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6 killed in explosion at Pulgaon Army Depot in Maharashtra

Nagpur : Six persons died in a blast at the Wardha ammunition depot of the army here in Maharashtra on Tuesday, officials said. The toll shot up to six from the earlier three, with another 10 injured, including four seriously. The explosion occurred at the Pulgaon Central Ammunition Depot (CAD) around 7.15 a.m. when discarded ammunition […]

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Two women Maoists killed in Maharashtra gun-fight

Nagpur :  Two women Maoists were killed after a fierce gun-battle in the forests of Gadchiroli district here on Monday, an official said. According to an official spokesperson, the gun-fight took place when a security team of the CRPF and Anti-Naxal Operations (ANO) was conducting combing operations in the Maoist-infested Nihaikal jungles of the district. […]

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Tigress Avni shot from behind, says expert’s report

Nagpur : Tigress Avni was shot and killed “when she was facing away” from the gunman hired by the Maharashtra government, the report of an independent government-appointed expert revealed here on Monday, giving a new dimension to the operation. The detailed analytical report has been prepared by wildlife biologist Milind Pariwakam of the Wildlife Conservation […]

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Man-eater tigress Avni shot dead in Vidarbha forests in Maharashtra

Nagpur : Avni, a five-year old alleged man-eater tigress who had created terror in Maharshtra’s Vidarbha forests, was shot dead on Saturday in Yavatmal district. The search operation came after nearly three months of a massive tigress-hunt along with trap cameras, drones, a pack of trained sniffer dogs and a hang-glider along with a team […]

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Mohan Bhagwat pitches for legally constructing Ram temple

Nagpur : Highlighting the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya as a matter of national interest, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday pitched for building it at the earliest through “appropriate and requisite law” and slammed certain “fundamentalist forces” for obstructing the process. Addressing the cadres of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh here during the annual […]