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Idea fined Rs 10,000 for issuing duplicate SIM to fraudster

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The state information technology secretary (adjudicating officer) has directed Idea Cellular company and its franchise to pay Rs 10,000 to a complainant for causing mental agony to him by blocking his SIM card and issuing a duplicate one to a fraudster based on fake documents.

Cabinet nod for docs pushes Mihan closer to privatization

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The state cabinet at its meeting in Mumbai on Wednesday gave approval to drafts of the documents required for finalizing the develop-build-finance-operate and transfer (DBFOT) contracts to be executed with bidders for the city’s Mihan project.

Industrialist moves HC to curb Chanda pollution

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MERC pulls up MSEDCL over frivolous litigation

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Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has reprimanded MSEDCL for unnecessary litigations and asked it to withdraw such cases within 45 days. The Commission said in a recent order that the discom was still incurring legal expenses on such litigations and serious cognisance would be taken on this during the decision on the power tariff.

Nagpur city cops top state list for speed of passport police verification

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The Nagpur police have topped the table in the state for speed of completing police verification report (PVR) for passports in 2018 among all District Police Headquarters (DPHQs). On an average, city police took six days to complete a PVR while making passports, whereas Nagpur Rural police were last on the list, taking a surprising 598 days to complete the PVR.

Colleges slam government, social welfare department over scholarship process

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On Wednesday, colleges slammed the government and the social welfare department over lack of clarity on post-matric scholarship disbursal and once again maintaining silence on fund transfer.

HC hears about 50 PILs on various issues

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On a hectic Tuesday, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court heard over 40 PILs concerning to various important issues. While it issued directives in many cases, a most of them were adjourned. The court grilled the government and civic bodies over failure to provide facilities.

Low footfalls, hard bargains hurting craftsmen at SCZCC craft mela

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The 120 stalls selling a variety of handcrafted items at the ongoing Orange City Craft Mela at SCZCC have not been able to attract that kind of sales this event promises every year. At a media interaction between the artisans, who are national and state awardees, it was a sad story of low sales, hard bargaining by customers who are unaware of the true and intrinsic value of the craft and high rentals of the stalls this year.

Fire department declares 18 hotels, restaurants in Nagpur unsafe

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The Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s (NMC) fire and emergency services department has declared 19 establishments — mostly hotels and restaurants, but including one cooperative bank — unsafe. The department has also asked NMC’s water works department and Maharashtra state electricity department to disconnect water and power supplies to these buildings, chief fire officer Rajendra Uchake told TOI.

MLA Kadu gets 6-month jail for assaulting cop, given bail

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Independent MLA Bacchu Kadu and three of his associates were sentenced to six months of imprisonment by a sessions court at Achalpur in Amravati district on Wednesday. They were found guilty of assaulting a traffic police constable on duty in a tiff that took place about 20 months ago.

With 19 cubs from 5 litters, Madhuri is supermom of Tadoba

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If popular tigresses Maya, Chhoti Tara and Sonam are the face of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR), Madhuri, which delivered her fifth litter last month, is no less than the ‘Empress’ of the buffer zone. The tigress has delivered 19 cubs since 2010.

CBSE XII Board: Schools rue only one day gap between English and Physics paper

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City schools are unhappy with the CBSE timetable for STD XII saying it could have been ‘spaced out’ much better. Big ticket papers like English and Physics have just a single day gap while many optional subjects across streams are being held on consecutive days.

Jigaon project: ACB FIR against Bajoriya’s firm, government officials

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After coming under fire from the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court for failure to complete enquiry into alleged scams in four irrigation projects, the State Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has finally lodged a police complaint against senior officials of Bajoriya Construction Company, Maharashtra Jivan Pradhikaran (MJP), Water Resources Department (WRD), and Vidarbha Irrigation Development Corporation (VIDC) in the Jigaon project. This was revealed through an affidavit filed before the HC on Wednesday.

665 vehicles fine for ferrying excess school kids

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The traffic police have launched a drive to penalize school transport operators violating safety norms. On Wednesday, the traffic police fined 665 vehicle owners -- mostly autorickshaws and vans — for ferrying schoolchildren in excess of the permissible seating capacity.

High grade viral fever with dry cough grips children

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