NMU Convocation ceremony today:
The Khandesh region's Educational Hub North Maharashtra University Jalgaon's 13th Convocation Ceremony is on today 31st January. For this year, the Convocation offers a record 10,022 number of Degrees to various students from 9 different streams passing in last academic year. The event marks presence of Central Agricultural Minister Shri Sharad Pawar and State Technical Education Minister Sureshdada Jain.
The NMU is also inaugurating its School of Life Science Building and Examination Building on this eve.
Announces substitution of nighttimes Load Shedding:
The State owned Maharashtra State Electricity board has announce substitution of its Power cut schedule in night time by any other suitable vacant time. The announcement came up after stiff protest from all sectors of society considering upcoming SSC and HSC Examinations.
The whole of region continues to witness massive power outages since last 3 months making life much harder. The District with once pride of having Bhusawal Thermal Power Station (BTPS) is suffering one of its worst states of electricity resources. Days are not far away when we are equivalent to Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh where electricity crunched many businesses based of power.
Jalgaon District witness Snowfall and Raining:
The last week continued to be a dramatic changing climate with many of region's interior places witnessing snowfall for around 5-10 minutes. The Dharangaon, Chopda, Parola, MuktaiNagar, Savda, and Faijpur Taluka's many places witnessed snowfall while Yaval, Jalgaon, Amalner, Erandol, and Jamner taluka witnessed showery to medium raining during 6pm to 7.30pm period on Saturday evening.
The continuous raining and cloudy atmosphere has noticeably dipped mercury scale touching back to 10 degree centigrade level with freezing winds all the time.
Raining continues to spur winter:
The whole of Khandesh region continued to witness dynamic weather changes on Friday evening and later in Saturday morning. The region witnessed raining today morning spreading chill all around. Weather is cloudy still now and more of raining is expected.
The continued showery raining has damaged Cotton procured by State Authority CCI leading to stop buying in eight cotton centres. There are huge lines of Cotton Farmers waiting outside centres to give their Cotton crop. The region marked 1mm raining on Thursday night continued by showering later on today morning.
School students win Gold and Bronze Medals in National Boxing Competition:
Yaval's Sane Guruji Secondary and Higher Secondary School students Rajesh Narayan Sonawane has won Gold Medal in 45kg Group National Boxing Competition conducted at Dehradun in Uttaranchal State from 15th January until 19th January 2005. Along with Rajesh, School's Devendra Sunil Dharvadhve won Bronze in 54kg Group.
2005' Paper Presentation in KCE Engineering College:
The KCE Society's College of Engineering and Information Technology Jalgaon is hosting Paper presentation competition on 15th February 2005 on Computer Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication, and Information Technology Engineering. Those willing to participate can submit their papers on or before 10th February at College Office. Please contact college Computer Department for more details in this regards.
Five more Less Privileged Children admitted:
The Jalgaon Civil Hospital has admitted five less privileged children from Satrasen village of Chopda taluka. With their admitting in hospitals, the region once again witnesses mal-nutrition death and less privilege to children. Of five admitted, 4 are equal or less than 2 years age while one is 11 years old. All are under treatment in Civil Hospital.
The whole of Khandesh region witnessed rain showers in Thursday late night repeated back in Friday early morning spreading cloudy and frosty airwaves. The raining disrupted Electricity for hours in Friday early morning.
Jalgaon DIC honours three Small Scale Industries:
The Jalgaon District Industrial Centre is honouring three of Jalgaon SSI units for their outstanding performance and phenomenal growth during the year. These three includes Avisan Multi-print partners Sanjay Chavan and Avinash Supe, and Veena Food Products owner Mrs. Veena Wani.
Republic Day 2005 Greetings
JCMC gets new Head:
The Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation is getting a new Head. Akola Corporation Head G. H. Ghate will be new JCMC Administrator from 27th January shifting his ancestor Sanjay Kakde to Akola. Mr. Ghate earlier worked as Jalgaon Municipal Council Chief Officer for period from September 1990 until July 1991.
announces Teacher Awards: Includes 7 from Khandesh:
The Maharashtra State Government is honouring 96 teachers from various Universities, Colleges, Technical Education, School Education, and Arts throughout the State. It includes 7 teachers from Khandesh namely Dr. Shamkant Laxman Patil (Reader - UDCT - NMU), Raghunath Suklal Mali (Head Master - ZP School - Chaugaon Taluka: Chopda), Popat Dattu Suryawanshi (Head Master - ZP School - Fagne Dhule), Bahadursingh Padvi (Teacher - ZP Primary Girls School - Chanvai Akkalkuva Nandurbar), Jagganath Murar Patel (Teacher - Primary School - Nandurbar), and Dhanraj Motiram Patil (Head Master - ZP School - Vakpada - Shirpur). All these members will be honoured on 05th September 2005 on eve of Teachers Day.
The State Primary Education Committee has selected Jalgaon District's 13 primary teachers for honour under its Govalkar Guruji District Teachers Honour Programme.
Governor Pratibhatai Patil Public Honour on 31st January:
Jalgaonities are honouring its native Pratibhatai Patil sworn as Rajasthan Governor in a public function on 31st January at Sagar Park, Jalgaon. The honour ceremony includes presence of many National Brass Leaders and State CM.
Jalgaon Police urges for caution:
The Jalgaon Police considering increasing number of thefts in region has called citizens to following a caution note. Please do not keep valuables including jewellery at home instead use Bank lockers to keep your valuables especially when you are moving out of station? Inform your neighbours and nearest Police Station when you are leaving out. Never give your Phone or Cell Phone Number to unknown persons and do not allow entry of sundry salesperson promoting some products. Keep your vehicles in safe and secured location and use large channel gates at your house entry.
At any instance if you find someone suspicious, please contact your nearest Police Station or dial 100 for Police assistance.
NCC Cadets in Republic Day Parade:
MJ College Jalgaon six NCC cadets are participating in Republic Day Parade at New Delhi. It includes Kiran Barhate, Yogesh Chaudhari, Sachin Sonar, Yogesh Shimpi, Amol Suryawanshi, and Bhagyashree Patil in 18th Maharashtra NCC Battalion.
Weather diverge unease environment:
The Jalgaon region is witnessing weather vicissitudes making it uneasy for normal life. The region once again on Sunday evening witnessing frosty waves that continued throughout the night repeating cold wave.
Earlier the region witnessed historic low of 5.9 degrees centigrade on 19th January followed by increase in temperature up to 16 degrees on Saturday causing a mixed effect.
Jalgaon's NCC cadets honoured
for their Services to Tsunami victims:
Jalgaon three NCC cadets went in Camp in Tamilnadu supported the Tsunami relief work in State by distributing Food packets, arranging drinking water, and supplying life necessities.
The MJ College NCC Unit honoured these three namely; Dnyandev Wani, Sharad Patil, and Chetan Dhake for their timely services contributed to Tsunami hit Tamilnadu.
The academic Year 2005-06 educational scenario has begun. Directorate of Technical Education Maharashtra State wide its notification has announced schedule for Entrance Exam to MBA, MCA, and MMS courses. The MCA entrance is on 13th February followed by MBA Entrance on 27th February and forms are available from 19th January until 04th February. Please refer DTE website for detailed and latest information in regards of this process.
for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2005:
The Ministry of External Affairs Government of India is calling all interested Indian Citizens for applications to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2005. The Voyage beginning in May end/ June beginning until September is considered one of holy religious places in Hindu Tradition and is hosted every year by Kumavun Vikas Mandal Nigam. Please refer to KVMN website for more details and application form.
City geared up for Two Mega Events beginning today:
The whole of Jalgaon city is ready to host State Level two mega events beginning today. These include Maharashtra State Non-Government College Principal Forum Conference and secondly Plastic Surgeons State Convention. Both events are State Level and have participation from top brass of respective fields.
The Two Days Silver Jubilee Convention of Principals Forum includes four technical sessions and discussions on various topics. The Plastic Surgeons third biannual convention includes participation of surgeons from all around India and two international surgeons as well.
crosses three lacs vehicle mark:
The Jalgaon District has 301377 RTO registered vehicles as on 01st January 2005. This includes 21760 registrations during the calendar year 2004. The Divisional Road Transport Office Jalgaon collected revenue of Rs. 16.47 Crores during last 9 months in current financial year.
Eating habits: Key to healthy Life:
Every 9 out of 10 people decide their food ingredient based on their traditional eating habits. Most of us eat items that are in frequent matching our community lifestyle. However, with many of communities changing their native places and totally turned life style, we aught to review our eating habits. The science of diet suggests eating according to local weather conditions and our work habits. Our weather zone - Hot, Cold, or mixed are key deciding factor on what should we eat. Also, if we are more of seating assignment or laborious work decides our intake content.
In whichever zone you are, Vegetarian food is largely available and it only has complete nourishment to keep us fit and fine. So now its time to reassess our Food menu and be fittest because its 'Survival of fittest' scenario, isn't it?
State Level Conference of Plastic Surgeons in Jalgaon:
The Association of Plastic Surgeons of India Maharashtra unit is hosting its third biannual Conference in Jalgaon on 22nd and 23rd January 2005. The conference highlights presence of two international level Plastic surgeons delivering their presentation on latest in Plastic Surgery. Many top brass surgeons from all around India are attending the event hosted first time out of metros.
District Business Community withdraws their indefinite strike:
The District Business associations are withdrawing their previously announced indefinite strike following centre's decision to rollback Service Tax applicability on Businesses with Partnership and Proprietorship concerns. The business associations' federation earlier announced indefinite strike from 21st January to protest this issue.
JCMC begins its mega Anti-Encroachment
The Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation began its mega Anti-encroachment drive in Jalgaon last day. The Authorities cracked down Navi Peth, Bendale Chowk, and Sindhi Colony based encroachments. All encroachment was in form of Extra Built up Construction, illegal use of corporation's space, non-following of standard construction norms etc.
The drive begun earlier by former JCMC administrator once again has the pace with new administration head in full pace to remove them.
NMU Convocation on 31st January:
The Northern region Education hub North Maharashtra University's 13th Convocation ceremony is on 31st January 2005 with 10,054 students to take their degrees. The Univeristy is honouring 31 students with Gold Medals for their Outstanding Educational Track record.
Region witness historic Low Temperature:
The winter chill effect is back with Jalgaon's mercury scale falling to historic low of 5.9 degree centigrade on Tuesday. The Khandesh zone comprising of Jalgaon, Dhule, and Nandurbar Districts has witnessed decrease in temperature with scale falling to around 10 degrees in last week itself.
Centre announces VAT White Paper:
The Central Government Finance Ministry has announced its VAT White paper. As per the new policy for VAT implementation, there are three categories of taxes i.e. 4%, 8%, and 12.5% applicable on 550 different commodities and items. The Value Added Tax cancels Local Sales Tax and Central Sales Tax in stepwise manner in upcoming financial year. The new VAT policy allows no taxing on firms having turnover below five lacs and has extended tax audit limit from 40 lacs to 50 lacs.
This VAT Tax is applicable from 01st April 2005 and is a beginning of a new Era in Tax uniformity throughout the Country. The Genuine Business operators get a winning edge in this taxation policy as it has strict implementation and no loopholes that could be invaded by businesses operating in without bill (popularly known as 'Do Number Business' in Hindi). Key factors that could decide the success of this policy is its systematic application to businesses.
Centre rolls back
Service Tax on Transporters payable by Businesses:
The Central Finance ministry has rolled back its decision that had compulsion on Partnership firms to register with Excise Department for paying Service Tax of 10.2% on 25% of Transportation cost paid to transporters. With this reversion, the service tax policy now has no liability on Business in form of proprietorship and Partnership concerns. However, as Industry sector is already having registration with Excise Department aught to pay this says policy announcement.
The Business community earlier announced its indefinite strike with effect from 21st January to protest this issue. The FAM is yet to announce its decision on this move.
Conferences on 'Advances in Information Communication Technology' at Chalisgaon:
The Chalisgaon College is hosting National Level Conference on Advances in Information Communication Technology on 11th and 12th February 2005. The conference broadly covers presentations on Networking, E-banking, IT Act, Web Based Technology, E-commerce, E-learning, Network Security, Image Processing etc.
Please contact College for registration and more details.
Tourist looted at Faijpur:
A Sumo Car Driver at Tapi River Bridge in Faijpur looted an American Tourist from New York. The youth had begun his journey to Bhusawal from Itarsi by hiring a Sumo Car. The Driver lied that Car has stopped due to some internal fault asked him to get down and as he got down, the driver flew away taking passengers all luggage.
The tourist registered his complaint with Bhusawal Bazar Peth Police Station, which was later transferred to Faijpur Station. A Police team has moved to Itarsi to investigate further about this Car whereabouts.
DTE announces MBA, MMS, and MCA Admission Schedule for 2005-06:
The State Technical Education Authority Directorate of Technical Education has announced its Schedule for Admission Process for year 2005-06. The MAH-MCA-CET-2005 has minimum percentage criteria of 45% in Graduation (40% for Reservation) and has Online Admission Form Process as that of last year and Entrance Information Brochure is available at a cost of Rs. 750/- (Rs. 550/- for Reserved Category) from 19th January until 04th February excluding Republic Day 2005. The MCA Entrance is on 13th February 2005 at 14pm. Government Engineering College Jalgaon is Authorised Form Receipt Centre for Jalgaon region. Please Visit DTE website MCA Section for more information thereof.
The MAH-MBA/MMS-CET-2005 Examination is scheduled on 27th February 2005. The Entrance Information brochures are available from 19th January until 04th February with all leading Post Offices throughout the State at Rs. 750/- for open and Rs. 550/- for reserved category. Please visit DTE website MBA/MMS section for more information thereof.
Bhusawal based Anup Kulkarni
secures 14th Rank in CA Final on National Level:
Bhusawal city's Anup Kulkarni has achieved 14th Rank throughout India in CA Final Examination Results announced on 13th January. He secured First Rank in whole of Jalgaon District.
Business associations stiffen their Anti-Service Tax move:
The Business associations throughout the Country have stiffened their Anti-Service Tax move and are going on indefinite strike from 21st January 2005. The Federation of Associations of Maharashtra in its meeting held on 11th January has called for indefinite business strike throughout Maharashtra from 21st January 2005.
The Association further urges Government to roll back their Transporters Service Tax Payment by Businessman order at earliest.
Eve of Get-togethers and Annual
The December End and January beginning marks hosting of Get-together and Annual Day functions in almost all the colleges in the region. The festivity marks cheer and excitement amongst youngster. There are various colleges in the region having completed around 20-30 years of their establishment.
National Level Workshop on Sugarcane
Productivity in Jalgaon:
The Jalgaon city is hosting a day long National Level Workshop on Sugarcane Productivity on 17th January. The Event includes participation of various sugar factory teams, Sugarcane Experts, Sugarcane Breeding Institutes and Research fellows from various States including Maharashtar, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu, Punjab, Hariyana, and Uttar Pradesh.
Fire near Ajanta
Crossing on MIDC Road:
The Salar Nagar area near MIDC Ajanta Crossing witnessed fire in Plastic Bags factory and repair workshop resulting in severe damages to around 10 shops nearby. The incidence took place on Saturday night around 10.30pm and it took around 1.5 hours to control the fire. One Policeman was injured while attempting to rescue from fire.
The Cotton Corporation of India and State's other allied units and businesspersons have procured around 15 lacs quintals of cotton crop until now in this year. The Authorities are expecting additional 10 lacs quintal cotton buying from Districts of Jalgaon, Dhule, and Nandurbar in coming days. There are 18 Agricultural Produces Committees, 23 Cotton buying, and Selling Centres in these districts.
The Khandesh region with its rich agricultural soil is amongst top banana, Chilli, and cotton producing belt and around 60% of population depends on agricultural income.
Art of Living Guru Shri
Ravishankar in Jalgaon:
The Art of Living Concept guru Shri Ravishankar is arriving in Jalgaon on 17th February 2005. Known for his smiley in-depth understanding of life, Ravishankarji will conduct a Spiritual discourse at Police Parade Ground in Jalgaon.
Makar Sankrantri Greetings:
Team Ejalgaon wishes all its readers, visitors Happy Makar Sankrantri
SSC & HSC Exams 2005:
The State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education has announced examination schedule for upcoming SSC and HSC Examinations 2005. HSC Exam begins 01st March while SSC Exam begins from 15th March 2005. There are around 2.2 million students appearing for these exams throughout the State of which 1.6 millions are for SSC and rest for HSC.
The Board considering Supreme Courts recent order for announcing results by 10th June, is also gearing up its Result Processing System.
drops emergency Load Shedding:
After strict implementation of Load Shedding and curbing electricity theft, the MSEB in Jalgaon range has deduced its load worth 92MW. Due to this reduction, the Board has dropped Emergency load shedding program.
FAM announces Statewide Business Strike from 21st January:
The Federation of Associations of Maharashtra (FAM) has announced Indefinite Business strike with effect from 21st January 2005 protesting immediate removal of Service Tax payable by Businesses on Transportation cost.
Historic Monuments in Khandesh: A brief listing:
The Khandesh region with great religious background has various historic and archeologically structures located in its Districts of Jalgaon, Dhule, Nandurbar, and Nashik. The following Summary indicates places of historic importance in Jalgaon, Dhule, and Nandurbar District along with their Taluka.
Pandav Wada Mosque (Pandav Wada, Erandol), Shiva Temple (Tondapur, Jamner), Gadhi (Tondapur, Jamner), Amalner Ves (Amalner), and Delhi Gate (Parola)
Kalikadevi Temple (Shirud, Dhule), Lalinga Fort (Lalinga, Dhule), Balaji Temple, Harba Temple, Mahadev Temple, Bhavani Temple, Barat Complex (Methi, Tal: Sindhkheda, Dhule), Jain Temple (Nijampur, Sakri)
Mohida Jain Caves (Haveli, Shahada)
JCMC General Meeting:
The JCMC General Meeting ended peacefully on Tuesday after earlier suspension. The body unanimously passed its General Budget of Rs. 186 Crores that includes around 6 Crores Grant from State Government. Amongst major provisions, include 5 Crores for Road repairs and development, 22 Crores for Salary of its employees, 25 Crores for Loan repayment. Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation has a debt of around 200 Crores in form of various Bank Loans taken by its Predecessor City Municipal Council.
Yoga and Exercise: Key to healthy Life:
The Yoga and exercise plays a crucial role in maintaining body metabolism. In our today's hectic life schedule we tend to neglect this key aspect of healthy life resulting in various diseases and dull life. Like diet control helping us to maintain body energy and reduce fat, the yoga is perfect pathway to vigorous life. Every one of us has immense energy potential packed in us and we should try to explore this energy if we really wish to live healthy life.
At whatever age we are, we should always have physical fitness and peace of mind alike a child, patience like that of mothers. India's ancient tradition has bestowed a variety of Yoga to tackle our critical diseases. Let us begin a new dawn of healthy life with Exercise as our main theme. Click here for detailed Yoga Exercise routine based on principals of Preksha Meditation.
Unapdev festivity begins today:
Region's ancient religious place 'Unapdev' is hosting a month-long festivity beginning today. Located at 4kms North from Adavad of Chopda taluka, the pious place has Hot water breeze flowing in throughout the year. The small pond built by this hot water breeze has medical benefits for various skin diseases.
Shirpur's Prof. Riyajali Sayyed gets 'Young Scientist'
Department of Science and Technology, Government of India has selected Shirpur College Professor Riyajali Sayyed for 'Young Scientist' honour for year 2004-05 for his Paper on 'Jean Cloning for Bio-degradable Plastic'. With this, he receives a fellowship of Rs. 10.70 lacs for further research in this field.
Pulse Polio Vaccination Day:
The District health authorities are all set for Pulse Polio Vaccination throughout Jalgaon on Sunday, 09th January 2005 with a target of offering polio dose to around 4.5 lac children in District. The JCMC has set up 135 booth in City limits to facilitate.
The authorities have urged parents of all children below 5 years to take your children to nearest vaccination booth and give them polio dose.
Region famous and well-known deity temple Rameshwaram in Palsod is having festivity on eve of 'Amavasya' on Monday, 10th January. The festivity organised in every 'Margshirsh and Paush' on 'Amavasya' involves thousands of fellow visiting the holy place and taking holy bath on the bank of Girana, Anjani, and Tapi river's combined flow.
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Universities Vice-Chancellor Meeting in NMU:
The Maharashtra State Non Agricultural Universities related to Higher and Technical Education met in NMU on Friday with State Technical Education Minister in Chair. The Meeting unanimously resolved to allow autonomy to around 100 to 150 Colleges throughout the State. The 8 points agenda meeting also resolved to make changes in Maharashtra Universities Regulation 1994 with one committee already setup under Mumbai University VC submitting its View in two months time.
The Kolhapur University announced aid of Rs. 2.5 lacs, NMU Jalgaon announced 1.49 lacs, Yashwantrao Chavan Open University Nashik announced 73,000 aids to Chief Ministers Tsunami hit relief fund along with 20% of surplus aid collected from students in last year for Gujarat Earthquake.
State Cotton Buying:
Considering hefty quantity of Cotton crop arriving and no places for stocking the Cotton federation has stopped buying cotton at 13 centres in Nashik Division that includes Yaval, Pasardi, Kanalda, Fattepur, Chalisgaon, Goradkheda Jamner, Nandurbar, MuktaiNagar, Pimpalkotha, Varkheda Pachora, Yeola, Neri, and Mahsavad with effect from 06th January 2005.
Cellular Services to become cheaper:Are we heading towards right direction?
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India in its recent announcement, announced reduction of Access deficit charges levied by Operators to settle their internal call routing system. With this, all operators will now have to pay much lesser for their customers calling other operators network resulting in lowering of tariff to end user customers.
With increasing cell phone density, are we heading towards the right direction? This issue need elaborate discussion on side effects of this technology. If we study developed nations and their policies for telecom promotion, we find India is promoting cellular and mobile phone technologies more instead of promoting basic telephony.
This diversion is resulting in no phone communication at one and many phones at another place scenario. Today's need and growth demands telephone availability at each place to boost communication and business.
Service Tax chaos:
The newly amended order enforces Businessman to collect Service Tax paid by them to Transporters and deposit it in Bank. The business community also need to take Service Tax Registration Certificate for this Service Tax payment making their feel confused about basic concept of Service Tax. The Service Tax levied and deposited by the Service Provider is now on Service beneficiaries.
The Business community throughout the Country has strongly opposed this order and have decided not to call any goods until the Government roll back this decision. The Business community already in chaos with Value Added Tax (VAT) coming up from 01st April is facing hard time with another tax and Governments' toughest department handling the tax.
Balgandhrva Music festivity begins
The Three-day Balgandhrva Music festivity is beginning today in JDCC Bank Hall Jalgaon. The festivity marks presence of famous dignitaries in the field namely Pt. Pramod Gaiakwad, Pt. Uday Bhavalkar, Tejaswani and Grishma Lele duo, and many others.
Khandesh's six scholar Researchers gets recognition:
National Innovation Foundation (NIF), an autonomous organisation set up by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India is honouring National Level scholars and researchers working in the field of Science, Technology, Biotechnology, and various other fields.
In a function recently held at IIM Ahemdabad, his Excellency President of India Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam honoured various Researchers that include six researchers and scholars from Khandesh region namely Ramdas Madhav Jagtap, Subhash Jagtap, Sarfoddin Kazi, Vijay Ghodke, Kalpita Patil, and Gopal Patil.
These scholars worked and innovated various experiments like unit for drying grapes, Spray Pump on bicycle, Stove without Pump, Small unit to improve performance of Lethe Machine, Shock absorber using Magnetic effect, and Old age supporting stick using electricity. These six includes three from Jalgaon District while rest 3 from other parts.
administration starts Passport form acceptance in Jalgaon:
The Jalgaon District Administration has started Passport forms acceptance centre in District Police Superintendent Office Jalgaon from Monday to Friday in 10.30AM to 13.30PM timing.
Devendra Tade selected in
Republic Day Parade:
The State NCC Unit has selected RR School Jalgaon student Devendra Umesh Tade in State Battalion for National Republic day Parade at New Delhi.
Private Bus fells in River near Malkapur:
A Private Bus leading to Surat from Amravati fell in Nalganga river basin near Malkapur District: Buldhana resulting in death of 17 and serious injuries to 32 passengers. The incidence took place on Monday midnight when bus crossed Nandura and was about to reach Tandalwadi of Malkapur. The bus crashed in river basin when the driver attempted overtaking a vehicle crossing the bridge resulting in imbalance. The bridge is around 70-80 feet high yielding in heavy strike of bus on hard base of river basin. All injured are admitted in nearby Khamgaon, Bhusawal city and are in critical condition.
Team wins National Competition:
Maharashtra girls Softball Team captained by Jalgaon's Madhuvanti Pargaonkar and Amruta Pathak as player in team has won National Softball Competition recently held at Chandigarh. The team defeated last winner Punjab girls team by 0-6 homerun in final match.
Goodbye winter Chill:
Jalgaon region famous for summer is gearing up for another summer. The winter's chilling effect is ending since last week and mercury scale is rising up sharply with weather change of around 5-8 degrees. The region touched lowest of 8 degree centigrade until now in this winter is now having lower temperature of 15.8 degrees.
Hatnur dam scale records five Earthquakes: Jalgaon District safe:
Jalgaon District's Hatnur dam having its setup for detecting quakes recorded five earthquakes on 02nd January and 03rd January 2005. However, the centre could not identify the exact location of quake. All quakes were at location outside Jalgaon District.
First Quake recorded on 02nd January afternoon 01.55.44PM followed by second on 15.50.23PM, third on 21.10.47pm, fourth on 00.02.39am of 03rd January, and last one on 02.39.02am.
The authorities have sent all recorded graphs to Nashik for further analysis, measuring exact scale and finding location of it.
JCMC General meeting today:
The Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation is having its General Meeting today. The meeting highlights hiking of Rents for providing JCMC owned Gardens, Open Spaces for social functions.
continue their protest:
Demanding for immediate repairing of roads to Asoda, improving drinking water supply facilities in the village, the villagers of Asoda from Jalgaon Taluka continued their hunger protest on 08th Consecutive day in front of JCMC administrative building.
Bhadgaon's Sumantai Patil gets Savitribai Fule Award:
Maharashtra State Government has honoured Bhadgaon's Sumantai Patil with Savitribai Fule Award 2004-05 for her outstanding services in spreading Social harmony, Women Education, Educating lower section of society in Nashik Division category.
The Award comprising of Rs. 25,000/- cash prize privileged on eve of Savitribai Fule Jayanti on 10th March every year honours six outstanding social serving women from all six Revenue divisions in Maharashtra State.
After two days of chilling winds, the whole of Jalgaon region witnessed rain showers for around 5-10 minutes on Sunday evening around 8pm. The showering effect spread chill in weather on night.
The Ajanta Ellora Friends Association is hosting its annual Ajanta Caves Festivity 2005 on 15th January 2005. The Festivity comprises of Ajanta caves excursion arrangements for tourist from Jalgaon, Caves related books and Drawings exhibition at T Point and then lectures in evening time. Please contact Association for more details thereof.
Business Community goes on Strike from 05th January protesting Service Tax on Transport:
The Jalgaon District Business Community is going on Strike with effect from 05th January to protest Centre's newly announced Service Tax on Transport operators with effect from 01st January 2005. All Transporters need to charge Service Tax on their Freight rates fixed.
The Business community is afraid of rates hike if Service Tax is imposed on necessity service like Transportation.
Competition from RTO:
The Divisional Road Transport Office is conducting an Essay Competition on "Increasing Vehicle density & driver's stylishness - Key cause for Traffic Accidents". Please send your completed essays to the authority in not more than 400 words with Causes and your solutions thereof.
The competition has Rs. 500/-, 300/-, and Rs. 200/- Prize for first 3 toppers respectively. Please contact authorities for more details of participation.
New Year Greetings:
Ejalgaon Team wishes all its Readers, Visitors a very Happy and prosperous New Year 2005. May the year ahead fulfil all your dreams and lead to a happy spiritual life.
Tax Department Reports:
The Income Tax Department Investigation Department in its Press note issued on 31st December has announced hefty recovery of hidden and undisclosed Assets worth Rs. 2.45 Crores making parties declare Income of Rs. 3.29 Crores in September 2004, while it seized Rs. 45 lacs assets and made parties declare Income worth Rs. 2.02 lacs in the month of November 2004.
The Jalgaon Income Tax Department is one of highest earning branch for Government following its high Per Capita Income.
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