Archive for February, 2009

Going green with great fashion items… and other news

February 28, 2009

Going green with great fashion items
which helps victims of sex trafficking escape their situation; Pathos Water, which supports clean water programs; and the Bhopal Rehabilitation Group,
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The Bhopal disaster: 25 years later
By Jason Overdorf – GlobalPost BHOPAL, Madhya Pradesh, India — In the dim light of her two-room shack opposite the site of one of the world's worst
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Training with patience: Elements Akademia
His start-up has set up six training centres in small towns such as Lucknow, Jaipur and Bhopal to meet a critical gap between aspirations of India’s
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Regulation is Coming
In December 1984, the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India, released large amounts of toxic gas into the atmosphere, eventually killling over 15000 people,
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Traditional India welcome for Gyanendra in Bhopal (Lead)
Bhopal, Feb 26 (IANS) Nepal’s former King Gyanendra was accorded a traditional Indian welcome at a luxury hotel on his arrival in the city late Thursday to
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Former Nepal king arrives in Bhopal to attend marriage
Bhopal, Feb 26 (IANS) Nepal’s former ruler Gyanendra arrived here late Thursday evening to attend the marriage of his niece, sources close to the erstwhile
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BMC to take Rs 5000 security for water harvesting
By Our Staff Reporter To implement the rainwater harvesting system strictly in the city, the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) in its Mayor-in-Council
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Sarvati Trust opens branch
Sarvati Devi Memorial Trust, working in the field of social sector development and research on herbals plantation, has opened its branch office in Bhopal
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Personal Thought: Safe driving should be every one's concern
In the city of Bhopal, many 2-wheeler riders do not wear helmets, some do not care about the colour of the light at the traffic signal or show consideration
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West Bengal to begin culling after reports of bird flu in Siliguri
The cases were sent to a testing lab in Bhopal and results were positive. Officials said they would begin culling soon. "The culling operation will be
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Would be unfair to talk of Azhar and match-fixing now: Pataudi… and other news

February 25, 2009

Would be unfair to talk of Azhar and match-fixing now: Pataudi

Calcutta Telegraph

Didn’t you feel awkward when, 20 years later, you accepted Rajiv Gandhi’s offer to stand as the Congress candidate from Bhopal? I didn’t.
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Customer rewards programme launched
On the occasion of inaugural programme of launching Neeraj Kapoor, Chief Marketing Officer of i-mint said that Bhopal being political capital of Madhya
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Winter school on Management of soy-based enterprises concludes
PM Relkar DGM, NABARD, Bhopal was the guest of honour and Dr MM Pandey, Director CIAE chaired the function. Dr SD Kulkarni, Course Director extended warm
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Slumdog, Smile Pinki lead India's charge at Oscars
SHOW TIME: Fans of AR Rahman celebrate his victory at Oscar Awards for the film Slumdog Millionaire in Bhopal. is on mobile now.
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Kajol and Ajay's 10th Anniversary
Kajol and Ajay Devgan will celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary in Bhopal where Ajay is shooting for Rajniti. Kajol and Ajay Devgan are looking forward
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Firstsource sees 15% revenue from India in 2 yrs… and other news

February 24, 2009

Firstsource sees 15% revenue from India in 2 yrs

Hindu Business Line

It is in the process of setting up two new delivery centres in Bhopal and Coimbatore this quarter, a top company official said. “The India market comprises
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Environmental action taken now rather than later is best for all
Major air and water disasters led to the original Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act, and the Bhopal tragedy provoked a new toxics law.
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Networking matters… and other news

February 23, 2009

Networking matters

Calcutta Telegraph

Previously, Swaraj had set her sights on Bhopal, the state capital, only to be thwarted by Kailash Joshi, the ex-CM and BJP MP from Bhopal.
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I Creative Minds to hold first ever Travel and Tourism Award at …
The next ITM will be held in Bhopal by the end of March this year. Ajay Gupta, Managing Director, I Creative Minds, Delhi and Director ITM informed that
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Bhopal, Indore airport get new `wing'… and other news

February 22, 2009

Bhopal, Indore airport get new `wing'
A terminal would be developed in Khajuraho along with Bhopal and Indore. He said that number of passengers are being witnessed at the airports now.
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`Sankalpa Yatra' of Jeetu Patwari from 27
The Yuva Sankalpa Yatra will go to Alirajpur, Jhabua, Ratlam, Mandasore,Ujjain,Indore,Dewas,Shajapur,Rajgadh,Vidisha,Raisen,and Bhopal which will run till
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Is it worth amassing property?
This trend is visible in all the metros of the country but now Bhopal will also be one of the cities where property business will no more be a lucrative one
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Eagle's Eye: Deepening water crisis
In this connection, a project of bringing water of Narmada at Bhopal is now in full swing. In fact, the upper lake in the heart of Bhopal is about to dry.
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My FM's listeners get loaded with 'Cash Pe Aish'
MY FM Listners in Ahmedabad, Indore, Bhopal and Nagpur had the chance to win cash by answering simple questions about their city.
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Sushma loses Bhopal to ex-CM, will contest poll from Vidisha… and other news

February 21, 2009

Sushma loses Bhopal to ex-CM, will contest poll from Vidisha
NEW DELHI: The BJP’s deputy leader in the Rajya Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, who was hoping to contest Lok Sabha polls from Bhopal, will now be entering the
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Lessons for teachers in sign language
The UT education department under SSA (Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan) has organized it in collaboration with a Bhopal based NGO, Arushi. The workshop, which started
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Prafulla Patel to lay foundation of new terminal today
Singh said that NCP State President Hamid Kazi had submitted a memorandum earlier to the minister to provide international status to Bhopal and Indore
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Special summer train between Bhopal-Lucknow
2183A would start from Bhopal on April 5 next and on every Sundays. On its return journey train No. 2184A would start from Lucknow on April 6 and on every
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NHDC donates Rs 5 lakh for de-silting of Upper Lake
By Our Staff Reporter NHDC team participated in Shramdaan for desilting of Bhopal Upper lake on Thursday. The shramdaan was started by KM Singh,
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Delegation calls on CEC
By Our Staff Reporter A delegation of Bhopal Diesel Tempo Seva Samiti called on the Chief Election Commissioner and submitted memorandum and they demanded
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Architect students on Bhopal tour
The beauty of Bhopal is inexplicable and due to this visitors are attracted towards it. Either that people are related to film, politics or education but
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Photo Advisory First
NATIONAL Agra: Taj Mahotsava 2009 (A) Bhopal: Shooting of film 'Rajneeti's' (B+A)) Siliguri: 'Huzur Saheber Mela' (B) Kozhikode: Workers sort gold ornaments
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AMU spreads its wings… and other news

February 20, 2009

AMU spreads its wings

Deccan Herald

Bhopal, Pune, Calicut, Katihar and Murshidabad. It has earmarked a sum of Rs 4000 crore for the new campuses during the 11th five-year plan.
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MP CM asks Digvijay to stop spreading confusion over MPPSC exam
Bhopal, Feb 18: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday asked former state Chief Minister Digvijay Singh to stop spreading
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'Urs was another target of Abhinav Bharat'
Dwivedi has also told policemen that Purohit was supplying ‘firearms’ in return for money and one of his ‘disciples’ — Ashok from Bhopal — procured a
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Slum dwellers to get cemented houses: Gaur
By Our Staff Reporter In next five years all the slum dwellers of Bhopal who live in shanties will be provided cemented houses. These views were expressed
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Potential of Indian peasants realised
Bhopal, while inaugurating the two-day national seminar on 'Indian Peasantry and Social Power', at the Banaras Hindu University, on Wednesday.
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Tribal dances of Assam presented in Bhopal
The tribal exhibition organised at Indira Gandhi National Human Museum here recently. In this exhibition a cultural programme titled 'Brahmaputra ki
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Authors of child literature honored
With this a magazine 'Bal Vatika' published from Bhilwara (Rajasthan) and 'Matra Chaya' of Bhopal that is working especially for children were also honored.
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Governmental Gandhism… and other news

February 19, 2009

Governmental Gandhism
It is appropriate, in this context, to present the case of the victims of the Bhopal gas leak of December 3, 1984. The hundreds of children of Bhopal born
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Suzuki launches GS 150R in Chennai
premium segments in terms of pricing. The motorcycle is priced at Rs. 67400. The Chennai launch would be followed by Kolkata, Kochi, Bhopal and Chandigarh.
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Liquor cache worth Rs 25.2 lakh seized
Accused Asif Devati, living in Kaji Camp in Bhopal and Raju Rai of Malviyanagar in Indore, were bringing the consignment from Madhya Pradesh to Ahmedabad.
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I play the role of a politician: Arjun Rampal

Real Bollywood

Presently he is in Bhopal and closely watching the local politicians preparing for the poll campaigning for a seat in the forthcoming Lok Sabha.
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Paper leak kingpin slipped out on bail – and into another scam
The revelations come following the arrest of 110 people from Jaipur and Bhopal Sunday for their involvement in leaking the Ajmer RRB paper scheduled for the
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Departmental recruitment
With the arrest of agents and middle men from Ajmer and Bhopal the graft involved works out to crores of rupees. Evidently, it is not possible without the
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Aamir Khan arrives in Bhopal for 'The Falling'
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan arrived here from Mumbai for the shooting of his film 'The Falling'. The actor, who arrived here last evening, had no role to
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Prayers for Shahrukh Khan's speedy recovery
Prayers were performed at a hair-cutting saloon in Bhopal to wish a speedy recovery of Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan, who underwent a successful shoulder
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Prayers for Shahrukh Khan’s speedy recovery
Bhopal/Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): Prayers were performed at a hair-cutting saloon in Bhopal to wish a speedy recovery of Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan,

RRB paper leak: Police suspect railway ministry official from Bihar… and other news

February 18, 2009

RRB paper leak: Police suspect railway ministry official from Bihar
Reports are that as many as 62 of the total of 91 candidates arrested on Sunday in Jaipur and Bhopal, have named the same individual as the person who
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Bird flu scare in S Dinajpur
While the reports of the blood samples sent to Bhopal are awaited, the district administration has started making the preliminary arrangements for culling.
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Nanhe Chitrakaar competition organised
In addition AOF also unveiled its Global initiative Project Sunrise in Bhopal. Under this project Amway Corporation's One – by – One campaign for children
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Ravindra's music soothes arouses patriotism
Bhopal is my second house. I regularly visit here. Bhopal give me soothing feeling and people are too good. What is a reason of visit this time?
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BCCI meet held
By Our Staff Reporter The meeting of Bhopal Chamber of Commerce and Industry was organised on Sunday at Hotel Palash Residency, TT Nagar for solution of
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Lenovo adds another tier to distribution model
Bhopal-based Latest Infotech has also been approached by the company for the same products. However, Lenovo is yet to appoint Latest Infotech who is also
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Arjun Rampal all set to do Rajniti!
The actor is currently in Bhopal, closely watching politicians campaigning for a seat in the Lok Sabha. We spoke with Arjun Rampal about his role and how he
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Aamir Khan’s next is based on farmers` plight


And now the actor is reportedly planning yet another flick on a sensitive issue that of farmers’ plight in Bhopal. According to our source, while searching
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Tamil Nadu Weekly Roundup… and other news

February 17, 2009

Tamil Nadu Weekly Roundup
Meanwhile 80 survivors of the December 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy staged a hunger strike outside the Dow Chemicals at Guindy in Chennai last week.
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109 held in two states for rail test paper leak
A total of 109 people were arrested — 105 in Jaipur and four in Bhopal. A railway board written test for the post of assistant stationmaster to be held in
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City gas project bids to be opened by March 15
In the first phase of the project, the board has invited bids for seven cities, including Kakinada, Mathura, Bhopal, Sonepat, Ghaziabad, Sahdol and Kota.
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Childhood friendship remembers for life
Basically we are from Bhopal and related to a landlord family. We have land near Bhopal. I did my primary education from Cambridge School Bhopal and
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Shooters aiming at bull's eye
Seema Athotra informed that she is the member of Rifle Club of Bhopal since seven years. I regularly visit other cities to take part in the competitions.
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109 held for alleged RRB exam paper leaking racket
While the arrests were made in Jaipur and Bhopal by the police of the respective states, they were working on a tip-off from Uttar Pradesh Police.
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Uttar Pradesh police bust railway recruitment scam, arrest 110
While 12 who leaked the paper were arrested from Jaipur, four arrests were made from Bhopal. The RRB examination, organised by the Ajmer Recruitment Board
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Over 100 held for leaking papers of RRB exam
Jaipur/Lucknow (PTI): More than 100 people, including some students, were arrested from Jaipur and Bhopal allegedly for leaking question papers of a Railway
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UP STF busts railway exam racket
The STF investigated the leads and raided many places in Bhopal and Jaipur and arrested 16 racketeers and 93 students from Bihar.
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Sushma Swaraj's gain may be ex-MP CM Joshi's loss
Bhopal (PTI): The reported decision of the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh to field senior leader Sushma Swaraj from Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency may change
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