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Indore No 1, Bhopal 3rd in Municipal Performance Index-2020

Indore: Indore, the cleanest city of the country, emerged as the best city with million plus population, in government's Municipal Performance Index-2020, rankings of which were announced by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on Thursday. However, it slipped one position from 8th rank to 9th rank in Ease of Living Index-2020. The state's capital, Bhopal stood third in municipal index and 19th in livability index. Besides, Gwalior and Jabalpur were ranked 34th and 43th in municipal index and 31st and 43th in livability index respectively. Unlike the first ease of living index in 2018, the ministry has divided 111…

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‘Atmanirbhar evam Samriddh MP strategy’

Indore: The MP Budget 2021 is grounded in the 'Atmanirbhar evam Samriddh MP Strategy', and is focused on high investments in infrastructure-including the social and healthcare and providing job opportunities. However, some bold steps to increase revenues for the state as well as putting money directly in the hands of the consumers are missing in the budget. A budget of Rs. 6,436 crores for the Water Department; Rs. 3,690 crores for the development of Narmada Ghat and Rs. 5,000 crores for Tap Water Mission has also been amplified 3.5 times to ensure that water facilities reach the remotest villages. Also,…

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Indore: Army Red Pune defeat Punjab Police to win basketball tournament

Indore (Madhya Pradesh): Army Red, Pune, defeated Punjab Police to bag the title of all-India Invitational Shanky Hardia Memorial basketball championship that concluded at Basketball Complex on Monday. Indian Air Force secured the third position. The finals of this event played in a very exciting way. Punjab police were ahead till half time but Army Red won the match 79-72. Thanks to 21 points from Gopal Ram and 16 points from Mayur Bhatt. The top scorer was Jitender Singh of Army Red. At the same time, the top scorer of the final was Gurandir Singh of Punjab. He also collected…

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Indore: Lokayukta sleuths enter jail, catch two staffers for taking bribe

Mhow/Indore: Indore Lokayukta police on Monday entered Mhow jail and caught a guard and a sweeper red-handed while accepting Rs 25,000 as bribe from a person in lieu of providing better facilities to a prisoner friend.Lokayukta DSP Praveen Singh Baghel said that jail guard Ajendra Singh Rathore had demanded money from family members of liquor smuggler Dilip Chaukse who is presently lodged in jail.Family members informed Chaukse's friend Jitendra Solanki about the jail guard's demand and Solanki approached Lokayukta police. He informed Lokayukta police that Rathore in the name of jailer Brajesh Makwana was demanding Rs 25,000 from family members…

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​Indore: Rs 80 cr collected for Ram Temple ​in Ayodhya

Indore: ​A sum of over Rs 80 crore​, collected for the Ram Temple in Ayodhya ​in Indore ​​was handed over to the authorities on Sunday.Former member of Narmada Control Authority Government of India and former Chairman Ecosystem (Mission Ecology) Indian Council of Science and Technology Communication Dr Afroz Ahmad presented the collected funds.The funds were presented to Pt. Bhupendra Dharwa, Union Ministry of Environment and Forests, National Child Labor Advisory Committee, Ministry of Labo​u​r and former member of Indore Union Driver Shailendra Mahajan and Co-ordination Forum.Funds were received from Kinnar (LGBT) community and children as well. Some little girls broke…

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Indore: Two youths arrested for ‘Love Jihad’

Indore: City police arrested two youths in a case of ‘Love-Jihad’ on Saturday. The accused youths allegedly took two minor girls with them for celebrating birthday on the outskirts of the city where they forced them to change their religion, and when the girls refused, they molested them. Azad Nagar PS in-charge Manish Dabar said a case has been registered against Sohail Khan and Hasan Khan. Police said that the accused along with their two minor school friends had planned to go to a birthday party at a café but then they all decided to go towards Jaam Gate.In their statement, the girls told the police that while they were going towards Jaam Gate, the accused misbehaved with them…

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Indore: Preparations for vax of 60-plus from March 1 in full swing

INDORE: The health department has swung into action to prepare for vaccination of people above 60 years and those over 45 years with co-morbidities from March 1.The facility of on-site registration will be available so that the eligible beneficiaries can walk into the identified vaccination centres, get themselves registered and get inoculated.According to the health department, the beneficiaries will be able to self-register in advance by downloading the Co-WIN 2.0 portal and through other IT applications, such as Arogya Setu, which will list the government and private hospitals serving as Covid-19 vaccination centres (CVCs) with the date and time of…

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​Indore: C​amp for​ ​Pushp​​ ​Vihar Colony plot owners

Indore: ​The genuine plot owners of Pushp Vihar Colony got a ray of hope of getting their plots on Saturday after the ​​district administration ​started a two-day document verification camp in the colony. More than 600 plot holders have been identified and called ​to the camp as per old​ documents and preference list.Additional ​collector Abhay Bedekar informed that about 1​,​122 plots have​ been mentioned in the T​&​CP map in Pushp Vihar Colony​, but 1726​ registries have been found. About 638 plot holders have been called tothe camp based on the list received from the resident​s'​ group of the​ colony, the…

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Indore: Open Gypsy service at Ralamandal to attract tourists​​

Indore:In an attempt to attract visitors, Ralamandal wildlife sanctuary began open ​G​​ypsy (four-wheeler brand)​ services for visitors on weekend​s​ from Saturday. The ​G​ypsy will run on Saturday and Sunday and might run throughout the week in ​the ​coming weeks.The ​G​ypsy attracted families on the first d​​ay, as it provided them with an opportunity to see wildlife closely and reach the Shikar​​garh.Forest ranger Akansha Khatekar said, “We have currently borrowed the ​G​ypsy from Seoni forest department, as we are running it on an experimental basis.” She added that experimental rounds would be considered for a couple of weeks, before the department​…

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Indore: Relief for students as JEE Mains papers were easier today

IndoreLast day of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2021 on Friday brought ​some relief to students, especially after the challenging paper of Thursday.Based on student reactions for the examination, JEE Main 2021 analysis for Feb 26 shift 1 and shift 2 was moderately difficult. Compared to yesterday, experts suggest that it was manageable.“It was not an easy paper, but it was manageable as yesterday’s paper was too difficult for students,” Harpreet Singh, JEE mentor said.JEE aspirant Sarthak Khatri said, “This was my first attempt for JEE Main 2021 and the exam was neither difficult nor too easy. Mathematics and Physics…

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