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Acquitted in his wifes murder case, man kills his 4-year-old son and four others in Nagpur

Sensation prevailed in Aaradhna Nagar, Nagpur, when BJP leader Kamlakar Pawankar along with four of his family members was axed to death on Sunday night
Kamlakar Pawankar along with four of his family members was axed to death on Sunday night.

An unemployed man, who was acquitted by the High Court for his wifes murder a year back, on Sunday night, owing to various issues, brutally murdered his 4-year-old son and four others at Aaradhna Nagar in Nagpur.

As per the police, the accused, Vivek Palatkar (35) attacked his four-year-old son Krishna Palatkar, his brother-in-law Kamlakar Pawankar (53) and three members of Kamlakars family namely – Archana Pawankar (45), Mirabai Pawankar (70) and Vedanti Pawankar (15) ? with a sharp weapon at their residence in Aaradhna Nagar and killed all of them. The police were informed about the murder when Viveks and Kamlakars minor daughters (who were sleeping in another room of the house) discovered the dead bodies lying in a pool of blood in the morning and rushed to a nearby relatives place in horror.

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As the police reached the spot and started the preliminary investigation, they suspected Vivek as the main accused in the case. Explaining Viveks possible motive behind the chilling murder, while speaking to Nation Next, DCP Crime Sambhaji Kadam said, Vivek was accused of killing his wife in 2014 and was even given life imprisonment by the Sessions Court. The High Court, however, a year back, acquitted him in the case. Viveks children were staying at the Pawankar household. Vivek wanted his children back but Kamlakar was hesitant. Apart from this, Vivek and Kamlakar even had issues related to property and some other things.

Speaking about what exactly led the police to Vivek, DCP Kadam added, His bike was found at Kamlakars residence. Furthermore, Viveks and Kamlakars daughters also told us that Vivek was the only person who visited the Pawankar household on Sunday night. Vivek is still at large and the police have launched a manhunt to nab him.

Most of the reports in the media have mentioned Kamlakar as a ?BJP leader. DCP Kadam, has however, thrashed this rumour. When Nation Next spoke to senior BJP leader Jaiprakash Gupta and informed him about the unfortunate incident, he too told us that Kamlakar was not associated with the party.

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RMBRCN celebrates Charter Presentation & Installation, Rina Sinha becomes Charter President



The Rotary Means Business chapter of Rotary Club Of Nagpur (RMBRCN) celebrated their Charter Presentation and Installation of Board on September 17, 2023 in a crisp official ceremony at Hotel Centre Point, Nagpur.

Rotary Means Business encourages Rotarians to support the success of their fellow Rotarians by doing business with them and by referring others to them.

Charter President Past President Rtn Rina Sinha presided over the ceremony. Renowned entrepreneur and Rotarian Aspi Bapuna, Chairman of Bapuna Group, was the Chief Guest and  Rtn Namita Sharma, President of RCN, was the Guest of Honour.

The Board of Directors of RMBRCN include Rtn Navneet Jain, Vice President, Rtn Mohammed Master, Honorary Secretary, Rtn Sanjay Aggarwal Treasurer, Rtn Rakhi Bhatia Director Chapter Service, Rtn Rahul Shrivastava, Director Vocational Service, Dr Ruchi Choudhry, Director Membership Development, Ranjana Duseja, Director Attendance.

Past Rotary District Governor (PDG) Shabbir Shakir, Past Presidents- Bharat Goenka , Khushnoor Chugh, Sanjiv Chugh, Akhtar Parvez, Tejinder Singh Rawal, Alok Goenka,  Jerestine Watchmaker, Sandeep Dhodapkar, Sanjay Arora, President RMB Nagpur, and Behram Patel and Amitabh Sinha were present.

President Rina Sinha informed that within a short period of its formation already 48 members representing various businesses  have joined the chapter and the numbers are increasing . The Chapter has already crossed 5 crores of business amongst their members and RMB will further strengthen Rotary in membership growth and retention .

Chief Guest Rtn Aspi Bapuna lauded the chapter’s success and reiterated that its comfortable and safe to do business among fellow rotarians as all follow the Four Way Test of Rotary. Jerestine introduced President Rina. Aspi Bapuna  presented the charter and installed President Rina Sinha . Rtn Namita congratulated the RMB chapter and informed that this is the new initiative at RCN.The Board was installed by Rina Sinha and all members were installed by the Past Presidents. An exclusive digital Monthly Magazine ‘Growth Engine’ was launched by Editor Niharika Chugh Vali.

 Navneet Jain and Rahul Choudhry conducted the referral and thank you session where enthusiastic members informed about their successful business details. Nishchay Sinha launched the social media and MYRMB app which connects members to other chapters digitally, Treasurer Sanjay Agarwal gave treasurers report, Rtn Rakhi Bhatia managed the event. Rtn Parag Datey and Niharika were the Masters of Ceremony (MOCs). Secretary Mohammed Master proposed the formal Vote of Thanks .

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Nitin Gadkari inaugurates double-decker electric bus availed for senior citizens in Nagpur



Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, on Saturday, inaugurated the double-decker electric bus designed for senior citizens in Nagpur. The initiative has been undertaken in association with Ashok Leyland’s CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Committee and Jyeshtha Nagarik Pratishthan.

Executive President of Jyeshtha Nagarik Pratishthan Datta Meghe, Vice Chairman of Ashok Leyland Limited Yash Sachar, CEO of Switch Mobility Mahesh Babu, and other dignitaries were present during the inauguration.

“I am very thankful to Ashok Leyland’s electric vehicle arm ‘Switch Mobility’ for donating an electric bus for our senior citizens. The bus can hold a capacity of 65 people and will benefit a lot to disabled and senior citizens,” Gadkari said.

“We already have a green Electra bus available to us for the past five to six years. Krishna Reddy has taken the responsibility of repairing and providing air-conditioning to the bus, moreover, he is providing us with one additional bus. A Tata Motor bus will be arriving this month as well, giving us a total of four buses to operate. This will solve the issue of waiting list due to the lack of buses for senior citizens in the city.” he added.

With the help of these buses, senior citizens can avail the benefit of free trips to religious places like Ambhora, Adasa, Shegaon, Mahur, Dhapewada, and Kalamb.

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Nagpur: Married man accused of girlfriend’s rape commits suicide on Facebook live



A 38-year-old married man named Manish alias Raj Yadav, on Sunday, committed suicide during a Facebook live-stream after allegedly being accused of rape by his girlfriend and her family in Nagpur.

During the live stream, Manish, who was married and a father to three children, stated that his 19-year-old girlfriend, Kajal, along with her family members demanded a sum of five lakh rupees and threatened to press charges of rape if he failed to do so.

On September 6, the situation became grave as the woman’s family accused him of eloping after Kajal went missing from her residence.

The deceased refused the claims of having any sexual relationship with the woman and identified her, her family, and a photo studio operator responsible for his condition. He, then, jumped into the river.

After the live video surfaced online, Kalamna Police launched a search operation and recovered the deceased’s body from the river. Four people have been detained in the case for questioning. Further investigation is underway.

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