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    Setback for NCP in Maharastra council polls, loses 3 seats

    Mumbai: In a setback to the opposition NCP in Maharashtra, the party could win only one of the four seats it held during the biennial elections held for six local bodies constituencies in the state Legislative Council.

  • Mumbai: Youth collect littered bottles at Coldplay concert and recycle water

    Mumbai: A group of five youth collected 205 litres of water at the Global Citizen India Festival 2016 which took place on November 19, at the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) ground, Bandra Kurla Complex. These youngsters picked up half emptied bottles of water thrown on the ground in just one particular zone (Silver zone). They collected around 205 bottles of one litre each.

  • Indore: 18 from city died in accident, claims railway

    Indore: The railways has claimed that 18 passenger from the city died in the Indore–Patna rail tragedy. On Tuesday, three injured passengers, who were travelling in S-2 of the ill-fated train reached the city and were admitted in MY Hospital.

  • Indore civic body to identify spots infamous for garbage dumping

    Indore: While on one hand the Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has geared up to implement door-to-door waste collection project by the first week of December, on other hand it is now focusing on identification of spots notorious for garbage dumping.

  • Demonetisation: Co-operative banks’ note plea deferred by Bombay HC

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday deferred the hearing on a petition filed by a group of District Cooperative Banks (DCBs) challenging the circular issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to November 24. The RBI had prohibited DCBs from using the old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 for any transaction by issuing a circular on November 14. A division bench of Justice Abhay Oka and Justice Makarand Karnik

  • Indore: Marked drop in crime in South Tukoganj

    Indore: South Tukoganj, one of the posh colonies of the city, is also plagued by crimes such as fraud by fake police, thefts, and chain snatchings. However, there has been a drop in crimes in recent times due to alertness of shopkeepers and residents. Though no serious crimes have been reported, the residents said that increased police patrolling may curb the sporadic incidents that still occur.

  • Indore: Fire in BCM Heights, parlour gutted

    Indore: A fire broke out in a shop of BCM Heights building in Vijay Nagar area on Tuesday morning. Furniture and goods worth lakhs were gutted. The smoke emanating from the ground floor covered the entire building and the residents had to reach downstairs to save themselves.

  • Indore: Who manages traffic at Malviya Nagar Square

    Indore: Commuters face traffic chaos at Malviya Nagar square, thanks to no signal installed by traffic police. The square has become accident prone zone but the responsible officials have turned blind to the situation. Local residents have also lodged complaints of accidents and demanded installation of traffic signal at the earliest.

  • Demonetisation: Book PM for deaths, says Congress

    Mumbai: Mumbai Regional Congress Committee (MRCC) president Sanjay Nirupam appealed to the nation to register a case against Prime Minister Narendra Modi under Section 302 of Indian Penal Code for the death of 70 people across the country.

  • Indore: NET, Relief to thousands of candidates as results announced

    Indore: Thousands of candidates, who appeared national eligibility test (NET) in July, heaved a sigh of relief as the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday announced results of the exam, before the last date to pay fee for NET scheduled in January exhausted.

  • Indore: Dena Bank launches mobile ATM van

    Indore: Dena Bank has launched first mobile ATM van on November 22 in city. Commissioner Mukhendu Singh Pawar inaugurated the ATM van.  Bank’s assistant general manager Manoj Kumar informed that people can swipe debit cards of all banks to withdraw cash up to Rs 2500 a day. “Such vans will be running in the main city areas every day,” mentioned bank in a press release.

  • Indore: Lotus offers cashless shopping

    Indore: Lotus electronics has announced cashless shopping facility. Now, customers can buy any product through down payment of Rs 1. Lotus has offered the facility to help people overcome cash crunch. Products of brands like Samsung, Sony, Videocon, Panasonic, Godrej, Haier, HP, Dell and others are available at the store. The company has also announced ‘buy in 2016, pay in 2017’ offer on a few brands. A special Diwali offer ‘Jeeto Shandaar

  • Indore: Road construction material troubling residents

    Pithampur: A cemented road was built at Vishwas Nagar housing board by the municipality. Ballast was put between the Vishwas nagar road which was not lifted away even after a week of constructing the road.

  • Bhopal: 6 SOS Balgram girls felicitated

    BHOPAL: Six young achievers of SOS Balgram village in the city were felicitated with Jhalkari award on Amar Shaheeed Veerangna Jhalkari Bai Jayanti programme at Gandhi Bhawan on Tuesday. The programme was organised by the Woman and Child Development Department.  Additional Director, Women Empowerment Department Seema Thakur, said “Women should take inspiration from Jhalkari Bai to prove themselves.”  Assistant Director of SOS village, Khajurikalan, BP Matkar said, “It is a proud moment