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 »


Chaturvedi is observer for Jabalpur civic polls

NagpurVision – The All India Congress Committee has appointed former minister and senior leader Satish Chaturvedi as observer for the municipal corporation elections in Jabalpur city, in Madhya Pradesh. The elections are crucial as the mayor is elected directly by

Sitabuldi cops fail to curb robberies

NagpurVision – Sitabuldi police station’s functioning is being questioned due to increase in robberies in the area under its jurisdiction. In the latest incident, valuables worth Rs48,000 were stolen from a bag belonging to complainant Asha Shendre on Sitabuldi main

Pachpaoli police record Honey Singh’s statement

NagpurVision – Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh, following a court order to co-operate with the probe, stepped into Pachpaoli police station on Saturday where his statement was recorded. The popular performer, who spent nearly an hour at north Nagpur’s police

City to get 3rd woman DCP as countdown begins for major reshuffle

NagpurVision – Swati Bhor, sub-divisional police officer from Sangamner in Ahmednagar district, has been posted to city after her promotion as deputy commissioner of police (DCP). She is among around 42 officials who have been transferred upon being promoted. This

Eco-friendly cremation is also pocket-friendly

NagpurVision – If the study by Dharampeth zone’s health department on use of cow dung cakes (gowri) for cremation is to be believed, eco-friendly cremation will not only bring down pollution levels but the civic body can also save almost

‘Every architect should be a conservationist

NagpurVision – “The Archaeological Survey of India has listed 10,000 heritage monuments of our country which are to be restored. With such huge amount of work to be done, there is an immense scope in the field of conservation architecture,”

Activists wary of amendments in marriage laws

NagpurVision – Keeping up with the changing social fabric, the government has been thinking of introducing amendments in the marriage laws by providing for irretrievable breakdown of marriage as grounds for granting divorce. Some activists, however, are not very pleased

Southern states may get Dabhol power

NagpurVision – With prices of imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) coming down sharply, the central government is actively considering restarting the Dabhol power plant. A source in MSEDCL said that the company had made it clear to the centre that

MSEDCL preparing petition for Vid industries

NagpurVision – As Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has announced that cross subsidy surcharge (CSS) would be waived off for industries located in Vidarbha, MSEDCL has sought legal advice so as to present a legally sound petition before Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory

Corporators upset with poor property tax recovery

NagpurVision – Blame it on low recovery, the fiscal health of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is in dire straits and it is affecting the corporators most. In fact, most development works in the city have come to a standstill

Parents get a lowdown on parenting, bonding with kids

NagpurVision – Parents got an expert view on parenting during a two-day seminar organized by Dr Dande foundation at the Vidarbha Hindi Sahitya Sammelan hall, on Saturday. International speaker and director of ‘Aspire’, an Akola-based institute of human development, Sachin

Amid buzz of transfer, CP Pathak begins to wind up

NagpurVision – Commissioner of police KK Pathak, an 1983-batch IPS officer, seems to be in the mood of wrapping up from city as speculation about his being shifted to Western Maharashtra, particularly Mumbai or its adjoining suburbs, has started picking

Departments studying Kelkar report: CM Fadnavis

NagpurVision – The state government has already started working on the Vijay Kelkar committee report and all concerned government departments have been asked to study each recommendation and give their opinion. A cabinet sub-committee will then study these recommendations and

OCW close to plugging Seminary Hills leaks

NagpurVision – It has taken over three decades for Nagpur Municipal Corporation and Orange City Water to respond to at least four or more major water leakages in master balancing reservoirs (MBRs) on Seminary Hills. Lakhs of litres of drinking

NMC officials overlooks illegal use of residential flats

NagpurVision – In yet another instance of a residential complex being used for commercial purposes, NMC officials have ignored directives by the municipal commissioner to penalize the occupants. The case of a residential apartment being used for commercial purpose was

MCI finds many lacunae in Gondia, Chandrapur medical colleges

NagpurVision – A three member team of Medical Council of India (MCI) conducted first inspections of the two new medical colleges being set up at Chandrapur and Gondia on December 29 and 30. The team is learnt to have found

Three years on, teachers still not paid for census work in Nagpur

NagpurVision – The teachers from private as well as civic schools who worked as enumerators for the Census 2011 are yet to receive their allowance causing unrest among them. The Census enumerators were supposed to get 18,300 and supervisors 24,300

Maharashtra government to table ATR during budget session

NagpurVision – Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has asked the various departments to study the Vijay Kelkar committee report and give their opinion on its recommendations within two weeks. “We expect them to seek extensions. In any case, the departments must

Adani Power to give Rs16L each to kin of mishap victims

NagpurVision – Adani Power offered a compensation of Rs16 lakh each to the families of the two workers who were killed in an accident at the company’s Tiroda plant on Tuesday. The victims’ kin were demanding Rs 10 lakh, but

Saffron camp’s grey characters to forefront

NagpurVision – Alleged gangster-turned-politician Ranjeet Saphelkar, an office-bearer in Kamptee Nagar Parishad, grabbed attention on Thursday by featuring in a full-page advertisement along with others in a local daily to congratulate Nagpur district’s guardian and energy minister Chandrashekar Bawankule. Later