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  • Ujjain: 6 students injured as school bus overturns

    Ujjain: Six students were injured when a school bus, in which they were travelling, overturned after suffering a flat tyre near Chandukhedi village on Tuesday. The police said that following tyre burst, the driver lost control over the wheels. The out of control bus rammed into a roadside tree and turned turtle. According to reports, school bus (MP13 C 4667) of Yashsvi School, located at Chandukhedi, was carrying more than 20 students

  • Demonetisation pulls down GDP to 7% for Q3

    New Delhi: Reflecting a marginal impact of the November 8 demonetisation measure, the country’s GDP for the third quarter ended December, estimated at Rs 30.28 lakh crore, recorded a growth of 7 per cent, compared with 7.3 per cent in the second quarter, official data showed on Tuesday.

  • Ramjas row: Universities join hands, protests spill over on to Delhi streets

    New Delhi: Thousands of students and teachers of all major universities in the Capital — Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Jamia — took to the streets on Tuesday to protest what they called “hooliganism” and violence unleashed by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists even as a female student who took on the RSS-affiliated students’ body pulled out of the campaign after getting death and rape threats. “I’m withdrawing from the campaign. Congratulations

  • Ujjain: Annoyed bank employees observe nationwide strike

    Ujjain: Employees of various banks of the district joined the nation-wide strike called by United Forum of Bank Unions on Tuesday bringing the banking activities in the district to a stop. The employees were irked over non-payment of over-time during the demonetisation.

  • Ujjain: Attackers get three years in jail

    Ujjain: In an over 5-year-old case of violent attack accused Gopal, Naryansingh, Manohar Singh, Hira Singh, Bharat Singh, Trilok Singh and Jaswant Singh were held convicts by the court.

  • World Bank to invest Rs 6,627 crore rupees in Mumbai’s infrastructure projects

    Mumbai: The World Bank will invest US $1billion in five projects in Maharashtra, including Mumbai Urban Transport Project-3 and Climate Resilient Agricultural project in the Marathwada region. Kristalina Georgieva, Chief Executive Officer of the World Bank, made the announcement in Mumbai on Tuesday in the presence of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

  • Ujjain: Police get breakthrough in Dr Tiwari case

    Ujjain: Accused Mukesh, son of Dhulji of Ambodiya village was arrested by TI Madhav Nagar and sub-inspector GS Gohar. The accused were involved in the conspiracy and fraud with Dr Pavnendranath Tiwari.

  • Ujjain: Man, wife and son get life imprisonment in 13-year-old murder case

    Ujjain: A man along with his wife and son were pronounced guilty in a three-year-old murder case on Tuesday. The court of ADJ, second, sentenced them to life imprisonment for the crime. A penalty of Rs 2,000 was also imposed on the trio identified as Prem Kishore, Ravi and Daksha in the case.

  • Supreme Court asks Sahara to deposit Rs 5092.6 cr to keep Roy out

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today directed the Sahara Group to deposit Rs 5092.6 crore by April 7 in the SEBI-Sahara account to keep its chief Subrata Roy out of jail and said the amount will be refunded to the investors.

  • Thane: Sex racket at spa busted, two held

    Mira-Bhayandar: Sleuths of the Anti-Human Trafficking unit of the Thane (rural) police in association with their local counterparts from Navghar police station claim to have busted a high profile sex racket that was operating from a spa in Bhayandar on Monday evening.

  • Thane: Major slum fire kills handicapped woman

    A major fire broke out in the cluster of huts at an under construction site in the sprawling Indralok area of Mira Road on Tuesday morning.

  • Mumbai civic polls: I voted for myself but still got zero votes, says Independent candidate to SEC

    Mumbai: In a unique case, an independent candidate Shrikant Shirsat who was a candidate in the recently held Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Election from Saki Naka (Ward no.164) constituency has challenged the results. He was shown with zero votes, having not received a single vote from his polling booth. He vouched for his family’s votes and moreover his own vote, which is not reflecting in the results and has accused tampering of Electronic Voting Machine

  • Mumbai: Man suffering from painful infection gets instant relief

    Mumbai: After two years, 35-year-old Riyaaz Ali (name changed), who was suffering from herpes virus has been relieved of his infection. The infection was preventing him from doing his day-to-day activities including wearing clothes or taking bath. Dr Prasanna Patankar, neurosurgeon, SRV Hospital, Goregaon (west) chemically damaged a particular nerve that led to instant relief to Ali within an hour due to which he was normal and was able to do regular

  • Mumbai: Ten boys booked for ‘unnatural sex’ with minor

    Mumbai: Ten minor boys have been arrested by the Andheri police for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old minor boy.  The minors have been arrested under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) Act for unnatural sex. They were produced at the juvenile court and have been remanded to the Dongri juvenile home.

  • The Hidden Beauty of Everyday Life

    “There is beauty, grace, mystery, and love all around us: all we have to do is pause and take the time to be attentive and to lean into the presence of God in everyday life.”  That is the wonderful and salutary message in this brief but poignant volume of spiritual essays by Kent Nerburn. In “The Sermon of the Birds”, the author is in Oxford, England, when he hears a birdsong outside

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