Controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen had to return to Mumbai from the airport in Aurangabad after protests led by AIMIM legislator Imtiyaz Jaleel broke out outside the airport and the hotel she was supposed to stay in during her visit to the city.
Written by Arshia Dhar | Saturday May 21, 2016, Aurangabad
The first man in two years to have scaled Mount Everest, Rafiq Shaikh Patel of Aurangabad, Maharashtra, has created quite a record. Rafiq also happens to be the first policeman from Maharashtra to have reached the peak of the highest mountain in the world.
A unique 'roti bank' has been launched in this city, famous for its Ajanta-Ellora caves, for the poor. People can 'deposit' rotis and the poor, aged, sick or the unemployed people can 'withdraw' a basic fare of freshly-cooked rotis and a vegetarian or non-vegetarian dish.
In a bid to improve the image of police among the public, Special Inspector General of Police Vishwas Nangre Patil has asked officials of Aurangabad range to not keep film songs, loud sounds or bird chirping as ringtone of their mobile phones.