A bomb went off in Berchha area of Mhow in Madhya Pradesh's Indore district, on August 14. The incident has left a 12-year-old dead and 15 others injured. The incident occurred when Vaibhav, a 12-year-old boy hurled a bomb, which is used in the Army's Berchha firing range, into a crowd, following an internal conflict. Further details on the matter is awaited.
Indore achieved a new world record for creating a human chain Indian map on August 13. The biggest human chain creating India's map to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav honoring 75 years of independence of India was recorded in the World Book of Records. The event was organized by Divya Shaktipeeth's social institution "Jwala." and over 5000 school children, social workers, and other individuals joined together to construct the map.
In Madhya Pradesh's Indore, a medical College student died by way of suicide in college hostel, on July 24. The deceased was a student of Anaesthesia (third year), and died due to overdose of drugs. According to Indore Police Inspector Manisha Darani, the student left a suicide note, and further investigation is underway. However, as of now, what drove her to such an extreme step, is yet to be determined.
In Madhya Pradesh's Indore, a minor rape survivor killed her two-month old baby, due to poverty, confirmed police on June 6. They arrested the accused who confessed to her crime. The Add DCP Rajesh Vyas said "A few days ago, a minor girl was raped after which she gave birth to a child. She was irked by the child." The police registered a case and an investigation is underway.
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A flying squad of the women and child development department on Indore, intervened and rescued two minor girls from getting married, on April 21. After which, the girls alleged that their father "tortured" them and forced them to get married. According to the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, accused under this statute can be sentenced to undergo rigourous Imprisonment of up to two years and a Rs 1 lakh fine.
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Indore Municipal Corporation's (IMC) garden officer Chetan Patil on March 17, informed that out of 900 trees that will be cut, 10% of it include neem and peepal, which will be uprooted and transplanted somewhere else with a special technique. The road stretches around 5 km from Bhankarwaun crossing to Tejaji Nagar on the Indore-Khandwa road. Other trees being wild species, cannot be uprooted elsewhere, he added.
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Women inmates of Indore Central jail made organic Holi colours out of fruits, vegetables and flowers. The inmates adapted the new skill from the NGOs who visited them, said Alka Sonar, jail superintendent. Reportedly, the raw materials provided to them were grown inside the premises. Sonar further stated that the skills these inmates have acquired will be used to make a livelihood once they are out.
The primary school Government Secondary School No.19 Naya Basera School in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, has better facilities than the private schools. The government school has hygienic classrooms, good benches, laboratory, computer, filtered water, sports equipment, CCTV cameras, etc. "The computer systems have been provided by Indigo Airlines so that the students can learn computers," said Suresh Chandra Dubey, Principal. Furthermore, about 350… read-more
In MP's Indore, a social organization is working for developing skills for destitute and homeless squatters for their rehabilitation. The organization rescues people from temples, footpaths, and other places in Indore and provides training. "Currently, a total of 51 men and four women are staying here," said Rupali Jain, the organization's president. However, one of the rescued homeless Lakshmi, said, "They take care of me and provide food… read-more
Prominent film critic of Bollywood, Jai Prakash Chouksey passed away at 83, on March 2. As per sources, he was suffering from prolonged illness and was critical for the past few days. Highliting work grounds, he recently wrote the last installment of his famous column Behind The Scenes. The final rites of Chouksey will be held at Muktidham in Indore at 5 pm, after his son arrives from Mumbai.
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