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  • Region reports fewest cases, tests yet in June June 15, 2021 1:07 am Nagpur: Owing to the lowest daily test tally of the month, the 11 districts of Vidarbha on Monday together reported the region’s least number of cases this month. For the first time, all these districts reported under 100 cases each, while none of them has …
  • Covid cases at record low, deaths down to 11 June 14, 2021 1:09 am Nagpur: While new cases are going down in Vidarbha since almost a month now, deaths too reached a record low on Sunday. Only 11 deaths were reported in the day with five districts – Bhandara, Wardha, Gondia, Gadchiroli and Yavatmal reporting zero deaths. …
  • Docs see ray of hope to salvage vision of mucor patients June 14, 2021 1:09 am Nagpur: Sohel Shaikh refuses support as his relative holds his hand to help him walk out of the doctor’s cabin. A patient of mucormycosis, there are hardly any signs of the dreaded disease on his face. If doctors have taken tough decisions to remove …
  • Tadoba admin books man for blocking tigers’ path June 13, 2021 12:11 am Chandrapur: Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) administration has registered an offence against commuter Arvind Banda for obstructing the path of two tigers on Padmapur-Moharli road recently. Investigation has proved that the accused Banda, a homestay …
  • Rains lash city, more predicted this week June 13, 2021 12:11 am Nagpur: Monsoon has timely arrived in Vidarbha and with a bang. Heavy rains and winds lashed the city on Friday, with many areas experiencing water-logging. Till Saturday 8.30 am, the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC), Nagpur recorded 64.4 millimeters …
  • 9 districts at level 1 of unlock, no weekend lockdown in Vidarbha June 13, 2021 12:11 am Nagpur: With nine out of 11 districts of Vidarbha now officially at level 1 of unlock, district collectors in Wardha, Washim and Buldhana on Saturday issued notifications offering more relaxations. Though Amravati is now at level 1, the administration is …
  • Villager killed in tiger attack June 13, 2021 12:11 am Chandrapur: A villager was killed in a tiger attack in on Friday in Moharli (core) range of Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve. The body of Bharat Bawane from Mudholi village was recovered on Saturday morning. Sources said that Bawne had gone into the forest on …
  • Maharashtra: All Vidarbha districts improve Covid tally, just 607 cases on Friday June 12, 2021 1:30 am Decline in new cases is significant for Vidarbha as it’s happening despite increased testing. On Friday, about 42,000 tests were done in 11 districts, including 12,000+ in Nagpur.NAGPUR: As expected, situation in all 11 districts of Vidarbha improved on …
  • Mumbai stands out despite recording high number of cases June 11, 2021 9:46 pm Overwhelmed by the second wave of the pandemic and facing a host of other issues such as lack of trained manpower and technical hurdles, many districts in Maharashtra have lagged in real-time reporting of Covid-19 deaths. But Mumbai has stood out for its …
  • Maharashtra can save Rs75,000 crore on power generation in 10 years: Report June 11, 2021 2:57 am With Maharashtra’s state budget stretched thin by the Covid-19 pandemic, new analysis suggests that state’s electricity generation sector has the potential to save up to Rs16,000 crore over five years and Rs75,000 crore over the next decade.NAGPUR: With …
  • All Vidarbha districts may be in level 1 of unlock today June 11, 2021 12:23 am Nagpur: June 11 will be the first Friday when all districts in Maharashtra will review the Covid-19 unlock situation and decide which level they have reached. Currently, Nagpur, Chandrapur, Gondia and Yavatmal are at level 1 for districts having less than …
  • Pune among 6 ‘key districts of concern’ with more than 10 pc weekly Covid positivity rate June 10, 2021 7:52 pm While the weekly Covid-19 positivity rate in Pune district has dropped to 12.19 per cent, it remains among the key districts of concern with a positivity rate higher than 10 per cent, according to a new state Health department analysis. There has been a 7 …
  • Retiring old coal plants can help Maharashtra save Rs 16,000 cr in five years: Report June 10, 2021 11:42 am Maharashtra can save up to Rs 16,000 crore in the next five years by shutting down old coal-fired power plants, along with other measures, an environmental advocacy group said on Thursday. The savings can go up to Rs 75,000 crore over a decade if the state …
  • Wadettiwar aims to set up liquor trade in Gadchiroli: Dr Bang to CM June 9, 2021 12:02 am Nagpur: Noted social worker Dr Abhay Bang and his wife Dr Rani have rushed a letter to chief minister Uddhav Thackeray complaining that relief and rehabilitation minister Vijay Wadettiwar’s recent statement of lifting the liquor ban from Gadchiroli after …
  • Vidarbha districts conducting more tests, reducing their positivity rate June 9, 2021 12:02 am More Covid tests being conducted in Vidarbha districts. (representative)NAGPUR: As test positivity rate (TPR) has become the most important indicator to upgrade the level of unlocking, almost every district in Vidarbha has started conducting more and more …
  • Bulls that race against time June 7, 2021 2:38 pm Elephant runs for life after being ruthlessly chased by crowd; sparks debate | Watch It was around the 14th century when in northeastern Spain, the tradition of running in front of the bulls began. Titled 'encierro of Pamplona', men found a certain …
  • Shops open till 5pm, restaurants till 10pm, religious places, education institutes to remain shut in Nagpur June 6, 2021 11:47 pm NAGPUR: Though eligible for complete unlocking, guardian minister Nitin Raut, municipal commissioner Radhakrishnan B and collector Ravindra Thakare have decided to play safe and resume activities in phased manner to prevent any rise in Covid-19 cases or …
  • Injured Tadoba tigress dies in nullah where it mauled vet June 6, 2021 2:14 am The injured tigress, which had mauled a veterinary doctor in Tadoba buffer zone a couple of days ago, died due to its injuries on SaturdayChandrapur: The injured tigress, which had mauled a veterinary doctor in Tadoba buffer zone a couple of days ago, died …
  • Daily new cases and fatalities fall to record low in second wave June 6, 2021 12:02 am Nagpur: On Saturday, new cases of Covid-9 dipped to 1,117, which is the lowest since February 20. It means cases have come down to the level from where the second wave officially began in the region. The toll also reduced to 35, which is the lowest since …
  • Nagpur, Chandrapur, Yavatmal & Gondia eligible for total relaxations June 6, 2021 12:02 am Nagpur: Nagpur, Chandrapur, Gondia and Yavatmal – four districts in Vidarbha; including area under Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) as a separate administrative unit, are eligible for complete unlockdown from Monday. These four districts fit both the …
  • How Maharashtra plans to open up June 5, 2021 8:15 pm HOW WILL LEVELS BE DECIDED District authorities, after disaggregating the parameters – positivity rate and oxygen beds occupation – for administrative units in its jurisdiction, shall decide which level of restrictions should be imposed. In case of Mumbai …
  • Tigress that attacked veterinary doctor in Chandrapur two days ago found dead June 5, 2021 5:10 pm The tigress that had attacked a veterinary doctor in Chandrapur district on Thursday was found dead on Saturday. A press note issued by Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) Field Director Jitendra Ramgaokar stated, “A tigress was under observation since …
  • Ngp, Chanda, Ytl, Gondia fully eligible for unlock at Level 1; Bhandara, Wardha, Buldhana, Washim, Gadchiroli miss out narrowly; Amt, Akola in Level 3 June 5, 2021 6:14 am Shops, restaurants and many other outlets can start functioning like normal from June 7. A final notification is awaited from the Nagpur Municipal CorporationNagpur: Nagpur, Chandrapur, Gondia and Yavatmal – four districts in Vidarbha, including Nagpur …
  • Maharashtra announces five-level unlock plan based on positivity rate, availability of oxygen beds June 5, 2021 4:31 am The government of Maharashtra late Friday started a five-level lockdown plan for the state based on the positivity rate and occupancy of oxygenated beds in each district. The plan will come into effect as soon as district and civic authorities issue orders …
  • Five-level unlockdown plan starts from monday: Maharashtra plans to unlock June 5, 2021 12:24 am Maharashtra late Friday announced a five-level lockdown plan for the state, to come into effect from June 7, based on positivity rate and occupancy of oxygenated beds in each district and cities with corporations. Under the plan, districts and cities …
  • Maharashtra: Cases, positivity & deaths go down further in Vidarbha June 4, 2021 10:54 pm The overall test positivity of Vidarbha reduced to 3.20%. (Representative image)NAGPUR: Constant improvement in the Covid-19 scenario continued in Vidarbha on Friday. The day’s case load dipped to 1,451 despite 45,220 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. …
  • Tigress mauls vet in Chandrapur, crushes all toes with jaws, paw June 3, 2021 11:37 pm CHANDRAPUR: Wildlife veterinary officer of Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve Dr Ravikant Khobragade was seriously injured in a tiger attack in the Doni forest in the buffer zone on Thursday morning. The tigress crushed the toes on both his feet with its jaws …
  • Five-Level Unlock Plan For Maharashtra, No Train For Now June 3, 2021 9:23 pm Maharashtra government has announced that the state will lift lockdown-like restrictions from Friday in 18 out of 36 districts. Disaster Management Minister Vijay Wadettiwar made the announcement after a meeting of the State Disaster Management Authority …
  • Nagpur records single-digit death tally for first time since March 15 June 3, 2021 7:44 pm Nagpur district registered its first single-digit death tally since March 15 on Thursday, signalling an end to the second wave. There were eight Covid-19 deaths in the district on Thurday with Nagpur city recording only two deaths. Two deaths were from …
  • Nagpur: Veterinarian injured during attack by tigress June 3, 2021 7:43 pm A veterinary doctor was injured during an attack by a tigress, on a field trip with a team of the state forest department near a village in the buffer zone of Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) on Thursday. The animal was reported to have been sitting in …
  • Pune still among 10 districts with weekly Covid positivity rate higher than state average June 3, 2021 4:17 pm Pune continues to be among 10 districts whose weekly Covid positivity rate is higher than the state average. Data from a new report of the state health department, however, shows that a decline in the weekly case growth and rate of recovery were high …
  • No decision yet, clarifies Maharashtra govt after minister announces ‘unlock plan’ June 3, 2021 3:13 pm An announcement by Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Vijay Wadettiwar on Thursday that lockdown-like restrictions would be lifted in 18 districts of Maharashtra on Friday forced the government to clarify hastily that no such decision had been taken and …
  • Pune continues to be among districts in Maharashtra with high Covid-19 positivity June 3, 2021 5:49 am Although there has been a steady decline in coronavirus infections in the last few weeks, Pune district continues to be among the 10 districts whose weekly Covid positivity rate at 14.23 per cent is higher than the state average of 8.47 per cent. The data …
  • Now, FDCM to foray into sawn timber marketing June 3, 2021 2:30 am Nagpur: Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra (FDCM), a state government enterprise engaged in commercial extraction of teak, plans to mop up revenue of around Rs100 crore by foraying into sawn timber marketing business. Sawn timber is the timber …
  • Citing MP example, stakeholders push to restart tourism in Tadoba June 2, 2021 11:30 pm Nagpur: Taking a cue from neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, which has restarted wildlife tourism from June 1, a demand has been raised to do the same in Maharashtra by tourists, guides, gypsy drivers associations, and resort owners. Due to lockdown, parks in …