Man Poses With Rifle While Riding Bike, Reel Lands Him In Trouble
A youth filming reels on a road in Solapur, Maharashtra landed himself into trouble after the video of his bike stunt surfaced online. Reportedly, an FIR was registered against the biker being identified as the son of NCP Corporator Nagesh Gaikwad, Chetan. The incident took place on March 12, the day when India celebrated Rang Panchami. A case has been registered against Chetan.
Tags: Solapur, Reel, Viral video, Instagram(137), Social Media
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
54 Kg Ganja Seized From Distributers In Solapur-Pune Highway
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on the Solapur-Pune highway, seized 54 kilograms of high-grade ganja, police informed on July 1. The police also arrested two drug peddlers from the scene. Reportedly, the seized contraband worth Rs 85 lakh, was sourced from Odisha's Ganjam, and was destined to be distributed in Mumbai, Surat and other adjoining areas. The duo also confessed to have supplied the contraband in the region multiple times.
Tags: Solapur, Pune, Ganja, Odisha, Mumbai
4 Drainage Workers Die On Duty In Solapur: Maharashtra
In Maharashtra's Solapur district, four drainage workers died on duty while working on Akkalkot Drainage system, on December 24. As per sources, two died on spot and two were rushed to hospital in serious condition. Locals blamed the Solapur Municipal Corporation for the incident and alleged that the workers were not provided with any safety equipments. Various social organisations have urged the government to take action against the… read-more
Tags: drainage, drainage workers, Maharashtra , Solapur, drainage workers death
Maharashtra School Teacher Bags $1 Million 'Global Teacher Award'
For innovative pedagogy and reducing the school drop-out rate, a Maharashtra school teacher Ranjitsinh Disale has been awarded 'Global Teacher Prize' with a cash award of $1 million. Interestingly, the 32-year-old teacher has incorporated QR codes while teaching. Disale has said that he would split the prize amount and use it to support teachers in rural areas. Reportedly, he has been awarded by the Varkey Foundation, which partnered with… read-more
Tags: Maharashtra , Solapur, Global Teacher Prize, UNESCO
Courtesy: The Times of India
India's Primary School Teacher In Race For $1-Million Global Teacher Prize
Ranjitsinh Disale, a primary-school teacher from Solapur, Maharashtra is in the race to win $1-million Global Teacher Prize, which associates with UNESCO. Promoting girl’s education, Disale revamped the school building, translated textbooks into mother tongue and made his school the first in Maharashtra to enable learning through QR codes. Disale also ensured 100% girls' attendance at school while reducing teenage marriages in his village… read-more
Tags: UNESCO, Solapur, Maharashtra , QR Codes, Teachers, Global Teacher Prize, Girl's Education
Courtesy: New Indian Express