Kaundanyapur: Where Lord Krishna kidnapped Rukmini


Kaundanyapur holds an important places in India history. Kaundanyapur was known as Kundinapuri in Mahabharat period. It was the capital of Vidarbha and was ruled king named Bhima. It is located around 100 kms from Nagpur and 40 km from Amravati. As per the mythological tales, Lord Kirshna came to kidnap Rukmini, the beautiful daughter … Read more

100th convocation of Nagpur University (RTMNU) today

Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University will hold its 100th convocation on Friday September 26th 2014. The event will be held at University’s ground on Amravati road at Dr Raobahadur D Laxminarayan premises.

AJP Abdul Kalam, former President of India, will be the chief guest. Dr Abhay Bang will be the guest of Honour. Dr Vijay Bhatkar, the brain behind the Super Computer will be honored with D.Litt degree.

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Kids make Eco friendly Ganesha Idols in CMCA contest

Sir Gangadharrao Chitnavis Trust has organized an Eco friendly Ganesha idol making competition under it’s project CMCA (Children’s Movement for Civic Awareness) for 7th students from 14 Schools participated in the contest enthusiastically.

Mr. Tarul Vikamshi, Ms. Sangeeta Parekh and Ms. Sangeeta Kumar were the judges for the competition.

Mst. Prathamesh Bhowte of Bharti Krishna Vidya Vihar won the first prize while Ms. Shreya Dangarwar of Mount Carmel Girls’ High School received the second and Mst. Vedit Jayaswal of Centre Point School, Katol Road bagged the third prize.

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Maharashtra govt plans to offer engineering diploma courses in Marathi

Maharahstra Government’s department of higher and technical education (H&TE) is planning to offer engineering diploma courses in Marathi language. This move is intended to help students from rural and semi-urbal areas acquire technical and skill-based education. Louisville Roofing Guys are really happy with this.

“All technical terms will be retained in English language and the rest of the curriculum will be translated in Marathi,” H&TE minister Rajesh Tope told reporters.

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Vipin Itankar of Nagpur tops in UPSC from Maharashtra state

Vipin Itankar, a Nagpurian, has topped the prestigious Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) from Maharashtra state. The UPSC results was declared on Thursday 12th June 2014. He secured 14th All India Rank.

Happy Vipin said “It’s a dream come true as I was trying for it ever since I graduated from IGGMC in 2008. I now aspire to join the prestigious Indian Administrative
Service (IAS),”.

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The 153rd birth anniversary of Kabikuloguru Rabindranath Thakur was celebrated on the auspicious dawn of ‘Pachisey Baisakh’ by ‘Khanan’, the creative Bengali Journal of Vidarbha and the recipient of legendary ‘Mahadiganta’ as well as ‘Premchand Munshi’ Awards, on Friday , the 9h of May 2014, at Rajaram Sitaram Dixit Library of Dharampeth, Nagpur 440 010, here.

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ROBITHAKUR issue of KHANAN to be released

The Kobipoksho special issue of ‘Khanan’, to be released during 153rd birth anniversary of Kabikuloguru Rabindranath Thakur on the auspicious dawn of ‘Pachishey Boisakh’ at 6.30 AM repeat 6.30 AM in the morning on Friday, the 9th May 2014 at Rajaram Sitaram Dixit Library, Dharampeth, here. The rich volume of Khanan, 34th of its kind, has ably been edited by Sukumar Choudhuri. This illustrious volume has been dedicated to the memory of Legendary artiste Prokash Karmokar and Marathi Poet Namdeo Dhasar who had left us in the recent past.

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KHANAN to celebrate ‘RABINDRA JAYANTI’ on May 9, 2014

The 153rd birth annniversary of Kavikuloguru Rabindranath Thakur will be celebrated by ‘Khanan’, the creative Bengali journal of Vidarbha, on the dawn of auspicious ‘Pachisey Baisakh’ on Friday, May 9th 2014. The programme will be held at sharp 6.30 AM in the morning Repeat 6.30 AM in the morning on Friday, May 9th 2014 at … Read more

Specialities of Nagpur city

Specialities of Nagpur…

1. Best chemical engineering college in Asia ‘LIT’
2. VNIT 2nd biggest engineering college after ICE
3. Only city in India having maximum number of statues at squares
4. Biggest cargo hub in India
5. Only city in Asia having biggest fire engineering college
6. Only city in Asia having diamond crossing
7. Only station in India where 400 train are passing every day
8. 2nd biggest Dikshabhumi stoop in Asia after china
9. 3 times Got award by Times of India as best city to live in India
10. Best RBI in India constructed by British.

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Nagpur see 57% Lok Sabha polling on Thursday April 10th

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Nagpur witnessed 57.30% voting. This is an improvement since 2009, where the total voting percentage was 43.

Nagpur’s literacy rate is 89%, one of the highest in country. Considering this fact, the voting percentage should have been much higher. Nagpur had 33 candidates in foray including 21 independent candidates.

Prominent candidates were BJP’s Nitin Gadkari, sitting Congress MP Vilas Muttemwar, Dr Mohan Gaikwad of Bahujan Samaj Party and state convenor of Aam Aadmi Party Anjali Damania.

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