Nashik’s Om Mahajan cycled from Kashmir to Kanyakumari in 8 days. Om covered a distance of 3,600 km on his bicycle in eight days, seven hours and 38 minutes. Om started his journey from Srinagar last week & finished on November 21. He set the record for the fastest bicycle journey across India. Om’s uncle, Mahendra Mahajan had held the record for the fastest bicycle ride from Srinagar to Kanyakumari which was recently broken by Indian Army's Lt Col Bharat Pannu. Om said that it was his dream to bring back the record home. Watch the full video for more details.
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A 34-year-old specially-abled woman, a polio patient, has dutifully played the role as Sarpanch. She is serving 2 villages in Dindori taluka in Maharashtra's Nashik. Dahegaon and Waghlud villages unanimously elected her as the Sarpanch for the second time. Currently in her 2nd term, Kavita Bhondwe made changes in Gram Panchayats' affairs and stood up against illegal practices of the villages.
An Anganwadi worker rows 18 kms to remote villages to attend tribal kids and expecting mothers. Relu Vasave travels to interior villages every day from Maharashtra's Nandurbar. Relu belongs to Nashik and grew up near Narmada, where she learned swimming. Since April, Relu began visiting newborns, expecting mothers from hamlets of Aligat and Dadar. As an Anganwadi member, Relu checks weight, proper growth of newborns and their mothers. Relu has received heaps of praises from tribal people for her effort during the pandemic. The Anganwadi member's work has been also praised by the Chief Minister's office. Watch the full video for more.
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With the BJP facing setbacks in the Maharashtra Legislative Council polls, its leader Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said his party failed to gauge the combined strength of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) allies. He said the party will analyse the poll results and prepare for the next election in a better way. In a setback to the opposition party, MVA candidates have so far won three out of five constituencies- three graduates' and two teachers'. Elections for these five seats along with one local bodies seat were held on December 1. Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Nawab Malik said BJP should face reality. Watch the full video for more details.
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Mumbai got its first-ever Sea Harrier Monument at Bandra Bandstand, which has been dedicated to the city by the Indian Navy. The jet served in Indian Navy for 37 years before it was decommissioned from aircraft carrier INS Viraat in 2017. On December 03, Maharashtra Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray unveiled the monument. He shared the pictures on his Twitter handle. Sea Harrier Monument facing Arabian Sea, remind valour of the Indian Navy.
This female leopard "spotted" a perfect place to give birth: a farmer's hut. Watch adorable video of the newborn cubs in Nashik, India, here. The Maharashtra Forest Department will hold off on removing..
A leopardess gave birth to four cubs inside a hut in Igatpuri area of Nashik on Tuesday. “Female leopard gave birth to four inside a hut in Igatpuri. They are all safe and healthy. We are waiting for..
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