime. Since then, he has been in jail without bail. (Representational) Five months after his arrest by Madhya Pradesh …
  • Nagpur received 135% more rainfall than June last year 01 Jul 2020 02:13 Nagpur: This June, the city received 135% more rainfall than it did the same month last year. Data from the Regional Meteorological Centre, Nagpur, said the total rainfall that the city received in June this year is 187.1 millimetres as against the normal …
  • 9 cops test +ve for Covid positive in Nagpur 30 Jun 2020 17:24 Representational Image NAGPUR: As many as nine police personnel, including an officer, from the Nagpur Central Jail tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, a senior official said. Swab samples of 30 police personnel were collected on Monday, of which …
  • First patient to get plasma therapy in Nagpur today 30 Jun 2020 00:46 Nagpur: Project Platina, the world’s largest convalescent plasma therapy trial-cum-treatment project for severe Covid-19 patients, was launched from Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) Nagpur on Monday. Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray …
  • Nagpur: Trucks caught with 60% mud, only 40% garbage in dump yard, claims MLA Vikas Thakre 29 Jun 2020 09:20
  • Nagpur: Upset over not having a TV, woman poisons self, two children 27 Jun 2020 08:05 Representative Image NAGPUR: A 32-year-old woman, Ayesha Baig, consumed poison and also made her son, aged about six years and 10-month-old daughter consume it on Friday at their New Ganesh Nagar residence in Wathoda. She was upset with her husband Naseem …
  • Sushant Singh Rajput’s 14-year-old fan from Nagpur takes own life distraught over actor’s death 26 Jun 2020 07:44 Yet another minor dies by suicide in Nagpur, distraught over actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s tragic demise. As per reports, the 14-year-old fan had been left highly disturbed by the actor’s death. His family reportedly tried to divert his attention from the …
  • Woman stabbed to death in Nagpur 25 Jun 2020 13:57 Representative image NAGPUR: A 34-year-old woman was allegedly stabbed to death over a dispute about a parking space in Nandanvan area of Maharashtra's Nagpur city, police said on Thursday. The police have arrested Eknath Premraj Tapre, a history- …
  • Nagpur realtors say market recovering faster than expected 25 Jun 2020 08:30
  • Nagpur: Woman stabbed to death by neighbour in front of her son 25 Jun 2020 06:26 Image used for representational purpose only NAGPUR: A 34-year-old woman was allegedly stabbed to death by her neighbour over ongoing disputes at Nandanvan lane number 5 in the city on Wednesday. Arti Giradkar was stabbed in front of her seven-year-old son …
  • Nagpur: Money lender, his wife booked for ‘outraging modesty’ of farmer’s wife 24 Jun 2020 20:49 Meanwhile, a video of the incident has also gone viral. (Representational) A MONEY-LENDER and his wife have been booked for allegedly outraging the modesty of a farmer’s wife at a village in Nagpur district on June 20, over an old dispute about returning …
  • Nagpur: Unidentified man found injured near ATM, dies later 24 Jun 2020 07:39 Photo for representative purpose only NAGPUR: An unidentified man, in his 30s, was found in injured condition near an ATM outlet close to Lokmanya Tilak MahaMetro station at IC Chowk in MIDC on Tuesday. He later succumbed to the injuries at Government …
  • Nagpur: Three days after he walked out of NMC meet, Mundhe attends second part of it with corporators 23 Jun 2020 18:48 On Saturday, a personal attack by Gwalbanshi had angered Mundhe, who had left the meeting without transacting further business. After three days of acrimony, an uneasy calm prevailed in the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) general body meeting on Tuesday …
  • Nagpur: Covid patient in your neighbourhood? Don’t panic, say health workers, doctors 23 Jun 2020 12:52
  • 2 Amravati patients die in Nagpur, Vidarbha Covid toll 128 23 Jun 2020 01:01
  • 147 medical students land in Nagpur from Kyrgyzstan 22 Jun 2020 00:28 Six migrant workers and a child reached Nagpur from Solapur in hired vehicles. Having run out of money they re...Read More Nagpur: The second Vande Bharat flight to Nagpur landed at 11pm on Saturday bringing 147 medical students from Bishkek — the capital …
  • 27-Year-Old Nagpur Man Arrested For Cutting Birthday Cake With Sword 21 Jun 2020 19:39 The accused has been charged under arms act and Maharashtra police act (Representational) Nagpur: A 27-year-old man who recently cut his birthday cake with a sword in Maharashtra's Nagpur was arrested under the Arms Act with police claiming he was …
  • Nagpur: Man cuts birthday cake with sword, arrested 21 Jun 2020 18:13 Representative image NAGPUR: A 27-year-old man who recently cut his birthday cake with a sword in Nagpur was arrested under the Arms Act with police claiming he was planning to commit a crime with it. An Ajni police station official on Sunday identified …
  • Nagpur, Maharashtra’s 3rd populous city, 14th to reach 1,000 Covid-19 cases 21 Jun 2020 11:49
  • Nagpur Municipal Corporation Commissioner Tukaram Mundhe, corporators cross swords again 21 Jun 2020 00:18 Tukaram Mundhe. (File) THE general body meeting of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) on Saturday proved stormy as expected with Municipal Commissioner Tukaram Mundhe waking out in the middle of a discussion on a question raised by a Congress corporator …
  • Nagpur’s Antra Mehta first woman fighter pilot from Maharashtra 20 Jun 2020 23:42 Antra Mehta is the 10th woman fighter pilot of India Nagpur: Nagpurian Antra Mehta, flying officer with the Indian Air Force, has become the first woman fighter pilot from Maharashtra and tenth overall. She completed her schooling from Mount Carmel High …
  • Looking back, 1st +ve couple from Nagpur says fight it out 20 Jun 2020 23:41
  • Akola adopts Nagpur’s door-to-door survey model 20 Jun 2020 23:41 Nagpur: Concerned with the high death rate in Akola due to Covid-19, authorities here have now adopted Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s (NMC) model of door-to-door survey and collecting swab samples of the vulnerable group. In the last three days, 496 swabs …
  • Nagpur, state’s 3rd populous city, 14th to reach 1k Covid-19 cases 20 Jun 2020 23:41
  • Nagpur: 'Covid Yoddhas' turn to green to save environment 20 Jun 2020 13:06
  • Nagpur: 'Covid Yoddhas' turn to green 20 Jun 2020 12:32
  • Nagpur Police's Gulabo Sitabo meme wins over netizens, even impresses director Shoojit Sircar 20 Jun 2020 12:17
  • Nagpur cops get another Covid scare as accused tests positive 20 Jun 2020 10:57
  • Vid passes 5,000 mark, 3 Covid deaths in a day 03 Jul 2020 23:47 Nagpur: With three deaths and 150 new cases in a day, Vidarbha Covid-19 cases passed the 5,000-figure on Friday. In first three days of July, the region reported 456 cases and nine deaths, for a total of 5,100, including 3,767 recoveries, 166 deaths, and 1 …
  • Bawankule is gen secy of BJP state unit 03 Jul 2020 23:46 Nagpur: Former minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has been finally rehabilitated with the BJP top bosses appointing him as one of the six general secretaries of the state unit. Former mayor Archana Dehankar and corporator Dharmapal Meshram have been …
  • First Covid-19 death in Gondia, Vid cases nearing 5k 03 Jul 2020 02:41 Nagpur: Gondia, where Covid-19 spread had remained fairly in control for the last four months, registered its first Covid death on July 1. A 72-year-old man, a resident of Khodseoni village of Sadak-Arjuni tehsil, died during treatment at GMC, Gondia. He …
  • Soldier shoots pregnant wife dead, kills self 03 Jul 2020 02:41 Wardha: An Indian Army soldier shot dead his pregnant wife and himself, late Wednesday night at central ammunition depot, Pulgaon. After Ajay Kumar Singh (26) returned home on Wednesday night post duty, he had an argument with his wife Priyanka Kumari (26 …
  • New Khapri ROB to be complete by mid-Sept 03 Jul 2020 00:02 NHAI has set a date of September 15 for completion of the project Nagpur: After months of delay, the new railway overbridge (ROB) at Khapri is finally nearing completion. The portion over Nagpur-Wardha railway line has finally been laid and now concreting …
  • Butibori-Yavatmal 4-lane cement road almost ready 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: Travelling to Yavatmal district is now no longer a pain for Nagpurians. National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has almost completed the cementing and four-laning of Butibori-Tuljapur national highway near the border of Marathwada and now you …
  • 82-year-old woman beats Covid, but 165 fresh cases, two deaths 02 Jul 2020 01:28 Nagpur: Even as 165 fresh cases and two Covid deaths were reported from nine districts of Vidarbha on Wednesday, an 82-year-old woman from Akola undergoing treatment in Wardha defeated the coronavirus and was discharged on Wednesday. Wardha and Gadchiroli …
  • Nagpur received 135% more rainfall than June last year 01 Jul 2020 02:13 Nagpur: This June, the city received 135% more rainfall than it did the same month last year. Data from the Regional Meteorological Centre, Nagpur, said the total rainfall that the city received in June this year is 187.1 millimetres as against the normal …
  • Aurangabad returnee tests positive 30 Jun 2020 12:22 Wardha: A youth, who returned from Aurangabad, tested Covid positive on Sunday night. The 21 year-old, a resident of Ghorad village, works for Bajaj in Aurangabad. With the latest case, Aurangabad joined the list of returnees from Mumbai, Pune and Akola …
  • Kharif sowing at 40% in Maharashtra 30 Jun 2020 07:25 Of the 151.34 lakh hectares of land under kharif cultivation, including sugarcane, sowing on 60.56 lakh hectares (40 per cent) has been completed in Maharashtra. Kharif cultivation, except sugarcane, is done on 141.99 lakh hectares, of which sowing …
  • Amravati division accounts for 60% cases, 81% deaths in Vid 30 Jun 2020 00:46 Nagpur: Even as the number of Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha is expected to reach 5,000 by the end of first week of July, the distribution of cases is uneven in the region. A comparison of two revenue divisions shows that Nagpur division, even if bigger in …
  • 1 Covid death in Wardha, 2 Aurangabad returnees among 3 +ve 29 Jun 2020 00:53
  • Six arrested for gang-raping married woman 29 Jun 2020 00:53 Wardha: Six persons were arrested on Sunday for allegedly gang-raping a 19-year-old married woman at a farmhouse near Selsura village on Wardha-Yavatmal Road. The main accused has been identified as Shekhar Chandankhede. He and his five colleagues have …
  • 6 deaths for sixth time in June, Vid toll 152 28 Jun 2020 22:52 Nagpur: Vidarbha recorded its highest single-day spike of 170 Covid-19 positive cases on Sunday, taking the region’s count to 4,456. Also, six deaths were reported in a day for the sixth time in June, taking the death toll of Vidarbha to 152. Three of the …
  • Bander coal block: Cast open for disaster 28 Jun 2020 00:57 State ministers Aaditya Thackeray and Vijay Wadettiwar, and MPs Balu Dhanorkar and Jairam Ramesh have appealed to Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar to have a rethink on putting up Bander coal block for private auction. The area lies cheek by …
  • Sudden surge in Akola’s neighbouring districts, 2 deaths recorded in Amravati 28 Jun 2020 00:56 Nagpur: After wreaking havoc in Akola with more than 1400 positive cases and 74 deaths, it seems that the novel coronavirus has made its way into the rural areas of the neighbouring districts – Buldhana and Washim. On June 27, Akola recorded 57 new cases, …
  • ‘Stop auctioning of Bander coal blocks’ 27 Jun 2020 01:07 Nagpur: A social worker has filed a PIL in the Nagpur bench of Bombay high court challenging the central government’s move to auction Bander coal blocks near Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) without clearance from the ministry of environment, forest and …
  • 3k out of 4k Covid patients recovered in Vid, 63% of them in June 27 Jun 2020 01:07 Nagpur: A day after surpassing 4,000 Covid-19 cases, Vidarbha on Friday surpassed 3,000-mark in recoveries with total 122 patients discharged from different hospitals in the region. Now, out of 4,138 total cases, 3,104 have recovered, taking Vidarbha’s …
  • State clears Rs280 crore of its share for Itwari-Nagbhid rly project 27 Jun 2020 01:06 Nagpur: The state cabinet on Thursday cleared its share of Rs280 crore for gauge conversion of the 116.15km Itwari-Nagbhid rail line project to be implemented by Maharashtra Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (Maharail). MahaRail is a …
  • Maha minister in favour of lifting liquor ban in Chandrapur 25 Jun 2020 22:29 Chandrapur: Maharashtra Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar has said he is in favour of lifting the liquor ban in Chandrapur district once the COVID-19 crisis ends. The previous BJP-led state government banned sale and consumption of liquor …
  • Why Maharashtra Minister Wants Liquor Ban Revoked In A District 25 Jun 2020 07:36 The previous BJP government in Maharashtra banned sale and consumption of liquor in Chandrapur in 2015 Chandrapur, Maharashtra: Maharashtra Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar has said he is in favour of lifting the liquor ban in Chandrapur …
  • Wardha officials using ‘6-minute walk’ test to shortlist Covid-19 suspects 25 Jun 2020 01:36
  • 18 inmates of Akola jail test Covid-19 positive 25 Jun 2020 01:35 Nagpur: In a first, 18 inmates (all men) of Akola district jail tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday confirming the entry of novel coronavirus in prisons of Vidarbha. Total 310 samples, including those referred from Akola district jail, were tested on …
  • In a first, Samruddhi expressway to have 10 overpasses as wildlife mitigation structures 24 Jun 2020 20:50 The expressway was originally going to have eight wildlife overpasses. The committee suggested one more between Wardha and Washim, which was also accepted. THE SAMRUDDHI Mahamarg (expressway) connecting Nagpur and Mumbai will include 10 overpasses, a first …
  • Justice Anant Manohar Badar Takes Oath As Kerala High Court Judge 23 Jun 2020 23:04 Anant Manohar Badar took the oath at the banquet hall in the Kerala high court premises Kochi: Justice Anant Manohar Badar, formerly a Judge of the Bombay High Court, was sworn in as a Judge of the Kerala High Court today. Pursuant to the Supreme Court …
  • Experts wary as Patanjali launches Covid-19 drugs 23 Jun 2020 14:50 Drug kit priced at ₹545 for 30 days dose Yoga guru Baba Ramdev-founded Patanjali on Monday launched Ayurvedic medicines ‘Divya Coronil’ and 'Divya Swasari Vati' as cure for Covid-19, claiming that in a clinical controlled trial, the rate of …
  • Stop coal block auction to save tigers: Aaditya 23 Jun 2020 02:18 Nagpur: Maharashtra environment minister Aaditya Thackeray on Monday opposed auctioning of proposed coal blocks in Bander, near Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR). TOI had first reported about the auctioning of blocks around 9km from TATR. Former Union …
  • Aaditya urges Javadekar to stop mining near Tadoba 23 Jun 2020 01:01 Nagpur: The Maharashtra government has raised a note of dissent over the Centre putting up the flora and fauna-rich proposed coal block at Bander, near the world-famous Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR), for auction. State environment minister Aaditya …
  • Helped 20,000 migrants reach home: CR to HC 22 Jun 2020 00:28 Nagpur: The Central Railway (CR) has transported over 20,000 migrants to their native places from the Nagpur station with the help of 22 Shramik Special trains. In an affidavit filed in Nagpur bench of Bombay high court on Friday, CR’s senior divisional …
  • Dhaba owner booked for allowing party 22 Jun 2020 00:28 Nagpur: A roadside dhaba owner, Mayur Nagrade, was booked for allegedly allowing a party to be organized at his premises near Panjri toll naka on Nagpur-Wardha highway on Saturday. It is learnt a group of customers had assembled at the hotel for partying …
  • Vidarbha GMCs report 88 deaths so far, curb mortality rate 22 Jun 2020 00:28 Nagpur: Government medical colleges and hospitals across the state are playing a crucial role in treatment of Covid-19 patients. In Vidarbha, all six government medical colleges have been converted into Covid hospitals in record time. They are not only …
  • 6 deaths reported 4th time in June; toll at 125 22 Jun 2020 00:28 Nagpur: Five districts — Nagpur, Akola, Amravati, Yavatmal and Buldhana — having highest Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha reported total of six deaths on Sunday. Two patients died in Akola, while one each died in remaining four districts. This is the fourth time …
  • COVID-19 | Maharashtra sees highest spike with 3,874 new cases 21 Jun 2020 06:41 Maharashtra recorded 3,874 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, its highest surge in a day, pushing its tally to 1,28,205. The State also recorded 160 fatalities, its second-highest single-day rise, taking its death toll to 5,984. Nearly 51% of Maharashtra’s …
  • 6 Covid patients die in Vid, Amravati cardiologist tests positive as 131 new cases surface 21 Jun 2020 01:42 Nagpur/Akola/Amravati/Chandrapur: Five Covid positive patients died in Akola while a Buldhana patient, too, passed away even as Vidarbha reported 138 new cases, including that of a well-known cardiologist from Amravati on Saturday. This is the …
  • Duo in net for duping youths promising jobs 20 Jun 2020 23:14 Pune: The Pune rural police on Saturday arrested two persons for posing as Indian Navy officers and cheating many jobseekers over the past two years. The arrested duo duped youths from Pune, Satara, Sangli, Ahmednagar, Solapur, Osmanabad, Wardha, Washim …
  • Pune: Two arrested for cheating youths on false assurance of jobs in Navy 20 Jun 2020 18:10 Police said probe was on to know if more persons were involved in the racket. (Representational) Pune Rural Police has arrested two persons for allegedly posing as Naval officers and cheating several youths on false assurances of recruiting them in Indian …
  • NU to assess if situation normal to conduct exams 19 Jun 2020 23:44 Nagpur: With Maharashtra government on Friday ending impasse over final year/semester university examinations, the Nagpur University would be reviewing whether the situation is normal for holding exams amid surge in Covid-19 cases in Nagpur, Gondia, …
  • Faced with the Covid crisis, Gandhi would ask us to first shed fear of virus: Dr Abhay Bang 19 Jun 2020 19:10 Dr Abhay Bang What would Mahatma Gandhi have done, if he had faced the Covid-19 crisis? This is a topic social activist Dr Abhay Bang has explored in a report, published online in The Lancet on Friday, in which he has proposed a nine-point action programme …