India’s environment minister Anil Madhav Dave dies at 60

NagpurVision – India’s environment minister Anil Madhav Dave died Thursday at the age of 60 in New Delhi, shocking colleagues who remembered him as a nature lover committed to conservation. Dave complained More »

Sri Lanka rejects Chinese request for submarine visit — officials

NagpurVision – Sri Lanka has rejected China’s request to dock one of its submarines in Colombo this month, two senior government officials said on Thursday as the Indian prime minister landed in More »

Cyber attack hits the World Over…

NagpurVision – A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries, disrupting More »

PM Modi leaves on two-day visit to Sri Lanka

NagpurVision – Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Sri Lanka at 2.30 p.m. on Thursday. During his two-day visit to Colombo, the Prime Minister will visit Seema Malaka Temple (Gangaramaya Temple). Thereafter, More »

Mayawati expels Naseemuddin Siddiqui from BSP

NagpurVision – Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday expelled her confidant Naseemuddin Siddiqui from the party. His son has also been thrown out. BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra announced the More »

 

High court asks for Medical Council of India response on forensic staff cut

NagpurVision – The Nagpur bench of Bombay high court asked the Medical Council of India’s (MCI) to expedite the decision on increasing staff of forensic medicine and toxicology departments in all government medical colleges (GMCs) across the state. Dr Kapileshwar

NMC’s anti-stray cattle drive fails at Gawalipura

NagpurVision – Taking serious cognisance of TOI’s report ‘Cattle sheds eat up NMC road in Gawalipura’, officials from the veterinary department, Mangalwari zone and Sadar police launched a special drive to free this residential area of stray cattle on Thursday.

Progs mark International Tiger Day

NagpurVision – Children participated in large numbers in various programmes organized to mark International Tiger Day on July 29. Events were held in villages in and around protected areas to increase awareness about tiger conservation among the masses. Satpuda Foundation

Bombay blast convict gets parole

NagpurVision – The Nagpur bench of Bombay high court granted parole to a 1997 Bombay bomb blast convict for attending his daughter’s marriage. Mohammed Farukh Mohammed Yusuf Sheikh, lodged in Amravati jail, had applied for a parole to divisional commissioner

Landslide on Mumbai route hits some trains

NagpurVision – The landslide between Kasara and Igatpuri stations had forced Central Railway to short terminate the Sewagram Express that left Nagpur on Tuesday night at Igatpuri. Following this, its return journey on Wednesday evening will also start from Igatpuri

CBSE fumes as complaints against schools rise

NagpurVision – Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has expressed its displeasure over rising number of complaints against its affiliated schools. Before the start of the current academic session the board reminded schools that they needed to pull up their

‘Naxals’ threaten to eliminate RTO officer

NagpurVision – Some miscreants seem to have written a letter in the name of Naxalites, accusing an assistant RTO of being corrupt and threatening to blow him up. The cops are sceptical about the letter being from the Naxalite movement

Nitin Raut has his way, named Nagpur guardian minister

NagpurVision – North Nagpur MLA and EGS minister Nitin Raut has got his wish granted. His name was cleared for appointment as guardian minister of Nagpur district at the cabinet meeting in Mumbai on Wednesday. Minister of state for planning

Disaster response force for Maharashtra cleared

NagpurVision – The Maharashtra cabinet on Wednesday gave clearance to a proposal for setting up a disaster response force of its own on the lines of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) set up by the Union government. It also

Despite spending Rs 95 crore per year, garbage piles up in many areas

NagpurVision – Even though the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is spending Rs 90-95 crore per year on solid waste management, garbage is piled up in many parts of the city causing severe health hazard. It also raises serious question on

Nagpur University engineering colleges stare at large scale vacancies

NagpurVision – A majority of colleges from Nagpur and Gondwana universities are staring at large scale vacancies, thanks to slew of controversies and alleged incidents of unfair practices adopted by them to ‘poach’ students. A communique issued by joint director

Close shave for gangster in firing

NagpurVision – Anand Shukla, a relative of a cop attached to the additional CP’s squad, had a miraculous escape after a member of his own gang shot at him at Samadhan Nagar on Tuesday. The incident took place following a

Certificates for dropouts soon, says HRD ministry to Smriti Irani

NagpurVision- Stung by all-round criticism over the allotment of the HRD ministry to Smriti Irani, who is not even a graduate, the Narendra Modi government is contemplating bringing in a policy under which school/college dropouts can pursue higher education and

Nagpur Municipal Corporation all set to bring in new Starbus operator

NagpurVision – The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is set to oust Starbus operator Vansh Nimay Infraprojects Private Limited (VNIL). The final termination notice has been slapped on it. Simultaneously, the civic body has expedited the process to rope in new

Khadakkar panel wants to quiz Sapkal, Yenkie on ‘bogus degrees’

NagpurVision – The panel probing Nagpur University’s ‘bogus degrees’ has recommended questioning of former vice chancellor Vilas Sapkal, pro-VC Maheshkumar Yenkie and exam controller Vilas Ramteke, over the fiasco that led to cancellation of 100th convocation, NU sources disclosed. The

The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) kicks-off diarrhoea control drive

NagpurVision – The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has launched its maiden Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight beginning from Monday. The state government had directed civic bodies to launch the campaign following revelation that about 11% deaths of children between 0-5 years

ATS on high alert after Mumbai threat letter

nagpurVision – The ‘suicide Mujahideen’ letter received by Mumbai police commissioner Rakesh Maria, threatening serial blasts to avenge attacks on Palestinians in Gaza, has prompted the local unit of state Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) to slip into high alert ahead of

27 tigers in Tadoba-Nagzira corridor, says study

NagpurVision – Most of the conservation effort in tiger range countries is concentrated on a few, relatively large protected areas (PAs) but it is high time governments focused on forests outside the PA network, especially in Central India. “India supports

Jilted lover, gang stab teen 156 times in Nagpur

NagpurVision – A jilted lover and his gang which included four minors brutally killed one of their friends at Vihirgaon on Umred Road on Sunday. The accused, who the police say, were drunk ruthlessly stabbed the victim Roshan Bhure (19).

Pollution board cracks whip on N Kumar mall

NagpurVision – Though the Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) and Nagpur Municipal Corporation continue to ignore the many violations in Poonam Mall constructed by N Kumar Projects and Infrastructure Pvt Ltd at Alankar Talkies square, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB)