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  • Indore: Temples, mosques, crematoria are IMC’s tax defaulters

    Temples, mosques and crematoria are major property tax defaulters. Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has sent letters to management of several shrines asking them to clear their outstanding property tax dues. “Property tax worth crores of rupees is pending against temples and mosques in the city. Tax is also pending on some crematoria. Only those shrines,…

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  • Indore: Offering succour to parched city, WRD to verify IMC’s Tinccha Falls claim

    Indore: A team of state water resources department (WRD) will visit city shortly to conduct survey at Tinchha Falls to verify Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC)’s claim that it has capacity to supply 1630 MLD (million litres daily) water daily. “We have invited team of experts from department to establish the quantity of water Tinchha Falls…

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  • Indore: City fuel pumps to give additional discount on digital payments

    Indore: Giving a further push to digital payments, city petrol pumps have decided to increase discount on fuel purchases made using credit/debit cards or e-wallets. “Decision has been taken on recommendation of Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC), which has taken up task of encouraging people to opt for digital payments,” said municipal commissioner Asheesh Singh. Currently,…

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  • Indore: Nearly 70 more illegal colonies to be regularised

    Indore: While the process of regularising around 100 colonies is already underway, Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has geared up to add about 70 more colonies to its tally. “We are shortlisting more illegal colonies, which can be legalised. More than 70 more colonies can be shortlisted for regularisation,” said IMC colony cell in charge Arun…

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  • Indore to be ‘zero landfill city’ by December end

    Indore: Indore, the cleanest city of India, is soon going to become “zero landfill city”. Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has taken up a task of disposing of heaps of garbage at trenching ground in Devguradia area in next four months. “A team from New Delhi will be arriving in the city in January for Swachh…

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  • Indore: DAVV to release supplementary results after PhD quota goof-up

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has decided to declare supplementary results of doctoral entrance test (DET) for reserved category students who were deprived of quota benefits. “Five percent relaxation was to be given to candidates belonging to reserved categories in DET results but they were deprived of benefit. We will correct our mistake and declare…

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  • Indore: DAVV overlooks quota norms in PhD admissions, reserved category candidates denied benefit

    Indore: In an unexplainable move, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) shattered dreams of many PhD aspirants belonging to reserved category by depriving them of their right to five percent relaxation in marks for admission in prestigious course. Overlooking norms, the university prepared and subsequently declared results of doctoral entrance test (DET) without giving mandatory relaxation to…

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  • Indore: DAVV team secures patent for multiparty binary access controls

    Indore: A team of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) comprising two faculty members and a student has been awarded patent for inventing multiparty binary access controls for enterprise applications.Their invention has been published by Patent Office Journal. Institute of Engineering and Technology (DAVV) faculty members Prof Vrinda Tokekar, Vivek Kapoor and ME student Upendra Kumar Jariya…

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  • From 10% to 16%: Number of girl students goes up in IIT Indore

    Indore: Efforts of Indian Institute of Technology Indore to draw more girl students to  campus seems to have paid as their number has gone up in the institute. “There is considerable increase of female students at IIT Indore in this academic year. Approximately, 16 percent students admitted in this year’s batch are females. It is…

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  • Indore: Centre denies increased intake of 50 MBBS seats to SAIMS

    Indore: In a major setback to Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences, an order issued by ministry of health and family welfare stated that the college cannot admit more than 100 students in the course for session 2018-19. The college had recognition for 100 seats in MBBS course, which were increased to 150 in session…

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  • Indore: Using ‘garbage’, RRCAT cooks breakfast for 200 people daily

    Indore: Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, a facility of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) in Indore—the cleanest city of the country, cooks breakfast to 200 people daily using biogas made out of waste generated from its residential campus. This interesting fact came to fore during a study conducted by Prof Ganesh Kawadia and two…

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  • IIM Indore’s journal among 4305 removed from UGC list

    Indore: In a setback to Indian Institute of Management Indore, University Grants Commission (UGC) has removed the elite b-school’s journal from its approved list citing “low score”.“Indore Management Journal, which is published by IIM Indore, is among the 4305 journals which have been removed by the higher education regulator from its approved list,” said RD…

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