Enjoy Venus transit on Wednesday, 6th June 2012

We all have heard of solar Eclipse or lunar Eclipse but this is something new called Venus transit. Transit is when mercury or Venus comes between the earth and the sun. Venus transit is when venus will come in between the earth and the sun. This will leave a small shadow on the sun. It will be visible between 5.31am to 10.22am. It is not very prominent like solar eclipse but it is a rare phenomenon which has a pattern of 105.5, 8, 121.5 and 8 years making a basic cycle of 243 years.

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Duronto to run daily from Nagpur to Mumbai from end of June 2012

Duronto which used to run thrice a week will be converted into a daily train. It is good news for Nagpurians as there was always a long waiting list in trains like sevagram and Vidarbha. Many people adopted other means of conveyance in the absence of confirmed ticket in trains.

Nagpur will soon be a clean train station where standardized methods will be used for cleaning trains. Water coolers have been installed at the railway stations which has been donated by NGO’s. It will be maintained by Railways.

Decision to run Duronto daily will sure bring smiles to all Nagpurians.

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Nagpur Municipal Corporation preparing for the monsoon

NMC (Nagpur Municipal Corporation) is in the process of cleaning all nullahs to avoid water blockage during the monsoon season. Municipal Commissioner Sanjeev Jaiswal is himself monitoring the work so that all nullahs are cleaned before the onset of monsoons. But the problem is Nagpur Municipal Corporation has forgot dug roads.

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Police personnel deployed near lakes to prevent suicide

It is a common incidence for students to attempt suicide as soon as the results get declared. It is very disheartening to know that today’s youth do not know how to cope up with the stress created by poor performance or less than expected results. City Police Chief, Ankush Dhanvjay has deployed police personnel near Gandhisagar, Telangkhedi, and Ambazari lakes to prevent suicides. They will catch someone who is trying to take his/her own life. The situation is really alarming as parents spend their hard earned money on their children and hence their expectations rises.

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Illegal religious structures to get demolished in Nagpur

Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) is likely to demolish Illegal religious structures after getting directives from Supreme court. Illegal structures which disrupts smooth flow of traffic will be demolished. NMC has identified 1279 illegal religious structures of which it has decided to demolish 464 and fate of rest will be decided after receiving public opinion like suggestions and objections. Demolition of few structures might cause public outrage and make the situation tense so the decision to demolish them will be taken after getting public opinion.

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Food and Drug Association seized 1,500 Kg of Mangoes from Nagpur

FDA (Food and Drug Association) has seized 1,500 Kg of mangoes worth Rs 90,000 from kalamna Market, Nagpur. Previously Mangoes worth Rs 1 Lac were seized and destroyed by FDA officials as Calcium carbide was used to ripen the fruit. The chemical if consumed in large quantity can cause health hazards. The news was highlighted by Nagpurpulse.com team. This is second incidence in which FDA officials have caught traders red handed with mangoes ripened artificially using Calcium Carbide.

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Wildlife Sanctuaries to remain open in monsoon this year

Pravin Pardeshi, principal secretary of forest department has initiated discussions with PCCF Wildlife (Maharashtra) to keep wildlife sanctuaries open in monsoon season this year. Only Tadoba Andheri Tiger Reserve (TATR) remained open in monsoon while other parks were closed.

Opening of national parks in the monsoon season will help protect wild animals as tourist can also inform guard if they find something unusual happening around them. No tourist vehicles will be allowed inside the park but only forest vehicles will be used for movement inside the park.

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Amitabh Bachchan Foundation gives financial assistance to farmers of Wardha

Rotary club of Wardha cleared loans worth Rs 29 Lakhs of wardha farmers. Banks were not ready to give them loan as a result they had to seek loan from private party. The situation would get out of control when these farmers committed suicide when they were unable to repay the loan.

Rotary club of Mumbai organized a program in which debt of 114 farmers were cleared, the fund was received from Amitabh Bachchan Foundation. Rotary club was also teaching the framers organic farming so that they used funds properly in the right direction.

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DES – Nagpur

Vestige Marketing Pvt Ltd is conducting Director Education Seminar from 12th June to 13th June 2012 at Hotel Sun & Sand, Nagpur, Maharashtra.

Date : 12th June – 13th June 2012
Venue : Sun & Sand, Nagpur, Maharashtra
Time : 9:30 Am on 12th June 2012

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