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    30-year-old woman gangraped in Bengaluru in Cubbon Park

    A 30-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped in Bengaluru’s Cubbon Park on wednesday. Victim is a resident of Tumkur, she had visited the park to get associated with the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association.

  • Deepawali frenzy catches up with residents

    Ujjain : Several markets in the city were full of hustle and bustle on the eve of the festival of lights. Residents could be seen making last-minute purchases and gearing up for Deepawali.

  • Demand for lotus among other flowers rises

    Ujjain :  Lotus flowers were selling in large numbers on the eve of Deepawali across the city. Due to the increasing trend of rangoli decoration in homes, offices, shops, showrooms and educational institutions, the demand for rose petals has been on the rise for the past one month. Leaves of ashoka, mango and lily were also in demand.

  • It’s not a cracker Deepawali for firecracker sellers

    Ujjain : Sales of crackers, which had remained low in the past few days, picked up a little on the day before Deepawali. Sales were better in the evening Wednesday but remained dismal compared to the previous years, according to firecracker sellers.

  • Encroachment by kiosks leads to traffic woes

    Ujjain : The busiest roads of the city were playing host to shopkeepers’ Deepawali stalls which have encroached into the road, obstructing pedestrians and movement of the vehicles, which led to traffic jams in city.

  • Police beef up security on festival

    Ujjain : To prevent any untoward incident during Deepawali, the police on Wednesday beefed up security in and around the city.

  • PCB to monitor pollution levels on Deepawali

    Ujjain : The local unit of Pollution Control Board (PCB) will be keeping a strict vigil on the level of pollution in the city on Deepawali.

  • Grand entry to Juna Akhada waiting for color this Diwali

    Ujjain : The grand entry gate to the biggest Saiva Akhada, ‘Panch Dashnam Juna Akhada’ is waiting for whitewashing or cleaning though this key work was left during Diwali.

  • Another distressed farmer commits suicide

    Ujjain : Son of a farmer in distress of ruined crops committed suicide by eating sulphas in his farmland at village Baagoda under Tarana police circle on Tuesday night. Cases of farmer’s suicide are increasing by every passing day but neither administration nor politicos are taking any sincere step for expediting process of distributing compensation of ruined crops to poor farmers.

  • Police diffuse tension in Chandan Nagar

    Indore : Alertness of police and district administration, was averted an untoward incident in Chandan Nagar area when two groups came face-to-face, on Tuesday night.

  • Four booked for fraud

    Indore : Tukoganj police booked four persons for forgery selling a piece of government land in Khajrana on Tuesday. Police have started an investigation into the matter.

  • Mystery shrouds woman’s death

    Indore : City police failed to solve two major blind murder cases, took place in last few months, and they failed to identify a body of woman found in Lasudia area on Wednesday.

  • Shivaji Park murder solved: Carpenter arrested from UP

    Mumbai : When 57-year-old housewife Belena Cardozo offered water to the carpenter working in her house, little did she know a few minutes later he would attack her and leave her bleeding to death in her own house.

  • Mayank Gandhi quits AAP national executive

    Mumbai : The Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) key Maharashtra functionary Mayank Gandhi on Wednesday quit the party’s national executive as he was “losing interest in politics”.

  • Back to square one: Trans harbour link project awaits green clearances

    Mumbai : In a setback for the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link project, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has restarted the procedure to procure environmental clearances from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests. This new hurdle will further delay the project.