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  • Ujjain: Injured in firing, farmer still awaits dole promised by govt

    Pipliya Mandi/Malhargarh: With family members of farmers killed or injured in the Mandsaur firing incident getting compensation from government as well as different political parties, one of the farmers from Pipliya Mandi who was injured in the incident on June 6 is still awaiting financial help. According to information, Dashrath Dhangar of Jalodiya village was injured after a bullet pierced his right elbow.

  • Ujjain: Exhibition held to celebrate second anniversary of Smart City Mission

    Ujjain: The administration celebrated the second anniversary of Smart City Mission at office of Simhastha fair Authority on Sunday. On this occasion, Ujjain Smart City Limited put up an exhibition related to various ongoing projects. Smart City project CEO Avadhesh Sharma, energy minister Paras Jain, MP Chintamani Malviya, mayor Meena Jonwal, chairman of Ujjain Development Authority (UDA) Jagdish Agrawal and leader of opposition Rajendra Vashishtha viewed the exhibition.

  • Street clashes mar Eid festivities in Kashmir Valley

    Srinagar: Eid was celebrated across Jammu and Kashmir on Monday but the festivities were marred by clashes between protesters and security forces in many parts of the Kashmir Valley, injuring some 20 people.

  • Ujjain reverberates with ‘Hare Rama-Hare Krishna’chants as Jagannath rath yatra taken out

    Ujjain: The city reverberated with chants of ‘Hare Rama-Hare Krishna’ during two separate chariot processions taken out by ISKCON and Khati Samaj here on Sunday. Thousands of people thronged enroute to witness the proceedings. International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) took out its chariot procession of Lord Jagannath from Nikas Square at 1 pm on Sunday.

  • Indore: Prep X Plunge into pool of more than 40,000 questions @ Rs 299

    Indore: Large number of students aspiring for civil services or have the potential to crack other competitive exams mostly need to compromise with their dreams, as preparation for the same turns unaffordable to them, thanks to heavy fees of coaching institutions. Aimed at eliminating the heavy cost of preparation for competitive exams to facilitate aspirants, three youngsters have launched a start-up to come up with an android application named Prep X, which provides

  • Thugs of Hindostan actors Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan relaxing in Malta, see photos

    By now we all know that the cast of the underproduction Yash Raj Films venture ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ are in Malta to shoot for the film. In fact just a couple of days back, we had reported that Dangal Girl Fatima Sana Sheikh who is also part of ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ was enjoying herself walking the streets of Malta.

  • Indore: Supdt may get marching order, other changes on anvil

    Indore: In the wake of death of 17 patients in a single day, including nine deaths in just two hours in Maharaja Yashwantrao Hospital due to alleged obstruction in oxygen supply line on the intervening night of June 21 and June 22, department of medical education has been planning to make some administrative changes in the biggest government-run facility of the state. Minister of medical education, Sharad Jain had earlier pointed out the

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    Indore: Youth held for abducting, raping minor; victim freed

    Indore: A youth was arrested for abducting and raping a minor girl from Khajrana area on Sunday. Police have also rescued the girl from the custody of the accused. Following a complaint by the victim’s mother on Friday, a police team led by senior officials launched a manhunt to nab the accused.

  • VIP 2: Kajol thanks Dhanush for breaking her language barrier

    Mumbai: Actress Kajol, who will next be seen in the Tamil film “Velaiilla Pattadhari 2” titled “Lalkar” in Hindi, thanked her co-star Dhanush and director Soundarya for breaking her language barrier in the movie.

  • Indore: Fingers crossed; monsoon to hit city max by tomorrow

    Indore: Despite some sporadic rains a couple of days ago, citizens are yet to get rid of itchy weather in the city, as longing for heavy rain continues. With the rising temperature and increased humidity level, the city weather turned further sultry on Sunday and people are desperately waiting for a heavy spell of rains to get relief from the irritating weather condition.

  • Indore: State’s first overseas flight awaits MHA nod

    Indore: Air India has completed the preparation for rolling out the state’s maiden international flight from the city under ‘hub-and-spoke’ policy to Sharjah via Mumbai. However, the national carrier is awaiting the approval from Union ministry of home affairs to start its operation, which was expected to be granted by October. Nevertheless, on domestic front, the PSU airliner is likely to roll-out three flights from city to Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Kolkata by

  • Bhopal: City of Lakes reverberates in Eid spirit

    Bhopal: At the culmination of month-long fasting of Ramadan, comes Eid. Eid alFitr translates from Arabic as the ‘festival of breaking the fast’ and involves a range of celebrations as friends, family and the entire Muslim community come together. The City of Lakes is reverberating in the spirit of Eid like every year. Just a day before Eid and moon sighted is confirmed. Muslims celebrate night that is known as ‘Chand Raat’.

  • Navi Mumbai: Man attempts to resolve parking dispute, gets killed

    Mumbai: In a gruesome incident of road rage, one of two youths who intervened in an altercation between the drivers of two cars on the Sion-Panvel Highway, was killed while the other was left battling for life when one of the drivers, rammed his car into their bike. Navi Mumbai police have registered a murder case and the incident took place in the wee hours of Sunday.

  • Bhopal to be synonym of development: CM

    Bhopal: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said that the development of Bhopal should set a parameter for the rest of the world to develop their own cities instead of looking for European cities to set their benchmark of development. Chouhan was addressing a programme organised by Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) to commemorate two years of ‘Bhopal smart city vision’ here on Sunday. During the programme, mayor Alok Sharma, BMC commissioner

  • Bhopal: Monsoon to hit city in 48 hrs, heavy rain likely today

    Bhopal: The Meteorological Department on Sunday has forecast the onset of monsoon in Bhopal in next 48 hours citing advancement of monsoon towards the state. It also predicted heavy rains in Bhopal, Jabalpur and Indore in next 24 hours which would set the base for the onset of monsoon. On Sunday, Bhopal witnessed a hot day with relatively high humidity. However, the evening provided a sigh of relief with drizzling and breeze.

  • Eid Mubarak: Eid special greetings from Telly Celebs!

    Eid ul-Fitr, marks the end of Ramadan, the most sacred month of the Muslim year and a period of obligatory fasting. Eid al-Fitr translates means the ’festival of breaking of the fast’ and brings peace and harmony. Families and friends gather to eat and pray together during festivities.

  • GST Impact: Vehicle lease to become costlier

    The Goods and Services tax (GST), which will be implemented from July 1, 2017, has already put the vehicle industry, especially fleet vehicles and app-based aggregators in a spot of bother. The worry arises from the goods and services tax (GST) regime as the tax burden, which is currently a value-added tax of 12.5-13%, will rise to 43%, i.e. increase of over 30%.