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Nagpur’s Sahebrao becomes world’s first tiger to get artificial limb

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Nagpur’s 8-year-old Sahebrao became world’s first tiger to get an artificial hand on Saturday. The front left paw of the tiger was amputated after it got entangled in a steel trap, which was set by poachers in 2012.

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Team of doctors with Sahebrao
Team of doctors with Sahebrao

Sahebrao is now at the newly opened Gorewada Rescue Centre in the city. One of the doctors, who treated the tiger, is of the opinion that the procedure is a first in the world. Citys renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr Shushrut Babhulkar along with veterinary doctor Shirish Upadhyay, medical personnel from Maharashtra Animal carried out the operation.

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The tiger in 2012 got injured near a waterhole in Palasagaon forest range in Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve in Chandarpur when he was just two-year-old.

Dr Sushrut Babhulkar along with his wife and two daughters

When we spoke to Dr Sushrut Babhulkar, who came up with the idea of fitting an artificial limb, said, The surgery, first in the world, was conducted successfully. There were several phases, in which Sahebrao was examined and finally treated. We ensured he goes through pain free procedure.”

Watch the video of the surgery here:

 

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Nagpur citizens to revel The Raaas Garba next year!

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The Raaas (2018)

Since The Raaas enchanted and enthralled Nagpur with its quality garba in its first year in 2018, the demand for encore has been reverberating the city. To cater to the huge public demand, the organisers of the king of garbas have decided to continue The Raaas next year on. Like its first year, The Raaas Garba will be presented to Nagpur in association with Nation Next in 2023. Mahesh Kukreja, the key organiser said, “Because of some reasons, we, earlier, thought of giving the event a break.”

He added, “Then COVID-19 struck the world. Now we plan to continue it from next year onwards. While I express my gratitude to Nagpurians to make the event a huge hit, I request the city’s garba revellers to not get fooled as a few garbas are falsely claiming to be The Raaas. We’ll be back next year for sure!”

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Mesmerising sunset hues at Ramtek’s Ambala Lake in Nagpur

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Akshara Rohankar | Photographer : Bhavesh Mahalle | Nagpur

Ambala Lake in Ramtek city wore a dazzling look at the golden hour of sunset. The verdant surrounding of the lake flanked by the old and famous Shiv temple, lends a soothing and religious aura to the city known for its old heritage and mythological significance.

Also read: When Lata Mangeshkar got offended by Dilip Kumar and didn’t speak to him for 13 years

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Lata Mangeshkar’s 93rd birthday anniversary: Life story of ‘nightingale’

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Avani Arya | Nagpur

Today would have been late singer Lata Mangeshkar’s 93rd birthday. The ‘Queen of melody’ passed away on February 6, 2022. On her birth anniversary, Nation Next brings you her life story.

Also read: When Lata Mangeshkar got offended by Dilip Kumar and didn’t speak to him for 13 years

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