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  • Maharashtra: Two Youth Congress members arrested in murder case March 30, 2014

    Latur: Two Youth Congress members in Maharashtra were arrested by the local police in connection with the murder of a female party worker. The two accused were arrested from Latur on Saturday night. According to local police, the victim had left with both the accused in the same car after a...
  • Maharashtra: Several injured after blast in state transport bus May 10, 2013

    Mumbai: An explosion in a state transport bus in Latur district of Maharashtra on Friday evening left several injured. According to sources, the cause of the blast was unknown. Nearly 1015 people are believed to have been injured in the blast. Sources said a bomb disposal squad has been rushed and the...
  • Drought worsens in Maharashtra; 7,075 villages hit March 12, 2013

    Mumbai: The drought situation in Maharashtra has worsened with more villages being supplied water through tankers, an official said on Monday. The number of villages and hamlets depending on water tankers for survival went up to 7,075 from 6,488 last Monday. Also, the number of tankers supplying water daily increased to 2,408...
  • Massive crowds bid farewell to Vilasrao at Latur August 15, 2012

    Mumbai: Union Minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's last rites were performed in his native village in Latur on Wednesday. Thousands of people including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chief Sonia Gandhi attended the funeral. The state government has declared a threeday mourning for Vilasrao who was...
  • Girls outshine boys in Maharashtra Class X exam June 13, 2012

    Pune: An overall pass percentage of 81.32 was recorded in the results of Class X exam in Maharashtra, where girl students outperformed boys. The Class X (SSC) examination was conducted by Maharashtra State Board for Secondary and Higher Secondary Education in March and the results were announced on Wednesday. The girls...
  • Deshmukh retains hold over Latur civic body April 16, 2012

    Mumbai: The Congress on Monday emerged as the dominant party in elections to five municipal corporations in Maharashtra, including Latur in Marathwada region. In Latur, Union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh retained his hold over the municipal corporation, with the Congress winning 49 of the 70 seats, fending off a challenge by the...
  • Quake jolts several parts of Maharashtra September 19, 2011

    Mumbai: Tremors shook some parts of Maharashtra early on Monday, barely 12 hours after the earthquake that rocked northern and eastern India, an official said The tremors were recorded around 6.20 am, but the intensity or its epicentre have not yet been confirmed, the official from the Seismological Monitoring Centre...
  • Latur: Teen abducted, killed; four minors held February 15, 2011

    Latur: Four college students have been arrested for allegedly abducting and killing a ninth standard student in Latur in Maharashtra. The victim Suraj was the son of a Zila Parishad member. Police say the four suspects belonged to poor families and had conspired to kidnap him hoping for Rs 1 crore...
  • Social workers shocked at minister's attitude July 13, 2009

    Dileep Deshmukh's suggestion of a separate school for HIV kids stuns social workers in Latur. ...
  • Minister wants HIV+ kids out of regular school July 13, 2009

    Latur: In Maharashtra, a state minister has openly backed villagers in Latur district, who were protesting against the presence of some HIV positive students in a local school. Guardian Minister Dileep Deshmukh has also suggested special and separate facilities be made for HIV affected students. The 10 children suffering from...
  • Latur school backs HIV+ve kids, villagers unrelenting July 12, 2009

    Latur: After CNNIBN's sister channel IBN Lokmat exposed how a school in Maharashtra's Latur district had asked eight HIVpositive students to leave, the school administration was forced to reconsider its stand. But the attitude of villagers is something that has not been altered despite the developments. The school had asked the kids...
  • Impact: Latur school ordered to take back HIV+ kids July 11, 2009

    New Delhi: The Maharashtra government has ordered a probe into the school boycott of HIV positive students in Latur district. The District Collector has warned school authorities to take back the students or face the consequences. On Friday, CNNIBN had reported how the education of some HIV positive children in...
  • School asks HIVpositive students to leave in Latur July 10, 2009

    Latur: A school in Maharashtra's Latur district has asked eight HIVpositive students to leave after parents of other students protested their presence in the school. Authorities say they had to take the decision after parents of other students stopped sending their children to the school. Head Master, Zilla Parishad School...
  • HIV+ students shunned in Latur school July 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Legalising homosexuality may help the fight against AIDS in India, but the education of some HIV positive children in Latur has been jeopardised. Not only are they HIV infected but they have also been victims of discrimination. Their school Zilla Parishad School Hosegaon is allegedly asking them...
  • Aerial security vigil on Naxals soon September 10, 2006

    Latur (Maharashtra): Faced with increasing violence by Naxalites, who often move from one state to other through deep jungles after launching attacks, security agencies are mulling aerial monitoring of their movements in order to tackle the menace. "They commit the crime in one state and flee to the other through deep...