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    Maharashtra: Upper House adjourned for 4th day

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) proposed an adjournment motion demanding loan waiver for farmers in the State Legislative Council (the Upper House). Their claim being the number of farmers’ suicides in the last two years has increased and the Bharatiya Janta Party led government has been indifferent to their plight. Along with opposition parties the ruling party Shiv Sena also joined them, due to which the council affairs came to a complete halt on

  • Barca produce a miracle, stun PSG 6-1

    The result, which sparked delirious celebrations at Barcelona’s 99,000-capacity Nou Camp stadium, sent the Spanish giants storming into the quarter-finals at the cost of the stricken Paris club.  (more…)

  • Bhopal: People question why power tariff highest in state

    BHOPAL: Almost every petitioner who appeared in the Electricity Regularity Commission hearing raised a similar objection, “Why is the cost of power in MP highest in the country”? Total 23 petitioners were listed to appear in the hearing and only 17 reached, during the Thursday schedule. The three-member bench of chairman of the commission Devraj Birdi, Alok Gupta and AD Vajpayee headed the hearing.

  • Bhopal: 1 dead, 17 hurt as CAPT building collapses

    BHOPAL: One person died and at least 17 labourers were reported injured after an under-construction building of Central Academy for Police Training (CAPT) collapsed at Kanha Saiya under Bilkhiriya police station here on Thursday. In August 2012, the Centre had approved the setting up of the aforesaid academy in Bhopal. A total outlay of Rs 492 crore has been provided under the 12th Plan for the CAPT. Rescue operation was on till

  • I have played the greatest game of my life, says Neymar

    Barcelona : From being written off after the first leg 0-4 defeat against Paris Saint Germain to making one of the greatest comebacks of all time by winning 6-1 on Wednesday night here and 6-5 on aggregate, Barcelona star Neymar said the game was his best till date.

  • Bhopal Paper leak: Class 9, 10 exams cancelled

    BHOPAL: All the examination papers of classes 9 and 10 held till date have been cancelled, the upcoming papers have also been cancelled. Commissioner of public instructions Neeraj Dubey issued the orders on Thursday.

  • Bhopal: BJP, Congress join hands to get EE moved; min doesn’t budge

    BHOPAL: Even a joint front of the BJP and the Congress MLAs could not succeed in getting an executive engineer of PWD in Morena removed. Congress MLA Sudedar Singh Rajhodha, during Question Hour, raised the issue of the EE making higher payments than the bids and demanded his removal. He said the local MP, two MLAs, BJP district president and the mayor had written to the government demanding the removal of the

  • Gavaskar slams ICC

    New Delhi : Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has slammed the International Cricket Council (ICC) for not penalising Steven Smith after the Australian captain illegally sought the dressing room’s advice on a DRS referral during the second Test against India.

  • Bhopal: Ruckus in House over Nayak comment

    BHOPAL: Congress MLA Mukesh Nayak alleged that jails were given ‘target’ to collect money by ensuring facilities to affluent class prisoners lodged in them. Prisoners from poor families were hardly paid any attention. Nayak’s comments raised eyebrows of many BJP MLAs during discussion of demand for grant of jail and PHE department on Thursday.

  • AIFF firm about Premier Futsal

    New Delhi : On a day Premier Futsal launched its second edition here on Thursday, All India Football Federation said that it does not recognise the league promoted by football greats like Luis Figo and Ryan Giggs. The AIFF also asked its state units not to allow players to participate in the “unauthorised and unofficial Futsal league”. “AIFF reiterates that Futsal is not recognised. Futsal, as per AIFF constitution, is governed by the

  • I am lot more familiar with DRS now:Handscomb

    Bengaluru : Young Australia batsman Peter Handscomb, who took the blame for his captain Steve Smith’s “brain-fade” fiasco, on Thursday said he is now familiar with the DRS rules and it’s time to move on from the incident that sparked a huge controversy.

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    Todays horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- If you are in a relationship, your need to give and receive love will be very strong, so ensure that you indulge your emotional and erotic desires. This is a time when the power of romantic and sexual attraction is extremely strong.

  • Bhopal: By-polls announced in Ater, Bandhavgarh

    BHOPAL: The Election Commission of India, on Thursday, announced by-elections in Ater and Bandhavgarh assembly constituencies of the state. The two constituencies will vote on April 9 and the counting will be held on April 14. Nominations will be accepted from March 14. The last date for filing of nominations is March 21. The Ater constituency fell vacant following the death of Satyadev Katare, then leader of opposition in Vidhan Sabha while

  • Bhopal: Ex-minister’s son held for smuggling ganja

    BHOPAL: A former minister’s son and his friends were arrested in connection with ganja smuggling on Thursday. The police said Bisahulal Singh was minister during Congress regime and his son Yavendra Pratap Singh had been arrested with 13 kilogram ganja. His friend Chandra Prakash Singh Dangi had also been arrested.  Crime branch ASP Rashmi Mishra said both brought the contraband from Anooppur to Bhopal in a Scorpio SUV MP-16-C-1350. They had used

  • Williamson leads fightback by injury-hit New Zealand

    Dunedin : A battling Kane Williamson ensured New Zealand took the second-day honours despite a crippling calf injury to senior batsman Ross Taylor in the first cricket Test against South Africa, here on Thursday. Williamson was not out 78 as he propped up the innings with night watchman Jeetan Patel on nine, taking New Zealand to 177 for three in reply to South Africa’s 308.