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Sadanand Fulzele passes away

Sadanand Fulzele, the founder secretary of the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Smarak Samiti, recently passed away at the age of 91. The federation looks after Deekshabhoomi in Nagpur, the site of Babasaheb Ambedkar’s conversion to Buddhism in 1956. Fulzele was a follower of Ambedkar’s ideologies and was instrumental in building the stupa at the place. Fulzele ..

Foundation day of India Meteorological Department

The foundation day of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) is to be celebrated on 15th January 2020. It is the 145th Foundation Day of the department. The Department was formed in the year 1875. Today is the main agency responsible for all the meteorological observations, forecasting of weather and seismology. The Headquarter is located in New Delhi and ..

Indian Railway to implement Modern Train Control System

The entire signaling system of the Indian Railway will be modernized with Modern Train Control System. The Modern Train Control System will be implemented with Long Term Evaluation (LTE) based  Mobile Train Radio Communication System (MTRC) after getting the consent of the Extended Board for Railways (EBR), the think-tank of the government of India-NITI Aayog ..

63rd Dhammachakra Pravartan Day 2019

In Maharashtra, the 63rd Dhammachakra Pravartan Din has celebrated at Deekshabhoomi in Nagpur on 9th October 2019. The Buddhist followers from the different parts of the country and abroad reached at the venue to pay homage to the Architect of Indian Constitution Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar.  It is a day to celebrate the Buddhist conversion of ..

Gorewada International Zoo going to set up in Nagpur

In a bid to protect forests, the Government of India (GoI) has given approval to establish an International Standard Zoo and Biopark on the forest land at Gorewada, Nagpur. The Zoo will have attractions like Bio Park, Indian Safari, African Safari, Night Safari, Research, Education and Training, facilities for tourists, etc. The Government of Maharashtra ..

BJP releases first list of 184 candidates for Lok Sabha Polls

BJP had released its first list of 184 candidates for ensuing Lok Sabha polls covering 20 states. PM Narendra Modi will contest  Lok Sabha elections again from Varanasi seat while BJP president Amit Shah will fight from Gandhinagar in Gujarat in place of party veteran Lal Krishna Advani. Senior party leaders and Union Ministers Rajnath ..

Vidharbha clinchs 2019 Ranji Trophy

On 7th February, Vidharbha lifted the Ranji Trophy for the second time in a row, after defeating Saurashtra by 78 runs in the final match of the 2018–19 season held at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur. With this, Vidarbha has become only the 6th team in the tournament’s long history to have defended the title.

Nagpur venue of 2nd World Orange Festival (WOF-2019)

In Maharashtra, the 2nd World Orange Festival (WOF-2019) has started in Nagpur from 19th January, which will continue till to 21st of this month. The festival, while offering its famed oranges to the world, will also showcase and brand the exquisite fruit in order to boost its export. Agricultural experts and scientists from various countries ..