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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.

  • Indore: Rain unlikely in next two days

    Indore: July proved to be driest month in last five years as city received very less rain, meteorological department said on Tuesday. Department officials said city’s average rainfall till August 14 should have been 500 mm. But Indore has recorded 398 mm of rainfall so far, which is about 6 inches less than the average.

  • Speaking up with Free Press: Indore needs to improve a lot

    Indore: City may have bagged 8th position in list of 111 cities on ease of living index but people from other cities who live here feel that city needs to improve in certain areas. Muskan Mundra finds out what does Indore lack. Being an outsider, getting a convenient place to live is a tough task. Buildings are packed with local people because of whom we have to look for houses in outer

  • Indore: Police crack two loot cases, arrest three

    Indore: Police arrested three persons while planning to rob a trader on Tuesday. Two of their accomplices managed to flee the spot. The accused admitted their involvement in two other robberies. ASP Manish Khatri said that a team of Rajendra Nagar police was instructed to trace the accused involved in robbery incidents of the area.

  • Indore: Nearly 59k students for 30252 seats in BEd admissions

    Indore: Department of Higher Education (DHE) has released final merit list of students seeking admissions in BEd colleges. The merit list consists of 59051 students against 30252 seats lying vacant in BEd colleges across the state.

  • Indore: MP may get exports worth USD 10 billion in 8 years

    Indore: Despite being a land locked state, Madhya Pradesh has huge potential to increase its exports. Value added soybean, agriculture and pharmaceutical products, solar energy equipments have huge potential for exports. If this potential is harnessed, then state can get exports worth USD 10 billion in next seven years.

  • Indore: Bihar examinees create nuisance at railway station

    Indore: Chaos marred city railway station when some examinees from Bihar created nuisance, on Monday night. It is said that the examinees created trouble after they were caught for travelling without tickets. They even misbehaved with other passengers also.

  • Indore: Congress to hold protest in MP today

    Indore: Former All India Women Congress president and MP Congress party media in charge Shobha Oza lashed out at BJP-led state government on Monday and said it sponsored the rape of deaf and mute tribal girls in a hostel in Bhopal.

  • Cuddle Corner: A doctor who is an animal lover to core

    Indore: Gynaecologist Dr Usha Shrivastava is an animal lover. She takes care of her dog with hearing and vision impairment. The dog named Chotu has lived longer than average survivors and is 18 years old now. Talking about her love for animals, Usha said, “An animal has stronger sense of love and feelings than most humans do.”

  • Indore: City creates record 34 green corridors in 34 months

    Indore: Indore has become the first city in central India to create 34 green corridors in last 34 months, an organ donation move that has given new life to many patients. Two more green corridors were created on Sunday for speedy transportation of vital organs of the 15-year-old Anjali Talreja.

  • Indore: Lecturer’s wife throws waste in assistant professor’s house, complaint filed

    Indore: Though throwing waste in open is banned in the city, wife of a lecturer at Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) appears to have made house of an assistant professor a garbage dumping zone. A faculty member with School of Education, assistant professor Avtarjit Singh,  lodged a complaint with registrar Ajay Verma saying that wife of Santosh Choubey, a lecturer at Institute of Management Studies, throws garbage in his flat.

  • Indore: Beldaar Aslam Khan stopped IMC officers to act against errant builders 

    Indore: Lokauyukta police, who raided houses of Indore Municipal Corporation beldaar Aslam Khan, have discovered that his connections with municipal officials were “deep rooted” and therefore they did not act against builders associated with him. A beldaar is a class IV employee in IMC.

  • Indore: Separate hostels for seniors, freshers allotted at DAVV to check ragging

    Indore: In order to prevent ragging in its boarding facilities, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has allocated separate hostels to senior students and freshers. “That’s a new way to check ragging,” said chief warden Ajay Tiwari. The university has eight hostels including five girls’ hostels and three boys’ hostels. (This excludes hostels of Institute of Engineering and Technology).

  • Indore among top 10 cities in terms of Google map use

    Indore: Indore is among top 10 Indian cities having one of the highest numbers of Google map users. This was revealed by Google Maps for India programme manager Anal Ghosh while interacting with mediapersons here on Thursday. He said Google has provided feature of locating toilets in more than 40 Indian cities through Google Maps.