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  • Delhi's air quality continues to remain in 'poor' category January 27, 2022 7:58 am New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): The air quality in the national capital continued to remain in the 'poor' category on Thursday morning, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR). The overall Air …
  • Cold wave to become less intense across Northwest India? Here's what IMD says January 27, 2022 5:34 am The IMD has predicted that severe cold wave conditions might improve in Northwest India. Regions like Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha are likely to experience isolated rainfall. Cold day to severe cold day conditions prevailed in isolated …
  • Artists’ hard work reflects in R-Day tableau of Maharashtra January 26, 2022 1:05 am A part of the tableau for Maharashtra, which will be displayed at the Republic Day Parade on Wednesday in DelhiNagpur: The tableau for Maharashtra, which will be displayed at the Republic Day Parade on Wednesday in Delhi, represents the divergent concept …
  • ‘Nai Talim’: Mahatma Gandhi’s clarion 1936 call to resonate in virtual world on his death anniversary January 26, 2022 1:04 am Nagpur: The state education department has asked all schools to mark Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary (January 30) and create awareness about his life and teachings. School education minister Varsha Gaikwad told TOI that these events can be held online …
  • Jan Covid toll touches 100 in Vidarbha January 26, 2022 1:04 am Nagpur: With 14 deaths, so far the highest single day toll of the third wave, Vidarbha Covid deaths reached 100 in the month of January on Tuesday. Nagpur has around 60 deaths alone among the Vidarbha districts. Yet, the daily toll in Nagpur has remained …
  • Drastic fall of over 2k Covid cases as testing goes down January 25, 2022 2:10 am Nagpur: The daily Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha on Monday came down by a whopping 2,059 as compared to Sunday, probably due to a drop in testing. As government swab collection centres remained closed on Sunday, 18,217 tests, 3,256 less than a day before, were …
  • Post Arvi racket, abortion clinics in six districts under scrutiny January 25, 2022 2:10 am Nagpur: The illegal abortion racket unearthed in Arvi taluka of Wardha has prompted the health department to bring all the clinics having ultrasonography (USG) machines in six districts of eastern Vidarbha under its scrutiny. The exercise is aimed at …
  • RTI Report: 2,498 Farmers Committed Suicide in 11 Months January 25, 2022 12:07 am 2,498 Farmers Died Due to Suicide in 11 Months in Maharashtra An RTI report revealed that in 11 months between January 1, 2021 and November 21, 2021 a total of 2,498 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra and in 2020, a total of 2,547 farmers had ended …
  • Covid cases up in Nagpur, Akola; down in other districts January 24, 2022 1:49 am Nagpur: Cases in Nagpur increased even though nine other districts of Vidarbha reported minor to major drop in fresh infections on Sunday. A day ago, Nagpur had recorded a sharp fall of 700 cases while other districts continued to spike. Cases came down to …
  • Vidarbha continues to record higher farmer suicides January 23, 2022 4:03 am Maharashtra recorded 2,489 farmer suicides from January 1 to November 30, 2021, and 2,547 farmer suicides in 2020, with over 50% deaths coming from the State’s Vidarbha region during both years. According to the information obtained by activist Jitendra …
  • Chill expected with drop in minimum temp in Pune January 23, 2022 2:30 am The city's maximum temperatures, which had remained over 30C for the last three days, were expected to drop below 30C over the next few daysPUNE: The city is likely to experience a chill over the next few days, with the minimum temperatures, which …
  • Sharp fall in Nagpur but cases rise in other Vid districts January 23, 2022 12:39 am Nagpur: Even as cases in rest of the districts in Vidarbha continued to spike, Nagpur district registered a sharp fall of over 700 cases on Saturday. The impact of less cases in Nagpur slowed down the overall acceleration in Vidarbha. Nagpur district …
  • Gosi backwaters close to over 40 villages, rehab demand rejected January 22, 2022 3:55 am Nagpur: Khusba in Kuhi tehsil, where a boat tragedy claimed a woman, is not the only village close to Gosikhurd backwaters where locals are demanding rehabilitation. There are 41 such hamlets along the Gosikhurd dam project. Those living there want to be …
  • Higher taxes and greed make Nagpur gold smuggling hub January 22, 2022 3:55 am Nagpur: Around Rs5 lakh profit on a kg of gold by way of evading taxes has triggered smuggling of the precious metal to the city from other states and also from across the borders. Several kilos of illegally purchased gold enters Nagpur’s bullion market on …
  • BJP suffers setback in nagar panchayat polls in Vidarbha January 22, 2022 12:20 am Nagpur: Even though the BJP emerged as the biggest party in terms of elected Nagar Panchayat (NP) members in Maharashtra, it is at no. 2 position in Vidarbha. In comparison to 214 Congress members who won the NP polls in the region, BJP’s tally is only 154 …
  • 12 deaths in Vidarbha, cases top 8,500 for first time in 3rd wave January 22, 2022 12:20 am Nagpur: The steep upward incline of the Covid graph continued for the fifth consecutive day on Friday. The number of new cases reported in last 24 hours reached 8,549, highest in the present wave so far. While cases are on the rise, 12 deaths were reported …
  • THE LAND OF LEOPARDS January 22, 2022 12:19 am - In 2020, 482 leopards were counted as estimation was done only in limited protected areas (PAs) due to Covid situation - In 2021, monitoring was done with camera trapping method in PAs as well as outside PAs - WII was involved in extensive monitoring in …
  • Agnext & NAFED Partner To Organize Pulses’ Quality Assessment Training For Maharashtra’s FPOs January 21, 2022 7:29 am Taranjeet Singh Bhamra, CEO & Founder AgNext Technologies, India’s leading agri-tech company, collaborated with NAFED to organize a virtual training and awareness programme for Maharashtra’s biggest FPOs (Farmer Producer Organizations) on pulses’ …
  • Nearly 50% youths in 15-18 age group given vax dose in Vid, 29k get booster in district January 21, 2022 12:58 am Nagpur: The vaccination of adolescences between 15 and 18 years of age is going on in full swing across the Vidarbha region with about 5.50 lakh successfully jabbed with one dose in the last 17 days. The vaccination had begun on January 3. As far as the …
  • 27% samples test positive in region, 32% in Ngp January 21, 2022 12:58 am Nagpur: The Covid graph in the ongoing Omicron-dominated wave is sharply curving upwards, it seems. After 4,666 new cases on Tuesday and 6,465 cases on Wednesday, 8,008 cases were reported in the region on Thursday. Around 27% of nearly 30,000 samples …
  • No effective provision to punish, fine nylon manja ban violators: HC January 21, 2022 12:58 am Nagpur: Expressing anguish over failure of the Maharashtra government to prevent rampant use of nylon manja during kite flying season, the Nagpur bench of Bombay high court on Wednesday tersely observed that there are no deterrent provisions to punish the …
  • Report finds presence of at least 352 tigers, 635 leopards in Vidarbha in 2021 January 21, 2022 12:58 am Nagpur: The latest (2021) report by the state forest department, National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and Wildlife Institute of India (WII) reveals there are minimum 352 tigers and 635 leopards in Vidarbha. In 2020, the Phase IV monitoring of …
  • MVA wins Maharashtra Nagar Panchayat polls but BJP emerges single largest party January 20, 2022 6:53 am The ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) allies trumped the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by unitedly bagging a majority of the 1,649 seats in the crucial Nagar Panchayat held in 32 of the state's 36 districts, officials said on Wednesday. The BJP …
  • Cong trounces BJP to emerge biggest party in Vid NP polls January 20, 2022 4:11 am Nagpur: The Congress emerged as the single-largest party in the 493 Nagar Panchayat (NP) seats in Vidarbha’s nine districts winning 177 after the votes were counted on Wednesday. With 111 seats, the BJP is the second largest outfit in the region. In 2015 …
  • 5 sickle cell patients among Vidarbha Covid deaths in 5 days January 20, 2022 4:11 am
  • Fast forward to peak: 6,465 new Covid cases, 8 deaths in a day in Vidarbha January 20, 2022 12:24 am
  • Maharashtra: BJP emerges as single largest party in Nagar Panchayat poll result January 19, 2022 5:18 pm The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has emerged as the single largest party by winning 384 seats, out of 1,649, followed by the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) with 344 seats, in the elections for Nagar Panchayats, the results for which were declared on …
  • Increasing Fertilizer Prices Continues to Plague Farmer January 19, 2022 3:39 pm Chemical Fertilizer The Maharashtra government has raised concerns about rising chemical fertilizer prices. The surge adds to the problems of farmers who are already struggling financially owing to unseasonal rain and hailstorms in Maharashtra. Unseasonal …
  • Nagpur graph nearing plateau; Covid surges in other dists January 19, 2022 2:37 am Nagpur: The number of daily Covid cases reached 4,666 in Vidarbha on Tuesday, which is highest in the present wave. Nagpur which used to account for more than 60% of day’s cases from Vidarbha contributed 2,407 of them, which means slightly higher than 50%. …
  • Omicron replaces Delta as dominant variant in city January 19, 2022 2:36 am Nagpur: The Omicron variant (B.1.1.529) of coronavirus has become dominant in the city, replacing the Delta strain of the virus, reveals the consistence findings of whole genome sequencing done at the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute ( …
  • NMC notice to BJP MLA Khopde for violating home isolation norms January 19, 2022 2:36 am Nagpur: The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) on Tuesday issued a notice to BJP MLA Krishna Khopde for violating Covid home isolation guidelines, just hours after his appearance at a public event. Khopde had tweeted on January 13 about testing positive …
  • Tests down due to Sunday, but Covid surge continues in region January 18, 2022 5:30 am Nagpur: The number of daily Covid tests fell to 13,173 on Monday against the daily average of 22,000 maintained last week, on account of the previous day being Sunday holiday. Despite the dip in tests, the number of new cases continued to hover around the …
  • DCBL starts ops at Murli’s Chanda plant January 18, 2022 5:30 am Nagpur: Murli Industries Ltd’s cement plant at Chandrapur, which had been shut for the last seven years, has now been restarted by Dalmia Cement Bharat Limited (DCBL), a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited. The original promoters had run into trouble after …
  • Rain and Hailstorms Damages Rabi Crops Planted on 2 lakh hectares in Maharashtra January 18, 2022 2:55 am Rain and Hailstorms Damages Rabi Crops Unseasonal rains and hailstorms have devastated crops planted on more than two lakh hectares of land in Vidarbha, Marathwada, and sections of the state's North Maharashtra area. After the panchanamas are recorded …
  • Projects for pedestrians on Sitabuldi, Sakkardara lake roads show the way January 18, 2022 1:59 am Nagpur: Pilot projects launched at Sitabuldi main market and Sakkardara lake roads to make them vehicle-free, friendly for pedestrians and cyclists, and pollution-free have earned Nagpur a place among 11 cities in the country and three in the state that …
  • Rain, hailstorm affect rabi crops sown on 2 lakh hectares in state January 17, 2022 12:49 am THE UNSEASONAL rains and hailstorms have damaged crops sown on more than two lakh hectares of land in Vidarbha, Marathwada and parts of the North Maharashtra region of the state. The final report on exact assessment will be notified after the panchanamas …
  • Covid cases surpass 4,000 mark, Vidarbha sees 7 deaths January 17, 2022 12:44 am
  • Cotton growers anxious over textile min-industry meet today January 17, 2022 12:44 am Nagpur: A likely meeting on Monday between textile ministry and industry stakeholders over rising cotton rates has left the farmers in Vidarbha anxious. With smart phones being used even in the hinterland, media reports of Monday’s meeting have been …
  • Big fish jump in to slam, support camel herders detained by cops January 17, 2022 12:43 am CamelNagpur: The camel seizure case of Amravati now has high profile activists and politicians jumping into the fray. Last week, police near Dhamangaon town seized 58 camels and booked the herders for cruelty to animals, which had walked from Kutch …
  • FDA alerts medical officers to maintain healthy O2 status January 17, 2022 12:43 am Nagpur: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Nagpur, has urged medical officers and oxygen in-charges of government and private healthcare sectors across Wardha, Nagpur, Bhandara, Gondia, Chandrapur and Gadchiroli in eastern Vidarbha to keep their …
  • Vid artists making Maha’s R-Day tableau this year too January 17, 2022 12:43 am Nagpur: Sculptures, painters and fine artists from Vidarbha, mostly newly-graduated young boys, are creating Republic Day tableau for Maharashtra this year too. Artists from Yavatmal, Nagpur and Wardha are giving shape to a float dedicated to ‘Biodiversity …
  • Futala to have garden like Butchart, revolving hotel January 17, 2022 12:43 am Union minister Nitin Gadkari addresses the gathering on SundayNagpur: “People say I am crazy, but that is how I work. The musical fountains at the Futala Lake could have come for Rs10 crore, but Rs150 crore are being spent, taking the total project cost to …
  • New Yr, New Surge: 1,500 cases, a death per day in Vid in first 15 days January 16, 2022 1:01 am Nagpur: The New Year started with the Omicron wave in Vidarbha which has reported 22,680 Covid-19 cases and 15 deaths in the last 15 days. This means, on an average 1,500 new cases and a death has been reported daily in January so far. The first 15 days of …
  • Gargling has multiple benefits but it’s not a Covid-19 remedy: Doctors January 16, 2022 1:01 am Nagpur: The Omicron wave graph is sharply heading north in Vidarbha and patients are being detected in almost every other household, like it was in the second wave. Thanks to vaccination and the characteristics of Omicron variant, the disease is not very …
  • Daily cases nearly 4k, recoveries also going up January 16, 2022 1:01 am Nagpur: The 11 districts of Vidarbha together reported 3,900 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday. The daily caseload is now marching towards the 4,000 mark as the third wave continues in Vidarbha. Two deaths were reported in the region on Saturday. A 30-year …
  • Booster dose revives vax drive at private hospitals January 16, 2022 1:01 am Nagpur: The onset of third Covid wave and roll-out of booster dose has revived to some extent the vaccination drive at private hospitals, which were facing vaccine wastage and financial losses. The drive at private hospitals had lost steam after the …
  • Nagpur, Bhandara districts achieve more than 100% first dose target January 16, 2022 1:01 am Nagpur: Nagpur and Bhandara districts have achieved more than 100% of their first dose Covid vaccination coverage for 18+ beneficiaries. The milestone came in the last couple of days even as the region is grappling with the onset of third Covid wave. …
  • Some schools to reopen from Monday in defiance of orders January 16, 2022 1:00 am MESTA Nagpur District executive members met on Saturday to firm up plans for Monday reopeningNagpur: The stage is set for a major showdown on Monday between government and some schools as the latter prepare to reopen from Monday, in defiance of state level …
  • IMD: Heavy Rainfall, Cold Wave & Dense Fog Likely in These States for Next Few Days January 15, 2022 9:55 pm Cold wave and dense Fog in Delhi and Northern Areas Weather Update: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted a rainy period across east and neighboring central India for the next two days, followed by a significant decrease, and dense to …
  • In show of defiance, schools association firm on reopening before January end January 15, 2022 12:06 am Nagpur: A pan-Maharashtra association of schools has decided to reopen from either January 17 or 27, in defiance of government guidelines, to highlight their concerns over learning through virtual mode. Maharashtra English Schools Trustees Association ( …
  • IMD predicts bone-chilling cold, dense fog in Delhi, north India for next 4-5 days January 14, 2022 11:20 am IMD said light rainfall/snowfall is very likely over higher reaches of J&K, Ladakh It said that dense/very dense fog will shroud Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi Light/moderate rainfall is very likely over Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Bengal …
  • IMD Predicts Rainfall, Hailstorms & Cold Wave in These States for Next 3 Days; Yellow Alert Issued January 14, 2022 7:51 am Heavy Rainfall In Several States Weather news: For the next three days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a Yellow alert in Telangana. The weather department predicts hailstorms and heavy rainfall in isolated areas of Telangana over the …
  • Wake up and procure medicines, equipment for Vidarbha Government Medical College and Hospitals: HC January 14, 2022 12:45 am
  • Restrictions to continue till Covid situation normalises: Wadettiwar January 14, 2022 12:45 am Nagpur: Maharashtra relief and rehabilitation minister Vijay Wadettiwar on Thursday said the ongoing restrictions in state would continue till Covid cases are reduced and situation normalises. Speaking to the media at the airport here, the Bramhapuri MLA …
  • Secret letters exposing criminal-PI nexus flood CP January 14, 2022 12:45 am Nagpur: Several senior inspectors and staff at police stations are learnt to have earned the wrath of city police chief (CP) Amitesh Kumar after citizens anonymously alerted him about alleged malpractices through secret letters. The letters are learnt to …
  • Rain, hail likely to have hit 70-80k hectare of farm land in Vid January 14, 2022 12:45 am The affected area in Amravati division is estimated to be around 60,000 ha while in Nagpur, it is said to be 10,000 to 15,000 haNagpur: Unseasonal rain and hailstorm in sporadic pockets are estimated to have impacted between 70,000 to 88,000 hectares of …
  • Gadchiroli, Chandrapur lost over 18 sq km forest cover in 2 years January 14, 2022 12:44 am Gadchiroli, Chandrapur, Nagpur, Bhandara and Washim districts overall lost forest cover by 21.44 sq km but Gondia, Buldhana, Yavatmal, Wardha, Akola and Amravati have registered an overall gain of 16.8 sq km The biennial India State of Forest Report-2021 …
  • Insurance companies accelerate pay-outs on crop loss, majority of claims settled January 13, 2022 11:45 pm FOLLOWING REPEATED reminders from the office of the Agriculture Commissioner, insurance companies have settled the majority of crop loss claims in the state. To date, 44.26 lakh farmers in the state have received Rs 2,501.66 crore in way of compensation …
  • Wet spell over east, central India, dense fog over north: IMD January 13, 2022 7:55 pm The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted a wet spell over east and adjoining central India during next two days, which will decrease significantly thereafter, and dense to very dense fog over North India during next 4-5 days. A …
  • Cold Wave in North, Snowfall in Hills and Rain in Eastern States, Check All Weather Updates Here January 13, 2022 9:54 am Rain in Eastern States According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), several parts of north India including Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan are experiencing extreme cold wave conditions, while the rest of the nation is bracing for heavy …
  • HC: Grant all powers to deans of GMCHs to buy med essentials January 26, 2022 1:04 am Nagpur: Peeved over non-compliance of its earlier orders issued almost five years back, the Nagpur bench of Bombay high court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government to frame a policy for decentralizing purchase of medical essentials and medicines …
  • Jan Covid toll touches 100 in Vidarbha January 26, 2022 1:04 am Nagpur: With 14 deaths, so far the highest single day toll of the third wave, Vidarbha Covid deaths reached 100 in the month of January on Tuesday. Nagpur has around 60 deaths alone among the Vidarbha districts. Yet, the daily toll in Nagpur has remained …
  • Three Guyanese accepted into US young leaders’ fellowship programme January 25, 2022 1:08 pm THREE young leaders from Guyana have been accepted into the US Department of State’s Young Leaders of Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship Programme, the US Embassy in Georgetown said in a release on Monday. Launched in 2015, YLAI empowers emerging …
  • Traditional masculinity is one of the factors leading to under-reporting of sexual abuse January 25, 2022 6:51 am Dear Editor, Despite child sexual abuse being acknowledged as a crime that has extreme negative impacts, societal ideas of masculinity and sexuality often comes together to shame young boys who are survivors of sexual violence. ChildLinK’s “Caring for Boys …
  • Three chosen for US young leaders programme January 25, 2022 6:51 am The U.S. Embassy yesterday announced the 2022 cohort from Guyana for the U.S. Department of State’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship Program. A release from the embassy said that three persons were accepted from over 2000 …
  • Masculinity and Sexuality January 25, 2022 5:57 am Jan 25, 2022 Letters Dear Editor, Kaieteur News – Despite child sexual abuse being acknowledged as a crime that has extreme negative impacts, societal ideas of masculinity and sexuality often comes together to shame young boys who are survivors of sexual …
  • US Embassy announces 2022 Cohort of YLAI Fellowship Program January 25, 2022 5:57 am Jan 25, 2022 News Kaieteur News – The U.S. Embassy yesterday announced the 2022 cohort from Guyana for the US Department of State’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellowship Program. Launched in 2015, YLAI empowers emerging entrepreneurs …
  • Mumbai witnessing community transmission of Omicron? Variant found in 248 out of 280 samples tested January 25, 2022 3:19 am By PTI MUMBAI: The civic body in Mumbai on Monday said 248 of the 280 samples sent for genome testing have been detected with the Omicron variant of coronavirus, an official said. This was the eighth batch of samples, comprising 280 from civic limits and …
  • Drastic fall of over 2k Covid cases as testing goes down January 25, 2022 2:10 am Nagpur: The daily Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha on Monday came down by a whopping 2,059 as compared to Sunday, probably due to a drop in testing. As government swab collection centres remained closed on Sunday, 18,217 tests, 3,256 less than a day before, were …
  • Weekly Covid positivity rate remains above 20 pc in 22 districts in Maharashtra January 24, 2022 9:50 pm Although the seven-day Covid-19 positivity rate has dropped to 13.2% in Mumbai, at least 22 districts have seen weekly positivity rate cross 20 per cent, raising concerns of spread of the virus across the state. The only silver lining is that more than 90 …
  • We’re Alleviating Poverty Through Social Intervention – Osun Gov January 24, 2022 1:01 pm OyetolaGovernor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says his administration’s many social intervention programs are aimed at alleviating poverty among the state’s citizens. He disclosed this on Sunday in Akola village, Oriade Local Government Area of the state, during …
  • Osun, FG Spent N5bn On Social Interventions – Oyetola January 24, 2022 7:05 am The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, said his administration, in collaboration with the Federal Government, has facilitated and disbursed social intervention funds of about N5bn to residents of the state. Oyetola released this statement at a rural …
  • 76 doctors of GMCH-Nagpur test COVID positive in 10 days; 40,805 new infections in Maharashtra January 24, 2022 5:09 am By PTI NAGPUR: Seventy-six doctors of the premier Government Medical College and Hospital in Nagpur in Maharashtra have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 10 days, a functionary of doctors' body MARD said on Sunday. These doctors showed mild …
  • Covid cases up in Nagpur, Akola; down in other districts January 24, 2022 1:49 am Nagpur: Cases in Nagpur increased even though nine other districts of Vidarbha reported minor to major drop in fresh infections on Sunday. A day ago, Nagpur had recorded a sharp fall of 700 cases while other districts continued to spike. Cases came down to …
  • Osun alleviating poverty through social intervention programmes – Oyetola January 23, 2022 6:34 pm By Sunday Oguntuyi, Osogbo Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola has said the various social intervention programmes by his administration is geared towards poverty alleviation in the state. Oyetola said this during an engagement programme organised by the …
  • Maharashtra records 46,393 COVID-19 cases, Mumbai contributes to 7.7% January 23, 2022 7:02 am Maharashtra recorded 416 Omicron infections and 48 pandemic-related deaths Currently 21,86,124 people are in home quarantine and 3,382 in institutional quarantine Out of 416 patients with Omicron variant infection reported during the day, 321 were from …
  • Sharp fall in Nagpur but cases rise in other Vid districts January 23, 2022 12:39 am Nagpur: Even as cases in rest of the districts in Vidarbha continued to spike, Nagpur district registered a sharp fall of over 700 cases on Saturday. The impact of less cases in Nagpur slowed down the overall acceleration in Vidarbha. Nagpur district …
  • 12 deaths in Vidarbha, cases top 8,500 for first time in 3rd wave January 22, 2022 12:20 am Nagpur: The steep upward incline of the Covid graph continued for the fifth consecutive day on Friday. The number of new cases reported in last 24 hours reached 8,549, highest in the present wave so far. While cases are on the rise, 12 deaths were reported …
  • Animal Feed Ingredients Market Analysis and Forecast to 2027 Based on Latest Trends, Manufacturing January 21, 2022 1:53 pm NEW YORK, NY, U.S., January 21, 2022 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- The report provides tacticians, marketers and the senior management with critical information they need to evaluate the global Animal Feed Ingredients Market as it emerges from COVID-19 …
  • Pearl Farming: This Couple Teaches Farmers How to Easily Grow Pearls in Home-made Ponds January 21, 2022 7:30 am Ashok Manwani Teaches Farmers How to Easily Grow Pearls Ashok Manwani and his wife, Kulanjan Dubey Manwani, met in 2003 because of their shared passion for pearls and their cultivation. That year, the couple met for the first time during an event organized …
  • Thane police arrest Kalicharan Maharaj January 21, 2022 6:21 am Thane: Police from Maharashtra’s Thane city have arrested Hindu religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj in Chhattisgarh in connection with a case registered against him here for alleged derogatory remarks against Mahatma Gandhi, an official said on Thursday. …
  • 27% samples test positive in region, 32% in Ngp January 21, 2022 12:58 am Nagpur: The Covid graph in the ongoing Omicron-dominated wave is sharply curving upwards, it seems. After 4,666 new cases on Tuesday and 6,465 cases on Wednesday, 8,008 cases were reported in the region on Thursday. Around 27% of nearly 30,000 samples …
  • Pune accounts for 25% of new cases in state, weekly positivity rate stands above 38% January 20, 2022 4:23 pm Pune has accounted for 25 per cent of new Covid-19 infections in the state and has a weekly positivity rate of 38.54 per cent. According to the state health department report that was presented at the cabinet meeting on Thursday in the last week, Pune …
  • Mumbai: Thane police take custody of Kalicharan Maharaj from Raipur January 20, 2022 7:47 am The Naupada police in Thane on Wednesday took custody of controversial religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj from the Chhattisgarh Police for his alleged hate speech targetting a minority community, abusing Mahatma Gandhi and hailing his assassin Nathuram …
  • Maharashtra Reports 43,697 New Covid Cases, 10% Higher Than Yesterday January 20, 2022 3:58 am Mumbai city recorded 6,032 fresh cases and 12 fatalities, the bulletin said. (FILE) Mumbai: Maharashtra on Wednesday recorded 43,697 new coronavirus positive cases, 10 per cent more than the previous day, including 214 Omicron infections, and also saw 49 …
  • 25 years on, retired inspector, wife & son among 7 convicted in corruption case January 20, 2022 12:18 am A 70-year-old retired police inspector from Akola, his wife and son as well as his four relatives and friends were on Tuesday sentenced to two years of rigorous imprisonment by a sessions court in a disproportionate assets case registered against them in …
  • Mumbai logs 6,032 new COVID cases, 214 Omicron infections in Maharashtra January 19, 2022 6:55 pm By PTI MUMBAI: Mumbai on Wednesday reported 6,032 new coronavirus positive cases, 117 less as compared to the previous day, and 12 fresh fatalities, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said. With this, the city's infection tally rose to 10,17, …
  • Nagpur graph nearing plateau; Covid surges in other dists January 19, 2022 2:37 am Nagpur: The number of daily Covid cases reached 4,666 in Vidarbha on Tuesday, which is highest in the present wave. Nagpur which used to account for more than 60% of day’s cases from Vidarbha contributed 2,407 of them, which means slightly higher than 50%. …
  • Gadkari demands Patole’s arrest over his ‘Modi’ remark January 18, 2022 11:01 pm The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday demanded arrest of Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole for making objectionable statements against Prime Minister Narendra Modi even as the state government assured that police …
  • Maharashtra records 39,207 COVID-19 cases, no new Omicron infections recorded January 18, 2022 8:07 pm By PTI MUMBAI: Maharashtra on Tuesday recorded 39,207 new coronavirus infections, 26 per cent more than the previous day, and 53 pandemic-related deaths, the health department said here. No new case of the highly contagious Omicron variant of coronavirus …
  • 23 districts in Maharashtra record seven-day positivity rate above 10 per cent January 18, 2022 4:31 pm While the Covid wave in Mumbai is flattening, other districts are now emerging as areas of concern, such as Nashik, which has a 35.4 per cent seven-day positivity rate — the highest in Maharashtra. As on January 17, of the 36 districts in Maharashtra, 23 …
  • Tests down due to Sunday, but Covid surge continues in region January 18, 2022 5:30 am Nagpur: The number of daily Covid tests fell to 13,173 on Monday against the daily average of 22,000 maintained last week, on account of the previous day being Sunday holiday. Despite the dip in tests, the number of new cases continued to hover around the …
  • Maharashtra reports 41,327 fresh COVID-19 cases, 29 fatalities January 17, 2022 8:56 am Image Source : PTI Currently, 21,98,414 people are in home quarantine in Maharashtra and 2,921 persons are in institutional quarantine.   Maharashtra on Sunday recorded 41,327 fresh coronavirus positive cases. The overall caseload in the state now stands …
  • Cotton growers anxious over textile min-industry meet today January 17, 2022 12:44 am Nagpur: A likely meeting on Monday between textile ministry and industry stakeholders over rising cotton rates has left the farmers in Vidarbha anxious. With smart phones being used even in the hinterland, media reports of Monday’s meeting have been …
  • At 7,895, new COVID cases dip significantly in Mumbai; no special SOPs for passengers arriving from UAE January 16, 2022 6:17 pm By PTI MUMBAI: After logging over 10,000 COVID-19 cases per day for the last 11 days, the daily tally in Mumbai dropped to 7,895 on Sunday. A total of 11 people died of the COVID-19 infection, the city civic body said in a bulletin. The caseload in Mumbai …
  • Maharashtra Reports 42,462 New Covid Cases, 23 Deaths January 16, 2022 7:58 am The tally of active cases of coronavirus in Maharashtra increased to 2,64,441. (File) Mumbai: Maharashtra on Saturday recorded 42,462 new coronavirus infections, 749 less than Friday, besides 23 deaths, the state health department said. The number of …
  • Daily cases nearly 4k, recoveries also going up January 16, 2022 1:01 am Nagpur: The 11 districts of Vidarbha together reported 3,900 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday. The daily caseload is now marching towards the 4,000 mark as the third wave continues in Vidarbha. Two deaths were reported in the region on Saturday. A 30-year …
  • Nagpur, Bhandara districts achieve more than 100% first dose target January 16, 2022 1:01 am Nagpur: Nagpur and Bhandara districts have achieved more than 100% of their first dose Covid vaccination coverage for 18+ beneficiaries. The milestone came in the last couple of days even as the region is grappling with the onset of third Covid wave. …
  • Maha: Lull in Covid, Omicron cases, deaths again increase January 15, 2022 6:11 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Maharashtra experienced a slight lull in new Covid-19 and Omicron cases on Saturday though deaths again increased, health officials said here. After a record high of 46,723 (January 12), the number of daily Covid …
  • Maharashtra logs 238 fresh Omicron cases, 43,211 new Covid-19 infections January 15, 2022 8:25 am Maharashtra logged 43,211 fresh Covid-19 cases on Friday and 19 deaths. The state also reported 238 new cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus. 9 deaths were reported from Mumbai city alone, data showed. Maharashtra logged 43,211 fresh Covid-19 cases …
  • Maha adds 1 lakh Covid cases in 2 days, Pune tops in Omicron infections January 14, 2022 5:42 pm Maharashtra has added over one lakh new Covid-19 cases to the state tally which shot above 71 lakh on Friday with a stupendous 200-plus Omicron cases, with Pune overtaking Mumbai, health officials said here. After recording record high of 46,723 on …
  • Gadchiroli, Chandrapur lost over 18 sq km forest cover in 2 years January 14, 2022 12:44 am Gadchiroli, Chandrapur, Nagpur, Bhandara and Washim districts overall lost forest cover by 21.44 sq km but Gondia, Buldhana, Yavatmal, Wardha, Akola and Amravati have registered an overall gain of 16.8 sq km The biennial India State of Forest Report-2021 …
  • Maha: For second day, Covid cases remain above 46K; deaths increase January 13, 2022 7:20 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) A day after the states Covid-19 tally shot past the 7 million-mark, new cases in Maharashtra remained in the 46,000 range for the second day, and although fatalities went up, no fresh Omicron case was reported, health …
  • Andhra CM inaugurates new DBT scheme for EBC women January 27, 2022 7:39 pm Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday started a direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme for financial upliftment of women belonging to the Economically Backward Classes (EBC) amongst open category (OC). Launching the scheme, named YSR …
  • 'South Indian cities reeling under severe air quality, need urgent intervention' January 27, 2022 1:54 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Bengaluru, Jan (IANS) In terms of air-quality and pollution levels, cities in south India are seen to fare better than their counterparts in north India, but things may not be so rosy anymore. Several cities in the states of Andhra Pradesh, …
  • Bengaluru among 10 cities in south India where air pollution levels exceed WHO guidelines January 27, 2022 1:40 pm The Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions on economic activity had little impact on the air quality of Bengaluru from November 2020-21. Bengaluru, along with Mangaluru, saw annual PM2.5 levels exceed World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines of 5 …
  • Jagan Reddy launches Seva Portal 2.0 to speed up govt services in Andhra January 27, 2022 11:00 am (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Jan 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday launched AP Seva Portal 2.0, an improved version of the Citizen Service Portal, to provide better services to the people. Speaking on the occasion, the …
  • CM Jagan weighs tradition, culture while naming new districts January 27, 2022 6:04 am VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy has given due weight to tradition and culture as also other sentiments of the people while giving names to the new districts. The ruling YSR Congress leaders are happy over the announcement of new districts. They …
  • Andhra Pradesh To Get 13 New Districts, Total To Be 26 January 27, 2022 4:58 am With creation of 13 new districts, Andhra Pradesh will have a total of 26 districts. (Representational) Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government issued draft notifications on Wednesday for carving out 13 new districts out of the existing 13, taking the …
  • Best pay revision offered, Andhra Pradesh Governor tells employees January 26, 2022 5:23 pm Amaravati: The recent pay revision offered to the employees was “the best possible” as the government had to balance the welfare of poor and different sections of people, Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan said on Wednesday, in the backdrop of …
  • APSRTC offers 20 per cent discount on fare to Hyderabad January 26, 2022 1:57 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is offering a 20 per cent discount on ticket fares of various air-conditioned buses — Garuda, Night Rider, Indra, Amaravati and Vennela sleeper services to …
  • Employees stage rallies demanding old PRC January 25, 2022 9:22 pm VIJAYAWADA: Government employees intensified their protests against the AP government from Tuesday by holding rallies all over the state. The leaders of employee associations and unions held a rally here demanding cancellation of the 11th PRC, withdrawal …
  • Next round of consultations on Jan. 27 with AP government employees January 25, 2022 9:22 pm VIJAYAWADA: The efforts of the ministers’ committee to resolve government employees’ issues through fresh talks did not yield results but there would be another round of consultations. Ministers Buggana Rajendranath, Perni Venkataramaiah, Botsa …
  • Stand-off continues in Andhra over employees' pay revision January 25, 2022 12:21 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Jan 25 (IANS) The stand-off between Andhra Pradesh government and employees over pay revision continued on Tuesday as the latter turned down another invitation for talks and intensified their protest. The employees' unions …
  • Govt empowered to decrease salaries of staff: HC January 25, 2022 6:35 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday observed that the State government is within its right to decrease salaries of employees when its economy is not good.  Pointing out that there is no hard and fast rule stating …
  • Buddhavanam project unveils an exciting prospect January 25, 2022 2:07 am The heritage theme park is spread over 275 acres near Nagarjunasagar in Nalgonda district A beautiful picture is going to unveil once the Buddhavanam project is inaugurated. The project was completed at a cost of about ₹65 crore This project has come up in …
  • AP state staff give notice for strike from February 7 January 25, 2022 1:45 am Vijayawada: Government employees, teachers and pensioners who have formed an umbrella body called ‘PRC Struggle Committee' on Monday served notice stating that they would strike work from midnight hours on February 7 to protest against the move to …
  • Government employees in Andhra Pradesh gear up for strike from Feb 7 January 24, 2022 7:33 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Jan 24 (IANS) The government employees in Andhra Pradesh on Monday served a notice on the state government that they will be going on indefinite strike from February 7 to demand rollback of a Government Order relating to pay …
  • Andhra Pradesh employees serve strike notice on state government over pay revision January 24, 2022 4:13 pm By PTI AMARAVATI: Blaming the adamant attitude of the state government for the current imbroglio, the PRC Struggle Committee of Andhra Pradesh employees, teachers and pensioners on Monday served a 'notice of strike' stating they would strike work …
  • Jagan govt 'mute spectator' to communal disharmony in Andhra: V Muraleedharan January 24, 2022 3:13 pm Amaravati: Union Minister V Muraleedharan on Monday attacked Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy for allegedly indulging in appeasement politics in the state saying his government has remained a "mute spectator" to communal violence. …
  • AP government calls staff unions for talks on payscales January 24, 2022 7:00 am VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government began efforts to resolve issues related to the 11th PRC by inviting leaders of government employee associations and unions for fresh consultations. Minister for municipal administration and urban development Botsa …
  • Power plants cry foul, say biased allotment hitting coal supply January 24, 2022 6:47 am While the coal shortage crisis may seem over for some power plants, another crisis is lurking for generation stations located far from mines. These plants — termed ‘foreign’ by Indian Railways — have begun suffering because of bias in allotment of rakes …
  • Govt invites staff for talks, unions say they will serve strike notice today  January 24, 2022 5:31 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Committee of Ministers invited the employees’ associations leaders for talks on Monday. Amid the ongoing tussle on the Pay Revision Commission (PRC) issue, the Government had constituted a committee with Ministers …
  • Coins reflect region’s history: Ex-deputy speaker Mandali Buddha Prasad in Vijayawada January 23, 2022 6:29 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Former deputy speaker Mandali Buddha Prasad said coins reflect the real history of any region. He attended a meeting at the Cultural Centre of Vijayawada and Amaravati and released a book on Bahmani Coins written by JVSV …
  • Vidarbha continues to record higher farmer suicides January 23, 2022 4:03 am Maharashtra recorded 2,489 farmer suicides from January 1 to November 30, 2021, and 2,547 farmer suicides in 2020, with over 50% deaths coming from the State’s Vidarbha region during both years. According to the information obtained by activist Jitendra …
  • Government employees to give strike notice on Jan. 24, seek direct meeting with CM January 22, 2022 1:03 am VIJAYAWADA: The government employees, adhering to their demand for better PRC and benefits, decided on Friday to give a strike notice to the AP government on January 24 and start the strike from February 7. The AP government employees association, the AP …
  • Andhra youth arrested for threatening to assassinate CM January 21, 2022 6:54 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) A youth has been arrested for threatening, on Twitter, to assassinate Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, police said on Friday. The CID Cyber Crime wing arrested Rajapalem Phani, a native of …
  • Andhra Cabinet approves agreement with IndiGo Airlines January 21, 2022 6:25 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Friday approved an agreement with IndiGo Airlines to operate flights from Kadapa and Kurnool airports. The airline will operate four services a week starting from March 27, Information …
  • FAPTO stages protest demanding better PRC January 21, 2022 5:51 am VIJAYAWADA: Government teachers led by the Federation of Andhra Pradesh Teachers’ Organisations (FAPTO) staged protests on Thursday against the PRC implementation, under which they had gheraoed collectorates in districts on Thursday. The leaders of FAPTO …
  • 20% cut in APSRTC buses to Bengaluru January 21, 2022 2:28 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is offering a 20 per cent discount on ticket fares of Vennela and Amaravati services to Bengaluru from Vijayawada, In a note issued here on Thursday, RTC regional …
  • Andhra CM roots for 'One district, One airport' concept January 20, 2022 6:50 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Jan 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has said that the 'one district-one airport' concept is good, and instructed officials to expedite the works on Bhogapuram and Dagadarthi airports in …
  • At least 7 new airports to come up in Andhra Pradesh January 20, 2022 6:00 pm Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday asked the Infrastructure and Investments (I and I) Department to plan and build at least seven new airports in the State under the ‘One District – One Airport' concept. The “One …
  • Pay revision: Andhra teachers take to streets January 20, 2022 9:06 am (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Jan 20 (IANS) Intensifying the protest over 'unsatisfactory' pay revision, government teachers in Andhra Pradesh hit the streets across the state on Thursday. The protestors took out rallies and staged sit-ins demanding …
  • Employee outfits blame CM for predicament January 20, 2022 4:27 am The employees’ associations have squarely blamed Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy for the predicament over the implementation of the Pay Revision Commission (PRC). “The Chief Minister did not give us an opportunity to speak on the second day of the …
  • AP employees threaten strike, notice to be given to CS on Jan. 21 January 19, 2022 8:38 pm VIJAYAWADA: State government employees dissatisfied with the PRC order and other decisions of the AP government would serve a strike notice on the chief secretary on January 21. Stating this, APJAC chairman Srinivasa Rao said the union leaders would …
  • Andhra Pradesh govt seeks donations to build school infra January 19, 2022 10:24 am Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to raise funds from donors, both national and international, as it urgently requires over Rs 6,300 crore to ramp up infrastructure in schools for implementing the National Education Policy-2020. Also, …
  • Staff unions to launch stir against ‘illogical’ pay scale  January 19, 2022 3:59 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Expressing resentment over the notification on the revised pay scale for employees issued Monday night, employees associations’ JACs claimed that it is against what was assured to them and decided to intensify their …
  • Employees on the warpath on pay revision G.O.s January 19, 2022 2:59 am The government employees are gearing up for another round of protests to demand the State government to roll back the G.O. relating to the implementation of the Pay Revision Commission (PRC) recommendations. The employees’ associations want Chief Minister …
  • Amaravati Express en route to Howrah derails near Dudhsagar, passengers and staff safe January 18, 2022 9:37 am By Express News Service BELAGAVI: The front pair of wheels of the leading locomotive of the Vasco-Da-Gama-Howrah Amaravati Express derailed between Dudhsagar and Caranzol on Tuesday morning. The train had started from Vasco-Da-Gama at 6.30 am and passed …
  • Vasco Da Gama-Howrah Amaravati Express derails in Goa January 18, 2022 8:19 am The Vasco Da Gama-Howrah Amaravati Express derailed between Dudhsagar and Caranzol stations in Goa on January 18. The front wheels of the loco engine derailed around 8.56 a.m. within minutes of the train leaving Dudhsagar station. All passengers and crew …
  • Four youth drown as car falls into lake January 18, 2022 3:51 am By Express News Service GUNTUR: Four youngsters drowned in a lake and died in Mangalagiri on Monday. Police said, four youngsters, residents of Yerrabalem village in Mangalagiri Mandal, were heading back to their village from Amaravati. It has been …
  • Andhra Pradesh budget preparation exercise to begin on January 17 January 16, 2022 2:33 pm Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government will begin the preparatory exercise for Budget 2022-23 from Monday. The Finance Department has scheduled a series of meetings from January 17 to 24 with all departments to discuss the allocations in the ensuing …
  • Chandrababu Naidu alleges Andhra govt filed 'false case' to arrest farmer January 16, 2022 6:30 am Amaravati: Telugu Desam Party National President and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has demanded the immediate release of a farmer identified as Narendra who was arrested on the basis of a false case filed at the behest of the …
  • Nirvana in the Neighbourhood January 16, 2022 1:26 am Nirvana is 152.4 km and three hours away from Hyderabad with one toll plaza in between. And no, it’s not about a new biryani joint that we are talking about, but a new 274-acre campus which is all for, of, and about Lord Gautama Buddha. It opened to the …
  • Chiranjeevi says talks on movie ticket prices, not on RS seat; Rules out return to politics January 15, 2022 8:35 am Allu Arjun's Remuneration to Increase for Pushpa 2 After Expanding his Market with 1st Part Tollywood megastar Chiranjeevi on Friday clarified that he is staying away from politics. He termed as speculative some media reports that Andhra Pradesh Chief …
  • Three killed in Andhra road accident January 15, 2022 7:51 am (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Jan 15 (IANS) Three people were killed after two motorcycles collided head-on in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district, police said on Saturday. The accident took place later Friday night near Madanapalle town. The victims were …
  • Chiranjeevi meets AP CM Jagan Mohan Reddy, says movie ticket pricing dispute to end soon January 14, 2022 6:52 am AMARAVATI: Telugu Megastar K Chiranjeevi had a luncheon meeting with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy at the latter's residence here on Thursday with the objective of containing the bad blood between the film industry and the state …
  • 'Acharya' star Chiranjeevi meets AP CM; here's why January 13, 2022 8:05 pm Amid a raging row between Andhra Pradesh government and Tollywood over movie ticket prices, megastar Chiranjeevi called on Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in Amaravati on Thursday. On the invitation of the Chief Minister, Chiranjeevi had a meeting with …
  • Chiranjeevi meets Jagan Mohan Reddy over ticket pricing row January 13, 2022 3:11 pm By IANS AMARAVATI: Amid a raging row between Andhra Pradesh government and Tollywood over movie ticket prices, megastar Chiranjeevi called on Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy here on Thursday. On the invitation of the Chief Minister, Chiranjeevi had a …
  • Maharashtra: MLA’s son among 7 medical students killed in Wardha accident January 27, 2022 7:39 pm Seven medical students were killed in Maharashtra’s Wardha district when the car they were travelling in fell off a bridge near Selsura village early on Tuesday, police said, adding that the deceased included the son of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) …
  • Maharashtra: Four per cent rise in road fatalities in 2021 January 26, 2022 2:29 pm A total of 13,346 people died in road crashes in Maharashtra in 2021, an increase of four per cent (558 deaths) compared to the pre-pandemic year 2019, when 12,788 people had died. Like every year for over a decade, the maximum number of deaths were …
  • Jan Covid toll touches 100 in Vidarbha January 26, 2022 1:04 am Nagpur: With 14 deaths, so far the highest single day toll of the third wave, Vidarbha Covid deaths reached 100 in the month of January on Tuesday. Nagpur has around 60 deaths alone among the Vidarbha districts. Yet, the daily toll in Nagpur has remained …
  • Woman shoots dead mom-in-law using gun stolen from neighbour January 26, 2022 1:04 am Yavatmal: A woman shot her mother-in-law dead with a revolver stolen from a neighbour, who is a retired jailer, on Monday. The police arrested the woman and recovered the revolver from under the kitchen rack. On preliminary interrogation, the accused …
  • Wardha accident: BJP MLA's son among 7 killed as car falls off bridge; PM Modi expresses grief January 25, 2022 11:01 am The incident took place Selsura in Wardha district around 11.30 pm on Monday The car in which the deceased were travelling in fell from a bridge Police said that they were students of Savangi Medical College At least seven MBBS students died when a car in …
  • PM condoles loss of lives in Maha accident January 25, 2022 7:03 am (MENAFN- IANS) New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed deep grief over the loss of lives due to an accident near Selsura in Maharashtra. The Prime Minister has also announced an ex-gratia from the Prime Minister's …
  • Wardha accident: BJP MLA’s son among seven killed as vehicle falls off bridge January 25, 2022 5:06 am Seven MBBS students from Jawaharlal Medical college in Sawangi, Wardha, including BJP Tirora MLA Vijay Rahangdale’s son Avishkar Rahangdale, died in a car crash after their vehicle fell 40 feet down from a bridge late on Monday night. No other vehicle is …
  • Drastic fall of over 2k Covid cases as testing goes down January 25, 2022 2:10 am Nagpur: The daily Covid-19 cases in Vidarbha on Monday came down by a whopping 2,059 as compared to Sunday, probably due to a drop in testing. As government swab collection centres remained closed on Sunday, 18,217 tests, 3,256 less than a day before, were …
  • RTI Report: 2,498 Farmers Committed Suicide in 11 Months January 25, 2022 12:07 am 2,498 Farmers Died Due to Suicide in 11 Months in Maharashtra An RTI report revealed that in 11 months between January 1, 2021 and November 21, 2021 a total of 2,498 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra and in 2020, a total of 2,547 farmers had ended …
  • Weekly Covid positivity rate remains above 20 pc in 22 districts in Maharashtra January 24, 2022 9:50 pm Although the seven-day Covid-19 positivity rate has dropped to 13.2% in Mumbai, at least 22 districts have seen weekly positivity rate cross 20 per cent, raising concerns of spread of the virus across the state. The only silver lining is that more than 90 …
  • Covid cases up in Nagpur, Akola; down in other districts January 24, 2022 1:49 am Nagpur: Cases in Nagpur increased even though nine other districts of Vidarbha reported minor to major drop in fresh infections on Sunday. A day ago, Nagpur had recorded a sharp fall of 700 cases while other districts continued to spike. Cases came down to …
  • Sharp fall in Nagpur but cases rise in other Vid districts January 23, 2022 12:39 am Nagpur: Even as cases in rest of the districts in Vidarbha continued to spike, Nagpur district registered a sharp fall of over 700 cases on Saturday. The impact of less cases in Nagpur slowed down the overall acceleration in Vidarbha. Nagpur district …
  • Cops shielding culprit, alleges Yavatmal Bar January 23, 2022 12:39 am
  • 12 deaths in Vidarbha, cases top 8,500 for first time in 3rd wave January 22, 2022 12:20 am Nagpur: The steep upward incline of the Covid graph continued for the fifth consecutive day on Friday. The number of new cases reported in last 24 hours reached 8,549, highest in the present wave so far. While cases are on the rise, 12 deaths were reported …
  • Delhi Confidential: As campaigning moves online, Shashi Tharoor in demand January 21, 2022 2:08 am Digital Push: Restrictions on physical election rallies appear to have thrown up new star campaigners besides those in the party’s official list. Congress MP Shashi Tharoor does not figure in the star campaigners’ list of his party, but the digital …
  • Ex-MP Puglia demands CBI inquiry into WCL coal pilferage January 21, 2022 12:58 am Chandrapur: Former member of Parliament (MP) and Congress leader Naresh Puglia has filed a complaint regarding pilferage of coal from Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) mines in Chandrapur with the Union coal minister and chief minister (CM), and has …
  • 27% samples test positive in region, 32% in Ngp January 21, 2022 12:58 am Nagpur: The Covid graph in the ongoing Omicron-dominated wave is sharply curving upwards, it seems. After 4,666 new cases on Tuesday and 6,465 cases on Wednesday, 8,008 cases were reported in the region on Thursday. Around 27% of nearly 30,000 samples …
  • Cong trounces BJP to emerge biggest party in Vid NP polls January 20, 2022 4:11 am Nagpur: The Congress emerged as the single-largest party in the 493 Nagar Panchayat (NP) seats in Vidarbha’s nine districts winning 177 after the votes were counted on Wednesday. With 111 seats, the BJP is the second largest outfit in the region. In 2015 …
  • Minister junks Ytl ZP credit society bylaws amendment January 20, 2022 4:11 am Yavatmal: In a decision having bearing on all employees credit cooperative societies in the state, Maharashtra minister for cooperatives Balasaheb Thorat has declared null and void the amended bylaws of Yavatmal ZP Employees Credit Society which had …
  • Stalled irri project springs to life, ‘death knell’ for tigers January 20, 2022 12:24 am The height of Asolamendha dam in Mul-Saoli on Pathri river at Sindewahi in Chandrapur district is to be raised by 2.70m. The work needing diversion of 316ha forest land will cut crucial tiger corridors. WRD has started process to appoint consultant to …
  • Nagpur graph nearing plateau; Covid surges in other dists January 19, 2022 2:37 am Nagpur: The number of daily Covid cases reached 4,666 in Vidarbha on Tuesday, which is highest in the present wave. Nagpur which used to account for more than 60% of day’s cases from Vidarbha contributed 2,407 of them, which means slightly higher than 50%. …
  • Two years after his patient died, doctor shot dead by family member over negligence: police January 18, 2022 11:01 pm IN AN act of revenge that took over two years, a doctor with a government hospital in Yavatmal – 650 km from Mumbai – was shot dead, allegedly by a family member of his patient who had died under the doctor’s supervision two years ago. Family members of …
  • Tests down due to Sunday, but Covid surge continues in region January 18, 2022 5:30 am Nagpur: The number of daily Covid tests fell to 13,173 on Monday against the daily average of 22,000 maintained last week, on account of the previous day being Sunday holiday. Despite the dip in tests, the number of new cases continued to hover around the …
  • Cotton growers anxious over textile min-industry meet today January 17, 2022 12:44 am Nagpur: A likely meeting on Monday between textile ministry and industry stakeholders over rising cotton rates has left the farmers in Vidarbha anxious. With smart phones being used even in the hinterland, media reports of Monday’s meeting have been …
  • Big fish jump in to slam, support camel herders detained by cops January 17, 2022 12:43 am CamelNagpur: The camel seizure case of Amravati now has high profile activists and politicians jumping into the fray. Last week, police near Dhamangaon town seized 58 camels and booked the herders for cruelty to animals, which had walked from Kutch …
  • Vid artists making Maha’s R-Day tableau this year too January 17, 2022 12:43 am Nagpur: Sculptures, painters and fine artists from Vidarbha, mostly newly-graduated young boys, are creating Republic Day tableau for Maharashtra this year too. Artists from Yavatmal, Nagpur and Wardha are giving shape to a float dedicated to ‘Biodiversity …
  • Daily cases nearly 4k, recoveries also going up January 16, 2022 1:01 am Nagpur: The 11 districts of Vidarbha together reported 3,900 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday. The daily caseload is now marching towards the 4,000 mark as the third wave continues in Vidarbha. Two deaths were reported in the region on Saturday. A 30-year …
  • Nagpur, Bhandara districts achieve more than 100% first dose target January 16, 2022 1:01 am Nagpur: Nagpur and Bhandara districts have achieved more than 100% of their first dose Covid vaccination coverage for 18+ beneficiaries. The milestone came in the last couple of days even as the region is grappling with the onset of third Covid wave. …
  • Gadchiroli, Chandrapur lost over 18 sq km forest cover in 2 years January 14, 2022 12:44 am Gadchiroli, Chandrapur, Nagpur, Bhandara and Washim districts overall lost forest cover by 21.44 sq km but Gondia, Buldhana, Yavatmal, Wardha, Akola and Amravati have registered an overall gain of 16.8 sq km The biennial India State of Forest Report-2021 …
  • Yavatmal doc’s asthma drug for Covid treatment theory gets Oz patent January 13, 2022 9:01 pm