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Graduates polls: Many skip voting as Nagpur University allots far away polling booths

Though a record number of over 60,000 voters were enrolled this time, many couldnt exercise their franchise during the Nagpur Universitys Senate polls for the 10 registered graduates constituency on Sunday. Probably in a worst ever performance, just over 22% voting percentage was recorded across 102 polling centres spread in four districts under the NU. Previoulsy, 41% turnout was recorded when the constituency went to polls in February 2018. Before this, the voting percentage has remained betwe

20 Mar 2023 1:17 pm
Knowing molester let off by cops more painful than bruises: Woman survivor

More than the bruises she suffered, it was more painful to know that police neither arrested the man nor named him in the FIR, the 37- year-old woman, whose video of being punched and pulled by hair on Jaripatka Cement Road had gone viral on social media, said on Sunday. After the road rage incident that occurred on Friday, the mans wife had produced medical documents from a private hospital to claim that he is suffering from some heart ailment. Jaripatka police and top brass did not arrest the

20 Mar 2023 1:17 pm
Need to reduce case pendency: Devendra Fadnavis

Seven years after they performed the groundbreaking ceremony of the Lshaped building of the district and sessions court, Justice Bhushan Gavai, Union minister Nitin Gadkari and deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated the inordinately delayed project on Sunday.

20 Mar 2023 1:10 pm
Remains of once thriving megalithic settlement found near Wardha

After bringing to academic focus one of the largest clusters of megalithic circles of Central India in Khairwada in Wardha district last year, another remains of a once thriving megalithic settlement has been found in Yesamba, 17km from the Gandhian city. The megalithic circle is a type of burial also called megalithic Circles Culture. The new megalithic site has been discovered by Oshin P Bamb, a student of Deccan College Post Graduate and Research Institute, Pune. The site is under threat of b

20 Mar 2023 1:10 pm
Homeopathy will play key role in achieving wellness goals of India

Homeopathy will lead the future of health and wellness, said Union minister Nitin Gadkari, who visited the homeopathy conference on Sunday, its concluding day. Homeopathy practitioners must believe in their therapy and should treat patients with the help of classical and clinical homeopathy. This will lead the way for the future, said Gadkari. More than 2,500 homeopathy practitioners as well as PG students attended the twoday international research summit in the city. Gadkari said that alternati

20 Mar 2023 1:10 pm
Supreme Court reverses mans murder conviction

Partly allowing an appeal by a Nagpur man, the Supreme Court set aside his murder conviction under section 302 IPC while pointing out that the police should have also probed the injuries suffered by him during the scuffle with the deceased. We observe that this is a case where the police should have investigated the injuries suffered by the petitioner too. He also did not pursue any available remedy to right the wrong.

20 Mar 2023 1:10 pm
Objectionable OTT content wont be accepted: Anurag Thakur

Union minister for Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Anurag Thakur has warned OTT platforms by saying that under the guise of creative licence, objectionable content cannot be put on screen. Thakur, who was in Nagpur on Sunday, said, Freedom was given for creativity, not for using expletives and showing objectionable content. But if someone crosses the limit, then in the name of creativity we will not accept use of expletives and objectionable content. The minister was responding to a query abo

20 Mar 2023 1:00 pm
Nails hammered into heritage gateway at Telangkhedi in Nagpur

The Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) has hammered nails into the gateway of Telangkhedi garden, a grade-I heritage structure, for illuminating the place which will host a dinner of delegates of C20 Summit on Monday evening. White and red paints have been applied on the gateway, thus altering its original look. As per heritage list issued by the state government on October 15, 2003, the gateway was built with dressed stone masonry. It has foliated arch opening and stone platform on either side of t

20 Mar 2023 1:00 pm
Roadside dwellers asked to move till the meet lasts in Nagpur

Families living along the road towards WCL headquarters were hastily removing their belongings on Sunday. The NMC has asked us to go away for some days. They say there is a big meeting, with foreign leaders coming to the town. It will not look good if they see people living on the streets, says a woman not wishing to be named. There are three families living in a row on the street which also has the chief ministers residence, Ram Giri at one end. For now, they have removed their belongings to sa

20 Mar 2023 1:00 pm
Airport gets a never before overhaul for mega event

Workers continued even after sun down to give finishing touches to their job as the C20 delegates landed to a rousing welcome on Sunday. For someone who hasnt been here in over a month, the Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport throws up a surprise. What would have been only part of the plans over modernization so far has now become a reality. The run up to the C20 summit has got the Nagpur airport a makeover which has never happened before. The change is tangible right from the entry from Wa

20 Mar 2023 12:59 pm
An evening in Nagpur

Dark clouds could not dampen the Nagpuri spirit, and people instead took the cue from the welcome summer showers on Sunday. Citizens turned out in huge numbers to take in the sight of the city dressed up like theres a wedding in the family. The streets decked up for the C20 summit turned the cool evening into a dreamy affair, with decorative lighting on trees and metro pillars. Whether it was Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport or Walkers Street, Nagpurians were in for a treat for senses

20 Mar 2023 12:59 pm
Nagpur Police ignore molestation plaint, victims family attacked

Family of an alleged molestation victim was attacked by a group harassing her at Ramteke Nagar Toli on Saturday after her complaint was unattended by Ajni police and community heads (panchayat) too decided to ignore it. Cops swung into action after a mob in support of the harassed woman gheraoed the Ajni police station.

19 Mar 2023 11:33 am
Against Maharashtra govt rules, PDKV gives land to private company for non-agriculture use

Despite being prohibited by the states agriculture department and the Maharashtra Agriculture Education and Research Council (MAERC), Dr Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth (PDKV) has continued to allot its land given for agriculture purpose by the state government for non-agriculture use. In the latest case, PDKV has rented out its agroforestry land which is also the catchment area of Futala lake to a private company for industrial use in mouza Kachimeth on Amravati road. As per the documents

19 Mar 2023 11:30 am
Its not just C20 gala dinner, but a gala experience

As C20 delegates arrive for the inception conference in Nagpur, one of the unique events planned is a gala dinner which goes beyond the usual culinary experience. Authorities have roped in celebrity chef Vishnu Manohar to curate a menu which will highlight the local cuisine and culture, apart from also providing comfort food to visiting delegates. In conversation with TOI, Manohar says that the March 20 event is not a gala dinner, but a gala experience.

19 Mar 2023 11:25 am
Homeopathy has huge potential, but not enough research is being done

The time has come to integrate all goods from all therapies and create a life-saving module for entire humanity, said Dr Jaswant Patil, an MBBS-MD doctor who turned into a homeopath by joining medical college after 20 years of successful practice of modern medicine.

19 Mar 2023 11:20 am
homeopathy doctors cured Hepatitis to haemophilia

Experts who came from across the country spoke about Vision 2030 of homeopathy in All India Homeopathy Research Summit that began today at Suresh Bhat Hall. They presented many cases in which several incurable diseases were successfully cured with the help of homeopathy treatment.

19 Mar 2023 11:13 am
Vidarbha organizations send 40 proposals on C20

Around 40 proposals have been received from Vidarbha organizations regarding various civic issues. They will be presented to Civil-20 (C20) delegates as Voice of Nagpur document.

19 Mar 2023 9:16 am