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    Ujjain: ‘Dhanteras’ celebrated with pomp and gaiety

    Ujjain: The five-day Diwali festival started with traditional fanfare, here on Tuesday. On Dhanteras, which is celebrated on the first day in the name of Ayurvedacharya Dhanvantari, local markets witnessed remarkable business. Special programmes and ‘pujas’ were also held.Alike previous years, the official Dhanteras puja was like previous years, the official Dhanteras puja was organised at the Mahakaleshwar Temple. Divisional Commissioner MB Ojha, collector Sanket Bhondve and others performed various rituals for

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    Indore: Crime Round Up: 2 minors among four held with stolen batteries worth 1.6 lakh

    Indore: Four persons including two minors were arrested for stealing batteries from mobile towers in Khajrana area on Tuesday. The accused were caught while trying to sell the stolen batteries. According to the police, Shivanshu Tripathi had lodged a complaint that unidentified persons have stolen 24 batteries from Shani Temple in Nyay Nagar Extension on Monday.

  • US President Donald Trump defends claim over fallen soldiers

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has defended the claim that his predecessors did not properly console families of the slain soldiers. “For the most part, to the best of my knowledge, I think I’ve called every family of somebody that’s died, and it’s the hardest call to make,” Xinhua quoted Trump as saying during an interview with Fox News radio host Brian Kilmeade.

  • Mumbai: Central Railway wants BMC help to improve infrastructure

    Mumbai: The central railway has requested the civic body on Monday to help in clearing drainage, on hawkers’ encroachment and proper disposal of garbage. These requests were made during a meeting conducted between senior central railway officials and civic body officials.

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    Indore: Buyers are back, markets rejoice

    Indore: Festival buying reached its zenith at the eleventh hour on Tuesday evening. The market that had been struggling to cope up with shock waves of demonetization and GST suddenly transformed into the most happening place on Dhanteras. Be it jewellers, automobile or electronic item dealers all were left smiling by the time it was time to down shutters on the first day of the five-day auspicious festive season of Diwali. Government’s

  • Mumbai: Man tries to stab colleague over trivial dispute, arrested

    Mumbai: Kurar police have arrested a 24-year-old man for attempting to murder his colleague on Tuesday. A police officer said the accused, Ahmed Hussain Shah, knifed 28-year-old Hamiuddin Khan four times within one-minute span Tuesday morning at their workplace in Malad (east).

  • Indore: 6 more dengue cases reported

    Indore: A day after 12 tested positive for dengue in the city, six more citizens fell ill due to the vector borne disease on Tuesday.  With the fresh cases, the number of dengue positive patients in city has reached 57, so far. However, district health department officials heave a sigh of relief, as no new patient has been tested H1N1 and chikungunya positive.

  • Mumbai Crime: Grocer shares OTP with ‘bank caller’, loses Rs 68 thousand

    Bhayandar: A grocer from Bhayandar, identified as Parmeshwar Prajapati (46), became the latest victim of the ‘fake call from bank’ fraud after sharing his OTP with fraudsters. The fraudsters carried out multiple transactions to siphon off Rs. 68,000 from Prajapati’s accounts in the Bhayandar branch of Union Bank of India and Bank of Baroda on Monday. Prajapati received two calls on Monday afternoon telling him that his ATM card would become non-operational due to non-submission of

  • Mumbai: After decades, people finally get a ‘clear’ road to Bhayandar station

    Bhayandar: The best way to describe the west side of Bhayandar railway station was ‘a crowded mess!’ One of the busiest stations on the western line, the premises was inundated by hawkers, illegal shops and hotels on both sides of the access road. However, after catapulting to power with absolute majority in the Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC), the BJP has started taking bold people friendly steps in the city.

  • Bombay High Court to give urgent hearing to PIL against MSRTC workers’ strike

    Mumbai: Even though the Bombay High Court is on leave due to the Diwali vacations, the court will assemble on Wednesday, especially to hear a PIL against the indefinite strike declared by employees of MSRTC. A single-judge bench of Justice Sandeep Shinde will be hearing this PIL filed by advocate Madhav Thorat, who has sought a stay on the strike.

  • Indore: BJP knew that it won’t win Gurdaspur by-poll, says Vijayvargiya

    Indore: BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Tuesday claimed that his party knew in advance that it would lose the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-poll. He, however, expressed confidence that the BJP will win the Gujarat assembly polls. Vijayvargiya also revealed that former TMC leader Mukul Roy wants to join the BJP.

  • Mumbai: Pervert convicted for sodomising minor, made to compensate victim

    Mumbai: A Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act court last week found a 20-year-old man guilty for sodomising a minor boy in April 2015. On October 11, the accused was given seven years rigorous imprisonment with a fine of Rs 25,000 as compensation to the rape survivor.

  • Mumbai: Diwali commuters affected due to strike by MSRTC staff

    Mumbai: Lakhs of commuters who were travelling during Diwali were inconvenienced on Tuesday as Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) union workers went on an indefinite bus strike from October 16 onwards. The workers have called for a ‘state wide’ strike as the State Transport (ST) body has failed to pay them their salary according to the seventh pay commission.At least 65 lakh passengers travel daily by ST buses. The passengers travelling to