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  • Ujjain: Digamber Jain community celebrate Paryushan as Dhoop Dashami, uttam sanyam worship on wednesday

    Digamber Jain community will celebrate 6 th day of festival Paryushan as Dhoop Dashami and worship uttam sanyam on Wednesday.
    According to community secretary Sachin Kasliwal all Jain temples will be decorated specially on this day and tableaus on various religious subjects will be exhibited. Kasliwal said that Jain seers Vidaksha, Meena didi and Sadhana didi insisted on sanyam (patience) in their sermons Tuesday. They explained sanyam as suppression of individual senses and

  • Ujjain: Cash, jewellery stolen from train passenger recovered

    Railway protection force (RPF) recovered the bag of a woman passenger containing Rs 1.98 lakh cash and jewelries which was stolen during her journey in Avantika express near Godhara from the fellow passengers Pradeep Jain and Sapana Jain. Rupali Jaiswal, lodged a report on RPF’s toll free number that her bag containing valuables and jewelries has been stolen from the coach B-1 of the train.
    Consequently on duty RPF cops started dense searching

  • Ujjain: Patwari sentenced with 3 year RI, Rs 40 lakh fine

    The court of Justice LD Solanki, found Patwari Abdul Hafiz Ansari son of Abdul Rauk Ansari guilty in corruption case and sentenced him to 3 years of rigorous imprisonment (RI) along with fine of Rs 40 lakh, which is highest fine till date in any case at headquarter.He has been convicted under section 13(1) E, 13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act. Deputy director administration Dr Saket Vyas informed that lokayukta police

  • Ujjain: City congress members joins in Rahul Gandhi’s rally at Bhopal

    Hundreds of workers and leaders travelled to Bhopal from city to participate in the general meeting addressed by all India Congress Committee President Rahul Gandhi in Bhopal on Monday. Several party members under the leadership of senior leader Dr Batukshankar Joshi and city president Mahesh Soni began their journey early morning in 2-4 wheelers.

  • Ujjain: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan prefers to address meetings, avoids meeting people on way

    Looking to the recent incidents of protests and violent demonstrations during CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s jan ashirwad yatra, the BJP strategists have changed its format which came to fore in the district on Monday. During second phase of the yatra, on Monday he covered three more assembly constituencies viz Tarana Mahidpur and Nagda-Khachrod.

  • Ujjain: Kerala flood relief to be sent today

    The first consignment of relief and assistance materials for the flood-affected people of Kerala will be sent by the Shri Kshetra Valmikidham, through Indore-Kochi Express on Tuesday. Pithadhishwar Umeshnath Maharaj told reporters that they had pledged to send the relief last month. Sangini Group chief Mamta Sangte will lead the 5-member team to Kerala and distribute various materials to the neediest persons with the help of media persons working there.

  • Ujjain: Municipal commissioner inspects UMC’s cowshed

    Ujjain municipal corporation (UMC)’s Commissioner Pratibha Pal inspected Kapila cowshed, took an stock of development work. She instructed the officials concerned to construct an extra cowshed and to maintain lighting arrangements and cleanliness.

  • Ujjain: Stop splurging and being wasteful during Ganeshotsav, says idols collector

    Lord Ganesha is considered to be the deity of affluence and prosperity. With the arrival of Ganeshotsav markets become abuzz with acivities and every household invariably wear festive look. During this 10 days fest, many of Bappa’s followers try to outdo each other with pomp and splurge in order to showcase their absolute devotion and reverence. However, Om Prakash Gupta’s adoration for Lord of wisdom goes beyond this festival as he has

  • Ujjain: 3 lakh members gathered for maha rally, says MP Karni Sena secretary

    Karni Sena state secretary Shailendra Singh Jhala in-formed that till 9 am huge mass of around 3 lakh people from MP, Rajasthan and adjoining ar-eas gathered at Nanakheda Stadium for the maha rally called by Rajput Karni Sena on Sun-day to protest against SC/ST Act and reservation policy. Members were pouring in from far places were coming continuously so rally could be-gin after 1 pm. It may be the first time when

  • Ujjain: 10 municipal sanitation worker terminated

    Municipal commissioner Pratibha Pal terminated 10 sanitation workers for dereliction of duty on Friday and suspended two mates Lalu Gosar and Dharma Sangat. She also verified attendance of sanitation workers. The commissioner later visited swimming pool area, Bharatpuri, Treasure bazaar, C-21 Mall, Nagziri and Triveni Vihar areas. A team of Ujjain Municipal Corporation carried out cleanliness drive at Bohara Bakhal, Kharakuan and Khajurwali Maszid areas on Friday.

  • Ujjain: Vikram University students seek declaration of B.Ed results

    Even as the results of 10,000 students of B.Ed last semester of Vikram University is still awaited- the state government has released the vacancy of samvida teachers. The last date of application is September 25, 2018. Students are afraid that they will not be able to fill the form due to non availability of final semester mark sheet.

  • Ujjain: City Congress urges workers to attend Rahul Gandhi’s Bhopal meet

    All India Congress Committee president Rahul Gandhi will hold a public meeting at Bhopal on Monday. Pradesh Congress Committee president Kamal Nath has invited party members from across the state to attend the meeting. District Congress Committee urban head Mahesh Soni and rural head Kamal Patel jointly called a meeting of members on Friday in which former MLAs, MPs, senior leaders and several workers were present.

  • Ujjain: Timely police action prevents communal flare-up

    Anti-social elements have been trying to create trouble in Khajoorwali Masjid since Ganesh Sthapana. On Thursday night, a few miscreants pelted stones on locals and vandalized vehicles. They broke window glasses in a bid to create religious frenzy. Six to eight people were injured in the incident. As soon as the news of trouble spread, collector Manish Singh and SP Sachin Atulkar rushed to the spot with police force and brought the

  • Ujjain: Congress Sevadal chief faces awkward situation over ‘SC/ST Act’

    All India Congress Sevadal (AICS) chief Lalji Desai felt uncomfortable here on Thursday when some media persons raised questions with regard to the Congress’ stand on reservation and enforcement of amended SC/ST (Prevention) Act. Desai was here to participate in the district-level organisation meeting at Rajiv Bhavan, Ksheer Sagar. During the press conference when he tried to advocate supremacy of the Constitution, he was asked by which provision the Supreme Court was

  • Ujjain: Chain snatchers’ gang busted, 3 held

    A police team arrested three persons on Thursday and claimed to have chain snatchers’ gang. Other members of the gang are on the run. SP Sachin Atulkar said that teams led by senior officials were constituted to arrest chain snatchers in the city.  Following a tip off from cyber cell and informers, Javed (24) was arrested from Kartik Chowk. In subsequent interrogation, he revealed names of his accomplices resulting in arrest of

  • Ujjain: Zila Panchayat Vice-President Bharat Porwal removed, debarred from contesting polls

    Additional divisional commissioner PR Katroliya has removed Zila Panchayat (ZP) vice-president Bharat Porwal from his post and also debarred him from contesting election for six years. With this, Porwal’s membership in the ZP also came to an end. Katroliya passed an order in this regard as per the provision of Section 40 (1) of the Panchayat Evam Gram Swaraj Adhiniyam, 1993. Porwal was accused of tearing nomination papers related to election of

  • Ujjainites welcome Bappa with fanfare

    The 10-day Ganeshotsav began with a high enthusiastic note here on Thursday. Ganesha idols were installed amid fanfare at hundreds of public places across the city. Lokmanya Tilak Ganeshotsav Mahaayojan Samiti organised idol distribution programme on the first day of Ganesha festival. The programme was organised at Chamunda Mata Square in which hundreds of citizens along with several festival organising committees received eco friendly Ganesha idols free of cost.

  • Ujjain: UMC focuses on Assembly poll arrangements

    Ujjain Municipal Corporation is gearing up for flawless arrangements for the upcoming elections. In a time limit (TL) review meeting on Wednesday municipal commissioner Pratibha Pal instructed the officials to complete all the necessary arrangements at all polling booths. The commissioner also took stock of the arrangements. She also instructed to arrange mobile facility rooms, lightings, potable water and ramps for differently abled persons and ensure proper cleanliness. She further told that

  • Ujjain: Students protest shifting of Madhav College, submit memo to Jyotiraditya Scindia

    Madhav College Bachao Sangharsh Samiti members submitted a memorandum to MP and state Congress election committee president Jyotiraditya Scindia protesting against the government move to shift the college to newly constructed building of Kalidas Girls College at Ramjanardan temple. Recently the government had issued an order to shift the college to new building of Kalidas Girls College. The state government trying to destroy the legacy of Scindia which was built 128 years

  • Ujjain: Local unit discusses preparations held at Lok Shakti Bhawan

    A meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party local unit was held on Wednesday at party office ‘Lok Shakti Bhawan’. The meeting discussed preparation for the convention to be held in Bhopal on September 25 in which PM Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah will address the party workers in view of the forthcoming Assembly polls. More than 7500 party workers will leave for Bhopal by bus to participate in the convention. The