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Amitabh Bachchan’s Jhund co-star from Nagpur ‘Babu Chhetri’ arrested for theft

Nagpur Police arrested 18-year-old Priyanshu Kshatriya who essayed the role of Babu Chhetri in Amitabh Bachchan-starrer movie Jhund.

L to R: Jhund poster, Priyanshu Kshatriya who essayed the role of Babu Chhetri

Nagpur Police arrested 18-year-old Priyanshu Kshatriya who essayed the role of Babu Chhetri in Amitabh Bachchan-starrer movie Jhund. The arrest, on Thursday, came after Pradeep Mondawe (64), a resident of Mankapur area, filed a complaint about theft of jewellery and cash worth rupees five lakh from his house.

The police caught a minor suspect who revealed Kshatriya’s alleged involvement in the crime. The teenager was produced before a court, which remanded him in police custody till November 25.

The stolen items were recovered from a pigeon box in Gaddigodam – an area that incidentally features in the movie. Cops revealed that Kshatriya had been earlier arrested for allegedly stealing mobile phones of train passengers.

Directed by Nagraj Manjule, Jhund is inspired by the life of Vijay Barse, a former sports teacher from Nagpur who introduced slum children to football to keep them away from crime and addictions.

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India vs Australia Border-Gavaskar Test to begin in Nagpur from Feb 9

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur

The first test of Border-Gavaskar Test would be played at VCA, Jamtha Stadium in Nagpur between February 9 and 13, 2023…

The first test would be played at Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA), Jamtha Stadium in Nagpur between February 9 and 13, 2023.

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The Australia tour of India for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy would kickstart in Nagpur from the February 9th of February next year. The first test would be played at Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Jamtha Stadium in Nagpur between February 9 and 13, 2023 and next three test matches in Delhi, Dharamshala and Ahmedabad. This will also be the last edition of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, which will be a four-match Test series feature. 

Australia’s tour of India will conclude with three ODIs in Mumbai (March 17), Visakhapatnam (March 19) and Chennai (March 22) leading into the next season of the IPL.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also announced the schedule for the upcoming home series against Sri Lanka and New Zealand.

India Home Season 2023 Schedule

Indian Home Series T20Is versus Sri Lanka: 1st T20I (Jan 3, Mumbai)

2nd T20I (Jan 5, Pune)

3rd T20I (Jan 7, Rajkot)

ODIs vs Sri Lanka: 1st ODI (Jan 10, Guwahati)

2nd ODI (Jan 12, Kolkata)

3rd ODI (Jan 15; Trivandrum)

ODIs versus New Zealand: 1st ODI (Jan 18, Hyderabad)

2nd ODI (Jan 21, Raipur)

3rd ODI (Jan 24, Indore)

T20Is versus NZ: 1st T20I (Jan 27, Ranchi)

2nd T20I (Jan 29, Lucknow)

3rd T20I (Feb 1; Ahmedabad)

Tests versus Australia: 1st Test (Feb 9-13; Nagpur)

2nd Test (Feb 17-21; Delhi) 

3rd Test (Mar 1-5; Dharamsala)

4th Test (Mar 9-13; Ahmedabad) 

ODIs vs Australia: 1st ODI (Mar 17; Mumbai)

2nd ODI (Mar 19; Vizag) 

3rd ODI (Mar 22; Chennai)

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Samruddhi Mahamarg in pictures: A closer look at the Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur

Samruddhi Mahamarg or Mumbai-Nagpur Super Communication Expressway, officially named as Hindu Hrudaysamrat Balasaheb Thackeray Maharashtra Samruddhi Mahamarg, is a 701-km-long stretch of highway that will help in the development of Marathwada and Vidarbha regions that would be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 11 in Nagpur.

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While the expressway as of now is ready for 520 km, the remaining 181 km stretch of highway would be ready by 2024 that will connect Shirdi and Mumbai and will end in Bhiwandi district. The eight-lane expressway is being built by the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation at the estimated cost of ₹55,000 crore approximately.

Reportedly, vehicles can drive at a speed of 150 kmph on the expressway, the route of which would pass through 14 districts, six talukas and 392 villages in Maharashtra.

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Samruddhi Mahamarg: All you need to know | Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Expressway

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Avani Arya | Reporter : Shamanand Tayde | Nagpur

Samruddhi Mahamarg or Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Expressway will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 11, 2022 in Nagpur. The first phase (502 km) will connect Nagpur – Shirdi. The project was first announced in 2015 and land acquisition began in July 2017. Watch the video to know everything about Samruddhi Mahamarg.

Script by – Shamanand Tayde

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