Archive for January, 2009

‘Idea of rebirth not born in India’… and other news

January 31, 2009

‘Idea of rebirth not born in India’
Bhopal, Jan 29: The audience attending Professor Gananath Obeyesekere's lecture at the Indira Gandhi National Musuem of Mankind in Bhopal today were treated
Read at The Statesman

All municipal corporations to 'progress'
By Our Staff Reporter Bhopal, Jan 29: All Municipal Corporations in the state would come under the purview of 'Project Uthan'. So far Municipal Corporations
Read at Central Chronicle

Rufus Patrick emerges triumphant
Chennai children took four of the top five spots in the overall table, losing only the third place to Bhopal National Sailing School’s Aman Vyas,
Read at Hindu

Postal services in MP in a shambles
It takes 10-12 days for a letter posted at Bhopal to the addressees in Mumbai, Delhi , Chennai or elsewhere. This is atrocious. May I urge, on behalf of the
Read at Central Chronicle

Lord Buddha in Bhopal
A 25 ft tall idol of Lord Buddha has been installed at Maitreyi Buddha Mahavihar, Chuna Bhatti in Bhopal. Earlier, a similar idol was set up at Hussainsagar
Read at Central Chronicle

Praveen in lead
KOCHI: Bhopal’s Aman Vyas won two of the three races on the second day at the National inland optimist championship, here on Wednesday.
Read at Hindu

ADAG to invest Rs 40000 cr in Madhya Pradesh
28 Jan 2009, 2354 hrs IST, PTI BHOPAL: Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) will invest a whopping sum of Rs 40000 crore in power sector,
Read at Economic Times

ADAG to invest Rs 40000 crore in Madhya Pradesh
28 Jan 2009, 2157 hrs IST, PTI BHOPAL: Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group will invest Rs 40000 crore in power and cement sectors in Madhya Pradesh.
Read at Economic Times

Hindi search engine introduced on the lines of Google
Bhopal (PTI): Raftaar.in, a search engine on the lines of Google was introduced here for Hindi speakers. Saurabh Thakur, the senior Manager (Operations) for
Read at Hindu

Surveillance Biz Growing in Bhopal, Say Resellers
By Soma Tah Bhopal resellers are finding a good market demand for security and surveillance products in the local market. This growth could be attributed to
Read at ChannelTimes.com (press release)

Clearing the air… and other news

January 30, 2009

Clearing the air
I am originally from Bhopal and was the second child in a family of two daughters and a son. My father always made me grow up as his second son and I was a
Read at Deccan Herald

Hostages freed
Bhopal (PTI): A businessman has adopted a tigress at the Van Vihar National Park in Bhopal as an anniversary gift for his wife. Gulrez Ahmed has adopted Ira
Read at Calcutta Telegraph

Department of Posts sells gold worth Rs 9.40 cr
Bhopal, Jan 24: The Department of Posts has sold more than 7 kg of gold coins since the commencement of the scheme on December 5 last.
Read at Central Chronicle

Tigress adopted by a man in Bhopal
Bhopal, Jan 23 (ANI): Adoption of a rare Indian Python by a girl spurred another man to adopt a tigress in Van Vihar National Park of Bhopal,
Read at SINDH TODAY

Global tribal film festival to be held in Bhopal
Bhopal, Jan 24 (IANS) A large number of foreign filmmakers are expected to participate in the International Tribal Film Festival being organised here from
Read at Thaindian.com

Election of 38 Madhya Pradesh legislators challenged
Bhopal, Jan 23 (IANS) The election of 38 legislators, including former ministers and chairpersons of state-run corporations, in the November 2008 assembly
Read at Thaindian.com

Seminar on 'Positive Politics to Total Empowerment' in Bhopal
By Pervez Bari, TwoCircles.net, Bhopal: A regional seminar on "Positive Politics to Total Empowerment" is being held here on January 25 (Sunday) from 9.30
Read at Indian Muslims

Killing a Vital Wetland
The dry exposed bed of the Upper Lake in Bhopal, capital of the central Indian province of Madhya Pradesh, is witness these days to frantic digging.
Read at OhmyNews International

Paper on innovative practices for English finds many takers… and other news

January 25, 2009

Paper on innovative practices for English finds many takers
The experiment has also received recognition at the national-level after a paper presentation in Bhopal, organised by the Distance Education Programme,
Read at Indian Express

Bhopal's Zeenat Noor to watch R-Day parade from PM's Box
By Pervez Bari, TwoCircles.net, Bhopal: Ms Zeenat Noor of Bhopal will rub shoulders with Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh when she would witness the
Read at Indian Muslims

Cigarette stock worth Rs 4.5 lakh seized
A police team has left for Bhopal to ascertain whether any factory manufactured such cigarettes and who sent the stock that was to be delivered to one
Read at Times of India

Token money of Rs 200 cr forfeited
Bhopal, Jan 23: Economic recession is having far-reaching consequences as now even property business has been adversely affected by it.
Read at Central Chronicle

Train facility improves
The number of trains, whether starting from Bhopal or passing through it, have considerably increased. Habibganj station in New Bhopal is being developed
Read at Central Chronicle

Two policemen killed, one hurt in Madhya Pradesh accident
Bhopal, Jan 23 (IANS) Two police personnel died and a senior police officer was injured when the car they were travelling in collided with a truck at the
Read at Thaindian.com

Statement attributed by ATS a 'pack of lies': Savarkar
Savarkar said she had attended only an 'Aamsabha' (general meeting of AB in Bhopal) and not any closed door conclave which allegedly discussed use of RDX by
Read at Indian Express

Prakash Jha takes his 'Rajniti' to Bhopal
Prakash Jha is set to shoot his next political drama 'Rajniti' that blends contemporary Indian politics with chapters from the epic 'Mahabharata' in Bhopal
Read at MSN India

Madhya Pradesh: Dilemma of being Prabhat Jha
The latest instance came to light by a delegation of BJP leaders from Vindhya who landed in Bhopal recently. Apparently, many CEOs of janpad panchayats have
Read at India Today

A few fakes do resemble early works: SH Raza… and other news

January 24, 2009

A few fakes do resemble early works: SH Raza
I travelled back home to Bhopal on Monday and have been trying to gather documents that will ascertain that my conscious is clear,” he said.
Read at Indian Express

Narmada water to be brought to Ujjain… and other news

January 23, 2009

Narmada water to be brought to Ujjain
By Our Staff Reporter Bhopal, Jan 22: Like Indore, Narmada water would also be brought to Ujjain to solve the drinking water scarcity of the city.
Read at Central Chronicle

IT raids grocery trader's premises
Bhopal, Jan 22: The Income Tax department today carried out raids at a grocery store and 15 premises of Chourasia firm engaged in selling goods of important
Read at Central Chronicle

Bhopal, Indore to have Metro Rail soon
Bhopal, Jan 22 (IANS) Both Bhopal and Indore can now dream of having Metro Rail services, if one were to go by Madhya Pradesh Urban Development Minister
Read at Thaindian.com

Metro rail service like Delhi for Bhopal in seven years: Gaur
Bhopal, Jan.22 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Urban Administration Minister Babulal Gaur has said that a metro rail service, on the lines of the one already
Read at Thaindian.com

Prakash Jha takes his ‘Rajniti’ to Bhopal
Bhopal, Jan 22 (IANS) Bollywood director Prakash Jha is set to shoot his next political drama “Rajniti” that blends contemporary Indian politics with
Read at Thaindian.com

Prakash Jha's 'Rajneeti' to be shot in lake city
Bhopal (PTI): Noted filmmaker Prakash Jha has received the clearance of Bhopal Municipal Corporation for the shooting of his upcoming film 'Rajneeti' at 28
Read at Hindu

Prakash Jha's 'Rajneeti' to be shot in lake city
Bhopal , Jan 22 Noted filmmaker Prakash Jha has received the clearance of Bhopal Municipal Corporation for the shooting of his upcoming
Read at Indopia

Chinese tourists visiting Khajuraho robbed by guide
Bhopal, Jan 22 (IANS) Six Chinese women visiting Khajuraho and Panna National Park were robbed by their guide during their stay at a hotel in Chhatarpur
Read at Thaindian.com

Culling starts in Sikkim… and other news

January 23, 2009

Culling starts in Sikkim
of poultry was imposed in South Sikkim on 15 January even before the confirmation of Avian Flu from the high security animal disease laboratory, Bhopal.
Read at The Statesman

SC stays contempt proceedings against state govt
The issue is about disposal of 350 tons of toxic waste which is lying at the Union Carbide, Dow Chemicals plant at Bhopal since the gas tragedy.
Read at Times of India

Aim and implementation
Along with this he said that three years ago, Rs one crore were allotted to remove Dairies from Bhopal but money has been spent still the dairies remain
Read at Central Chronicle

Museum brings together South Asian art
One such artist is Durgabai Vyam whose tribal art painting of The Bhopal Disaster reflects the story of the chemical incident which killed 1000 people.
Read at The Asian News

The Yes Men Fix the World by The Yes Men… and other news

January 22, 2009

The Yes Men Fix the World by The Yes Men
People in the BBC newsroom cheered and people in Bhopal cried with joy, the only problem is, the interview was a hoax. The impersonator of the Dow
Read at Filmlot

Bird Flu in Sikkim
Samples of the dead birds were sent to Bhopal for tests. The tests have proved positive for flu. In a meeting attended by chief minister Mr Pawan Chamling,
Read at The Statesman

Government asked to resolve row over Union Carbide waste disposal
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) More than 24 years after the Bhopal gas tragedy killed thousands and left thousands of others maimed for life, the toxic wastes
Read at SINDH TODAY

Malegaon blast chargesheet: Purohit is main conspirator
The meetings to hatch the conspiracy were held from January 2008 at Faridabad, Bhopal, Kolkata, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Indore and Nashik.
Read at SamayLive

Joy gets candid!
I play a safety officer of Union Carbide in Bhopal — Prayer for Rain: Though my character is aware of the safety hazards, he is forced to remain silent.
Read at Times of India

Vaz tells it all
We're in Hyderabad, but this cast and crew are from Hollywood, We were at Golconda, but the movie being shot is set in Bhopal! And here I was talking to the
Read at Times of India

Malegaon blast: ATS chargesheet says Purohit main conspirator
The conspiracy meetings were held from January 2008 at Faridabad, Bhopal, Kolkata, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Indore and Nashik. At a meeting in Bhopal on April 11,
Read at Press Trust of India

BITOAA Expo Concludes Successfully
"Now after the grand success of IT & OA Fare, BITOAA is known to every computer user of Bhopal ," Ashish said. As the basic cost of stall has been kept on
Read at itVARnews.net (press release)

Nashik's dental college students selected for 'Anveshan 2009'
have been selected for zonal-level three-day research competition, 'Anveshan–09' to be held at Bhopal between January 27 and 29, according to JD Patil,
Read at Hindu

Bird flu in Sikkim… and other news

January 20, 2009

Bird flu in Sikkim
“Samples of 33 dead poultry birds had been sent to the High Security Disease Laboratory in Bhopal for tests. That the deaths were caused by bird flu was
Read at Hindu

Damage to public property
Demanding setting up of a bench of the High Court in the State capital, Bhopal, the lawyers observed dharna on the railway tracks. In Rajasthan the 'Gurjar
Read at Central Chronicle

New campaign makes MY FM the listeners' choice
Based on the findings of the week-long 7 State Radio Survey conducted last month covering Chandigarh, Indore, Bhopal, Jaipur, Raipur, Ahmedabad and Raipur,
Read at India PRwire (press release)

CM flags off 1000th trip of mud
By Our Staff Reporter Bhopal, Jan 18: On the 15th day of Upper Lake conservation drive in which citizens and various organisations are performing voluntary
Read at Central Chronicle

SC asks Centre, states to help dispose Union Carbide waste
The Union Carbide plant at Bhopal is the site of one of the largest industrial disasters (Bhopal gas tragedy) in the world. More than 17000 people had died
Read at SamayLive

Bird flu confirmed in Sikkim
Birdflu was confirmed by High Security Diseases Laboratory in Bhopal after samples of 30 birds, which died at Ravangla in South district was sent to it,
Read at Indopia

Bhopal's major source of water drying up
Bhopal is facing its worst water crisis in the last 50 years and now a massive campaign is on to save its largest water body – the Upper Lake.
Read at NDTV.com

Jessup moot court session ends… and other news

January 20, 2009

Jessup moot court session ends
The National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal, was the runners-up team. In the Best Memorial category, West Bengal National University of Juridical
Read at Times of India

Paperbacks: The Red Book
Australian photographer Françoise is in Bhopal, India for an artistic residency, two decades after Union Carbide's devastating 1984 toxic gas leak.
Read at Financial Times

Fake SH Raza work on display in Capital
The gallery says that these works were sourced from Raza's nephew in Bhopal. "Having acquired these works, they didn't apply their minds that this cannot
Read at IBNLive.com

Gufran Azam to contest for IHF president's post
Bhopal, Jan 18 (PTI) Senior Congress leader and former member of parliament, Gufran Azam today said that he would contest the next elections for the
Read at Press Trust of India

Fog descends at IGI Airport; 10 flights cancelled
About 10 early morning flights to Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Mumbai, Kochi, Jaipur, Goa, Bhopal and Indore were cancelled. The situation began to improve after
Read at Zee News

‘Heart of gold’ and ‘fist of steel’… and other news

January 19, 2009

‘Heart of gold’ and ‘fist of steel’

IndUS Business Journal

Let us not allow our government to show apathy as it has shown after Bhopal gas tragedy or anti-Sikh riots. •Punish all terrorists of this horrific incident
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Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists honours AMU Prof.
Rashid M. Khan of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has been honoured by the Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists, Bhopal. Prof. Rashid has been given the
Read at IndiaEduNews.net

Constable suspended for doing his duty
Kudrat Ali, a police constable in Bhopal found himself in the line of fire for doing his job when he stopped the chief secretary's car from taking the route
Read at NDTV.com

My FM tweaks content as per listener tastes, launches campaign
MUMBAI: Based on the findings of a week-long seven state Radio Survey conducted last month covering Chandigarh, Indore, Bhopal, Jaipur, Raipur,
Read at RadioandMusic.com