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Nagpur | March 19: Death toll increases, COVID-19 cases continue to increase at alarming rate
In what is a matter of extreme concern for authorities in Nagpur, the single-day death toll on March 19 increased substantially and the COVID-19 cases continue to increase at an alarming rate. While the district registered 3,235 cases on March 19, 35 people succumbed to COVID-19 in a single day. The single-day death toll on March 17 and March 18 was 14 and 23 respectively.
With 3,235 cases on Friday, March 19, the districts overall tally reached 1,85,787. While 2,524 cases were recorded in the city, 708 cases were recorded in Nagpur rural. Three cases were recorded from outside Nagpur district.
The number of patients who died due to the infection today was 35, which pushed the death toll in the district to 4563. Also, 1,55,655 patients have recovered from the infection so far, out of which 1245 recovered on Friday. There are 25,569 active patients in Nagpur district at present. The COVID-19 recovery rate as on Friday stood at 83.78 %.
Atmadeepam Society felicitates 18 visually-impaired students for completion of course in Computers | Nagpur
Atmadeepam Society recently hosted a certificate distribution program for the VI/Blind candidates who completed the Computer Fundamentals and Fundamentals of Internet. The courses were conducted by Parivartan centre at Atmadeepam Society in Nagpur. The program was graced by several guests including Dr Harsha Jharia, Chief Administrative Officer, LAD College, Nagpur, and Chaitanya Deshpande, CSR Head, DB Jain Group.
Hema Kubde, Secretary, Atmadeepam Society Nagpur and Yogeshwar Chawwaldhal, Treasurer, Atmadeepam Society Nagpur also graced the occasion. President Jidnyasa Chawaldhal gave the introductory speech and the event was hosted by Aarti Chavan.
During the ceremony, certificates were distributed to 18 VI/Blind candidates who successfully completed the three-month Computer Fundamentals course, and 14 VI/Blind candidates who completed the one-month Fundamentals of Internet course.
We are proud to announce that two of our VI/Blind candidates who completed the courses have secured employment. This achievement is a testament to the effectiveness of the courses in providing practical skills that are valuable in the job market.
Atmadeepam Society is committed to providing education and training opportunities to underprivileged sections of society. We would like to thank our esteemed guests for gracing the occasion and recognising the hard work put in by our VI/Blind candidates and trainers Kamal and Rupali.
Also read: Inside inter-school swimming competition ‘Poolompics 1.0’ at DPS Kamptee Road…
Inside inter-school swimming competition ‘Poolompics 1.0’ at DPS Kamptee Road…
Delhi Public School Kamptee Road, Nagpur, demonstrated its commitment to promoting sports by organizing the first-ever Pro-Vice Chairperson Inter-School Swimming Competition, ‘Poolompics 1.0’, on the 25th of March, 2023, in its state-of-the-art natatorium. Boasting an indoor swimming pool that matches all benchmarks, the school provided a perfect setting for the event. Ms. Tulika Kedia, President and Pro-Vice Chairperson, Delhi Public School Kamptee Road and MIHAN, Nagpur was the source of inspiration behind this event.
The esteemed Chief Guest for the event Dr. Sambhaji Bhonsale, an accomplished individual in the field of sports and education who currently serves as the Director of Sports at Mathuradas Mohota College of Science, Joint Secretary of the Swimming Association of Maharashtra, Secretary of the Nagpur District Swimming Association, and Chairman of the Swimming Selection Committee at Nagpur University, brought a wealth of experience to the occasion.
The event was also graced by Indrajeet Parganiha, Bursar, Delhi Public School Kamptee Road, Nagpur, Amol Raipurkar, NIS, Swimming Coach and Ritu Sharma, Principal, DPS Kamptee Road, Nagpur.
In total, 115 swimmers participated in 42 events, with 48 schools from Nagpur and other cities competing in the Under 10, Under 12, and Under 14 boys and girls categories, in the 50-mtr and 100-mtr Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke and Butterfly events.
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The event was an excellent opportunity for young swimmers to showcase their skills and sportsmanship. The competition was fierce, and the swimmers pushed themselves to their limits, determined to emerge victorious. The atmosphere was electric, with cheers and applause from the audience as the swimmers raced towards the finish line.
The judges, comprising of experienced swimming coaches were impressed with the quality of swimming on display. The swimmers demonstrated excellent technique, speed, and endurance, making the judges job of selecting winners a challenging one.
The event concluded with the prize distribution ceremony, where the winners received medals and certificates for their outstanding performances. The participants also received participation certificates as a token of appreciation for their effort and commitment.
The event was a resounding success, and the participants and spectators alike enjoyed an exhilarating day of competition in an exemplary facility.
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Shaunak Badole wins Open Championship, Divyanshi Khandelwal wins Women Championship
Shaunak Badole in Open Group and Divyanshi Khandelwal in Women Group annexed the title of Nagpur District Open and Women Selection Chess Championship organised by Chess Association Nagpur in association with GH Raisoni Sports and Cultural Foundation and Kalpana Prakash Welfare Foundation on 26th March 2023 in Nagpur.
Shaunak true to his top seeding scored 6.5 points out of seven rounds and emerged winner. Chandrashekhar Sable with a last round draw with Shaunak stood second with 6 points to his credit. Nilay Kulkarni, Sharma Sai and Ayush Ramteke scored 5.5 points and were adjudged 3rd to 5th in the final list.
In the women group, Divyanshi Khandelwal who was seeded fifth at the start of championship had a memorable event scoring all 5 points out of 5 rounds and won the championship. In her march to the top, she scored over the Top Seed Aparneeta Jagtap and Third seed Tijan Gawar. Aparneeta Jagtap and Tijan Gawar with their only loss to Divyanshi were placed second and third respectively with 4 points. Anvi Hirde and Shanaya Shelkar scored 3.5 points and were placed 4th and 5th in the final merit list.
Shaunak Badole, Chandrashekhar Sable, Nilay Kulkarni and Sharma Sai shall represent Nagpur District in Open Group and Divyanshi Khandelwal, Aparneeta Jagtap, Tijan Gawar, Anvi Hirde and Shanaya Shelkar shall represent Nagpur District in Women Group in the Maharashtra State Open and Women Chess Championship to be held later this year.
Prizes were distributed at the hands of Shri Yashwant Shamkuwar, Ex. Secretary of Vidarbha Chess Association who is a Senior player himself. Shri Bhushsan Shriwas, Secretary, Chess Association Nagpur and Kalpana Prakash Welfare Foundation and Chief Arbiter IA Deepak Chavan were present on the dais. Top 10 Finishers in Open and Women Group got the Trophies and Medals. Medals were also given to Top player in Under 15,13,11,09,07 Category.
Chief Arbiter IA Deepak Chavan, successfully conducted the event assisted by SNA Sagar Sakhare, SNA Sham Agrawal, SNA Prayas Ambade and Prathamesh Machave.
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