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Actor Sayaji Shinde attends SRTMU's environmental programme in Nanded

Nanded, Jan 25 (UNI) Marathi and Tamil film actor Sayaji Shinde on Saturday attended an
environmental programme organized by the Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University
The varsity's National Service Scheme held a debate on the topic ‘Conservation of trees and
water: Creating an awareness’.
Speaking during the debate, actor Shinde remarked, "Men may pretend and work negatively
but the trees do not have such disqualifications."
He underlined the importance of tree plantation for its' utility as well as conservation of
Explaining cruciality of afforestation, he said, "Trees provide fruits, flowers and medicines
without practicing any disparity."
He asserted that there is a need of planting 10 lakh trees and nursing them.
The varsity's Vice-Chancellor Dr Udhav Bhosle announced hiking Rs 10 lakh fund, meant for planting trees, to Rs 1.45 crore.
Writer Arvind Jagtap, Dr Jogendra Sinh Bisen, Dr Rajendra Patil, Dr Deepak
Bacchewar, Dr Sarjerao Shinde,Dr Govind Katlakute, Dr Shailaja Wadikar and Dr Shivraj
Bokade were present as guests of honours.
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Associate of Dawood arrested

26 Feb 2020 | 11:46 PM

Palghar, Feb 26 (UNI) An associate of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim who was on the run for years has been finally traced and arrested by the district police from Nalla Sopara on Tuesday, the police said on Wednesday.

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CPI Goa expresses concern over violent incidents taking place in national capital

26 Feb 2020 | 10:28 PM

Panaji, Feb 26 (UNI) The Goa State Council of Communist Party of India (CPl) on Wednesday expressed concern over violent incidents taking place in New Delhi.

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Gujarat: FM presents Rs 2,17,287 cr budget for FY 2020-21

Gujarat: FM presents Rs 2,17,287 cr budget for FY 2020-21

26 Feb 2020 | 10:10 PM

Gandhinagar, Feb 26 (UNI) Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister-cum-Finance Minister Nitin Patel on Wednesday presented a budget of Rs 2,17,287 crore for the financial year 2020-21, with a surplus of over Rs 270 crore.

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Anti-CAA protests aimed at blackmailing govt: Sambit Patra

26 Feb 2020 | 9:36 PM

Panaji, Feb 26 (UNI) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Spokesperson Sabmit Patra on Wednesday said that the ongoing anti-CAA protests in the national capital were aimed at black mailing the government by the opposition around US President Donald Turmp's visit to India.
Speaking at an interaction programme in the city, he said, “They want to blackmail the government. They want the government should bend down. I am not saying anything provocative. The government has said repeatedly, that it (CAA) is an act to give rights, not take rights. All the controversial issues which no one wanted to touch with tongs earlier, we have in one year, taken such big decisions in controversial matters.”
“You think the Opposition will sit silent? They will use everything in their power to destabilise this government, this country,” the BJP leader said.

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Goa Congress congratulates Bihar MLAs for supporting anti-NRC resolution

Goa Congress congratulates Bihar MLAs for supporting anti-NRC resolution

26 Feb 2020 | 8:47 PM

Panaji, Feb 26 (UNI) The Congress in Goa on Wednesday congratulated MLAs of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Janata Dal (Secular) of Bihar for supporting resolution that rejected the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and accepting to out new inclusion of data in the National Population Register (NPR).

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