Archive for March, 2009

Beginning of new academic session worries students… and other news

March 31, 2009

Beginning of new academic session worries students
Our Bhopal Today Team has talked to the students and came to know about their preparations of summer vacations. Ankita of class fourth said that I was
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Collector adopts measures for smooth polls
In his letter Collector and district election officer Bhopal Shiv Shekhar Shukla has stated that regarding election publicity special action should be taken
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Joshi should give account of MP's fund: Cong
By Our Staff Reporter Madhya Pradesh Congress spokesman JP Dhanopia said that people of Bhopal constituency want to know what he did with the Rs 10 crore
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'India is guru of the world'
He is working as Professor in Information Technology Institute, Bhopal. Chief guest Hari Anant Ghadekar said that there is no shortage of infrastructure for
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BHEL employees felicitated for outstanding contribution
India, Bhopal : Local unit Bhopal of BHEL , Employees were fecilitated for their significant contribution under “Shabash Scheme” to achieve record
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Daring bank heist caught on camera


A robbery of Rs 4 lakh from a bank in Bhopal took place in broad daylight yesterday. The robber who committed the crime, did it with utmost perfection,
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Five candidates file nomination in MP on day one
%26lt;/p%26gt; Apart from Joshi, Bahujan Samaj Party's nominee Ashok Singh filed papers for the Bhopal seat, they added. %26lt;/p%26gt; Similarly,
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`Every drop of water is precious'… and other news

March 30, 2009

`Every drop of water is precious'
The people of Bhopal want to solve water crisis forever and for that they are doing voluntary labour at Upper Lake. This is not hidden from anybody that
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World water day celebration at IEI
By Our Staff Reporter The Institution of Engineers (India), Madhya Pradesh State Centre, Bhopal organised world water day celebration the other day.
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Trying to Limit Disclosure on Explosion
In the Bhopal disaster, 50000 to 90000 pounds of the chemical leaked. It is the onsite storage of the methyl isocyanate (or MIC) that has long concerned
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Protect interests of common man: ICAI
By Our Staff Reporter The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Bhopal Chapter has organised a seminar here on Wednesday. The seminar discussed in
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MP BHEL manufacturing division hands over 1000 motor this fiscal year
Bhopal : BHEL Industrial Machines Manufacturing Division, of Electrical Machine product group has achieved another milestone by manufacturing and handing
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MP HC asks college to reimburse excess fees of student
The Madhya Pradesh High Court (MPHC) directed the Bhopal-based government-run Gandhi Medical College to return, in three months, about Rs 5.15 lakh of
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Dried leaves developed into art objects
Bhopal, Mar 28 (ANI): Dried leaves, which are otherwise considered waste, are being transformed into eye-catching paintings by an artiste in Bhopal.
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MP has 3,80,72403 voters… and other news

March 29, 2009

MP has 3,80,72403 voters
The state capital Bhopal, cantonment town Jabalpur and citadel town Gwalior have figures between 14 and 15 lakh while eight constituencies have figures
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Four children killed as water tank collapses
The children had gone to take a shower at a tap near the tank when all of a sudden the water tank burst and collapsed on them in Bhopal Nagar area,
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COMMENTARY: Costumes from Film and Television / Reject Bayer Endowment
Among these chemicals are methyl isocyanate (MIC), the chemical that killed and injured over 100000 in Bhopal, India, and phosgene, a nerve agent used in
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Duggal-Malik claim doubles’ title… and other news

March 28, 2009

Duggal-Malik claim doubles’ title
In chess, Santha Kumaran of Bhopal emerged as the winner in the men's category on the final day while Yogomay Das of Kolkata claimed the silver medal.
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UPA govt disintegrating, claims BJP
The campaign management in charge, Mr Arun Jaitley, and Mrs Sushma Swaraj would start the campaign from Gaya and Bhopal respectively, the party spokesman,
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District Bar Association extends wishes of New Year, Gudi Padwa
By Our Staff Reporter The president of District Bar Association, Bhopal Advocate Rajesh Vyas and Secretary Advocate Jagdish Singh Parmar extended wishes of
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Agricultural sector crave for more attention
at the inaugural session of the 'growth of service sector in Indian Economy' at Institute for Excellence in Higher Education, Bhopal on March 25.
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MP: Bhopal BHEL observes World Tuberculosis Day
Bhopal , the Doctors of Kasturba Hospital celebrated the World Tuberculosis Day with great enthusiasm and zeal by organizing a public Awareness programme
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Bhopal's health effects probed

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A quarter of a century has passed since Bhopal suffered the world's worst industrial disaster, but its legacy lingers. There is an air of palpable sadness
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This is my last election: Kailash Joshi
Bhopal: BJP candidate from Bhopal parliamentary constituency and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Kailash Joshi announced on Thursday that he would not
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Water Woes of an Indian State
Bhopal, the state capital and also known as "the City of Lakes," is in as miserable a state. The entire city now depends for water on the nearby Kolar Dam
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Debutant directors, beware of Aamir!


Set in Bhopal, the film’s main plot centres on the plight of farmers and is based on Rizvi’s journey to the region. The film’s shooting has already begun in
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City kids unhealthy, feel moms
were satisfied with their kids' overall health (with an index of 109 against the baseline score of 100), Mumbai scored 90 (just above Bhopal at 67).
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Ticket to Anil Shastri from Bhopal… and other news

March 27, 2009

Ticket to Anil Shastri from Bhopal
Bhopal, March 25 (CNS): The Congress party has today decided on names for four more MP seats. From Bhopal Anil Shastri has been nominated while from Indore
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Chouhan writes letter to CEC
Bhopal, March 25 (CNS): Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today sent a letter to the Chief Election Commissioner seeking his permission for relief
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Maximum number of voters in Indore, least in Chhindwara
Bhopal at number three- In this sequence Bhopal constituency stands at number three, which incorporates 14 lakh 62 thousand 981 voters, comprising of 7 lakh
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Summer flowers give brilliant look to house
He said that in Bhopal, the most popular plants are Kochina, Portulaca, Cosmos, Sunflower, Zinnia, Vinca Hybrid, Gaillardia, Gomphrena etc.
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Mumbai moms more finicky than rest
25 Mar 2009, 2050 hrs IST, PTI MUMBAI: India's financial capital, Mumbai and Madhya Pradesh's capital, Bhopal, rank last in terms of hygiene, while Lucknow
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'Every drop is precious'
The people of Bhopal are worried with the increasing water crises in their localities. There are still many people who were not concern with water crises
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Nature, women pivotal of art
Bhopal : Nature and women are artists'' favourite subjects. Most of the world's best literary and art works revolve around them.
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CEO asks political parties to submit star campaigners' list
Bhopal , Mar 25 The office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Madhya Pradesh has asked political parties to submit lists of their star campaigners who
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Amitabh gets back to politics
Prakash Jha is presently busy shooting Rajneeti in Bhopal but has already planned his next project. Reportedly he’s been in talks with Mr. Amitabh Bachchan
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DD to help women ‘Choo Lo Asman’ in new reality show from today
These women were selected through pan India auditions held at Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Dehradun, and Bhopal. Veteran television actors and
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The Begums of Bhopal… and other news

March 26, 2009

The Begums of Bhopal
By Dr AQ Khan In one of my previous columns on basic education I had described my memorable school days in Bhopal and the stress laid on cultural and
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Now students wait for results
In this connection the Bhopal Today Team met with some students to know their fun times while waiting of results. Akshay Dharmadhikari – Still we have left
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'Every drop is precious'
Rekha Sharma, Director, Jawahar Bal Bhavan, Tulsi Nagar, Bhopal. 'I know value of water very much. Therefore I am saving every drop of it.
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Student approaches sc against expelling him
New Delhi : A muslim student has approached the Supreme Court against the action of a christian minority school in Bhopal expelling him from the school for
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Photo Advisory 1600hrs
BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi files his Nomination papers (B) Bhopal: Workers busy in setting flags of Congress Party (B) Bhopal :Shivraj Singh Chouhan
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Harendra eyes top-six finish for Indian hockey this year
Bhopal , Mar 24 India&aposs men&aposs hockey coach in-charge Harendra Singh is eyeing a top-six finish in world ranking this year and confident about
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INDIA Priest accused of molesting woman arrested, then released… and other news

March 25, 2009

INDIA Priest accused of molesting woman arrested, then released
Father D. Davidson of Bhopal archdiocese was arrested on March 21 on charges of molesting a woman in his parish house in Berkhera near Bhopal,
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Voluntary labour by Jr Doctors
In Bhopal which is known as Lake City water level of around all the lakes is being continuously minimised. Seeing this, nowadays citizens seem terrible that
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Rich tributes paid to martyrs
In Bhopal representatives of all political parties and social organisations and students paid their floral tributes on the statues of these martyrs.
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Solution to power theft
The experiment will start from the state capital Bhopal. If it succeeds, then it will be applied to other parts of the state.
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Bhopal In The Making: Port of New Orleans Sets Itself and New …
By richard It’s Monday morning, and the sun is shining, and the temperature is just right, and Spring is definitely in the air, so I hate to be that guy,
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Amitabh Bachchan in a political thriller
Jha, who is presently shooting Rajniti in Bhopal, has been in talks with Mr. Bachchan for a long time to make a movie on the subject of reservation in jobs
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Politicians hire detectives to track opponents… and other news

March 24, 2009

Politicians hire detectives to track opponents
Some of the constituencies where detectives are working are Jaipur, Jodhpur, all seven constituencies of Delhi, Chandigarh, Ghaziabad and Bhopal.
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Demand of artificial jewelry on the rise
It's a time of fashion and the women of Bhopal know how to live with latest fashion. It all depends on the season, it's a matter of style.
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Bid to save environment
It has set up four new institutes in India in 2008 and one of its was established in Bhopal. Presently NIFT Bhopal Institute was organising in MP Bhoj Open
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'Every drop is precious'
Along with Bhopal several districts of the state are facing serious water crises. Without another alternative this problem will go worse in summer season.
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Kapil Dev praises Team India for historic victory
Bhopal, Mar 22 (PTI) Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev today praised Team India for its historic success in New Zealand. The Indian team, that defeated the
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Advani asked me to contest: Sushma
Bhopal (PTI): BJP leader Sushma Swaraj has said she was aked to contest the Lok Sabha elections by party's prime ministerial candidate LK Advani who had
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Vote for Bollywood
The film will be shot in Bhopal. “After shooting my latest film Rajneeti in Bhopal, I have fallen in love with the city,” Prakash confided,
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World Water Conservation Day today… and other news

March 23, 2009

World Water Conservation Day today
The objective of the programme is "Save Water, Save Bhopal". On the (Collector and Social Service, Bhopal), Abdul Zafar, Deputy Registrar of Cooperative
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CII holds training on basic hydraulics
JCB Ltd – Faridabad, Eicher Tractors-Bhopal, Crompton Greaves Ltd- Bhopal, Gabriel India Ltd – Dewas, Ace Engineering Chemicals Pvt Ltd – Indore,
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INIFD students to attend India Fashion Week
In one of this Air Week Lifestyle India Fashion Week students of INIFD Bhopal are getting opportunity to participate. Third time these INIFD students are
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Sixth National Theater Festival to begin at Paradip Port of Orissa …
New Quest Repertory, Bhubaneswar would also its play ‘Dharamabtar on Thursday while Nata Bundeli, Bhopal will stage its play ‘Charpai’ on Friday.
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Uma Bharti associate joins BJP
Prahlad Patel, a close associate of Bharatiya Janashakti Party leader Uma Bharti, joined the BJP today in Bhopal. He has not been given any post in the
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Aamir Khan Does It Again, Replaces Anusha Rizvi To Take Over …
Khan has sacked yet another director, this time it is Anusha Rizvi, who is directing a film for Aamir Khan Production, based on the Bhopal gas tragedy.
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Amitabh Bachchan readily agrees to Prakash Jha’s ‘Aarakshan’… and other news

March 22, 2009

Amitabh Bachchan readily agrees to Prakash Jha’s ‘Aarakshan’


The film will be produced by Feroz Nadiadwala and is set in a north Indian city (presumably Bihar) and will be shot in Bhopal.
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Tirkey Draws Inspiration from Tendulkar, Paes and Bhutia
There is lot of pride attached with this and it will be of great value," Tirkey said before he left for Bhopal to attend the national camp ahead of the
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EDI to bring out global e-zine
Development Institute of India (EDI), Central Regional Office, Bhopal is bringing out a new project global e-zine "Science Tech Entrepreneur".
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Work fearlessly, says Maru
By Our Staff Reporter Divisional Commissioner of Bhopal Dr Pukhraj Maru reviewed the drinking water arrangement made by Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC).
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Big bags are in fashion
Day-by-day Bhopal is become fashion conscious. Seeing youngsters of capital these days it can be determined clearly that how they are related to fashion
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Bhopal Hockey Assn racked by controversy
Bhopal : Amid a many years-long dispute in the Bhopal Hockey Association, famed as India ''s hockey nursery, one group's polls took place about a month back
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Security lies in precaution
International terrorist Dawood's agent Abu Salem had got success in availing ration card and passport from Bhopal. It was later proved that several cities
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Bhopal advocate creates fingernail-size Obama diary


Bhopal, Mar. 20 (ANI): A Bhopal based advocate has created a fingernail-size diary on the life of US President Barack Obama. The 100 pages diary contains

Transparent Intellectual Property (IP) policy to be evolved
Bhopal: In view of the economic boom and emergence of a new technology in the post liberalisation scenario, an active and coherent Intellectual Property(IP)
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No entry for Salman
Prakash Jha, who is directing Katrina Kaif in Rajniti, has asked the actress to keep her hot-tempered beau away from the shoot in Bhopal, a unit source
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