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  • Indore: Mix of traditional, modern Garbas

    Bringing colours of different festivals during Navratri, the Garba Mahotsav at Dussehra Maidan has drawn people from cross sections of the society. Every day is themed on festivals specially Diwali and Dussehra. To commemorate Diwali festival, crackers show will be organised on concluding day of nine-day Navratri festival. Combining modern and traditional style Garbas, the…

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  • Indore: 15-year-old booked for stalking widow

    A 15-year-old boy was booked for allegedly harassing a widow in Bhanwarkuan on Saturday. The police have detained the minor and started further investigation into the case. Bhanwarkuan police station in-charge Sanjay Shukla said a 30-year-old woman lodged complaint that she works at a local business company office in Bhanwarkua. The minor would stalk her…

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  • Indore: Three suicides in 24 hours

    A 28-year-old youth committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling in Dwarkapuri on Saturday. Police believed he took the step due to dispute in family. His wife was stays with her parents for last 15 days. Dwarkapuri police station incharge RN Bhadoriya said that deceased identified as Rajesh Pawar is a resident of Asha…

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  • Indore: DAVV may give increment to self-financing course teachers

    Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has sent feelers about giving increments to teachers appointed under self-financing courses.  Sources said vice-chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad and registrar Ajay Verma talked about the issue and agreed to give increments to these teachers who are upset with university administration. Verma said he had discussed issue of increment with V-C and…

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  • Indore: 500 kg of polythene bags seized, Rs 1 Lakh fine imposed

    Indore Municipal Corporation imposed spot fine on a trader for selling and buying sub standard polythene bags in Siyaganj on Sunday.  On the directives of IMC commissioner Asheesh Singh, health officer Gautam Bhatia raided a warehouse owned by trader Lalit Sharma and seized 500 kilograms of substandard polythene bags. IMC officials imposed a spot fine…

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  • EOW raid: Godown worth crores owned by nephew found

    Indore: Economic Offences Wing on Sunday during investigation found a godown worth more than Rs 1 crore owned by nephew of assistant engineer of Indore Municipal Corporation Abhay Singh Rathore, whose premises were raided by EOW three days back.  Deputy Superintendent of Police (EOW) Anand Yadav said godown is situated in Kelodhala in Lasudiya area….

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  • Indore: Money gone, Centre crumbles

    Controversial structure razed in five hours Money Centre, a commercial building constructed on a land, meant for health care facilities near Ranjit Hanuman temple, was demolished by Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) on Sunday. The demolition was carried out two days after Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court dismissed petitions of shopkeepers who ran business…

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  • Bhopal: Confusion & conflict continues over monthly transport passes

    Confusion and conflict over validity of monthly public transport passes after imposition of Model Code of Conduct continue to prevail in the state capital. It led to conflict between commuters and bus conductors.  The commuters revealed that their transport passes have been suspended after model code of conduct imposed for assembly polls. Therefore, they have…

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  • Bhopal: Managing Ijtema with elections, challenge for admin

    The preparations for annual Tablighi Ijtema (Global Congregation) to be held from 23-26 November are on full swing. This year the event has become a challenge for the district administration in view of assembly elections.  This would be for the first time that this programme would be held for four days; till now it was…

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  • Bhopal: Bharati declines recommending names for tickets

    Union Minister and former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh Uma Bharati has rebutted the report of her writing to BJP state president Rakesh Singh regarding ticket distribution. The report in the social media claimed that Bharati had written to Singh recommending names of party candidates for the ticket in the upcoming Assembly polls. The former…

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  • Bhopal: Voters waiting for cVigil app to launch

    Chief election commissioner OP Rawat had said before announcing poll dates that a cVigil mobile application would be launched to check poll code violations, the day elections dates are announced. Poll dates were announced on October 6 and since then people and activists are constantly checking the google store to download the app. Once downloaded…

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