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    Choithram School North campus celebrated its 13th annual sports and athletic meet recently. The meet commenced with the welcoming of chief guest and state Ranji team captain Devendra Singh Bundela followed by torch run where best athletes of last year and students who played at national and state-level participated. An aerobic dance performance enthused the audience and worked as a starter for the meet. It was a grand event with a slew of


    Knit India united schools students from different cities, background, religion and languages together under one roof to stage presentations on various topics. 27 schools across the country participated in Universal Solidarity Movement’s (USM) programme held at St Arnold School on Saturday. Highlights of the evening were skit, dance and singing performances which displayed the spirit of patriotism, pluralism and power of youth. Photos by- Pintu Namdev

  • Utkrishta Vidyalaya celebrates annual day

    Dewas : Utkrisht Vidyalaya, Dewas, celebrated its annual day on Friday. Various competitions were held during the programme. Principal Chandrawati Jadhav encouraged and motivated the participating students. In shot put junior boys’ category, Ravi Prajapat, Yash Sangiya, Ravi Solanki and in the junior girls’ category, Khushboo Vaskel, Riya Singh and Ishika Ojha won. In the shot put senior boys’ category,  Mohamber Sajjad Ahmed, Vishnu Kushwah and Ankit Sharma, and in the senior

  • Terror alert in Goa: Intel warns Israelis

    Panaji : Goa Police on Saturday deployed its anti-terrorism squad and reserve police in anticipation of a possible terror attack by Jaish-e-Mohammad or Lashkar-e-Taiba. The move came a day after Israel issued a travel warning for India, in the wake of possible attempts to carry out attacks against Western tourists.

  • Army, IAF get new chiefs; Lt General Bakshi to continue

    New Delhi : Even as Lt Gen Bipin Rawat and Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa took charge as the Army and IAF chiefs respectively,    Lt Gen Bakshi, who heads the Kolkata-headquartered Eastern Command (EC), made it clear that he had no intention of  resigning  and would continue to lead the EC with full professional sincerity.

  • From air taxi to bicycle sharing; many gifts lined up for 2017

    BHOPAL : The New Year always brings new hopes and excitement for everyone and the state government also has in store some exciting projects for the people of the state. Apart from metro rail for Bhopal and Indore and a number of smart city projects, the state also awaits some other new initiatives.  It is another matter whether these schemes will become operational on the ground in 2017 but  let us hope

  • Last day sees Rs 38L deposit in SBI

    Dewas : Friday was the last day for the common man to deposit their old notes at the banks. About Rs38 lakh were deposited at the State Bank of India, main branch, Dewas. The bank is providing new Rs2,000 notes, but people are hesitating in taking it as getting a change is still a problem.

  • Man accused of 64 thefts tries to kill self in lock-up

    Mumbai : Mohammed Zaheed Mehraj Lohar (36) attempted suicide inside the lock-up at Mulund police station on Thursday evening. He was arrested on December 28 by the Mulund police station in 64 theft cases of stealing laptops and music systems from cars parked outside private companies.

  • No race to announce candidate list: NCP

    Mumbai : A senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader revealed there is no rat race to announce candidates for the forthcoming Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporations (BMC) polls. The state NCP leader agreed his party has limited base in Mumbai and city president Sachin Ahir has to establish his leadership.

  • Congress will fight all seats in UP, alone

    New Delhi: The Congress said on Saturday it will contest all seats in Uttar Pradesh, adding it was a good sign that the internal feud within the Samajwadi Party was resolved.

  • Shifting of venue from Goa to Pune hurts Sunburn festival

    Mumbai : The much celebrated EDM (Electronic Dance Music) festival, Sunburn, experienced a shortfall in the number of attendees this year mainly due to its change of venue from Goa to Pune. The four day festival culminated on Saturday experiencing a footfall of an average of 40,000 rather than the usual 70,000 crowd per edition that it has been experiencing since the past nine years in Goa.

  • Rat menace to grow despite `1.8 cr annual civic budget

    Mumbai : Despite several rounds of advertisements in the newspapers submitted by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for outsourcing the work of killing the rats, the civic body has failed to get any response from the local organisations and private NGOs. Moreover, the civic body has extended their deadlines of application till January 21st has they have failed to get proper response from the 18 of the 24 wards in the city.

  • Maha Samajwadi Party chief Abu Azmi pledges support to Akhilesh Yadav

    Mumbai : Maharashtra Samajwadi Party chief Abu Azmi today pledged support to the Akhilesh Yadav camp after party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav expelled the UP chief minister along with General Secretary Ramgopal Yadav for six years for putting up candidates against the official nominees.