Nashik-Pune seaplane service to launch from Monday

Seaplane service operator Mehair will launch its first flight service between Nashik and Pune on Monday after it had to suspend its earlier launch due to inclement weather.

Kumbh Mela: Community radios installed in buses for devotees

In view of the heavy rush of pilgrims expected during the upcoming Kumbh Mela here, the Nashik district administration has arranged for 'community radios' in 3,000 MSRTC buses.

Fadnavis reviews preparations for Kumbh Mela

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday reviewed preparations for the upcoming 'Kumbh Mela' here.

Five held with arms, ammunition in Thane

Five persons of a gang called 'Tipper' were arrested and arms and ammunition seized from them as they were planning to execute a loot in Kalwa area of Thane, police said on Saturday.

Incessant rains disrupt normal life in Nashik

The Nashik city and neighbouring areas in the district witnessed incessant rains for the third consecutive day today, disrupting normal life and affecting vehicular traffic on the main highways, official sources said.

Three killed, 15 hurt in bus-car collision in Nashik

Three persons were on Monday killed and 15 others injured in a head-on-collision between a Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) bus and a car on the Mumbai-Agra national highway, police said.

Spell out steps to make Godavari clean: HC to Maharashtra

The Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government to declare within a week what steps it would take to make the Godavari river in Nashik, where Kumbh Mela starts next month, pollution-free and its water fit for drinking.

Micro-planning done to manage crowd in Kumbh mela: Police

The city police have done micro-planning for managing crowd and vehicular traffic during the Kumbh mela to begin here from July 17.

Maharashtra govt to focus on crowd management for Nashik 'Kumbh Mela'

The Maharashtra government will focus on crowd management to avoid stampede like situations during the forthcoming 'Kumbh Mela' to be held in Nashik.

Maharashtra: Unidentified people stab youth to death, mob ransacks hospital

A 28-year-old youth was allegedly stabbed to death by some unidentified people over a minor altercation following which an irate mob ransacked a hospital during which a top cop was injured, police said on Monday.

Maharashtra food, civil supplies department officials on strike

Maharashtra Food and Supplies department officials have gone a state-wide strike after seven officers in the district were issued suspension letter in connection with an alleged multi-crore ration scam.

Maharashtra: Three killed, five injured as truck falls into valley

 Three labourers were killed and five others seriously injured when the truck in which they were travelling fell into a 25-feet valley here, police said on Saturday.

550 CCTVs to be installed for Kumbh Mela in Maharashtra ​

As many as 550 CCTV cameras will be installed for security purpose in Trimbakeshwar and Nashik city for the forthcoming Kumbh mela, where over eight crore devotees are likely to arrive, a Maharashtra Home department official said.

Wild card Mihika Yadav in last 16 of Nashik ITF Tennis Championships
Wild card Mihika Yadav in last 16 of Nashik ITF Tennis Championships

Mihika Yadav became eligible for a women's ITF ranking after getting past Vasanti Shinde to make it to the second round at the USD 10,000 NIWEC-ITF Tennis Championships here.

Rape-accused Army officer's police custody extended for 2 days

A local court on Tuesday extended for two days the police remand of Colonel Vinod Sahani, arrested for allegedly raping a 21-year-old mentally-challenged woman at his residence in Deolali Camp near here.

Eight crore devotees likely to attend Kumbh Mela

Maharashtra minister for tribal welfare Vishnu Sawra said here more than eight crore devotees are likely to visit upcoming Kumbh Mela at Trimbakeshwar in Maharashtra's Nashik district.

Army officer arrested for raping mentally-challenged woman

A senior Army officer, posted at Artillery Centre here, was arrested for allegedly raping a 21-year-old mentally-challenged woman at his residence in Deolali Camp.

Armyman booked for raping mentally challenged woman in Nashik

A senior Army officer has been booked for allegedly raping a mentally challenged woman here, police said on Saturday.

58 kg gold looted in biggest heist in Maharashtra

 In what police termed as the biggest heist of its kind in the state, a staggering 58 kg of gold worth around Rs.17 crore was looted at gunpoint from a security vehicle on the Nashik-Dhule highway early on Friday morning.

Even I was under govt watch as Maharashtra minister: Sharad Pawar

Amid a row over snooping on close relatives of Subhash Chandra Bose, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said keeping a watch was a general practice of any government and even he was under watch during his tenure as Home Minister of Maharashtra years ago.