Uddhav Thackeray

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Maharashtra Govt Changes Names Of Aurangabad, Osmanabad & Navi Mumbai Airport

The Maharashtra Cabinet has given approval to change the names of Aurangabad and Osmanabad districts. Aurangabad has now been named as Sabhaji Nagar and Osmanabad as Dharashiv. Also, Navi Mumbai Airport's name will also be changed to DB Patil International Airport. The name change though has been long planned by the Shiv Sena government, the sudden move has definitely come as a shocker to many.

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 07:41 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Maharashtra , aurangabad, Osmanabad, Sambhaji Nagar, Navi Mumbai Airport

Courtesy: ANI

Spurious Liquor

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Spurious Liquor Claims Lives Of 2 In Bihar's Aurangabad; Over 70 Arrested

In Bihar's Aurangabad district, two lives have come to a tragic end after consuming spurious liquor, on May 24. Reportedly, the liquor was brought from Jharkhand and over 70 persons have been arrested in the case so far. Further details on the matter is Underway. The Nitish Kumar led state government in Bihar banned the sake and consumption of alcohol in 2016. 

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 08:31 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: alcohol, aurangabad, Nitish Kumar, Jharkhand, Bihar

Courtesy: ANI

Aurangabad to Pune Highway

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Nitin Gadkari Announces To Construct Rs 10,000 Cr Worth Aurangabad-Pune Expressway

Union Road Transport and Highways minister Nitin Gadkari has announced an "access-controlled expressway" project in the state of Maharashtra, on April 25. The Rs 10,000 crore worth project will reportedly connect Aurangabad and Pune, and make the travel between the cities faster. Gadkari said that vehicles can cruise up to a speed of 140 kmph and the travel time will be reduced to 1.15 hours, against the current 4-5 hours. 

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 11:45 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Expressway project, aurangabad, Pune, Nitin Gadkari, Maharashtra

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6 Teenagers Consume Poison In Aurangabad, Investigation Underway

In Bihar's Aurangabad region, six teenagers (12-16-year-old) allegedly consumed poison, trying to suicide. Of the all, three died, two are out of danger and one is said to be in critical condition at Magadh Medical College, confirmed police on April 9. Although the actual reason behind the drastic step is yet to be known, villagers said it to be a matter of one-sided love. The police are investigating the matter.

Sat, 09 Apr 2022 - 04:23 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Adesh Kumar Gupta, aurangabad, teenagers, Poison, Suicide

Courtesy: ANI

Swords ordered

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Maharashtra Police Seize 37 Swords, Dagger From Courier Office

In Maharashtra's Aurangabad city, police seized 37 swords and a dagger from a courier company's office. As per PTI, on March 30, DCP Ujwala Vankar said, "We have come to know that these swords were brought from Amritsar and Jalandhar in Punjab. Reportedly, seven people from Aurangabad and Jalna placed orders for the weapons. No arrests have been made so far. The police registered a case and initiated the investigation.

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 - 06:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maharashtra(95, ) Police, aurangabad, Courier Office, Swords

Shaikh Yusuf

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Aurangabad Man Buys Horse To Commute Amid Fuel Price Hike

In Maharashtra's Aurangabad, Shaikh Yusuf uses a horse to commute to work amid rising fuel prices. Furthermore, Yusuf is a lab assistant at YB Chavan College and purchased a horse of Rs 40,000 by selling his bike. He has named his horse "Jigar'. "My expenses had increased because of the old bike and rise in fuel prices. Riding a horse is also good for health," Yusuf said.

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 04:55 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Maharashtra , aurangabad, horse, Fuel, Shaikh Yusuf

Courtesy: ANI

Amresh Singh with hop-shoot crop.

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Fake: Claims Of Bihar Man's 'Hop-Shoot' Cultivation Turned Out Bogus

The ‘Bihar man growing world’s costliest crop’ buzz has turned out to be fake. Much in news, the medicinal value crop ‘hop shoots’ cultivation was claimed to be grown by an Aurangabad-based farmer, Amresh Singh. However, on approached by media groups, the claim… read-more

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 10:27 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: aurangabad, Amresh Singh, Hop-Shoots, Horticulture, Fake News

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Bihar Farmer Grows World's Costliest Veggie; Fetches Rs 1 Lakh/Kg

Bihar’s Aurangabad native Amresh Singh is cultivating the world's costliest crop 'Hop Shoots' that fetches him around Rs 1 lakh/kilogram. The 38-year-old bought the saplings from Varanasi's Indian Vegetable Research Institute and will deliver the product on special orders. Interestingly fetching whopping price, the crop is considered naturally beneficial against Tuberculosis, anxiety, depression, and insomnia. Touted as a game-changer for… read-more

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 09:27 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Hop shoots, Cultivation, crops, Bihar, aurangabad

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Maharashtra: Guatala Autramghat Sanctuary Spots 1st Tiger Since 1940

Maharashtra's Guatala Autramghat Wildlife Sanctuary officials have spotted a tiger in the sanctuary after nearly eight decades of oblivion. Believed to have come from Yavatmal’s Tipeshwar Sanctuary, the tiger was spotted during March 11-15. It is expected to have travelled around 330km from Aurangabad in search of a prey. Interestingly, it was once a native to this region. The Divisional Forest Officer has created seven teams to track the… read-more

Fri, 19 Mar 2021 - 09:15 AM / by Ronit John

Tags: Tiger, Maharashtra , aurangabad, Gautala sanctuary

Courtesy: NDTV

Representational photo: A pyre.

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Maharashtra: 4 Arrested For Stealing Pyre Ashes To Extract Melted Jewellery

Two men, along with their wives, were thrashed by locals of Devgaon Khurd village in Maharashtra's Osmanabad district after being caught stealing pyre ashes for extracting melted jewellery of a cremated woman. The accused were later handed over to police and a case has been registered against them. Reportedly, the offenders were facing financial crisis and after learning that the deceased was being cremated along with her jewellery, they … read-more

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 - 01:15 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: aurangabad, Devgaon Khurd Village, Cremation, Financial Crisis

Courtesy: Times Now