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  • Indore: Contraband tobacco products worth over Rs 1.35 cr seized, two arrested

    Indore: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) claimed that it has achieved a major success in their drive against contraband tobacco products by seizing cigarette and gutkha worth around Rs 1.36 crore. The agency has also arrested two persons, one from city and another from Banswara in Rajasthan.

  • Indore: Representatives from many top-notch cos gather at IIT for IAC

    Indore: Indian Institute of Technology Indore’s Industry-Academia Conclave (IAC)-2017, which aims at fostering ever-increasing relations of the institute with the industry, would be held on Wednesday. The conclave would to be attended by representatives of top-notch companies, the institute’s faculty members and students. The theme of this year’s conclave is: “Possibilities for Tomorrow”.

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    Indore: Retired Colonel’s house burgled

    Indore: Thieves entered the house of retired Army Colonel in Gawli Palasia area on Monday. According to police, complainant Colonel (retired) Subhramanium Swami reported that thieves took away 170 grams gold jewellery, silver jewellery and other valuables from his house when he had gone to Bhopal for some work. Thieves entered the house after breaking the lock and when Col Swami returned home he found the households in disarray. After checking his

  • Congress condemns Gauri Lankesh’s death, says ‘she lives on in our hearts’

    New Delhi: The Congress Party strongly condemned the death of senior journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot at her residence in Bengaluru, stating that the culprits need to be punished. The Congress took to Twitter yesterday and stated that, “The truth will never be silenced. Gauri Lankesh lives on in our hearts. My condolences and love to her family. The culprits have to be punished”.

  • Indore: Saying goodbye to special Ganesha was tough for them

    Indore: After 12 days of aarti, songs, sweets and ‘shringar’, curtains came down on Ganeshotsav with ‘visarjan’ of Ganesha on Anant Chaturdashi, ie onTuesday. While many households brought home eco-friendly idols, several organisations brought idol of mix blend that was immersed in nearby water bodies.

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    Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: Senior Kannada journalist and social activist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead on Tuesday night by unidentified men at her residence, police said. She was 55. “She was shot dead from a close range at her house in Rajarajeshwari Nagar (in the suburbs) around 8 p.m. as she was entering the house,” Bengaluru Police Commissioner T. Suneel Kumar told reporters here.

  • Indore: New techniques make anaesthesia more effective, safe: Dr Javed

    Indore: Anaesthesia was believed as a stream meant only for making the patients unconscious for surgery and was also believed it dangerous. But it is not limited and is a boon in acute pain management. Newer techniques have further made regional anaesthesia more effective and secure. Now, not even the part of the body but it can be administered to the dedicated nerve also, said senior anaesthetist Dr Javed Khan said.

  • Indore: This Ganeshotsav was special for Shalimar Township residents

    Indore: With dance, music, fashion show and treasure hunt, residents of Shalimar Township concluded their 12-day Ganesha festival with joy on Tuesday. While their activities and celebrations throughout the festival made their life colourful, saying goodbye to Ganesha was painful.

  • Indoreans give thumbs up to eco-friendly Ganesh visarjan

    Indore: Indoreans gave thumbs up to eco-friendly Ganesh visarjan (idol immersion) call by Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) to prevent water bodies, especially lakes around the city, getting polluted due to the ritual. With the aim to save water and conserve water bodies, municipal corporation had conducted a campaign for eco-friendly Ganesh visarjan with the help of various NGOs and private organisations.

  • Bhopal: Shivraj Singh Chouhan fetes 67 teachers at alma mater Model School

    Bhopal: “The government is trying ban the Blue Whale game but for the condition of children, parents including society, family and government all are responsible,” expressed CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan while addressing the state-level programme organised on Teacher’s Day, at Model School, here on Tuesday. He also made many declarations for teachers on the occasion. Twenty-five per cent posts would be reserved for the Guruji in teachers’ recruitment, he said.

  • Bhopal: Embracing death for the sake of few seconds

    Bhopal: On Sunday, a bike rider lost his life because he jumped the traffic signal at the busy Board Office Square when only a few seconds were to go for the signal to turn green. Motorists and bikers crossing signals when there a few seconds to go for the light to turn green or till a couple of seconds after it has turned red is quite common. And this can cost one

  • Bhopal: Now five subjects good enough to pass

    Bhopal: Students of government schools appearing in the Class 9 and 10 board exams will have to concentrate on five subjects in place of six to pass the exam from current academic year.

  • Bhopal: Sluggish demand dampens festive spirit for realtors

    Bhopal: Real estate business did not pick up during the Ganesh festival but builders and developers still have hope from Navratri.  The market at this time does not have many buyers. Bearish trend plagues it. Builders have attributed the plight of realty market to mixed impact of RERA, GST, demonetisation and liquidity crisis.

  • Bhopal: Patients leave for AIIMS at 4 am to get 6 am tokens

    Bhopal: Token distribution system has been a big headache at AII India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) for patients visiting for consultation with doctors.  Presently what is happening is that patients have to leave home as early as 4am to be in long queue to get tokens that are distributed from 6am and they eventually get the token by 8 am. Doctors come at 10am and they come out from AIIMS after

  • Ganesh Visarjan 2017: In pictures, Mumbai says good bye to Ganpati Bappa

    The inevitable day of Ganesh Visarjan has finally arrived and lakhs of devotees of Lord Ganesha will bid a tearful farewell to their beloved ‘Bappa’. Mumbai being a cosmopolitan and diverse city will be gearing up for the Visarjan with great enthusiasm and fervour. The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi has always been celebrated with excitement and the last day of this divine festival will be no different.

  • India, China bonhomie good, but will it last?

    There is no denying that the BRICS summit hosted by China has had some positive strands for India. It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s threat not to attend the summit that led the Chinese to back off and agree to a mutual withdrawal of troops from the Doklam trijunction. Had the Doklam impasse not ended and if India had gone ahead with its threat, the summit would have been a non-starter since

  • Unprincipled Tamil Nadu politics at its worst

    In the game of one-upmanship in the AIADMK between the ruling faction led by K Palanisamy and the rebels propped up by Dhinakaran with support from jailed leader V K Sasikala, the latest round has gone to the Palanisamy group with 111 MLAs attending a legislators’ meet convened by him in Chennai. Considering that his earlier meeting on August 28 had attracted only 75 MLAs of the party’s 134 legislators in an

  • Coalitions are here to stay, for now

    Comparisons between the Congress-of-yore and the BJP-of-today are irresistible, now that the latter appears to have replaced the grand old party as ‘the natural party of governance’. So, when the BJP’s principal allies are ignored in the ministerial merry-go-round, fuelling expectations of another reshuffle, the Congress transition frombig brother arrogance to adoption of coalition ‘dhamma’ spontaneously comes to mind.

  • SC questions why no law for appointments to poll panel

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre why no law was enacted as per the mandate of Article 324 of the Constitution for appointment of the chief election commissioner and election commissioners.