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  • Ujjain: Two-day Bhaas drama ceremony draws large audience

    Ujjain: The department of cultural affairs, Sanskriti Sanchnalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Kalidas Sanskrit Academy and Madhya Pradesh Natak Lokkala Academy organised a two-day ‘Bhaas Natya’ Samaroha at Kalidas Academy Sankul from 7 pm on Thursday and Friday.

  • Ujjain: Renewal of tenders for city buses begins

    Ujjain: The process for renewing tenders for city buses will be started soon by the Ujjain Municipal Corporation. A meeting of UTCL was organised on Wednesday at its office located on Maksi Road. Additional commissioner Vishal Singh Chouhan said the corporation had decided a premium of Rs 30, 000 for buses running within the city and Rs 50000 for intercity buses. As per rules, any contractor quoting higher rates will obtain tenders

  • Ujjain: City decks up for Rangpanchami

    Ujjain: Close on the heels of the festival of holi which concluded recently, the city is gearing up once again to celebrate yet another festival of colours, ‘Rangpanchami’.

  • Nitin Gadkari trashes talk of Devendra Fadnavis’ Delhi yatra

    Mumbai: Putting to rest all speculation about Devendra Fadnavis moving to Delhi in a new role, Union Minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari told reporters that the chief minister will stay put in Mumbai. “Fadnavis is the most popular face of our party in Maharashtra and it is largely due to his efforts that the BJP has been able to make a mark throughout the state in the recently-held elections,” Gadkari said, adding, “We

  • Goa deal done, Prakash Pant for Uttarakhand, all eyes are now on Uttar Pradesh

    Panaji/New Delhi: Even as Manohar Parrikar sailed through in the trust vote on Thursday and the BJP-led government in Goa is now firmy in the saddle, the party leadership kept up the suspense regarding Uttar Pradesh. In Uttarakhand, the BJP has more or less decided that former Assembly Speaker Prakash Pant will be the chief minister. He has been summoned to Delhi for consultations with the party leadership. The swearing-in will take place on Saturday.

  • India suffer Kohli injury scare in Ranchi Test

    Ranchi: India captain Virat Kohli’s further participation in the crucial third cricket Test against Australia in Ranchi was thrown into jeopardy on Thursday because of a shoulder injury.

  • Maharashtra hospitals to be inspected by the government to curb female foeticide

    Mumbai: A joint team of officials from various departments in Maharashtra will be formed to inspect hospitals to curb the menace of female foeticide, state Health Minister Deepak Sawant has said. The team, to function at the district-level, would comprise of officials from the departments of health, revenue, police and Food and Drug Administration (FDA), he said.

  • Mumbai: In a first, Central railway workshop switches to green CNG

     Mumbai: In a first of its kind, the Central Railway has adopted an environmental friendly initiative in their workshops by switching to using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) for all its industrial related work.  The use of this gas will be environment friendly as it does emit any poisonous gases during the burning process.

  • Two Ds of India: Demonetisation & Digitisation

    Free Press Journal (FPJ) along with the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) organised a panel discussion on the impact of the Budget in specific contexts. Panelists were (in alphabetical order) Ketan Dalal, Member, India Leadership Team, PWC; Abizer Diwanji, Senior Partner, EY India; Lalit Kanodia, Past President, IACC and Chairman Datamatics Global Services; Jairaj  Purandare, Founder Chairman, JMP Advisors; Pradeep Rath, Senior Economist, CIDCO; and Aditya Srinivas, COO and Chief Economist, BSE Brokers’ Forum. The