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  • Indore: Government Law College admits student sans transfer certificate, probe ordered

    Indore: Government Law College has invited trouble for itself with admitting a student in BA-LLB seventh semester even when he did not have transfer certificate from his previous college. Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), which is an affiliating body of both the colleges, has ordered a probe into the matter.

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    Mumbai: Ambernath woman stranded in Oman

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra State Commission for Women recently rescued an Ambernath-based lady from Oman, Muscat. The lady was left stranded in the country, where she had gone for work. The woman — Farida Khan — had gone to Dubai in search of a job since her family’s financial conditions were not good. She with an aim to assist her husband financially went to Dubai and was sent as a domestic help to

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    Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: BJP will get more than 150 seats, says BS Yeddyurappa

    Shimoga: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Karnataka chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa on Saturday claimed that the party will get more than 150 seats and they will form the government in the state on May 17. “It is an auspicious day, everyone should come out and vote. We (BJP) will get more than 150 seats and I’m gonna make the government on 17th May,” he said.

  • Indore: Verdict in Kavita Raina murder case on May 18

    Indore: Nearly three years after her killing, a local court on Friday completed final hearing and arguments in sensational Kavita Raina murder case and is likely to pronounce verdict on May 18. According to public prosecutor NA Mandoli, both sides submitted final arguments in writing to the court, which has reserved its verdict for May 18.

  • International Nurses Day Today: Nursing makes us happy, we chose it to serve humanity

    Indore: Nurses, they say, are angels who help patients to recover from trauma, complex surgeries and diseases. Possessed with knowledge and skills to lend healing touch to patients, they work under tough circumstances for long hours. International Nurses Day is observed on May 12 to acknowledge their contribution to well being of all humans. Free Press talked to nurses to know what made them choose the profession.

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    Maharashtra: Rajguru Nagar-Khed SEZ cancelled due to injustice to farmers, claims CM Fadnavis

    Aurangabad: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said that his government cancelled the Rajgurunagar-Khed Special Economic Zone (SEZ) as injustice was done to the farmers of the area. Fadnavis had recently cancelled the SEZ and had also waived off the stamp duty on the transfer of land to project-affected people of four villages, Nimgaon, Kanersar, Dawadi and Kendur. Fadanvis was speaking to a farmers’ delegation, led by Hatkanangle Lok Sabha MP Raju

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    Mumbai: RERA directs developer to pay interest for delay in handing over the flat

    Mumbai: In a huge relief to a home buyer, the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) directed a developer to provide interest for delayed possession for a year. The bench acted on a complaint regarding delayed possession as the home buyer made payments up to 97 per cent of the total cost of the apartment, yet the developer failed to provide possession. The complainant Jimmy Singh had purchased an apartment in developer Propel


    IIT- Bombay students upset over sudden canteen fee hike

    Mumbai: Students of Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) have raised an issue of sudden hike in mess fees which involves the charge for consumption of food for students staying at IIT-B campus. Authorities of IIT-B claimed this is not a fee hike, but a mere advance collection of fees as students create debts due to mess over-dues.

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    Mumbai: Railways approach corporates to improve amenities

    Mumbai: In a bid to improve the experience of passengers at all the suburban railway stations, the Central Railway (CR) and Western Railway (WR) called a meeting of corporate houses on May 10 to know their willingness to use Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds to improve passenger amenities.

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    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wedding: Mumbai’s Dabbawalas to mark event in a special manner

    Mumbai: The famous Dabbawalas (tiffin carriers) of Mumbai will be celebrating the wedding of Prince Harry of the British royal family and Hollywood actor Meghan Markle in a special way. They are going to distribute sweets to relatives of patients at the government-run Tata Memorial Hospital, KEM Hospital and Wadia Hospital here on May 19, the wedding day.

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    Mumbai: BMC workers use bare hands to clean nullahs

    Mumbai: City activists are keeping their eyes out on the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to make sure the civic body conducts de-silting and cleaning of nullahs before the monsoon strikes in the city.  The activists of an NGO had witnessed the de-silting work of Krishna Nagar Nallah near the junction of Hotel Leela on Andheri Kurla Road in K East Ward when they saw women labourers cleaning nullahs without safety equipments.

  • Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Faulty VVPAT machine stalls voting in Hubli

    Hubli: A faulty Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine at booth number 108 has stalled voting here. The machine is being replaced, and voting is yet to resume at the booth. Voting for 222 seats out of 224-member assembly began across Karnataka at 7 am today.

  • Bhopal: Sex racket busted; 11 among two foreign women held

    Bhopal: An alleged high profile sex racket involving women of foreign origin was busted by police at Vishwakarma Nagar on Friday morning. At least 11 people, including two foreign women, were arrested by the Nishatpura police. According to police, the locals called up dial-100 team alleging that a sex racket was being operated in the area.

  • Bhopal: 192 wheat bags laden with sand seized, eight booked

    Bhopal: As many as 192 wheat bags mixed with sand were seized from a Triveni warehouse in Tilakhedi on intervening night of Thursday and Friday.  Ratibad police have filed FIR against eight persons including purchasing centre in-charge Sher Singh, Govind Singh (Samiti administrator), Suresh Sharma(manager), a farmer, businessman and even a porter in connection with soil-in-wheat scam.

  • Bhopal: Kamal Nath slams BJP government for failing to ensure women safety

    Bhopal: Expressing concern over the spurt in crime against women and girls, Congress state president Kamal Nath said that Madhya Pradesh has turned into a rape state during the tenure of Shivraj Singh Chouhan as chief minister. Condemning the incident at Jujharpur village in Sagar, the Nath said one more innocent life had become a victim of rape.