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Lohegaon airport flying higher than Mumbai, Nagpur for domestic traffic

The Lohegaon international airport in Pune recorded the highest growth for domestic traffic in the state in 2018-19, according to the recently released economic survey of the state. Domestic passengers grew the most at Pune airport (21.2%), followed by Nagpur (16.7%) and Mumbai (6.5%) Pune’s Lohegaon airport reported an increase in domestic passengers to 7.8 […]

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SpiceJet flights face delay, passengers stranded at Bangalore airport

While a Delhi-bound flight was delayed on Saturday for more than four hours, another flight to Patna faced an eight-hour delay on Friday. Incidentally, another Bangalore-Delhi flight was diverted to Nagpur after an "emergency" landing was made due to technical glitches. Several flights from Bangalore flown by SpiceJet faced delays during the weekend leaving several […]

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In Nagpur, an MLA for four months

Sharad Pawar questions EC move to hold bypoll on April 11; asks parties not to field candidates FOUR MONTHS — this is the tenure a newly elected MLA from an Assembly belt in Nagpur will enjoy. With Assembly polls in Maharashtra scheduled for October this year, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced bypolls […]

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Pune all set to run Maha Marathon on Sunday

The stage is all set for running enthusiast from the city who will be taking part in the Maha Marathon – A Lokmat initiative which will take place on Sunday. The start and end point of the marathon is the Warm Up Athletic Track stadium in Shiv Chhatrapati sports complex, Balewadi. The half marathon (21-km) […]

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Leopard cub dragged by villagers, dies

A leopard cub, who was dragged around by some unidentified locals in Kolyari village, some 150 kms from Nagpur in Gondia district of eastern Vidarbha, died on Tuesday morning at a forest department rescue centre. A video, in which a group of villagers could be seen pulling a ‘dehydrated’ cub from bushes, dragging him around […]