Sunday, 27 November, 2022

Topic: Nashik

Muslim spiritual guru Khwaja Sayyad Chishti shot dead by 4 men in Nashik

The community religious leader, popularly known as 'Sufi Baba', was shot Tuesday evening in an open plot in the MIDC area of Yeola town, around 200 km from Mumbai, the police said.

‘Kept pumping brother’s chest for 1.5 hrs’: Man recounts horror that followed Nashik oxygen leak

On Wednesday, 24 Covid patients died at Nashik Municipal Corporation-run Dr Zakir Hussain Hospital after a leak in main oxygen storage tank. Relatives of several patients claim negligence. 

Oxygen tank in Nashik hospital leak that killed 22 patients was activated just 3 weeks ago

The incident occurred Wednesday when the patients, who were either on ventilator or oxygen support, suffocated to death after their oxygen supply stopped suddenly.

22 Covid patients dead after leakage in oxygen supply tank at Nashik hospital

A video of oxygen purportedly leaking from the storage plant has gone viral on social media. Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said govt will conduct a thorough probe.

Gujarat doubles testing to beat high mortality rate, Pune traders seek govt nod for suicide

A recap of some of the best on-ground reporting of the Covid-19 pandemic from ThePrint’s reporters and photojournalists.

This area in Nashik has region’s highest Covid death rate, yet it’s business as usual here

Naikwadi Pura area in Maharashtra's Nashik accounts for 30% of total Covid deaths in the region. It also has the most number of active cases.

What’s happening in Nagaland & why Covid cases are rising, Nashik wines could get pricier

A recap of some of the best on-ground reporting of the Covid-19 pandemic from ThePrint’s reporters and photojournalists.

Wine prices could rise as Nashik industry looks to get going after lockdown

The Rs 700-crore wine industry lost over Rs 150 crore, but had managed to complete harvest and crushing work before the Covid-19 lockdown.

On way to poll rally, Amit Shah’s chopper makes emergency landing in Nashik due to rain

Amit Shah was going to Akole in Ahmednagar district, over 70 km from Nashik, to address a rally on the last day of campaigning for Maharashtra elections.

Raj Thackerey acquitted in 2008 case of attack on hotel by MNS workers

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena president Raj Thackerey was accused of inciting his party workers to attack the hotel in Nashik district.

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.