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Restore Aurangzeb-built fort Qila-e-Ark, make it tourist hub: Experts

04 Jan 2021

Restore Aurangzeb-built fort Qila-e-Ark, make it tourist hub: Experts

Aurangabad's Qila-e-Ark, a palace built by Mughal ruler Aurangzeb, is lying in a dilapidated condition and cultural experts have demanded that it be conserved to make it a tourist attraction.

Can't stop migrant workers from walking: SC on Aurangabad incident

15 May 2020

Can't stop migrant workers from walking: SC on Aurangabad incident

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition seeking relief for migrant workers in view of the Aurangabad incident.

Maharashtra: Migrant workers run over by train, 16 die

08 May 2020

Maharashtra: Migrant workers run over by train, 16 die

At least 16 migrant workers were crushed to death by a goods train in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district this morning, confirmed the Railways.

Kenya MP repays 30-year-old Rs. 200 debt to Aurangabad grocer

11 Jul 2019

Kenya MP repays 30-year-old Rs. 200 debt to Aurangabad grocer

On Monday, Aurangabad-resident Kashinath Gawli (70) had an odd visitor: Kenya MP Richard Tong'i.

'Power'ful shock: For 178 units, man receives Rs. 23cr electricity-bill

23 Jan 2019

'Power'ful shock: For 178 units, man receives Rs. 23cr electricity-bill

A man in Uttar Pradesh received a huge shock after his electricity bill came out to be around Rs. 23 crore for his home connection of 2 kilowatts.

Maharashtra: Family finds plastic fiber in paneer dishes, Zomato apologizes

20 Jan 2019

Maharashtra: Family finds plastic fiber in paneer dishes, Zomato apologizes

On Friday, a family in Aurangabad, Maharashtra ordered food from Zomato but were shocked to find that the paneer dishes had plastic fiber.

Zareen Khan gets mobbed in Aurangabad, slaps harasser

12 Jan 2019

Zareen Khan gets mobbed in Aurangabad, slaps harasser

Eve-teasing with women is, unfortunately, a casual thing in our society these days. And even celebrities can't escape this dark side of society.

Maharashtra: 21-year-old female medical student strangled to death in hostel

13 Dec 2018

Maharashtra: 21-year-old female medical student strangled to death in hostel

On Thursday, police in Aurangabad said that a 21-year-old female medical student was found dead in her college hostel room in the city.

Man orders mobile phone from online site, gets brick instead

17 Oct 2018

Man orders mobile phone from online site, gets brick instead

A man in Aurangabad, Maharashtra has filed a complaint against a leading online retailer for allegedly sending him a piece of brick instead of a mobile handset that he ordered.

Aurangabad: AIMIM-corporator, who opposed resolution for Vajpayee's tribute, jailed

23 Aug 2018

Aurangabad: AIMIM-corporator, who opposed resolution for Vajpayee's tribute, jailed

AIMIM corporator Sayyed Mateen Rashid was arrested by Aurangabad police and sent to judicial custody for one year.

Maharashtra: Another man ends life over Maratha quota in Aurangabad

30 Jul 2018

Maharashtra: Another man ends life over Maratha quota in Aurangabad

A 35-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train in Aurangabad in Maharashtra over the Maratha quota demand.

DCP booked for raping woman constable's daughter in Aurangabad

27 Jun 2018

DCP booked for raping woman constable's daughter in Aurangabad

A senior police officer in Maharashtra's Aurangabad was booked today for allegedly raping a 23-year-old daughter of a woman constable on the pretext of providing her job, an official said.

Varsity official suspended for adding 'Maharaj' title to Ambedkar's name

16 Jun 2018

Varsity official suspended for adding 'Maharaj' title to Ambedkar's name

Acting Registrar of Aurangabad's Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Sadhna Pandey was this evening suspended by the Vice-Chancellor for adding the word "Maharaj" to the name of Dr. BR Ambedkar.

Arms bought illegally online seized from courier firm in Aurangabad

29 May 2018

Arms bought illegally online seized from courier firm in Aurangabad

The Crime Branch of Aurangabad Police (Maharashtra) has seized weapons like swords and knives, which were purchased illegally through an online shopping site, and have arrested four employees of a courier firm in this connection, an official said today.

Aurangabad burns as communal clashes break out over water

12 May 2018

Aurangabad burns as communal clashes break out over water

Violence broke out in Aurangabad yesterday reportedly after water supply to a religious place was disconnected.

Vegetable seller gets Rs. 8 lakh electricity bill, commits suicide

12 May 2018

Vegetable seller gets Rs. 8 lakh electricity bill, commits suicide

An error by the Maharashtra State Electricity Board, allegedly, led to the suicide of a vegetable seller named Jagannath Nehaji Shelke in Aurangabad district.

Aurangabad: BSc student jumps off college building; principal booked

11 Apr 2018

Aurangabad: BSc student jumps off college building; principal booked

A 19-year-old student, who allegedly jumped-off the fourth-floor of his college in Aurangabad yesterday apparently after he was found copying during BSc (Nutrition Biochemistry) examination, succumbed to his injuries today.

Union Minister Satyapal Singh: Darwin's evolution theory is scientifically wrong

20 Jan 2018

Union Minister Satyapal Singh: Darwin's evolution theory is scientifically wrong

Minister of State, in the Human Resource Development (HRD), Satyapal Singh doesn't want Charles Darwin's "theory of evolution" to be taught in schools. But, why is that? Amusingly, he claims that since our ancestors haven't mentioned that they saw an ape turn into a man, the theory is scientifically wrong.

Sena MLA Harshvardhan Jadhav: BJP offered Rs. 5cr to defect

15 Nov 2017

Sena MLA Harshvardhan Jadhav: BJP offered Rs. 5cr to defect

Shiv Sena MLA Harshvardhan Jadhav has accused the BJP of horse-trading. In a shocking claim, he said BJP was offering Rs. 5cr each to Sena's 25 MLAs.

Ganpati Visarjan Maharashtra: Celebrations marred by death of 12 people

06 Sep 2017

Ganpati Visarjan Maharashtra: Celebrations marred by death of 12 people

Hundreds of thousands of devotees in Maharashtra bid adieu to Lord Ganesh during the Visarjan rituals yesterday on the last day of the 12-day long Ganeshotsav, Anant Chaturdashi.

Build toilets or sell your wives? Aurangabad DM sparks controversy

24 Jul 2017

Build toilets or sell your wives? Aurangabad DM sparks controversy

Stirring up controversy, Aurangabad District Magistrate Kanwal Tanuj stated that those who cannot build toilets should sell their wives.