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  • Indore: Over 200 kids to clash for spell bee title at Bal Niketan Sangh tomorrow

    Indore: English Language Olympiad, WIZ National Spell Bee Championship Examination will be held at Bal Niketan Sangh from 9 am on Sunday. More than 200 children from across the state will assemble for the finale of the competition at Indore. A good number of students from Bhopal, Ujjain, Beena and Jabalpur will participate in the spell bee competition.  Students from St Raphael’s HS School and St Paul HS School have already made

  • Spain issues arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

    Madrid: Spain has issued an international arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont. A Madrid High Court judge asked Belgium to arrest Puigdemont and four associates after they ignored a court order to return to Spain. Puigdemont, who, is currently in Belgium, said that he’s not fleeing the Spanish court system, instead is seeking European support for his region’s independence bid, reported CNN.

  • Indore: Inter-school debate: War of words over making student’s grade public

    Indore: An inter-school debate contest was organised at a CBSE school here on Friday, which saw students from numerous schools discussing the pros and cons of posting student grades on bulletin boards publicly and coming up with intelligent analysis and extremes effects of both the sides. Moved by the perspective the students brought in, even teachers were forced to ask themselves if making the grade of a student public would at all

  • PM Narendra Modi recalls Guru Nanak’s ‘noble thoughts’ on Gurpurab

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti on Saturday, and recalled the life path and teachings of the Sikh Guru. “On Guru Nanak Jayanti we bow to the venerable Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji and recall his noble thoughts,” Modi wrote on Twitter. In an over one-minute long video message, the Prime Minister shared his thoughts on the Sikh Guru

  • Bombay High Court refuses to stay orders on hawkers’ menace in Mumbai

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday once again clarified that it would not allow any hawker to conduct business in non-hawking zones. This is a setback to lakhs of hawkers across Maharashtra, who had sought a stay on the HC’s judgement, delivered earlier this week.

  • Indore: Nation should be made corruption-resistant first, says Kokje

    Indore: Former governor of Himachal Pradesh, VS Kokje here on Friday said that making any nation corruption free is a humongous task, and hence, a nation should be made corruption-resistant first. “Eradicating corruption can be considered a human failure, because we may have zero tolerance towards corruption, but we still are at a stage where corruption is not fully punishable,” he said while addressing concluding day of Vigilance Awareness Week observed by

  • Emmanuel Macron, Vladimir Putin discuss situation in Syria

    Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in Syria, including access to humanitarian aid and political transition, the Elysee said.

  • Indore: Free Press seminar on ‘Hidden Secrets of Science’

    Indore: Free Press is all set to host ‘Hidden Secrets of Science’, a science seminar for students of class VI to X on Sunday (November 5) at Basketball Complex, Janjeerwala Square.  The programme, aimed at revealing mysteries of science and taking students on a thrilling voyage of facts, experiments and inventions, has already witness a massive enthusiasm with over one lakh students and science lovers all across the nation hailing it to

  • Young doctor carries pregnant woman on cot for 8 km in Odisha

    Malkangiri (Odisha): Many instances of pregnant women being carried on cots to hospitals by their kin had come to light in the recent past, but Sarigeta village in Malkangiri district witnessed something different. Setting an example for others, a young doctor carried his pregnant patient from an inaccessible village to a hospital on a cot. Faith on doctors! He, along with few villagers, had to travel on foot due to bad road

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    ‘Padmavati’ Controversy: Bandh observed in Chittorgarh against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film

    Jaipur: A bandh was observed in Chittorgarh today in protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film “Padmavati”. Markets remained closed for the day as various social and traders’ organisations supported the protest. A large procession from Chittorgarh’s Padmavati Jauhar Kund passed through the city roads with women holding placards which said ‘Stop insulting culture’, ‘Declare Bhansali a traitor’ and ‘Hindustan will not tolerate insult of women’.

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    Daily Horoscope for Saturday, November 4, 2017

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  • Need to deter criminality among elected netas

    The Supreme Court’s direction to the Centre to constitute special courts to exclusively try criminal cases involving politicians may be a step in the right direction but its purpose can be served only if there is an honest intent to get things moving. There can be no two opinions that the country’s political system sorely needs a spruce-up. But experience has shown that a mechanism like fast track courts is not necessarily

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    Spiteful Shiv Sena and scheming BJP

    The battle between the BJP and the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, supposedly allies in running the State government, is getting hotter and hotter with the latter going on the offensive time and again.

  • Single point control will undo the economy

    The determination of economic policies requires an open mind to listen to dissenting views. The Modi Government, on the other hand, is smothering all alternative views and wants to run the country as per its own understanding. While this provides a clear cut policy direction, it also presents a danger. No check remains if the policy is incorrect.

  • US: Congressman ‘doubts’ Pakistan’s commitment to denying terror safe harbour

    Washington: Two influential Congressional sub-committees will hold a joint hearing on Pakistan’scommitment in the fight against terrorism, and the review of the US’ aid to it even as a Congressman expressed doubts over its commitment to denying terrorists safe harbour. An announcement to this effect comes nearly three months after US President Donald Trump announced his South Asia policy.

  • JFK papers revive conspiracy theories

    Since Oswald was never brought to trial, doubts are bound to linger about the nature and extent of his guilt. According to a 2013 Gallup poll, 61 per cent of Americans believe he did not act alone. These sceptics are convinced the intelligence agencies are keeping a tight lid on what really happened either to cover up their own inefficiency or to conceal the real truth.