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In how many ways can an archive inform our understanding of art? CONA, an artists’ hub in Mumbai, explores the question with the collection of the late music critic Sheryar Ookerjee.

varun dhawan birthday wishes

Varun Dhawan turned 31 today. The actor, who has already started prep-up for his next Kalank, has received a lot of warm wishes from his contemporaries.

Gnanavel Raja promoted Tamil version of Naa Peru Suriya, Naa Illu India starring Allu Arjun

Gnanavel Raja said that Tamil heroes charge exorbitant salaries compared to their Telugu counterparts. He also added that he would move to Tollywood if things don’t change soon.

Technology

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This means telcos like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular can bring out any tariff scheme irrespective of their revenue and subscriber market share without being penalised as predatory.

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The minimum age for signing up on WhatsApp in the European Union will now be 16 years, and not 13

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Scientists have confirmed that Mars may have had water till 3.5 billion years ago, when lakes were estimated to have dried up.

Bhopal News

Madhya Pradesh govt blames porn for increase in child rape cases, mulls ban
Madhya Pradesh govt blames porn for increase in child rape cases, mulls ban

A six-month-old girl recently was allegedly kidnapped, raped and murdered in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore.

Madhya Pradesh: 19 booked for offensive posts before, after Bharat bandh
Madhya Pradesh: 19 booked for offensive posts before, after Bharat bandh

Offensive comments were posted on social media before and after the bandh, fuelling caste tension and forcing authorities to crack down on offenders to prevent the situation from escalating.

FCI exam paper leak: Hours before test, middlemen, candidates caught solving paper in Madhya Pradesh
FCI exam paper leak: Hours before test, middlemen, candidates caught solving paper in Madhya Pradesh

The STF had informed FCI officials about the paper leak around 9.30 am, nearly 90 minutes before the examination was to begin.

Indore: Four-storey building collapses killing 10 people, Chouhan announces Rs 2 lakh compensation
Indore: Four-storey building collapses killing 10 people, Chouhan announces Rs 2 lakh compensation

A police officer said the cause of the collapse was being investigated, even as some reports said the building came down after a heavy vehicle rammed into it.

Bhopal: Under rustication shadow, student’s wish to join forces

Some raise their fists and some their voice as they listen to the 20-year-old, who was rusticated for a year on Wednesday for calling teachers unpatriotic in a Facebook post, allegedly under pressure from ABVP, which wanted her to apologise.

Ujjain attack: BJP MP accuses hospital of encroachment
Ujjain attack: BJP MP accuses hospital of encroachment

Claiming that the assailants had manhandled nuns when they tried to stop them, representatives of the church met Governor Anandiben Patel on Monday and sought her intervention.

Madhya Pradesh forms panel to study feasibility of simultaneous polls
Madhya Pradesh forms panel to study feasibility of simultaneous polls

Asked whether Madhya Pradesh had decided on holding its Assembly elections with general elections, the CM said that they would be held in November. He said MP was not the only stake-holder and the thought will require wider consultations and constitutional amendments.

Madhya Pradesh bye-elections: Over 70 per cent voting in two Assembly seats
Madhya Pradesh bye-elections: Over 70 per cent voting in two Assembly seats

Outcome of the two by-elections would be watched keenly as a possible pointer to people’s mood ahead of the Assembly elections in the BJP-ruled state, due later this year.

Jyotiraditya Scindia calls for projecting CM face ahead of MP polls, state Congress differs
Jyotiraditya Scindia calls for projecting CM face ahead of MP polls, state Congress differs

Scindia said, “Every party has different policies for each state. I am not saying that we have to project a face in every state, but where you have faces, you have to project one.”

Man kicked out of train by co-passenger for no reason; dies
Man kicked out of train by co-passenger for no reason; dies

The victim and the accused didn’t know each other, nor was there any dispute between them before the incident which could have acted as a trigger, said Hemant Shrivastava, in-charge, GRP police station, Bhopal.

MP bypolls: Congress alleges large-scale discrepancies in voter lists
MP bypolls: Congress alleges large-scale discrepancies in voter lists

Madhya Pradesh’s deputy chief electoral officer S S Bansal said, “We have already sent the complaint to the collectors for verification. It’s not true that there are thousands of cases of irregularities.

Madhya Pradesh: 984 villages ravaged by recent hailstorms, CM reviews situation
Madhya Pradesh: 984 villages ravaged by recent hailstorms, CM reviews situation

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday held a meeting in Bhopal and took a review of the post-hailstorm situation.

Won’t contest polls for next three years due to health concerns, says Uma Bharti
Won’t contest polls for next three years due to health concerns, says Uma Bharti

While the Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked Uma Bharti to reduce weight, BJP chief Amit Shah asked her to continue in office, she told reporters at her official bungalow on Shyamla Hills in Bhopal.

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan seeks early release of Centre’s share under Bhavantar
CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan seeks early release of Centre’s share under Bhavantar

Chouhan during his meeting also urged the Union minister to release Rs 2,800 crore drought relief amount pending with the Centre and sought early release of payments under the Bundelkhand package and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.

Padmaavat sees quiet release in Bhopal
Padmaavat sees quiet release in Bhopal

Deepak Chouhan of Rajput Samaj said the organisation had dropped enough hints in the last few days that it would not take to the streets again to stall the film.

Bhopal: Day after clashing with police, visually handicapped protesters call off strike
Bhopal: Day after clashing with police, visually handicapped protesters call off strike

Minister for Social Justice and Disabled Persons’ Welfare Gopal Bhargava met a delegation of the protesters who had camped at Neelam Park in Bhopal for last six weeks to draw the government’s attention towards 23 demands and their plight in general.

Parcel bomb sent to avenge sacking leaves postal official’s son, 2 others injured
Parcel bomb sent to avenge sacking leaves postal official’s son, 2 others injured

The parcel contained an FM radio and exploded when postal superintendent K K Dixit’s son Ritesh, a medical practitioner, plugged it in on Thursday morning.

Madhya pradesh: Vehicle registered at BJP office kills two
Madhya pradesh: Vehicle registered at BJP office kills two

Two of the three youths that were riding the bike were killed while one is being treated for injuries.

Madhya Pradesh: Christian priests detained by police after right-wing group accuses them of forced conversion
Madhya Pradesh: Christian priests detained by police after right-wing group accuses them of forced conversion

The police has registered a case against M George and five others under Sections 153 B (Imputations, assertions prejudicial to national-integration) and 295 A (outraging religious feelings).

Madhya Pradesh: Girl, raped and set on fire, dies at hospital
Madhya Pradesh: Girl, raped and set on fire, dies at hospital

When she cried for help, the accused poured kerosene kept in the house on her and set her on fire.