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Vaishali Balajiwale

  • US centre to train medicos to manage emergencies at Kumbh Mela

    Health first: MUHS collaborates with US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to train people to handle medical disasters in a 3-pronged approach

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 6:25am
  • 22 swine flu deaths in Nashik district this year

    Swine flu has claimed 22 lives since this January in Nashik district, as per reports. So far, 124 positive cases have been reported, most of them from urban areas.

    Tuesday, 24 March 2015 - 6:35am
  • Wineries to buy grapes from hail-hit farmers

    Keeping to its identity as the wine capital of the country, vintners of Nashik district have extended a helping hand to grape farmers who have been badly hit by the recent unseasonal rains and hailstorm in the region.

    Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 5:20am
  • 38,000 farmers crushed after hail pelts crops, devastating livelihoods

    Damaging crops spread over 17,350 hectares across 107 villages, the rains that lashed Nashik on Saturday turned out to be the worst in the recent past. According to preliminary estimates of the district administration, around 37,829 farmers working 22,516 hectares have been affected from almost all...

    Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 5:35am
  • 'Load shedding' on sun making it snow and hail?

    Astronomers say a shift in the polar jet stream - which is causing the unseasonal rains - has been caused by a decrease in sun's activity

    Sunday, 15 March 2015 - 6:15am
  • Heavy rains damage crops in Nashik, over 9,000 farmers hit

    Incessant rains, hailstorm and strong winds have caused heavy damage to crops here. Since Friday, 9,400 farmers have been affected, with Sinnar the worst-hit.

    Sunday, 15 March 2015 - 5:05am
  • Boy paraded naked in village in Ahemednagar

    In a shocking incident, a 18 year old youth was paraded naked in the village in Ahemednagar on Friday, for allegedly being responsible for helping a girl elope from her house and on suspicion of the boy having affair with her.

    Friday, 13 March 2015 - 9:40pm
  • Defence ministry considering replacing outdated Cheetah, Chetak choppers: Army officer's wife

    The defence ministry is seriously contemplating replacing the age-old Cheetah and Chetak helicopter fleet used by the Indian army, said Adv Meenal Wagh Bhosale, founder member of the Army Wives' Agitation Group.

    Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 6:40am
  • Saviour of humans and animals alike

    Retired from her job with Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited, Yojana Burkule, who gives her age as 'above sixty,' is a busy woman. Her normal day is spent in being helpful to people, animals, birds and plants as well. She is popularly known as the woman who takes...

    Sunday, 8 March 2015 - 5:50am
  • Unseasonal rains crush grape crop and farmer's will to live

    Driven to despair when unseasonal rains damaged his crop of grapes last week, a farmer from Dindori tehsil in Nashik district committed suicide on Monday.

    Thursday, 5 March 2015 - 6:35am