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  • Madhya Pradesh: 2 dummy candidates appearing for railway exam held in Indore

    Indore: In separate cases in the past one week, the city police have arrested two men for allegedly appearing as dummy candidates in the railway recruitment exam, an officer said today. The accused, identified as Dhiraj Kumar (21) and Ranjit Prasad (22), hail from Nalanda district of Bihar, Palasia Police Station in-charge Ajit Singh Bais said. “Both the accused were arrested in connection with ongoing Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) exam,” he said.

  • Indore: Amidst high drama, IIPS students get permission to hold Fiesta

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) on Friday allowed students of International Institute of Professional Studies (IIPS) to hold Fiesta, the annual marketing and cultural festival. For past two days, the university administration and IIPS students were at loggerheads over the fest.

  • Indore: Central team to review city’s ODF status

    Indore: A team from New Delhi associated with Open Defecation Free (ODF) survey will visit the city on Tuesday to inspect whether Indore has maintained its status as one of the open defecation free cities in the country. “The inspection will be done under the directions of the ministry of drinking water and sanitation, housing and urban affairs,” said additional municipal commissioner Rohan Saxena.

  • Indore: Vote for corrupt but not for BJP, says Jignesh Mevani

    Indore: Slamming Bharatiya Janata Party for spreading lies and hatred in the country, Gujarat’s Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on Sunday appealed to people to vote for corrupt people but avoid voting for BJP candidates in assembly elections.

  • Indore: IMC to focus on beautification besides cleanliness

    Indore: Indore Municipal Corporation, which is leaving no stone unturned to maintain cleanliness in the city, would now focus on beautification work. “In Swachh Survekshan 2019, city’s beautification has been made an important parameter. So, we have to focus on making our city beautiful also,” mayor Malini Gaud told Free Press.

  • Indore: Tagore Education College granted autonomous status

    Indore: University Grants Commission has granted autonomous status to Tagore Education College following orders given by Supreme Court. With this, the total number of autonomous colleges in the city has reached seven. A Grade B accredited institute, Tagore College applied for autonomous status last year. In the same year, the UGC changed autonomous rules making Grade A accredited colleges eligible for the status.

  • Indore: DAVV scores zero in ‘perception’ in NIRF rankings

    Indore: The reasons for drop in the ranking of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) are out nearly four months after national rankings of higher educational institutions were announced by National Institution Ranking Framework (NIRF).

  • Indore: Girl abducted, raped by friend

    Indore: A youth was booked by the police for allegedly abducting and raping a 26-year-old girl in Lasudiya area on Sunday. The accused also kept her captive in his car for six hours and thrashed her. The youth was nabbed by the police for further investigation.

  • IIT Indore faculty member creates Guinness World Record

    Indore: An adjunct faculty with Indian Institute of Technology Indore now holds a world record. Chemical engineering Professor Dr Vilas Pol set the record for the fastest time to arrange all elements of the period table Wednesday morning, reported a website.

  • Indore: Supreme Court rejects state govt’s seniority list of professors

    Indore: Supreme Court on Friday rejected a petition filed by state government challenging Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court’s order on seniority list of professors. The dismissal of the petition by the apex court offered major relief to professors whose seniority was distorted by government.

  • Flood in Kerela: No community celebrations on Onam in Indore

    Indore: Looking at the vast destruction caused by floods in Kerala, Onam celebrations will not be held at community level. Indore Keraleeya Samajam (IKS) president Joseph Thomas said no community-level functions will be organised on Onam festival, which falls on August 25.

  • World Honey Bee Day today: There is need for more honey-made dishes

    Indore: Whether it is delicious honey or pollination of flowers, honey bees are essential to our environment and survival. Recognising their role in our lives, third Saturday of August is observed as World Honey Bee Day. Free Press came across people who feel use of honey should be explored further.

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    Attack on Mumbai scrap dealer; 2 contract killers held from Indore

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) Police arrested two wanted contract killers, Feroz and Sikandar Khan, from Indore on Thursday, for allegedly firing on a scrap dealer on August 4. Police sources said the duo had gone into hiding after Shikand Saha, the person who hired them, was arrested last week. Acting on information given by Saha, the accused, who are history-sheeters, were arrested, police said.

  • Indore: High Court reserves order on BRTS petitions

    Indore: Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court reserved order on petitions filed against bus rapid transit system (BRTS) corridor after arguments got over on Thursday.  The court, however, gave three days to police department to file an affidavit revealing the number of vehicles that ply in dedicated lane and adjoining mixed lanes.

  • Indore: City remembers Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    Indore: Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had a strong connection with Indore. Not only his niece Mala Tiwari lives in Indore but he knew many local leaders by their names including Satyanarayan Sattan, Babu Singh Raghuvanshi and Gopi Krishna Nema. Not to mention Indore MP and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and national BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya.

  • Indore: VYAPAM scam Kingpin Dr Vinod Bhandari jailed, court rejects bail plea

    Indore: A local court on Thursday dismissed the bail application of Dr Vinod Bhandari, the kingpin of multi-crore VYAPAM pre-PG medical examination scam and sent him to jail. Taking cognizance of chargesheet filed by Enforcement Directorate, the court said charges are serious. He was on bail in the same case.

  • Indore: Independence Day means India first

    Indore: On Independence Day, many groups and families are organising celebrations with cycle ride, decoration projects and short trips on Wednesday. However, children appear most enthusiastic. Talking about his excitement, eight-year-old student Abu Baker said, “I am proud to be an Indian and I want to celebrate Independence Day with all Indians.” He has organised a cycle ride with his friends in Maharani Road area.