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Metropolis in Madhya Pradesh, India

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Indore: Metropolis in Madhya Pradesh, India
Indore is the most populous and the largest city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It serves as the headquarters of both Indore District and Indore Division. It is also considered as an education hub of the state and has campuses of both the Indian Institute of Technology and the Indian Institute of Management. Located on the southern edge of Malwa Plateau, at an average altitude of 553 meters (1,814 ft) above sea level, it has the highest elevation among major cities of Central India. The city is 190 km (120 mi) west of the state capital of Bhopal. Indore had a census-estimated 2011 population of 1,994,397 and 2,170,295. The city is distributed over a land area of just 530 square kilometres (200 sq mi), making Indore the most densely populated major city in the central province.

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6 killed in road accident in Indore [Video]

6 killed in road accident in Indore

In a shocking incident, six people got killed in a road accident in Madhya Pradesh's Indore. The incident happened in wee hours of February 22. The incident took place after the car collided with a..

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Meet Indore doctor who bagged 13 gold medals in MBBS [Video]

Meet Indore doctor who bagged 13 gold medals in MBBS

Kriti Jain, MBBS doctor from Indore made everyone proud with her accomplishments in academics. She bagged 13 gold medals and 1 silver medal in all the subjects in MBBS. Kriti worked really hard to..

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COVID Vaccination: '11 deaths so far,' informs Health Ministry [Video]

COVID Vaccination: '11 deaths so far,' informs Health Ministry

"35 cases required hospitalization, 11 deaths have been reported in hospitals during last 31 days of COVID vaccination drive," informed Health Ministry Joint Secretary Mandeep Bhandari on February 15...

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Cyclothon held in Indore to raise awareness about COVID safety protocols [Video]

Cyclothon held in Indore to raise awareness about COVID safety protocols

Cyclothon was held on February 14th in Indore. The cyclothon held on the theme of 'Bicycle chalao -Corona bhagao' amid COVID-19 pandemic. The event witnessed presence of thousands of participants. BJP..

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Farm fraud: Betul farmers allege private firm of duping with contract farming [Video]

Farm fraud: Betul farmers allege private firm of duping with contract farming

A case of fraud with farmers came into light in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district. Reportedly the fraud was done in matter of contract farming. Several farmers gathered at office of government officials,..

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'Yamraj' gets vaccinated for COVID-19, spreads awareness [Video]

'Yamraj' gets vaccinated for COVID-19, spreads awareness

To combat hesitancy among people regarding COVID-19 vaccine, an artist dressed as 'Yamraj' in Indore got himself vaccinated. Artist's chucklesome move aimed at spreading awareness.

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Comic Munawar Faruqui released from Indore Jail [Video]

Comic Munawar Faruqui released from Indore Jail

Stand up comedian Munawar Faruqui was released in the early hours of Feb 07 from Indore Central Jail where he was held for over a month, after his arrest in a case related to allegedly hurting..

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Watch: 13-year-old Indore girl solves Rubik's cube blindfolded [Video]

Watch: 13-year-old Indore girl solves Rubik's cube blindfolded

A 13-year-old girl, Tanishkaa Sujit from Madhya Pradesh's Indore can solve Rubik's cube puzzle blindfolded. Tanishka, who had cleared class 10th at the age of 11 and class 12th at the age of 12, is now..

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4 unidentified robbers loot gold, cash from house in Indore [Video]

4 unidentified robbers loot gold, cash from house in Indore

Four unidentified robbers looted gold and cash from a house in Madhya Pradesh's Indore. They took around 70 grams of gold and some cash from the victim's house. Robbers also injured two persons...

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Indore Police initiates investigation on viral video of man allegedly beaten up by unknown people [Video]

Indore Police initiates investigation on viral video of man allegedly beaten up by unknown people

A viral video surfaced in Indore in which a group of people were allegedly beating up a man. "Investigation initiated on the basis of viral video. We'll take appropriate action in the offence..

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'If your work is authentic, it pays off': Sumitra Mahajan on being conferred with Padma Bhushan [Video]

'If your work is authentic, it pays off': Sumitra Mahajan on being conferred with Padma Bhushan

Speaking to media in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on January 25, former Lok Sabha (LS) Speaker Sumitra Mahajan spoke on her Padma Bhushan award. Mahajan said, "I am surprised over why I am being given the..

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2 held for smuggling tiger skin, turtles in Indore [Video]

2 held for smuggling tiger skin, turtles in Indore

Indore Police arrested two persons from the Khajrana area for allegedly smuggling tiger skin and turtles of special species. Police arrested the accused Prakash and Sunil who are the perpetrators of..

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Watch: Railway clerk saves woman's life after she fell from running train in Indore [Video]

Watch: Railway clerk saves woman's life after she fell from running train in Indore

A railway clerk saved a woman's life after she tried to board on running train on January 08. She got trapped between train and the platform. The footage got captured on CCTV.

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Comedian Munawar Faruqui, 4 others held for 'indecent' remarks on Hindu deities; sent to judicial custody

Faruqui along with four other event organisers was arrested on Friday for allegedly insulting Hindu deities during a New Year show in Indore.
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Mumbai offers highest quality of life, Chennai treats its women best: Study

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Urdu poet Rahat Indori passes away at 70 from heart attack

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Noted Urdu poet Rahat Indori dies in Indore hospital

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