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  • Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Cuba

    Havana, Irma, a category 5 hurricane, has made landfall with maximum sustained winds of 160 mph after causing widespread devastation in the Caribbean islands, the US National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said. According to the NHC, Irma hit the island nation’s Camaguey archipelago at 11 p.m. on Friday night, reports CNN.

  • US Open: Kevin Anderson gives South Africa massive boost

    Johannesburg: Kevin Anderson clinching a US Open men’s singles semi-finals showdown with Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta in New York has given South African tennis a massive boost. Football, rugby and cricket dominate the sport scene in the republic, taking most of the sponsorship money and the media space. After defeating American Sam Querrey in the quarter- finals at Flushing Meadows, Anderson made the main sport page of many dailies.

  • West Bengal government opposing Centre’s move to live telecast PM’s speech unacceptable: BJP

    New Delhi:  With the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government taking on the Centre’s move to live televise Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on September 11, marking the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s speech at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday condemned such “unacceptable” behaviour.

  • Pope praying for Hurricane Irma, Mexico earthquake victims

    Vatican City, Pope Francis on Friday said he was praying for the victims of the tropical storm, Hurricane Irma, that has wrought death and destruction in the Caribbean this week as well as for the victims of a lethal earthquake in Mexico. “I express spiritual closeness to all those who are suffering,” Francis said at the end of a beatification mass in Villavicencio city in Colombia, during a five-day visit to the South African

  • Death toll rises to 60 in powerful Mexico earthquake

    Mexico City: One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the country’s southern coast, toppling hundreds of buildings and sending panicked people fleeing into the streets in the middle of the night. At least 60 people were reported dead.

  • Mumbai, rape case, veteran actress files rape case, businessman, juhu police station

    Uttar Pradesh: Woman gangraped in Mathura

    Mathura: A pilgrim was allegedly gang raped by two men near Mahuvan village here, police said today. According to her complaint, Sanjay Sharma, a clerk in ARTO office in Morena, and his associate last evening raped her in a field at the outskirt of the village. Sharma met the woman, also a resident of Morena, at a temple in Vrindaban and offered to drop her home in his car as he was

  • Shashank Vyas goes for a rugged look!

    Actors are known to reinvent their looks from time to time. While they often change their appearance for their characters, it is not rare for them to constantly undergo makeovers, off-screen as well, to keep it interesting. Here is some great news for actor Shashank Vyas’s fans. From a boy in Balika Vadhu to a mature man in ‘Jana Na Dil Se Door’, Shashank has often transformed himself on screen. The actor

  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: Advani’s assurance to Portugal helped Abu Salem escape death penalty

    Mumbai: It would not be wrong to say that extradited gangster Abu Salem escaped the gallows only because of the ‘assurance’ given by the then deputy Prime Minister, L. K. Advani, to the Republic of Portugal. It is on this assurance and the ‘pride and prestige’ of India, the special TADA court handed a life sentence to Salem, despite the fact that he was convicted for offences that attracted death penalty.

  • Bhuvan Arora: Sexual education required in India

    Actor Bhuvan Arora known for bollywood movies like Shuddh Desi Romance, Dedh Ishqiya, Tevar, Naam Shabana and Bank Chor says our country has not yet accepted sex as natural phenomenon thus we are suffering at many grounds.

  • Ujjain: 3-day national workshop on ‘Vaidik Mathematics’ underway

    Ujjain: A three-day national level workshop on ‘Vaidik Mathematics’ commenced here on Friday, under the joint aegis of Shiksha Sanskrati Utthan Nyas, New Delhi, Mahakaleshwar Vaidik Training and Research Institute and Atal Bihari Bajpai Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal.

  • Akshay Kumar turns 50! 5 high-profile love affairs of Bollywood’s original Khiladi

    Khiladi of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar, is celebrating his 50th birthday today. Despite stiff competition from Kapoors and Khans, he has established himself on par with them in Bollywood. Apart from a successful career, he has a colourful history as far as his love life is concerned. An action boy, he is a hugely romantic person in real life, and is alleged to have had many love affairs at one point of time.

  • Ujjain: Workshop on research methodologies analyzes causes leading to farmers’ agitation

    Ujjain: “The recent farmers agitation in Madhya Pradesh was a fallout of absence of proper market research,” said Prof Ganesh Kavadiya of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore. Delivering a key note address during the third session of a 10-day workshop on national research methodology training, at School of Studies in Economics, Vikram University, here on Friday, Prof Kavadiya insisted that the social science research would be incomplete till a logical conclusion was not

  • Ujjain: Destruction of eco-system is man made, says DFO Mishra

    Ujjain: District forest officer (DFO) PN Mishra, has said man was the biggest danger to the ecosystem and that any disturbance caused to flora and fauna was only man made. This is the primary factor resulting in the ruin of the natural habitat of wild animals, he stated.

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    Daily Horoscope for Saturday, September 9, 2017

    Aries:- There might be too much to do but make time for people you love. Relationship in politics and social work will get better. There will be opportunity of new business proposal or job.

  • Ujjain: Mayor marks cleanliness as top priority at post break meet

    Ujjain: After a long festive break, it was finally a ‘working day’ for executives of the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) on Friday. Top political and administrative authorities of the city’s crucial body, sat together and rolled out its priorities related to cleanliness, while the opposition Congress party took the ruling BJP board to task accusing it of negligence towards the impending water crisis.

  • Bhopal: Asaram Ashram unaffected by godman’s fall from grace

    Bhopal: Though Godman Asaram Bapu is behind bars for more than two years now, it is business as usual at his Ashram and school at Airport Road in the city. “Sant Shri Asaramji Ashram Gurukul Evam Gaushala” reads the board above the imposing gate that leads to sprawling ashram. At the point where the road leading to the ashram hives off from the Airport Road, stands the “Asaram Bapu Bus Stop”.

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    Indore: Crime Round-Up: Two booked for abetting suicide

    Indore: Police on Thursday registered a case of abetting suicide against a youth in connection with suicide of a girl under MG Road police station area. MG Road police station in charge Anil Yadav said that Nandlalpura resident Yashika was found hanging at her residence two months ago. During investigation it was found that she was being harassed by Amit Bhilware of Gautampura area of the city.

  • Thane: Dahi Handi left one govinda bed-ridden for life

    Thane: Dahi Handi is over but this risky game every year leaves at least one Govinda bed-ridden for life. The competition of human pyramid is dangerous and in places where there is no security it can actually be life-threatening. Such is the case of a govinda from Bhivandi, who once was a part of celebration and now is getting treated for the major spinal injury.

  • Mumbai: BMC proposes vacuum toilets for all social gatherings, rallies

    Mumbai: In order to prevent waste from being collected in open sand pits, vacuum toilets were installed at Girgaon Chowpatty on Ganpati visarjan day. These toilets use vacuum technology with minimum use of water and collect the waste in a tank instead of disposing it off in open sand pits. Now, the authorities are planning to ensure that technology replaces the outdated mobile toilets currently in use at all social gatherings which

  • Indore: Atharv 2017 begins on promising note

    Indore: The largest cultural, management and literary fest of Central India—Atharv 2017 got off to a rousing start at Indian Institute of Management Indore on Thursday. “The three-day fest, Atharv – An Animate Affair, will witness a footfall of more than 30,000 participants including dignitaries and students from various colleges across the nation,” said Atharv coordinators Shoumik Bose and Siddhant Singh.