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    Daily Horoscope for Saturday, March 10, 2018

    Want to know what’s in store today for you? Read our Daily Horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan, and find out what your Sun Sign says about the day that will be.

  • Ujjain: Nagar Sampark Abhiyan at various wards held

    Ujjain: Congress workers, under the leadership of City Congress Committee president Anantnarayan Meena contacted residents of ward number 8, 15 and 49 of the city on Friday.

  • Indore: Voice of Rage: Swachh minds more important than swachh streets

    Indore: The incident of molestation of a nine-year-old girl by an employee of a reputed shopping mall at the mall’s game zone in city on Thursday once again exposed the brutal reality of India that threatens existence of women every second.

  • Ujjain: MIC meeting held

    Ujjain: A meeting of the members of mayor-in-council (MIC) was held on Friday. The meeting was headed by mayor Meena Jonwal. During the meeting many proposals were approved by MIC members.

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    1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case: Dawood Ibrahim tried to cheat central agencies on Farooq Takla’s deportation

    Mumbai: Fugitive underworld Dawood Ibrahim tried to stonewall the efforts of India’s central agencies to extradite Yasin Mansoor Mohamed Farooq alias Farooq Takla, who is now in CBI’s custody in Mumbai till March 19. A senior officer from Mumbai police told the Free Press Journal that Dawood, using his underworld influence, managed to procure ‘fake Pakistani passport’ for Takla to deceive India’s central agencies who had initiated the process to deport the

  • Indore: State child commission team visits game zone, meets victim

    Indore: A team of Madhya Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Friday visited Treasure Island Mall and also, met the nine-year-old girl who was molested by an employee of the mall’s game zone on Thursday.

  • Historic Supreme Court nod for passive euthanasia

    It is heartening that a five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court has recognised a person’s right to die with dignity while giving sanction to ‘passive euthanasia’ and ‘living will’. Passive euthanasia is a condition where there is the withdrawal of medical treatment with the deliberate intention to hasten the death of a terminally-ill patient. In 2011, the apex court had recognised passive euthanasia in Aruna Shanbaug’s case by which it had permitted

  • Ujjain: Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki Sangeet Samaroh to begin today

    Ujjain: The 15th Pt Jitendra Abhisheki Sangeet Samaroh will begin on Saturday under the aegis of Purvngini Sanskritik Academy at Tilak Smriti Mandir Maharastra Samaj Kshirsagar. The programme will be inaugurated by Maharashtra Samaj president Subhash Amrutfale, Dr Tulsidas Paroha and Maharaj Samaj secretary Bushan Naik jointly. The programme will last till Sunday.

  • Karnataka State flag issue ticklish

    Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah is indeed a wily operator. With elections to the Assembly slated before mid-May and very little to show in terms of development and good governance, he has been desperate for an emotive issue to capitalise on to influence voters. He has found one in pushing for the State’s own flag which he plans to use as a weapon of identity politics. Only a few days ago, he turned down his

  • Loan waiver key reason for high revenue deficit, says Sudhir Mungantiwar

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Friday said one of the key reasons for the over Rs 15,000 crore revenue deficit in the state budget for 2018-19 is the Rs 34,000-crore farm loan waiver announced last year. The budget for 2018-19, presented by Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar in the Assembly, has an estimated revenue deficit of Rs 15,374 crore.

  • Maharashtra govt wants planning agencies to share cost of infra plans

    Mumbai: Even as it managed to increase the budget outlay for development programmes by nearly 23 per cent to Rs 95,000 crore in 2018-19, the Maharashtra government expects planning agencies to bear the financial burden of its various infrastructure projects. Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Friday presented the budget for 2018-19, which has an estimated revenue deficit of Rs 15,374 crore and focuses on improving infrastructure.

  • We must follow Donald Trump’s protectionism

    We need to change gears. Instead of running after FDI, we should focus on encouraging our businessmen to invest in India rather than fleeing abroad.

  • Passive Euthanasia Verdict revives memories of Aruna Shanbaug case

    Mumbai: The historic verdict of the Supreme Court permitting passive euthanasia on Friday revived memories of the tragic case of Mumbai nurse Aruna R. Shanbaug, who died in 2015 after remaining comatose for a staggering 42 years.

  • Maharashtra: Senior Congress leader Patangrao Kadam passes away

    Mumbai: Senior Congress leader and former Maharashtra minister Patangrao Kadam passed away at Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital on Friday. The 72-year-old was suffering from renal dysfunction and had recently been admitted to the hospital.

  • No escape from Chinese tentacles

    Although China is making alarming inroads in India’s neighbourhood, it must be admitted that India’s relations with its neighbours were fractious long before this intervention. It began with Pakistan’s outright hostility, rooted in the complexes that led to Partition. Behind Pakistan was the United States which saw in the Islamic republic a means first of countering Soviet influence in the region and then of promoting ties with China. Any damage India suffered

  • Dabholkar-Pansare case: Bombay HC tells CBI that family wants speciall interrogators to quiz accused

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Special Investigation Team (SIT) dealing with the murder cases of Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare, to consider the suggestion of appointing special interrogators in the case. The HC has accordingly asked the agencies to file their say on the next date of hearing.

  • Justice Loya death case: Why didn’t four judges accompanying Loya report death to police?

    New Delhi: Senior advocate Indira Jaising and advocate Prashant Bhushan told the Supreme Court on Friday that there is suspicion over the sudden death of Mumbai’s special CBI judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya in Nagpur on December 1, 2014 from the actions of the four judges accompanying him at the time of his death.