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GMCH MARD residents to protest delayed stipend

GMCH MARD residents to protest delayed stipend

NAGPUR: Even after several attempts by resident doctors of GMCH to seek regularity in payment of monthly stipend, their woes are far from ending. A letter issued by DMER to Dr Niswade on October 16 stated that the stipend must be paid to all resident doctors by 10th of every […]

Despite Supreme Court restriction, NIT allots PU land to a community

Despite Supreme Court restriction, NIT allots PU land to a community

NAGPUR: Despite restrictions by the Supreme Court (SC) in earlier cases, the () continues to allot public utility (PU) lands to communities. Recently, a resolution was passed to allot a PU land to the Charmakar community. The NIT board of trustees resolved to allot the 39,238.49 sq ft PU land […]

No takers for NIT?s Gokulpeth mall plan

No takers for NIT?s Gokulpeth mall plan

NAGPUR: The (NIT) has received no response from private companies for development of shopping mall planned in place of the existing vegetable market, shops and commercial complex in Gokulpeth despite the land being situated at a prime location. The NIT board of trustees, in a meeting held a few days […]

Appointing teachers is our right, say school trustees

Appointing teachers is our right, say school trustees

NAGPUR: The actual appointment of excess teachers in some private aided schools may run into legal hurdles as trustees say they reserve the right to ?hire? staff. Excess teachers in Nagpur are being ?absorbed? in schools where vacancy exists. While these include both government and private-aided schools, the latter are […]

Thane police raid illegal orchestra bar; arrest 42 people

Thane police raid illegal orchestra bar; arrest 42 people

THANE: Police raided an illegal here on Sunday and arrested 42 people, including its owner, manager and customers, and also rescued seven bar girls, an official said. The bar is located under the limits in and the raid was carried out in the early hours. Assistant SP (Thane district rural […]

Thane: Woman found dead, cops suspect lover

Thane: Woman found dead, cops suspect lover

KALYAN: A 26-year-old in her house in Manpada, , on Sunday. The police suspect that the woman?s live-in partner, Jitendra Sakpal (30), killed her three days ago. He is on the run. The victim, Mojhar, was separated from her husband since two years and was living with Sakpal (30). The […]

Thane: 18-year-old motorist tries to run over 3 cops

Thane: 18-year-old motorist tries to run over 3 cops

THANE: An has been arrested for injuring an on-duty traffic and trying to drive into two other cops before speeding away. The Naupada police said that they chased the driver and stopped his car. The accused has been identified as Aditya Phad, who is the son of a former government […]

Madhubani paintings beautify walls in Patna

Madhubani paintings beautify walls in Patna

PATNA: Beautiful Madhubani paintings depicting the state?s heritage with social messages are adorning the city walls, thanks to the Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC). PMC deputy commissioner Vishal Anand told TOI on Sunday the project was aimed at beautifying the walls so that people would hesitate in either spitting or urinating […]

11 killed, three injured in accident near Wani

11 killed, three injured in accident near Wani

CHANDRAPUR: Eleven people, including a one-year-old kid and seven women, were killed and three others were seriously injured after a truck rammed into a taxi carrying labourers on Korpana-Wani Road on Saturday night. One more year-old boy had a miraculous escape. One of the three injured is learnt to be […]

Melghat officials crack major tiger and leopard poaching racket

Melghat officials crack major tiger and leopard poaching racket

NAGPUR: Tiger poaching has once again raised its ugly head in Tiger Reserve (MTR) and its buffer zone. Following the arrest of at least 15 people, the tiger reserve officials have cracked separate unorganised local gangs involved in poaching of at least five tigers and an equal number of leopards. […]