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  • Indore: Mix of traditional, modern Garbas

    Bringing colours of different festivals during Navratri, the Garba Mahotsav at Dussehra Maidan has drawn people from cross sections of the society. Every day is themed on festivals specially Diwali and Dussehra. To commemorate Diwali festival, crackers show will be organised on concluding day of nine-day Navratri festival. Combining modern and traditional style Garbas, the event attracts youngsters and elders alike. Colourful attire with traditional mirror work is preferred by participants.

  • Indore: 15-year-old booked for stalking widow

    A 15-year-old boy was booked for allegedly harassing a widow in Bhanwarkuan on Saturday. The police have detained the minor and started further investigation into the case. Bhanwarkuan police station in-charge Sanjay Shukla said a 30-year-old woman lodged complaint that she works at a local business company office in Bhanwarkua. The minor would stalk her on way to work. He would make objectionable comments and abused her.

  • Indore: Three suicides in 24 hours

    A 28-year-old youth committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling in Dwarkapuri on Saturday. Police believed he took the step due to dispute in family. His wife was stays with her parents for last 15 days. Dwarkapuri police station incharge RN Bhadoriya said that deceased identified as Rajesh Pawar is a resident of Asha Palace area of the city.

  • Indore: DAVV may give increment to self-financing course teachers

    Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has sent feelers about giving increments to teachers appointed under self-financing courses.  Sources said vice-chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad and registrar Ajay Verma talked about the issue and agreed to give increments to these teachers who are upset with university administration.

  • Indore: 500 kg of polythene bags seized, Rs 1 Lakh fine imposed

    Indore Municipal Corporation imposed spot fine on a trader for selling and buying sub standard polythene bags in Siyaganj on Sunday.  On the directives of IMC commissioner Asheesh Singh, health officer Gautam Bhatia raided a warehouse owned by trader
    Lalit Sharma and seized 500 kilograms of substandard polythene bags.

  • EOW raid: Godown worth crores owned by nephew found

    Indore: Economic Offences Wing on Sunday during investigation found a godown worth more than Rs 1 crore owned by nephew of assistant engineer of Indore Municipal Corporation Abhay Singh Rathore, whose premises were raided by EOW three days back.  Deputy Superintendent of Police (EOW) Anand Yadav said godown is situated in Kelodhala in Lasudiya area.

  • MP Assembly Elections 2018: 6 out of 9 MLAs face anti-incumbency

    Indore: One phenomenon that comes into play at the time of elections is anti-incumbency factor, which refers to the disadvantage faced by a ruling party or an elected representative while seeking re-election. Surveys carried out by BJP and Congress revealed that anti-incumbency wave is very much evident in Indore district. As per the surveys, six out of nine MLAs in the district are facing anti-incumbency. Interestingly, all six MLAs are from BJP.

  • Indore: AAP lodges complaint against MLA

    Aam Admi Party lodged a complaint of violation of model code of conducts with District Election Officer against BJP MLA Sudarshan Gupta on Saturday. The complaint was lodged by Aam Admi Party’s Satish Malik who has objected against ‘chunari yatra’ to be organised by Gupta on October 14. He said posters of Gupta have been displayed in the area. District election officer Nishant Warvade has assured to look into the matter.

  • National dessert day today: Sweets make sweeter memories

    From sweet mints to ‘Malpuas’, most people have a sweet tooth and cannot help themselves but to cheat on their diets when Rasgulla or Gulab Jamun make surprise appearance on the dining table. Desserts are not just an essential part of festivals and celebrations anymore. They have become an art for many food lovers. From blending different desserts to innovating new ones, avid pastry chefs, food bloggers and enthusiasts come up with

  • Indore: Narendra Singh Tomar in city today

    Ahead of his Indore visit, Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar expressed confidence that people will bring BJP into power for fourth consecutive term. Tomar will visit the city on Sunday to participate in chunari yatra to be taken out from Bada Ganpati to Bijasan temple. He said tenures of Congress governments in the state and at the Centre were stained with corruption and scams. “Congress has been exposed. People will teach them

  • Indore: EOW seeks Rathore’s service record from IMC

    Economic Offences Wing on Saturday wrote a letter to Indore Municipal Corporation and Indore Development Authority to seek detailed information about assistant engineer of IMC Abhay Singh Rathore and his younger brother Santosh Singh Rathore, an employee of IDA, to seek details about their appointments and allowances given to them during their service. Deputy Superintendent of Police (EOW) Anand Yadav said Abhay and five of his relatives including younger brother Santosh were

  • Indore: Money Centre likely to be demolished today

    Indore Municipal Corporation is all set to knock down Money Centre, the commercial building located near Ranjeet Hanuman temple and constructed illegally on a land to set up health care facilities. Indore bench of MP High Court has cleared way for Indore Development Authority to take over 54 shops at Money Centre while rejecting all the petitions filed by shopkeepers there. IDA on Saturday asked Indore Municipal Commission to demolish Money Centre

  • Indore: Month-long programme on voter awareness planned

    The administration, it seems will leave no stone unturned as far as creating vote awareness and the vote count amount the aam aadmi of Indore. It has chalked out a schedule on this regard. After pegging a voting percentage of 70.62% in the last assembly election in 2013 in the district, the Returning Office (RO) is continuously making efforts to increase the percentage this year round. On the instruction of the Chief

  • Indore: October Fest, Where spirituality merges with tradition

    Though present day garba is mostly about competition, dressing -up and dancing with celebrities, there is a place in city where garba is only about devotion, worship and prayers. One can experience this traditional style of garba at Lal Gali neak Kothari Market opposite Jail Road. Known for being the oldest garba in the city where people from all walks of life dance and pray for Goddess Shakti, its ambience takes visitors

  • EOW raid: Rathore’s brother didn’t withdraw salary for years

    Economic Offences Wing, which raided four premises of Abhay Singh Rathore, assistant engineer of Indore Municipal Corporation and city in charge of Swachh Bharat Mission, on Friday sealed his bank accounts and those of his family members to know the financial transactions. Ongoing investigation revealed that Abhay’s younger brother Santosh Singh Rathore who was also booked and is a class III employee of Indore Development Authority did not withdraw salary from his

  • Indore: Man ‘takes plunge’ after criminal jumps into pond, ‘dies

    A man was feared drowned after two policemen allegedly told him to jump into a pond to nab a criminal on Friday evening. The Banganga police, however, claimed that while the hot chase was on, the criminal jumped into the pond and was later nabbed after a policeman had plunged into the water body. The incident took place in Tigaria Badshah area around 5.30 pm. The man, identified as 55-year-old Manak, was

  • Kishore Kumar death anniversary: Aaye tum yaad mujhe…

    Avash Kumar Ganguly aka Kishore Kumar would have been close to 80, if death had not snatched him from us untimely. Oct 13, 1987 was the dark day for Bollywood and millions of fans when Kishoreda (fondly known) passed away. But legends do not die. City CA Navin Khandelwal pays tribute to Kishore Kumar in his unique way even after so many years. Like millions of fans, Khandelwal believes that Kishore Da

  • Indore: High Court clears way for IDA to take possession

    The Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday dismissed all the petitions of shopkeepers, clearing way for Indore Development Authority to take possession of 54 shops at Money Centre, a commercial building located near Ranjit Hanuman temple. The division bench of Justice SC Sharma and Justice Virendra Singh described the IDA’s move of taking possession of Money Centre as appropriate and rejected the petitions.

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