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  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Tiger electrocution cases in Gondia, Chanda cracked, 7 arrested January 22, 2022 12:20 am Nagpur: The forest department has cracked the tiger poaching cases in Arjuni Morgaon, Gondia, and Bhadravati, Chandrapur, arresting seven accused. Six accused were held in the Gondia case and a farmer was arrested in the Bhadravati case. Officials seized …
  • 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 …
  • Greens welcome NGT order against CSTPS January 22, 2022 12:19 am Chandrapur: Green activists in the city have hailed the landmark judgment of National Green Tribunal (NGT) in which Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station (CSTPS) has been asked to pay compensation for causing pollution and undertake remedial measures. The …
  • Maharashtra: Vaccination coverage of teens at 45%, many districts lag behind January 22, 2022 12:15 am The state’s average Covid vaccination coverage of children is at 45 per cent but many districts with high positivity rate are still lagging. In fact, the gradual spread of Covid virus in the rural parts is a matter of concern for public health officials as …
  • Integrated cement plant of RCCPL, wholly owned subsidiary of Birla Corporation Limited, inaugurated at Mukutban, taking group capacity to 20 million tons January 21, 2022 2:04 pm Mukutban (Maharashtra) [India], January 21 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The Mukutban integrated cement plant is an important milestone in the annals of Birla Corporation Limited (MP Birla Group), said Harsh V Lodha, Chairman, MP Birla Group, after the …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • After pilferage claim, WCL warns to stop road sale of coal January 20, 2022 12:23 am Chandrapur: Dispute over purported goof-up by a transporter in lifting wrong quality coal has led to Western Coalfields Limited’s Chandrapur area general manager issuing a warning to stop road sale of coal from the mines. According to sources, the alleged …
  • Haj Committee slashes seats in civil services coaching institute, invites criticism January 19, 2022 8:44 pm The Haj Committee of India’s (HCI) decision to reduce the number of seats of the Residential Coaching Institute for Civil Services that it runs in Mumbai for Muslim students has drawn criticism from various Muslim organisations. The HCI, which was training …
  • Teaching, non-teaching staff of govt-run special schools not paid for 3 months January 19, 2022 8:43 pm Thousands of teaching and non-teaching staffers of government-run special schools across Maharashtra have not been paid their salaries for the last three months. These schools are run by the state department of social justice. There are 850 special schools …
  • Deteriorating air quality becoming a matter of concern for Maharashtra: Study January 19, 2022 5:18 pm Despite geographical advantages and favourable meteorology, air pollution is rapidly becoming a matter of concern in Maharashtra, a new analysis of regional air pollution levels by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a New Delhi-based research …
  • 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%. …
  • Why pregnant women migrate? Pilot survey cites availability of agricultural jobs among the reasons January 19, 2022 1:46 am THE FIRST ever survey on migration in Maharashtra has thrown some interesting facts on various aspects of this complex process. While a greater percentage of pregnant women do travel to their mother’s home, large variability exists between districts. …
  • 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 …
  • 11 arrested for poaching sambar in Chimur forest January 18, 2022 1:59 am Chandrapur: Foresters of Chimur range on Monday busted poaching of a sambar in an intelligence-based raid and arrested 11 accused involved in the killing and purchase of the bushmeat. Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI) with the help of local NGO …
  • HC acquits schizophrenic man of murder charge January 18, 2022 1:59 am Nagpur: Schizophrenia came to a rescue of an accused who was acquitted by the Nagpur bench of Bombay high court from murdering his brother and injuring other. Extending the benefit of IPC’s Section 84 related to such acts by a person with unsound mind, a …
  • Manja use rampant despite less cases of injuries January 18, 2022 1:58 am Nagpur: Though the number of injuries from nylon manja was reportedly less than last year, anti-Chinese manja crusaders said that the use of the killer thread was still rampant. TOI recently reported about the city’s first victim of nylon manja Rajesh …
  • Dalmia Bharat commences ops at Maharashtra plant acquired via insolvency process January 17, 2022 10:54 am Mumbai: Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited (DCBL), a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited, on Monday announced the commencement of commercial production at its Murli plant in Chandrapur district, Maharashtra, thereby adding 2.9 million tonne to the company’s …
  • 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 …
  • Rs1.64 cr fraud in FDCM, retd DM held, sent to MCR January 17, 2022 12:44 am Nagpur: A retired divisional manager (DM) of Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra (FDCM), Praful Narhar Wagh, was arrested and remanded to magisterial custody (MCR) for his alleged involvement in Rs1.64-crore timber scam in Central Chanda division …
  • 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 …
  • 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 loses bamboo cover equal to 3 Tadobas January 16, 2022 1:00 am Nagpur: Even as the Maharashtra forest department may be patting its back due to an increase in very dense forest (VDF) by 13 sq km, moderately dense forest (MDF) by 17 sq km, and overall forest cover by 30 sq km, there has been a drastic reduction of 1, …
  • 2 killed, 12 injured as speeding bus hits truck on Chandrapur-Nagpur highway January 15, 2022 12:06 am
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Maharashtra: Naxals torch 11 tractors, machinery engaged in road construction work January 22, 2022 7:21 pm A group Naxals allegedly set on fire 11 tractors and two JCB machines engaged in road construction work in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, police said on Saturday. The incident took place at Irapnagar village in Bhamragadh tehsil around 2 pm on Friday, …
  • 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 …
  • BJP Gains Highest Seats In Maharashtra Local Polls As Tally Reaches 419 January 21, 2022 3:00 am NCP which won 381 seats and Congress which won 344, the data showed. (File) Mumbai: With results from the Gadchiroli district announced on Thursday, the BJP maintained its top position in Maharashtra nagar panchayat elections by winning a total of 419 out …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Maharashtra: 829 Gadchiroli villages have no Internet, says DoT January 20, 2022 4:11 am
  • 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 …
  • 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%. …
  • Why pregnant women migrate? Pilot survey cites availability of agricultural jobs among the reasons January 19, 2022 1:46 am THE FIRST ever survey on migration in Maharashtra has thrown some interesting facts on various aspects of this complex process. While a greater percentage of pregnant women do travel to their mother’s home, large variability exists between districts. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 loses bamboo cover equal to 3 Tadobas January 16, 2022 1:00 am Nagpur: Even as the Maharashtra forest department may be patting its back due to an increase in very dense forest (VDF) by 13 sq km, moderately dense forest (MDF) by 17 sq km, and overall forest cover by 30 sq km, there has been a drastic reduction of 1, …
  • 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 …
  • 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 ( …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Tiger electrocution cases in Gondia, Chanda cracked, 7 arrested January 22, 2022 12:20 am Nagpur: The forest department has cracked the tiger poaching cases in Arjuni Morgaon, Gondia, and Bhadravati, Chandrapur, arresting seven accused. Six accused were held in the Gondia case and a farmer was arrested in the Bhadravati case. Officials seized …
  • 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 …
  • Newly-married couple die within hours of each other in Odisha's Harekrishnapur village January 21, 2022 6:19 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL: A newly-married couple died within hours of each other in Harekrishnapur village here on Thursday. The duo was identified as Nisha Dehury and Dillip Naik of Harekrishnapur. They had married six months back after two years …
  • BJP Gains Highest Seats In Maharashtra Local Polls As Tally Reaches 419 January 21, 2022 3:00 am NCP which won 381 seats and Congress which won 344, the data showed. (File) Mumbai: With results from the Gadchiroli district announced on Thursday, the BJP maintained its top position in Maharashtra nagar panchayat elections by winning a total of 419 out …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Metros show gender gap in vaccination, more men get jabbed January 20, 2022 12:05 am India has clocked over 158 crore vaccines – first, second and precaution doses taken together — until January 18, at a ratio of 954 women for every 1,000 men. Overall, this is higher than the sex ratio (933) as per the last Census but it’s the top metros …
  • 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%. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Maharashtra: Cold, cloudy conditions to stay for this week, says IMD January 17, 2022 2:42 am The prevailing cold, cloudy and hazy conditions in the state will persist for this week, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) officials have said. The maximum temperatures, except in Konkan, recorded during the past week plummeted by 3 to 7 degrees …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • NBWL to deliberate on making power lines wildlife friendly January 17, 2022 12:43 am Nagpur: The standing committee of the National Board for Wildlife (SCNBWL) is planning to come up with a policy decision on the management of lands in protected areas and forests under transmission lines. Considering it as a policy matter following the …
  • 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. …
  • Tiger poaching: Rs 25,000 cash reward announced January 15, 2022 12:06 am Nagpur: The Gondia forest division has announced a cash reward of Rs25,000 for those who will give information about poachers who killed a five-year-old male tiger in the Arjuni Morgaon range outside Navegaon National Park. The tiger was found dead in the …
  • Gondia teacher hiring scam masterminds being protected: MLC Ganar January 15, 2022 12:06 am Nagpur: A teacher hiring scandal in Gondia has rocked the education department but some academics and public representatives say the masterminds are being “protected”. While a police complaint has been filed, MLC (teachers constituency) Nago Ganar alleged …
  • 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 …
  • Tiger carcass found in Gondia forest January 13, 2022 9:32 pm A five-year-old male tiger’s body was recovered on Thursday at Arjuni Morgaon forest reserve under Gondia forest department. The carcass had teeth and whiskers missing which seem to have been removed by poachers. According to a forest official, two forest …
  • Maharashtra: MLA’s son among 7 medical students killed in Wardha accident January 27, 2022 7:59 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 …
  • ‘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 …
  • Seven students including Maharashtra BJP MLA’s son die in after car falls off a bridge January 25, 2022 2:04 pm By Chennaivision in National News, News January 25, 2022 Seven medical students, including BJP MLA Vijay Rahangdale’s son Avishkar Rahangdale, died after their car fell off a bridge in Maharashtra on Monday night. The students were on their way to Wardha …
  • Breaking News January 25 | LIVE Updates January 25, 2022 11:01 am Jan 25, 2022 4:13 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra TN gangster Padappai Guna surrenders before Madras HC History sheeter and notorious don, Padappai Guna who is an accused in 25 criminal cases including murder, surrendered before the Madras High Court on …
  • 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 …
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  • PM Condoles 7 Medical Students' Death In Maharashtra Accident; 2 Lakh Aid January 25, 2022 7:35 am 7 medical college students were killed in an accident in Maharashtra's Wardha district New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the deaths of seven medical college students in an accident in Maharashtra's Wardha district and announced …
  • Maharashtra BJP MLA's Son Among 7 Medical Students Killed In Car Accident January 25, 2022 7:23 am Selsura accident: Early investigations indicate the driver of the car lost control. Wardha (Maharashtra): Seven medical students, including BJP MLA Vijay Rahangdale's son Avishkar Rahangdale, died after their car fell off a bridge in Maharashtra on …
  • 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 …
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  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Coronavirus pandemic: India adds over 3.33 lakh new cases with positivity rate at 17.78%; 525 deaths January 23, 2022 11:05 am Total active cases of COVID-19 in India have rose to 21,87,205 today The daily positivity rate is at 17.78 per cent on January 23 The total death toll in the country is now at 4,89,409 COVID-19 India News Updates: India recorded 3,33,533 new cases of 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 …
  • Mumbai News Highlights: Anil Deshmukh asks for probe into Anitilia bomb scare-Manuskh Hiren murder reports January 22, 2022 7:24 am Mumbai News: Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh asked for nestigation of ATS documents related to Anitilia bomb scare and Mansukh Hiren murder case on Tuesday. The cases was first handled by Maharashtra anti-terrorism squad and then by NIA. …
  • 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 …
  • Integrated cement plant of RCCPL, wholly owned subsidiary of Birla Corporation Limited, inaugurated at Mukutban, taking group capacity to 20 million tons January 21, 2022 2:04 pm Mukutban (Maharashtra) [India], January 21 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The Mukutban integrated cement plant is an important milestone in the annals of Birla Corporation Limited (MP Birla Group), said Harsh V Lodha, Chairman, MP Birla Group, after the …
  • 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. …
  • Pregnant woman forest guard beaten up by couple in Satara; Aaditya Thackeray promises strict action January 21, 2022 3:23 am A former sarpanch and his wife allegedly thrashed a woman forest guard, who is three months pregnant, along with her husband at a village in Satara district of Maharashtra, following which the accused couple has been arrested, police said on Thursday. 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Cops ask Wardha bizman to join probe in food vendor familicide case January 20, 2022 12:25 am Nagpur: Even as speculation is rife over the reasons that led Madan Agrawal, a Chinese food vendor, to hang self after killing wife Kiran (32), son Vrushab (10) and daughter Tiya (5) on Tuesday, preliminary investigation by the police hinted that he had …
  • 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 …
  • 4 of Kadam family booked in third FIR in Arvi illegal abortion case January 19, 2022 2:37 am Nagpur: The four members of the Kadam family who operated the controversial Kadam hospital at Arvi taluka in Wardha were booked in one more case filed by the special committee constituted under the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT …
  • 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%. …
  • Activists working for underprivileged children urge state to reopen schools January 18, 2022 11:01 pm Fifteen days after the closure of in-person classes in schools, several social organisations working for the education of underprivileged children across Maharashtra have demanded that schools be reopened. Activists have claimed that children are at …
  • Illegal abortion case: Second FIR registered, doctor ‘stole MTP medicines’ from govt hospital January 18, 2022 8:28 am The Arvi police on Tuesday registered a second FIR against four doctors at Kadam Hospital for procedural violations, including stealing of medicines, from the Arvi sub-district hospital for use at their private hospital to carry out abortions. The Kadam …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Third FIR likely in Arvi illegal abortion case January 18, 2022 1:58 am Nagpur: A third FIR is likely to be filed in the illegal abortion racket in Arvi taluka, Wardha, for the violation of norms pertaining to the medical termination of pregnancy. According to police sources, an expert team formed by the district civil surgeon …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Govt doctor arrested in Arvi abortion racket case January 17, 2022 12:43 am Nagpur: Wardha police on Saturday arrested Dr Neeraj Kadam, a gynaecologist with a government hospital, for his alleged role in the illegal abortion racket at Arvi-based Kadam Hospital. Dr Neeraj, posted at Arvi government hospital, is the husband of Dr …
  • Maharashtra: Another doctor from Kadam hospital arrested in illegal abortion case January 16, 2022 11:17 am Gynaecologist Niraj Kadam has been arrested in connection to the alleged illegal abortion performed on a 13-year-old girl at his family-run Kadam hospital here earlier this month. Earlier, Niraj’s wife, Rekha Kadam, also a gynaecologist, was arrested on …
  • 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 …
  • Now, deer skin seized from Kadam hospital at Arvi January 16, 2022 1:01 am Nagpur: A new twist was added to the abortion case of Arvi taluka in Wardha after a deer skin was recovered from the Kadam Hospital on Saturday. The police, registering a fresh offence, handed over the skin to the forest department. Around 54 bones and 12 …
  • 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. …
  • Foetus skulls, bones found buried: Police suspect illegal abortions at hospital January 15, 2022 10:30 pm After 12 skulls and 54 bones, suspected to be of foetuses, were found in the backyard of Kadam hospital in Arvi city of Wardha district, local police on Saturday said that it suspects more abortions were carried out at the hospital than those mentioned in …
  • Wardha 'illegal abortions': One more skull found in Kadam Hospital yard January 15, 2022 8:04 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Wardha (Maharashtra), Jan 15 (IANS) The police have recovered one more skull of an infant, allegedly aborted at the Kadam Hospital in Arvi town, and raids were carried out at several places, officials said here on Saturday. The case, which …
  • 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 …
  • Arvi abortion racket: One more blood stained skull of baby found January 15, 2022 12:06 am Nagpur: A joint squad of Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Wardha police, and the Regional Forensic Science Laboratory (RFSL), Nagpur, unearthed one more blood-stained skull of a baby from the bio-gas plant at Kadam Hospital in Arvi taluka on Friday. …
  • Maharashtra: 11 skulls, bones of foetuses found buried in hospital, say police January 14, 2022 8:35 am DAYS AFTER a doctor and two nurses from Kadam Hospital, in Arvi city of Wardha district, about 723 km from Mumbai, were arrested for allegedly carrying out an abortion on a 13-year-old girl, police said on Friday that 11 skulls and 54 bones, reportedly of …
  • 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 …
  • Maharashtra: Wardha doctor, 2 nurses arrested for carrying out abortion on 13-year-old January 13, 2022 9:33 pm The Arvi city police in Wardha district recently arrested a MBBS doctor and two nurses from a hospital for allegedly carrying out an abortion on a 13-year-old girl, who was five months pregnant. The girl has been shifted to another hospital and is said to …