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Firstpost Podcast| Explained Mahakal Lok: Revamp of Ujjain, to boost tourism and enhance India's soft power
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Firstpost Podcast| Explained Mahakal Lok: Revamp of Ujjain, to boost tourism and enhance India's soft power

Following, the revamp of Kashi Vishwanath corridor, the PM Narendra Modi is opening a new Mahakal Lok in Ujjain. What is its history? What is happening in this revamping? What are the various views regarding this process? Tune in to find out

From Ayodhya and Kashi to Ujjain: How Modi is unshackling the physical chains of Hindu coloniality and victimhood
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From Ayodhya and Kashi to Ujjain: How Modi is unshackling the physical chains of Hindu coloniality and victimhood

Narendra Modi, with his historic projects in Ayodhya, Kashi, Kedarnath and now Ujjain, is ensuring the world’s oldest living civilisation doesn’t forget its ancient roots while pursuing its modern, 21st century aspirations and objectives

Inside Ujjain’s grand Mahakal Corridor inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi
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Inside Ujjain’s grand Mahakal Corridor inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi

The ancient Mahakaleshwar temple in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain is getting a major revamp. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Mahakal Corridor, which is part of the first phase of the Rs 856-crore redevelopment project

'Ujjain will now be a world tourism site': When PM Modi spoke of Mahakal complex development during 2004 Kumbh visit
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'Ujjain will now be a world tourism site': When PM Modi spoke of Mahakal complex development during 2004 Kumbh visit

The Rs 856-crore project, under the Ujjain Smart City, started in 2017 and in five years, the entire landscape has undergone a sea change

Mahakal Corridor Inauguration LIVE: 'Construction of grand Shri Ram temple in Ayodhya going on at full speed,' says PM
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Mahakal Corridor Inauguration LIVE: 'Construction of grand Shri Ram temple in Ayodhya going on at full speed,' says PM

The more than 900-metre-long 'Mahakal Lok' corridor spreads around the old Rudrasagar Lake which has also been revived as part of the redevelopment project around the famous Mahakaleshwar Temple, one of the 12 'jyotirlingas' in the country

Every household in THIS city of Madhya Pradesh will light a diya for Ujjain Mahakal Lok
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Every household in THIS city of Madhya Pradesh will light a diya for Ujjain Mahakal Lok

Prayers will be held at temples in all villages and cities of Madhya Pradesh coinciding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's programme to inaugurate the first phase of the 'Shri Mahakal Lok' corridor in Ujjain on Tuesday evening

‘Har Har Mahadev’: Will have privilege of dedicating the grand and divine Shri Mahakal Lok to nation today, says PM Modi
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‘Har Har Mahadev’: Will have privilege of dedicating the grand and divine Shri Mahakal Lok to nation today, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to reach Mahakal temple around 5:25 pm and perform puja before dedicating to the nation the Mahakal Lok between 6:25 pm to 7:05 pm

Ujjain: Mahakal priest condemns Zomato's 'thali' ad featuring Hrithik Roshan, seeks withdrawal, apology
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Ujjain: Mahakal priest condemns Zomato's 'thali' ad featuring Hrithik Roshan, seeks withdrawal, apology

The priests said their prasad is distributed among devotees on a plate (thali) free of cost

Ujjain MP sheds 15 kgs, fulfils Nitin Gadkari's 'fund for flab' promise of Rs 1,000 crore for each kg lost
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Ujjain MP sheds 15 kgs, fulfils Nitin Gadkari's 'fund for flab' promise of Rs 1,000 crore for each kg lost

Anil Firojiya, a first time MP from Ujjain, on Saturday said that he weighed 127 kilograms in February and adopted a fitness regime that comprises adhering to a diet plan and indulging in physical exercise, cycling and yoga

Madhya Pradesh: Constable saves woman who jumped off moving train in Ujjain
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Madhya Pradesh: Constable saves woman who jumped off moving train in Ujjain

The woman, who slipped near the compartment door after jumping and was in danger of falling into the gap between the train and the platform, was rescued by railway police constable Mukesh Kushwaha, who will be rewarded for his quick thinking

Madhya Pradesh: Two sisters end up almost marrying each other's groom due to power cut in Ujjain
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Madhya Pradesh: Two sisters end up almost marrying each other's groom due to power cut in Ujjain

Locals claimed that the mismatched couples had even taken 'pheras' together but the families denied saying the they were taken by the right matches

Nine including groom killed after car enroute to Ujjain falls into Chambal river
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Nine including groom killed after car enroute to Ujjain falls into Chambal river

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot expressed his sympathies with the bereaved family

Bajrang Dal workers assault, drag Muslim man off train for travelling with Hindu woman in Madhya Pradesh
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Bajrang Dal workers assault, drag Muslim man off train for travelling with Hindu woman in Madhya Pradesh

Government Railway Police Superintendent of Police Nivedita Gupta said that the man and the married woman were family friends and had known each other for years

Indore to Tirupati to Ujjain: How old cities, temple towns are turning icons of cleanliness
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Indore to Tirupati to Ujjain: How old cities, temple towns are turning icons of cleanliness

Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission, once mocked by many as a silly, unattainable campaign unworthy of a PM, seems to be slowly bearing fruit. Old cities and pilgrim towns, which once seemed like basket cases when it comes to cleanliness, are now leading the way for the rest of the nation.

Madhya Pradesh records first death from 'Delta Plus' COVID-19 variant in Ujjain district
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Madhya Pradesh records first death from 'Delta Plus' COVID-19 variant in Ujjain district

Five confirmed cases of Delta-Plus variant have so far been reported in the state — three from Bhopal and two others from Ujjain district

Clean chit to Uttar Pradesh police in Vikas Dubey encounter case, panel says no evidence of wrongdoing
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Clean chit to Uttar Pradesh police in Vikas Dubey encounter case, panel says no evidence of wrongdoing

No witnesses came forward to challenge the police claims even after advertisements in newspapers and media, neither did the media come forward to record their versions

Kanpur ambush: Last absconding Vikas Dubey aide arrested; accused carried Rs 50,000 reward
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Kanpur ambush: Last absconding Vikas Dubey aide arrested; accused carried Rs 50,000 reward

A rifle allegedly used in the ambush in Bikru village on the night of 2 July and live cartridges were recovered from him, a police official said

Two labourers killed, 36 injured as Ahmedabad-bound bus overturns in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain
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Two labourers killed, 36 injured as Ahmedabad-bound bus overturns in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain

As per initial investigation, the bus driver apparently dozed off when the vehicle was at a road turning, police said

Madhya Pradesh HC asks man to get rakhi tied by woman he had molested, pay Rs 5,000 to her son
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Madhya Pradesh HC asks man to get rakhi tied by woman he had molested, pay Rs 5,000 to her son

The court also asked the man to give Rs 11,000 to the woman as part of a customary offering made by brothers to sisters on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan

Vikas Dubey encounter: Plea in SC seeking removal of Justice BS Chauhan-led inquiry commission members
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Vikas Dubey encounter: Plea in SC seeking removal of Justice BS Chauhan-led inquiry commission members

A fresh application alleged "fraud of high magnitude" practised by all stakeholders responsible for appointing Justice BS Chauhan on the judicial commission.