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  • MP Malviya proposes superfast train between Indore-Delhi via Ujjain

    Ujjain: Member of Parliament Chintamani Malviya attended a meeting conducted by Western Railway (WR) in Indore on Friday. Here Malviya asked current status of many projects concerning Ujjain to general manager of WR and also proposed a new project. Around Rs 1000 crore railway related construction works will begin within a month in Ujjain region, Malviya informed in a press statement released on Friday.

  • Maharashtra to be the first state to have DNA databank in India

    Mumbai: A major IT firm along with Maharashtra Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) is building a tool for storage of DNA profile of criminals to help police investigations dealing serious crimes against women and children. Maharashtra will be the first Indian state to start DNA database which will also help law enforcement agencies in tracking maoists as well as terrorists besides repeat offenders.

  • Ujjain: UDA takes many user friendly decisions

    Ujjain: Many buyer friendly decisions were taken by Ujjain Development Authority (UDA) board of directors in a meeting held on Friday under the presidentship of chairman Jagdish Agrawal. Major decisions among them are removal of compulsory fee that was to be submitted at the time of registration of properties and elimination of 7 per cent of interest added with the revaluation of unsold properties.

  • Indore: Swachh rankings prove blessing in disguise to DAVV: VC

    Indore: Not disappointed over Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV)’s failure to make it to the list of cleanest institutions across the country, vice chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad said that the Swachhta Rankings for Higher Education Institutions-2017 proved blessing in disguise to the university.

  • Mumbai: Haven’t repaired rickety building? Get ready for an FIR

    Bhayandar: Alarmed by the series of crashes and cave in’s, the MBMC has decided to act tough against those who haven’t taken steps to ensure stability of old structures. As per information from the MBMC’s Public Works Department (PWD), 1267 pre-1995 buildings were surveyed in 2013 out which 948 were asked to conduct structural stability tests. While occupants of 938 buildings responded to the notices and submitted the stability status certificates, there

  • Indore: Nature has no-drug remedies for diseases trusted by even doctors: Janak

    Indore: “Be it meditating on a mountain or smelling the roses in garden, one, who lives in sync with it, can always experience the healing power of nature. While most people, who are suffering from chikungunya and dengue, are trying to fight it with medicines and drugs, nature has a no-drug solution for it that is even adopted by doctors for their family,” shared Dr Janak Palta McGilligan in an interview with

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    Indore: Crime Round Up: Miscreants try to loot ATM, damage machine

    Indore: Unidentified miscreants attempted to loot an ATM booth in Raoji Bazaar area on Thursday night, but remained unsuccessful after they failed to crack open the machine. However, they damaged the machine in the process. Police have registered the case and are sifting through CCTV footage to identify the accused.

  • Indore: Appeal in HC against suspension of DAVV senate polls

    Indore: A writ appeal has been filed with Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court over suspension of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV)’s senate polls, days after the court dismissed a petition over the same issue. The appeal has been filed by Pankaj Prajapati, who had filed nomination for contesting senate elections, scheduled at DAVV after a gap of three decades.

  • Mumbai: Ceiling caves in, but woman misses death by a whisker

    Bhayandar: It was a narrow escape for 37-year-old Sonal Deepak Shah, a housewife residing in the ground floor apartment of Shripal building in Bhayandar. After seeing off her son to school, Sonal had stepped out to visit a nearby temple on Thursday, minutes later, at around 10 am, a huge chunk of her living room ceiling came crashing down.

  • Indore: Colleges manipulating their NIRF ranking in ads to fraudulently gain extra mileage

    Indore: Institutions are allegedly manipulating their rank in Rankings for Higher Education Institutions-2017 survey awarded by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) to fraudulently gain extra mileage and woo students. Taking serious note of the malpractice, NIRF has asked all the participating institutions to give a written undertaking, promising not to spin the rankings awarded to them in their advertisements and declaring, that they are aware of strict disciplinary action to be taken

  • Six-year-old gang raped by sweepers: Women activists urge strict action, change in Law

    Kolkata/ Aligarh: Women Activist on Friday condemned the alleged gang-rape of a six-year-old girl by sweepers at a government school in Rajasthan’s Barmer and took a dig on the government and the Indian judiciary for the unrushed action on rape cases. Speaking to ANI, Women Activist Gunjan Agarwal said it is a big failure on the part of Indian judiciary.

  • Indore: Siyaganj: Vehicles always at loggerheads, commoner plays traffic cop

    Indore: Vehicles must come into each other’s way disrupting traffic flow on the busiest road at Siyaganj wholesale grocery market, thanks to irresponsible parking of vehicles on the entire stretch and of course, the miserable reluctance of traffic department.

  • 6 held with 6.97 kg smuggled gold in Manipur

    Imphal, A combined team of customs division and Central Industrial Security Force at the Manipur’s Imphal International Airport arrested six persons with 6.97 kg of gold biscuits stuffed inside their rectums. The 35 gold biscuits valued at Rs 1.79 crore were smuggled from Myanmar and were to be taken out to Kolkata in the Imphal-Kolkata-Delhi Indigo flight.

  • Indore: GC work of Mhow-Sanawad section to start in 3 months

    Indore: The gauge conversion (GC) work on Mhow-Sanawad section, which is pending since a decade, would start in three months. In the absence of land, the GC work would first start from its own land. In another decision, the railways has decided to run two festive special trains for New Delhi and Mumbai and a proposal in this regard was sent to the Railway Board.

  • Mumbai: Karan Joseph suicide: Police talk to female friend

    Mumbai: The police on Friday recorded the statement of Karan Joseph’s female friend, who was one of two people to speak to him over the phone, before the pianist jumped to death from the 12th floor of a Bandra high-rise. Police said that Karan spoke to her for 45 seconds an hour before ending his life.

  • UN Security Council condemns North Korea over missile launch

    United Nations, The UN Security Council condemned “the highly provocative launch of a ballistic missile” by North Korea and expressed commitment to a peaceful, diplomatic and political solution to the crisis. In a press statement released on Friday, the 15 council members urged all UN member states to “fully, comprehensively and immediately” implement all relevant Security Council resolutions concerning North Korea, particularly the newly adopted Resolution 2375, which targeted North Korea’s oil supply and

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    Mumbai: RERA directs developer to upload correct info

    Mumbai: Acting on a complaint, the Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority, on Friday, directed a city developer to upload factually correct information of its registered realty project on the website. Abhigna Enterprises, the complainant, alleged that disclosures made by developer Incline Realty in the MahaRERA registration is misleading and a false representation.

  • Bhopal: Demonetisation, GST hit idol making business hard

    Bhopal: Unlike Ganesha idols, the Bengali artists in the city have been making eco-friendly idols of Goddess Durga for the past 30 years. It is their tradition. They bring soil from Kumartuli in Kolkata every year. However, the idol makers say this year their business is down by 40 per cent due to demonetisation and the GST.

  • Bhopal: Heavy rains likely in Bhopal, Indore divisions in next 24 hrs

    Bhopal: Warning for heavy rains has been issued in Bhopal and Indore divisions in the next 24 hours. Besides them, heavy rainfall is also expected in some isolated places of Hoshangabad division. Earlier, rains continued to lash the state capital providing much needed relief from humidity, which has reached an unbearable level.