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Tribute to Queen Elizabeth II at All Saints Cathedral in Nagpur

Stood still in silence with closed eyes, all ears to the condolence prayer hymns; the entire congregation said goodbye to HM Queen Elizabeth II. Sunday mornings are usually filled with prayers and sermons at All Saints Cathedral. Today this regular agenda was accompanied by a tribute to The Queen on Sunday. 

“We pray for the family of Her Majesty Late Queen Elizabeth II who was the longest serving monarch and passed away at 96 years. All Saints Cathedral family extends its deep condolences to the Royal family and the Commonwealth for the death of HM The Queen,” said Pastor Sonawane. A moment of silence was offered in contemplation by all attendees while Pastor narrated some beautiful verses from sacred scripture and ‘Amen’ resonated in this seven decades old cathedral. 

Queen Elizabeth II, who remains Britain's longest-serving monarch at 96, passed away after suffering from deteriorating health for sometime.

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen’s death took Pastor Sonawane into nostalgia back in 1983 when the queen and her husband Prince Philip were on a royal visit to India. Pastor Sonawane was a young disciple at United Theological School of Maharashtra (UTSM) Pune, he was undertaking Pastor training there. Queen’s visit to National Defence Academy Pune was also a part of her itinerary. 

On the day of her NDA visit, Prince of Wales Drive Road of Pune’s charming Camp area was flooded with youngsters to see the queen as her convoy was supposed to pass from this road. 

Camp area of Pune is a functional monument of the British era and it’s full of places of worship built in those times such as St. Patrick Cathedral, New India Church of God, Bishop’s House, and much more. Somebody was probably briefing all this to Queen so the convoy was passing slowly, says Pastor Sonawane. I was there at Prince Wales Drive with my fellows. Everyone was waving to the Queen and she was gently responding back. Convoy came close to us and we saw the queen. Oozing with gracefulness and radiance, the Queen was just three meters away from us. It was quite an experience; the elegance of her convoy and her sight for a few moments was absolutely scintillating, Pastor’s eyes sparkles while narrating this. 

India and Britain have a long-shared history and we cherish this relationship. At the Tiger Gap Cemetery, there are many graves of British servicemen. With the help of the Military Grave Officer, we have been taking care of those graves. The same practice which one may see being followed at Sitabuldi Fort by the Indian Army. 

For me, it’s not just an obligatory duty, but it also defines how we complement the rich heritage we got, Pastor says calmly. This is a healthy respect to the history which helps us to be a better citizen. His perspectives are noteworthy, especially for the youths who are going to be global citizens.

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Nagpur records 22 COVID cases in 24 hours




Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur

A total of 22 patients tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagpur in past 24 hours on Thursday. Almost 242 people were tested in the city.

A total of 22 patients tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagpur in past 24 hours on Thursday. Almost 242 people were tested in the city, out of which 15 belonged to urban area while and 6 were from the rural areas, and one from outside Nagpur district. 

At present, there are 72 active patients in the city. Three new cases of the new XBB.1.16 variant of COVID-19 were detected that took the total tally to five in the district.  

India recorded 3,095 new COVID cases and five deaths in last 24 hours.

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RCNV provides sponsorship to 5 children




Nation Next Newsroom | Nagpur


Under the aegis of Diabetes patronage program at AIIMS, Rotary Club of Nagpur Vision – RCNV – members sponsored five children for this financial year by handing over a cheque of ₹1,25,000 to the Director of AIIMS Maj. Gen (Dr ) Vibha Dutta, SM.

This project takes care of all the needs like insulin, glucometer,special diet and other consumables required by the children suffering from the dreaded and debilitating disease type 1 diabetes.

President Shivani interacted with the authorities and incharge of the project Dr Meenakshi and her team. Joint secretary Dr Akshay Daga interacted with the beneficiary children and their parents exhorting the importance of discipline during the treatment.

President elect Ajay, secretary Ritika and Rtn. Arouni Verma were amongst those who were present at AIIMS, nagpur. Dr Sangeeta and Dr Akash conducted the proceedings. The gratitude felt by the parents and their blessings to our team exemplified the importance of this endeavour in shaping the lives of children suffering from type 1 diabetes.

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DPS MIHAN awarded with Excellence Award | Nagpur




Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur
DPS MIHAN was awarded with the Literary Leadership Excellence Award for the enthusiastic participation in Nagpur.


Delhi Public School MIHAN was awarded with the Literary Leadership Excellence Award for the enthusiastic participation of its students in the National Young Authors Fair – the World’s largest Book Writing Competition held by BriBooks and powered by Education World.

More than 90 budding writers of the school availed the benefits of the excellent opportunity provided by the AI-assisted BriBooks platform which helped them to hone their storytelling skills .The plethora of creative designs helped the students to work on the illustrations needed for designing their novel. The pleasure of publishing one’s own novel and reaching out to the global readers was a thrilling experience for the budding authors.

The students also got an exposure to sell the books online and earn Author Royalty as a remuneration. The books published by several DPS MIHAN students have achieved milestones and won rewards in the categories of Best Author – Jury Awards for Content and Creativity, Best Selling Author Awards in the State and Global Feature Awards for International recognition.

The jury and guest list comprised of HE Noor Gilon,Ambassador of Israel, Saul Singer – Author of Best Seller ‘ Start -up Nation’ ,Dele Olojede- Pulitzer prize winner and Navyn Salem- Founder & CEO Edesia.

President and Pro-Vice Chairperson Ms.Tulika Kedia and Director Ms.Savita Jaiswal have congratulated the Principal Ms.Nidhi Yadav, staff and students for their sincere efforts to achieve this recognition.

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