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Naga saints : Aloof and wrapped in mystery, but still drawing crowds in Kumbh Mela

Naga saints : Aloof and wrapped in mystery, but still drawing crowds in Kumbh Mela

ALLAHABAD: As formidable as their ash-smeared, unclad bodies and matted hair might look, Naga sadhus are attracting crowds to the Mela ground, where they are camping ahead of Kumbh-2019. Around one lakh naga saints from all 13 akharas are expected to camp during the Mela, which commences from January 15. […]

Woman doc kills self by injecting anaesthesia

Woman doc kills self by injecting anaesthesia

NASHIK:A 44-year-old woman, medical doctor by profession, allegely commited suicide on Wednesday by injecting herself with excessive dose of anaesthesia. The deceased has been identified as Vaijayanti Kakde. She was married and based in Sinnar. The police have registered a case of accidental death following a complaint lodged by her […]

Dozen vehicles set on fire at Nashik colony

Dozen vehicles set on fire at Nashik colony

NASHIK: About 12 vehicles, mostly two-wheelers used for patrolling, were set ablaze in the Nehru Nagar Colony in the wee hours of Wednesday. The incident occurred at around 2 am in building numbers 2 and 16 in the Nehru Nagar Colony ? the central government colony that houses Currency Note […]

Nagpur colder than Shimla at night; 18-year December low in Pune

Nagpur colder than Shimla at night; 18-year December low in Pune

PUNE: As a cold wave swept over parts of north Madhya and Vidarbha on Saturday, as many as five locations in the state, including Pune, broke an at least 10-year record of minimum temperatures. Nagpur, however, was the coldest in the state, with 3.5?C recorded at night, almost a 9?C […]

Rs 1/kilo of onions makes farmers cry

Rs 1/kilo of onions makes farmers cry

NASHIK: Prices of the summer onions dropped to a new low on Monday at the country?s largest wholesale market at Lasalgaon Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC), when got Re 1 per kg for the crop. Before this, the minimum wholesale price had touched Re1 per kg on July 17, 2017. […]

11 riders complete 600-km cycling brevet

11 riders complete 600-km cycling brevet

NASHIK: Among the eleven cyclists who completed 600-km brevet on Saturday, two participants were on non-geared and one on non-geared bicycle. Seven of them became Super Randonneurs. In total 18 cyclists including one from Mumbai participated in the 600-km Brevet des Randonneurs Mondiaux. The ride started from Mumbai Naka in […]

Wait for Dhanush, India?s first indigenous Bofors to end soon

Wait for Dhanush, India?s first indigenous Bofors to end soon

JABALPUR: After US?s M-777 and K-9 guns from Korea were symbolically inducted by Army in November, , the indigenous version of Swedish , would be following soon. Dhanush had to fire 5,000 shells during multiple rounds of trials before final selection. Three incidents of malfunctioning and a CBI inquiry had […]

1,500 new waqf properties in Pune, Parbhani

1,500 new waqf properties in Pune, Parbhani

PUNE: A pilot survey by the state government, collectorate and settlement commissionerate has revealed more than 1,000 new and . The last survey was conducted in 2002. According to the rules, a survey has to be undertaken every 10 years. ?There has been a delay in conducting the survey due […]

Nashik: 3 Saibaba devotees killed in road mishap

Nashik: 3 Saibaba devotees killed in road mishap

NASHIK: Three devotees of Saibaba hailing from Mumbai were killed when they were run over by a car while on their way to Shirdi, police said on Sunday. Sixteen other devotees, who were part of a group carrying palanquin of Saibaba to Shirdi, were injured in the incident which occurred […]

Man pushes woman traffic cop, arrested

Man pushes woman traffic cop, arrested

NASHIK: Sarkarwada police a 30-year-old man from Makhmalabad Road area on the charge of deterring a police constable from performing her duty in Meher Signal area of the city. Sunny Pandharinath Dhatrak was booked under Section 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharging his duty) of […]