Sunrise: 05: 46 Sunset: 07: 01 HUMIDITY Morning : 53 Evening : 19 WEATHER 0 0 r Regd. No. Indore MP/ICD 216/2018-2020 RNI No. 38281/83 t INDORE t BHOPAL t UJJAIN t MUMBAI t PUNE Glam 41.4 C.23.8 C. Thought for the day Do not make the mistake of thinking that your limitations are the limitations of the Guru or of God. Master Choa Kok Sui INDORE, BHOPAL 1 & 2 AGAIN VOL. XXXIV NO. 334 | INDORE INDORE | THURSDAY | MAY 17, 2018 | PAGES 16 | ` 3 www.freepressjournal.in ST SWACHH SURVEKSHAN 2018 ND JHARKHAND adjudged best performing state followed by Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh AGENCIES New Delhi News Brief Ceasefire in J&K during Ramzan NEW DELHI: Security forces will not launch any operations in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan, a move seen as a bid to bring peace and provide a conducive atmosphere in the restive valley. The announcement by the Home Ministry comes two days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. CS assault case: Cops to question Kejriwal NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police has sent a notice to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asking him to appear before it on Friday in connection with the alleged assault on chief secretary Anshu Prakash in February, police said on Wednesday. Reacting sharply to the development, Aam Adami Party has alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is "misusing" Delhi police to "bother" Kejriwal. CLEANEST CITIES Indore emerged as the cleanest city, followed by Bhopal and Chandigarh in the government's cleanliness survey . The results of Swachh Survekshan 2018, which aims to estimate levels of cleanliness across cities in the country, were announced on Wednesday by Minister of State for Housing Hardeep Singh "It is the result of Puri on Wednestireless efforts of the day . residents of Indore and staff Jharkhand of Indore Municipal was adjudged Corporation due to which the best perIndore has made it again. forming state Thanks and congratulations to in the survey all Indoreans." followed by MaMalini Gaud Mayor, harashtra and Indore Chhattisgarh. Compared to the previous surveys, this year's exercise allocated substantial weightage to the feedback from citizens based on their daily experience. Indore was the cleanest city last year as well but that survey was conducted only for around 430 cities. It is the moment of pride for residents of Indore, "It is a matter of pride for us that Indore This time it was conducted for Mayor Malini Gaud, public representatives, and Bhopal have against topped the list of around 4,200 cities. The names of the municipal corporation staff, social and religious cleanest cities of India in Swacchta worst performing cities would be anorganisations, Indore Development Authorities and all. Survekshan 2018. I admire the efforts and nounced on the day the awards would I heartily congratulate all for this achievement. dedication of the residents of these cities." be presented, Puri said. Sumitra Mahajan, Lok Sabha Speakera and Indore MP Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister, Madhya Pradesh The results of sanitation survey announced by housing and urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri on cleanest among all state capitals. of three lakh to one million. one lakh or more population were Wednesday ranked New Delhi MunicAccording to the survey report, ViThe government said during Swachh ranked on sanitation parameters. ipal Council (NDMC) as the cleanest jayawada is cleanest among big cities Survekshan, 37.66 lakh citizens gave “The on-field survey for Swachh city among municipal bodies with less having more than one million populatheir feedback, which covered 4,203 Survekshan has been conducted by an than three lakh population while tion while Mysuru has emerged as the municipal areas across the country In . independent agency and the data for Greater Mumbai was found to be the cleanest among cities with population 2017, only 434 municipal areas having ranking of the cities has been collect- Guv invites Yeddy to form government in Karnataka Charge sheet against Choksi, ex-PNB MD NEW DELHI: Gitanjali group owner Mehul Choksi and Allahabad Bank CEO Usha Ananthasubramanian along with 13 others were today charged by the CBI for alleged cheating and corruption in the issuance of fraudulent letters of undertakings worth Rs 7080.86 crore from Punjab National Bank in the country's biggest banking scam case. Google search for ‘Pappu’ leads to RaGa NEW DELHI: Google may have been confused last month over who the first Prime Minister of India was, but now a simple search for the name "Pappu" leads to results related to Rahul Gandhi."Pappu (Rahul Gandhi) is a male name given in some regions of India," says the first result on the Google search. In fact, an image search for the word "Pappu" also leads to pictures of Rahul Gandhi Last month, Google showed pictures of Narendra Modi if one searched for "India's first Prime Minister" until the glitch was corrected by the global search engine. Union ministers Prakash Javadekar, Ananth Kumar, Sadananda Gowda, Dharmendra Pradhan and JP Nadda greet Karnataka party chief B S Yeddyurappa after being elected leader of BJP legislature party BENGALURU Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Wednesday invited BJP legislative party leader BS Yeddyurappa to form the new government and to take oath as Chief Minister, on Thursday a , party spokesman said. He has been asked to prove his majority in 15 days. “We received a communique from the Raj Bhavan, inviting Yeddyurappa to form the government and take oath at 9.30 a.m.," BJP spokesman Vamanacharya said. Only Yeddyurappa will take oath at a simple ceremony in the 'Glass House' on the lawns of the Raj Bhavan amid tight security . The Governor has invited party's leaders and newlyelected legislators to the Shocking if true, says Congress he Congress on Wednesday Ttermed as "shocking" the s Karnataka BJP spokesperson' claim that B S Yeddyurappa will be sworn in on Thursday and said it will tantamount to "murdering" democracy, "trampling" Constitution and disregarding all the precedents. Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala also said that the will of the majority cannot be subjugated "at the whims" of the BJP and the Narendra Modi government at the Centre. oath-taking ceremony," added Vamanacharya. There was, however, no official communique from the Raj Bhavan to the media till the filing of this report. Govt requests for Facebook data rose 62% in 2017 AGENCIES New Delhi Facebook has recorded massive increase in the total number of Indian government requests for data over the past one year -- a rise of nearly 62 per cent in 2017 compared to the global average of 30 per cent. In its transparency report released on Tuesday, Facebook said that it received a total of 22,024 requests from India in 2017 compared to 13,613 in 2016 - a rise of 61.7 per cent. Facebook provided data for about half of the requests. The total number of government requests for data the social network received from around the world in 2017 was 161,231 as compared to 123,508 -- an increase of 30.5 per cent. Government requests for account data increased globally by around four percent compared to the first half of 2017, increasing from 78,890 to 82,341 requests. In the US, government requests remained roughly even at 32,742 in the second half of 2017, Facebook said in its report. Facebook said it responds to government requests for data in accordance with applicable law and is terms of service. I-T raid on 32 premises of Asnani Builders TAX EVASION of Rs 50cr by builder with Asaram link suspected OUR STAFF REPORTER Bhopal Income Tax (IT) Department conducted raids on the establishments of Asnani Builders Group in the state capital, Indore and others parts of the country for suspected tax evasion on Wednesday . The owners of the Group are said to be close to Aasaram Bapu, who has recently been awarded life imprisonment in a rape case. CONTD. ON P10 Raids on Hundi trader in Indore The two establishments of Sharad Darak, a Hundi trader in Indore, were also raided by the I-T department. Darak arranges finance for the Group. Sources in the I-T department said investigations into transactions of money through Hundi are being made. SLEUTHS MAY COME ACROSS ‘BENAMI PROPERTY’: A huge cache of property-related documents has been recovered during the raids on the people, linked to Asnani Group. I-T sleuths suspect that these people might have bought lands in the name of other persons, so as to evade income tax. The people in whose names the land registries were found will also be interrogated. INDORE, BHOPAL Chandigarh CLEANEST BIG CITY Vijaywada CLEANEST MEDIUM CITY Mysuru CLEANEST SMALL CITY New Delhi Municipal Corp CLEANEST CAPITAL Greater Mumbai CLEANEST CANTONMENT Delhi Cantt FASTEST MOVING BIG CITY Ghaziabad ed from three sources - service level progress; direct observation by random field visits, and the third was citizen feedback,” said an official.Higher weightage of 35 per cent was given to the citizen feedback.