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NHAI promise to transplant 1,900 Ajni trees just an eyewash: Activists | Nagpur News

Nagpur: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) intends to transplant hundreds of age-old trees from Central railway’s land in Ajni, a technique which has repeatedly failed in the city. TOI has been regularly reporting about the severe environmental damage that will occur if the proposed transport hub and inter-modal station comes up at Ajni. …

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Maharashtra minister vows ‘strong chargesheet to ensure justice’ in architect suicide | Nagpur News

NAGPUR: State home minister Anil Deshmukh said on Saturday he wanted to give late architect Anvay Naik and his family justice by filing a “strong chargesheet” in the abetment to suicide case that was “wrongly closed by the previous government”. TV anchor Arnab Goswami is one of the three persons named as accused in the …

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Sanitary workers play key role in keeping city clean: Nagpur civic body chief | Nagpur News

The civic chief said that segregation of wet and dry waste can keep the city clean. NAGPUR: While felicitating outstanding sanitary workers at a function held on Thursday at Santrajipura zone, municipal commissioner Radhakrishnan B said that everyone must make efforts to bring Nagpur among the top ten cities in the Sanitation Survey 2020-2021 ranking. …

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Multi-crore fraud: Cops recover Rs 48 lakh cash hidden in pit | Nagpur News

NAGPUR: In a multi-level marketing scam unearthed by Rana Pratap Nagar police on November 16, it has surfaced that the accused Vijay Gurnule and his accomplices allegedly duped 25,000 investors to the tune of Rs 100 crore through Metro Vision Buildcon India Limited, Real Trade and Metro Coin. Police raided his relative’s home in Amravati …

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4,483 rebels, 2,958 jawans killed in last 20 yrs: Maoists docu | Nagpur News

Nagpur: A recovered ‘message’ of the Central Military Commission of the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) has revealed that Maoists have lost 4,483 cadres, including 839 women, in the last 20 years in their fight against security forces in affected states. The message recovered by security forces also includes an instruction to Maoist formations …

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Supplementary exam kicks off, attendance affected | Nagpur News

Nagpur: State board’s winter exams, popularly known as supplementary exams, kicked off from Friday. Unconfirmed reports suggested that attendance was low at the centres. Board officials however said that statistics on attendance could not be confirmed yet. Ravikant Deshpande, Nagpur divisional board secretary said, “We will be able to share actual attendance numbers by Saturday …

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Maharashtra: Three held with leopard skin in Gondia district | Nagpur News

GONDIA: Three persons were arrested for allegedly possessing the skin of a leopard and attempting to sell it at a village in Maharashtra‘s Gondia district, police said on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off, a team from Navegaonbandh police nabbed the accused from Bhiwakhidki village and recovered the skin of a subadult leopard from their possession …

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Anyone can be a super spreader, unfair to label certain people, says doctors | Nagpur News

Nagpur: With more relaxation in public movement after reopening of places of worship, health officials and doctors feel anyone can be a super spreader and not just those identified by the state public health department in view of a possible second wave.In its letter dated November 11, the department had laid emphasis on performing 50% …

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Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh spends Diwali with commandos | Nagpur News

NAGPUR: Maharashtra state home minister Anil Deshmukh chose an innovative way to make this Diwali memorable for the commandos in Maoist-affected south Gadchiroli in eastern Vidarbha. He became the first home minister to visit an interior post in Gadchiroli on a festival day to greet commandos and express gratitude for their sacrifice. Deshmukh, along with …

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Shiv Sena MP Jadhav seeks mate for tiger in Dnyanganga sanctuary | Nagpur News

Nagpur: At a time when most politicians push ‘development’ at the cost of wildlife and forests, Shiv Sena MP from Buldhana Prataprao Jadhav has demanded that a female tigress be released for a lone tiger in Dnyanganga sanctuary in his constituency. He has also pushed for relocation of Devhari village in the sanctuary to create …

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Sero survey shows near 50% citizens already have Covid antibodies | Nagpur News

Nagpur: Some 49.7% people surveyed tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies, say the much awaited results of the sero survey conducted in October across Nagpur district. Though not officially declared, sources confirmed to TOI on Monday that out of 2,000-odd samples collected from various parts of Nagpur city, almost half had Covid-19 antibodies.This means, nearly 50% …

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Amravati professor Rai makes it to list of global top 2% scientists | Nagpur News

Amravati: Mahendra Rai, a senior professor (former head of biotechnology department and UGC-Basic Science Research Faculty, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University), has been chosen among the world’s top 2% scientists by Stanford University. The report has been published in PLOS Biology, a reputed international journal. Though the list includes majority of the scientists from IITs …

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New site for Mumbai Metro car shed will cost Rs 3,700 crore: BJP Maharashtra chief | Nagpur News

NAGPUR: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Chandrakant Patil, who was revenue minister in the previous government, claimed that the state government would have to deposit Rs 3,700 crore with Bombay high court if it wants to construct Mumbai Metro car shed depot on the Kanjurmarg salt pan land. A month after declaring over 800 …

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For ‘hate speech’ on Maharashtra CM, man to appear in Mumbai court today | Nagpur News

NAGPUR/MUMBAI: A Nagpur court which released Sameet Thakkar on personal bond of Rs15,000 and cash surety of Rs 10,000 in the case involving his comments against CM Uddhav Thackeray, said overcrowding in jails and importance of social distancing amid the pandemic were considered while granting bail. Mumbai police immediately moved an application seeking Thakkar’s custody. …

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Restaurant business hit hard due to early closure | Nagpur News

Nagpur: Even though the state government has allowed restaurants to reopen, the closure time of 10pm imposed by local authorities has badly affected business. Owners point out that restaurants and bars in Mumbai and Pune are allowed to remain open till 11.30pm and have demanded that Nagpur be treated in a similar manner. Nagpur Eatery …

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