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    Pakistan girl becomes ambassador for ‘Swachh Jamui Swasth Jamui’

    Jamui (Bihar): Triggering a controversy, a Pakistani girl featured as the “brand ambassador” on the cover page of a booklet meant to promote ‘Swachh Jamui Swasth Jamui’ initiative in Bihar’s Jamui district.

  • Indore: In agro-forestry, retired Colonel Anurag Shukla found his challenge fulfilled  

    Indore: Much like Benjamin Mee in the movie ‘We bought a zoo’ based on the memoir by Benjamin Mee who bought Dartmoor Wildlife Park, 56-year-old Colonel (retired) Anurag Shukla bought a farm  in 2005 to seek new challenges. Talking about his life, Shukla said, “I joined the Indian army seeking challenges and adventure, but as I became a middle-level officer, even army became less challenging and much like a sedentary, office job.”

  • Industrialists take to streets Indore

    Indore: Industrialists take to streets against double levy

    Indore: Over 450 industrialists in the city staged sit-in for two hours and submitted memorandum to Mahatma Gandhi to register their protest. The industrialists, most of whom are BJP and RSS sympathisers, staged demonstration at Regal square from 10 am to 12 noon against the state government. They also formed a human chain.

  • Indore: Railways block 6600 PNRs illegally issued to passengers

    Indore: The railway department has blocked 6600 PNRs, which were illegally issued to passengers by travel agents in Mumbai who used special software for the purpose. This was done without seeking consent from railway department. The PNRs are mentioned on railway tickets. Of the total PNRs blocked, 470 PNRs pertain to railway tickets issued to passengers of trains passing through Ratlam division. The total cost of tickets is Rs 1.60 crore.

  • Indore: IPM becomes degree course but aspirants decline

    Indore: It was said that the number of applicants will shoot up if the five-year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) offered by Indian Institute of Management, Indore, will become a degree course. Though IPM became a degree course this year, the number of applicants declined compared to last year.

  • Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya gears up to fix college fee

    Indore: After initial hiccups, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), which has been empowered by the state government to fix fees of colleges under its jurisdiction, has decided to rationalise fee structures of the colleges. “We will soon convene a meeting of fee regulatory committee to decide the parameters of fee fixation,” said vice-chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad.

  • Indore: Four held while selling IPL tickets at double price

    Indore: City crime branch on Friday arrested four persons while they were selling IPL tickets in black market at double the price. The youths were trying to sell tickets through social media. Nine tickets were recovered from them. DIG Harinarayanachari Mishra instructed crime branch officials to keep an eye on the persons involved in black marketing of IPL match played at Holkar stadium.

  • Indore: Girl who stayed in police officers’ mess sent to jail

    Indore: City police on Friday produced Sonali Sharma, who was arrested for staying in officers’ mess by posing as the sister of additional director general of police (ADGP), before the court from where she was sent to jail. The police are now verifying her family details as the address provided by her has found to be incorrect.

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    Mumbai: BEST to provide e-charging stations at bus depots soon

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport has decided to set up a electric charging stations at its bus depot which will be accessible to electric vehicle owners. This move come after World Health Organisation (WHO) report revealed that air pollution has reached an alarming level in city.

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    Mumbai: Parents pressurise state to initiate probe in Shardashram school decision

    Mumbai: In an attempt to prevent state-run schools from shifting to private or international boards, the state education department has established a scrutiny board to inquire the decision of Shardashram Vidyamandir, Dadar. Parents protested as Shardashram school recently decided to shift from Secondary School Certificate (SSC) to Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) board.

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    Mumbai: CR services to be affected due to Sunday mega block

    Mumbai: The Central Railway (CR) has planned mega block on main and harbour line for carrying out maintenance work on Sunday. The maintenance work will be carried out in Kalyan- Diva up fast line from 11.15 am to 4.15 pm. Due to these blocks, suburban trains are likely to be more crowded than usual.

  • Bhopal: Over RPF men’s indecent demand, Shanti Nagar residents hold chakka-jam

    Bhopal: The road near the Mansarowar complex was blocked by the residents of Shanti Nagar area after personnel of special force of RPF Habibganj allegedly made some obscene demands from the residents. One RPF personnel sustained injuries in the incident while RPF is likely to suspend four accused including the injured.

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    Mumbai: MMRDA keen to complete projects on time, says Metropolitan chief

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authotity (MMRDA) would focus on completion of those projects which have missed their deadlines and those which are already in the pipeline. This was announced by new MMRDA Metropolitan Commissioner R A Rajeev after he took charge on Friday.

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    Bhopal: Congress cannot oust BJP even in 50 years, says CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Bhopal: Even 50 years would not be enough for the Congress to oust the BJP government from the state, said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while addressing the party workers. Chouhan said the Congress leaders were happy when on Thursday, while leaving his chair during a programme, he had said that anyone can sit on it, however, “Congress men! You cannot remove the BJP, he quipped.

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    Balbharati adds ‘tobacco control’ chapter in SSC’s Science II textbooks

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra State Bureau of Textbook Production and Curriculum Research, popularly known as Bal Bharati, has included a chapter on tobacco control in the Class 10 SSC Science II textbook for the academic year to ensure that youngsters are taught about the harmful health effects of tobacco use at an early age.